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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Sharp minds, sharper wits abound at Ronan’s class of 1942 reunion Sharp minds, sharper wits abound at Ronan’s class of 1942 reunion

RONAN — In a beautiful home with Mission Mountain views less than a hundred yards from Ronan’s golf course, six members of Ronan High School’s class of 1942 came together for the first time in five years.  The six former classmates sat together in Don Olson’s living room and e...

Irrigation takes stage in water rights negotiations Irrigation takes stage in water rights negotiations

RONAN — To say the current water rights negotiation is an emotionally-charged issue in the Valley may be an understatement.  “There’s been a lot of misinformation the past month-and-half,” said water rights compact commission member and irrigator Dan Salomon. “The number...

Ronan water project surges ahead Ronan water project surges ahead

RONAN — In 2008, the Montana Department of Environmental Quality put forth a report stating Ronan did not have enough water storage, fire flow, supply or water treatment to meet regulations. Driven by governing bodies on the state and federal level, Ronan’s City Council voted 5-1 in 2008 in favor...

Busdriver Tour rocks park Busdriver Tour rocks park

RONAN — The mission of the Boys and Girls Club is unique among afterschool programs, geared specifically and only towards helping children succeed while giving them a safe environment during the most critical hours of the day — after school hours.  Executive director of Ronan’s club...

Travelers impressed by emergency response

Editor, On July 26 just before noon, my husband and I were involved in an accident at U.S. Highway 93 and Main Street in Ronan. We would sincerely like to thank the first responders to the accident for their professionalism and genuine concern for our wellbeing. There are too many to acknowledge by name, ...

Free concert a great community event

Editor, I want to express the pleasure shared by my husband, toddler son, and myself when we attended the Flathead Reservation and Lake County Boys and Girls Club free concert, “The Bus Driver” tour, last Wednesday evening. There was a good crowd in attendance.  I have lived in Ronan o...

Gale Decker not hired as Ronan cross-country coach Gale Decker not hired as Ronan cross-country coach

RONAN — Ronan School District No. 30 trustees voted 5-2 against hiring Lake County Superintendent of Schools Gale Decker as Ronan High School’s assistant cross-country coach.  In an hour and a half special board meeting Aug. 6, Decker began by reading a lengthy statement regarding his pro...

Trainers share horse sense in roundpen shootout Trainers share horse sense in roundpen shootout

RONAN — As any horse trainer will tell you, starting a horse is no small matter. It takes diligence, a wealth of knowledge, a keen eye and the patience of a saint to effectively and safely train a 1,200 pound animal.  In less than four hours between Friday and Saturday night, three local traine...

All's Fair in Lake County All's Fair in Lake County

RONAN – When it comes to the Lake County Fair and 4-H, Lake County Extension Agent Nori Pearce said the two are inseparable. “It’s the ultimate educational experience for many of the 4-H members,” Pearce said. “The Lake County Fair is always focused on the youth, so 4-H is an...

Car found in canal Car found in canal

RONAN — A report of a car in the canal sent emergency crews rushing to the corner of Terrace Lake Road and Timberlane Road just before noon on Thursday. Responders found a small red Subaru nearly submerged under the Terrace Lake bridge. Ronan volunteer firefighters secured the vehicle before searching ...


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