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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Harvest Fest hay bale winners announced Harvest Fest hay bale winners announced

RONAN — The results are in and the ballots counted for Ronan’s Harvest Fest hay bale and scarecrow challenge.  Lake Co. 4-H grand champion pig took first place with Harvest Foods sunny sunflowers running in a close second. Honorable mention went to Mountain West Co-op with the notorious t...

'Pignic' in the park creates awareness, funding 'Pignic' in the park creates awareness, funding

RONAN — Community members spent Saturday eating, listening to music, visiting, taking chances on pig poop bingo and playing in Bockman Park. The Pig in the Park event was meant to raise awareness and funds for play pods: innovative and culturally relevant playground equipment. It doubled as a way to br...

Maidens ace two victories at home

  RONAN - The Maidens smashed through their opponents Friday, grabbing a 3-0 win against Troy. Christine Robinson laid down four of the Maiden’s 12 aces and also matched Danielle Richwine in digs with 10. Alaina Madsen showed her aggressive side at the net with 12 kills. The Maidens hoste...

Ronan Chiefs blow past Thompson Falls

  THOMPSON FALLS – The Chiefs grabbed the lead early and held on hanging Thompson Falls out to dry in the 38-12 win on Friday. Ronan’s Lucas Gerhardt led in rushing putting up 174 yards on 33 carries and logging two touchdowns for the Chiefs. Connor Benn also collected dirt under his c...

Candidates vie for Ronan council seat Candidates vie for Ronan council seat

 RONAN — The city of Ronan has two candidates vying for the Ward I council seat: Incumbent Roger Romero, 48, and Tracy Morigeau Frank, 41. Romero is the chief information officer for Access Montana and network manager for Montana West.  He has lived in the area for 23 years. Romero and ...

ShakeOut encourages earthquake preparedness, safety ShakeOut encourages earthquake preparedness, safety

Deep below the patchwork of soil and water that provides life to the people, livestock, crops and wildlife that call the Mission Valley home, the Mission Fault runs along the base of the Mission Mountains. The minor geological fault line presents a constant threat of earthquakes and secondary hazards that ca...

Spaghetti dinner planned for Oct. 19 at Ronan Senior Center

RONAN — The nutrition program at the center will have a spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. The cost of the meal is $5 per person, or $20 per family. This is a fundraiser for the nutrition program and we will also have a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. The Foot Clinic will be her...

Former water court judge explains process Former water court judge explains process

RONAN — “Water is a flammable substance in this valley, they told me,” said Bruce Lobel, grinning. Lobel, a retired Montana water court judge, was in Ronan Wednesday, Oct. 2, to present information on the water adjudication process. Lobel had been on the water court for 23 years and i...

Ronan schoolchildren walk and roll to school with Monte Ronan schoolchildren walk and roll to school with Monte

RONAN — School buses for the Ronan school district were nearly empty on Oct. 2, but superintendent Andy Holmlund was not bothered by the absences.  “Just for today, it’s okay,” Holmlund said.  Instead of riding the bus, approximately 300 students, parents, teachers, an...

Ronan council eliminates parks maintenance worker position Ronan council eliminates parks maintenance worker position

RONAN — Ronan city council voted to eliminate the job of parks maintenance worker Jennifer Rolfsness at its Sept. 30 meeting as part of cost-saving measures to help balance the city’s budget.  In a split 4-2 vote, the council adopted a solution laid out in a packet of options prepared by ...


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