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 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 27, 2020 

For Those That Never Came Home

They were short but not sweet. They were not loud or flashy. And, due to the state of the world, they were not even crowded. Rather, they were quiet and solemn; humble yet proud; filled with the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 27, 2020 

EF-Zero Tornado Touches Down Near Whatley Road

It was, by all accounts, a beautiful day on May 20. Temps had soared into the 80s, the dew point was high and the wind was low. So, Joe Simmons decided to take his dogs for some exercise. He had just...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 27, 2020 

COVID-19 Aid for Ag

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) on May 19. Up to $16 billion will be available to be distributed in direct payments to farmers and ranchers impacted by the novel coronavirus...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 27, 2020 

Glasgow Principals Get Raise

In the first in-person board meeting since COVID-19 hit, Glasgow school board members, principals, Superintendent Sundby and members of the public sat six feet apart in the high school library on May 20 to discuss principal wages, following meetings...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 20, 2020

How Now, Beef Cow?

How now, indeed. Ranchers are feeling the effects of the closures and reduced capacity of meatpacking plants. The bottleneck occurring is forcing feedlots and ranchers to hold on to cattle at a time...

 

Glasgow Teachers and Classifieds Staff Receive Raise Due To Community Support

The Glasgow School Board had a busy week of meetings last week following the support of the Glasgow community voting in favor of the general fund levy on May 5, after voters had denied the request the past five years. Due to the support, teachers,...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 20, 2020

Defending His Seat

“I don’t like going around asking for free publicity,” explained Casey Knudsen, speaking to the Courier about why it had taken so long to do the interview. “It’s hard right now to go around asking for money from people and asking for free...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 20, 2020

Soap Giveaway Cleaned Out Quickly

Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson teamed up with the Montana Aviation Research Company and TC Energy to fund an essential item giveaway on May 14. The event stuffed 400 plastic totes with items like...

 

Two New Members Join Glasgow School Board

The Glasgow School Board met on May 13 for their regular meeting after spending time the previous two evenings presenting proposals and negotiating wages for teachers, classified staff and classified supervisors. This meeting allowed the ability for...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 13, 2020

Where's the Beef? It's Local

While Valley County has not a single confirmed case of COVID-19, the local community is still feeling the effects of the global pandemic in other ways. The county went through the state-wide...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 13, 2020

Glasgow School's Pass Levy, End Five-Year Drought

The residents of the Glasgow School District delivered a decisive victory to its students, teachers, staff and administration in the vote for the school’s general operating levy on May 5. With a vote margin of 214 votes, the district’s levy...

 

Ice Cream Truck Makes Comeback in Glasgow Community

Children and families in Glasgow saw a new addition to their neighborhood last week, the Jump N Buck Ice Cream Truck driven by Kevin Taylor. Over 30 years since Taylor first had an ice cream truck...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 13, 2020

Victim Services Provides Information To Community

Heather Henry, victim specialist for Glasgow and Valley County, performed community outreach May 2, along with some Glasgow police department officers. The crew teamed up with Valley Cinemas to give away small bags of popcorn to raise awareness of...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 13, 2020

Chamber Moving Forward With Spring and Summer Events

“Having our events outdoors helps,” Lisa Koski, executive director of the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, told the Courier about her organization’s plans to proceed this spring and summer as Montana moves toward reopening...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 13, 2020

Wrong Ballots Arrive For Some Glasgow Residents

It was May 11, primary ballots had just arrived, and Kevin Taylor was looking forward to voting for his candidate of choice in the Montana HD 33 representative race, but there was a problem. Taylor's...

 

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 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 6, 2020

Quiet Streets Call For Improvised Training

For GPD Senior Patrolman Josh Nolan it was a simple solution to a complex problem. What do you do when you have to train and evaluate a brand-new officer (Jonas Tommeson), but COVID-19 measures have...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 6, 2020

Nemont Makes Distance Learning Easier For Community

The shift from in-person instruction at school to distance learning at home was difficult for some teachers, students and their families who might not have had the necessary tools to succeed in the new environment of learning. As schools scrambled to...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 6, 2020

Fresh Offering This Fall

Jasper is a stone representing physical strength and energy, known as the "supreme nurturer" for sustaining and supporting in times of stress, and bringing tranquility and wholeness. The stone is the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 6, 2020

A Local Way to Give Back

CEO of First Community Bank in Glasgow Sam Waters wanted to find a way to give back to the community. As a bank in northeast Montana there were a number of opportunities for them to do just that, but...

 
 News    May 6, 2020

Montana One Of Few States In The Country To Resume Limited Census Operations

The U.S. Census Bureau announced on May 4 that Montana will be one of the few states in the nation to resume update leave operations this week. Update leave is a census operation that delivers census questionnaires directly to you in mainly rural...

 

Gov. Moves to Lift COVID Measures

After weeks of social distancing guidelines, stay-at-home orders, quarantines and business, bar and restaurant closures, Montana Governor Steve Bullock announced on April 14 that the state will begin...

 

Schools To Finish Year Online

Governor Bullock announced a phased reopening plan on April 22 in order to provide Montanans with the ability to return to a little bit of normalcy. The plan included schools having the option to return to in-classroom teaching beginning May 7 while...

 

Census Canvas On Hold Due To COVID

During the month of March, Valley County residents started to receive invitations to respond to the 2020 Census. Residents with physical mailing address were sent a paper questionnaire with a unique identification number followed up with an...

 

Sprucing Up the Place

Two Rivers Economic Growth's fourth annual Community Clean Up Day was held April 22, and locals took advantage of the chance to get out of their homes to beautify the area. "We had more participation...

 

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