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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

Montana high tech industry hits $1 billion milestone

News from the University of Montana   MISSOULA – High-tech companies are an important component of Montana’s economy, generating more than $1 billion in revenues in 2016 and growing at rates seven times faster than the statewide economy, according to a recent study conducted by the Unive...

Local soldier honored for saving lives Local soldier honored for saving lives

FORT BENNING, Georgia — U.S. Army Chaplain Captain Matthew Christensen, 43, the son of Polson resident Sue (Decker) Heppner, was awarded the Soldier’s Medal on March 14 in Fort Benning, Georgia. The award, presented for putting one’s life in danger while saving others, is the highest honor ...

College campuses offer tours

University of Montana MISSOULA — The University of Montana will hold a Spring UM Days from 7:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, March 6. The full-day event includes campus tours, student services presentations, a student panel, residence hall tours, lunch on campus and academic department meetings. UM Days...

Students tackle science at state competition Students tackle science at state competition

RONAN – The Ronan Middle School Robotics students came back from their state competition with an award. The students competed at the First Lego League state meet earlier this month, hosted by Montana State University. The Mission Mountain Hoggers, a group with the robotics team, were recognized a...

Pirates put pen to paper Pirates put pen to paper

POLSON – Last Wednesday marked the most important day in the lives of many prep football players across the country. On National signing day, players sign letters of intent, declaring where they will play at the college level. It is a festive event that marks the end of an athlete’s high school c...

Coach featured speaker at breakfast Coach featured speaker at breakfast

POLSON — Famed former University of Montana women’s basketball coach Robin Selvig will headline this month’s Boys and Girls Club Great Futures Breakfast. The third annual affair will be held at Kwa- TaqNuk Resort and Casino Feb. 15 and features a free continental breakfast. Open to ev...

Students can earn scholarship money by volunteering

HELENA — The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Montana Campus Compact, and Reach Higher Montana welcome applicants for the 2017 Youth Serve Montana Scholarships. The deadline to apply is Jan. 31, 2017. Youth Serve Montana Scholarships reward students who have volunteered at least 100 hou...

Students selling lanterns Students selling lanterns

RONAN – One outstanding music student in Ronan was chosen for a grand honor. Ronan High School senior Jenaya Burns is set to attend the All-Northwest Wind Symphony program where 1,000 students from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming are scheduled to gather in Bellevue, Washington...

FLBS lands $2 million grant

News from the University of Montana YELLOW BAY – The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station has been awarded a $2 million grant to study diversity among insects, crustaceans and other arthropods in river floodplains and how they might be affected by climate change. The f...

Retired foresters make epic hike Retired foresters make epic hike

Dave Fauss always wanted to hike over the Bob Marshall wilderness, back behind the Mission Mountain Range, and cross the experience off of his bucket list. At 75 years old, a plan started to fall into place. One of his friends, Mark Lewing, 70, was planning a trip, and Fred Friesz, 70, also wanted to go, ...


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