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Articles with the Tag: St. Ignatius

St. Ignatius water project nears completion

ST. IGNATIUS — After a small amount of E. coli was found in the St. Ignatius water system in July of 2010, the city was forced to work through a $250,000 mandated water system upgrade for the next several years.  The original project was to add a third city well and replace water lines on three...

Young Mission-Charlo wrestlers have high hopes for season Young Mission-Charlo wrestlers have high hopes for season

This year, Mission-Charlo wrestling boasts one of the largest (and youngest) teams head coach Lyle Cronk has ever coached.  The 18-man squad consists of two seniors, two juniors and 14 underclassmen.  “It looks really good for the future,” Cronk said. “We have a good team an...

Mission center plans annual meeting

ST. IGNATIUS —The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center will hold its annual meeting on Friday, Jan. 11. The meeting, which will include reports and elections, will begin at noon with a luncheon. Activities in January: • Tuesday, Jan. 1: center closed • Wednesday, Jan. 2: roast beef dinne...

St. Ignatius students help others through craft, wreath sales St. Ignatius students help others through craft, wreath sales

Laughter and joy erupted in Walmart aisles Friday morning as dozens of St. Ignatius Middle School students sprinted through the store, snatching holiday gifts off of shelves and radiating holiday cheer. A common scene to the untrained eye, one might simply think the kids were shopping for themselves. In r...

St. Ignatius set to adopt several new ordinances

MISSION — Mission’s city council is set to adopt several new city ordinances in the coming months.  The Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, an amendment to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Act of 1988, requires local governments to adopt a pre-disaster mitigation plan so ...

Old time logging works for St. Ignatius man Old time logging works for St. Ignatius man

Bess, a 10-year-old Belgian mare, charges up the hill, dragging a log to the burn pile, guided by David Sturman at the reins. Sturman, 56, first hand-logged portions of the 44-acre piece of ground, then brought in just Bess, although he usually uses a team, to skid the logs and clear the brush away. &ldqu...

Mission-Charlo 3rd in Superior

ST. IGNATIUS — The Mission-Charlo grapplers took third at the Superior Invitational Saturday after a disappointing loss to Thompson Falls earlier in the week. In an exciting dual that came down to the final matches, the Mission-Charlo wrestling team suffered a loss in its first meet Dec. 4, despite ...

Art gallery to open in Mission Art gallery to open in Mission

MISSION — One doesn’t have to stray far from home on the Flathead Reservation to find outstanding works of art. Amateur and professional sculptors, painters, carvers, welders and masons from all walks of life call the area home, but sadly, few have an outlet to showcase these incredible works of ...

St. Ignatius starts holiday right St. Ignatius starts holiday right

ST. IGNATIUS — What do face-painting, cake-walking, Santa Claus, a shuffleboard, basketball, a bean bag toss and toys for every good girl and boy in Mission have in common?  They were all present at the annual St. Ignatius Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Carnival last Saturday. An all-day...

Zion Lutheran Church expands Zion Lutheran Church expands

ST. IGNATIUS — Standing before a packed house Sunday in the center of Zion Lutheran Church’s new addition, Reverend Kyle T. Whaley was all smiles while gazing over the product of more than five months’ hard work and perseverance.  The new parish hall, built right up to the existing ...

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