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Ronan Co-op Brewery wins awards for excellence in brewing Ronan Co-op Brewery wins awards for excellence in brewing

RONAN — Two beers by the Ronan Cooperative Brewery won metals in the North American Brewers Association (NABA) conference for excellence in brewing. Their Schwartz Lake Schwarzbier took home bronze, while their Mud Lake Dunkles Bock won silver. “This is only the second time we’ve entered this contest,” Co-op head brewer Jim Myer said. “I think our beers have gotten better, we’re a year more experienced now.” According to the NABA website, the annual competition is judged by brew masters from major international breweries, as well as experts from small, independent breweries, beer journalists, and certified judges. Since 1997, hundreds of compe...


Data Center to bring good-paying jobs to Polson

News from the office of Governor Gianforte BOZEMAN — Joined by entrepreneur and investor Kevin O’Leary, U.S. Senator Steve Daines, Bitzero CEO Akbar Shamji, and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal (CSKT) Secretary Martin Charlo, Governor Greg Gianforte celebrated today’s announceme...


Business leaders join economic summit

News from the office of Senator Daines  U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines recently announced that business mogul Kevin O’Leary will join the Montana “On The Rise” Economic Summit in Bozeman scheduled for June 1 and 2. The Summit will highlight Montana’s many emer...


Co-op Brewery hosts more fundraisers Co-op Brewery hosts more fundraisers

RONAN — The Co-op Brewery in Ronan has another appreciation event coming up to help support the local community.  Much like the successful collaboration with the Ronan Volunteer Fire Department last month, on Friday, May 20, the brewery will host a teacher appreciation and fundraising event. Ta...


Daines announces Montana on the rise at economic summit

News from the Office of Senator Daines U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that registration is now open for the Montana “On The Rise” Economic Summit on Wednesday, June 1 and Thursday, June 2 in Bozeman. The summit will highlight Montana’s emerging and existi...


New Hyundai in Bozeman creates more than 50 jobs New Hyundai in Bozeman creates more than 50 jobs

News from the Office of Greg Gianforte BOZEMAN — On May 5 Governor Greg Gianforte welcomed Hyundai Motor Group to Montana after the company announced it will locate its New Horizons Studio headquarters in Bozeman. Hyundai’s NHS is a unit focused on the development of Ultimate Mobility Vehicl...


Lake City Bakery featured in ‘Baked by Grace’ documentary Lake City Bakery featured in ‘Baked by Grace’ documentary

POLSON — Local filmmakers David and Jessica King of the FLIC Film Festival have a new documentary premiering May 13. “Baked by Grace,” tells the story about the folks who make Polson’s Lake City Bakery so special. The idea came to the couple after a particularly good experience at ...


Flathead Reservation Water Management Board needs a logo

News from the CSKT LAKE COUNTY — The five-member board is now meeting regularly as the governing and regulatory body over water users on the Flathead Reservation. As a developing body, the board needs a logo for the office, web page, and letterhead. The board is asking for artistic submissions ...


Montana’s economy 7th strongest in nation

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte today announced Montana’s economy grew an inflation-adjusted 6.7% in 2021, the seventh largest rate of growth in the country. It also marks the sharpest rate growth in Montana in more than 40 years. Montanans’ ...


2021 a record year for local economic development 2021 a record year for local economic development

RONAN — Mission West Community Development Partners recently released their 2021 Community Impact Statement, revealing what they call a record-breaking year of success. With a mission of “community focused economic development,” MWCDP serves Lake, Mineral, and Sanders Counties as a local...


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