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Articles from the February 11, 2015 edition

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2015 Wedding Planner

Valley County has plenty of businesses that can tend to a myriad of wedding details. Check out our 2015 Wedding Planner, which starts on page 17 of our full issue in PDF.... Full story

 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 11, 2015

Six Wrestlers Make State

BY JIM ORR THE COURIER Seven Scottie wrestlers qualified for State at some point during the MHSA Eastern B/C Divisional Tournament at Shepherd. Six are going. Advancing are Kasey Seyfert at 120... Full story



There's a few days to wait for the anticipated opening of Sean Heavey's photo gallery in downtown Glasgow. The opening has been months, one could even say years in the making. Heavey, a local... Full story


More Than A Fair Idea: 20 Years Of Science

It was actually a big year as the Glasgow Kiwanis Club marked their 20th year hosting their annual science fair. It was also the first year that the science fair was in the brand new media room for...


Hearing Set For Pipeline Man Camps

As things possibly could be moving forward, slowly, with the Keystone XL Pipeline, the Valley County Planning Board is also moving forward with discussions on two construction workforce camps that could be placed in the county. A public hearing is...


Analysis OK'd To Look At Dry Prairie

As the city council gathered on Monday, Feb. 2, they waiting to hear from Dry Prairie Rural Water (DPRW) and Morrison-Maierle about getting an analysis and information needed to move ahead and get a higher ranking from the DNRC (Department of...


Valley County Grazing Fees Increased

The Valley County Commissioners raised their grazing fees at their weekly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 4. Commissioner Bruce Peterson said that the county has roughly around 16,000 acres that is grazed, with about 11 different leases with an average...


Convicted Rapist Sentenced To 20 Years

A rape trial that lasted three-days in October has finally come to its end with sentencing. Gavin Ackerman, 19, was found guilty on Halloween for non-consensual intercourse with bodily injury. Valley County Attorney Nick Murnion served as the... Full story


Klotz Reflects On His Valley View Days

I read with great interest in The Glasgow Courier the article on, “Big Changes at Valley View Home” and with the statement “Over two decades with only small changes led to bigger change taking place locally.” Having worked there as the... Full story


One Man, One Woman In Garden Of Holy Matrimony

My heartfelt desire is for people to know the truth. “Jesus told him, 'I am the Way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (John 14:6) “So God created human beings in His own image. In the image of God He...


Hinsdale, Saco, Whitewater Should Merge Sports

Three schools in our area are in a battle over whether or not to merge their sports programs. This scenario is being played out all over the West. Shrinking school enrollments is not a problem for Montana alone, folks. It's happening to rural...


Bill Killed That Was Against Fishing Derbies

Hello again from the Capitol in Helena. Last week we passed SB 188 by Sen. Chas Vincent, R-Libby, out of the Senate, a bill that would limit the insurance liability on property caused by range and forest fires. Examples were given how some awards...


Love That Dirty Water

This past Sunday was such a delightful day. I had the opportunity to be on the north side of Glasgow in the early afternoon to enjoy the water running down the streets. Can you remember all of the fun that can be had playing in water like that? You...


Alberta Vivian 'Birdie' Blanton

Our loving wife and mother, Alberta Vivian 'Birdie' (Norheim) Blanton, 77, of Helena, Mont., passed to our Lord Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, surrounded by family. She passed from complications of...


Floyd Donald Daley

Floyd Donald Daley passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at the McKenzie County Hospital in Watford City, N.D. He was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Nashua, Mont., to John and Rose...


Beverly B. Olsen

Beverly B. (Elfring) Olsen, 80, passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Valley View Nursing Home. A Memorial services will be held Thursday, Feb. 12, at 11 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Glasgow....


G. Ross Robinson

G. Ross Robinson, 83, an Air Force veteran and retired rancher, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, in a Billings hospital. He was born Nov. 6, 1931, in Saco, the son of George G. and Ada (Korman) Robinson. He...


Sweetheart Of A Deal

Cammie Martell, 7, and Addison Idler, 7, were helping out at the Usborne Books table. They handed out stickers and spent some time browsing the books set up at the Sweetheart Bazaar at the Glasgow... Full story

 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 11, 2015

Throw Out The Records From Here On Out

The Scottie boys are playing some improved ball as they approach their last weekend of the regular season and the District 2B Tournament next week. With Poplar coming to town Friday and Wolf Point on...


Lady Ice Dawgs Dominate In North Dakota

The 19U Lady Ice Dawgs traveled to Williston, North Dakota, this past weekend to play four League games against the North Dakota Amateur Hockey Association’s northeast teams. On Friday night the Ice Dawgs faced the Langdon Blades. Just 30 seconds...

 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 11, 2015

Girls In Fourth As Regular Season Nears End

The Scottie girls (4-4, 6-10) occupy fourth place in District 2B before closing their regular season with home games against Poplar (0-8, 5-11) on Friday and Wolf Point (6-2, 12-4) on Saturday. Last week it was a 58-33 home win over Harlem (1-7,...


Hunter Education At Glasgow And Hinsdale In March

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks hunter education course dates have been set for the Glasgow and Hinsdale areas. To be eligible to hunt during the 2015 season, hunters must be 12 years old by Jan. 16, 2016. To be eligible for certification, students...


Free Training From Trappers Association

The Montana Trappers Association will conduct a free voluntary Trapper Education class on Saturday, March 7, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. It will be held in Glendive at the 1st Congregational Church, 120 W. Power St. A free lunch will be provided to those... Full story



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