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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Crowds flock to Pioneer Days, 4-H Fair Crowds flock to Pioneer Days, 4-H Fair

RONAN — Pioneer Days events, rodeos, and local 4-H competitions drew huge crowds to Ronan last week as fairgoers enjoyed a lineup of activities with a bit of something for everyone.  Area athletes were able to battle it out with a 5k run plus softball, volleyball and three-on-three basketball t...

Local women foster hungry horses, now looking for homes for horses Local women foster hungry horses, now looking for homes for horses

RONAN — The skinny palomino filly’s hipbones, backbone and ribs all stuck out. The horse kept her head down, and Bonnie Albrich didn’t know if the 3-year-old would live, since she was so malnourished.  Albrich wasn’t looking for a skinny horse; she just wanted a saddle horse s...

Mission Valley hosts 3 on 3 ‘JAM’borees throughout the summer Mission Valley hosts 3 on 3 ‘JAM’borees throughout the summer

RONAN — Mission Valley 3 on 3 orgainizes summertime basketball tournaments throughout Lake County and Bigfork. On Saturday, 85 teams competed in 12 divisions of the Pioneer Days “JAM”boree 3-on-3 in Ronan, the third tournament sponsored by the Mission Valley group.   Pioneer D...

Lake County struggles to feed hungry Lake County struggles to feed hungry

RONAN — Despite living at the doorstep of abundant cherry orchards, a fish hatchery, and wheat fields, residents of Lake County are among the hungriest in Montana.  The problem is mostly invisible to those not working in the intricate network of volunteers that distribute food to the needy; and...

Round pen shootout will showcase horse training abilities

RONAN — Don’t ride it if it ain’t broke might be a better cliché for the round pen shootout this weekend, where three young horse trainers are each fixin’ to take an unbroken colt and within two days, ride the horse through an obstacle course. The event showcases what traine...

Five buck chicken dinner Thursday at Ronan Senior Center

RONAN — The weather has cooled down and the rain is great. Maybe the fire danger will go down. Our Thursday night meal is this week, at 5 p.m. We will serve a great chicken dinner for only $5 per person. Come and enjoy the meal with us. Cards are played here at 7 p.m., on Monday, Aug.19. This is ...

Labors of love on display at quilt show Labors of love on display at quilt show

Amy Anderson learned to cross-stitch in fourth grade. She later graduated from Carroll College with two degrees, but her life ended too soon at age 26. Amy had a life-long physical disability that prevented her from finishing the cross-stitch quilt pieces she started as a 4-H project. So her school secretary...

Deuce comes up trumps at Lake County Fair Deuce comes up trumps at Lake County Fair

RONAN — Deuce stood chewing his cud in the beef barn at the Lake County Fair, not too concerned about what was going on around him. Owned and shown by Hallie Sohr, Deuce, a black steer, won grand champion market beef at this year’s Lake County Fair.  Hallie, 13, said her parents, Teresa a...

Valley View boys bring bunnies to fair Valley View boys bring bunnies to fair

RONAN — Wearing white shirts and black jeans blinged up with sparkles and glittering belts for the girls, 4-H kids either held their bunnies or placed their furry projects into small carriers during the bunny show on Aug. 2.  Moms and dads, grandmas and granddads and friends crowded the grandst...

Unusual animal draws crowd at fair Unusual animal draws crowd at fair

RONAN – The animal that stole the show at the Lake County Fair never went before a judge or set foot in the auction barn. It lay nestled next to its mother and siblings in a cage on poultry row.  A three-legged duckling owned by Shannon Saint, of Saddle Mountain 4-H, drew crowds almost immediat...


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