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Articles from the March 25, 2020 edition

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 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    March 25, 2020 

Students, Staff And Parents Adjust To No School

*Editor's Note: After this article was written and published, Governor Steve Bullock extended the closure of all Montana K-12 schools until April 10.* Students and school staff started their second... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 25, 2020 

Key Takeaways from Dr. Millard's Livestream

On March 21, the Valley County Health Officer Dr. Anne Millard held a Facebook livestream to answer questions and inform the public about the COVID-19 pandemic that has affected much of the world and led to an order to shut down dine in bars,... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 25, 2020 

Emergencies Declared, Health Orders Issued

Measures Aimed at Preventing Over-Burdened Hospital Valley County has declared a state of emergency as of March 17. The city followed suit on March, 19, declaring a state of emergency at a 3 p.m. emergency meeting of the City Council. The actions... Full story

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    March 25, 2020 

Valley County Food Bank Continues Work Despite Challenges

The Valley County Food Bank, an all-volunteer organization, has found a way to keep serving those in the community who face food insecurity. Dealing with the closure of most brick-and-mortar...

 
 News    March 25, 2020 

An Important Message To Courier Readers

During this time of uncertainty and unknowns, the Glasgow Courier remains committed to keeping subscribers and communities well informed on not only the pandemic but also the local news. The staff is committed to fulfilling our important role while... Full story

 

Rallying Together As Montanans In Times Of Crisis

Dear Editor, Montanans are no strangers to challenging and unprecedented times. In 2017, we tackled the most expensive fire season on record and the largest since the big burn of 1910. Through...

 

Did The DNRC Commit Fraud In Giving Our Water Rights To The BLM?

Dear Editor, Anyone reading the Feb. 19, Glasgow Courier would realize the Valley County Conservation District has been trying to get to the bottom of the illegal theft of our vested water rights...

 

SBA's Disaster Assistance

Dear Editor, Montana's small businesses are the fabric of our economy and their success is dependent on the ability to freely market products and services to communities across the state. As... Full story

 
 News    March 25, 2020 

What Goes Down, May Come Up

The news is full of stories that show toilet paper shortages throughout the country, including shortages in the State of Montana. As a result, people may choose to use other products that aren’t meant to be flushed, such as baby wipes, paper... Full story

 

Canceled Events

As of press time, the following events have been canceled or postponed: The St. Marie Women’s Club Cookie Bake at the Glasgow Senior Citizen’s scheduled for Friday, March 27 has been postponed. For more information call Jackie, 524-3364. The... Full story

 

Valley County Courthouse Closed To Public

As of March 23, public access to the Valley County Courthouse will be limited to reduce the potential spread of the Covid-19 virus to our essential services employees and to the public. Members of the public who need to access services in the... Full story

 

Glasgow City-County Library Closed To Public

To limit exposure during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Glasgow City-County Library is closing the inside to the public. We are offering a curbside pick-up program starting March 23. Curbside pick-up will be available between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.., Monday... Full story

 

Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Still Available

As we all continue to navigate COVID-19 together, please know Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center’s doors are open and we are here to provide service to the residents of eastern Montana. Mental health and substance abuse services are... Full story

 

FPFAC Chinese Auction Ticket Refund Available

The Chinese Auction will be rescheduled for a later date. For those who purchased tickets for the auction and want a refund, please bring your ticket into the office located in the Sean Heavey Gallery, 529 2nd Ave. S, Glasgow, between the hours of... Full story

 

Valley Vet Remains Open

To Our Valued Clients: As news of the coronavirus in our community continues to develop, we are monitoring the situation very closely. At this time, our clinic remains open and is operating under normal business hours. We are taking a lot of extra... Full story

 

David Henry Schoonen

David Henry Schoonen, 93, died peacefully at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, Idaho Falls, Idaho, on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, surrounded by his wife, Helen, and family. Military Honors will... Full story

 

Thomas 'Tommy' Edward Oderman

Thomas "Tommy" Edward Oderman passed away at the age of 76 on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. He passed away peacefully at Missouri River Manor in Great Falls, Mont., where he had resided for the past 14... Full story

 

Franklin 'Frank' Buril Powell

Franklin "Frank" Buril Powell passed away in the early morning hours on Sunday, March 22, 2020, at Valley View Home in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Frank was born... Full story

 

Evelyn V. Kemp

Evelyn V. Kemp, 89, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020, in Glasgow, Mont. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Bell Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be left for the family at bellmortu... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 25, 2020 

Jail To Maintain Current Inmates

The Valley County Detention Center will not release any current inmates, according to Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer. The decision comes from Justice of the Peace Christina Hillman and follows a Montana Supreme Court guidance signed by Chief... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 25, 2020 

State Programs For COVID Relief

The State of Montana has taken measure to provide relief to Montanans that are financially affected by the COVID-19 emergency. Specifically, the state has facilitated small business loans, streamlined unemployment benefits, opened up Federal... Full story

 
 By DPHHS    News    March 25, 2020 

Scams Related To COVID-19: Protect Yourself From More Than The Virus

Social Security Scams Scam: Caller claims to be from Social Security and says that the outbreak has forced a reorganization of their records. They want to confirm your personally identifiable information, like your Social Security number. Social... Full story

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    March 25, 2020 

Snow, Seeds And Social Distancing

Living well beyond the Middle of Nowhere has some advantages over living in town, especially these days. Keeping your distance socially is much easier when your nearest neighbor is almost a mile...

 

A Salute To Agriculture

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