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  • Cold Is The Word

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jan 17, 2024

    This past weekend everybody hunkered down in their homes, trying to stay warm with their favorite beverages, blankets, movies and books. After a record-breaking month of December due to warm temperatures, Mother Nature decided to swing conditions the other way for January. On Jan. 13, the National Weather Service in Glasgow reported Glasgow set a record low on Jan. 13 with a low of -35, breaking the previous record of -33 in 1916. This is the first time since Jan. 6, 1982, that Glasgow has had...

  • 26th Annual Ice Fishing Derby Set For Feb. 3

    Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce Agriculture, For the Courier|ERROR

    The “Cabin Fever-Let’s Go Fishing” The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture will hold the 26th Annual Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024. The Derby will be held at the Fishing Access Site-The Dredge Cuts Trout Pond located on Highway 117. Registration is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fishing is from noon to 3 p.m. The entry fee is $50 per hole or three holes for $100. Cash and prizes will be awarded at 4 p.m. at the Gateway Club. There are over 150 holes pre-drilled for the anglers. First place is guaranteed for $2,000. The...

  • Year End Review 2023

    Jan 3, 2024

    It Happened in December 2023 • •. Governor Gianforte Contributes Salary To Serve Hi-Line Families and Children • Winter Wonderland Kicks Off Holiday Season • Block Of Bucks Donations Down This Year • Law Enforcement Plunges For Special Olympics • Glasgow City Council Discusses Proposed Skate Park At Bundy • Record Breaking Highs For December • Erickson Named Montana Coach Of The Year • Glasgow Places First In Speech Sweeps at Medicine Lake/Froid And Fort Benton Meet ...

  • Sports Year End Review 2023

    Jan 3, 2024

    January 2023 Dawgs Rock On – Defeat Cooper City Kings At Home Veterans Of The Glasgow Ice Dawgs Hockey Program Gathered For Annual NYE Alumni Game Wardens Seeking Information on White-Tailed Buck Shot And Left Near Fort Peck Lustre Boys Remain Undefeated – Added Two Wins In Their Return To The Court After The Holiday Break NC Girls Improve To 9-0 Overall Clampitt Wins Bismarck: Girls Place 17th, Boys 25th The high school Ice Dawgs added two to the win column, defeating Bozeman Ice Dogs 6-3 F...

  • Karen Kuebler

    Nov 29, 2023

    Karen Rose (Karcher) Kuebler age 81, passed away in East Helena, Mont., on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023, at home. There will be a private inurnment service to lay her at rest with her husband at Fort Harrison, Helena. Karen was born on Jan. 25, 1942, in Glasgow, Mont., to parents Fern and George Karcher. She attended schools in Nashua and Fort Peck, Mont. After graduating from high school, she married her sweetheart Carl "Dick" Kuebler and spent 60 years together until her husband's death in 2021....

  • Law Enforcement Report

    Nov 8, 2023

    For the weeks of Oct. 9 through 25 there were 31 motor vehicle stops, 20 accident dials/prank calls, 15 reports of loose livestock, one request for a VIN inspection, six reports of missing/lost dogs, four reports of loose dogs and one report of a barking dog. For the week of Oct. 25 through Nov. 1, there were 11 motor vehicle stops, 13 reports of loose livestock, 11 reports of accident dials/prank calls, one report of a loose dog, one report of a missing dog and one report of a barking dog. Monday, Oct. 16 0822 – A male reported vehicle damag...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Oct 25, 2023

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 Cape Air, the nation's largest commuter airline will begin serving eastern Montana with Essential Air Service beginning Tuesday, Dec. 10. From its hub in Billings, Cape Air will operate daily, year-round flights to five regional communities, Glasgow, Wolf Point, Sidney, Havre and Glendive. Each community will have two daily round-trip flights except Sidney, which will have five daily round-trips. Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital has recently trained...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Oct 4, 2023

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach The Courier 10 Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 The upcoming municipal elections are featuring contested seats, write-ins and shoo-ins. Glasgow Mayor Dan Carney, who is seeking a third term, has competition from an 18-year veteran of the City Council, Becky Erickson. Glasgow Wards 1 and 2 are both having three-way races for the City Council. Incumbent Neil Chouinard will not run again but Nancy Schoenfelder, Stan Ozark and Shawn Andersyn are vying for the job. In...

  • Elizabeth 'Betty' Ethel Funk Brandt

    Sep 6, 2023

    Elizabeth "Betty" Ethel Funk Brandt went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, Aug. 28, 2023, at Valley View Home, Glasgow, Mont., at the age of 98. Betty was born Jan. 24, 1925, to Ferdinand J. and Agatha Peters Funk at Hydro, Mont., six miles from the Canadian Border north of Chinook in Blaine County. Mom was saved when she was 13 on July 28, 1938, at Park Grove where Rev. Williams from California was holding a revival meeting. Mrs. Dyke and Mrs. Koslovshie (friend and Sunday...

  • Discs Were Thrown At The Throw The Dam Open

    Brandon Bigelbach, The Courier|Aug 23, 2023

    The Hi-Line Hyzers hosted their second tournament of the season at the Fortress Disc Golf Course on Aug. 19 in Fort Peck. This tournament consisted of two rounds of 18 holes. Results: Pro Division 1- Sawyer Bracy, of Billings, with a total of 97 strokes 2- Austin Fonk, of Helena, with a total of 104 strokes Pro Division for Ages 40+ 1 - Greg Gaustad, of Billings, with a total of 108 strokes 2 - Oscar Vega, of Williston, N.D., with a total of 113 strokes Amateurs Advanced Amateur Division 1 -...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Aug 23, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 The Glasgow High School Educational Trust said this week that it is honored to announce a recent gift of $10,000 from former Glasgow resident and longtime Glasgow School District Clerk Eunice (Burrus) Moen. She made the gift in memory of her daughter Lila Moen Sanders, who died of a brain tumor in 1981, and in honor of her daughter Phyllis Moen Sanguine. Both girls graduated from GHS in 1954. After being rebuffed in their attempt to vote a candidate onto...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Aug 16, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, in collaboration with Carroll College and Montana State University, has confirmed this season's first signs of West Nile Virus-positive mosquitos in Phillips, Sheridan, Blaine, Cascade, Prairie and Teton counties. In addition, an American White Pelican near the Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Sheridan County tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). No case of human infection has been...

  • Grapples to Grapples

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Aug 9, 2023

    The Glasgow Wrestling Club put their 2023 Camp in the books last week with another smashing success. From Aug. 1 to the 3, 137 wrestlers hit the mats at the Civic Center and the Wrestling Club, under the tutelage of some of the best athletes and coaches in the nation. Iowa State University Assistant Coach Derek St. John returned to helm his crew of medalists and guide wrestlers through a grueling and fun three days. Joining the camp for the first time this year was Tyson Springer, who will guide...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Aug 9, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 "The bottom line is, do you want $200,000 in taxes a year or not?" said Valley County Commissioner Dave Reinhardt on Tuesday. At their regular meeting the commissioners were discussing the tax abatement requested by Compass Wind. The proposed wind farm south of Opheim is still in the negotiation stage with several pieces hanging in the air. The commissioners asked themselves if the project needed the abatement. St. Marie residents have been requesting and...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Aug 2, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 Although the calendar says August, the severe weather season is still going strong across Northeastern Montana. Quite a few storms moved from west to east across Valley County on Monday afternoon. They brought 40 mph. wind and half-inch hail to Hinsdale. Southeast of Baylor 1-inch hail was reported, along with more than an inch of rain. Lustre also received more than an inch of rain, all within a 40-minute window, along with the hail. Real working cowboys...

  • Richard J. 'Dick' Thronson

    Jul 26, 2023

    Richard J. "Dick" Thronson, age 80, of Fort Peck, Mont., passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2023 surrounded by his six children. Visitation will be on Friday, July 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be on Saturday, July 29, at 2 p.m. at the Glasgow Evangelical Church in Glasgow, with Pastor Frank Burns officiating. Following the service, burial with military honors will be at Highland Cemetery in Glasgow. A reception will follow at the Fort Peck...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Jul 26, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 Montana's unemployment rate held steady at 5.4 percent in June, The same rate as in May, a pause in the long-term downward trend experienced throughout 2013. In Valley County the rate of unemployment was 4.4 percent, its customary place in the middle of the figures for counties in Northeastern and Eastern Montana. Unemployment in neighboring counties: Phillips – 5.7 percent, Roosevelt – 6.5 percent, Sheridan – 2.5 percent, Daniels – 4.4 percent,...

  • Community Calendar

    Jul 19, 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 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday 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. Come see the Fort Peck...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Jul 19, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday July 17, 2013 A Valley County Sheriff's Deputy is expanding the common practice of mutual aid in Rural Montana to start a regional SWAT team. Chief Deputy Reed Mesman has begun making plans with eight law enforcement agencies to train and equip a tactical team for high-risk situations. The sheriff's departments in the five counties in Northeast Montana, the Glasgow and Wolf Point police departments and the Fort Peck Tribes are all participating. Glasgow has a new...

  • 36th Annual Montana Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Jul 19, 2023

    Smoke hung thick over Fort Peck Lake this past weekend, though whether it was wildfires or fishing rods burning up is hard to say. The top three teams in this year's Gov Cup walleye tournament brought in a combined 309.60 pounds of fish over two days. Brem Phillips and Clyde Phillips, both of Jordan, Mont., hauled in 104.32 pounds to take the $15,000 check, the championship rings, and plaques home to the south side of the lake this year. The father-son duo reeled in 52.22 pounds on day one and...

  • Sheriff's Office Responds To Fort Peck Drowning

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 12, 2023

    On July 6, at 8:40 a.m., the Valley County Sheriff’s Office responded to the cabin area of Fort Peck Lake for an unresponsive two-year old, later identified as Cullen Meland, found in the water. Meland, son of Braden and Bethany Meland, of Billings, was staying with relatives in the area when the accident occurred. The Office of the Sheriff/Coroner will conduct a cause and manner of death investigation, which as of press time was still ongoing. In addition to Cullen, Braden and Bethany are parents to a newborn daughter, Macie, who is...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Jul 12, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday July 10, 2013 June marked the fourth straight month that ended up being wetter than normal, with 4.19 inches of rain falling in Glasgow. This is 1.86 inches more than the normal of 2.33 inches. More than half an inch of rain fell at the airport on three separate occasions, the greatest being 1.33 inches on June 3. The Goodkind Gallery threw a reception recently to open the showing of the works of Orlando Montenegro, an artist from Las Vegas. What he brought to Glasgow...

  • Sharon Lynnette Wigness Thompson

    Jun 28, 2023

    Sharon Lynnette Wigness Thompson passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2023, in Glasgow, Mont. Sharon’s family will receive friends on Sunday, July 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Bell Mortuary, Glasgow. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Monday, July 3, at the First Lutheran Church with Pastor Scott Kiehn officiating. A luncheon will follow the funeral services and burial will follow the luncheon. She was born on May 31, 1932, to Charlotte and Porter Wigness and raised in Fortuna, N.D. Sharon was the oldes...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Jun 28, 2023

    10 Years Ago Wednesday June 26, 2013 In a unanimous decision last week, the Montana Supreme Court overturned a District Court ruling that prevented the movement of Yellowstone bison from the Fort Peck Reservation. This clears the way for about half of the bison to be taken to the Fort Belknap Reservation, which was the original plan when 61 bison were brought north last spring after five years of quarantine and testing for brucellosis. A couple of dry days prevented flash flooding in Valley...

  • Alvin 'Ernie' Ernest Austin

    Jun 21, 2023

    The hardest working man we know went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. The family invites you to a Celebration of Life on Saturday, June 24, at 2 p.m., at the VFW in Glasgow, Mont. A luncheon will follow. Alvin Ernest Austin "Ernie" was born on July 7, 1934, to Alvin and Laura Austin in Helena, Mont. Ernie grew up in Conrad and helped his father during the war. He took every Wednesday off school to help butcher hogs at the meat packing plant. Then the family moved to Augusta, Mont.,...

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