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Articles from the May 23, 2018 edition

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Congratulations Class of 2018

The Chinook High School graduating Class of 2018: Anne Reed, Brandon Morneau, Caleb Dumas, Carrie Hofer, Chelsie Fox, Colton Liddle, Erika Arnold, Erin Pula, Garrett Lowham, Hailey McMaster, Heaven...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    May 23, 2018

Mental Health Month celebration set for May 30 in Chinook

A celebration of Mental Health Month is set for the afternoon and evening of Wednesday, May 30. Organizers say the event will be staged “much like a health fair with information tables available...

 
 By Ginger Maddox    News    May 23, 2018

Memorial Day Poppy Facts: DO YOU KNOW

THAT in the spring of 1919, amidst complete devastation, the poppies bloomed in abundance on the battlefields of France where so many of our men had fallen in battle, and that replica of this poppy has become the Memorial Flower of the American...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    May 23, 2018

Hogeland happenings

Welcome home to Helen and Jim Billmayer.. Good to have our neighbors and community members back in the area. All the family has been to see them and they are enjoying catching up with the grandkids. Loretta and Wally Beck spent the weekend of May...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    May 23, 2018

Turner Talk

Kirsti and Max Cederberg were to Great Falls last Friday to spend an early Mother's Day with Nellie. Leneus Erickson went to Wyoming a week ago with Shannon Downing for his grandson, Dusty's college...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    May 23, 2018

Reed Honored with 90th Birthday Celebration

Family and friends honored James Reed of Turner at an open house party on his 90th birthday this past Saturday. The Legion Hall in downtown Turner was abuzz with a luncheon and cake in his honor. All...

 

Carl Wilford "Bill" Bell

Carl Wilford "Bill" Bell, age 93, passed away on May 11th, 2018 at Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Montana. Visitation was on Wednesday May 16th at 6 PM. Bill's service was held at Bell Mortuary... Full story

 

Bruce Jay Annis

Bruce Jay Annis, 73, passed away at Benfis Medical Center in Great Falls, MT on May 13th 2018. A Memorial get together will be held on Saturday June 16th 2018 at the Brownie Park in Chinook MT... Full story

 

Loretta Lee "Letty" Mummey

Malta – Loretta Lee "Letty" Mummey, 73, Homemaker, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018 at Hi-Line Retirement Center. Graveside services were Saturday, May 19, 2018, 1:00 P.M. at Harlem Cemetery with a... Full story

 

William Spatz Jackson

William Spatz Jackson, age 41 of Fort Belknap passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday evening, May 16, 2018 from an acute coronary event. He was born to Norman Chase Sr. and Bunni Jackson on December... Full story

 

My Answer

Q: Recently we moved into a new neighborhood, and I suppose we ought to get involved in a local church, but I’m not sure it’s worth the effort. After all, what difference does it make what church you join—or if you join one at all? Our...

 

Blaine County Library

Your children are invited to join the Blaine County Library’s Summer Reading Program and attend the fun programs and events we are planning for children of all ages. Children who join the summer reading program keep their minds active and enter...

 

HARLEM LIBRARY

“Libraries Rock!” is the theme for the upcoming Summer Reading program at the library. Each summer the library offers an opportunity for children ages preschool through grade 6 to join in the Summer Reading program to keep their reading skills...

 
 By Marlane Wenzel    News    May 23, 2018

Chinook Senior Center

The first week under new directorship went well for the Senior Center. I am still looking forward to meeting everyone, as well as having fun getting reacquainted with friends from the past. Thank you...

 
 By KAtie Noel    News    May 23, 2018

Harlem Senior Center

Thank You Phyllis Culbertson for the turkey, Harlem Senior Center Board for being so flexible and willing to come in for all the different interview times these past few weeks. Wednesday 23 - If you...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    May 23, 2018

Turner holds Class of 2018 Graduation

The Turner School held its Commencement exercises this past Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Turner School gymnasium. The processional was played by Mrs. Heather Jorgenson. Senior, Eddie Harmon, gave...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    May 23, 2018

Chinook's Loaves and Fishes eighth summer to begin June 4

The eighth summer edition of Loaves and Fishes, the ecumenical summer feeding program in Chinook, will meet at noon time, Monday through Thursday, beginning June 4 and ending on August 9. The...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    May 23, 2018

First ever 'National Solitaire Day' celebrated on May 22

Sorry I wasn't able to alert readers beforehand about this big news item. I only was aware of it when my wife shared a recent post from Microsoft sharing the good news. For those of you who may have...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    May 23, 2018

Harlem, Chinook and Turner will be represented at State Track & Field Meets

Twenty one athletes from Chinook, Harlem and Turner will compete on the big stage at the Montana High School Track & Field State Championships this weekend. The Chinook Sugarbeeters will take...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    May 23, 2018

Hofer, MacLeod lead 'Beeter girls to 4th place finish at State C Golf in Fairmont

The Chinook Sugarbeeter girls finished fourth at the State C Golf tournament held at Fairmont Hot Springs last week. The girls finished with a score of 646 just three shots out of third and fourth...

 
 By kody Farmer    Sports    May 23, 2018

'Beeters Swank/Pruttis Doubles team finish 2nd at State B/C Tennis Tournament

The Chinook Sugarbeeters again made some noise at the State B/C Tennis Tournament in Great Falls last weekend. The Doubles Team of senior Sierra Swank and senior Megan Pruttis looked to improve on the...

 

FWP Parks Grey Wolf Program

According to the 2017 Montana Gray Wolf Program Annual Report, population estimates suggest there are approximately 900 wolves in Montana. This marks the 13th consecutive year that Montana has far...

 

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