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Supreme court justice candidates speak at Ronan High School

RONAN — Montana Supreme Court candidates Laurie McKinnon and Ed Sheehy, as well as the 20th District Court Judge and incumbent candidate Kim Christopher, spoke for several hours at a well-attended presentation in Ronan’s high school auditorium recently.  Supreme Court justices serve terms...

Chiefs 10th, Maidens 8th at home invite Chiefs 10th, Maidens 8th at home invite

RONAN — With 15 teams (Arlee, Big Sky, Bigfork, Columbia Falls, Eureka, Flathead, Hamilton, Hellgate, Plains, Polson, Ronan, St. Ignatius, Whitefish, Anaconda and Thompson Falls) bringing nearly 500 runners to the Ronan Invitational cross-country meet Saturday, the Chiefs and Maidens had plenty of comp...

Seasonal event draws crowd in Ronan Seasonal event draws crowd in Ronan

RONAN — Montanans young and old showed up en masse Sept. 15 to partake in Ronan’s Harvest Fest.  In what has become a yearly fall season staple, the festival featured zucchini races, live music, enormous pumpkins weighing more than 700 pounds, farmers markets, pies, a chili cook-off and m...

Ronan City Council begins budget process Ronan City Council begins budget process

RONAN — Two years ago, Ronan city employees saw a 30-cent-per-hour cost-of-living pay increase. Last year, it was only 7 cents. "I wouldn't even call last year's a cost-of-living increase. It was 7 cents. That doesn't even equate to 1-percent (of the worker's salary)," said city council member Roger...

Sheriff’s office, volunteers rescue 38 cats Sheriff’s office, volunteers rescue 38 cats

“Deplorable.”  “Awful.” “Horrific.” “Beyond description.” “Have you seen ‘Hoarders’ on TV? Imagine that times 100.” These are just a few descriptions offered by police officials and local residents in regard to the li...

Put Halloween before Christmas please

RONAN — Here we are, not even through the month of September, and Christmas stuff is already showing up in the stores. It would be nice if they at least waited until after Halloween. We had 47 people join us for a chicken dinner last Thursday. If you weren’t there, you missed a great meal. ...

Bud Cheff Jr. releases first book Bud Cheff Jr. releases first book

RONAN — For many people in the Mission Valley, Bud Cheff Jr. is a storyteller of the highest caliber.  Growing up in the Mission Valley, Cheff became fascinated by history and literature at an early age. He soon began collecting historical artifacts, many of which can be seen today in the Ninep...

Romero 3rd in Eureka

EUREKA — The Indian Springs Invitational Meet in Eureka last weekend saw a good showing from the Ronan cross-country squad. In the team standings, the Ronan boys placed first with 47 points over Thompson Falls (other teams did not have full squads). The girls scored 30 points; no other girls’ ...

Maidens drop 2 matches

After falling Tuesday to Loyola, the Ronan Maidens suffered another heartbreak Thursday when Thompson Falls came to town. Ronan lost three out of four games, 25-21, 10-25, 17-25, 16-25. “(We) need to find the chemistry so we are not riding the roller coaster … and can’t give the op...

Ronan VFW finds shelter for homeless veteran

RONAN — Johnney Reynolds is a Vietnam War veteran from the Flathead Reservation area. He is also homeless.  “(The homeless veterans) are the hardest,” said Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5652 service officer Bert Todd. “There’s always a reason why they’re homeless. ...

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