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Montana manufacturing job growth high

MISSOULA – During the past five years, Montana manufacturing employment grew by 8.6 percent, while national manufacturing employment grew by 3.6 percent, according to a report completed by the University of Montana’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research in partnership with the Montana Manufac...

Salon surprises clients with random kindness acts

POLSON — Great Clips hair salon is awarding surprise “random acts of kindness” throughout the country during the busy back-to-school season. The promotion encourages clients to download the Great Clips app on their smart phone or go to the website to check in online, eliminating the drop...

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Stranahan selected for Leadership Montana   BILLINGS — Arlee resident Mary Stranahan of Good Works Ventures, LLC, will be one of 44 community, business, education, healthcare, nonprofit and government leaders from across the state selected for the Leadership Montana Class of 2016. These i...

Tour gives bird’s-eye-view of valley Tour gives bird’s-eye-view of valley

POLSON — Locals know Mission Valley offers a number of hidden gems that beckon to adventurous wayfarers from across the globe, but even the most experienced of explorers could be missing something unless they see the sprawling geographic diversity from above. Sean Fragua has spent the past 11 years ...

Pharmacy options increase in Polson

POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center will open another retail pharmacy in Super 1 Foods this August, filling the location vacated by Health Care Plus when that pharmacy moved from the Polson grocery store to the newly-opened Walgreens on Highway 35. Providence Lakeshore Pharmacy can fill pr...

Charlo company becomes leader in state energy sector Charlo company becomes leader in state energy sector

Persistence and innovation have caused a Charlo company to go from fledgling startup to one of the state’s energy sector leaders in four short years.  Travis Jordan, CEO of MT Rigmats and other offshoot subsidiary companies, says the success hasn’t come without a lot of work and struggle....

Historic bar to be remodeled Historic bar to be remodeled

The Wolf Den bar in downtown Polson will be rennovated into an upscale wine bar with Montana and European-sourced spirits. The historic sign, in place since the middle of the last century, was taken down last week. Owners Gerry and Joe Browning plan to call the establishment The Vine and Tap, and hope to be ...

Eagle Bank welcomes new president, new vision Eagle Bank welcomes new president, new vision

POLSON — When Martin Olsson retired as president and chief executive officer of Eagle Bank, he passed the torch to Andrew West. West is no stranger to the Mission Valley; he worked as the Valley Bank branch manager in Arlee for 10 and a half years and was vice president of commercial lending at Comm...

Job Service honors choice employers Job Service honors choice employers

News from Lake County Job Services POLSON — Each year the Job Service Employer Committee, and advisory group for the Lake County Job Service, presents an “Employers of Choice” award to a small, a medium and a large business in Lake County.  This year’s small-scale business ...

Workshop offers leadership inspiration Workshop offers leadership inspiration

POLSON — Karen McNenny has great advice for anyone considering becoming a boss: “I will talk you out of leadership. You get a buck more an hour and it’s not worth it,” she said, “but it’s exceptionally rewarding.” Each spring members of the Lake County Job Service...

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