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Outstanding Year Wraps Up for Warriors on the Water

The Montana Warriors on the Water wrapped up their flagship week on July 28 with a feast, an auction and a concert by the Southern Drawl Band. But not before helping 18 veterans get out on the...


Ten-Year Odyssey With Cancer Leads to Hope and Grace

It will be 10 years on Aug. 28, since Carol Neufeld first found out she was living with ovarian cancer. She says she walked in the clinic that day alone stating, "I never thought in a million years...


John Michael Montgomery Caps off NEMT Fair

John Michael Montgomery promised concert-goers his hits and the chance to show off their singing abilities. And Kentucky-born star delivered on both. The man knows his audience, crooning his "1900s"...


City Chicken Ordinance Goes to First Reading Aug. 20

In a packed Glasgow City Council meeting Monday, Aug. 6, the council decided to move a proposal for a city ordinance to allow the raising of chickens in city limits to go to a first reading at the city council meeting, which will occur at 5:30 p.m.,...


GHS Student Council Hosts Fourth Annual Paint Run / Walk

The Paint Run / Walk is held annually to benefit Montana Warriors on the Water. (See Outstanding Year Wraps Up for Warriors on the Water for more on Montana Warriors on the Water). The goal for the...


A Case of Mistaken Identity

Since both the raspberries and green beans are slowing down, I've had a little time to look around more at the rest of the garden. I'm still picking some of both, but there aren't nearly as many to...


Candidate for PSC Visits NE MT Fair

Democratic Candidate for the District 1 seat of the State Public Service Commission Doug Kaercher visited Glasgow last week during the Northeast Montana fair to meet and greet locals and educate the...


Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am not sure where I want to start with this article, but I am concerned about the future of our NEMT Fair. Yes, I am old generation, and my memories of the fair start back to early years when my family and I lived in town, that being...


Civics, Chickens and Change

Regardless of how you feel about having chickens in town, there is no denying that Madelyn House has taken an issue she is passionate about and engaged the community in a positive and impactful way. I think the result of that labor was on full displa...


Relay for Life is Coming, Hope You're Going

This past fall, I lost my Aunt Sue to cancer. The diagnosis came too late for treatment. I was on my way to the Billings airport when I received news that she had passed. I had a chance to talk to her the day before, telling her things I should have...


Finally Enjoying the Fair with Family and Friends

After three years of being a Glasgow resident, I was finally able to make it to the NEMT Fair. I had always thought of the fair as being an exclusive event for 4-H kids to sell their livestock, for buyers who had an interest in purchasing livestock,...


Remembering the Fair's of Years' Past

It is time to submit an article to my Courier friends and I am sitting here a complete blank. Since the fair is fresh in my mind I have decided that will be my topic for the week. Remember when the exhibit buildings used to be full? Remember when...

 By Kyla Burns    Calendar    August 8, 2018

Dr. Anne Williams to Retire from FMDH

After 32 years working as a general surgeon at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, Dr. Anne Williams has announced her retirement. Her dedication and achievements will not be forgotten. A farewell... Full story


Beginning Band Lessons Offered

There will be a beginning band display in the middle school music room on Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 4 to 7 p.m., for any students interested in doing sixth grade beginning band in the fall. There will be a representative from Eckroth Music present to... Full story


Montana VA to Hold Town Hall at VFW Post 3107

The Montana VA Health Care System will hold a town hall for veterans at VFW Post 3107, 1222 Highway 2 West, Glasgow, Tuesday, Aug. 14, from 5 to 6 p.m. Veterans will have the opportunity to learn more about the services and programs offered by... Full story


Calendar of Upcoming Events for the Week of Aug. 8, 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 – AUG. 9 8 – 11 a.m. - FWP Northeast Montana Fishing Tour Cleveland/Chinook. Call Marc... Full story


Veteran Service Officers Coming to Glasgow and Malta

Judy Loendorf and/or Steve Mulonet, 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... Full story


Justin Johnson

Justin Estabrook Johnson, 38, of Belle Fourche, S.D., passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, July 30, 2018. He was born Sept. 21, 1979, in Glasgow, Mont. He grew up in Nashua, Mont., and... Full story


Barry Alex Beaudoin

Barry Beaudoin, 68, of Henderson, Nev., passed away in hospice with his wife, Ginny, by his side after a battle with cancer. Burial of his ashes will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 31, at Highland... Full story


Lyonors Murnion

Lyonors (Grant) Murnion, age 96, of Jordan, Mont., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, at the Holy Rosary Extended Care surrounded by her family. On a cold Epiphany Day, Juanita Lyonors Grant was... Full story


Leonard J. Hersel

Mr. Leonard J. Hersel, 65, of Scobey, died at his home with his loving wife of 45 years, Linda Hersel, near his side. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 10 a.m., at the Scobey Lutheran Church with Pastor Paul Landeraan officiating.... Full story


James 'Jim' Parke Services

James “Jim” Arthur Parke, 72, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. A celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 14, from 2 to 4 p.m., at First Lutheran Church in Glasgow. Light refreshments will be served following the... Full story


Solutions and Relief Still Hot Topics for Farm Bill

In the evening hours of July 31, the U.S. Senate voted to move the farm bill to conference following in the footsteps of the U.S. House who agreed to do the same two weeks ago. The next step to get the Farm Bill passed is to reconcile the two differe...


Dry and Hot Conditions Dominated July

The National Weather Service in Glasgow has analyzed weather patterns that occurred for the month of July, and tells the Courier July was certainly drier than normal and slightly warmer than normal. Through July 10, Glasgow was close to normal for pr...

 By Billie Harms    Sports    August 8, 2018

NEMT Fair Hosts Two Nights of Ridin' and Ropin'

Final results from the Northeast Montana Fair and Rodeo, Glasgow, July 31 – August 1, Produced by J Bar J Rodeo. All-around cowboy: Hank Hollenbeck, $1,653, tie-down roping, steer wrestling and...


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