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Articles with the Tag: Pioneer Days

Swing, batter Swing, batter

Seven teams hit the dusty fields adjacent to the fairgrounds for the 2015 Pioneer Days softball tourney on Saturday in Ronan. First place went to “Sons of Pitches,” and “Johnson” took second.

Wild and wooly Wild and wooly

A young mutton buster holds on for a wild ride during the Pioneer Days Kids Rodeo.

Pioneer Days rolls into town Pioneer Days rolls into town

RONAN – It has been more than a century since the first pioneers rolled into Ronan in 1910, but its citizens will pay homage to their ancestors with a weekend of wholesome fun that beckons back to farming culture as Pioneer Days is held this weekend.  The celebration has been going on for close...

Combined efforts result in safe street dance Combined efforts result in safe street dance

RONAN — The annual Pioneer Days Street Dance was a much calmer, safer event this year thanks to the combined efforts of local law enforcement and community volunteers, city officials said last week.  The dance’s future hinged on the outcome of the event, as city officials said they would ...

Ronan Pioneer Days traditions continue to blaze trails of family fun Ronan Pioneer Days traditions continue to blaze trails of family fun

The poor pig didn’t know what hit it. After spending the day in a trailer, it was released into the rodeo arena in Ronan, and rooted around in the dirt nonchalantly as hundreds of people watched. A menacing horde of middle school children loomed in the background.  At the sound of the announcer...

Auto enthusiasts showcase beauties Auto enthusiasts showcase beauties

RONAN — More than 30 cars faced off Saturday on the Community Bank lawn for the Ronan Pioneer Days annual car show.  A red and white mini-me toy car held its own against a matching 1955 Crown Victoria owned by Marvin and Marie Taber of Whitefish. A similar-colored cherry red ’57 Thunde...

Have old-fashioned fun in Ronan this weekend

RONAN – A fun packed Pioneer Days weekend awaits community members, beginning Thursday.  The annual celebration of Ronan promises to be a great time, with plenty of sports, rodeo, dances, foods, parades, and buffalo rides.  “It’s one weekend that Ronan tries to all get toget...

All’s fair in Lake County

RONAN – Expanded grounds and a bigger slate of events will greet people who come out for some good old-fashioned fun at the Lake County Fair and Pioneer Days this week.  Fair Manager Tim Marchant and his staff have been hard at work for the past month setting up the Lake County Fairgrounds, and...

Quilt show honors Pat Anderson Quilt show honors Pat Anderson

RONAN — The theme of the 2014 Mission Mountain Quilt Guild show is “A Quilter’s Heart,” and that couldn’t be more appropriate since this year’s featured quilter is Pat Anderson. The show will be held in the K. William Harvey gymnasium on July 31 and Aug. 1 and 2. Hours are...

Ronan street dance future hinges on behavior Ronan street dance future hinges on behavior

RONAN – The traditionally family-friendly Pioneer Days street dance in Ronan might become an event for people age 21 or older only, if this year’s enhanced security measures don’t cut down on problem behaviors.  “We’ll try it one more year as a family thing and if things...

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