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 By Kody Farmer    News    December 11, 2019 

Harlem Library Wine & Cheese Festival

The Friends of the Harlem Library held their annual Wine & Cheese Fundraiser last Wednesday with proceeds going to projects being conducted throughout the year at the Harlem Library. For years...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 11, 2019 

Wildcats win two at Native American Classic, Turner, Hays/Lodge Pole fall

Three of the four Blaine County boys basketball teams were in action this past weekend as the Harlem Wildcats, Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds and Turner Tornadoes kicked off their 2019-20 seasons over t...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 11, 2019 

Lady Cats, Thunderbirds start 2-0 at NAC, Turner 1-1 at Class C Showcase

It was a successful start to the 2019-20 basketball season for the three Blaine County teams in action this past weekend. The Harlem Lady Cats, Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds and Turner Tornadoes all...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 11, 2019 

Chinook wrestles well at Havre Invitational, Wildcats compete in Cascade

The Chinook Sugarbeeter and Harlem Wildcat wrestling teams saw their first action of the 2019-20 season this past weekend. The Sugarbeeters were in Havre at the Blue Pony Invitational Friday and...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 4, 2019

Community Dinner, 34th Annual Parade of Lights kick off Holiday season

The Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Chinook has been a long standing traditional gathering for more than three decades. Through the years a number of superb community minded individuals, groups and...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 4, 2019

Chinook, Hays/Lodge Pole primed for another run at post season glory

The Chinook Sugarbeeters and the Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds are coming off fantastic seasons that saw both of them reach the Montana Class C State Tournament in Billings this past March. Every team...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 4, 2019

Lady Cats, Tornadoes look to contend once again, Thunderbirds could soar

The Harlem Lady Cats were spectacular a season ago. They captured the District 2B conference championship, edging out the Wolf Point Wolves for the regular season title. The wolves returned the favor...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 4, 2019

Chinook, Harlem step on the mat this weekend to start the 2019-20 season

The Chinook Sugarbeeter and Harlem Wildcat wrestling teams have been hard at work the past couple of weeks in preparation of the start of the 2019-20 season. The wait is finally over. The Wildcats...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 27, 2019

34th Annual Parade of Lights, Festival of Trees happening this Friday

The 34th Annual Parade of Lights and Festival of Trees takes place this Friday. As usual there is plenty going on during the day and throughout the night. The 9th Annual Festival of Trees will again be part of the festivities with proceeds from a...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 27, 2019

2020 Mason Moore Foundation Calendar includes Chinook's Kevin Spudic

Whenever a law enforcement officer puts on his or her uniform it is an unwavering act of selflessness with the sole intent of serving the community in which they serve. The International Association o...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 27, 2019

MSU-Northern Collegiate Stockgrowers, North Central Montana Stockgrowers hold Annual Meeting

The North Central Montana Stockgrowers (NCMSGA) and the Montana State University Collegiate Stockgrowers held their 6th Annual Meet-N-Greet on Saturday, November 16 at the MSU-Northern Student Union B...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 20, 2019

Shipping Blaine Counties 69,000 cattle

Blaine County is home to right around 69,000 head of cattle. The official number moves slightly up or down each census but the number is pretty constant. Cattle are on the move year around, but from...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 20, 2019

Thanksgiving Dinner is for everyone, join us at the Senior Center - Organizers stress a need for pies

No one is exactly sure what year the first Community Thanksgiving Dinner was held in Chinook, but most agree it was in the 1980’s. First held in the Presbyterian Church, the event later moved to the Chinook Senior Center when the present facility...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 13, 2019

Honoring all who served on Veterans Day, thank you!

Veterans at Chinook High School are greeted by students. Celebrations to honor all or our local Veterans, past and present, took place all over Blaine County on Monday, November 11. The Meadowlark...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 13, 2019

Frank Pehrson reflects on his time with the 57th Bomber Wing, American Legion and more

"The Greatest Generation" is a term most of us are familiar with and multiple internet searches on a accurate description of this group follows this general consensus, "The Greatest Generation is a...

 

Chinook, Harlem volleyball teams see season end at Divisional Tournaments

The Chinook Sugarbeeters saw their volleyball season come to an end this past Saturday at the Northern C Divisional in Cascade. The 'Beeters won their opening match 3-1 over the Highwood/Geraldine...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 6, 2019

Spooktacular Hay Bale creations join in the Halloween celebration

We have all seen them, hay bales painted and turned into clever caricatures. The 'What the Hay' display around the Denton-Geyser-Stanford area attracted visitors for years. Often times just driving...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 6, 2019

Communities, Schools set to honor those who serve on Veterans Day, November 11

The veterans of the United States Military are honored annually on the eleventh day of the eleventh month at 11:11 in the morning in celebrations around the country as we celebrate Veterans Day and honor all those who have served or are currently ser...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 6, 2019

Get Involved: Greenlight a Vet program continues its mission

WHAT IS GREENLIGHT A VET? America’s veterans are some of our nation’s bravest, hardest-working men and women. However, it’s hard to show them the appreciation they deserve when, back home and out of uniform, they’re more camouflaged than...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    November 6, 2019

Chinook wins 6C-East District Tournament, earns No. 1 seed at Northern C Divisional Harlem Lady Cats finish 2nd at District 2B, will be No. 2 seed at the Northern B Divisional in Wolf Point on Thursday

The Chinook Sugarbeeters captured another District 6C-East Championship and the Harlem Lady Cats turned in the best showing in school history with a second place finish at the District 2B Tournament...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 6, 2019

Chinook Volunteer Fire Department receives grant to purchase new generator

The Chinook Volunteer Fire Department recently received news that a grant they had applied for back in March had been approved. The severe winter storm and subsequently lengthy power outage back in th...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 30, 2019

First things first: Hunter Education is where all good hunters begin their journey

"Its always rewarding when the kids see me at the school Monday morning after a successful hunt and tell me stories and show me pictures," said Don Swenson. What he is referring to is one of the...

 

North 40 Outfitters: Ready to serve the Hi-line

Long time residents of the Hi-line can remember the old Big R store location in downtown Havre. The store seemed to have it all when I was a kid growing up in the 1980's. The store, originally built...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 30, 2019

Senior Brad Cichosz brings home Cross Country Gold for the Harlem Wildcats

Harlem Wildcat senior Brad Cichosz didn't let a snow covered course at the Montana Class B State Cross Country Meet in Great Falls this past Saturday get in the way of his season long goal. In fact he...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 30, 2019

'Beeters blank Hawks 56-0, win for the fourth time in final five games as season ends

The Chinook Sugarbeeters put the finishing touches on their 2019 campaign by winning four of their five contests. Chinook started off the season competitive, but were just a few plays short here and...

 

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