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  • Over $38,000 In Grants Awarded To Local Communities Through Valley County Community Foundation

    For the Courier|May 10, 2023

    The Valley County Community Foundation is proud to announce that over $38,454 in grants will be distributed to our communities across Valley County to continue to support the VCCF mission: to fund economic, cultural, and charitable projects for generations to come. Board Chair Doris Leader of Nashua explained that these grant funds come from something like the community’s savings account and are meant to thrive for years to come. Donations to VCCF are invested and earnings from this endowment come back to Valley County in the form of grants and...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 19, 2023

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, April 17, 2013 The Keystone XL oil pipeline doesn't have its presidential permit yet, but a lot of preparation work has been done so construction can jump into action when it comes. NorVal Electric Cooperative is preparing to supply power to two pump stations that would be built in Valley County to help push crude oil from the Alberta tar sands some 1,700 miles to refineries in the Gulf Coast of Texas. Jewel Fourstar Ackerman was recently honored as the 2013 MIEA Indian...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 12, 2023

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Glasgow residents were invited to meet and question the educators who have applied for the position of principal of Glasgow High School. The three candidates, Linda Hudyma, Stephen Pinsoneault and Shawnda Zahara-Harris, rotated through sessions with teachers, administrators, the school board and community members. As Glasgow moves ahead on a city growth policy, a decision must be made about the type of planning board the City Council wants. The planning... Full story

  • Pool Campaign Onto Plan B To Get New Pool In Glasgow

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 5, 2023

    After hitting a roadblock earlier this year when a lone construction bid for a new pool, bathhouse and parking loop came in millions over the engineer estimate from July 2022, the Valley County Community Pool Campaign committee has been meeting, working and discussing with key stakeholders what the next steps will look like in order to get a new pool for Valley County. When the lone bid was reviewed in January, the bid came in at $4,693,422 with the breakdown of $2,288,695 for the swimming pool, $2,146,651 for the pool house structure and...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, For the Courier|Apr 5, 2023

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Rep. Steve Daines stopped in Glasgow early this morning on a swing through eastern Montana as part of his statewide natural resources tour. Spillway rehab is Corps’ largest repair. The flood of 2011 caused damage to every dam on the Missouri and much of the levee system in the lower reaches. The plunge pool at the bottom of the spillway is the largest single repair project on the Missouri River system. The force of the water that poured out of the lake and down the mile-long concrete chute, 55,000 cubic f...

  • Glasgow City Council Meets For Regular Session

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Mar 1, 2023

    The Glasgow City Council met for their regular council meeting on Feb. 21 in the Council Chambers. Regular business was voted on including payment of claims in the amount of $131,839.68; payment of Valley Court Apartment claims in the amount of $1,709.37 and approval of the Feb. 6 regular council meeting minutes. There was a huge crowd in the public sitting area of the council chambers as the Siding 45 Skatepark committee and supporters were in attendance to discuss working with the city in order to find a location for a future city skatepark....

  • Ice Dawgs Take Second at State

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Mar 1, 2023

    The Glasgow Ice Dawgs brought home the second-place trophy from the Big Sky High School State Hockey Tournament in Bozeman this past weekend, as well as three All-State honors and a scholarship. Glasgow entered the tournament as the number three seed and made their way to the championship game against the Missoula Bruins with an undefeated record in tournament play. The Bruins, coming off a huge upset win over the previously-undefeated Miles City Generals, won the title game 4-0 Sunday. Glasgow...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled By Kirsten Keiser, The Courier|Feb 22, 2023

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, February 20, 2013 There's a new piece of equipment that rated a whole new room for itself at Valley View Home. A shiny NuStep recumbent cross trainer machine stands in a pleasant room with a window looking into the sky and a hillside of homes, thanks to a generous donation from the Theo and Alyce Beck Foundation, with assistance from the Valley View Foundation. A chapter has closed in the struggle to replace Glasgow's crumbling swimming pool, but a longtime advocate for...

  • Ice Dawgs Win Two Over Helena Enter State Tourney as Third Seed

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Feb 22, 2023

    The Glasgow Ice Dawgs downed the Helena Bighorns in a home double header in the last weekend of regulation play. Glasgow won 4-2 Saturday on Senior Night and skated away to an 8-1 victory Sunday morning. Ice Dawgs captain Michael Hoyer started the scoring action Saturday, hitting an even-strength goal 4:37 into the first period with help from Josh Llewellyn. Helena tied the game with 1:36 left in the opening period. The visiting Bighorns netted the only goal of the second period, scoring with 11:15 remaining before intermission. The third perio...

  • Glasgow City Council Holds First Meeting Of 2023

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jan 11, 2023

    The Glasgow City Council’s first meeting of 2023 was held on Jan. 3, in the Council Chambers at the Glasgow Civic Center. In addition to normal council agenda items such as the Mayor, committee and department head reports as well as the approval of consent agenda items, the Council discussed Glasgow Police Chief Robert Weber’s desire to amend the recommendation from the employee incentive hiring committee for the police department; whether to approve the Glasgow City-County Library’s continuation of purchasing the land behind the building; as w...

  • Michael 'Mike' C. Kaiser

    Jan 11, 2023

    Michael "Mike" C. Kaiser was born in Miles City, Mont., to Charles and Lorrain (Muggli) Kaiser. He spent his youth in Miles City, attending Sacred Heart School, lettering in football, basketball and track. After high school, he enlisted in the Army where he served our country for four years, completing three tours of Vietnam and was awarded the Purple Heart. He attended Northern Montana College for four years and graduated at the top of his class with degrees in welding, construction materials... Full story

  • Commissioners Vote To Provide Additional Funds to Valley County Pool Campaign

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Dec 7, 2022

    The Valley County Commissioners met for their regular Discussion and Decision meeting on Nov. 30 inside the Board of County Commissioners in the Valley County Courthouse. The agenda included the City of Glasgow’s request for an increase in funding for the Valley County Pool Campaign as well as further discussions on how to spend the Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Fund which Valley County has received $1.8 million this year and is set to receive another $1.8 million in 2023. The Valley County Commissioners had already pledged funds t...

  • Dreams Never Die

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Nov 16, 2022

    In 2004, a group of teenagers started a goal of creating a skatepark in order to pursue their passions in the sport. A board was created, and with the assistance of parents and other involved community members, the park was created on the Fairgrounds property. In 2007 a concrete pad had been poured and ramps were installed. As these teenagers grew up and graduated from high school, the interest to maintain and upkeep the property weaned off, with the property becoming bygones of the past. This past summer, the skatepark was closed off from...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Kirsten Keiser, The Courier|Oct 26, 2022

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, October 24, 2012 This winter in Eastern Montana might be just what Goldilocks ordered: not to cold, not too dry, just right. The Glasgow School Board revised its student drug testing policy at the regular meeting on Oct. 10. The original drug testing policy for students participating in any extracurricular activity, adopted in 2009, required that all students in an activity be tested at the beginning of the activity's season. The revised policy is to test 20 percent of...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Kirsten Keiser, The Courier|Oct 12, 2022

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 The 2012 Homecoming nominees are Alex Page, Bryan Larson, Rachel Prewitt, and Andy Gardner. The Homecoming Queen is Laurel Wageman and Homecoming King is Greg Fewer. An appreciation dinner honoring Jackie Bird was held at the Cottonwood last Friday. She has gone above and beyond with the St. Marie Women's Club sending care packages to our troops serving in the Mideast. Toiletries, jerky, power bars donated as well as postage money can always be used,...

  • Scottie Volleyball 3-1 in District 2B

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 28, 2022

    Glasgow’s volleyball squad improved to 3-1 in District 2B play with a win over Wolf Point Sept. 22 on the road. The Scotties then traveled to North Dakota Sept. 23 and 24, for the annual Dickinson Invitational where they secured a third-place finish in the silver bracket. The Scotties took the first set 25-13 over the Wolves on the road before Wolf Point tied the match with a 25-13 win over Glasgow. The Scotties took the next two sets by scores of 25-19 and 25-11. Glasgow had five aces, 25 k...

  • Glasgow Volleyball 1-1 in Conference Play 2-3 Overall

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Sep 21, 2022

    Glasgow's volleyball record stands at 1-1 in conference play, 2-3 overall, after this past week's play with losses to Fairview and Plentywood followed by a win in Poplar. The Scotties fell to the Warriors at home Sept. 15 16-25, 25-23, 21-25, 20-25. Fairview led in all stats categories except digs where Glasgow put up 48 to Fairview's 30. The Warriors posted 13 aces to the Scotties 6, 23 kills to 22, 22 assists to 18, and 22 blocks to 6. Carly Nelson led Glasgow in aces, kills and digs with 3,...

  • Pool Campaign Hits 2.5 Million Mark

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 13, 2022

    Last week Katie Knierim and Kevin Miller donated $25,000 to the Valley County Community Pool Campaign making the total raised $2,518,028, just over the $2.5 million mark, of the $3,304,000 goal needed to build a new pool in Glasgow. The Miller children, Jack and Molly, are both part of the Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team Thunder, and Knierim swam in swim team as a kid, so seeing the campaign so close to their goal and seeing a new pool in Glasgow within sights is important to them as a family. Jory...

  • GKST Thunder Take Second at Malta Invitational

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Jul 13, 2022

    The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team sent Thunder swimmers to both the Malta and Columbia Falls Invitational Meets this past weekend. Hadley Edwards won the 25 meter backstroke, 25 meter breaststroke and 50 meter free in the girls 8 and under in Columbia Falls, continuing her winning season. "In Malta, we had some amazing swims," said GKST head coach Ethan Shrader. Molly Miller led the girls 8 and under group and brought home the High Points trophy. Miller won the 100 meter individual medley, the 25 me...

  • Calendar Of Upcoming Events

    Jul 6, 2022

    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 hours through September are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort Peck Interpretive Center will be open Friday through Monday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. through September 5. They will also have weekend activities for youth. Call 406-526-3493, for more information, or see their Facebook page – USACEFortPeck. Dime Bingo at the Gla... Full story

  • Summer Reading Highlights at the GCCL

    For the Courier

    The Glasgow City-County Library’s Summer Reading Program Ocean of Possibilities has lots of stuff planned for the month of July. The Library will be sponsoring a pool day at the Glasgow City Pool from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 7. This is open to all ages! Week five activity and reading sheets will be available starting on Monday, July 11. These sheets can be picked up at the library or on their website, www.glasgowlibrary.org/srp-ages-0-12. The Fort Peck Summer Theatre’s Young Audience Tour will make a stop at the library on Tuesday, Jul... Full story

  • Valley County Community Pool Campaign Reaches $2 Million Mark

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jun 29, 2022

    The Valley County Community Pool Campaign has officially reached the $2 million mark, due to recent donations made during the All-Class Reunion, which took place June 16 through 19. According to Maggan Walstad, a volunteer for the Valley County Pool Campaign committee, $750,000 plus has been raised over the last month due to two big donations provided by individuals, the Glasgow Middle School Builder's Club doing a fundraiser prior to school ending, the Titanic Challenge that occurred earlier...

  • Calendar for the Week of June 29, 2022

    Jun 29, 2022

    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 hours through September are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort Peck Interpretive Center will be open Friday through Monday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. through September 5. They will also have weekend activities for youth. Call 406-526-3493, for more information, or see their Facebook page – USACEFortPeck. Dime Bingo at the Gla...

  • Upcoming Summer Reading Highlights at the GCCL

    Jun 29, 2022

    For the Courier The Glasgow City-County Library’s Summer Reading Program is in full swing and there are a lot of activities scheduled over the next few weeks. Week three activity and reading sheets are available starting on Monday, June 27 and week four activity and reading sheets are available Friday, July 1. These sheets can be picked up at the library or on their website, www.glasgowlibrary.org/srp-ages-0-12. The library will be hosting the Sand Dollar and Starfish program at the library at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 30. They will also be s...

  • Dueling Canoes

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier|Jun 15, 2022

    Despite being up the pool without a paddle, competitors in the Titanic Challenge raised $1,980 for the Valley County Community Pool Campaign June 12. Eleven teams of three hit the pool in canoes and armed with buckets with the goal of sinking – or at least taking on less water than – their opponents. After a calcutta and pre-competition interview (teams were unwilling to share their strategies) with auctioneer Brian Austin, the rounds of competition began to the soundtrack of peals of lau...

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