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Articles from the June 9, 2021 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    June 9, 2021

New Medical Facility Is Taking Shape in Harlem

Anyone traveling through Harlem in May likely noticed increased activity at 530 Central Avenue West. The presence of work trucks, the sound of nail guns and other power tools, and then a change of...

 By Donna Miller    News    June 9, 2021

Youth Group Raising Funds for Mission Trip

The JUMP Youth Group has been busy performing odd jobs to raise funds for their summer mission trips. From June 25 through July 2, approximately twenty youth and their adult chaperones will travel to...

 By Diana Maloney    News    June 9, 2021

Turner Students Time To Shine During Art Show

There was recently an Art Show held at the Turner School this past week. Among the exhibits were artwork from students Kindergarten through grade 12. Mrs. Fox had the exhibits displayed in the school...

 By Donna Miller    News    June 9, 2021

Harlem Elementary Holds Goodbye Celebration

The educator team at Harlem Elementary School held a somewhat bittersweet Goodbye Celebration for four of their staff members. On Thursday, May 27, the elementary staff said goodbye to Special...

 By Donna Miller    News    June 9, 2021

Throw-Back Summer Reading Program Returns with a Digital Twist

In an effort to encourage family literacy, Pizza Hut recently announced their new parent-led summer reading program, Camp BOOK IT! Enrollment is now open for this extension of the popular 90’s BOOK IT! Program in which students can earn prizes for...


Journal Jots

Harlem Library Summer Reading is in full swing! Story Time in the Park is held every Tuesday at 10 A.M. for children accompanied by a parent/guardian. Bring a blanket to sit on. Check out the Story Walk in the city park. The next Sidewalk STEAM for...


The Health behind a Smile

June 15 is National Smile Power Day, and what better way to start the day than with a smile? Most people think that we smile because we feel happy, but it can go the other way as well: we feel happy...

 By Jane Krass    Lifestyles    June 9, 2021

Hogeland Happenings

It’s a dreary day again here on the Big Flat. We have received a small amount of rain and a little snow that melted as it hit the ground. We could use a good soaking rain to give the crops a boost to grow. Maybe it will come yet. Lets hope so. The...


Jeannie Marie (Peterson) Powell

Jeannie Marie (Peterson) Powell passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 17th, 2021 from complications with cancer. She was born September 16, 1963 in Billings MT to Donald and Helen Peterson. Jeann... Full story


John Wilson Shockley

John Wilson Shockley passed away peacefully at the Spirit Mountain Hospice House June 2, 2021. He was born in Chinook, (Blaine County) Montana on September 8, 1925, to his parents, Noble Wilson... Full story


David Charles Ivey

David Charles Ivey was born February 24, 1935 to Charles and Cornelia Ivey in Havre Montana. Heaven gained an Angel on May 19, 2021 in Palm Springs California after a long and hard fight that began... Full story


Death Notice

Maxine Dronen - 94, passed away October 26, 2020 at her home in Chinook. A service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at American Lutheran Church in Chinook, MT. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilderness Funeral... Full story


Summer Camp Season Approaches

Montana Actors’ Theater is offering a performing arts summer camp experience for children ages 5-15. The team invites Blaine County youth to sign up for this KidsMAT experience, which will take place in Chinook from July 5-8. According to Youth...


Harlem Library

Everyone is invited to take part in the Summer Reading program “Tails and Tales!” Children may register at the library with a parent/guardian and adopt a stuffed animal friend and receive a free book. Throughout the months of June and July they...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    June 9, 2021

Harlem hosts first swim meet of the year, Chinook Lions finish 2nd, Harlem 4th

The Montana Federation of Swimmers summer season kicked off with a bang this past Saturday and Sunday in Harlem with beautiful weather and fantastic competition. Despite being without a pool to...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    June 9, 2021

Ginger Hauer Signs With Dickinson State

Ginger Hauer, a 2021 Chinook High School Graduate and four year letter winner for the Chinook High School Sugarbeeter Volleyball team has signed a National Letter of Intent to play Volleyball at...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    June 9, 2021

Preparation for 2021-22 High School Sports in High Gear as Summer Begins

As the old adage goes 'Next Season Starts Now' is truly the case nowadays. The 2020-21 high school sports schedule concluded just a week ago with State Track and Field championships, but when the...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    June 9, 2021

'Run the Paw' Bear Paw Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K Attract Local Runners

Several runners with ties to Blaine County took part in the inaugural 'Run The Paw' Bear Paw Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K Races this past Saturday on a course that snaked through Beaver Creek and en...


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