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Articles from the October 19, 2016 edition

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Strand Apologizes per Agreement

As a condition of a sentence handed down in district court earlier this year, Mary Strand has submitted a letter of apology to the Glasgow Courier. Strand was sentenced June 20, 2016 in Valley County District Court on five counts of felony theft.... Full story


FFA Agronomy and Livestock Judging Event a Success

Hinsdale FFA Agronomy and Livestock Judging team swept the Big Muddy FFA District Career Development Events (CDE) on Oct. 3 in Richey, Mont. Ten chapters with 110 FFA members competed. Hinsdale FFA... Full story


Mayor Speaks on City Issues

Mayor Becky Erickson and Director of Public Works Rob Kompel sat down with the Courier to discuss the city’s success in soliciting grants, raising money for the recent fire truck purchase, handling the declared state of emergency, the final stage... Full story


Special Advocates Needed in Glasgow, Valley County

Right now in Valley County, there are 35 victims of child neglect and abuse waiting for a court appointed special advocate (CASA) to be assigned to their ongoing case. This total does not include the cases which have already been assigned advocates.... Full story


School Board Discusses Substitute Teacher Pay Program

The Glasgow school board met in regular session on Oct. 12. The meeting was held at the Irle School following a meal for the trustees. Benji Phillips began the meeting with a student report and discussed projects and events that FCCLA, Honor... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    October 19, 2016

Mill Levy Pays for Repairs at GCCL

As drivers and library regulars in Glasgow will have noticed, there has been ongoing construction around the Glasgow City-County Library recently. Library Director Megan Haddix told the Courier that... Full story

 By Ryan Zinke    Opinion    October 19, 2016

Mission-Focused for Montana

As a 23-year U.S. military Commander, I’ve always been mission-focused, and no mission is too big or too small to take on with everything I have. Whether it’s hunting terrorists in the Middle East, winterizing the house, or fighting for Montana...


Tricks and Treats

Do you remember the Halloweens of your early years? The years before you could purchase a “cool” trendy Halloween costume and had to come up with your own ideas? Some kids didn’t have a mother that was into sewing and arts and crafty stuff, so...


Dementia or Alzheimer's

You were never wanted in our lives. But you entered them anyway. You are a destroyer -- of lives, of hopes, of dreams, of peace and tranquility. Because of you, patience is put to a test, it should never have to be. Sleep sometimes is difficult to...


Worry Free Living is Closer Than You Think

Yoga has been attributed to giving people better bodies, but that is just the tip of the iceberg. As owner of the Yoga Wellness Center, I am both a teacher and a student. I continually study multiple areas that lead to health and wellness. This...


Letters to the Editor

On Sowing Notions I get the Glasgow Courier here in Casper, and I read your “Green Spaces in Rural Places” faithfully. I tried your pie crust (that didn’t need to be rolled out) made in the first apple pie recipe with crumb topping. It turned...


Sentencing and Victims Resources

The statewide, national and international press coverage of the Martin Blake case over the last week has generated a lot of interest in the current state of our judiciary and victims advocacy resources here in Valley County. We embrace this added... Full story


Mary Patricia Baker

Mary Patricia (Cubbage) Baker, 84, of Billings, formerly of Glasgow, passed away on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at The Springs at Grand Park in Billings, Mont. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, Oct.... Full story


Mabel (Reddick) Feldhusen

Mabel (Reddick) Feldhusen, age 79, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. She was the sixth child born to Harry and Florence (Wagner) Reddick in Opheim, Mont.,... Full story


Myrna Lou Bell

Myrna Lou (Wesen) Bell, 81, of Sheridan, Wyo., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, at her residence after a short illness. She was born the 10th child of Louis and Elvira (Osterberg) Wesen on July 7,... Full story


Rita Kathleen McDowell

Rita Kathleen (Maurer) McDowell, 84, passed away in the company of her family on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Kalispell, Mont. She was born in Opheim, Mont., on May 29, 1932, to Harley and Mary Ann... Full story


John Allan Stoneberg

It is with great sadness that we announce John’s passing, after a very long and courageous battle with two primary cancers. As per John’s request, there will be no service following his cremation and his ashes will be scattered at a later date.... Full story


Mark Gullickson

Mark Gullickson, 58, of Glasgow, Mont., formerly of Sidney, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in Billings. A memorial celebration will be held this spring in Glasgow. He was born Jan. 14, 1958, in... Full story

 By Lori Dailey    Sports    October 19, 2016

Focused Scotties Defeat Harlem on Pink Night

What an outstanding match the GHS volleyball team delivered Oct. 13 when they hosted the Harlem Lady Wildcats. Pink night was celebrated by both teams and by most of the fans who packed into Scottie... Full story


Scotties Earn Trip to Playoffs With Win Over Poplar

The Scotties prevailed over the Poplar Indians in another lopsided victory on Oct. 14. Following senior night festivities with recognition of 25 football, cheer and cross country seniors, the Scotties... Full story


Former Scottie Wins State Golf for DCHS

Dawson County High School senior Breilyn Riggin came back from a one-stroke deficit after day one of the State Class A Golf Tournament to finish as the top lady golfer in Hamilton. Riggin (163) was three shots better on Saturday than her 83 on... Full story


Scotties Sweep Plentywood Meet

The Glasgow cross country team was in Plentywood Oct. 15 for the last regular season meet of 2016. The Scotties swept the meet with both the boys and girls taking the number one spot. For the boys,... Full story


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – OCT. 20 7 p.m. - American Legion Auxiliary #41 meets at the VFW Hall in Glasgow. SATURDAY – OCT. 22 The annual FMDH Foundation Dinner at the Cottonwood Inn. A no-host social begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6. Dinner... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    October 19, 2016

LeRoy Kountz, Candidate For Commissioner

Leroy Kountz is one of three candidates for the position of county commissioner in Valley County. Kountz joined the Montana National Guard at the age of 17, and graduated from Glasgow High School in... Full story


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