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Blaine Countians respond to a hard winter

Reporter's note: The hard winter in north central Montana may not be the only news story, but it is certainly one of the main ones. I wanted to see how folks in a variety of situations are dealing...

 

March is Red Cross Month

The American Red Cross invites the community to join its lifesaving mission by giving blood this March in celebration of Red Cross Month. Our upcoming blood drive on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Wallner Hall has a collection goal of 48. Think about all...

 

Locals take a "Swing through American History"

Despite a frigid evening, a decent sized group gathered at the Harlem Senior Center to hear the second Montana Conversation program from Humanities Montana. The presenter, Mark Matthews, did a...

 

Schneider nominated Ag Department Faculty as a Top 40 Senior at MSU

Tavin Schneider (right), was nominated by faculty in her department of Agriculture as one of the Top 40 Seniors at Montana State University. The 2018 Excellence Award winners met the criteria of a high GPA, campus leadership and community service....

 

Bread entries due March 9 at Seed Show

Spring is almost in sight, and with it comes the Montana Seed Show in Harlem. Show dates are March 8-10 at Harlem High School. The Bread Show entry date is Friday, March 9, between 8 and 9:30 A.M. at the school’s big gym. Categories (youth and...

 

Turner community sends Tornadoes off to Northern C Divisional

The girls Tornado basketball team was sent off to the Divisional tournament with a community Pep Rally this past Tuesday evening at the Turner Old Gym. A taco dinner was served following a pep rally...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    February 28, 2018

Hogeland happenings

We’ve had a week of cold, below Zero temps with wind to blow the snow around and into drifts making roads impassable. Monday being a holiday, and then a couple of days with no mail. It made for a long week. Busses didn’t run a few of those days...

 

Turner Talk

Colleen and Steve Hickel and Landon attended the Divisional Tournament in Great Falls this past weekend. Darel and Linda Hauge attended Montana Rural Water Conference in Great Falls. While there, they took in the Tornado basketball games. Julie,...

 

Phyllis Bergh Rasmussen

Phyllis Bergh Rasmussen of Harlem died February 22, 2018, at the Sweet Home in Chinook, following a period of declining health. She was born on January 22, 1929 in Sheyenne, North Dakota, to Mae... Full story

 

Rose Louise Stuart

Rose Louise Stuart, 90 years young, passed away on Friday, February 23rd at Benefis Peace Hospice Great Falls. She had fallen in her home on February 6th late evening, broke her right femur, and... Full story

 

My Answer

Q: Mr. Graham, how would you like to be remembered? A: Editor’s note: Before his death, Billy Graham approved the following response as his final My Answer column. Mr. Graham’s column will continue in some form. I hope I will be remembered as...

 

29th Wool/Fleece Show to be featured at 69th Montana Seed Show in Harlem

Family & Consumer Sciences & 4-H Agent MSU Extension, Blaine County The 69th Montana Seed Show is just around the corner and we will be again featuring a wool fleece show. This will be the 29th year that this popular event has been held in...

 

Ronnie Ray Kessel

Ronnie Ray Kessel, - Chinook, MT - Ronnie Ray Kessel, 75 passed away on February 25th at the Northern Montana Care Center. Cremation has taken place and a full obituary will appear in next weeks paper....

 

Harlem LIBRARY

“The Wife” is a new novel by Alafair Burke. Angela and Jason meet in East Hampton and the next summer they are married. Angela and her son are finally able to move out of her mother’s home and leave a tragic past behind. Six years later Jason i...

 

Blaine County Library

The Blaine County Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular meeting today at 11:00 a.m. in the library meeting room. Quigley Down Under will be the movie today at 1:00 p.m. in the library meeting room. It is rated PG-13 and running time is 2...

 
 By Kristi Norby    News    February 28, 2018

Chinook Senior Center

Happy March to you! The new calendars are out, so be sure to stop and pick one up. We have lots of activities planned for you this month. Be sure to mark your calendars for Wednesday, March 14 at 11:30 a.m. We have special guest Steve Edwards coming...

 
 By Katie Noel    News    February 28, 2018

Harlem Senior Center

Thank You to… Diane Peterson for the pie fruit filling; Vonnie Klungland for the cases of water for the Activity Room. This month in History: • In 1968 the Tet Offensive, in Vietnam, ends as American and South Vietnamese troops recapture the...

 

Sugarbeeters run ends at Northern C Divisional with 4th place finish

Chinook takes down Winnett/Grass Range 50-43 and defeats North Star a fourth times to finish season 22-3 The Chinook Sugarbeeters season came to an end this past weekend at the Northern C Divisional...

 

Turner closes out season at the Northern C Divisional with a pair of wins

Turner defeats Heart Butte, Great Falls Central at the Northern C. The Turner Tornadoes did a fantastic job representing the District 9C in Great Falls this past week. The girls concluded a magical...

 

Harlem opens with Fairfield at Northern B

Lady Cats are 6-0 against District 2B The Harlem Lady Cats will look to extend their basketball season this week at the Northern B Girls Divisional Basketball Tournament being held at the Cut Bank Hig...

 

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