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Milk River North Project Completed In Time for Summer

As of June 13, there is officially a new route to drive into Nashua and into Fort Peck. After many months, meetings and delays, the Milk River North Project, also known as the Nashua railroad...

 

Joan Helland

Joan Ruth (Wetterling) Helland, 82, passed away Friday morning, June 7, 2019, at Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Mont., surrounded by friends and family members. Joan was born in Kensington,... Full story

 

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony To Open Milk River North Project

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is excited to unveil the Milk River North Project just in time for the summer travelers. The Milk River North project reconstructed a portion of MT 117 from the Milk River Bridge near Nashua to US Highwa...

 

NWS Flood Projections Look Good for Glasgow

The National Weather Service in Glasgow is projecting a mild flood season for Spring, 2019. According to meteorologist Patrick Gilchrist, the projected flood risks for the area are minor flooding at 35 percent, moderate flooding at five percent and...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    March 6, 2019

Iron Bridges

Do you remember all of the old iron bridges? As a young person I never was sure I liked going over them, or if they just scared me a little. That may have been the only type of major bridge constructed in a given era. I definitely remember the old...

 

Flooding Persists Across Valley County and the Hi-Line

After a summer filled with drought followed by a heavy winter, which brought record-snowfall, the next curveball Mother Nature has in store for residents of Valley County is flooding. The flooding has... Full story

 

Cold Weather Reduces Flood Threat on Milk River

Based upon the latest models at press time, the National Weather Service in Glasgow is projecting that flooding is almost imminent for the Milk River in Glasgow; it's just a matter of when.... Full story

 
 By Tanja Fransen    News    March 14, 2018

NWS Reminder on Ice Jam Season

Temperatures will be warming up in the Upper Yellowstone and Upper Musselshell River basins with readings in the fifties to lower sixties by mid-week. That will allow tributaries to start sending water and ice into the main stem rivers. Generally, it... Full story

 

Courthouse Square

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle reports a quiet holiday weekend locally, at least with regard to significant accidents and arrests. County Commissioner Paul Tweten tells us that Great West Engineering made their final inspections Nov. 28 on the... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    November 8, 2017

Courthouse Square Happenings

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle confirms that jail numbers are on the rise. The number of inmates rose from 13 to 41 this week, mainly due to transfers from Yellowstone, Missoula and Ravalli counties. County Planner Rene Clampitt has Valley... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    September 27, 2017

County Brief:

The decision to auction off the Magruder property was approved to be sold last week by the Valley County Commissioners. The parcel of land, located on the south side of town along MT Highway 42, was utilized as the home to the local farmer’s... Full story

 
 By Blake Gauer    Sports    August 30, 2017

Flaten-Plouffe Make a "Splash" at the "Clash"

We couldn’t have asked for better conditions for the 2017 Catfish Clash, held in Williston, N.D., on Aug. 19, as 53 boats set out to conquer the Mighty Missouri. The Williston section always provides big fish and plenty of them. The days leading up... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 23, 2017

County Brief: Landfill Board Meeting Addresses Policy Changes

Construction will soon begin on a new bridge just west of Hinsdale. Due to begin on Aug. 28, the project will replace the bridge over Beaver Creek on Milk River Road. The contract will be carried out by Tamietti Construction of Great Falls. The bulk... Full story

 

Milk River Bridge at Nashua to Close for Repairs

Riverside Contracting and subcontractor Sletten Construction will be making repairs to the Milk River Bridge south of Nashua. To begin the repairs, the northbound lane of Highway 117 at the Milk River Bridge will be closing on Tuesday, July 11, at 8... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 7, 2017

Three DUIs Over Weekend

Valley County and the city of Glasgow saw a string of driving under the influence of alcohol cases over the weekend. Two DUI cases in the county involved vehicle crashes with one DUI occurring in the city limits. The first crash occurred on June 2, a... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 31, 2017

County Brief

A lot of road construction projects across the county are now one step closer to being accomplished after this week’s discussion and decision meeting at the Valley County Commissioners' office. The first project that the commissioners gave the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 12, 2017

County Brief

Valley County Commissioners would like it to be known that the Milk River Bridge south of Nashua will be getting the deck replaced this summer. Early indications show that the project should take 10 weeks and traffic will be limited to a single... Full story

 

George Raymond Nicol

George Raymond Nicol (aka: Punk, Nick, Monty, Ray) was born on Oct. 4, 1924, to George Raymond, Sr., and Minnie Anna (Struple) Nicol in Glasgow, Mont. While spending his last two years with... Full story

 

Mary Ann Moen

Long time Valley County resident Mary Ann (Clowes) Moen, 93, passed away on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, from natural causes in Fargo, N.D., with her daughter, Ruth, by her side. A Celebration of Life will... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    January 11, 2017

Moose Spotted At Duane Mattfeldt's

Two moose were recently spotted at Duane Mattfeldt's place, east of town, located near the Milk River Bridge on MT Hwy. 24. The moose originally appeared north of the railroad tracks near the Valley V... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    November 16, 2016

MDT Tests New Design Ideas with Hwy. 117 Improvements

The Montana Department of Transportation expects the paving project along Hwy. 117 between Nashua and Glasgow to be completed within the next two weeks, including the sloping and planting of grass along the finished roadway . The remainder of work... Full story

 

Flood Reports from Valley County Ranchers

Recent flooding throughout Valley and Phillips counties have had impacts on low lying areas, drowning out hay bales and alfalfa seed as well as covering roads. The Courier spoke with local ranchers... Full story

 

A Flood of Remembrances

Living on the Milk River bottom all my life, something you learn to expect and accept as part of life are the floods. I don’t think you ever really get used to them, as each presents a different challenge. I have memories back to grade school days...

 

Listen to the Quiet: Part 4

Religion played an important part in the community life of the homesteaders. The Kienitzes belonged to the Lutheran congregation, which met once monthly at the Gus Pehlke home, beginning in 1916. Members would take turns meeting Pastor A. Jordan at... Full story

 

Listen to the Quiet: Part 2

Some young men’s thoughts turn to love in the spring, but for Otto Kienitz, during this period of his life, his thoughts centered on the “Land of Opportunity,” which was the vast prairie land of Montana. It was none too soon, as three years... Full story

 

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