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Articles from the March 23, 2022 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    March 23, 2022

Progress Continues on Wildlife Museum

Clausen Construction crews were out in force on Thursday, March 17, working on the roof of the Wildlife Museum in Chinook. Taking advantage of the 53 degree mercury readings and the basically...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 23, 2022

Blaine County Extension Will Launch a New Lunch & Learn Series

Ag, Natural Resources, and 4-H Extension Agent, Julianne Snedigar announced on March 18 that MSU Extension Blaine County will reinstitute their previously popular Lunch & Learn series. This new season of topics will launch on April 4 and continue eve...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 23, 2022

Impressive turn out for the Blood Drive in Chinook

Impressive turn out for the blood drive in Chinook on Tuesday March 8th. We had 57 donors presenting with 54 productive units on a goal of 44. Great job everyone. We had 4 first time donors: Lexi Mill...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 23, 2022

Scholarship Season Offers Funding Opportunities to Area Graduates

It’s scholarship season, and the Counselor at Chinook High School, Fay Friede announced that several scholarships are available to Blaine County high school graduates. While encouraging graduating seniors to submit their applications, Friede...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 23, 2022

Blaine County Candidates 2022

Sheriff/Coroner - John Colby (D) Box 236, Chinook, MT 59523 406-399-4266 Clerk & Recorder/Assessor - Pauly B. Miller (R) Box 1628, Chinook, MT 59523 406-262-4888 Treasurer - Tori MacLean DesRosier (D) Box 44, Chinook, MT 59523 406-390-1715 Attorney...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 23, 2022

Montana Farm Bureau Announces Scholarships

Eric Tilleman, Agricultural Education Specialist at Montana Office of Public Instruction, reminded students last week about the Montana Farm Bureau’s five available scholarships with an April 1 deadline. Sponsored by the Women’s Leadership...

 

Big Flat 4-H March Meeting Minutes

The March meeting of Big Flat 4-H Club was held on Sunday, March 13, 2022 at 2:00 at Richman Insurance in Harlem, Montana. Members present at the meeting were Hannah and Natalie Richman, Jessa Schroder, Katie Kimmel, Hudson Simons, Avery Fox, Hannah...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library Small business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to the second “Bring It to the Table” discussion session on Mon., Mar. 28, 11:30 -12:30 in the library meeting room. Special guest will be Joe LaPlante, Small Business...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 23, 2022

Shamrocks and Shenanigans Commemorate St. Patrick's Day in Blaine County

People from multiple countries and cultures celebrate St. Patrick's Day, just with their own twists. Evidence of this fact was visible around Blaine County on March 17. People were wearing green...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Gene and Susan Billmayer were in Havre on Tuesday for a dentist appointment and visited with Jim and Helen Billmayer at Timber Creek. Carol Klindworth spent Friday-Monday watching Liam Mariani while his parents, Shawn and Kelsey, went to Vegas....

 
 By Press Release    News    March 23, 2022

Harlem Education Union Scholarship

The Harlem Education Union (HEU) annually awards two scholarships to graduates of Harlem High School. One scholarship is for $500 and one for $250. The 2022 scholarship applications are due Friday, April 29, 2022. Application forms are available at...

 

Laura Lee Hawley

Laura Lee Hawley passed away at her residence in Fort Belknap, MT on March 12, 2022. A Viewing/Wake was held Wednesday, March 16, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Wilderness Funeral Home in... Full story

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 23, 2022

Zaso Shares Colors in Life Philosophy with Seniors

Karen G. Zaso, a Behavioral Analyst with Colors in Life, Incorporated, performed as the guest speaker at the Chinook Senior Citizens' Center on March 17. A home-based and community services therapist...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Spring is here! I’m so excited I wet my plants… Blackout Bingo winner for March 10th was Lois Butcher. Way to go. Bingo is played every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. and anyone is welcome to join us. Each card played is a dime, only one card for each...

 

Hello God, it's me, Mara

You know Lord, today or maybe even this week, we might just feel like completing some winter projects or we might just pack them away for another day. The urge to clean and plant surges deep within us. No false sense of security here, we know the...

 

My Answer from the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: It is disappointing when people say that Christ changed their life but there is no evidence. I don’t like hypocrisy, yet I like to accept people for what they are. My mother says that I am using this as an excuse. While I don’t agree with...

 

First St. Urho Day celebration a done deal in Chinook

Well, first let me apologize for a big "whoops." Over time writing about St. Urho I somehow morphed in to an incorrect spelling of the made-up name of the patron saint of the Finnish vineyard...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 23, 2022

Williams Describes Her New Role

The newly appointed Rural Development State Director, Kathleen Williams was at Aaniiih Nakoda College on March 9 to meet with community stakeholders in the Fort Belknap Indian Community. With the...

 

Let's Cap Our Property Taxes – And Save Our Homes

Our property taxes now increase by double digits every year. They are being driven in large part by wealthy out-of-state transplants with sacks of money from selling their Seattle and Silicon Valley homes. Montanans of all economic backgrounds are...

 

Harlem Library

Everyone involved with small business or entrepreneurship is invited to “Bring It to the Table.” The next monthly session will be Monday, March 28 from 11:30 to 12:30 in the library meeting room. Bring your questions, concerns and ideas to...

 

Blaine County Library

The Blaine County Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting Monday, March 28th at 4:30 p.m. Students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to attend the Teen Scene Hangout at the...

 
 By Press Release    News    March 23, 2022

Department of Agriculture Reminds Montanans to Sow Safe Seeds

MT Department of Agriculture Helena, Mont. – Following the first day of Spring and beginning of Ag Week in Montana, the Department of Agriculture is reminding growers to ensure their seeds and plant materials are sourced from licensed dealers and...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    March 23, 2022

Triangle to offer "How to Stream" class in Chinook

Are you interested in learning how to drop your satellite or cable TV but still be able to watch the local news? Triangle Communications, in cooperation with the Chinook Senior Center, will be...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    March 23, 2022

AUXILIARY VISITS STUDENTS

President of the Turner American Legion Auxiliary and two Junior Members visited the elementary students in the Elementary at Turner School recently. President Brenda Mohar and Junior members, Laci...

 
 By Diana Moloney    News    March 23, 2022

Students Celebrate 100s Day

The students in the first and second grade classroom recently celebrated the 100th day of school. Given the 4 day school week at their school, it has taken a bit longer to reach this milestone. Their... Full story

 

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