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Volume XX, Number 38

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

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Esther Metcalf Petty, cousin of the late Senator Lee Metcalf, addressed the public at the dedication ceremony for the new Visitor Center at the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge near Stevensville last Saturday. Michael Howell photo.

Visitor Center at Metcalf Refuge dedicated

By Michael Howell

A few hundred people showed up at the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge last Saturday to celebrate the official opening of the new Visitor Center. In a moving and colorful ceremony, Honor Guards from American Legion Post #94, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1507, and the Knights of Columbus raised the American flag on a newly erected flag pole in the entranceway to the center as a young Boy Scout sang "The Star Spangled Banner." More...

Stevi School Board Joins State School Board Association

By Michael Howell

After refusing to pay the annual dues to the Montana School Board Association (MTSBA) at the March meeting, the Stevensville School Board reconsidered the issue last week and decided on a 4 to 2 vote to pay the $4,489 and join the MTSBA for another year. More...

Town contracts with Stevi Main Street Association

By Michael Howell

The Town of Stevensville, after half a year of haggling over the details, finally agreed to sign a contract with the Stevensville Main Street Association for services totalling $5,000. Through this contract the Town intends to promote a diverse and sustainable economy and strengthen the tax base; restore preserve and promote its historic downtown; maintain downtown as a retail area designed to serve residents and surrounding area, as well as visitors from out of town; promote an economic climate that provides an alternative to development outside of town; assist in retaining small businesses; and encourage high quality design and development in commercial areas. More...


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