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  • 37th Annual Montana Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament

    For the Courier|Jul 17, 2024

    After two long days of fishing on Fort Peck Reservoir, July 12 and 13, and after the fish had all been weighed and the numbers tallied; the pair of Owen Wilcox, Laurel, and Ziek Gordon, Bozeman, left no doubt. The Montana fishermen finished with a two-day total of 85.41 lbs of walleye, outdistancing the second-place team by 21 pounds. After Day 1, Owen and Ziek were sitting in seventh place, but hauled in a massive catch of 52.28 pounds on Saturday to bring home the title. Joe Okada and Brett...

  • Glasgow City Council, Valley County Commissioners And Glasgow School Board To Record Meetings

    For the Courier|Jul 17, 2024

    Monday, July 1, was the effective date for a new state law that leaders say is intended to give the public a clearer picture of the work their local government is doing. House Bill 890, sponsored by Rep. Brad Barker, R-Luther, requires many local government boards to record their meetings and post the recordings online within five business days. Under HB 890, cities with more than 5,000 residents, counties with more than 4,500, most school districts with more than 1,000, and local health boards have to record the audio and video of their meetin...

  • City of Glasgow Receives $324,471 Grant From LWCF For Bathhouse Project

    For the Courier|Jul 17, 2024

    The City of Glasgow is thrilled to announce a significant boost to the Valco Pool Committee’s Project. The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has awarded $324,471 to the City, propelling the Valco Pool Committee closer to their fundraising goal. This additional grant from the LWCF brings the Pool Committee approximately $220,000 away from having the bathhouse fully funded. Since 2018, the Valco Pool Committee has raised $3,979,665. With this generous grant, enough has been fundraised to initiate the bidding process. However, to award a bid...

  • St. Mary Canal Siphon Response Update And Next Steps

    For the Courier|Jul 17, 2024

    The Bureau of Reclamation continues to work closely with the Milk River Joint Board of Control, the Blackfeet Tribe, and the state of Montana to rebuild the St. Mary Canal Siphon following the catastrophic failure on June 17. Reclamation has authorized an emergency extraordinary maintenance determination and is working with partners to identify the next steps that are cost-effective and ensure a timely solution. A technical team comprising Reclamation, Milk River Joint Board of Control, the Blackfeet Tribe, the Department of Agriculture’s N...

  • Peace Run Team Passes Torch in Glasgow

    For the Courier|Jul 17, 2024

    The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, an international torch relay, ran through Glasgow on July 9 passing a torch along the way. The runners started their day in Saco and continued into Hinsdale eventually getting to Glasgow on Baylor Road. They continued to West Fork and stayed overnight in Scobey. The route entered Saskatchewan on July 11, and will also go through Manitoba before entering back into the US in International Falls, Minn. An estimated 50,000 children in over 1,000 cities and...

  • Climbing The Pole To Raise The Flags

    For the Courier|Jul 17, 2024

    US Navy veteran Todd Ross traveled to Fort Peck on June 28 to fix two of the flags at the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial. In between rainy weather patterns, Ross fixed the American flag pole's cable and climbed the POW flagpole to fix the damaged ball on top. It was sure a sight to see for those driving by as Ross literally climbed the POW flag pole to get everything fixed for the Memorial. Ross started the company Raising Freedom, after being tired of seeing flagpoles with no flags on...

  • Montana Governor's Cup: Kids Fishing Tournament Results

    For the Courier|Jul 17, 2024

    The full kids fishing results are: 5 & under – number of kids: 14 number of fish caught: 34 NAME TOWN WEIGHT 1st Wesson Smith Poplar .94 lbs 2nd Flynn Loudon Circle .70 lbs 2nd tie Wyatt Clark Glasgow .70 lbs. 4th Easton Forest Glasgow .68 lbs 5th Brantley Normandy Havre .56 lbs 6 & 7 yr olds – number of kids: 8 number of fish caught: 35 NAME TOWN WEIGHT 1st Brenton Knight Glasgow 1.92 lbs 2nd Ivan Sykora Baxter,MN .96 lbs 3rd Sage Clark Glasgow .90 lbs 4th Tadum Hilborn Glasgow .76 lbs 4th tie...

  • Frazer's Blount Participates In National History Day Nationals

    Mary Zuchowski, For the Courier|Jul 17, 2024

    On June 8, Frazer School traveled to the University of Maryland to participate in National History Day-Nationals. Kalianna Blount won first place at State back on April 6, and earned a chance to compete against the best students of the 50 States and the seven participating international countries. Her individual exhibit board was about how the boarding schools was a turning point in history due to the effect on kids and the loss of Native identity and forced assimilation of Western culture. She...

  • Local Small Business Development Center Regional Director Wins National Award for Excellence

    For the Courier|Jul 17, 2024

    The Montana Department of Commerce and the Montana Small Business Development Center Network announced today that SBDC Regional Director Quincy Walter of Wolf Point is the 2024 Montana "State Star," a national honor that recognizes outstanding performers from SBDCs around the country. Walter will be honored in September at the national America's SBDC conference in Atlanta. Award nomination criteria names exemplary performance, significant contributions to the program and a strong commitment to...

  • Montana Veterans Administration Healthcare Employee Of The Year

    Jul 17, 2024

  • Severe Weather Hits Valley County

    Jul 17, 2024

  • Celebrating The Fourth Of July

    Jul 10, 2024

  • Skatepark Approved For Hoyt Park

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 10, 2024

    During the regular City Council meeting at the beginning of June, the Glasgow City Council unanimously voted to build a new skatepark in Hoyt Park, which is the park where the new swimming pool is currently under construction at and next to Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital. The skatepark would be placed approximately 25 feet from the swimming pool in the southwest corner of Hoyt Park. During the meeting Tess Fahlgren, president of Siding 45,who has been in charge of spearheading the addition of a skatepark in the city of Glasgow, presented the...

  • Zak Peterson Chosen to Lead District of Elks

    For the Courier|Jul 10, 2024

    Thousands of members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America and guests have gathered in Austin, Texas, from June 30 to July 3 for the BPO Elks National Convention. During the convention, Zak Peterson, of Glasgow, was installed as District Deputy for the BPO Elks for lodges in the East District of the Montana State Elks Association and will serve a one-year term. The BPO Elks is one of the premier patriotic and charitable organizations in the United States of America and is committed to making its...

  • Malnaa Is The Voice Of Hinsdale Rodeo

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 10, 2024

    The Milk River Days Parade in Hinsdale has become a tradition for families throughout the years to celebrate the Fourth of July. For many, attending the rodeo has become a staple of that tradition. Throughout the many years and generations Myron Malnaa has been the voice of the rodeo, alongside Chris Christianson. In addition to making memories for others, the Hinsdale rodeo has become a family affair for the Malnaas. In addition to Myron announcing, he brings his grandsons to the announcing...

  • Change War Connects Classroom Learning To Community Learning

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 10, 2024

    During the last month of school, Irle Elementary third graders in Mrs. Swenson's class decided to apply what they were learning in the classroom and put the information to use in the real world. During a lesson on community service, specifically giving back to their community, the class wanted to do something for the community they live in. "We were learning about a community garden, and we wanted to do something for our own community," stated Holly Bell. "We decided to do a change drive for...

  • Army Corps Of Engineers Offering Concrete Corn Hole Games

    For the Courier|Jul 10, 2024

    Corn Hole anyone? Camping at Fort Peck and don’t want to bring your boards? Did the dogs eat the bags? Come enjoy one of three new sets of concrete corn hole games in Fort Peck. Bags are available (free) from the campground hosts! Games are located here: 1. Kiwanis Park horseshoe pit by shelters three and four 2. Downstream Campground group loop area 3. West End Tent and Trailer campground. Remember-we also have a portable pickleball court with accessories, horseshoes, volleyball, basketballs, fishing poles and more available to sign out (...

  • Montana Department of Commerce Awards Over $750,000 of Planning Grants to 17 Montana Communities

    For the Courier|Jul 10, 2024

    The Montana Department of Commerce has announced that 17 Montana towns, cities and counties will share more than $750,000 of grant funding to help develop and plan infrastructure projects to increase the health and safety for those communities and their residents. The funding is through Commerce’s Montana Coal Endowment Program. “At Commerce, we are proud of programs like MCEP, which helps eligible towns, cities and counties prepare for growth with grant funding for crucial community development projects,” said Paul Green, director of the M...

  • Yard Of The Week

    Jul 10, 2024

    =Glasgow City Council has awarded the Yard Of The Week to Paul Nass at 807 11th Ave No. He received $25 in Chamber Big Bucks provided by the Glasgow City Council. If anyone would like to nominate somebody for yard of the week you may call the Glasgow City Office at 406-228-2476....

  • Theatre For A Young Audience Tour Stops In Fort Peck

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 3, 2024

    Michelle Bigelbach / The Courier As part of the Theatre For A Young Audience Tour, the production Bremen or Bust made a stop at the Fort Peck Interpretative Center to a crowd of all ages on June 29. Inspired by the Grimms' fairytale Town Musicians of Bremen, a colorful quartet of rural animals dream of migrating to metropolitan Bremen with hopes of joining a world-renowned dance crew and finding fame. As their travels present surprising adventures, the motley group's diverse styles of music and...

  • City And County Employees Will See Wage Increase

    Michelle Bigebach, The Courier|Jul 3, 2024

    During the June 19 regular Valley County Commissioners meeting, the Commissioners unanimously passed to increase elected officials’ salaries and all permanent employee salaries by four percent. This change will be effective on their first paycheck in fiscal year ‘25, which will be in July. There was no public comments offered on either item during the meeting. Salaries for Valley County Elected Officials for 2024/2025 will be: Valley County Commissioner: $57,088.91 Valley County Clerk and Recorder: $65,352,25 (The Clerk and Recorder also rec...

  • Town Of Nashua Seeking To Fill Council Position

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 3, 2024

    The Town of Nashua held a special meeting on June 24 to discuss the resolution vacating a council seat, advertising for part time assistant positions, and discussing the resolution regarding the salaries and compensation of the elected and appointed town officers as well as all town employees. After the public comment period, council member Mike Merideth resigned from his position on the council, therefore opening a position available for the term ending in December 2025. Any citizen of the U.S., living in the town limits of Nashua and been a r...

  • T-Mobile's Hometown Grants Give Back to 300 Communities Across 47 States

    For the Courier|Jul 3, 2024

    The Un-carrier is painting even more towns magenta. T-Mobile has unveiled its latest 25 Hometown Grant recipients, tallying up to 300 communities across 47 states, including, for the first time, Rhode Island. The grantees will each receive up to $50,000 in funding from T-Mobile to kickstart local development projects that enhance communities, such as building adaptive playgrounds, launching small business initiatives and beautifying downtowns. The Children’s Museum of Northeast Montana, Glasgow, was one of the 25 recipients country-wide. T...

  • Keeley Joins FMDH's Staff As General Surgeon

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 3, 2024

    John Keeley is one of the newest member of the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital's (FMDH) staff, joining the Glasgow Specialty Care Clinic as a general surgeon in May. He joins general surgeon Kevin Cahill, general surgery/obstetrics and gynecology physician assistant Nicole Nelson and general surgeon Mark Hiesterman. As a general surgeon, Keeley will be assisting patients with abdominal issues and perform procedures such as endoscopies and colon surgeries. Having an Air Force upbringing, mostly...

  • Glasgow Courier Brings Home Three First Place Awards At Annual MNA Contest

    Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier|Jul 3, 2024

    The Montana Newspaper Association (MNA) held their annual convention the weekend of June 21, in Kalispell, Mont., where a variety of representatives of Montana newspapers gathered, socialized and recognized each other for their work. The convention concluded with the MNA announcing the winners of the 2024 Better Newspaper Contest. This contest is MNA's way of thanking the hardworking professionals in the newspaper industry and highlighting their successes and efforts. The contest recognizes the...

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