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Washington company produces meals at food enterprise center, creates jobs Washington company produces meals at food enterprise center, creates jobs

RONAN – A Washington company is using Ronan’s Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center to produce prepared meals. Taste of Amazing is a Washington-based catering company that also makes prepared meals for Rosauers supermarkets. Since mid-March the company has been producing its line of heat-and-serve products at MMFEC. The products are being distributed under the Rosauers label in Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Oregon.  Chef Gail Kurpgeweit is the president and CEO of the company. She describes the product her company makes at MMFEC as “a very high end gourmet prepared meal.”  The meals are sold frozen or fresh at supermarkets. Kurpgeweit is partnerin...


Garden City Pets opens in new location Garden City Pets opens in new location

News from Garden City Pets EVARO – Garden City Pets, Missoula’s premier pet care business, opened at its new location on May 1. This location will provide dogs, cats, and critters with a modern twist on your typical pet care experience. Garden City Pets hosts animals with a home-away-from-ho...


Alpine Landscape and Design opens Polson storefront Alpine Landscape and Design opens Polson storefront

POLSON – Spring is finally here and it’s time to start thinking about the outside of your home.  To help with all your springtime landscaping needs, Alpine Landscape and Design is celebrating the grand opening of their new retail center and showroom on May 4. The store, located at 111 ...


Dr. Adam Smith to see patients at Polson Health

News from Polson Health POLSON – Dr. Adam Smith joined the Kalispell Regional Healthcare family in March 2017 as the Medical Director of Primary Care and as a member of the Kalispell Physician Network Leadership team. Dr. Smith will continue seeing his patients in Lake County at the Polson Health ...


Reception for new exhibit at Hangin’ Art Gallery Reception for new exhibit at Hangin’ Art Gallery

News from Hangin’ Art Gallery & Café ARLEE — An opening reception will be held on Saturday, April 21, from noon -2 p.m. at Hangin’ Art Gallery & Café. Come rest up after the Buttercup Run and enjoy the show and meet the artists. On exhibit will be the paintings, p...


Providence St. Joseph earns state Trauma Designation

News from Providence St. Joseph Medical Center On Tuesday, March 27 EMS and Trauma Systems of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services designated Providence St. Joseph Medical Center as a Community Trauma Facility. This recognition is the highest given to facilities the size of St. Jos...


Mixed plastics no longer recyclable Mixed plastics no longer recyclable

News from Lake County Solid Waste The turmoil in the plastics recycling world has finally reached Lake County. Effective immediately Lake County will no longer be able to accept Mixed Plastics (#3-7, food trays, etc.) The only acceptable and marketable plastics we can take are #1 PETE bottles and #2 HDP...


Handmade bread shop opens in quiet town Handmade bread shop opens in quiet town

DIXON – A charming little bread shop opened last weekend at 147 A Street in a building built in 1912. With an exterior the color of cotton candy, colorful art decorating the interior walls, and a wheelbarrow full of wood waiting next to the stove, Backerei Provincial (German for Provincial Bakery) offi...


Little Montana family-style restaurant opens in Ronan Little Montana family-style restaurant opens in Ronan

RONAN — Guy Hill and Sean Perry have teamed up again. The two restaurateurs previously worked together at Ricciardi’s and Finley Point Grill and most recently at the Lake Bar until its recent closure. Hill had owned and operated Old World Deli in Polson for 5½ years, he said. Perry&r...


Future of Boardwalk Cafe in doubt after city decides not to renew lease Future of Boardwalk Cafe in doubt after city decides not to renew lease

POLSON — The future of a historic Polson business is in limbo after city officials recently decided not to renew a lease for the Boardwalk Cafe at Boettcher Park. Business owner Tiecha Broussard says city officials were unwilling to meet with her last September and in mid-December after City Parks D...


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