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 By James Walling    News    January 6, 2016

City Council Update

The Glasgow City Council met for a brief, post-holiday session in council chambers on Jan. 4. Among the agenda items addressed were the approval of two Dry Prairie Rural Water easments. Both are...



Classifieds for the week of Jan. 6, 2016...  Website


Fire Drill at Southside School 1960

Well-dressed students take part in a fire drill at Glasgow's Southside School circa 1960.... Full story

 By James Walling    News    January 6, 2016

Glasgow Recognized as Leader in Crime Reduction

According to a study released by analyzing FBI date, the City of Glasgow is among the safest cities in nation as of 2014. And it continues get safer. The company analyzed FBI and Census Bureau data to create an interactive map...


Scams Continue to Hit Valley County

Phone and internet scams continue to be a problem in Valley County. Sheriff Glen Meier said that in the month of December, several individuals were conned out of a total $15,000 in separate incidents. “Even though the individuals are highly... Full story


Court Brief

letcher Clampitt appeared for a sentencing hearing in District Court, Jan. 4. Per a plea agreement, he pleaded nolo contendere to three of four counts, with one count being dismissed. For count one, criminal possession of dangerous drugs...

 By Cindy Markle    News    January 6, 2016

$100,000 Donation Made to VCCC

This week, Valley County Community Foundation Board Chair Ken Oster announced the receipt of a $100,000 gift from former Glasgow residents Jim and Marilyn Parke. The gift will benefit charitable efforts within Valley County for years to come....


New Doctor to Start at FMDH

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital is proud to announce our new orthopedic surgeon Dr. Philip Gattey. Dr. Gattey is immediately available to see patients for orthopedic and sports medicine care. "We are...


Valley View Home Receives Renovation Grants

As Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow comes into its 50th year as a non-profit, skilled nursing facility, it is vital to maintain systems in the facility and be proactive with renovations. Valley...


Temperatures to be 5-20 Degrees Below Normal

Despite a strong El Nino this winter, snow storms and cold-air outbreaks are to be expected. Both are forecasted for this upcoming weekend. NWS Glasgow is predicting light snow Thursday night into... Full story


The Brothers Bundy and Black Lives Matter

On Jan. 3, a group of armed extremists took hold of a government facility, the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters, in Oregon. They apparently want the government to hand over this public land to local ranchers, loggers, and miners. The...


To My Grandchildren

Some of you are adults, others are in school, and one is in pre-school. But whatever your age, this is for all of you. For those still in school, you have a very important job -- getting your education. Pay attention in class and do your homework...

 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    January 6, 2016

Time Flies

This is the time of year when we start thinking about—well—time. If you are reading this you are wondering why time passes so quickly. Many of those who are not reading this—because they haven’t learned how to read yet—are wondering why it...

 By Mary Honrud    Opinion    January 6, 2016

On Deadlines

As I come down to the deadline for getting my opinion piece sent into the Courier (noon on Mondays, in case anyone else needs more pressure to perform in their lives), I’m scrambling for new ideas. As I know I’m expected to fill that space...


Before 4-Wheelers

Do you remember the days when most of the livestock feeding during the winter months was done using a team of horses or mules? Once there was snow on the ground a Bobsled was used. Most of us can picture a team of horses pulling a wagon. Thanks to...


Be Prepared for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Jan. 1 marks the first day the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be available, and nonprofit Student Assistance Foundation encourages Montana students and families to be prepared. “Filling out the FAFSA is just that much easier... Full story


Jay Scott Brownson

Jay Scott Brownson, 59, passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Mont., with his loving family by his side. A memorial service is planned for 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, at the First Lutheran Church in Glasgow with...


Scholarship for Valley County High School Seniors

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 Gobblers chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Scholarship winners will be announced at the Hi...

 By Lih-An Yang    Sports    January 6, 2016

The Scotties Sweep Poplar in Hoop Action

Hard work over the Christmas break paid off, and Jan. 2 proved to be a good day for Scottie basketball. All five Glasgow teams beat out the Poplar Indians in the first conference matchup of the...


Girls Defeat Lady Indians in First Game of 2016

The Lady Scotties played against the Poplar Indians in their first conference game of the season at Scottie Gymnasium on Saturday. With 18 turnovers and 20 total fouls, they made more work for themsel...


Scottie Wrestlers Leave Poplar with 7-6 Overall Record

The Scottie wrestlers mixed it up in Poplar Saturday morning, the first meet since senior night a few weeks ago. The boys just barely came away on top, with a 7-6 record overall. Coach Jory...


U19 Lady Ice Dawgs Net Another Win

The Valley Event Center was a busy place this last weekend, with the Ice Dawgs hosting several games. The U19 and U14 Lady Ice Dawgs each faced teams from Watford City this past weekend. The outcome o...


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

FRIDAY – JAN. 8 12 Noon – Nashua Senior Citizens regular monthly meeting and potluck at the Nashua Senior Center. Meat will be furnished for the potluck meal at noon. Please bring side dishes to share. The business meeting will follow the meal.... Full story

 By D.K. Holm    Lifestyle    January 6, 2016

Film Shorts: Valley Cinemas, Streaming, The Worx

It's still a Star Wars New Year at Valley Cinemas, as Star Wars: The Force Awakens stays on for a fourth almost unprecedented week. It's joined by The Revenant, Oscar-winner Alejandro González...


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