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  • Glasgow Schools In Dire Need Of Bus Drivers

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    The Glasgow Schools held their regular monthly board meeting on Dec. 12, inside of the District Board Room. The most important topic discussed was the shortage of bus drivers the district is currently experiencing. “It’s a unique position. It fits a certain set of community members. You start in the morning, then you are done for the day, then you drive the bus in the afternoon. If you get caught up doing something in between, you can lose track of time in between,” explained Superintendent Wade Sundby on why the position is so hard to...

  • Santa Claus Is In Town

    Dec 21, 2022

  • Valley County Commissioners Allocate Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Funds

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    The Valley County Commissioners have been holding public meetings on a weekly basis for their regular Discussion and Decision meetings, which are held inside of the Board of County Commissioners in the Valley County Courthouse. In addition to regular business, such as approving employment and termination notices, as well as passing resolutions for 2023, the main topic of discussion recently has been how to best spend the Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Fund the county received as a result of the American Rescue Plan. The County...

  • GHS Speech And Drama Team Hit The Road

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    The Glasgow High School Speech and Drama team have been traveling throughout the state over the past month, bringing home individual placings as well as speech sweeps as a team. The team started their season on Oct. 29, with the Glasgow Invitational and every week since each student involved has been practicing, competing and feeling more and more confident in their performances. The team traveled to compete in the Miles City Invitational on Nov. 12, where seven kids participated. Sophomore...

  • Malnaa and Zerbe Recognized

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    The Montana High School Association recently announced the 2022-23 Service Years Award list for officials who are members of the Montana Officials Association. Clayton Zerbe, pictured officiating at the Nashua v. North Country games in Hinsdale Dec. 15, was honored for 20 years service. Myron Malnaa, pictured officiating at the Class C Showcase in Glasgow Dec. 2, was recognized for 30 years of service....

  • Hinsdale Raids Elementary For More Basketball Action

    Dec 21, 2022

  • City of Glasgow Reminds Citizens It Is Unlawful To Deposit Snow From Private Property Into Public Right Of Ways

    For the Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    The City Of Glasgow is reminding citizens that it is unlawful to deposit snow, ice, and slush from private property into public right of ways. Under City Ordinances it is unlawful for any person to deposit snow, ice or slush from private property onto any fire hydrant, street, alley or sidewalk. Any person violating any provision of the ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and processed under City Ordinances. If you have been depositing snow from your driveway or sidewalks into the street, please stop and respect the law. If you... Full story

  • Community Calendar for the Week of Dec. 21

    Dec 21, 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 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. Events are also listed below....

  • Candy France

    Dec 21, 2022

    Candy (Krause) France, age 76, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, in Glasgow, after a battle with Endometrial Cancer. She was strong and brave to the very end. Candy was born to Ralph and Gladys (Jensen) Krause on May 20, 1946, in Great Falls, Mont. She graduated from Helena High School in 1964. She worked for Mont Bell and recalled fondly how everyone used to dress up for work wearing dresses, stockings and heels. She carried that on throu... Full story

  • Janet Bauer

    Dec 21, 2022

    Janet Evelyn Bauer, 85, passed away Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Vancouver, Wash. She was born on Sept. 7, 1937, in Elloree, S.C. She spent her childhood living in the South Carolina and Georgia area before graduating from high school in Forest Park, Ga., in 1955. Jan met her future husband, Donald Bauer, in Georgia, while he was stationed there for the military. Jan moved to France with her family in 1956. When Jan returned to the U.S., she moved to the Atlanta area where she started working as... Full story

  • Terry Lee Amundson

    Dec 21, 2022

    Terry Amundson went home to the Lord peacefully in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. There will be a small service in Glasgow in the summer of 2023, but a date has not yet been determined. Announcement will be made as soon as arrangements have been made. He would love to know old friends gathered around a couple of beers and told stories from the old days. He was born to Joel (Lem) Amundson and Doris (Brastedt) Amundson on Dec. 13, 1951, in Northwood, N.D. He has a brother... Full story

  • Robert 'Bob' Howard Cotton

    Dec 21, 2022

    Robert "Bob" Howard Cotton, aged 83, of Glasgow Mont., passed away Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022, in Billings, Mont., with his children by his side. Family will received friends 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, at Bell Mortuary, Glasgow. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at First Lutheran Church in Glasgow with Pastor Scott Kiehn officiating, burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. There will be a reception at Sam and Jeff's following burial. Bob was born on March 26,... Full story

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled By Kirsten Keiser, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 Bourgault Industries has recognized Farm Equipment Sales as the recipient of its "Highest Customer Service Award" for the year of 2011-12 in the Western USA territory. Farm Equipment Sales represents the Bourgault Air Seeding Line out of their Glasgow, Plentywood, Culbertson, and Circle locations. The Glasgow School Board has voted to accept the recommendation of its Building Committee and put grades K through 5 in a new Irle School building. East Side...

  • The Night Before Christmas.

    Richard Noble, For the Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    ’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a computer was stirring, not even its mouse. The cables were run all neatly with care, in hopes maybe a new screen would tomorrow appear. The cellphones and tablets hibernating soundly, lay ready for video of good friends and family. And parents and loved ones settle ready to gift, while snowfall outdoors settles nasty in drifts. Then out on the prairie there arose such a clatter, the good townsfolk of Glasgow could not help but gander. Swiftly to their windows the people did...

  • Cooking Without Poison

    Mary Honrud, For the Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    I wrote so much about my growing poisonous plants, I didn't have room to include these great recipes. I'm not cooking with any of those plants. I'm not sure how much you'd have to ingest to get beyond an upset stomach, and I'm not willing to experiment. Besides, Dennis reminded me he doesn't eat greens! This first one comes from a Facebook page a friend inadvertently introduced me to when she shared a recipe from it on her page. It's a way to "lose weight by eating," authored by Audrey Johns....

  • Lustre Boys Add Two to Win Column

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    The Lions of Lustre Christian added two more to their win column this past weekend with victories over Nashua Dec. 16 and Culberston Dec. 17. Lustre Christian downed Nashua 71-22 at home before defeating Culbertson 54-41 on the road the next night. Lustre rolled out to a 23-4 lead over Nashua Friday night, powered by 10 points from Cayden Klatt and 6 from Braden Ewing in the opening quarter. The Lions added another 14 in the second while holding the Porcupines to 11 points. Lustre shut out Nashu...

  • North Country Girls Improve to 7-0

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    North Country's girls basketball team improved their record to 7-0 with three wins over the past weekend. The Mavericks rolled over Nashua 61-11 in Hinsdale Dec. 15 and followed that with a 60-12 win over Dodson the next night in Whitewater. They traveled to Circle Dec. 17 where they posted a 54-31 victory. The Mavericks put up 13 assists and 20 steals with nine turnovers in their win over the Porcupines Thursday. Teagan Erickson led the team with 16 points, six rebounds, four assists and two...

  • Lustre Girls 1-1 Over the Weekend

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    The Lustre Christian girls basketball team split their games over the weekend. The Lions defeated Nashua 33-23 at home before losing 63-25 on the road in Culbertson. Lustre held a 9-6 lead after one and increased their lead to 6 points at the half, 17-11. Nashua outscored Lustre 6-4 in the third but the Lions fought back with 10 in the fourth while holding the Porcupines to 6 points. Aubri Holzrichter led the Lions with 11 points, including a three-pointer. Alexa Reddig added 9, going 3-for-6 at...

  • Scottie Wrestling Ranked Sixth in Class B Poll

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    Glasgow’s wrestling team sits at number six in the Class B/C Wrestling Coaches Power Poll released Dec. 13. Four Scottie boys made the rankings: Khye Gamas, William Kirkland, Michael King and Mason Donaldson. Gamas is ranked third at 138 lbs. and Kirkland sits in fifth at 145 lbs. King earned a sixth-place ranking at 160 lbs. while Donaldson is in fifth at 170 lbs. Gamas and Kirkland both placed at the 35th Annual CMR Holiday Classic in Great Falls this past weekend, as did Riley Clampitt for the Scottie girls. Gamas and Clampitt both earned...

  • HS Ice Dawgs Win Two in Missoula

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    The Glasgow Ice Dawgs took two games off the Bruins in Missoula this past weekend. Glasgow won their first game 4-3 in overtime Dec. 17 and followed it with a 5-2 victory Dec. 18. Charlie Cornwell started the scoring action for the Dawgs Saturday with an even strength goal late in the first period with help from Bode Barnett and Michael Hoyer. Glasgow went up 2-0 in the second period on a goal from Tatum Hansen with assists from Barnett and Josh Llewellyn. Missoula scored to make it 2-1 before intermission. The Bruins started the third period w...

  • Scottie Boys 0-2 in Class A Road Games

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    Glasgow’s boys basketball team dropped both their games against Class A opponents Sidney and Glendive this past weekend. The Scotties lost in overtime to the Eagles Friday night by a 57-54 margin and fell 79-55 to the Red Devils Saturday. “We were missing lots of players this weekend with the flu,” said head coach Paul Yoakam while finding the silver lining, “but a lot of others gained some good experience.” Despite being down players, the Scotties held tight with the Eagles Friday night. They trailed by a single point after the...

  • Scottie Girls 0-2 Against Class A Opponents

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    Glasgow’s varsity girls basketball team dropped their weekend games on the road against Class A teams, Sidney and Glendive. The Scotties lost 46-41 to the Eagles in Sidney Dec. 16 and fell 41-31 to the Red Devils in Glendive Dec. 17. The Scotties trailed at the end of all four quarters against Sidney, getting outscored 13-7 in the first quarter and trailing 19-16 at the half. After three quarters, Glasgow was down 32-24. The Scotties outscored Sidney 15-14 in the fourth but were unable to overcome the point deficit. Daley Aune led the...

  • Nashua Girls 0-2 For the Weekend

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    The Nashua girls basketball team dropped their games this past weekend. The Porcupines fell to the North Country Mavericks 61-11 in Hinsdale Dec. 15 then lost 33-23 to the Lustre Christian Lions on the road the following night. The Porcupines found themselves trailing by 3 points at the end of the first quarter in Lustre, 9-6, and down by 6 points at the half, 17-11. Nashua outscored Lustre 6-4 in the third but the Lions outdid the Porcupines 10-6 in the final eight minutes. Tia Dees led in scoring with 11 points while Kaitlyn Miller added 6 po...

  • Bantam Ice Dawgs Take Two in Havre

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    The Bantam Ice Dawgs took two decisive victories in Havre over the weekend. Glasgow defeated the Ice Hawks 9-2 Dec. 16 and 14-4 Dec. 17. Glasgow leapt out to a 3-1 lead at the end of the first period Friday. Brody Hansen netted the first two Dawgs’ goals before Havre lit up the scoreboard, the first a power play goal. Gryffen Collins added the insurance goal on an assist from Hansen before the buzzer sounded. Hudson Honey hit a PPG early in the second followed by two goals from Hansen, with a Collins assist on the second, and a goal from Cart...

  • Nashua Boys Split Games

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 21, 2022

    Nashua's boys basketball team split their games this past weekend. The Porcupines defeated the North Country Mavericks 58-36 in Hinsdale Dec. 15 then dropped a 71-22 contest to the Lions in Lustre Dec. 16. Nashua stood even with North Country at the end of the first quarter Thursday night with each team putting 15 on the scoreboard. The Porcupines took control of the game in the second quarter, outscoring the Mavericks 16-1. Nashua led 43-24 after three quarters and outscored North Country 15-12...

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