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Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Inductions

nd Western Heritage Center (WHC) announced the thirteenth class of inductions into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame. Those announcements included Turner resident Lzetta Martha (Combes) Halingstad and...

Blaine County Health - Mask Up

The Blaine County Health Department and the Blaine County Incident Command is providing this as an educational reminder regarding the wearing of face masks. With the rising numbers in Blaine County, we are reaching out to our partners across the...

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Halloween-Themed Writing Contest Available to K-12 Writers

With Halloween creeping up on us, Jeff Puryear, the Manager of Montana Young Writers, announced the most recent task in a line-up of writing contests for students in Montana: Tales from Halloween....

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Tristan Billmayer Memorial Mental Health Field Scholarship Winners

The family of Tristan Billmayer is pleased to announce two winners of the 2020 Mental Health Field Scholarship in the amount of $500 each. Kiera Miller, a 2016 graduate of North Star High School is...

2021 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship Now Open for Applications

HELENA, MT- The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana, and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship. The Youth Serve Montana Scholarship...

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Second Annual Trunk or Treat Scheduled

Chinook's 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat will be held on the 400 and 500 block of Indiana Street (Main Street) on Saturday, October 31. Lineup will be from 5:30-6:00 p.m., and the event will take place...

SAAM Coalition taking back unwanted prescription drugs: October 24 at Havre Police Department and Blaine County Sheriff's Office

On Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Substance Abuse and Misuse (SAAM) Coalition, in partnership with the Hill and Blaine County DUI Task Forces and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will provide the public the opportunity to...

STEM Companies Want Western Aerospace Scholars

Student applications for the Western Aerospace Scholars (WAS) program are available now, and the junior level program application is due by October 30, 2020. Presented in two phases, WAS is an online distance learning course and a summer experience...

Free Webinar for Business – Contracting Your Goods and Services with the State of Montana

Wednesday, October 21, from 9:00 am - 10:30 am, Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center will be offering a free webinar on how to contract goods and services with the State of Montana. Each year the State of Montana has numerous contracts...

Blaine County Participates in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month falls in October in countries across the world. Such a designation helps to increase attention and support for the early detection and treatment of this disease. Although disease knows no holiday and efforts to combat...

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'Beeters fall in Belt 30-28, Host Cascade Friday with Playoff bid on the Line

The Chinook Sugarbeeters were in Belt this past Friday with an opportunity to secure a playoff spot. Unfortunately they fell to the Huskies in the final minutes 30-28. The post season is still on the...

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Harlem Civic Association, Parents hold Homecoming Parade for the Wildcats

The Harlem Wildcat Football, Volleyball and Cross Country team has been forced to overcome many obstacles this fall and Friday the kids got the opportunity to experience some 'normal' with a parade...

Hays/Lodge Pole Cancels Fall Sports Seasons

The Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds were forced to suspend all fall sports in late September. The active number of COVID-19 cases on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, Blaine County and Phillips County has risen significantly and as a result the...

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Wildcats Resume Fall Sports with Post Season Fast Approaching Football, Volleyball, Cross Country Back in Action this Week

The Harlem Wildcat Football, Volleyball and Cross Country Seasons were put on hold in late September by the Harlem School Board. The tough decision was made in the best interest of the student...

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'Beeters Top C/J-I in 4, Conclude Season on the Road against the Rivals

The 10-2 Chinook Sugarbeeters are putting the finishing touches on a very successful regular season. Last Tuesday in Chester the girls took down the Hawks in four sets earning a 21-25, 25-21, 25-21,...

White Pine 4-H Club - Minutes

President Katie Tilleman called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m. On October 15th 2020 at the Triple E Room with 16 members, 2 leaders and 4 guests present. Gus Buck led the American pledge and Ethan Klingaman led the 4-H pledge. Roll call was...

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Book Challenge for Oct. is to read a book with a body part in the title. The library board of trustees will hold their monthly meeting Oct. 28, 4:15 P.M. in the library meeting room. The Book Club meets via Skype Mondays at 4...

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Frank Pehrson Sr. turns 100

Frank Pehrson Sr. along with his son Frank Pehrson Jr. stand in front of a Chinook Volunteer Fire truck in celebration of the elder Pehrson's 100th Birthday. Frank Sr. has been a bit of a celebrity...

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Lutherans Confirm Two Students

Two Lutheran confirmands met the criteria to be confirmed and were honored at their regular church worship services this past Sunday. Caleb Jordan Zellmer was confirmed at the Hogeland Lutheran...

Hogeland Happenings

Susan and Emily Billmayer were in Havre on Friday for a doctor appointment. Sharon Goodrich visited Jane Krass on Wednesday afternoon. Diana Maloney and Anita Reed joined them later. Diana and Shania Maloney visited Jane Krass on Saturday. Caleb...

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Tuner Celebrates Homecoming Week and Honors Homecoming Royalty

Homecoming festivities took place recently in Turner on Main Street. Although it looked different this year, the weather and the fun was never better! The students were good about wearing their...

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Give 'Em Pumpkin To Talk About!

Someone mysteriously decorated both guard rails of the bridge that crosses the Main Canal on Stephens Road just south of Kuper Cemetery. The use of the fall garden produce...

Shortman Back on the set of Yellowstone

Fort Belknap’s Jordan Shortman was back on the set of the hit television show Yellowstone last week and looks forward to more opportunity in the future. Shortman is pictured above with Moses Brings Plenty, ‘Mo’ a integral character of the...

Harlem Library

“Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.” ~Jane Smiley Take in the sight of new books available for check out this week at the library. If you are in the mood to be scared pick up “The Only Good Indians” by...

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Barbara "Barb" Jean Miller

Barbara "Barb" Jean Miller, age 68, passed away peacefully on October 3, 2020 due to brain cancer. Barb was born on August 19, 1952 in Havre, Montana to Robert (Bob) and Jean (Hay) Neely. Barb...

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Alvin "Cubby" Talks Different

Alvin "Cubby" Talks Different, 82, passed away October 5, 2020, at Northern Montana Care Center in Havre. A service will be held on October 9, 2020 at 11am, at Ira Talks Different Residence 110 2nd...

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