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Dixon seniors for Nov. 18, 2020

DIXON — Happy Thanksgiving from the Dixon Senior Center. We will have our Thanksgiving dinner celebration on Monday, Nov. 23, at 5:30 p.m. The doors will be open for eating in. Please feel welcome to celebrate the holiday with friends and neighbors. Social distance precautions will be taken to ensure everyone’s safety. We are also accepting take out meal requests. Thanksgiving dinner will only be served on Monday, we are closed Thursday to observe the holiday. Meals are $4 per serving and are deliverable to Dixon residents upon request.   The menu for the coming week is: — Monday, Nov. 23:  Thanksgiving dinner at 5:30 p.m. — Thursday, Nov. 26: clos...


St. Ignatius seniors for Nov. 18, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — Our board has decided to keep to our original plans to have our in-house Thanksgiving dinner at the center on Wednesday evening, Nov. 18, at 5:30 p.m. We will serve roast turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, rolls, green beans, fruit, and pumpkin bars. Please make sure you call t...

COVID-19 numbers surge in Lake County COVID-19 numbers surge in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY — As I was preparing to write about the impact of COVID-19 on St. Luke Hospital in Ronan, the story suddenly became very personal. My sister, who was diagnosed with the virus over three weeks ago, took an abrupt turn for the worse and was admitted to St. Luke Wednesday afternoon.  T...

Republicans anchor Montana’s government at every level Republicans anchor Montana’s government at every level

 Last Tuesday’s election changed the hue of Montana from purple to deep red, firmly anchoring Republicans at every level of state government, from the governor’s mansion on down. In the federal arena too, Gov. Steve Bullock succumbed to Republican incumbent Steve Daines in the race for the U...

St. Ignatius seniors for Nov. 11, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — It’s been an exciting election season, to say the least. Hopefully by the time you read this, all those issues will be resolved and we can focus on holidays in the time of the pandemic. As of this writing, we are still planning on having a Thanksgiving meal at the center on Nov. 18...

Polson seniors for Nov. 11, 2020

POLSON — The Polson Senior Center is open with masks and social distancing. We cannot guarantee your safety from COVID-19, so use your best judgment about participating in activities and meals. We still need drivers to deliver lunch to homes. It is only one hour per week. —  See’...

Dixon seniors for Nov. 11, 2020

DIXON — The Dixon Senior Center continues to serve our community and hopes everyone is staying happy and healthy. We have opened the doors for eating so our friends and neighbors can spend some time visiting with each other. We continue to adhere and follow social distancing precautions. We are also ac...

Grants help spur Main Street revitalization Grants help spur Main Street revitalization

POLSON — Stroll through downtown Polson and you’re apt to notice that once vacant buildings are occupied, ramshackle facades have received a face lift, and storefronts are gleaming with a new coat of paint.  The past three years have brought a wave of new businesses and remodeling project...

Ex-manager of Flathead irrigation board sentenced

News from the Unites States Department of Justice MISSOULA — The former executive manager of a Flathead area irrigation board was sentenced to prison on Tuesday, Nov. 24, after she admitted stealing from the organization to buy personal items like a calving pen, a guitar and tires, said U.S. Attor...

Body found at Big Arm State Park, information requested

BIG ARM — As an unidentified person was walking a dog in the Big Arm State Park, they discovered a decomposing body along the path.    Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said the person called Lake County 911 to report what they were seeing on Nov. 25 at about 4 p.m.  “The caller r...

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