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Pirate speech and debate team places fourth Pirate speech and debate team places fourth

COLUMBIA FALLS – On Saturday, Nov. 17, the Polson High School Speech and Debate team clinched a fourth-place team finish during competition at Columbia Falls.  The PHS debaters entered the competition prepared for the wrong topic due to a mix-up on the Montana High School Association calendar and had only a few minutes to prepare their cases. In addition to a fourth team finish, PHS students captured five separate event top ten finishes. Violet Anderson placed third in Impromptu Speech and eighth place in Informative Speech. Joe McDonald placed third and Hallie Tyler received fourth place in Public Forum Debate. Davis Smith placed eighth in Lincoln-Douglas Debates.

Missoula’s premier choral group, Dolce Canto, to perform Dec. 7 in Ronan Missoula’s premier choral group, Dolce Canto, to perform Dec. 7 in Ronan

RONAN – A unique pairing of Christmas cheer and innovative choral music will highlight the Dolce Canto concert at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7 at the Ronan Performing Arts Center. The concert is part of the series presented by Mission Valley Live. Tickets are $15 for adults, free for youths under 18 and $5 for ...

Wheat breeder to discuss crop innovation Wheat breeder to discuss crop innovation

BOZEMAN – The world’s population is expected to increase 35 percent to 9.8 billion people by 2050, according to census population experts. In order to feed that many mouths, current crop production will need to dramatically increase, said Luther Talbert, spring wheat breeder and professor at Mont...

Holiday games organized Holiday games organized

POLSON – Aleysia Black attempts to snag a pass for a touchdown as Shane Perry and Jeff Ward look on during a Thanksgiving Day flag-football game at the Linderman Elementary field. Perry, Ward and George Murphy were organizers of the good-natured matchup between more than 20 of their family and friends....

St. Ignatius seniors for Nov. 28, 2018

ST. IGNATIUS — “A day without sunshine is like you know, night.”  - Steve Martin    We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving.    Our card party will be on Monday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m. and everyone is welcome. The nail clinic will be here on Tuesday, De...

Polson seniors for Nov. 28, 2018

POLSON — Whew … what a Thanksgiving feast we had here at the center. I am a nutritional overachiever. If you’re into playing cards, check out our pinochle and bridge groups. Call 406-883-4735 for more information. Bingo will resume on Friday, Nov. 30. We have all varieties of See&...

K-9 officer joins Polson Police Department K-9 officer joins Polson Police  Department

POLSON – The newest member of the Polson Police Department has a nose for finding illegal drugs with success already occurring during his first two weeks on the job. The German shorthair pointer joined the Department as a police dog in early November after being trained in narcotics odor detection a...

Polson School Board adds new bus route

POLSON – Student safety was at the forefront of the Polson School Board meeting on Monday, Nov. 12. The board approved a bus route addition during the meeting. Transportation Services Director Mike Anderson proposed the addition due to an overcrowding issue on school bus routes 15 and 8. The new rou...

Polson installs interim city manager

POLSON – All five commissioners present voted to appoint Police Chief Wade Nash as interim city manager at the Polson City Commission meeting on Nov. 13.  Commissioners Lou Marchello and Bob Martin were not in attendance. Nash did not attend the meeting but provided a letter to the commission e...

16-year-old shooting suspect apprehended

New from the Ronan Police Department  RONAN – The Ronan Police Department has been actively working a shooting investigation that took place on Thursday, Nov. 15, at the 300 block of 12th Ave., northwest. At approximately 4:33 p.m., Ronan Police Department officers were advised that there ...

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