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  • Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team Is On For The Season

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    The summer swim season will look different for the Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team this year. With the news that the Glasgow Swimming Pool will not reopen and calls for bids are currently out to build a new pool the Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team had to be creative with how they will compete this year. Due to the hard work and dedication of the Swim Team board, comprised of Michelle Huntsman, Ashley Markle, Whitney Tatafu, Katie Knierim and Susan Murr, as well as the cooperation of other entities, the swim season will still continue, even without a...

  • Hinsdale High School Class Of 2023 Valedictorian And Salutatorian Announced

    For the Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    Hinsdale High School is proud to announce the Class of 2023 Valedictorian Cienna Mae Strommen, daughter of Justin and Amber Strommen. Salutatorians Ashton Marie Smith, daughter of Kent and Sheena Hubbard, and Mattea Mae McColly, daughter of Mike and Heidi McColly. These students have earned top honors for the class of 2023. They will address their fellow graduates and guests on Sunday, May 21, 2023, at the Hinsdale High School at 2 p.m....

  • Fourth Annual Lucky Knuckle Brew Run Gives Back

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    After weather delayed the first event that was originally scheduled for March, Mother Nature provided a wonderful day for the fourth annual Lucky Knuckle Brew Run on April 23. A total of 41 participants came out for the beautiful, but windy day to weave through dowtown Glasgow. Jacob Zanker placed first with a time of 18:20.9 and Glasgow Scottie Tanae Baker achieved second place with a time of 19:57.9. This year's event was different as half of each entry fee was donated to the Scottie Field...

  • Raised In Frazer, Serving Glasgow – GPD's Newest Officer Sworn In

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    A new Glasgow Police Department officer was sworn in during the regular meeting session of the Glasgow City Council on March 20 by Mayor Rod Karst. Wyatt Miller, who grew up in Frazer and graduated from Wolf Point in 2019, started serving the community at the beginning of April. He will complete 12 to 18 weeks of on-the-job field training with the goal of attending the Police Academy for three months after the completion of the training. Though Miller admits he does not have any formal education...

  • Fire Departments Respond To Blaze In Glasgow

    For the Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    The Glasgow Fire Department and Valley County Long Run Fire Department received a call at 1 a.m. on April 18 about a vacant building on fire on Glasgow’s south side. According to Glasgow Fire Chief, Brandon Brunelle the vacant building was fully engulfed in flames when the departments arrived at the location. The vacant building was located west of Markle’s Warehouse Furniture and Appliance in Glasgow. Three fire engines and a command vehicle responded to the fire along with FMDH Ambulance, Glasgow Police Department and Valley County She...

  • Glasgow School District Mill Levy

    Apr 26, 2023

    Dear Glasgow School District Community Member, School funding formulas are complex and confusing. To simplify things, our district receives direct state aid payment equivalent to about 44 percent of our general funds. According to the Montana OPI document "Understanding Montana School Finance and School District Budgets," the general fund is defined as the fund used to account for the financing of a district's operation and maintenance costs not accounted for in another fund. Some examples of th...

  • Recycling

    Gwen Cornwell, For the Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    Recycling products has been on our Country’s agenda for some years now but does anyone remember when recycling of some items were specifically prohibited? I just ran into an old bottle (yes, I will admit that it appears to be a vintage “Spirits” bottle). Molded into the glass is a warning stating that FEDERAL LAW FORBIDS SALE OR REUSE OF THIS BOTTLE. How our world does change. Do you think this might have been during Prohibition days?...

  • Preparations Are Underway For Fort Peck Summer Theatre 2023 Season

    For the Courier

    The 2023 Fort Peck Summer Theatre company, featuring many familiar faces, is anxiously preparing to return to NE Montana and dive into the sensational roster of shows for the company’s 54th season. Artistic Director Andy Meyers returns for his 13th summer, and is looking forward to the diverse show line up for the 54th season. All 5 main stage titles are making their FPST debut! The annual Performing Arts Camp and Theatre for Young Audience tour also return, offering to opportunities for artists and audiences of all ages. Hank Williams: Lost H...

  • Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate?

    MSU Extension Roubie Younkin, For the Courier

    “Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate,” a program about transferring non-titled personal property, will be presented virtually in a two-session program on Monday, May 8, and Monday, May 15, beginning at 7 p.m. The program is sponsored by Montana State University using curriculum created by University of Minnesota Extension. Passing on personal possessions is a process that occurs for almost every person in every kind of family and Roubie Younkin, Montana State University Extension, will walk people through that process during this virtual class...

  • ServSafe Class Offered By MSU Extension Valley County

    For the Courier

    Foodservice professionals make a commitment to food safety every day as they prepare and serve foods to the public. ServSafe training is offered to help them to understand all of the food safety risks faced by their operation. Being aware of these risks helps managers make decisions in their operations to keep their staff and customers safe. ServSafe training is the most effective means of ensuring that each person in charge has this necessary knowledge and certification. The eight-hour Food Managers course is designed for anyone who is prepari...

  • Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

    Apr 26, 2023

    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 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. 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. Events are also listed below. P... Full story

  • Robert 'Bob' James Golimowski

    Apr 26, 2023

    Robert "Bob" James Golimowski, age 77, passed away Monday, April 17, 2023, at his home in Glasgow, Mont. Bob was born Dec. 26, 1945, in Buffalo, N.Y. He attended Catholic Grammar School where he quickly became friends with the nuns and their rulers. He then graduated from Emerson Vocational High School in 1965. Bob entered the Air Force in February 1966 where he was assigned to Sheppard AFB, Texas for training in Jet Aircraft Mechanics. He graduated in June 1966 as a jet mechanic and reported to... Full story

  • Duane Johnson

    Apr 26, 2023

    Beloved father, grandpa, brother, uncle, and friend Duane W Johnson, 87, of Lambert, Mont., passed away peacefully Sunday, April 8, 2023, at the St Vincent Hospital in Billings, Mont. Interment has taken place. Visitation will be Thursday, May 11, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Fulkerson Stevenson Memorial Chapel, Sidney, Mont. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, May 12, at 2 p.m., at the Lonsdale United Methodist Church in Sidney, with Pastor Sione Fungalei officiating. A... Full story

  • Clarence Alfred Hames

    Apr 26, 2023

    Clarence Alfred Hames went to meet his maker Wednesday, April 12, 2023. He went in his sleep with loved ones with him. Funeral is to be announced at a further date and will be held in Scobey, Mont. Clarence was born April 2, 1945, in Scobey to William and Mae Hames. He was raised and graduated in 1963, Peerless, Mont. Clarence went to Havre and Wahpeton, N.D., schools. After that Clarence then enlisted in the Navy, where he received his basic training at the United States training center. Upon g... Full story

  • Barbara Louise Dorr

    Apr 26, 2023

    Barbara Louise (Hynum) Dorr, wife of Lee Ross Dorr, Sr. (Glasgow High School '57), passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2023. She was born Feb. 22, 1942, in Pattison, Miss., to Benjamin Pierce Hynum and Thelma Eloise Fife Hynum. Barbara had a big personality and never met a stranger. Everyone who knew her loved her (and EVERYONE knew her). No one loved her more than her Montana man who captured her heart while passing through on his way to Florida. Barbara and Lee raised three beautiful children and... Full story

  • Jon 'Jack' Richard Hill Services

    Apr 26, 2023

    There will be a memorial service for Jon “Jack” Richard Hill, formerly of Nashua, Mont., at Zion Lutheran Church in Roundup, Mont., Saturday, April 29, 11 a.m. Reception will follow at the Musselshell County Commons. A graveside service will be at the Nashua Cemetery Saturday, June 3, at 2 p.m.... Full story

  • Wilmer 'Willie' F. Zeller Services

    Apr 26, 2023

    Wilmer "Willie" F. Zeller, age 76, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away unexpectedly at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, in Glasgow, on Sunday, April 23, 2023. A rosary will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, at St. Raphael's Catholic Church, Glasgow. A mass and inurnment with military honors will take place at a later date. A full obituary will be printed in the May 3, 2023, issue of the Glasgow Courier....

  • MSGA And Glasgow Stockyards Rollover Auction Raises Over $20,000 to Support BLM Litigation

    For the Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    On April 20, the Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA) hosted a rollover auction at Glasgow Stockyards to raise funds for its appeal of Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) decision regarding American Prairie’s grazing allotments. The auction was supported by 34 donors and raised $20,100, the highest amount raised for the fund to date. Each rollover auction will raise funds for the MSGA Advocacy Fund, which allows for a collective voice for cattle ranchers advocating for change and accountability at the state and federal levels. This fund is...

  • Glasgow Stockyards Market Report

    For the Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    The market report for the Glasgow Stockyards as of April 20, show 340 cattle sold. Utility and commercial cows brought in $95 to $105.50; canner and cutter cows $83 to $95; young feeding/turnout cows $111 to $178.50; and bulls $106 to $113.50. Bangs vaccinated heifer calves brought in $1,410 to $1,550 per head. Big Dry Angus Ranch, of Jordan, Mont., hosted by Brent and Jack McRae families held their 35th Annual Angus Production Auction. A total of 75 Angus bulls were sold at an average cost of $6,287. The top bull sold for $13,750 and the top...

  • Zoo Montana Visits Irle School

    Apr 26, 2023

    Irle School students had a special presentation on April 20 when three animal ambassadors from ZooMontana, based out of Billings, came to visit along with two zoo staff members. The students were able to see up close a snake, a cockroach, which was named Emma by the first group of students, and a turtle. While the animal was passed around the group of students, zoo staff Fernanda Mora and Brooke Tucker provided information on the ambassadors. When asked which animal was their favorite, Mrs....

  • Can You Benefit From A 529 Plan?

    Financial Advisor Arron Franzen, For the Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    Another school year is coming to a close. And if you have young children, they’re now a year closer to heading off to college or some other type of post-secondary education or training. So, if you haven’t already done so, you may want to start preparing for these costs. And they can be considerable. During the 2022-23 school year, the average estimated annual cost (tuition, fees, room and board, books, supplies, transportation and other personal expenses) was nearly $28,000 for public four-year in-state schools and more than $57,000 for pri...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, April 24, 2013 The Valley County jail is temporarily housing prisoners from Roosevelt County, while their jail is being retrofitted, painted, fixed and cleaned. According to Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier, the extra prisoners put the jail near the top of its capacity. Laurel Anne Wageman, chosen Glasgow High School's homecoming queen last fall has been named a finalist for the 33rd annual Montana Homecoming Queen selection to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah. A fake...

  • Imprisoned Again

    Mary Honrud, For the Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    I feel like we're trapped in a Groundhog's Day movie scenario: the last couple of Wednesdays and Thursdays have dumped another six inches of never-ending winter on us. A couple of weeks ago we had two nice days in a row. I'd thought we were Free At Last, but I was wrong. So wrong. Because of the new, heavy, wet snow, I haven't yet returned the freshly cleaned bird feeders to their stations. But not to fear, the ones I left outside were filled and are being constantly visited by the little...

  • Girl Scouts Enjoy Earth Day At Fort Peck

    Patti Scanlan, For the Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    Girl Scout Troop 2077 (and one scout from Glasgow Troop 2280) spent a fantastic day outside for Earth Day. With the help of Ranger Lak Kloker, the girls spent the day checking on bird boxes around the Downstream Campground. We walked around the walking trail and the Winter Harbor area, checking to be sure the boxes were cleaned out and available for use for spring birds to come make a home. Kloker gave the girls some basic instruction on using power tools, and they were able to remove damaged...

  • Scottie Softball Battle Against Top Teams

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 26, 2023

    After being confirmed early last week that the Glasgow Scotties softball team will travel to play the Quad at Colstrip, as it has been all season, the universe had other plans for the team. On Friday, it was announced the team would travel to Huntley Project to play games on Saturday only, against Stillwater (Columbus) and Huntley Project. Though the team lost both games, interim Head Coach Rob Martin was proud of how the girls performed during both games. "We will be hitting the field tonight...

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