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Chinook's new 'welcome banners' set to go up in March

The Chinook Area Chamber of Commerce has purchased 30 street banners that should be going up along Highway 2 and Indiana Street sometime in March. The banners are designed to attract attention and...

Local Family donates to NICU in Great Falls

Jessi and Alex Billmayer of Hogeland delivered fifty filled thermal Thirty One totes to Benefis NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) in Great Falls last weekend. This exceeded their goal from in the past. They had each bag filled with a variety of...

Hogeland Happenings

The District Tournament ended Saturday in Havre. The Turner teams made a good showing and played their hearts out. Everyone in the community enjoyed watching or listening on the radio to the teams play. We’re proud of our kids and how they...

Turner Talk

Tom and Lucy Fairbank took in the District 9C basketball tournament games this weekend. Bill and Mary Hake were in Great Falls for a couple days this past week. Jack and Carla Van Voast had a dinner at their home on Saturday night. Those coming...

Northern C and Northern B Tournament Brackets

Tournament Brackets available for Northern B and Northern C basketball...

Chinook Alum, Northern Wrestler Ben Stroh headed to NAIA National Tournament

In his final drive for a top finish Ben Stroh looks to extend his fantastic wrestling career. Last Saturday Ben and his teammates from MSU Northern traveled to Redding CA to compete in the NAIA West Regional Qualifier. The top three placers...

Season ends for local basketball teams at District 2B, 9C Tournaments

The District 9C Girls Basketball Tournament held this past weekend at the Havre high school gymnasium mirrored the regular season when looking at the final standings as the No. 1 seeded Box Elder...

Sugarbeeters, Thunderbirds headed to Northern C, Harlem to Northern B

The Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds, Chinook Sugarbeeters and Harlem Wildcats all advanced to the next round of post season play after getting things done this past weekend. The Thunderbirds finished...

Greg Jergeson begins duties as new commissioner on Montana's Transportation Commission

Greg Jergeson, D- Chinook, a former Montana State Senator and Public Service Commissioner, is one of three new appointees by Governor Steve Bullock to a four-year term as a commissioner on the...

Harlem Senior Center News

A Harlem Senior Center fact you may not be aware of: If you purchase items through the AmazonSmile Program, they will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to the Harlem Senior Center. You must shop...

Through with Chew Week Offers Help to Quit Spit for Good

Robert Chaffin, DDS Chinook Dental You can call chewing tobacco by whatever name you want — smokeless tobacco, spit tobacco, chew, snuff, pinch or dip — but don’t call it harmless. Whether you use chewing tobacco or other types of smokeless...

Artlight: Kathleen J. Ryan: Through creative expression and the joy of the Lord, Kathleen shares her journey of living with PTSD and the power of belief, faith, and grace

Artist and speaker Kathleen J. Ryan was born and raised in Montana and spent most of her childhood on a ranch in the Highwood area. After graduating from Highwood High School in 1972 she went on to...

Chinook Senior Center News

Don’t miss the Mardi Gras Fun Night Feb. 28, 6:00-7:30 P.M. We will wind up “Love Your Library” month with an evening filled with fun, food, games and more! Wear green, purple, or gold and bring your family and friends. This event is for the...

District 9C Tournament packs the house

That Saturday night finale of the District 9C Tournament, had the Havre High School gymnasium packed with purple and orange as the Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds and the Chinook Sugarbeeters punched...

Plans shaping up for 2017 Blaine County Fair

Reporter's note: I spoke with Wendy Warburton, Blaine County Fair Manager, just before the February monthly meeting of the Fair Board. She said the 2017 fair would be held July 12-16 this coming...

68th Montana Seed Show Update: Woodworkers, Quilters

Submitted by: Vonnie Klungland The 25th Annual Quilt Show at the 68th Montana Seed Show is March 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and March 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. The show is held in the band room at the Harlem High School. You can enter...

Bear Paw Meanderings

I got excited the other day because somewhere I had picked up a recipe for Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole. Now there are many breakfast casseroles floating around but few that call for potatoes in them rather than bread. I love potatoes in...

Blaine County Library

The Blaine County Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting today at 11:00 a.m. in the library meeting room. "Breathing Lessons" will be the movie at 1:00 p.m. today. Everyone ...

Harlem Library

Don’t miss the Mardi Gras Fun Night Feb. 28, 6:00-7:30 P.M. We will wind up “Love Your Library” month with an evening filled with fun, food, games and more! Wear green, purple, or gold and bring your family and friends. This event is for the...

Harlem Elementary goes Western in celebrating 100 days of school

Mrs. Kittson's kindergarten cowboys and cowgirls tip their hats after performing a rootin' tootin' 100th Day song for the 2nd...

68th Montana Seed Show Bread Contest set for March 10

Story submitted by, Karolee Cronk Bread is an integral part of our diets, and the Montana Seed Show Bread Contest offers bakers the opportunity to enter their favorites in the various categories. The Bread Show contest will be held Friday, March...

Hazel F. Allen

Hazel F. Allen, 95, passed away due to natural causes at Northern Montana Care Center on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Visitation will be 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at...

ENTERTAINMENT

Blaine County Library

The Blaine County Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting today at 11:00 a.m. in the library meeting room. "Breathing Lessons" will be the movie at 1:00 p.m. today. Everyone...

ENTERTAINMENT

District 9C Tournament packs the house

That Saturday night finale of the District 9C Tournament, had the Havre High School gymnasium packed with purple and orange as the Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds and the Chinook Sugarbeeters punched...

BUSINESS

Greg Jergeson begins duties as new commissioner on Montana's Transportation Commission

Greg Jergeson, D- Chinook, a former Montana State Senator and Public Service Commissioner, is one of three new appointees by Governor Steve Bullock to a four-year term as a commissioner on the...

ENTERTAINMENT

Harlem Elementary goes Western in celebrating 100 days of school

Mrs. Kittson's kindergarten cowboys and cowgirls tip their hats after performing a rootin' tootin' 100th Day song for the 2nd...

LIFESTYLES

Harlem Senior Center News

A Harlem Senior Center fact you may not be aware of: If you purchase items through the AmazonSmile Program, they will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to the Harlem Senior Center. You must shop...

SPORTS

Sugarbeeters, Thunderbirds headed to Northern C, Harlem to Northern B

The Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds, Chinook Sugarbeeters and Harlem Wildcats all advanced to the next round of post season play after getting things done this past weekend. The Thunderbirds finished...

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