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 By Donna Miller    News    July 17, 2019 

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...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 10, 2019

Fort Belknap Agency Has a New Community Garden

Fort Belknap Agency has a new community garden, and Aaniiih Nakoda College (ANC) interns, Denise Stanley and Corbin Brockie are responsible for tending and promoting the site, which is adjacent to...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 10, 2019

Chinook Volunteer Fire Department Faces Recruiting Dilemma

Imagine being in a horrific situation such as a house fire or a vehicle accident where immediate help is required. In the event of such horror, someone typically calls 911 so that emergency personnel...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 10, 2019

KidsMAT Will Perform Snow White

Montana Actors Theater (MAT) invites Chinook youth, ages 5-15, to participate in KidsMAT, a unique theatre camp experience for younger children offered in Chinook from July 15-18 at Chinook High School’s Lloyd Sweet Auditorium located at 528 Ohio...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 3, 2019

The 2019 Blaine County Fair Offers New Open Class Entry Opportunities

By the time the fair opens on Thursday, July 4, exhibitors will have spent countless hours preparing their entries, hoping to win premium ribbons, bragging rights, or simply the personal satisfaction...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 3, 2019

Musical Events to Take Place This Week

On Friday, July 5 and again on July 6, as part of the Chinook High School All-Class Reunion, Mighty Big Jim and the Tall Boys will be the featured music at a street dance on Indiana Street beginning... Full story

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 3, 2019

Theater Opportunities Available to Area Youth

Montana Actors Theater (MAT) is immersed in rehearsals for the MAT Youth Production, which this summer will be She Kills Monsters. If area youth missed the auditions on June 14 and June 15, they still have an opportunity to pursue MAT’s touring...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 3, 2019

Books and Babies Program Adds to the Building of Neural Pathways

The Blaine County Library invites parents and caregivers to participate in their Books and Babies program. In its first year, the program is designed to build language and social skills. The program, which began on June 7, meets on Friday mornings...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 26, 2019

Blaine County Beacon: Creating the Next Generation of Pharmacists

Twenty five years ago in July, Kelcey and Nancy Diemert moved to Chinook, just in time to share in the All-Class Reunion and its festivities. As the community's new Registered Pharmacists who had rece...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 26, 2019

Creating Art from Old Books

Sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) and by the Aaniiih Nakoda College (ANC) Library, the ANC Library will host a free “make and take” workshop on Tuesday, July 2, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. According to ANC Librarian Eva... Full story

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 26, 2019

Loaves and Fishes: Meeting Both Physical and Unseen Needs

In its ninth season of providing service to the community, Loaves and Fishes will again be offering a summer lunch program at Wallner Hall, located at 337 Ohio Street in Chinook. The program began on...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 26, 2019

The 2019 Blaine County Fair Offers New Open Class Entry Opportunities

By the time the fair opens on Thursday, July 4, exhibitors will have spent countless hours preparing their entries, hoping to win premium ribbons, bragging rights, or simply the personal satisfaction...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 19, 2019

Celebrating Fifty Years of Female Membership in the FFA

Fifty one years ago, those attending the 1968 National FFA Convention engaged in heated debate. Donald Shinn from New Jersey had declared on the business floor, "Any student who is regularly enrolled...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 19, 2019

Call for Nominations: Montana Center for the Book Prize

Humanities Montana is now accepting nominations for the annual Montana Center for the Book (MCB) Prize. Up to five award-winning programs will receive $1,000 cash in recognition of their creative and wide-reaching literary programming such as family...

 

Sounds on the Square to Feature Montana Bands This Summer

Sounds on the Square, a free summer concert series, continues on June 19 with the ROC band, whose members are from both Chinook and Havre. These concerts will recur each Wednesday through August 14 at the Town Square, 332 First Street in Havre,... Full story

 
 By Donna Miller    Sports    June 19, 2019

Buckles and Bragging Rights Will Be Up for Grabs

Although organizers of the Annual Blaine County Kid's Rodeo have released a Save the Date announcement for their rodeo event, they would also like area youth to be aware of the rapidly approaching...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 12, 2019

JUMP Will Celebrate Their Tenth Anniversary

Twenty-three youth and adults from the Jesus Uses Motivated People (JUMP) group will be travelling to Puyallup, Washington, this summer for their third mission trip to that city. From June 16-24, they will work at three different sites. At Helping Ha...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 12, 2019

Wins and Losses at Meadowlark Elementary School

Chinook School District advertised a vacancy on May 28 for an elementary school principal. After four years in that leadership role at Meadowlark Elementary School (MES), Jonathan Martin will be...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 12, 2019

Princess Kate Reigns as 2019 March Bridal Madness Champion

Historically, June has been the most popular month for weddings, and many ideas offer explanations for its matrimonial popularity. For example, the month of June derives its name from Juno, the Roman...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 12, 2019

All-Class Reunion to Include a Brewfest

One of the planned events during the All-Class Reunion scheduled for July 4-7 is a Brewfest. According to event organizer Kelsey Harry, the Brewfest will be held on Thursday, July 4 beginning at 4:00...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 5, 2019

Register Early for Color Fun Run

The Jesse James Memorial Foundation (JJMF) encourages community members to participate in the Jesse James Memorial Color Fun Run during the Chinook All-Class Reunion. Although the Color Run will take place on Saturday, July 6, from 10:00 a.m. ...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 5, 2019

Everyone is Invited to Dance the Night Away with JUMP

JUMP invites the community to join them on Indiana Street—from Finley’s Food Farm to the Presbyterian Church—this Saturday, June 8, for a Community Street Dance. From 7:00-11:00 p.m., their 80’s themed street dance is free for the whole...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 5, 2019

Big Flat Couple Celebrates Seventy Years of Marriage

Jim Billmayer and Helen Christiansen, who were married May 18, 1949 at the Lutheran Church in Hogeland, Montana, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with family and friends on May 26. For...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 5, 2019

Carrie Gilmore Mundlin Horsing Around with Massage

Carrie Gilmore Mundlin, owner and manager of Massage Euphoria, a massage service in Chinook, promotes a healthy state of well-being by offering a variety of massage styles tailored to a client's...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 5, 2019

Renaissance Faire Invites Home Brewers to Compete

On June 7-8, Montana Actors’ Theatre (MAT) will be hosting a Renaissance-themed “faire,” Spring into the Past. The faire, a history-inspired festival of food, drink and entertainment, will be held at the MSU-Northern campus behind Pershing...

 

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