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Riggs receives scholarship

News from The Women of Rollins POLSON — The Women of Rollins organization provided the Emma Sager Memorial Scholarship for $1,000 to Hakyla Riggs through the Polson Scholarship and Education Foundation. Hakyla is currently a senior at Polson High School. She is in a dual enrollment program through Flathead Valley Community College through the STEM Academy at Salish Kootenai College. She is also involved in SKC Upward Bound, high school band and Ground School (Red Eagle Aviation). Hakyla is planning on attending Montana State University and majoring in computer science.

Pedal Pushers Pedal  Pushers

POLSON — The annual Bike to School event for Cherry Valley and Linderman elementary schools was held last Friday, seeing nearly two hundred kids pedal their way to school.  This year’s event was sponsored by St. Joseph Medical Center and their medical staff took to the sidewalks to wave a...

Governor recognizes Montana schools promoting health, fitness

News from the office of Governor Gianforte  HELENA — In partnership with the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), Governor Greg Gianforte announced on May 31 the three Montana schools selected to receive fully equipped fitness centers in recognition of their prom...

Rankin Foundation awards education grants to 51 Indigenous women Rankin Foundation awards education grants to 51 Indigenous women

News from the Jeannette Rankin Foundation MISSOULA — The Jeannette Rankin Foundation, a national leader in making higher education accessible to women, recently awarded 51 grants totaling $127,500 to Indigenous women attending Montana Tribal colleges. The Rankin Foundation launched its Native Woma...

Scholarship offered

POLSON — The Montecahto Club is a non-profit social service club. We are, once again, offering a vocational scholarship of up to $1000 to an individual in Lake County. Our intent is to make this available to an individual who is pursuing a less-traditional training program for certification or licensur...

Wachholz College Center to hold community open house

KALISPELL — Make plans to visit the Wachholz College Center on the campus of Flathead Valley Community College on June 3 from 12 to 4 p.m. for their Community Open House and 2023-2024 Season Preview. Bring friends and family to this free open house event that is generously sponsored by PayneWest Insura...

First Lady Susan celebrates launch of Mobile STEM Learning Center

BILLINGS — Advancing her initiatives as Montana’s first lady, Susan Gianforte today joined Spectrum and Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming (GSMW) to cut the ribbon on the GSMW Mobile STEM Learning Center. “Students who engage in STEM learn how to solve problems, become more confident, an...

Locals named to RMC’s Dean’s List

BILLINGS — Rocky Mountain College is pleased to announce the undergraduate honor rolls for the 2023 spring semester. The Dean’s List includes the students who earned a grade point average of 3.60 to 3.99 for the semester. High Honors students who maintained a 4.0 GPA will be noted with an asteris...

Taylor Ross Named to SNHU President’s List

News from Southern New Hampshire University MANCHESTER, NH — Taylor Ross of Polson has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s Winter 2023 President’s List. The winter terms run from January to May. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point ave...

Carroll College confers degrees to locals

News from Carroll College HELENA — On Saturday, May 13, Carroll College conferred degrees on 313 graduates of the class of 2023 during its 113th commencement ceremony held in Nelson Stadium. Below is a list of local Montana students who were candidates for graduation from Carroll College for 20...


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