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Articles from the September 5, 2018 edition

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Future business owners get an early start!

This weeks entry into our Front Page Photo Contest comes from Linda Hutton. Pictured Above we have three young entrepreneurs selling lemonade on Main Street in Turner on Friday, August 31. Left to...

 

Blaine I Ambulance to offer Emergency Medical Training (EMT) course this fall

Blaine I, the ambulance crew based in and serving the Chinook area, plans to offer a basic Emergency Medical Training (EMT) course starting in the fall. Those who complete the 180 hour in-class...

 

Looking forward to the 2018 Sugarbeet Festival? Let's also take a lookbackward

This year's Sugarbeet Festival, set for Friday and Saturday, September 7 and 8, will be the thirteenth edition of Chinook's celebration of the humble sugarbeet. The first festival was held in 2005....

 

Chinook ambulance crew to offer ECG baseline testing at upcoming Health Fair

The Chinook ambulance crew, in conjunction with the Sweet Medical Center, will be offering baseline heart testing during the health fair at the Sugarbeet Festival on Friday, September 7. Ambulance cre...

 

Blood Drive Sept. 11th in Chinook

The Red Cross is in urgent need of all blood types. Each pint of blood given can save up to three lives. So please, bring yourself, bring a friend, bring a family member, and join the Red Cross in giving of your life saving gift. Appointments are hig...

 
 By Mark Weber    News    September 5, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month, recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This year, National Preparedness Month will focus on planning, with an...

 

Chinook Area Chamber has new representative

Megan Singh is a new face at the Chinook Area Chamber's downtown office on Indiana Street. She joined the Chamber on August 13 and will be in the office 8am-10am, Monday through Friday. She's a 2012...

 

Turner fairs well in the American Legion Poppy Poster And Americanism Essay contest

This past week was one that was an exciting one for member of the Turner American Legion Auxiliary. They had member, Brenda Mohar, come to the Turner School to present awards from the American Legion...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    September 5, 2018

Hogeland Happenings

The 4th Annual Tristan Billmayer Memorial Suicide Awareness Prevention Walk will be held this coming Sunday September 9th. Registration and breakfast will be at the Turner Legion Hall from 9-10:15 am. A short program at the Turner gym will follow....

 

Turner Talk

There will be a bridal shower for Katie Jacobsen, future bride of Chad Jones, next Saturday at the Turner Lutheran Church, September 8th at 2:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Bob Fox from Buffalo, WY is at Turner for a few days helping with...

 

Leona (Sanford) Gilmore

Leona (Sanford) Gilmore of Chinook, MT passed away August 27th 2018. She was born to Albert E. "Hon" and Elizabeth (Ferko) Sanford, July 19th 1927 in south Blaine County. She joined her brother Albert... Full story

 

Nicholas Hood RunningFisher

Beloved son and brother Nicholas Hood RunningFisher 59, crossed over out of this world on August 18, 2018. Wake services will be Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 8 P.M. at St. Paul's Mission. Funeral Mass... Full story

 

James Ronald Acher

James Ronald Acher passed away on July 17, 2018. James, or Jimmy as he was called by those who knew him well, was born in Havre, Montana on August 27th, 1937, to Ivor and Martha (Wisch) Acher. An only child, James was raised on a small Angus cattle... Full story

 

My Answer

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham Set an example through prayer for your children Q:Is it important for children to pray and, if so, what should a parent do if a child refuses to pray? — P.C. A: Encourage your children to pray and teach...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Where did August go? Seems to me this month went way to fast. I had hoped we would have some time between not having to run the AC and having to turn on the furnace, but I don’t think that will happen. We are taking applications for the head cook...

 

Blaine County Library

We would like to welcome our new Clerk, Kadie Dahl this week. Stop in and say hello to Kadie and if you haven't met our new Assistant Librarian, Kelsey Buhmann Brown, say hello to her as well! This we...

 

Harlem Library

September is “Library Card Month.” If you do not have a library card please stop by and register for one. All you need is a current photo I.D. We will need a working phone number and mailing address as well. When you register your name will be en...

 

Sugarbeeters sweep Big Sandy, finish 3rd at own Invitational

The Chinook Surgarbeeters had a fantastic week on the court. It began with a three game sweep of the Big Sandy Pioneers in the District 6C-East opener for both teams. The Sugarbeeters then hosted the...

 

'Beeters cage Badgers 40-22, will face Fort Benton Friday at home

The Chinook Sugarbeeters evened their record at 1-1 following a 40-22 win over the Cascade Badgers Friday night. The long trip was made easier with the win and the 'Beeters were able to stay healthy a...

 

Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks: Hunters must expect to see bears

For Immediate Release With Montana’s bow hunting and upland game bird seasons opening Sept. 1, remember that slow moving, quiet or game-calling, scented and camouflaged hunters will soon be sharing the landscape with the state’s even stealthier...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    September 5, 2018

Montana FWP Reminder in the Field this Hunting Season: Be a Good Steward of the Land

Although most hunters respect the land, property, and wildlife they are hunting, many others do not. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like to remind hunters and all outdoor enthusiasts to be...

 

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