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Vlog Features Blaine County Establishments

Amanda Hansen and her family moved to the Hi-Line in 2000 when they began to operate Hansen Family Campground and Storage between Chinook and Havre. In February of this year, Hansen started a YouTube...

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Hauer and McMaster Are Crowned Prom Royalty

Star-Struck, the Junior-Senior Prom at Chinook High School was held on April 10, and those in attendance danced until 11:00 p.m. with their favorite stars. Pictures with Helmbrecht Photography took...

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Indian Health Service Officials praise Fort Belknap's vaccination efforts

Indian Health Service's (IHS) national director, and other regional IHS officials, visited Fort Belknap Indian Community last week. IHS Acting Director Elizabeth Fowler described her visit as a...

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National Reading Month Award-Winners Announced

On Montana Day, April 6 (4-06), Chinook School District's Librarian, Mrs. Kelsey Harry announced the names of the thirty-one lucky Meadowlark Elementary School readers who won books during March,...

BEAR PAW DEVELOPMENT HAS $12 MILLION IMPACT ON REGION IN 2020 Annual Report details business and infrastructure investments

Bear Paw Development Corporation recently released its Annual Report for 2020, which details the nonprofit organization’s impact on the five-county, two-reservation Economic Development District (EDD) in which it operates in northern Montana....

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Harlem Elementary ROARs Again

Harlem Elementary ROARing students are yet again earning recognition for their performances in reaching the school's goals for respect, organization, safety, and responsibility. For the week ending...

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PAWS to Host Free Spay/Neuter Clinic in May

In partnership with Spay Montana, Pets Are Worth Saving, Incorporated, also known as PAWS of Chinook, is bringing a free spay/neuter clinic to town in May for low income households. Scheduled for May...

National Poetry Month Celebrates Silver Anniversary This April

April 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month, an annual celebration of poets and poetry. Launched in April 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, National Poetry Month reminds the public that poets not only play an integral role...

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American Rescue Plan Act has provided Montana with funding for COVID-relief

Montanans need healthy, fresh food to work hard, care for their loved ones, and enjoy their communities. Kids, seniors, working parents, individuals with disabilities, and those living in rural and...

Celebrating Young Children for 50 years!

Family Connections is marking the 50th Anniversary of the National Association of the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) Week of the Young Child with the tradition of doing themed days this week, April 10-16th. This is the 50th year...

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Blaine County Track & Field Teams Battle Windy Conditions at Havre Lions Invitational

The Chinook Sugarbeeters, Harlem Wildcats, Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds and the Turner Tornadoes headed to the Havre Lions Track and Field Meet in Havre Saturday. The meet was held at the Havre...

'Beeter Golfers Tee it Up at Sunburst/Valier Tournament

The Chinook Sugarbeeter boys and girls golf teams were in Shelby this past Thursday at the Sunburst/Valier Tournament held at the Marias Valley golf and Country Club Course. It was the first time competing this season for the ‘Beeters and after...

Monthly 4-H Meeting Minutes

Valley Clovers The Valley Clovers 4-H club met on March 14th, at 1:00, at Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs, for their spring activity. The club discussed selling Butter braids again as a fundraiser, and after a motion and a second, the decision was...

Journal Jots

Blaine County Library Blaine County Library Board meeting will be Monday March 29th at 4:00 p.m. Mobile Hotspots and iPads available for checkout. After School Hangout for grades 7 & 8 Mondays at 3:30, Story Time Tuesdays at 10:30, After School...

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March Happenings at the Sweet Home

March had it all at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home. It began with a little more freedom as visitation was expanded. We had a great St. Patrick's Day Celebration. Followed that up with a Taco Fiesta...

Hogeland News

Don’t forget the Annual Spring Dinner to be held at the Big Flat Catholic Church on Sunday April 18 from 12-2 p.m. This will be a Take-Out Meal and Turkey and All the Trimmings will be served.. Come out and enjoy a great meal. Guests at the home...

Chinook Senior Center

The weather sure seems to be fickle about what it wants to do, snow one minute and the sun shining the next, but the wind always seems to be blowing in one direction or the other. What we really need is some moisture in the ground; it is going to...

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Youth Plays Leading Lady in Debut Role

The former Creative Leisure building served as the venue for three short plays which were presented on April 2 and 3 as part of the Montana Actors' Theater's (MAT) youth programs. Youth actress,...

Study of Medieval Times Will Culminate in a Feast

Tomorrow, April 15, the sixth graders at Meadowlark Elementary School and a small group of guests will gather for the annual Medieval Feast. The Medieval Feast is the culminating event of a unit of study in which students learn about the everyday...

Blaine County Library

Thanks to everyone who stopped in during National Library Week! National Library Week is a time to celebrate our nation's libraries, library workers' contributions and promote library use and support. Winners of the book bags were Benson Acosta,...

Harlem Library

Take time this week to stop by the library to see the new titles ready for check out. “We Begin at the End” is by Chris Whitaker. Walk is the chief of police in the California town where he grew up. He has never forgiven himself for giving...

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Gordon George Carter

On February 22, 1929, in Turner, Montana, Gordon George Carter was born to Albert and Minnie Statelen-Carter. From first to eighth grade, Gordon attended country school before joining the Hillcrest...

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Susan Ann Hofer

Our beloved mother Susan Ann Hofer, age 68, of East Malta H.B. passed away peacefully into the eternal rest with Jesus. Her Journey Began at Grass Range MT. Born May 20 1952 to Rev John and Annie...

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