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Articles from the September 2, 2020 edition

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Labor Day 2020 is September 7th

Summer's final fling has arrived in the form of Labor Day. Yes, most of us get the day off, but this holiday triggers mixed emotions. While summer still has 21 calendar days left, it's time to get...

 

American Red Cross Blood Drive - September 15

The Chinook community will be hosting a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Tuesday, September 15th 2020 from Noon to 6PM at Wallner Hall, 330 Ohio in Chinook. For more information or to make an appointment to donate, call 1-800-RED-...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 2, 2020

MontanaPBS Offers Distance Learning Options

On Tuesday, September 8, MontanaPBS will begin its Learn at Home programming. To accompany this programming, the broadcast station will be offering resources and curriculum for all grade levels on their Distance Learning at Home webpage. The...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 2, 2020

Fort Belknap 4-H Private Treaty Livestock Sale Deemed a Success

According to MSU-Fort Belknap Reservation Extension Office Agent, Liz Werk, the 4-H Private Treaty Livestock Sale was a "great success." The 27 animals brought in a total of $72,554.00 4-H members fro...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 2, 2020

4-H Chuckwagon Will See Improvements

The chuck wagon may have been the first food truck. Texas rancher Charles Goodnight is given credit for the invention of the chuck wagon in 1866 after he converted an old army-surplus Studebaker wagon into a mobile kitchen to feed cowboys driving...

 

ANC News: Clubs AiHEC & Semester GPA

American Indian Business Leaders consists of the following students from Spring Semester: 1. Shaina Barrows, 2. Kolton Bishop, 3. Corbin Brockie, 4. David Crasco, 5. Latica Fighter, 6. Kameron Gilham, 7. Miracle Gray, 8. Tristin Jones Weigand, 9....

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Book Challenge for Sept. is to read a book written before you were born. Carly will be presenting virtual story time via Facebook Live beginning Tues., Sept. 15, 10 A.M. Book Club members may pick up the new book “Book Woman of...

 

Crow Tribe Partners with Montana Native Vote to Get Members Counted in the 2020 Census

BILLINGS, MT – On Monday, Aug. 3, the U.S. Census Bureau cut the response period deadline by a full month, from Oct. 31 to Sept. 30, disproportionately affecting the counting of Black, Brown, Indigenous and immigrant communities. The Bureau’s...

 

American Indian College Student of the Year - Bryce Stiffarm

Each year, through the American Indian College Fund, a student is selected for Student of the Year and they are awarded at the Spring American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) Spring Student...

 

Frances Marie Brekke

Frances Marie Brekke passed away peacefully at home in Havre on Friday evening August 14, 2020, at the age of 81. Fran, as she liked to be called, was born Oct. 31, 1938, to Knute and Doris (Allen)... Full story

 

Ethel Berry Cowell

Ethel Berry (Kegel) Cowell, 97, went to meet her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 18,2020. Ethel, also known as Ermine to her siblings, and Honey to her grandchildren, was born on August 17, 1923 to Charles and Anna (Houska) Kegel. She was the... Full story

 

Mark Milkovich

On Tuesday, August 18th, 2020 at the age of 98, Mark Milkovich went home to the Lord from his home in Ennis surrounded by family and friends. Dad had a strong Catholic faith. He joined Lura, his... Full story

 

Mary J Taylor

Mary J. Taylor, 78, passed away due to natural causes at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Cremation has taken place, and memorial services will be held when Mary’s friends and family are able to gather to celebrate her... Full story

 

Hogeland Happening

Loretta Beck helped with the American Legion Auxiliary produce truck on Monday. Susan Billmayer, Sharon Goodrich, Linda Hauge, and Anita Reed helped Jane Krass celebrate her birthday with cake and coffee on Tuesday morning. Tate and Ty Beck stopped...

 

Harlem Library

The library will leave the Wi-Fi on after hours beginning September 1. With many students needing to do classes online and others needing to access the internet during the pandemic the library feels it is important to provide free Wi-Fi even when...

 

Harlem Senior Center

Welcome to our new janitor, Jennifer Owens who recently joined our family. Jennifer started working on August 3rd. She works two days a week for a couple hours. Our cook Lisa Werk has been with us since January 2nd. We are so blessed to have both...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 2, 2020

Harlem Welcomes Eleven New Staff Members

Harlem School District has added eleven new staff members to their ranks, and Superintendent Doreen Warren welcomes them to the school and community. Harlem's new Junior/Senior High Assistant...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 2, 2020

Carcass Contest Results Are Reported and Winners Announced

When livestock is judged on the hoof at a county or state fair, the outward features are examined and conclusions drawn so that the livestock can be ranked and ribbons bestowed. However, that process...

 

Blaine County General Election to be Conducted by Mail Ballot with In-Person Option.

The November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election will be conducted by mail ballot with an in-person voting option, at the Blaine County Courthouse. Beginning October 2, 2020 through Election Day, November 3, 2020; voters can vote/drop-off ballots...

 

Little Rockies Barrel Racing Results

On August 4, 2020 Little Rockies Barrel Racing held their finals at the Vince & Raegan Bell Areana, Harlem, MT. A big thank you goes out to our supporters - CHS Big Sky, Chinook Veterinary...

 

2020 Blaine County 4-H Beef, Swine and Sheep Results

Congratulations to All 4-H and FFA participants....

 

2020 Blaine County 4-H Beef, Swine and Sheep Results: Part II

Congratulations to all 4-H and FFA participants!...

 

The Blaine County Journal News Opinion Presents the 2020 Fall Sports Preview

After the way the winter sports season came to a stunning conclusion back in March and the events that have followed in the months since, uncertainty abound as to whether or not play would resume in the fall. Thankfully after a thorough review of...

 

Sugarbeeter Volleyball set to Compete in Revamped District 6C

The Chinook Sugarbeeter Volleyball team is back on the court getting ready for the start of the 2020 Volleyball season. Preparation for the season has been anything but normal yet the kids have put...

 

'Beeter's are an experienced group that look to make some noise in 2020

The Chinook Sugarbeeters are back this fall with some loft goals in mind and they have the firepower to do something special. Head Coach Mike Jones is back leading a savvy veteran squad with a good...

 

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