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Mission Valley Super Oval roaring under new management Mission Valley Super Oval roaring under new management

PABLO – After a long winter, the Mission Valley Super Oval (formerly Mission Valley Speedway) opened the 2019 race season under new management. The season opened about seven weekends ago. Tony Undem and his all-star team have been feeding people’s need for speed with a paved oval racing venue ...

Hangin’ Art Gallery in Arlee to close Hangin’ Art Gallery in Arlee to close

ARLEE – After serving as an Arlee community hub for art, music and food for 16 years, the Hangin’ Art Gallery will close late this August. Owner Donna Mollica plans to retire to pursue personal endeavors. Mollica said she wanted to announce the closing early to give others in the community the...

Guild, gallery celebrate anniversaries

News from Killdeer Artisans Guild ARLEE — Killdeer Artisans Guild and Hangin’ Art Gallery are hosting the opening reception for their summer show. This very special exhibit celebrates Killdeer’s 10th anniversary showing together, and the 16th anniversary of Hangin’ Art Gallery. T...

HandMADE Montana shop opens

News from HandMADE Montana  POLSON – The newly renovated 212 Main Street in downtown Polson is filling with modern handcrafted goods from more than 50 past and present MADE fair artists.  The space, which once was home to Jackie M’s shoe store, is now filled with vibrant colors ...

Windmill bakery opens for the season Windmill bakery opens for the season

RAVALLI – Baker Nancy Martin is back in the kitchen with a smile, and the wait for the first delicious Windmill Bakery doughnuts of the summer is over.  Martin is both the baker and the business owner at Windmill Bakery, and she was diagnosed with cancer last fall. Her treatment cut the season ...

Commission supports downtown projects

POLSON – The Polson City Commission approved a number of measures intended to revitalize Polson’s downtown. At its June 3 meeting, commissioners approved applications for funding from the Polson Redevelopment Agency from the Cove Deli and Betty’s Diner. The commission also approved a zoning...

New St. Ignatius shop offers candy, gifts New St. Ignatius shop offers candy, gifts

ST. IGNATIUS – Stuart Morton dreamed of bringing life back to the set of storefronts that line U.S. Highway 93 near the entrance of town.   “I wanted to make it something as big as when Doug Allard owned it,” Morton said. And he is keeping the Allard name on the business. Allard&rsq...

Cornerstone pizza closes up shop

ST. IGNATIUS – One last pizza was made at the Cornerstone Pizza shop on Thursday afternoon before supplies were depleted and the doors were closed on what has been an eight-year adventure to support the community. The closure comes not as a result of any major issue but as a simple change in focus. ...

National Small Business Week celebrates Montana’s entrepreneurial spirit

News from SBA’s Region VIII Administrator Dan Nordberg It was 1963 when President Kennedy issued the first Small Business Week proclamation announcing to the nation the critical importance of local small businesses in our communities.  Here we are 56 years later celebrating National Small ...

SAFE Harbor’s ‘Sister Sallie’s’ thrift store opens

RONAN — The new Sister Sallie’s thrift store, a venture to support SAFE Harbor and provide a training venue for victims of violence, has opened its doors in Ronan at the Old Creamery Mall across from Cenex on Highway 93.  An official grand opening is coming up on April 17 although the sto...


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