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Tornado Skips Valley County

An impressive storm cloud was visible in central Valley County Monday afternoon but the storm’s hail and wind didn’t come until it reached farther east. Hailstones 1 inch and larger were seen... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    July 17, 2013

SWAT Team In The Works

A Valley County sheriff’s deputy is expanding the common practice of mutual aid in rural Montana to start a regional SWAT team. Chief Deputy Reed Mesman has begun making plans with eight law... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    July 17, 2013

Time Out: No Girls Basketball Coach Yet

The Glasgow School Board had the hiring of activity director Willie Thibault as head girls’ basketball coach on the agenda for last Wednesday’s regular meeting, but ended up not voting on the item. Thibault was the Glasgow girls’ coach for five...

 By Mona Amundson    News    July 17, 2013

Relay For Life Goes With Plan B

The Northeast Montana Relay for Life will be held at a new venue this year, after setting up for many years at the Glasgow High School track. Organizers were making their plans last spring before voting on the two school levies took place. If the...

 By Samar Fay    News    July 17, 2013

City Council OKs Animal Shelter Deal

Glasgow has a new contract for an animal shelter to care for dogs and cats impounded by the police department. At the regular City Council meeting on Monday, they voted to approve an 11-month contract with Matt and Lisa Baxter, who own Valley...


FEMA Funding To Help With Flood Recovery

Montana’s U.S. senators Max Baucus and Jon Tester announced that FEMA has responded to their calls to quickly provide federal disaster assistance to Montanans – including those in Valley County – affected by historic flooding in May and June....

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    July 17, 2013

Canned Memories

Do you remember all of the brands of canned goods that used to be a standard on the grocery shelves? Little did we know that our favorite brands would be so short-lived. Lots of different items come to mind. However, baking powder happens to be at... Full story

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    July 17, 2013

Immigration Or Infiltration?

Just for grins and giggles I'd like you to try an experiment if you would. Be sure your homeowners insurance is up to date and you have an alternative place to hang your hat. Turn on the water in...


Lawsuit Over COOL Heated

The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) issued the following response last week to the complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by eight organizations asking the court to vacate the USDA’s country of...

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    July 17, 2013

Former EMT Speaks Of Hostile Working Conditions

Dear Editor: The availability of a good ambulance service to our community has been primarily due to the dedication of EMTs. Some EMTs are compensated for their work, but Glasgow and the surrounding areas are a volunteer service and are really on...


Carol E. Meves

Prior to Carol E. (Heatherton) Meves’ passing on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, God sent the most brilliant double rainbow to her hospital window as His promise to her, “Today you will be with Me in...


Janae Susanne Moore

Janae Susanne Moore, 20, died on July 10, 2013. She was born Oct. 3, 1992, in Sidney, Mont., to David and Terri (Kirkpatrick) Moore. She attended Sidney public schools. She lettered all four years in...


Tyrel Grey Shumway

Tyrel Grey Shumway, 21, died Thursday, July 11, 2013. He was born Sept. 5, 1991 in Great Falls, Mont., to Diana Brown. Ronie and Linda Shumway named him and carried him out of the hospital the next...


Nancy J. Turner

Memorial Services for Nancy J. (Kern) Turner will be held Monday, July 22, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 700 4th Avenue South in Glasgow. There will be a luncheon following the service. She died on March 31, 2013.... Full story


Doris Maas

Doris Kathryn Daley Maas passed away at Billings Clinic Hospital on Sunday, July 14, one week before her 91st birthday. A complete obituary will be published next week. Bell Mortuary is assisting with arrangements, and services will be held in... Full story

 By Jim Orr    Sports    July 17, 2013

Field Of Lost Dreams: Tourney Outta Here

The Glasgow Reds have been called out at home. It was bound to happen at some point, even for a team as good as the league leading Reds, but no, not like this. Eastern A District Commissioner Gary... Full story


Play At The Plate

Davyn Myrick of the Glasgow All-Stars gets tagged out at home against Glendive as umpire Scott Jakanoski focuses on the play during this past week's 2013 Montana Cal Ripken 10-and-under East State... Full story


The Tradition Continues

26th Annual Montana Governor’s Cup Results July 11-13, 2013 Mike & Sheryl Johnson (Leigh, Neb.) 43.64 lbs. ($8,500) Dan & Cole Barton (Gillette, Wyo.) 41.6 lbs ($6,000) Ken Schmidt (Glasgow) & Mark...

 By The Courier    Sports    July 17, 2013

Another Trophy For Swim Team

The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team placed second in combined team scoring over 70 events at the Lewistown Invitational Swim Meet last weekend, trailing only the host Lewistown Sea Lions in the eight team competition. The performance earned the local...

 By The Courier    Sports    July 17, 2013

Ducks Unlimited State Convention Opens Friday

Ducks Unlimited members from across the Big Sky State – America and Canada, too – are expected in Glasgow this weekend for the 2013 Montana DU State Convention. The award-winning Missouri/Milk River DU chapter will host, and a block of rooms is...


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