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Articles from the March 11, 2020 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    March 11, 2020

Sweet Memorial Nursing Home to Showcase Remodeled Facility

To mark the opening of their newly remodeled physical therapy space and to showcase what they offer, the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home (SMNH) will hold a Grand Re-Opening event on Wednesday, March 25 fr...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    March 11, 2020

Don Ranstrom: Smokejumping, Hands Down Best Job I Ever Had

Too many of us "Smokejumpers" are a summertime fire fighting crew that cash in during the fire season, but in reality they are a highly trained and elite firefighting unit that is actively engaged in...

 

Local Angus Breeder Recognized for Efforts to Improve Cow Productivity

Lane Schmitt, Chinook, Montana, and Garrett Maloney, Turner, Montana both recently enrolled in the American Angus Association®’s MaternalPlus® program as a commitment to making genetic improvements in lifetime cow herd productivity. Breeders part...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library Book Club members may pick up a copy of the new selection “Born a Crime” this week. The first discussion will be Mar. 16, 4 P.M. The library will be closed Mar. 13 because of the Seed Show. The Book Challenge for Mar. is to read a...

 

Public Meeting Notice: Montana Department of Livestock will Discuss Results of Brucellosis Surveillance in the Ruby Mountains on March 18, 2020

Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Livestock (DOL) will hold an informal public meeting in Twin Bridges on March 18th following the recent discovery of two brucellosis-exposed elk in the Ruby Mountains. 100 elk were sampled by Montana Fish W...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 11, 2020

Zurich Association of Parents Reports Bouncy News

During their meeting late last month, the Zurich Association of Parents (ZAP) stuffed 382 envelopes with an information letter and registration form about the Zurich Elementary School's All-Class...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Merrilyn Billmayer, Sharon Goodrich, and Loretta Beck attended Bible Study at the Lutheran Church in Turner Monday evening. Susan Billmayer visited Harlan and Jane Krass on Friday morning. Loretta Beck attended the Auxiliary meeting in Turner...

 

Turner Talk

The Lutheran Lenten Soup Supper will be in Turner this Thursday at 6:00 with services to follow at 7:00. Everyone is welcome to attend. Jon and Shelly Harmon traveled to Lewiston, Idaho to see Eddie Harmon and the Northern Lights in the Frontier Conf...

 

Avis Jamieson

Avis M. Jamieson, of Chinook Montana, passed away March 4, 2020 at age 90 in the Northern Montana Hospital Care Center. Avis was the youngest of eight children born at home to Arthur and Rose Wilcox...

 

Area Residents Have Roles in Musical Romantic Comedy This Weekend

For the next three weeks, March 13-14, 19-21, and 26-28, area residents are in for a theatrical treat with evening showings of Mamma Mia, a Montana Actors' Theater (MAT) production directed by Angela...

 

Blaine County Library

Every year March is designated Women's History Month by Presidential proclamation. The month is set aside to honor women's contributions in American history. Women's History Month began as a local cel...

 

IOTA CHAPTER NEWS

Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society for women educators, met February 24th at the Chinook Motor Inn for a no host dinner meeting. Jana Hauer, Blaine County Public Heath Nurse,...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Thank you to all who sent cards called or messaged me last week after my heart attack on Monday. Your support is much appreciated and thank you to those who took over my duties while I was in the hospital. St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, a day of g...

 
 By Greg Jergeson    News    March 11, 2020

DEMOCRATS TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE

The Blaine County Democrats are pleased to sponsor an open house this Friday, March 13, at the home of Greg and Barb Jergeson, 6 to 9 P.M., featuring two Democratic candidates for State office, State Representatives Casey Schreiner and Shane...

 

Montana Seed Show Bread Show set for Friday, March 13, get your entries in!

arch 12, 13, 14. One of the popular events is the Bread Show, and entry day is Friday, March 13 from 8-9:30 A.M. in Harlem High School’s big gym. Categories, both adult and youth (high school senior and younger), include white bread, 100% whole...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 11, 2020

Chinook Masons Present Awards for Reading

In an Awards Ceremony on Monday, March 2, several students at Meadowlark Elementary School were recognized for their achievements earned during the month of February, which had been designated as I...

 

Harlem Elementary ROARing Students of the Week

The first week of March finds first grader, Ahsini Bell, and fourth grader, Dain Begay, as the newest students to join Harlem Elementary's Rockin' ROARing Roster. Ahsini and Dain have shown they are...

 

South of the Boarder: St. Urho Day celebration in Whitlash, 2019

Columnist's note: A couple of years ago I read about the annual March 16 celebration of St. Urho's Day in Butte. St. Urho Day celebrations occur in regions of the U.S. where Finnish immigrants live....

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    March 11, 2020

State Tourney Bound: Lady Cats whip Glasgow to finish 3rd at Northern B Divisional

The Harlem Lady Cats have been on a roll the past few years, steadily rising from the bottom of the District 2B standings to perennial contenders for the championship. This past weekend in Shelby...

 

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