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  • Northeast Montana Relay For Life is Aug. 11

    Jul 25, 2018

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  • 4-H and FFA Livestock Sale Approaches

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Jul 25, 2018

    The annual Valley County 4-H & FFA Livestock Sale will be taking place on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at the Northeast Montana Fair Grounds. A pre-sale viewing will start at 3:30 p.m., with the sale beginning at 4 p.m. At present count, this year will see 27 market beef, 16 market lambs, 8 poultry, and 47 market swine up for auction. This year's auctioneers will be Ed Hinton, Myron Malnaa, and Virgil Nelson. Beef superintendents will be Justin Fuhrmann and Jeremy Tihista. Superintendents for... Full story

  • Trio of Med Students Train at Glasgow Clinic

    A.J. Etherington, The Courier|Jul 25, 2018

    Three medical students from the University of Washington, School of Medicine are training at the Glasgow Clinic as part of the school's Targeted Rural UnderServed Track or TRUST. The students, who are third-year med student Keenan Kuckler, two-year med student Alex Kurtz and one-year med student Mike Robinson, are each at different levels of their medical training and are in rural Montana to learn about the differences in providing care in rural regions. For the most part, TRUST is a program... Full story

  • Frazer Fire Chief Looks to Future

    A.J. Etherington, The Courier|Jul 25, 2018

    When Wes Sibley took the job of Fire Chief in Frazer and Wiota, Mont., last January his hope was to help out the communities he has always called home. Since starting Sibley has faced challenges and has taken each one in stride while looking towards the future to improve the service and help out the community. Currently Frazer has no fire truck and technically they are served by the Valley County Long Run Fire Department, but no truck presently exists in Frazer. As a result Sibley says they... Full story

  • Letter to the Editor

    Jul 25, 2018

    Dear Residents, Recent surveys in Valley County show that people in our area understand that families experience mental health issues with a family member. The surveys also showed that a great majority feel that behavioral health problems should be considered in the same way we think about physical health problems- both can be costly, they need to be addressed, they do not diminish the worth of a person, they can be treated, and that there is help available in our county. Find out how you can help, or get help, and how you can be involved in... Full story

  • Not a Survivor, Just a Supporter

    Terry Trang, The Courier|Jul 25, 2018

    I’m not a cancer survivor. I’m also not a primary caregiver for anyone in my family who has had cancer. I’m from a large family and have found out that the longer I live, the more cancer is becoming part of my family, friends and acquaintances. When my mom was diagnosed with bone cancer a few years ago, it rocked my family. We had not experienced cancer so close and really didn’t know what to do. They live on the other end of the state, so I was not there for the day-to-day. That was my first experience of Relay For Life. I bought a... Full story

  • Setting Goals

    Sandy Laumeyer, Just A Thought|Jul 25, 2018

    Cancer survivors are asked a lot of questions. One frequent one is how you manage to keep going. At times it is difficult to keep fighting. When I was having weekly chemotherapy treatments following my surgery, a friend was also in the process of weekly chemotherapy treatments. She was halfway through her treatments when she told me she was thinking of not continuing because they were taking so much out of her. I replied I was sorry to hear that but felt that she really should keep on with them. Once I had completed six of the 12 weeks, I...

  • A Montana Story

    Helen DePunydt, Saco Stories|Jul 25, 2018

    Sometimes unexplainable events live in your heart and are told to grandchildren eager to hear yet another one of grandma’s tales. One of my South Carolina grandchildren asked for a story. I related to her about seeing the Electrolux (vacuum) salesman at the door. I invited him to come in and join my husband and me at our dinner table. After saying grace, our guest was not bashful about filling his plate with a ranch meal which nearly always consisted of beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, plus vegetables. This, of course, was topped off with homema...

  • Kudos To All The Mothers Out There

    Michelle Bigelbach, Transplants Take|Jul 25, 2018

    As mothers might agree, being a mother is hard work. Balancing the life of raising children, working in order to contribute to expenses, keeping laundry caught up, dishes washed and a house livable, while also taking care of yourself and keeping relationships, it’s a lot to balance. I am lucky to have a partner in this journey called life to help me. Even with extra hands and us working together to keep everything caught up, there is never enough time in the day to accomplish everything that needs to be done. My to-do list is always six to...

  • What Used To Be There?

    Gwen Cornwell, Remember When|Jul 25, 2018

    Do you ever drive down 2nd Ave. So., and try to remember what business was in a certain location? I think of Buttrey, the grocery and clothing store, and wasn’t there a furniture store also? The old Orpheum theatre, Strom Logan, Farmers Stockgrowers Bank (or was it Stockman’s?). Friedl’s Menswear with the scale located outside the front door. Then we had Adrian’s women’s apparel, Newton Motors, and Glasgow Bakery. I lived in one of the apartments located above the bakery. What a smell to wake up to in the morning. The Valley Drug and...

  • Corrections

    The Courier|Jul 25, 2018

    Last week the Glasgow Courier printed two innaccuracies in their stories. In the first story, Boat Fire at Fort Peck Marina. We stated that the boat had been docked when it caught fire. This was clarified later and the boat was not docked but had pulled into the marina on fire and the occupants escaped at the dock. In the second story, NWS Warns of Gap in Receiving Severe Weather Alerts, we incorrectly stated that a phone can receive severe weather alerts by changing the settings to allow alerts. This is innacurate. A phone can only receive all... Full story

  • Calendar of Upcoming Events

    Jul 25, 2018

    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 – JULY 26 9 a.m. - 4-H Horse Show and Horsemanship Classes at the NEMT Fair. 9 – 11 a.m. - Social hour at the Nashua Senior Center. 10 a.m. - Story Time Music Around the World at the Glasgow City-County Library. Open to children age 0 to 6. FRIDAY – JULY 27 Hell Creek Fishing Tournament Minnow Tank business plan submissions due. Email [email protected] or mail to GNDC, 233 Cascade... Full story

  • David Wesley Erickson

    Jul 25, 2018

    David Wesley Erickson, 96, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at the Hi-Line Retirement Center in Malta, Mont. He was born Nov. 8, 1921, to Ernest and Maud (Hess) Erickson in Saco, Mont. He grew up north of Saco attending several schools in the area. While growing up, he helped neighbors with haying, threshing, lambing and various other jobs. On July 17, 1942, he was sworn into the Army. He got to come home for two weeks before he was sent to Fort Douglas, Utah. From there, he was sent to Fort... Full story

  • Lois Marie Morehouse

    Jul 25, 2018

    Lois Marie (Jellum) Morehouse, 67, died peacefully at home, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Billings, Mont., due to complications following kidney cancer. Lois was born on Jan. 13, 1951, in Fosston, Minn., to her parents, Ruth and Gordon Jellum. She grew up in Glasgow, Mont., and graduated from Glasgow High School in 1969. She enjoyed fishing and boating with family and friends at Fort Peck Lake. She moved to Billings in 1984. In 1993, she began working at Walmart and retired after nearly 25 years.... Full story

  • Mourning Dove Banding Resumes in Outlook

    Marc Kloker, FWP|Jul 25, 2018

    For the fifth year, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Outlook-area wildlife biologist Ryan Williamson is in full swing of trapping and banding the mourning dove. Mourning doves are one of the most widely distributed and abundant birds in North America and are also a popular game bird with hunting seasons established in 40 of the lower 48 states. As part of an effort to estimate population size, harvest rates and regulations, mourning doves are banded throughout the United States including within... Full story

  • GKST Moves Into Post-Season Competition

    George Kulczyk, The Courier|Jul 25, 2018

    GEORGIE KULCZYK THE COURIER Glasgow Kiwanis swim team traveled with 19 swimmers to Lewistown to compete in their final regular-season meet of the year on July 21 and 22. According to head coach Nicole Arnold, the team had two great days of competition which will help determine what events they should swim at the divisional meet to be in Chinook July 28 and 29. Arnold said they have 32 swimmers going to Chinook and hope to have just as many heading to Conrad for the state meet the following... Full story

  • Reds District Tournament This Weekend

    Georgie Kulcyzk, The Courier|Jul 25, 2018

    GEORGIE KULCZYK THE COURIER The Reds had a bad baseball week, with a total of six losses out of six games. They hosted the Glendive Blue Devils in a double header at Bill Connors Field on July 17 and lost both contests. Glasgow dropped the first game to Glendive in seven innings, with the Blue Devils scoring heavily late in the game to earn the win. The game was knotted up after the Reds put up three runs in the fifth inning. Glendive poured on the offense in the last two innings, scoring eight... Full story

  • Osteo1 Dominates at BSSG to take Softball Championship

    Jul 25, 2018

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