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Articles with the Tag: Mission Valley

Register now for 3 on 3 hoop jams

News from Mission Valley 3 on 3 MISSION VALLEY — Mission Valley 3 on 3 will again be hosting basketball events throughout the summer months. Registration for all events can be made online at, dropped off at the locations and dates listed with each event, or mailed to P.O. Box 9...

State forestry, food science competition comes to Ronan State forestry, food science competition comes to Ronan

Future foresters and culinary artists descended upon Ronan last week as the school hosted two state FFA competitions. Buses took 100 students from 10 schools into Crow Canyon for the Forestry competition, while the Food Science event was held simultaneously at the Lake County Fairgrounds. “It wen...

Scholarship available for Ronan senior

News from Mission Mountain 3 on 3  RONAN — Mission Valley 3 on 3 is offering a $250 scholarship to a graduating senior of Ronan High School who will pursue a degree in education, coaching or human health.  Applicants must complete an application, available from Scholarship Coo...

Game officials see increased meth cases

FLATHEAD RESERVATION –  Tribal, state, and federal game authorities are feeling the effects of a resurgence in methamphetamine usage in the Mission Valley. Tribal Game Warden Mike McElderry pointed to his bulletproof vest in a meeting with the Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board last w...

Share the Spirit brightens Christmas Share the Spirit brightens Christmas

POLSON — Though it’s headquartered in Polson, Share the Spirit stretches its arms around many Lake County children from birth to 12 years old. “We have 250 more kids than we’ve ever had before,” Share the Spirit Director Toni Young said.  It’s kind of a double w...

Concert features Christmas music Concert features Christmas music

POLSON — The lights were dim and the pews were full when the Mission Valley Choral Society, the Copeland Memorial Ringers and the Flathead Flute Choir presented “A Light Christmas.” The concert was held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 3 p.m. on Dec. 15.  Mason Niblack, who co...

Virginia McConnell

RONAN — Virginia Reichard McConnell, 97, died of natural causes in St. Luke Hospital in Ronan on Dec. 3, 2013. She was born on Feb. 8, 1916, to Clarence and Elsie Reichard in Ronan. She attended schools in Ronan. She and her sister Marge helped on her parents’ Round Butte sheep ranch. It was ther...

'Youth Shoots' provides free shooting program 'Youth Shoots' provides free shooting program

RONAN — The 2013 program for “Youth Shoots,” at the Mission Valley Shooting Club near Ronan, came to an end at the Dec. 1 shoot where rewards were given to participants. Top shooter of the year with the most first place finishes was Andrey Bauer of Polson. Andrey received a participation...

Ranchers send heifers to South Dakota

Two Lake County heifers are headed to South Dakota as part of an outreach by the Western Montana Stockmen. An early blizzard on Oct. 4 slammed into South Dakota following a series of 70 to 80 degree days, catching cattle still grazing on less-sheltered summer range with no opportunity to grow winter coats...

Mission Valley residents prepare for Affordable Care Act implementation

LAKE COUNTY – The implementation of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has been a bumpy transition for individuals and business owners trying to navigate the massive overhaul of America’s healthcare system. Although the change has not been seamless, healthcare officials say the pla...

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