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  • Growing for the Gold

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Aug 18, 2021

    Glasgow is a wrestling town. Boasting back-to-back state championships and a level of community support that other towns only dream of cultivating, this town turns out for its grapplers. Therefore, it's only fitting that the Glasgow Wrestling Camp is quickly becoming one of the preeminent and gold-standard camps in the state. Under the direction of Jory Casterline, head coach for the Scotties, the Glasgow Wrestling Club and Derek St. John, head assistant coach at Iowa State University, the...

  • Chalk it Up to Fun

    Courier Staff|Aug 18, 2021

    About $2,000 was raised for the Warriors on the Water program during last Saturday's 7th Annual Paint Run/Walk in downtown Glasgow. About 40 people participate in the extremely colorful event, co-sponsored by Glasgow High School Student Council and the Glasgow Recreation Department. The race began in front of the Civic Center, with participants -- wearing white t-shirts -- completing a loop of downtown, getting tagged with colored powder paint throughout the course....

  • 'A Source of Strength and Compassion'

    Chris McDaniel, The Courier|Aug 18, 2021

    Valley County Sheriff's Office has a new chaplain who will provide faith based support to members of the law enforcement community, first responders and citizens at large. "I covet your prayers so I can serve in the manner the Lord would have me, and that is a help to the community," VCSO Chaplain Owen Childers said after being sworn in Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the sheriff's office. "That is my goal." County Commissioners, County Attorney Dylan Jensen, VCSO deputies and Chaplain Warren Hebert of...

  • Colbrese Memorial Golf Tournament

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Aug 18, 2021

    Sunnyside Golf and Country Club held true to their slogan and produced sunny skies for the Colbrese Memorial Golf Tournament this past weekend. With not a cloud in the sky, golfers hit the links to try their hands at the grand prizes for gross and net scores as well as hole prizes. At the end of the day Todd Truscott, Jake Hughes, Joel Smith and Chris Richter walked away with First Place Gross bragging rights and the $2,000 prize. The quartet combined for a score of 99 in the 18-hole Glasgow...

  • Scotties Run for MMIWGP

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  • Second Annual Hi-Line Hyzers Fall Fling Disc Golf Tournament to be Held in Fort Peck on Sept. 25

    Aug 18, 2021

    FOR THE COURIER Glasgow, Montana (8/3/2021)- The Hi-Line Hyzers Disc Golf Club are pleased to announce that the second annual Hi-Line Hyzers Fall Fling Disc Golf Tournament will be held at The Fortress Disc Golf Course in Fort Peck, Montana on September 25, 2021. The tournament is sanctioned by the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA). The PDGA is the international governing body for the sport of disc golf and sanctions well over 3,100 tournaments in 49 states and 29 countries each year for professional and amateur disc golfers. Disc... Full story

  • Scottie Sports are Back

    Aug 18, 2021

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  • Fish and Wildlife Commission Meeting

    Aug 18, 2021

    FOR THE COURIER The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet in person on Aug. 20 at the State Capitol in room 303. Additional seating is available in the balcony. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Public comment via Zoom will be managed with the system utilized by the Legislature. People interested in commenting must register online via the Fish, Wildlife & Parks website by 12 p.m. Aug. 19. Members of the public will also be able to comment in person at the meeting or at any FWP regional office. "We're grateful to the Legislative Services...

  • Block Management Program Info Available

    Aug 18, 2021

    FOR THE COURIER HELENA – Hunters are now able to obtain the 2021 Block Management Area (BMA) program information. Hunters are encouraged to request their 2021 BMA Access Guide online and download or print individual BMA maps at fwp.mt.gov/BMA. By utilizing the FWP website fwp.mt.gov/BMA, hunters will have instant access to the Access Guide and up-to-date BMA maps and rules for every individual BMA enrolled in the program. “Obtaining these individual BMA maps and rules via our website are key to successfully utilizing the BMA program as not all...

  • Send FWP your best fishing photo and art

    Aug 18, 2021

    FOR THE COURIER Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks announces the annual fishing regulation photo and kids’ art contest. Winners will see their work on the front and back cover of the 2022 fishing regulation booklets. All submitted photos will be considered for the contest, but the department will give special consideration to photos that highlight the diversity of people and fishing opportunities that Montana has to offer. Photo contest: Photo must be vertical (portrait) mode, or suitable for tight vertical cropping to fit the available space on t...

  • Complete Failure in Afghanistan

    Chris McDaniel, Courier Publisher|Aug 18, 2021

    After almost 20-years in Afghanistan, the United States is nearly out of the quagmire. But with the now stale mantra of a risk for "terrorism," our country needs to be careful not to get sucked back into that black hole. I was but a young lad when America and the United Kingdom launched Operation Enduring Freedom on Oct. 7, 2001 following the attack on the Twin Towers in New York. That operation was absolutely justified - furious retribution for the many lives lost on Sept. 11. The subsequent... Full story

  • Vaccine Mandates Violate Rights

    Joe Bialek, Cleveland, Ohio|Aug 18, 2021

    It has been common knowledge for years that all major developing countries have possessed the ability to conduct germ warfare. The Wuhan crisis is no exception. Was a virus created in the lab and deliberately leaked into the local wet markets for experimentation on the people of Wuhan? This is totally consistent with China's poor record on civil rights and it's complete lack of concern for all of the Chinese people. The virus created in Wuhan is by no means a poor reflection on all Asians... Full story

  • Raymond Archie Padgett

    Aug 18, 2021

    Raymond Archie Padgett, age 94, died August 7, 2021, at Riverstone Hospice House in Billings, Montana surrounded by his three daughters: Renee Bulatowicz, Donita Cantrell, and Marcie Padgett, and his granddaughter, Donna Bulatowicz. Ray was born in Avondale, Montana on January 13, 1927. He graduated from Opheim High School in January 1944 and enlisted in the Navy as an aviation cadet. During WWII, Ray was stationed at naval bases in California and Washington, including at Treasure Island. He... Full story

  • Wayne C. Qualley

    Aug 18, 2021

    Wayne C. Qualley, 81, of Apple Valley, Minn. passed away at his home Aug. 10, 2021. Wayne was born in Fargo, ND and grew up on the farm near Horace, ND. He was a 1962 graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. Wayne married Deanna Dahl, from Frazer, on June 30, 1962 in Wolf Point. He worked for Control Data, Great Plains Software, and Microsoft for 45+ years before his retirement. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Deanna; children, Denise (Chris) Melander, and John (Val)... Full story

  • Janet Kay Lentzner

    Aug 18, 2021

    It is with profound sadness that the family of Janet Kay Lentzner announce her sudden, peaceful passing on July 20, 2021 at the age of 68 in Denver, CO. She is preceded in death by her parents, Eddie and Laura Lentzner; brother, Ronald Lentzner and niece Reone Lentzner. Janet will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by her sisters: Beverly (Charles) Lynch of Yacolt, WA and Shirley (Arnold) Lehnert of Libby, MT, her nieces and nephews: DeVon Lentzner of Highlands Ranch, CO, Deni (Kirk) Hogan... Full story

  • Community Calendar for Aug. 18, 2021

    Aug 18, 2021

    EDITOR'S NOTE: 5 p.m. Friday before publication is the deadline for calendar additions, which must be emailed to [email protected] or submitted in person at The Courier office, 531 2nd Ave. S., in Glasgow. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 18 • 5 to 8 p.m. - Elk Working Group meeting in Malta - Malta Business Center. The meeting is open to the public. Topics to be discussed include: Most recent elk population and harvest surveys Updates on the statewide Elk Management Plan process 2022-2023 season setting proces... Full story

  • 911 Calls

    Courier Staff|Aug 18, 2021

    There were 24 motor vehicle stops, three inspection requests, one assist other agency requests, two hazards, five animal control calls, 10 dog/cat control calls, three parking violations, 13 accidental/prank dials, one alarm/business call, two assist citizen/public assists and one system trouble report. MONDAY, AUG. 2 • 2231 – A man reported that he works for the railroad. There's a train parked above the underpass that's leaking fuel into the underpass. He said there appears to be a crack in...

  • Raising Cattle in Drought takes ingenuity, perseverance and caution

    Ag Newswire, Montana Farm Bureau Federation|Aug 18, 2021

    Stockmen throughout much of the West are dealing a "grand slam" of tough events-severe drought, grasshoppers, fire and extreme heat. Trying to keep cattle healthy and well fed when there isn't much hay or grass around, as well as keeping your business afloat, has called for hard decisions and creativity. The Montana Farm Bureau Federation has put together a resource page on their website where producers can find links for help. This includes everything from the Montana Department of... Full story

  • Cookin' in the Kitchen with K-Dizzle

    Chris McDaniel, The Courier|Aug 18, 2021

    After sharpening his skills sating the demanding tastes of big name comics and movie stars, Chef Kevin Bennett has returned to Glasgow to share his talents with the local populous. Bennett, 33, of St. Marie, is the head chef at Soma Dis Deli on Main Street in Glasgow. These days, he bakes bread and prepares many of the ingredients slated for inclusion in the establishments storied sandwiches. Being in the "Middle of Nowhere" is a far cry from sunny California beaches, but is a welcome break for...

  • Fine Artist Cathryn (Reitler) McIntyre's Work Featured in "Western Art Walk"

    Staff Reports|Aug 18, 2021

    Fine Artist Cathryn Reitler McIntyre (formerly Sugg) will be a Featured Artist at Great Falls' Hilton Garden Inn on Aug. 19 through 21. This Exhibition is a part of the Special Edition: Western Art Walk in Great Falls. McIntyre said the exhibition will focus on sharing contemporary western artworks created in a non-traditional way. For example, oil paintings on metal assemblage surfaces. McIntyre will preview her highly popular "Running Her Own Herd" painting. In addition to these works,...

  • Corn, Cooking, Combining

    Mary Honrud, Special to the Courier|Aug 18, 2021

    The corn is starting to bear a few smallish ears. While they're on the small side, skinny and short, the flavor is big. The stalks are really tall so the size of the ears is a disappointment. The live trap is set between two rows, where it will be somewhat easy for me to drag it out should it fulfill its duty and be occupied by a heavy, snarling raccoon. This year, I'm shucking the corn inside the house and disposing of the husks and silk in the garbage. I'm hoping the lack of good corn aroma...

  • He personified the word "gentle" in gentleman.

    Frank and Lin Vargo, Special to the Courier|Aug 18, 2021

    Ron was tall and lanky, and walked slowly but with meaning. He spoke quietly to me and Lin as he began to sit down in his chair at Shady Rest RV Park. He and Cary, his wife, like this RV park and came here every year and they would take their Motor Home into the parking spot that he and Cary liked to be in. We liked visiting with them at Shady Rest as well as so many others who frequent the park. Ron made friends through out the sites. A kind of good will ambassador of Rvers. He would show up in the neighboring rv spots sort of unexpectedly...

  • Breathe In. Breathe Out. Hit Send.

    Richard Noble, Special to the Courier|Aug 18, 2021

    Email etiquette. It’s simple, right? Tap out something relevant, informative or witty on your favorite screen-toting device and fire it over the internet to whomever’s eyes you hope it might reach. Signed, sealed, delivered. Are there really pitfalls to such a well-established method of communicating? Well actually… Email has been with us for a long while, now. The first one was sent way back in 1971 after all. Since that very early test message, we’ve embraced electronic mail to the tune of around 300 billion emails per day. Per day! It’s a...

  • Gumbo Gals

    Linda Sibley, Special to the Courier|Aug 18, 2021

    The Gumbo Gals Garden Club of Nashua thoroughly enjoyed their June gathering. Members congregated at the yard and garden of Dr. Sam Espeland of Glasgow for an afternoon of viewing his many wonderful trees, plants and vegetable garden. Sam’s many years of gardening organically with no added fertilizers or pesticides seems to have worked wonderfully. The many healthy and vigorous plants all showed great success, with his tried and true methods of soil improvement. His rhubarb harvest has a... Full story

  • Glasgow Students Must Wear Masks on Buses

    Wade Sundby, Glasgow Schools Superintendent|Aug 18, 2021

    At this time, public schools are required to comply with the Centers for Disease Controls' (CDC) requirement relating to masks on school busses. To put this in perspective, there is a CDC order issued in accordance with President Biden's Executive Order 13988, promoting COVID-19 safety in domestic and international travel, that requires masks on public pro private school buses. This has been the case since Feb. 1, 2021. This requirement of masks on public or private buses is based on federal... Full story

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