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Girl Scouts of Montana learn business skills

News from Girl Scouts   MONTANA — Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming and Girl Scouts of the USA announce a new cookie variety for the 2020 Girl Scout Cookie™ season. The new Girl Scout cookie, Lemon-Ups™, is a crispy lemon cookie baked with messages inspired by Girl Scout entre...

No small feat No small feat

CHARLO – Five months ago, the idea of local shrimp in the Mission Valley was laughable, but now, the first locally grown shrimp are on the market.  In his backyard, Jim Vaughn has a barn filled with six Walmart swimming pools, five of them teeming with 22,000 living shrimp at various stages of ...

Popular open-mic nights held at Dobson Creek Coffee Popular open-mic nights held at Dobson Creek Coffee

News from Ronan High School RONAN – Ronan High School is again partnering with Dobson Creek Coffee to host monthly open-mic nights.  The series kicked off in December with more than a dozen performances by students and community groups. All are welcome to perform poetry, music or spoken wo...

POLSON – Downtown was aglow Friday evening as Polson’s annual Parade of Lights lit up Main Street bringing hundreds out to celebrate the holiday season.  Festive holiday music filled the air as more than 25 bright and colorful illuminated floats and fire trucks inched their way past cheer...

Tester Secures $200,000 for Lake County businesses

News from the Office of Senator Jon Tester  MONTANA – Lake County Community Development Corporation will use a grant to provide technical assistance for rural cooperative development U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced last week that the USDA awarded a $200,000 grant to LCCDC, which will use...

Popular Ronan bar, grill back in business Popular Ronan bar, grill back in business

RONAN – More than three and a half years ago, a fire tore through the Pheasant Lounge and filled the building with water and heavy smoke. The business was forced to close, and the building was torn down.  Owner Lori Grenier has rebuilt her business in the same location and renamed it The Bird B...

Lake County Toys for Tots collects toys, takes requests Lake County Toys for Tots collects toys, takes requests

News from Lake County Toys for Tot s  LAKE COUNTY – Toys for Tots has placed donation boxes for new and unwrapped toys in various locations in St. Ignatius, Charlo, Ronan, Pablo, Polson and Big Arm. For those who would like to apply for toys for their children, contact the program through t...

Small business takes center stage during Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday has slowly become an American tradition following the Thanksgiving holiday. Brick-and-mortar businesses across the country promote their best deals of the year in hopes of luring shoppers from online purchases. It was not so long ago that Americans would visit locally-owned small reta...

Local car dealer participates in donation project to feed children Local car dealer participates in donation project to feed children

News from the Ford Motor Company  RONAN – The Boys and Girls Club of Lake County and the Flathead Reservation received a check for $1,600 from the Henricksen family, owners of Don Aadsen Ford in Ronan, to increase the number of children benefiting from the hunger initiative.  Ford Mot...

CBD manufacturing company opens in Ronan CBD manufacturing company opens in Ronan

RONAN – The first hemp-processing license in the State of Montana was issued to a Ronan business in November from the Montana Department of Agriculture. Green Ridge Biosolutions moved into a 15,000 square-foot building at 63298 U.S. Highway 93, located near the Ronan arch, in September. Sam Belanger...


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