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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Ronan council seeks to move forward with MREC Ronan council seeks to move forward with MREC

RONAN - Council members had much to discuss during last week's Ronan City Council meeting.  Public Works Director Dan Miller nominated Sherrie McBurney, Ray Aylesworth and Robin Nelson to serve three-year terms and Kevin Kirsch to serve a one-year term on the city's board of adjustments.  Mil...

Woman bowls 300 at Lucky Strike Lanes Woman bowls 300 at Lucky Strike Lanes

RONAN — This has certainly been a year of firsts for Lucky Strike Lanes and the local bowling community.  First, the Starkel brothers bowled a 300 game on the same night during league play — something that’s never happened before in the state of Montana.  Next, Julian Dullin...

Celebrate, welcome spring

RONAN —Welcome to spring. To celebrate, we will have a special chicken dinner at noon on Wednesday, March 20. We will have door prizes, a 50/50 raffle and special music by Marvin Bauer. All are invited to attend, and the cost is only $4/$5, depending on your age. Senior commodities are here; and if ...

Ronan wrestlers place at national tournament Ronan wrestlers place at national tournament

RONAN — For three former Ronan wrestling stars, a bond that began in middle school carries through to college and has become a tangible force in their combined success. The tremendous trio includes Montana State University Northern redshirt sophomore Mickey Cheff, redshirt freshman Toby Cheff and ju...

Local woman opens beading supply shop Local woman opens beading supply shop

RONAN — With a vintage suitcase painted with flowers in the front window, Dacia Whitworth’s bead supply store beckons shoppers and visitors to Ronan’s Main Street.  Northern Creations opened on Feb. 1, and Whitworth, owner and proprietor, was selling beads out of the box before she ...

St. Luke receives national recognition for quality improvement St. Luke receives national recognition for quality improvement

RONAN — As changes in the nationwide health care system continue at an unprecedented rate, measuring the improvement of the quality of that care becomes a major focal point. To that end, the National Rural Health Resource Center has initiated a public recognition program of critical access hospitals...

Best ‘Irish’ dressed to win special prize

RONAN — Just when we began to think that spring is here, nature has to let us know that winter is still around.  The foot clinic and our St. Patrick’s Day celebration are on Wednesday, March 13. There will be corned beef and cabbage,door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Meals are at noon for $...

Ronan residents get update on Highway 93 project Ronan residents get update on Highway 93 project

RONAN — Nearly 100 local residents packed Ronan’s Community Center March 4 to hear a presentation regarding proposed U.S. Highway 93 improvements, take a look at the proposed roadway, and ask questions of Montana Department of Transportation personnel and engineers.  The $23 million proje...

Ronan Chamber of Commerce recognizes community builders

RONAN — The Ronan Area Chamber of Commerce biennial membership banquet was held at the Mission Mountain Country Club Feb. 22. Built around the theme that the chamber is “doing things most people think just happen,” the spotlight fell on individuals “who are the ones who actually ma...

Ronan bids fond farewell to Rita Tingey Ronan bids fond farewell to Rita Tingey

When Rita Tingey joined the staff of Ronan-Pablo School District No. 30 in the fall of 2009, she said she had one simple objective. “My first goal was just to survive,” Tingey said with a laugh. “My classroom was on the stage. There was no blackbox theater, no dressing room, no shop to b...


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