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County meeting explores possible economic opportunities

February 16, 2017 at 3:24 pm

What would help boost Lake Countyís economy? Investment in infrastructure, housing, manufacturing jobs and, perhaps most significantly, a new brewery were among the main suggestions offered last wee...

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Man sentenced for criminal endangerment

February 16, 2017 at 3:22 pm | Lake County Leader A 22-year-old Lake County man accused of attempting to rape a teenage girl at a Ronan park was sentenced last week to three years in the Department of Corrections. Lake County District Court Judge ...

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Man admits to firing gun during domestic dispute

February 16, 2017 at 3:22 pm | Lake County Leader A Polson man admitted last week to brandishing and firing a handgun during a domestic dispute. Mark Vrooman, 60, pleaded guilty in Lake County District Court to felony assault with a weapon. Ac...

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State seeking aquatic invasive species inspectors

February 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm | Lake County Leader The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks has announced that it is recruiting additional aquatic invasive species inspection and laboratory technicians for the upcoming season. The seasona...

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Shed hunters reminded to hold off until spring

February 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm | Lake County Leader Winter can be a tough time for us humans, whether struggling with a pesky cold or digging out from the latest snowstorm. Now imagine what itís like for Montanaís elk population. Itís an especially ...

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Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife board to meet

February 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm | Lake County Leader The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 22 beginning at 10 a.m. at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Headquarters on Meridian Road in Kalispell. Board Chairma...

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Lawmaker seeks to ban deer urine imports

February 16, 2017 at 3:29 pm | Lake County Leader HELENA ó A Montana lawmaker is proposing a ban on deer and elk urine that hunters use to attract bucks, if it comes from a state with documented cases of chronic wasting disease. Democratic Sen. J...

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Polson eyes public safety projects

February 16, 2017 at 3:22 pm | Lake County Leader As Polsonís population continues to grow, the cityís public safety departments are looking at expanding facilities and services to keep pace with demand. Speaking at the Feb. 6 city commission meet...

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