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  • GHS 2022 Homecoming Candidates

    For the Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    The Glasgow High School 2022 Royalty Nominees pose with the Scottie Dog outside of the high school on Sept. 28....

  • NWS Glasgow Helps Forecast for Hurricane Ian

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    In a typical week, the National Weather Service (NWS) launches two weather balloons per day, one early in the morning and one in the late afternoon/early evening. The purpose of these balloons is to collect atmospheric information such as temperature, humidity, pressure and wind. The information collected is then utilized in weather models, which are used to help meteorologists predict the weather. When high impact weather is expected, additional weather balloon launches are necessary to...

  • Friday Night Lights

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    "Friday night lights in Glasgow is something special." Though it hardly needs to be spoken, the words of Stan Ozark, a football official for 33 years, should strike a chord in any Scottie football fan. However, for Ozark the statement means so much more. "That environment. I've done so many games up there on a Friday night. On a beautiful night in September, October, that place is packed. The crowd is loud you can hardly hear yourself. That cannon's going off. You've got a good football game....

  • CHS Hosts Grain Engulfment Training

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    CHS Farmers Elevator and Feed Warehouse held a Grain Engulfment Training Sept. 26 at their Glasgow location. Firefighters from Glasgow Fire Department, Long Run Fire Department and Nashua Fire Department were on hand to learn how to use cofferdams and support equipment to perform rescues in the event a farmer should become trapped in a grain storage facility. CHS brought in Dale Ekdahl to perform the training. Ekdahl went through several scenarios with the firefighters, demonstrating how to...

  • Opheim's Redfield Recognized For 40 Years Of Service

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    Alice Redfield, of Opheim, an emergency medical technician (EMT) for North Valley Ambulance was recently recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians for achieving 40 consecutive years of National Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Certification. This distinction is an honor held by few EMS professionals as it's a rare achievement that an EMT maintains this many years of continued national certification. To maintain her status as a Nationally Registered EMT, Redfield...

  • Glasgow Man Sentenced On Felony Sex Charge

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    According to Valley County Attorney Dylan Jensen, Glasgow resident Justice Meland was sentenced in District Court in Glasgow on Oct. 3 after previously pleading guilty to a single count of sexual intercourse without consent. Judge Yvonne Laird sentenced Meland to 20 years with the Montana Department of Corrections with all but two years suspended. Judge Yvonne Laird also levied a $5,000 fine and recommended he be placed in a facility where he can continue to receive treatment with his current medical providers. He will also have to register as...

  • Commissioners Pass Resolution Setting All School Levies

    For the Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    The Valley County Commissioners met on Sept. 28, with Commissioners John Fahlgren and Mary Armstrong attending remotely as they were attending a MACo conference in Billings. During the meeting they approved resolution 25-2022 setting county levies for the fiscal year 2022-2023. The resolution is below: WHEREAS, all proposed budgets for fiscal year ending June 30, 2023, for all Valley County School Districts have been filed in the office of the Clerk and Recorder/County Superintendent; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of County...

  • Response To Dr. Taylor's OpEd

    Oct 5, 2022

    Dear Editor, In reference to the recent opinion piece by Dr. Carolyn Taylor, the Valley County Commissioners, including the current commissioners, have long worked to support the St. Marie community. We meet with community residents and board members on issues on nearly a weekly basis. As issues or questions arise, St. Marie folks are regulars in our meetings. During our annual community meetings, the St. Marie meeting is always the best attended. We are looked to by St. Marie residents for...

  • Montana VA Health Care System Launches 2022 Flu Shot Season with Statewide Clinics

    For the Courier

    The Montana VA Health Care System (MTVAHCS) has kicked off the 2022 flu shot season. Enrolled Montana veterans have multiple options to make getting a free flu shot easy. First, veterans who are enrolled with VA healthcare will be offered flu shots at their Montana VA primary care appointments. Second, flu vaccines are available to enrolled veterans at pharmacies and urgent care locations across Montana. To find a close-to-home and in-network community care provider, veterans can search by entering in their home zip code in the drop-down menu... Full story

  • Calendar of Upcoming Event in the Area

    Oct 5, 2022

    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 hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nemont Manor has activities scheduled throughout the month. If you would like a calendar, please contact 406-228-4306 or e-mail [email protected] and they will mail one to you. Events are also listed below. Through the winter, people can coordinate with staff to visit w... Full story

  • October Taco Supper at ORLC

    For the Courier

    Nashua Our Redeemer Lutheran Church is having an Indian Taco Supper on Monday, Oct. 10, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Take outs are available and everyone is welcome. The event is a free will offering and Thrivent has provided supplemental funding.... Full story

  • Dale Squires Services

    Oct 5, 2022

    Dale Robert Squires left this earth unexpectedly on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, after a tragic accident. Born on December 20, 1962, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Montana, Dale enjoyed early life on the Hi-Line. A memorial service will be held Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, at 1 p.m., at Smith Funeral Chapel, 304 34th Street West in Billings, with a reception to follow at Lake Hills Golf Club, 1930 Clubhouse Way. A full obituary will be printed in the Oct. 12, 2022, issue of the Glasgow... Full story

  • Doug Martin

    Oct 5, 2022

    Doug Martin, 78, died unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. There will be small gathering for those who would like to raise a glass in honor of Doug at a future date. Doug was born in Glasgow, Mont., on July 10, 1944, to the late Iver "Scottie" William and Dorothy Catherine (Maalerud) Martin, of Tampico, Mont. His childhood was spent on the family farm in Tampico which had been homesteaded by his grandparents. Doug graduated from Glasgow High School in 1962 and joined the United States Army.... Full story

  • 'Barb' Gail Sugg

    Oct 5, 2022

    Barbara "Barb" Gail Sugg was born Jan. 24, 1954, in St. Louis, Mo. She passed away on the evening of Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. Barb had a wonderful and fulfilling life, most of which was spent in Glasgow, Mont. Services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Bell Mortuary, Glasgow, with Pastor Mark Pearson officiating with burial following at Highland Cemetery, Glasgow. Please join her family at the VFW at 11:30 a.m. following the service at Bell Mortuary. She was an explorer of a variety of... Full story

  • Western Valley 4-H Report

    Reporter Linden Holt, For the Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    As the 4-H year closes, here's what the Western Valley 4-H club's been doing. On Aug. 1, the Western Valley 4-H club set up a booth for the Northeast Montana Fair with the theme of "Calling all Superheros." During the fair, Valley County 4-H held their Farm Olympics on Aug. 6, featuring eating contests, hay bale stacking, egg throwing, and more. On Aug. 14, the Western Valley 4-H Club took some time to unwind at "Seussical the Musical," followed by a relaxing swim in the dredge cuts. On Sept....

  • Glasgow Stockyards Market Report

    For the Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    The market report for the Glasgow Stockyards as of Sept. 22, show 264 cattle sold with cows lower on light test of 75 head. Utility and commercial cows brought in $73 to $84.50; canner and cutter cows $63 to $73. Bulls were lower on 80 head test bringing in $92 to $106.50. Very light test on 100 yearling heifers with 60 open heifers 797 sold at $182.25. Oct. 6 is the All Class Cattle Auction. The following week, on Thursday, Oct. 13, is the Feeder Special and All Class Cattle Auction. Thursday, Oct. 20 is the Dunbar Bros. 15th annual Bred...

  • Too Much Procrastination

    Mary Honrud, For the Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    I'm much too good at putting things off. Who wants to think about pulling all the tomatoes when it's still pushing 100°? Even though we're now into October (!), it hasn't seemed like fall. And so, having legitimately earned a Masters in Procrastination, my houseplants are still grouped on the front deck. The dahlias haven't been dug. The gladioli bulbs haven't been trimmed and bagged for winter storage. Shoot. I just had another picking of green beans a few days ago. I say pshaw to fall. (I...

  • Frazer Native Serving In the U.S. Navy, Travels The World As A Navy Seabee

    For the Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    Since 1942, sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy's Construction Force have been building and fighting around the world. Senior Chief Petty Officer Vangie Beston, a Frazer, native is one of those sailors. "I joined the Navy because everyone I know went into the service," said Beston. "My dad's side are veterans, but they served with different branches, so I decided to join the Navy." Eighty years ago, members of Navy Construction Battalions were fittingly nicknamed, "Seabees," a play on the C and B...

  • Yesterday's Memories sponsored by the Valley County Pioneer Museum and Branch Manager

    Compiled by Kirsten Keiser, The Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 The Valley County Jail accepted six prisoners from the Miles City Detention Center on Monday, the first to arrive under a contract to board here. Sheriff Glen Meier said he expects to see an average of ten Custer County inmates. Nashua residents gathered in their Civic Center last Thursday to discuss a possible solution to the chronic blockage of the train crossing: an overpass on the west end of town. Tom Klotz, the longtime Administrator of Valley View...

  • Kalinski Donates Earnings To VALCO Pool Campaign

    For the Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    Easton Kalinski, seventh-grader at Glasgow Middle School, recently donated his 4H sale earnings of $1,550 to the Valley County Community Pool Campaign. This donation was made possible by Josh Kittleson, David and Anne Bradley and Scott's Track and Wheel who bought Easton's poultry at the 4H sale. He choose the pool campaign to donate to due to it's future availability to all. "The blueprints show it will be accessible for people like me and when I'm old enough to work, I hope Jory [Casterline]...

  • Scotties 'Nest' the Eagles

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    Glasgow's football team sent the Fairfield Eagles back to their nest Sept. 30 with a 16-6 road victory. "I want to congratulate our boys on being the first team to give Fairfield their first conference loss at home in 12 years. Fairfield is a solid team with a solid coach and great history, it is a tough place to play," said assistant coach Dylan Hughes. "It was a hard fought gritty win and we played tough the entire game." The Scotties lit up the scoreboard first when quarterback Mason...

  • Baker Sets School Record at Custer County Invite

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    The Scottie cross country team turned in 10 personal records and a season best time at the Custer County Invitational Oct. 1. Tanae Baker also set a new school record. Glasgow's girls cross country team put up 140 points in Miles City to take third place. They came in behind Hardin, 38, and Sheridan, 50. Sidney placed fourth with 144 and Havre fifth with 148 points. The Scottie boys placed sixth with 202 points. Sheridan won the event with 39 points, followed by Hardin, 93; Laurel, 113; Custer...

  • Scottie Volleyball Defeats Sidney, Fairview

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    Glasgow's volleyball improved their record to 5-3 overall with two road wins in Richland County this past week. The Scotties downed the Class A Sidney Eagles in four sets Sept. 29 and followed that Sept. 30 with another four-set win over the Fairview Warriors, avenging an earlier season loss. Glasgow defeated Sidney 25-22, 25-17, 21-25, 25-13. They put up nine aces, 33 kills, 28 assists, 18 blocks and 76 digs. Tatum Nyquist and Joely Chappell led the Scotties in aces with three each. Carly...

  • Class C Volleyball

    Oct 5, 2022

    NORTH COUNTRY Charlene Wasson, Coach For the Courier Thursday @ Malta North Country lost in 4 sets NC 25 M 17 NC 17 M 25 NC 21 M 25 NC 20 M 25 Aces: Teagan Erickson 4, Paige Wasson 2 Kills: Teagan Erickson 21, Paige Wasson 14, Kendall Scheffelmear 8 and Mattea McColly 5 Assists: Paige Wasson 18, Kennedy Simonson 10, BaiLee McColly 8 Digs: Kora LaBrie 27, Teagan Erickson 14, Paige Wasson 13 Blocks: Paige Wasson and BaiLee McColly each with 1 We fell a little short in this match and didn't...

  • Shop' Till You Drop

    Richard Noble, For the Courier|Oct 5, 2022

    The internet, in all its vastness and scope, does a wonderful job of delivering us things. Information, entertainment but also a seemingly unending stream of things to buy. Now, while I’m as guilty as the next person for my Amazon addiction, one can cast a much, much wider net. You can order food, clothes, furniture; truly anything your heart desires and your wallet allows. Whilst I (especially as a business owner myself) fully support shopping local, we do face limitations when it comes to choice. How did we get here though, to this land of e...

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