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The Missouri River Breaks are a sight to see

The Missouri River by the McClelland-Stafford Ferry on the southern tip of Blaine County is always a sight to see, "This time of year the grass is mostly dried up but still a beautiful place," said...

FOURTH ANNUAL TRISTAN BILLMAYER SUICIDE WALK/AWARENESS WALK A SUCCESS

The fourth Annual Tristan Billmayer Suicide/Awareness Walk was a huge success on Sunday under the sunny Big Flat skies. The day was kicked off with a pancake breakfast sponsored by the...

The mystery foam at the Grande Villa's outdoor fountain is solved...this time

Alert readers may recall two photos in the September 5 issue of the "Journal" of the mysterious foam at the outdoor fountain at the southeast corner of the Grande Villa's grounds. Regarding the...

National Preparedness Month (Continued)

Last week we introduced you to September being National Preparedness Month. The easiest and often the most comforting thing to have in the event of an emergency or disaster is a communications plan. Not knowing where those most important to you are...

"New" fire truck delivered to Blaine County for rural fire protection

Two Montana Department of Natural Resources (DNRC) employees recently delivered a rebuilt 2008 Freightliner Type II Water Tender to the Blaine County Shop in Chinook. The fire fighting equipment is...

Two new employees join the Blaine County Library staff

Patrons at the Blaine County Library in Chinook are being greeted by two new faces. Kelsey Buhmann Brown, who grew up in the Zurich area, and Kadie Dahl, a fairly recent newcomer to Chinook, have...

Turner Talk

Don and Bonnie Harmon participated in the Suicide/Awareness Walk on Sunday on the Big Flat. Britney, Kenley, and Carter Tempel, Chelsi Jones, and Katie Jacobs all spent the night at Terry and Tammy Jones’ on Saturday. Chad has also been out...

44th Annual Montana Angus Tour set for north central region, September 18-20

The 44th annual Montana Angus Tour is set for our area during September 18-20. The annual event brings together as many as 400 Angus breeders and others connected to the breed to view Angus cattle,...

Hogeland Happenings

Loretta Beck visited with Virginia McCracken on Labor Day. Susan Billmayer and Emily visited with Marna Strzelczyk on Tuesday, and then Susan took Emily back to Havre. On Sunday,Hogeland and Turner had joint Church services in Turner because of the...

Nearly $2 Billion Available for Eligible Producers Affected by 2017 Hurricanes and Wildfires

September FSA Newsletter Agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 may apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup began July 16, 2018, and continues through Nov. 16, 2018. Hurricanes...

Sugarbeeters sweep North star in 6C-East clash, fall to Malta 3-1

The Chinook Sugarbeeter volleyball team is off to a great start this fall in the District 6C-East as they improved to 2-0 with a 3-0 sweep of the rival North Star Knights last Thursday. They began...

Lightning delay propels 'Beeters to 44-30 win over Fort Benton

The Chinook Sugarbeeters improved to 2-1 on the season with a come from behind 44-30 win over the visiting Fort Benton Longhorns Friday night. The 'Beeters got off to a fast start with junior Sam...

Young Wildcats show potential in season oper with Glasgow

The Harlem Wildcats are now under direction of first year Head Coach Stacy Cole an his assistant Enrique Rivera. Cole is not new to the Wildcat football team as he has been connected to the program in some form for seven years. Cole has 37 players...

My Answer

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham Q: Is misrepresentation to protect myself a lie if it doesn’t hurt anyone else? — T.T. A: The Bible teaches that proper conduct includes truthfulness. God’s Word teaches that we should be truthful in...

Chinook Senior Center

Thank you to all of you who put in the hours physically and mentally making it possible for us to have a fun Sugarbeeter Festival weekend. Those I spoke to were having a good time. Thank you to all of you who attended as it makes it all worthwhile...

Harlem Senior Center

Thank You, Thank You… To Jan Egeland and Phyllis Culbertson for the jigsaw puzzles, and Phyllis for the flower arrangement basket and Jan for the carrots; To Irene Stout for the popcorn; To Barb McDonald for the milk and chunk chicken; To Gen and...

Harlem Library

“A book is a dream you hold in your hand.” ~ Author Neil Gaiman The library is a place that helps to make those dreams come true. Come to the library in September “Library Card Sign Up Month” and you can register for your very own library...

Blaine County Library

The Incredibles are joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to encourage the public to obtain a free library card as Honorary Chairs of Library Card Sign-up Month this September. The Incredibles will use their...

Lynn Marie Hofeldt

Lynn Marie Hofeldt, 41, of Helena, MT passed away on September 2, 2018 in Encinitas, CA after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by loved ones. Lynn grew up on the family ranch south of...

Barry Zarn

Barry Zarn, - Chinook, MT. Barry Zarn, 54 Passed away on August 30th 2018, at his home in Chinook MT. The funeral service for Barry will be held on September 15th 2018 at 3:00pm at the Chinook Methodist Church in Chinook MT. Funeral arrangements...

Lyda (Lydia) Fast Horse Hyde

Lyda (Lydia) Fast Horse Hyde was born in Poplar, Montana on October 16, 1956. She died in St. Louis, Missouri on July 29, 2018. She was preceded in death by her son, Isaiah, in January 2015 and her...

Gregory Scott Werk

Gregory Scott Werk 56, passed away Friday August 24, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. Wake services were 7:00 P.M. Monday August 27, 2018 at St. Paul's Mission Rec Center. Funeral Services...

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