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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Ronan Area Chamber plans annual spring cleanup

RONAN — On Saturday, May 4, the city of Ronan and the Ronan Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual “Spring Cleaning Day.” Meet at 9 a.m. at the Ronan City Park to pick up garbage bags, gloves and a hot cup of coffee to get you going. There will be a construction size dumpster donat...

Ronan honors senior volunteers

RONAN — On April 9, Ronan Mayor Kim Aipperspach will join more than 600 mayors across the country for the first-ever Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, a nationwide bipartisan effort to highlight the impact of national service in tackling city problems. “National service is a vita...

Kicking Horse Job Corps furloughs employees, cuts student enrollment Kicking Horse Job Corps furloughs employees, cuts student enrollment

RONAN — Kicking Horse Job Corps has started furloughing employees to meet budget restrictions at the federal level.  According to the United States Department of Labor, “The Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diplo...

Ronan to vote on library district Ronan to vote on library district

RONAN - Ronan's city council had much to discuss during the March 23 meeting. Open container applications were accepted for a Mission Valley Mariners fundraiser, the University of Montana spring football scrimmage Apr. 12-13, a Western Montana Water Users Association meeting in May and Ronan's Agriculture...

Veterans, families open up about PTSD Veterans, families open up about PTSD

RONAN — Post-traumatic stress disorder is a daily reality for many citizens, combat veterans and civilians alike. While most efforts to treat the disorder focus on combat veterans and their symptoms, few organizations focus on the effect PTSD has on veterans’ family members, friends and significa...

Masters tourney to support RHS golf team

RONAN — The Ronan High School golf team will hold a Masters fundraiser Sunday, April 14, at the Mission Mountain Golf Club. The event is sponsored by Valley Banks. Registration is at 8 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. There is a $35 entry fee for Mission Mountain Golf Club members ($40 for non-memb...

Hoops tourney fires up middle-schoolers Hoops tourney fires up middle-schoolers

RONAN — The air was filled with the sweet smell of basketball and competition last weekend as Ronan Middle School hosted its fourth annual 5-on-5 basketball tournament.  Ronan basketball coach Steve Woll said planning for the event begins in November, and while there is a great deal of work put...

Spring blizzard to be expected in Montana

RONAN — I was under the impression that spring was here and now we are having a “mini blizzard” going on outside. I guess it’s just regular old Montana weather. The next foot clinic will be on Wednesday, April 17 from 10 a.m.-noon. Call (406) 676-2371 and we will put your name on t...

Ronan goes green for St. Patrick’s Day Ronan goes green for St. Patrick’s Day

RONAN — Ronan embraced Irish culture this weekend as an annual St. Patrick’s Day parade marched through the city’s spectator-lined downtown.  In stark contrast to last week, temperatures hovered around 30 degrees Fahrenheit; the wind howled and snow fell. Not letting the dreary weat...

Local hero’s new ride returns lost freedom Local hero’s new ride returns lost freedom

RONAN — Marine Lance Cpl. Tomy Parker’s platoon was returning from combat patrol in Afghanistan when Parker lived every soldier’s worst nightmare.  An improvised explosive device placed by insurgents exploded beneath him in Dec. 2010. His left leg was amputated at the hip and his ri...

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