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Articles from the October 14, 2020 edition

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Valley County Confirms Second Death

Over the past week, Valley County has added 65 new cases and five hospitalizations to the county’s COVID-19 numbers. As of press time, there are 58 active cases with 137 recovered for a total number of cases of 195, and 12 total hospitalizations... Full story

 

Amtrak Service Cutbacks Impact Valley County

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, travel and tourism have suffered as people across the nation limit their travel and social interaction. Among the big-name businesses hit is Amtrak, which has seen ridership drop 80 percent this year....

 

Hi-Line Hyzers Host Fall Fling To Bring Course To Fort Peck

Area resident Kevin Vogel hosted and directed the first ever Hi-Line Hyzers Fall Fling disc golf tournament at Centennial Park in Glasgow on Oct. 10. This event was Vogel's first as a tournament...

 

Hinsdale Legion Monument Showing Its Age After 75 Years

The Hinsdale Legion Monument has been standing in Legion Park for 75 years and it's starting to show its age. In order to preserve the monument and ensure the sacrifices of local veterans are...

 

Jobs for Montana's Graduates Recognized

Last month Governor Steve Bullock announced that Jobs for Montana’s Graduates received its 14th “5-of-5” award. Glasgow High School was among 16 schools in the state recognized for reaching the “5-of-5” standard for 2019. To receive the...

 

Valley County Conservation District Revises Bison Ordinance

Dear Editor, There is a well funded international movement to convert the Northern Great Plains, from Saskatchewan to Nebraska, into a nature preserve. To start the process their plan is to restore...

 

FMDH Foundation Updates On Accomplishments

Dear Community and Donors to the FMDH Foundation, Greetings from the FMDH Foundation Corner. It’s hard to believe it’s already the time of year to have our annual meeting and fill you all in on what the Foundation has accomplished in the last...

 

A Message From The Valley County Commissioners

It’s Time Our county is experiencing a large uptick in active Covid-19 cases. It’s in the schools, the nursing home and FMDH, in addition to our businesses and government offices. It’s time to take social distancing recommendations seriously.... Full story

 

Stories From The Strong

The Valley CARE Coalition proudly presents stories from Valley County residents who have struggled, continue to struggle, or have found peace surrounding mental health, substance use disorders, or behavioral health. Battling this is a symbol of...

 

Butchering And Processing

No, I did not retire completely—just semi. Actually I was not aware of a change to the Courier e-mail. When my items did not get published I just assumed they had enough news with the Covid, politics, sports, etc. that they did not need any...

 

Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

Hours for the Pioneer Museum September through October are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open Thursday through Monday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors are asked to wear masks and remain six feet from oth... Full story

 

Upcoming Kiwanis Meetings

Kiwanians and friends -- please join us for the following programs. We are also looking for new members to join or rejoin the club. Wednesday, Oct. 21, noon, Cottonwood Inn, program by Josh Reynolds on the plans to expand Reynolds Market. Wednesday,... Full story

 

Rise and Restore Mini-Symposium Virtual Event

In response to COVID-19, Great Northern Development Corporation has partnered with Headwaters RC&D, America’s Small Business Development Center of Montana and Montana Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program to present the Rise & Restore Small Bus... Full story

 

Jack Dix

Jack Dix, 84, passed away the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, from complications of colon cancer. At this time no services will be held. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Jack was... Full story

 

Lillian Delores Wyman

Lillian Delores Sletten Wyman, formerly of Opheim, Mont., passed away on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, at Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville, N.C. She was 88 years old. Memorial services are... Full story

 

Scottie Cross Country Team Claims First In Frazer

The Glasgow Scottie boys and girls cross country teams had a pretty good week overall. After dominating a small field of competitors in Frazer, the Scotties claimed a first-place boys finish and a second-place girls finish in Plentywood against a dee...

 

Glasgow Scotties Fall to Rival Malta Mustangs

The Glasgow Scotties traveled to Malta this past Friday night, Oct. 9, to take on the Mustangs. Glasgow went into the game with the intention of ending a three-year drought against their Hi-Line...

 

Lady Scotties Split On The Road

The Lady Scotties went on the road this past week battling it out against Sidney on Oct. 8 and Plentywood on Oct. 10. Both match-ups were rematches for the Scotties as the teams faced each other once...

 

Fall Clean-Up

This is the time of year I'm thoroughly tired of gardening. I'm ready for it to be finished. The wheat crop is all in the bins, the trees are turning color and dropping leaves like crazy, and I'm...

 

Darrell Cole Services

Darrell Cole, age 88, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, surrounded by family. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, at Bell Mortuary with a private family burial in... Full story

 

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