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We Support Joe Horn for Valley County Sheriff

Dear Editor, The Sheriff election is probably the most important issue on the voting ballot this year for Valley County. Back in 2002, Glenn Meier ran for Sheriff. At that time, he said one of the biggest assets was the knowledge of the county roads...

 

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

 

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...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 4, 2018

Bar Owner Finds New Purpose at Frazer Council

For the first time in its history, the Frazer Community Council has opened a community office to provide services, guidance and resources to the residents. That effort has been led and funded in...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 9, 2018

Jim Uphaus Throws Hat in Ring for Commissioner Seat

Amongst the seven candidates campaigning for a shot to take on the Valley County Commission seat being vacated by the retiring Bruce Petersen is Jim Uphaus. Uphaus sat down with the Courier to talk... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY- MAY 2 7 – 9:30 p.m. - Senior Citizens’ Prom at the Glasgow Senior Citizens’ Center. Cost is $3 per person or $5 for couples. Students from GHS Student Council will be there as dancing partners. THURSDAY – MAY 3 7:30 a.m. - Valley C... Full story

 

Todd Young Amongst Commissioner Hopefuls

Long-time Glasgow native and County Road Department Supervisor Todd Young is one of seven candidates seeking the job of Valley County Commissioner being vacated by Bruce Petersen in November. Young... Full story

 

Valley County Health Department Sponsors Red Thumb Day

To remind everyone to put down their cell phone while driving, the Valley County Health Department will be hosting the 3rd Annual Red Thumb Reminder Day Walk on Tuesday, Apr. 10, starting at 3:30 p.m. Come join the Valley County Health Department,... Full story

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    March 14, 2018

School Closure History Lesson

School closures are few and far between in Northeast Montana, even with the severe weather that is typical for the region. Following the recent weather event that was reported on in the Courier (It’s Snow Joke, March 7), one of the most asked... Full story

 

Commissioners Take Bids, Approve Alvarado

The Valley County Commissioners approved Hinsdale’s Crystal Alvarado as the new director of Valley County Public Health. She replaces Connie Boreson. The commissioners also took bids on area projects at a Feb. 20 public meeting. These include bids... Full story

 

Courthouse Square Happenings

Valley County Commissioner Paul Tweten told the Courier at press time that the commission expects to pick a replacement for Connie Boreson as head of the Valley County Health Department at the Feb. 14 meeting. Valley County Planner Rene Clampitt... Full story

 

Alcohol and Teens

Alcohol affects drivers in a way that changes their judgement, depth perception, and the vital motor skills required to drive safely. An impaired driver may think they are behaving normally, when in reality they are not, which can lead to serious...

 

Extra Enforcement, Rides Offered

As part of the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown, law enforcement agencies across Montana will deploy extra patrols for the specific purpose of deterring and detecting impaired drivers during the holiday season. Saturation...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – NOV. 23 – THANKSGIVING St. Marie Town Hall Office is closed. Valley County Courthouse is closed. Noon – 2 p.m. - 27th Annual Valley County Thanksgiving Day Dinner at Glasgow Senior Citizens’ Center. The meal is free and open to... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – AUG. 30 6-8 p.m. - St. Marie Volunteer Fire Department training. If you would be interested in joining the department, please call Chief Rob Esaias at 524-8113 or Assistant Chief August Aho at 363-9733. THURSDAY – AUG. 31 9:30 a.m. -... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

County Brief

Last week Valley County Commissioners met with people from the Keystone Pipeline and discussed new developments on the project and updates on their plan for the area. Some of the plans include improvements being made to three county roads that the... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – AUG. 2 6-8 p.m. - St. Marie Fire Department training sessions every other Wednesday. To volunteer or questions, call Chief Rob Esaias at 524-8113 or Assistant Chief August Aho at 263-9733. THURSDAY – AUG. 3 “Tough Enough to Wear... Full story

 

Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – JULY 27 10 a.m. - “There’s No Place Like Space” program at Glasgow City-County Library for children of all ages. 7 p.m. - Concussion testing at Glasgow High School for any new students to the Glasgow district or any student that... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 28, 2017

County Brief: Bids, Board Appointees Named

Valley County Commissioners had an eventful discussion and decision meeting on June 21. During the meeting, they approved a couple of bids and the appointment of individuals to various county boards. The first bid the commissioners approved was a... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 31, 2017

County Brief

A lot of road construction projects across the county are now one step closer to being accomplished after this week’s discussion and decision meeting at the Valley County Commissioners' office. The first project that the commissioners gave the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 17, 2017

County Brief:

Last week during their weekly Discussion and Decision Meeting, the Valley County Commissioners had quite a few things on their agenda. The first item of the meeting concerned county employees purchasing tax liens. During the discussion, Commissioner... Full story

 

Mary Ann Clem

On the evening of Thursday, May 11, 2017, Mary Ann (Yassen) Clem, 76, passed into glory at the home of her dear friends, Cliff and Dianna Isakson, in Glasgow, Mont., from renal failure. A memorial ser... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

FRIDAY – DEC. 2 BLOCK OF BUCKS COLLECTION DAY – watch for employees for Montana Army National Guard, Glasgow High School Student Council Members and Soroptimists as they collect donations on downtown intersections. 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. -... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Dane Thank you Glasgow Courier and specificaly Dane Osen for your local reporting!!! As a spouse of an active duty military member, we rely on your hometown reporting. Your journalism standards are unbiased and helpful. Your efforts helped us... 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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