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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Alexander breaks own school records

Five Ronan-St. Ignatius track and field athletes were invited to compete in the Top Ten meet Tuesday at Missoula’s Big Sky High School: Aspen Jore, javelin; Stephanie Lewandowski, 100 hurdles; Jalen Bell, long jump and triple jump; Paden Alexander, 3,200 and 1,600 meters; and Lucas Gerhardt, javelin. ...

Local WWII vets tour national memorials

RONAN — World War II veterans gleamed their now common nickname “The Greatest Generation” from journalist Tom Brokaw. Brokaw’s reasoning for bestowing such a weighty title upon an entire generation was fairly simple: This was a group of Americans who grew up during the Great Depressio...

‘Montana Authors Nights’ return

RONAN — “Montana Authors Nights” are back at the Ronan City Library. The Friends of the Ronan City Library is sponsoring four author’s night this year: Elizabeth Watry on May 9; Keith McCafferty on Sept. 12; Craig Lancaster on Oct. 10; and Russell Rowland on Nov. 14. We are startin...

Griz touch down in Ronan for spring scrimmage Griz touch down in Ronan for spring scrimmage

RONAN — The Griz came to town April 13 for a cold and windy spring scrimmage on Laverne Parrish Memorial Field. Montanans are tough, though, and Griz fans from around the area packed the stands.    The Griz returned 10 starters on defense, and over the afternoon, defensive players sacked t...

Ninepipes Museum celebrates 15 years Ninepipes Museum celebrates 15 years

RONAN — The Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana is a place where history lives. Founded in 1997, the museum has been a cultural staple in the Mission Valley ever since. It represents more than a century of culture, history and tradition while boasting thousands upon thousands of valley-specific pieces...

Pancake feed supports Ronan firefighters

RONAN — On the weekend of April 27 and 28, sleep in a little late ... or get up a little early and let the Ronan Volunteer Fire Department make you breakfast.  Or brunch. Or even lunch. On Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28, the Ronan firemen will host their annual pancake feed at the Ronan...

Earth Day bike path celebration planned

PABLO — Bring your bikes, strollers, good walking shoes, your children and appetite to the Joe McDonald Event Center (SKC campus) on Saturday, May 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., for a Community Earth Day/Bike Path Celebration. The event is being sponsored by a variety of nonprofit, health-promoting organiz...

Local athletes train for Special Olympics Local athletes train for Special Olympics

RONAN — Athletic competitions foster everything from personal growth to physical and mental toughness. They inspire everyone from coaches to spectators and athletes to try to better themselves and those around them, hence the term “sportsmanship.”  Unfortunately, many sporting event...

Mission-Ronan track team blends experience, new blood Mission-Ronan track team blends experience, new blood

RONAN — “Exciting” is the word coach Crystal Pitts used to describe the combined Mission-Ronan high school track and field team. Pitts has been coaching for 34 years, first basketball and then track. She began coaching track so she could coach her own boys. “I didn’t have ...

Ronan recognizes volunteers Ronan recognizes volunteers

RONAN — Mayor Kim Aipperspach proclaimed April 9 Ronan’s official day of recognition during the April 8 city council meeting.  April 9 is National Service Recognition Day — a day intended to honor volunteers around the country for their unflinching dedication to helping those in nee...


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