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Dixon Mercantile provides food, community hub Dixon Mercantile provides food, community hub

DIXON – In an open storefront fitted with a new coat of paint and a roaring woodstove, a crowd milled around to enjoy their breakfasts, chatting with strangers and waiting for seats. At times the line of customers waiting to order at the counter extended all the way to the door.   The Dixon Mercantile hosts musicians, travelers, hot-spring seekers, foodies and locals looking for a hearty meal each Sunday morning.  Last week, the crowd was so large that before 11:30 a.m. the restaurant ran out of one of their signature dishes — biscuits and bison gravy.  According to owner Laura Shannon, people have come from all over the Mission Valley and Missoula to eat...


Cooperative brewery gets loan for construction Cooperative brewery gets loan for construction

Valley Journal  RONAN – A brewery being developed by volunteers to bring the community together is one step closer to opening for regular business. On Friday, Ronan Cooperative Brewery developers held a homebrew tasting and fundraiser event. It wasn’t a brew created at the shop, just y...


Mission Valley Museum Consortium shares news

Arlee Arlee Jocko Valley Museum Our historic site, located at the corner of Bouch and Fyant (by the grade school), is closed until July 4, 2020. View our beautiful war memorial that is outdoors at our site. Volunteers are needed. For more information call 406-726-3167   St. Ignatius ...


reaching higher reaching higher

32 steps to the top of the 90-story Space Needle, and seven Mission Valley women climbed to the top as fast as they could in support of family and friends who have had cancer.   In late September, the women went to Seattle to complete the challenge. They had raised $1,888 from local organizations and...


Montana hospitals receive healthcare quality awards Montana hospitals receive healthcare quality awards

News from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health MONTANA – Mountain-Pacific Quality Health announced the winners of the 2019 Montana Health Care Quality Awards. St. Luke Community Healthcare was one of only nine hospitals statewide and the only healthcare organization in Lake County to win the prestigiou...


Ninepipes hosts MT Cowboy Hall of Fame inductee

News from Ninepipes Museum CHARLO – Coming up at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, Ninepipes Museum has the rare opportunity and great privilege of hosting an appearance by Fay Haynes, a Montana homesteader and inductee in the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame. Fay will accompany her niece, author Grace Lars...


 Sprague joins American Angus Association

News from the American Angus Association  Katie Jo Sprague, of Ronan, is a new member of the American Angus Association. The association, with more than 25,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed informati...


Cool cash gathered for ice arena Cool cash gathered for ice arena

POLSON – Folks are building an ice hockey rink by selling one $3 shaved ice treat at a time. This past summer, siblings Zayne and Summer Newman, along with friends Max Violett and Corben Carlson, teamed up to operate a shaved-ice stand. They donated their proceeds to the building fund of the Mission...


MME staff appreciated for hard work MME staff appreciated for hard work

RONAN – Between warm hugs and continuous words of thanks, the employees at Mission Mountain Enterprises had a little ice cream on Thursday afternoon in the park to celebrate Direct Support Professional Recognition Week. MME Director Whitney Cantlon stood in front of the crowd of employees and friend...


MME staff appreciated for hard work

RONAN – Between warm hugs and continuous words of thanks, the employees at Mission Mountain Enterprises had a little ice cream on Thursday afternoon in the park to celebrate Direct Support Professional Recognition Week. MME Director Whitney Cantlon stood in front of the crowd of employees and friend...


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