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Articles from the October 2, 2019 edition

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 By Kody Farmer    News    October 2, 2019

Blaine County was prepared for a huge September Storm Memories of the October 2017 storm left people better prepared

When Blaine County residents left work Friday afternoon in preparation for the weekend in front of them many were focused on battening down the hatches and preparing for what was predicted to be a...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 2, 2019

Sweet Medical Center to host Diabetes Beat Down

Diabetes affect millions of Americans and the state of Montana is one of the most affected in the country. In Montana, Blaine County is ranked number three in residents affected with the Fort Belknap...

 

USDA Opens 2019 Enrollment for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

Agricultural producers can now enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs, two popular safety net programs, for the 2019 crop year. Interested producers must sign up for either program by March 15, 2020. The...

 

Milk River Watershed Alliance Educational Video Completed

he Milk River Watershed Alliance (MRWA) is very happy to announce that the St Mary Educational Video has been successfully completed. This comes as a great big “Thank You” to anyone and everyone who played a part in the reality of our end...

 

Blaine County celebrates 10 years of smoke-free indoor air October 1, 2019 marks the 10-year anniversary of the full implementation of the Montana Clean Indoor Air Act.

In 2005, the Montana legislature passed the Clean Indoor Air Act (CIAA), one of the most important public health policies in state history. The law was fully implemented on October 1, 2009. The U.S. Surgeon General concluded in 2006 that there is no...

 

Hemp Processor License Now Available in Montana

Helena, Mont. – As hemp growers throughout Montana harvest the 2019 crop, the Montana Department of Agriculture has announced that a Hemp Processor License is now available. The department has created a hemp processing license to provide...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    October 2, 2019

Turner Happenings

Turner Students remember 9/11 events during flag ceremony: Although many of the students of Turner School were too young or not born yet, to remember the tragic events of September 11, the entire...

 

Harlem Library

The Book Challenge for October is to read a book with a spine of your favorite color! You may win a gift certificate from a local business. The Friends of the Harlem Library annual membership meeting will be October 23, 6 P.M. in the library meeting...

 

Blaine County Library

Free People Reading Freely Book Club met during Banned Books Week. The club will meet Monday October 21st at 7:00 p.m. For the next meeting we will read the Jamie Ford books. Stop in and pick up a copy of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet or...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Happy Day! There is a new director at the Senior Center, Karyn Higgins has taken over the duties of director. Please stop in for a cup of coffee or lunch and say Hi and Welcome to her. Thank you to Terry Townsend for the watermelon, Max Maddox for...

 

Harlem Senior Center

Wed. Oct. 2: 10:00 a.m. Intake/Living Life Well with Mark and Amber. Jana will be doing blood pressure checks at 12:30 Thur. Oct. 3rd: Albertsons 10% Off Day Mon. Oct. 7th: Foot Clinic Nurse Tues. Oct. 8th: Senior Center Board Meeting. Our Meals...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Don’t forget to attend the annual Turner Lutheran Church Harvest Dinner on Sunday, October 6, from 12-2:00 p.m. A turkey dinner with all the trimmings and a variety of pie will be served. Jennifer Strzelczyk was out to visit with Susan Billmayer on...

 
 By Janice Gilham    News    October 2, 2019

Harlem Elementary ROARing Students and Teachers of the Week

Fifth grader, Delilah Stuker, and Mrs. Young's entire first grade class, have been chosen as the newest ROARing students for the last full week of September. For their exceptional citizenship and...

 

South of the Border: Jesse Thompson: Sweet Grass Hills resident represents Montana sheep and cattle interests

Columnist's note: The Sweet Grass Hills are blessed with some very talented individuals. Not only are there ranchers and oil/gas operators, there are teachers, nurses, bureaucrats, writers and...

 

Chinook Homecoming 2019

2019 Chinook Homecoming Royal Court included Abigail Hamilton, JT Hauer, Kendra McMaster, Sam Dumas, Jazmine Klingaman, Jace Pursley, Kurtis Hamilton, Raynee Hasler and Josh Gillette. Kendra McMaster...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 2, 2019

Sugarbeeters sweep Chester J-I, pick up huge win over Fort Benton, Harlem 2nd in Roundup

The Chinook Sugarbeeters and Harlem Lady Cat volleyball teams have gotten off to a fantastic start this season. As the teams reach the midway point of the schedule, both were looking to continue the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 2, 2019

'Beeters start fast, finish in record fashion in 56-8 Homecoming win over Cascade

The Chinook Sugarbeeter football team has played very well at times this season but unfortunately have been unable to pick up that elusive first win. The 'Beeters were looking for a different result...

 

Harlem High, Elementary Schools celebrate Native American Week

Native American Week (September 23-27) was well celebrated by all students in Harlem. From Powwows, to Horse Painting, Ceremonies, and games for students of all ages, including Double Ball, and Hoop...

 

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