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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Fairgrounds

Go for Broke Go for Broke

RONAN – Three men succeeded in breaking previously untouched colts in a four-hour time span at the Ronan rodeo arena over the weekend, but one trainer’s superior showmanship brought the crowd to its feet and won over the judges to bring home the buckle.  Sparky Wallace of Fairfield was na...

Lake County Fair results Lake County Fair results

Rifle: Reserve ~ Ruger Andres  Shooting Sports Independent Study: Grand ~ Sackett Andres Shotgun - 11-12 years old: Reserve — Andrey Bauer Standard Breed – Female: Reserve — Afton Brander Standard Breed – Male: Grand —Afton Brander  Best of Show: Grand &...

‘Farm Fiesta’ describes 2014 Lake County Fair

RONAN — It’s a Farm Fiesta at the 2014 Lake County Fair in Ronan. Join us Monday, July 28, to Saturday, August 2, for: livestock and agricultural displays; food; fun; musical entertainment; and family-oriented activities. There is no gate admission and no cover charge for any event. Featured musi...

Fairground improvements will require community support

RONAN – Since the first Lake County Fair was held in 1931, dedicated volunteers and donors have made the event possible and worked to build it a permanent home in Ronan. In the past year land acquisitions have doubled the size of the fairgrounds to eight acres. The expansion, coupled with improvements ...

Going through hail: Cowboys battle it out in roundpen Going through hail: Cowboys battle it out in roundpen

RONAN — The same hailstorm that evacuated the rodeo in Missoula on Friday made a difficult task even more challenging for three Ronan cowboys competing in the second annual Round Pen Shootout, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Breeders Association.  “When the rain came up and the wind came ...

Crowds flock to Pioneer Days, 4-H Fair Crowds flock to Pioneer Days, 4-H Fair

RONAN — Pioneer Days events, rodeos, and local 4-H competitions drew huge crowds to Ronan last week as fairgoers enjoyed a lineup of activities with a bit of something for everyone.  Area athletes were able to battle it out with a 5k run plus softball, volleyball and three-on-three basketball t...

Round pen shootout will showcase horse training abilities

RONAN — Don’t ride it if it ain’t broke might be a better cliché for the round pen shootout this weekend, where three young horse trainers are each fixin’ to take an unbroken colt and within two days, ride the horse through an obstacle course. The event showcases what traine...

Labors of love on display at quilt show Labors of love on display at quilt show

Amy Anderson learned to cross-stitch in fourth grade. She later graduated from Carroll College with two degrees, but her life ended too soon at age 26. Amy had a life-long physical disability that prevented her from finishing the cross-stitch quilt pieces she started as a 4-H project. So her school secretary...

Deuce comes up trumps at Lake County Fair Deuce comes up trumps at Lake County Fair

RONAN — Deuce stood chewing his cud in the beef barn at the Lake County Fair, not too concerned about what was going on around him. Owned and shown by Hallie Sohr, Deuce, a black steer, won grand champion market beef at this year’s Lake County Fair.  Hallie, 13, said her parents, Teresa a...

Valley View boys bring bunnies to fair Valley View boys bring bunnies to fair

RONAN — Wearing white shirts and black jeans blinged up with sparkles and glittering belts for the girls, 4-H kids either held their bunnies or placed their furry projects into small carriers during the bunny show on Aug. 2.  Moms and dads, grandmas and granddads and friends crowded the grandst...


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