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 By Donna Miller    News    May 15, 2019 

And the Two Became One: (BCWMD)

After considerable deliberation and discussion, the Blaine County Commissioners decided to consolidate the Blaine County Weed Department and the Mosquito Control Department into one: Blaine County...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 15, 2019 

Book Club Takes Summer Vacation

Free People Reading Freely, the Blaine County Library’s Book Club, met on Monday evening, May 6, and discussed three banned and challenged books: Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar, A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Marlon Bundo with Jill...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 15, 2019 

First graders at Meadowlark Elementary School: Make Way for Poultry

The first graders at Meadowlark Elementary School have been studying life cycles, and to make the experience more memorable and indelible, their teacher Mrs. Tammy Edwards decided to give them a...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 15, 2019 

Place-Based Education Makes Learning Relevant

On Wednesday, May 15, the fourth graders at Meadowlark Elementary School (MES) will be touring the Phillips County Museum, the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum, and the Robinson House in Malta. According to Ms. Shandel Fouts, one of the two fourth grade...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 15, 2019 

Blaine County Beacon: Pharmacist Moonlights as a Busy 4-H Mama

When Hilary Krass graduated from Turner High School in 1997, she knew she wanted a career in a health related field, so she declared a major in biology when she registered at MSU-Northern that fall....

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 8, 2019

CHS's Cord Schneider to Compete in Michigan

The votes are in and the winners have been contacted! Cord Schneider's business plan for Mega Fab won the judge's notice, so Schneider will be participating in the Youth Entrepreneur's (YE) Start-Up C...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 8, 2019

Construction Projects Begin with Warming Weathe

A traditional saying claims that "April showers bring May flowers," but as the ground thaws and spring rolls into full swing, construction projects are also beginning to bloom. The Blaine County Fair...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 8, 2019

Book Club Will Meet on Monday

Blaine County Library’s Book Club, Free People Reading Freely will meet on Monday, May 6 in the Blaine County Library at 7:00 p.m. They invite any interested book enthusiasts to join them in discussion of whatever they are currently reading. To...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 8, 2019

Walleyes Unlimited Education Day Will Host Area Students

Last November, Bob Nelson, Walleye Youth Day Coordinator of the Fresno Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited, reached out to school administrators surveying their interest in attending the Fresno Chapter...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 8, 2019

Community Garage Sale Hopes to Generate Funds for Fair Foundation

The Blaine County Fair Foundation will be holding a Community Garage Sale on Saturday, June 1, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Commercial Building on the Blaine County Fairgrounds at 300 Cleveland Road West in Chinook. According to Fair Board...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 8, 2019

Students Celebrate One Last Hurrah in Medieval Times

On May 2, the Meadowlark Gymnasium transformed into a castle room from medieval times, and a Medieval Feast began at 6:00 p.m. Students dressed in period costumes and served a meal that might have...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 8, 2019

Hands-on Learning Is More Retainable

As part of the junior high shop curriculum at Chinook Junior High School, Vocational/Agriculture Education Instructor, Robin Allen seeks out methods beyond textbooks and worksheets to capture the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 1, 2019

Jason Smith Will Deliver Commencement Address at Aaniiih Nakoda College

When Aaniiih Nakoda College (ANC) holds its 31st Commencement Ceremony on May 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the gymnasium at Harlem High School, Jason Smith, Montana State Indian Coordinator to Governor Steve...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 1, 2019

Wool Pools Serve a Vital Market Function

The Hi-Line Wool Pool will be collecting wool on May 11 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Malta City Shop, located south of Malta at 735 South First Avenue East. All new producers and current wool p...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 1, 2019

Triangle Communications Announces 2019 Photo Contest

Triangle Communications (TC) is sponsoring its annual photo contest to collect photographs for their publications. The 2019 Photo Contest is open to members and member dependents of all ages who subscribe to Triangle landline or Internet only service...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 1, 2019

Alternative Classrooms Provide Paleontology and History Lessons

On May 1, spring field trips will continue as the third graders at Meadowlark Elementary School will be travelling to he Depot Museum in Rudyard. After their museum visit, they plan to stop at the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 1, 2019

Emergency Hunger Relief Provided to Fort Belknap and Rocky Boy's Reservations

In the aftermath of the 35-day Federal Government Shutdown, the A’aninin and Nakoda Tribes on Fort Belknap Reservation and the Chippewa and Cree Tribes of Rocky Boy Reservation in Montana were facing food shortages. Many people collaborated and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 1, 2019

HPS/MSUN Honoring Women in Math and Science Fields

On Thursday, May 2, Havre Public Schools (HPS) and Montana State University—Northern (MSUN) will be honoring women in the math and science fields in a special evening celebration beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Havre High School (HHS) auditorium. The...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 1, 2019

Miss Teen Rodeo Montana Rebecca Stroh Gala: Rope Your Dreams Event Is This Weekend

On Saturday, May 4, the Blaine County Fairgrounds Commercial Building will play host to the "Rope Your Dreams," Rebecca Stroh Gala. Everyone is invited to this Miss Teen Rodeo Montana Coronation Gala...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 1, 2019

Meadowlark 5th Graders Bring History to Life with Living Wax Museum

On Thursday, April 18, the fifth graders at Meadowlark Elementary held their Wax Museum in the school's gymnasium. A sizable crowd gathered to see the presentation of Heroes and Heroines who had made...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 1, 2019

Blaine County Republicans hold Lincoln-Reagan Dinner at Blaine County Commercial Building

In preparation for the Lincoln-Reagan Dinner, a crew spent numerous hours cleaning and decorating the Commercial Building at the Blaine County Fairgrounds. The event, which was held on April 28 from 5...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 1, 2019

Chinook High School Market Day Teaches Entrepreneurial Skills

When Chinook High School held Parent Teacher Conferences (PTC) on Tuesday, April 16, the Senior Ag students held a Market Day. They invited the community to stop by Room 101 in the high school where...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 24, 2019

PAWS Risks Disappearance without Helping Hands

Pets Are Worth Saving (PAWS) is a small, private, non-profit 501(c)3 dog rescue shelter in Chinook that may cease to exist unless the organization has new and additional help. "The situation is dire...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 24, 2019

Special Olympics Athletes Will Compete Today in Havre

Last July at the 2018 USA Games in Seattle, Washington, ESPN and Special Olympics hosted the first-ever Unified Sports Challenge raising awareness for an inclusive world. Through the power of...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 24, 2019

Raymond Port of Entry Returning to 24 Hour Status

The Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), John Sanders announced last week that he has decided to reinstate full hours of operation at Raymond Port of Entry. Located on Highway 16 North of Plentywood, the Port of Raymond...

 

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