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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...

Ladies Night businesses thanked

Editor, Many thanks to the Polson Business Community for sponsoring the enjoyable Ladies’ Night Out on Oct. 11. Thanks to the businesses that stayed open 'til 8 p.m., providing great refreshments and offering a 20 percent discount on merchandise. All the ladies I saw that evening were having a wonde...

Polson celebrates fall with Oktoberfest Polson celebrates fall with Oktoberfest

POLSON – The bratwurst sausages were hot and there were plenty of cold beverages to wash them down on Saturday during Polson’s first OktoberFest at the fairgrounds. The Polson Business Community and the Polson Chamber of Commerce hosted the event. Polson’s history isn’t exactly ful...

briefs for Oct. 2, 2019

POLSON – The Polson Business Community and Polson Chamber of Commerce are partnering to host the first official Polson Oktoberfest from noon-10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Polson Fairgrounds. The 2019 Polson Oktoberfest is a 21-and-older-only event. The event will feature a DJ and live music, and...

Polson to observe Small Business Saturday

POLSON – The Polson Business Community is promoting Small Business Saturday.  The annual event takes place the Saturday after Thanksgiving each year. It is sponsored by American Express.  The Polson Business Community will be offering cookies and drinks from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at a kiosk...

Briefs for Oct. 4, 2017

Bench decorating competition open to all News from the Polson Business Community POLSON – The Polson Business Community is sponsoring the Decorate a Bench Competition again this year. Anyone can participate: clubs, businesses, churches or individuals.  Several people have signed up so fa...

Cherry harvest looks good, annual festival a success Cherry harvest looks good, annual festival a success

POLSON – This year’s cherry harvest is looking good. That’s the word from Bruce Johnson, president of the Flathead Lake Cherry Growers Cooperative. He said a lot of fruit is growing on the area’s cherry trees and growers have been watering a lot due to warm temperatures.  J...

‘Mother of Main Street’ retires, Jackie M’s closes ‘Mother of Main Street’ retires, Jackie M’s closes

POLSON – After more than 20 years downtown, Jackie M’s Footwear is closing up shop.   Owners Jackie and Mike Cripe began their closeout sale last week and will continue until their lease expires at the end of September or until everything is sold.  Mike Cripe began selling shoes 5...

Decorate downtown benches for autumn contest

POLSON — The Polson Business Community is holding a new competition to encourage people to stroll and shop downtown, and to make the shopping area “fall-ish and inviting,” according to Jackie Cripe, of the PBC and owner of Jackie M’s on Main Street. To participate in the “Cel...

Committees work to improve Polson

News from Envision Polson POLSON — Envision Polson committees recently submitted updates on continuing improvements. —Beautification Committee: The Beautification Committee was busy this summer organizing, publicizing and awarding winners of the annual “Polson in Bloom Contest.&r...


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