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Updated 11 hours, 34 minutes ago

Auction supports Plains-Paradise Rural Fire

On an overcast day with a light rain falling in the Plains area, a group of hearty volunteers and an equally hea...

Updated 1 week ago
Plains woman inspired to author children's book

Rescuing an abandoned, mistreated dog changed Karen Olson’s life.

Updated 1 week ago
Flat Rock Fire does little damage after swift response

An impressive and swift response by area fire crews on the afternoon of Sept. 8 kept the Flat Rock Fire north of St. Regis from spreading and getting out of ...

Updated 1 week ago
Mineral County law roundup

Deputies responded to an attempt of someone breaking into a fifth wheel. Case still on going.

Updated 1 week ago
Victorian-style bed & breakfast opens in Plains

Amid the proliferation of bed and breakfast establishments sweeping the nation, it would be hard to find one more intriguing than the J&J Bed & Breakfast now...

Updated 1 week ago
St. Regis principal happy to see students again

The laughter and chatter of students fill the St Regis Schools halls and classrooms once again, even if muffled by masks and face shields. Having children back in school warms the heart.

Updated 1 week ago
Red Cross schedules blood donor events in Northwest Montana

The American Red Cross needs people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a blood supply as diverse as the patients who depend on it.

Updated 1 week ago
Reimagining Rural events set for Thompson Falls

Reimagining Rural sprung from an idea and desire to help create a vibrant future for Montana’s rural communities.

Updated 1 week ago
MSU webinars for estate planning, wills

Montana State University Extension will collaborate with AARP Montana for a three-part webinar estate planning series in September.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Covid is ruining my sports world

This past week was one for which I had been waiting many agonizing months. Sports, live sports, lay before me.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Plastic keeps St. Regis band making beautiful music

Sometimes you’ve just gotta’ roll with it. Such as rolls of plastic, or in this case hordes of plastic table cloth coverings.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Food for Thought: How will you impact someone's life today?

As coronavirus cases continue to increase in Montana many people are becoming impatient, less tolerant, unkind, and in some times rude. For the most part this is due to their overwhelming frustration, a change in...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Second Amendment alive and well in Plains

The Second Amendment to the Constitution is alive and well in Plains, Montana. That was evident by the packed Veterans of Foreign Wars hall Saturday as more ...

Updated 2 weeks ago
Paradise man has other plan for sewer system

Hello America! I just had to sit down and write a few lines to relieve a little pressure!

Updated 2 weeks ago
Daines effort keeps program alive to help rural firefighters

When Bruce Charles of De Borgia took over as the West End Volunteer Fire Chief in 2005, the department had a 1962 fire engine in a tiny red building.

Updated 2 weeks ago
Sheriff works to put department in better shape

New Sheriff Mike Toth was appointed by the Mineral County Commissioners and sworn into office Aug. 3 and he has been hoofing it since then.