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Ninepipes Museum completes grant from Foundation for Montana History Ninepipes Museum completes grant from Foundation for Montana History

News from the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana NINEPIPES — Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana wraps up a $6,500 grant awarded by the Foundation for Montana History this year.  This grant funded new vertical shelving for the museum’s stored art collection, humidifiers to stabilize humidity levels during winter months, an upright freezer to ensure new collections entering the museum are pest-free, and archival supplies to safely store collections. All of these essential pieces of the grant are part of a much larger project, which began in 2019 when the museum was awarded funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities to complete a preservation assessment.  ...

Montana Co-op gets grant to create community food hubs Montana Co-op gets grant to create community food hubs

RONAN — The Montana Co-op is working to increase community connection first with food then, as Co-op president Jason Moore says, “by using the three C’s - curriculum, community, and cafeteria.” The Co-op has plans for many programs that will develop the three C’s but is currentl...

Personal care program offered at no charge for Lake County cancer patients

News from Valerie Lindstrom, Cheerful Touch POLSON — Cheerful Touch is a personal care program offered by Cheerful Heart to cancer patients currently in treatment. The program includes local cosmetologists and massage therapists offering massages, skin, nail and hair care at no charge to cancer pati...

St. Luke Community Healthcare make holiday donation to local food banks St. Luke Community Healthcare make holiday donation to local food banks

News from St. Luke Community Healthcare RONAN — St. Luke Community Healthcare recently donated over $1,200 in funds and more than 1,200 pounds of food to support local food banks in Polson, Ronan, and St. Ignatius. This contribution is part of St. Luke’s ongoing commitment to giving back to ...

Stockgrowers work to connect consumers, ranchers through food service industry

News from the Montana Stockgrowers Association HELENA — The Montana Stockgrowers Foundation (MSF) Cattle Drive program has set out to do something no other cattle organization in the state has done—match Montana born, raised, and fed cattle with local restaurants and retailers. The “Mo...

Governor to lead trade mission to Taiwan

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Governor Greg Gianforte announced on Oct. 27 he will lead a trade mission to Taipei, Taiwan, with representatives from Montana’s agricultural, manufacturing, photonics, and bioscience industries. The visit comes two years after the gover...

Montana receives Regional Tech Hub designation

News from the office of Senator Daines and Senator Tester  U.S. SENATE — Montana was selected out of 198 applicants to receive one of 31 new Tech Hub designations. The Headwaters Regional Technology and Innovation Hub will leverage existing companies and infrastructure in Missoula, Bozeman, a...

Big Sky Rail submits Rural, Tribal Public Engagement Report

News from Maggie Tupper, Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority BILLINGS — The Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority (BSPRA), completed and has submitted its Rural and Tribal Public Engagement Report to the Federal Railroad Administration. This project and its findings are BSPRA’s inaugural effort t...

Local organizations provide additional support to families through pregnancy, postpartum

News from Eristina Moore, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Luke’s Community Hospital recently partnered with Helping Hands to educate new mothers and families on postpartum mood disorders by providing educational materials and a $25 i...

Ronan wood business awarded $997,912 grant

News from Tech Woods USA RONAN — Tech Woods USA, LLC (TWU), a small business producing hardwood furniture blanks in Ronan  announces it is the recipient of a grant from the U.S. Forest Service through the FY23 Community Wood Grants program to support the new TWU Mission Mountain Wood Innovati...


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