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Articles with the Tag: St. Ignatius

Medicare plan assistance offered

ST. IGNATIUS —Assistance in reviewing and changing Medicare related plans will be available in the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center on Tuesday, Nov. 27.  Consultations will be available by appointment only beginning at 9:30 a.m. The Area VI Agency on Aging is providing the service. To sign up f...

Friends, family rally in support of coach battling cancer Friends, family rally in support of coach battling cancer

Les Rice has coached one St. Ignatius sport or another for the past 33 years. This season marks his 22nd straight year as the girls’ varsity basketball coach, but this year he’s facing his toughest challenge yet: cancer. Doctors discovered a tumor in Rice’s chest in July. Currently under...

Alexander 2nd in state Alexander 2nd in state

HELENA — Mission harrier Paden Alexander took second at the state Class B cross-country meet last weekend in Helena. The senior Bulldog finished in 16:43; his best time of the season was 15:19, which he ran Sept. 15 at the Ronan Invitational meet. “This isn’t Paden’s best time, but...

St. Ignatius Center hosts ‘Pink for Cancer Day’

ST. IGNATIUS —The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center encouraged those coming to lunch on Tuesday, Oct. 23, to wear pink for “Pink for Cancer Day.” Donations to fight cancer were accepted. There will be no meal on Wednesday, Oct. 31, and pinochle is on Oct. 29 rather than the Oct. 31. ...

New pastor joins United Methodist Church

RONAN — Mission Valley United Methodist Church congregation would like to take this opportunity to introduce our new pastor, Derf Bergman and his wife Jay Bergman to the Mission Valley. Derf grew up in Bath, Ill. He is a lifelong Methodist and now a United Methodist. He received his Bachelor of A...

Mission football ‘second family’ for athletes Mission football ‘second family’ for athletes

MISSION — Football is, by definition, a team sport. This simple fact has not changed since the sport’s invention, and it remains a powerful deciding factor as to whether or not a team will succeed.  It is a widely accepted fact that skill level, age, and athletic ability are minimal facto...

Alexander claims divisional title Alexander claims divisional title

RONAN — It may come as no surprise to those who have been watching Mission’s Paden Alexander this season, but the senior cross-country runner won the 6B-7B conference championship Saturday in a time of 15:56, smoking second-place Bigfork runner Logan Morley by 34 seconds. Mission had eight boy...

Local ranches featured on Angus tour Local ranches featured on Angus tour

A gracious, but smoky, Mission Valley greeting awaited the passengers of three large tour busses upon their arrival at Lazy J M Ranch near St. Ignatius Sept. 21. The passengers were part of a, “once every seven years” tour put together by the Montana Angus Association. They were a varied represen...

St. Ignatius begins pre-disaster mitigation plan

ST. IGNATIUS — During a brief St. Ignatius City Council meeting Oct. 2, Lake County Office of Emergency Management Coordinator Stephen Stanley outlined the towns need for involvement in an updated pre-disaster mitigation plan.  Stanley explained that a pre-disaster mitigation plan identifies po...

Evans leads Bulldogs to win

TROY — In a 24-14 victory over the Trojans Friday night, Mission Bulldog Dylan Evans posted the best rushing and passing numbers of his career.  “Dylan led the team on offense with his poise in the pocket, downfield vision, accurate throwing and running when the pass was not available,&rd...


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