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Articles from the January 15, 2020 edition

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 By Kody Farmer    News    January 15, 2020

Shambo Camp: Providing Local Youth a Safe Place to Hang Out Derrick & Melissa Shambo provide a safe, stable environment focused on team building and self improvement

Melissa and Derrick Shambo have a good thing going just off Highway 66. Heading south through Blaine County, just before reaching the turnoff to Hays/Lodge Pole High School is 'Shambo Camp', a three...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    January 15, 2020

Second Annual Brew Fest Coming to Blaine County Fairgrounds

Save the date! On Saturday, February 1 from 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., the Blaine County Fair Foundation will play host to the Second Annual Blaine County Brew Fest, which will be held in the Commercial...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    January 15, 2020

USDA Livestock Nutrition Workshop Scheduled for Tuesday

The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Blaine County Conservation District invite area cattle producers and any other interested individuals...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    January 15, 2020

Montana Actors' Theatre (MAT) Offers Paid Internship Opportunities

As it has for the past several summers, Montana Actors’ Theatre (MAT) in Havre, Montana, is again offering paid internships for college students and recent college graduates. These young adults manage and direct the KidsMAT touring children’s...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Book Challenge for Jan. is to read a book with an ugly cover! Congratulations to Steve Leitner for winning the 2019 Reading Challenge drawing. The Book Club meets Mondays at 4 P.M. Storytime for ages 0-5 and their parents/...

 

FWP releases final EIS on bison restoration

After an exhaustive public process that spanned nearly eight years, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks today issued a decision that sets the parameters for the restoration of publicly managed bison. The department is not advancing a site-specific bison r...

 

Auditions Are Upcoming for Missoula Children's Theater

Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of The Emperor’s New Clothes will be held at Monday, January 20, at 3:30 p.m. in the Meadowlark Gym. There are roles for students in Kindergarten through grade 12, plus a need for add...

 

Turner Talk

Basketball games this weekend include traveling to Big Sandy on Friday with games beginning at 5:00 and 6:30 p.m. Then on Saturday, the home game will be against North Star and will be at 3:00 and 4:30. Concessions will be open! Come enjoy a meal...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Sympathy is extended from the Big Flat Community to the family of Art Matter. He will be missed greatly. Susan Billmayer visited with Jane and Harlan Krass on Saturday morning. Word was received that former Hogeland resident, Lois Johnson (Mrs....

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    January 15, 2020

Turner Geography Bee Winners

Grades four through 8 from Turner School participated in the school competition of the National Geographic GeoBee this week. Bridget Reed a 6th grader won first place, and Second place was awarded to...

 

March 15th Deadline for Election & Enrollment of 2019 Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs Schedule an appointment with FSA ASAP to complete your paperwork.

Agricultural producers can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs, two popular safety net programs, for the 2019 crop year. Interested producers must sign up for either program by March 15, 2020. The...

 

Sheldon Thomas Hofer

Sheldon Thomas Hofer, 27, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 after an accident. Those who knew Sheldon lost a shining light in their lives. Sheldon was born in Havre, Montana on May... Full story

 
 By Donna Miller    News    January 15, 2020

Making Sense of Dyslexia Laws

Until recently, Montana was one of several states with no dyslexia laws on the books. All that changed when Senate Bill 140 (SB 140), the Montana Dyslexia Screening and Intervention Act, was signed by Governor Steve Bullock on May 1, 2019 and passed...

 

Night Time Prayers - Hello God, it's me, Mara

You know, Lord, sometimes it’s pleasant to think back when we were just little kids and remember, now and then, how we’d pretend to be asleep, and watch for or wait for Mama to tiptoe in to check on us or just watch us as we slept. Every so...

 

Pizza Hut Fundraiser set Rob Kelley

Robert Kelley of Chinook has learned he has a Brain Tumor that needs to be removed. In order to do so he will have to travel to Seattle for surgery. The recovery process will take at least two months and in turn will not allow him the opportunity to...

 

Harlem

Start off the year with a new book from the Harlem Library. “Ice Cold Heart” is a Monkeewrench novel by P.J. Tracy. In the bitter winter of Minnesota Detecives Magozzi and Rolseth are called to the gruesome homicide of Kelly Ramage. When...

 

Blaine County Library

Start off the year with a new book from the Harlem Library. “Ice Cold Heart” is a Monkeewrench novel by P.J. Tracy. In the bitter winter of Minnesota Detecives Magozzi and Rolseth are called to the gruesome homicide of Kelly Ramage. When...

 

Harlem Senior Center

econd hat I wear is the Manager of the Little Rockies Retirement Center. The building is owned by Northern Montana Hospital in Havre, MT. There are 16 apartments, the Sweet Medical Center, the Harlem Senior Center as well as the Congregate and Home...

 

Chinook Senior Center

We had a good turnout - 8 people in all - show up for the Public Card Party last Sunday. Ruth Brown and Keith Smith had a double pinochle. Tasia Smith was high score and Virginia Olson was low score. The center board meeting has been postponed until...

 

Blaine County Speech and Drama Teams Compete in Both Great Falls and Culbertson

With competitors coming from as great a distance as that travelled by performers from Malta High School and those from Lincoln County High School in Eureka, Montana, nineteen schools were represented at the Great Falls Central Catholic New Year...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    January 15, 2020

Blaine County 4-H Hosts Market Swine Project Presentation

On Saturday, January 11, the Blaine County Extension Office held a 4-H Swine Workshop for all Market Swine project participants at the Triple E Room in Chinook. The workshop featured award-winning...

 

South of the Border: Side: an Extraordinary Novelist from the Sweet Grass Hills

South of the Border, Column No. 39 Columnist's note. The postmaster in Whitlash pointed me to a poster in the post office. The poster shows a photo of a young woman posing with a copy of a small...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 15, 2020

'Cats outlast 'Beeters 47-45, drain 15 3-Point buckets 74-34 win over Glasgow

The 'Game of the week' in Blaine took place in Chinook last Thursday with the 6-0 Sugarbeeters hosting the 5-1 Wildcats in a non-conference class between former Class B rivals. Of course the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 15, 2020

Lady Cats, Tornadoes continue to roll through opponents picking up 2 wins each

The Harlem Lady Cats continued their winning ways this past weekend as the No. 3 team in the Montana Class B girls power poll improved to a perfect 8-0 on the season. The Lady Cats began the week on...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 15, 2020

Chinook, Harlem close out 2019 on the mat in Great Falls/CMR Holiday Classic

The Chinook Sugarbeeter and Harlem Wildcat wrestling teams were in Cut Bank this past weekend. The Sugarbeeters entered six wrestlers into the tournament with three earning podium finishes. The...

 

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