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Dixon Seniors for May 13, 2020

DIXON — The Dixon Senior Center continues to serve our community. We are still adhering and following social distancing precautions. We are accepting take-out meal requests only. Meals will be served Monday and Thursday evenings at 5:30 p.m. Meals are $4 per serving and are deliverable to Dixon residents upon request.   The menu for the coming week is: —  Monday, May 18: dinner - pork chops, sweet potatoes, dessert —  Thursday, May 21: spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert Feel welcome to place an order in advance by calling 406-246-3310. All ages are always welcome.  

Locals graduate from Carroll College

News from Carroll College HELENA – On Saturday, May 9, 2020, Carroll College conferred degrees on graduates in a virtual conferral ceremony in lieu of what would have been the 110th commencement ceremony of the college. In light of the mandates put in place due to COVID-19, Carroll College has res...

MSU poll shows high marks given to state, local governments for handling of coronavirus crisis 

MONTANA  – A recent online poll of residents in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota and Utah found that a clear majority of respondents gave their governors and state local government high marks for their response to the coronavirus pandemic, with thoughts about the federal government’s response...

Public comment sought on resurfacing project for US Highway 93 north and south of Lakeside

News from the Montana Department of Transportation   LAKESIDE – The Montana Department of Transportation would like to announce and invite the public to comment on a proposal to resurface about 9.1 miles of U.S. Highway 93, north and south of Lakeside.  The project begins just north of...

New COVID-19 case found in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY ­– An individual has tested positive for COVID-19 in Lake County – although the case count in the county won’t be going up. The Lake County and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Unified Command Center reported that an individual traveling from out-of-state tested positive ...

Partners announce Bison Conservation Initiative

News from U.S. Fish  and Wildlife Service WASHINGTON D.C. — Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt recently announced the Bison Conservation Initiative, a new cooperative initiative that will coordinate conservation strategies and approaches for the wild American Bison over the next 10 yea...

Montana youth poetry contest calls for submissions

News from Express to Speak   MONTANA – Express to Speak is now accepting entries for their 2020 Envision Youth Poetry call for submissions.  Montanans age 18 years or younger are encouraged to submit one or more poems of original works for publication. For the past 14 years, Express t...

Faculty group launches emergency fund for students

UM News Service MISSOULA – The University Faculty Association at the University of Montana has launched a new fund to aid students struggling with emergency expenses. The faculty union created the fund to help students struggling with expenses that could force them to not complete spring semest...

Livestock per capita fee payments due May 31

News from Montana Department of Revenue MONTANA – The Montana Departments of Livestock and Revenue would like to thank the livestock owners who have reported and paid their 2020 per capita livestock fees. The per capita fees provide critical funding for programs that benefit livestock producers...

Humanities Montana to distribute CARES Act Funds

News from Humanities Montana MONTANA – Humanities Montana will, in the weeks ahead, provide nearly $400,000 in grants to the state’s museums, historic sites and cultural institutions affected by the COVID-19 health crisis. Humanities-focused nonprofit organizations based in Montana that a...

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