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Articles from the March 16, 2022 edition

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Irle Elementary Receives Bikes For Gym Program

Cherry Creek Bike Shop in Glasgow delivered 20 14" Strider balance bikes to Irle Elementary on March 9 and with the assistance of Glasgow Police Department's Robert Weber, Norman Dick and Jewel...

 

Commissioners Opposes Tax Levy and Joint Operation For New Pool

The Valley County Commissioners met on March 9 to discuss whether or not to impose a tax levy on county property owners in order to assist with the construction of a new swimming pool in Glasgow. The meeting was held in the Courthouse community room...

 

Troop 2280 Establishes in Glasgow

Local Girl Scout Troop 2280 celebrated Girl Scout Week, March 6 through 12, on March 7 with cupcakes during their bi-monthly meeting on March 7. The troop, which is led by Glasgow's Hayley Young and...

 

Local EMT and Chief Deputy Awarded For Their Service

Local emergency medical technician (EMT) Ken Taylor and Chief Deputy of the Valley County Sheriff's Office Joe Tihlarik were recognized and provided VFW Public Servant Awards during the monthly VFW...

 

Fixing Amtrak

Dear Editor, Since its formation in 2020, the Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority (BSPRA) has been successful in touting its mission to re-establish rail passenger service through southern Montana....

 

Soroptimist Changing Names

Dear Editor, The local women's group known as Soroptimist will be changing in name only. In May of 2021, we received notice the the guidelines of Soroptimist International of the America (SIA) would...

 

Guest opinion: Doing nothing in a crisis makes things worse

Originally ran in the Billings Gazette Feb. 25, 2022 Reprinted with permission from the author by DARYL TOEWS The older people in our nursing homes have a problem. The state puts people on Medicaid...

 

AG Knudsen Warns of Common Website Scams

Attorney General Austin Knudsen is warning Montanans of three common website-based scams – including rental, pet, and ammunition scams. “Always be on high alert for scammers trying to rip you off through deceptive websites and marketing...

 

Nominations Requested For Four Elder Justice Councils

The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS), Montana Department of Justice and the Commissioner of Securities and Insurance are seeking individuals to serve on one of four regional Elder Justice Councils that were created by Governor G...

 

Slam The Dam 6 On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

The Fort Peck Senior Citizens are sponsoring the sixth annual fun walk/run across the face of Fort Peck Dam on Saturday, March 19. It is called “SLAM THE DAM 6” (Run with the Wind). This is a non-competitive walk/run—no times will be kept. On...

 

One More Chance to Skate!

Join us Friday March 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for Skate Laps to Swim Laps at the Valley Event Center. This open skate session is $5 per person, which includes skating and skate rental with all money going towards the pool fund. Hi-Line Youth...

 

GHS Student Council Selling Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

GHS Student Council is selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts with a delivery date of Friday, April 8. They will have 300 dozen of the original doughnuts available for purchase for $12/dozen. The money will be used to bring Zoo Montana to Irle School and...

 

Community Calendar for the week of March 16

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. The Valley County Pioneer Museum hours through April are...

 

Valley County Community Foundation Announces New Scholarship

This summer, the Valley County Community Foundation will award its first scholarship designed to benefit students working on advanced degrees, announced Doris Leader, of Nashua. She chairs the Foundation board which administers the scholarship. The...

 

Robert Dean Fjeldheim

"Never had it so good." Robert "Bob" Dean Fjeldheim was born in Spokane, Wash., March 27, 1950. He passed away at his home in Billings, Mont., on March 2, 2022, at the age of (almost) 72. A memorial... Full story

 

Lawrence 'Lorney' Boucher

Lawrence "Lorney" Boucher passed away in Parker, Ariz., on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at the age of 83. A memorial Mass will be Saturday, March 19, at 11 a.m. at St. Raphael's Catholic Church in... Full story

 

Ukrayina Cherez iPhone.

People around the world have had their eyes fixed on eastern Europe for the past number of weeks, watching the horror unfold as the conflict continues between Russia and Ukraine. But for the first time on this scale, we’re able to see an...

 

USDA Updates Farm Loan Programs to Increase Equity

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is updating its farm loan programs to better support current borrowers, including historically underserved producers. These improvements are part of USDA’s commitment to increase equity in all programs,...

 

USDA Offers Farm Loans For Underserved And Beginning Farmers And Ranchers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers that FSA offers farm ownership and farm operating loans to underserved applicants as well as beginning farmers and ranchers. Underserved or beginning farmers and...

 

Glasgow Stockyards' Market Report

The market report for the Glasgow Stockyards as of March 3, showed 1,825 cattle with cows steady and bulls steady to strong. Utility and commercial cows brought in $68 to $79.50, topping at $82.50. Canner and cutter cows brought in $55 - $68 while...

 

Deadline Extended for Pesticide Container Recycling Collection Point Improvement Grant Program

The Montana Department of Agriculture has extended the application deadline for its Pesticide Container Recycling Collection Point Improvement Grant Program to May 15. Established with federal funds awarded to the Montana Department of Agriculture...

 

Kristina McGee Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Kristina McGee, of Glasgow, Mont., was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. McGee was initiated at Montana State University. McGee is among...

 

Not Spring Yet

I'm not feeling very turtle-ish yet. Let me explain: years ago Dennis and I caught a comedy routine that contained the line "Hope springs in turtles." We still occasionally use that line. I had to go...

 

Mavericks Claim Third at State Class C

The North Country girls basketball team put on a show at the State tournament in Great Falls this weekend – outscoring their opponents by 97 points over four games – 252-155 – as they rolled...

 

Scottie Girls Make Final Four at State

Glasgow's girls basketball team earned their first trip to the state tournament in 24 seasons this year. And the Scottie squad made the most of their trip to Bozeman, putting up a 2-2 record at the...

 

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