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  • Scottie Wrestlers Close Out Regular Season

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    The Glasgow grapplers finished out their regular season this past week with three events. Thursday they hosted the Class A Havre Blue Ponies for a Senior Night dual. Friday and Saturday they were in Malta. Friday night's event, originally scheduled as a dual, was changed to a Mixer and Saturday the Mustangs hosted the Malta Invitational. Coach Jory Casterline is pleased with where his team sits as they enter the postseason. "We're peaking," he said. "We're following the same game plan as the las...

  • 'All I am Asking For is a Fighting Chance'

    Chris McDaniel, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    During their regular meeting Jan. 26, the Valley County Commissioners threw a much needed lifeline to Valley View Home of Glasgow, a licensed 96-bed nursing home facility. Both Board President John Fahlgren and Commissioner Paul Tweten voted in favor of providing $500,000 to the nonprofit facility from American Rescue Plan Act Funding (ARPA) acquired by the county. Mary Armstrong abstained from the vote due to a conflict of interest. Valley View has been facing potential insolvency due to...

  • NC Girls Block Scotties

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    The North Country girls continued to roll through their season with three big wins this past week. The Mavericks downed the Coyotes 56-19 in Dodson on Thursday and defeated the Nashua Porcupines 50-8 in Whitewater on Friday in two conference games. Saturday in Saco they hosted the Glasgow Scotties who also fell to the Mavericks, 51-22. Jaycee Erickson led the squad in their win over Dodson, putting up 17 points with four assists and three steals. Teagan Erickson added 8 points, five assists,...

  • NC Boys Get Conference Win Over Nashua

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    The North Country boys basketball team lost a tight game53-30, to the Coyotes in Dodson on Thursday before rebounding Friday night to defeat the Nashua Porcupines 50-29 in Whitewater. Saturday, the Mavericks hosted the Glasgow Scotties in Saco where the visitors went on to win 45-29. North Country came out firing in Dodson, running up a 19-7 lead in the first quarter. They were outscored by 10 points in the second quarter but still led 27-25 at the half. A strong third quarter by Dodson put...

  • Scottie Speech & Drama Place Five in Top 8 at State

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    The Glasgow Scottie Speech and Drama team saw over half of their members make the finals at the State Meet in Huntley Project this past weekend and placed five in the top eight. As a team, they placed fourth in Speech Sweeps. Fynn Sukut made finals in Impromptu and finished in fourth place overall. Chase Tarum also earned a fourth place finish after making finals in Humorous Oral Interpretation. Gabe Proctor made finals in HOI as well and placed eighth overall. Raelee Dowden and Samantha Combs...

  • Nashua Girls Defeat Dodson

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    Nashua’s girls basketball team fell to a tough North Country team in Whitewater, 50-8, on Friday before rebounding to defeat the Coyotes, 56-60, in Dodson on Saturday. North Country ran away with the Friday night game, shutting out Nashua in the first half while putting up 19 points in the first and 11 in the second quarter. The Porcupines put up 5 points in the third and 3 in the fourth but the Mavericks continued their scoring spree with 17 and 3 points in the same quarters for the win. Tia Dees scored 7 of Nashua’s points while Deja Mor...

  • Nashua Boys Drop Two Conference Games

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    Nashua’s boys basketball team showed some offensive prowess this past weekend but still found themselves behind two conference rivals when the final buzzers sounded. The Porcupines fell to the Mavericks 50-29 in Whitewater on Friday where a strong fourth quarter was not enough to cut the deficit. Nashua put up 56 points Saturday night in Dodson, but the Coyotes held the edge with 70 points at the end of four quarters. Nashua trailed North Country 13-6 at the end of one and 30-6 at the half. A slow start after halftime saw the Porcupines put u...

  • Lustre Girls Drop Two

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    The Lustre Christian girls basketball team lost two games and a key starter this past week. Last Tuesday, Jan. 25, the Lions were in Scobey where they lost starter Alexa Reddig to a broken collarbone in the first quarter and lost the game to the Spartans 56-16. Friday night they lost 60-24 to the Bulldogs in Bainville. Lustre Christian held close with Scobey in the first, trailing 14-10 after eight minutes, but fell behind 28-12 by halftime. The Spartans outscored the Lions 16-4 in the third before going on to their 56-16 victory. Grace Brown...

  • Lustre Christian Boys Add Two Wins

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    The Lustre Christian boys basketball team added another two wins to their perfect record this past week. Tuesday, Jan. 25, they traveled to Scobey where they defeated the Spartans 54-45. Saturday the Lions rolled over the Bulldogs 57-47 in Bainville. Lustre Christian took a 13-10 lead after one in Scobey and increased their lead to 27-21 at the half. The Lions were up 40- 36 after 24 minutes of action before going on to win. Jasiah Hambira led the Lions in scoring with 15 points. Cayden Klatt and Kolden Hoversland each added 11 points while...


    Feb 2, 2022

    The Glasgow Middle School seventh and eighth grade boys basketball teams participated in the Harlem Jamboree Jan. 29. The seventh graders beat Wolf Point 50-7 and defeated Scobey 41-34. The eighth graders lost to Wolf Point by 3 points and beat Poplar by a score of 34-32....

  • Scottie Boys Win Two, Lose One Over Weekend

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    The Scottie boys basketball team started their weekend with a heartbreaker of a loss to the Mustangs in Malta Thursday when the home team drained a 30-foot buzzer beater to win 44-43. But Glasgow rebounded with strong wins over Wolf Point, 66-51, at home on Friday and over the North Country Mavericks, 45-29, in Saco on Saturday. MALTA Glasgow's game against rival Malta was a back-and-forth affair with the lead trading hands over the course of the game. Malta led 13-11 at the end of the first...

  • Scottie Girls Basketball 1-1 in Conference Games, 1-2 Over Weekend

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    The Glasgow girls basketball team went 1-1 in conference play this past weekend, falling Thursday in Malta 38-33 and avenging an earlier season loss against the Wolf Point Wolves 46-39 in Glasgow on Friday. On Saturday the Scotties traveled to Saco to play a non-conference game against the Mavericks where the home team ran away with the game 51-21. MALTA Glasgow led after one quarter in Malta, 9-7, but the M-ettes outscored the Scotties 16-9 in the second. The Scotties cut into Malta's lead in t...

  • Dawgs Hit by Comets

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    The Glasgow Ice Dawgs dropped two games to the highly-ranked North Dakotan Crosby Comets at home this weekend. Glasgow's high school team fell by a score of 6-1 Saturday evening. Sunday morning, down three players from the previous game, the Dawgs lost by a 10-point margin, 11-1. Crosby took a 2-1 lead after one period, and led 5-1 at intermission. The Comets added a goal in the final period to seal the victory. Glasgow's goal came on a breakaway by Tatum Hansen at 4:24 in the first. Trevor...

  • Bantam Ice Dawgs Block Hawks

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 2, 2022

    The Glasgow bantam Ice Dawgs blocked the Hawks of Havre in two games Saturday at home. Glasgow won the first game 6-5 and increased their victory margin to three goals in game two, 8-5. Glasgow stood tied with Havre at the end of 17 minutes in game one, with each team putting a puck in net. Brody Hansen scored for Glasgow. The Dawgs put up four goals in the second while holding the Hawks to two. John Cornwell with an assist from Halle Hunter scored the first. Hansen netted his second of the game seven seconds later. He scored the hat trick...

  • Valley Rifle-Pistol Club January Letter and Match Schedules

    Feb 2, 2022

    January 2022 Greetings Fellow Shooters: (1) Dues are still the same as last year, $20.00 for individual or $35.00 for a family. Dues can be paid at the firearms counter at D&G Sports and Western or mailed to VCRPC, P.O. Box 561, Glasgow, MT 59230. The 2022 cards are finished and available at D&G Sports. If you renew at D&G Sports you can pick your card up at that time, if you renew by mail or already paid at D&G for 2022, your card will be mailed to you. (2) Gate combination: The gate combination will be changed around February 1st. Hang onto...

  • Reynolds Market Kicks Off "Feeding the Hungry" Food Drive

    Courier Staff|Feb 2, 2022

    Food Drive to Span Eight Western States, Helping Local Food Pantries Reynolds Market and over 200 other Associated Food Stores (AFS) kicked off Feeding the Hungry, a collaborative effort between local, independently-owned retailers, Associated Food Stores sponsored vendors, and local food pantries. The drive will end Feb. 8, 2022. The drive has two main components— The first option, guests can look for the blue Feeding the Hungry shelf tags in the store or view the weekly ad, where a portion of their purchase on sponsored vendor items will c...

  • Glasgow's Tyra Johnson Lauded

    Courier Staff|Feb 2, 2022

    Tyra Johnson of Glasgow, Montana, earned Academic Excellence from Weber State University of Ogden, Utah. More than 3,800 students received the honor of Academic Excellence in the fall 2021 semester, signifying they maintained a GPA of at least 3.5. Of those 3,800, approximately 1,200 students earned the distinction of High Academic Excellence for maintaining a 4.0 GPA.... Full story

  • The "Cabin Fever-Let's Go Fishing"

    Courier Staff|Feb 2, 2022

    After a two-year hiatus, the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture will hold the 24th Annual Ice Fishing Derby February 5, 2022. The Derby will be held at the Fishing Access Site-The Dredge Cuts Trout Pond located on Highway 117. Registration is from 11AM-1P. Fishing is from 12-3PM, the ENTRY FEE is $50 per Hole or 3 Holes for $100. Cash and prizes will be awarded at 4:00pm at the Gateway Club. There are over 200 holes pre-drilled for the anglers. First place is GUARANTEED for $2,000. The first and largest fish of walleye, northern... Full story

  • Fort Peck Community College Offers Expanded Areas of Study for Spring 2022 Semester

    Courier Staff|Feb 2, 2022

    Fort Peck Community College (FPCC) will continue to offer four new areas of study introduced in 2021 for their Spring 2022 Semester. Two-year degree programs for Biology, Chemistry, Early Childhood Education and Criminal Justice have been added to the curriculum. FPCC offers over 25 areas of study including nine Associate of Applied Science (AA)Degrees, six Associate of Science Degree (AS) Degrees, seven Associate of Applies Science Degree (AAS Degrees), and nine Certificate Programs. The Associate of Science Degree (AS) in General Science – C... Full story

  • Tyrannical Trudeau vs. The 'Freedom Convoy'

    Chris McDaniel, Courier Publisher|Feb 2, 2022

    Canadian truckers on Saturday answered a big 10-4 to gathering in Ottawa, Ontario to protest against cross-border vaccine mandates. As of Jan. 22, the Biden administration has required all truck drivers who cross US borders to be fully vaccinated. The mandate applies to all essential, nonresident travelers crossing US land borders, including government and emergency response officials, according to Insider. As of Jan. 15, the Canadian government has planned to mandate all Canadian truckers seeking to cross the border from the United States to... Full story

  • OP-ED: The Right to Be Let Alone

    Jim Elliott|Feb 2, 2022

    In an age where people are falling all over themselves to divulge their most personal information to the world at large through social media and where people willingly give their permission to internet search engines like Google to gather and sell their personal data it seems almost absurd to worry about the right to privacy. But the difference in giving up your privacy and having your privacy taken away is significant, and that is why it is frightening to me to see elected officials in Montana and elsewhere belittle its importance and plot to... Full story

  • OP-ED: Tester Delivers for Milk River

    Greg Jergeson|Feb 2, 2022

    At their meeting on Friday, January 21, members of the St. Mary/Milk River Working Group expressed great appreciation for Senator Jon Tester’s success in securing $100 million in the Bi-partisan Infrastructure Bill, which he helped negotiate, to jump-start the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the St. Mary/Milk River conveyance system, primarily the St. Mary Diversion Dam. Ever since the St. Mary/Milk River Working Group was first convened in 2001 by Lieutenant Governor Karl Ohs, little progress had been made to secure funding for the n... Full story

  • David Lynn Sergent

    Feb 2, 2022

    On January 22, 2022, David Lynn Sergent, at age 66, met his Lord and Savior in Great Falls, Montana at Benefis Hospital surrounded by his loved ones. David was born April 26, 1955, the second child, to Albert and Ruby (Crause) Sergent in Malta, Montana. He attended schools in Nashua and Glasgow, Montana, before signing on with Trapper Creek Job Corps learning maintenance and cooking skills for three years in Missoula, Montana. While going to school in Glasgow, he worked at the Stein House as a b...

  • Julene Hartley

    Feb 2, 2022

    Julene Hartley, age 91, of Fremont, Nebraska, died January 20, 2022 at Methodist Fremont Health. Julene was born November 24, 1930 in Wolf Point, Montana to Adeline and Sam Rawe. She grew up on the family wheat farm near Nashua, Montana and graduated from Glasgow High School in 1948. Julene then attended Kinman Business University in Spokane, Washington, earning her diploma in 1950. She worked at Montana State University in the publications department and the State Extension Service office until marrying Harry Hartley on February 6, 1955. The... Full story

  • Funeral Notices for Feb. 2, 2022

    Feb 2, 2022

    • Melvin LeRoy Vegge, 82, of Glasgow, Montana passed away January 28, 2022 at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Montana. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, February 4, 2022 at First Lutheran Church with Pastor Scott Kiehn officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. Condolences may be left for the family at

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