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 By Steve Edwards    News    January 11, 2017

Talya Johnson will study 'down under' on a U.S. State Department grant

Talya Johnson, a 2014 graduate of Chinook High, will leave in February for Australia to attend the University of Southern Queensland for six months. Johnson, who is a junior majoring in community... Full story

 

Elliot nominated for DAR Good Citizen Award

Chinook High School senior Brooke Elliot recently was nominated by the school for the National Society of the American Revolution Good Citizen's Award for the 2016-17 school year. Nominations for the...

 

Hurry, deadline approaching for 2017 Youth Service Award Students can earn $1,000 for college in Montana by giving 100 volunteer hours

HELENA, MT - The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Montana Campus Compact, and Reach Higher Montana welcome applicants for the 2017 Youth Serve Montana Scholarships. The deadline to apply is on January 31, 2017. Youth Serve Montana...

 

Upward Bound Students participate in monthly academy

On December 28th Upward Bound high school students from Harlem, Dodson, Hays, and Rocky Boy participated in the monthly academy. Our day started off by meeting with Erica McKeon-Hanson, program...

 

Halle Anne Mitchell is new member of American Angus Association

Halle Anne Mitchell, Chinook, Montana, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association®, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Junior members of the Association are eligible...

 

Bear Paw Meanderings

Tis the time for New Year’s Resolutions. Tis also the time for very up close and personal dreams as well. Are they related, that is my question? For the past two years I have been having very up close and personal dreams. Let me tell you about one...

 

Louis John "Jack" Sattleen,

Louis John "Jack" Sattleen, 87, of Missoula, MT, passed away on Christmas Day, 2016, with his daughter, Carla and son-in-law, Steve, by his side. Jack was born March 26th, 1929 in Havre, MT to Jonas... Full story

 

Re-purpose and Recycle: a New Year's resolution you can keep

Each year, many of us resolve to lose weight, floss more, and better ourselves in some way. This year, why not resolve to be kinder and gentler to our planet? Join us in making some New Year's...

 

January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Month

What is cervical cancer? Cancer of the cervix, it is called cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is the easiest gynecologic cancer to prevent with regular screening tests and follow-up. It also is highly curable when found and treated early. Who gets...

 

Chinook Senior Center News

I know its cold outside, but it is nice and warm at the center, so stop by and enjoy a cup of coffee and one of the many activities we have planned for this week. “Eddie the Eagle” will be shown this Wednesday in the library meeting room at 1...

 

Hogeland Happenings

The Nimble Thimble Quilt Guild had their Christmas Party at the Hogeland Lutheran Church on Saturday. Sandy Beck and Loretta Beck were among those who attended. Ed and Kathy Zellmer attended the basketball games in Chinook vs. Harlem on Friday. They...

 

Turner Talk

Amy Egbert and Anita Reed went over to Elissa Zellmer’s house on Thursday to sort community calendars. They enjoyed lunch with Elissa and Jordan while there. Tom and Lucy were to the basketball games this weekend. Don and Bonnie Harmon thoroughly...

 

Get those Quilts ready! Montana Seed show right around the corner

It is again that time of the year for all of you to get busy and get those quilt projects finished. The dates for our annual Quilt Show at the Montana Seed Show is March 10 and 11,2017. The quilts...

 

Blaine County Library News

The Blaine County Library will be closed January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Day. The movie today will be "Eddie the Eagle," which runs for 1 hour and 45 minutes and is rated PG-13. Every...

 

Harlem Library News

The library will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We invite you to join the 2017 Reading Challenge! Read 52 (or more!) books this year and you will be entered into a drawing to win a fabulous gift basket which...

 

Harlem Senior Center

We had a very nice New Year's Eve Party and had a great time. If you weren't there you might want to put it on your schedule for next year so you can share in the fun! Did You Know That This month In...

 
 By kody Farmer    Sports    January 11, 2017

Turner continues to roll with wins over Hays/Lodge Pole, Chinook Harlem takes down Sugarbeeters 42-33, fall to Malta Glasgow in District 2B action

The Turner Tornadoes are off to there best start in school history after picking up a resounding 73-44 win over the Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds and there first every win over the Chinook Sugarbeeters...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 11, 2017

'Beeters, Thunderbirds sweep weekend foes Hays/Lodge Pole improves to 7-1, Chinook to 6-2

The Chinook Sugarbeeters and Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds got 2017 off to an electric start as the two teams combine to go 5-0 in their first week of action since the Holiday break. The Thunderbirds w...

 

Chinook, Harlem wrestle in Cut Bank

The Chinook Sugarbeeter and Harlem Wildcat wrestling teams began 2017 on the mat at the Cut Bank Invitational. The season is in the heart of its schedule with just a few weeks until the Divisional...

 

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