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  • 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

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 3, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Gwynn Simeniuk gave her retiring address as 2013-2014 state FFA first vice president last weekend, March 27-30, in Great Falls at the Montana State FFA Convention. Simeniuk has spent a busy adventurous year traveling around the state, visiting many of Montana's FFA chapters, attending workshops, seminars and the State Presidents Conference in Washington, D.C., and she even traveled to South Africa to learn more about their culture and their local...

  • LE Involved In Valley County High Speed Chase

    Valley County Sheriff Office, For the Courier|Mar 20, 2024

    At 10:45p.m., March 15, a car was reported stolen in Glasgow. Glasgow Police Department took the call for service. Valley County Deputies, aware of the report, encountered the stolen vehicle eastbound on US Highway 2. An attempt to stop the vehicle using emergency lights was ignored and a pursuit of the fleeing vehicle was initiated. The pursuit went as far as the Frazer area and then back west toward Glasgow. A coordinated effort between deputies allowed for the use of Spike Strips to slow and stop the stolen vehicle, at Nashua. The stolen veh...

  • Montanans: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Responsibly By Planning For A Sober Ride Home

    For the Courier|Mar 13, 2024

    Valley County Sheriff’s Office, Glasgow Police Department, and the Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) are encouraging Montanans to plan for a sober ride home before celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Celebrations and festivities at bars and restaurants are common for St. Patrick’s Day, and celebrations may happen during the days leading up to St. Patrick’s Day. Law enforcement partners across the state will be increasing patrols and making DUI arrests to help all Montanans get home safely. Under the Vision Zero goal, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, G...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Feb 28, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 A business that just celebrated 50 years of business is about to take things to the next level. Co-owners Jeff and Sam Knodel, of Eugene's Pizza have entered the bottling business. The family barbecue sauce recipe that has been used since October 1962, is now in its own bottle, with its own label, and it will be sold to Glasgow customers and travelers who stop in. A replacement has been found for a 46-year old truck at the Long Run Fire Department in... Full story

  • Downtown Trees Being Vandalized

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Feb 21, 2024

    Though weather conditions have gone from winter to spring back to winter again with icy roads and sidewalks, the Glasgow Beautification Committee is utilizing time and resources to ensure the trees in the Glasgow downtown space thrive which results in the area to be beautiful and distinctive when residents and tourists enjoy the outdoors. However recent bouts of vandalism have damaged the trees, which have resulted in continued loss of resources, including time and money. “It’s so discouraging. The one at the corner of the Nels Kent building, t...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Feb 21, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 Another two names have been added to the race for Valley County Commissioner District 1. Russell Dahl filed for the seat last week and Paul Tweten filed to run on Friday. Both are running against Dan Carr. Commission Dave Pippin announced at the end of last year that he would not be running again for his position. The local Girls Staters for 2014 are Josie Braaten and Amy Breigenzer, of Glasgow. Girls State is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary #41....

  • Law Enforcement

    Feb 14, 2024

    For the week of Jan. 29 through Feb. 3, there were six motor vehicle stops, four reports of deer being hit in the road, two reports of missing dogs and one report of a missing cat. For the week of Feb. 5 through Feb. 10, there were five motor vehicle stops and one report of deer being hit in the road. Tuesday, Jan. 30 1241 – Reporting party arrived in the lobby wanting to report someone who is harassing both stores. She said an individual keeps calling and showing up at the stores, “making a scene and cussing around.” They have asked her not t...

  • Gianforte Rebuts Far-Right Accusations About Child Protection Case In Glasgow

    Mara Silvers Montana Free Press, For the Courier|Feb 7, 2024

    Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte is defending the state health department’s actions in an active child protective case against a wave of online criticism from conservative groups, including some far-right, anti-LGBTQ social media accounts, an unusually public commentary from the state’s highest elected official about confidential child welfare proceedings. In a series of Monday afternoon, Jan. 29, posts on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, Gianforte responded to direct call-outs from prominent anti-transgender commenters who alleged tha...

  • Valley Rifle-Pistol Club

    Jan 31, 2024

    Greetings Fellow Shooters: (1) Dues are still the same as last year, $20.00 for individual or $35.00 for a family. Dues can be paid at the firearms counter at D&G Sports and Western or mailed to VCRPC, P.O. Box 561, Glasgow, MT 59230. The 2024 cards are finished and available at D&G Sports. If you renew at D&G Sports you can pick your card up at that time, if you renew by mail or already paid at D&G for 2024, your card will be mailed to you. (2) Gate combination: The gate combination will be changed around February 1st. Hang onto your 2023...

  • 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...

  • Two New Sheriff Deputies Join Valley County Sheriff's Department

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jan 17, 2024

    At the conclusion of the Valley County Commissioners regular Discussion and Decision meeting on Jan. 10, Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer introduced the newest sheriff deputies to the Commissioners. Kyle Goodman and William Charbonneau were then sworn in as official Valley County deputies after starting in their new role earlier in the week on Jan. 8. Both deputies came from the Wolf Point Police Department and decided to serve Valley County as a way to further their impact in helping people. "I...

  • Doris Franzen

    Jan 10, 2024

    Doris Bertha (Johnston) Franzen, of Glasgow, Mont., died peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024, at the age of 87 at Valley View Nursing Home, in Glasgow with family at her side. A rosary will be held Monday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m., at St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Glasgow. A Funeral mass will be held Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m., at St. Raphael's Catholic Church with burial following in Highland Cemetery, Glasgow. Doris was born in Middle River Village, Minn., on July 15, 1936, to Clifford Jerome... 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...

  • Montanans: Celebrate The Holidays Responsibly By Planning For A Sober Ride Home

    For the Courier|Dec 27, 2023

    As the holiday season kicks off, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, Glasgow Police Department, DUI Task Force and the Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) are encouraging Montanans to plan for a sober ride home before celebrating. Historically, the period between Dec. 15 and Jan. 1 has a high concentration of impaired driving crashes and crash fatalities. Under the Vision Zero goal, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, Glasgow Police Department, Valley County DUI Task Force, MHP and the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) are committed to reducing fat...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Glasgow Courier|Dec 13, 2023

    1 Years Ago Wednesday Dec. 11, 2013 Sherry Young and Katie Brandt collect donations next to the Glasgow Post Office on Friday, Dec. 6, in temperatures below zero, for the annual Block of Bucks program that helps needy kids in the area shop for winter clothes. Volunteers swapped out every hour throughout the day to help collections continue. Glasgow will say goodbye to Silver Airways, formally known as Gulfstream Air, and welcome Cape Air, which will provide cheaper flights. Fares from Glasgow... Full story

  • Plunging For Special Olympics

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Dec 6, 2023

    It was a perfect December day on the 2nd for the annual Middle Of Nowhere Polar Plunge in front of the Glasgow Civic Center during the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture's Winter Wonderland Christmas Stroll. A total of 21 people of all ages participated in the Plunge, including members of the Glasgow Police Department, the Valley County Sheriff's Office, Nemont Telephone, Glasgow High School and the Montana Highway Patrol. Valley County Search and Rescue was on standby with Dustin Brunell...

  • Block Of Bucks Donations Down This Year

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Dec 6, 2023

    A number of volunteers came out this weekend to help facilitate this year's Block of Bucks event that helps out families and children with the purchase of essential winter clothing. Each year, the event is organized and implemented by Caring Hands, Inc. as well as a number of community volunteers. On Dec. 1, volunteers took shifts from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. to stand at the downtown intersections, by the Glasgow Post Office and D&G Sports and Western, to collect funds for the Dec. 2 shopping day. At...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Glasgow Courier|Dec 6, 2023

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 The young and young at heart lined the streets through downtown Glasgow to watch the brightly lit floats that kicked off the Christmas season on Saturday, Nov. 30. The Glasgow Optimist Club and Glasgow Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture held the annual Parade of Lights with 14 entires this year. Northwestern Energy has begun to replace 74 street light poles in Glasgow. The project is to replace old poles in poor condition statewide while Glasgow is now the...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Nov 29, 2023

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 The outcome of the November election left some tension and a vacancy open at the Glasgow City Council meeting that took place on Nov. 18. The city council had to seek a new position left vacant by Becky Erickson, who will take the mayor's seat in January. Nanci Schoenfelder brought her application in to fill the seat at the meeting. The council thought to motion for her to fill that position, but after some discussion they decided to allow applicants 30...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Nov 15, 2023

    The Courier 10 Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2023 Congressman Steve Daines made two stops in Valley County on Veterans Day, capping off a long day that began with appearances in Crow Agency and Billings. Daines greeted local Republican supporters at Sunnyside Golf Course, talking about shipping Montana coal with Ben Untersecher, a BNSF conductor. After about an hour and a half, Daines went on to the Fort Peck Hotel to join in a potluck dinner and speak with veterans enjoying a deer hunting...

  • 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 damage...

  • Bringing Awareness To Red Ribbon Week

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Nov 1, 2023

    Glasgow Middle School students were busy last week as they decorated their classroom doors and participated in other activities in observance of Red Ribbon Week, which was held Oct. 23 through 31. With support from the Valley County Sheriff's Office and the Glasgow Police Department, the Middle School concluded with a door decorating contest and celebration with ice cream and pizza. Since law enforcement could not pick a clear winner from all of the hard work, the entire middle school received t...

  • Glasgow City Council Meets In Regular Session

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Oct 25, 2023

    The Glasgow City Council met in regular session on Oct. 16, in the Council Chambers located inside of the Civic Center. The meeting started with approving regular business items such as payment of claims in the amount of $94,128.6; payment of Valley Court Apartment claims in the amount of $847.74; the July 2023 financials and minutes for the Oct. 2 meeting, The council also discussed shipping containers, heard a proposal from Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH) to purchase a portion of Hoyt Park and discussed the closure of certain city...

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