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Articles with the Tag: St. Ignatius

Mission seniors plans 50th anniversary

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center’s plans for its 50th anniversary celebration in October are under way.  More details will be revealed in subsequent articles.  Activities for the rest of August: • Thursday, Aug. 23: quilters • Friday, Aug. 24: sl...

St. Ignatius welcomes new AD, teachers

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius school district has added several new teachers to its family for the 2012-13 school year.     Kristen Hawkaluk Kristen Hawkaluk teaches literacy and math for kindergarten-through-second grade in St. Ignatius Elementary School. Originally from Havre, ...

Water improvement project on track

ST. IGNATIUS — St. Ignatius has awarded construction rights on their water improvement project to PaveCo Contracting and Utilities out of Kalispell to the tune of $119,000.  St. Ignatius public works director Scott Morton said engineers from Great West Engineering in Helena are performing a sta...

Winners repeat at Buffalo Run Winners repeat at Buffalo Run

ST. IGNATIUS – For 30 years, the annual Good Old Days Buffalo Run has drawn runners from all over the country. However, for the first time in anyone’s recollection, the run sponsored by St. Luke Community Healthcare had a runner from Waterloo, Belgium, entered in the 4-mile race. He was Ben Kestn...

Good Old Days makes for good old times Good Old Days makes for good old times

ST. IGNATIUS- The sounds of fire engine sirens, car horns, horse whinnies and laughter fills the air in the St. Ignatius High School parking lot as parade organizer Debbie McCollum runs between floats and parade entries. It’s 11:50 a.m. Saturday and the 30th annual Good Old Days parade is about to b...

Montana Skate Series comes to St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS- According to its website, the Skate Ignatius Skatepark was born, “on a bleak winter day in February of 2004 when two boys drank themselves to death in a field outside of Ronan.” One year later, a valley-wide meeting was held to discuss problems like substance abuse and poverty. Sadl...

Good Old Days celebrates 30 years

ST. IGNATIUS — This year’s 30th annual Good Old Days celebration and parade in St. Ignatius promises a myriad of games, food, family-oriented fun and of course, “the biggest small-town parade around.” Parade director Debbie McCollum said the town celebration boasts more than 60 par...

Amish consignment auction aids private school Amish consignment auction aids private school

ST. IGNATIUS — The Amish consignment auction claims only a few hours out of every year, but its proceeds support the Amish community’s private school in St. Ignatius for an entire school session. The 10th annual auction will take place on July 14 at the corner of Foothills and Allison Roads. Comm...

Water project moves forward in St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS - Last week’s St. Ignatius Town Council meeting held quite a bit of good news.  Background checks are currently being processed on the two lowest bidders for the town’s water improvement project. St. Ignatius public works director Scott Morton said he hopes to accept one of t...

Arrest made in St. Ignatius arson

ST. IGNATIUS — The Lake County Sheriff's Office arrested 19-year-old Chase Kuntz of the St. Ignatius area last week for arson in connection with a June 5 fire that destroyed a log home on Airport Road. Undersheriff Daniel Yonkin said the initial bond was set at $20,000, but was raised to $25,000 Jun...


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