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 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 5, 2021 

Get Off The Grass!

A citizen committee is in the process of being formed to address complaints about youths on dirt bikes disturbing the tranquility of homeowners north of Glasgow. Dirt bikers are a common sight in the undeveloped area between Airport and Skylark...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 5, 2021 

Heated Discussion at County Commissioners Meeting Over Refuse District

Community ire over the recent disbanding of the former Valley County Refuse District Board was on full display during the April 28 County Commissioner meeting. "To dissolve a board is your last...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 5, 2021 

Brian "Auzzie" Austin To Stay On In New Refuse District Manager Spot

Brian “Auzzie” Austin has been chosen to fill the new position of Valley County Refuse District Manager. Austin was formerly the Valley County Landfill manager, a position eliminated in effort to tackle massive indescrepencies with how customers...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 5, 2021 

Valley County COVID-19 Update

Valley County has eight active cases of COVID-19 as of May 3. Between April 26 and May 3, the county registered six new cases. Three were aged 11-20 and three were between the ages of 51-70. The cases were split evenly between males and females. The...

 
 News    May 5, 2021 

News Briefs

FMDH to Host Drive-Up Movie In Celebratin of Hospital week In celebration of Hospital Week, FMDH will be hosting a drive-up movie with Valley Cinema popcorn and water provided while supplies last. The movie, “The Croods: A New Age,” will be...

 
 News    May 5, 2021 

News Briefs

Montana to Launch Return-to-Work Bonuses Opting Out of Federal Unemployment Benefit Programs HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte has announced two measures to address the state’s severe workforce shortage and incentivize Montanans to reenter the...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    April 28, 2021

End of an Era

The Valley County Refuse District Board, in operation since 1973, is no more. During their regular meeting April 21, the three commissioners voted to disband the refuse board — effective April 23 — based on legal counsel indicating the nine...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    April 28, 2021

Court is in Session

CHRIS MCDANIEL THE COURIER Many little girls dream of being royalty. For four lovely ladies, that fantasy is now a reality. "I have been dreaming for it my whole life," said Lyndsey Plummer, 6, a...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    April 28, 2021

Oh Give Me A Home

With ongoing drought and potential government regulations in the works, one Wolf Point bison rancher is concerned his way of life may someday be just a page in the history books. "There are a lot...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    April 28, 2021

City Awards Paving Bid For Street Project Century Co. Inc. to receive $225,506

During their regular meeting April 19, the Glasgow City Council awarded a $225,506 paving bid to Century Companies, Inc., for the 2021 Street Improvements Project, voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2021-22 wages for city employees and accepted a three...

 

News Briefs - State News

FOR THE COURIER STATE NEWS Montana Regains Second Congressional Seat With 2020 Census Montana’s Population Grows to 1,085,407 HELENA — Montana will regain its second congressional seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to the 2020...

 

News Briefs - Local News

LOCAL NEWS Respiratory Clinic to be moved into FMDH’s Main Facility Move follows higher vaccination rates As local COVID-19 cases decrease and vaccination rates rise, Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital continues to move forward toward a new normal....

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    April 21, 2021

Duck Creek Road Improvements In The Works

Valley County will apply for $5 million in federal monies to make improvements to Duck Creek Road via the Federal Land Access Program (FLAP). “It is available to us because it accesses federal lands,” Mary Armstrong, Valley County commissioner,...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    April 21, 2021

Finding Equilibrium

Trying to find a balance between the livelihood of farmers and an ancient fish on the verge of extinction is not an exact science, but a best guess based on available data. Area farmers are worried ab...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    April 21, 2021

School Athletic Fee Rate Hike Approved

During their regular meeting April 14, the Glasgow School District Board of Trustees voted to increase activity fees for athletes at all schools. Board Chair, Mona Amundson, cast the sole dissenting...

 

In Brief

FOR THE COURIER ’21-’22 School Calendar Approved Students will attend four days a week Following lengthened discussions and negotiations, the Glasgow School District Board of Trustees voted last week to adopt a four day week for students...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    April 14, 2021

The Show Must Go On

Wishes do come true, it seems. A year after COVID-19 abruptly dropped the curtain mid-run on the Glasgow Middle School production of The Lion King, the young thespians are once again stepping into...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    April 14, 2021

Taking Flight, Italian Style

Excursionists headed to Billings can say goodbye to terra firma in style aboard a brand new Tecnam P2012 Traveller. Cape Air, which provides twice daily flights to and from Wokal Field and Billings Lo...

 

"DABS" Send Teens to Hospital

The Glasgow Police Department is investigating the origin of highly concentrated THC oils—commonly called DABS—that sent four Glasgow teens to the hospital on April 2 after they smoked the oils. According to a press release from Chief of Police...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    April 14, 2021

Creation of Refuse District Manager position delayed

Work continues to finalize a job description for the newly created position of Valley County Refuse District Manager. During a meeting on April 7, the three county commissioners spoke at length with representatives from the Valley County Refuse Board...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    April 14, 2021

Devil in the Details

Should students attend only four days a week in the fall, or continue to be in classrooms for five? That is the million dollar question facing the five school board trustees. As the board mulls the decision, they must account for other issues,...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    April 7, 2021

Care Coalition Updates Community

The Valley County Care Coalition has taken their mission over the past year to heart. As the world faced a pandemic, the health issues that face Valley County have not faded away and the coalition has pushed programs, events and support for issues...

 

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