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St. Ignatius facilities funded

ST. IGNATIUS – Students will see more opportunities for vocational training and athletics thanks to a $5.6 million bond that St. Ignatius voters passed in November. SuperinSargent said plans are still in the works but he hopes construction will start in the spring. The bond will fund the expansion of facilities for career training and athletics in the schools. The strategic plan for the project states that it intends to create a school environment that is conducive to learning and community building. The new career and technology center will include technology education materials, a wood shop, a metal shop and an auto shop. The area will also include a family and consumer scienc...


University names local graduates for fall semester 2018

MISSOULA – The University of Montana has 799 students degree candidates for fall semester 2018. Many participated in UM’s first-ever Fall Commencement Ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Dennison Theatre. The students listed below are UM degree candidates or have been awarded their de...


Contest submissions accepted

News from Humanities Montana  MONTANA – Montana students are encouraged to submit letters about life-changing books for cash prizes for the Letters About Literature competition.  “[Letters About Literature] is a brilliant way to bring literature and self-reflection together. Wri...


UM researchers receive NASA grant to create tools for reforestation UM researchers receive NASA grant to create tools for reforestation

News from University of Montana MISSOULA – As forest managers increasingly see less natural regeneration of low-elevation tree species and increased mortality in planted seedlings, reforestation needs are outpacing the ability of managers to respond. Three University of Montana researchers rece...


Missoula Children’s Theater play performed in St. Ignatius Missoula Children’s Theater play performed in St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS – With help from the Missoula Children’s Theater, children at the St. Ignatius School District presented the “Snow Queen” on Friday and Saturday after preparing for only five days.   Iris Arlint played the part of Gerda. The Snow Queen was Yvonne Baty. Wyatt Lamme...


UM researchers among the most cited in world

News from the University of Montana  MISSOULA – Five out of six of the world’s most highly cited researchers living in Big Sky Country hail from the University of Montana. That’s according to Clarivate Analytics, a company that monitors research data via its Web of Science plat...


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 Plai...


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...


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