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In Support of I-185

Dear Editor, I-185 will address problems: Mental Health. Drug Abuse. The State of Montana has a real need for more mental health providers/therapists. At times Montana has citizens that need help- be that in times of flood, or drought, or cancer, or...

 

Vote Ruth Dowell

Dear Editor, To my friends, neighbors and former neighbors in this awesome community of Glasgow, Montana. I would like to solicit your vote for my friend, Ruth Dowell, for the position of Valley County Clerk and Recorder/Superintendent of Schools. As...

 

In Support of Ruth Dowell

Dear Editor, I am writing this in support of Ruth Dowell for the office of County Clerk & Recorder. I have known Ruth since she was a child. I have watched her grow and handle the problems and challenges she has been dealt in life. I have been...

 

Telling Our Story

I attended the Two Rivers Economic Growth’s annual meeting last week. The guest speaker was Hal Stearns, noted Montana historian, who really has encyclopedic knowledge of our state. His presentation, “Montana Towns: Then, Now, and Tomorrow,...

 

Dump Site Issues Raise Concerns

In recent weeks, T & R Trucking, contracted out to haul city garbage and transport containers from outlying dump sites to the landfill, have encountered some challenges. In one instance, a trailer camper had been left at an outlying dump. In...

 

Gianforte Talks Issues with Local Leaders

In front of a rare sirloin steak (“It can’t be too rare” according to the Congressman) and a bottle of domestic beer, the U.S. Representative for Montana Greg Gianforte talked through key issues and policy priorities with local leaders that...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 4, 2018

Bar Owner Finds New Purpose at Frazer Council

For the first time in its history, the Frazer Community Council has opened a community office to provide services, guidance and resources to the residents. That effort has been led and funded in...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 9, 2018

Oil Well Rupture Spills 600 Barrels of Crude, 90K Barrels of Brine

On the morning of April 27, a farmer surveying cattle from the air discovered an oil spill approximately five miles west of the Frazer/Richland Road and East Grains Road Junction. The farmer reported...

 

Todd Young Amongst Commissioner Hopefuls

Long-time Glasgow native and County Road Department Supervisor Todd Young is one of seven candidates seeking the job of Valley County Commissioner being vacated by Bruce Petersen in November. Young...

 
 By James Walling    News    March 21, 2018

Courthouse Square Happenings

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle told the Courier that a Glasgow resident was arrested on DUI charges, as well as disorderly conduct, in the early hours of March 18. At press time, the driver remains in the Valley County Detention Center. George...

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    March 14, 2018

School Closure History Lesson

School closures are few and far between in Northeast Montana, even with the severe weather that is typical for the region. Following the recent weather event that was reported on in the Courier (It’s Snow Joke, March 7), one of the most asked...

 
 By James Walling    News    March 14, 2018

Courthouse Square Happenings

As of Monday, March 12, the window to file for open Valley County positions has officially closed. Final additions to the unusually long list of names includes Joe Horn for sheriff, Christine Gamas for justice of the peace, and Darwin L. Johnson has...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – MARCH 01 9:30 a.m. - The Nashua Community is invited to the Ladies’ Coffee Hour every Thursday at the Nashua Senior Center. FRIDAY – MARCH 02 5:30 p.m. - Otto Osen Reception for “Artist of the Month” at Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery...

 

Commissioners Take Bids, Approve Alvarado

The Valley County Commissioners approved Hinsdale’s Crystal Alvarado as the new director of Valley County Public Health. She replaces Connie Boreson. The commissioners also took bids on area projects at a Feb. 20 public meeting. These include bids...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Tuesday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. through April 30. WEDNESDAY – FEB. 21 Foot care will be available at the Nashua Senior Center. Call 746-3370 to sign up or stop in at the center. 9 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.-...

 

Law Enforcement

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle told the Courier that his office will be testing prospects for two open deputy positions this week from a pool of nine applicants. Once the list has been reduced to two names, they will have to pass additional...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – FEB. 14 St. Mary Milk River Summit in Glasgow Tuesday & Wednesday, Feb. 13-14. More info www.dnrc.mt.gov/division/water. 1 – 4 p.m. - Veteran Affairs Officers will be in Glasgow at the VA Clinic. If bad weather exists on days of...

 
 By James Walling    News    February 7, 2018

Courthouse Square Happenings

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle told the Courier that area residents and businesses have reported that a telephone scam related to tax season is making the rounds. Please don’t share personal information without confirming the identity of any...

 
 By James Walling    News    February 7, 2018

County's Dowell Seeks Clerk and Recorder

The impression I want to relay about candidate for Valley County Clerk and Recorder Ruth Dowell is one of competency and attention to detail. Weekly, I find myself speaking to our sitting county...

 
 By James Walling    News    January 24, 2018

Courthouse Square:

Jay Witkowski faces a sentencing hearing related to his recent plea of guilty on an aggravated kidnapping charge. He will appear before Valley County District Court on Jan. 29 at 10:30 a.m. Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle told the Courier that...

 
 By James Walling    News    January 3, 2018

Courthouse Square

Balmy conditions on Jan. 2 had the usual suspects around Courthouse Square smiling. Commissioner Paul Tweten confirmed that Commissioner Bruce Peterson will continue as chairperson in 2018. All three commissioners were pleased to report that county...

 

Courthouse Square

Local man William Kratzer was arrested Nov. 14 west of Glasgow. According to County Attorney Dylan Jensen, Kratzer has been charged with felony strangulation of a partner or family member. He was released Nov. 16 on a $25,000 bond with court dates...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    November 1, 2017

No Sale on Magruder Property

After failing to sell at auction Oct. 25, the Magruder property remains available. The property is composed of three lots located on the south side of town along Highway 42. The property was the longtime home to the Farmer’s Market. Valley County...

 

Magruder Property Auction Set for Oct. 25

Following a recent market appraisal of $50,000, the Valley County Commissioners have decided to hold a public auction of the Magruder property (also known as the farmer’s market) on Oct. 25 at 9:30 a.m. at the Valley County Courthouse. The...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    October 4, 2017

County News:

As a result of cooler and wetter conditions, fire restrictions are no longer in stage one in Valley County. Commissioners stated that changes reducing fire restrictions have also taken place across several of the other surrounding counties as well....

 

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