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 By George Kulczyk    News    June 19, 2019

Glasgow School Board Meets

The Glasgow School Board met in regular session on June 12 in the district board room. All trustees and school administrators were present except Superintendent Bob Connors. Three GHS athletes were recognized for their state track championships:...

 

CASA Volunteers Provide Voice To Children

Currently, in the 17th District Court System, comprised of Blaine, Phillips and Valley County, there are 80 children in need of someone to serve as their voice as they navigate the court and foster system. To fill this role a total of eight Court...

 

Milk River North Project Completed In Time for Summer

As of June 13, there is officially a new route to drive into Nashua and into Fort Peck. After many months, meetings and delays, the Milk River North Project, also known as the Nashua railroad...

 

Glasgow Courier Comes Away Victorious at MNA

The Montana Newspaper Association (MNA) held their 134th annual convention on June 7 and 8 in Big Sky, Mont. The Glasgow Courier was recognized in a variety of categories in the Better Newspaper...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 19, 2019

The Next Election: Dem. Candidate for Gov. Stumps in Glasgow

Casey Schreiner, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Montana's governorship, stumped at the Loaded Toad in Glasgow on June 14. The candidate marks the first visit from a gubernatorial...

 

Irle Fifth-Graders Show Off Talent

Irle school fifth-graders put on quite the performance on May 30 throughout downtown Glasgow putting on a flash mob for business owners, audience members and those who just happened to be in the...

 

Keystone XL Back in Progress

After many months, many legal battles and many arguments from both sides, the Keystone XL pipeline project has been given the go-ahead to proceed due to a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on June 6. The three judge panel ordered a dismissal...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 12, 2019

Not From Around Here

When 220 "Birders" from across Montana flocked to Northeast Montana for the 20th Annual Montana Audubon Convention in Glasgow for a weekend of bird watching, education and camaraderie, few would have...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 12, 2019

Meticulous Records

It will be 90 years in February since H. O. Dohlen began collecting weather data at a station in Opheim. As the superintendent of schools in the frontier town he would measure precipitation,...

 

Greenbacks for Green Lawns

The Glasgow City Council has revived the Yard of the Week program, formerly run by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture, rewarding city residents whose yards brighten up the...

 

Peanut Butter Drive Brings Relief to Food Insecure Children

In partnership with Albertsons and Reynolds, Hi-Line Ford took part in the Ford Focus on Child Hunger national campaign from May 13 through May 31, asking community members to grab a jar of peanut...

 

Long-Time Courier Owner Passes Away

Joan Helland (r) passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, at Valley View Home, in Glasgow. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, at First Lutheran Church in Glasgow. A graveside service...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 12, 2019

Death on the Water

Emmett T. Apel (56) was found dead in the water near the Pines Recreation Area in the early morning hours of June 4, according to Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer. The Sheriff stated that the Wisconsin man – who owned a cabin at the Pines – had...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 5, 2019

Rockets Fly While Eggs Drop at GMS

Mr. Wade Nelson's eighth-graders tested Newton's Law of Gravity, while Ms. Julie Walsh's sixth-graders – along with Irle fifth-graders - attempted to defy it on May 30. The results were nothing...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 5, 2019

Fire Burns Stoop, Scars House on Northside

A small fire ignited May 31 just after noon when a cigarette fell between the front steps and the house. The burning butt then ignited straw that was packed in under the steps and smoldered until...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 5, 2019

Youth Tourney Snags Nice Crowd, Large Fish

Area youth gathered to challenge their fishing skills at Home Run Pond over the weekend. On June 1, kids of all ages spent the day at the Walleyes Unlimited youth fishing tournament attempting to snag...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 5, 2019

GPD Warns Against Weedy Lots

The Glasgow Police Department is warning residents that they will begin enforcing City Ordinance No. 936 this week. The ordinance is intended to prevent nuisance weeds and unkept lots inside the city limits. The ordinance requires residents prevent...

 
 By Cindy Markle    News    June 5, 2019

VCCF Passes the $224K Mark With 2019 Grants

The dollar figures $224,412 and $33,389 don’t have much in common but to the Valley County Community Foundation, they are very significant. The $33,389 granted this year is the largest annual amount given since the first grants in 2000. That...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 5, 2019

V.C. Art Contest Winners Announced

The winners of the Valley County Courthouse Beautification Art Contest have been announced. After sorting through and judging 27 entries from Valley County youth, the commissioners decided on two...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    June 5, 2019

The BergHouse Opens for Business

Glasgow is home to a brand new food truck, The BergHouse, which made its inaugural appearance this past weekend at the 20th Annual Milk River Catfish Classic. Shawn Bergstrom and Seth Morehouse have...

 

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony To Open Milk River North Project

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is excited to unveil the Milk River North Project just in time for the summer travelers. The Milk River North project reconstructed a portion of MT 117 from the Milk River Bridge near Nashua to US Highwa...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 29, 2019

In Honor and Memory Of Those Who Gave All

Over 40 veterans and nearly 120 family, friends and citizens gathered at the Glasgow Civic Center on Memorial Day morning to honor those U.S. service members who gave their lives for this nation. The...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 29, 2019

Gianforte Recognizes Tanja Fransen

Congressman Greg Gianforte recognized Tanja Fransen with his Spirit of Montana commendation for her scientific accomplishments, dedication to the public, and 18 years of service to Montanans on May...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 29, 2019

CBP Reduces POE Hour Reductions

In a slight softening of their initial proposal, Customs and Border Protection has decided to reduce the hours of operation at ports in Scobey, Morgan and Opheim starting June 1. Originally CBP had sought to eliminate the extended summer hours at...

 

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