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Articles with the Tag: Mission Valley

Community Bank to be bought by Glacier Bancorp Community Bank to be bought by Glacier Bancorp

RONAN – One of Mission Valley’s oldest businesses will be sold this winter, but management says the sale means customers will gain something, instead of losing it.  Glacier Bancorp, Inc. announced the purchase of Community Bank, Inc. on Nov. 5. Officials say the purchase will be completed...

Town Pump fundraising campaign benefit local families

News from Town Pump Charitable Foundation The Town Pump Charitable Foundation hopes to raise over $3 million in its 13th annual fundraising campaign for food banks across Montana, including the Loaves and Fish Food Pantry in Polson, the Bread Basket Food Pantry in Ronan, and Mission Valley Food Pantry in ...

Local historical society president resigns office Local historical society president resigns office

News from the Flathead Reservation Area Historical Society  With a deep sense of appreciation and honor after serving for over 16 years, Flathead Reservation Area (FRA) Historical Society, President Joyce Decker Wegner is resigning her office and membership on the board. With the two-volume Lake Coun...

Parents, kids trod together in 5K Parents, kids trod together in 5K

POLSON – Two-year-old Marguerite Brenner looked a bit red-faced as she floated across the finish line for the first annual Mission Valley Kids Walk Run 5K in Polson.  In some ways the tiny tot had a good reason to be exhausted; five kilos is a long way when your legs are that small, but Brenner...

Still growing strong Still growing strong

Ten years ago the Valley Journal was nothing more than a wisp of an idea tossed back and forth on a summer breeze by four local journalists sipping sweet tea on a back porch with ambitions of launching a new, better source of media for the community. By autumn, the dream had turned into reality, and the firs...

Superhero run scheduled

News from Friends of Ronan Parks and Trails The nonprofit Friends of Ronan Parks & Trails, FORPAT, group is sponsoring the first annual Mission Valley Kids Walk 5K Run on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. in Polson. The event will start at Walmart and travel by many local businesses and sponsors. Registratio...

Secure in the Saddle Secure in the Saddle

In some ways Mission Valley’s new horse trainer is a young man just trying to get his start in the business. In other ways he’s been preparing for the job for his entire life.  “I could ride before I could walk,” 20-year-old cowboy Dusty Morigeau said. “There’s jus...

Fires burn Flathead Reservation, restrictions kick in

Sunday, Aug. 17 update FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — The lightning-caused Seepay Fire burning on the Flathead Indian Reservation 20 miles west of Dixon is currently at 1,050 acres, with hot spots primarily on the western flank. Humidity and rain throughout the past three days has s...

Commodities delivery in need of plastic bags

RONAN — Volunteers for the Lake County Council on Aging’s commodity program are worried that they will have problems making food delivery to hundreds of Mission Valley seniors in September, after the container where most of the delivery bags are collected broke.  Volunteer Sylvia Krantz s...

Come share lunch at Mission Valley Senior Center

RONAN — Well, can summer go any faster? At least the heat spell is over. Seventy-nine people joined us last Friday for our birthday dinner. Thanks to our cooks for preparing such a great meal. Our Thursday evening meal will be at 5 p.m. on Aug. 7. We will be serving a great chicken dinner and all th...


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