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  • HLRC Appoints Murray, Bids Farewell to Rude 

    Mark Hebert with PCN, For the Courier|Oct 5, 2016

    When Health Management Services (HMS) announced they were prepared to submit their letter of resignation and step away from managing Phillips County’s Hi-Line Retirement Center at a public meeting two weeks ago, members of the new-look HLRC Board of Directors didn’t balk at the offer. The agreement with HMS – which lasted just over 17 months – ended on Sept. 30 and the HLRC Board is now working towards revoking a request to have HLRC decertified as a nursing home, in attempts to become exclusively an assisted living center. With HMS’ departure... Full story

  • Autumn Comes to Hinsdale

    Dane Osen, For the Courier|Oct 5, 2016

    Taking in the sounds and sights in Hinsdale at the Fall Festival on Oct. 2 was truly a delight. It was my first year attending the annual get-together, which is now in its fifth year. With plenty of cotton candy and ice cream on hand, the children had plenty of energy, whether it was for a round of musical chairs or to try their skill at a catapult-style target game dubbed punkin' chunkin'. There were also several local merchants displaying various goods as well. Sierra Holt and her husband... Full story

  • City Council Brief

    A.J. Etherington, For the Courier|Oct 5, 2016

    The topics dominating the discussion at the City Council meeting held Oct. 3 were the hiring and projected hirings of Glasgow Police Department employees, city union negotiations, and City Council transparency. Other items discussed were the Levee Safety Committee’s meeting with Senator Steve Daines, whose assistance will be needed in securing federal funding, in the tune of millions, to update the Milk River Levee Assistant Chief Gault’s opening word during his department report to the council was “busy”. Gault commented on overtime use, of... Full story

  • VCCF Funds Improvements at Boy Scout Park

    A.J. Etherington, For the Courier|Oct 5, 2016

    On Aug. 20, 18 Boy Scouts and Scout supporters came out to assist Troop 861 Life Scout Garret Paju with his Eagle Scout Project at Boy Scout Park. The project consisted of stripping the current asphalt roof from the park's shower house, patching holes in the roof and placing a new steel roof on the structure along with other maintenance around the park. It took the group of volunteers the better part of the day to complete, and some final touch-ups were made on Aug. 21. The funding for the... Full story

  • Senator Daines Tours Eastern Montana

    Dane Osen, For the Courier|Oct 5, 2016

    Senator Steve Daines made a stop in Glasgow while on his tour of eastern Montana. Glasgow marked the Senator’s second stop on a 650 mile long tour that will undertake in three days. After flying into Malta on Oct. 4 to begin his tour, Glasgow was the second stop out of the 15 planned destinations. The Senator took time to address a crowd of 20 local leaders, business owners, ranchers and members of the press at the event hosted by Farm Equipment Sales. The Senator addressed local concerns on issues as well as national ones. The Senator met with... Full story

  • Tour the Recently Restored Great Northern Caboose

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  • Twixt the Devil and the Sea

    Virgil Vaupel, Thanks for Listening|Oct 5, 2016

    It’s getting on to election time. Are you ready? Have you heard enough about the candidates for the next POTUS? Do you believe most of the trash both candidates are talking? Is the Trump fortune enough to sway your good judgment to his side? Is the fact that Hillary is a woman enough for you to cast your vote her way? Here’s the way I see it. Stay tuned for this important message from your friendly ambulance chasers at Dewey, Chasem and Howe, 666 Faked ‘em Lane, Thoeny, MT 592 and a half. We’re back, thanks for sticking around. Now here’s the r... Full story

  • Fall Memories

    Sandy Laumeyer, Just a Thought|Oct 5, 2016

    Several weeks ago we took a trip to Boulder to visit my husband’s brother for a few days. As we drove along, I noticed quite a few cottonwood trees whose leaves were turning yellow. On a day trip to Butte, I saw a few places in the mountains where a lone bright yellow cottonwood stood alone amidst the dark green pine trees. Seeing them brought back memories of the woods where I grew up. Hillsides would be covered in trees robed in gold, green, brown, tan, rust and crimson. The picture they created was impossible to duplicate. With the turning o... Full story

  • What We Bring to the Fight

    John Fahlgren, Commissioner Candidate|Oct 5, 2016

    Valley County is a large county, over 3 million acres with nearly half of that being BLM, CMR, Corps of Engineers, and State of Montana lands. The policies and plans of these agencies can have either positive or negative effects on our economy and our future. Last week I attended the “Coordination” training held at the Malta library. “Coordination” refers to the requirement that Federal agencies coordinate with local governments in developing and implementing plans and management activities. The training was primarily attended by County... Full story

  • Listen to the Quiet: Part 5

    Helen DePunydt, Saco Stories|Oct 5, 2016

    The Kienitz family now numbered four: Otto, Lizzie and their two lively daughters, blond Leona, nicknamed “Toots,” and the dark-haired Luella, who is known as “Babe.” The members of this family were closely knit and have remained so over the years. Luella, number two daughter, now living in Bremerton, Wash., reminisces about her childhood out on the windswept prairie. “Winter snows brought out the homemade sleds, scoop shovels or toboggan for sliding down the rocky hills. With my long tresses trailing behind and lying flat on the sled, I g... Full story

  • Craig Richard 'Rick' Robbins

    Oct 5, 2016

    Craig Richard 'Rick' Robbins, 58, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at his home in Glasgow, Mont. surrounded by friends and family. He had been diagnosed with lung cancer Oct. 9, 2014. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Lonnie Eidson officiating, followed by a reception at the First Baptist Church in Glasgow. A private burial will take place at a later date. He was born Oct. 8, 1957, to Mavis (Keough) and Arnold Robbins of Nashua. He attended Nashua School and...

  • Ann Luella Carman

    Oct 5, 2016

    Ann Luella (Hastings) Carman, 92, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, of natural causes. The memorial service will be held at St. Peters Episcopal Cathedral in Helena on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 1:30 p.m., followed by a reception for her family and friends. Internment will be at Highland Cemetery in Glasgow. Family members and friends visited and comforted her at the Renaissance Senior Care Center in Helena, Mont. She was born on April 18, 1924, in Red Wing, Minn., to Luella and John Hastings....

  • Walter 'Walt' David Sauskojus

    Oct 5, 2016

    Walter "Walt" David Sauskojus, 89, died peacefully at Spring Creek Inn in Bozeman on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. He was born Feb. 11, 1927, the third of six children born to David and Marie Sauskojus, who farmed in Richland. He worked hard with his sisters and brothers to help his parents maintain the farm. In 1946 he served in the Army, stationed in Germany as a welder/mechanic. After being honorably discharged, he came back to the states, fell in love and married Elinor Reddig in 1952 (divorced...

  • Korenne Kay Christenson-Posante

    Oct 5, 2016

    On Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, Korenne Kay (Krusee) Christenson-Posante of Underwood, Minn., passed away at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, N.D. She fought a courageous battle against cancer. She was born in Glasgow, Mont., to Adrian and Frances Krusee. After graduating from high school, she pursued her love of traveling and acting. She was able to travel overseas and act in small venues around the US. She was a true thespian in and out of the theater. ​In 1966 she married Gerald “Lefty” Christenson and they had two children, Cari and Cody. She w...

  • Scotties Make Wolves Howl in 46-0 Win

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Oct 5, 2016

    The Wolf Point Wolves hosted the Glasgow Scotties on the gridiron Sept. 30, and they were determined to prevail over the Scotties. Unfortunately, the most newsworthy notes of the evening for the home team were their senior recognition and homecoming festivities. It took a while for the Scotties to warm up their offense, but defensively they denied the Wolves right from the beginning. Despite a 34-yard pass reception by Trent Herbert, when the first quarter came to an end, the scoreboard was... Full story

  • Lady Scotties Propelled to Win Over Wolves

    Lori Dailey, For the Courier|Oct 5, 2016

    All this talk about the importance of passing, volleyball's first and most critical contact, proved its case as the Scotties fought for a victory over the Wolf Point Wolves Sept. 29. The crowd was raucous, packed with students who never stopped cheering, students who have endlessly and enthusiastically supported us every game - what a great environment to play in. Game one went as expected: scrappy competition on both sides of the net, neither team giving up on a ball, but finally GHS pushed a little harder and won 25-19. Game two was all Wolf... Full story

  • Lady Mavs Sweep Scottie JV, Fall to M-Ettes

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Oct 5, 2016

    North Country vs. Glasgow JV The North Country Lady Mavericks defeated Glasgow's JV squad in three games, 25-21, 25-21, 25-21, held in Hinsdale Sept. 27. Jada Sudbrack led her team in kills with eight, followed by Mickayla Johnson with seven. Johnson also finished the game with a team high of two blocks. Bailey Funk recorded four aces during the games and had 17 assists. North Country vs. Malta After winning their first game 25-22 against the M-Ettes in Whitewater on Sept. 30, the Lady Mavs dropped the next three to the girls in blue (15-25,...

  • Punt, Pass, Kick: Myrick Wins in Miles City

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Oct 5, 2016

    After winning in her age group in the local Punt, Pass, Kick competion, Glasgow's Davyn Myrick advanced to the sectional competition held in Miles City Oct. 2. Competing against athletes from Southern and Eastern Mont., as well as Northern Wyo., Myrick took the top spot in her age group with a distance of 214'5". If Myrick's score ranks high enough, she may qualify to attend the Denver Bronco's Team Championship, which will be held Dec. 18 when the Broncos host the New England Patriots. Results... Full story

  • Boys 2nd, Girls 3rd at Havre Invite

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Oct 5, 2016

    With just two more regular season meets to go before the state cross country meet in Kalispell, the Scotties are going strong. The varsity and JV runners competed at the Havre Invitational Oct. 1. The Scottie boys placed second overall just behind Fergus, with Ellis McKean leading the team with his fifth-place finish. The girls placed third behind Fergus and Havre, with Brooke Westby claiming the top spot with her fifth-place finish. Varsity boys team scores: Fergus 34, Glasgow 57, Havre 78,... Full story

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  • Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

    Oct 5, 2016

    TUESDAY – OCT. 11 5:30 p.m. - A BBQ hosted by Glasgow Volunteer and Long Run Volunteer fire departments in the Shopko Parking Lot starting at 5:30 p.m. in support of Fire Prevention Week. WEDNESDAY – OCT. 12 Foot care starting at 1:30 p.m. in Nashua. Sign up at the center. SATURDAY – OCT. 15 5-7 p.m. - The Nashua Volunteer Fire Department annual Fall Dance and Fundraiser at the Nashua Civic Center. Serving from 5-7 p.m. with a meal of pulled pork, baked beans and baked potatoes. Live music by Trial By Fire will begin at 7 p.m. Cost is $6 per pe... Full story

  • Farm and Ranch October 2016

    Oct 5, 2016

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  • National Newspaper Week October 2 - 8

    Oct 5, 2016

    This year, we mark the 76th anniversary of National Newspaper Week (Oct. 2-8). The annual observance celebrates and emphasizes the impact of newspapers in communities large and small. To mark the occasion, we are offering a special!... Full story

  • Click to View the 2016 Scottie Homecoming Parade

    Oct 5, 2016

    The Glasgow (Glasgow, MT) High School Scotties paraded through Glasgow on Sept. 16, 2016, in celebration of their Homecoming week.... Full story