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Articles with the Tag: Lake Mary Ronan

Harvest Fest starts Saturday morning Harvest Fest starts Saturday morning

RONAN – Judging for the Trail of Bales will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the 10th Annual Harvest Fest. Event festivities will take place behind the Visitors' Center.  Ninety hay bales were decorated for the contest this year by local business owners, organizations...

Gold Rush on at Dayton Daze

DAYTON — Dayton Daze, the Chief Cliff Volunteer Fire Department, Quick Response Unit’s annual fundraiser, kicks off at the Dayton Park with “Montana Gold Rush,” a costume event with cash prizes for best costumes. The open car show starts at 10 a.m., (registration at 9 a.m.), with cold...

Lady Pirate Paige Noyes gets a hit. Lady Pirate Paige Noyes gets a hit.

Fishermen:  As waters warm, the fishing opportunities are on the increase, but some of the best fishing is only temporary. For optimum results there are three area bodies of water that you should plan to fish in the near future.   Last Sunday, Roger Smart and I went to Lake Mary Ronan after h...

Fire and ice Fire and ice

News from Chief Cliff Volunteer Fire Department Firefighters are often the first responders to any local emergency, and from November through March those emergencies frequently take place on ice. Whether called to respond to a wreck on an icy road, a slip and fall on a homeowner’s driveway, or a f...

Lake trout, perch fishing hot Lake trout, perch fishing hot

Fishermen:  If you haven’t already made plans for the weekend, I have a fishing report that will expand your possibilities.   Last Saturday Casey Kopel and I caught eight lake trout near the shore south of Melita Island. We did best with a whole-fish setup in around a 50-foot depth. I s...

Snow plowing discontinued in state parks

News from Montana State Parks Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced that snow plowing will be discontinued at several state parks in Northwestern Montana beginning Dec. 1. Following budget cuts for fiscal year 2018, winter road maintenance will be discontinued at the West Shore and Big Ar...

Man who beat up woman gets sentenced Man who beat up woman gets sentenced

POLSON – A man with a history of violating protective orders was given an 8-year sentence last week with four years suspended for criminal endangerment. Leroy Michael Charles, 40, of Ronan, was also originally charged with aggravated assault, theft and aggravated kidnapping for beating up a woman at...

Female grizzly, two yearlings captured near Ferndale Female grizzly, two yearlings captured near Ferndale

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks An adult female grizzly bear and her two yearlings were captured on May 16 south of Ferndale. The bears had gotten into two small chest freezers that were outside a mobile home. The adult female is nine years old and weighed 309 pounds. The male yearling weighe...

Man faces multiple charges after alleged assault at cabin Man faces multiple charges after alleged assault at cabin

POLSON – A man with a history of violating protective orders has been charged with two more cases against two women, including aggravated assault, theft, criminal endangerment and aggravated kidnapping earlier this year.  In the latest incident, Leroy Michael Charles, 40, of Ronan, allegedly be...

Perch, trout biting in East Bay Perch, trout biting in East Bay

Fishermen, Here’s a nice mess of perch from East Bay. It took four trips and a couple of times being baptized to finally find them. The ice is finally consistently good from 4 to 8 inches. The perch are where they were last spring (maybe a little closer to shore). Weed beds are definitely the major ...


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