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Glasgow Weather Service Celebrates Diamond Anniversary

The National Weather Service in Glasgow celebrated their diamond anniversary on June 6. For 75 years, our local meteorologists have done our community a great service by providing each and every one...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 13, 2018

Clinic Hires New Psychologist

After a lengthy break in service, the Glasgow Clinic has finally hired a new psychologist to fill the much-needed role in northeast Montana. Dr. James Martin, Ph.D. moved to Glasgow in the recent...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 13, 2018

Valley View Amongst those Suing DPHHS Over Medicaid

The Montana Health Care Association Executive Director Rose Hughes confirmed to the Glasgow Courier that Valley View Nursing Home is among the more than a dozen care facilities across the state suing the Montana Department of Public Health and Human...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 13, 2018

Commissioner Results

With a dominating vote count that nearly doubled the runner-up total, Mary Armstrong became the apparent front runner in the race for the Valley County Commissioner Seat being vacated by Bruce Petersen this fall. Gilbert Mogan is currently set to tak...

 

School's Out Carnival Brings Families Together

Families and children alike were able to enjoy the nice weather on June 9, to celebrate the beginning of the summer with the Children's Museum of Northeast Montana Third Annual School's Out Carnival....

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 13, 2018

Author of 2003 Letter Found

The author of the 2003 letter found on the last day of school by Shalynn Pedersen at Glasgow Middle School has come forward. Lynsey Grobel, who today lives in Helena, contacted the Courier to claim au...

 

Unshelved: Sign Up for the GCCL Summer Reading Program

The library is a marvelous place with wonders between the covers of its books. I still remember the first time I went to the grade-school library with my class. I was fascinated by the many books just waiting for me to delve into them. There were...

 

Hopes For a Panelling Renaissance

Nothing conjures up images of dim rooms with orange, shag carpet and floral curtains quite like someone mentioning wood paneling. The cheap, easy-to-install wall surface was popular throughout the '50s, '60s, and '70s. Eventually becoming too...

 

Art is All Around Us

While in Arizona several years ago, I attended an art show. Some of the works were for sale. One small painting of pansies caught my eye every time I walked by it. Finally, I decided to purchase that painting and bring it home. It now hangs in my...

 

Abdication of Duties

The media missed one of the bigger stories behind the nomination and withdrawal of Dr. Ronny Jackson to lead the Veterans Administration. The story wasn’t the gossip from coworkers or his inexperience leading a large bureaucracy. It wasn’t even...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    June 13, 2018

Homemade Gifts

Remember days of the past when gifts from your female friends were most always homemade? I remember the fancy hankies that were tucked in your birthday card. Weddings found many gifts of hand-embroidered tea towels (dish towels) or pillow cases. I...

 

Proud to Call 'Middle of Nowhere' Home

Three years ago this week I moved to the middle of nowhere. Even before the Washington Post designation and the national attention, I always thought of Glasgow as being Middle of Nowhere, USA. What I didn’t know after moving here is that, I would c...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 13, 2018

Primary Results: Laird Beats Helland in Primary

In a race that came down to the final precinct reports, Judge Yvonne Laird beat out Glasgow Attorney Peter Helland in the primary for Montana District 17 Court Judge. Despite winning Valley County by a hefty 664 votes, Helland lost in Phillips...

 

Ella Schlabs

Ella (Erck) Schlabs, 92, left this world on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Valley View Home in Glasgow, Mont., due to complications from a stroke. Cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be... Full story

 

Services for Lloyd L. Lindvig

Lloyd L. Lindvig, 70, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital. Family will receive friends Friday, June 15, at Bell Mortuary from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral mass will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, June 16, at... Full story

 

William R. Grant Services

William R. Grant Services A graveside service for William R. “Bill” Grant, 80, of Portland, Ore., will be held on Saturday, June 16, at 10 a.m., at Highland Cemetery in Glasgow, Mont. Military honors will be rendered by U.S. Navy and VFW Post...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open for visitors Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For special appointments or events, call 406-228-8692. THURSDAY – JUNE 14 Red Bottom Celebration in Frazer. 9 – 11 a.m. - Social hour at the Nashua... Full story

 

Cabaret Brings 'Razzle Dazzle' to Fort Peck Summer Theatre

The classic story of Cabaret, featuring a host of iconic songs, continues Fort Peck Summer Theatre’s 49th season. Audiences can expect all the show-stopping musical numbers and ‘Razzle-Dazzle’ from the Oscar winning movie starring Liza...

 
 By Marc Kloker    Calendar    June 13, 2018

Free Fishing for Father's Day Weekend

Whether you’re tying on a salmon fly or threading a night crawler onto a hook, during Father’s Day weekend, everyone in Montana can fish for free. “Montana is home to some of the finest fishing anywhere in the world. It’ll be a great chance t...

 

Swim Team Kicks Off Season in Malta

The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team (GKST) sent 18 swimmers to Malta June 9 and 10 for their first competitive meet of the season. Head coach Nicole Arnold felt the team is off to a fantastic start. "They a...

 

VC Pioneer Museum Presents Special Program

The Valley County Pioneer Museum will present a special program on homesteading women on Monday, June 18, at 7 p.m. Author Philip Burgess will show his understanding and compassion for the homesteading women in “Penny, Post Cards and Prairie...

 

Fort Peck Senior Citizens Potluck

The Fort Peck Senior Citizens will have their annual hamburger picnic potluck at noon on Tuesday, June 19. It will be at the shelter house next to the Interpretive Center. Hamburger and buns provided. Bring complementary potluck i...

 

Agency On Aging Hosts Presentation on Medicare

Area I Agency on Aging, in conjunction with the Valley County Senior Center, is sponsoring an informative presentation exploring the many questions that arise in navigating the “ins” and “outs” of Medicare. The program, entitled Medicare...

 

Reds Fall to Cardinals in Two-Game Sweep

The Glasgow Reds hosted the Billings Cardinal in a double header on June 5. The Cardinals got the best of the home team in both contests, winning 12-6 and 13-1. The Cardinals gained an early lead...

 
 By George Kulczyk    Sports    June 13, 2018

Local Skaters Represent Montana on AAA Hockey Team

Hockey isn't seasonal for everybody. Four local skaters are continuing their experience as they play for the Montana Vipers, a AAA team made up of kids from Glasgow, Miles City, Great Falls,...

 

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