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Riparin ecology, management course offered

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Montana State University will offer a 15-week non-credit online course beginning in January called wetland and riparian ecology and management. The course provides a thorough introduction to wetland and riparian ecology of the Rocky Mountains and Northern Great Plains, the regulations and public mandates that guide management and the human and global disturbances that continue to shape these systems. The course is designed for both practitioners and educators, including tribal, state and local regulatory staff, agency professionals, consultants and teachers. The course may also be of interest to city, county and state government officials; parti...


Dixon School honor roll for first quarter 2018-19

Fourth grade: Dylann Elverud, Reese Swensen   Fifth grade: Mark Loli, Katie Porter, Adele Ranney, Rylee Swensen, Abbigail Wagner   Sixth grade: Charlie Elverud, Jayna Hale   Seventh grade: Brittan Griego, Haley Groneman, Mathew Hale, Henry Ranney, Sncle Rossbach, Jayden Whiteh...


Bulldogs do work of angels Bulldogs do work of angels

ST. IGNATIUS – Nineteen St. Ignatius Middle School students put on their wings for the holiday season to help children in need. The group is called Dogs with Wings because the school’s mascot is a bulldog and the students are doing the work of angels. The group is part of a school project that...


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 a...


Ronan High School first quarter honor roll 2018-19

4.00 Seniors: Alexis Billedeaux, Emilee Cheff, Ethan Christopher, William Coe, Emilie Corley, Corbin Davis, Michelle Davis, Diana Diaz, Kara Holmlund, Tyler Joachim, Corina Normandeau, Nicolas Peterson, Sacorra Reum, Austin Taylor, Tiana Ulutoa, Aurrora Watkins Juniors: Daden Collicott, Brooklyn ...


MontanaPBS hopes to find Montana’s best-loved novel

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – As part of the nationwide search for America’s best-loved novel on the PBS-sponsored “The Great American Read,” a panel of seven Montana literary experts set out to determine the state’s best-loved novel through “The Grea...


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...


Arlee students perform Snow White Arlee students perform Snow White

ARLEE–The frenzy of producing a full-length play in less than a week has retained its magic in the 40 years since the first Missoula Children’s Theater production in Arlee. On Saturday, a high-energy crowd of 60 children from kindergarten to 12th grade transformed into woodland creatures, evil...


Heritage Night brings families together Heritage Night brings families together

POLSON – Linderman Elementary School was packed on Thursday evening with more than 550 people celebrating Heritage Night. Before the big night, students prepared a project to help them learn about their ancestors. They used that information to create a written project with illustrations to share wit...


Handmade hats warm heads, hearts Handmade hats warm heads, hearts

PABLO – As temperatures start to drop, the children at Pablo Elementary School will stay warm thanks to the donation of more than 200 hand-knit hats from a knitter in Pennsylvania.  “The students are very excited to get the hats,” said Kathy Smith, Pablo Elementary reading facilitat...


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