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'Red Night' in Frazer Honors Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The Frazer community came together with the Frazer High School and Poplar High School to honor and raise awareness for missing and murdered indigenous women and girls last Friday, Jan. 25. The event,...

 

Shutdown Impacted Local Agencies

After 35 days of being furloughed workers, members of the community who serve the public in government-funded agencies such as the National Weather Service, FBI, Bureau of Land Management, USDA Farm...

 

Shutdown Threatened Water Infrastructure Project

The closure of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development offices threatened to affect Glasgow’s upgrade to the water infrastructure prior to the end of the government shutdown on Friday, Jan. 25. According to the Director of...

 

City Votes to Move Jurisdiction Ordinance Forward

In an unanimous decision, the Glasgow City Council voted to advance Ordinance No. 960 to extend the Glasgow Police Department’s arrest authority out five miles from the city limits at their regular meeting on Jan. 22. During the meeting, Chief...

 

Shopko Undergoes Financial Restructuring

On Jan. 16, Shopko announced they have filed voluntary petitions for a court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. As a result, the Plentywood store will be closing March 3, and the Wolf Point...

 

FPFAC, Glasgow Awarded $50K in Grants

Both the Fort Peck Fine Arts Council (FPFAC) and the city of Glasgow have been awarded grants by the Department of Commerce to help attract visitors to the community. The FPFAC received a grant of $20,000 to upgrade the sound system at the Fort Peck...

 

'Emperor's New Clothes' Wows Audiences

With expectations premised by just under a week of rehearsals, crowds turned out to view the Missoula Children's Theatre's rendition of "The Emperor's New Clothes," written and conceived by Jim Caron...

 

Poetry Out Loud Teaches Life Skills, Personal Expression

Following the success of last year's Glasgow High School Poetry Slam event, Desiree Johnson had planned to continue hosting one each year. However, as plans do, that intent changed. Having introduced...

 

Keystone XL Developer Requests Pre-Construction Work Continue

Attorneys for TransCanada Corp. argued in front of Judge Brian Morris in Great Falls on Jan. 14, requesting that construction of worker camps and pipe yards begin again after being halted in...

 

Valley County Food Bank Offering Assistance to Furloughed Workers

The Valley County Food Bank is offering furloughed U.S. Government workers and their families in the county the opportunity to utilize their services during the partial government shutdown. Those affected are asked to contact Pat Hallett, 263-3353,... Full story

 

Med. Marijuana Ordinance Seems Unlikely

Only nine members of the public alongside the County Attorney, Sheriff and the Commissioners administrative assistant attended a public hearing Jan. 14, to hear public opinion on establishing a medical marijuana dispensary ordinance in the county....

 

School Board Declines to Pay Sick Leave Benefits

The Glasgow School Board met in regular session on Jan. 9. All trustees and school administrators were present, along with GEA representatives and one dozen other school staff and community members. Glasgow resident Doug Nistler utilized the public c...

 

Glasgow Eighth Graders Take on Physics With Car Building Study

Glasgow Middle School eighth-graders demonstrated their command of physics, motion, design, construction and flare Jan. 11 in the middle school gym. The challenge was part of their science class,...

 

Partial Government Shutdown Makes History

The partial government shutdown is now officially the longest government shutdown in history, currently on day 24 as of press time, breaking the previous shutdown record of 21 days, which occurred at the end of 1995 through the beginning of 1996...

 

Strommen Pleads Not Guilty to Rape Charge

Former Valley County Undersheriff Luke Strommen pleaded not guilty to the charge of Felony Sexual Intercourse Without Consent Jan. 14, in District Court in Glasgow. Strommen also maintained his plea o...

 

Local Student Graduates Mont. Youth Challenge Academy

Glasgow High School senior Taylor Johnson was just one student of many who took part in the 39th Montana Youth Challenge Academy (MYCA) commencement ceremony on Dec. 15, 2018, on the University of...

 

Farm Service Agency Office Temporarily Open To Assist Producers

The Valley County USDA Farm Service Agency office, 54059 US Hwy 2, Suite 1, Glasgow, will be open temporarily Thursday, Jan. 17, Friday, Jan. 18, and Tuesday, Jan. 22, during normal business hours, to assist producers with specific services...

 

New Year's Eve Sees Zero Accidents, DUIs

The Valley County Search and Rescue, in partnership with the three local wrecker services (Thompson & Sons, Glenn’s Automotive and Hi-Line Collision), gave rides to 206 New Year’s Eve celebrants Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. According to Search and Rescue...

 

Rocking the Night Away

In what is becoming a much-anticipated annual tradition, the Johnny Holm Band once again rocked Glasgow. The band, well-known to many residents of the area, performed at the Glasgow Civic Center this...

 

City to Consider Expanding GPD Jurisdiction

The Glasgow City Council is expected to take up the issue of expanding the Glasgow Police Department’s arrest authority out five miles from the current city limits at their next regular meeting on Jan. 21. The measure, if approved, would add...

 

Car Shot Up on Road to Saint Marie

A vehicle was riddled with bullet holes during the night of Jan. 5 or morning of Jan. 6, while it sat parked on the side of Highway 24 heading north towards Saint Marie about a half mile past mile mar...

 

A Christmas Baby Story

The Pankratz family from Malta received a special Christmas present with the birth of Augustus Sage Pankratz, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, on Tuesday, Dec. 25, at 10:15 p.m....

 

Government Shutdown Impacts Local Farmers and Workers

With the farm bill being signed into law by President Trump reauthorizing a number of programs to help farmers and ranchers get back on their feet, receiving word the second round of direct payments for those who were affected by the trade war with...

 

Former Undersheriff Faces Rape Charge

On Dec. 26, the Montana Department of Justice amended charges against former Valley County Undersheriff Luke Strommen adding the charge of Sexual Intercourse Without Consent, a felony. Strommen has already been charged with the offense of Sexual...

 

Buerkle Hangs Up His Hat

Retiring Sheriff Verne Buerkle hadn't always wanted to be a cop. He just always was a cop. After sitting through a presentation from the then Glendive Chief of Police Gary Olson during his high...

 

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