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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Race proceeds donated to pool project Race proceeds donated to pool project

News from HealthCare Plus Pharmacy POLSON — The sixth annual Live Locally 5K race drew 154 entries and raised $3,000 for Mission Valley Aquatics, a nonprofit organization building a community aquatic center in Polson. Live Locally’s total contribution to the pool was more than $10,000. Th...

Volunteers sought for boards

Lake County currently seeks volunteers to serve on the following boards: Polson City-County Planning Board; Planning and Zoning Commission; Lake County Planning Board; and Board of Adjustment. Appointments begin Jan. 1, 2013.  For more detail on the scope, needs and schedule of each board or for an a...

Students study soil, ecosystems Students study soil, ecosystems

A crew of fourth-grade “citizen scientists” from Linderman Elementary School visited Tim Lake’s farmland south of Polson on Oct. 16. Their goal, according to the data collection book, was to gain insight into the relationship between agriculture and the effects of noxious weeds on plants, a...

Vandals target car, building windows

POLSON — A rash of broken windows in vehicles and buildings have plagued Polson for the past three weeks.  According to a press release from Polson Assistant Police Chief Clint Cottle, officers responded to more than 20 incidences of night-time vandalism, mostly on the west side of Polson. Cott...

JP candidates speak out on issues JP candidates speak out on issues

POLSON — Nine of the candidates for Lake County Justice of the Peace packed the Polson High School stage for a candidate forum co-sponsored by Domestic Violence Education and Services and the Valley Journal on Oct. 16. About 50 people were in the audience. The three candidates not attending were Alan B...

City commission, manager argue contract City commission, manager argue contract

POLSON — Polson City Commissioners tabled a motion to amend City Manager Todd Crossett’s contract until their next meeting on Nov. 5.  Crossett has been employed by the City of Montana since June 2,009.  All city employees have 7.07 percent of each biweekly check withheld to put into...

Polson man grows half-ton pumpkin Polson man grows half-ton pumpkin

HAMILTON — With Halloween just around the corner, many a jack-o-lantern can be seen protecting neighborhood porches and stoops. These pumpkins have the all too important job of protecting the house from evil spirits during this haunted time of year.  However, a 1,030-pound pumpkin might send a ...

Decker, Swenson vie for county commissioner Decker, Swenson vie for county commissioner

Two candidates survived the primary election and are competing in the race for Lake County Commissioner. They are Gale Decker, Republican, and John Swenson, Independent. The winner of the race will take his seat with commissioners Ann Brower and Bill Barron.   Gale Decker Decker, 64, and his ...

Ninepipes Museum, Polson Fairgrounds awarded tourism grants

HELENA – Polson Fairgrounds, Inc. and the ninepipes Museum of Early Montana were among 12 TIIP grant recipients awarded a total of $550,000 by the Montana Department of Commerce. The Tourism Infrastructure Investment Program awarded $80,000 to the Polson Fairgrounds, Inc., for reconstruction of the ...

Polson Pirates take down Browning Indians Polson Pirates take down Browning Indians

POLSON — The Polson Pirates capped off their undefeated season with a 49-0 shutout victory against the visiting Browning Indians. The Pirates will enter the playoffs with home field advantage and a well-deserved rest during a first-round playoff bye week.  “Next up is a playoff game on...


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