Articles from the August 2, 2023 edition

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 By For the Courier    News    August 2, 2023

USDA Invests More than $20 Million to Support Rural Health Care in Montana

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development in Montana State Director Kathleen Williams announced on July 25 a total of $20 million in recent investments in 11 public organizations, non-profits, and rural health care facilities in Montana...


Head Start Celebrates Grand Opening

Over a year has passed since the ground broke, and as with anything related to education, the process is ongoing, but Head Start in Glasgow held their grand opening July 27. Action for Eastern...

 By Jenn Jackson    News    August 2, 2023

FORE the Kids

The 8th Annual FORE the Kids golf tournament welcomed 18 teams, including 11 youth golfers to Sunnyside July 29. This year's tourney had two flights of teams with Brady and DC Flaten topping the...

 By For the Courier    News    August 2, 2023

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital Awarded First Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification in Montana

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symb...


'Not Bad For Not Having A Pool'

"I am very proud of how everyone swam. We had some amazing time drops," said GKST Head Coach Ethan Shrader of his Thunder's performance at the State Swim Meet in Conrad. GKST took the hardware as the...


Delivering Income and Property Tax Relief for Montanans

Dear Editor, As I meet with Montanans in every corner of our state, I hear the same concern often –taxes are too high. And they're right. Taxes are too high and need to be reined in. Two years ago,...


Montana Department Of Revenue Property Appraisal Meeting

The Montana Department of Revenue (DOR) held a meeting July 25, at the Valley County Courthouse, to discuss the details of the income tax rebates and the property tax rebates. They also took time to discuss the guidelines and methods they use to...


Riding The Train

I am struggling to make train reservations today. Do you remember when we had a staffed depot and you could purchase your tickets at the train depot? Much simpler than trying to do it online, especially if you belong to the older generation. Of...

 By For the Courier    Coming Events   

Veteran Service Officers Coming to Glasgow and Malta

Veteran service officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs will be visiting the following locations and times to meet with veterans who are interested in applying for benefits. If you are interested in applying for benefits, please bring a copy of... Full story


Community Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Deadline for calendar additions is Mondays at noon. Please email your event to [email protected] or submit in person at the Courier office, 531 2nd Ave. S., Glasgow. The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday... Full story

 By Brenner Flaten    Coming Events   

Glasgow All-Sports Parent Meeting

Glasgow Schools Mandatory All-Sports Parent Meeting will be held Monday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. in the GHS Auditorium. The meeting is required for parents/guardians of any GHS or GMS student-athlete that plans to participate in a sport this school... Full story


Monica Lyn Turnburke

Monica Lyn Turnburke, 55, of Nashua, Mont., died on Tuesday, July 11, 2023, after a short but fierce battle with cancer. The family is planning a celebration of Monica's life for a future date.... Full story


Helen P. Heck

Helen P. Heck passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 26, at the age of 95 surrounded by her daughters. Helen was a U.S. Postmaster. She worked for many years in Glentana, Mont., and then ended her... Full story


Arlene Mills

Arlene Mills, 84, of Portland, Ore., formerly of Saint Marie and Glasgow, Mont., passed away Monday, July 31, 2023, in Portland.  Bell Mortuary is assisting the family will arrangements. Services are pending at this time.... Full story

 By For the Courier    News    August 2, 2023

West Nile Virus Detected In Montana

State and local health officials are reporting the first West Nile Virus (WNV) detection of the year in mosquitoes sampled from Blaine County. No humans or horses have tested positive for WNV yet this season. Infected mosquitoes can transmit WNV...

 By Montana FWP    Coming Events   

License required for training bird dogs using birds not raised in captivity

HELENA –Anyone training bird dogs using game birds not raised in captivity needs to hold a bird dog training license, whether on private or public land. If you are training dogs with captive-reared birds, a license is not required. These licenses... Full story


Poor Timing

I’ve discovered that growing a vegetable garden and taking summer vacations doesn’t work out too well. There’s always something that needs harvesting at the same time a fun trip could be had. I may decide to not plant so many veggies next...

 By For the Courier    News    August 2, 2023

USDA Launches Pilot Programs to Increase

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Acting Under Secretary Roger Glendenning announced on July 26 that USDA is launching two pilot programs to increase affordable homeownership opportunities for people on Tribal lands....


Yesterday's Memories

10 Years Ago: Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 Although the calendar says August, the severe weather season is still going strong across Northeastern Montana. Quite a few storms moved from west to east across...


Help Get Your Teen Started With A Roth IRA

To be successful in most endeavors, it’s important to develop good habits — and that’s certainly the case for investors. And the earlier one develops these habits, the better. So, if you have teenagers who may be starting to work at part-time...


GKST Thunder Montana Swim Fed State Meet - July 29-30, Conrad, Mont.

Time F/P/S Relay Place Points Improv Event # 5 Boys 200 Free Relay 11-12 2:36.06S F A Relay Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team 5 4 Kulczyk, Nikolas (12) Wesen, Paxton (12) Fuhrman, Wade (11) Huntsman, Holt (12) Event # 5 Boys 200 Free Relay 11-12 - Lead-Off...

 By For the Courier    AG    August 2, 2023

Senate Amendment to Protect American Farmland from Foreign Adversaries

On July 25, the United States Senate voted, 91-7, to include the “Promoting Agriculture Safeguards and Security Act” as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization (NDAA) to provide foreign adversaries, China, Russia, North Korea and...


Time To Think About Fire PreventionAnd Fire Safety This Summer

Much of Montana has enjoyed a wet spring, and green grass has stretched well into mid-summer resulting in fat cattle and extensive haying. However, as the days grow warmer and the chance for moisture lessens, the odds of late summer fires increase...

 By For the Courier    AG    August 2, 2023

Glasgow Stockyards Market Report

There was no auction at Glasgow Stockyards for the week of July 27, but they just ended four days in Billings at the Northern Livestock Summertime Classic Video Auction. Prices were higher than the last peak in 2014. If you still have cattle to...


Knierim Scholarships Awarded to Local Students

The Knierim Scholarships were established to honor the life and work of Dr. FM Knierim and his wife, Bernice, who was one of the first families to practice medicine for the men who built Fort Peck...


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