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Gianforte Talks China Trade

Montana's sole U.S. Representative, Greg Gianforte (R), spoke to the Courier about his recent trip to China as part of the first Congressional delegation of 2019. Gianforte said he was one of only...

 

Tester On Valley County Issues

From his office in Washington, D.C., Senator Jon Tester took time to speak to the Courier in a phone interview on April 2 about national and local issues. including trade and tariffs; the Keystone XL...

 

Municipal Seats Opening This Year:

Glasgow, Fort Peck, Nashua and Opheim are all scheduled to have municipal elections this upcoming election season and starting April 18, members of those towns can file to be placed on the ballot to...

 

Celebrating National Library Week

The Glasgow City-County Library celebrated National Library Week April 8 through 12 by having a library-themed weekly story time on April 11. Books about a variety of characters experiencing the...

 

City Council Meets

The City of Glasgow came one step closer to ending a months-long search to find and hire a criminal-focused city attorney. At their regular meeting on Monday, April 15, the council approved a conditional offer to negotiate with Anna Rose Sullivan,...

 

MT Reps. Push To Protect Indigenous Women

The House of Representatives, in a vote of 263-158, passed an extension of the Violence Against Women Act on April 4, providing protections for survivors of domestic violence. Provisions in the Act center around the crisis surrounding missing and...

 
 By Brad Persinger    News    April 17, 2019

Glasgow High School Succeeds At Music Festival

The Glasgow High School band and choir students participated in the District 12 Music Festival in Malta on April 12 and 13. Entries with superior ratings include: Honors Choir, Concert Band, Chamber...

 

Legislature Missed Chance to Improve Access

Dear Editor, Polls consistently show that Montanans support public lands and access to them. And yet, the 2019 Montana Legislature consistently opposed bills that improve access and supported bills...

 

An Open Letter to Montana Legislators and Gov. Bullock:

Dear Editor, As former and current Montana Public Service Commissioners, we represented Montanans across this great state in balancing the needs of utilities with the needs of consumers. We took our o...

 

Childhood Game Expressions

Do you remember the days of childhood games? I was thinking of some of the expressions we used “back then” and wonder just where they derived from. Did ‘Oly-oly-oxen-free’ make perfect sense, and what did it mean, or for that matter when did...

 

Bill Wrap-Up Includes COOL, Economic Programs

The focus in Helena is turning away from committee hearings on new bills to amending, fine tuning and passing what legislation remains in volley. Farm Bureau didn’t testify on any new pieces of legislation this week; rather we focused on...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. The museum will be starting their new summer hours from May to August, Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For further information or special arrangements... Full story

 

Valley County Clean Sweep is Near: Get Involved

Two Rivers Economic Growth encourages all members of Valley County to get involved by cleaning up our communities. Join Valley County ‘Clean Sweep’ on Monday, April 22, as individuals, businesses, groups and organizations come together to make... Full story

 

Celebrate Garrett Lloyd Receiving Eagle Award

The public is invited to celebrate Garrett Lloyd receiving his Eagle Award at the Boy Scout Troop 861 Eagle Court of Honor. The celebration will be held on Sunday, April 28, 1 p.m., at the Boy Scout Park near Park Grove. Boy Scout Troop 861 has been... Full story

 

Kiwanis Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Kiwanis Club’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by Reynold’s Market and FMDH, is on Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m. sharp at Hoyt Park, by the swimming pool in Glasgow. The hunt will be split between three age groups, one through three; four... Full story

 

James "Jim" Farstad

James "Jim" Farstad, 95, passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at Hi-Line Retirement Center, in Malta, Mont. Memorial services will be Saturday, April 20, at Malta Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. Jim was... Full story

 

Marion Warren

Marion Warren, of Nashua, Mont., passed away at Valley View Home, in Glasgow, Mont., on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at the age of 97. Services will be held 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the Bell... Full story

 

Dale Roger Enebo Services

Dale Rodger Enebo passed away Monday, April 15. Services will take place Saturday, April 20, 2 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church, in Glasgow, Mont. A full obituary will be in next week's (April 24) issue of the Glasgow Courier.... Full story

 

Challenged Again

While I have managed to get the downed tree branches and twigs picked up off my lawn, I haven’t yet ordered any garden seeds. I’m sure the constant winds we’re getting will have me gathering more twigs and limbs before I have to think about...

 

Scottie Softballers Playing with Guts

The Lady Scotties took on the Fergus Lady Eagles at Jeff Jurgens Field on April 9. Glasgow played a tight game through the third inning when the score was 9-8 in favor of Lewistown. The Lady Eagles...

 

Qualifier Produces Several Personal Bests, Notable Performances

The Scottie Qualifier was held at Scottie Field on April 13. While it competed for participants with a few other meets scheduled for the same day, it still drew some good competition, including a team...

 
 By Andrew McKean    Sports    April 17, 2019

GMS Track and Field Nearing Half-Way Point of Season,

The Glasgow Middle School track program is nearing the half-way point of its short season and is hosting its invitational meet this Thursday, April 18, at the Glasgow High School track. Field events...

 
 By George Kulczyk    News    April 17, 2019

School Board Meeting

The Glasgow School Board met in regular session on April 10. All of the trustees were in attendance as well as school administrative staff. The meeting began with the student representative report given by Merlin McKean, who noted that the popular...

 

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