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Briefs for May 3, 2017

Blanchard, Venters honored   BOZEMAN — Thirty-nine students were honored April 20 during Montana State University’s 94th annual Day of Student Recognition. Brendan Blanchard of Hot Springs received the Lawrence Hiller Scholarship and Annie Venters of Polson was awarded The President&r...

Briefs for April 26, 2017

Local student awarded Glacier Symphony, Chorale music scholarship   News from Glacier Symphony and Chorale Glacier Symphony and Chorale awarded five outstanding students from across the Flathead Valley music scholarships at their season finale concert in April. The scholarships are part of th...

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 couple details trip to Mongolia, land of Eternal Blue Sky Local couple details trip to Mongolia, land of Eternal Blue Sky

They weren’t just “horsing around,” they also got to experience a new culture. Columbia Falls residents Greg and Deb Schatz presented details of their trip to Mongolia on Friday at KwaTaq- Nuk Resort as part of the Montana Back Country Horsemen convention. Greg said Mongolia was the o...

Disease management topic of cherry growers’ meeting

YELLOW BAY — The 81st annual cherry growers’ horticultural meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Yellow Bay Community Clubhouse located at mile-marker 18 on Highway 35. Dr. Claudia Probst, Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Scien...

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...

4-H members, leaders interact with state legislators 4-H members, leaders interact with state legislators

News from Lake County 4-H HELENA — Lake County 4-H members and leaders recently traveled to Helena to participate in the 4-H Citizenship Seminar program and learn more about the Montana legislative process. Anya Smith of the Saddle Mountain 4-H Club and Kylee Wells of Mission Valley Ranch Hands 4-...

Free diabetes classes to be held in Ronan

RONAN — Is getting control of your diabetes part of your 2017 New Year’s resolution? If so, we can help. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health, the MSU Lake County Extension Office and the Montana Geriatric Education Center are partnering together to offer free diabetes classes in Ronan. These fun, inf...

Rodents wreak havoc Rodents wreak havoc

Throughout Lake County many landowners are reporting damage to range, pasture and lawns by rodents of various types. Conditions have been favorable to the increase in populations of voles, pocket gophers and Columbian ground squirrels. Each species can be identified by the damage they cause. Voles, also c...

Briefs for Nov. 30, 2016

Local agent receives award BOZEMAN – Lake County Extension Agent Nori Pearce and others on her Powerful Tools for Caregiving team won second place in the Western region for Community Partnership at the Montana State University Extension’s annual conference at MSU in Bozeman Oct. 27. Other Ex...

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