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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Fairgrounds

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. ...

Lights Under the Big Sky’ light up the night in Ronan Lights Under the Big Sky’ light up the night in Ronan

RONAN – For a few weeks this winter the Ronan Fairgrounds will be transformed into a sparkling holiday wonderland. The third annual Lights Under the Big Sky event started Dec. 13 and continues through this weekend - from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20 and Saturday, Dec. 21. Visitors touring the brig...

Lights Under the Big sky features games, lights, music, fun Lights Under the Big sky features games, lights, music, fun

News from Lights Under the   Big Sky Committee RONAN – Gazillions of tiny lights outlining barns, a vintage pickup, even a tepee, make Lights Under the Big Sky more than live up to its name. The event’s hours are 5 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 13 and 14 and Dec. 20 and 21.     The ev...

Lights Under the Big Sky prepares for celebration Lights Under the Big Sky prepares for celebration

News from Lights Under the Big Sky RONAN – Here’s a head’s up for seasonal fun: Lights Under the Big Sky will brighten the night beginning Dec. 13, continuing Dec. 14, Dec. 20 and 21 from 5 to 9 p.m. It’s a fun event for the whole family. Bring the youngsters for a visit with ...

Pedal to Plate is this weekend

News from MMAPP RONAN — On Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, Mission Mountain Area Pedal to Plate will host its second annual ride through the Mission Valley, showcasing local farms and agriculture.   The 40-mile ride begins and ends at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Ronan. Cycling participants will m...

Pedal to Plate held in September

News from MMAPP RONAN — On Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, Mission Mountain Area Pedal to Plate will host its second annual ride through the Mission Valley, showcasing local farms and agriculture.   The 40-mile ride begins and ends at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Ronan. Cycling participants will...

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...

Chiseled Art Chiseled Art

RONAN – The sounds of blaring, buzzing chainsaws and power tools filled the air in Ronan over the weekend during the inaugural Mission Valley Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous, held at the Lake County Fairgrounds. With wood chips flying all about, onlookers gathered during the four-day extravaganza to wat...


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