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Briefs: Dixon man dies after being struck by vehicle

by Lake County Leader
| January 18, 2021 10:25 AM

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of a pedestrian who died after being struck by a vehicle on Jan. 6.

Brandon Illig, 35, of Dixon was hit near mile marker 45 of Highway 93.

The Coroner's Office has attributed Illig’s death to “multiple blunt force injuries” and the manner as accidental.

Ronan Cooperative Brewery seeking board members

Applications for the Ronan Cooperative Brewery’s Board of Directors are being accepted, and members with experience in business finances, website maintenance and development, human resources training, marketing or community outreach are strongly desired.

Board meetings take place the first Monday of each month. There also are four committees that meet separately once a month.

There are five open board positions, with three members seeking re-election and two vacant one-year spots available. Visit www.ronancoopbrewery.com for more information.

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame postpones annual ceremony

The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) has postponed its 2020 Inductee Recognition Ceremony & Western Heritage Gathering, normally held in early February each year, to Saturday, Aug. 14.

“Due to local restrictions and an abundance of caution related to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pushing back our annual celebration,” said MCHF & WHC Executive Director Christy Stensland. “Although these have been challenging times for all Montanans, we look forward to the future and the honor of gathering with you in August.”

The planned Inductee Recognition Ceremony Brunch at the Heritage Inn in Great Falls will celebrate the notable accomplishments and lasting legacies of the inductees to the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame class of 2020.

The MCHF & WHC annual membership meeting will be held virtually in March.

For more information, contact the MCHF & WHC at 406-653-3800 or email Christy@montanacowboyfame.org.