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Sun warms Earth Day celebration Sun warms Earth Day celebration

PABLO — On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, Mother Nature cooperated for a few hours during this tumultuous spring and allowed blue skies and sunshine to win the day during the fifth annual Ronan Walks and Rolls Earth Day event.  However, according to extension director Virgil Dupuis, “fif...

RSI boys 2nd at Seeley meet

RONAN — Ronan-St. Ignatius track and field athletes ran fast and threw hard at the Seeley Swan Invite Saturday. The boys came in second behind Charlo, with Jalen Bell placing in all three jumps, winning the long and triple, Lucas Gerhardt placing in javelin and winning the shot put, and Paden Alexan...

Local family welcomes Ronan landmark home Local family welcomes Ronan landmark home

RONAN — It’s a picture of a white farmhouse with a porch, brick chimneys and a tree in the background. Obviously it’s in the country, and a quilt airs on the porch rail.  Cindy Standbrook has had this painting for years, telling herself, “That’s gonna be my house some da...

Ronan veteran visits home on walk across America Ronan veteran visits home on walk across America

Exactly 32 days ago, a veteran and member of several VFW posts and honor guard organizations throughout the Mission Valley, Chuck Lewis, set out on a journey from the Seattle, Wash., area to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. His goals were simple, straightforward and direct: Walk more than...

Fifth annual Starving Artists show to benefit Ronan fire department Fifth annual Starving Artists show to benefit Ronan fire department

RONAN — Anyone who’s ever chased a dream at their wallet’s expense can identify with the term “starving artist.”  However, those who can identify with the term also seem to understand the concept of helping those in need. These are the circumstances surrounding the fifth...

Local eye clinic enters new chapter Local eye clinic enters new chapter

After 40-plus years of providing quality eye healthcare and optical services to Western Montana, it’s time to turn a new page.   Our “new page” is structured to maintain our present group of doctors and staff. And, although ownership has been transferred to Dr. Marcus Simonich, Dr. ...

Ronan to hold spring cleanup day

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

Community supports golf team despite snow

RONAN — The Ronan Golf team tried to hold its 2013 Masters Fund Raiser sponsored by Valley Bank the last two weekends. Both days brought a Montana spring blizzard. Hoping against the weather, the team gathered at 7:30 in the morning at the Mission Mountain Golf Course April 27. It was dark and cold, an...

Maidens 3-0 at Frenchtown

FRENCHTOWN — Ronan’s Maidens had a great softball weekend, going 3-0 at the Frenchtown tourney. In round one, pitcher Samantha Colman led the  Maidens to a 10-0 win over Anaconda in a game called after five innings due to the mercy rule. Ronan moved on to play Libby, winning 2-1 in nine inni...

Ronan tennis survives tough week

Ronan’s tennis teams had a busy week, facing off against Bigfork, Superior, Mission and Troy.  The Maidens beat Mission 3-2 but suffered losses in the other three meets, while the Chiefs tied Bigfork 3-3, beat Mission 4-2 and lost to Troy 2-4. The Ronan girls played Eureka at home Monday, an...


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