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Articles from the August 3, 2022 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    August 3, 2022

Donation Dollars Make a Difference

Set this past May by Blaine County 4-H, the goal to improve the area near the Show and Sale Arena on the Blaine County Fairgrounds is well on its way to being met. On July 26, a work crew unrolled...

 

BLM issues final decision on bison grazing proposal

(MALTA, Mont.) – The Bureau of Land Management issued a final decision today for a bison grazing proposal involving seven allotments in Phillips County, Montana, held by American Prairie, which allows for bison grazing on six of the seven...

 

Blaine County Library Summer Reading Program a HUGE Success!

The Blaine County Library in Chinook is winding down another outstanding summer. "Oceans of Possibilities" was the theme for this years Summer Reading Program and it was a huge success. As is the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    August 3, 2022

Hays/Lodge Pole School District No. 50 Approves Move to 4-Day School Week

At their July Regular Board meeting, Hays/Lodge Pole School District No. 50 approved and certified their June meeting minutes. The summer can be a busy time for school boards as they look to get...

 

JOURNAL JOTS

Harlem Library Thanks to everyone who participated and donated to the summer reading program. All children’s programs including story time, elementary school programs and Lego Club will take a break until this fall. If you have completed July’s...

 

Big Flat 4-H Meeting Minutes

The July meeting of Big Flat 4-H Club was held on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 2:45 at the Turner Christian Church. Members present include Hannah & Natalie Richman, Piper and Avery Fox, Hannah & Isabella Van Voast and Jessa Schroeder. Leaders present i...

 

Bear Paw Roundup PRCA Rodeo Coming Later This Month

Presented by Moxley Construction Incorporated, the Bear Paw Roundup PRCA Rodeo is scheduled for August 11-12. The Bear Paw Roundup Rodeo committee invites everyone to join them "for a top-notch PRCA...

 

Stolen Roan Will Be Featured on Friday at the Fair

Based out of Miles City, Montana, Stolen Roan is a musical group known for playing anything from street dances to weddings and fundraisers to concerts in Eastern Montana and beyond. They will be the...

 

Wortman Sisters to Perform at Blaine County Fair

Following the Bear Paw PRCA Rodeo Roundup on August 11, the Wortman Sisters will take the stage in the grandstand arena at the Blaine County Fairgrounds. The musicians are the daughters of Lacy Wortma...

 

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... Full story

 

Hogeland Happenings

Loretta Beck attended the Community Development Group meeting at the school on Monday evening. Susan Billmayer had coffee with Jane Krass and Diana Maloney on Saturday morning. Carol Klindworth and her sister Nancy took their mom, Betty Hay, to...

 

Gary Dean "Dutch" Schulte

Long time Chinook resident Gary Dean "Dutch" Schulte passed away of natural causes at his home on Monday, July 18, 2022. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at the Chinook... Full story

 

Death Notice

John “Roger” Erickson, 84, passed away July 12, 2022 at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls, MT. A memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday August 23, 2022 at American Lutheran Church, 537 Ohio St. Chinook, MT. Immediately following the... Full story

 

Blaine County Library

There are 9 days left to turn in time logs for the Summer Reading Program. There will be a prize for Preschool/K students, and 4 prizes for grades 1 through 8. High School students and adults will be able to enter a drawing for gift certificates to...

 

Hello God, it's me, Mara

You know Lord, it was precious to see a gentleman help a young lady gather her two little kids and help them into church while she carried a baby. He helped them cross the parking lot, helped keep them together, while their Daddy parked the car. The...

 

Independence Bank announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients

Independence Bank is proud to announce the 2022 IB Scholarship recipients. IB offers seven $1,000 scholarships each year to incoming freshman students planning to attend Montana State University-Northern. To be eligible, students must graduate from...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    August 3, 2022

Hays/Lodge Pole School Board Addresses, Hirings, actions at a Pair of special Meetings

The Hays/Lodge Pole School District No. 50 Board of Trustees approved and certified minutes from a pair of special meetings held on Thursday, June 23 and Wednesday, June 29 addressing specific issues as they prepare for the upcoming 2022-23 School...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    August 3, 2022

They're back... Turkey vultures make annual visit to Chinook

Alert "Journal" readers will recall a story I wrote back in 2017 about turkey vultures-the huge black birds often seen gliding over Chinook and its environs. I first noticed them a few years ago on...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 3, 2022

Fort Belknap Fair Set for August 12

The Fort Belknap 4-H Fair is scheduled for Friday, August 12 at the Wasay Wakpa Arena Grounds in Lodge Pole. Bidders, businesses, and the public are all invited to attend. Prior to that date, several other events will also occur. In order to get...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    August 3, 2022

Chinook, Harlem Swimmers Exceed Expectations at Eastern Divisional

The Montana Federation of Swimmers Eastern Divisional took place in Plentywood this past weekend. 360 swimmers and 12 teams were entered in the event, all hoping to punch their ticket to the State...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 3, 2022

Mosquitos Kept in Check

The Blaine County Weed and Mosquito District (BCWMD) has kept a diligent fogging schedule that, along with several other variables, has created a mosquito-limited summer season for most Blaine County residents. Although foggers began their regiment...

 

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