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Soup’s On continues free lunch

News from Journey Be Church POLSON — Soup’s On,  located at 101 Seventh Ave. W in the Journey Be! Church building, serves a free lunch every Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. There’s always great conversation to enjoy and amazingly good food to eat. Help us continue making a positive difference in the well-being of our community. Your donations of time, money and joining us for lunch are greatly appreciated.  

Boys and Girls Club: Members of the Month Boys and Girls Club: Members of the Month

Loki Friscia , First grade Loki is an exceptional young kid. Not only does he do what is asked of him, whether during reading time or homework time, but also during recess and transition time. He has shown integrity by occasionally letting other kids go ahead of him in line.   Kobe Stevens , ...

Prepare food safely to avoid illness Prepare food safely to avoid illness

News from the Department of Public health and Human Services HELENA — State and local public health officials are reminding Montanans about ways to stay healthy when preparing and consuming food. So far in 2019, there have been 25 gastrointestinal illness outbreaks reported in Montana in numero...

Festival of Trees event adds tree viewing

POLSON — It’s festival time. Festival of Trees that is. This will be the festival’s 21st year in Polson. Mark your calendar for Saturday, Dec. 7.  This year we are so excited to offer tree viewing for the public on Friday, Dec. 6, at the KwaTaqNuk Resort from 7-9 p.m. Santa will be ...

Local church collects donation to help feed children Local church collects donation to help feed children

News from ELCA   POLSON — Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is one of nearly 9,100 congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America participating in “God’s work. Our hands.” Across the country, thousands of ELCA members will be engaging in service work to make a positi...

Polson voters to decide on school infrastructure bond

POLSON – Voters living in the Polson School District will have two school improvement bond initiatives to consider in a mail-in election scheduled for Dec. 3. Starting on Nov. 13 election ballots will be mailed to registered school district voters. The elementary school bond would be for $30,431,000...

Polson celebrates homecoming week, teams win games Polson celebrates homecoming week, teams win games

POLSON – The Polson High School campus was buzzing with school spirit as the students, faculty and community members celebrated homecoming festivities last week. Homecoming activities included a parade, pep assembly, hall decorating, float construction, tailgate party, dress-up days, a barbeque and ...

Valley Voices — Real people; real opinions. Valley Voices — Real people; real opinions.

Courtney Mitchell: “My favorite fall activity is going out and taking pictures of the leaves.” Matt Warren:   “Just fall football: high school football on Fridays, watching college football on Saturdays and NFL football on Sundays. Just sitting down relaxi...

Ronan woman receives state award

News from Congressman Greg Gianforte WASHINGTON – Congressman Greg Gianforte recognized Judy Preston of Ronan with his Spirit of Montana commendation for her selfless service and for working so that no family or student in Ronan goes hungry. Gianforte’s statement in the Congressional Reco...

Woman’s club honors work of outstanding member

News from the Ronan Woman’s Club It was announced at the Sept. 24, General Federation of Women’s Clubs Ronan meeting that Alice Gleason, a 50-year Ronan club member, is the 2019-20 GFWC Montana winner of the Jennie Award, the highest honor given to any club member. Over the past 50 years,...

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