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Ronan-North highway project update

News from the Montana Department of Transportation RONAN — Work continues on the US Highway 93 (US 93) Ronan-North project. Riverside Contracting crews will continue to work on the drainage channel on the east side of the road, across from Dairy Queen. Topsoil placement in preparation for seeding and landscaping will continue on both sides of the highway, and guardrail installation will begin on the northbound side of US 93. Lane closures will be necessary where work is underway. Traffic control will be in place.  Work planned for the week of Sept. 18 also includes project area cleanup and installation of streetlight foundations. All work is dependent on weather and ot...

Polson police investigate suspicious death

News from the Polson Police Department POLSON — On Sept. 6, law enforcement officers went to 304 10th Avenue West to conduct a welfare check. Philista St. John was found deceased inside the residence. Suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident led officers to suspect foul play. A person of ...

Ronan celebrates community, seasonal change at annual Harvest Fest Ronan celebrates community, seasonal change at annual Harvest Fest

RONAN –– The Ronan community came together to celebrate the fall harvest with a range of activities for all presented by the Ronan Chamber of Commerce.  Festival goers could vote on their favorite decorated round bales in the annual Trail of Bales contest. Participating businesses and org...

Elliott Adams honored for making a difference through care Elliott Adams honored for making a difference through care

On Sept. 14, Elliott Adams received an award for Direct Support Professional of the Year for region five, (an area that includes Kalispell), at the Regional Developmental Disabilities Conference. DPPHS received over 30 letters of nomination for Adams who for 10 years cared for the daily needs of Jake Janssen...

Girl Scouts, Arlee CDC celebrate ‘SuperSheroes’

News from the Arlee Community Development Corporation ARLEE  – The Arlee Community Development Corporation is hosting a SuperShero party with the Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Arlee CDC. “A Shero is a female hero or role model who insp...

Investments made to help restore Bison populations, grassland ecosystems

News from the Dept. of the Interior WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior recently announced $5 million from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to support the restoration of bison populations and grassland ecosystems in Tribal communities. The funding will support Tribally l...

Join the school supply drive

News from Unity Bank MISSION VALLEY — From Sept. 1-30 bring school supply items to your local Unity Bank and for every donation, you will be entered into a drawing for every donation you will be entered into a drawing to win a $250 gift card and an opportunity to win a $250 donation to a local cha...

Prescribed fires on tribal lands planned this fall

News from CSKT Division of Fire RONAN — The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire Fuels Program will be conducting prescribed fires on the Flathead Indian Reservation.   Underburning is a type of prescribed fire treatment that reduces surface and ladder fuels under the...

Discover local food, agriculture at annual Pedal to Plate event Discover local food, agriculture at annual Pedal to Plate event

News from Mission Mountain Area Pedal to Plate RONAN — This Saturday food and cycling enthusiasts will be visiting local farms and tantalizing their taste buds with local foods, under the backdrop of the breathtaking vistas of the Mission Mountain Range. The 2023 Mission Mountain Pedal to Plate wi...

MT Food for Montana Schools events connect producers, schools

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN — A pair of events this fall will help incorporate local food into Montana students’ meals by connecting producers with schools. The events, called Montana Food for Montana Schools, will be held Sept. 28 in Great Falls at the University of Providence and on O...

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