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Articles from the January 13, 2021 edition

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Maiden flight of Dick Edgington's homebuilt plane back on hold

Another glitch has halted the runup to the maiden flight of Dick Edgington's homebuilt RagWing4 single engine plane. Many locals recall the plane that Edgington, a longtime resident of Chinook, built...

 By Donna Miller    News    January 13, 2021

MSU Extension Adds Value to Mondays and Tuesdays in January and February

Montana State University Extension is kicking off the new year with several workshops and seminars that may be of interest to Blaine County residents. All of these programs are free and available...

 By Kody Farmer    News    January 13, 2021

Nearly 3 Years Later, Wacee Simenson Rings 'His' Warrior Bell at the Montana Children's Hospital

Wacee's Warrior Brigade is huge and stretches all over Montana and across the United States. In Blaine County and Chinook in particular, the 10 year old Meadowlark Elementary student is an Icon, looke...

 By Donna Miller    News    January 13, 2021

Seminars Target Farmers and Ranchers

Blaine County's Ag/4-H Extension Agent, Juli Snedigar recently announced two programs that may interest area producers. The Soil Fertility Webinar Series with presenter Dr. Clain Jones and the Winter...


Blaine County Museum Board

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 • 5:00 P.M. Agenda Review Minutes Financial Report Reports • Interim Chairperson • Stuart C. MacKenzie Memorial Fund • Bookstore Gift Certificates • NPS Cooperative Agreement • Social Services Non-Profit Grant ...


Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Book Challenge for Jan. is to read a book whose author uses some form of initials in their name. Readers are invited to participate in the online Winter Reading program. Track the books you read using the READsquared app or website...

 By Donna Miller    News    January 13, 2021

Brewer Wins Award

In their bi-monthly ritual of presenting C.A.R.E. Awards, officials from Northern Montana Health Care (NMHC) announced their most recent recipient. Registered Nurse Leanne (Standiford) Brewer, a...


Harlem Library

The library is sponsoring a new program to encourage parents/caregivers to read to their babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” promotes the love of reading in children as they earn prizes along the way. The number...


Hogeland Happenings

Susan Billmayer visited Jane Krass on Thursday. Linda Hauge and Anita Reed joined them later as well. The Maloneys visited Jane Krass on Sunday afternoon. Hilary Richman and girls visited Jane Krass on Sunday. Thick fog on Saturday caused build up...


Stanley M. Dezort

Stanley M. DeZort of Great Falls passed away at the age of 87 on Thursday, December 17, 2020. A celebration of life will be held the summer of 2021 in Neihart. Stanley was born on October 27, 1933, in... Full story


Cranston Hawley

Cranston Hawley, 93, died of natural causes at his home with his family by his side on Saturday morning, January 2, 2021. A wake began at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 8, 2021, in Cranston's garage loc... Full story


George Henry Lamb

"Lambing" started extra early on a farm north of Saco on Valentine's Day in 1925 with the birth of George Henry Lamb. Liz and Elmer Lamb were the proud parents of Baby Lamb who joined siblings... Full story

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 13, 2021

Sugarbeeters stun Harlem in Season Opener, Tornadoes blast Box Elder, Chester/J-I start 3-0

All four Blaine County Varsity Girls Basketball teams were in action. Harlem visited Chinook on Tuesday while the Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds were in Poplar. Friday night Hays/Lodge Pole hosted the...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 13, 2021

Sugarbeeters cruise past Harlem, Hays/Lodge Pole, thump Big Sandy 104-52

High School Boys basketball was in full swing this week as all four Blaine County teams were in action. The marquee match-up took place Tuesday night in Chinook. The Sugarbeeters look to contend again...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 13, 2021

Sugarbeeter Wrestlers Recognize Their Seniors at First Home Mixer

The Chinook Sugarbeeter wrestling team finally got a chance to wrestle for the first time this past week. The 'Beeters were in Chester on Thursday and home on Friday, competing in front the hometown...


No Visitor Policies and Vaccinations Come to Sweet Home

With the end of the holidays, the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home is implementing a two-week period of no visitors but welcoming the vaccine for COVID-19. Visitations are scheduled to restart after Januar...

 By Donna Miller    News    January 13, 2021

Finance Programs to Begin Today

MSU Extension Agent for Blaine County, Juli Snedigar announced last week that the next session of the Solid Finances webinar series for the 2020-2021 year begins today, January 13, at 12:05 p.m. Each fifty-minute program in the series is designed to...


Chinook Senior Center

Raffle tickets for 1\2 pig (processed) are on sale for $5 for one ticket or $20 for five tickets. Tickets are available from Center Board Members, or at the Senior Center, 1st Bank of Montana, Shore’s Floral, Arlene’s Cut & Style, The Shop,...


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