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 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 20, 2020

How Now, Beef Cow?

How now, indeed. Ranchers are feeling the effects of the closures and reduced capacity of meatpacking plants. The bottleneck occurring is forcing feedlots and ranchers to hold on to cattle at a time...

 

Glasgow Teachers and Classifieds Staff Receive Raise Due To Community Support

The Glasgow School Board had a busy week of meetings last week following the support of the Glasgow community voting in favor of the general fund levy on May 5, after voters had denied the request the past five years. Due to the support, teachers,...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 20, 2020

Defending His Seat

“I don’t like going around asking for free publicity,” explained Casey Knudsen, speaking to the Courier about why it had taken so long to do the interview. “It’s hard right now to go around asking for money from people and asking for free...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 20, 2020

Soap Giveaway Cleaned Out Quickly

Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson teamed up with the Montana Aviation Research Company and TC Energy to fund an essential item giveaway on May 14. The event stuffed 400 plastic totes with items like...

 

Two New Members Join Glasgow School Board

The Glasgow School Board met on May 13 for their regular meeting after spending time the previous two evenings presenting proposals and negotiating wages for teachers, classified staff and classified supervisors. This meeting allowed the ability for...

 

Renewing the Additional Levy For the Glasgow City-County Library

Dear Readers (pun intended)- I am writing to request your support in the renewal of the "Additional Levy for the Glasgow City-County Library" in this year's June 2 mail-in election. As an avid reader...

 

The Republican Primary

Dear Editor, The study of history allows us the luxury of 20-20 hindsight. Looking back, we can see the little events that led up to the big moments, and we can wonder "how could they not have seen...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    May 20, 2020

Reflecting On Prom

Do you remember the days when parents were allowed to attend the Jr./Sr. Proms? Maybe this was only at small schools, however, I remember when some parents actually came and took part in prom. Times changed and parents were allowed a seating section...

 

Stone The Right Republican For HD 33

PAID POLITICAL CONTENT Dear Editor, I became a registered nurse in 1964. When the opportunity presented itself to bring a nurse's perspective to the Montana House of Representatives, I brought my pass... Full story

 

Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

Summer hours for the Pioneer Museum through August are Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Senior Citizen Center will continue Meals on Wheels. Grab n’ go meals are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for those age 60 plus with a $5.50... Full story

 

Glasgow Memorial Day Weekend Schedule

Memorial Day will look a lot different this year, due to COVID-19. After checking National, State and County health guidelines, the Glasgow Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion memorial program has to be canceled, however we will still be... Full story

 

Opheim Memorial Day Commemoration Canceled

The Opheim American Legion would like to advise the community that the annual Memorial Day commemoration will not be held this year on May 25. Based on the current governmental standards regarding gatherings and meetings in this time of the COVID-19... Full story

 

Glasgow Rec. Department Summer Programs Moving Forward

The Glasgow Recreation Department is moving forward with summer programs. Registration will begin on Monday, June 1, at 7 a.m. in the Civic Center gymnasium. Swim lessions will be $20 per session and class prices are $15 per class. Classes may be... Full story

 

Donna Jane Billingsley

Donna Jane (Combs) Billingsley, 95, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at the Liggert Cottage on St. John's Campus in Billings, Mont., of natural causes. Memorial services will be Saturday, May... Full story

 

Allan Dale Murch

Allan Dale Murch passed in peace Tuesday, May 12, 2020, surrounded by his cherished companion, daughter, and son at the age of 72. Al chose to have no funeral services. His family will spread his ashe... Full story

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    May 20, 2020

Seeding, Farming Cooking

We’re almost finished seeding the wheat crop. I hope that’s finished by the time we get our mailed copy of the Courier. We’ve been watching the forecast, and so we decided to work on Sunday (a rarity for us). That’s thrown me off schedule,... Full story

 

Legion Baseball is Back - Again, Maybe

The game of cautiously optimistic wait-and-see continues for the Glasgow Reds this year. But hope is winning out. “As long as we get to Phase 2, we will have a season,” said Board President Mike Pehlke. Recent reporting said that American Legion...

 

All-Sports Banquet Honors Scottie Athletes

The Scottie All-Sports Banquet looked a little different this year. Normally held at St. Raphael's gymnasium with hundreds in attendance, a meal provided by the Scottie Booster Club and a keynote spea...

 

Congratulations Valley County Graduates!

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