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Articles from the February 10, 2021 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    February 10, 2021

Area Students Advance to County Spelling Bee

Five area students have identified themselves as spelling champions by winning their school spelling bees to gain eligibility to advance to the Intermediate (county) Level Spelling Bee. Alaster Fogg,...

 

Daines Announces Harlem, Montana's Alaynee Hawley Offer of Appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy

U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced academy nominee Alaynee Hawley of Harlem, Montana has been offered an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy. “Alaynee is an incredible young Montanan with a bright future ahead of her. It’s...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 10, 2021

Youth Technology Grant Available

Late last month, Triangle Communications announced that it is time for eligible organizations to apply for their Youth Club/Technology Grant. Application deadline is February 15, and grants of up to $500 are available. The Triangle Communications...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 10, 2021

Friends of the Park and Pool Foundation Feeling Grateful for Additional Donations

The Friends of the Pool and Park Foundation has received three more sizable gifts within the last month. Triangle Communications, the Blaine County Community Foundation, and the Sweet Park Board all...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 10, 2021

Rethinking the Notion of a Senior Center

What do you think of when someone says the words senior center? Do you picture older people (much older than you, of course) sitting around eating bland, pureed meals while a television is blaring? If...

 

Journal Jots

Blaine County Library Mobile Hotspots and iPads available for checkout. After School Hangout for grades 7 & 8 Mondays at 3:30, Story Time Tuesdays at 10:30, After School Hangout for grades 5 & 6 Tuesdays at 3:30 and LEGO Club for grades K and up...

 

Independence Bank Announces Leadership Changes

sign as President/CEO of Independence Bank effective this coming April. Hamilton has been with the Bank since 2000 and served as President/CEO since April 2004. Hamilton will continue to serve on the...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Loretta Beck went to Great Falls on Monday for a dental appointment. She also enjoyed lunch at the Montana Club with Laura Sherwood, Beatrice, Jack, and Anne Kane. On Monday and Tuesday at the Wallace Beck home were Mike and Crystal Grabofsky,...

 

Captain James C. Baird

Capt. James C. Baird, Special Forces, U.S. Army, Airborne, Vietnam War: LRRP, MACV-SOG, Honorable Discharge, 1942-2021, member of the Ft. Belknap Assiniboine Tribe, MT. Upon returning from the war, James served as a Counselor in Indian Health in... Full story

 

Harlem Library

February is Love Your Library month! Take advantage of all the services your library has to offer. We are you community center for entertainment, information, and connection. Free Internet access, Notary services, the latest bestsellers, copying,...

 

Love is Special ---- Hello God, it's me, Mara

You know, Lord, reading Proverbs 17:22: “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine,” was a reminded of long ago when several of us gathered over at C.B.’s house. [Just for fun, initials were used instead of names.]. C.B. was getting up in...

 

Blaine County Library

February is Library Lover's Month! Our book display invites you to Fall in Love with a Good Book. There is a nice selection of romances to choose from. We have "I Love My Library Because" hearts for p...

 

Independence Bank Scholarship Winners

Six area students were the recipients of the Independence Bank New Student Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year and are currently attending Montana State University-Northern. Reese Bulkley...

 

January Was a Month for Hitting Targets at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home

Although visitations at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home were scheduled to restart after January 18, family visits are still on hold. However, that limitation hasn't kept the residents from staying act...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 10, 2021

Harlem Elementary Announces Awards

Harlem Elementary has not only selected their January ROARing Teachers of the Month but awarded several students who have distinguished themselves with their Respectful, Organized, Always safe, and...

 

Harlem High School Film Nominated for National Award

HARLEM – On Thursday, February 11, 2021, a film produced by Milk River Productions, a student led filmmaking organization founded in 2019 through Harlem High School, will be recognized at the...

 

Tornadoes win two, 'Beeters & Thunderbirds both blast Chester/J-I in busy week of action

The regular season is winding down at a feverish pace and the action has been seemingly non-stop. The Turner Tornadoes picked up a pair of hard fought wins over the Chinook Sugarbeeters and...

 

11-1 'Beeters rolling as they Head to Fort Benton Saturday to Play for No. 1 Seed

If the start of February is a sign of things to come we are in for one exciting ride when it comes to high school basketball in Blaine County. The Chinook Sugarbeeters improved to 11-1 this past week...

 

Tickets for Post Season

Wrestling For all post season wrestling tournaments, ticket are limited per wrestler and must be purchased ahead through the school. Please contact the AD or the coaches to get signed up. Tickets can be purchased the week of the tournament. Girls...

 

Ellen Haugen Opprecht

Ellen Haugen Opprecht, formerly of Chinook, died January 15 of interstitial lung disease. She was 85. A born romantic raised on the Montana plains, she became a champion for justice and independence f... Full story

 

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