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Articles from the July 15, 2020 edition

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 By Kody Farmer    News    July 15, 2020

Recent Rains Bring Smiles to Area Grain Producers

Area grain producers are all smiles after a number of recent rains have dropped an unusual amount of moisture on their crops to start July. For many producers this year's crop looks fantastic and...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    July 15, 2020

New Chinook Opera House deemed a "Grand Success"

In November, 1903, the new Chinook Opera House hosted a grand opening ball that attracted 500 guests. A couple of weeks before the grand opening, the "Chinook Opinion" described the new facility as...

 

Fort Belknap Indian Community, State of Montana Partner on COVID-19 Community Snapshot Testing: Free testing available July 16-17 in Fort Belknap, Hays

To slow the spread of COVID-19, and prevent future outbreaks, Fort Belknap Indian Community is partnering with the State of Montana on a free community snapshot testing event Thursday-Friday, July 16 and 17 at Fort Belknap Agency and Hays. If...

 
 By Carla Jenewein    News    July 15, 2020

Chinook Red Cross Blood Drive on July 21,2020 at Wallner Hall

“The American Red Cross is so grateful for partners that continue to stand with us throughout the coronavirus pandemic. While we have been able to meet immediate patient needs, your upcoming drive is essential to ensure a stable blood supply in...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Harlem Public Library and Montana Dept. of Justice are hosting a Missing Indigenous Task Force Community Listening Session July 16, 3:00-4:30 P.M. via Zoom. This free session is open to all community members who are interested in...

 

Hogeland Happening

We are into another week of July already. We have a week of varied weather, Strong wind with a downpour., cool days, and a few days of nice warm weather. There might be a shower thrown in to keep the ground damp and maybe muddy. Wally and Loretta...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 15, 2020

Lodgepole Project Receives Beautification Funds

Last month, Hillary Maxwell, MSU-Extension Agent at Fort Belknap, received notification that the Lodgepole Research Orchard Beautification project had been awarded funding from the Montana Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA). The MNLA Board of...

 

Jean D. Sharples

Jean Sharples, age 95 died on July 5, 2020 in Boise, Idaho. Jean was born September 18, 1924 in Chinook, Montana to Mildred (Potts) and Thomas Benton McGowan. She was raised and educated in Chinook....

 

Karen Arlene Garwood Stearns

Karen was born December 14, 1947 in Glasgow, MT to Edgar and Toni Garwood. She was the second of three children. She grew up and attended school in Nashua, MT. Graduating from Nashua High School in...

 

Room of Time - Hello God, it's me, Mara

You now, Lord, each day that You give us, is a ‘room of time’. We can use that time or we can abuse it, we can spend it or waste it, we can fill our time with recollections of past failures and moan all the ‘what if’s,’ if only,’ ‘woe...

 

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 we can discuss it. We are still unable to open to the public; the word I have gotten is it won’t be...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    July 15, 2020

After 33 years of service to the community Laurie Rigg Retires

A familiar face at the Blaine County Clerk and Recorder’s Office retired on March 31. Laurie Rigg retired as Clerk on March 31, 2020. Laurie started her position as clerk in the Blaine County Recorder’s Office back in January of 1987. “Lucille...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    July 15, 2020

First Sergeant Miller Retires from the U.S.M.C.: A Class of 2000 Graduate of Chinook High School, Miller is Recognized for 20 Years of Exemplary Service

First Sergeant Perry Joshua Miller retired from the United States Marine Corp (U.S.M.C.) recently and was well honored with a ceremony in North Carolina. Miller entered the Delayed Entry Program for...

 

Harlem Library

The Harlem Public Library is the recipient of the Children's Book Project grant award from The Pilcrow Foundation. Because of this grant the library has added 95 new picture books as well as juvenile...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    July 15, 2020

Kailey Kleinjan opens Hi-Line Canine to serve local dog owners

Chinook's Kailey Kleinjan graduated from Chinook in 2016 and this spring earned her degree from Carroll College in Helena. Kleinjan is a familiar face to many and her love and passion of animals has...

 
 By Press Release    News    July 15, 2020

MSU Extension: Now is a good time to review property titles

Montana State University Extension educators say it is important for people to understand how titling personal property that is owned in joint tenancy with right of survivorship could have unintended consequences. MSU Extension family economics...

 

This Week's Stock Market Summary

Hogs bogged down in a trough. Cattle trailed off. Chickens flew up to roost at new heights. Eggs cracked up, but then slipped off. Milk was fluid, cheese was firm, and butter churned up and down. Hay rolled up, and then soured in a storm. Corn...

 

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