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Articles from the June 20, 2018 edition

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 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 20, 2018

Madison Faith Chatten Memorial Playground Dedicated at Sullivan Park

When Aaron Chatten passed away in a car accident in November 2010, he left his daughter, Madison's, legacy behind. Since that time a group of family, friends, supporters and community minded...

 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 20, 2018

Senate Farm Bill Passes Committee Heads to Floor

In a 20-1 vote, the Senate Agriculture Committee cleared the way on June 13, for the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, or more commonly known as the farm bill, to move forward to the Senate for a vote. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa cast the...


Abigail Helland Takes the Runner-Up Spot at Miss Montana Competition

Abigail Helland, of Glasgow, was one of ten women competing for the title of Miss Montana in Glendive this past weekend, June 14-16. This was Helland's third year competiting, and she was excited to...

 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 20, 2018

Strommen Under Investigation, on Paid Leave

In what can only be described as a shocking turn of events in the race for Valley County Sheriff, Undersheriff and candidate for sheriff Luke Strommen was placed on paid administrative leave June 15, pending the results of an investigation by the...

 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 20, 2018

Nemont Manor Grows Community With Garden

As a number of residents at Nemont Manor looked out on their long-standing garden plot on the west side of the building, they started thinking about what a garden might look like. Residents Rhonda...


Another Successful Year for VCCC

For the 36th year, the Valley County community has donated funds to the Valley County Combined Campaign in order to help raise funds for nonprofit organizations in the county. According to Board President and Treasurer of the Valley County Combined...

 By Andy Meyers    Opinion    June 20, 2018

The Show Must Go On

Dear Patrons, Friends and Supporters of Fort Peck Summer Theatre, I would like to apologize for not making an earlier announcement or disclaimer of the adult themes depicted in our current production of Cabaret. The title has been a frequently...


Honestly, You Didn't Know?

On this page you will see a letter from Andy Meyers, the artistic director at the Fort Peck Summer Theatre. I think this letter is unnecessary and it represents a problem many of us have. If it was not done for us then we won’t do it but we will...


We Need You to Help Us Cover Valley County

Every week, the team at the Glasgow Courier works hard to scout out the stories, to capture the essence of what is going on in Glasgow, the county and even the world. We ask the tough questions, we dig deep to get the correct facts, we make sure all...


Without Them This Would Not Be Possible

I attended three separate events in Fort Peck this weekend. There’s nothing special about that. What was noticeably special about it, is they were all heavily staffed by volunteers and funded by generous sponsors and organizations. I’m not good...

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    June 20, 2018

Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To

With this past weekend being Father’s Day, there were a lot of songs on radio and TV honoring our fathers. The one that caught my ear was “They Don’t Make ‘em Like My Daddy Anymore.” Having just spent some time with my father’s family...


In Support of a Local Pool

Despite a few issues that threatened to delay the opening, the city pool is open for the summer. A new coat of paint and some maintenance, thanks in large part to volunteer swim team families, will hopefully be enough to get us at least one more summ...


Register Now for the 2018 Domestic Violence Kickball Tournament

Love Should Not Hurt, comprised of Lacie Brown and Jenny McCabe, as well as Glasgow Police Department Victim Services, is asking for individuals and businesses to register a team for the first annual domestic violence kickball tournament set to take...


St. Marie Women's Club Hosting Bake Sale

The St. Marie Women’s Club will be hosting a bake sale at 220 C Spruce during the annual St. Marie Community Yard Sale on Saturday, June 30. The bake sale will support the St. Marie Women’s Club troops project. Well into their 13th year, these... Full story


Come Discover Pollinators at Interpretive Center

The Fort Peck Interpretive Center will be providing a number of activities for children and families this weekend, June 22 through 24. There will be a variety of displays, handouts and activities related to pollinators and the benefits to our... Full story


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. WEDNESDAY – JUNE 20 6 p.m. - DC Trip meeting in room 4 at Glasgow High School. THURSDAY – JUNE... Full story


Lloyd Lindvig

Lloyd Lindvig, age 70, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. He was born June 8, 1948, in Williston, N.D., to John W. and Mabel... Full story


Lyle Walstad

Lyle Arthur Walstad, 85, of Opheim, Mont., died on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Valley View Nursing Home, in Glasgow, Mont., of Alzheimer's disease. He was born in Opheim on May 26, 1933, to Elmer... Full story


Mary Lou Eide

Mary Lou (Molvig) Eide, age 91, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Glasgow. A Celebration of Life for Mary Lou will be held on Wednesday, June 27, at 10:30 a.m., at Bell Mortuary... Full story


Victor Adolphson Services

Victor Adolphson, 55, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018. A celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 23, at First United Methodist Church in Glasgow with Howard Pippin officiating.... Full story

 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyle    June 20, 2018

Mourning Doves and Home Grown Deliciousness

I did finally make some rhubarb muffins, but was disappointed in how they turned out. They tasted fine, but the topping wasn't the best. I do, however, feel that is my fault, not the fault of the...


Out Crowd Takes Chappy Trophy

The 8th Annual Aaron Chatten Memorial Softball Tournament was held June 15-17 in Fort Peck, with 11 teams competing for the top prize. Games began Friday night and continued through Sunday, although...


Swimmers Battle Rainy Days in Roundup

The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team traveled to Roundup June 16 and 17 for their second full meet of the season, with 14 athletes making the trip. It was a rainy, two-day meet, but according to head coach...


Reds Sweep Patriots in Home Double Header

The Glasgow Reds hosted the Richland County Patriots in a double header at Sullivan Park on June 12. Kevin McDonald and Chase Guttenberg teamed up on the mound to deliver a shut-out in the first...


Longest Dam Race a Success, Despite Rain

GEORGIE KULCZYK THE COURIER The Longest Dam Race was held in Fort Peck June 16. Runners and bikers were forced to compete in the rain, but most of them finished with a smile anyway. Cesar Mireles of R...


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