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Articles from the January 29, 2020 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    January 29, 2020

Missoula Children's Theater Brings Acting Opportunities to Area Schools

The Emperor, his friends and subjects, and a bunch of busy Silkworms entertained audiences on Saturday, January 25 in two afternoon performances at the Lloyd Sweet Auditorium at Chinook High School...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    January 29, 2020

Organization Strives to Make a Difference for Those Living in Poverty

The Hill County Early Childhood Investment Team invites area community members to a free workshop, Poverty 101, presented by Dr. Donna M. Beegle. The workshop will take place at Best Western Plus Havr...

 
 By Alan Sorensen    News    January 29, 2020

Havre High's remarkable running Raunigs to keynote Bear Paw Marathon dinner

A number of Havre High School graduates have become professional athletes over the years, but none has possessed greater longevity nor more national and international prominence than the running...

 

Seed Show is right around the corner: Get your entry forms filled out before the deadline

The 17th annual Montana Seed Show is March 12,13, 14,2020. It is the 28th year for the Nimble Thimble Quilt show. The dates for the Quilt Show are March 13 and 14,2020. Friday March 13 from 10:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday, March 14th from...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The library is hosting a parenting class series beginning Feb. 6, 6:00-7:30 and lasting for five weeks. There is no charge and child care will be provided. The Book Challenge for Jan. is to read a book with an ugly cover. Contact the l...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    January 29, 2020

Eleven County Speech and Drama Competitors Qualify for State Tournament

Eighteen Northern Division Class B and C schools packed the house in Coyote Country this past Saturday, January 25, when Shelby High School hosted the Northern B/C Divisional Speech, Drama, and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    January 29, 2020

Turner Mental Health Workshop To Teach a Life-Saving Acronym

In an effort to raise awareness and to remove some of the stigma associated with mental illness, especially depression, Tony Warren, Superintendent of Schools in Turner, Montana, applied for and received a School Safety Grant from the Montana Office...

 

Margret "Weed" Opal Strauser

Margret "Weed" Opal Strauser, 60, of Zurich, Montana, passed away due to natural causes in her home Sunday, January 19, 2020. Services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints i...

 

Elda May Schwarzbach

Elda May Schwarzbach 97, of Dewey, Arizona passed away in her sleep in an assisted living facility in Dewey, Arizona on January 16, 2020. Elda May was born on May 4, 1922 in Warrick, Montana to Nels and Belle Hokanson who ranched south of Warrick.....

 

Paul Wallner

Paul Wallner, 79. Paul was a Chinook native and died of natural causes on Wednesday, January 23, 2020. Paul lived in Rohoboth, Deleware and will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery....

 

Harlem Library

The library board of trustees meets today for their monthly meeting at 4:15 in the library meeting room. This is the last week to participate in the library word cloud activity. Stop by the library and give us a word that describes our library. At...

 

Blaine County Library

Wednesday February 5th from 12:00 to 4:00 Kirk Mills will be at the library to do Census training. In Blaine County the Census jobs will pay $17.00 per hour and 58 cents per mile. If you are looking for a part-time job, plan to attend! You will be...

 

Harlem Library to offer Parenting Class

The Harlem Public Library is offering a Parenting Class series based on the Circle of Security® program. The five-week series will be held on Thursdays beginning February 6 from 6:00-7:30 P.M. in the library meeting room. Instructing the class will...

 

Harlem Senior Center

DIRECTOR’S CORNER: This will be a little shorter column then in the past few newsletters. The Harlem Senior Center board members are Dale Klungland, President; Sally O’Leary, Vice President; Kay Schmitt, Secretary; and members Linda Murch and Ros...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    January 29, 2020

Chinook FFA Continues to Compete

Although the Chinook FFA Chapter mechanics team was slated to travel to Fergus High School in Lewistown for the Fergus Mechanics Contest and FFA Winter Meeting on January 25, the group decided to...

 

Carroll College Names local Students to Fall 2019 Dean's List

Carroll College (Helena, Mont.) named the Central and Northcentral area students listed below to its 2019 fall semester dean’s list. To be included on the dean’s list, a student must receive a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale and...

 

Harlem Elementary ROARing Students of the Week!!

Harlem Elementary has chosen first grader, Cassius Davis, and fifth grader, Taylor Healy, as the ROARing students on the 100th day of the school year. Cassius and Taylor follow the ROAR Rules as they...

 

Application Period for the 2020 Smith River Private Float Permit lottery is Jan. 2 - Feb. 13, 2020

Smith River State Park offers gorgeous scenery in a remote setting. Renowned trout fishing is just one of the recreational opportunities that make a float trip on the 59-mile Smith River an unforgettable experience. The Smith River is so popular...

 

South of the Border: "Snow planes made winter travel easier and provided seasonal recreation"

Columnist's note: Alert readers may recall my request for information about snow planes in our area in a June, 2017 article in the "Journal." I got a few rumors from that appeal but if snow planes...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 29, 2020

10-2 'Beeters back on track following blow out wins over Big Sandy & Box Elder

he Chinook Sugarbeeter basketball team got back to playing their style of basketball this past weekend. The 'Beeters looked sharp in blowing past the District 9C third and fourth place teams. Friday...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 29, 2020

Thunderbirds soaring high after knocking off District No. 2 North Star 55-53

The Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds picked up a huge conference win Friday night in Gildford. In a back and forth battle with the North Star Knights it was the Thunderbirds that earned a hard fought 55-5...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 29, 2020

Chinook honors seniors, local wrestlers perform well in front of hometown fans

The Chinook Sugarbeeter and Harlem Wildcat wrestling teams are in the home stretch as they prepare for the Northern B Divisional in Conrad on February 8. On Friday the teams were in Chinook as the...

 

Headed to the National Silver Gloves Tournament in Missouri: Hays-Lodge Pole Community Youth Boxers are Still in the Ring

After only their 2nd season in training, the Hays Amateur Boxing Club has four of their own heading to the National Silver Gloves Tournament in Missouri! Good job Hays/Lodge Pole Amateur Boxing Club...

 

Nakoda-Aaniiih Credit Agency: Fort Belknap Community Access to Capital

Nakoda-Aaniiith Credit Agency (NACA) is currently offering affordable and flexible capital to help build assets, financial security and small business creation for Fort Belknap Indian Community tribal members. Financial products include consumer...

 

Hogeland Happening

Hansen’s funeral in Harlem on Friday, and visited with Betty Zellmer afterwards. Later that day, Loretta attended the basketball games in Turner. The Tornadoes travel to Dodson on Friday, Jan. 31 with games at 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, games...

 

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