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Articles with the Tag: Helena

Polson, St. Ignatius receive grants

News from the Montana Office of Public Instruction HELENA— The Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education and the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation announced that 15 communities have been selected for iGraduate Montana Challenge Fund grants. Grants of up to $10,000 were awarded to schoo...

Montana high school students invited to participate in Congressional Art Competition

BOZEMAN — Congressman Greg Gianforte today invited high school students in Montana to participate in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. “This year’s Congressional Art Competition provides Montana’s high school students an opportunity to showcase their artistic talents. The win...

4 weeks without traffic fatalities a good start

News from the Montana Department of Transportation HELENA – As of March 28, it’s been a full month since anyone has died in a crash on Montana roads. There has not been a traffic fatality in the state since Feb. 26. This is great progress toward Vision Zero, but the Montana Department of Tra...

Montana Students offered college scholarships

News from GEAR UP HELENA – Montana GEAR UP recently notified 95 seniors, representing 23 Montana high schools, that they had earned the Montana TRIO Achievement Grant. The Montana TRIO Achievement Grant is a one-time award of $1,500. The grant may be used to cover the student’s cost of atten...

Briefs for March 14, 2018

Elks present Ray Lozano RONAN/POLSON — Mission Valley Elks Lodge #1695 through the use of a National Elks Foundation grant will host Ray Lozano, who travels nationally for the Elks talking about drugs and alcohol. Ray has educated and entertained thousands of students in hundreds of schools from A...

Ducks Unlimited to auction off rare moose permit

News from Ducks Unlimited HELENA – Anyone wanting to hunt a Montana Shiras moose state-wide in 2018 will need to participate in a special auction this spring. On March 2, the Helena Ducks Unlimited chapter, on behalf of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (MFWP), will auction a Montana Shiras moose l...

Briefs for Jan. 24, 2018

Ronan receives funds to restore arch HELENA — Lake County Community Development Corporation of Ronan received $15,000 to restore the Ronan Arch. Governor Steve Bullock today announced $750,000 in grants to develop and enhance tourism and recreation in 27 Montana communities across the state. The g...

Briefs for Jan. 24, 2018

Applications for academic scholarships now available  News from the Montana Community Foundation HELENA —Montana Community Foundation announces applications for academic scholarships for the 2018-19 year are now available for Montana students. Last year, MCF awarded more than $450,000 in...

Montana’s graduation, completion, dropout rates for 2016-17 school year announced

HELENA — State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen recently announced Montana’s 2016-17 school year graduation, completion and dropout rates. Graduation rates saw a slight increase to 85.8 percent which is up from 85.6 percent during the 2015-16 school year. There was a larger increase in Montana’...

Charlo woman ordered to pay $32K in lost wages

POLSON — A 31-year-old Charlo woman being held in the Helena jail was given a three-year deferred sentence on Jan. 10 for criminal endangerment for her part in an incident that left an employee of the Ronan Town Pump unable to work.  Shirley Ann Felsman was also given a six-month suspended jail...

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