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Cornerstone owner sentenced

Former Polson resident Robert J. Congdon, 61, owner of Cornerstone Financial Inc. and K&B Investments LLC., was sentenced in a Missoula federal court Sept. 6 after pleading guilty to mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. U.S. District Judge Donald W. Molloy decreed that Congdon would serve 24 mont...

GPCF awards grants to local nonprofit groups GPCF awards grants to local nonprofit groups

The Greater Polson Community Foundation recently announced recipients of its 2012 grants, $15,000 in funding to meet a variety of community needs. Nonprofit organizations receiving this year’s awards are: Cheerful Heart, a cancer patient support group serving Lake County, received $1,500 start-up fu...

Polson High School golfers eye state Polson High School golfers eye state

POLSON — Golf is a good walk spoiled, according to American author and humorist Mark Twain. Although not everybody attributes the quote to Twain, the Polson High School golf team doesn’t see golf that way. They enjoy playing and being outside. One student athlete, Hayden Congdon, even started ...

Polson runners all improve

SILVERWOOD, Idaho — The Polson Pirate cross-country runners all posted their best times of the year at the Coaster Cross Meet at Silverwood Theme Park in Idaho. According to coach Matt Seeley, all evidence seems to suggest the course was slightly longer than the normal 3-mile distance, and was 5 kilome...

Pirates win 1, lose 1 Pirates win 1, lose 1

POLSON — The Polson boys’ soccer team hosted Loyola and Hamilton last week, and while the Pirates beat Loyola 4-2, they couldn’t stop Hamilton from winning that match 2-1. In the non-conference matchup with Loyola, Pirates Alex Helgeson and Jonah Kasnitz both did a great job of getting t...

Polson girls drop 2 Polson girls drop 2

POLSON — After falling to Loyola 5-1 on Thursday, the Polson Lady Pirates suffered a tough 0-7 loss in a non-conference matchup with visiting Hamilton Saturday. “Polson was out-classed in this match playing the better Hamilton team,” head coach Michael Hewston said.  “It wa...

Lady Pirates struggle in Anaconda Lady Pirates struggle in Anaconda

Before heading to the Smelter Tournament in Anaconda over the weekend, Polson hosted Stevensville on Thursday and won 25-19, 25-21, 26-28, 25-21. Heidi Rausch led the way for the Lady Pirates with 18 kills, two blocks and 17 digs.  “She put the ball down hard and played with a lot of intensi...

Pitts to rope in Vegas Pitts to rope in Vegas

POLSON — The weather was beautiful for the regional finals of the United Indian Rodeo Association held at Polson Fairgrounds on Sept. 8 and 9. Local calf roper Zanen Pitts advanced to the finals in Las Vegas, Nev. with a 15.2 run at Sunday’s rodeo. Although he competed in the bulldogging in co...

Pirates stomp Panthers Pirates stomp Panthers

POLSON — In a game that was all about defense, the Polson Pirates triumphed over the visiting Belgrade Panthers, 9-0.  Will Davey caught a 24-yard pass from Brady Hislop for a touchdown, and Taylor Pitts sacked the Panther quarterback in the end zone for a safety.  The Pirate defense wa...

Polson farmer raises giant pumpkins with tender loving care Polson farmer raises giant pumpkins with tender loving care

Fall is a time of plenty. With the change in seasons comes a change in the weather, the leaves, the food, the sky, the recreation and often, the clothing.  Farmers begin to harvest their crops; the days get shorter and colder; and bonfires with friends become a welcome distraction. For the past fo...


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