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 By Donna Miller    News    August 5, 2020 

Fort Belknap Woman Receives Governor's Praise for Producing Masks

On Thursday, July 16, Governor Steve Bullock released a statement praising Montana companies for responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by producing personal protective equipment (PPE) such as cloth...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 5, 2020 

Chinook School Board Votes on Return to School Plan and Approves Emergency Policies

On Tuesday night, July 28, using the Zoom Meetings platform to connect to the public, Chinook School District #10 held a special meeting of the school board to review, amend, and vote on a Return to School Plan. A week prior to the meeting and with...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 5, 2020 

Educational Consultant Will Offer Expertise to Area Parents and Other Educators

Aileen Couch, Regional Coordinator for Region II of the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD), announced recently that Carrie Cole will be in Havre August 10-12. Cole will present a pair of workshops for general and special educators,...

 

The Show Goes On

Opening on August 6 and sponsored by Western Drug Pharmacy, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, a Montana Actors' Theater Youth Production, will take place on the west end of the Holiday Village Mall in the o...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 29, 2020

"Show What You Grow" Contest Coming to a Close

From 23 Sesame Street, the broadcast team with Virginia’s Home for Public Media announced on April 27 that “while the pandemic brings many uncertainties, there is one thing we can count on; it is officially growing season.” With that...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 29, 2020

August Is Professional Development Month with CSPD

With registrations due as early as July 31 and workshops beginning on August 4, Region II of the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) is offering a buffet of professional development topics during the month of August. Featuring three...

 

Art Social and Exhibition Set for Saturday

On Saturday, August 1, three local artists will be hosting an Art Social and Exhibition at 223 Indiana Street, the former location of the Impact Zone in Chinook. The work on display will be that of...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 29, 2020

Fort Belknap 4-H to Hold Private Treaty Livestock Sale

The three 4-H clubs that serve the Fort Belknap area will be holding their 4-H Private Treaty Livestock Sale from August 3-13. Potential buyers include anyone wishing to support local youth or wanting to buy quality beef and pork with a known...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 22, 2020

Times That Call for Patience

Montanans often joke that there are two seasons in Montana: winter and road construction. Neither is for the faint of heart since both require endurance and patience. As highway reconstruction...

 

Nursing Home Residents Take Life in Stride

So far, July at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home (SMNH) has found the staff and residents receiving therapy frogs, previewing their new activity room, celebrating birthdays, and extending their visitation...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 22, 2020

Sweet Home Welcomes New Employee

The Sweet Memorial Nursing Home (SMNH) welcomed one of their newest employees at the end of May. Stephanie Talksdifferent heard about the opening from another nursing home employee, applied, and was...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 22, 2020

Grant Dollars Fund School Projects in Turner

Superintendent of Turner Public Schools (TPS), Tony Warren, received notification last month that the school district is the recipient of five grant awards. These funds will not only fill educational gaps but enrich learning for students of this...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 22, 2020

Pandemic Concerns Continue to Impact Local School Districts

Turner Public School District is currently developing a school reopening plan. Revisions to that plan are occurring frequently based on changing recommendations from federal, state, and local officials. According to Turner Public School (TPS)...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 22, 2020

4H Program Holds Project Day

Several Blaine County youth attended an afternoon of workshops on 4-H Project Day, which was held on July 15 at the Blaine County Fairgrounds. Blaine County Agriculture and 4-H Agent, Juli Snedigar...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 22, 2020

Friends of the Museum Group Forms

There’s a new group in town! The Friends of the Museum is a volunteer group that will assist with Blaine County Museum outreach, fundraising, event organizing, and other projects. Museum Director Samantha French conducted three informational...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 15, 2020

Lodgepole Project Receives Beautification Funds

Last month, Hillary Maxwell, MSU-Extension Agent at Fort Belknap, received notification that the Lodgepole Research Orchard Beautification project had been awarded funding from the Montana Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA). The MNLA Board of...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 8, 2020

Hannum Shares School News

On Monday night, June 29, and again on July 6, the Chinook Schools’ Reopening Committee met with local school board members to discuss the fall reopening strategies in response to COVID-19. Although no action was taken during either meeting, the gr...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 8, 2020

The Office of Consumer Protection Warns: Be Scammer Aware

Several people in Blaine County reported receiving invitations to take the Montana Opinion Survey, with a $5 gift card offered as remuneration. The solicitation asks participants to respond by July 13 to have their voices included. The notice, sent t...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 8, 2020

MSUN Foundation CEO Discusses the Beauty of Campus Green Spaces and the Benefits of Yoga

The Northern Alumni Foundation invites Hi-Line residents to join them this summer for a fun and free outdoor event on the MSU-Northern (MSUN) campus. Every Wednesday from July 15 through August 12, a local yoga teacher will lead a free yoga class....

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 8, 2020

Two Area Youth Earn Scholarships

Triangle Communications recently announced the names of twenty-seven area youth who won 2020 $1,000 Triangle Communication Scholarships. Among those recipients are two Blaine County residents: Raynee...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 1, 2020

Chinook Veterinarian Employs a Veterinary Student for the Summer

inic (CVC) since 1986, and for the past nine years, Melanie Skoyen has been his administrative assistant. While some things remain fairly constant; others change. On June 18, for the first time that...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 1, 2020

State Task Force Makes Recommendations for 2020-2021 School Year

Early last month, the Montana Flex2020 Task Force and the Montana Learn Task Force reported having completed their work and thanked Education Northwest for assisting in the compilation of their final reports. In a letter to Superintendent of Public...

 

College Radio Station Hosts Songwriting Challenge: Quarantunes

Founded in 1954 and identifying as the "oldest college station in Montana," KNMC, broadcasting from MSU-Northern in Havre on 90.1 FM, is hosting Quarantunes: KNMC Songwriting Challenge 2020. Several...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 1, 2020

Big Winners Announced

On June 24, from a room rented at Vine 19, Board Members of the Plant a Seed . . . READ organization announced the names of thirty-three lucky winners who purchased raffle tickets in their recent fundraising effort. The Grand Prize winner of $1500...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    June 24, 2020

Alyssa Gruszie Wins Star Farmer Finalist Status

Multiple competitions took place during the 90th Montana FFA Convention held late last month, and one of the winners was Alyssa Gruszie from the Chinook FFA. Gruszie emerged as a Star Farmer...

 

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