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  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Feb 14, 2024

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 The 19th Glasgow Kiwanis Science Fair took place this last week at the East Side School. While projects weren't required, students did get a chance for extra credit and had the chance to advance to the regional Science Fair in Havre. Fourth grade first place went to Kate Parks and Kambria Ross. Second went to Nora Neumiller and Ted Tryan. Third went to Bergen Miller. Fifth grade first place went to Cheyne Iman and Katie Belt. Second went to Hanna Toavs and...

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    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Feb 7, 2024

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 Whether the Nashua School have a four-day or a five-day school week was first addressed two years ago. But because of the superintendent at that time leaving and a new superintendent coming in, the board voted to table the issue. At the school board meeting, a motion was made that the board have the ability to explore and adopt a four-day or modified four-day school week. Whether a four-day school week at Nashua will actually transpire remains to be seen....

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    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jan 31, 2024

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, January 29, 2004 The three-year anniversary to the construction of the new jail is coming up in March. The project took months to finish and cost thousands of dollars. The newest addition to the Valley County jail comes this month as the installation to a new cooler is completed. The new cooler is about twice the size of the old cooler and is located in a safer proximity to the new facility. With the new facility in place, there's room for 30 inmates and the county sees a...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jan 24, 2024

    10 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...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Complied by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jan 17, 2024

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, January 15, 2014 The growth policy Glasgow has developed shows that there is a lack in affordable housing in the area. Key findings in the report show that in 2010 around 85 percent of housing in Glasgow was built prior to 1976. The percentage of home ownership was also lower here than in the state and nation. Glasgow's rate of ownership is at 63.2 percent while the state sits at 68 percent and the nation at 65.1 percent. The regular city council meeting that took place... Full story

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Complied by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jan 10, 2024

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Arctic Weather Settles In – Dangerous situations in our area were the warmer temperatures that hit, along with freezing rain, right before the deep freeze hit. Ice also caused some issues at the Glasgow International Airport – flights for Cape Air didn't run along with a few other flights on Dec. 29 through Jan. 2. Prairie Ridge resident Robert "Bob" Rorvig celebrated 100 years of life last week while friends and family gathered to wish him well. He...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach|Dec 20, 2023

    The Glasgow Courier 10 Years Ago Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 A new addition has been welcomed at the Valley County Sheriff's office in Glasgow. Deputy Christopher Richter began work for the county on Monday, Dec. 16. As Richter settles in, he said he's excited to work for this department and glad to be part of a smaller community. While bringing sports tournaments to town might be a nuisance to those who end up waiting in line at a restaurant, the positive effects far outweigh standing in line....

  • Yesterday's Memories

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

    10 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

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

    10 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...

  • Yesterday's Memories

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

    10 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 22, 2023

    The Courier 10 Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2023 At least half a dozen burglaries have taken place in Valley County and Glasgow over the last few weeks. At Monday's City Council meeting, Lt. Trint Gamas said that investigators had one possible suspect in custody – but there may be another. "We just need to remind people to lock their doors on their car doors and their houses," Gamas said during the council meeting. A painful but important reminder was placed at Sullivan Park this week. The...

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    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...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Nov 8, 2023

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 In Tuesday's municipal elections, voters in Glasgow and Nashua decided to change the names at the top. Glasgow Mayor Dan Carney, looking for his third term, lost to Becky Erickson, an 18-year veteran of the Glasgow City Council. In Nashua, Mayor Pat Hallett was defeated by Allan Bunk, who has been Nashua mayor before. The Valley County Airport Commission has considered its options and recommended that the county assume management and services at Glasgow...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Nov 1, 2023

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 Frazer Elementary School District No. 2 and Frazer High School District 2B will conduct a bond election by mail ballot on Dec. 18. The Elementary School wants to sell $445,000 in general obligation school building bonds and the High School District proposes selling $980,000 in bonds. The total of $1,425,000 is to pay a portion of the costs of repairing, restoring and replacing certain parts of the district buildings; demolition of the existing...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Oct 25, 2023

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 Cape Air, the nation's largest commuter airline will begin serving eastern Montana with Essential Air Service beginning Tuesday, Dec. 10. From its hub in Billings, Cape Air will operate daily, year-round flights to five regional communities, Glasgow, Wolf Point, Sidney, Havre and Glendive. Each community will have two daily round-trip flights except Sidney, which will have five daily round-trips. Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital has recently trained...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Oct 18, 2023

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 More than 100 repair projects have been identified at the Missouri River mainstream projects (dams and bank stabilization and navigation project) and associated infrastructure. Projects include repairing spillway gates, outlet works, scour areas, work recreational facilities, roads and other flood control structures that were damaged during the Missouri River Flood of 2011. The estimated cost of making these repairs totals $234 million. More than 20 years...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Oct 11, 2023

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach The Courier 10 Years Ago Oct. 16, 2013 At the Oct. 9 meeting of the Glasgow School Board, Shane Swandal, one of the school district's owner's reps in the building project, said contracts will be available soon for the design and construction teams working on the new Irle School. Also during the meeting, in a heads up for the board, Glasgow High School's new principal Shawnda Zahara-Harris said the computers in the library are "dying by the day." They are old and...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Oct 4, 2023

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach The Courier 10 Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 The upcoming municipal elections are featuring contested seats, write-ins and shoo-ins. Glasgow Mayor Dan Carney, who is seeking a third term, has competition from an 18-year veteran of the City Council, Becky Erickson. Glasgow Wards 1 and 2 are both having three-way races for the City Council. Incumbent Neil Chouinard will not run again but Nancy Schoenfelder, Stan Ozark and Shawn Andersyn are vying for the job. In... Full story

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled By Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Sep 27, 2023

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 Wednesday evening, Sept. 25, brought in over 250 community members to celebrate Frazer School's adequate yearly progress (AYP) accomplishment for the 2012-13 school year. The school made a 20 percent gain in reading and math and also was above the AYP attendance threshold of 80 percent, with the elementary at 87 percent and the junior high and high school at 81 percent. There's no one answering the phone at the Glasgow Field Office of the Bureau of Land...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Sep 20, 2023

    10 Years Ago – Sept. 25, 2013 Nashua residents had a chance to ask questions and voice concerns about the building of an overpass to alleviate the problem of the village's railroad crossing being blocked by trains. Approximately 40 people were at the meeting held Sept. 24. A presentation of four options for construction of the overpass was presented by Tim Erickson of HDR Engineering in Billings. Also present at the meeting to field questions were MDT officials. Crown bearers Bode Barnett and...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Sep 13, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 Garret Godwin's Eagle Scout project has brightened up the south side of Glasgow. He recruited volunteers to spread out Saturday and repaint fire hydrants. He heard at a City Council meeting that some faded hydrants were difficult to find, so it seemed like a worthy public service project to make them shine again. After a public hearing on Sept. 16, the Glasgow City Council proceeded with its proposed water rate increase of $5 per month, effective in Novemb...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Sep 6, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 Valley County's new justice of the peace, James Wixson, was appointed by the county commissioners last Wednesday and sworn into office Monday by Clerk and Recorder Lynne Nyquist. He came to Glasgow with the FBI in 1981 and was involved in investigating major crimes on the Fort Peck and Fort Belknap reservations. He retired here in 1997 after a long career as an agent. The Valley County Commissioners adopted the recommendation of the County Compensation...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Aug 30, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 The Glasgow City Council at its regular meeting on Tuesday held public hearings and passed resolutions levying assessments for street lights and garbage collection. They also had a public hearing and adopted a preliminary budget for fiscal year 2013-2014. Last Friday the Council decided to bill 320 mills. Taxes will go up, Mayor Dan Carney said, but they haven't [been] raised for a long time. For Glasgow Lighting Districts No. 1-29 the total assessment is...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Aug 23, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 The Glasgow High School Educational Trust said this week that it is honored to announce a recent gift of $10,000 from former Glasgow resident and longtime Glasgow School District Clerk Eunice (Burrus) Moen. She made the gift in memory of her daughter Lila Moen Sanders, who died of a brain tumor in 1981, and in honor of her daughter Phyllis Moen Sanguine. Both girls graduated from GHS in 1954. After being rebuffed in their attempt to vote a candidate onto...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Reece Hunsley|Aug 16, 2023

    10 Years Ago: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, in collaboration with Carroll College and Montana State University, has confirmed this season's first signs of West Nile Virus-positive mosquitos in Phillips, Sheridan, Blaine, Cascade, Prairie and Teton counties. In addition, an American White Pelican near the Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Sheridan County tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). No case of human infection has been...

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