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  • Scottie Runners Find Their Rhythm

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 22, 2021

    The Glasgow Scottie boys took the top slot at their home cross country meet in Kiwanis Park on Saturday, while the Glasgow girls claimed third place. The day started cool and heated up quickly, in time with the Scotties scorching runs. The Scottie boys edged out the Wolf Point Wolves by a single point, 48 to 49, to earn the win with a total top five time of 1:32:54.18. Glasgow's girls earned 55 points with their time of 2:00:47.83 but they were outpaced by Custer County, 36 points, and Poplar,...

  • Valley County Woman Dies of COVID-19 Infection

    Courier Staff|Sep 22, 2021

    The Valley County Health Department has confirmed the death of a woman in her 70s due to COVID-19. She has not been publicly identified. "We express our sympathy to her family and loved ones," said Lynn Miller, RN, Director of the Valley County Health Department To date, Valley County has lost 19 persons to COVID-19, Miller said. VALLEY COUNTY COVID-19 • New cases since last update one week ago: 25 • Active cases now: 36 • Recovered cases/no longer infectious: 962 • Total cases: 1,017... Full story

  • Scotties Shut Out Colts in Colstrip

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 22, 2021

    The Glasgow Scotties earned their first shut out of the season on the road in Colstrip last Friday and what a win it was. Glasgow blanked Colstrip 50-0 in the blowout victory. In a tremendous show of teamwork, the Scotties put on a clinic offensively and defensively, rolling over the Colts on their home turf. The Scotties had eight players put points on the scoreboard, led by senior Kyler Hallock with four touchdowns. Playing the other way, defensive coordinator Sam Tedrow exuded pride in his...

  • Ranchers Against Proposed BLM Bison Rule

    Pierre Bibbs, Phillips County News|Sep 22, 2021

    Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen at 6 p.m. Sept. 15 stopped by the Malta High School Auditorium to give citizens a chance to comment on a grazing issue involving Bison, the American Prairie Reserve, and the Bureau of Land Management. Phillipts County News (a sister newspaper of The Courier) caught up with Montana AG Knudsen after the event. "It went great," Knudsen said. "We had a huge turnout, way bigger than we expected." The event, which hosted over 250 concerned citizens, gave those...

  • Scottie Volleyball 3-0 in Conference

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 22, 2021

    The Scottie volleyball team had two road trips this past weekend with games in Plentywood and Poplar. While the girls dropped their match against the Wildcats on Friday, they improved their conference record to 3-0. The Scotties’ record stands at 3-2 overall, with both losses coming at the hands of Plentywood. Glasgow traveled to Plentywood Sept. 17 with hopes of avenging an early season loss to the Wildcats. Though the team did not walk away with the victory, they forced the Wildcats to use all five sets for their win. “Girls fought hard...

  • New Police Chief Hits the Ground Running

    Chris McDaniel, The Courier|Sep 22, 2021

    In his new position as city of Glasgow Chief of Police, Rob Weber is getting straight to business. "I want to get back to where we were as a community policing department," Weber told The Courier Monday. "Short term goals, there are things we need to work on like policy and procedure and updating that to help us achieve our overall goal." There also is a shortage of manpower currently as two patrol positions are now vacant. "We've got one guy who looks promising, and he needs to go in front of...

  • Nashua Volleyball

    Sep 22, 2021

  • 'Painting History'

    Sep 22, 2021

    Sisters Haven Riddick, (left), a junior at Glasgow High School, and Saryn Riddick, a freshman, recently volunteered to help paint the mural inside the underpass in downtown Glasgow. "I felt this was a really cool experience," Saryn said. "In 20-years-time I can say, 'oh yeah. I helped create this in 9th Grade.'"... Full story

  • North Country Volleyball

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 22, 2021

    The North Country Mavericks had a "rough week" according to head coach Charlene Wasson. The team battled through rotation changes and the loss of starter on Saturday against Scobey. "Sometimes it is hard to make changes but you have to do them to see what opportunities you are missing and if the things you think will help really will," Wasson said. Though the changes did not lead to wins for the Mavericks, Wasson sees the positive outcomes for her team, "So with the changes, I saw some great...

  • Nashua Volleyball

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 22, 2021

    *This story has been updated from the print version.* The Nashua Porcupines volleyball team hosted the Fairview Warriors on Thursday and the Richey-Lambert Fusion on Saturday. Though the Porcupines did not add to their win column, head coach Janice Rorvik sees growth in her team. “The girls played well this past weekend and the different parts of the game are coming together for us,” she said. “Everything we went over in practice this past week was utilized and performed by the girls during the game.” Fairview won the Thursday match...

  • Lustre Christian Volleyball

    Sep 22, 2021

    FOR THE COURIER Wolf Point JV vs. Lustre Sept. 14, @ Wolf Point 25-14, 25-14, 25-17 WPJV won in 3 No stats for this game Mondak vs. Lustre Sept. 17, @ MonDak 25-18, 25-1, 25-10 Mondak won in 3 Team stats: kills-0, blocks-6, aces-4, digs-10, assists-0 Individual stats: Kills- NA Blocks- Alexa Reddig, 3 Aces- Rachel Pew & Aubri Holzrichter, 2 Digs- Aubri Holzrichter, 4 Assists-NA Plentywood vs. Lustre Sept. 18, in Lustre 25-6, 25-11, 25-15 Plentywood won in 3 Team stats: kills-2, blocks-8, aces-2, digs-22, assists-2 Individual stats: Kills-...

  • Frazer Volleyball

    Sep 22, 2021

  • GMS Volleyball

    Sep 22, 2021

    The Glasgow Middle School volleyball teams traveled to Scobey on Sept. 18 for games against Poplar, Wolf Point and Harlem. The eighth grade team defeated Poplar 2-1 and beat Wolf Point 2-1. The seventh grade team dropped their games to Harlem, 1-2, and Wolf Point, 0-2....

  • GMS Cross Country Teams Run in Fort Peck

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 22, 2021

    The Glasgow Middle School harriers hit the course in front of a home crowd on Saturday at Kiwanis Park in Fort Peck. The girls team placed fourth and the boys earned fifth place. Eighth-grader Kimber Dulaney led the Scottie girls, and all runners, with her 10:10.82 run for first place. Haleigh Huntsman, seventh grade, placed fourth overall with her 10:29.48 run. Eighth-grader Josie Kemp ran an 11:26.24 to place 13th. Seventh-graders Rebekah Bailey finished in 31st and Aspen Probert in 37th with...

  • Frazer Cross Country

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 22, 2021

    The Frazer Bearcubs were represented by junior Alyssa Toce Blount and sophomore Kalianna Toce Blount at the Glasgow Invitational cross country meet at Kiwanis Park in Fort Peck on Sept. 18. A. Toce Blount finished the course in 25:53.66 for a 31st place finish. K. Toce Blount placed 46th overall with her time off 28:46.00. In middle school action, the Frazer girls team took seventh place overall. They were led by eighth-grader Isabell Even in 33rd place after running the race in 13:12.83. She...

  • Nashua Cross Country

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 22, 2021

    The Nashua Porcupines made the short journey to Fort Peck's Kiwanis Park to run in the Glasgow Invitational cross country meet Sept. 18. The lone high school runner, Alyssa Murdock, ran a 27:42.60 for an overall 43rd place finish. Alexus Ponder was the only middle school girl for the Nashua team. The sixth-grader ran a 16:59.76. The middle school boys team fielded three runners. Sixth-grader Joseph Youpee ran an 11:51.16. Seventh-grader Jackson Abern completed the course in 12:18.06 and fellow...

  • Youth only pheasant, waterfowl hunt to open

    Sep 22, 2021

    FOR THE COURIER HELENA – Montana’s young hunters will have the state’s waterfowl and pheasants pretty much to themselves Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25-26. Licensed hunters ages 15 and under may hunt ducks, geese, coots, mergansers and ring-necked pheasants statewide on these two special days set aside for youngsters, but they must be accompanied by a non-hunting adult. While the accompanying adult may not shoot, he or she can assist with setting decoys, calling and retrieving. Prior to the youth hunt opener, Montana Fish, Wildlife &...

  • Fish and Wildlife Commission adopts regulations for muzzleloader season

    Sep 22, 2021

    FOR THE COURIER HELENA – The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted regulations for Montana’s first traditional muzzleloader season at its meeting on Aug. 20. House Bill 242 was passed in the 2021 Legislative Session and established a nine-day muzzleloader heritage hunting season for deer and elk that begins on the second Saturday following the end of the regular season. For 2021, the season is Dec. 11 to Dec. 19. To address this new statute, the commission adopted the following regulations, most of which are based on language from the...

  • Migratory bird hunters reminded of change to wanton waste of game statute

    Sep 22, 2021

    FOR THE COURIER The 2021 Migratory Bird Regulation booklets contain language on wanton waste of game that is no longer accurate. Because the regulations were printed before the Montana Legislature changed the statute, the information is outdated. The regulation reflecting the new statute reads: “Waste of Game (MCA 87-6-205) Wanton Waste – No person shall kill or cripple any migratory game bird pursuant to this part without making a reasonable effort to retrieve the bird and retain it in his/her actual custody. Under Montana law, it is...

  • Fish and Wildlife Commission approves changes to elk should seasons

    Sep 22, 2021

    FOR THE COURIER The Fish and Wildlife Commission approved changes to elk shoulder seasons in several hunting districts at its meeting on Aug. 20. All changes apply to this coming hunting season. However, no early shoulder seasons were added. Elk shoulder season changes made by the commission: a shoulder season in hunting district 314 that applies to LPT 314-00 only and is not valid on public lands; extending shoulder season to Feb. 15, 2022 for HDs 262, 290, 298, 314, 390, 391, 393, 411 east of Montana Highway 238 only, 417, 502,...

  • FWP to auction confiscated antlers, hides and horns

    Sep 22, 2021

    FOR THE COURIER Antlers, horns, hides and skulls that were confiscated by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks enforcement will be auctioned on Sept. 25 at the National Auction House in Billings. Items include 50 big horn sheep skulls, 390-plus-inch bull elk, moose, deer, elk, bear, mountain goats, mountain lions, martins, antelope, bobcats and more. Most of the items come from poaching incidents. Montana statute requires FWP to sell seized items at public auction. This includes all birds, animals, fish, heads, hides, teeth or other parts of any...

  • Immigrate the Right Way

    Chris McDaniel, Courier Publisher|Sep 22, 2021

    Throughout its short history, these United States have been the go to place for immigrants the world over. Most of us here today are either immigrants ourselves, or the progeny of immigrants. Native Americans, of course, are the one caveat. ellis For the rest of us, many immigrated lawfully - either through Ellis Island or some other port of entry. I began thinking about my immigrant history when considering the more than 10,000 Haitian nationals currently living under a bridge in Del Rio,... Full story

  • Alive at Five, and Tall Weeds

    Bonnie Kemp, Glasgow|Sep 22, 2021

    I am writing to thank the Downtown Association for hosting the Alive at Five. Even though [the most recent] one was not very well attended, it was a nice time. To those of you that didn't attend, you missed out on good music [and] the chance to see the few children that were there having a great time. You also missed out on the chance to visit with friends and neighbors you don't normally see. Should the association continue this next year, I hope you will attend and enjoy all the festivities.... Full story

  • OP-ED: A community of few... Broken Windows

    Joshua Nolan, GPD Senior Patrolman|Sep 22, 2021

    Imagine seeing an old dilapidated house. The paint is flaking off; exposing the bare wood siding to the elements. Its gutters are falling off random parts of the roof and the blinds behind the broken windows are in a state of total disorder. This old house has not always been in this condition. Based on its age, it looks to have been originally built in the early 1900's. I am told, houses like these were mail order kit homes offered by companies like Sears and Montgomery Ward from 1908-1940's.... Full story

  • OP-ED: Masking Taking Toll On Kids' Mental Health

    Rep. Amy Regier, State of Montana|Sep 22, 2021

    The Montana Nurses Association has referred to the recent emergency rule from Montana DPHHS regarding not masking in school as "promotion of junk science." One might be wise to use caution as well as introspection in using such a bold statement. MNA expressed frustration that the department did not site peer reviewed studies in explaining its rule. For every peer reviewed study showing the effectiveness of masks, one could find at least as many showing they are not effective in reducing the... Full story

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