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Glasgow Schools Asking for Input

The Glasgow School District school board is looking to receive input from the community in the form of a survey to determine if students should have an early out or late start and which day of the week would work best. The survey can be taken at the... Full story

 
 By James Shipman    News    January 24, 2018

Gordon to Challenge Carney, Clampitt

Editor’s note: New additions to the list of individuals filing for county office include Ruth Dowell for Clerk and Recorder and incumbent Christina Hillman for Justice of the Peace.The filing deadline for all open positions is March 12. Arlie... Full story

 

Skip Erickson Wildlife Safari Rescheduled

The 3rd Annual Skip Erickson Wildlife Safari scheduled for this Saturday, Jan. 27, has been canceled and will be rescheduled for late September. According to Haylie Shipp, the event is being reorganized, and more time is needed to finalize event... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    January 24, 2018

Courthouse Square:

Jay Witkowski faces a sentencing hearing related to his recent plea of guilty on an aggravated kidnapping charge. He will appear before Valley County District Court on Jan. 29 at 10:30 a.m. Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle told the Courier that... Full story

 

Pinder Branches Out with Whatley Woodworks

Those who have frequented Sam & Jeff’s since their opening on Jan. 12, will have noticed the beautiful table tops their drinks and good eats sit on while socializing with friends and family. Jerry Pinder, of Nashua, made those tops by hand for the... Full story

 

FMDH Foundation Receives $10,000 in Memory of Karen Newton

Tim Newton recently made a gift of $10,000 to the FMDH Foundation in memory of his wife, Karen Newton. This was a very generous surprise and will be added to the endowment account, where only the divi... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    January 24, 2018

Teske Photos at Wheatgrass

February's Wheatgrass Gallery Artist of the Month, Mary Kate Teske, has been quietly infiltrating the pages of the Courier with her photographs for over a year. Last week's issue featured two of her... Full story

 

Nashua Family Faces Addiction, Finds Hope

Nashua resident Crystal Nordwall is a proud mother of three daughters, Adrienne, Avery and Arabella, she's a hard worker and spends each day putting one foot in front of the other in the fight... Full story

 

Water Panel Probes the Future

Montana’s disastrous flash drought of 2017 and the million-acre fire season have left many asking: What will the new year bring? And what about all this snow? Weather may be getting harder to predict, not easier. Last year, Montana’s weather...

 

Bullock Leads on Net Neutrality

Montana has become the first state to establish net neutrality requirements for telecommunications providers who wish to maintain state contracts. Governor Steve Bullock signed the executive order Jan. 22, and with the stroke of a pen protected...

 

Grandpa Hjort

Every once in a great while we meet a special person. That one person whom we want to know more about, someone who makes us shake our head at their stories, and who, as time goes on, comes to mind in times we are having difficulties in our own...

 

The Democrats Flinched

In case you were unaware, the U.S. Government shut down over the weekend, and almost nothing came of it. In what was more or less political theater in which Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer was able to use words like “negotiating with...

 

Reuse and Recycle

Do you remember saving all of the plastic sacks that your bread came in? Many of my parents’ generation, as well as mine always recycled those sacks. Waste not, want not. That expression must have come from depression days. Anyway your plastic...

 

Letter to the Editor:

I want to respond to the article in the paper about the pet rescue (Glasgow City Council Denies Pet Rescue, Jan. 10, 2018). I live north of Glasgow on the Opheim highway in the summer, and a year ago someone, on a very hot day, dumped a big dog on...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is closed through the end of January. THURSDAY – JAN. 25 9:30 a.m. - The Nashua Community is invited to the Ladies’ Coffee Hour every Thursday at the Nashua Senior Center. FRIDAY – JAN. 26 5 -7 p.m. - Monthly... Full story

 

Christina "Tina" Ellen Marks

Christina "Tina" Ellen (Mix) Marks, 88, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, surrounded by family. She had been diagnosed with Leukemia two days earlier.... Full story

 

Donald 'Don' Ray Bauer

Donald "Don" Ray Bauer, age 83, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. Memorial service will be Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 4 p.m. at Bell Chapel in Glasgow, with a luncheon following... Full story

 

Delores Finley

Delores (Bergtoll) Finley of Billings, Mont., passed away peacefully in her sleep in Mesa, Ariz., on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at the age of 90. Per her request, there will be no service. She was born... Full story

 

Scottie Matmen Win Harlem Invite

Team Scores: 1 Glasgow 174.00 2 Malta 133.00 3 Shepherd 98.00 4 Circle 88.00 5 Chinook 71.00 6 Poplar 67.50 7 Ft.Benton/B. Sandy 64.00 8 Harlem 44.00 9 Wolf Point 39.50 10 Cut Bank 20.00 11 Hays 4.00... Full story

 

Scotties Defeat Mavs in Double Overtime

In what was their best game of the season so far, the Scotties faced the Mavericks in a non-conference game on Jan. 20, and finished with a 79-75 win in double overtime. It was Glasgow's annual... Full story

 

Fransen Commits to Dickinson State

Alex Fransen, a senior at Glasgow High School, has committed to play football for the Dickinson Blue Hawks. During his football career at GHS, Fransen has been recognized as an outstanding athlete... Full story

 

14U Girls Sweep Miles City on the Road

(1-21-18) Game #1 Glasgow 6, Miles City 3 Period 1 Goals: Mayme Collins assisted by Kylie Lagerquist; Tatum Provencher assisted by Shanice Lagerquist; Klaire Krumwiede, unassisted. Penalties: Emma... Full story

 

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