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COVID-19 Pandemic Public Information

Dear Glasgow Residents, As this public health crisis continues to develop, we are facing unprecedented challenges managing the situation and I want the public to know that the City of Glasgow is committed to the health and wellbeing of our residents... Full story

 

Emergencies Declared, Health Orders Issued

Measures Aimed at Preventing Over-Burdened Hospital Valley County has declared a state of emergency as of March 17. The city followed suit on March, 19, declaring a state of emergency at a 3 p.m. emergency meeting of the City Council. The actions... Full story

 

Valley County Food Bank Continues Work Despite Challenges

The Valley County Food Bank, an all-volunteer organization, has found a way to keep serving those in the community who face food insecurity. Dealing with the closure of most brick-and-mortar...

 

County Declares State of Emergency, City Set to Meet on March 19

The County has declared a State of Emergency in Valley County as of March 17. The action comes after Governor Steve Bullock and President Donald Trump issued state and nationwide emergencies from the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic that has spread to... Full story

 

Mayor Swears in Half of Next Year's Council

Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson kicked off the Dec. 17 city council meeting by swearing in one new and two returning members of the Glasgow City Council. Swearing in were returning councilmen Butch Heitman, representing Ward 2, and Rod Karst, who repres...

 

MT DOC Rescinds HOME Grant Earmarked for Nemont Manor

The Montana Department of Commerce (DOC) has officially rescinded a $492,000 HOME Investment Partnership Program grant awarded to the City of Glasgow and earmarked for the delayed Nemont Manor renovation. In a letter sent to Glasgow Mayor Becky...

 

A Day of Education Lunch and Learn Session

It happens to most of us. We wake up one day and suddenly we’re what Dr. Seuss calls “obsolete children.” The world around us has changed and we’re confronted with difficult decisions in our senior years about our healthcare, housing and... Full story

 

Schoenfelder Looks To Keep Seat

Glasgow resident and current city council member Nanci Schoenfelder is currently in the running to keep her city council seat for Ward One against Glasgow resident and County Road Department...

 

City of Glasgow Raises Tax Revenues

The Glasgow City Council voted in a split decision to raise tax revenues for the city by a total of roughly $49,000. The move is likely to raise taxes next year for most Glasgow residents and businesses. The vote followed a tense exchange between...

 

Nemont Manor Struggles to Finance $4.6 Million Reno

Nemont Manor’s new ownership, Affiliated Developers Inc., has told the Courier that they are struggling to acquire the necessary Housing and Urban Development (HUD) loans and grants required to complete their planned $4.6 million renovation of the...

 

Greenbacks for Green Lawns

The Glasgow City Council has revived the Yard of the Week program, formerly run by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture, rewarding city residents whose yards brighten up the...

 

Cuisine for the Cure

The seventh annual Cuisine for the Cure will be on Thursday, April 25, 6 p.m., at the Cottonwood Inn and Suites. Come and enjoy an evening of food from around the world and help raise money for the Valley County Medical Relief Fund (HOPE). The menu... Full story

 

Shopko to Close

Shopko announced Monday, March 18, that they will be closing all remaining stores. The move comes after Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings failed to restructure the company’s debt and save the retailer’s remaining locations across the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 6, 2019

Tempers Flare at City Council

Tempers were sparked as concerned citizens spoke during the public comment period at the Glasgow City Council on March 4. At least five participants from the public were looking to amend or express concerns about City Ordinance 1881, which relates...

 

City Votes to Move Jurisdiction Ordinance Forward

In an unanimous decision, the Glasgow City Council voted to advance Ordinance No. 960 to extend the Glasgow Police Department’s arrest authority out five miles from the city limits at their regular meeting on Jan. 22. During the meeting, Chief...

 

City Council Votes to Increase Taxes

The Glasgow City Council voted in two separate meetings to increase tax assessments for city residents. At the Sept. 4 meeting, the council approved an increase in the number of mills to be assessed by the city in fiscal year (FY) 2018 to 2019. At... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor

Editor's Note: The following is a letter sent to the Army Corps of Engineers from Congressman Greg Gianforte. This is being reproduced here as it was alluded to in an article involving a similar letter sent by Jon Tester's office to the Corps...

 

To the Volunteers of the Glasgow Fire Department

Dear Editor, I would like to thank the Glasgow Volunteer Fire Department, Valley County Long Run Fire Department, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, and Glasgow Police Department for their immediate response in addressing the gas leak on Glasgow’s...

 

Gianforte Talks Issues with Local Leaders

In front of a rare sirloin steak (“It can’t be too rare” according to the Congressman) and a bottle of domestic beer, the U.S. Representative for Montana Greg Gianforte talked through key issues and policy priorities with local leaders that...

 

Tester Urges Army CoE to Work with City on Glasgow Flood Levee

U.S. Senator Jon Tester is pushing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take an active role to help return Glasgow’s flood levee back to active status. In a letter sent to Chief Engineer for the Army Corps of Engineers Lt. General Todd T. Semonite...

 

Profile: New GPD Chief Brien Gault

Brien Gault was sworn in as chief of the Glasgow Police Department on Aug. 20, at the regular city council meeting. Gault received the post after being unanimously confirmed by the city council and...

 

Meet the Face Behind the City's Ordinance to Allow Chickens

With the city of Glasgow's ordinance to allow chickens set for the first reading next Monday, Aug. 20, the Courier sat down with the person behind the push to end the prohibition on the birds in...

 
 By Bruce Petersen    News    May 9, 2018

Mental Health Wellness Walk Approaches

Local mental health wellness advocates are invited to be a part of the very first Valley County Mental Health Awareness Walk, which will take place in Glasgow on Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m.... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 2, 2018

Glasgow Offers Curb, Sidewalk and Gutter Improvement Program

The City of Glasgow is seeking applicants for the city’s Sidewalk, Curb and Gutter program. According to Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson, the program is to assist homeowners in beautifying their curbs, sidewalks and gutters, without having to... Full story

 

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