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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Construction begins on Walmart Supercenter Construction begins on Walmart Supercenter

POLSON — Dirt-moving machines showed up on the site of the new Walmart Supercenter southwest of Polson three weeks ago.  Neil Nelson, president and owner of Engineered Structures Incorporated, is the senior project manager. He estimated site work on the new Walmart Supercenter would be complete...

Polson man swims to avoid police Polson man swims to avoid police

POLSON — Chilly water in Flathead Lake did not deter Todd Burland, 45, Polson, when he jumped into the lake at Boettcher Park as he was allegedly fleeing Polson Police.  The original call from dispatch was on Nov. 5 at about 7:35 p.m. to a Main Street parking lot where a vehicle was high-center...

Stop animal cruelty

Editor, It was with shock and horror I read the article about the cruelty and inhumane conditions allowed to continue at the Printz Ranch. There is something very wrong with a county that allows and thus condones this unspeakable situation. As Cardinal John Newman said, “Now what is it that moves ou...

Celebrate community foundation week

Historically, individual Americans have voluntarily joined together to meet important needs in their communities. This generosity and willingness to work together for a common goal is a hallmark of the American character. One of the ways Americans have done this for about the last 100 years is through com...

Single-action shooters visit Polson Single-action shooters visit Polson

POLSON — There should be horses standing hipshot and tied to a hitch rail when the cowboy action shooters are in town.  Instead, a pickup with license plates that read “TheDuck” (no, it’s not yellow) is parked in front of the Miracle of America Museum. Charley Martin, head ...

Community Thanksgiving dinner planned Community Thanksgiving dinner planned

POLSON — Turkeys are getting wary since Thanksgiving is just next week on Nov. 22. To add cheer to the day, a Polson Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held at the Polson Senior Citizens Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Everyone — singles, couples, families — is welcome to come and...

Kettle drive benefits Helping Hands

This Christmas Season, shoppers at Super One Foods and Walmart in Polson and Harvest Foods in Ronan will see volunteers from the Polson Ministerial Association and various community organizations, ringing the bell for the annual Salvation Army kettle drive.  Over the past several years, the Salvation...

Bingo enjoyed in Polson on Fridays

POLSON — If you haven’t had the chance to come in and play bingo with us on Friday nights, you are missing a lot of fun. The doors open up at 6:15 p.m. and we begin play by 7 p.m. There is a $100 guaranteed blackout for our last game.  It is $5 minimum for four hard cards and the flimsies ar...

Public meetings on water compact scheduled

The negotiating teams for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, the State of Montana and the United States have completed a proposed water rights compact and released it for public review and comment.  The three parties have been working for several years to develop a water rights settlement t...

Humble pie: local church assembles pies for apple festival Humble pie: local church assembles pies for apple festival

POLSON — The scent of apples called to passers-by as the door to the basement of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church opened on Nov. 3. There was a hint of cinnamon in the air with back notes of coffee, accompanied by the sound of laughter and the low buzz of visiting.  About 20 people, th...


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