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Greener pastures: forum examines future of local agriculture Greener pastures: forum examines future of local agriculture

RONAN — America was once “the bread basket of the world” with nearly 9 percent of the country’s gross domestic product coming from agriculture in 1950. For the past 10 years, the percentage of the United States’ GDP originating from agriculture has hovered around 1 percent, and ...

Volunteers sought for boards

Lake County currently seeks volunteers to serve on the following boards: Polson City-County Planning Board; Planning and Zoning Commission; Lake County Planning Board; and Board of Adjustment. Appointments begin Jan. 1, 2013.  For more detail on the scope, needs and schedule of each board or for an a...

JP candidates speak out on issues JP candidates speak out on issues

POLSON — Nine of the candidates for Lake County Justice of the Peace packed the Polson High School stage for a candidate forum co-sponsored by Domestic Violence Education and Services and the Valley Journal on Oct. 16. About 50 people were in the audience. The three candidates not attending were Alan B...

Decker, Swenson vie for county commissioner Decker, Swenson vie for county commissioner

Two candidates survived the primary election and are competing in the race for Lake County Commissioner. They are Gale Decker, Republican, and John Swenson, Independent. The winner of the race will take his seat with commissioners Ann Brower and Bill Barron.   Gale Decker Decker, 64, and his ...

Mission Valley youth shine at NFL Punt, Pass, Kick competition Mission Valley youth shine at NFL Punt, Pass, Kick competition

MISSION VALLEY — Several Mission Valley children showcased their athletic skills and proved their soon-to-be football star status during the 51st annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick sectional competition.  Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Missoula, more than 100 boys and girls ages 6 to 15 from all ove...

Local 4-H celebrates 100 years Local 4-H celebrates 100 years

RONAN — Together, generations of people celebrated 100 years of 4-H in Montana during the 2012 Lake County 4-H achievement program held Oct. 14 at the community center in Ronan. The annual achievement program is when Lake County members are recognized for their hard work and accomplishments throughout ...

Local lawyer hopes to unseat district judge Local lawyer hopes to unseat district judge

The District Court judge seat in District 20 is up for grabs in the Mission Valley, and two local residents are competing for the job.  Montana currently sustains 56 District Courts in 22 judicial districts. District Court judges serve six-year terms. During these terms, they hear cases including all...

Flu shots offered throughout Lake County

The Lake County Public Health Department will be offering flu shots to the public at the following locations: Arlee Senior Center — Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  St. Ignatius Senior Center — Wednesday, Oct. 3, 3:30 -5 p.m.  Charlo Senior Center — Thursday, Oct. 4...

Lake County Justice Court news for Aug. 8, 2012

Justice of the Peace Chuck Wall dealt with the following cases July 27-Aug. 2: Gregory Allan Olsen , 38, pleaded not guilty to the amended offense of reckless driving, first offense. He was found guilty, sentenced to 90 days in jail, 76 suspended, and fined $300 plus $35 in court costs.  Jennife...

Lake County District Court news for Aug. 8, 2012

Judge Deborah Kim Christopher dealt with the following cases Thursday, Aug. 2: Alex Finley , 28, Ronan, had his 2003 suspended sentences for criminal endangerment, a felony, and criminal mischief, a felony, revoked and was sentenced to the Department of Corrections for 10 years, five suspended, on the fi...


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