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Shiver in the River lands in a pool

Thirty-five intrepid souls leaped off the dock at Riverside Park in Polson Saturday during Shiver in the River, th…

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Polson Seniors: Calendar plays catch-up on Leap Day

Leap Day is Feb. 29. The extra day added every four years at the end of February allows the human-made calendar to “catch up” to the actual orbit time of the earth around the sun (365.25 days). You cannot fool Natu…

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Ronan Seniors: Memory Café returns

Memory Café returns from 2-4 p.m. March 6. If you have any questions call Danika at 406-409-8149.

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Two men admit to threatening juveniles

Two men have admitted threatening juveniles with a firearm in an altercation that culminated in a pursuit with law enforcement. Izayus Prewett, 18, and Nathan …

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On the Agenda

Public meetings coming up in Lake County

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Neal Lewing celebrates "50 Years of Montana Gold"

Neal Lewing, a lifelong Montana singer/songwriter, actor, playwright, poet, author and educator, will return to the University of Montana Feb. 25 to celebrate …

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Correction (and apology)

Leader editor Kristi Niemeyer goofed up on the front page of last week’s paper, substituting Craig McClure for Craig McCrea in the opening line of a story about McCrea’s conviction on two counts of arson.

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Mission Valley Calendar

Your events guide to the Mission Valley

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The Awe Factor: Polson senior Kai McDonald heads to National meet

“There’s one part of my piece where I throw myself on the ground. I catch myself with my arms, and I kind of slowly lower myself and lay down. Every time a jud…

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Greater Polson Community Foundation awards trust-based grants

In honor of the value the non-profit sector adds to the community’s well-being, the Greater Polson Community Foundation celebrated February, “the month of love…

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Polson Police adds two officers, commends a third

In early February, Polson Police Chief George Simpson introduced two new police officers, Kyle Kearney and Isaiah Williams, to the Polson City Commission. He a…

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Tourism plan emphasizes stewardship

Glacier Country brought its Destination Stewardship Plan for tourism to a town meeting at the Ronan Community Center on Feb. 13. With approximately 14 people …

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Ryan Busse introduces running mate at SKC

Salish Kootenai College was the first stop in gubernatorial candidate Ryan Busse’s swing through Montana this week to introduce his running mate, Helena attorn…

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Bad roads contribute to double fatality

Snow and icy roads contributed to a fatal collision on Highway 93 Thursday evening that killed 80-year-old Ila Griffin, and her passenger, 7-year-old Kathryn Griffin, of Ronan.

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Polson Seniors: Looking for nutrition director

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Program Director for Nutrition. Wage depends on experience, and the shift is from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday.