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Articles with the Tag: Good Old Days

Good Old Days canceled

Chamber of Commerce ST. IGNATIUS – With a heavy heart, the St. Ignatius Chamber of Commerce has decided to cancel this year’s 38th Annual Good Old Days.  “Please understand that this was a very hard decision, knowing that we, as a community, love to get together and celebrate o...

'Good Old Days' celebrated with lawn mowers, mud 'Good Old Days' celebrated with lawn mowers, mud

ST. IGNATIUS – On Saturday afternoon during the 37th Annual Good Old Days Celebration at the park, six men lined up to compete in what could be called the American version of the Tour de France, considering the competitive nature of both races, although these men climbed onto riding lawnmowers instead ...

Good Old Time Good Old Time

ST. IGNATIUS – Bentley Slagle, 5, finished up the Good Old Days events on Saturday needing a nap and a bath after playing hard under the hot sun.  He said he ran around the Good Old Day’s Park and played games, saw a couple cute dogs, climbed a rock wall, which was scary at first, and got...

Town celebrates Good Old Days weekend Town celebrates Good Old Days weekend

ST. IGNATIUS – Besides the climbing wall, another new event was at the Good Old Days celebration this year.  A crowd watched as emergency responders from across Lake County gathered together to stage a mock rescue. Mission Valley Ambulance Auxiliary Vice President Jade Michel said emergency res...

Good Old Days starts Friday Good Old Days starts Friday

ST. IGNATIUS – The 35th Annual Good Old Days three-day celebration starts on Friday, July 21, and wraps up on Sunday, July 23, at different locations in town.   Friday, July 21 10 a.m. Little Mr. and Miss Good Old Days Pageant at the St. Ignatius Elementary School  4 p.m. Dessert ...

Inspiring memories Inspiring memories

Tim Orr rolled down Main Street on an antique tractor during the Good Old Days parade on Saturday. More than a dozen shiny red or green tractors followed the parade route, although some showed a little more wear. “People put a lot of hours on these old tractors,” Orr said after the parade. ...

Old fashioned fun starts soon Old fashioned fun starts soon

ST. IGNATIUS – The 34th Good Old Days Celebration weekend starts Friday. “It’s a fun way for everyone to get together and have fun,” said Janis Heffern, coordinator. The annual event is put on by the St. Ignatius Chamber of Commerce.“We do this as a way to give back to the...

Beading project raffle to help Neighborhood Watch Beading project raffle to help Neighborhood Watch

ST. IGNATIUS – Doris Snyder spent dozens of hours joining 20,000 tiny 1.6 millimeter-sized glass beads, which are smaller than a grain of rice, in various colors to create a wildlife-themed picture that she is giving away. The St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch received the framed picture on Friday wit...

old-fangled old-fangled

A soggy start didn’t rain on the Good Old Days parade, as folks came from all around to visit with old friends, show their community spirit, enjoy some good eats and have a good old time.  Fred Gariepy has volunteered for the event for each of the 33 years it’s been going on, and said the...

Good Old Days celebrates old-fashioned fun in St. Ignatius Good Old Days celebrates old-fashioned fun in St. Ignatius

Michael Martinez, 14, gritted his teeth and pulled at the end of a thick muddy rope with his back to an almost knee deep watery mud hole in the Good Old Days park. He pulled with friends Daniel Lozeau, 11, and Brent Lozeau, 8, until the opposing team on the other end of the rope went into the mud during the ...


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