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Food pantries sustain needy families through winter months Food pantries sustain needy families through winter months

LAKE COUNTY – According to the nonprofit Feeding America, more than 4,000 Lake County residents did not have access to enough food to support a healthy, active life in 2017.  Without nutritious food, people become susceptible to illness and less able to achieve academically and socially, accord...

Rent hike could write final chapter for library Rent hike could write final chapter for library

RONAN – A $1,400 per month rent increase may close the book on the Ronan Public Library and leave the town without the service.  “If a rent of this nature were imposed, the library would definitely have to close its doors,” said John Moon, Ronan District library budget board member ...

Lights Under the Big Sky’ light up the night in Ronan Lights Under the Big Sky’ light up the night in Ronan

RONAN – For a few weeks this winter the Ronan Fairgrounds will be transformed into a sparkling holiday wonderland. The third annual Lights Under the Big Sky event started Dec. 13 and continues through this weekend - from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20 and Saturday, Dec. 21. Visitors touring the brig...

Lucky Strike bowling results for the week of Nov. 24-30 and Dec. 1-7

Lucky Strike bowling results for the week of Nov. 24-30   Merchant High Team Game:    Frank’s Meats 1158 High Team Series:    Lucky Strike Lanes         3255 High Game Scratch:    Will Rogers         2...

Seven farming workshops offered

RONAN — “Planning for On-Farm Success” is a set of seven workshops offered by Lake County Community Development and the Community Food and Agriculture Coalition to help farmers produce high-value products and manage their farming business to maximize profits. The workshops will be held on W...

Woman sentenced for child endangerment

A Ronan woman, who entered a plea of guilty in an earlier court appearance to two felony counts of criminal child endangerment and felony criminal endangerment, was sentenced to a total of 30 years with the Montana State Department of Corrections.  All but five years of the sentence were suspended. J...

Prep basketball season kicks off with full slate of action Prep basketball season kicks off with full slate of action

RONAN – The 2019-2020 prep basketball season is underway as boys and girls teams from Arlee, Charlo, Mission, Polson and Ronan hit the hardwood courts this past weekend at various tip-off tournaments throughout the state. The squads from Arlee and Charlo didn’t have to travel far: both schools op...

Lights Under the Big sky features games, lights, music, fun Lights Under the Big sky features games, lights, music, fun

News from Lights Under the   Big Sky Committee RONAN – Gazillions of tiny lights outlining barns, a vintage pickup, even a tepee, make Lights Under the Big Sky more than live up to its name. The event’s hours are 5 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 13 and 14 and Dec. 20 and 21.     The ev...

About two years ago, Doug Ruhman and his friend Keith Rennie set up speakers, microphones and amplifiers, unwinding cables around a room in one of their homes. They were preparing to play music together when they realized all the effort they put into preparing equipment should benefit more musicians than jus...

Thanksgiving dinners fill plates, hearts around Lake County Thanksgiving dinners fill plates, hearts around Lake County

The spirit of Thanksgiving was in full display Thursday throughout the Mission Valley as community volunteers delivered and served more than 1,000 free meals during the annual community Thanksgiving dinners in Polson, Ronan and St. Ignatius.  More than 200 volunteers made the day possible. Between co...


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