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Cattle on the move, a sure sign spring is really here

We've had another long, cold winter again, but a sure sign that spring is upon us is seeing that cattle are on the move. Zane Powell, on the quad-runner and Teddy Powell to the left make sure all of...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 27, 2019

Farm Implement Dealerships Provide More Than Equipment

Travelers driving the Hi-Line will likely notice evidence from town to town that they are in Ag country. This evidence might manifest in the form of an alfalfa field, a pasture dotted with grazing...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 27, 2019

Blaine County Veterinary Service Wins Award

Last week during National Agriculture Week, a week set aside to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture, Blaine County Veterinary Service learned that they had won a 2018 Best...

 

Chinook High School senior Cord Schneider's Mega Fab business Wins Entrepreneurship Contest

Chinook High School student Cord Schneider recently received second place honors in the Montana Teenpreneur Roundup. Schneider's existing business, Mega Fab, manufactures custom full-frontal truck...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 27, 2019

Local School Supports World Down Syndrome Day

On March 21, Meadowlark Elementary School staff and students brought awareness to people with Down syndrome with a "Rock Your Socks" Day. Down Syndrome International (DSI) selected the date for very...

 

NRCS Montana Sets April 19 Funding Application Deadline for Easement Program

BOZEMAN, Mont., March 20, 2019 – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Montana is accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) Wetlands Reserve Easements. While NRCS accepts easement applications on...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    March 27, 2019

Turner Talk

Glenna Ammen was to the Little Tornadoes Jamboree games on Saturday at the Turner School. Bill and Mary Hake thoroughly enjoyed watching the little ones play at the Jamboree on Saturday.in Havre. Don and Bonnie Harmon attended the Hoop Fest in Havre...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    March 27, 2019

Hogeland Happenings

Don’t forget to attend the Annual Spring Dinner at the Big Flat Catholic Church this coming Sunday, March 31st from 12-2 pm. They will also have a Bazaar and it opens at 11:30 am. They are serving Turkey with all the trimmings. Come out and enjoy...

 

Montana Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day, March 29, 2019

FORT HARRISON/ HELENA, MT,--March 15, 2019 For Immediate Release Montana, a Proud Partner with The U.S.A. Vietnam War Commemoration, is Commemorating Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day on March 29, 2019 throughout the State. This is a Vietnam War 50th...

 

Cheryl L. (Stuhlmiller) Rigby

Cheryl L. (Stuhlmiller) Rigby, 67, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Pondera Medical Center Extended Care from cancer. Cheryl was born to Elmer and Betty (Joubert) Stuhlmiller on May 8,...

 

Lorraine Ruth Schwenke

Lorraine Ruth Schwenke, 76, of Zortman, Montana passed away March 19, 2019 in Billings, Montana. Lorraine Ruth, daughter of Floyd and Dorlene (Friede) Miller was born on March 23, 1942 in Havre,...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 27, 2019

WGA Announces "Celebrate the West" Art Competition

The Western Governors' Association (WGA) announces its 4th Annual "Celebrate the West" regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works of art inspired by their state....

 

Harlem Library

The Harlem Library Board of Trustees meets today for their regular monthly meeting at 4:15 in the library meeting room. You have only a few days left this month to “Buy a Bag O’Books” for only one dollar. Fill a grocery sack with used books...

 

Blaine County Library

Free People Reading Freely Book Club will meet Monday April 8th at 7:00 p.m. Anyone is welcome to attend. We have a list of banned books to choose from. If there is a banned book a participant would like to read that the library doesn’t have, we...

 

Harlem Senior Center

In Much Appreciation… Everyone for the successful Seed Show. Booth workers, set-up and tear-down crew, craft donators, the haulers, there is no way I could list the names individually. Words of Wisdom - “Advice is what we ask for when we already...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The last week of March is here. Will the end of the month pass like a lamb? I did see some robins though. That is really exciting to see the birds returning. Friday we will be having the birthday dinner with this month being the bake raffle. Come...

 

Let's talk Snow snake on April Fools' Day 2019

Columnist's note: My wife and I moved to Whitlash in mid-December. Despite a mild start to winter, we saw little wildlife except a few sharp-tailed grouse wandering through the yard and occasional...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    March 27, 2019

Hi-Line Invitational (HIT) showcases high school basketballs best

Many of the states top high school basketball players were in Havre this past weekend to play in the Hi-line Invitational Tournament or HIT as it is commonly called. This years tournament included...

 

Trapping Advisory Committee to meet Apr. 2-3 in Helena

The Montana Trapping Advisory Committee will hold its fifth and final meeting Tuesday and Wednesday, April 2 and 3, in Helena at the U. S. Forest Service building, 2880 Skyway Drive. The meeting runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Apr. 2, and from 8 a.m. t...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 27, 2019

Space Public Outreach Team Visits Area Schools

It was the main event on July 20, 1969. Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, and Michael Collins, NASA's Apollo 11 crew, had made the historic, 240,000 mile trip from Earth to the moon. At...

 

Bowhunter Education Class Offered in Havre for Youth and Adults

A Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Bowhunter Education course date has been set for the Havre area. There will be a regular youth classroom course starting on April 22, and an adult online “field day” course on April 27. Archery hunters must...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 27, 2019

Meadowlark Sees Security Upgrades, Holds PTC, and Announces Awards

On March 25-26 during parent-teacher conferences, Meadowlark Elementary held a Scholastic Book Fair. Those attending encountered "Pardon the Inconvenience" signs to indicate that the school is under...

 

Certified boater training now available online

Certified boater training for Tiber and Canyon Ferry reservoir is available online at cleandraindrymt.com. Watercraft owners who primarily recreate on either Tiber or Canyon Ferry reservoir can receive the Certified Boater designation. The online...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 27, 2019

Family Learning Night Has Record Attendance

Principal Jon Martin reported that Family Learning Night, which was held at Meadowlark Elementary School earlier this month, saw around 100 children attend, the largest turn-out yet for this event in...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 27, 2019

Miss Montana Visits Area Youth

Miss Montana 2018, Laura Haller visited Zurich on March 19, where she presented to Zurich Elementary, Bear Paw School, and Cleveland School students. During her Crown to Classroom Tour, Miss Montana...

 

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