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Articles from the May 26, 2021 edition

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 By Steve Edwards    News    May 26, 2021

McClelland Ferry launched for possible 100th season

In early May Blaine County Road and Bridge Supervisor Mark Burkhartsmeyer invited me to ride with him down to the Missouri River to watch the spring launch that would begin what might be the 100th sea...

 By Donna Miller    News    May 26, 2021

Craig Todd Leaves a Legacy

At the end of the 2020-2021 school year, after thirty two years of service to the Harlem School District, Craig Todd retired. But before he left, he served his famous "wildcat burgers" at a give-away...

 By Sandy Miller    News    May 26, 2021

Montana Seed Show awards Scholarships to three local graduates

warded two scholarships in the amount of $300.00 each for this year to: Rebecca Stroh, from Chinook High School. Zachary Kinyon, from Harlem High School. Andrew Rasmussen, from Harlem High School....

 By Press Release    News    May 26, 2021

Montana Farmers Encouraged to Participate in Wheat & Barley Varieties Survey

Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Agriculture is reminding producers to participate in the upcoming Wheat and Barley Varieties Survey conducted by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics...

 By Donna Miller    News    May 26, 2021

Sidewalk Art Captures Pop-Culture While Commemorating Senior Class

Every year, the senior class at Chinook High School paints a section of the school's sidewalk as a way to capture the class' personality and to leave their mark behind. The Class of 2021 completed...


Journal Jots

Harlem Library The library board meets today at 4:15 in the library meeting room. Summer Reading “Tails and Tales” registration kicks off with the Stuffed Animal Adoption Event June 1-4 for children of all ages at the library. Story Time in the...

 By Jane Krass    Lifestyles    May 26, 2021

Hogeland Happenings

Darwin Zellmer was out to Wally Becks Tuesday and tilled the garden again. Jane Krass attended the graduation at Turner School on Saturday afternoon. Two of her granddaughters were 2021 graduates, Shyan Krass and Brooke Reed. Crystal and Lucy Grabofs...


Jack Peterson

It is with great sorrow that the family of Jack Peterson announces his passing in Sun Lakes, Arizona on May 13, 2021, at the age of 80 years. Jack had a good life filled with family, friends and memor... Full story


Jeannie M. Powell

Jeannie M. Powell, who was born on September 16, 1963, passed away in her home on the morning of May 17, 2021. She is survived by her husband, Zane Powell and sons: Ben Parsons, Clayton Parsons,... Full story


Thelma H. Head

Thelma H. Head was born on October 6, 1931 the first of twelve to Violet and Leo Longfox. She passed away peacefully surrounded by family on May 19, 2021 at the Glacier Care Center in Cut Bank MT.... Full story


Blaine County Library

Children of all ages are invited to join the Blaine County Library's Summer Reading Program and attend the fun programs and events we have planned. Children who join the summer reading program keep their minds active and enter school in the fall...

 By Press Release    News    May 26, 2021

Former Chinook Residents Gift $100,000 to Northern

Montana State University-Northern shares that Mrs. Hazel Gearheart, of Kennewick, WA, has gifted the University $100,000. Gearheart, a former resident of Chinook, has designated the funds be used to...

 By Donna Miller    News    May 26, 2021

Julie Terry Delivers Commencement Address at Chinook High School Graduation

The twenty-seven students from Chinook High School who graduated on May 23 selected a white rose as their class flower; orange, black, and gray as their colors; a Dr. Seuss quote as their motto; and...

 By Donna Miller    News    May 26, 2021

Harlem High School Hosts Commencement Speaker Craig Todd

Craig Todd, the Technology Education and Video Productions/ Communications Instructor at Harlem High School, delivered the Commencement Address to a class of 31 graduates and their guests on Sunday, M...

 By Donna Miller    News    May 26, 2021

Summer Means Ice Cream

With summer right around the corner, Bliss Ice Cream decided to raffle off a family floatation device as a business promotion. In order to generate the revenue for their first ice cream order and to put the business in the public eye, raffle tickets...


Harlem ROARing Students of the Month

Harlem Elementary School officials have named first grader C'Lya Adams, third grader Gabriella (Gabby) Doney, and sixth grader Coy Bell as the in-school ROARing students for the second week of May....

 By Donna Miller    News    May 26, 2021

Sugarbeeters Are Going Places

In 2015 when she began teaching science classes at Chinook High School, Jeri Wood noticed a disturbing trend-students were opting out of advanced science classes. To inspire them, she decided that any...

 By Diana Maloney    News    May 26, 2021


The Turner School held its Commencement Exercises this past Saturday at the High School gymnasium. It was such a wonderful celebration, especially after not being allowed to hold an official exercise...

 By Donna Miller    News    May 26, 2021

Harlem Junior/Senior High School Spring Art Exhibition

The Harlem Junior/Senior High art students, together with their teacher, Ms. Mary-Kate French, put together a Spring Art Exhibition. With the judging complete, ribbons accompanied the artwork, which...

 By Donna Miller    News    May 26, 2021

Area Veterans Receive Increased Services

dicated itself to providing services and resources that will assist veterans. In order to further ensure their quality of life, the center recently added an expanded transportation program and opened satellite offices at Fort Belknap and in...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    May 26, 2021

'Beeter Girls 3rd at Northern C: State B in Laurel, State C in Missoula this week

The final weekend of the Montana High school 2020-21 Athletic calender is upon us. This sports year has clearly been unlike any other and following the cancellation of spring sports a season ago, the...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    May 26, 2021

'Beeters Jade Cecrle/Tylie Richman 4th in Doubles at State B/C Tennis in Missoula

The Chinook Sugarbeeter Tennis team performed very well at the Montana State Class B/C Girls Tennis Tournament in Missoula this past weekend. The 'Beeters fresh off a Northern B/C Divisional...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    May 26, 2021

Chinook's Crystal Hofer Finishes 8th at State C Golf Tournament in Bozeman

The Chinook Sugarbeeter Boys and Girls Golf teams concluded their 2021 season this past week at the Riverside Country Club in Bozeman, Montana. The 'Beeters sent four boys and three girls to Bozeman...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    May 26, 2021

Ethan Bell Signs With Miles Community College

2021 Chinook High School Graduate and two time All-State performer on the hardwood for the Sugarbeeters signed his National Letter of Intent this past Saturday to play for Miles Community College...

 By Donna Miller    News    May 26, 2021

Donations Continue to Roll In

Friends of the Pool and Park Foundation (FPPF) are recipients of several recent donations: one from Chinook Ace Hardware, another from Triangle Communications, and a third from Zurich Elementary Schoo...


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