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Reach Higher Montana launches annual scholarships campaign Reach Higher Montana launches annual scholarships campaign

News from Reach Higher Montana MONTANA — November is National Scholarship Month, and the nonprofit Reach Higher Montana is celebrating with its annual Stick with Scholarships Campaign.  The campaign encourages students to place a student-designed Reach Higher Montana sticker on an appropriate surface, such as a water bottle or book cover, snap a photo and share it on Facebook or Instagram, tag us and follow our page. All participating students will be entered into a random drawing for four $500 scholarships.  All high school counselors have received a supply of stickers to share with students, and anyone who did not receive a sticker can contact Reach Higher Monta...

‘Giving Tuesday’ donations doubled at library

News from the North Lake County Library Foundation POLSON — Giving Tuesday ( is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and their world. Giving Tuesday will kick off the generosity season this year by inspi...

Republicans anchor Montana’s government at every level Republicans anchor Montana’s government at every level

 Last Tuesday’s election changed the hue of Montana from purple to deep red, firmly anchoring Republicans at every level of state government, from the governor’s mansion on down. In the federal arena too, Gov. Steve Bullock succumbed to Republican incumbent Steve Daines in the race for the U...

Thanksgiving dinner changes announced

News from the Community Thanksgiving Dinner organizers  POLSON – For the 20th anniversary of the Polson Community Thanksgiving Dinner, lots of changes are being introduced to provide the community with a delicious, scratch-made dinner free of charge to any who would enjoy it.  This ye...

Annual university competition food drive starts

MSU News Service and UM News  MONTANA — An off-field competition between Montana State University and the University of Montana to see which school can collect the most donations for its local food bank began Nov. 6. The Can the Griz food drive, as the annual friendly battle is known to Bobca...

2020 health coverage open enrollment begins

News from the office of Governor Bullock MONTANA — Governor Steve Bullock today highlighted the beginning of the 2020 open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act and promotion and outreach efforts to ensure Montanans have quality and affordable health insurance coverage, especially during t...

Gianforte names transition chair

News from the office of Governor-elect Greg Gianforte BOZEMAN — Governor-elect Greg Gianforte today named Mike Milburn as chairman of his gubernatorial transition. “I’m excited that Mike Milburn will lead our transition,” Governor-elect Gianforte said. “Mike has the know...

Honor roll for first quarter 2020-21

Arlee Junior High Perfect Attendance  Eighth grade: Jeremy Martin, Brody Smith, Brooke Tanner Seventh grade: Aiden Swab, Moses Curtiss   High honor roll 3.7 & above Eighth grade: Dallas Ellison, Dylan Lovejoy, Jeremy Martin, Faith Sween, Brooke Tanner, Alonah...

Wooden boat to benefit conservation project Wooden boat to benefit conservation project

News from the Flathead Lakers  POLSON — A beautiful wooden boat, restored by Greg McCormick, a Polson resident, is for sale through an online auction to benefit the Bad Rock Canyon Conservation Project.  The 1953 Century Resorter, an 18 foot boat, is ready to float Flathead Lake after...

Halloween, drive-thru style Halloween,  drive-thru  style

POLSON — Area children and their chauffeurs attend a drive thru style trunk-or-treat event at the New Life Church in Polson last Saturday.  Costumed tricker treaters  waited in the safety of their vehicles as volunteers filled their bags with candy and treats.

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