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Generations Come Out For Fun, Food and Conversation

Prairie Ridge Village hosted their annual Family Appreciation Day on Sept. 14, where people of all ages came out and enjoyed delicious food, played campfire-inspired games, and caught up with people... Full story

 

Expert on Dementia Care to Present in Glasgow

A group of community health groups are sponsoring a dementia care seminar for caregivers and community professionals Sept. 25, 26, and 27 at the Cottonwood Inn. The seminar will feature dementia care trainer and consultant Heather McKay who will... Full story

 

Libertarian Candidate Looks to Give Voters Third Choice

When she didn’t see a candidate she could support for Montana’s lone Representative seat, she decided to do something about it. A former Democrat, Elinor Swanson is running for the position now as a Libertarian. Swanson has been campaigning throu... Full story

 

Local Businesses Compete for Huge Cash Investment

Two local businesses, Knuckle Biscuits and Sam and Jeff’s, have been selected as finalists for the Great Northern Development Corporation 2018 Minnow Tank Business Plan Competition. The live finale of the competition will be held on Saturday,... Full story

 

Pete Helland Seeks District Court Judgeship

Peter "Pete" Helland is seeking the position of local District Court Judge in the upcoming Nov. Election. Helland is taking on the current District Court Judge Yvonne Laird, who was appointed by Gov.... Full story

 

Sean R. Heavey Sues Netflix Over Copyright Infrigement

Glasgow-based, professional photographer Sean R. Heavey filed suit against Netflix in Federal Court in Great Falls, Mont. on Sept. 13. The suit alleges Netflix used Heavey’s copyrighted photo, dubbed the “Mothership,” numerous times in three... Full story

 

Tom Boyer Hosts First Meet and Greet of Write-in Campaign

Supporters and curious voters packed into Sean R. Heavey's gallery this past Saturday, Sept. 15, to meet Tom Boyer, the write-in candidate for sheriff. The crowd included past and current Valley... Full story

 

Horn Answers Courier Questions at Meet and Greet

This past Friday, Sept. 14, Joe Horn, as candidate for Valley County Sheriff and Coroner, hosted his first public event at the VFW. Supporters and guests mingled at the bar and over sloppy joes, served up by the candidate’s wife, Mary. The Courier... Full story

 

Former Ambassador Baucus Talks China, Trade with the Courier

In light of the ongoing trade dispute with China, the Courier arranged an interview with former Ambassador to China and Senator from Montana, Max Baucus. This interview was conducted an the afternoon...

 

Glasgow Middle School Students Learn All About Health

In its inaugural year, Glasgow Middle School students participated in a health fair on Sept. 5, where they learned about various health topics such as mental health, healthy eating, immunizations,... Full story

 

Glasgow Man Gets 60 Years in Rape Case

Niko Jondahl, 20 of Glasgow, received a sentence of 60 years with 45 deferred Sept. 4, from District Judge Yvonne Laird after being convicted of sexual intercourse without consent. According to charging documents, Jondahl had sex with a 13-year-old...

 

Valley View Home Completes State Survey

Valley View Home Administrator Wes Thompson informed the Courier that the skilled-nursing facility passed a state survey with only ten tags none of which exceeded the ‘moderate’ review category for the state. According to Thompson, the state’s...

 

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Valley County

A Valley County resident in their 80s was recently diagnosed with the West Nile Virus (WNV), becoming the first confirmed human case in Valley County this season, announced the Valley County Health Department on Aug. 28. This case is one of...

 

In Honor of Those Who Gave All on September 11, 2001

Jeron Wesen of the Glasgow Fire Department looks on as Engine 5 of the GFD presents the National Colors on Sept. 11, 2018 at half mast. The presentation was in honor of the victims and heroes who...

 

Fire Destroys Garage on Glasgow's Southside

A fire destroyed a garage at a southside Glasgow residence Wednesday, Aug. 29. The fire erupted at around midday and fire crews responded from the Glasgow Fire Department and Long Run Fire Department...

 

Gianforte Talks Issues with Local Leaders

In front of a rare sirloin steak (“It can’t be too rare” according to the Congressman) and a bottle of domestic beer, the U.S. Representative for Montana Greg Gianforte talked through key issues and policy priorities with local leaders that...

 

Saco Graduate Makes Medical Breakthrough for Alzheimer's

"Promise me, when you grow up, you'll use your brain instead of your back," a mother tells her daughter as they tiredly dig out a flooded ditch on the family farm. That daughter, Miranda (Yeska) Orr,...

 

Irle School 4th Graders Receive Free School Supplies

In a generous show of support for the community's future, Gloria and Paul Ashenbrener, who own the local McDonald's restaurant, reached out to the Irle School Parent-Teacher Organization in an effort...

 

Tester Urges Army CoE to Work with City on Glasgow Flood Levee

U.S. Senator Jon Tester is pushing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take an active role to help return Glasgow’s flood levee back to active status. In a letter sent to Chief Engineer for the Army Corps of Engineers Lt. General Todd T. Semonite...

 

Valley View Home Soaks in New Donation from FMDH Foundation

Valley View Home residents now have a more comfortable time getting bathed and employees have a much easier time in transporting the residents into the tub, thanks to a generous donation from the...

 

USDA Announces Details of Trade Aid; Net Income Has Decreased

MICHELLE BIGELBACH THE COURIER On Aug. 27, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue provided details of actions the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take to help farmers who have been affected by retaliation from foreign nations in...

 

Profile: New GPD Chief Brien Gault

Brien Gault was sworn in as chief of the Glasgow Police Department on Aug. 20, at the regular city council meeting. Gault received the post after being unanimously confirmed by the city council and...

 

New Crosswalk Signs Intended to Make Students Safer

As students and parents headed back to Glasgow school on Aug. 29, they might have noticed a new addition on Scottie Pride Drive. In partnership with the city of Glasgow and the Valley County Health Department, crosswalk signs were installed over the...

 

Valley County Close to CRC Community Designation

After two and a half years of hard work, the Valley County Health Department is one application submission away from hopefully becoming the first county in Montana to receive a Cardiac Ready Community (CRC) designation from the state. In...

 

New Addition to GCCL Makes Building More Accessible for All

On Aug. 14, the Glasgow City-County library obtained a new addition to the building, a stairlift. According to library director Megan Haddix, this addition was a long-time coming in order to make the...

 

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