Local Feedback Wanted: Sandstone Creek Bridge Replacement Project in Fallon County
The Montana Department of Transportation has applied for a Floodplain Development Permit. This application, submitted on February 21, 2024, is for a project to replace an old timber bridge on Sandstone Creek, MT-Highway 7, in Fallon County, Montana. The plan is to replace the current 64.5-foot bridge with a 119-foot concrete one, and raise the bridge bottom beam by 1.48 feet.
Bowman County girls basketball preparing for state tournament
BOWMAN COUNTY, N.D. (KFYR) - Bowman County played in the Girls-B in the final year under the two-class system. The Bulldogs are in the Girls-B in the first year of the three-division system. The Region Three champions are ranked third in the final poll and they beat fourth-rated Central McLean...
Montana Commissioner of Political Practices dismisses second of three school-bond related complaints
The second of three complaints by one area resident filed with the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices was entirely dismissed recently for insufficient evidence on any one of the two allegations that an employee of Glendive Public Schools had committed wrongdoing in the months leading up to a bond election in 2023.
Glendive police officers and dispatchers work to disband from union, become their own bargaining agent
Police officers and dispatchers at the Glendive Police Department have decided to disband from their current union and become their own collective bargaining agent. The process is still in the early stages, with the department employees signaling their intent at the end of January, however GPD employees are working with city officials and their current union to ensure the process is being done correctly.
Public meet and greet for Dawson Community College presidential candidate scheduled for this week
The public will get a chance this week to meet with and interact with the current candidate for the role of Dawson Community College president as the process of hiring a new president moves forward. Chad Knudson, the current candidate, will be meeting with college students, faculty and the public on Thursday.
Long-awaited April TEDx event in Glendive cancelled
Organizers of an upcoming event almost one year in the making recently announced the official cancellation of what was hoped to provide the community a day full of presenters talking about different interesting topics. Glendive resident Cindy Larsen spent the last year working on organizing an event through TED, a...
New club expands soccer opportunities in Glendive
For years, athletes wanting to play soccer in Glendive primarily have one option to participate in the sport through the Glendive Recreation Department, however the establishment of a new club in town may open the door for expanded soccer opportunities for youth and adult athletes at some point in the future.
Glendive Fire Department response
The Glendive Fire Department responded to a call at the CenturyLink building on West Valentine Street on Tuesday, Feb. 20. The department responded at about 7 p.m. and though the event turned out to be a false alarm, firefighters stayed on scene for some time to assure there was no emergency.
Notes from The Gallery
At The Gallery we are really looking forward to spring. Come in to see some of our artists’ bright spring colors. Our Fat Tuesday Chocolicious was a fun and successful event. Thanks to all who supported it by attending, volunteering, and donating items. We have new art displayed. Avis...
Members of the public contest Glendive mayor's recent comments
The back-and-forth jabs between City of Glendive representatives and a handful of members of the public continued this week as those who were the subject of recent comments by Glendive Mayor Deb Dion spoke up at the Feb. 20 meeting of the city council, contesting Dion’s characterization of their intentions and connections to the previous mayor. Those who spoke up at the meeting have been some of the more vocal critics of the city’s government both in public meetings and online.
Glendive city officials pull back on accusation of diesel dumping against BNSF
Just a few days after pointing a finger at BNSF over diesel contamination entering the city’s wastewater system, a Glendive city official is toning down those accusations due to lack of available evidence and the city is now bracing for possible fines leveled against the city. The latest update on the situation was provided by Glendive Public Works Director Frank Ceane on Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Bullet Points for New 125 Million Dollar Montana Ammunition Plant
What kind of a shot in the arm to the economy of small Montana town could something like this mean?. That question can only be answered as the ambitious vision of an ammunition company unfolds. But once it is up and running at full capacity, the number of jobs along with attractive wages and benefits would seem to be poised to make a huge bang.
Dawson blitzes Miles in final regular season game
The Dawson Buccaneers closed out the regular season with a bang on the road at Miles Community College Sunday afternoon. The Bucs forced 31 turnovers and made 12 three-pointers en route to winning 125-79. Dawson put up 71 points in the second half to post their season high in points. Eight guys scored in double figures to help the Bucs finish the regular season 24-6 overall and 17-4 in conference.
Eastern A Boys: Defending state champion Fergus downs Glendive, punches ticket to state tournament
The defending Class A boys state champions are headed back to the Class A State Tournament. Fergus defeated Glendive in Friday afternoon's semifinal to punch their ticket to Butte. The defending Class A boys state champions are headed back to the Class A State Tournament. Fergus defeated Glendive in Friday...
Community GATE 2024
This year’s GATE was held at the EPEC on Feb. 9 through Feb. 11, bringing farmers, ranchers and everyone else together for a weekend of learning about the latest in agriculture. The event including plenty of vendors selling goods, as well at looks at the latest tools and technology to help producers seminars to help producers learn new skills or brush up on the ones they already had.
Sentinel Butte City Council rescinds Resolution 1601
The Sentinel Butte City Council convened on Monday, February 13, with all council mem bers, the mayor, and the city auditor present. JoAnna Jenkins, Sue Feldman, Roger Clemens, Adam Smith, and Golden Valley News reporter Carol Tescher Obrigewitch were also present. Mayor Jason Lee called the meeting to order at ...
Basketball: Bowman County and Central McLean battle for Division B Region 3 crown in Killdeer
Killdeer, ND (KXNET) — The Region 3 Championship featured two of the top teams in the state, as Bowman County and Central McLean rematched for a spot in the state tournament. Region 3 Tournament Scores: Championship: #1 Bowman County 46 #1 Central McLean 43 Final 3rd place game: #2 Grant County/Mott-Regent 51 #3 Hettinger-Scranton 42 […]
Ekalaka man thankful for Billings Clinic treatment after heart attack
BILLINGS, Mont. - John Marks had a heart attack in May of 2020, where he was flown to Billings Clinic for treatment. "I probably shouldn't have lived through it, but I did," said Marks. "I got flown to Billings Clinic and had three stents put in." During his recovery, Marks...
PSA Mental Health Meeting (Glendive)
A Mental Health Needs meeting is scheduled for March 24 at 9 a.m. in the Dawson County Courthouse community room in Glendive. The goals of this meeting are to better understand the needs and perspectives of those engaged in providing behavioral health services throughout the county and to generate new approaches to meeting those needs and perspectives.
Montana city accuses BNSF of illegally dumping diesel
Glendive Public Works employees discovered diesel fuel in the city’s wastewater system near the BNSF railyard on Friday, prompting city officials to accuse the railroad company of illegally dumping contaminated wastewater into the system. The company has denied the accusation, an investigation is ongoing. The amount of diesel fuel...