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  • Hinsdale Volunteer Ambulance Service Raises Funds At Annual Pie Auction

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    Taking a break from providing palliative care, the Hinsdale Volunteer Ambulance Service was at Milk River Days to provide some palate care. Loading up a table or two at the park on July 4th with approximately 30 pies and baked goods, including a multigrain bread, the group hosted their annual pie auction to raise much-needed funds for the Hinsdale emergency medical service. This year's auction also featured a brightly-colored homemade quilt donated by Joy See. The Hinsdale ambulance falls under...

  • Milk River Days Celebrates America

    Jul 10, 2019

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  • Montana PBS Kids Summer Library Tour Makes Stop in Glasgow

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    Area children and the Glasgow City-County Library had special visitors during the library's summer reading program activity on July 2. Montana PBS Kids made a stop in Glasgow as part of their 2019 Summer Library Tour, bringing a variety of space-themed activities to match the library's summer reading program titled "Universe of Stories." The tour was split into two sessions, with children aged two to four in the morning session and children aged five to eight in the afternoon session. In between...

  • Hope Springs in Glasgow

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    The Valley County Project HOPE (Helping Others Pay Expenses) hosted their first annual barbecue at the Valley Event Center on July 4 to not only celebrate the holiday but to also allow the community to come together for a good cause. According to HOPE committee member Rod Karst, well over 100 people were served a hamburger with choice of fixings, chips, baked beans, potato salad, a brownie, watermelon and a choice of water or pop. "We are really happy with how the event went," stated Karst. "It...

  • Get Over the Mid-Week Slump with Hump Days and Alive at Five

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    Two Rivers, Glasgow Downtown Association and the Glasgow Chamber have teamed up to provide a fun way to get over the mid-week slumps during the summer and early fall months. Every third Wednesday of the month through September, businesses and shoppers can get out to participate in Hump Day and Alive at Five. The first Hump Day of the season was on June 19, followed by Alive at Five at Nemont Telephone that evening. Unfortunately, or fortunately depending on how you look at it, those who attended Alive at Five had an unexpected surprise, rain....

  • Jet Ski Explodes on Fourth of July

    A.J. Etherington, The Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    Warden John Huberty, with Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks in Fort Peck, Mont., is investigating the cause of a jet ski explosion that injured two and left the jet ski completely destroyed on the afternoon of July 4 on the Missouri River near Fort Peck. The call came into Valley County dispatch at 2:59 p.m. on Independence Day reporting that a jet ski had exploded at the boat ramp off DearBorn Road near the Roundhouse Point Campground. Emergency services dispatched Fort Peck and Long Run Fire as well as Valley County Sheriff’s Deputies. The A...

  • Giving Back

    Jul 10, 2019

    Gregg Hunter (l) with Nemont Communications presents Ann Kulczyk (c) and Maggan Walstad (r) -- both with the pool campaign committee -- with a check for $5,000 to go towards the Glasgow Community Pool Campaign. Glasgow Thunder Swim Team members are practicing in the background. So far the campaign has raised some $430,528 as of July 2. The campaign began as a community driven solution to fixing the municipal pool, which was built in 1974 and has received no major renovation since. The current...

  • Remembering Bull-Nose Rings

    Gwen Cornwell, Remember When|Jul 10, 2019

    If you grew up as a country kid you may remember seeing, or having, bulls around your area that sported a Bull Ring. These bull rings were not anything fancy or dressy for the bull, although many of these rings of the past were made of brass, which could be considered fancy. Apparently this practice can be traced back to Biblical days. Rings were placed into the nose of said animal. The theory being, if you could control the head of the animal, the body would follow. Animals learn just as humans, if it hurts when you do something, don’t do it....

  • Yard of the Week

    Jul 10, 2019

    Yard of the Week The Glasgow City Council Yard of the Week, for the week of July 8, belongs to Jeff and Julie Sanders, at 55 Bonnie Street. Nominated by Councilman Rod Karst, the Sanders won $25 in Chamber Big Bucks and will proudly display a sign in their yard for the week....

  • Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

    Jul 10, 2019

    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 September. Powerhouse tours are available at regular times daily through Labor Day, Sept. 2. Both are free. Call 406-526-3493 for more information. WEDNESDAY – JULY 10 4 – 7 p.m. - Retirement Party for Mitch Willett at Sam and Jeff’s. 6 p.m. - Glasgow School Board Meeting in the district board room.... Full story

  • Water Carnival This Weekend at Fort Peck Interpretive Center

    For the Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    The Fort Peck Theatre’s touring production of “Pinocchio” will be making a stop at the Fort Peck Interpretive Center on Thursday, July 13, at 10 a.m., in the Fort Peck Interpretive Center meeting room. There are only 100 seats available and they fill up fast so make sure to get there early. After the show, walk around the Interpretive Center until the Water Carnival starts at 1 p.m. In partnership with US Fish & Wildlife Service, Milk River Watershed Alliance and the Valley County Health Department, the US Army Corps of Engineers is shari... Full story

  • Nashua School Town Hall Meeting

    For the Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    Nashua School would like to share the exciting happenings and learning opportunities taking place at the school with the community. Come join Superintendent of Nashua School Mr. James Russell on Monday, July 15, at the Fort Peck Interpretive Center Meeting Room from 6 to 7 p.m. to learn more about the school and their goals for education. For more information, contact Mr. Russell at the Nashua School, 406-746-3411.... Full story

  • Attend the CMR Community Working Group Meeting

    For the Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    The Charles M Russell Community Working Group would like to capture the events leading up to, during, and after the 2017 Lodgepole Complex fires, showing the positive that came of such a negative. Our panel believes that in order to grow as a community, we need to identify areas of improvement while acknowledging our past efforts. The CMR Community Working Group invites you to attend our Thursday, July 18, meeting in the Fort Peck Interpretive Center starting at 10 a.m. The 2017 Lodgepole Complex Fires were a multi-faceted effort that had... Full story

  • Gene LaVerne Brandt

    Jul 10, 2019

    Gene LaVerne Brandt, age 95, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather, friend, and neighbor went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday July 4, 2019, at Valley View Home in Glasgow, Mont. A celebration of Gene's life will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the Bell Mortuary in Glasgow. A reception will follow. Burial with military honors will take place in Highland Cemetery at 12 p.m. Gene was born March 22, 1924, on a farm north of Nashua,... Full story

  • Delsie Doris Brooks

    Jul 10, 2019

    Delsie Doris (Funk) Brooks, 91, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019, at the Immanuel Lutheran Home in Kalispell, Mont., where she resided. Delsie "Del" was born to Ferdinand and Agatha Funk on June 30, 1927, delivered by her father on the Funk homestead in Larslan, Mont. Children often rode horses in those days and Delsie's family was no different. She and her siblings enjoyed such activities but an accident occurred when Delsie was just two years old. She got too close to the back feet of the... Full story

  • Take A Trip Down Memory Lane with The Marvelous Wonderettes

    For the Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    Written by Fort Peck Summer Theatre alum Roger Bean, "The Marvelous Wonderettes" makes it FPST debut, to celebrate Bean and the theatre's 50th Anniversary! This smash off-Broadway hit ventures back to the 1958 Springfield High School prom and follows a female singing group, whose hopes and dreams are as big as their beehives and crinoline skirts! The score includes over 30 classic '50s and '60s songs, sure to keep audiences smiling during this must-take trip down memory lane! The Marvelous... Full story

  • Glasgow Reds Play Two Double Headers; Lose Against Laurel Dodgers, Win Against Blue Jays

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    The Glasgows Reds had a busy two days this past weekend, July 6 and July 7, playing double-headers both days at Bill Connors Field in Glasgow. The action began on July 6 at 2 p.m., with their first game of the series against the Laurel Dodgers. The Dodgers made sure the distance they traveled would be well worth it, scoring two runs in the first inning and continuing to achieve a run in the fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh innings. The Reds were only able to score one run, by Dylan Nieskens,...

  • Hinsdale Rodeo Ropes in Crowd; Kicks Off Milk River Days

    A.J. Etherington, The Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    The stands were packed for the 40th Annual Hinsdale, Montana Rodeo the evening of July 3. Fair weather, clear skies and the smell of the grill filled the air as rodeo contenders showed off their skills in everything from barrel racing and calf roping to bronc and bull riding. There was even a fun exhibition of youth wild-pony riding and a kids' boot race to lighten the mood – suffice it to say that some young ones went home with muddy socks and a crisp new dollar bill. Myron Malnaa announced t...

  • The Mill Makes It A Three-Peat Year at John Hahn Memorial Softball Tournament

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    Twelve teams from all across the state, including Billings, Miles City, Sidney, Wolf Point and Malta, joined a few teams from Glasgow this past weekend, June 5 through June 7, to participate in the 52nd Annual John Hahn Memorial Men's Softball Tournament in Fort Peck. The softball players battled it out in a total of 22 games across the three day tournament, with the last game played on Sunday afternoon. The Mill, from Sidney/Billings, came out victorious for the third year in a row, defeating...

  • Visitors and Rhubarb

    Mary Honrud, For the Courier|Jul 10, 2019

    This past week a gardening club, led by Mary Christianson, came to visit me, to view my yard and garden. They, like me, love to see what others have done to beautify their outdoor space. We're always looking for new ideas and to possibly find new plants to add to our own collections. I don't think we ever get too old to learn. Now, incorporating those new ideas and doing the actual work to implement them is a different proposition. While they were here, I learned that I had been misidentifying...

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