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Articles from the April 10, 2019 edition

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Sold Out Wildlife Banquet a Huge Success

The Blaine County Wildlife Museums Annual Banquet and Auction was another HUGE success as more than 200 Prime Rib meals were served. The event was held this past Saturday at the St. Gabriel's...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    April 10, 2019

Overcast sentenced for killing two Bull Elk in Blaine County

What began with a tip back in February, the Illegal killing of two Bull Elk south of Chinook, has concluded with a judgment against a local defendant. On February 14, 2019 Region 6 Game Wardens out...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 10, 2019

Rural Mail Carrier, Brian Baker Retires

On Friday morning, April 5, the rural mail carriers and the staff of the United States Postal Service (USPS) in Chinook gathered for breakfast to celebrate two birthdays and the retirement of rural...

 

Fresno Chapter of Walleyes Wake Up Call - Catch the Action at the 36th Annual Banquet

The Annual Fresno Chapter Walleye's Unlimited Banquet is back in action on Saturday April 13th at the Havre Ice Dome. The doors open at 4:30 with early bird drawings beginning at 5:00 and dinner at...

 

Montana Department of Livestock conducting Tuberculosis Investigation

For Immediate Release Helena, Mont. - The Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) is conducting cattle testing related to the diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in animals during routine inspection conducted at out-of-state slaughter establishments...

 

Letter to the Editor

House Bill 658 and House Bill 652, the Medicaid Expansion bill and the Long Range Infrastructure Bonding bill This past week, the Montana House of Representatives passed both House Bill 652, the Long-Range Bonding bill, and House Bill 658, the...

 

Fort Belknap Initial Private Applicator Trainings offered at ANC April 18, 2019

Cecil Tharp - MSU Pesticide Education Specialist The Montana State University (MSU) Pesticide Education Program (PEP) is coordinating five regional Initial Private Applicator Trainings across Montana. These seven-hour training opportunities are...

 
 By Anita Reed    News    April 10, 2019

Hogeland Happenings

The children of Harlan Krass would like to invite everyone to attend a party for his 90th birthday at the Turner Lutheran Church this Sunday, April 14th, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Come visit and have cake, cookies, and coffee with him. Everyone is welcome...

 

Freda Lillian Trulson Bryson

Freda Lillian Trulson Bryson, the oldest child, of August and Florence Hamilton Trulson, passed away April 2, 2019 in her home. She was born July 31st, 1932 at the Hamilton Family Farm, near Mirror,...

 

Paul Stephen Huston

Paul Stephen Huston, 78, died of cancer in Havre Mt. on Mar. 31, 2019, at home with his family nearby. Steve was born June 11, 1940 at Colchester, Illinois, to parents Paul and Vivian (Stephens)...

 

Don Harshman

Don Harshman, 89, quietly passed away from natural causes on April 2, 2019 surrounded by family members at his home in Chinook. He was the last of the many children in the blended families of Albert...

 

Leroy Joseph Tucker

Lodge Pole- Leroy Joseph Tucker, 32 has walked on to the Big Camp to be with his creator on April 1, 2019. Wake services began at 5p.m. on Wednesday April 3, 2019 at the Enemy Killer Gym. Funeral...

 

Harlem Library

The library staff is attending state library conference this week so the library will have shortened hours. On April 10 and 11 and library will be open from 12:30 - 3:00 and on April 12 it will be open from 10:00 - 12:00. Thank you to the volunteers...

 

Blaine County Library

Be sure to stop in this week and help us celebrate National Library Week. We have door prizes! National Library Week is also the time we learn the top 10 most challenged books of the last year. The 2018 list has 11 books instead of the usual 10 and...

 

Chinook Senior Center

This lovely spring weather is energizing. I see lots of you out raking and mowing already. So nice to be outside again and I am looking forward to seeing all the flowers and pretty yards come back to life. Sunday May 5 we will be celebrating the end...

 

Harlem Senior Center

Thank You!!! Irene Stout for the large bag of walnuts. Vonnie Klungland for 4 cases of water. Others that I failed to thank for the water are: Ann Azure, Kay Schmitt and Rose Noel. How children perceive their grandparents: She was in the bathroom,...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 10, 2019

Blaine County 4-H Teen Leaders to Host Carnival and Spaghetti Dinner

In the spirit of a carnival barker, bold red and white striped posters around town attempt to attract patrons to an entertainment event: Come one; come all! The Blaine County 4-H Teen Leaders will be hosting a Carnival and Spaghetti Dinner on...

 

South of Border in the Sweet Grass Hills

Column No. 7 Columnist's note: Travelers headed north from Shelby on I-5 may have seen the 'standing elk' on the east side of the interstate just before the exit to Oilmont. The elk is in a slight...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 10, 2019

Chinook High School FFA Chapter Brings Home Multiple Awards

The 89th Annual Montana FFA State Convention was held at Montana State University (MSU) in Bozeman on April 3-6, and several Chinook FFA Chapter members returned home with awards. Kendra McMaster,...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    April 10, 2019

28 Teams, 700 athletes: Cal Wearley showcases A, B and C Track & Field athletes

The Cal Wearley Invitational Track & Field meet was held last Wednesday at the Havre Middle School Track. Most teams were competing in just their second meet of the season and there is no...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    April 10, 2019

Some Region 6 Block Management Areas Open For 2019 Spring Turkey Season

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Region 6 For Immediate Release Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and participating land owners will open some Block Management Areas (BMAs) for spring turkey hunting along the Milk River and in one area south of...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 10, 2019

Spring Means Field Trip Time: Meadowlark Elementary 5th Graders Headed to Great Falls

Spring is traditionally a time for field trips. Warmer weather and predictably passable roads make such scheduling possible. In the spirit of spring travel, on April 11, Meadowlark Elementary School...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 10, 2019

April Is National Autism Awareness Month

The first National Autism Awareness Month was declared by the Autism Society in April 1970, and in 2015, then President Barack Obama issued a White House proclamation recognizing World Autism Awareness Day as April 2. These designations are part of...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 10, 2019

Local Educators Learn Ideas for Managing Frustration and for Teaching Social Skills

Dr. Jed Baker, Director of the Social Skills Training Project, an organization serving individuals with autism and social communication challenges, was at the Fifth Avenue Christian Church in Havre on April 3, the day after Autism Awareness Day, to p...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    April 10, 2019

Plant a Food Plot for Game Birds this Spring, and Receive Incentives!

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Region 6 For Immediate Release The cold, snowy, late winter we’ve had in Region 6 has many citizens concerned about game birds such as pheasants, grouse, and partridge. Although these species are well adapted to...

 

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