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Articles with the Tag: Ronan

Mission Mountain Quilters hold quilt show

RONAN — “A Quilter’s Garden” is the theme for the 21st annual Mission Mountain Quilt Guild Show held on Aug. 1 to 3.  Held at the K. William Harvey Elementary School gym, the show will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 1 and 2 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 3. Visi...

4-H kids compete for herdsmanship awards

RONAN — 4-H kids will be bringing their steers, breeding stock, goats, sheep and swine plus tack boxes, water buckets, brushes and show halters to the Lake County Fair on July 30.   To honor kids who take especially good care of their larger animals and keep the barns clean, the Northwest Count...

Lake County Fair underway, Pioneer Days joins up this weekend

RONAN — The Lake County Fair is underway with 4-H participants showing animals and anticipating Thursday’s market sale, which begins at 7 p.m. A buyer’s recognition dinner precedes the sale at 5:30 p.m. Showmanship and judging continues through Sunday. On Wednesday, Swine take the stage ...

Former Ronan police chief to appeal ruling

RONAN — Former Ronan police chief Dan Wadsworth said he intends to appeal a July 16 decision that effectively bars him from serving as a police officer for the next 15 years. The decision, handed down by Montana’s Public Safety Officer Standards and Training Council, alleges Wadsworth falsified c...

Patriotic coloring contest winners chosen Patriotic coloring contest winners chosen

RONAN — The Ladies’ Auxiliary to VFW 5652 sponsored a patriotic coloring contest for the Fourth of July holiday. All participants received an ice cream cone coupon from McDonalds and a flag for participating. Winners received cash prizes in each age group.  In the 8-12 age group: 1st priz...

Lake County Fair begins Monday

RONAN — Bring on the cows and cakes — the Lake County 4-H Fair is about to begin. Shooting sports steps up to the plate Saturday, July 27 at 9 a.m. sharp at the fairgrounds in Ronan, followed Sunday by the shotgun competition at Big Sky Sporting Clays. On Monday, July 29, 4-H participants a...

Super heroes fight back at Relay for Life Super heroes fight back at Relay for Life

RONAN – Cole Whitworth, 6, and Jade Marr, 2, were honored at last weekend’s Relay for Life for their strength.  Jade has gone through six rounds of chemotherapy, surgery, and a stem cell transplant to remove a tumor in her abdomen. She is currently undergoing immunotherapy.  Cole ...

4-H intern helps kids with showing, judging 4-H intern helps kids with showing, judging

RONAN — MSU extension agent Jack Stivers said Lake County’s 4-H program is one of the best in the nation, offering a youth development program seeking to educate and grow the valley’s kids.  “If I was to sum it up in a couple of words, it’s an educational program outside...

Concert raises $2,500 for local Boys and Girls Club Concert raises $2,500 for local Boys and Girls Club

RONAN — The Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County hosted its second-annual fundraising concert last week, drawing a massive crowd to see the show. The Bus Driver Tour concert featured music by Danny Freund, Paul Kupher and Ian Thomas. Their bluesy, folk and bluegrass-s...

Montana home better than relaxing on Hawaiian beach

RONAN — The last time I had this column in the paper, I remarked that it would be nice to be relaxing on a nice beach somewhere. Well, we did that, and it wasn’t all that great. One thing that we learned is that Montana is much prettier than Hawaii. It’s good to be home. The Foot Clinic ...


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