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POLSON — If all is not lost, then where the heck is it? And to prevent losing it all, plan to attend our fraud prevention clinic which will be held here on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 4-6 p.m. A police officer will be here to talk about it. The public is invited to attend. I am looking for a volunteer; someone who I can call with a couple of hours’ notice to come in and help me for an hour whenever I get jammed with too many riders, all with very same appointment hours. You would be using one of our vehicles. Rewards: My eternal thanks and a free lunch. There will be no veterans’ representative here on the first Friday in October. Plan ahead for the “AARP Safe ...

St. Ignatius

We have a couple of date changes … our yard sale will be from Oct. 11 through Oct. 14 from 10 a.m.- to 4 p.m. with a bake sale on Friday, Oct. 14. If you would like to donate any clean gently used items that would be appreciated. Also, our board meeting has been moved to Oct. 18 at 10:30 a.m. Nutritio...

Ronan Police need help identifying suspect Ronan Police need help identifying suspect

News from the Ronan Police Department   RONAN —The Ronan Police Department is investigating several burglaries that have occurred at the Valley Club. The latest burglary occurred early Monday morning on Sept. 26 at approximately 1 a.m. The suspect broke through a south facing window on ...

Student stands out for cause Student stands out for cause

POLSON – Marita Growing Thunder walks through the Polson High School halls on her way to class, past students dressed in jeans and T-shirts, like she used to wear. But lately, she stands out in the crowd with her long Native American style skirt, the Sioux style moccasins, and her elk tooth necklace. ...

Morning wreck injures 3

NINEPIPES — A three-vehicle wreck south of Ronan just before 8 a.m. Wednesday morning resulted in serious injuries to a 24-year-old Missoula man, who was driving a late-model Toyota Corolla. Another southbound man driving a Nissan Xterra was trying to turn left onto Eagle Pass Trail when the Co...

Murder accomplice pleads guilty Murder accomplice pleads guilty

  POLSON — A woman who helped cover up the murder of her husband’s cousin and then allegedly lived with her husband and children in the trailer for several months while the body was stuffed in a shower pleaded guilty in Judge James Manley’s Lake County District Courtroom Wednes...

Polson victim rescued after abduction Polson victim rescued after abduction

  Lake County Sheriff’s Office helped rescue a 22-year-old Polson female abducted for 11 days. “The female met Terrance Tyrell Edwards over the Internet,” Sheriff Don Bell stated in a press release. Edwards allegedly offered the victim a well-paying job and lured her to the Mi...

Lives lost in September 11 Benghazi attacks honored Lives lost in September 11 Benghazi attacks honored

Editor's note: Edits were made to this article online Sept. 29. BIGFORK — As rain fell like tears, relentlessly dripping from the enormous tent that shielded those attending the Benghazi Memorial on Sunday, Sept. 11, the lives of four warriors who died in those attacks were honored. In the e...

Students find old time groove Students find old time groove

Anyone heard of contra dancing? If you’ve seen those 17th century style movies with dancers usually moving in the space of parallel lines, in and back out, and sometimes twirling around, then you’ve seen it. Students in the Arlee High School and Junior High got a chance to learn the steps with...

Culinary contest draws town to harvest festival Culinary contest draws  town to harvest festival

The aroma of steaming stew and smoking coals filled the grassy expanse behind Ronan’s coals filled the grassy expanse behind Ronan’s Visitor Center, welcoming the community to Saturday’s eighth annual Harvest Fest featuring a Dutch Oven Cook-Off. Seven teams competed cooking cobblers, br...


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