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Local Physician Heads to Holland with U.S. Eventing Team

Havre, Montana – Dr. Michelle Donaldson is an Orthopedic Surgeon at the Northern Montana Specialty Medical Center in Havre. She has spent the last 19 years as a team physician for the US Olympic...

Blaine County Farmer, Rancher & Community Dinner

The Chinook Area Chamber of Commerce held its 3rd Annual Farmer/Rancher & Community Appreciation night at the Blaine County Fairgrounds Commercial Building this past Saturday. A good crowd was...

2019-2020 Young Adult Volunteers (YAV's) arrived in Chinook at the end of August

This is the seventh year that four local congregations in Chinook have hosted young adult volunteers. The Young Adult Volunteer program (YAV's) places volunteers at nine sites in the U.S. and six in...

Now Open: 2020 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship for Applications Award benefits 100 Montana seniors for performing volunteer service

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 2020 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship. The Youth Serve Montana Scholarship...

Harvest still not complete, weather causing problems

Farming has never been said to be easy. It takes long hours and hard work to get the harvest completed in a perfect scenario. Add in unpredictable weather, including high winds, a winter storm with plenty of wet snow and freezing temperatures and...

Thank You to our Local Firefighters

Turner Fire Department: The students at Turner School received visitors from the Turner Volunteer Fire Department this past Thursday. The firemen came into the classrooms and told of some important...

Trade Agreement Holds Potential for Montana Ag Producers

In the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Monday, October 7, in Washington D.C., Montana Senator Steve Daines and President of the Montana Stockgrowers Association, Fred Wacker from Miles City, were present for the signing of the U.S.-Japan trade...

MSU-Northern Sees Enrollment Increase

Director of University Relations, Jim Potter reported last week that enrollment at Montana State University-Northern (MSUN) is up this semester. “This is the first time that we have been up in several years when most of the campuses in the state...

Harlem Lutheran Church

On Sunday, October 20, the Harlem Lutheran church will host their annual Harvest Dinner and Bazaar from 12 -2pm. The menu features a ham dinner with all the trimmings and dessert. Take-outs and deliveries are available; please call 353-2234 before...

In a Galaxy not so far away, JUMP presents to you, a STAR WARS adventure!

Mark your calendars for 12:30 P.M. Sunday October 27th. JUMP's Mission team will be hosting a Star Wars mystery dinner for the community to kick off mission fundraising this year. This may sound...

Sugarbeeters soar past Thunderbirds 72-30 on Senior Night, will play Rocky Boy this weekend

The Chinook Sugarbeeters welcomed the Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds to town for a Northern C Eight-man football game this past Friday. Playing under the lights, the 'Beeters also recognized their...

Chinook and Harlem Honor their Seniors

This last week Chinook and Harlem honored their Football, Cheerleaders, and Cross Country Seniors. The Blaine County Journal wishes the Class of 2020 the best in...

'Beeters continue to roll, sweep Malta, Hays/Lodge Pole - Lady Cats split weekend matches

The Chinook Sugarbeeters are playing very well as the regular season winds down. Tuesday in Malta the 'Beeters swept the M-ettes 3-0. Thursday in front of the home town fans Chinook turned the trick...

South of the Boarder: Flatlanders help 'work cows' in the Hills

Columnist's note: In 2000, when my wife graduated from seminary and started a new career as a Presbyterian minister, we made an agreement: she had followed me and my career locations for about 30...

American Lutheran Church thanks Chinook Senior Center volunteers, staff and board

The American Lutheran Church in Chinook held a Pizza Party at the Eagles Club to say thank you to the staff, board and all of the volunteers at the Chinook Senior Center for the wonderful job they do...

Hogeland Happening

The Annual Hogeland Fireman’s Spaghetti Supper will be held October 20th at the Hogeland Lutheran Church from 5-7 p.m. Free Will donations will go to the Hogeland Fire Department. Come out and enjoy a good meal and support the Hogeland Fire Dept....

Chinook Senior Center

The leaves were on the trees one minute and the next they are all laying on the ground. I actually like walking through the leaves on the sidewalk, it reminds me of my childhood and running to jump into a pile of leaves to be covered in them. I may...

Harlem Senior Center

Wednesday, Oct. 16th. at 10:00 a.m. in the Activity Room of the Little Rockies Retirement Center. Living Life Well with Mark Weber and Amber Huestis from the Blaine County Health Department. This is a 6 weeks free workshop series to help with...

Blaine County Library

Plan to attend the next Free People Reading Freely Book Club Monday October 21st at 7:00 p.m. We are reading the Jamie Ford books. Stop in and pick up a copy of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and...

Harlem Elementary

Best Bus Behavior: On Friday, October 11th, Harlem school bus driver, Deni Carey, and her People's Creek student riders, earned their Best Bus Behavior award. The Elementary and Jr./Sr. High students...

National 4H Week

Local businesses throughout Blaine County show their support for 4H with window displays. 4H Pledge: I Pledge my HEAD to clearer thinking, My HEART to greater loyalty, My HANDS to larger service, and...

Andrew "Andy" Doney

On Sunday, October 6th, 2019, Andrew "Andy" Doney, loving husband and father, passed away surrounded by his wife and family. In 1954, Andy was born at the Fort Belknap Agency to George and Hazel...

Muriel Jaha

Muriel Jaha was born on April 11, 1938, in Chinook to Lloyd “Slim” and Nellie Jorns, and passed away October 4, 2019, in Great Falls. She grew up in Chinook and graduated from Chinook High School in 1956. Muriel married Hassen Jaha February 23,...

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