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Jordan Johnson Becomes Glasgow's Newest Guard Soldier

Jordan Thompson Johnson, Glasgow native and Glasgow High School junior, recently enlisted in the Montana Army National Guard on Dec. 20. Johnson will serve as a Military Police (MP or 31B) in the...

 
 By James Walling    News    January 4, 2017

Stabbing Suspect Charged in Glasgow

Undersheriff Luke Strommen of the Valley County Sheriff's Office is leading an investigation, along with members of the Montana Highway Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation, into an alleged...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    January 4, 2017

State Wide Test of AMBER Alert System on Jan. 13

The Montana Department of Justice will be conducting a statewide test of the AMBER Alert System. The test, set to go off at 10 a.m. on Jan. 13, will be an end-to-end live system test and should include cell phone alerting as well. Montana’s AMBER...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    January 4, 2017

Man Faces Felony Charges after Confrontation on South Side

On Dec. 27, 911 dispatch received a call about a situation on the south side of Glasgow around 1 a.m., where reports stated there was a confrontation at a residence. At the residence the suspect,...

 
 By James Walling    News    January 4, 2017

New Year's Rides Program a Success

The Cottonwood’s Rob Brunelle informs us that members of Valley County Search & Rescue along with local wrecker services provided 245 rides on New Year’s Eve to area revelers. That number is up from 160 rides last year. According to Brunelle,...

 

New Trends Ag Seminar Set for Jan. 11

“New Trends in Agriculture,” a day-long seminar put on by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture, will be held Wed. Jan. 11 at the Cottonwood Inn. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Speakers will cover issues including making the best of a...

 

Half a Decade Later, Spillway Repairs Finishing Up

Following the flood waters of 2011, the Fort Peck Dam Spillway was in need of massive repairs resulting from erosion at the base of the spillway. According to Darin McMurry the Operations Project...

 

A Bit of Everything

Have you had the honor of being tagged as the family member that has everything?  If you have I know that you can justify it easily. Do you remember when your kids came home needing a school project done by the next morning?  That presents a...

 

Be a Positive Force in the World

Well, 2016 has been hailed by some as the worst year, ever. While that’s plainly nearsighted (remember the Bubonic Plague? A third of Europe succumbed to that black death), it’s been tough for a lot of us. Three fabulous idols, Prince, David...

 

Republican Plan for Montana's Future

Welcome to a new year and a new legislative session. With our eyes toward Montana’s future, we are hopeful that the next 90 days will bring badly needed changes. We must put our state back on a path toward economic stability that creates greater op...

 

Guarding Trust

When a cat or dog leans their head back for you to pet their throat and upper chest, they are offering you their trust. They are trusting you not to hurt them. And if they roll over and offer you their belly to rub, that is total and complete trust....

 

What Unites Us in 2017

Montana has made progress in recent years, but we need to continue to work hard this legislative session to shore up our economy and create good paying jobs across our state.   We know that in 2017, we’ll face some serious challenges. Weak oil...

 

Conservative by Default

Having been born and raised in Montana I found myself parroting the very ideals I thought made my state great. I adored the conservative, evangelical, fiscally responsible and socially restrictive nature of conservatism for no other reason than that...

 

Improving Resolution

Every New Year, you make a list of things you will do to stay healthy so you can feel your best. But, did you realize that feeling your best includes seeing your best too? January is Glaucoma Awareness Month – the perfect time to spread the word ab...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – JAN. 4 The Valley County Pioneer Museum will be closed during the month of January. 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. - Adults Only Open Skating at the Valley Event Center. Cost is $2 to skate, $2 to rent and lessons are free. 5:45 p.m. - Glasgow...

 

Terry D. Fuhrmann

Terry D. Fuhrmann, age 81, of St. Marie, Mont., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016, from an apparent heart attack while driving home. He was born on Oct. 11, 1935, to Lille Walker and Kon Fuhrmann....

 

Darlene LaVonne DuBeau Gilmore

Early in the morning, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016, our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and beloved wife, Darlene LaVonne (Lind) DuBeau Gilmore, 78, passed peacefully to rest eternally after a...

 

Raymond 'Ray' Duane Thares

Raymond "Ray" Duane Thares, 69, passed away peacefully after a brave battle with cancer on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, in his home with family by his side. Known to friends and family as Papa Ray or Big...

 

Dean R. Hanvold Sr.

Dean R. Hanvold Sr., 85, of Darby, Mont., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, at the Marcus Daly Hospice Center due to complications of surgery. No formal services will be held. He was born Aug. 4, 1931, in Opheim, Mont., to the late Doris and Henry...

 

Valley Co. High School Seniors Encouraged to Apply for Barb Marsh Memorial Scholarship

All Valley County high school seniors are eligible to apply for a substantial college scholarship that will be awarded in February by the Hi-Line Sportsmen. Scholarship winners will be announced at the conservation group’s first-annual fundraising...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    January 4, 2017

21 Canada Geese Left to Waste Near Glasgow

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens are seeking information on 21 wasted Canada geese, likely shot in mid-to-late December, that were found on the banks of Brazil Creek just west of Paulo Re...

 

Farm and Ranch January 2017

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