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November 15, 2018 at 8:55 am

The 43rd Annual Great American Smokeout! will be Thursday, Nov. 15. The Mineral County Health Department encourages everyone to commit or recommit to healthy, smoke-free lives. Information is avail...

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A day at The Paw Spa

November 15, 2018 at 8:52 am | Mineral Independent Let’s face it, dogs stink. They roll in foul smelling things they find in pastures, mountain trails, and even their own back yard. The smellier, the more they seem to enjoy it. They also enjoy rompin...

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Clark Fork Valley Hospital getting orthopedic surgeon

November 14, 2018 at 4:46 pm | Clark Fork Valley Press Clark Fork Valley Hospital in Plains has announced that the facility will add a new orthopedic surgeon in January 2019. Dr. Robert E. Blease, M.D., was at the hospital early last week. He is getti...

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Hot Springs Artists Society raises funds with art auction

November 14, 2018 at 4:46 pm | Lake County Leader You never know whom you’ll encounter when you visit the soothing mineral waters at Symes Hot Springs Resort, located in Hot Springs in Sanders County, or to go there for art-related events. One of...

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Construction underway on MT 200 east of T-Falls

November 14, 2018 at 4:45 pm | Lake County Leader THOMPSON FALLS — Starting this week, the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is making safety improvements to Highway 200 in Sanders County. The project is located between milepost 56 and 60,...

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Kinder Cafe at Plains School features fun 1950s theme

November 14, 2018 at 4:45 pm | Lake County Leader Katie Hillerman’s kindergarten classroom at Plains School was transformed into a 1950s-style diner called Mrs. Hillerman’s Kinder Cafe last Friday, and it was a very “fun day” for all of her studen...

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Lookout Ski Area prepares to open, but little snow on ground

November 14, 2018 at 4:44 pm | Mineral Independent Lookout Ski area has only reported a trace of snow, but management is hoping that with cooler temperatures and snow in the forecast, they will be opening soon. The three-month forecast is showing bel...

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Pumpkin Auction raises $7,500

November 14, 2018 at 4:44 pm | Mineral Independent What started out as a way for fellow employees to help each other has now turned into a several thousand dollar annual event. In late October, the Superior Forest Service District raised more than...

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