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Irle Fifth-Graders Show Off Talent

Irle school fifth-graders put on quite the performance on May 30 throughout downtown Glasgow putting on a flash mob for business owners, audience members and those who just happened to be in the...


Keystone XL Back in Progress

After many months, many legal battles and many arguments from both sides, the Keystone XL pipeline project has been given the go-ahead to proceed due to a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on June 6. The three judge panel ordered a dismissal...

 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 12, 2019

Not From Around Here

When 220 "Birders" from across Montana flocked to Northeast Montana for the 20th Annual Montana Audubon Convention in Glasgow for a weekend of bird watching, education and camaraderie, few would have...

 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 12, 2019

Meticulous Records

It will be 90 years in February since H. O. Dohlen began collecting weather data at a station in Opheim. As the superintendent of schools in the frontier town he would measure precipitation,...


Greenbacks for Green Lawns

The Glasgow City Council has revived the Yard of the Week program, formerly run by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture, rewarding city residents whose yards brighten up the...


Peanut Butter Drive Brings Relief to Food Insecure Children

In partnership with Albertsons and Reynolds, Hi-Line Ford took part in the Ford Focus on Child Hunger national campaign from May 13 through May 31, asking community members to grab a jar of peanut...


Long-Time Courier Owner Passes Away

Joan Helland (r) passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, at Valley View Home, in Glasgow. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, at First Lutheran Church in Glasgow. A graveside service...


Elder Abuse Awareness Day – Let's Protect Montana's Aging Population

Dear Editor, We have to act together to stop abuse of older Montanans. June 15 is Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a perfect time to focus on how we can stop this all too common, unconscionable crime. This...


Dreams and Hopes

Textbooks have been closed, last tests taken, and new journeys have begun. For some, those journeys are a new path in life. Over the years, parents have done their best to raise their children to be responsible adults, holding themselves accountable...


Longest Dam Race This Saturday

Tired of the long spring and crappy weather? Think of getting into shape by taking a walk or run, enjoying the sounds and smells of the great outdoors with family and friends. Think about a day at Kiwanis Park at Fort Peck Lake, Mont. Think about... Full story


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Aug. 31. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through the end of... Full story


Tom Lund

Tom Lund, 91, born in Hinsdale, Mont., passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at St Patrick's Hospital in Missoula, Mont., from congestive heart failure with his family gathered around him providing him... Full story


Marguerite 'Mugs' Elizibeth Gamas

Marguerite"Mugs" Elizibeth (Hlad) Gamas, 96, returned to her heavenly home on the early morning of Saturday, June 8, 2019, from complications of dementia. Her devotion and firm belief in God... Full story


Lyle Earl Franzen

Lyle Earl Franzen, 64, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, surrounded by his loving family and friends at home in Glasgow, Mont. He was a good man, who will be missed by many. Lyle was born April... Full story


Raymond 'Kent' Simonis

Raymond "Kent" Simonis, born Aug. 19, 1958, to Ray and Borgny Simonis, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019. A burial and memorial service will be held in Glasgow, Mont., at a later date. He graduated... Full story


Wesley 'Wes' Lester Burg

Wes Burg, 87, Glasgow, Mont., passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Malta, Mont., of natural causes. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Thursday June 13, at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, Mont.... Full story


Doris Adams

Doris Jean (Kaufman) Vallard Adams, 74, of Moose Jaw, Sask., died Wednesday, June 5, 2019. A memorial service is scheduled for Friday, June 14, at 1 p.m. at the Parkview Funeral Home at 474 Hochelaga... Full story


William 'Bill' J. Castle

William "Bill" J. Castle, 65 of Sand Coulee, Mont., passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at a local hospital. Bill was born July 10, 1953, in Glasgow, Mont., the son of Archie and Sophie Castle. Bill... Full story


Jason M. Dahl

In the early morning hours of Friday, June 7, 2019, Jason slipped his earthly bonds to soar off on his next adventure! A memorial service will be held at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, Mont., on Friday, Ju... Full story


Borgny Snove Simonis

Borgny Snove (Pederson) Simonis, 90, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2019, in Billings, Mont. A burial and memorial service will be held in Glasgow, Mont. at a later date. She was born to Nels and... Full story


Duanne Stellflug Services

Duanne Stellflug, a longtime resident of Opheim, Mont., passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019. A memorial service will be at the Opheim Lutheran Church on Saturday, June 22, 5 p.m., with a burial ceremony directly after at the Opheim Cemetery. A... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 12, 2019

Death on the Water

Emmett T. Apel (56) was found dead in the water near the Pines Recreation Area in the early morning hours of June 4, according to Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer. The Sheriff stated that the Wisconsin man – who owned a cabin at the Pines – had...


GCCL To Blast Off For Summer Reading Program

The Glasgow City-County Library is soon ready to blast off into “A Universe of Stories.” We are counting down the days to explore our great universe with you through celebrations, senses and STEAM-based programs. On Tuesday, July 2, Montana PBS... Full story


Indian Taco Night

Ike Braaten and Wilson Overby will be hosting an Indian Taco night on Thursday, June 14, at the VFW Hall from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. They are working with Ruthie Moran to raise money for their trip to the National Student Council Convention in McDonald,... Full story


Community Dance at Valley County Senior Center

There will be a community dance at the Valley County Senior Citizen Center, 328 4th Ave S., on Friday, June 21, from 7 to 10 p.m. Live music will be provided by the Classics and refreshments will be available. A free will donation will be collected.... Full story


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