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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Ronan haunted house scares Santa Ronan haunted house scares Santa

RONAN — Screaming, crying, blood, gore, fundraising and one frightened Santa Claus rounded out the horrifically wonderful environment at this year’s haunted house in Ronan.  Event organizers Shelly Cordis and Sharla Talsma have volunteered their time and money toward the cause for a combi...

Student saves choking friend at lunch Student saves choking friend at lunch

A Kicking Horse Job Corps student put her training to work and saved a fellow student from choking on Oct. 22. Sierra White, a CNA and medical assisting student at Kicking Horse Job Corps Center, came to the rescue for a choking victim, Martin Gamez. Martin, a diesel mechanics student, and his friends sat...

Ronan railway crossing gets upgrade Ronan railway crossing gets upgrade

RONAN — As many residents know, the railway crossing on Round Butte Road near Westland Seed is rough, to put it mildly. The speed limit drops from 65 miles per hour to 35 in a matter of a few hundred yards. Should a driver fail to slow down in time to cross the road, a violent, suspension-rattling s...

Farm-to-School initiatives inspire health, excitement Farm-to-School initiatives inspire health, excitement

RONAN — Farm-to-school initiatives are programs and efforts designed to connect schools with local food producers. In addition to boosting the local economy, these programs help to educate students and teachers on the importance of healthy food choices, the process of agriculture and ranching and, very...

Healthcare survey deadline approaching

During the past month, some residents of Lake County have been filling out a survey designed to identify local healthcare needs. The survey, sent to a random sample of homes, will help St. Luke Community Healthcare identify health services needed throughout the Mission Valley and St. Luke service area. &l...

Ronan football meets adversity head-on Ronan football meets adversity head-on

RONAN — This year, the Ronan Chiefs faced more than their fair share of adversity.   Three of their opponents — Florence, Loyola Sacred Heart, and Manhattan Christian — remain undefeated heading into the playoffs. Broadwater and Bigfork have a combined three losses. Several opponent...

Maiden volleyball team is ‘some punkins’

RONAN - Members of the Ronan High School volleyball team had their hands on round objects last week but for once it wasn’t volleyballs.  Coach Naomi Mock and her assistant coaches Lacy Cates, Tricia Clairmont and Charla Lake organized a pumpkin carving event for the girls.  With 33 girl...

Ronan’s Romero finishes 4th at state

HELENA — Ronan’s Danny Romero earned a fourth-place finish at the state Class B cross-country meet last weekend in Helena. “I was happy to have Danny finish his last season of cross-country with such a strong race. He took off with the front pack and didn’t falter the whole ra...

Zombie prom breathes life into Boys and Girls Club Zombie prom breathes life into Boys and Girls Club

RONAN — The second annual zombie prom at Ronan's community center drew a crowd of all ages. Zombies, as event organizer Sharla Talsma said, do not discriminate based on age.  "I saw it on the Internet and it looked like fun," Talsma said. "It's something that, community wise, everyone could com...

Local 4-H celebrates 100 years Local 4-H celebrates 100 years

RONAN — Together, generations of people celebrated 100 years of 4-H in Montana during the 2012 Lake County 4-H achievement program held Oct. 14 at the community center in Ronan. The annual achievement program is when Lake County members are recognized for their hard work and accomplishments throughout ...


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