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  • Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt An Egg-cellent Time

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    After weather unexpectedly delayed the annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt on Easter weekend, that did not deter volunteers from still putting it on for the community, just a delayed a week. On April 6, the community and families of all ages came out to Bundy Park to continue the celebration of Easter. According to event organizers, approximately 4,000 plastic eggs were filled with candy with Bundy Park divided into three sections to more fairness and space between the different age groups that...

  • Hinsdale FFA Participate In State Floriculture

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    The Hinsdale FFA students traveled to Billings last week to attend the 94th annual FFA State Convention, April 3 through 6, where they participated in the Floriculture Career Development Event (CDE). The event requires students to identify plants, judge flower arrangements and solve problems. Participants also demonstrate skills in flower arranging, propagation and the preparation of floral and foliage products for sale. The Hinsdale FFA team participated in a variety of different challenges,...

  • Cub Scouts Pack 898 Puts Their Ingenuity To The Test

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    Cub Scouts 898 held their annual Pinewood Derby at St. Raphael Parish gymnasium on April 5 where a total of 16 entries competed again each other with a computer program randomizing the order of races and lanes. The only stipulation of the derby was that each car had to weigh no more than five ounces. After spending time building their unique creations before the derby, each car was put to the test to see which one would outlast them all. In the end, Bridger Guenther's Ecto-1 proved to be the...

  • Gianforte's Next-Door Neighbor Slammed With A 70% Tax Hike

    Apr 10, 2024

    PAID POLITICAL CONTENT Governor Greg Gianforte’s next-door neighbor in Bozeman is considering selling the family home she grew up in, after the governor slammed her with a nearly $5,000 property tax increase in 2023. “I checked online right when [the bill] came out and went, ‘holy crap—there it is!’” Deborah Newville, a Montana resident, says in an emotional video released by candidate for governor Ryan Busse. Newville recently moved back into her modest family home in Bozeman, directly across Manley Road from one of Gianforte’s homes. Public...

  • Competent and Effective Leadership Matters

    Apr 10, 2024

    PAID POLITICAL CONTENT Dear Montanans, This is a hopeful time for so many of our students. The future is bright as graduation nears and families beam with pride, anticipating their child walking across that stage. As a legislator, a former classroom teacher and the mom of a high school student, though, I must admit I worry. Are we doing enough to make sure all our students have the opportunities they deserve? That is why I'm running to be your next State Superintendent of Schools. We've...

  • Glasgow Airport Usage Up For 2024

    For the Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    The number of passengers using the Glasgow Airport and Cape Air Airline has increased in 2024 compared to 2023 according to numbers from the Montana Department of Transportation. Through the month of February, 717 passengers used Cape Air to fly from Glasgow to Billings and from Billings to Glasgow. This compares to 690 for the same period in 2023. In 2023, 5614 passengers used Cape Air to fly from Glasgow to Billings and from Billings to Glasgow. Cape Air services several rural Montana airports under the Essential Air Service Program. For the...

  • Fish and Wildlife Commission To Meet Virtually April 17

    Montana FWP, For the Courier

    The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet virtually on Wednesday, April 17, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be streamed live on Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ website, https://fwp.mt.gov/aboutfwp/commission/april-2024-meeting, and YouTube, www.youtube.com/@MontanaFWP. The commission will take public comment on agenda items from registered commenters on Zoom. Those who want to make a comment on Zoom must register on the Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ website by noon on April 16. Written comment on most agenda items were accepted thr...

  • Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

    Apr 10, 2024

    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 is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nemont Manor has activities scheduled throughout the month for the entire community as well as the residents of Nemont Manor. If you would like a calendar, please contact 406-228-4306 or e-mail [email protected] and they will mail one to you. Visitors to the Fort Peck I... Full story

  • Spring Into Action: Give Blood With The Red Cross

    For the Courier

    During National Volunteer Month in April, the American Red Cross asks donors to help protect the blood supply by making and keeping blood donation appointments in the weeks ahead. Donors of all blood types – especially type O blood donors and those giving platelets – are needed now to keep the blood supply strong enough to support critical patient care this spring. The Red Cross depends on thousands of volunteer blood donors to collect about 12,000 blood donations every single day. With no substitute for blood and no way to manufacture it, vol...

  • Joseph 'Joe' Krusee

    Apr 10, 2024

    Joseph "Joe" Krusee, born Nov. 4, 1945, in Glasgow, Mont., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, at the age of 78, at his home in Palm Desert, Calif. Despite the pain he endured in the midst of his battle with pancreatic cancer his sarcasm and his infectious laugh never failed to make us, and his caregiving team, smile. Joe's life will be honored with a pontoon party on Ottertail Lake, Minn., on Saturday, June 8, 2024, and in a beach-side celebration of life in Del Mar, Calif., in December... Full story

  • Audrey L Prescott Services

    Apr 10, 2024

    Audrey L. (Doney) Prescott, 84, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Sunday, March 3, 2024, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, Glasgow. A rosary will be prayed at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 11, at St. Raphael’s, Glasgow. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 12, with burial following at Highland Cemetery, Glasgow.... Full story

  • Glasgow Stockyards Report

    For the Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    The market report for the Glasgow Stockyards on April 4 show 980 cattle sold. Utility and commercial cows brought in $115 to $137.50; canner and cutter cows $85 to $110; young feeding/turnout cows $150 to $240; and bulls $130 to $161. Consignors: Scobey 2135 Bull 161.00 Harlem 2225 Bull 147.00 Saco 1945 Bull 146.00 Glasgow 1798 Bulls 150.00 Malta 1713 Bulls149.00 Glasgow 643 BC 284.50 Richland 1312 Cows 137.50 Hinsdale 1312 Cows 137.00 Conrad 1770 Cow 129.50 Scobey 1498 Cows 134.00 Saco 1180 Cows 140.00 Malta 410 HC 322.00 Wolf Point 478 HC...

  • Governor Gianforte Proclaims Montana Soil Health Week

    For the Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    On April 1, Governor Gianforte held a roundtable discussion to recognize Soil Health Week in Montana and raise awareness about how healthy soils can increase crop yields, improve nutrition, and strengthen food security. “Montana Soil Health Week serves as an opportunity to highlight our farmers, ranchers, and all producers working toward better soil health stewardship,” Gov. Gianforte said. “By being good stewards, we are creating opportunities for the next generation and cultivating a future where Montana producers can continue to drive our e...

  • FWP Accepting Applications From Landowners For Block Management Program

    Montana FWP, For the Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is accepting applications from landowners who are interested in participating in the 2024 Block Management Program. Application deadline is June 1. Through the Block Management Program, landowners and FWP work together to help manage wildlife and public hunting activities on enrolled lands. Landowners and FWP enter into voluntary agreements that determine how hunting will be conducted on the landowner’s property. Items such as permission requirements, times when permission will be granted, hunting opportunities pr...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, April 9, 2014 An airport can be an economic hub for small communities, often bringing in extra business and employment. With that backdrop, the Glasgow airport saw a change in management at the end of last year along with the welcome of Cape Air. County Commissioner Dave Pippin explained that the airport is self-sustaining now, and that fuel sales are steady, with hopes of going up during the busier sum­mer months. He said that in the first 30 days the county took over... Full story

  • We've Been Sprung

    Mary Honrud, For the Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    Maybe my constant complaints about the weather have brought the results I've been wanting. And maybe Mother Nature is busy planning another blitz attack on us all after this week of warmth has sufficiently softened us up enough that it will be extra cruel when she hits us again with some misplaced winter. She does so enjoy dashing our hopes. We aren't the only beings that are now filled with dreams of summer. The robins have returned in force. There are flashes of red all through the yard....

  • What Should You Know About Long-Term Care?

    Edward Jones Financial Advisor CFP Arron Franzen, For the Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    We all hope to remain healthy and independent throughout our lives – but life can be unpredictable. If you were ever to need some type of long-term care, would you be financially prepared? Long-term care encompasses everything from the services of a home health aide to a stay in an assisted living facility to a long residence in a nursing home. You may never need any of these kinds of care, but the odds aren’t necessarily in your favor: Someone turning age 65 today has almost a 70 percent chance of needing some type of long-term care ser...

  • Spring Clean Up Week Starts April 15

    Apr 10, 2024

    ATTENTION GLASGOW RESIDENTS!!! Get ready, Glasgow! Spring is here, and so is Spring Clean Up Week! Thanks to the city's partnership with T&R Trucking, we're making it easier than ever for you to tidy up. Starting April 15 through April 23, dumpsters will be available in the parking lot on 7th Street North, near the bus barn. It's your chance to clear out clutter and embrace the season of renewal. Don't miss out – mark your calendars and let's clean up together!...

  • Scottie Boys and Girls Take Third at Fergus Invite

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    Both the Glasgow boys and girls track and field teams took third place at the Fergus Invite in Lewistown April 4 in their season start. The Scottie boys scored 43.5 points to place behind Laurel, 116, and Havre, 58 points. The Glasgow girls put up 63.33 points, finishing behind Havre, 124, and Laurel, 89. Boys Vaughn Miller won the javelin with a throw of 157-03, outdistancing 82 other competitors. Myles Yoakam set a personal record at 119-02 and finished in 20th place. Nick Solorzano finished in 27th with a distance of 112-06 and Noah Runner...

  • Scottie Softball Beats Glendive, Falls in Shepherd Triangle

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    The Scottie softball team earned their first win of the season April 2, downing Glendive 14-7 on the road. Glasgow dropped two road games April 5 at the Shepherd Triangle, falling 23-0 to Shepherd and 27-17 to Conrad. In Glendive, Macy Martin was first to cross home plate in the game, scoring on a Tatum Nyquist fielder’s choice. Glasgow shut out Glendive in the bottom of the inning before the hosts returned the favor in the top of the second. Glendive scored three times in the bottom to take a 3-1 lead into the third. Glasgow tied the game in t...

  • Frazer Track Starts Season in Lewistown

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    The Frazer track and field team started the 2024 season at the Fergus Invite in Lewistown April 4. Isabelle Even, Maci Fourstar-Sibley, Baily Beston, Mariah Beston, Aubrey Mail, Kalianna Blount and Lola Romero competed for the girls while Ty Fourstar, Gabe Beston, Christopher Fox, Travis Long, Cassius Smoker and Joseph Beston represented the boys for the Bearcubs. Girls Even led the girls in the 100 meters, taking 66th place out of 83 runners with a time of 15.75. Fourstar-Sibley was right behind her at 15.96 and 67th place. B. Beston ran a...

  • Montana High School Rodeo Association Road to the State Finals

    For the Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    For the Courier The Montana State High School Rodeo Association kicked off their spring rodeo season March 22-24, 2024, in Kalispell at the Majestic Valley Arena, home of the 2024 Farmers Union Insurance Montana State High School Rodeo Finals. Local students participated in the Miles City event on March 31. March 31 – Miles City #3 All-Around Cowboy - JP Cornwell, Glasgow Reserve All-Around Cowboy - Charlie Cornwell, Glasgow All-Around Cowgirl - Brooke Billingsley, Glasgow All-Around Cowgirl (tie) - Linden Schenk, Joliet & Mollie Mae Ruth, B...

  • AAU National Duals

    Glasgow Wrestling Club, For the Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    Another great weekend at AAU National Duals in Iowa is in the books! Good job to all eight of these Highlanders that put in the extra work and helped form Team Montana. Each of them battled tough competition in a big arena. GWC Results from AAU National Duals: Jack Morehouse 4-4 Aiden Aune 4-4 Hunter Pierce 2-6 Tyler King 4-4 **Copper All-American** William Kirkland 6-2 **Bronze All-American** Madison Lamb 5-3 **Copper All-American** Bailey Dooley 2-3 Chloe Lamb 0-7...

  • Ballin' In The Basin Tournament - Williston, N.D.

    Apr 10, 2024

  • Law Enforcement Report

    Apr 10, 2024

    For the week of March 25 through 30, there were 12 motor vehicle stops, three reports of loose dogs, and one report of a barking dog. Monday, March 25 1458 – A call was received regarding a female finding a plate on her desk. She does not know where it came from or why it was there. The plate was run and the registered owner was contacted. He was not sure what it would have come off of or where it could have been found. He is currently out of town b ut will pick it back up when he gets into town. Tuesday, March 26 0919 – A public assist cal...

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