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May 9, 2014

Category: In Our Area


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Shelby, located at the crossroads of Interstate 15 and US Hwy 2, is a vibrant town on the "Montana Hi-Line". It boasts a uniquely picturesque Main Street with several blocks of locally owned businesses offering gifts, area art, clothing, quilting fabric, and jewelry. Multiple restaurants, a movie theatre, and various taverns round out this Northern city. Several camping/RV facilities are available, and there are hotels and motels so you can stay overnight just a short hour from your Glacier Park adventure!




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Local folklore claims that the name "Pondera" comes from the French word "Pend d'Oreille", which means golden bread, as many of the native grasses in the area are a golden color. Today the production of wheat is the county's primary industry.  It's county seat is Conrad.