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  • Glasgow's See Earn Montana University System Honor Scholarships

    For the Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    The Montana University System has awarded the prestigious Montana University System Honor Scholarship Glasgow High School 2024 graduate Emily See. The MUS Honor Scholarship is a renewable scholarship offered by the Montana Board of Regents that waives undergraduate tuition for up to eight semesters at any campus of the Montana University System or Montana's Community Colleges. The scholarship's average value is $20,000. It is the most prestigious scholarship offered centrally by the Montana...

  • Glasgow Schools Hires Hudyma As New Irle Elementary Principal

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jun 5, 2024

    The Glasgow School board had a work session on May 28 to review four applicants to fill the Irle School principal position. The position had been held by Ed Sugg since the fall of 2021 however earlier in the school year, he requested a transfer to a teaching position at the Glasgow Middle School starting with the 2024-2025 school year. After reviewing the four applicants, the School Board agreed to interview Linda Huydma, a long time teacher in the Glasgow School System and a current teacher at Glasgow High School. They agreed to interview...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Glasgow Courier|Jun 5, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, June 4, 2014 East Side School drew a crowd of students, parents and staff at the Glasgow High School on Friday, May 30, for the 13th annual egg drop. It lasted a few hours, starting first thing in the morning for the last day of school. While the sun was out, the wind may have affected some of the drops off the gymnasium roof onto the alley behind the track bleachers. Sixth grade science teacher Wade Nelson explained that while the shapes and sizes could be just about... Full story

  • 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

  • Flaten To Become Next Superintendent For Glasgow Schools

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|May 22, 2024

    During a special board meeting on May 13, the Glasgow School Board reached a two-year contract with Brenner Flaten to become the next superintendent of Glasgow Schools. Flaten will replace Wade Sundby as the superintendent in July as Sunby has accepted a position at Cut Bank after serving Glasgow Schools for four years. During the May 13 meeting, the school and Flaten agreed on a two-year contract that will pay him a base salary of $120,000 per year and a $15,000 yearly stipend to be the special education coordinator for the district. The...

  • Gary F. Martin

    May 22, 2024

    Gary F. Martin was born on June 4, 1936, to parents Francis L. Martin and Velva Mae (Major) Martin in Williston, N.D. He was the oldest of six brothers, Robert, Thomas, Dennis, Lyle, Douglas and William. Gary passed away with his loving family by his side on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at his home in Glasgow, Mont., of congestive heart failure. Gary's Celebration of Life will be held at First Lutheran Church in Glasgow on Tuesday, June 4, his birthday, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Scott Kiehn... Full story

  • 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

  • Glasgow School Board Meets In Regular Session

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|May 15, 2024

    The Glasgow School Board met in regular session on May 8, with the meeting starting off with the annual re-organization of the board of trustees. The first order of business was the canvass and approval of the election results from the May 7 school election, which includes the failure of the $197,500 Safety and Security Building Reserve Fund Levy and the election, by acclamation, of Chrissa Nelson and Derek Beadle to the Board of Trustees. After the motion was carried for the canvass and approval of the election results, Clerk Kelly Doornek...

  • Valley County May Election Results

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|May 15, 2024

    Valley County School District and the Fort Peck Rural County Water District Special District Election was held on May 7. The following are the unofficial results as each school board and the District board finalize these results with the canvass during their next scheduled meetings. The Glasgow School Student Safety Building Levy failed with 880 votes against and 675 votes for. The Building Fund Safety Levy asked if the Board of Trustees should be authorized to annually levy 12.18 mills, approximately $197,500 each year in the Building Reserve...

  • 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 Courier|May 15, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, May 14, 2014 The highway is getting wider between Nashua and Fort Peck. Residents from Nashua to Fort Peck might have received a knock on the door recently. This is because workers from the state Department of Transportation are preparing for a project that's been in planning for nearly a decade – in their front yard. Shane Mintz, administrator of the Glendive District of DOT, explained that the project is in the acquisition and appraisal stage. A generous gift that c...

  • Holt Runs Fastest Two-Mile In Hinsdale's History

    Sierra Stoneberg Holt, For the Courier|May 15, 2024

    In 2020, a nervous freshman entered the halls of Hinsdale High School. Zora Rose Holt had received her kindergarten to eighth grade education at home school, a one-room school, and even an exciting quarter in an elementary school in the Czech Republic, so Hinsdale felt big, foreign, and overwhelming. She was taken under the wing of the great Kaitlyn McColly, a familiar face from the 4-H club she'd belonged to since she was seven. It will come as no surprise to anyone that one of the things...

  • Glasgow School Board Selects And Interview Flaten For Open Superintendent Position

    Michelle Bigelbach, T|May 8, 2024

    The Glasgow School Board met in special session on April 30 to discuss the five Superintendent applications that were received to fill the vacancy that will be left by Wade Sundby at the end of June. After serving Glasgow Schools for four years, Sundby has accepted a position in Cut Bank. The five candidates included two in-state applicants, one of which is a current district employee, and three out-of-state applicants. The five candidates, their location and current position are as follows: Brenner Flaten Glasgow, Mont., Vice-principal- Irle...

  • Thomas Klotz

    May 8, 2024

    On Friday April 19, 2024, at his home in Helena, Mont., after the day had settled, the winds had calmed and the stars illuminated the sky over the mountain tops, Thomas Francis Klotz, age 70, loving husband of Connie Klotz, stepfather of Braden Hallock and "Papa" to his sweet little girl Zoey (the well-known Papillion of downtown Helena), passed on from this life to the peaceful paths filled with butterflies and rainbows that were waiting for him following a long and difficult struggle with... 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

  • Glasgow Schools Start Search For New Superintendent

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|May 1, 2024

    The Glasgow School Board is scheduled to review applications for the open Superintendent position April 30, and then conduct interviews the following day, Wednesday, May 1. Review of applications are set to be done via Zoom while the interviews are scheduled to be held in person in the District Board Room. The School Board has received five applications for the open position including three from out of state and two from Montana including an application from a current district employee. The person selected will replace Wade Sundby who has...

  • Glasgow School Board Selects Flaten To Interview For Open Superintendent Position

    Michelle Bigebach, The Courier|May 1, 2024

    The Glasgow School Board met in special session on April 30 to discuss the five Superintendent applications that were received to fill the vacancy that will be left by Wade Sundby at the end of June. After serving the Glasgow Schools for four years, Sundby has accepted a position in Cut Bank. The five candidates included two in-state applicants, one of which is a current district employee, and three out-of-state applicants. The five candidates, their location and current position are as follows: Brenner Flaten Glasgow, Mont., Vice-principal-...

  • Glasgow School Board Addresses Budget Shortfall

    For the Courier|May 1, 2024

    The Glasgow School Board of Trustees continues to address the budget shortfall to the general fund, the main source of funding for the District. On April 23 the Board met in a work session and made the decision to move forward with the elimination of a principal position, after the Irle School Principal requested to be transferred to a teaching position. One principal position will be absorbed by attrition, saving the district nearly $84,000. This is in addition to $160,000 in cuts previously made, also through attrition, including three...

  • Nashua School Board Candidates

    May 1, 2024

    Editor’s Note The following are statements from the four Nashua School Board trustee candidates who are running to serve on the Nashua School Board. All four candidates have provided permission to the Glasgow Courier to run these statements and have been published in their entirety. These four candidates are running for two open seats on the School Board. The incumbents are Sharon Merideth and Tim Bellon while Mark Bengochea and Kayla Thievin would be new to the position if elected. This election is an all-mail-ballot election. The ballots m... Full story

  • 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 24, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Bethany Knight and Becky Stein are among 150 branch teams from Edward Jones in the country honored for achieving the most significant growth over the year, along with meeting the needs of their customers’ financial need. The top 150 selected, out of 2,000, went to a series of workshops and networked with others to learn how to continue improving their business. They attended the three-day Strive Top 150 conference April 2-4. More than 30 young people, their parents and several grandparents attended the N... Full story

  • Glasgow School Board Continues Search For Superintendent

    Apr 24, 2024

    The Glasgow School Board will review applications for the open Superintendent position next week, Tuesday, April 30, and also conduct interviews next week, Wednesday, May 1. The Tuesday meeting will be held virtually via Zoom, https://us04web.zoom.us/j/3762333305?pwd=cVlYQ2xaMnJyWDl4bjcwbjRQYm5JZz09, while the Wednesday meeting will be held in the District Board Room, 229 7th St. N., Glasgow. The School Board has received five applications for the open position including three from out of state... Full story

  • Glasgow School Board Selects Flaten To Interview For Open Superintendent Position

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 24, 2024

    The Glasgow School Board met in special session on April 30 to discuss the five Superintendent applications that were received to fill the vacancy that will be left by Wade Sundby at the end of June. After serving the Glasgow Schools for four years, Sundby has accepted a position in Cut Bank. The five candidates included two in-state applicants, one of which is a current district employee, and three out-of-state applicants. The five candidates, their location and current position are as follows: Brenner Flaten Glasgow, Mont., Vice-principal-... Full story

  • Election Ballots Going Out April 19

    For the Courier|Apr 17, 2024

    The Clerk and Recorder’s Office will be running five elections: four School Districts and the Fort Peck Rural County Water District. These five elections are all mail-ballot elections. The ballots will be mailed to voters on Friday, April 19, and voted ballots must be received back in the election office by Tuesday, May 7, at 5 p.m. Ballots postmarked May 7 but not received until after will not be counted. The Glasgow School Board has voted to put on the ballot a Building Reserve Safety Levy. There were two Trustee positions available this y...

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