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Articles from the September 9, 2020 edition

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A Little Too Close For Comfort

Volunteer fire fighters from across Blaine County responded to the fire last week caused by a spark from a downed power line that quickly spread across the Big Flat on Wednesday of this week....

 

South of the Border: Willie Miller: Sugarbeeter/Game Warden in the Sweet Grass Hills

After moving to Whitlash I asked the postmaster, "Who's the Game Warden up here?" thinking that might be an interesting story since big game hunting was underway. She said, "A guy named Willie Miller"... Full story

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    September 9, 2020

Several Chinook High graduates have gone on to Law Enforcement

Without question the vast majority of those men and women that take the selfless act to serve their communities, state and country by becoming involved in law enforcement have done so with... Full story

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 9, 2020

Re-Imagining Rural Sessions Begin Next Week

The Blaine County Extension Service has partnered with several other agencies to facilitate a series of three meetings that are free and open to the public. Re-Imaging Rural will be presented in a vir...

 

Blaine County Enters Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Lewistown, Mont. – With Labor Day weekend on the horizon, North Central Montana continues to see a warming and drying trend. Blaine and Golden Valley Counties will begin Stage 1 fire restrictions on Friday, September 4, 2020 starting at 12:01 a.m....

 

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...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    September 9, 2020

Work on St. Mary's Repairs starting to take shape

The roughly 18,000 people that rely on water made possible by the St. Mary's Diversion and Milk River Irrigation Projects got a bit of good news this week. Jennifer Patrick, the Project Manager for...

 

Enduring the August Heat

Along with the rest of us in Blaine County, the residents at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home (SMNH) endured a hot August. To break the discomfort and monotony of the intense and unrelenting heat, the...

 

Minnie McCann

When Minnie McCann was little, a policeman brought her home after discovering the child had "run away." But she was not running away. She had been exploring, Minnie later recalled. Her adventurous... Full story

 

Joy Box: Hello God, it's me, Mara

You know, Lord, the way ‘things’ are going on right now with ‘Sheltering In’, etc. a friend suggested a ‘Joy Box. ‘A joy box? What is a Joy Box?’ “Oh, everyone should have one,” our friend exclaimed. “They are SO easy to make, an...

 

Blaine County Library

With less than 30 days left to count residents in the 2020 Census, the Montana Department of Commerce and State Complete Count Committee are urging every Montanan who has not yet responded to the Census to do so before September 30. For every...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    September 9, 2020

MSU-Northern Honors Mike Tilleman and Family by Naming New Field in Their Honor

Mike Tilleman and his family are well known throughout the area and far beyond. The Mike Tilleman family spearheaded by the efforts of Mike himself were deservedly honored by Montana State University... Full story

 

Hogeland Happenings

Jim and Helen Billmayer left Sunday with Betty and Mark Billmayer to attend a wedding for Julie Petrie. She is their granddaughter. It is to be held at a wedding venue near RedLodge. There was a volleyball game on Saturday at Harlem. They played...

 

'Beeters yet to drop a set, sweep North Star to improve to 3-0 on Season

The Chinook Sugarbeeters are off to a resounding start to the 2020 season. The 'Beeter volleyball team collected its third straight sweep this past Thursday, taking down the visiting North Start...

 

Lady Cats fall to Shelby, Take Down Cut Bank 3-0 in home opener to start season 1-1

The Harlem Lady Cat volleyball team has been steadily laying a foundation for the past few years and Head Coach Kim Faulkinberry has her team playing quality volleyball to start the season. The Lady...

 

Wildcats start season 1-0 after throttling Poplar 42-26 at home

The Harlem Wildcats have had a long tough dry spell where wins on the grid iron have been measured in years, not weeks. The 2020 Wildcat Football team has put in the time and effort to make sure that...

 

'Beeters can't convert on final play, fall to Shelby 26-22 in home opener

The Sugarbeeters have found themselves in a pair of barn burners to start the season. After earning a hard fought down to the wire win in week one, the 'Beeters fell short in the final seconds to...

 

2020 Blaine County 4-H Indoor Project Awards

2020 Blaine County 4-H Indoor Project Awards Congratulations to All participants!...

 

2020 Blaine County 4-H Indoor Project Awards

2020 Blaine County 4-H Indoor Project Awards Congratulations to all participants!...

 

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