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Memorial Day: Alice Nash Cemetery

The Alice Nash Cemetery is located more than 60 miles south of Chinook in the heart of the Missouri River Breaks and despite its isolation it has been very well maintained and looked sharp as every...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    June 6, 2018

First mental health fair deemed a success

Organizers of the recent mental health fair in Chinook were pleased with the number of locals who came to the event held on May 30. A number of local groups shared information about the mental health...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    June 6, 2018

Mountain Community Club originated as Lloyd Ladies in 1933

Reporter's note: Several months ago Blaine County Museum Executive Director Jude Sheppard showed me a copy of a small book created by the members of the Mountain Community Club as part of the club's...

 

Field days near Loma, Turner and Chester on June 27 and June 28

MSU Northern Agricultural Research Center (NARC) and MSU Extension will be hosting two field days near Loma and Turner on Wednesday, June 27 and another field day on Thursday, June 28 near Chester. The Loma field day will begin at 9:00 a.m. north of...

 

Montana FWP Promotion: Free fishing for Father's Day weekend, June 16-17

Whether you’re tying on a salmon fly or threading a night crawler onto a hook, during Father’s Day weekend, everyone in Montana can fish for free. “Montana is home to some of the finest fishing anywhere in the world. It’ll be a great chance...

 

Triangle Communications to Offer Basic Computer, Internet & E-mail Workshop at Dodson Senior Center

Triangle Communications (Triangle), will host a free workshop covering basic computer operations, mouse and keyboard function, maintenance, speakers, memory cards and more basic skills and tips. Attendees will learn how to change the desktop...

 
 By Greg Jergeson    Opinion    June 6, 2018

Guest Column: Transportation Commission Update

About a year ago, I published an update in local papers about the plans by the Montana Department of Transportation to reconstruct the remaining 10 miles of US 2 between Chinook and Havre. This project, known as Lohman East & West, is still on...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    June 6, 2018

Turner Talk

Ron and Susan Fox attended the three on three Tournament in Great Falls on Saturday. Last week the Welsh family was in Great Falls for the State Track Meet. Cody came home with the State Championship in the 300 hurdles and 4th in the State for the...

 
 By Anita Reed    News    June 6, 2018

Hogeland Happenings

Susan and Emily Billmayer attended the kindergarten graduation in Big Sandy on Thursday for Kasey Weaver. The Rabies Clinic is in Turner today (Wednesday, June 6) from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Old Fire Hall. The Blaine Co. Veterinary Clinic is...

 

Brice E. "Swede" Cederberg

Brice E. “Swede” Cederberg, - Turner, MT. Graveside interment services will be held for Brice E. “Swede” Cederberg at 1:00 on June 16, 2018 at the Turner cemetery. A reception and remembrance of Swede’s life will be held at the Turner... Full story

 

Amanda Lea Oehmcke

Amanda Lea Oehmcke, 28, passed away at Kalispell Regional Medical Center on May 25, 2018. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, June 1st at 11:00 am at American Lutheran Church in Chinook, MT.... Full story

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    June 6, 2018

Chinook High FFA hosts Meadowlark students

The Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter at Chinook High recently hosted a number of ag related activities for elementary students from Meadowlark elementary school. The Meadowlark students came to...

 

Harlem Library

Children are encouraged to stop by the library this summer and take part in all the fun activities we have available. Keep those reading skills sharp over the summer. Join in the "Libraries Rock"...

 
 By Marlane Wenzel    News    June 6, 2018

Chinook Senior Center

Hello to all of you out there. Hey all you fellow baby boomers out there, I just wanted to let you know that you are missing out on a very enjoyable time here at the center. You really are old enough to come in and enjoy a meal, play some games, or...

 
 By Katie Noel    News    June 6, 2018

Harlem Senior Center

Thank you to: Anonymous for the jigsaw puzzle; Harlem High School for the tomatoes, eggs, milk, mayo, dressing, salads and cottage cheese; Sally O'Leary, Patsy Shelhamer and Jayne Morrow for the...

 

Blaine County Library

This is the first week of our Summer Reading Program. It is never too late to get your kids signed up to participate in the reading program. We had 0ver 50 kids sign up as of last Friday! Children who...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    June 6, 2018

Swimmers begin season in Harlem

The summer swim season officially kicked off this past weekend in Harlem as they hosted the first meet of the Montana Federation of Swimmers summer schedule. A good number of teams were on hand and...

 
 By Kristie Pullin    Sports    June 6, 2018

RunsAbove to run for MSU-Northern

Isiah RunsAbove, a senior at Hays-Lodge Pole High School, recently signed a letter of intent to run cross country for the Montana State University-Northern men's cross country team beginning this...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    June 6, 2018

Turner closes out 2017-18 school year with Awards Ceremony

The 2017-2018 Turner High School Awards Ceremony was held recently at the Turner School Gymnasium. Melanie Watkins gave a warm welcome to students in grades 7-12, parents, teachers, and board members....

 
 By Darin Hannum    News    June 6, 2018

Sugarbeeter Shout Out

As Chinook Public Schools concludes the 2017-18 school year and starts preparing our 2018-19 school year, there are several topics I would like to address with everyone: thank yous, staff placements, and gearing up for the fall. Thank You The Board...

 

MSU Bozeman releases Academic Honors lists

BOZEMAN -- Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for spring semester 2018. There are two MSU honor roll lists: the President’s and the Dean’s Honor Roll. Students must complete a minimum of 12 degree-eligible credit...

 

The National Association of Plant Breeders: 2018 NAPB Borlaug Scholarship winners!

The National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) (www.plantbreeding.org) created an exciting new travel scholarship and mentoring program called the NAPB Borlaug Scholarships. The Borlaug “Green Revolution” legacy of breeding better plants,...

 

Local Angus Breeder Recognized for Sustained Efforts to Improve Cow Productivity

Lane Schmitt, Chinook, Montana, recently re-enrolled in the American Angus Association®'s MaternalPlus® program as a commitment to making genetic improvements in lifetime cow herd...

 

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