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Fair Livestock Sale Averages Show an Increase over Last Year's Prices

With the Blaine County Fair in the books and other fairs close to follow, local 4-H and FFA youth are encouraging Montanans to support them and their livestock sales. Not only will such a purchase be...

"Because charity always begins with a single step" Glenn and Charlcie Koster's trek across America

When Glen Koster made his way into Chinook he experienced the highs and lows of walking across America. First he came across a huge Rattlesnake along the road, the first one he had ever saw, which...

Farmers finally able to put up some hay

How incredibly green it is! Can you believe it is July 17 and things look like this. This is certainly an uncommon sight for those of us who have lived here for many years. June was wonderful for...

Hogeland Happenings

Visitors on Monday at the Harlan Krass home were Mary Ellen DeLoach, Linda Hauge, and Diana Maloney. They visited and had coffee with Harlan and Jane. Visiting this week at the Gene Billmayer home are Susan’s two cousins, one from Nashville, TN...

Chinook Blood Drive collects 46 Pints

The Chinook Community Blood Drive was a great success. We collected a total of 46 pints on a goal of 40. Great job Chinook!! Each donation can save up to 3 lives. Because of your generosity, 126 lives will be saved. Kurtis Slaughter was a first...

USDA Offers Producers Options to Re-Enroll or Extend Expiring CRP Contracts: August 23 Deadline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Farm Service Agency July Newsletter Farmers and ranchers with expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts may now re-enroll in certain CRP continuous signup practices or, if eligible, select a one-year contract...

Fort Peck Reservoir Chinook salmon egg collection and stocking looks promising

Good news for Chinook salmon anglers: Fort Peck Reservoir and hatchery crews recently stocked record numbers of Chinook salmon fingerlings into Fort Peck Reservoir, with over 534 thousand being stocked this spring. Initially, the outlook from the...

Chinook Lions, Harlem Swim Teams make a big splash in Lewistown

The Chinook Lions and Harlem Swim Teams were back in the pool this weekend taking part in the Lewistown Invitational. The Lions placed third overall in the team standings collecting 623 points over...

South of the Border, "The Lewis and Clark Overlook, the Marias River and the 'broken Mountains'"

Column No. 22 Columnist's note: The Corps of Discovery never reached the Sweet Grass Hills. But Captain Meriwether Lewis explored much of the Marias River in southern Liberty County and recorded...

Patching Cracks

I am a procrastinator by nature. Though I’ve gotten better about it over the years, when I was in college, I turned it into an art. I began by waiting until a few days before an assignment was due to start working on it. Then as time went by, the...

Chinook Senior Center

The annual Senior Citizen’s Center board meeting was on Friday the 12th. There were 2 board seats to be voted on. Tom Tilleman was re-elected and remains the Chairman. Lorraine Mulonet was elected replacing Ardis Conrad who was not running. We...

Blaine County Library

Summer Reading Programs will continue through the month of July. Kids who are reading and turning in time logs will have until August 9th to finish. We will draw for prizes on the 9th. The reader with the most hours will win an after-hours pizza...

Harlem Library

Thank you to Lois Nemes’s family for the jigsaw puzzle; Jan Egeland for the radishes, and Barb McDonald for the case of water. QTR Advisory Meeting in Choteau is Friday, July 19th. Fort Peck Theater is featuring “The Marvelous Wonderettes...

Harlem Library

Tonight, July 17, at 6 P.M. the Friends of the Harlem Library are hosting a “Hawaiian Get Away.” This event is in appreciation for members of the Friends and other supporters of the library. The event includes a free meal. Please joins us for a...

Rozella Ann Hall Annis

Rozella Ann Hall Annis Passed away July 3, 2019 at the age of 77. Rozella was Born on December 26, 1941 to Calvin James and Julia (Ethel) Kimsey Hall. Rozella, had 12 other brothers and sisters, and...

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