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Ronan seniors for Oct. 3, 2018

RONAN — Another month has drawn to a close. The weather is getting cooler and reminding us that winter is approaching.  Hope everyone is getting ready.  The menu for the coming week is:  —  Wednesday, Oct. 3: lasagna, salad, bread, dessert —  Friday, Oct. 5: barbecue chicken legs, sides, mac & cheese, dessert —  Monday, Oct. 8: liver, onions, sides, mashed potatoes, gravy, salads dessert —  Wednesday, Oct. 10: Polish dogs, sides, salad, dessert —  Thursday, Oct. 11: monthly evening meal - pork roast, potatoes, gravy, rolls, vegetables, dessert The evening meal will be served at 5 p.m. The Mo...


Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees hail from Lake County Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees hail from Lake County

LAKE COUNTY – Two notable men from Lake County have been chosen to join the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center based on their contributions to the culture and history of the region. Asa Clayton “A.C.” Brooks, who lived in St. Ignatius, and Carl V. Moss of Polson are the...

Community benefit to support mother of nine's cancer battle Community benefit to support mother of nine's cancer battle

Rhealene Cook-Wilkinson’s life changed drastically this past year. After experiencing severe stomachaches, she was diagnosed with stomach cancer in October of 2017. Doctors originally thought the pain was due to complications from childbirth after she delivered her last child that same year. She was...

Ronan students focus on dreams during homecoming Ronan students focus on dreams during homecoming

RONAN – Ronan High School students and faculty worked hard to bring this year’s homecoming theme, “Disney, where dreams come true,” to life last week.  Each class had a different Disney movie as its theme. The seniors had “Lion King,” the juniors went with “C...

Arlee celebrates homecoming Arlee celebrates homecoming

ARLEE – It was a royal night under the lights Friday night at Lambert Demers Field as the Arlee High School crowned its 2018 Homecoming Royalty during a coronation ceremony at half-time of the Arlee Warriors and Flint Creek Titans football game. The Arlee 2018 Homecoming court candidates were Mia Pi...

MSU research featured in Science Magazine

BOZEMAN — A Montana State University study of the history of Yellowstone National Park’s vegetation was recently highlighted by the editors of a prestigious journal dedicated to the advancement of science. Science Magazine chose the MSU-led study, which was originally published in June in the ...

Community Journalism matters because communities matter Community Journalism matters because communities matter

Weekly community newspapers are eclectic, to say the least. We publish photos of ribbons being cut at bakeries, and donations being dropped off at local food pantries. We print the school honor roll, the court report, and in-depth stories on decisions made by planning commissions and town boards. Sometimes w...

Charlo celebrates school spirit Charlo celebrates school spirit

CHARLO – Charlo High School senior Tyrah Hammond put a lot of effort into this year’s homecoming festivities along with the other students in the high school, middle school and elementary. “This is my last year in high school, so I really wanted to get the most out of it,” she said...

From ‘Pedal to Plate’ From ‘Pedal to Plate’

RONAN–Nearly 80 neon-clad cyclists left the Lake County Fairgrounds on Saturday morning carrying forks in their pockets and bags. The riders explored 40 miles of the Mission Valley’s biking infrastructure and used their forks to taste the products of local agriculture at its source. On the ina...

Drug-related community issues dominate commission meeting

POLSON — Vandalism, decreased property value, threats to public health and safety were among the concerns that a Polson City Commission meeting attendee attributed to drug addiction in the city. A Polson resident, who wished to remain anonymous out of concern for his safety, said that he owns property ...

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