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Polson Seniors for Jan. 16, 2019

POLSON — You know, of course, that the quips I put in this column are taken from others; I’m not clever enough to come up with them on my own. Interestingly enough, stealing ideas from one person is called ‘plagiarism.’ Stealing them from many is called ‘research.’ Bingo continues to be a great Friday night activity here. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Join our exercise group every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30-11:30 p.m. Get your See’s Candy here while there is still a good selection. The menu for the coming week is: —  Thursday, Jan.  17: Shepard’s pie, home-made roll — &nb...

Ronan Seniors for Jan. 16, 2019

RONAN — Well another year has come and gone. I hope everyone had a safe and happy New Year’s celebration.  On Monday, Jan. 21, cards will be played at the center at 6:30 p.m.  On Friday, Jan. 25, we will hold our monthly birthday dinner.  The craft ladies will be doing the...

Birth announcements for Jan. 9, 2019 Birth announcements for Jan. 9, 2019

Alaric Sias POLSON — Skylar, Peyton and Blakely Sias announce the birth of their brother, Alaric Alphonse Sias. Alaric was born on Nov. 26, 2018, at the Nesting Place in Providence St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 21 inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Alaric’s parents are Caitlyn a...

Polar Plunge swimmers shiver into New Year Polar Plunge swimmers shiver into New Year

Lunacy might be defined as jumping into the wintery water of Flathead Lake at temperatures barely above freezing, wearing nothing more than swimsuits or clothes more suitable for a summer day, but as human nature goes, many people are up for doing crazy things.   The Polson Polar Plunge is an annual ...

CSKT reminds people of seasonal land closures

News from CSKT FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — Dan McClure, chief of the Tribal Conservation Program, announces the posting and enforcement of the following seasonal closure. The Ferry Basin Wildlife Management Unit’s tribally owned lands are closed to all recreational access and use by non...

Missed athletes recognized on Wall of Fame

RONAN – There are going to be some new names and pictures added to Ronan High School’s “Wall of Fame” this month. The “Wall of Fame” originated in the early 1970s with the intent of recognizing all Ronan High School athletes who achieved All-state status.  Requirem...

Friends support local woman battling cancer Friends support local woman battling cancer

POLSON – Mary Rensvold is facing a breast cancer diagnosis with a team at her side.  Rensvold’s friend, Shelley Croft, is organizing a fundraiser to offset medical costs. The Friday, Jan. 18 fundraiser will feature a spaghetti dinner, a live auction and a silent auction. The event will be...

Briefs for Jan. 9, 2019

Pasty sales benefit charities MISSION VALLEY — Mission Valley United Methodist Women are taking orders for pasties. The price is $5 per pasty.  Call Tena at 406-745-4123 to place an order. Pick-up dates are the afternoon of Jan. 24 and all day Jan. 25. Arrangements can be made for another ...

GOP lawmakers considering new anti-abortion bills GOP lawmakers considering new anti-abortion bills

Anti-abortion legislation has failed consistently under Gov. Steve Bullock’s tenure, but three bills, and perhaps more, are in the works before the 2019 session begins. As he did in 2017, Sen. Al Olszewski, R-Kalispell, has requested a bill that would ban abortions after a fetus is considered &ldquo...

Nominations sought for ServeMontana Award

From The Governor’s Office of Community Service  HELENA — The Governor’s Office of Community Service is accepting nominations for the ninth annual ServeMontana Awards, the office announced today. The ServeMontana Awards recognize and thank Montanans for their everyday contribut...


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