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Articles from the May 13, 2020 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    May 13, 2020

Chinook High School Outlines Its Graduation Plan for the Class of 2020

Chinook High School Planned in conjunction with the Blaine County Health Department and approved by the Chinook School Board of Trustees, the Chinook High School (CHS) graduating class of 2020 will...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 13, 2020

Harlem High School Releases Graduation Plans

Harlem High School Earlier this month, in a letter mailed out to members of the Harlem High School Senior Class of 2020, Doug Komrosky, Principal, and Bonnie Nesslar, Assistant Principal, shared...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 13, 2020

Turner School Officials Announce Graduation Plans and End-of-Year Procedures

Turner High School After working with the Blaine County Health Department in developing guidelines, Superintendent of Turner Public Schools, Tony Warren announced that graduation for the Turner Class...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 13, 2020

Get Out and Grow Campaign Encourages Gardening

Through their collective efforts, the Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA), the Montana Agricultural Business Association, East Helena High School FFA Chapter, and Montana State University (MSU)...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 13, 2020

Tilleman Plans to Build Ag Education from His New Post at OPI

Former Sugarbeeter and 1999 Chinook High School graduate, Eric Tilleman, has been named the Agricultural Education Specialist at the Office of Public Instruction (OPI) in Helena. To his new position,...

 

Groups Launch Online Voter Portal

MISSOULA, MT - Today, four Montana organizations launched an online portal to encourage voter registration. The Forward Montana Foundation, Montana Women Vote, MontPIRG, and Western Native Voice have a long history of registering eligible Montanans...

 

Chinook Public Schools District 10 Election Results

District 10 High School General Fund Levy. Shall the district be authorized to impose an increase in local taxes to support the general fund in the amount of $12,249.80 which is approximately 1.47 mills for the purpose of proper maintenance and... Full story

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The library continues to operate under Phase I reopening restrictions. Our doors are open to the public but we ask that you observe the guidelines posted. If you would rather not enter the building we are still providing curbside...

 

Recipe for a Great Day

On May 9, Shores Floral held a Garden Party in celebration of mothers. Adding to the festive atmosphere, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Tara Hofeldt served Wine-A-Ritas in several different flavors....

 

Scripts Are Posted and Ready for Public Comment

Montana Actors’ Theater (MAT) received ten script submissions for their First Five Pages Project. Local writers submitted the first five pages of a script they developed. Now, the public is invited to read and comment on them. According to MAT...

 

Sweet Home Focuses on Socialization and Sharing Wisdom during National Skilled Nursing Care Week

While the residents of Sweet Memorial Nursing Home have been abiding by the Governor's Directives, the staff has learned to be creative in providing socialization that meets distancing guidelines....

 

Montana Food Bank Network

This week, the Montana Glacier Family of Banks (First Security Bank Missoula, Glacier Bank, Western Security Bank, Valley Bank Helena, First Security Bank Bozeman and First Bank of Montana) announced a $35,000 gift to the Montana Food Bank Network...

 

HARLEM LIBRARY

The library doors are open to the public with restrictions during Phase I reopening. Before entering the building please read and observe the guidelines posted. We are striving to keep the library safe for our patrons and staff and would appreciate y...

 
 By Jane Krass    Lifestyles    May 13, 2020

Hogeland Happenings

Happy Mothers Day Everyone!! Hope your day was a special one. Cassie and Richard Handran, August, Evelyn, and Henry of Harlem. They came especially for Mothers Day. Lutheran Church is planning to resume Sunday services on Sunday May 24th. Hogeland...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The weather is getting nicer, and with people starting to open their businesses again, it makes for a nice change to the isolation we have been experiencing for the last 2 months. We are still closed to the public until sometime after Phase 3...

 

Harlem Senior Center

Remembering on this Mother’s Day the melody your child etched in your heart. The sweet song of love that only your child could place there. As this special day brings their song to you. May the warmth of their eternal love fill your heart once...

 

Chinook High School Honor Seniors Recognized

Chinook High School continues to recognize the efforts of their honor students. To earn Honor Student status, a senior student must have a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher. Many of these...

 

Montana Seed Show Scholarship Winners

The Montana Seed show has awarded two scholarships in the amount of $300.00 each for this year to Kristyn Kittson of Harlem, and Angelina Toth of Havre. The scholarships are awarded to individuals...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 13, 2020

Zurich Students Reveal Resilience

During this challenging chapter in education while we all navigate the obstacles imposed by the COVID-19 situation, Colleen Overcast, who teaches grades six through eight at Zurich School, wishes to c...

 
 By Steve Edwards    Opinion    May 13, 2020

South of the Border: Estonians - Builders from the Baltics in Liberty County

Columnist's note: My rancher friend Bob Thompson asked if I knew about the pioneer-era "sod houses" northwest of Chester. He explained a couple of sod houses were built by Estonians who had a...

 

Blaine County Library

The Blaine County Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting Monday May 18, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. We ask that you bear with us as we all navigate the situation we now find ourselves in. Blaine County Library is open to the public,...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 13, 2020

Air National Guard Pays Tribute with a Flyover Route

On May 6, two C-130 airships from the 120th Airlift Wing of the Montana Air National Guard at Great Falls conducted flyovers in 21 Montana cities as a tribute to healthcare workers and first...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    May 13, 2020

Grant Opportunities Available to Schools from the NEA Foundation

In response to educators’ emerging needs for addressing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on teaching and learning, the National Education Association (NEA) Foundation is offering three new grant opportunities: COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant, COV...

 

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