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18th Annual Chinese Auction Brings Funds to Fort Peck Theatre

The Fort Peck Fine Arts Council hosted the 18th Annual Chinese Auction on March 16 in the Cottonwood Inn and brought out attendees' competitive spirit, hoping to win one of the many prizes donated by...

 

Opheim Port of Entry Changing Hours

After announcing a proposal to cut hours at the Opheim, Scobey, Raymond and Morgan ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has decided to make the changes effective April 14. Town halls have been scheduled to discuss the new hours wi...

 

Shopko to Close

Shopko announced Monday, March 18, that they will be closing all remaining stores. The move comes after Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings failed to restructure the company’s debt and save the retailer’s remaining locations across the...

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    March 20, 2019

Glasgow School Board Meets

The Glasgow School Board met in regular session on March 13 in the District Board Room. All trustees were present along with school administration, GEA representatives and district staff. During the public comment period, Kim Girard explained to the...

 

Sheriff's Office, GPD Team Up to Go Mobile

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office and the Glasgow Police Department have pooled resources to upgrade their electronic management systems. The upgrade will help the agencies go mobile, which, according to Sheriff Tom Boyer, will put the deputy...

 

Richter to be Undersheriff

Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer has appointed a five-year veteran of the Valley County Sheriff's Office to serve as Undersheriff. Chris Richter assumed the position after a lengthy search that involve...

 

Infrastructure

Dear Editor, Infrastructure is a conversation that is happening on the national, state and local level. When we talk about our state's infrastructure in the Montana Legislature, it usually means big...

 

Legislature Gears Up After Transmittal Break

This week marked the first full week of committee hearings after the transmittal break. For the remainder of the legislative session the brunt of our work will focus on making sure bills we support continue to make it through the process. The excepti...

 

Courage in a Small Package

The wolf shot near Glasgow was not officially acting like a wild wolf. FWP says that being near buildings, livestock, or domestic dogs is behavior more typical of a habituated or food conditioned animal, a released captive wolf, or a wolf-dog...

 

Some Things Forgotten

I was doing a little early Spring housekeeping over the weekend, which resulted in digging through some things forgotten. Do you remember when most homemakers treasured and displayed handiwork done by themselves or others? I remember almost every liv...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. THURSDAY – MARCH 21 10 a.m. - Books and Babies Story Time at Glasgow City-County Library. 10 a....

 

Six Appeal Back in Town

A world-class vocal ensemble, Six Appeal returns to Glasgow as the final act in the Northeastern Arts Network’s 2018-2019 Big Sky Series. The concert will be in the Glasgow High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26. The award-winning gr...

 

Assistance for Business Clinic Coming to Glasgow April 30

Presenters from Montana departments including Revenue, Labor and Industry, and Public Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Labor will be at the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow on Monday, April 30, to provide new and established businesses,...

 

FLCA Lutefisk Dinner

First Lutheran Church will have their annual Lutefisk Dinner Sunday, March 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Church in Glasgow. The menu includes lutefisk, meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, cole slaw, Lefse Shack lefse and orange sherbet....

 

Early Childhood Screening in Hinsdale

Parents of preschool children in the Hinsdale community who would like to have their children participate in a free Early Childhood Screening, it has been set for Monday, March 25, at Hinsdale school from 10 a.m. to noon. To schedule an appointment,...

 

Skate for the Cure Returns Friday

The annual Skate for the Cure will be held on Friday, March 22, at the Valley Event Center at 7 p.m. Members of the local law enforcement agencies, Glasgow and Long Run Fire Department and others will be playing a game to raise money for the former...

 

Milton I. Barstad

On Thursday, March 7, 2019, Milton Barstad decided to quit fighting Alzheimer's disease. After struggling on his admittance to FMDH, he settled down for a relaxing day of family visitations and then...

 

Matthew Ersland Services

Matthew Levi Ersland, age 51, passed on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH) in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral service will be in Nashua, Mont., at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Thursday, March 21, 11 a.m.,...

 

Let's Bake Artisan Bread

MSU Extension Agent Roubie Younkin will host an evening of bread making Tuesday, March 26, at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Valley County Courthouse. Whether you have only aspired to bake bread or have baked your way through numerous recipes, a...

 

Still Influenced by the Whole Life Challenge

Since we've "sprung ahead" to save daylight for after-work recreation, can we please spring ahead into actual spring? We had some lovely ice fog last night, along with a dusting of fresh snow...

 

Highlanders Continue to Grind and Shine

The Glasgow Highlanders are almost to the end of their competitive season, with just a few events left before the Montana Open in Billings, March 30 and 31. While the team had wrestlers compete in three separate events this past weekend, the bulk of...

 

JJMT Brings Over 75 Teams to Glasgow

The 21st-Annual Jeff Jurgens Memorial Tournament brought a lot of ballers to town March 16 and 17. More than 75 teams were registered for the event, which translates into hundreds of athletes looking...

 

Co-ed Volleyball League Scores

March 6, 2019 FMDH def. Hi-Tech Electric Ezzies def. Busted Knuckle Hi-Tech Electric def. Ezzies FMDH def. Busted Knuckle Hi-Line Ford def. 2 Legit 2 Hit C & B def. Ball Smackers Hi-Line Ford def. Ball Smackers C & B def. 2 Legit 2 Hit League...

 

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