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Dixon comes alive like Brigadoon

DIXON —Hasn’t the weather taken such a change? I am enjoying the fresh produce available from local markets, and visiting with neighbors. I’m hoping to beat the bugs to my blackberries, as the crop looks great. I’ll be looking for canning peaches, as I managed to stretch last year’s supply to last until this week. I’m so grateful my mother is a canner and still available to help me. As of this writing, Dixon Melon Day will be held tomorrow. Like the fabled Brigadoon, which appeared once every hundred years, our little town will come alive with a parade, vendors, races, a community dinner, and other activities, including meeting people you may meet only...

St. Ignatius plans anniversary celebration

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center’s anniversary plans for October will be for the center’s 40th anniversary, not its 50th. More details will be revealed in subsequent articles.  Activities for August and September:  • Thursday, Aug. 30: quilters ...

Arlee seniors wish all a safe Labor Day

ARLEE — Thank you so much for supporting us at the Arlee Farmers' Market. Now we just need to worry about the last two weeks of August. Labor Day is just around the corner and we hope everyone gets through safely. Menu for August: • Friday, Aug. 24: chili burgers • Saturday, Aug. ...

Seniors appreciate fresh vegetables

POLSON —We would like to thank Salish Kootenai College for their wonderful donation of fresh vegetables. We understand they are grown at the college. They are beautiful and we have made good use of them already. Thank you again; they are very much appreciated. Congratulations to Joe and Sharon McDon...

Late summer agenda full of activities

DIXON — We are past the middle of August and looking toward back-to-school for some, garden harvesting for others, and for our little town, the Dixon Melon Day puts us on the map once more. The Dixon Melon Day committee has been busy arranging all the details to provide activities for a day of communit...

Mission seniors plans 50th anniversary

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center’s plans for its 50th anniversary celebration in October are under way.  More details will be revealed in subsequent articles.  Activities for the rest of August: • Thursday, Aug. 23: quilters • Friday, Aug. 24: sl...

Drive carefully as school starts

RONAN — Well, here we are, at the end of summer and the starting of a new school year. Please drive carefully, as the kids don’t always watch where they are going.  The days are already growing shorter and there is a feeling of fall in the air. I don’t like the cold weather, but a l...


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