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Deputy Hureau takes post as DUI Task Force coordinator
February 28, 2024 midnight

Deputy Hureau takes post as DUI Task Force coordinator

The Mineral County DUI Task Force at a recent special meeting welcomed its new coordinator, Matthew ‘Matt’ Hurteau, who is a patrol deputy with the Mineral County Sheriff’s Office.

February 21, 2024 midnight

Public chimes in on proposed Lolo Forest plan

Nearly 40 people came as far as Deer Lodge, Polson, Seeley Lake along with Thompson Falls and Missoula to the St. Regis Community Center last week. Everyone was interested, concerned, or already involved in the Lolo National Forest Revision that is creeping along.

Bake sale, craft fair at senior center
February 14, 2024 midnight

Bake sale, craft fair at senior center

The lip-smackin’ treats and desserts of every texture and flavor filled tables on Saturday at the Superior Senior Center. The bake sale was accompanied with a raffle of terrific prizes as many customers were attending this event and the craft fair in St. Regis to make a full day of shopping locally. (Monte Turner/Mineral Independent)

Mineral County contingent at Missoula Ag Banquet
February 14, 2024 midnight

Mineral County contingent at Missoula Ag Banquet

A strong contingent from Mineral County attend the Missoula Chamber of Commerce’s 52 Annual Ag Banquet at the Holiday Inn last Thursday. From left, Harvey Mead, Willy Peck, Roman Zylawy, Curtis Cochran, Sean Heyer, Kevin Donally and Denley Loge. This event is a salute to the people in western Montana who ‘get their hands dirty’ producing the Number 1 staple of life. And love doing it! (Monte Turner/Mineral Independent)

February 14, 2024 midnight

Lenten lunches return to Superior Senior Center

Tammy Wieweck has been a member of the United Methodist Church in Superior for 11 years, joining after her first visit.

Mineral Chamber elects new leadership
February 14, 2024 midnight

Mineral Chamber elects new leadership

With an enthusiastic group of around 60 people, with 50 voting members, the Mineral County Chamber of Commerce held its first election Wednesday evening in the St. Regis Community Center.

New pastor settles in at Methodist Parish
February 7, 2024 midnight

New pastor settles in at Methodist Parish

Unless you are a member of the Mineral County United Methodist Parish, with churches in Alberton and Superior, you may not have known that they were without a pastor until last June.

Tester's field rep hears from local residents
February 7, 2024 midnight

Tester's field rep hears from local residents

Last Tuesday, the Superior Volunteer Fire Department training room became the mobile office for two of Sen. Jon Tester’s couriers saving a trip to Missoula for Mineral and Sanders counties constituents to share information, opinions, and ideas.

Fifth-grader wins Superior bee with 'rancid'
February 7, 2024 midnight

Fifth-grader wins Superior bee with 'rancid'

Superior School District held its annual spelling bee last Wednesday, and fifth-grader Caleb Durovey took first place with the winning word "rancid."

Library offers educational kits for kids and adults
January 31, 2024 midnight

Library offers educational kits for kids and adults

Public libraries were almost handed a death sentence when the internet came to be, but they adapted, expanded with innovative ideas, and remain a vital service in communities.

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