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 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 9, 2021

Caravan to prevent suicide Treks across Reservation

Joseph Miller, Jr., had just completed two tours of duty in Vietnam. After receiving orders, he bid farewell to his friends in the 82nd Airborne and traveled to camp in Dac To, awaiting his flight...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 9, 2021

Glasgow Mayor Will Not Seek Re-Election in November

Mayor Becky Erickson will not seek re-election following the end of her term in December. Additionally, Todd Young, Ward 1 Councilmember, has resigned from his position. Erickson announced her...

 
 By Courier Staff    News    June 9, 2021

Police Beat

There were 21 motor vehicle stops, two barking/lost/loose cat/dog calls, eight loose/dead livestock calls, three VIN inspection requests, three alarm calls and three public assists. FRIDAY, MAY...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 2, 2021

'Their Sacrifice Was Great, But Not in Vain'

With military veterans prevalent on both sides of his family, 10-year-old Leo Erickson was eager to help his grandfather pay homage to fallen members of the military Saturday at Highland Cemetery. Leo...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 2, 2021

Scottie Graduation Ceremony Held

With high school now in the rear-view mirror, 57 of Glasgow's best and brightest are ready to embark on the journey of adulthood. "To the Class of 2021, congratulation," said Glasgow School District...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 26, 2021

Annual Mental Health Walk Draws About 40 Participants

Suicide, an ugly word representing an act of no return for both the person and those close to them. A word oft avoided in courteous conversations. A word and an act which can be ignored no longer. "I...

 

Extra Traffic Patrols Over Memorial Day Weekend

There will be an increase in police presence this Memorial Day Weekend in Glasgow and Valley County as part of the nationwide "Click It or Ticket" initiative running from May 24 through June 6. The... Full story

 

Under New Management

There has been a changing of the guard here at The Courier. Former Publisher Anthony "A.J." Etherington has accepted a new posting with a newspaper out of county. His last official day here was Friday. The sceptre of responsiblity has been passed on...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 26, 2021

Never Let Diabetes Get in the Way

Shepherd Colver doesn't give up easily. Not even Type 1 diabetes can stop the 9-year-old from finishing his long delayed cross country bicycle trek to New York with his father, James. "In May of...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 26, 2021

Tyler Edwards appointed as interim police chief

Glasgow Police Department Captain Tyler Edwards, formerly the assistant chief, has been appointed interim police chief upon the termination of Chief Brien Gault after 30-years of service. Gault's...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 19, 2021

For Honor, For Glory and For Legacy

Chest pounding, palms sweating, muscles contracting - Chris Knodel pushed through the pain and gained the first victory in his burgeoning Strong Man career. "'It's my turn,'" he told himself May 8...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 19, 2021

Glasgow School District Board Members Sworn In

Angie Page has been chosen as Glasgow School District Board chair. She succeeds Mona Amundson, who is now vice-chair. In addition, Ryan Fast and Chrissa Nelson were duly elected to the board of...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 19, 2021

To Mask, Or Not to Mask, That is The Question

The mother of students at Irle Elementary is calling on the Glasgow School District Board to lift the mandatory mask mandate for pupils as vaccination rates rise and the pandemic seems to ebb. “I have been as patient as possible while waiting for...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 19, 2021

Three County Commissioners Voice Opposition to President Biden's '30x30' Initiative

The Three Valley Commissioners have approved a resolution opposing the federal government’s “30x30” land preservation goal. President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Jan. 27 he said would help restore balance on public lands and waters,...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 19, 2021

Valley County Burn Ban Lifted

The three Valley County Commissioners have lifted the burn ban, allowing farmers to burn their fields with a permit from the fire department. “A burn ban means we won't give any permits for burning,” said Chairman John Fahlgren. “With our...

 

In Brief

LOCAL NEWS Valley County Free Tree Day 1,000 Trees Donated Thursday, May 13 ws another successful Valley County Free Tree Day. Resilient friends, supporters and volunteers turned out to get in on the action. One thousand seedlings in the five...

 

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STATE NEWS 100 Year Sentence in Homicide Case Montana DOJ Secures 100-year Sentence in Madison County Homicide Case The Montana Department of Justice (DOJ) Prosecution Services Bureau secured a 100-year sentence yesterday in a Madison County murder c...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 19, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Walk Aims to Eliminate Stigma

With suicide rates topping most other states in the nation, mental healthcare in Montana has never been more important, especially in rural areas such as Valley County. “Montana has the third highest rate of suicide in the country. It used to be fi...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 12, 2021

City Mulling Spending Millions on Raw Water Main

As the raw water transmission main connecting the Missouri River with the city of Glasgow’s water treatment plant continues to erode, the city may face costly spot repairs to keep the system running, engineers say. The current 20” main ...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 12, 2021

Resounding Thumbs Down

Ranchers, farmers, irrigators and Native Americans have given a resounding thumbs down to a planned increase, then reduction, in water flow next year from Fort Peck Dam. The augmented flows are meant to stimulate the natural spawning cycle of the...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    May 12, 2021

'Time Keeps On Slipping'

As a retiree, one might think Virgil Rauch would have plenty of extra time on his hands. Such an assessment would be wrong. Rauch, 69, of the Lustre area, has been repairing old school wind-up wall...

 

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Local News Valley County Pioneer Museum Open House The Valley County Pioneer Museum, 816 US Highway 2 West, will host an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday May 16. The reception will feature an ice cream social. During the event, the Niedringhaus...

 

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State News Veterans Mental Health Act of 2021 Unveiled Would Expand Rural Services WASHINGTON D.C. — Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) have unveiled legislation to expand...

 

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