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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Fairgrounds

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...

Circus to benefit SAFE Harbor

News from SAFE Harbor RONAN — A carnival and circus will be coming this way soon. The big top will be under the Mission Mountains when the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus comes to Ronan on Saturday, June 27, at the Lake County Fairgrounds, with two scheduled performances at 2 and 4:30 p.m. Along w...

Fashion and fundraising   Fashion and fundraising

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...

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