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Youngsters learn new tricks during week-long clinic Youngsters learn new tricks during week-long clinic

POLSON – Children were finally able to get out and participate in a weeklong skateboarding camp last week after spending much of the spring at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 30 elementary and middle school-aged children participated in the week-long camp to learn the ins, the outs, the...

18-year sentence handed down to man for burglary

A Lake County man was committed in Polson District Court on June 25 to the Montana Department of Corrections for a total of eighteen years with fourteen years suspended after reaching a plea agreement that cut eighteen crimes down to nine. Eugene Thomas Germain, 26, was initially facing nine counts of fel...

Classic Country Jammin’ returns

News from Classic Country Jammin' POLSON — Classic Country Jammin’ will be open for players on July 5, from 1-4 p.m. at the Lake Bar on U.S. Highway 93, across from the bakery. Please bring your own instruments and sound equipment. If you want to play along with everyone during and after you...

Rescue crews help victim out of lake Rescue crews help victim out of lake

POLSON – One person was transported to the hospital early Saturday afternoon after crashing into Flathead Lake, according to officials with the Lake County Search and Rescue. LCSAR officials noted that a witness saw the vehicle lose control on U.S. Highway 93 near the KwaTaQnuk Resort and Casino. Th...

Briefs for July 1, 2020

USDA announces assistance program News from the USDA You can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which provides direct payments to farmers and ranchers to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. Applications will be accepted through Aug. 28, 2020.  There is...

Local businesses get pandemic creative

POLSON – When the state of Montana was under a stay-at-home order, businesses around the area deemed “non-essential” went dark as part of the effort to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Polson Chamber of Commerce office manager Carol Cunningham said many local businesses have lost si...

Kibler pleads not guilty to assault

Alan Lewis Kibler, 34, of Polson entered a plea of not guilty in Polson District Court on June 10 to two counts of partner or family member assault, assault with a weapon and kidnapping, all felonies. According to court records, on May 26, a social worker with child protective services reported to the Lak...

Polson man faces assault charges Polson man faces assault charges

A Polson man is accused of beating his girlfriend over a period of several days, causing bruising “all over her body,” according to charging documents.  Pernell Albert Dionne Jr., 35, entered a plea of not guilty at District Court in Polson on June 10 to five counts of felony partner or...

Man pleads not guilty to felony charges Man pleads not guilty to felony charges

Jonathan Dell Tifft, 29, of Polson, entered a plea of not guilty in District at Polson on June 10 to felony exposure to a minor.  The charges stem from an incident at the Polson homecoming parade on Sept. 27, 2019, when several girls on a parade float reported seeing Tifft expose himself. Some of the...

Senior coupons available

LAKE COUNTY — It’s that time of year again. People age 60 or older, within certain income guidelines, are eligible for $50 coupons to spend at Lake County farmer’s markets. You can purchase Montana grown vegetables, fruit, cut herbs and raw honey with the coupons. We are encouraging seniors...

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