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Class reunions for 2015

Class of 1975 planning summer reunion

RONAN — Ronan class of 1975 is in the planning stages for their 40th reunion to be held this summer. Please join us on facebook at: classofseventy-fiveRonanhighschool or email: classof75rhs@gmail.com for your input. Families of our out of town classmates, please pass along.

50-year PHS class reunion planned

POLSON — Mark your calendars for our 50th year class reunion to be held the first weekend of August 2015 in Polson. Contact information should be sent to: reunioninput@phs65.net or call Lynda Frost at (406) 370-6330 or Lynn Maas at (505) 412-1835. 

 
 

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Marines to meet at Driftwood

POLSON — The Marine Corps League meets every second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Driftwood Family Restaurant in Polson. For more information, call John Miller at (406) 890-0964 or usmcfox21@gmail.com. 

 

Cancer group gives support

POLSON — A cancer support group for cancer patients, cancer survivors and caregivers meets twice a month on the second and fourth Mondays at the United Methodist Church, 301 Sixteenth Ave. E from noon-1 p.m. 

Participants can bring lunch or join members at a restaurant following the meeting. For more information about the support group, call Tammy at (406) 883-7284 or (406) 824-2868

 

Respite House arranges helpful meetings

PABLO — Rez Hope Talk Circle holds their weekly talk circle every Thursday night from 6-7 p.m. at the Respite House in Pablo.  

If you need a ride and/or more information, please feel free to call Jon Denton at (406) 499-2355.

 

Boosters team up second Tuesdays

POLSON — Polson Booster Club meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month. Meetings are at the high school in the conference room at 7 p.m. Come get involved in booster club. 

 

Area-wide AlAnon meetings available 

LAKE COUNTY — Are you affected by someone else’s drinking? AlAnon can help. Area meetings are anonymous, non-smoking, 12-step recovery for family and friends of alcoholics. Come join us. There are no membership dues. Meetings are held: Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at Lutheran Church on Wall Street in Hot Springs; Wednesdays at noon in Polson at the Alano Club on Third Ave. W ; Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at the CMA Church on Third Ave. in St. Ignatius; Fridays at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church on Fourth Ave. E in Polson.

 

Engraver offered in St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Neighborhood watch is offering the use of an engraver for citizens to engrave valuable items, which could be stolen. The engraver, donated by Town Councilman Daren Incashola, is available for checkout through the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center on 212 N Main. Neighborhood watch meets in the center each third Thursday at 7 p.m. In addition to interested citizens, law enforcement agencies have been represented at the meetings. 

 
Join library’s story time 
 
POLSON — North Lake County Public will host a special one-hour story time for children age 3-5 years and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, movement, crafts and more. This will be held every Thursday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call (406) 883-8225 or northlakecountylibrary.org.
 
 
Celebrate Recovery ministers to anyone 
 
POLSON — Celebrate Recovery Ministry takes place at Polson Foursquare on Sundays between 5 and 8 p.m.
All are welcome to join us each Sunday evening. CR is a Christ centered 12-step recovery ministry for anyone with hurts, habits or hang-ups. The evening starts off with dinner followed by a teaching and discussion groups with coffee/dessert. Childcare is available. Call (406) 883-9347 or go to: www.polsonfoursquare.org, for more information.
 
 
Archery fellowship held Sunday evenings
 
PABLO — An Archery Fellowship is held each Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Pablo Christian Church gymnasium. Minister Andy Larsson leads the co-ed events and provides assistance. Everyone is welcome. School-aged children are welcome if supervised. Targets are provided; bring your own bow and arrows. Good family fun. For more information, call (406) 675-3252.
 
 

 

Community invited to Catholic faith series through April 3

POLSON – All are invited to attend a “Symbolon” series titled, “The Catholic Faith Explained,” starting Friday, Feb. 20, and continuing every Friday thereafter during Lent at the Immaculate Conception Church in Polson. The gathering will begin at 6 p.m. with Stations of the Cross. A soup supper, video and discussion will follow at 6:30 p.m. Immaculate Conception Church is located at 1002 Fourth Ave. E.. Catholics who’ve been away from the church are invited to come home. For more information, call Ed Wing at (406) 883-2109.

 

Gallery shows Native American artwork through April 4

POLSON — Sandpiper Gallery presents a Native American Invitational Show highlighting the work of Native American artists Dion Albert (birchbark), Ben Pease  (paintings), Sierra Pete (paintings), and Louie Still Smoking (paintings). This show runs through April 4. Please join us for a complimentary glass of wine while you view the vibrant art from our guest artists. Reception is Friday, Feb. 27, from 5-7 p.m.

 

Stations of the Cross done Lutheran Style through March 25

POLSON — Lenten soup suppers and worship services will be held each Wednesday, Feb. 18-March 25 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. 

Suppers are at 5:30 p.m., followed by worship services at 6:30 p.m. 

“Stations of the Cross Lutheran Style,” will begin in Bethlehem, go to Nazareth and Capernaum, to the Upper Room and the Garden of Gethsemane, the Antonia Fortress and Palace of Caiaphas, ending on Good Friday at Golgotha. We will consider these “stations,” sing hymns and pray. Good Shepherd is located at 409 Fourth Ave., E in Polson. For more information, call (406) 883- 5864 or visit the website: www.gslcpolsonmt.com.

 

Stations of the Cross recited Wednesday through April 1

ARLEE — Sacred Heart Mission in Arlee will have Stations of the Cross lead by the youth every Wednesday during Lent at 7 p.m.  

Reconciliation Services (Confession) for Sacred Heart in Arlee will be held on Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. 

 
 
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Wednesday, October 23

Community dance on tap

10/23/2013

POLSON — On Wednesday, Oct. 23, Heart to Heart will play at the Elks from 7-10 p.m. They will also be playing for the fifth dance of the month, our Halloween celebration on Oct. 30. There will be a prize for the best costume so dress-up if you like. Treats are awesome and wonderful. Join us, for you will be missed if you don’t. 

 

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Thursday, October 24

Baptist Church to serve free sloppy Joes

10/24/2013

POLSON — Fellowship Baptist Church, 2 Seventh Ave. E., will serve a free community dinner of sloppy Joes, salads, and desserts on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6-7:30 p.m. All are welcome.

 

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Lutheran Church prepares harvest dinner

10/24/2013

POLSON — The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will hold its annual Harvest Dinner of Swedish meatballs, potatoes, gravy, lefse, salad and dessert from 4:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, in the church fellowship hall. The cost for the dinner is $9 per adult, $4 per child under 10 years. Fair trade coffee will also be available for purchase. Dinner proceeds will benefit The Boys and Girls Club of Lake County and Polson Loaves and Fish Food Pantry.

 

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Swedish meatball dinner to benefit local groups

10/24/2013

POLSON — Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will be holding their annual Harvest Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 4:30-7 p.m. with the proceeds to benefit the local Boys and Girls Club and Polson Loaves and Fish Food Pantry. They will serve Swedish meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, salads, lefse, rolls, dessert and a beverage for $9 for adults and $4 for children under 10. 

 

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Friday, October 25

Library holds annual book sale

10/25/2013 - 10/26/2013

POLSON — North Lake County Public Library will hold their annual book sale on Friday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

 

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Spaghetti feed to benefit ‘Toys for Tots’

10/25/2013

POLSON — Please join us for a community spaghetti feed to benefit ‘Toys for Tots’ on Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Polson VFW. Price per person is a $5 donation or a new unwrapped toy.

 

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Saturday, October 26

Join the fun, festive walk

10/26/2013

POLSON — Come join us on Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. in Polson for a fun and festive 5K run/walk. Enjoy a scenic, flat course. Themed awards are given to winners in each age group; many drawing prizes are given away to participants; and all runners, spectators and volunteers are treated to a free spaghetti lunch. Brought to you by Polson Running, HealthCare Plus and Country Pasta, this event focuses on encouraging a healthy local environment. All proceeds from this year’s race will be donated to the Polson Youth Soccer Association. 

Registration is $15 prior to Oct. 3 and $20 after that and on race day. Race registration begins at 9 a.m. and the race starts at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26 at HealthCare Plus, 1 Seventh Ave. E. Please contact Polson Running at (406) 260-1476 or (267) 261-2761, for more information. To register, go to www.polsonrunning.com. 

 

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Monday, October 28

Dr. Tyro to present program about Hudson Bay animals

10/28/2013

POLSON — “The Polar Bears of Hudson’s Bay” by Dr. Frank Tyro will be the next evening program of the Mission Mountain Audubon Society on Monday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Polson Library meeting room. Frank’s program will focus on the bears and other animals that inhabit this area.  Everyone is welcome. 

 

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Wednesday, October 30

Properly dispose of prescription drugs during ‘take back’ program

10/30/2013

POLSON — In conjunction with “Red Ribbon Week,” Linderman Elementary is encouraging participation in a prescription drug "take back” on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Polson City Hall building. Properly dispose of your unused or expired prescription medications and have a conversation with your child about the affects of drugs and alcohol.

 

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Thursday, October 31

‘Counting’ on tap at library’s story time hour

10/31/2013

POLSON — North Lake County Public Library hosts a special one-hour story time for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers every Thursday at 10 a.m. and 1p.m. This week's theme is "counting." There will be stories, songs, movement, crafts and more. For more information, call (406) 883-8225 and ask for Martel, Youth Services Librarian.

 

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Free Halloween carnival held at PHS gymnasium

10/31/2013

POLSON — The Pumpkin Patch Bash will be at the Polson High School gymnasium on Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. This totally-free carnival is designed for families with children in sixth grade and under. There will be a free family dinner, games, candy and giveaways. Don’t miss this amazing annual event, which is sponsored by the New Life Christian Center. For more information, please call (406) 883-2447. 

 

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Spooky fun to help needy children

10/31/2013

POLSON — On Halloween night from 4-10 p.m., Rewind Dance Studio at 214 Main Street will hold a haunted-house, a bake sale, and a 50/50 raffle. The fee for children 11 years old and older is $5 and $3 for children 10 years old and younger. A portion of the proceeds will go to local children in need and the Make a Wish Montana Chapter. 

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Friday, November 1

‘The Uninvited’ continues over weekend

11/1/2013 - 11/3/2013

POLSON — The supernatural mystery "The Uninvited" by the Port Polson Players at the John Dowdall Theatre continues the weekend of Nov. 1-3. Curtain time is at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. for the matinee on Sunday. The Players promise a "haunting good time" featuring a classic ghost story. Tickets are $13 for adults and $12 for senior citizens and students. Call (406) 883-9212, for reservations or more information.

 

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Last day to purchase Griz/Cat raffle tickets

11/1/2013

POLSON — Lambros ERA is selling tickets for a Griz/Cat weekend getaway for the game on Saturday, Nov. 23, in Bozeman. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $20 and only available through Friday, Nov. 1. For more information, call Rachel at (406) 883-1372. 

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Saturday, November 2

Church sells apple pies

11/2/2013

POLSON — Apples pies will be for sale at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Nov. 2 starting at noon. There will be nine-inch pies for $10 each or six-inch pies for $5 each. For more information, call Cristina at (406) 250-5632 or Linda at (406) 490-4897.

 

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Mission Mountain Survivors hold benefit for Leni Trahan

11/2/2013

POLSON — A chili feed, silent auction, and 50/50 drawing will be held to benefit Leniece “Leni” Trahan. Leni is a 12-year-old seventh grade student at Ronan Middle School, who was diagnosed in June with osteosarcoma, on her left knee (a common bone cancer in children). She had surgery on Sept. 12 and will continue chemotherapy through Jan. 1, 2014. Please join the Mission Mountain Survivors M.C., a N.P.O., on Nov. 2 at the Polson VFW Post #2986, 423 Main St., in the upstairs banquet room. The silent auction begins at 12 p.m. and the chili feed starts at 2 p.m. and goes until the chili is all gone. Chili will be $5/bowl or $20 for a family of 5. All children 3 and under are free.  

 

 

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Mission Valley Christian Academy to take family photos, host bazaar

11/2/2013

POLSON — Give a gift of meaning this Christmas, while supporting the Mission Valley Christian Academy, by sending a lasting memory of the entire family. Jim Blow and Susan Clark will take family portraits at the school, located on Highway 35, on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For $50 you will receive your quality family portraits on a CD, to use as you wish, and all funds benefit the MVCA. Sitting times are limited, so call (406) 883-6858 to schedule yours now. That same day and location, get your Christmas shopping done early at the MVCA Holiday Market from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Quality crafts, unique items, great food and much, much more will be offered with a $6 luncheon served from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. You don’t want to miss this great shopping opportunity.

 

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Monsters needed for ‘Fun Run’

11/2/2013

POLSON —Goblins, witches and ghouls of all sorts are invited to the “Monster Mash Fun Run” on Nov. 2 at Linderman Elementary School. The one-mile run/walk begins at 10 a.m. and the 5K starts at 10:30 a.m. Costumes are advised. The fun run will celebrate the end of “Red Ribbon” week.   

 

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Vendors sought for MVCA holiday market

11/2/2013

POLSON — Reserve your vendor space at the Mission Valley Christian Academy Holiday Market fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The event will be at the school located on Highway 35. All table fees benefit the nonprofit MVCA. Call (406) 552-0944, for more details or to reserve your table.

 

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