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Space-center activities included in Thursday program at North Lake County Public Library

POLSON — Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m. from June 20-Aug. 8, the North Lake County Public Library will have space-centered children’s programming. Crafts and activities will be included with each presentation. Martin Horejsi, Associate Professor of Instructional Technology and Science Education, Solar System Ambassador for NASA, and longtime meteorite hound, will run a youth-oriented program on the Moon, Mars and Meteorites on Thursday, June 20. This presentation will be followed by a hands-on activity suitable for school-aged kids. Martin Horejsi will follow up the youth program with a second program for adults: “Meteorites: An Inconvenient Science” at 1 p.m. &n...


Local named to DSU President’s Academic Honors list

MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA – Quinn Motichka of Ronan achieved a grade point average of 3.5 to 4.0 to qualify for the  President’s Academic Honors list for the 2019 spring semester at Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota.  


Dixon School 2018-19 third trimester

Fourth grade: Jordan Boye, Dylann Elverud, Robert Howard, Bryce Roberts, Reese Swensen Fifth grade: Tyler Boye, Amelya Delay, Mark Ioli, Benjamin Matt, Katie Porter, Adele Ranney, Rylee Swensen, Abbigail Wagner Sixth grade: Charlie Elverud, Jayna Hale, Oakley Castello Seventh grade: Brittan ...


Two Eagle River School announces awards for 2018-19

Overall Academic: Whisper McCrea, Justice Bourdon-Pichette, Lanie Ameline, Chandra Whiteman-LaForge, Rachelle Hewankorn, Jayante Pichette, Kesean Burke, Chris Brown, Dominique Finley, Makeelin Glass, Anthony Charlo, Michael Brown, Yancy McCrea, Shade Tanner, Leighton Wise Spirit, Larissa Powell, Star Wise ...


Salish Kootenai College awards 250 diplomas to graduates Salish Kootenai College awards 250 diplomas to graduates

By Rob Zolman                                         Valley Journal About 250 students at the Salish Kootenai College turned their tassels during the school’s commencement ceremony Saturday afternoon...


Polson graduates accept $1M in scholarships Polson graduates accept $1M in scholarships

POLSON – Six valedictorians took to the stage during the Polson High School graduation ceremony on Sunday afternoon, including Keyan Dalbey, Beatrix Frissell, Ashlee Howell, Makauly Morrison, Abigail Raymond and Lauren Vergeront.   They were each given three minutes to speak and talked about th...


Montana Food Bank Network receives award

News from the Montana Food Bank Network  On June 5, 2019, in Washington DC, Elizabeth Weaver, SNAP outreach coordinator at the Montana Food Bank Network accepted the 2019 Mary Ruth Herbers SNAP Outreach Award presented by Feeding America. With the recent state budget cuts in Montana that forced ...


Jocko Valley Library’s Summer Reading Program begins  ARLEE — The Jocko Valley Library’s summer reading program is free for all ages and runs from June 11- Aug. 6. Events are on Tuesdays, (June 11, 18, 25; July 9, 16, 23, 30, and Aug. 6 - finale), from 9:30-11 a.m. Register with a...


Ronan High School students make memories Ronan High School students make memories

RONAN – Sixty-five graduates earned diplomas from Ronan High School for 2019. The commencement ceremony was held on Sunday afternoon at the school.  Three students picked up high honors this year. Valedictorian Kara Holmlund encouraged people to live in the moment during her speech. Co-salutato...


Three Charlo valedictorians take the stage Three Charlo valedictorians  take the stage

CHARLO – Charlo High School held their 2019 graduation commencement on Sunday afternoon in the school’s gymnasium.  This year a trio of valedictorians addressed the graduating class and crowd of well-wishers. Co-valedictorians Taylor Olsen and Allie Delaney delivered messages of encourage...


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