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Community Bank to be bought by Glacier Bancorp Community Bank to be bought by Glacier Bancorp

RONAN – One of Mission Valley’s oldest businesses will be sold this winter, but management says the sale means customers will gain something, instead of losing it.  Glacier Bancorp, Inc. announced the purchase of Community Bank, Inc. on Nov. 5. Officials say the purchase will be completed...

Quilt auction benefits preschool

POLSON —  Several quilts have been donated for a silent auction to benefit Good Shepherd’s Little Friends Preschool. Designed by Bea Radermacher and sewn by Marian Retzer, the quilts come in a variety of sizes and patterns. One quilt was created from drawings by the preschool students.&nb...

Farmers market bread business expands in time for the holidays Farmers market bread business expands in time for the holidays

Roy Mills fell in love twice in Germany. He was 22, and it was 1981. He was stationed in Germany with the Army. Love struck him the first time when he met Marliese, a German citizen, and the second time, in a lesser degree, when he tasted German style bread. So he stayed in the country. He worked at various ...

Holiday Treasures opportunities stashed all over Ronan

RONAN — Holiday shopping in Ronan offers a chance at big prizes.  The Ronan Chamber of Commerce’s Holiday Treasures program kicked off Nov. 7 and will run through Dec. 19, when drawings will be held for a number of prizes after the Parade of Lights.  “We call it the Chamber&...

Bambino’s offers Italian cuisine, pizza

POLSON — Authentic homestyle Italian food, great portions and affordability are three goals Rick Moreno has met at Bambino’s Pizza and Pasta. Located at 49628 U.S. Highway 93, Bambino’s is named for Rick and Elizabeth Moreno’s “bambinos” — children Venice, Gianni,...

Town of Circle is Black Mountain Software’s 300th Montana Client

To the sales team, it was a casual observation, but the marketing team saw it as the impetus for celebration: Montana-based Black Mountain Software recently sold its fund accounting and utility billing software to its 300th Montana client. That client happened to be the Town of Circle, and Black Mountain for...

Lee retires from Lake County Community Development Lee retires from Lake County Community Development

 RONAN – Billie Lee’s ability to dream is one of the qualities she and those who know her well say is one of her greatest assets. But the retiring executive director of Lake County Community Development Corporation could scarce have guessed two decades ago the dividends her ambitious nature ...

Café serves fresh, homemade food and baked goods Café serves fresh, homemade food and baked goods

POLSON — Rounds of homemade rustic Italian bread, a tray of cinnamon rolls fresh from the oven, smells of coffee brewing and soup simmering greet customers at Mrs. Wonderful’s Marmalade Café.  Owners Mary Frances and Gino Caselli opened the café, located at 325 Main Street, ...

Business community worries about Highway 93 access Business community worries about Highway 93 access

RONAN — Local business owners are concerned a proposed plan for the expansion of Highway 93 has the potential to gut accessibility to many of the stores that drive Ronan’s economy.  In a town meeting last week, designers for the KLJ Engineering explained the proposed access control plan f...

New cell phone business opens in Polson New cell phone business opens in Polson

POLSON — A new cell phone business described by an owner as “a one-stop shop for everything cell phone” opened in Polson this month.  MT Wireless, located at 223 Main Street between Navigator Travel and The First Resort is owned and run by Mack Mackwani and Eric Delphy, with help fr...


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