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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Fair

Lake County Fair exhibits valley talent Lake County Fair exhibits valley talent

RONAN — Sydney Taylor was back at the Lake County Fair this year for the sixth time to exhibit the end results of a year’s worth of work, but first, she had to get Faith to the chute. In regular fair fashion, participants bring livestock and pets, as well as projects in photography, science, b...

Lake County Fair underway in Ronan Lake County Fair underway in Ronan

RONAN — The 2021 Lake County Fair, themed “Yee Haw Mardi Gras,” got underway earlier this week and will continue through the weekend at the fairgrounds in Ronan.  On Wednesday, July 21, a family-style dinner is on tap at 5 p.m., followed by the market livestock weigh-in and open-cla...

New kind of fair: county fair continues under pandemic guidelines New kind of fair: county fair continues under pandemic guidelines

RONAN – The Lake County fairgrounds weren’t the bustling hub they usually are in late July, but that didn’t stop 7-year-old Tuneya Moran from bringing her bunny to the show. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the fair changed rules for livestock showing to reduce the spread of the virus. ...

Barrel racers enjoy a day in the sun Barrel racers enjoy a day in the sun

RONAN – The Lake County Fair Ranch Rodeo in conjunction with the Lake County Fair hosted its annual barrel race event to close out this year’s fair with a perfect sunny sky on Sunday. “Today went very well,” said race co-organizer Sharon Guenzler.  Barrel racing is a rodeo ...

Lake County Fair underway with COVID-19 changes Lake County Fair underway with COVID-19 changes

RONAN – The Lake County 4-H Fair began this weekend, but because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s fair looks a bit different from prior fairs.  “For starters, we had to adjust a lot of things,” said Breton Homewood, 4-H extension educator for Montana State University. ...

Lake County Fair wraps up with hairspray, ribbons Lake County Fair wraps up with hairspray, ribbons

RONAN –  Brooke Jackson, 12, still wasn’t ready to show her heifer in the Lake County Fair on Friday evening after months of hard work. For the past year, she took the heifer on nightly walks, fed her high- quality food and gave her a bath – but there was more to do. During the fair...

Market steers take first official trip over the 4-H scales Market steers take first official trip over the 4-H scales

News from Montana State University Lake County Extension Office LAKE COUNTY — Mid-January marks the beginning of the 4-H market beef project for Lake County members who have elected to raise and care for a steer during the next seven months. Calf weights are recorded along with breeder information...

2018 Lake County Fair Results announced 2018 Lake County Fair Results announced

Grand and Reserve Champions at the Lake County Fair: Aerospace, Level II, Grand : Ryan Kendall  Beef, Market Beef, standard breed, Grand: Darcy Coleman  Reserve: Brielle Zempel   Market Beef, small breed, Grand: Bryanne Zempel   Reserve: Braydon Zempel     &nb...

A fair for all A fair for all

RONAN – “I enjoy spending time with the animals,” eighth grader Aspen Taber stated. She also noted chickens are her favorite animal. “I do well with them. They suit me.”  The fair had over 500 4-H exhibits packed with livestock, art and food. Whatever your interest, from...

Quilters share stories, art through their craft Quilters share stories, art through their craft

RONAN – Each of the 140 quilts displayed this past weekend in the K. William Harvey Elementary School gym had a story to tell.  Whether it was a tale of a family heirloom quilt passed down from generation to generation, a celebration of past glory days from high school or a story of just sharin...


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