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Articles from the September 15, 2021 edition

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 By Steve Edwards    News    September 15, 2021 

Local first responders commemorate 20th anniversary of 9/11 attack

The sound of emergency sirens sounded in Chinook last Saturday on September 11. Local first responders participated in the commemorative parade to honor first responders and civilians who died or...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    September 15, 2021 

7th Annual Tristan Billmayer Suicide Walk

The 7th Annual Tristan Billmayer Suicide Walk was recently held on the Big Flat. It was a beautiful day for the walk on the Big Flat under Montana's Big Sky Country. There was a great turn out for the...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    September 15, 2021 

Punkin' chunkin' is back at Finley's pumpkin patch

I visited recently with Ken Finley out at his garden and pumpkin patch adjacent to the Chinook Water Treatment Plant just off Cleveland Road on the south edge of town. I'd walked through the pumpkin p...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 15, 2021 

Vernice Doughten Will Become a Centenarian in October

On October 9, Vernice Doughten will celebrate her 100th birthday. To preserve her memory and the history of her life, Vernice’s grandson Rob Doughten composed her life story. In it, he tells the story of a resilient and religious woman who...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 15, 2021 

Mask Mandate Revisited

In early September, the Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) released information regarding the August 31 announcement made by Governor Greg Gianforte regarding the Montana Department of Public...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library Join us for the Rock Painting Party Sept. 16, noon – 6 P.M! As part of the Harlem Rocks! movement to spread joy and kindness in the community we invite everyone to create rocks to pass on to others. All supplies will be provided....

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 15, 2021 

Mass Schedules Change for Catholic Communities in Blaine County

The Roman Catholic Church has been dealing with a shortage in priesthood vocations for some time now. Even with the number of priests that Bishop Michael Warfel-the eighth Bishop of the Diocese of Gre...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Helen and Susan Billmayer had lunch with Carla Van Voast on Thursday. Beatrice Kane left for her home in the Bear Paws after spending Sunday-Thursday afternoon at the Wallace Beck home. Hilary and Natalie Richman visited Jane Krass on Sunday. Diana...

 

Dusty Lee Manuel

Our beloved Dusty Lee Manuel was born to Katherine Ann Doney and Thomas Lee Manuel on August 4, 1985. Dusty passed away on September 5, 2021 at his mothers home. After family, a huge part of Dusty's...

 

Earl W. Brown

Earl W. Brown, 59, passed away at Billings Clinic Hospital Sept. 2, 2021, due to alpha one and pneumonia. Cremation has taken place and, due to his wishes, no service will be held. Earl was born...

 

Dorris Minnie Hamilton

Dec. 14, 1930 – Sept. 7, 2021 Dorris Minnie Hamilton was born on December 14, 1930 to Herman W and Grace V (Hutchinson) Friede in Harlem, MT and was raised in the Paradise Valley near Zurich, MT on...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Bingo is played every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. till 3:00 p.m. anyone is welcome to join us during that time to play. Bingo winners for September 9th were Irene Gauthier and Ray Reid. Nicely Played. We need to know before 10 a.m. how many meals we need...

 

Quality, Not Quantity ? Hello God, it's me, Mara

You know, Lord, recalling a ‘happening’ from a long time ago, was fascinating. Several of us gals had to deal with those pre-college physicals. None of us were really that tall but several of us were delighted to see that we WERE taller than...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 15, 2021 

Construction Continues around Blaine County

Late afternoon and into the early evening on September 10, the Montana Department of Transportation had striping crews out working. Caution cones lined US Highway 2 from Chinook to East of Zurich to...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 15, 2021 

Remembering 9/11

As the country was preparing for the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, individual memories of that day surfaced for many area residents. With the date's approach, various people no doubt reminisced about...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 15, 2021 

The Roarin' Times Roars to Life

Harlem Junior/Senior High School (HHS) is offering a new course: Journalism. HHS English Instructor, Matthew Hodgson rallied to get journalism approved as a class so that students would have...

 
 By Elmer Zarn    News    September 15, 2021 

Another Note of Reminders From the Chiefs Desk

With school starting Chief Zarn wants to remind everyone to be more mindful of the children out and about on bicycles and in crosswalks. The following is the law on PEDESTRIANS’ RIGHT-OF-WAY IN CROSSWALK--SCHOOL CHILDREN AND CROSSING GUARDS....

 

Blaine County Journal

Did you know you can check out eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines, all in one app? You need to install the Libby app on your phone, or any device that has an Internet connection. You then need to know your Blaine County Library card number, and if...

 

Harlem Library

September is Library Card Sign Up Month! If you are not the proud owner of a library card take this opportunity to sign up. To register for a library card you must be age sixteen and older and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 15, 2021 

Harlem Elementary Announces Second Set of ROARing Students

The faculty and staff at Harlem Elementary School has chosen the second trio of ROAR winners for the week ending September 10. Because first grader Brody Plumage, fourth grader Aizha TalksDifferent,...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    September 15, 2021 

'Beeters Improve to 3-0, Score Early and Often in 44-6 Win Over the Harlem Wildcats

The last time the Chinook Sugarbeeters and Harlem Wildcats met on the football field for a Varsity contest was way back in 2003 when both schools were part of the Northern B. This past Friday, on a...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    September 15, 2021 

Harlem Cross Country at Havre Invitational

The Harlem Wildcats sent five boys to the Havre High School Cross Country meet this past Saturday. Senior Titan Brockie led the way for the Wildcat contingent with a 14th place finish overall with a...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    September 15, 2021 

Brenden Johnson Tops the Field at Montana Lineman's Rodeo

The 28th Annual Montana Lineman's Rodeo was held this summer in Butte, Montana at the Vigilante Saddle Club Rodeo Grounds just on the outskirts of town. The Montana Lineman's Rodeo Association hosts...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    September 15, 2021 

Lady Cats Drop a Pair to North County and Glasgow

The Harlem Lady Cats were back in action this past Thursday playing in front of the home town fans as they welcomed the North Country Mavericks to town. The Mavericks are a quality team out of the Dis...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    September 15, 2021 

'Beeters Fall to Fort Benton 3-1, Geraldine/Highwood 3-2

The Chinook Sugarbeeters started the season on a roll, winning their first three conference games. This past week the girls fought hard and competed start to finish, but were unable to find the win co...

 

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