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  • Governor Gianforte Renews Cornwell's Appointment to PLPW

    For the Courier|Jan 3, 2024

    On Dec. 27, Governor Gianforte announced board appointments for various state boards including for Private Land Public Wildlife Advisory Council (PLPW). Lee Cornwell, of Glasgow, and owner of Cornwell Ranch in northeastern Montana, will serve in his fifth term on the board which will run through Aug. 1, 2027. Other appointments to the council included: Ed Beall, Helena: As the president of Capital Sports in Helena, Beall will serve in his fifth term on the board which will run through Aug. 1, 2027. Col. Cynthia Cohan, Butte: A retired colonel...

  • Nashua Native Wins $120,000 Horse Training Contract

    Western Ag Network, For the Courier|Jan 3, 2024

    How does a $10,000 per month contract sound? That's the reality for one young Montana woman after recently claiming victory in the "Horse Help Train-Off." Shaylin Barnett was candid when we first spoke about the competition in June. She basically was just shooting her shot in applying for the Mississippi-based event featuring horse trainers across the country vying for the top spot in a reality type program broadcast on YouTube. In fact, she thought her chances for so slim that she originally...

  • Year End Review 2023

    Jan 3, 2024

    It Happened in December 2023 • •. Governor Gianforte Contributes Salary To Serve Hi-Line Families and Children • Winter Wonderland Kicks Off Holiday Season • Block Of Bucks Donations Down This Year • Law Enforcement Plunges For Special Olympics • Glasgow City Council Discusses Proposed Skate Park At Bundy • Record Breaking Highs For December • Erickson Named Montana Coach Of The Year • Glasgow Places First In Speech Sweeps at Medicine Lake/Froid And Fort Benton Meet • Cottonwood Inn, Sid...

  • Avoid Tapping Into Retirement Savings Early

    Financial Advisor Arron Franzen, For the Courier|Jan 3, 2024

    If you want to make a big purchase, such as a new car or a piece of property, or you were faced with a large, unexpected expense, such as a major home or auto repair, would you have the funds readily available? If not, you might look at what may be your biggest pool of money — your 401(k) or IRA. But should you tap into these accounts well before you retire? Maybe not — and here’s why: Less money in retirement – The more money you invest in your retirement accounts, and the longer you keep it invested, the more you’ll probably have when you...

  • Glasgow City-County Library 2024 Monthly Reading Challenge

    For the Courier

    The Glasgow City-County Library (GCCL) continues the Monthly Reading Challenge in 2024. The goals for the monthly reading challenge are to inspire, try new genres and authors, explore unfamiliar territory, and expand your love of reading! This program is funded by the Valley County Friends of the Library. How to participate: Each month complete the challenge by reading a book based on the theme then submit a short review/form to GCCL via our website: If you cannot submit online, that is OK. Give us a call... Full story

  • Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

    Jan 3, 2024

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Deadline for calendar additions is Mondays at noon. Please email your event to [email protected] or submit in person at the Courier office, 531 2nd Ave. S., Glasgow. The Valley County Pioneer Museum is closed for the month of January. Nemont Manor has activities scheduled throughout the month for the entire community as well as the residents of Nemont Manor. If you would like a calendar, please contact 406-228-4306 or e-mail [email protected] and they will mail one to you. Visitors to the Fort Peck Interpretive Center can c... Full story

  • Veteran Service Officers Coming to Glasgow and Malta

    For the Courier

    Veteran service officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs will be visiting the following locations and times to meet with veterans who are interested in applying for benefits. If you are interested in applying for benefits, please bring a copy of your discharge paperwork (DD214) with you. Service officers will be in Glasgow at the VA Clinic from 1-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16. They will also be in Malta on Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., at the Malta City Hall. Veterans and family members that are unable to meet with a Veteran Service... Full story

  • ORLC Indian Taco Supper

    For the Courier

    Nashua Our Redeemer Lutheran Church will have their first Indian Taco Supper of the New Year on Monday, Jan. 8, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. There is a free will donation and Thrivent has provided supplementary funds. Take outs are available and all are welcome!... Full story

  • More Florida Hockey

    Mary Honrud, For the Courier|Jan 3, 2024

    Our sojourn in Florida continues, as does the hockey watching. And it’s not just the grandsons we’re watching. Tonight (I’m writing this on Wednesday, Dec. 27 - early deadline due to the holiday) we are heading into Tampa proper to watch the two Florida NHL teams compete against each other. I’m speaking of the Tampa Bay Lightning versus the Sunrise City Florida Panthers. Sunrise City is near Fort Lauderdale and Miami. We expect to see some fine hockey played. (And even as I write this, we’re watching the televised World Juniors Hockey Ch...

  • Scottie Boys Fall in Rocky Boy

    Gwendolyne Honrud, For the Courier|Jan 3, 2024

    The Scottie boys basketball team dropped a tight 75-70 contest to the Rocky Boy Morning Stars Dec. 22 on the road. The Scottie boys are now 1-0, 3-3 overall this season. Wyatt Babb led Glasgow with 21 points followed by Cade Hudyma with 18 points. Myles Yoakam hit three from downtown for 9 while Nick Solorzano sank 8 points. Toryn Richards and Connor Huydma both added 7 points. Babb and Ca. Huydma also led in rebounds with eight each. Richards pulled down seven boards, Solorzano and Yoakam five...

  • Scottie Girls Defeat Rocky Boy

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Jan 3, 2024

    The Scottie girls improved their record to 3-3 with a 54-33 win over the Rocky Boy Morning Stars Dec. 22 on the road. Glasgow posted the win after a 21-point performance in the third quarter. The Scotties led 11-8 after the first but fell behind by a point at the half, 19-18. Glasgow put up 21 in the third quarter while holding Rocky Boy to 5 points for a 39-29 lead heading into the fourth. The Scotties outscored the Stars 15-9 in the final quarter. Joely Chappell led all scorers with 19 points. Hayden Green poured in 15 followed by Mayzie...

  • Glasgow Wrestlers Win Malta Dual

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Jan 3, 2024

    The Glasgow wrestlers hosted Malta Dec. 22 for a dual event. The boys won their event by a 40-22 score and the girls went 3-2. The Scotties hosted the Havre Blue Ponies Jan. 2 for Senior Night but results were unavailable at press time. Glasgow will attend the Dickinson Mixer in North Dakota Thursday, Jan. 4, and the 59th Annual Bismarck Rotary Friday and Saturday, Jan. 5-6, also in North Dakota. Glasgow vs Malta / Whitewater Dual Meet Summary Boys Weight Summary Decision Score 113 Yeska, John (Glasgow) over Forfeit (Malta) FORFEIT 6-0 120 Kuka...

  • Sports Year End Review 2023

    Jan 3, 2024

    January 2023 Dawgs Rock On – Defeat Cooper City Kings At Home Veterans Of The Glasgow Ice Dawgs Hockey Program Gathered For Annual NYE Alumni Game Wardens Seeking Information on White-Tailed Buck Shot And Left Near Fort Peck Lustre Boys Remain Undefeated – Added Two Wins In Their Return To The Court After The Holiday Break NC Girls Improve To 9-0 Overall Clampitt Wins Bismarck: Girls Place 17th, Boys 25th The high school Ice Dawgs added two to the win column, defeating Bozeman Ice Dogs 6-3 Frida...

  • Reminder: Discrimination Financial Assistance Program

    USDA, For the Courier|Jan 3, 2024

    USDA continues to accept applications for assistance through the Discrimination Financial Assistance Program for Montana farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners who experienced discrimination in USDA farm lending programs prior to January 2021. The application process will close on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024. Borrowers have the option to apply for assistance online via or through a paper-based form. Details about the program, including an application and e-filing portal, are available at The website includes an...

  • USDA And Department of Energy Host Series of Listening Sessions on American Farms, Rural Benefits

    For the Courier|Jan 3, 2024

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) will host a series of listening sessions this winter. The agencies invite perspectives on the benefits and challenges of the rapidly increasing levels of clean energy located on agricultural lands and in rural communities. USDA and DoE seek feedback directly from a diverse set of stakeholders about what the agencies can do through their leadership, program guidance, or research and information sharing to encourage locations positive clean energy, so outcomes...

  • BLM Seeks Public Comment For Montana and North Dakota Oil And Gas Lease Sale

    For the Courier|Jan 3, 2024

    The Bureau of Land Management Montana/Dakotas State Office has opened a 30-day public scoping period to receive public input on 26 oil and gas parcels totaling 5,053 acres that may be included in a July 2024 lease sale in Montana and North Dakota. The comment period ends Jan. 29, 2024. The parcels the BLM is analyzing, as well as maps and instructions on how to comment are available on the BLM’s ePlanning website at: As authorized under the Inflation Reduction Act, BLM will apply a 1...

  • USDA Reminds Specialty Crop Growers of Deadline to Apply for Assistance for 2023 On-Farm Food Safety Expenses

    Farm Service Agency, For the Courier|Jan 3, 2024

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds specialty crop growers that assistance is available for producers who incur eligible on-farm food safety program expenses to obtain or renew a food safety certification through the Food Safety Certification for Specialty Crops (FSCSC) program. Producers can apply for assistance on their calendar year 2023 expenses through Jan. 31, 2024. “The Food Safety Certification for Specialty Crops program is just one of the many ways USDA is helping support local and regional food systems and o...

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  • Beverly Jean Hancock Services

    Jan 3, 2024

    Beverly Jean Hancock, nee Canen, 80, of Granite City, Ill., born Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1943, in Sacramento, Calif., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Ill. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Reverend Sam Hart officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights,... Full story