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Cove Deli and Pizza to receive Family Business Day award

from MSU News Service BOZEMAN - Seven businesses based in Montana will receive Family Business Day awards at the 2015 Montana State University Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship State Farm Insurance Family Business Day, set for Friday, Oct. 23, at the Best Western Plus GranTree Inn in Bozeman. The 2015 Family Business Day award winner from our area is the Cove Deli and Pizza of Polson, in the very small business category (fewer than 10 employees).  Ike Kauffman, a 1996 Family Business Award winner and the past president of Kaufmans Menswear Centre, a 121-year-old multigenerational business based in Great Falls, will be the keynote speaker at a luncheon held pri...


Clinic to offer help for employers

News from Lake County Job Service Employer Committee CHARLO — An Assistance for Business Clinic will be offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Tuesday, Sept. 1 at Ninepipes Lodge. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.  The Clinics are designed to assist new and established employers, accountants, bo...


Salon surprises clients with random kindness acts

POLSON — Great Clips hair salon is awarding surprise “random acts of kindness” throughout the country during the busy back-to-school season. The promotion encourages clients to download the Great Clips app on their smart phone or go to the website to check in online, eliminating the drop...


business briefs

Stranahan selected for Leadership Montana   BILLINGS — Arlee resident Mary Stranahan of Good Works Ventures, LLC, will be one of 44 community, business, education, healthcare, nonprofit and government leaders from across the state selected for the Leadership Montana Class of 2016. These i...


Sedaka songs showcased  Sedaka songs showcased

Kyle Stinger and Anna Lewing star in “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do,” a musical/comedy centering on two friends from Brooklyn in search of good times and romance at a Catskills resort. The score showcases 18 Neil Sedaka classics, including “Where the Boys Are,” “Sweet Sixteen,&...


Biostation data valuable to managing future of Flathead Lake

YELLOW BAY – A sophisticated modeling system used by University of Montana researchers at the Flathead Lake biological station could play a key role in the lake’s future.  In a talk June 29 Researcher Shawn Devlin told the audience that he has been working with the model, which is seeing ...


Quit smoking: free nicotine replacement therapy available

News from Lake County Health Department LAKE COUNTY — The Affordable Care Act, beginning in 2010, initiated changes to private health insurance plans and all Medicaid programs requiring that preventative medical services be covered. Included in this preventative medicine approach is tobacco cessatio...


Mission Mountain Enterprises gifted building Mission Mountain Enterprises gifted building

RONAN — Officials for Glacier Bank and Mission Mountain Enterprises hope downtown Ronan will be a bit more vibrant after the bank donated a vacant building to the organization last week. The building on Main Street that last housed Rhonda’s Dollar Plus store is stationed between two properties...


Tour gives bird’s-eye-view of valley Tour gives bird’s-eye-view of valley

POLSON — Locals know Mission Valley offers a number of hidden gems that beckon to adventurous wayfarers from across the globe, but even the most experienced of explorers could be missing something unless they see the sprawling geographic diversity from above. Sean Fragua has spent the past 11 years ...


New market funds children’s programs at Montana Co-op

News from the Montana Co-op POLSON — A Saturday Farmers/Flea Market at the Montana Co-op Polson HUB at 401 Main Street began June 27 and will continue year round from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event includes multiple markets of fresh food, prepared foods, art, body products, plants, and everyone’s ...


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