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  • Valley County Election Results

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    Valley County residents were able to make their voice heard during the Primary Election on June 4. Local races included the voting for two County Commissioners to move onto the Primary Election; Local Government Review for the County and the cities of Glasgow, Fort Peck and Nashua; State Senator District 15 and 16; State Representative District 28, 29, 31 and 32; District Court Judge District 17; and Republican Precinct Committeeman for Precinct 33. The total active voters in the county are 4,548 however there were only 2,501 total ballots...

  • Annual CARE Mental Health Awareness Walk

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    Valley CARE Coalition hosted their annual Mental Health Awareness Walk June 6. Community members and speakers gathered at the Valley Event Center along with law enforcement escorts to hear new perspectives on the need for awareness around and care for mental health. Taylor Hohlen of FMDH and the CARE Coalition welcomed participants with a reminder that any time is a good time to address and maintain mental health. She then turned the microphone over to Gracie Otten, Miss Glasgow Teen, who...

  • Local LE Requesting Assistance In Finding Suspects In Acts Of Vandalism

    For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    The Valley County Sheriff’s Office and Glasgow Police Department are requesting the assistance from the community on reporting suspicious behavior regarding vandalisms. The Glasgow Police Department has been investigating vandalism cases near the east side of Glasgow by the baseball field. There have been multiple fires causing property damage in the same area within the last month. They believe suspects are a group of juvenile males between the ages of 10 and 14 years old. As the investigations continue, the Valley County Sheriff’s Office and... Full story

  • Structure Fire At Shady Rest

    For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    Glasgow/Long Run Fire Department was paged to a structure fire at Shady Rest, in Glasgow, on June 5, at 12:53 p.m. Upon arrival, fire was observed on the exterior of the residence with smoke showing from the eaves. A trooper with Montana Highway Patrol was first on scene and immediately started using a fire extinguisher on the exterior of the residence. Fire crews then began fire suppression. There was moderate damage to the exterior of the home and minimal damage to the inside. There were 13 fire personnel on scene with Fire Command, Engine... Full story

  • Bagpipers At Pipers

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  • Tester Joins Republicans On Resolution To Overturn Biden Administration Nursing Home Staffing Mandate

    For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester has joined Republican colleagues in introducing a Congressional Review Act resolution to overturn the Biden Administration’s first-ever minimum staffing mandate for nursing homes that was finalized last month. A Congressional Review Act resolution, or CRA, is an oversight tool Congress may use to overturn final rules issued by federal agencies by a simple majority vote. “Too many folks in Washington don’t understand the challenges that long-term care facilities in rural areas face,” said Tester. “At a time when nursin...

  • State American Legion Convention In Glasgow

    For the Courier

    There will be a State American Legion Convention in Glasgow, Thursday, June 27, through Sunday, June 30. All American Legion, Sons of American Legion and Auxiliary are invited to attend. Registration is encouraged before hand as it will be $5 or more at the door. The Convention consists of meetings and meals. The meals will be in Glasgow and a barbecue in Kiwanis Park in Fort Peck. It will also include tours at the Veterans Memorial, the Interpretive Center, the Power Houses and the lake area. There will be horseshoes at the barbecue. The...

  • Feeding The Need

    Jun 12, 2024

    Throughout the month of May, Bank of Glasgow held their 2024 food drive. With a goal of collecting 1,000 pounds of food for the Valley Community Food Bank, the community came together to exceed that goal, by donating 1,048 pounds. As an incentive to donate, those who brought in donations were entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card. Dennis Garsjo, of Glasgow, was the lucky winner!...

  • Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Opens At FPST

    For the Courier

    An international hit, this modern entertaining and inspiring spectacle musical tells the age-old Biblical story of Joseph and his coat of many colors. As young dreamer Joseph rises from being outcast by his jealous brothers to becoming advisor to the Pharoah, a kaleidoscope of song and dance bursts onto this stage. The cast is led by Royce McIntosh as Joseph and Darci Monsos as Narrator. Local cast members include: Dan Hance as Jacob, Tommi Prewett as Gad and Tanner White as the Baker, along with MacKenzie Bigelbach, Bryten Clark, Henry Holte,... Full story

  • Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

    Jun 12, 2024

    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 Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open for the summer! Memorial Day through Labor Day, weekly Thursday through Monday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 406-526-3493 or follow us on Facebook for activities and events: @USACEFortPeck. Thursday, June 13 6 p.m. - VFW Post 3107 and Auxiliary will meet, with Auxiliary meeting starting at 6 p.m., and VFW m... Full story

  • Anna 'Anne' L. Huebert

    Jun 12, 2024

    Anna "Anne" L. Huebert, age 99 of Glendive, Mont., passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at the Glendive Medical Center Extended Care. Anna was born on March 7, 1925, in Lustre, Mont., to Jacob and Sara (Dick) Huebert and grew up on her parent's homestead in Lustre. She was the youngest of nine children. She received her early education in public school and Lustre Bible School. She enjoyed helping with outdoor work and was fond of animals, especially horses. Anna was an active member of the Beth... Full story

  • Lillian Marie Uphaus

    Jun 12, 2024

    Lillian Marie (Jenson) Uphaus passed away peacefully at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at the age of 82. A graveside service will be held at Highland Cemetery, Glasgow, Mont., at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. Lillian was born to Roy Merle Jenson and Francis "Lucille" Steinmetzer Jenson on March 16, 1942, in Glasgow. She married Gerald Lee Uphaus and had four children, Jacque Uphaus, Marsha (Clay) Warden, Pam Law and Jim (Stacy) Uphaus. The couple later divorced.... Full story

  • Bennie Hallock

    Jun 12, 2024

    Bennie Joe Hallock (Uncle Bennie), 85, of Glasgow, Mont., peacefully passed away at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital with family by his side on Saturday, June 1, 2024. A celebration of life will be held at the Cottonwood on Friday, June 14, at 3 p.m. Pastor Mark Pearson will speak. Bennie was born to Kenneth and Ethel (Bruch) Hallock in Opheim, Mont., on Aug. 25, 1938. He joined brothers Ralph and Earl along with their sister, Phyllis. Bennie was born and raised in Opheim. He was the fourth... Full story

  • Montana FSA Program Dates/Deadlines

    USDA In Montana, For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    USDA in Montana reminds agricultural producers of important Farm Service Agency (FSA) program dates. Contact your local service center to apply and with any questions. Visit online at and June 17, 2024: 2024 County Committee Election Nomination Period opens. June19, 2024: Office closure for Juneteenth federal holiday. June 28, 2024: Last day of CRP Grasslands signup July 15, 2024: The Acreage Reporting Date for Spring Alfalfa Seed, all other spring seeded crops, Perennial Forage, Hemp, CRP acres and Grazing acreage...

  • Glasgow Stockyards Report

    For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    The market report for the Glasgow Stockyards on June 6, show 669 cattle sold. Utility and commercial cows brought in $125 to $145.50; canner and cutter cows $95 to $125; young feeding/turnout cows $150 to $216; bulls $140 to $175 and young two-four year old cow calf pairs $3,000 to $3,700. Consignors were Larslan 2303 Bulls $173 ($3,984) Glasgow 1964 Bulls $175 Malta 1963 Bulls $169 Glasgow 1750 Cow $136.5 ($2,389) Opheim 1607 Cows $140.25 Wolf Point 1420 Cows $141.50 Wolf Point 1465 Cow $139 Whitewater 1454 Cows $139 Malta 1405 Cow $139.50...

  • Reclamation Awards $88 Million From Investing In America Agenda To St. Mary Diversion Dam Replacement Project

    For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    The Bureau of Reclamation has announced more than $88 million from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to the St. Mary Diversion Dam Replacement project. The project, funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, will bring reliable irrigation and municipal water from the St. Mary River to rural customers in Montana along the Milk River. The $88,321,400 project award to NW Construction, Inc. out of Bozeman, Mont., ensures the water users along the Milk River have a reliable water source while protecting Bull Trout through the E...

  • Financial Tips For Widows And Widowers

    Edward Jones Financial Advisor CFP Arron Franzen, For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    Losing a spouse is one of the most painful experiences anyone can have. Unfortunately, widows and widowers have to deal with more than just the emotional trauma — they also must consider a range of financial issues. If you’ve recently been widowed, what financial moves should you consider? For starters, don’t rush into any major decisions. If you’re still in the grieving process, you are unlikely to be in the best shape to make significant choices affecting your finances and your life. But once you feel ready to look at your situation objecti... Full story

  • Beaver Tracking Study Taking Place In Valley And Phillips County

    Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    Do you live in Valley or Phillips County and have beavers on your property? Curious about what they do when water sources start to dry out in the summer? Reach out to Colleen Piper, PhD student at University of Montana, to become part of cutting-edge, prairie beaver research. Beavers play an important role in the prairie environment, with their ability to dam and store water. Beavers rely heavily on water as an escape route from predators and depend on woody plants as a food source and building material. However, there is virtually no...

  • Lustre News

    Vivian Wall, For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    We are thankful for several nice rains to help the crops. One week we had 3" of rain. Beacon Bible Camp Clean up day was June 1. The Senior High Camp (incoming grades ninth through 12th graders) is being held June 9-14. The Junior High Camp (incoming grades seventh through ninth) is June 16-21 with Mr. Arlen Lundberg, chalk artist. Junior Camp (incoming grades fourth through sixth) is scheduled June 23-28. Each camp runs Sunday at 4 p.m. until Friday at 11 a.m. Their website is...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Preserving the local history and sharing it with future generations is a big job. The Valley County Pioneer Museum has taken on that task and they welcome visitors into the museum every third Sunday in June, in hopes to draw in new visitors. Memories remain of Baker's Jewelry when it was under the ownership of LaVern John "L.J." Baker. His children will be in town to present a new display specially built for the museum. "He wanted this in the museum; it was... Full story

  • Glasgow's See Earn Montana University System Honor Scholarships

    For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    The Montana University System has awarded the prestigious Montana University System Honor Scholarship Glasgow High School 2024 graduate Emily See. The MUS Honor Scholarship is a renewable scholarship offered by the Montana Board of Regents that waives undergraduate tuition for up to eight semesters at any campus of the Montana University System or Montana's Community Colleges. The scholarship's average value is $20,000. It is the most prestigious scholarship offered centrally by the Montana...

  • Lagerquist Graduates And Signs With University Of Utah

    For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    Glasgow's Kylie Lagerquist was part of Dakota College at Bottineau, in Bottineau, N.D., Commencement ceremony on May 10, where she achieved a degree in advertising and marketing. On April 10, she was also recognized for Academic Achievement for maintaining a 4.0 grade point average while playing college hockey. While furthering her education, Lagerquist has been playing hockey for the Dakota College Lumberjacks and will continue her career, as well as her education, at the University of Utah in...

  • Glasgow High School Honor Roll

    For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    Ninth Grade 4.0: Tayven Bietz, Paityn Britzman, Trevin Gibson, Eva Hlad, Rowen Kloker, Gina Page, Mylee Rasmusan, Karsyn Sillerud and Molly Whitmer 3.75-3.99: Mia Peterson and Mayzie Yoakam 3.33-3.74 Hannah Holinde, Jensina Tweten, Justis Justis Hirsch-Kreuser, Kinley Strommen, Pyper Brandt, Trey Graham, Cade Hudyma, Gage Larsen, Dylon Fisher-Murch, Halle Hunter and Haleigh Huntsman. 10th Grade 4.0: Gage Anderson, Emily Bell, Joely Chappell, Riley Clampitt, Brynn Donaldson, Warren Gamas, Josie Kemp, Tessa Miller, Cameron Nelson, Braxton...

  • Glasgow Middle School Quarter 4 Honor Roll

    For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    Those marked with an asterisk (*) achieved a 4.0 for Quarter 4 Sixth Grade Mali Allen* Blaire Billingsley* Clair Britzman* Ransome Butterfield Ava Budde* Beckett Doornek Carley Egleston Wade Fuhrman* Saunten Gamas* Ella Gilchrist Brynlie Harris* Tyrus Hartwell* Colt Hudyma Addison Hughes Quincy Iwen Olivia Jackson* Elise Kirkland Tenley Knight* Tate Loftsgaard Harry Murphy Rueby Nixdorf* Tucker Twitchell Adam Weber Riley Pattison Jacob Seekins Leshia Stutheit* Rivers Sugg Walker Sugg Finley Tatafu Garris Tolzien* Lillian Tuttle Hunter...

  • Irle Elementary School "A" Honor Roll

    For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    Second Grade: Kylah Aiken Paisley Beer- Corey Beil Rygan Gamas Isla Gilchrist Archer Henry Ava Radakovich Torrin Schaaf Carter “CJ” Sillerud Monica Stevenson Addie Stringer Oliver Turner Colton Wilcox Third Grade: Luke Abrahamson Noah Abrahamson Holly Bell MacKenzie Bigelbach Bridger Brooks Jaxon Budde Stella DeDobbeleer Sylas Egleston Makenna Engstrom Will Fuhrman Blake Grey Bear Porter Hopstad Buddy Jackson Eli Love Caden Murch Jack Murphy Casen Reiner (McDowall) TenLea Sundeen Gaia Swank Kila Tatafu Khayson Wiseman Fourth Grade: Kambryn Blo...

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