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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Friends gather in Ronan for free community Thanksgiving dinner Friends gather in Ronan for free community Thanksgiving dinner

Nearly 25 volunteers showed up to help make the free annual Ronan Community Thanksgiving dinner as warm and comfortable as a family gathering. It also took 22 turkeys and 35 pies to feed more than 400 people, and when guests were stuffed, only three pies and a trace of turkey remained. “I think e...

Holiday shopping in full swing Holiday shopping in full swing

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, the days following Thanksgiving, have become the year’s biggest shopping days and a jumpstart for the holiday season for retailers.  Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, was a heavy shopping day for Americans. Nationwide, a quarter of...

Ronan water project nearly done

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

Food pantries can use holiday food, funds Food pantries can use holiday food, funds

Clients for food pantries in Polson and Ronan dropped by about 20 percent in September and October, but now numbers are climbing again as the holidays approach and the economy is still uncertain. “We had a record day on Nov. 20,” said Bryan River, manager of Polson Loaves and Fish Food Pantry....

Valley athletes shine in all-star game Valley athletes shine in all-star game

ST. IGNATIUS — High school volleyball players from the Mission and Jocko Valleys got one last chance to shine at an all-star volleyball game Nov. 15 hosted by the Mission Lady Bulldogs. Lady Bulldog assistant coach Annie Morigeau said the event was a rousing success, especially with only a week&rsqu...

Ronan City Council adopts federal airport regulations

RONAN — The regularly scheduled Ronan City Council meeting was postponed the night of Nov. 13 due to a lack of a quorum.  A minimum of four city council members must be present to take a vote. As there were only three council members in attendance, the meeting was moved to noon the following da...

Kicking Horse students help decorate Main Street Kicking Horse students help decorate Main Street

RONAN — With stockings, wreaths and a Santa Claus or two hanging from the light poles courtesy of Ronan Telephone Company, Main Street in Ronan is taking on a holiday air. Then to make the street even more festive, students from Kicking Horse Job Corps came to town last week and put up trees for the Ro...

Ronan welcomes all to 9th Thanksgiving dinner Ronan welcomes all to 9th Thanksgiving dinner

RONAN — Every child knows the story of the Pilgrims and Native Americans sitting down together and feasting for three straight days during the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Rock in 1621.  Now, nearly 400 years later, the tradition lives on as friends and family gather every year to eat good fo...

Ronan seniors celebrate Thanksgiving

RONAN —Thank you to all who worked at our spaghetti fundraiser last Saturday. Those who came to eat and those who donated to the center are also appreciated. We did not have as good a turnout as we had hoped for, but we had a great time. The center will be closed on Thursday and Friday of this week,...

Haunted house help a blessing

  Editor, In a state of “fright,” we’re pleased to say that the latest fundraising activity by our loyal friends from Timberlane Auto and Ronan Power Products was a screaming success. The organizers did an awesome job with the props, program and personnel … those kids (mor...


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