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Articles from the May 6, 2020 edition

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 News    May 6, 2020

Blaine County Producers are Busy Seeding

Blaine County producers are seeding at a feverish pace, trying to get all their crops planted in time. According to the USDA those crops being planted seen some increase and decrease over the course...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 6, 2020

Schools Respond to Governor's New Directive and Share Plans for Graduation Ceremonies

Under Governor Steve Bullock’s Directive for a Phased Reopening of Montana, beginning May 7, all schools were given the option to return to in-classroom teaching delivery. However, none of the area schools will be opening their buildings for the...

 
 By Carla Jenewein    News    May 6, 2020

Red Cross Blood Drive - May 12

The Red Cross Blood Drive is Tuesday May 12th at Wallner Hall in Chinook, 337 Ohio Street from 12:30-6PM.  Following is a message from the American Red Cross: “The American Red Cross is so grateful for partners that continue to stand with us...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    May 6, 2020

Chinook Dental Clinic moving to former Wells Fargo building

On a visit to Chinook a few weeks ago I ran in to Dr. Robert Chaffin who owns and operates the Chinook Dental Clinic. I'd heard Dr. Chaffin had bought the former Wells Fargo building and there were...

 

Northern Montana Hospital receives $12,130 in grant funds from the Helmsley Charitable Trust Grants to Fund Life-Saving Technology to Confront Cardiac Threat from COVID-19

Havre, Montana – The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust recently announced a 4.7 multimillion-dollar effort to save the lives of COVID-19 patients and protect the frontline healthcare workers caring for them. The funds received from...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The library continues to serve the public under Phase I guidelines of Montana’s reopening. Please refer to our website www.harlempubliclibrary.org or our Facebook page for the details. May’s Book Challenge is to read a book...

 
 By Jane Krass    Lifestyles    May 6, 2020

Hogeland Happening

Happy May everyone. Saturday was a beautiful day with no wind. Sunday, different story, windy and a little cooler. Sympathy to the Heilig family from the community. Phyllis passed away last week. Shawn Beck had lunch with Wally and Loretta Beck one d...

 

Corrie Vlijm Knottnerus

April 14, 1927-April 26, 2020. Corrie was born Cornelia Vlijm on April 14, 1927 to Willem Vlijm and Jansje Van Der Does in Ermelo, the Netherlands. She was the youngest of six children. Corrie lived...

 

Turner High Schools Holds Coronation in January

The coronation of Royalty for the 2019-2020 school year took place Wednesday, January 29th at the Turner School.  A fun evening was had by all watching all the kids celebrating with a float...

 

Harlem Library

The library is open to the public under Phase I guidelines for Montana’s reopening. Please do not come to the library is you are sick. Practice good hygiene when you enter the building such as washing your hands or using hand sanitizer before...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 6, 2020

Nonprofit Will Hold Fundraiser to Support Literacy

The Plant a Seed . . . READ Program is holding its Third Annual Fundraising Raffle with a grand prize of $1,500 cash and 32 additional chances to win! With only 500 raffle tickets being sold, a person’s odds at winning increase. The drawing will...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 6, 2020

Wear #REDforED Today

National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4—May 8, with National Teacher Day being observed on Tuesday, May 5. Given their recent efforts at stepping into a teacher’s role, many parents are more than ready to show their appreciation to teachers....

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 6, 2020

Humanities Montana Announces Call for Nominations for Montana Center for the Book Prize

On May 1, Humanities Montana announced that nominations are now open for the annual Montana Center for the Book (MCB) Prize. Up to five award-winning programs will receive $1,000 cash in recognition of their creative and wide-reaching literary...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 6, 2020

Perspectives from Blaine County Elementary Schools: Challenges and Joys

Although we are all making adjustments in the way we live our lives during the health crisis we are facing, many people have performed as heroes. Some of those acts of heroism are small, like having...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 6, 2020

Meadowlark Third Graders Are Published Authors

The twenty-four students in Mrs. Emily Scofield’s third grade classroom can now say that they will be published authors. They were selected to be published in the 2020 edition of Young American Poetry Digest. The final step in the publishing...

 

Blaine County Libary

Blaine County Library is open to the public again, but with restrictions. Please be aware that all staff and patrons must have a face covering to enter the library. A mask, a bandana or a scarf are all acceptable, so long as one’s nose and mouth...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Here it is Week 6 of our self-quarantine; so far there are no cases of Covid – 19 in Blaine County. I hope everyone is practicing social distancing and keeping each other safe. I also pray everyone is well and taking care of themselves and their...

 

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