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Articles from the July 7, 2021 edition

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 By Kody Farmer    News    July 7, 2021

Shackelford Licensure Completes First Class Management Team at Sweet Home

The Sweet Memorial Nursing Home Board of Directors is very pleased to announce that Sweet Memorial Nursing Home Administrator Rebecca Shackelford has recently passed her exam, met all the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 7, 2021

Car Show Returns to Turner

On Saturday, July 17, everyone is invited to the Turner Car Show. This community event is sponsored by Big Flat Grocery. Cars, motorcycles, tractors, and airplanes are all welcome to fly or drive in...

 

We played in Peoria!

Alert readers may be familiar with the phrase "Will it play in Peoria?" The "will it play" expression dates to the 1920's-30's when vaudeville producers gauged the potential success of a new show by...

 

Haying Season is in Full Swing!

June ended with a lot of heat and little moisture but that didn't stop many from putting up their first cutting of hay. For some the first cutting produced good yield but for many lack of moisture...

 
 By Press Release    News    July 7, 2021

Governor Gianforte Ends State of Emergency in Montana

Governor Greg Gianforte today ended the state of emergency in Montana he declared in January 2021 to address the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. “Months ago, the light at the end of the tunnel was distant and dim. As we’ve worked together to...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library “Tails and Tales” summer reading continues through the month of July. Story Time in the Park meets Tuesdays at 10 A.M. Sidewalk STEAM for elementary students meets today at 1 P.M. at the library. The Book Challenge for July is to...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 7, 2021

Photo Contest Deadline Looms

Anyone wishing to submit an entry in Triangle Communications' 2021 Photo Contest has two days to get those photographs entered. The final day for entries, which must be submitted on the Triangle websi...

 
 By Jane Krass    Lifestyles    July 7, 2021

Hogeland Happenings

On Sunday Wayne and Mary Ellen Deloach had dinner with the Mohars and VanValkenburgs. Darwin Zellmer drove Loretta Beck to Gt Falls for a medical apt on Tuesday. They enjoyed lunch with Laura Sherwood while there, and stopped for a quick visit at...

 

Phyllis Gail Gilbert

PHYLLIS GAIL GILBERT went peacefully to her heavenly home on May 17, 2021, at age 71. Phyllis was born on April 7, 1950, at Fort Belknap, Montana, to Lewis Clarence and Irene Bridget (Fitzsimmons) Gil... Full story

 

Richard Leroy Brekke

Richard Leroy Brekke, 69, passed away June 29, 2021 at his residence in Harlem. Funeral services will be held July 13th at 2 PM at the ECNA church in Harlem with burial at Harlem Cemetery.... Full story

 

Joan Dilger

Joan Dilger, 98, of Havre passed away peacefully of natural causes at Northern Montana Hospital on Friday, June 26, 2021. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life was held at 2:00 p.m.... Full story

 

Tracy Lee Shields

Tracy Lee Shields "Whistling Elk" began his journey into the next chapter on life on the other side, for there his next chapter in life will no longer be with us here on earth. He chose to go home to... Full story

 

Death Notice: Janet Olson

Janet Olson, 89, passed away at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home on November 10, 2020. A Service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Kuper Memorial Cemetery in Chinook, MT. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilderness Funeral... Full story

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 7, 2021

Tax Liens Will File in August

Owners of real estate are required to pay property taxes. Because these taxes fund various services provided by the government-services such as libraries, parks, road maintenance, and garbage...

 

Harlem Library

Beat the heat at the library! Come into our cool space and relax by reading a newspaper or magazine, looking over the new selection of books and DVDS, using our free Wi-Fi, or trying your hand at the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    July 7, 2021

Ro Wiggins Brings his 'gROw' Basketball Camp to Hays for Kids Grades 3-12

This past week, July 1-3 kids in the Hays and Lodge Pole communities and those nearby were fortunate enough to be able to take part in the 'gROw Basketball Training Camp' held at the Hays/Lodge Pole...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    July 7, 2021

Chinook Girls win Havre B League Fast Pitch Softball Tournament in 8 Innings

The Chinook B League Girls Fast-Pitch Softball team concluded a perfect season with a bases loaded walk-off walk in eighth inning of the Championship Game on Thursday, June 24. Chinook won the title...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    July 7, 2021

Community Dinner serves 110 Plus, Harshman Tourney and Others on the way at Chinook Course

The Chinook Golf and Country Club held its annual Community Dinner and Auction on Saturday, June 26 at the Blaine County Fairgrounds. The evening festivities included a BBQ Baby-back Rib Dinner...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 7, 2021

PAWS Embarks on a Series of Fundraising Ventures

On June 26, a crew from PAWS Animal Shelter in Chinook was set up at the Blaine County Fairgrounds and selling lunch to anyone hungry and wishing to support the shelter. The BBQ Fundraiser was the...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The annual meeting will be on Friday July 23rd, there are 2 board seats open if you are interested in being on the board of directors for the Chinook Area Senior Center, give Karyn a call at 406-357-2648. Membership dues are $10.00 a year. If you...

 

Valley Clover 4H Meeting Minutes

The Valley Clovers 4-H Club has met for regular monthly meetings every month this spring. In April we had a guest speaker come in and talk about feed nutrition, and why proper nutrition is so important for our 4-H animals. Also in April, members from...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 7, 2021

Chinook Market Takes Place This Weekend

Chad McKenzie, one of the organizers of Chinook Market Farmer and Flea, has announced that Saturday, July 10, is the next Market Day. Scheduled to take place from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 7, 2021

CVFD Wins Beef Grant

Each year, Triangle Communications purchases 4-H livestock at the county fairs held in their service area. With these purchases, they provide eight grants for a quarter of beef. Among the 4-H Beef Grant recipients announced earlier this month is...

 
 By Press Release    News    July 7, 2021

Gov. Gianforte Calls on USDA to Declare Montana a Drought Disaster Area

With every region of Montana facing severe to extreme drought conditions, Governor Greg Gianforte today called on U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to identify all counties in Montana as primary natural disaster areas. “As we continue to...

 

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