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  • Area Schools Celebrate The Upcoming Holidays

    Dec 27, 2023

  • Area Schools Celebrate The Upcoming Holidays

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    Opheim students had a whirlwind of a week leading up to the holiday break. On Dec. 19, Band, choir and recorder students, under the direction of Mrs. Bailey, showed off to family, friends and community members all they have learned over the past few months. Community members also had the ability to join in and play with current band students. The next day, Dec. 20, students traveled into Glasgow for a fun morning at the Valley Event Center to do some ice skating. Though chaperones and fellow...

  • Irle School Christmas Program

    Dec 27, 2023

  • 4th Graders Build Pop Tart Houses

    Dec 27, 2023

    In what has become a yearly tradition for the fourth-graders at Irle Elementary, on Dec. 14, students had the opportunity, with a special person, to build gingerbread houses out of pop tarts....

  • City Council Concludes Regular Meetings For 2023

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    The Glasgow City Council concluded their regular council meeting of 2023 on Dec. 18 in the Civic Center Council Chambers. The agenda included Mayor Karst performing oath of offices for three council members, recommendation to move forward on pull in diagonal parking on 2nd Ave. S and 3rd Street South, as well as approval to apply for the HB355 funding. Mayor Karst started the meeting by performing the oath of office for council members Lisa Koski, Brian Austin and Butch Heitman, who will serve...

  • Year End Review 2023

    Dec 27, 2023

    – Pioneer Museum Hosts Winter Scavenger Hunt – VC Elected Officials Sworn In For New Terms – SAR and Local Entities Give Rides On New Years – FWP Partners With Eagle Scout Project To Turn Christmas Trees Into Fish Habitat – Hygiene Kits Supplied To Valley County Students Courtesy Of Local Support – Sherwood Publishes Generational Stories Of Homesteading In Montana – Glasgow Combat Sports Opens Doors For All Levels – Team JR's Party Store, comprised of Arlie McMichael and Wayne McMichael take...

  • Tobacco Industry Ads Generate Billions Of Views And Reach Millions of Kids on Instagram, Facebook, X And TikTok

    For the Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco, two of the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco companies, are advertising tobacco and nicotine products to kids on social media, according to a new report released Dec. 8 by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. The report, #SponsoredbyBigTobacco, details how the two tobacco giants have targeted more than 60 countries with expansive marketing campaigns for Velo, a nicotine pouch from British American Tobacco, Vuse, an e-cigarette from British American Tobacco, and IQOS, a heated t... Full story

  • Montanans: Celebrate The Holidays Responsibly By Planning For A Sober Ride Home

    For the Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    As the holiday season kicks off, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, Glasgow Police Department, DUI Task Force and the Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) are encouraging Montanans to plan for a sober ride home before celebrating. Historically, the period between Dec. 15 and Jan. 1 has a high concentration of impaired driving crashes and crash fatalities. Under the Vision Zero goal, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, Glasgow Police Department, Valley County DUI Task Force, MHP and the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) are committed to reducing fat...

  • Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

    Dec 27, 2023

    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 is open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. 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. Visitors to the Fort Peck Interpre... Full story

  • Green Spaces

    Mary Honrud, For the Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    We have been able to watch two of the three grandsons here in Florida play hockey. The third is in college and a bit further away. The middle boy competed in two games last Saturday, and both were won fairly easily. Our boy scored three assists on the four goals his team put up, two of which occurred on the same line shift, in the first game of the day. While he didn’t score in the second game, he still made some key puck thefts and made smart passes. His team had seven goals to the two the opponents managed. Last Monday evening we watched t...

  • Year End Review 2023

    Dec 27, 2023

    – Valley County Sheriff's Office Celebrates 130 Years – Highlanders Crush It On The Home Mats – New Exhibit Opens at Children's Museum of NE MT as a way to keep Robert Leonardi's memory alive. – Opheim Seniors Bring Whole Community Together Over Basketball – It's Good To Be The Kings: Tyler and Michael King Embody Spirit of Scottie Wrestling – Glasgow City-County Library Purchases New Land – Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture holds 25th Annual Ice Fishing Tournament with 151 hole...

  • Scottie Boys Down Wolf Point

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    The Scottie boys downed the Wolf Point Wolves 62-54 in Glasgow Dec. 21 before dropping a 75-71 contest to the Morning Stars in Rocky Boy the following night. Glasgow fought off a Wolf Point comeback in the second half after leading 18-14 after one and 35-20 at the half. The Wolves outscored the Scotties 22-19 in the third and 12-8 in the fourth, allowing Glasgow the 8-point win. Cade Hudyma led all scorers with 29 points. Wyatt Babb connected for 16 and Myles Yoakam added 13 points. Nick Solorzano and Toryn Richards scored 2 points each....

  • Scottie Girls Win Over Wolf Point

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    The Scottie girls basketball team earned their first conference win with a 57-42 win over Wolf Point Dec. 21 at home. Glasgow also defeated the Rocky Boy Morning Stars 54-33 Dec. 22 to improve their record. Glasgow led the entire game over Wolf Point, going up 19-4 after one and 33-22 at the half. Both teams put up 12 in the third quarter with the Scotties outscoring the Wolves 12-8 in the final quarter. Mayzie Yoakam led all scorers with 20 points, followed by Joely Chappell with 13, Paityn Britzman 7, Hayden Green 6, Tanae Baker 5, Kyndal...

  • Frazer Boys Drop Two

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    The Frazer boys basketball team dropped two games before the holiday break, falling 83-20 to the Lions in Lustre Dec. 18 and losing a close 68-62 contest to Brockton at home Dec. 19 Frazer v. Lustre Christian 1st Quarter F 6 LC 30 2nd Quarter F 11 LC 55 3rd Quarter F 17 LC 71 4th Quarter F 20 LC 83 Scoring: Ty Fourstar, 9; Travis Long, Gabriel Beston and Joseph Beston, 3 each; Cassius Smoker, 2. Frazer v. Brockton 1st Quarter F 17 B 9 2nd Quarter F 28 B 27 3rd Quarter F 56 B 47 4th Quarter F 62 B 68 Scoring: Long, 18; J. Beston, 15; G. Beston,...

  • Nashua Girls Lose Two

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    The Nashua girls basketball team lost both their games in the week prior to the holiday break. The Porcupines fell 56-14 to the Coyotes in Dodson Dec. 19 before losing a 43-28 contest to the Terry Terriers at home Dec. 21. Nashua v. Dodson 1st Quarter N 6 D 9 2nd Quareter N 8 D 25 3rd Quarter N 11 D 38 4th Quarter N 14 D 56 Scoring: Gracyn Sibley, 4; Dyllan Bergstrom and Katey Dykstra, 3 each; Ashley Burns and Maria Grimes, 2 each. Nashua v. Terry 1st Quarter N 7 T 10 2nd Quarter N 13 T 19 3rd Quarter N 26 T 32 4th Quarter N 28 T 43 Scoring:...

  • North Country Girls Keep Winning

    Pierre Bibbs, PCN|Dec 27, 2023

    The North Country Lady Mavericks’ basketball team picked up a pair of wins in their last action of the 2023 calendar year. The team is 8-0 this year and is on a 36 game win streak that dates back to March 12, 2022. The Lady Mavs defeated the Turner Tornadoes 75-14 on Dec. 19, and the Circle Lady Wildcats 57-11 on Dec. 21. The Mavericks will observe Christmas break and do not have a game scheduled until Saturday, Jan. 6, when they host the Scobey Spartans. The girls’ varsity game is set to start at 7 p.m. in Saco. In North Country’s win over Tur...

  • Nashua Boys Split Two

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    The Nashua boys basketball team split their games before the holiday break, falling 61-60 to Dodson on the road Dec. 19 but rebounding Dec. 21 to beat the Terry Terriers 48-44 at home. Nashua v. Dodson 1st Quarter N 15 D 10 2nd Quarter N 27 D 19 3rd Quarter N 41 D 41 4th Quarter N 60 D 61 Scoring: Grady Nielsen, 27; Jackson Abern, 15; Caden Laumeyer, 12; Noah Leckie, 4; Damon Adkins, 2. Rebounds: Leckie, 11; Abern, 9; Laumeyer, 8; Adkins, 6; Nielsen, 4; Bubba Pugh, 2. Assists: Adkins, 7; Pugh and Nielsen, 3 each; Laumeyer, 2; Abern, 1. Steals:...

  • Frazer Girls Split Games

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    The Frazer girls basketball team split their games in the week prior to the holiday break. The Bearcubs fell 62-41 to the Lions in Lustre Dec. 18 but rebounded with a 64-44 win over the Brockton Warriors at home the following night. Frazer v. Lustre Christian 1st Quarter F 7 LC 25 2nd Quarter F 17 LC 37 3rd Quarter F 27 LC 49 4th Quarter F 41 LC 62 Scoring: Isabelle Fourstar, 15; Maci Fourstar-Sibley, 10; Shakira Beston, 7; Angeline White, 5; Baily Beston, 4. Frazer v. Brockton 1st Quarter F 15 B 10 2nd Quarter F 37 B 17 3rd Quarter F 46 B 26...

  • Lustre Boys Win Two

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    The Lustre Christian boys basketball team headed into the break by adding two wins to their record. The Lions defeated the Frazer Bearcubs 83-20 at home Dec. 18 and defeated the Bainville Bulldogs 61-21 Dec. 19 on the road. Lustre Christian v. Frazer 1st Quarter LC 30 F 6 2nd Quarter LC 55 F 11 3rd Quarter LC 71 F 17 4th Quarter LC 83 F 20 Scoring: Terran Joseph, 18; Diek Olfert and Johnslee Pierre, 12 each; Prestyn Klatt, 11; Cayden Klatt, 9; Ife Aniobi, 6; Cam Reddig, 5; Joel Reddig and Nathan Fast, 3; Eyosias Ayalew and Byron Ewing, 2....

  • Lustre Girls Win Two

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    The Lustre girls basketball team went 2-0 in their final week before the holiday break. The Lions defeated the Bearcubs 62-41 at home Dec. 18 and downed the Bulldogs 52-46 the following day on the road. Lustre Christian v. Frazer 1st Quarter LC 25 F 7 2nd Quarter LC 37 F 17 3rd Quarter LC 49 F 27 4th Quarter LC 62 F 41 Scoring: Aubri Holzrichter, 20; Kencia Brown, 14; Alexa Reddig, 13; Hannah Brown, 10; Grace Brown, 3; Lauryn Holzrichter, 2. Lustre Christian v. Bainville 1st Quarter LC 18 B 8 2nd Quater LC 27 B 15 3rd Quarter LC 36 B 30 4th...

  • North Country Boys Drop Two

    Pierre Bibbs, PCN|Dec 27, 2023

    The North Country Mavericks' boys basketball team dropped a pair of games last week, falling 90-50 to the Turner Tornadoes on Dec. 19, and 65-45 to the Circle Wildcats on Dec. 21. In the Mavs' loss to Turner, North Country was led by Blaine Downing, who had 11 points, nine rebounds, three steals, and three assists. Kade Strommen had 11 points, four rebounds, and two steals. Laytin Erickson had eight points and seven rebounds. Jake Brown had eight points. Coy Bowman had six points, three...

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