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  • Glasgow Bedevils Huntley Project for No. 14

    A.J. Etherington, The Courier|Mar 10, 2021

    The Glasgow Scottie Wrestlers claimed their 14th State Championship Title in Shelby on March 5 and 6. The Class B/C State Wrestling Tournament followed a different format this year due to COVID-19 and, as a result, the Class B/C portion was moved from the Metra in Billings and held in Shelby, Mont. The tournament was also split into sessions on March 5 with the morning running through the lighter weight divisions and the afternoon-into evening-session running through the heavier weight...

  • Updating VC's Growth Policy

    Mar 10, 2021

    Dear Valley County, The Valley County Commissioners have asked the County Planning Board to undertake an update to the Valley County Growth Policy. The current policy was first adopted in 2006. The County Growth Policy will serve as the County's guidance document for economic development, local services, infrastructure, and land use. The updated County Growth Policy will assist the County in applying for public grants and other funding sources for infrastructure improvements and as the basis... Full story

  • On the FWP Commission

    Mar 10, 2021

    Dear Editor, In the February 24th Courier article about Andrew McKean being ousted from the FWP Commission, Senator Lang is quoted defending his vote to not confirm Andrew. He seems to defend what appears to be cronyism on the current governor's part by stating that previous Governor Bullock did it. Even if that were true, it doesn't make it right for current Governor Gianforte to do it. However, the accusation that the previous Democratic governor made FWP Commission appointments based... Full story

  • Stories from the Strong: Anxiety

    Mar 10, 2021

    The Valley CARE Coalition proudly presents stories from Valley County residents who have struggled, continue to struggle, or have found peace surrounding mental health, substance use disorders, or behavioral health. Battling this is a symbol of strength and courage and should be highlighted as such. I was in middle school when I first went face-to-face with anxiety. I was constantly worried about little things like what I was wearing, if someone was mad at me (even if they had no reason to be),... Full story

  • Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

    Mar 10, 2021

    The Valley County Pioneer museum’s hours for February through April will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open Monday through Friday by advanced appointment only. Masks are required and group size will be limited. Call the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at 406-526-3493 for more information. Links to the menus for area schools are listed below: Hinsdale School Saco School Opheim School Full story

  • The Frye Family Band to Play in Glasgow

    Mar 10, 2021

    Make plans to attend the Light in the Darkness Encouragement Weekend Friday March 12, Saturday March 13, and Sunday March 14th. The events of this weekend are sponsored by area churches, private donors, and hosted by Glasgow Evangelical Church which is located at 152 Aberdeen Street in Glasgow. The encouragement weekend will feature inspirational speakers and worship music with the Nashville based Frye Family Band. It all begins Friday evening March 12th at 7pm with a Women’s Dessert, followed by a Men’s Breakfast Saturday morning March 13t...

  • Glenice Jean Honrud

    Mar 10, 2021

    Glenice Jean Honrud, age 90, passed away the evening of February 27, 2021 after a short battle with cancer and kidney disease. She was surrounded by her children, her sister Nina, and Pastors Owen and Sherry Childers at the time of death. Glenice was born June 19, 1930, in Lynden, Wash., the eighth of nine children. Her parents were Harry and Hattie (Bovendam) Holtrop. Harry had emigrated to the United States from Holland at the age of 18. Hattie was from Holland, Mich., so all their children... Full story

  • John Walker Mogan

    Mar 10, 2021

    John Walker Mogan, 94, of Hinsdale, Mont. passed away peacefully at his home Saturday, March 6, 2021. John Walker was born to Alexander and Yukona (Baylor) Mogan on October 7, 1926 in the Benson house in Hinsdale. Marion Porteen, who later became his mother-in-law, was the midwife. He joined a brother Alex and later a sister Joan. He was raised on a farm in the Genevieve Community north of Hinsdale. He attended grade school in the Genevieve Community, riding his bike or horse to school. He went... Full story

  • Maverick Girls Blaze Trail to State


    The Lady Mavericks punched their way into the State C Basketball Tournament last Saturday night by defeating the Plentywood Wildcats 63-54 in the Eastern C Divisional Championship game at Sidney High School. "We are pretty excited," Lady Mavericks Head Coach Amber Erickson told the PCN. "And ready to go." The Lady Mavericks also defeated the Froid-Lake Red Hawks 64-19 in the semifinal round on Thursday, March 4, and the Circle Wildcats 64-27 in the opening round on Wednesday, March 3. The Lady...

  • Glasgow Says No-Go to Choteau

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Mar 10, 2021

    A decade had passed since the Scottie girls basketball team brought home hardware from the Northern B Divisional tournament. This year Glasgow defeated Choteau in the consolation game, 42-35 to take the trophy. A Malta win over Fairfield in the championship game denied the Scotties a chance to challenge for a state tournament berth. Though the team did not get to challenge, senior Alexys Mann said, "The highlight of the tournament for me was getting to play my last game with these girls and...

  • Scottie Boys Set Standard

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Mar 10, 2021

    The Scotties boys basketball team made the trek to Cut Bank this past weekend for the Northern B Divisional tournament where the team put forth a valiant effort but ended the weekend 1-2, ending hopes for a state tournament berth. A fourth-quarter surge by Rocky Boy in Thursday's game saw Glasgow lose, 62-52. In Friday morning action, the Scotties waged their own comeback to defeat Cut Bank by a single point, 46-45. The win set the Scotties up to play the Malta Mustangs on Saturday morning. The...

  • PeeWee Ice Dawgs Claim Third at State

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Mar 10, 2021

    The Glasgow Pee Wee Ice Dawgs hosted the Montana Amateur Hockey Association State Tournament this past weekend. Hockey teams from across the state descended on the Valley Event Center in an attempt to take home top honors. After suffering two setbacks on their quest for a banner, the Ice Dawgs fought back to end their season with a win and a third-place finish. Coach Del Hansen was bursting with pride for the Glasgow crew. "This team's will to win is unexplainable," he said, before adding, "Ever...

  • HS Ice Dawgs Beat Butte

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Mar 10, 2021

    They may not have had the season they were hoping for, but the high school Glasgow Ice Dawgs still found positives in their state tournament appearance. The Dawgs dished a loss to noted rival Butte and according to Colter Barnett, "...for the first time in many years, we left state in a higher ranking than before we went in!" "I feel like we had a pretty good state considering the year we have had. I was really happy that everyone showed up to the tournament in a good mood," Gage Siefert told...

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