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Money-making projects top meeting agenda

ARLEE — Our September monthly meeting will be Monday, Sept. 10. We will discuss fall money making projects, so come on down and enjoy lunch. I hope everyone had a safe summer.  Menu for September:  Wednesday, Sept. 5: chef salad Friday, Sept. 7: fish fater tots Saturday, Sept. 8: roast turkey, dinner Monday, Sept. 10: Indian tacos Wednesday, Sept. 12: roast beef Friday, Sept. 14: sausage biscuits Monday, Sept. 17: baked chicken


School kids settle in, geese head south

DIXON — The forest fire smoke is back after a couple of blue-sky days, and our school kids are settled in for the year. Please watch out for children around school buses and as they come and go along the way. Have you noticed the busy v’s of geese getting in formation to head south? And some peop...


New veggies fun to cook

POLSON — A big thank-you to Jo Durand for filling-in for me while I was on vacation. I had a wonderful time and am glad to be back to all your smiling faces. We would like to thank the Lions Club for their donation of hot dogs and goodies. We appreciate you thinking of us and gladly accept your generos...


St. Ignatius center welcomes cook

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center welcomes a new cook, Ricardo Espinosa. Ricardo joins head cook Lorraine Courville and replaces retiring cook Julie McConnell.  Activities for September:  Ayleen’s quilters quilt in the center most Thursdays.  Wednesday...


Medicare email information incorrect

An email is circulating once again claiming that monthly Medicare Part B premiums will be $247 in 2014. This information is incorrect.  The premium is set each year calculated to pay for 25 percent of the cost of coverage, based on actual costs from the prior year. No one can predict with precision t...


Bid farewell to Kelcey

RONAN — Well, the weather has cooled down and the fires are dwindling, so maybe summer won’t end up so bad after all. This Friday, Aug. 31, is our birthday dinner, and it is also Kelcey’s last day. Come on in and tell her good-bye and enjoy a great roast beef dinner with us. I am going t...


Special thanks go out to many

POLSON — Friday’s dinner consisted of Clara’s fish and Kaye’s banana splits. A special thanks goes to all the people who helped: Clara, Kaye, Sharon, Dee, Gabby, Wendy, and anyone else I forgot.  We had a membership drive on that day and so people renewed or got a new card for th...


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&rsq...


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. ...


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