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Fire Destroys Garage on Glasgow's Southside

A fire destroyed a garage at a southside Glasgow residence Wednesday, Aug. 29. The fire erupted at around midday and fire crews responded from the Glasgow Fire Department and Long Run Fire Department...

 

Gianforte Talks Issues with Local Leaders

In front of a rare sirloin steak (“It can’t be too rare” according to the Congressman) and a bottle of domestic beer, the U.S. Representative for Montana Greg Gianforte talked through key issues and policy priorities with local leaders that...

 

Saco Graduate Makes Medical Breakthrough for Alzheimer's

"Promise me, when you grow up, you'll use your brain instead of your back," a mother tells her daughter as they tiredly dig out a flooded ditch on the family farm. That daughter, Miranda (Yeska) Orr,...

 

Irle School 4th Graders Receive Free School Supplies

In a generous show of support for the community's future, Gloria and Paul Ashenbrener, who own the local McDonald's restaurant, reached out to the Irle School Parent-Teacher Organization in an effort...

 

Tester Urges Army CoE to Work with City on Glasgow Flood Levee

U.S. Senator Jon Tester is pushing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take an active role to help return Glasgow’s flood levee back to active status. In a letter sent to Chief Engineer for the Army Corps of Engineers Lt. General Todd T. Semonite...

 

Valley View Home Soaks in New Donation from FMDH Foundation

Valley View Home residents now have a more comfortable time getting bathed and employees have a much easier time in transporting the residents into the tub, thanks to a generous donation from the...

 

Setting the Record Straight on My Position on APR

Dear Editor, I am excited to be a candidate for Valley County Commissioner. The primary campaign was a very positive experience for me because of the great group of candidates who were all focused on how to serve Valley County in the best way possibl...

 

I Support the Chicken Ordinance

Dear Editor, I attended the city council meeting Aug. 20. Ordinance No. 959 was the topic for discourse. It stated, in part, to allow up to six Gallus gallus domesticus on a single family premise subject to the following requirements. The complete...

 

President Trump's Visit

Dear Editor, President Trump coming to Montana. We need to honor the President of the United States. I have not always voted for every former President but have always believed we are told to pray for those in authority. In past years many of my...

 

Trade, Not Aid

“Trade, not aid.” Pull up a random news article on the current trade dispute/war (wording depending on one’s personal bias) and you’ll most likely come across this refrain. Agricultural producers across the country continue to stress they...

 

Welcome Back Students and Teachers!

It was a big day in Glasgow on Aug. 29, as parents hustled their students out of the door with all of the necessary school supplies, which will be key tools to help make them succeed. Parents got their cell phones out and ready to capture the...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open for visitors Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For special appointments or events, call 406-228-8692. THURSDAY – SEPT. 6 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. - Free Breakfast Exchange presented by the SCORE... Full story

 

Taco Supper to Benefit Karl Johnson

Nashua Our Redeemer Lutheran Church will have their first Indian Taco Supper of the season, on Monday Sept. 10, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. It will be a benefit for Karl Johnson. There will be a freewill offering with all proceeds going to Johnson for... Full story

 

Libertarian Elinor Swanson Visiting Glasgow

The libertarian candidate for U.S. House of Representatives Elinor Swanson will be hosting a Meet and Greet at the Elks Lodge in Glasgow from 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12, following a visit to Wolf Point earlier in the afternoon. These events... Full story

 

USDA Announces Details of Trade Aid; Net Income Has Decreased

MICHELLE BIGELBACH THE COURIER On Aug. 27, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue provided details of actions the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take to help farmers who have been affected by retaliation from foreign nations in...

 

The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men

None of my plans for last week panned out. First off, while I had seriously contemplated dusting and vacuuming, Dennis decided we would make a run to town for various things on Monday. We headed down...

 

Library Card Sign-up Month 2018

As students of Valley County head back to school, there is one essential school supply that requires no shopping and doesn't cost a penny – it's a library card. This September, Glasgow City-County...

 

Dorothy Alice Solberg

Dorothy Alice Solberg 91, died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at the Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center where she had been a resident since January. She was born on March 3, 1927, the first...

 

Beverly Denise Komrosky

Beverly Denise Komrosky, 88, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Mont. Family will receive friends Thursday, Sept. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Bell Mortuary in... Full story

 

Legacy of Love:

First impressions of Shalynn Pedersen may be of a docile, unassuming teenager. At times, that may be true, but she also has athleticism and determination running through her veins. Her connection to s...

 

Lady Scotties Fall to Simms in Chipper

The varsity Lady Scotties were on the road again for their second tournament of the season with games in Chinook Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. The squad battled their way to the chipper on Saturday, but were...

 

Lady Mavs Struggle in Malta, Squeak Past Harlem, Fall to Scobey

The Lady Mavericks opened their volleyball season with two tough weekends. First, with a busy tournament in Malta on Aug. 25. Although the girls finished with some nice scores, they were unable to...

 

Braaten, McKean Lead Scotties at Billings Invitational

The Scottie cross country team was in Billings Aug. 31. With more than 300 varsity runners, it was likely the largest meet on the Scottie's schedule. With the number of competitors at the meet, the...

 

Hi-Line Farm and Ranch Sept. 2018

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