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Bitter cold, record snow...the cows still calve

These cows and new calves at Nissen Angus have had to battle extreme cold and record breaking snow this winter. Calving season is an already difficult task, add on these winter elements and the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    March 7, 2018

Harsh winter hard on everyone, including Livestock

The winter of 2017-18 will be talked about for many years to come just as the winter of 1978-79 is still fresh in the minds of those there to experience it. That winter was extremely cold and...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    March 7, 2018

St. Uhro: "Braafest Fin I effer seen"

Reporter's note: About this time last year I read about the St. Uhro's celebration in Butte. St. Uhro's Day is celebrated each March 16 in regions of the U.S. where large numbers of descendants of Fin...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    March 7, 2018

Tired of changing clocks, how about we change the system?

Reporter's note: Next Saturday night (March, 10) most of us, if we remember, will be changing our clocks one hour ahead as we "spring forward" into the start of Daylight Saving Time (DST) for 2018. It...

 

American Legion's National Oratorical contest underway

Lowell Long is the Commander for American Legion Post 48 and also the Commander for District 2 of the Montana organization. While introducing the oratorical competition for District 2, Long said this...

 

Livestock Indemnity Program & Reporting Livestock Losses

FSA’s Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) provide benefits to livestock producers for livestock deaths in excess of normal mortality caused by eligible loss conditions, including eligible adverse weather, eligible disease and eligible attacks...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    March 7, 2018

Turner School celebrates 'I Love to Read Month

Students and Staff enjoyed having reading mentoring this past week at the school. The younger students teamed up with an older student and read to each other. It was such a rewarding site as the...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    March 7, 2018

Hogeland happenings

It’s snowing again as I write up the news. Our roads will be blocked again. Just one storm after another, it seems. Can’t wait for Spring!! Sandy Beck was to Billings to her Dr. this week and while there stayed with her sister, Dixie and Dennis R...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    March 7, 2018

Turner Talk

Glenna Ammen enjoyed attending the Elementary Jamboree games in Turner on Saturday. Congratulations to Bonnie and Don Harmon on their 54th wedding anniversary. They celebrated their special day on February 28th. May you have a wonderful year to come...

 

Ronny Rae Kessel

Ronny Rae Kessel, 75 of Chinook, MT passed away surrounded by family Sunday, February 25th at the Northern Montana Hospital. Born in Saskatchewan, Canada to Phillip and Linda, a twin to Bonny Burl.... Full story

 

My Answer

Q: Many of our church members are getting older and can’t get out much anymore. Our pastor tries to visit them, but what else could we do to stay in touch with them? I’m getting older myself, and this concerns me. — Mrs. B.T. A: I’m grateful...

 

HARLEMLIBRARY

The Book Challenge for March is to read a book about books! We have some set aside for you to choose from if you need help finding one. When you finish let the library know and your name will be...

 
 By Kristi Norby    News    March 7, 2018

Chinook Senior Center

What a busy week we have planned for you! Be sure to mark your calendar for Wednesday, March 14 at 11:30 a.m. We have special guest Steve Edwards coming to talk about the Mt. Rushmore and Black Hills Trip he is hosting for seniors across the...

 

Blaine County Library

The Monuments Men 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 hours. Everyone is welcome to attend and refreshments will be served. My...

 
 By Katie Noel    News    March 7, 2018

HARLEM Senior Center

Thank you! John Contway, for the pork roasts.Deanna Bergstrom, for the salsa. Phyllis Heilig, for the candy in the Activity Room. Rachael Heilig, for the adult coloring books. Ben and Rachel Hofer, for the jigsaw puzzles. Jan Egeland, for the jigsaw...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    March 7, 2018

Washington's birthday means flags for Meadowlark first graders

No one is sure exactly how long the tradition has been going on, but each year for more than 40 years the Chinook Lions Club has given miniature, desk top American flags to each first grader at...

 

Plant A Seed Reed: Breakfast for Literacy

The annual Breakfast for Literacy will take place on Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Havre Eagles Club. The Eagles Auxiliary will prepare a delicious breakfast that includes pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, orange juice,...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    March 7, 2018

Three days of fun and once again there is something for everyone at this years Seed Show

Montana's oldest running seed show is set to run March 8-10. The 69th Montana Seed Show begins on Thursday and runs through Saturday evening. The three-day event has ag and non-ag related exhibits,...

 

Montana Seed Show Cover Artist: Connie Tveten

The cover on the 2018 seed show program book was created by visual artist Connie Tveten who has participated for several years in the Montana Seed Show art competition. Connie Tveten is a Montana...

 

The 69th Montana Seed Show Judging Policy

The single judge system will be used for all Montana Seed Show exhibits excluding the People’s Choice Awards and the panel judging used for the Pie and Bread Departments. The judges will be selected and approved by the Seed Show Committee and will...

 

Antique Car & Tractor Show coming up

Time to dig out your old tractors, cars, models and toys. Yes, it’s Seed Show time! There are no limits to what type of vehicles you can enter. You are encouraged to bring your vehicles!! Due to limited space indoors, you might want to call ahead...

 

The Annual Art Show at the 69th Montana Seed Show, always a hit

In conjunction with the 69th Montana Seed Show this year the Annual Art Show will be held on March 8th, 9th and 10th of 2018. Setup time will be 8:00am on Friday, March 9th. 4’ x 8’ boards will be set up and are rented for $15.00 per board. The...

 

69th Seed Show Pie Contest is finally here

It's almost time for the 69th annual Montana Seed Show pie baking contest. This years pie entries will be accepted on Friday, March 9th, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Harlem High School gym. There is a...

 

The 69th Montana Seed Show Board and Show Superintendents

On behalf of the Montana Seed Show Committee I’d like to invite all our friends and neighbors up and down the Hi-Line to attend. This year marks 69 years, please mark your calendars for March 8, 9, and 10 plan on attending to help us make this...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    March 7, 2018

Harlem goes 1-2 at Northern B Divisional, finishes season at 17-6

The Harlem Lady Cats have experienced plenty of ups and downs this season and played hard at the Northern B Divisional in Cut Bank this past weekend. Harlem began the tournament with a 47-32 setback...

 

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