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Harlem City Council Votes to Abandon Columbus Day

Although Columbus Day was made official by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1937 and the Federal Government will close on October 14 for the 82nd commemoration of that holiday, some cities in the United States will mark the day in a different way....

Mystery solved: Lena O'Neal made historical walk across Fred Robinson Bridge

Columnist's note: Alert readers may recall the June, 2016 "Journal" story about the Fred Robinson Bridge and its dedication in 1959. The giant celebration drew an estimated 10,00-15,000 celebrants....

The 2019 Sugarbeet Festival had it all Blaine County Cruisers hold Amazing Car Show

The Annual Sugarbeet Festival took place this past Saturday in downtown Chinook. The day began with the Jesse James Memorial Color Run and concluded with a street dance on Main Street. This years...

Chinook Rod & Gun Club 7th Annual Gun Show a hit once again

The Chinook Rod & Gun Club held its 7th Annual Gun Show at the Blaine County Fairgrounds Commercial Building this past Friday Saturday and Sunday and enjoyed one of their best shows ever. Chinook...

MSU-Northern Will Celebrate 90 Years

Many residents across the Hi-Line can claim an affiliation to MSU-Northern, either as a former student, as an employee, or as a benefactor of the economic benefits that come from a college town....

Northern Star Chapter #23 OES in Chinook welcomes State Members

Elaine Robinson of Superior, Montana, Worthy Grand Matron of the Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Montana made her official visitation to Northern Star Chapter #23 in Chinook on...

Harlem Elementary ROARing Students of the Week!!

Harlem Elementary has chosen third grader, Wynnter Anderson, and sixth grader, Kyler Mount, as the newest students to join the ROCKIN' ROAR ROSTER. Wynnter and Kyler have gone out of their way to...

Preventing and Managing Challenging Behaviors

On October 4-5, Region II of the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD), in partnership with Havre Public Schools, will offer free MANDT System training with presenter Clarissa Shaffer. To be held at Best Western Plus Havre Inn &...

Vacation Ends for Book Club

Free People Reading Freely, the Blaine County Library’s Book Club, will meet on Monday evening, September 23 at 7:00. The Club will kick off this year by celebrating Banned Books Week, September 22-28, with a book give-away and by reading two...

Struggles continue on the gridiron for Chinook, Harlem and Hays/Lodge Pole

It was another difficult week on the gridiron for all three Blaine County football programs as they went winless for the second straight weekend. So far this season only the Hays/Lodge Pole...

Sugarbeeters take down North Star in a huge District 6C-East Clash, Wildcats continue strong start

The Chinook Sugarbeeters welcomed the North Star Knights to town Friday night for a match featuring two of the heavy favorites to battle it out for the District 6C-East Crown. The 'Beeters have had...

South of the Border In the Sweet Grass Hills:"Honey: there's still gold in the Hills"

Columnist's note: In early July I looked out a bedroom window and saw an empty flatbed truck go by our house pulling a trailer with a machine I recognized as one used for moving beehives. A few days...

Hogeland Happening

Shirley Keller and Patty Simons braved the muddy roads and visited with Wally and Loretta Beck on Monday for Loretta’s birthday. That evening, Shawn and Bobbi Beck had Wally and Loretta up for a delicious steak supper. Kathy Zellmer came over to...

Harlem Senior Center

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Jerry Schmitt for mowing the lawn. Kay Schmitt for all you do for me!. This week is Homecoming Week at Harlem High School. The Parade is on Friday, September 20th, at 1:00 p.m. Thursday 19th - HS Volleyball vs....

Chinook Senior Center

Our Meals This Week Wed. Sept. 18 Sausage & Sauerkraut Thu. Sept. 19 Chicken Salad Sandwich on Croissant Fri. Sept. 20 Baked Salmon Mon. Sept. 23 Tacos Tues. Sept. 24 Turkey Tettrazini Upcoming Birthdays Fri., Sept. 20 Kathy O’Brien Sun., Sept....

Missoula Children's Theatre presents 'Gullivers Travels' at Turner Public Schools

The Missoula Children's Theater came to Turner this past week to provide acting experience to the students of Turner School, with the production, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS. With his ship wrecked and his...

Sugarbeet Festival A Huge Success

We hope you all enjoyed the 2019 Sugarbeet...

Blaine County Library

Banned Books Week (September 22-28, 2019) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it spotlights current and historical attempts to censor...

Harlem Library

September is Library Card Sign Up Month! To obtain your own library card please bring in a current photo ID to register. After you receive your card in the mail you may check out one item the first time you use it. When you return the item on time...

Jerry Lee Davidson

Jerry Lee Davidson, 58, of Chinook, MT, passed away on September 7th, 2019 in Great Falls, MT. A closed celebration of life service was held in Chinook, MT on Thursday, September 12, 2019 along with...

Virginia Lee (Lundberg)McCracken

Virginia Lee (Lundberg)McCracken, 88, passed away peacefully, with loved ones by her side, September 12, 2019, at Northern Montana Hospital in Havre, MT from an abdominal aneurysm. Virginia was born...

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