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Articles from the May 4, 2022 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    May 4, 2022

Richman Is Honored in a Pinning Ceremony

National Vietnam War Veterans Day was recognized on March 29 with special pinning ceremonies taking place across the country. However, for Vietnam Veteran Don Richman, his pinning ceremony occurred...

 By Kody Farmer    News    May 4, 2022

Ag Produces Shoulder the Burden of Rising Production Costs & Drought

our community. The impact that the farm and ranch industry has on our local economy is mind boggling. As such, when the farmers and ranchers face tough times, everyone faces tough times. In a typical...

 By Steve Edwards    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Cinco de Mayo and the American Civil War

Alert readers will be aware that tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo-the May 5th annual celebration of Hispanic culture and its role in the U.S. The holiday is based on an event in Mexico but not widely...

 By Press Release    News    May 4, 2022

ANC Announces Commencement Speaker

Aaniiih Nakoda College announces the 2022 commencement speaker, Dr. Deborah His Horse Is Thunder will address the ANC graduates on Friday, May 8, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at the Harlem High School...


Big Flat 4-H Meeting Minutes

turday, April 16 at 9:30 AM at the Turner Christian Church. Members present include: Hudson and Mary Simons, Hannah and Isabella Van Voast, Hannah and Natalie Richman, Katie Kimmel, Jessa Schroder, and Piper and Avery Fox. Leaders present were Shanno...


Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Book Challenge for May is to read a book made into a TV series. Kerry Shabi, Montana Native Growth Fund, will be at the library every other Monday 11:30 A.M. beginning May 9 to assist people with business development and home...

 By Donna Miller    News    May 4, 2022

Building Money Sense with BrickCent$

On April 6, Brandon Nissen, a Certified Financial Planner® and former financial advisor for Northwestern Mutual, launched a YouTube Channel. With BrickCent$, he hopes to increase the financial...

 By Donna Miller    News    May 4, 2022

Chinook Chapter Inducts Nine into National Honor Society

On Thursday evening, April 21, Lloyd Sweet Auditorium served as the venue for an induction ceremony of Chinook High School's Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). During the ceremony, nine...

 By Anita Reed    Lifestyles    May 4, 2022

Hogeland Happenings

Jim Billmayer will be celebrating his 94th birthday on Saturday, May 7th. He would enjoy getting some greeting cards from his friends. Please send to 155-34th Ave W; Apt. 7; Havre, MT 59501-6022. Sharon Goodrich visited Jane Krass on Thursday afterno...


Joanne Braun

Joanne Braun passed away the morning of April 17, 2022, at the Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings, Montana. Joanne Braun was born in Havre, Montana, as Joanne Marie Graham on October 22, 1940. She... Full story


Josie Marion Ness Hart

Josie Marion Ness Hart of Auburn, California passed away at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek, California on March 26, 2022 following a stroke. She was born on November 8, 1932 in Dodson, Montana... Full story


Franklin D. Pehrson

Franklin D. Pehrson, 101, passed away on December 5th 2021 in Havre MT. A memorial service will be held on May 7, 2022 at 1:00pm at Wilderness Funeral Homes- Chinook Location....


Madonna BRandon Murphy

Madonna BRandon Murphy, 94, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2022, at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home. A viewing will be held at 6:00 PM, Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Wilderness Funeral Homes in Chinook. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday,... Full story


Blaine County Library

This week I thought I would share the history of the Blaine County Library. Because this is a long story, I will present it in two parts. Much of this history was written by Hazel Allison Pasma in 1955. It reads in part, as follows: It was soon...


Harlem Library

New titles to choose from this week include three new murder mysteries. “Citizen K-9” is a K Team novel by David Rosenfelt. Fern Michaels has written “Fear Thy Neighbor.” “A Relative Murder” is a Medlar mystery by Jude Deveraux....

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    May 4, 2022

'Beeter Boys 4th, Girls 10th at Cal Wearley, Chinook, Harlem, Hays/L.P. in Great Falls Saturday

It was a huge week on the track and in the field for all four of our local schools. On Tuesday the Sugarbeeters, Wildcats, Thunderbirds and Tornadoes were all in Havre at the Middle School Track &...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    May 4, 2022

Chinook Tennis Looking Good as the Prepare for Divisional

The Chinook High School Tennis team has compiled a remarkable overall record as a team, winning 84% of their matches overall. Every athlete on the team has a winning record and has improved week to...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    May 4, 2022

Chinook, Mosquito Valley Golf Courses get Set for Summer

The Chinook golf Course and the Mosquito Valley Golf Course in Harlem have been getting things ready for a busy summer season on the links. The Chinook Golf and Country Club has become a hidden gem...

 By Kody Farmer    News    May 4, 2022

Looking Back in Time: Chinook Pharmacy is Back Where it all Started

For many years Robbie Luckie entertained our readers with a weekly column that took excerpts from old papers dating 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago that provide a nostalgic memory of the 'Good ol'...

 By Donna Miller    News    May 4, 2022

Museum Director Will Serve as Guest Speaker on Friday

Peggy Perry, who serves on the Chinook Senior Citizens’ Center Board, invited Samantha French, Blaine County Museum Director, to be a guest speaker at the Center on Friday, May 6. This will grow into a once a month ritual as French taps the...

 By Carla Jenewein    News    May 4, 2022

Chinook Blood Drive Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Chinook Blood drive Tuesday May 10th at Waller Hall from 12 noon - 6pm. Face masks are no longer required at blood drives and donation centers as of April 25, 2022. HELP us fill our schedule and save lives. Donors of all blood types are needed....


Pool & Park Foundation reassesses the Recreation District

We are writing today regarding the Friends of the Pool and Park Foundation and our efforts to improve the Chinook Pool and Sweet Park. We feel that there is some inaccurate information floating around and we would like to clarify some confusion that... Full story


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