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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Fairgrounds

Pioneer Days events kick off Friday

RONAN – Pioneer Days starts on Friday and the fun lasts until Sunday with so many activities that trying to fit them all into one weekend might be a challenge. This year, parking along the parade route is prohibited due to a new city ordinance created to protect children. Ronan Police Chief Ken Weav...

On with the show On with the show

News from the Lake County Fairgrounds RONAN — On Thursday, July 21, a work crew from Kicking Horse Job Corps, led by Rick Clary, donated time and energy to preparing the fairgrounds for the 2016 Lake County Fair. Consisting of six Heavy Equipment Operators and one lonely Engine Repairman, they ass...

Local talent exposed Local talent exposed

RONAN — Raw talent was interspersed with comedic anecdotes during Friday’s 4-H Open Talent Show held at the Lake County Fairgrounds. It took all the courage 10-year-old Logan Smith could muster to play his recorder in front of a crowd and three judges. “My whole body was quaking ...

fair share fair share

Children from all over Lake County worked hard to prepare critters of all kinds to compete at the fair. About a dozen kids traded in their required black-and-white attire on Friday for a little less serious fun during the first Barnyard Costume Contest. Mary walked through the arena wearing a pink and whi...

Hay auction helps fund tractor Hay auction helps  fund tractor

It may not be the biggest fairground in Western Montana, but the Lake County Fairgrounds is growing into a charming venue able to host a variety of events. “We figure if we can’t go for big, we can go for cute,” Friends of the Fairgrounds member Cynthie Preston said. With recent addit...

Lake County Fair announces results Lake County Fair announces results

RONAN — This year’s Lake County Fair went smoothly and saw more than 1,000 entries, according to fair officials.  “The fair went extremely well,” Lake County 4-H Agent Nori Pearce said. “Everybody did an excellent job of getting everything completed. It was just an excel...

Quilt sale to help veterans, students Quilt sale to help veterans, students

One award winning quilt has the potential to help many. “It won first place at the Lake County Fair in the People’s Choice category for queen sized quilts,” LaVon Grandy said of the quilt she made. Grandy donated her winning quilt to the local Kuilix chapter of the Daughters of the Am...

Lake County Fair 2015 Lake County Fair 2015

‘Pasturing for Profits’ workshop to be held in Ronan Aug. 20-21 ‘Pasturing for Profits’ workshop to be held in Ronan Aug. 20-21

RONAN — The summer pasture workshop, “Pasturing for Profits” will be held in Ronan on Aug. 20-21. For the first time ever, renowned grazing researcher, author and rancher Jim Gerrish will join us in Lake County to share practical ways to increase the sustainability of our family agricultura...

All’s fair in Ronan All’s fair in Ronan

RONAN – Every little farmer and rancher in the valley will have shined their boots, glittered their bulls, and washed their goats as they prepare to strut their stuff in the Lake County Fair this week.  The 4-H centered event has been going on since last Saturday, but all of the large animals a...


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