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Hockey Is For Every Body

Each sport has its own unique sounds. The crack of a baseball bat connecting with a ball. The squeak of high tops on the basketball court. The thump of football pads colliding at the snap. A hockey...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    January 13, 2021 

Emma Wall Honored by State JMG

Glasgow High School Senior Emma Wall was one of only four students recognized by the statewide Jobs for Montana Graduates organization this year for an essay she wrote about her JMG experience and what that experience has meant for her life. The...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    January 13, 2021 

COVID Deaths Now at 10 in VC

Valley County added 23 positive cases to their COVID-19 totals between Jan. 6 and 11, and a tenth Valley County resident died as a result of contracting the disease. In a statement released on Jan. 7, the Valley County Health Department said,... Full story

 

COVID-19 Update for Valley County

GWENDOLYNE HONRUD THE COURIER Valley County coronavirus cases continue to hold steady in the single digits as of press time. The state map shows Valley County with seven active cases as of Jan. 4. The last update from the Valley County Health...

 

STAT Air First in County to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

The Valley County Health Department Vaccinated 10 members of the Northeast Montana STAT Air ambulance service against the coronavirus on Dec. 23 as part of an effort to get the COVID-19 vaccine to as...

 

City Snow Removal Ordinance Passes First Reading

The Glasgow City Council has advanced an ordinance to expand the city’s current snow removal ordinance to include measures for the city’s removal of snow from residential and business sidewalks and bill the property owners. Ordinance No. 973...

 

County Receives CDBG Grant

The Valley County Commissioners received word from Governor Steve Bullock on Dec. 21 that the county had been selected for A community Development Block Grant. The $450,000 grant award is for water system upgrades to water mains, a storage tank and...

 

COVID Vaxing to Begin in Valley County

Valley County Health Department director Lynn Miller announced at a special meeting of the board of health on Dec. 21 that the county will receive 200 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to administer to frontline health care workers. Miller said the...

 

Board of Health Appoints Interim Health Officer

The Valley County Board of Health has appointed Daniels County Health Officer Mary Nyhus to serve as the interim county health officer for up to six months. The move comes after Dr. Anne Millard resigned from the position effective Jan. 1, 2021...

 

Glasgow School Board Changes Policy on Extracurricular Activities

At a special meeting held Monday, Dec. 14, the Glasgow School Board voted to update their policy on extracurricular activity participation by distance learners. The new 1908 policy allows for coaches and advisors to allow students who are currently e...

 

Weinmeister Receives DNRC Director's Award for Dedication to Dept.

When Pam Weinmeister's career at the Glasgow office of the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation began over 37 years ago, it had a familiar start for some in northeast Montana. "I needed a...

 

Millard to Resign as Health Officer in January

Dr. Anne Millard has formally announced her resignation from the position as Valley County Health Officer effective Jan. 1, 2021. She will remain a primary care provider at Frances Mahon Deaconess. Mi...

 

Victim Witness Specialists Assist Community And Surrounding Areas

Glasgow Police Department's victim witness specialists Margaret Henry and Jewel Etherington have been the shoulder to lean on, the ear to listen and the rock in northeast Montana this year for victims... Full story

 

FMDH Faculty Awarded Dr. Newman Rural Health Awards

Every year health providers around the state are nominated for the Dr. Frank Newman Rural Health Award and this year, amidst a global pandemic that has asked a lot of healthcare providers, was no different. In honor of National Rural Health Day,...

 

Biden Taps Vilsack for Ag Secretary

On Dec. 8 major news outlets reported that President-elect Joe Biden had selected former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to return to that role, leading the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Earlier rumors and speculation on the position favored...

 

Both MT Senators Continue Work on Bills For Rural Montana

Senator Jon Tester (D) introduced a bill last month with Senator Deb Fischer, Neb., that seeks to improve safety at rural train crossings. As of right now, railroad crossing arms are only installed at locations where a road is wide enough for two...

 

Strommen Sentenced to 40 Years

Ex-Valley County undersheriff Luke Strommen was sentenced to 40 years in the Montana State Prison on Dec. 8 for the crime of repeatedly raping a 14-year-old girl. Missoula District Judge John Larson...

 

CARE Coalition Hosts Suicide Prevention Training

The Valley CARE (Coordination, Accessibility, Resources and Education) Coalition hosted a free QPR Suicide Prevention training by Frederick Lee on Dec. 4, at the Glasgow Evangelical Church. The event was attended by members of Youth Dynamics,...

 

COVID Deaths Climb To Eight Last Week

The number of deaths in Valley County caused by COVID-19 rose to eight last week as cases climbed to nearly 600 confirmed infected with the coronavirus. According to the Valley County Health Departmen.t there were 41 active cases in the area as of...

 

Marijuana Legal Jan. 1, 2021, Recreational Sales Expected To Begin January, 2022

New Year’s Day is right around the corner and 2021 cannot arrive soon enough. One of the reasons many are looking forward to ringing in the new year is the legalization of recreational marijuana. At 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2021, Montana adults over...

 

COVID-19 Update

Montana’s COVID-19 numbers dropped last week with the long holiday weekend, with one day of reporting showing fewer than 400 cases. Health experts across the nation, however, are predicting a surge of new cases in the upcoming weeks as people... Full story

 

Finding Calm Amidst the Chaos

The fantasy of the holiday season leans toward the illusion of perfection. Picture gatherings in a home decorated with an artistic flair; the table with food prepared using the techniques of a world-renowned chef; or turbulent family gatherings with...

 

A Glasgow Tradition!

The Glasgow High School Student Council members hosted the Remembrance Tree Lighting Ceremony which honors passed loved ones and those serving in the United States Military. Keevan Sibley welcomed...

 

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