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 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 8, 2020 

Glasgow Adds COVID Case As Montana Numbers Climb

The Valley County Health Department reported an additional case of COVID-19 infection in the county on July 1. According to a joint press release from Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital and the health department, the fourth Valley County related case... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 1, 2020

VC Confirms Two More COVID-19 Cases

July 1 Update: Since the publication of this story, an additional lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 has been identified in Valley County. Case #4 is a male in his 30s who is not hospitalized and is isolating at home. The case was identified through cont... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 1, 2020

County Surveillance Testing Samples 256

People lined up an hour early June 25, to be the first in line to be tested for coronavirus during the county's first surveillance testing event at the county fairgrounds. In total, Frances Mahon... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 24, 2020

Valley County Sees First Affiliated COVID Case

Valley County recorded its first COVID-19 case last week. According to the health department, a local man in his 60s tested positive for the disease while he was outside of Valley County and is being isolated in the county he tested positive in. At p... Full story


Koessl To Serve On Trama Care Committee

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH) Director of Nursing Brenda Koessl was recently appointed by Governor Bullock to serve on the state Trauma Care Committee. Koessl is one of 15 representatives...


Longest Dam Race

All shortness of breath on June 20 at Kiwanis Park was not cause for concern. The 26th Annual Longest Dam Race continued on as planned on June 20 with 263 total registrants for the event, including...


Clinic Receives Funds To Expand COVID-19 Testing

The Glasgow Clinic is one of 58 rural health clinics in the state to receive a total of $2,868,762 in Health Resources and Services Administration funding to expand testing capacity. According to Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, the Glasgow Clinic...


FMDH Offering New Procedure And Technology To Patients

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital has added a new procedure and new technology to help patients with their gallstone needs instead of having to travel to Billings. ERCP, also known as endoscopic...

 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 20, 2020

Defending His Seat

“I don’t like going around asking for free publicity,” explained Casey Knudsen, speaking to the Courier about why it had taken so long to do the interview. “It’s hard right now to go around asking for money from people and asking for free...

 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...


Thomas 'Buddy' Edward Mills III

On the afternoon of Saturday, May 2, 2020, at 2:30 p.m., Thomas "Buddy" Edward Mills III passed away peacefully in his sleep at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. He was 83 years old.... Full story


Carol M. Fossum

Carol M. (Matuska) Fossum, 82, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020, of natural causes. Visitation will be 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 6, at Bell Mortuary, in Glasgow, Mont., with the Rosary being... Full story


Sprucing Up the Place

Two Rivers Economic Growth's fourth annual Community Clean Up Day was held April 22, and locals took advantage of the chance to get out of their homes to beautify the area. "We had more participation...


EMCMHC Welcomes New Prevention Specialist

Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center, 1009 Sixth Ave. N., Glasgow, is one of many locations serving eastern Montana, providing quality, professional, comprehensive mental health and...


Thank You to Our Heroes

Dear Valley County, Our healthcare workers are on the front lines of the battle against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that is rapidly spreading through our nation. Our doctors, physician...


FMDH Financial Conditions

While hospitals nationwide are issuing furloughs to their employees in response to the financial deficits from providing limited services during the COVID-19 pandemic, Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital currently has no plans to lay off staff. To...


Everybody's Doctor

Looking ahead and self improvement. Before a viral outbreak in China became an epidemic, before that epidemic spread across the world and became a pandemic, and before it was even considered likely... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    April 8, 2020

Medical Supplies Arrive At FMDH

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital received a shipment of medical personal protective equipment (PPE) needed to help with the hospital’s efforts in detecting, preventing and possibly fighting COVID-19 in Montana. To date, FMDH has received two... Full story


COVID-19 Testing At FMDH

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital is following the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) clear guidelines for prioritizing COVID-19 testing. This ensures that both state and local testing supplies are used responsibly and in a way that ensures we... Full story


Evelyn Kemp

Evelyn (Wagner) Kemp was called home unexpectedly to be with her Lord on Friday, March 20, 2020, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. Evelyn was surrounded by family until her... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    April 8, 2020

30 COVID Tests So Far at FMDH

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital is reporting that they have conducted 30 tests at their facility since testing for the COVID-19 disease became available in early March. Those numbers do not reflect... Full story


Community Solutions For Healthcare Workers

As the threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the country and Montana, hospitals and medical facilities are encountering a shortage of necessary equipment to keep healthca...


Key Takeaways from Dr. Millard's Livestream

On March 21, the Valley County Health Officer Dr. Anne Millard held a Facebook livestream to answer questions and inform the public about the COVID-19 pandemic that has affected much of the world and led to an order to shut down dine in bars,... 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 Health Officer Issues Quarantine Order for All Entering Valley County

*Editor's Note: This is a developing story and we encourage you to check back regularly for further details as they are made available.* The Valley County Health Officer Dr. Anne Millard has issued an order that all persons entering Valley County... Full story


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