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Free Tree Day Meets Goal in an Hour

Former county commissioner Dave Pippin told the Courier that organizers of the 10th Annual Free Tree Day donated over 1,100 trees to area residents in under an hour on May 11. Pippin said that Shelly Mills, Ron Canen, Bob Steele, Jolene Cotton and... Full story


Quist Set to Visit Glasgow

Democrat Rob Quist will be in Glasgow from 4-5 p.m. at the Loaded Toad coffee shop on Thursday, May 18. The candidate for Montana's at-large congressional district seat will meet with voters and supporters at the cafe and the neighboring Sean R.... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    May 17, 2017

County Brief:

Last week during their weekly Discussion and Decision Meeting, the Valley County Commissioners had quite a few things on their agenda. The first item of the meeting concerned county employees purchasing tax liens. During the discussion, Commissioner... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 17, 2017

Wicks Takes Questions on Land Use, Negative Ads

When we reached Mark Wicks by phone, he took a break at his Inverness cattle ranch. “I like to try to get a little work done,” he joked, adding, “I need to check my cows and make sure they’re where I left them.” From there, we started in on... Full story


Vets Gather to Fish Fort Peck

Montana Warriors On The Water (MWOTW) will be hosting a fishing trip on Fort Peck Lake from July 10-15. Fifteen former and current service people from across the country will be guests of this trip... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    May 17, 2017

Several Bike Safety Workshops Offered in Glasgow

With summer nearing and the temperatures rising, people of all ages are again beginning to ride their bicycles. While biking is a healthy mode of transportation, it still poses potential hazards and risks that can be minimized through helmets, being... Full story


Are We Trusting or Naive?

It was especially interesting to watch the way Trump mouthpieces like Spicer, Conway and that new woman, I forgot already, contemptuously handle the questions being asked by the press. It has been so especially irritating that even Anderson Cooper,...

 By Michael Burns    Opinion    May 17, 2017

Tuesday Night Massacre

On Tuesday, the 9th of May, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey, was dismissed without warning by President Trump. The coined phrase, “you’re fired” is back. Forty-three years ago on an October night, the then...

 By Tess Fahlgren    Opinion    May 17, 2017

Quist on the Issues: Healthcare

The House voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act on May 4, and began the process of implementing the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Republicans had tried to get a similar bill passed earlier this year, but the language of the bill split the party...

 By Greg Gianforte    Opinion    May 17, 2017

Gianforte's Campaign Promises

The direction of our country will be decided in the coming months and I’m committed to making sure Montana’s voice is heard in Washington. I’m running to be Montana’s next Congressman because Montanans deserve a champion who will stand...

 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    May 17, 2017

Negative Ads, Mother's Day, A Bit of Advice

It’s a bits and pieces week again. I hope all the mothers in our area had a really nice Mother’s Day. I was fotunate to have three of my children with me, five of my grandchildren, and to receive a phone call from my fourth child. Besides my...


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – MAY 17 1-4 p.m. - Veteran Service Officers will visit Glasgow at the Glasgow VA Clinic 5:30 p.m. - Valley County Democrats’ County Convention in the Community Room at the Valley County Courthouse. More info, 263-1940. 6-8 p.m. -... Full story


Gerhardt George Sauskojus

Gerhardt George Sauskojus, 88, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Billings, Mont. A memorial service is planned for Tuesday, May 30, at 10 a.m., at the Lustre Evangelical Mennonite Br... Full story


Richard Austin

Richard Austin rode off into the sunset on May 8, 2017. He was born on December 6, 1931 in Glasgow Montana. He was delivered at home by his Aunt Alice, and joined brother, John to complete Cloris... Full story


Mary Ann Clem

On the evening of Thursday, May 11, 2017, Mary Ann (Yassen) Clem, 76, passed into glory at the home of her dear friends, Cliff and Dianna Isakson, in Glasgow, Mont., from renal failure. A memorial ser... Full story


Marlene Olson

On Friday, May 5, 2017, Marlene Rose (Barnes) Olson departed her earthly life with family by her side. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 2, at Our Lady of the Valley... Full story


Timothy Michael Young

Timothy Michael Young, age 33, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017. An open visitation will be held on Thursday, May 18, from 8 a.m., to 12 noon at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow. Services will also be Thursday, May 18, at 2 p.m. at the... Full story


Ernest Leo Kummerfeldt

Ernest Leo Kummerfeldt, 95, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Mesa, Ariz. Per his request, he was cremated and there were no services held. He was born to William and Ossie Kummerfeldt on April... Full story


Norma McNulty

Norma (Seely) McNulty, 88, of West Chester, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, after suffering several years from Alzheimer's disease. A memorial service will be held at the Nazarene Chur... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 17, 2017

Scotties Sweep District Meet

The Scottie track teams traveled to Wolf Point for the District 2B Meet on May 13. As expected, the Scotties swept the meet with boys and girls team titles. Glasgow athletes winning individual titles... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 17, 2017

Scobey Sweeps District 3C Meet

The 2017 District 3C track meet was held May 13 in conjunction with the District 2B meet. Although there was no touching the Scobey teams, Valley County was well represented by area athletes. The Nash... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 17, 2017

Reds Open with Mother's Day Double Header

The Glasgow Reds opened their season with two games against the Miles City Mavericks on Mother's Day, May 14. Miles City 9, Glasgow 3 M. City 1 0 6 1 0 1 0 - 9 Glasgow 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 -3 In their first... Full story


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