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Ronan Co-op Brewery celebrates first year, new brews on tap for fall Ronan Co-op Brewery celebrates first year, new brews on tap for fall

A year ago the Ronan Co-op Brewery, one of the City of Ronan’s more unique downtown businesses, officially opened its doors and poured its first frosty glass of beer.  This past weekend, the brewery celebrated their one-year anniversary, a business milestone that about 22% of all new U.S. small businesses fail to reach according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The brewery celebrated with a two-day birthday bash. Festivities began Friday night and ran through Saturday evening, and included local food truck vendors, outdoor yard games, a beer garden, live music and entertainment. “I love this venue.” said Charles Lutz, band member of the local...


Ronan Chamber shares Trail of Bales map, voting ends Sept. 22 Ronan Chamber shares Trail of Bales map, voting ends Sept. 22

Every year as Ronan’s annual Harvest Festival approaches, decorated round hay bales start popping up around town to bring awareness to the event. The theme for this year’s hay bale competition is the 1980s. Contest entries can be viewed at the locations specified on the adjacent map. Ronan’...

Polson establishes task force to regulate recreational marijuana

The City of Polson has established a Marijuana Task Force to begin developing initial strategies and recommendations for regulating recreational marijuana. Sales of legal pot are set to begin Jan. 1 under guidelines passed by the 2021 Legislature.  At the city commission meeting on Sept. 8, city mana...

Legislators meet with county commissioners regarding traffic, districting, other issues Legislators meet with county commissioners regarding traffic, districting, other issues

LAKE COUNTY – Four Lake County legislators met with county commissioners last Tuesday to discuss a laundry list of concerns, ranging from an over-crowded jail and traffic congestion to redistricting and frustration with the local office of the Department of Revenue.  State Senators Greg Hertz, ...

Ronan seniors for Sept. 15, 2021

RONAN — Hope you are all well and taking care of yourselves during the new outbreak of COVID. Please be careful and wear your mask whenever you leave your home. Our menu for the week is: — Wednesday, Sept. 15: chili and cinnamon rolls — Friday, Sept. 17: pork chops, roasted red pot...

Polson seniors for Sept. 15, 2021

POLSON — September is the month for Polson Senior Center’s annual membership drive. Dues are only $15 for the year. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Lunches are served at the center or packaged for take-out. The lunches are well balanced, nutritious, delicious and only $5. ...

St. Ignatius seniors for Sept. 15, 2021

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Center reminds everyone their annual fall sale will take place on Oct. 1 and 2. Baked goods will be sold on Friday, Oct. 1. If you have contributions, bring them to the senior center in the next couple of weeks. Please save the dates and join us. — Wednes...

Dixon seniors for Sept. 15, 2021

DIXON — The Dixon Senior Center continues to serve our community and hopes everyone is staying happy and healthy. All are invited to come enjoy dinner, breakfast, and/or pinochle. Meals will be served Monday and Thursday evenings, at 5 p.m. Meals are $4 per serving and are deliverable to Dixon resident...

County tables irrigation resolution following public meeting County tables irrigation resolution following public meeting

When the Lake County Commissioners held a public meeting last Monday regarding collection of irrigation fees, only one thing was certain: Confusion and controversy continue to muddy matters surrounding the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project.  Commissioners sought public comment on a Resolution of Int...

Ronan Harvest Festival returns Sept. 18 with new attractions Ronan Harvest Festival returns Sept. 18 with new attractions

RONAN — Come COVID, masks or inclement weather, the Ronan Harvest Festival promises fun, food and music for Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lawn south of Glacier Bank. The Ronan Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off the Harvest Festival with their annual Hay Bale Contest. Area business...

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