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Articles with the Tag: St. Ignatius

Big Sky Kids Fit Club begins Big Sky Kids Fit Club begins

ST. IGNATIUS — With the advent of technology in America came a sedentary lifestyle filled with video games, television, couch potatoes and, at one point, Twinkies.  As the years went on, Americans got heavier as illnesses like heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol st...

Nursing scholarship honors Echo DeLong Nursing scholarship honors Echo DeLong

RONAN — Despite the fact that Echo DeLong was the all-around cowgirl in the Montana High School Rodeo Association in 1986, being a nurse who really cared about her patients meant more than any special recognition that she may have ever received during her lifetime. “She had a gift for being co...

St. Ignatius center feels squeeze

ST. IGNATIUS — As is the case with many nonprofit organizations these days, the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center is often pressed to meet its month to month financial obligations. There are some state and federal subsidies for the center’s nutrition program and $1,500 annually from the county ...

Mission teams headed to divisionals Mission teams headed to divisionals

HAMILTON — The Mission Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs are headed to the Western B Divisional basketball tournament beginning Thursday in Kalispell after both teams took fourth place at the District 6-B tourney last weekend in Hamilton. The Lady Bulldogs beat Ronan in a play-in game Feb. 12, 47-32, and m...

Feistner, Petersen win at all-star wrestling tourney

GREAT FALLS — Two Mission Valley wrestlers won their weight classes at the fifth annual Tournament of Champions in Great Falls. Polson’s Craig Feistner won the 140-pound championship, and Mission-Charlo's Jacen Petersen won at 171 pounds. The tournament, sponsored by the Great Falls personal i...

Mission Valley fields state wrestling champions Mission Valley fields state wrestling champions

MISSION VALLEY — Mission Valley wrestlers took home more than a few  trophies last weekend at the Montana state wrestling tournament in Billings.  In the B-C division, the Ronan Chiefs placed fourth as a team, while the St. Ignatius-Charlo squad took fifth. Mission-Charlo head coach Lyle C...

St. Ignatius center lists activities

  ST. IGNATIUS — The following are the activities at the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center for February: Ayleen’s Quilters quilt in the center most Thursdays. • Thursday,  Feb. 14: quilters • Friday, Feb . 15: stuffed chicken breast lunch • Tuesday, Feb. ...

Mission Bulldogs: ‘Don’t count us out’ Mission Bulldogs: ‘Don’t count us out’

ST. IGNATIUS — While head coach Steve Pelletier has only been in Montana four months, he says he loves the area and that St. Ignatius is a “very special place” that reminds him of his hometown — a town where basketball rules all. “The people, the kids, the players, and the st...

Local wrestlers go big at divisionals Local wrestlers go big at divisionals

The Ronan Chiefs won the Western B-C Divisional wrestling title last weekend in Thompson Falls with a team score of 188, while the Mission-Charlo team came in second with 137. Ronan head coach Cory Johnston said the team had 11 individual qualifiers for state. “It was awesome,” Johnston sai...

St. Ignatius man leads police on hour-long chase

ST. IGNATIUS — Police say James Wilson Allen, a 37-year-old St. Ignatius resident, led police on a seven-minute car chase followed by a 90-minute foot pursuit after he allegedly tried to run over a Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy. Allen was originally stopped for “unsafe driving habits&rdqu...

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