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Articles from the March 3, 2021 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    March 3, 2021

VFW Announces State Winner of Voice of Democracy Essay Contest

On Tuesday, February 23, Don Richman, Commander for Post 4744 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), and Chuck Wasser, Quartermaster for Post 4744, presented Alaynee Hawley with a check for $2,000 as...

 
 By Steve Edwards    Opinion    March 3, 2021

More info found about cowboy artist Walter J. Brown

Alert readers may recall a story in the January 27 issue of the "Journal" about Walter J. Brown. Brown, a cowboy for Miller Brothers from the late 1940's through the 1950's, was also a cook on the...

 

Young moose hanging out on northside of Chinook

A Chinook northside resident recently called and asked, "Have you heard about the moose who is wintering up here in our neighborhood?" I had not. She said, "If you come up right now you can get a...

 

CHINOOK PUBLIC SCHOOL Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 7:00 P.M. - MEETING AGENDA At this meeting the board takes official action on agenda items. Items of information and discussion may be placed on the agenda, so the board has an opportunity to solicit input from the...

 

HARLEM CITY COUNCIL

Monday, March 8, 2021 • 6 P.M., Harlem City Hall The regular monthly meeting for the City of Harlem will be held on Monday, February 8, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., in City Council chambers at Harlem City Hall. The public is encouraged and invited to...

 

Journal Jots

Blaine County Library Open House and Book Singing with Donna Miller Thursday March 4th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Mobile Hotspots and iPads available for checkout. After School Hangout for grades 7 & 8 Mondays at 3:30, Story Time Tuesdays at 10:30,...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    March 3, 2021

P.A.W.S. of Chinook to hold Adoption Event

Alissa Hewitt had a remarkable first year as Manager of the P.A.W.S. Animal Shelter in Chinook and looks to do even more in 2021. Heading into spring is a big deal for the Shelter as things start to...

 
 By Jane Krass    Lifestyles    March 3, 2021

Hogeland Happenings

Gerald and Shirley Keller visited at the Wallace Beck home on the afternoon of Feb. 17th. Susan and Gene Billmayer were in Havre this week while Emily had some medical tests done. The Divisional Tournament was held in Great Falls this week. A few...

 

Venetia Marie Lodge

Venetia Marie Lodge went to be with her Mother Edith and Dad Gordon. Venetia passed away of natural causes on February 22, 2021 at the age of 57. She was born to Gordon and Edith Lodge on April 21,... Full story

 

Joseph Newton Strike

Joseph Newton Strike, Mato' Pa'(Bear Head), 39 passed away on Feb. 25, 2021 at the Indian Health Service in Ft. Belknap, MT. A Viewing was held on Sunday February 28, 2021 at Wilderness Funeral Home f... Full story

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    March 3, 2021

Ash Wednesday 2021 observed in midst of pandemic

Two local churches continued a long standing tradition of a combined Ash Wednesday service. Ash Wednesday 2021 was celebrated between the Chinook United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church...

 

Blaine County Library

The library will be hosting an open house book signing for local author Donna Miller, Thursday March 4th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to stop in to meet the author and get your book signed. Donna will have books available with a...

 

Harlem Library

Celebrate the month of March with the “Buy a Bag O’ Books” used book sale at the library. A grocery sack full of used books is only one dollar! Book Club members may pick up the new selection “The Flood Girls” by Richard Fifield this week....

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 3, 2021

Blaine County Fair Board Is Seeking Vendors for Local Farmer and Flea Market

The Blaine County Fair Board is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a monthly community Farmer and Flea Market at the fairgrounds from May through October of 2021. The planning committee is...

 

4H Monthly Meetings Updates

VALLEY CLOVERS 4-H CLUB The Valley Clovers 4-H club has been meeting monthly for regular 4-H meetings. In December, the club met at Harold and Rhea Miller’s shop for their annual Christmas party. This year the club enjoyed Nachos, and a new corn...

 
 By Clarena Brockie    News    March 3, 2021

Student Support Services - Aaniiih Nakoda College

Fort Belknap Agency, Montana-Aaniiih Nakoda College is pleased to announce the addition of the Student Support Services Project (SSSP). This is funded through the Department of Education – TRIO...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 3, 2021

March Is National Reading Month!

Meadowlark Elementary School is celebrating National Reading Month, not only in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday but to motivate students to read every day. The school district's Librarian Kelsey Harry ha...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 3, 2021

Flip the Learning Switch for Every Child

Regions I and II of the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) will be offering a free virtual training for parents, general and special educators, paraprofessionals, agency personnel,...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 3, 2021

$2,500 Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship Available

Triangle Communications partners with the Foundation for Rural Service on a $2,500 scholarship opportunity. The deadline is March 5. Because the Cooperative also provides up to 37 additional high school and three college scholarship opportunities,...

 

Help available for spit tobacco users during Through with Chew Week

By Havre’s HELP Committee & North Montana Tobacco-Free Coalition Montana’s Through with Chew Week is observed on March 1-5, 2021. Chinook Dental is once again partnering with the North Montana Tobacco-Free Coalition to provide free oral cancer...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 3, 2021

Looking "Beyond the Horizon" to State Convention

Every year, the week of George Washington's birthday brings celebrations by FFA members across the country. For the Chinook Chapter of the FFA, this year's FFA Week kicked off their countdown to the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    March 3, 2021

17-4 'Beeters finish season with 3rd place finish at Northern C Divisional

The Chinook Sugarbeeters concluded an outstanding season on the hardwood this past weekend at the Northern C Divisional. Played at the Four Seasons Arena in Great Falls the 17-4 'Beeters played four...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    March 3, 2021

Lady Cats, Wildcats Finish 3rd at District 2B, Northern B Divisional starts Thursday

It was a great week on the hardwood for the Harlem Lady Cats and Wildcat basketball teams as both the boys and girls punched their tickets to the Northern B Divisional later this week. The Lady Cats...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    March 3, 2021

Sugarbeeters, Wildcats each qualify three for the State B/C Wrestling Tournament in Shelby

The Chinook Sugarbeeter and Harlem Wildcat Wrestling teams were in Glasgow this past weekend for the Eastern B/C Divisional. This is the first year for the new format that calls two super divisional...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    March 3, 2021

Surber's 290 Nearly Perfect

Chinooks Roman Surber left the seven pin with his first ball, picked up the spare and then knocked them all down. Surber closed out the middle game of his Sunday league night effort with 11 straight...

 

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