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Body Recovered From Fort Peck Lake

A Cody, Wyo., man is dead after falling through the ice while riding his four-wheeler on the evening of March 6, or morning of March 7, at Fort Peck Lake. According to Valley County Sheriff and Coroner Tom Boyer, the body of 80-year-old Ronald...


John Thomas Myhre

John Thomas Myhre was born to Evelyn and John Myhre, Sr. on May 5, 1935. He passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 9:50 p.m. at Pelican Rapids Senior Living Center, in Pelican Rapids, Minn., of... Full story


Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum will be open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. through April. WEDNESDAY – MARCH 4 5-7 p.m. - Glasgow Girl’s Fastpitch Softball Registration at the Glasgow City-County Library, 408 3rd Ave. S. 5:30... Full story


Darlene Ramsbacher

It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend, Darlene Marie (Brenden) Ramsbacher. She passed away at St. Patrick Hospital, in Missoula, Mont., on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, at the age of 77. A... Full story


International Ice Sailing Takes Fort Peck by Surprise

When the western region of the International DN Ice Yachting Association (IDNIYA) decided to hold the North American regatta-dubbed the Twenty20 DN North American Championship-at Fort Peck Lake only t...


A Jubilant Convocation

A convocation (also called a jubilee or a tower) of bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) has settled in at Fort Peck Dam over the past few weeks. The birds, which number in the tens to hundreds, are...


Gov Cup Overfloweth

One hour and one minute. At 9:31 a.m. the Montana Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament was unofficially full. While Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture Executive Director Lisa Koski was...


Lona Lee Simensen

Lona Lee (Montgomery) Simensen, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at Valley View Home in Glasgow, Mont., where she has resided since 2017. A... Full story


Prairie Nights

Tyler Vandermars of Glasgow spent an unexpected night on the southern side of Fort Peck Lake after an elk hunting trip led to his stranding during high winds and winter weather on Oct. 8. According to Vandermars, he had set out Monday to try and...


George Phillip Austin

George Phillip Austin was born on Nov. 24, 1935, to Laura Strong Austin and Alvin Emil Austin in Helena, Mont., in the midst of an earthquake.....and the world hasn't been the same since. He was...


Middle of Nowhere – A Night With George Strait

The following is an essay about the first All-School Reunion held in Glasgow. I did not graduate from Glasgow High, leaving my senior year for Havre. My gracious classmates, Rhonda Ronass and Karen...


Larry Scanlan

Larry Scanlan, 82, was called home to join our heavenly father in the evening of Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Larry was born in... Full story


New Mural Brightens Up Downtown

While driving downtown throughout the past few months, drivers and pedestrians have seen a new piece of artwork go up at the corner of 4th St. S. and 1st Ave S., on the outer side of the addition to...


Everything's Coming Up Golden

The 50th anniversary season at the Fort Peck Summer Theatre is soon coming to an end. And what a fitting end it is. The last show at the theatre on the lake is On Golden Pond. The season ender is more than just a show for this crew, showcasing...


Mitchel 'Mitch' Etchart

Mitchel "Mitch" Joseph Etchart, 98, was born in Glasgow, Mont., on Aug. 11, 1921, to John and Catherine Etchart, Basque immigrants. He passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. A Rosary will be recited...


Annual State Kiwanis Convention Draws Many to Glasgow

After hosting the annual state Kiwanis Convention in Glasgow 24 years ago, it was Glasgow's turn once again to host a total of 60 people at the Cottonwood Inn Aug. 1 through 4. In addition to accompli...



Dear Editor, I graduated high school with Mike & Maryann (Burns) O'Connor, the class of 1964. As we planned to gather for our 50th class reunion in May, 2014, Maryann suggested that we release...


Women's Walleye Tourney Hauls in 32.5 Inch 'Eye'

The Glasgow-Fort Peck Chapter of Montana Walleye's Unlimited hosted their 19th Annual Women's Fishing Tournament this past weekend July 19 and 20 at Fort Peck Reservoir. In total 53 teams came out to... Full story


Montana Governor's Cup Youth Fishing Tournament Results

FOR THE COURIER In 2019 we had a total of 73 kids with a total of 131 fish caught. Scheels of Billings provided free tackle boxes filled with tackle for each participant along with a free T-shirt prov... Full story


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Aug. 31. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through the end of... Full story


Records Shattered at 32nd Annual Governor's Cup

It was early Friday morning, July 12, and 200 boats had filled the waters of the Fort Peck Marina waiting for their wave to get flagged out. The skies were clear and the winds were slight as the...

 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 19, 2019

Untaming the West

It was hunting season 2015, the first time Justin Schaaf wanted to go hunting on Haxby Point (also known as Sage Creek) on the south side of Fort Peck Lake where the Dry Arm meets the rest of the...


Steven 'Steve' Carl Bell

Steven "Steve" Carl Bell, 70, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, surrounded by his family, from complications of a cerebral vascular accident in Denver, Colo. Steve was born Nov. 18, 1948, to Carl... Full story


Longest Dam Race This Saturday

Tired of the long spring and crappy weather? Think of getting into shape by taking a walk or run, enjoying the sounds and smells of the great outdoors with family and friends. Think about a day at Kiwanis Park at Fort Peck Lake, Mont. Think about... Full story


Milk River Catfish Classic Did Not Disappoint

The 20th-Annual Milk River Catfish Classic was historic in more ways than one. In the weeks leading up to the tournament, which was held June 1, the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce announced a new event...


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