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Articles from the September 25, 2013 edition

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Nashua Overpass Options Presented

Nashua residents had a chance to ask questions and voice concerns about the building of an overpass to alleviate the problem of the village's railroad crossing being blocked by trains. Approximately 40 people were at the meeting held Tuesday, Sept.... Full story


Wanted: Younger Farmers & Ranchers

The annual meeting of the Valley County Farm Bureau was held at the Cottonwood Inn last Tuesday with about 20 folks in attendance. After a nice buffet style meal, bureau president Scott Cassel called the meeting to order. The first speaker of the eve...


The Host With The Most

Meet Duane Johnson. Of course, anyone camping at Fort Peck Lake in the last 10 years probably knows him. He has been the volunteer campground host at the Downstream and West End campgrounds at Fort...


Now For The Construction

Surrounded by students and staff, members of the Glasgow School District officially broke ground at the front of East Side School and celebrated the beginning of the much anticipated building... Full story

 By The Courier    News    September 25, 2013

County Unemployment Remains Under 4%

Valley County’s unemployment rate remained below 4% at 3.9% in August, rising a slim 0.1 percentage points over July’s rate. The county’s August labor force stood at 4,002, with 3,847 people employed and 155 unemployed. Across Montana, the...


Royal Moment

Crown bearers Bode Barnett and Madeleine Golob look ready to present the traditional royal attire to Glasgow's new queen and king, Sage Sukut and Lane Herbert, during the coronation last Friday in... Full story


Eunice Moen

Former Glasgow resident Eunice (Burrus) Moen, 97, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at the Health Center in Kalispell, Mont. A memorial service will be held at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow at 2 p.m. on...


Douglas Runsthrough Sr.

Douglas Everett Ackerman Runsthrough Sr., “Two Spotted Eagle,” “Wamni Kneshga Numba,” 62, died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at his mother’s home in Frazer, Mont. He was born Sept. 3, 1951, in...


Ethel Marion Maki

Ethel Marion (Hinerman) Maki of Cascade, Mont., died Tuesday, Sept 17, 2013, after a period of illness, from Scleroderma complications following knee surgery. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday,...


Galen 'Mike' Maas

Galen “Mike” Maas, 92, died on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Billings Clinic Hospital, 10 weeks following the death of his wife, Doris. A complete obituary will be published in the next issue of The Courier. At his request, no funeral is planned,... Full story


Good People: You Can't Miss Them In Valley County

One of the stories this past week that has gained so much attention is the action of a 19-year-old worker in a fast food restaurant. The young man noticed a $20 bill falling out of the pocket of a blind customer and the lady behind the customer... Full story


How Safe Do You Really Feel?

How incredulous would you feel if I were to tell you that personnel in the Office of Odometer Fraud Investigation are allowed to carry firearms? Or that there are 36 federal officers carrying firearms for every 100,000 residents? (In Washington, D.C....


Old Lard Tins & Recycling

Remember when everyone recycled without giving it a thought? Housewives recycled so many things, with those neat “Old Tins” being primary. How many homes had a set of coffee can canisters for flour, sugar, etc.? And those rural women found so...


Free-Roaming Bison Meeting A 'Stacked Deck'

Dear Editor: With very short notice, MT FWP is hosting a meeting in Lewistown on September 26 and 27 to discuss introducing free-roaming bison on the CMR and other locations in Montana. Twenty eight panelists have been hand-selected by FWP to...


Sierra Stoneberg-Holt: She'll Be There

Sierra Stoneberg-Holt of southwestern Valley County, a frequent contributor to The Courier Opinion page, has been trying via email in recent days to rally opposition to attend the meeting that Mark Robbins refers to in the above letter. Here is one...


XC Scottie Girls Nearly Perfect

So close. So close that it could be frustrating. The Glasgow girls cross country team dominated the Frazer meet on Thursday, Sept. 19, finishing one point short of a perfect score. The team placed 10...


Home Sweet Homecoming

The Glasgow Scotties were simply on fire Friday night when they easily defeated Shelby, 42-9, for their homecoming game. The Scotties scored six touchdowns for a total of 331 yards in offense. They... Full story


Volleyball Team Beats Glendive, Plentywood

The Glasgow Scotties earned a close win over Glendive in four games, 23-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-23, at home on Thursday, Sept. 19. The Scotties faced a tough and skilled team and had to fight throughout the entire game to get the victory. Glendive was...


Wildfire Heads To Brockton Undefeated In Conference After Lustre Triangle

The Hinsdale/Saco Wildfire traveled to Lustre last Saturday for a triangle volleyball match, first against Lustre Christian and lastly against Culbertson. Wildfire head coach Kathy Siroky had her girls tuned up and in fine form this morning as they...


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