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Chinook Food Pantry's Amelia Funk honored at AARP Banquet

Amelia Funk was the volunteer director of Chinook's Food Pantry from 2000 until she retired from the position in 2015. Until her retirement she was the only director to serve the Food Pantry since...

Mark your calendar for these upcoming holiday events

There are a number of events scheduled around the county to celebrate the holiday season. In an effort to give readers some 'heads up,' here's a list of upcoming happenings we know about and received ...

Dr. Michelle Donaldson to Travel with Olympic Snowboard Team

Havre, Montana - At the end of this month while many Americans will be determining what to do with their Thanksgiving leftovers, Dr. Michelle Donaldson, Orthopedic Surgeon, will be traveling with...

Will Robb is new Patrolman with the Chinook Police Department

Will Robb joined the Chinook Police Department in August as a new Patrolman. The Nebraska native and his wife, Jessica, moved to the Chinook area just over a year ago. Dr. Jessica Robb, DVM, joined...

National Christmas Tree makes stops in Blaine County

Over 200 people greeted the National Christmas Tree caravan as it stopped on Highway 2 in Chinook, adjacent to Town Pump. Meadowlark Elementary Principal Jonathan Martin worked hard early in the week ...

Chinook High School FFA Chapter competes in Bozeman at the John Deere Ag Expo

The Chinook FFA chapter has been busy this fall and was in Bozeman recently for the John Deere Ag Expo, those members attending were: Colton Liddle, Sierra Swank, Garrett Lowham, Cristen Friede, Cord ...

National Tree's visit was a one of a kind experience for local students

It's not very often that students, teachers and the communities of Blaine County in general get to see and be a part of something that in a few short days will be featured at the Nations Capital. The ...

County students use art to celebrate "each individual's worth"

The Local Advisory Council on Mental Health in Blaine County invited county students to participate in a coloring contest during Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month (September). The council is...

Looking for information about a cattle drive in 1919

I’m looking for information about a cattle drive carried out by the Les Sprinkle crew in May and June of 1919. According to a book by Janet Allison about William and Mary Rose Davies, Sprinkle bought 5000 cattle and herded them from Idaho to...

2018 CHS seniors' parents kick off "After Party" fundraising for graduation night

The parents of the CHS Class of 2018 kicked off their first fundraiser last Friday night with a spaghetti dinner at the Eagles in Chinook. For the last several years senior class parents have hosted ...

What 'cher point?

What Happened? The Brawl of the Wild was won by MSU last Saturday afternoon. The score was 31 to 23. I had predicted that the Griz would win the Brawl as they have the better team or so I thought. Anyway, had the Griz won, they would be off to the...

Blaine County Library

Pie is the traditional dessert for a good old fashioned Thanksgiving dinner. Only certain pies will do mind you if your theme is Thanksgiving from yesteryear. Of course pumpkin is an old time favorite and has been on the Thanksgiving dessert table...

Blaine County Library

The Library will be closed Thursday November 23rd for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will be open from 12:00 to 3:00 on Friday. Plan to attend the 26th annual Hassle Free Christmas Program, November...

HARLEM LIBRARY

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! The library will be closed Thanksgiving Day but we will be open again Friday morning. Don’t miss the Harlem Library Creative Christmas program Thursday, November 30, 6 P.M. Ideas for the holidays will be presented by...

Stephen Hoksina (Hinhan Maza, "Iron Owl")

Stephen Hoksina, "Hinhan Maza" (Iron Owl) 101, an enrolled member of the Spirit Lake Tribe, passed away at his home in rural Devils Lake, ND surrounded by his loving family and in the care of his... Full story

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