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Articles from the March 1, 2023 edition

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 By Steve Edwards    News    March 1, 2023

Presidents Day is 'flag giveaway day' for first graders

Chinook Lions Club members handed out about 30 American flags to first graders on Presidents Day last Monday, February 20. It's a ceremony that dates back at least 40 years per senior Chinook Lions...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 1, 2023

FFA Competes in Spring District Competition in Hobson

On Tuesday, February 7, ten members with the Big Flat Chapter of the FFA departed at 5:00 a.m. and travelled to Hobson with their Advisor, Mr. Nathan Urie for the Judith Basin District FFA Spring Competition. The top competitor from Turner at Spring...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    March 1, 2023

Producers encouraged to Learn about the Montana Farm to School Program

Registration is now open for producers interested in learning about the Montana Farm to School Program. The program is designed to instruct farmers, ranchers, processors, along with other types of local food businesses in an effort to train them on...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    March 1, 2023

Recreation District Bond Passes, Commissioners set to Create New Board

The near year long journey by the Friends of the Pool & Park Foundation to create a Recreation District in Chinook to fund repairs the Ensign Sweet Memorial Park and the City of Chinook Pool have...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    March 1, 2023

Theresa Danley commissioned as new lay pastor for Milk River Churches

Theresa Danley, of the Chinook Presbyterian Church, is now a Commissioned Lay Pastor (CLP). CLPs preach, lead worship services and perform other functions of ordained ministers. For Theresa it was...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Book Challenge for March is to read a book with a green cover or spine. If you have completed the Feb. Book Challenge please let the library know. The library will be hosting a virtual program on the children’s graphic novel “T...

 
 By Jane Krass    Lifestyles    March 1, 2023

Hogeland Happenings

Susan Billmayer visited with Jane Krass and Anita Reed on Monday at Jane’s. The Big Flat community and surrounding areas experienced blizzard conditions and cold temperatures this week. Loretta Beck visited Crystal at Grabofsky’s home on Monday...

 

Blaine County Library

We have a couple of thrillers available this week. “Unnatural History” by Jonathan Kellerman is an Alex Delaware novel. Soon no one on Earth will have a place to hide in “The House at the End of the World” by Dean Koontz, a novel about fears...

 

Edward J Brown Jr

Edward J Brown Jr., also known as "Curly Brown" was born to Edward Brown Sr. and Frances "Frosty" Brockie, June 26, 1961. He attended Harlem Schools and lived in Harlem his whole life. Ed loved to... Full story

 

Wesley Allen Main Jr.

Wesley Allen Main Jr. (Maxbiya-To-Wica, Blue Sky Man), 37, of Lodge Pole, MT, was called to take his journey home by our Creator and Heavenly Father on February 20th at Great Falls MT. Wesley, or "Lil... Full story

 

Margaret Strike

Margaret Strike, 76, passed away the evening of February 16, 2023 at 11pm at Benefis East in Great Falls, MT. Due to ongoing complications with her diabetes. She was born on February 28, 1946, the eld... Full story

 

Chinook Senior Center

Next Wednesday, March 8th there will be a LIHEAP representative at the Senior Center from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to help any seniors that need to sign up for energy assistance. We have respite funds available, to find out if you qualify contact...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 1, 2023

Blaine County's Big Sky 55+ Chapter Holds Its Second Meeting

The Blaine County Chapter of Big Sky 55+ met for the second time on February 15 at the Tripe E Meeting Room of the Blaine County Courthouse Annex in Chinook. Some of their topics included Medicare Advantage fraud and an update on the Montana...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    March 1, 2023

Chinook School Board addressed the Hartland Colony School Contract

The Chinook School Board addressed the Hartland Colony School Contract at its most recent meeting on Monday, February 13, 2023. Mr. Hofman is recommending we amend the Contract with Hartland (paragraph 3) to read that the District may close the...

 

Blaine County Students Earn Honors for Fall Semester

MSU - Northern Names Fall semester Dean’s List The Montana State University-Northern’s Fall semester Dean’s List contains 364 students. To be included in the Dean’s List, students must carry a minimum of 12 credits and earn a grade point...

 

Harlem Library

During the month of March you may “Buy a Bag O’Books!” This means you may fill a grocery sack full of used books for only one dollar. The Book Challenge for March is to read a book with a green cover or spine. We have a selection on display...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    March 1, 2023

Off To State: 'Beeters Top Fort Benton 48-37 in Northern C Challenge, Finish 2nd

The Chinook Sugarbeeters are headed to their first ever Class C State Girls Basketball Tournament after defeating the Fort Benton Longhorns in a Challenge Game Monday afternoon 49-38. Chinook will be...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    March 1, 2023

Nick Turner to Take Over as Head Golf Coach for the Chinook Sugarbeeters

Mike Seymour has mentored the Chinook High School Golf teams since its beginning and has decided to step down this year in order to follow his daughter during the Track and Field season. The Chinook...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    March 1, 2023

Ancient Order of the Deep: an Encore

Alert readers may recall my story about the Ancient Order of the Deep that ran last August in the "Journal." The Ancient Order... was a Chinook-based group of men who gathered a few times each year to...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 1, 2023

In-person hunter education classes offered in Havre

HAVRE – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education classroom course dates have been set for the Havre area for this year. There will be at least two regular youth classroom courses offered this year. The courses will be held at MSU-Northern...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    March 1, 2023

s-e-c-l-u-s-i-o-n, Chinook 7th Grader Sam Sanders Wins Blaine County Spelling Bee

20 Blaine County students grade five through eight gathered in the Chinook High School Auditorium this past Thursday to take part in the 2023 Blaine County Spelling Bee. The Spelling Bee originally...

 
 By Carla Jenewein    News    March 1, 2023

Blood Drive in Chinook March 7 - Mark Your Calendars!

According to the Red Cross, a recent decline in blood donations may soon make it tough to keep blood products stocked on hospital shelves. We are asking all eligible donors to come forward and give at our upcoming blood drive on Tuesday, March 7th...

 

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