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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Ronan students warm hearts with new play

RONAN — Tired of the dreary winter weather? Come to the Ronan Performing Arts Center and share some summer fun with us. “Surf’s Up” is playing Jan. 18 and 19 at 7 p.m.  The middle school production of “Surf’s Up” is just what the doctor would order for all of...

Boys and Girls Club worker honored as ‘professional of the year’ Boys and Girls Club worker honored as ‘professional of the year’

RONAN — The need for children to have positive teachers, leaders and role models in their lives is a constant that holds true across cultures, languages and time.  Finding people that represent those positive influences and are ready, willing and able to pass them on to children they are not re...

First baby of the year arrives early in Ronan First baby of the year arrives early in Ronan

RONAN — The first baby born in Lake County in 2013 arrived at 11:55 a.m. on Jan. 1, almost a week ahead of the scheduled due date. When labor pains began at about 4 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Kendra Kenmille and Phillip Shourds figured it would be a good idea to make the drive from their Elmo home to ...

Summer warmth seems far away

RONAN  — Brrr- It’s cold out there. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some of last summer’s heat? Now that the holidays are over, we can all get back to our regular schedules. Our yearly dues are now due and they are $10 per person. Don’t forget our chicken dinner will be t...

Local wrestlers throw down at Western Montana Duals Local wrestlers throw down at Western Montana Duals

RONAN — The Ronan Chiefs wrestling team hosted the Western Montana Duals Friday and Saturday. The Frenchtown Broncs came away with the top team score, with Corvallis second, Columbia Falls Varsity third and Ronan fourth. The Polson Pirates were fifth, followed by Libby in sixth, Glacier JV seventh and ...

Ronan moves forward on library district Ronan moves forward on library district

RONAN — Several items were on the Ronan City Council’s agenda last week, including the possible creation of a new library district.  Board member Rosa Tougas was pleased to announce that the library had obtained the 620 signatures required to create a new library district. The new library...

Maiden Madness: Ronan girls step up hoops game Maiden Madness: Ronan girls step up hoops game

A summer playing “everywhere they could get a basketball in their hands” has molded the Ronan High School Maidens into a closer, stronger basketball team, now 5-1 on the season, with their only loss coming from Northwest A conference leader Frenchtown.  Maidens head coach Clayton Curley s...

Quilt winner named

RONAN — Happy New Year and may we all be blessed with a happy and healthy new year. I hope that it doesn’t go as fast as the last two. I don’t mind getting older, I just don’t want it to happen so fast. Congratulations to Ambree Blixt on winning our raffle quilt. Thanks to all who ...

The 'X' Men: Brothers bowl 300 in same night The 'X' Men: Brothers bowl 300 in same night

RONAN — Perfection is almost impossible to attain in life, as it implies the individual in question can reach no higher point — he is the very best at what he does and can never be beaten, only tied.  As perfection is so elusive, few activities offer it as a possibility.  Bowling ...

Educational playground to ‘put Ronan on the map’ Educational playground to ‘put Ronan on the map’

Ronan’s city park has become the cornerstone of almost every community event. From concerts to Harvest Fest to field trips to the Parade of Lights, the park has something for everyone. Understanding this well, Ronan Parks Director Jennifer Rolfsness had an epiphany several years ago while attending ...


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