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Summer warmth seems far away

RONAN  — Brrr- It’s cold out there. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some of last summer’s heat? Now that the holidays are over, we can all get back to our regular schedules. Our yearly dues are now due and they are $10 per person. Don’t forget our chicken dinner will be this Thursday, Jan. 10, at 5:30 p.m. Come on in, visit with your friends, and then join us for a great meal for only $5 per person. You don’t have to be a senior to eat here. All are welcome. That is also the day for the veterans’ representative to be here, but we are not sure if she will be in or not. If you need to talk to her give us a call at (406) 676-2371, after...

Mild wintry weather deceptive

DIXON — With this unexpected mild winter weather (the roads are clear, just a skiff of snow and some piles around), it almost seems like spring is approaching. I know better, though. The multitudes of birds are at my feeder as though this is their only hope for survival. I love seeing bunnies hopping a...

Arlee seniors plan annual meeting

ARLEE — The Arlee Senior Citizens, Inc., located at 34532 Weissinger in Arlee, will be having their annual meeting on Saturday, Jan. 12, following their Saturday supper. Members will review the annual treasurer’s report, the list of 2012 events, thank-you’s to members, and have an election ...

Mission center plans annual meeting

ST. IGNATIUS —The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center will hold its annual meeting on Friday, Jan. 11. The meeting, which will include reports and elections, will begin at noon with a luncheon. Activities in January: • Tuesday, Jan. 1: center closed • Wednesday, Jan. 2: roast beef dinne...

Quilt winner named

RONAN — Happy New Year and may we all be blessed with a happy and healthy new year. I hope that it doesn’t go as fast as the last two. I don’t mind getting older, I just don’t want it to happen so fast. Congratulations to Ambree Blixt on winning our raffle quilt. Thanks to all who ...

Seed catalog inspires until spring

DIXON — A very happy 2013 to us all. Doesn’t it appear that New Year’s comes around more often these years? It seems like a long stretch until spring. Some of us received a Gurneys seed catalog before Christmas, so we have some inspirational reading. Congratulations to Joyce and Don Sier...

Imagine: 2013 just around the corner

RONAN — Welcome to December. Just think, in less than a month we will be into 2013. I am sure that you are, with the rest of us, wondering where the year has gone. Thanks to all of our volunteers. We couldn’t get everything done around here with out your help. We have hired a new cook to he...

Christmas party games on tap at Dixon center

DIXON — December is upon us; how quickly it came this year. There are many activities to enjoy this time of year; I just hope we can get transportation to enjoy some of them. One social event will be the Dixon Senior Center annual Christmas party after lunch, about 1 p.m., on Thursday, Dec. 13. Bring a...

One holiday down, next one happening soon

RONAN — I hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving and are almost done with your Christmas shopping (I wish I were). Monday, Dec. 3, is the board meeting at 10 a.m. The birthday dinner is this Friday, Nov. 30. Come join us for a great roast beef dinner, at noon. The cost is only $4 per person. (Also...

See’s Candies available for purchase

POLSON — The holidays are fast approaching and See’s Candies are for sale  at the center. They make a wonderful gift for someone who is a little hard to buy for. There are one-pound boxes of Assorted or Nuts-N-Chews that sell for $16.75 a box.  Be sure to stop by, they are going fast. ...


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