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  • Valley Community Emergency Food Bank Keeps Growing

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Aug 30, 2023

    The Valley Community Emergency Food Bank has been helping out county residents for decades, the first 50 years out of the county shop building and since 2002 at it’s current location, 1010 1st Ave. N. Over the years, the current location, which is an older house in a residential neighborhood, has been showing its age while the needs of the county continue to increase causing the nonprofit to grow out of their space. “This is a converted, old two bedroom house. You can see that it’s worked in the past. It’s served us well for 20 years, but we...

  • Frazer Educator A Finalist For Montana Teacher Of The Year

    For the Courier|Aug 30, 2023

    Superintendent Elsie Arntzen congratulates the four finalists for the 2024 Montana Teacher of the Year award. The selected finalist will represent Montana during the 2024 National Teacher of the Year Program in Washington. Catherine Matthews was Montana’s 2023 Teacher of the Year. She currently teaches Early Childhood Special Education Preschool at Hyalite Elementary School in Bozeman. This year, 41 teachers from across the state were nominated by community members, teachers, administrators, and parents. Of those nominated, 19 teachers s...

  • Legendary Coach Makes First Football Home Game Of Season

    For the Courier|Aug 30, 2023

    Coach Darrell Heuth made an appearance at the Glasgow Scotties' first home game of the season, where he was recognized for his contributions to the foundations of the athletic programs at Glasgow High School. This was his first home Scottie football game in 57 years, since he was the head coach of the program. Coach Heuth was the head coach for the football program from 1960 to 1966 and led the program to back to back undefeated seasons in 1965 and 1966. He also was the Scottie wrestling coach...

  • Pierce Presented First Annual Emitt Northup Achievement Award

    For the Courier|Aug 30, 2023

    Zachary Pierce was presented the first annual Emitt Northup Achievement Award at the 2023 Fort Peck Summer Theater Camp Showcase on Aug. 10. The presentation was made by Patt Etchart, lifelong volunteer and current Board Member, and Artistic Director of the Fort Peck Summer Theater Andy Meyers. The family and friends of Emitt Northup have established the Achievement Award in his memory. This Award recognizes any camper completing 10 years of perfect attendance at the Fort Peck Theater...

  • Downtown Beautification

    Aug 30, 2023

  • Bond Informational Letter

    Aug 30, 2023

    To the community members of Glasgow, As members of the Glasgow School Board, we would like to address our voting members regarding the proposed bond that will benefit our students and community for years to come. The bond will allow our school district to repair the roofs at the high school and the middle school, repair the failed boiler at the high school, and provide an outdoor athletic facility that will benefit our students and community. Bonds are used by school districts to finance needed...

  • Camp Lejeun Marine Base Toxic Exposure

    Aug 30, 2023

    Dear Editor and Veterans, The Camp Lejeune Justice Act was passed as part of the PACT Act Aug. 10, 2022. Anyone who resided, worked, or was otherwise exposed, including utero, for 30 days or more between Aug. 1, 1953, and Dec. 31, 1987, and diagnosed with a serious illness or condition, may be eligible to file a claim under this act. This includes surviving family members of individuals who suffered harm from Lejeune water on behalf of their deceased loved ones. Toxic materials were released...

  • Sanson II Sentenced To Montana State Prison

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Aug 30, 2023

    After being convicted on two felony counts of Sexual Abuse of a Child by a jury in Glasgow on June 9, Tommy Sanson II was sentenced on Aug. 21 to 25 years in the Montana State Prison with 15 years suspended for each felony count. These sentences are to run concurrently with one another. Parole eligibility is contingent on completing at least the educational phase of the sex offender treatment program utilized by the prison. During the June 9 trial, Sanson II was convicted under MCA § 45-5-625(1)(c) and MCA § 45-5-625(1)(h). The first count a...

  • Be Aware Of Montana Property Tax Rebate Scams

    For the Courier|Aug 30, 2023

    Montana taxpayers applying for a property tax rebate should be on the lookout for suspicious or fraudulent activity. Starting Aug. 24, all Montana property tax rebates will be sent by paper check in the mail. To reduce the risk of fraud perpetuated by scam artists, the Montana Department of Revenue removed the option for taxpayers to receive the property tax rebate by direct deposit. The department received applications where applicants entered banking information for direct deposit that does not match banking information in the department’s r...

  • Community Calendar

    Aug 30, 2023

    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 through Saturday. Nemont Manor has activities scheduled throughout the month for the entire community as well as the residents of Nemont Manor. If you would like a calendar, please contact 406-228-4306 or e-mail [email protected] and they will mail one to you. Come see the Fort Peck I... Full story

  • Hearing Screenings In Bear Paw Cooperative Schools

    For the Courier

    Hearing Screenings will take place in Bear Paw Cooperative member schools through Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023. Children enrolled in kindergarten and first grade, and ninth or 10th grade will be screened. No other children will be screened without parental permission. Please contact the school if you have any questions or concerns, or the Bear Paw Cooperative at 406-357-2269. This service is sponsored by the Bear Paw Cooperative.... Full story

  • Kathleen Arndt

    Aug 30, 2023

    Kathleen (Bundus) Arndt passed away of natural causes peacefully at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. She was 77. Her wishes were to be cremated and buried between her parents. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, in Hinsdale, Mont., at the Hillview Cemetery. All are welcome to attend. Time and officiant to be announced later. Kathleen was born on Jan. 10, 1946, in Glasgow, Mont., to Edward and Elsie Bundus. After spending part of her childhood growing... Full story

  • Margaret 'Margie' Ann Yeska

    Aug 30, 2023

    With heavy hearts, we bid farewell to Margaret "Margie" Ann (Mix) Yeska, a remarkable woman who left an indelible mark on our lives. She leaves a legacy that beautifully exemplifies tenderness and strength, creating memories that will forever remain etched in our hearts. Margie followed her life's calling, devoting herself to family and her agricultural heritage. As part of "the greatest generation," her legacy of perseverance and her work ethic began as a child on the family dairy west of... Full story

  • Marilyn E. Breipohl

    Aug 30, 2023

    April 10, 1935, Marilyn E. Breipohl was born in Havre, Mont., and was adopted by William and Bertha McKinley. She attended school in Havre and graduated in 1953. She worked at several jobs in Havre – an attorney's office, Buttreys as a bookkeeper, Meadow Gold Creamery, Sleeping Buffalo bookkeeper, and organist at the Lutheran Church for 60 years. Robert and Marilyn attended the annual State Soil Conservation Association Conventions where she would assist in registration and always had a joke a... Full story

  • Jannis D. Conselyea

    Aug 30, 2023

    On Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023, our extraordinary Yaya passed away. Services will be held at St. Raphaels, Glasgow, Mont., on Thursday, Aug. 31, at 11 a.m., with Father Jose Valliparambil officiating. Burial to follow at Highland Cemetery. Please join the family for a luncheon at the Parish Center. Jannis D. Conselyea was born May 18, 1944, in Provo, Utah, to Afton and Phillip Hansen. She grew up in Salt Lake City and spent her teenage years cruising The Avenues in her pink T-Bird with her best friend... Full story

  • Marjorie 'Marj' Pankratz

    Aug 30, 2023

    Marj passed away peacefully in her home, in her favorite chair on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023. She was 93 years old. Marjorie Ann Peters was born Jan. 25, 1930, in Wolf Point, Mont., to Aaron and Ann (Neufeld) Peters. She had only one sibling, sister Priscilla. Marj grew up in Frazer, Mont., until 1940 when her family moved to Emmett, Idaho, to own and manage a Gambles store. In 1944 they returned to Montana and purchased a wheat farm in Larslan, Mont. At one time, the family also lived in... Full story

  • Sharon K. Berrisford Services

    Aug 30, 2023

    Sharon K. (Peterson) Berrisford, age 79, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023. Her family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, at Bell Mortuary, Glasgow. A memorial service will take place at 10 a.m., on Friday, Sept. 8, at Bell Mortuary with a luncheon to follow at VFW Post 3107.... Full story

  • Barbara Hentges Services

    Aug 30, 2023

    Barbara Hentges, age 89, passed away on Friday, July 28, 2023, in Frazer, Mont. Funeral services will be held on Sat. Sept. 23, at 1 p.m. at Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel in Wolf Point, Mont. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.... Full story

  • George 'Bud' Knudson Services

    Aug 30, 2023

    George “Bud” Knudson, age 95, of Saco Mont., passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 2, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses in Glasgow.... Full story

  • Lita Kay Olson Services

    Aug 30, 2023

    Lita Kay Olson, of Richland, Mont., passed away Thursday, June 8, 2023, in Billings, Mont. A graveside services will be 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 2, at the Daniel’s County Cemetery in Scoby, Mont. Followed by a reception at the Silver Dollar Bar in Richland.... Full story

  • Elizabeth 'Betty' Ethel Funk Brandt Services

    Aug 30, 2023

    Elizabeth "Betty" Ethel Funk Brandt went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, Aug. 28, 2023, at Valley View Home, Glasgow, Mont., at the age of 98. Family will receive friends on Friday, Sept. 1, from 5 7 p.m. at Bell Mortuary, Glasgow. Funeral services will be held, at the Glasgow Evangelical Church with Pastor Seth Runner officiating on Saturday, Sept. 2, at 11 a.m. The burial will follow in Highland Cemetery beside her husband, Ivan. Condolences may be left for the family... Full story

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Aug 30, 2023

    1 Years Ago: Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 The Glasgow City Council at its regular meeting on Tuesday held public hearings and passed resolutions levying assessments for street lights and garbage collection. They also had a public hearing and adopted a preliminary budget for fiscal year 2013-2014. Last Friday the Council decided to bill 320 mills. Taxes will go up, Mayor Dan Carney said, but they haven't [been] raised for a long time. For Glasgow Lighting Districts No. 1-29 the total assessment is...

  • Should You Invest....Or Speculate?

    Financial Advisor Arron Franzen, For the Courier|Aug 30, 2023

    You’ll find some big differences between traditional and speculative investments — and knowing these differences can matter a great deal when you’re trying to reach your financial goals. To begin with, let’s look at the basic types of traditional and speculative investments. Traditional investments are those with which you’re probably already familiar: stocks, bonds, mutual funds, government securities, certificates of deposit (CDs) and so on. Speculative investments include cryptocurrencies, foreign currencies and precious metals such as g...

  • Western Valley 4-H Report For July And August 2023

    Zora Holt, For the Courier|Aug 30, 2023

    On July 23, part of the Western Valley 4-H Club attended Fort Peck Summer Theatre’s production of Matilda and swam in the Dredge Cuts afterwards. The only members who actually came were Michael Ketchum, Linden Holt, and myself. Matilda was brilliant, and anyone who didn’t get a chance to see it sorely missed out. Sewing Camp was July 30. Although our club was hosting, the only members who attended were Linden and I. We had some difficulties, as the people we thought were helping never sho...

  • Nemont Donates To Glasgow City-County Library

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Aug 30, 2023

    Marketing Specialist and Public Relations of Nemont Gregg Hunter presented the Glasgow City-County Library a check in the amount of $5,400 on Aug. 24. During the Fair season, Nemont had a booth at each of the county fairgrounds which allowed customers to purchase new phones. For each phone sold at the event, $100 was provided to that County's library. In addition to the Glasgow City-County Library, Nemont donated $4,800 to the Daniels County Library, $5,800 to the Sheridan County Library and...

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