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  • Annie Get Your Funds

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 23, 2022

    Now its ninth year of auctioning a gun to raise funds for scholarships, the Hi-Line Sportsmen's annual fundraising banquet continues to grow and grow. Despite falling on a sports-heavy weekend, the banquet drew approximately 180 outdoorsmen and women to St. Raphael's Parish in Glasgow. While this is the sixth banquet, 2022 marks the eighth year the local non-profit organization has awarded scholarships to area students. Over eight years, Hi-Line Sportsmen has given out $20,000 in scholarship...

  • When Things Go Off the Rails

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 23, 2022

    Valley County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) held a tabletop exercise Feb. 15 at the Cottonwood. For three hours “players” from various local organizations confronted a fictional passenger train derailment to test their response capabilities. Representatives from Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, Valley County DES, Valley County Transit, Valley County Road Department, the Health Department, Dispatch, National Weather Service, the Sanitation Office, Long Run Fire Department, Bell Mortuary, the Sheriff’s office, Glasgow Police...

  • When the Fur Flies...

    Feb 23, 2022

    It turns out the fight really isn't all that bad as mascots from North Country, Nashua and Lustre Christian demonstrated this past weekend. They entertained the crowd with their "Mock Mascot War." The Lustre Lion strolled over to the Nashua Porcupines fans and proceeded to cheer with the cheerleaders, while the Porcupine did the same with the Lustre fans. The acrobatic Maverick performed for the crowd while the North Country pep band played. The mascots from the three schools won hearts and...

  • Rep. Rosendale Meets with Dalton Sand

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 23, 2022

    Matt Rosendale, Montana's lone representative, was in Glasgow on Monday to meet with Glasgow senior Dalton Sand regarding the Scottie's future endeavors. Sand was one of four Montana seniors who passed the vetting process and earned a nomination to one of the nation's premier military academies from the Representative. The two discussed the soon-to-be graduate's ambitions regarding the Naval Academy in Annapolis. As a native of Maryland, Rep. Rosendale expressed his desire and willingness to pro...

  • Star Quilt Tradition

    Feb 23, 2022

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  • Commerce Awards $100,000 to Revitalize Downtowns in Eight Montana Communities

    Feb 23, 2022

    The Montana Department of Commerce announced February 10 that eight Montana communities will share $100,000 of grant funding to revitalize Main Street businesses and downtowns. The funding is provided by Commerce’s Montana Main Street Program. “Part of the foundation of our state and communities is the success of Montana’s main street businesses and downtowns,” Commerce Director Scott Osterman said. “These Main Street grants are community investments that will empower communities to grow stronger and create more opportunities for Montanans...

  • Filings for Political Office in Valley County To-Date

    Feb 23, 2022

    Filing closes March 14. The primary election ends June 7 with the general election concluding on Nov. 8. Glasgow School Board – One position available Larraine Eiland Stan Ozark Erin Aune Donald Pansegrau Valley View Hospital District Ken Jansa Glasgow Irrigation District Cheryl L. Uphaus Fort Peck Rural County Water District – Three positions available Arlie L. McMichael Greg Speer Joseph M. Yeoman North Valley County Water & Sewer District, Inc. - Three positions available Carl Millerick Nick O. Chiechi Phillip DeFelice DeLee Hustad Rus...

  • Fort Peck Summer Theatre Announces Final Show of 2022 Season

    Feb 23, 2022

    Back by popular demand, Always...Patsy Cline will make a return to Fort Peck Summer Theatre, completing the 2022 line up. A runaway hit from Fort Peck Summer Theatre's 2015 season, the musical will perform for two weekends only, July 15 – July 24. Based on a true story about Patsy's friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger, the musical is full of down-home country humor, true emotion and even some audience participation. It includes over 2 dozen of Patsy's greatest hits, i...

  • Community Calendar for the week of 02-23 through 03-01

    Feb 23, 2022

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Deadline for calendar additions is Mondays at noon. Please email your event to [email protected] or submit in person at the Courier office, 531 2nd Ave. S., Glasgow. FEBRUARY MONTH LONG: MONDAY – THURSDAY Free at home Covid-19 test kits / 2 tests in each available at the Valley County Health Department, 500 4th Ave. S., Glasgow. Please take one per household. TUESDAYS 1 p.m. — Dime Bingo — Glasgow Senior Center (Recurring). The Valley Community Food Bank, located at 1020 1st Ave. No., is open the 3rd Tuesday of every month from...

  • Ice Cream Social for Glasgow Middle School BUG Awards

    Feb 23, 2022

    The Glasgow Kiwanis Club provided an ice cream social for 15 students from the Glasgow Middle School who brought up their grades between the first and second grading period in grades 6 through 8, called the BUG (Bringing Up Grades) Awards. Paityn Britzman and Mayzie Yoakam from the Builders Club helped serve the ice cream with their advisor Nicole Boos and Charles Wilson and Principal Mike Zoanni presented the awards. Those receiving awards were: Orien Henry and Hank Hopstad from grade 6; Dylon...

  • Understanding Labor Market Information for Employers Presented by: Nick Holom

    Feb 23, 2022

    The month’s webinar “Understanding Labor Market Information for Employers” features speaker Nick Holom, Economist with the Montana Department of Labor & Industry’s Research and Analysis Bureau. A Zoom Webinar is set for Thursday, Feb. 24 at 10:00 a.m. Registration is required for this webinar. Employers wanting to register can call Job Service Wolf Point at 406-653-1720 and a link can be emailed. The registration link can also be found on Job Service Wolf Point’s Facebook page at facebook.com/jobservicewolfpoint. Labor Market Information (LMI)...

  • Browsers Can Be Choosers

    Richard Noble, For the Courier|Feb 23, 2022

    The method in which we enjoy the fruits which the internet bears often slips by without so much as a casual thought. You click a thing, a webpage loads, you find what you’re looking for, you close that thing and carry on about your day. This browsing of websites is actually facilitated by a natty piece of software called, unsurprisingly, a browser. Just like we’re blessed with choices for airlines and peanut butter, we’re also able to be choosy with how we experience web pages. But what’s the difference? Aren’t we all just looking at the same...

  • GMS 'In Town' Music Festival

    Feb 23, 2022

    On February 15th the Glasgow Middle School hosted their first "in town middle school music festival." This was the first middle school music festival since Pre COVID (we used to travel to Malta for this event) and the students were very excited to get to perform again! The Choir and Band events ran all day at the Evangelical Church. The Choir Adjudicators were Carlos Gonzales, Brooklyn Schmidt, McKenna Strommen and Tanner White, while the Band Adjudicators were Klaire Krumweide, Bergen Miller,...

  • Helen Mae Welch DePuydt 3-31-1931 - 2-16-2022

    Feb 23, 2022

    Helen DePuydt of Saco, Montana, passed away in the early morning of February 16, 2022, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Montana. The rosary was held at St. Francis Catholic Church in Saco on Feb. 20. Funeral services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Malta on Feb. 21. The internment is at Forks Cemetery east of Whitewater. Helen was born on March 31, 1931, to Robert Elton (Doc) Welch and Carolina (Schwertmann) in Malta, Montana. Helen was the youngest of four...

  • Shirley Mae Aitken

    Feb 23, 2022

    Shirley Mae Aitken, 71, of Missoula, Montana passed away on Saturday, February 19th, 2022. Arrangements are under the care of Garden City Funeral Home....

  • North Country Girls Claim 3C Title

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 23, 2022

    GWENDOLYNE HONRUD THE COURIER The North Country girls basketball team claimed the District 3C title, the first of what is surely hoped to be three post-season titles as they look to bring home the state hardware this year. The Mavericks rolled over Dodson 68-12 and handily defeated Scobey 59-22 for the title. The Nashua Porcupines played four games and claimed third place with a 55-33 victory over Dodson. Nashua and North Country advance to the Eastern Divisional tournament in Sidney after a wee...

  • Lustre Christian Boys Second at 3C

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 23, 2022

    In a somewhat surprising boys 3C championship game, Scobey handed Lustre Christian their first loss of the year. The Spartans defeated the Lions by a single-point in the low-scoring game 34-33. North Country staged a 21-point fourth quarter against Dodson in the consolation game to win third place. The Mavericks defeated the Coyotes 50-48. Lustre Christian and North Country both advance to the Eastern Divisional tournament in Sidney after a week off. Game One: North Country v. Frazer North Count...

  • Scottie Girls Place Third at District 2B

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 23, 2022

    After a disappointing 50-45 loss to Wolf Point in round of the District 2B tournament, the Glasgow girls basketball team rolled over Poplar, 59-16, and Harlem, 67-25, to earn third place and a trip to Cut Bank for the Northern Divisional Tournament Mar. 3-5 in Cut Bank. Glasgow trailed 8-7 after one quarter in their opening game before tying it 19-19 at the half in what proved to be a tight back-and-forth game. Wolf Point held a one-part margin after 24 minutes of play, 33-32. Glasgow held the...

  • Scottie Boys Advance to Divisional

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 23, 2022

    The Glasgow Scottie boys basketball team advances to the Northern B Divisional tournament this weekend in Glasgow after a series of nail-biting games at the District 2B tournament this past weekend. After finishing their season with a huge win in Poplar, Glasgow faced the Indians in game one of the District tournament in Glasgow on Thursday. The Scotties fell to the Indians 58-54 in the first round of the tournament. Poplar came out fired up, ready to steal a game back from Glasgow and led...

  • 19U Ice Dawgs Hit Rough Patch in Woodland Park

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 23, 2022

    The 19U Ice Dawgs traveled to Woodland Parks in Kalispell for games against Salmon and Flathead this past weekend. Glasgow came up just short against Salmon, losing both games by a 4-3 margin. The Dawgs fell to the Flathead Fusion 8-0 and 6-0 in each of those two match ups. Glasgow scored a goal in each period of game one Friday night against Salmon, but the team from Idaho put up two goals in both the second and third periods for the win. Phoenix Phipps, assist Tatum Provencher, scored the Dawgs’ first goal. Ava Lloyd netted the second period...

  • High School Ice Dawgs Split Weekend with Bighorns

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 23, 2022

    The Glasgow Ice Dawgs high school team gave away a game to the Helena Bighorns Friday night in Glasgow 7-1 but earned their revenge Saturday morning. Glasgow took the second game 52 seconds into sudden-death, three-on-three overtime with a 3-2 final score. Glasgow gave up three goals in game one against Helena Friday night and found themselves down 5-0 heading into intermission. The Dawgs found the back of the net with 11:30 left in the game. Lex Fairclough netted a power play goal with an...

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