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St. Ignatius seniors for Feb. 27, 2019

ST. IGNATIUS — Life’s what you make it, so let’s make it rock! Commodities will be here on Tuesday, March 19, and available for pick up after 2 p.m. Daylight saving time is Sunday, March 10, so don’t forget to spring ahead. The card party will take place on Monday, March 11, at 6:30 p.m. and everyone is welcome.  The community dinner will be held on Wednesday, March 27, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.  Everyone is welcome. The quilters are in the center on Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Bingo is played after almost every lunch. Menu: —  Friday, March 1: broccoli cheese or potato soup —  Tuesday, March 5: pork chops...


Polson seniors for Feb. 27, 2019

POLSON — A large hole has been left in our organization and in our hearts with the untimely passing of our beloved Cathy Corrigan. Please bear with us as we struggle to regain some sense of normalcy. For those of you who may not know, we offer home-delivered meals five days a week. Call to get on th...

Mission Bulldogs remember beloved coach Mission Bulldogs remember beloved coach

ST. IGNATIUS – The Mission Bulldogs lost a coaching icon last week. Coach Les Rice, 61, died after a long battle with lung cancer on Monday, Feb. 11. “I can think about him and cry and smile at the same time,” said retired Mission coach Lloyd Phillips. “I never met anyone in my lif...

Library gives fourth graders a Valentine’s Day surprise Library gives fourth graders a Valentine’s Day surprise

PABLO – Cookies and heart-shaped candies are the predictable gifts elementary students receive on Valentine’s Day. The fourth-grade classes of both Mrs. Buck and Ms. Fisher at Pablo Elementary School received something more than the normal Valentine’s Day fanfare on Thursday.  &n...

Chocolate auction supports youth programs Chocolate auction supports youth programs

ARLEE – Auctioneer JR Strand had never seen a three-way tie for the top honor at the Arlee Chocolate Lover’s Festival, but he did this year after attendees tasted 10 dishes and voted to select the crowd favorite on Feb. 13. This was 15th time the annual event was held by the Arlee Community De...

High school musician attends elite music festival High school musician attends elite music festival

POLSON – Joe Martinez is a freshman from Polson, and his talent as a trumpet player has earned him the opportunity to perform among the best high school musicians in the northwest region of the country.  Based on audition tapes, Martinez was selected to be part of the National Association for M...

Pink Dress photography exhibit features work of student artists Pink Dress photography exhibit features work of student artists

PABLO – A new photography exhibit adds a splash of pink tulle to the offerings at the People’s Center. The Pink Dress photography project will be on display at the center for at least two months. Two Eagle River School photographers and other photography students from four cities around North ...

St. Ignatius seniors for Feb. 20, 2019

ST. IGNATIUS — On the planet Mercury a day lasts 1,408 hours … just like every Monday on Earth. An AARP tax aide will be at the Ronan Senior Center on Wednesdays from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Call 676-2371 to make your appointment. The quilters are in the center on Mondays from 10:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m...

Local eye doctor retires after 47 years of restoring sight Local eye doctor retires after 47 years of restoring sight

RONAN – Dr. Jim Ofstad’s career as an optometrist in Ronan changed drastically since he started seeing patients in 1972.  When he retired from Ronan Eye Clinic in December he was seeing patients in a large building that he designed himself, working with a broad team and seeing patients fr...

Polson seniors for Feb. 20, 2019

POLSON — If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is  stop diggin’. The second thing to do is get yourself in here to see one of our tax preparers who are here every Monday and Thursday. Call 406-883-4735 for an appointment Next year will bring even more changes to Medicar...

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