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Newly acquired ivory artwork displayed

CHARLO —  It must be getting near springtime – Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana has opened its doors for the 2019 season. Be sure to stop by for a sneak preview of a new ivory artwork exhibit that will be installed in its entirety later this spring.  Start your St. Patrick’s weekend celebrations by stopping by the museum and gift shop on Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and enjoy some hot coffee and a bite or two of something sweet and green.  The museum recently acquired a substantial collection of Alaskan ivory artwork of various artists acquired over a lifetime by Hugh Magnussen and his wife, Jutta. The artwork is carved meticulously from wal...


Newly acquired ivory artwork displayed

CHARLO —  It must be getting near springtime – Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana has opened its doors for the 2019 season. Be sure to stop by for a sneak preview of a new ivory artwork exhibit that will be installed in its entirety later this spring.  Start your St. Patrick’s w...


Dixon honor roll for 2019 second trimester

Fourth grade : Dylann Elverud, Reese Swensen   Fifth grade : Tyler Boye, Amelya Delay, Mark Ioli, Katie Porter, Adele Ranney, Rylee Swensen, Abigail Wagner   Sixth grade : Charlie Elverud, Jayna Hale   Seventh grade : Brittan Griego, Henry Ranney, Jayden Whiteha...


Donations help support Charlo outdoor complex

CHARLO – The Charlo Community Outdoor Complex committee received a substantial donation towards the funds needed to build a rubberized track for the Charlo Sports Complex.  The Charlo American Legion Post 126 presented CCOC chairman Harley Coleman with a check for $2,000 in support of the proje...


Free income tax assistance offered

News from the AARP Tax-Aide Program  MISSION VALLEY -The AARP Tax-Aide Program provides free help in preparing and electronically filing Federal and State income tax returns for low to moderate-income taxpayers. This service is free to taxpayers of any age. All volunteer tax preparers are traine...


Ronan’s top cop takes chilly plunge for worthy cause Ronan’s top cop takes chilly plunge for worthy cause

With temperatures hovering around zero degrees on Saturday morning, Ronan Police Chief Ken Weaver took a chilly dip in the icy waters of Spring Creek in the Ronan park for a good cause. Weaver signed up to help raise funds for the annual Special Olympics with the Flathead Rez Polar Plunge, along with othe...


One man killed in Pablo shooting

PABLO – Matthew Adam Posey Darnell, 30, of Polson, was shot several times and killed in Pablo on Thursday night, Feb. 28, around 10 p.m.  Daniel Chance Blixt, 29, of Pablo, was charged with deliberate homicide in the shooting death, according to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell.  Bell said ...


8 children involved in wreck

ST. IGNATIUS – Eight children and their driver were taken to the hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 27, following a three-vehicle accident that occurred outside of St. Ignatius near Post Creek Hill, McDonald Lake Road and mile marker 39.2. “They are all young children,” said Montana Highway Pat...


Drugs found during residential search in Polson Drugs found during residential search in Polson

POLSON – On the afternoon of March 1, your Polson Police Department executed a residential search warrant as part of a short-term drug investigation. The warrant was executed at the Boettcher Terrace Apartments in the 800 block of 10th Avenue East. Evidence found during the search included methamphetam...


Montana attorney general pushes for opioid prescription regulation Montana attorney general pushes for opioid prescription regulation

McKenna Fromm was a straight-A high school student, basketball player and member of student government in 2011.  By 2015, she was living in a spider-infested “drug den,” estranged from her family and deep in addiction.   Fromm said her life turned upside down after being diagnosed...


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