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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Fairgrounds

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...

Unusual animal draws crowd at fair Unusual animal draws crowd at fair

RONAN – The animal that stole the show at the Lake County Fair never went before a judge or set foot in the auction barn. It lay nestled next to its mother and siblings in a cage on poultry row.  A three-legged duckling owned by Shannon Saint, of Saddle Mountain 4-H, drew crowds almost immediat...

Cats mind manners during fair judging Cats mind manners during fair judging

When dogs meet, tails wag, noses sniff and friendships are formed. Cats? Not so much. Separation is key.  In Wednesday’s cat show, a few glares were exchanged, and possibly a hiss, but overall the well-mannered felines kept their claws to themselves. Exactly how do you train a headstrong ...

Lake County Fair begins Monday

RONAN — Bring on the cows and cakes — the Lake County 4-H Fair is about to begin. Shooting sports steps up to the plate Saturday, July 27 at 9 a.m. sharp at the fairgrounds in Ronan, followed Sunday by the shotgun competition at Big Sky Sporting Clays. On Monday, July 29, 4-H participants a...

Crab Fest relocates, nets huge crowd Crab Fest relocates, nets huge crowd

Where in the world would folks wait in line for food with more than 275 people and not get crabby? And wait two years to crab? Ronan’s Crab Fest, that’s where. The unprecedented crowd grabbed 640 pounds of crab for $20 bucks a plate Friday night at the Lake County Fairgrounds, according ...

Save this house Save this house

It’s not on Pennsylvania Avenue, but the White house in Ronan is available — the George White house, that is. And all its charm is free. It’s a sturdy white farmhouse, reminiscent of a time when sheets billowed on the clothesline as children chased each other and the dog through the yard...


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