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Polson seniors for Nov. 11, 2020

POLSON — The Polson Senior Center is open with masks and social distancing. We cannot guarantee your safety from COVID-19, so use your best judgment about participating in activities and meals. We still need drivers to deliver lunch to homes. It is only one hour per week. —  See’s Candy sales are on sale right now  —  Board meeting on Friday, Nov. 13, at 10:30 a.m. —  Bingo on Fridays at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. —  Mahjong played on Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. and Pinochle played on Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. —  Exercise class on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. —  ...


Dixon seniors for Nov. 11, 2020

DIXON — The Dixon Senior Center continues to serve our community and hopes everyone is staying happy and healthy. We have opened the doors for eating so our friends and neighbors can spend some time visiting with each other. We continue to adhere and follow social distancing precautions. We are also ac...

Grants help spur Main Street revitalization Grants help spur Main Street revitalization

POLSON — Stroll through downtown Polson and you’re apt to notice that once vacant buildings are occupied, ramshackle facades have received a face lift, and storefronts are gleaming with a new coat of paint.  The past three years have brought a wave of new businesses and remodeling project...

Ex-manager of Flathead irrigation board sentenced

News from the Unites States Department of Justice MISSOULA — The former executive manager of a Flathead area irrigation board was sentenced to prison on Tuesday, Nov. 24, after she admitted stealing from the organization to buy personal items like a calving pen, a guitar and tires, said U.S. Attor...

Body found at Big Arm State Park, information requested

BIG ARM — As an unidentified person was walking a dog in the Big Arm State Park, they discovered a decomposing body along the path.    Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said the person called Lake County 911 to report what they were seeing on Nov. 25 at about 4 p.m.  “The caller r...

Thanksgiving dinner to-go Thanksgiving dinner to-go

LAKE COUNTY – Thanksgiving community feasts were a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Community meals across the valley are usually held in large dining rooms with people sitting together, but this year, people took the time to be thankful from their vehicles as they pick...

Polson City planner moves to Oregon Polson City planner moves to Oregon

POLSON — During the five years Kyle Roberts has spent as Polson’s city planner, he’s witnessed a lot of change and positive growth. When he heads to his new job as a senior planner in Redmond, Oregon – a community on the east side of the Cascade Range that’s at least six times l...

Additional state funding announced for schools

News from the office of the Governor  MONTANA — Governor Steve Bullock announced that the state’s Coronavirus Relief Funds have been redistributed to provide additional funding for K-12 schools to cover remaining expenses incurred due to COVID-19 through December 30. “School ad...

Playing catch-up with the curve Playing catch-up with the curve

In Montana’s largest county, Yellowstone, the public health officer said his workers are facing a backlog of more than 760 new COVID-19 cases waiting for contact tracing and case investigation.  Nearly 300 miles away, Roosevelt County’s public health officer says her office receives calls...

St. Ignatius seniors for Dec. 2, 2020

ST. IGNATIUS — I hope Thanksgiving was a calm and healthy time for all. My family and I created an oasis in this time of turmoil. Let’s hope we continue safely through the holiday season.   The St. Ignatius Senior Center will have its holiday dinner on the evening of Dec. 16, at 5:30 p.m....

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