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Local Ford dealership turns 50 Local Ford dealership turns 50

Shiny new trucks and cars line the parking lot at Don Aadsen Ford, but co-owner Gordon Henricksen keeps a painting of an old Ford truck on his wall as a symbol of the past. It’s something to celebrate. “This is our 50th anniversary year,” said Ann Henricksen, co-owner of the family-run v...

Mack Days break records on opening weekend

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes FLATHEAD LAKE — Record breaking numbers were the name of the game the first weekend of the 2016 Spring Mack Days Fishing Event on Flathead Lake, sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. A total of 5,898 lake trout were turned i...

Fresh Life Church flourishes Fresh Life Church flourishes

Nine years ago a revolutionary church started up in Kalispell by Pastor Levi Lusko and his wife Jennie. Moving from Southern California to Montana, the Lusko’s felt a calling to start a church and on Jan. 14, 2007, they opened their doors under the banner of Fresh Life.  The first meeting was c...

Volunteer drivers needed

News from Lake County Area Disabled American Veterans LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Area Disabled American Veterans organization need additional volunteer drivers to transport veterans to and from their doctor appointments in Missoula, Kalispell and Ft. Harrison. Currently we have five volunteer ...

Locals send gift-filled shoeboxes Locals send gift-filled shoeboxes

News from Operation Christmas Child LAKE COUNTY — During Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week in Lake County, Nov. 16-23, residents generously contributed to the Kalispell Operation Christmas Child Area Team collection of 5,280 gift-filled shoeboxes for children in need. In ...

Proposed fee increases may affect dairies, small businesses

MISSION VALLEY—The Montana Department of Livestock has proposed significant fee increases to dairies and other small processors, which could potentially affect many businesses in the Mission Valley and throughout the state.  The fees would specifically affect those businesses that are licensed ...

Ice ready for fishing

Fishermen, A week of continuous temperatures below freezing, no snow, and no wind made ideal conditions for ice to come on hard and fast. After spending the Thanksgiving holiday hunting with my son, Andrew in the Billings area, my first priority was to check out local ice to determine what I could safely ...

Short drive to tree hunting Short drive to tree hunting

NORTHWEST MONTANA —Because all plants on National Forest Service lands — from tiny lichens to the largest trees — belong to the American public, collection limits and fees are in place to assure sustainable resources for the future. With that in mind, Western Montana’s abundant fir...

Briefs for Nov. 25, 2015

Group works to create ice rink POLSON — More opportunities for recreation are in the works as organizers are in the process of securing $4 million to create a multi-functional ice rink in Polson. With a $25,000 donation kicked in by local businesswoman Carmine Mowbray, a $1 million matching grant...

Envision Polson continues community efforts

News from Envision Polson POLSON — Envision Polson was formed to continue the work and efforts that were started as a result of the Polson Heart and Soul Project. The committees listed below align with the community values that were identified by citizens throughout this process. These committe...

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