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  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 10, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, July 9, 2014 After 24 years of work, no major upcoming plans come to mind except to visit family and grandchildren. Jenny Reinhardt is getting ready to hand over the reigns as Valley County treasurer at the end of this month. Her years of service followed working nearly a decade with the Glasgow City-County Library. She began working for Valley County in 1990, just before the county fair. She decided to look for a change and a challenge after working at the library and... Full story

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 3, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, July 2, 2014 Fireworks haven't always been a tradition in the county seat. Hinsdale has a longer history of a parade and fireworks that follow in the evening, but a few years back Gene Hartsock thought enough people in Glasgow wanted a display closer to town and he decided to look into what it might take. This year the Fourth of July fireworks display will shoot off from the Valley County Fairgrounds. Hartsock started helping with obtaining a special license to purchase t... Full story

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jun 26, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Jasmine Frueh was an employee at Glasgow Flower & Gift who stood out. Owner Peggy Aakre explained that after Frueh had been there for just over a year, she decided she wanted to help give her some additional training to hone her skills. She intended to have her go through a designing program for floral arrangements. Frueh was able to complete her basic certification for basic floral arrangement design through the Floral Design Institute, based out of... Full story

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jun 19, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Local VFW Post 3107 member Art Widhalm was elected and sworn in as the Montana state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at its 92nd annual convention in Great Falls on Sunday, June 15. He became active in the VFW upon his retirement and served as commander of Post 3107 in Glasgow from 2000- 09. He was district commander for three terms before moving up to the department level. He will be at the helm of the Department of Montana until June 2015. Someti...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jun 12, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Preserving the local history and sharing it with future generations is a big job. The Valley County Pioneer Museum has taken on that task and they welcome visitors into the museum every third Sunday in June, in hopes to draw in new visitors. Memories remain of Baker's Jewelry when it was under the ownership of LaVern John "L.J." Baker. His children will be in town to present a new display specially built for the museum. "He wanted this in the museum; it was... Full story

  • 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

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|May 29, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, May 28, 2014 The empty lot sitting between McDonald's and Dairy Queen will be the site of new construction in Glasgow. O'Reilly Auto Parts has purchased the lot and construction was due to break ground on May 17, but has been held up for a short while. Work should begin soon. The store manager has already been chosen and the family will be moving from Billings. District Manager for Central Montana Randy Blackmore explained that Glasgow was selected for a location because... 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

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 17, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Graduate class of 2003, Cami Starr Collins recently finished her Ph.D. in plasma physics. She obtained that degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in December. The GHS graduate is now in post doctorate work studying nuclear fusion – and hoping to find a way to make the world a better place. Glasgow Flower & Gifts owner Peggy Aakre was pretty excited to receive recognition from Great Northern Development Corporation (GNDC) as Business of the Year f...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 10, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, April 9, 2014 An airport can be an economic hub for small communities, often bringing in extra business and employment. With that backdrop, the Glasgow airport saw a change in management at the end of last year along with the welcome of Cape Air. County Commissioner Dave Pippin explained that the airport is self-sustaining now, and that fuel sales are steady, with hopes of going up during the busier sum­mer months. He said that in the first 30 days the county took over... Full story

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Apr 3, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Gwynn Simeniuk gave her retiring address as 2013-2014 state FFA first vice president last weekend, March 27-30, in Great Falls at the Montana State FFA Convention. Simeniuk has spent a busy adventurous year traveling around the state, visiting many of Montana's FFA chapters, attending workshops, seminars and the State Presidents Conference in Washington, D.C., and she even traveled to South Africa to learn more about their culture and their local...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Mar 27, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, March 26, 2014 The housing crunch has been felt in Glasgow over the past few years. With the city growing slowly but steadily, a need for more housing will continue. Recently, the Glasgow Planning Board approved a conditional use permit for an additional mobile home park that could help address the need. The new mobile park will be located behind the Northern Lights Casino in Glasgow. Director of Public Works Bob Kompel said that the planning board approved the site for...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Mar 20, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Anger and frustration were in the air as members of the Glasgow wrestling community voiced their concerns over the temporary reduction in size of the high school wrestling room. The reduction, due to lack of storage as Glasgow High School continues its construction process, caught many parents, wrestlers and supporters off guard as they showed up in full force and packed the room at last Wednesday's school board meeting to make sure their concerns were...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled By Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Mar 13, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Valley County is now looking at changing some of rural addresses to help avoid confusion for when emergency medical services are needed. A mapping system was implemented in 2006, and the mapping and addressing system is going into place to help enhance 911 services. The data uses a global positioning system (GPS) and the geographic information system (GIS). The county is now hoping to simplify addresses in hopes of correcting addresses that may be on the... Full story

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Feb 28, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 A business that just celebrated 50 years of business is about to take things to the next level. Co-owners Jeff and Sam Knodel, of Eugene's Pizza have entered the bottling business. The family barbecue sauce recipe that has been used since October 1962, is now in its own bottle, with its own label, and it will be sold to Glasgow customers and travelers who stop in. A replacement has been found for a 46-year old truck at the Long Run Fire Department in... Full story

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Feb 21, 2024

    1 Years Ago Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 Another two names have been added to the race for Valley County Commissioner District 1. Russell Dahl filed for the seat last week and Paul Tweten filed to run on Friday. Both are running against Dan Carr. Commission Dave Pippin announced at the end of last year that he would not be running again for his position. The local Girls Staters for 2014 are Josie Braaten and Amy Breigenzer, of Glasgow. Girls State is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary #41....

  • Yesterday's Memories

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

    1 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...

  • Yesterday's Memories

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

    1 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....

  • Yesterday's Memories

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

    1 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

    1 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

    1 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

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