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Evening meals well attended in St. Ignatius Center

ST. IGNATIUS — The twice monthly evening meals have been quite well attended in the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center this summer. The meals will go back to the first and third Wednesdays schedule in August. Bingo is played after almost every lunch. Ayleen’s Quilters quilt in the center most Thursdays. Menu for the rest of August: • Wednesday, Aug. 7: roast beef dinner, 5:30 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 8: quilters • Friday, Aug. 9: baked chicken and    birthday cake lunch • Monday, Aug. 12: pinochle, 7 p.m. • Tuesday, Aug. 13: spaghetti lunch • Thursday, Aug. 15: quilters • Friday, Aug. 16: beef stroganoff lunch ...


Five buck chicken dinner Thursday at Ronan Senior Center

RONAN — The weather has cooled down and the rain is great. Maybe the fire danger will go down. Our Thursday night meal is this week, at 5 p.m. We will serve a great chicken dinner for only $5 per person. Come and enjoy the meal with us. Cards are played here at 7 p.m., on Monday, Aug.19. This is ...


New people join Ronan seniors for lunch

RONAN — Are you hot enough yet? Hopefully, by the time the papers come out it will have cooled down a bit. Especially since it’s time for the Lake County Fair and the Ronan Pioneer Days. Thanks to all who joined us this week for our “Bring a Friend to Lunch” day. We had new people joi...


Breakfast succeeds in St. Ignatius Senior Center

ST. IGNATIUS — More than 200 people were served during the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center Good Old Days Pancake Breakfast on July 20. Thanks go out to the many people who helped make the event a success.  A section of ceiling tile recently fell from the dining room ceiling. The edges of th...


Ronan seniors could use some rain

RONAN — Is it hot enough for you, yet? I sure hope it cools down some, as I don’t do well in the heat. With fire season off to a good start, we could sure use some rain. There were 18 people here to play cards on July 15. Sharon Guenzler had the high score, Mary Howell had the low score, Deann...


Breakfast and bingo served up in St. Ignatius Center

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center will again be the site of the Good Old Days Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, July 20. The breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. and continue to 11 a.m. Eggs, sausages, pancakes, orange juice and coffee will be served for $5 per person. Bingo will be played ...


Montana home better than relaxing on Hawaiian beach

RONAN — The last time I had this column in the paper, I remarked that it would be nice to be relaxing on a nice beach somewhere. Well, we did that, and it wasn’t all that great. One thing that we learned is that Montana is much prettier than Hawaii. It’s good to be home. The Foot Clinic ...


Clara’s fish fry on tap at Polson Senior Center

POLSON — The Toe Nail Clinic for August will be held on the 7th, which is the first Wednesday of the month.  This will be for August only and we will go back to the second Wednesday of the month in September. Just a friendly, reminder that Clara’s fish fry is during lunch on Friday July 1...


St. Ignatius Center kitchen improvements finished

ST. IGNATIUS —The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center has finished its kitchen improvement program thanks to support and donations from Blackfoot Telecommunications, the Washington Foundation, Lutheran Thrivent, the Area Six Agency on Aging, British Petroleum and many local people who donated and/or to...


Delicious, juicy melons growing

DIXON — The tradition and the noise of July 4 is over and we are enjoying a break in the 90-degree heat (as of this writing). Good news—the Dixon melon report is that the juicy and delicious melons are growing fine. You will probably have a sample before our Melon Day celebration on August 24. ...


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