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Swimming closed at Riverside Park due to strong currents Swimming closed at Riverside Park due to strong currents

  POLSON — Temperatures Saturday were in the 70s, and Riverside Park in Polson would typically be overflowing with families and kids frolicking in the still frigid (in this reporter’s opinion) waters of Flathead Lake. While the playground still had a few customers, the swim area was close...

Woman shot with BB gun at park has BB removed, fears for others Woman shot with BB gun at park has BB removed, fears for others

POLSON — Polson police are currently investigating a BB gun shooting that occurred recently in Riverside Park.  Brandy Wallace had been at the park with seven children, all under the age of 11, when she felt a BB hit her leg. When she looked in the direction it came from, a second BB hit her in...

POLSON — Temperatures weren’t the only thing taking a plunge on New Year’s Day. On Saturday afternoon, a few more than 50 spirited chill seekers made an icy plunge into Flathead Lake’s frigid waters, making a big splash into the 2022 New Year during the Polson Polar Plunge. In i...

Grants help spur Main Street revitalization Grants help spur Main Street revitalization

POLSON — Stroll through downtown Polson and you’re apt to notice that once vacant buildings are occupied, ramshackle facades have received a face lift, and storefronts are gleaming with a new coat of paint.  The past three years have brought a wave of new businesses and remodeling project...

Polson commission approves putting resort tax on ballot Polson commission approves putting resort tax on ballot

POLSON – After years of research and debate, the Polson City Commission voted unanimously to place a three percent resort tax on the ballot for a special election, slated for Jan. 21. The motion was approved during the commission’s regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 9. City finance officer Ci...

Volunteers collect vital information to combat water pollution Volunteers collect vital information to combat water pollution

POLSON — Armed with tape measures and aerial maps, a small army of volunteers wearing bright yellow safety vests took to the city streets of Polson last Thursday to help reduce the amount of pollutants entering Flathead Lake from stormwater runoff. “The purpose of this project is to determine ...

Dipping into a new decade Dipping into a new decade

POLSON – Chill seekers splashed into the nippy waters of Flathead Lake to kick off the first day of 2020 during the 22nd Annual Polson Polar Plunge.  The event was held along the boat ramp and shoreline of Polson’s Riverside Park on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 1. For some Mission Valley res...

Apply for 2019 Polson Rotary Festival for Youth event

News form the Polson Rotary Club POLSON — The Polson Rotary is now accepting applications for its annual fundraiser. The Polson Rotary Festival for Youth event is a yearly endeavor to raise money to benefit the youth in the Mission Valley. In the past eight years the Polson Rotary has distribut...

Winter festival supports ice rink project Winter festival supports ice rink project

POLSON – On Saturday afternoon, a group of freezing, smiling kids and adults could be seen at Polson’s Riverside Park, running around with plastic sticks trying to bash a small rubber ball into a netted goal. The crazy spectacle is a sport called broomball and was part of the Mission Valley Ice A...

Polar Plunge swimmers shiver into New Year Polar Plunge swimmers shiver into New Year

Lunacy might be defined as jumping into the wintery water of Flathead Lake at temperatures barely above freezing, wearing nothing more than swimsuits or clothes more suitable for a summer day, but as human nature goes, many people are up for doing crazy things.   The Polson Polar Plunge is an annual ...


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