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  • City Council Approves Then Rescinds Motion To Approve FMDH Purchasing Portion Of Hoyt Park

    Michelle Bigelbach|May 29, 2024

    During the May 20 regular Glasgow City Council meeting, normal business was conducted including approving consent agenda items such as payment of claims and meeting minutes from the May 6 regular council meeting as well as reviewing ordinances and resolutions. The biggest topic of the meeting once again however was the sale of a portion of Hoyt Park to Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH). This topic has been brought up in Council meetings over the course of a few months with the Council voting to accept the recommendation to move forward...

  • Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

    May 29, 2024

    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 Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open for the summer! Memorial Day through Labor Day, weekly Thursday through Monday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 406-526-3493 or follow us on Facebook for activities and events: @USACEFortPeck. St. Raphael’s Rummage Sale is scheduled for June 20 through 22. They are now accepting donations for the sale. Don... Full story

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|May 29, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, May 28, 2014 The empty lot sitting between McDonald's and Dairy Queen will be the site of new construction in Glasgow. O'Reilly Auto Parts has purchased the lot and construction was due to break ground on May 17, but has been held up for a short while. Work should begin soon. The store manager has already been chosen and the family will be moving from Billings. District Manager for Central Montana Randy Blackmore explained that Glasgow was selected for a location because... Full story

  • Law Enforcement Report

    May 29, 2024

    For the week of May 6 through May 12, there were 27 motor vehicle stops, seven reports of loose livestock, two reports of missing/lost dogs and two reports of a deer being hit by a vehicle. For the week of May 13 through 19, there were 42 motor vehicle stops, two reports of loose dogs, one report of a VIN inspection request, one report of loose livestock and one request to dispatch a deer. Monday, May 6 1651 – A vehicle was reported to be driving erratically, specifically all over the road and up on the sidewalk. The vehicle drove from the h...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|May 22, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Two Glasgow WWII veterans took a special trip April 27-29. They were selected to go on the Big Sky Honor Flights. Glen Mahugh and Carl "Bill" Bell traveled with an escort to Washington, D.C., to see the memorials that honored their time in service. While the two only hinted at moments of emotion while seeing the 100 stars that represented 100 soldiers, each who died in war, or visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, they both said it was an amazing... Full story

  • Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

    May 15, 2024

    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 Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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. Visitors to the Fort Peck Interpretive... Full story

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Glasgow Courier|May 8, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Glasgow voters decided on a Glasgow Schools general fund levy for maintenance and operations that would raise an additional $54,000 for the $6.1 million budget. The general fund levy was passed, with 696 for and 591 against. The building reserve fund was also passed with 678 for and 607 against. Daggett and Billingsley were voted to serve the two three-year trustee terms. In the Nashua Board of Trustees, Joe Laumeyer and Joel Novak were selected to the... Full story

  • Valley County Community Foundation Announces Grant Awardees

    For the Courier|May 1, 2024

    The Valley County Community Foundation Chair Doris Leader is thrilled to announce that $45,210 is going back into our community to fund projects across Valley County. The 2024 Grant Application process was very competitive with 19 applications for requests of over $98,000. The Foundation board was thoroughly impressed with the community projects going on throughout the county that ensure our communities will continue to thrive for years to come. The establishment of the Foundation was solely to provide access to capital to be used for the...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Glasgow Courier|May 1, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, April 30, 2014 The Milk River Activity Center broke ground for an additional building on Monday, April 28. The $500,000 project has been in planning for over a year. Community support has been big for the project that will allow extra space for clients and a chance for community organizations to utilize the kitchen as well. The bull sales have seen record prices at the Glasgow Stockyards. Beef prices are soaring and right now it's good to be in the cattle business. In... Full story

  • Public Opposes Purchase Of FMDH Purchasing Hoyt Park

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 24, 2024

    The Glasgow City Council held their regular meeting on April 15, and the biggest topic of conversation was the public hearing held regarding whether or not the City of Glasgow should move forward regarding the proposal made by Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH) to purchase a section of Hoyt Park for parking expansion purposes. Though on March 18 the Council had voted to accept the recommendation for FMDH to purchase, moving forward was contingent on what the public had to say on the proposal. The Council has indicated in the past if the...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, April 9, 2014 An airport can be an economic hub for small communities, often bringing in extra business and employment. With that backdrop, the Glasgow airport saw a change in management at the end of last year along with the welcome of Cape Air. County Commissioner Dave Pippin explained that the airport is self-sustaining now, and that fuel sales are steady, with hopes of going up during the busier sum­mer months. He said that in the first 30 days the county took over... Full story

  • City Council Approves Hospital Purchasing Portion Of Hoyt Park

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Mar 27, 2024

    Over the next few years, the community will see continued changes at Hoyt Park. In addition to the swimming pool, which is currently in the demolition phase, residents will see the transition of part of the park into a parking lot for Fraces Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH). During the Glasgow City Council’s regular meeting on March 18, the Council, with council member Stan Ozark abstaining, voted to accept the recommendation from the hospital review committee to allow FMDH to purchase a portion of Hoyt Park for parking expansion purposes. P...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Mar 27, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, March 26, 2014 The housing crunch has been felt in Glasgow over the past few years. With the city growing slowly but steadily, a need for more housing will continue. Recently, the Glasgow Planning Board approved a conditional use permit for an additional mobile home park that could help address the need. The new mobile park will be located behind the Northern Lights Casino in Glasgow. Director of Public Works Bob Kompel said that the planning board approved the site for...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Mar 20, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Anger and frustration were in the air as members of the Glasgow wrestling community voiced their concerns over the temporary reduction in size of the high school wrestling room. The reduction, due to lack of storage as Glasgow High School continues its construction process, caught many parents, wrestlers and supporters off guard as they showed up in full force and packed the room at last Wednesday's school board meeting to make sure their concerns were...

  • Montana Stockgrowers Celebrates Accomplishments of M Bar Leadership Academy as Inaugural Program Concludes

    Montana Stockgrowers Association, For the Courier|Feb 21, 2024

    The Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA) is excited to announce the first graduating class of its premier leadership program - the Montana Stockgrowers M Bar Academy. Launched in June of 2022, The M Bar Academy is an 18-month program which fosters and grows leaders in the Montana ranching industry and provides individuals the opportunity to improve leadership skills, gain understanding of industry issues, and develop the expertise needed to provide leadership in Montana Stockgrowers, its...

  • City Council Meets In Regular Session: Approve Resolution Calling For Voters To Vote On Review Of Current Government

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Feb 14, 2024

    The Glasgow City Council met in regular session on Feb. 5, which included agenda items such as consent agenda, bid opening, Resolution No. 3155, approval to pay annual dues to Great Northern Development Corporation (GNDC), approval of wage comp committee recommendation for union negotiations, approval of the collective bargaining agreement between the City of Glasgow and Teamsters Local Union No. 2, as well as committee reports, department head reports, and mayor’s report. The Council approved the consent agenda items which included approving t...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Feb 14, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 The 19th Glasgow Kiwanis Science Fair took place this last week at the East Side School. While projects weren't required, students did get a chance for extra credit and had the chance to advance to the regional Science Fair in Havre. Fourth grade first place went to Kate Parks and Kambria Ross. Second went to Nora Neumiller and Ted Tryan. Third went to Bergen Miller. Fifth grade first place went to Cheyne Iman and Katie Belt. Second went to Hanna Toavs and...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Feb 7, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 Whether the Nashua School have a four-day or a five-day school week was first addressed two years ago. But because of the superintendent at that time leaving and a new superintendent coming in, the board voted to table the issue. At the school board meeting, a motion was made that the board have the ability to explore and adopt a four-day or modified four-day school week. Whether a four-day school week at Nashua will actually transpire remains to be seen....

  • Glasgow Police Department Hires Two New Officers

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jan 24, 2024

    During the regular session of the Glasgow City Council this month, the Council approved the hiring of two new Glasgow Police Officers, Alex Williams and Monica "Mona" Vines. With the hiring of these new officers, the Glasgow Police Department is able to help fill staffing gaps that have affected the department for months. Williams was approved for hire by the City Council during their regular session meeting on Jan. 2, and Mayor Rod Karst provided his oath of office on Jan. 10. Williams is...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jan 24, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, January 22, 2014 With a new school funded by local taxpayers, along with tight city and county budgets, it seems like squeezing more funds from somewhere could be an uphill battle. Tight budgets have left some concern to those who enjoy going to the City-County Library in Glasgow. Library board members and other community members attended a meeting with the sole purpose being to figure out what the library's long-term needs are, and what to do with the library in the...

  • Hoyt Park Now Preferred Location For Future Skatepark

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jan 17, 2024

    The Glasgow City Council met in special session on Jan. 10 to further discuss with the Siding 45 Skatepark committee where the best location would be to build the new proposed skatepark. The proposal that has been presented to the City Council by Siding 45, which is now a designated 501c3, stated they will donate to the City of Glasgow a $300,000 park renovation featuring a professional designed and built concrete skatepark. The park will be owned and insured by the City of Glasgow. The preferred location for the committee has always been...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Complied by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jan 17, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, January 15, 2014 The growth policy Glasgow has developed shows that there is a lack in affordable housing in the area. Key findings in the report show that in 2010 around 85 percent of housing in Glasgow was built prior to 1976. The percentage of home ownership was also lower here than in the state and nation. Glasgow's rate of ownership is at 63.2 percent while the state sits at 68 percent and the nation at 65.1 percent. The regular city council meeting that took place... Full story

  • Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

    Jan 10, 2024

    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 closed for the month of January. 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. Visitors to the Fort Peck Interpretive Center can c... Full story

  • 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 • Cottonwood Inn, Sid...

  • Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

    Jan 3, 2024

    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 closed for the month of January. 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. Visitors to the Fort Peck Interpretive Center can c... Full story

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