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Articles from the July 27, 2022 edition

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 By Kody Farmer    News    July 27, 2022

Airmen's Memorial Planning 30th Anniversary Celebration, Input Requested

On the night of November 30, 1992, 9 miles north of Harlem, Montana 13 airmen were lost when two C-141B Starlifter Cargo Planes collided. The airmen were stationed at McChord Air Force Base in Great...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 27, 2022

Kids' Rodeo Entry Forms Are Due August 1

Printed by the Blaine County Journal-News-Opinion, entry forms are currently available for the Blaine County Kids' Rodeo. Although the event will be held on Wednesday, August 10, entry and consent...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    July 27, 2022

Montana Wounded Warriors: providing comradery and healing to combat wounded vets

Recently Keith Hanson, co-owner of the "Journal," told me about a conversation he had with Josh Brown who lives in Havre. Josh is part of the American Legion Riders in Havre, a motorcycle club that...

 

Correction: .7 Acre Feet in second irrigation is incorrect

.7 Acre Feet was incorrect in front page story regarding a second irrigation period being authorized by the Bureau of Reclamation. As stated the new irrigation period of 28 days began on July 15 and will continue as planned through August 13. A...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Harlem Library Board of Trustees will hold their monthly meeting today, July 27, 4:15 P.M. in the library meeting room. Thanks to everyone who participated and donated to the summer reading program. All children’s programs...

 

Pastime Grand Opening Draws Large Crowd, A Huge Success

Saturday night at the Pastime Lounge, many patrons and staff alike might have felt like they were in a 'Back to the Future' moment or were experiencing some sort of Deja vu. Back in the 2000s the Past...

 

FWP "Kids to Fish" Program Allows Anglers to Borrow Gear & Tackle for Free

A popular Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 program that allows kids and their friends or families to check out free fishing rods and tackle is in full swing again this year. In time for summer fishing, FWP staff has restocked and maintained...

 
 By Anita Reed    Lifestyles    July 27, 2022

Hogeland Happenings

Several ladies from the Hogeland community had pie and coffee with Helen Billmayer and Sandy Beck on Friday afternoon in Havre at Timber Creek. Susan Billmayer attended the human trafficking workshop on Tuesday afternoon at the Turner Lutheran...

 

Michael J "Mick" Thompson

Michael J "Mick" Thompson, born February 13, 1947, to William R Thompson and Lydia Koenig, in Havre, Montana, passed away at home, July 20, 2022. Mick was raised in Chinook, attending Chinook...

 

Arlene Francis Fogg Ball

Arlene Francis Fogg Ball, 78, passed away in Fort Belknap, Mt on July 16, 2022. Arlene was born on May 23, 1944 in Fort Thompson, SD to Melissa O'Connor Fogg and Henry Fogg. Arlene married Charles...

 

Jerry Joe Edgington

Jerry Joe Edgington, 72, of Denver Colorado, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 5, 2022 with his wife, Patty, by his side. Jerry was born April 9, 1950 in Havre, Montana to Richard and Carol...

 

John Roger Erickson

Havre resident John Roger Erickson, 84, passed away July 12, 2022 at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls, MT. Cremation has taken place. A memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday August 23,...

 

Larry Lewis Martens

Larry Lewis Martens, age 89 of Coeur d'Alene, ID died July 18, 2022. He was born in Havre, MT on July 29th, 1932. He graduated from the Chinook, Montana H.S. in 1950. He graduated from the University...

 

Clarence "Clancy" Wilhelm Goll

GOLL- Clarence Wilhelm “Clancy” 94, passed away on July 14, 2022, after a long battle with Cancer. He was preceded in death by both parents, his first wife, two sons, two brothers and a sister....

 

TURNER FUN DAYS A HUGE SUCCESS IN TURNER

The Fun Day held this past weekend in Turner turned out to be a huge success! The day began with a FLY IN and Lions pancake breakfast. There were only about 6 airplanes that flew in, but they joined...

 

You know you're on the Hi-Line if...

Readers of a certain age may recall little "jokes" that people used to make about where they grew up or where they were currently living. The jokes were usually introduced with something like, "You...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    July 27, 2022

Grande Villa Backyard BBQ Draws Large Crowd

The Grande Ville Retirement Apartments in Chinook held a Back Yard Barbeque on Tuesday, July 19 to show appreciation for its tenants. The event was well attended with most tenants in attendance as...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    July 27, 2022

Chinook Lions, Harlem Swim Teams Beat the Heat, Swim Well in Glasgow

The Chinook Lions and Harlem swim teams concluded the Montana Federation of Swimmers regular season schedule this past weekend in Fort Benton. The Lions had a good contingent with 14 swimmers on hand...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    July 27, 2022

Summer is Quickly Winding Down, Are You ready For Fall Sports

If there is one season that always seems to go by to fast it is summer, especially if you are a student still attending grade school or junior/senior high school. The summer swim season is nearly complete, high school teams have completed their...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 27, 2022

Simenson Brothers Bring Home Honors from Kalispell

The Montana Royal Junior Livestock Show was held July 15-18 at the Flathead County Fairgrounds in Kalispell. Two local youth, Wylie and Wacee Simenson came away from the event with several awards,...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    July 27, 2022

2021-2022 YAVs) celebrated at farewell event

Young Adult Volunteers Emma Kate Lander (from Maryland) and Brendan Stump (from West Virginia) were honored Sunday evening at a "farewell cookout" at Sweet Park in Chinook. The YAV program is in its...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 27, 2022

Signs of the Times

During the spring and summer seasons, it is not uncommon to see transformations as people make efforts to "spruce things up." Such has been the case with various signs around the area. Several...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 27, 2022

Are Insect Populations Dwindling?

Many people have commented on the blessing that mosquitos are scarce this summer. Others have noticed a decrease in bug splatter on windshields. Researchers confirm that these observations are not...

 

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