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Underpass Mural Vandalized

It took months of hard work by volunteers to paint the mural along the Glasgow downtown underpass, and only minutes for a vandal to leave their grubby marks in the form of graffiti. Patrolman Scott...

 

Rod Karst Elected as Mayor of Glasgow

Rod Karst has won his bid for Mayor of the city of Glasgow, according to unofficial totals released by the Valley County Election Administration Office at 8 p.m. Tuesday. His term will begin in early...

 
 By Courier Staff    News    October 20, 2021

News Briefs for Oct. 20, 2021

Glasgow Schools Fall Concert Changed to Nov. 1 The Glasgow Music Department will host their Fall Concert on Monday, Nov. 1 in the High School Auditorium. The evening will feature all of our music... Full story

 

'Hail to the Chief'

Glasgow Police Department Chief Robert Weber was sworn in to his new position during the regular scheduled City Council meeting Monday, rescheduled from last week. The council members were so excited...

 

New Police Chief Hits the Ground Running

In his new position as city of Glasgow Chief of Police, Rob Weber is getting straight to business. "I want to get back to where we were as a community policing department," Weber told The Courier...

 

OP-ED: A community of few... Broken Windows

Imagine seeing an old dilapidated house. The paint is flaking off; exposing the bare wood siding to the elements. Its gutters are falling off random parts of the roof and the blinds behind the broken... Full story

 

Weber Appointed as Glasgow Police Chief

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was updated at noon Friday Sept. 17 to correct an error concerning the members who served on the scoring committee. Robert Weber has been appointed by the Glasgow City Counci...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    August 4, 2021

GPD Chief Position Draws 31 Candidates

The city of Glasgow is forming a scoring committee to consider the 31 candidates who have applied for the position of Glasgow Police Department Chief. "I want to appoint a scoring committee tonight,"...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 28, 2021

Police Seek Public Help to ID Vandals

The Glasgow Police Department is investigating several incidents of vandalism which have occurred across the city since May. In late May there was eggings reported, said GPD Interim Chief Tyler...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 23, 2021

Glasgow City council opens Police Chief position to outside candidates

The Glasgow City Council has voted to accept candidates for the position of police chief from both within and without the department. Glasgow Police Department Capt. Tyler Edwards currently is...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 9, 2021

Glasgow Mayor Will Not Seek Re-Election in November

Mayor Becky Erickson will not seek re-election following the end of her term in December. Additionally, Todd Young, Ward 1 Councilmember, has resigned from his position. Erickson announced her...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 26, 2021

Tyler Edwards appointed as interim police chief

Glasgow Police Department Captain Tyler Edwards, formerly the assistant chief, has been appointed interim police chief upon the termination of Chief Brien Gault after 30-years of service. Gault's...

 

In Brief

LOCAL NEWS Valley County Free Tree Day 1,000 Trees Donated Thursday, May 13 ws another successful Valley County Free Tree Day. Resilient friends, supporters and volunteers turned out to get in on the action. One thousand seedlings in the five...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 5, 2021

Get Off The Grass!

A citizen committee is in the process of being formed to address complaints about youths on dirt bikes disturbing the tranquility of homeowners north of Glasgow. Dirt bikers are a common sight in the undeveloped area between Airport and Skylark...

 

Frank John Mersen Jr.

F.J. Mersen was born on July 31, 1928 in Glasgow, Mont. to Frank Mersen Sr. and Louise Opheim Mersen, to the delight of his sister, Betty. F.J. passed away on March 27, 2021, leaving this world as... Full story

 

US DOJ Hate Crimes Forum Planned

The US Department of Justice will host a digital “hate crime forum” for residents of Valley County and surrounding areas on Jan. 28. The platform will present perspectives from Montana residents on their own experiences with hate crimes as well a...

 

Paving To Start Downtown

To Glasgow Residents, The City of Glasgow’s priority work area for this year’s Annual Paving Project is the two City blocks on 2nd Ave. South between 4th Street South and 6th Street South. The City recognizes this two block stretch of street as...

 

Chickens on the Ballot-For Real This Time

The Glasgow City Council voted unanimously—with four members present—to approve the ballot language that will appear on November’s ballot asking if residents want to allow a household to own up to six female chickens inside city limits. The...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 22, 2020

City Council: Revamps Employee Pay, Puts Chickens On Ballot, Uses Emergency Ordinance to Add Ward Removal to Nov. Ballot

City Wages: The Glasgow City Council overhauled the way they pay employees at the meeting on July 20. The vote to change the city from the traditional pay scale to a “wage matrix” was split four to two with Rod Karst and Dan Carr voting against...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 15, 2020

City Takes Aim at 'Nuisance' Lots

The Glasgow City Council is in the process of passing a new city ordinance to increase penalties associated with weedy lots. Ordinance No. 968 will amend the city’s already existing weed ordinance to increase fees for non-compliance in an effort...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 24, 2020

Streets Continued Problem for Glasgow

It is no secret that Glasgow’s roads are in disrepair. A drive down 2nd Street South will confirm a stretch riddled in potholes, dugouts and cracks. For years the city has contended with the quick pace of roads crumbling and decaying while...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 17, 2020

Glasgow Council Resurrects Chicken Ordinance

The Glasgow City Council moved one step closer to adding a resolution to the November general election ballot that would allow residents to raise chickens inside the city’s limits. The motion to draft a resolution for both chickens and to...

 

From The Mayor

Dear Glasgow Residents, I would like to comment on the numerous Facebook comments pertaining to the commercial hanging flower pots and trees in the downtown area. The comments state that local tax dollars have been used to purchase the flowers,...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 20, 2020

Soap Giveaway Cleaned Out Quickly

Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson teamed up with the Montana Aviation Research Company and TC Energy to fund an essential item giveaway on May 14. The event stuffed 400 plastic totes with items like...

 

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