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It's a Christmas Wonderland!

This beautiful Christmas display was created by Keough Fournier at his home on the 800 block of Indiana Street in Chinook. Keough's yard is always a sight to see, any time of year. During the...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    December 13, 2017 

Chinook Library's Annual Hassle-Free Christmas program started in 1992

The Blaine County Library, in Chinook, held its Annual Hassle-Free Christmas program recently. It was the 26th year for the event that offers simple to make holiday gift ideas and decorating tips,...

 

Commission approves CWD hunt in south central Montana, licenses go on sale Dec. 11

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the Bridger Special Chronic Wasting Disease Hunt at its regular monthly meeting Thursday. The hunt will begin on Dec. 15 and go through Feb. 15. Licenses will go on sale Dec. 11. The goal of the hunt...

 

Kayla and Charley graduate!

Kayla Bonar, pictured with her seizure response dog Charley, takes a moment to savor her new degree during Washington State University's winter commencement. Many locals will recall the months Kayla...

 

Island Mountain Development Group opens new E-Commerce Center

Hays, MT, December 7, 2017– On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017, Island Mountain Development Group (IMDG), the economic arm of the Assinniboine and Gros Ventre Tribes of the Fort Belknap Indian...

 

Enrollment Period Underway for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

Montana farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net program may now enroll for the 2018 crop year. The enrollment period, which began on Nov. 1, 2017, will end on Aug. 1, 2018....

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    December 13, 2017 

Friends of the Harlem Public Library host their fifth Wine and Cheese Christmas!

Friends of the Harlem Public Library hosted a Wine and Cheese Christmas! last week. According to Library Director Colleen Brommer it was the fifth year for the winter fundraiser. The Friends group...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    December 13, 2017 

Local traditional holiday events held last weekend

Three long running annual holiday events were held last weekend around the county. Sweet Nursing Home held its annual bazaar on Saturday while Edwards Funeral Home and the Harlem Civic Association hel...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    December 13, 2017 

Hogeland happenings

Melissa Hiniker came out Friday from Northern to spend a few days with her grandparents, Ed and Kathy Zellmer. Carol and Duane Klindworth spent a few days in Billings with Ashley Bare after she had surgery. They returned home this weekend. Susan...

 

HARLEM LIBRARY

A great big thank you to everyone who supported the 5th Annual Wine and Cheese Holiday Fundraiser. A special thank you to the Friends of the Library, the donors of auction items and door prizes, local businesses who made donations, everyone who...

 

Blaine County Library

A Dog Named Christmas will be the movie today at 1:00 p.m. in the library meeting room. It is a Hallmark movie and running time is 95 minutes. Everyone is welcome to attend and refreshments will be served. A Heavenly Christmas will be December 20th....

 
 By Katie Noel    News    December 13, 2017 

HARLEM Senior Center

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Rose Noel and Vonnie Klungland for making 11 dozen sugar cookies that we will be decorating on Monday, December 11th at 2:00 p.m. Thank you Barb McDonald and Phyllis H...

 
 By Kristi Norby    News    December 13, 2017 

Chinook Senior Center

The center is decorated for the holidays, so now we get to sit back and enjoy! The movie “A Dog Named Christmas” will be shown this Wednesday in the library meeting room at 1 p.m. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. Whist is played this...

 

Mule Deer Buck Shot South of Chinook, Wardens Seeking Information

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 game wardens are seeking any information regarding a mule deer buck that was shot and left about sixteen miles south of Chinook, sometime on or around Nov....

 

2017 Livestock Forage Disaster Program Available in 42 Montana Counties: January 30th Application Deadline

FSA’s Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) provides compensation to eligible livestock producers who suffer grazing losses for covered livestock due to drought on privately owned or cash leased land, or fire on federally managed land. Livestock...

 

It's a 'Bazaar' season across Blaine County

The Annual Bazaar held at Aaniiih Nakoda College this past weekend featured 16 vendors that gave shoppers a wide selection of homemade crafts and food items. Proceeds of the Bazaar will go to the...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    December 6, 2017

Blaine County Fair Foundation looking to meet 'Challenge grant'

The Blaine County Fair Foundation recently received a $1000 challenge grant. Laura Kleinjan, Foundation Secretary/Treasurer, said, "This is a great opportunity for others to double the value of their donation. The anonymous donor will match other...

 

Sweet Medical Center earns National recognition for Patient-Centered care NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ standards emphasize enhanced care through patient-clinician partnership

For Immediate Release WASHINGTON, DC, November 30, 2017-The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that Sweet Medical Center (SMC) of Chinook has received NCQA Patient-Centered...

 

University of Montana Piano Students Selected to Present Research at National Conference

For Immediate Release November 27, 2017 MISSOULA – Four students majoring in piano at the University of Montana School of Music recently were selected to present their research at the Music...

 

No Flu Shot Yet? What's Stopping You?

All of us at Sweet Medical Center (SMC) know that immunizations are key to good health. An extensive amount of research and testing goes into developing all types of immunizations, so we are confident...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 6, 2017

Arnold's attend The Northern International Livestock Exposition (NILE)

Erika Arnold, above left, and Cody Arnold below left show their animals at the NILE Convention in Billings, Montana. The Northern International Livestock Exposition (NILE). According to the NILE websi...

 

Turner Lutheran Church Annual Christmas Tea

The Turner American Lutheran W.E.L.C.A. held their annual Christmas tea for all women and girls this past Sunday. The program consisted of singing Christmas songs accompanied by Valerie Van Voast on...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    December 6, 2017

Creative ideas swirled at Harlem Library's Creative Christmas program

The Harlem Library's annual Creative Christmas program is an opportunity for locals to get ideas for Christmas decorations and new holiday dishes. And do some visiting. This year's program to the 27...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    December 6, 2017

Christmas bazaars kick off first weekend in December, 2017

Blaine Countians could chose among several holiday bazaars this past weekend. The local bazaars have their roots in the Christmas bazaars, or "Christ child markets," that began in Germany in the late...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    December 6, 2017

Turner Talk

Glenna Ammen attended the Ladies Tea on Sunday at the Lutheran Church. Tom and Lucy Fairbank were to Glasgow over the weekend to attend the Tornado team’s tournament. Don and Bonnie Harmon were to Glasgow to take in basketball action over the... Full story

 

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