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Job Corps students spread cheer Job Corps students spread cheer

RONAN – Kicking Horse Job Corps students took time off from their studies to share a bit of holiday spirit with the residents of Mission Mountain Enterprises last week.  The Certified Nursing Assistant students laughed as glitter and feathers covered the floor while pinecones were turned into f...

‘Celebrate the Season of Light’ contest begins ‘Celebrate the Season of Light’ contest begins

POLSON — Polson residents who drape their homes, businesses or yards in lights and ornaments as a way to express the joy of the Christmas season are invited to enter the Celebrate the Season of Light decoration contest.  The Envision Polson Beautification Committee developed the following categ...

Shop locally — it’s a big deal

There’s a lot of talk about shopping locally. So what’s the big deal? Well, think of three small businesses that you would miss if they closed their doors. Maybe it’s the local deli that consistently supports the town’s high school and makes that sandwich just the way you like i...

Chamber honors individuals, groups that make Polson great

News from the Polson Chamber of Commerce POLSON — The Polson Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual banquet and awards presentation on Nov. 9 at the KwaTaqNuk Resort. The Chamber recognized the local businesses, volunteers and non-profits that dedicate so much time, talent, and energy into making P...

Supporting wounded warriors   Supporting wounded warriors

Barbara Grinde, Montana Sisel owner, presents an $850 check to Neil Baumann, left, Montana Wounded Warriors boardmember. The money was raised during a fundraising event held at the Finley Point Grill on Oct. 28 that featured members of the Steve Miller Band, Scott Free and Hang Dynasty.  

Kalispell Vet Center holds open house

KALISPELL — The Kalispell Vet Center is having their fourth annual open house on Friday, Dec. 12, from 1-4 p.m. at the Kalispell Vet Center on 690 N. Meridian Road.  Staff, volunteers, local community members, organizations and businesses have all jumped into the event by supplying all of the ente...

Charlo cafe hit by armed robber

 CHARLO — Authorities are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at approximately 7:50 p.m. at Connie’s Countryside Cafe on Monday night.  According to owner Connie Stevens, a woman entered the cafe’s back door just before closing time on Monday night, pressed a gun to on...

Community Bank to be bought by Glacier Bancorp Community Bank to be bought by Glacier Bancorp

RONAN – One of Mission Valley’s oldest businesses will be sold this winter, but management says the sale means customers will gain something, instead of losing it.  Glacier Bancorp, Inc. announced the purchase of Community Bank, Inc. on Nov. 5. Officials say the purchase will be completed...

Quilt auction benefits preschool

POLSON —  Several quilts have been donated for a silent auction to benefit Good Shepherd’s Little Friends Preschool. Designed by Bea Radermacher and sewn by Marian Retzer, the quilts come in a variety of sizes and patterns. One quilt was created from drawings by the preschool students.&nb...

Farmers market bread business expands in time for the holidays Farmers market bread business expands in time for the holidays

Roy Mills fell in love twice in Germany. He was 22, and it was 1981. He was stationed in Germany with the Army. Love struck him the first time when he met Marliese, a German citizen, and the second time, in a lesser degree, when he tasted German style bread. So he stayed in the country. He worked at various ...

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