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IRS Reverses Course on Facial Recognition

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has reversed a decision to required taxpayers to provide facial recognition data through a third party vendor to access some tax services. Instead, the IRS announced it would work toward providing an alternative...

 

'I can't catch a break...'

Norm Sillerud, of Glasgow, waits on a a fish to bite Saturday afternoon during the 24th annual Ice Fishing derby at the Dredge Cuts Trout Pond. He sat waiting patiently most of the tourney, spanning... Full story

 

Nemont Manor Purchased by Silver Tree Residential, LLC

Nemont Manor has been purchased by Silver Tree Residential, LLC, of Memphis Tennessee. Nemont Manor, located at 1100 4th Ave. S., in Glasgow, mostly serves seniors 62 and older of Valley County. The f...

 
 By Jennie Stapp    News    February 9, 2022

Trust for Montana Libraries Receives Six-Figure Donation

An anonymous donor has committed more than $100,000 to the Trust for Montana Libraries. The Trust will receive this funding in May of 2022. The donor has expressed that the funds are dedicated to building the capacity of the newly formed Trust.... Full story

 
 By Courier Staff    News    February 9, 2022

Boy Scouts Lauded by Mayor

City of Glasgow Mayor Rod Karst is seen here signing his first proclamation in office recognizing Boy Scout Week in Glasgow. Feb. 8 was National Boy Scouts Day. Seen here are Blake Lloyd, Garrett... Full story

 

The Power of the Free Press

A few weeks back, I wrote about a new initiative announced by the Internal Revenue Service to begin requiring visitors to its website to register with third party app, ID.me — providing their email address, Social Security number, photo ID and... Full story

 

OP-ED: Grateful for Hinsdale Teachers

The national teacher shortage is certainly felt in districts across Montana. When I entered the teaching profession eighteen years ago, it seemed that most teaching jobs were competitive with several qualified applicants seeking the same position. To... Full story

 

OP-ED: Pope Francis States the Obvious, but Omits Half of Humanity

The United Nations designates February 6 of each year as an "International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation." This year, in remarks accompanying his Angelus prayer before a crowd at St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis denounced the... Full story

 

George "Babe" Boston 7-24-30 - 1-7-22

George (Babe) Boston, loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather went home to his Lord on Friday, January 7, 2022, at the age of 91. George was born on July... Full story

 

Charla May (Omvig) Hoiness 7-21-55 - 1-28-22

God called one of His angels home on January 28th, 2022. Charla May Hoiness was born on July 21st, 1955, to LeRoy and Myrtle(Miller) Omvig in Glasgow, Montana. Charla (Char) was born the second of fiv... Full story

 

Roger Wayne Jager 5-19-21 - 12-29-21

Roger Wayne Jager, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and Veteran passed on to the kingdom of heaven on Dec. 29, 2021, in Auburn, CA at the age of 88. He died peacefully, watched... Full story

 

Alfred Henrich Schmitt 8-22-40 - 2-1-22

Alfred Schmitt passed away after a brief illness on February 1, 2022. Alfred was born on August 22, 1940 in Lustre, Montana and was the third child of four born to Ludwig and Charlotte (Wichman)... Full story

 

Melvin LeRoy Vegge 2-15-39 - 1-28-22

Melvin LeRoy Vegge, 82, of Glasgow, Montana passed away January 28, 2022. He was born February 15, 1939 in Glasgow, Montana to Arthur and Thelma (DeDobbeleer) Vegge. He attended and graduated from... Full story

 

Funeral Notices for Feb. 9, 2022

• Dorothy Barton, 92, of Helena Montana passed away on February 6, 2022. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 11AM at the Saco Methodist Church. Wilderness Funeral Homes has been entrusted with services and... Full story

 

911 Calls for Jan. 31, 2022

Monday, Jan. 31 • 10:34:19 -RP called from the GPD office to state her golden lab/retriever has gone missing again. Was last seen at the listed address at 0800. Name is Ruby wearing a yellow/rust Colored collar. G1 advised he saw a dog matching...

 

Community Calendar for Feb. 9, 2022

EDITOR'S NOTE: 5 p.m. Friday before publication is the deadline for calendar additions, which must be emailed to [email protected] or submitted in person at The Courier office, 531 2nd Ave. S., in... Full story

 

Six More Weeks of Winter

Well, in case you didn’t hear, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on Groundhog Day which means we have 6 more weeks of winter! Each year, thousands actually descend on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to watch the giant rodent makes...

 

Seed ordering & cooking

I’ve been busy getting our paperwork ready for the accountants. It’s tax season, my least favorite. This is a yearly task that I dread, and so I procrastinate. However, I think it’s a necessary evil in order to have public services that...

 

Remember When

Do you remember recycling the core of toilet tissue paper? These card board tubes were used for several things, but I remember that they were often wrapped with decorative yarn or maybe painted and then used to store appliance cords are slip them...

 

Netflix And Chill?

Remember the days when you’d have to go to the video store to score a movie for the weekend? The walk to the new releases section to discover no remaining copies of that movie you’ve been waiting months for. Picking out maybe your third and...

 
 By Gwen Honrud    Sports    February 9, 2022

10/10: Will Wrestle Again

"Our expectation is state. Our goal is a trophy." The Glasgow boys wrestling team will be sending 10 grapplers to the State tournament in Billings after all qualified, as expected, at the Divisional...

 
 By Gwen Honrud    Sports    February 9, 2022

Jaxson Diesen Wins 24th Annual Ice Fishing Derby

The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture held their 24th Annual Ice Fishing Derby this past Saturday at the Dredge Cuts Trout Pound. Jaxsen Diesen, a 9-year-old from Miles City, caught...

 
 By Gwen Honrud    Sports    February 9, 2022

Scottie Girls Improve to 10-6

The Glasgow girls basketball team improved their overall record to 10-6 this past week with wins over Glendive and Scobey. Thursday the Scotties downed the Red Devils 46-27 in Glendive. Glasgow...

 
 By Gwen Honrud    Sports    February 9, 2022

Perseverence Pays Off for Porcupines

Nashua's boys basketball team, back to full strength after battling illness and injuries, notched their first two wins of the season this past weekend. The Porcupines avenged earlier season losses...

 

Frazer Girls Pick Up Conference Win

The Frazer girls basketball team picked up a conference win over the Lustre Christian Lions Saturday, 43-30. The win came after losses to Poplar, 69-43, on Monday and to Nashua 49-39 on Friday, both...

 

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