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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Put Halloween before Christmas please

RONAN — Here we are, not even through the month of September, and Christmas stuff is already showing up in the stores. It would be nice if they at least waited until after Halloween. We had 47 people join us for a chicken dinner last Thursday. If you weren’t there, you missed a great meal. ...

Bud Cheff Jr. releases first book Bud Cheff Jr. releases first book

RONAN — For many people in the Mission Valley, Bud Cheff Jr. is a storyteller of the highest caliber.  Growing up in the Mission Valley, Cheff became fascinated by history and literature at an early age. He soon began collecting historical artifacts, many of which can be seen today in the Ninep...

Romero 3rd in Eureka

EUREKA — The Indian Springs Invitational Meet in Eureka last weekend saw a good showing from the Ronan cross-country squad. In the team standings, the Ronan boys placed first with 47 points over Thompson Falls (other teams did not have full squads). The girls scored 30 points; no other girls’ ...

Maidens drop 2 matches

After falling Tuesday to Loyola, the Ronan Maidens suffered another heartbreak Thursday when Thompson Falls came to town. Ronan lost three out of four games, 25-21, 10-25, 17-25, 16-25. “(We) need to find the chemistry so we are not riding the roller coaster … and can’t give the op...

Ronan VFW finds shelter for homeless veteran

RONAN — Johnney Reynolds is a Vietnam War veteran from the Flathead Reservation area. He is also homeless.  “(The homeless veterans) are the hardest,” said Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5652 service officer Bert Todd. “There’s always a reason why they’re homeless. ...

Eleven-year-old girl saves father’s life Eleven-year-old girl saves father’s life

POLSON — Shawn Blixt lost consciousness in Flathead Lake Aug. 3.  He’d stopped breathing, was unresponsive, and according to his 11-year-old daughter Kyla, “he was a deeper purple than I’d ever seen.” According to Shawn, he’d just picked up his daughter and her ...

Western-themed fundraiser supports St. Luke

RONAN — “A trip back in time.” That is the theme for this year’s 12th annual St. Luke Community Foundation dinner Sept. 14 at the Ronan Community Center and Fairgrounds. A Special Ronan Centennial Soiree will feature photos and fun facts focusing on the first 100 years of existence...

Government class hosts candidate forum

RONAN — Local voters will have an opportunity to hear presentations by Montana Supreme Court Justice candidates Laurie McKinnon and Ed Sheehy at a forum hosted by the Ronan High School government class at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at the Ronan Fine Arts Center of the Ronan Middle School, 35885 Roun...

Maidens, Chiefs hit ground running Maidens, Chiefs hit ground running

RONAN — Despite injuries that kept several athletes from competing, the Ronan cross-country team put up some good numbers while hosting the season-opening Canal Bank Run last Friday. In the team standings, the Ronan girls were first, and boys third. Freshman Jacey Probst was the first runner in for ...

Toastmasters talk ‘sports’

RONAN — The Aug. 22 Toastmasters meeting at the Ronan Tribal Senior Center was a typical well-run, fast-paced but relaxed and enjoyable gathering.  Speaker Elsie DeMars stated, “A day in which something has not been learned is a day wasted.”  Her life-long curiosity and love...


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