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Articles with the Tag: St. Ignatius

Man charged with selling diamond watch Man charged with selling diamond watch

A Lake County man is facing three separate criminal cases involving a break-in at a warehouse in Pablo and two more incidents involving theft.  Eric Templeton, 33, entered a plea of not guilty to felony theft and one count of felony burglary at District Court in Polson on April 16. In the theft ca...

St. Ignatius seniors for April 8, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — We’re trying to do our part in stopping the spread of COVID-19, so our center is closed to the public. We are still doing deliveries and take-out meals. If you would like to order or cancel a meal, please call 406-745-4462 before 10:30 a.m. If you are picking up a take-out meal, pl...

Meeting cancellations, postponed events

Leon Hall potluck 
cancelled ST. IGNATIUS — Leon Hall monthly potluck for April 8 has been cancelled. Hope to see everyone on May 13 when we have a presentation by Prof. Dean Nicolai on Sami people and their culture compared to the Salish Culture.   Horsemen stay home RONAN —...

Local families adjust to pandemic closures Local families adjust to pandemic closures

ST. IGNATIUS – Weekdays look different for the McNutt family compared to a few short weeks ago, before Governor Steve Bullock announced that all public schools should close to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Since St. Ignatius schools closed on March 16, the five McNutt children s...

COA recommends seniors self-isolate as office closes

LAKE COUNTY — As additional social-distancing measures are put in place to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Lake County Council on Aging encourages senior citizens to self-isolate. According to LCCOA Executive Director Dara Rodda, the organization has limited its services to the senior food c...

St. Ignatius seniors for March 25, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — Our center will be closed to the public for in-house meals until April 1. We will continue our Meals-On-Wheels program. Our menu is subject to change. If you would like to order a to-go meal, please call 406-745-4462 by 10:30 a.m. All pick-up meals must be picked up by 1 p.m. 

St. Ignatius seniors for March 18, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.  AARP will hold a “Safe Driving” class on Friday, May 8, from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Please call the center to get signed up at 406-745-4462. Meals can be delivered to qualified seniors; if you would ...

Max sentence given for 9th DUI

A St. Ignatius man was committed to the Montana Department of Corrections for five years with no time suspended on what Lake County Attorney Steve Eschenbacher says is his ninth DUI.  Judge James Manley handed down the sentence to Douglas Cecil Dumont, 60, at District Court in Polson on March 4. Five...

St. Ignatius seniors for March 11, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — Why do people wear shamrocks on St. Patrick’s Day? Because real rocks are too heavy. AARP will be teaching their “Safe Driving Class” on Friday, May 8, from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Call the center at 406-745-4462 to get signed up.  Meals can be delivered to qualifie...

High-speed chase suspect remains in jail

Story by Jeff Smith  of Anderson Broadcasting  for the Valley Journal A high speed pursuit led to criminal charges for a St. Ignatius man. Shonko Christy-Lacounte, 22, entered a plea of not guilty in District Court at Polson February 26, to felony criminal endangerment. Christy-Lacounte...

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