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Articles from the May 10, 2017 edition

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 By Kody Farmer    News    May 10, 2017

Blaine County School Board/Levy Election Results

School Elections were held across Blaine County on Tuesday, May 2. Trustee positions were on the Ballot for Chinook School District No. 10, Harlem School District No. 12 and Hays/Lodge Pole School District No. 50. Elections were not held in...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    May 10, 2017

2017 North Central Relay for Life set for June 23

Colleen Mulonet, one of three co-chairs for the new 2017 North Central Montana Relay, recently described how Blaine and Hill Counties will combine their efforts for the upcoming June 23 event. The col...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    May 10, 2017

Blaine County Fair Board approves construction of 100' x 200' Indoor Arena

Last week, at its regular monthly meeting, the Blaine County Fair Board approved the erection of an indoor arena at the county fairgrounds in Chinook. The project would utilize a surplus 100' by 200'...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    May 10, 2017

Hi-Line Garden Clubs hosted by Chinook's Jumping Junipers

Last week Chinook's Jumping Junipers, a local garden club that is part of the Montana Federation of Garden Clubs, hosted 40+ members of four other area garden clubs that make up District 7, the...

 
 By Robert Lucke    Opinion    May 10, 2017

Bear Paw Meanderings

I love May. It is because of the flowers. They come out, first the tiny yellow buttercups, and then a whole host of flowers follow them. It all starts in May. It is confusing. Old timers from Montana call yellow bells buttercups. So do I but...

 

Turner Talk

Glenna Ammen was to a birthday party honoring Virginia McCracken on Sunday. Bill Hake helped with the Post-Prom breakfast at the Legion Hall Saturday evening. Word has been received that Glen Olson of Florida passed away on Friday morning. Glen was...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Cassidy, Holly, Cooper and Lucy Grabofsky spent Thursday and Friday with Grandma Loretta and Grandpa Wally Beck while their Mom, Crystal and Maggie Grabofsky went to Billings to take their First Responder course test. Susan Billmayer attended the...

 

My Answer

Q: I don’t think it matters what people believe about God. Everybody has their own opinion about religion, and they can’t all be right. In fact, maybe they’re all wrong. I’ve decided I’m not going to think about God. A: If you refuse to...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    May 10, 2017

Chinook's 2017 Community Chest make quick work of annual canvass

A larger than normal group of canvassers took advantage of a pleasant spring late afternoon to complete the 2017 canvass of Chinook. Volunteers, many representing groups that receive support under...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    May 10, 2017

Chinook seniors connect with Meadowlark students

Intergenerational events and activities, where people from multiple generations get together, are all the rage nowadays. As the population ages researchers and service providers are realizing the...

 

Harlem Library

Tonight is the Friends of the Library Spring Basket Social beginning at 7:00 with the final bidding on the fabulous baskets donated by local organizations and individuals ending at 8:00. Delicious desserts will be served and there will also be a...

 

Blaine County Library

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” will be the movie at 1:00 p.m. today. Steve Martin and Michael Caine are two con men living in the south of France who join forces to bilk rich American women of their fortunes. “Love is Never Silent” will be the...

 

A look back at the history of the Sugarbeet Factory in Chinook

In the start of the twentieth century, the area papers stated how the Milk River Valley was prime ground for sugar beets. The paper also stated three things were needed to raise them, a farmer, a train and sugar beets. Thanks to the railroad, the...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    May 10, 2017

Jason DeShaw shares "Serenity in the Storm" program with Blaine County students

Jason DeShaw performed before two audiences of students in Blaine County. Last Wednesday, in the Chinook High gym, he sang and spoke to about 350 students gathered from Chinook, Harlem and Turner....

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    May 10, 2017

Chinook looks to capture another Northern B/C Tennis Title this weekend in Havre

The Chinook Sugarbeeters have had their way at the Northern B/C Divisional having qualified their entire varsity roster the past three seasons for the State Tournament and in the process easily...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    May 10, 2017

'Beeter golfers set to take Boys and Girls teams to State C in Seely

The Chinook Sugarbeeters picked up the final component of their State C Tournament Golf Team this past weekend as senior Tate Niederegger shot a qualifying score of 99 in Harlem on Friday. Head Coach...

 
 By Robert Lucke    Opinion    May 10, 2017

What 'Cher Point

It is Saturday afternoon and the nags are running at Churchill Downs as the Kentucky Derby got underway. It is too close to my deadline to tell you much about the race. More about that next week. For now though it has been raining most of the day in...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    May 10, 2017

Local athletes shine at North/East Top 10, District 9C, 2B meets on tap this week

The District 9C and District 2B Track and Field schedule concluded its regular season this past week and now athletes will turn their attention to the post season. The District 9C will gather in Havre...

 

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