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  • GDA Wraps Up Another Alive At Five Season

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    The Glasgow Downtown Association (GDA) hosted their last Alive at Five of the year on Sept. 20, hosted by Bank of Glasgow with music provided by Pippin DJ. After preliminary rounds during the other Alive at Five events this summer, GDA hosted the Hot Dog Eating Contest Championship Calcutta with competitors Zach Moser, Trisitan Ryan, Juice Fischer and Ava Schultz. Also coming back to defend his title as Hot Dog Eating Champion last year was Marc Wethern. After four minutes, Moser came out victor...

  • Teacher Leaders in Montana History Program Grows to 18 With Addition Of GMS' Laurie Enebo

    For the Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    A dedicated group of Montana educators are becoming "history missionaries" as part of the Teacher Leaders in Montana History program. Eighteen teachers with a deep passion for Montana and its history, as well as social studies in general, are offering to share their expertise beyond their own classrooms as part of the Montana Historical Society (MTHS) program. The group will help write lesson plans, mentor teachers in best practices in history education, and share Montana and Indian education-re...

  • 2023 Homecoming Royalty

    Sep 27, 2023

    The Glasgow High School 2023 Royalty Nominees pose with the Scottie Dog outside of the high school on Sept. 19. Sitting on the Scottie Dog is Daniel Berry, and in front of the Scottie Dog pictured left to right are Emily See, Macy Mitchell, Tatum Nyquist, Kyle Baker and Vaughn Miller. Coronation will occur at the GHS Auditorium on Thursday, Sept. 28, 3:20 p.m. The newly crowned king and queen will make their public appearance at the Homecoming parade on Friday, Sept. 29, starting at 2:30 p.m....

  • Valley County Well Represented in MHSRA Rodeo

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    The Valley County Fairgrounds saw two full days of rodeo action as the Glasgow Rodeo Committee hosted the Montana High School Rodeo Association's High School Rodeo on Saturday and Sunday. Athletes from around the state competed in a number of events from Pee Wee action to High School for a chance at a coveted championship belt buckle. Bailey Billingsley won the all around girls buckle in the YRA and Jr. High competition. She took second place in goat tying, team roping and ribbon roping. Blaire...

  • Gearing Up For Homecoming

    Sep 27, 2023

  • The Upcoming Glasgow Bond

    Sep 27, 2023

    Dear Editor, I grew up in Saco and have been a member of this community since 2004. I married into the Glasgow lifestyle and could not be more proud to live anywhere in the world. Which, if you know my husband, you recognize that living in Glasgow wasn't up for negotiation! The bond put forth by our school board cannot be reduced to an academics vs athletics discussion. When I look back on my youth my academic and athletic successes are completely intertwined. Academics contributed to my future...

  • In Support Of Artificial Turf For Glasgow

    Sep 27, 2023

    Dear Editor, Hi All. It's Kyler Hallock, a recent 2022 graduate of Glasgow High School. I wanted to take this time to say a few things about the Scottie Field "Recharged" Project and upcoming School Bond. As a former student-athlete at GHS, I participated in football and wrestling for all four years, and for me, being involved in sports was a huge part of my life! My experience as a football player; has led me to voice my support of artificial turf for the Glasgow School District. Throughout my...

  • Deadline Approaching For Property Tax Rebate

    Sep 27, 2023

    Dear Editor, Sunday, Oct. 1 is the deadline to claim your $675 property tax rebate for this year. Tens of thousands of Montana property owners have already claimed theirs. If you're a Montana resident who pays property taxes on your primary residence, head to getmyrebate.mt.gov as soon as possible to claim yours. And whether you've already claimed this year's rebate or not, put a reminder on your calendar to claim next year's as well. A second $675 property tax rebate will be available from...

  • Glasgow Scottie Upcoming Facilities Bond Tidbits

    For the Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    The election will be administered by the Valley County Election Administrator and will be a mail-ballot election. Ballots will be mailed out on Sept. 29 and must be returned by Oct. 17. Tidbit 1 What will the proposed $8.58 Million Dollar Facility Improvements Bond include? #1 – Replace the failed 80-year-old boiler at Glasgow High School to assure our students will have adequate heat in the winter months. #2 – Extensively repair damaged roofs at Glasgow High School and Glasgow Middle School to assure that we can keep the inside of our...

  • Valley County Transit Reduced Hours

    For the Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    Due to a driver shortage, Valley County Transit hours of service are being reduced on Mondays effective Sept. 25. Service will now be available as follows: Monday 7:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday from 7:15 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Service to Nashua and Fort Peck remains the same (MUST schedule in advance): Monday through Friday - leave Glasgow at 7:20 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. Service to St. Marie will be as follows (MUST call in a half hour prior to departure from Glasgow): Sunday -...

  • Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

    Sep 27, 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 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wednesday 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. Fort Peck Interpretive Center... Full story

  • Don Wilson Brown

    Sep 27, 2023

    Don Wilson Brown passed away peacefully in Billings, Mont., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, after a short illness. A memorial service for Don will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 30, at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, Mont., with Pastor Bonnie Novak officiating. Burial will take place in Fort Peck Cemetery followed by a luncheon at the Fort Peck Hotel, Fort Peck, Mont. He was born on Dec. 5, 1935, at the family ranch with his Grandmother Gerda Rorvick as the midwife. He was preceded in death by his... Full story

  • Cade Shane Myrick

    Sep 27, 2023

    Cade Shane Myrick was welcomed into this world on Oct. 8, 2000, by his parents Michael and Erin Myrick, older sister Ashtyn Rene, and twin brother Blaine Ryan; fifty-nine minutes prior. This day may have been the spark to the competitive nature Cade would exhibit in every facet of his life. A short time later they were blessed with their baby sister, Davyn Denae. Growing up between Glasgow and Nashua, Mont., Cade had a love for all things outdoors. Hunting with his family instilled a deep love... Full story

  • Cecil Ozark

    Sep 27, 2023

    Cecil Franklin Ozark passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont., at the age of 87. Family will receive friends, Friday, Oct. 6, 5 to 7 p.m. at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow. Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m. at Bell Mortuary with Pastor Scott Kiehn officiating. A luncheon will follow the funeral service at Sunnyside Gold Course, Glasgow. Cecil Ozark was born March 20, 1936, in Miles City, Mont., to Stan and Verda (Shand) Ozark. The fam... Full story

  • Mary Jean Mahugh

    Sep 27, 2023

    On August 12, Mom gathered up her cookie sheets, her favorite spatula and headed to heaven's kitchen to bake for her family and friends who arrived there before she did. She was 92 years young. Mary Jean (Combs) Mahugh was born in Glasgow, Montana on June 4,1931 to Clifford and Cora Combs. She graduated from Glasgow High School and was a proud Scotty her entire life. On August 20, 1949 she married Glen Mahugh. They had three children - Diana, David and Doris. Mary was devoted to her career at... Full story

  • Carol Susan Buchheit

    Sep 27, 2023

    Carol Susan (Ingersoll) Buchheit passed away in Glasgow, Mont., on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023. A local memorial service will be held at Bell Mortuary on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m. with a reception following. A private family gathering will take place at a later date for her inurnment. She was born Sept. 3, 1951, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Ruth Maxine (French) and Lewie Oliver Ingersoll, joining older sister Janice. As a young child, her family moved to Fort Dodge, Iowa, then Flint, Mich., where her... Full story

  • Ronald 'Ron' Bishop

    Sep 27, 2023

    Ronald "Ron" Lawrence Bishop, age 69, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023 at his home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 28, at St. Raphael's Catholic Church, with burial at Highland Cemetery, Glasgow. Luncheon to follow burial at St. Raphael's Parish Center. There will be a gathering at El Cor Del at 4 p.m. Ron was born in Straubig, Germany, to Mary and D.L. Bishop on Feb. 14, 1954, where they lived until Ron was two. His dad, who was in the Air Force, was... Full story

  • Montana 4-H Enrolling New Members, Seeking Volunteers

    MSU News Service, For the Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    Youth across Montana who would like to enroll in Montana 4-H are invited to do so during the month of October. Montana 4-H is the youth development program of Montana State University Extension. It offers a range of choices and opportunities for youth to learn and grow, such as cooking or sewing, learning about conservation and robotics or raising an animal, while instilling employable life skills. In all, Montana 4-H offers more than 200 different projects and experiences that engage youth in learning. It is the largest out-of-school youth...

  • NRCS Sets Conservation Program Funding Application Date For Oct. 27

    Natural Resources Conservation Service, For the Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Montana is accepting applications for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), and Wetlands Reserve Easements (WRE). To be considered for funding in the current cycle, producers and landowners should apply by Friday, Oct. 27, 2023. “NRCS provides funding and technical assistance to help farmers, ranchers, and forestland owners implement conservation practices that improve their...

  • Glasgow Stockyards Market Report

    For the Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    The market report for the Glasgow Stockyards as of Sept. 14, show 184 cattle sold. Cows steady to strong with last test of 8-31. Bulls softer with last test of 8-31. Utility and commercial cows brought in $95 to $115 with the top selling for $144.50; canner and cutter bulls $80 to $95; and bulls $114 to $127.50....

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled By Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 Wednesday evening, Sept. 25, brought in over 250 community members to celebrate Frazer School's adequate yearly progress (AYP) accomplishment for the 2012-13 school year. The school made a 20 percent gain in reading and math and also was above the AYP attendance threshold of 80 percent, with the elementary at 87 percent and the junior high and high school at 81 percent. There's no one answering the phone at the Glasgow Field Office of the Bureau of Land...

  • Glasgow Yard Of The Week

    Sep 27, 2023

  • Scottie Football Defeats Mustangs

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    Glasgow's first football win of the 2023 season was a momentous one as the Scotties posted their first win against the Malta Mustangs since 2016 with a 26-7 victory on Scottie Field Friday night. From the opening plays the game never lacked action though fans may have seen as much yellow – in the form of penalty flags – as they did red and blue on the field. The game looked to go the way Glasgow's previous four had as Malta scored a touchdown 46 seconds into the game but a Mustang penalty...

  • Scottie Volleyball Splits Conference Games

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    The Scottie volleyball team served up some intense action on the court this past week, splitting their conference games before dropping a match to Class A Glendive. The Scotties' record now sits at 4-1 in conference play, 5-3 overall. Glasgow took Wolf Point to five sets Sept. 21 on the road taking two sets to extra action but fell 25-27, 29-27, 25-23, 12-25, 9-15. The next day, the Scotties hosted the M-ettes for Rivalry Night and battled for sets coming out with the win: 21-25, 25-21, 25-9,...

  • Frazer Hosts XC Invite

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    Frazer hosted their annual cross country Invitational Sept. 21 before sending a few runners to the Miles City Stampeded Sept. 23. The Bearcub boys put up 143 points at their home meet for fifth place. The girls fielded only three runners, falling short of a team score. Gabe Beston led the Frazer boys with a 13th place finish at a time of 19:50.38 while Shakira Beston led the girls with a time of 29:45.96 and 36th place. Frazer Invite Results Boys Varsity Name Place Time PR/SR Gabe Beston 13th...

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