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Ronan City Council continues budget meetings Ronan City Council continues budget meetings

RONAN — Ronan’s well-attended, heated, and more than three-hour-long Sept. 24 city council meeting featured discussions on everything from the city’s annual budget to supporting the Hate-Free Zone project. The council heard a short presentation by Cathy Billie on the Hate-Free Zone proje...

Boys and Girls Club youth clean up highway Boys and Girls Club youth clean up highway

RONAN — Volunteer duty found six club members and two staff from the Boys and Girls Club picking up trash along U.S. Highway 93 recently. For the past several years, the club has engaged in cleanup activity between the scenic turnout south of Ronan past S&S Sports to the Charlo turnoff.   E...

Ronan fights Deer Lodge

RONAN — The Ronan Chiefs lost to Deer Lodge last weekend 25-8 after getting off to a rough start.  Deer Lodge scored after retaining possession on an onside kick. With their second play from scrimmage, the Wardens threw a double pass for a touchdown.  Ronan outgained Deer Lodge in rushi...

Ronan boys cut times

MISSOULA — The Ronan cross-country teams traveled to Missoula for the Mountain West cross-country meet at the University Golf Course last weekend.  For the Chiefs and Maidens, the day was filled with some ups and downs.  “We had some good things happen on the boy’s side of t...

Ronan Telephone Company gets new name, capabilities Ronan Telephone Company gets new name, capabilities

RONAN — When Ronan Telephone Company opened its doors on Jan. 1, 1960, it served about 720 customers on 200 phone lines in Ronan and Pablo. Company founders Beth and Jay Preston Sr. recalled that the entire town of Pablo had only three telephone lines.  “People used the phone differently ...

Ronan Chamber of Commerce teepee stolen

RONAN — Ky Bartels purchased a teepee for around $300 more than three years ago. She bought it with money from her own pocket and then donated the teepee to Ronan’s chamber of commerce. For the past several years, it has adorned the outside the Ronan Visitors’ Center. “The visitors...

Walawander challenges House District 12 incumbent Walawander challenges House District 12 incumbent

MISSION VALLEY — It’s election season in the Mission Valley, and two local residents are running for the House District 12 seat in Montana’s legislature. District 12 covers 334 square miles of Lake County from just south of Polson to St. Ignatius, and everything east of Dixon to Pablo an...

Residents to be surveyed on healthcare

Many residents of Lake County may soon be receiving a survey form in their mailbox. This survey, sent to a random sample of homes in the next two months, will help St. Luke Community Hospital, Ronan, identify the health services needed in the communities. This information will be used for strategic planning,...

Manhattan Christian dampens Ronan homecoming Manhattan Christian dampens Ronan homecoming

RONAN — The homecoming crowd at Friday’s non-conference contest between the Ronan Chiefs and the Manhattan Christian Tigers saw the Tiger’s football squad bounce Ronan by a count of 49-16, despite a strong Chief comeback in the fourth quarter. Manhattan Christian, now 4-0,  is ranked t...

Ronan runners falter in T-Falls

THOMPSON FALLS — The Ronan cross-country runners faced heat and smoky air at the Thompson Falls Invitational meet last Thursday, and coupled with the extra demands on athletes during Ronan High School’s homecoming week, the poor conditions resulted in the Chiefs placing fifth as a team, while the...

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