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City Approves Series of Spending Resolutions and Assessments

The Glasgow City Council approved a series of spending resolutions during their regular city council meeting on Nov. 18. The resolutions were passed following a legally required public hearing to hear input from the public before spending the...

 

A Flashy Salute to Vets and Law Enforcement

The Vairas at 26 Heather Place in Glasgow hosted a Veterans Day Light Show from Nov. 8 through Nov. 12 to honor military veterans and law enforcement. Featuring an 18-foot mega tree and four singing...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    November 20, 2019 

Bison Ordinance Hearing Held at Malta City Hall

Lawyers from the American Prairie Reserve (APR), the Phillips Conservation District, and the Southern Phillips County Co-Operative Grazing District and Phillips County Livestock Association spoke in front of the State of Montana Department of...

 

Glasgow Resident Recognized by MLHA

During the Montana Lodging & Hospitality Association (MLHA) Awards Banquet on Oct. 23 in Missoula, Glasgow resident Melissa Sigmundstad was awarded the prestigious Sales and Marketing Person of...

 

Glasgow Resident Takes On New Role To Help Local Ag

The Great Northern Development Corporation (GNDC), in partnership with Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation, was recently designated as a regional Food and Ag Development Center (FADC),...

 

Bennett Pitches Dems in Glasgow

The sole Democrat running for Secretary of State, Bryce Bennett, held an intimate town hall with voters at the Milk River Activity Center on Nov. 17. The event, which was open to the public, was...

 

Strommen Released on New Conditions

Ex-Valley County Undersheriff Luke Strommen has been released from the Valley County Sheriff’s custody after being detained in the Roosevelt County Detention Center for a few weeks. He was released after a hearing in front of Judge John W. Larson...

 

A Day of Honor

Despite the frigid temperatures and a layer of snow across the county, Valley County residents gathered in Glasgow to pay tribute to the men and women who have served our country in uniform. The day...

 

Opheim Remembers

The Opheim American Legion hosted their annual Veterans Day Ceremony to honor the service of their large veteran community. Marine Veteran and retired Miami-Dade police officer Jerry Davenport...

 

Washington Medical Facility Celebrates Fallen Soldier With Nashua Ties

In October, Nashua resident Dave Allen took a trip to Joint Base Lewis, McChord, Wash., to be a part of the Oct. 8 re-naming ceremony of the Allen Solider-Centered Medical Home at the base. The...

 

Individuals Make Voices Heard During Only Public Meeting on Keystone's SEIS

As court cases continue to be heard and moved through the judicial system regarding the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, a public meeting, hosted by the U.S. Department of State, was held at the Billings Convention Center on Oct. 29. The...

 

Republicans Brave Storm to Stump in Glasgow

National, State and local GOP candidates found their way to Glasgow, despite heavy snow and icy conditions on Nov. 10, to stump in front of local conservatives and avid political followers for the upcoming Republican primaries in Montana. Candidates...

 

Montana-Dakota Utilities Break Ground On New Glasgow Office and Warehouse

Montana-Dakota Utilities broke ground on Nov. 5 on a new office and warehouse in Glasgow. The new space will be home to the company’s existing three service technicians and the total number of employees will grow a year or so after construction...

 

Courier's Scavenger Hunt Encompasses Multiple Generations

The Glasgow Courier held their second annual scavenger hunt to celebrate National Newspaper Week Oct. 6 through 12. We asked readers to search for the word "egg" that was hidden 25 times throughout th...

 

Fixing a 'Two-Legged Stool'

It is an age-old problem for governments – and one that has divided the left from the right for the better part of the century – how to best fund government services and which services, if any, should be funded. That is the precise question...

 

Nashua Welcomes Three New Teachers

The Nashua School welcomed three new faces to the hallways at the beginning of the school year. Sarah Denning, is the new junior high English teacher, Greg Hetland is the new high school math teacher and Julia Kirkland returns back to her alma mater...

 

They Did the Monster Dash

The Glasgow Recreation Department's annual Monster Dash race took place Nov. 2 at Sullivan Park. While the number of participants may have been down a bit this year, the enthusiasm was not. Runners...

 

Gov Cup Overfloweth

One hour and one minute. At 9:31 a.m. the Montana Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament was unofficially full. While Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture Executive Director Lisa Koski was...

 

GHS Orators and Thespians Open Year With Dramatic Flair

The Glasgow High School Scottie Speech and Drama team travelled to Havre over the weekend to test their skills on the stage and they did not disappoint. Taking along a total of 15 competitors the...

 

State Finds NorVal GM Harassed, Retaliated Against Employee

The Montana Human Rights Bureau (HRB) released the decision of the Office of Administrative Hearings on the case of Shalaine Lawson against NorVal Electric Cooperative on Oct. 22. The decision ruled in Lawson’s favor and determined that NorVal...

 

Strommen Behind Bars in Roosevelt County

Ex-Valley County Undersheriff Luke Strommen has been behind bars since the evening of Oct. 22. According to Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer, Strommen was ordered into custody by Judge Jon Larson following an emergency hearing about Strommen’s condi...

 

Fatal Crash Determined to Be Alcohol Related

Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer has informed the Glasgow Courier that a July 30, 2019 fatal crash was the result of impaired driving. According to Boyer, sometime in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 30, 46-year-old Adam Nees drove his SUV...

 

Thistle & Thread Plants Roots

"Quite a ways from the fair booth, isn't it?" That bit of understatement came from Thistle & Thread co-owner Ashley Kemmis, at her store's grand opening in downtown Glasgow Oct. 24. Plans for...

 

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