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Articles with the Tag: Mission

St. Ignatius children, Bavarian tourists enjoy powwow St. Ignatius children, Bavarian tourists enjoy powwow

MISSION – There was a transcontinental exchange of culture at St. Ignatius Elementary School Sept. 13, as children of the St. Ignatius Dance Troupe donned traditional outfits and held a powwow for students and tourists from Bavaria, Germany.  It’s an event the school tries to hold each ye...

Mission’s Lady Bulldogs learning the ropes

ST. IGNATIUS – Friday brought Plains to the Lady Bulldogs home volleyball court. Mission fired up the crowd with a 3-1 win. This was a big win for the Lady Bulldogs as they’ve come close, but couldn’t quite pull off a win in previous games. Head coach Kendal Baldwin was happy to see h...

Mission Bulldogs tumble to Boulder

  BOULDER – The Bulldogs had a tough day out of town on Friday, falling to Boulder 0-48.  Mission’s Raymond Matt led the Bulldogs rushing 57 yards on 16 carries. The Bulldogs will head to Plains to take on the Horsemen Sept. 20. Mission 0 0 0 0 – 0 Boulder 13 14 14 ...

Family raises awareness of infant heart disease Family raises awareness of infant heart disease

MISSION — Arteries clogged by years of unhealthy habits are a typical image that comes to mind when hearing the words “heart disease.”  “You automatically think of someone who’s older,” Mission resident Bobbie Cross said.  Cross and her family are trying to...

St. Ignatius seniors grateful for van donation

ST. IGNATIUS — The St Ignatius Senior Citizens Center is extremely grateful for the van recently donated to it by the Lower Flathead Valley Community Foundation. The 15-passenger van will be used for a number of purposes, including trips to museums, activities, shopping, etc.  The car that was ...

St. Ignatius reserve officer program reinstated

 MISSION — The St. Ignatius Town Council voted to reinstate a police officer reserve program at its Sept. 3 meeting.  Chief of Police Jeffrey Ferguson asked if the approximately $77,000 budgeted to the police department would be enough to add another full-time officer to the police force.&...

Local schools pay $500,000 to bail out teacher’s retirement Local schools pay $500,000 to bail out teacher’s retirement

LAKE COUNTY — A plan to bail out the Montana Teacher’s Retirement System will cost Lake County school districts more than $500,000 this year, resulting in less relief to the taxpayer and the inability to build reserve funds, according to local education officials.   The plan was created i...

Livestock change palate to help farmers Livestock change palate to help farmers

ST. IGNATIUS – Farmers look to nature to deal with the rising costs of operation by letting the farm animals do more of the work. “The animals will eat and develop a taste for nutrient dense weeds along with the grass. This method takes less fertilizer. The cows will trample natural fertilizer...

Mission Falls Trail closed

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire and Wildland Recreation Program ST. IGNATIUS — Tribal Wildland Recreation Program and Tribal Division of Fire announce the closure of the Mission Falls Trail at the trailhead due to the Mission Falls Fire.  The lightning cau...

'MAC Attack' heads to state tourney 'MAC Attack' heads to state tourney

ST. IGNATIUS — With rainstorms, cold weather and puddles to contend with this spring, the MAC softball team just laughed. They’ve dealt with worse weather, including 2 inches of snow at last year’s state tournament. MAC stands for Mission, Arlee and Charlo, since it’s a combined team ...


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