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Articles from the April 24, 2019 edition

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Sweet Memorial Nursing Home Easter Egg Hunt!

The Annual Sweet Memorial Easter Egg Hunt was held this past Saturday on the lawns surrounding the facility. Broken up into various age groups, residents were able to look out their windows and watch...

 
 By Martha Williams    News    April 24, 2019

Montanans work together to protect our waters

Director, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Montanans know how precious water is. It’s essential for fish and wildlife, boating and angling, irrigating, drinking and creating much of our electricity. When something threatens our water — such as... Full story

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 24, 2019

PAWS Risks Disappearance without Helping Hands

Pets Are Worth Saving (PAWS) is a small, private, non-profit 501(c)3 dog rescue shelter in Chinook that may cease to exist unless the organization has new and additional help. "The situation is dire...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 24, 2019

Special Olympics Athletes Will Compete Today in Havre

Last July at the 2018 USA Games in Seattle, Washington, ESPN and Special Olympics hosted the first-ever Unified Sports Challenge raising awareness for an inclusive world. Through the power of...

 

Chinook Community Chest Fund Drive

This year’s Community Chest Fund Drive in Chinook will take place Wednesday, May 1, at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of Community Chest is to alleviate each organization from going door-to-door soliciting donations. The drive provides local funding for...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 24, 2019

Raymond Port of Entry Returning to 24 Hour Status

The Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), John Sanders announced last week that he has decided to reinstate full hours of operation at Raymond Port of Entry. Located on Highway 16 North of Plentywood, the Port of Raymond...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 24, 2019

Youth Entrepreneurs People's Choice Contest Voting Closes on April 26

The race is on for the People's Choice Award with Youth Entrepreneurs (YE), and Chinook High School senior Cord Schneider is one of the candidates. Public voting ends April 26 at 11:59 p.m. CST and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 24, 2019

Western Heritage Roundup Culminates with Cowboy Church Service

The Silver Anniversary of the Montana Country Poets and Pickers Western Heritage Roundup culminated on Sunday, April 14, with a Cowboy Church Service. Held at the Chinook Motor Inn, the service was a...

 
 By Anita Reed    News    April 24, 2019

Hogeland Happenings

Gene Billmayer attended a cemetery board meeting on Tuesday at the Catholic Church. Linda and Darel Hauge took Harlan and Jane Krass to Harlem for Easter dinner at Tim and Hilary Richman’s home. Evan Hauge, Art and Mary-Ann Richman, Cindy Reed, and...

 

Edean Berglund

Edean Berglund passed away on April 11, 2019, in Billings. She was born on June 4, 1951, in Havre. She grew up on the family farm west of Big Sandy with her parents Dorothy and Alf Berglund and... Full story

 

CLARICE YVONNE KEGEL

Clarice Yvonne (Habedank) Kegel was born at Bowdoin, MT, on August 30, 1924 to Otto Fredrick and Bertha (Thompson) Habedank. She was the youngest of five children. Clarice attended elementary school... Full story

 

Sandra Yvonne Christopher

Sandra Yvonne Christopher, 65, passed away peacefully in Harlem on April 9, 2019. Sandy was born October 20, 1953, in St. Ignatius, to Donald, a Norwegian cowboy and mill worker, and Cecile (nee... Full story

 

Harlem Library

The library board of trustees meets today at 4:15 in the library meeting room. The online book club is reading “The Joy Luck Club” by Amy Tan. You may join at www.facebook.com/groups/harlempubliclibraryonlinebookclub. If you have completed the Bo...

 

Blaine County Library

Friday April 26th the library staff will be attending a meeting in Havre, so we will open at 1:00 p.m. instead of 12:00 p.m. Blaine County Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly...

 

Harlem Senior Center

Thank You Corner… Dale and Vonnie Klungland for the Easter napkins and the wooden cross. Special Thanks to the crew of the City of Harlem for keeping the streets so clean. Don’t Forget... Foot Clinic will be held on May 7th. If you need an...

 

Chinook Senior Center

How many of you are wondering where April went? This is the last full week and I am still waiting for the showers so we can have May flowers. In May, Jean is taking a vacation. If you are interested in being a guest chef and or just helping in the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 24, 2019

Field Trips Turn New Information into Knowledge and Provide a Reward for Testing

Fourth graders at Meadowlark Elementary School (MES) will escape to Beaver Creek Park on Friday, April 26 for a field trip. Although the primary purpose of the field trip is to learn through engaging explorations that invite students to become keen o...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    April 24, 2019

Public comment sought on stocking of three reservoirs in Hill and Phillips Co.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on proposals to stock bluegill into three different reservoirs in Region 6. The proposals include stocking bluegill into: Bailey Reservoir in Hill Co., a private reservoir that is managed as...

 

South of the Border:"English Boy 1908:" a mysterious grave in the Whitlash Cemetery

South of the Border, Column No. 12 Columnist's note: Recently Betty Ann Wolery, secretary for the Liberty County Cemetery Board, stopped me in the library in Chester and asked if I knew about the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    April 24, 2019

STARLAB Brings Astrology and Astronomy to Life for Rural School Students

The STARLAB® from the Museum of the Rockies (MOR) located in Bozeman, Montana, has been at Zurich Elementary for the past week as students have been studying the Milky Way Starfield, Native Americ...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    April 24, 2019

'Beeters, Wildcats perform well in the wind at the Cut Bank Invitational

The spring sports season is in full swing, and teams have had the time to find a rhythm and begin fine tuning events for the post season in just a few weeks. The Chinook girls had another solid...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    April 24, 2019

Chinook Golfers continue to shine on the links, 5 qualified for state tournament

Getting on the course to play competitively has been the toughest part of the season so far for local golf teams. When they have been able to compete, the Sugarbeeters have performed very well. The te...

 
 By Marc Kloker    Sports    April 24, 2019

Hunter Education Classes Offered Across Region 6 for both Youth and Adults

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Region 6 For Immediate Release Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks hunter education course dates have been set for many areas across Region 6 and northeast Montana. All hunter education classes are free of charge. Many...

 

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