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Articles from the July 8, 2020 edition

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 By Kody Farmer    News    July 8, 2020

Sweet Home Residents treated to a Spectacular Independence Day Parade

Senior citizens in any community are treasures with a wealth of knowledge, and experience gained from their journey through life. Seniors have had to overcome obstacles recently that are unique and is...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    July 8, 2020

Local volunteer Toni Collins gives a 'hoot' about owls

Many readers know Toni Collins who works at Finley's Food Farm in Chinook. Some may know she's an avid outdoor photographer, especially for wildlife. Likely few readers know Toni's a "volunteer,...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 8, 2020

Hannum Shares School News

On Monday night, June 29, and again on July 6, the Chinook Schools’ Reopening Committee met with local school board members to discuss the fall reopening strategies in response to COVID-19. Although no action was taken during either meeting, the gr...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    July 8, 2020

Chinook's John Hebbelman awarded Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award: After 60 years as an Aviator, John becomes 84th Montanan and first from Blaine County to receive the prestigious Award

John Hebbelman is a lifelong resident of the Chinook area and Blaine County, spraying crops along the Hi-line for the past 55 years and flying planes for 60, being an aviator has defined who he is....

 
 By Anita Reed    Lifestyles    July 8, 2020

Hogeland Happening

Hope everyone had a Happy Safe 4th of July. The weather was nice til evening. A few people got rained on but that is ok in this country. Emily and Susan Billmayer were to a Dr. appointment on Thursday in Havre, On the way back they visited with...

 

Blaine County Library Welcomes Carnegie Libraries Traveling Exhibit

The Blaine County Library is pleased to welcome a traveling exhibit on Montana's Carnegie libraries from July 1-17. The exhibit is part of a year-long celebration of the libraries in connection with...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Book Challenge for July is to read a book that features nonhuman characters. Summer Reading continues with Storytime in the Park every Tuesday at 10 A.M. Children should be accompanied by an adult and bring a blanket to sit on. Chi...

 

Blaine County Library

The display table for the month of July has an assortment of red, white and blue books. We invite everyone to celebrate your freedom to choose any book you want to read! The Carnegie Libraries...

 

Harlem Library

The library is offering mobile hotspots for patrons to check out. These small devices can access the internet using a cellular connection. Hotspots may be checked out for fourteen days with no renewals to registered users age eighteen or older in...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Cook Wanted: Jean is retiring at the end of July if you are interested or would like to know more about the job give me a call at 357-2648 and can discuss it. We are still unable to open to the public; the word I have gotten is it won’t be until...

 

Letters to the Editor: Sweet Home Updates

Sweet Home Updates Dear Editor, Sweet Home has news! What was an idea a few years ago is realty. The remodeling project which began the end of October last year is complete. Space for the Physical Therapy Department was expanded giving them much...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 8, 2020

The Office of Consumer Protection Warns: Be Scammer Aware

Several people in Blaine County reported receiving invitations to take the Montana Opinion Survey, with a $5 gift card offered as remuneration. The solicitation asks participants to respond by July 13 to have their voices included. The notice, sent t...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    July 8, 2020

Fort Belknap Honors Departing Sisters with Farewell Celebration

After 40 years of service at the St. Paul's Mission Grade School, Sister Helen, Sister Chris and Sister Nora will head back to New York to be with friends and family in their hometown. The trio arrive...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 8, 2020

MSUN Foundation CEO Discusses the Beauty of Campus Green Spaces and the Benefits of Yoga

The Northern Alumni Foundation invites Hi-Line residents to join them this summer for a fun and free outdoor event on the MSU-Northern (MSUN) campus. Every Wednesday from July 15 through August 12, a local yoga teacher will lead a free yoga class....

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    July 8, 2020

Harlem swim team hosts meet in Glasgow, Chinook Lions Harlem Swimmers Combine for 9 Individual High Point awards

Back in June the Harlem City Council approved the opening of the local pool. The council posted advertisements for lifeguards as well as a pool manager. Unfortunately, as of yet, the pool has remained...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 8, 2020

Two Area Youth Earn Scholarships

Triangle Communications recently announced the names of twenty-seven area youth who won 2020 $1,000 Triangle Communication Scholarships. Among those recipients are two Blaine County residents: Raynee...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    July 8, 2020

Why the Missouri River used to run north of the Bear Paws

Several weeks ago my wife and I were returning from a trip to the Fort Peck area. Drivers who've made that trip know there are not many places to take a break between Glasgow and Malta. We remembered...

 

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