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This year we get to enjoy the fall colors!

A year ago on September 30th Blaine County and the surrounding areas were hit with a major snowstorm that destroyed buildings, knocked down trees and left hundreds with out power for nearly a week...

 

Annual Review of Payment Eligibility for New Crop Year

Participants of FSA programs who request program benefits are required to submit a completed CCC-902 (Farming Operation Plan) and CCC-941 Average Gross Income (AGI) Certification and Consent to Disclosure of Tax Information to be considered for...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    October 3, 2018

2018 Industrial hemp production in Blaine County: Part 2

Reporter's note: A story about the recent first harvest of industrial hemp in Blaine County appeared in the September 26, 2018 issue of the "Journal." That story described the 200 acres of industrial...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 3, 2018

Chinook Rod & Gun Club set to host 6th Annual Gun & Antique Show

The Chinook Rod & Gun Club will hold its sixth Annual Gun Show this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Commercial Building located at the Blaine County Fairgrounds. The Gun Show is the primary...

 

Triangle Communications Annual Meeting on October 13th

Triangle Telephone Cooperative Association, Inc., doing business as Triangle Communications (Triangle), celebrates 65 years of service at Triangle’s Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The meeting will take place in the...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    October 3, 2018

Chinook's 2018 Community Dinner set for Thanksgiving Day on the 22nd

Betty and Mark Billmayer headed up their first Community Thanksgiving last year. The Billmayers are back to head the annual holiday dinner for a second year aided this year by Kathy O’Brien and Jay...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    October 3, 2018

Hogeland Happenings

Don’t forget the Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings at the Turner Lutheran Church on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 12-2 p.m. Come out and enjoy a great meal put on by the Turner WELCA. Susan Billmayer went to Havre on Friday and brought daughter Emily...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    October 3, 2018

Turner Talk

Linda Hutton traveled to Missoula to see Lyndsay and bring her back to Turner. Lyndsay participated in the Van Valkenburg/Johnson wedding this weekend. They visited with Dorothy Johnson in Chinook on Friday. They all attended the Van...

 

Donna Marie Cameron Bergman

Donna Marie Cameron Bergman passed away Friday September 14, 2018 with her family by her side. Born on November 26, 1932 in Great Falls MT, she attended Catholic School her whole life graduating in... Full story

 

Ann Marie O'Leary – Gregoire

Ann Marie O'Leary – Gregoire, 89, passed away on September 25, 2018, at Northern Montana Hospital due to natural causes. A visitation began at 2:00 p.m. and her funeral service was held at 3:00... Full story

 

Virginia Alice Fuhrman (Rusty)

Virginia Alice Fuhrman (Rusty) 93 year old passed away August 9th, 2018 at Hi-Line Retirement Center in Malta, Montana. At Rusty’s request, she has been cremated and buried with her father at Lodgepole, MT. Also at her request there will be no serv... Full story

 

My Answer

Q: I enjoy making money and doing things that please me. My mother tells me about the stories in the Bible about how riches can corrupt. Is her interpretation correct? A: Luke 16 is the famous passage about a rich man whose disobedience to God led...

 

Harlem Library

The After School Story Hour kicks off today from 3:30-4:30. Children ages 4 to grade 5 are invited to come for a fun time of stories, activities, crafts and snacks! The library will be closed Monday, October 8 in observance of Columbus Day. The...

 

Blaine County Library

We have three non-fiction books and three fiction books ready for checkout this week. “In Pieces” is the new biography by Sally Field. “We Fed an Island” by Chef Jose Adres is the true story of rebuilding Puerto Rico, one meal at a time. “T...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Good morning, everyone. I hope you are all doing well. Thank you goes out to Ralph Cross for all the squash. It was delicious. The Senior Center is in need of volunteers and an assistant cook. We need volunteers in the kitchen for sure, but also we n...

 

Harlem Senior Center

Flu Shots will be given Wednesday, October 17th, Harlem High School - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Rides will be given to get you to the High School, if needed! Flu shots will also be given on October 10th, at the Harlem Senior Center, during our regular...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    October 3, 2018

Hunter Education Class Offered in Chinook

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for a youth classroom course in Chinook, beginning on Mon., Oct. 8. The course will be held at the Blaine Co. Library Meeting Room. For youth to be eligible to hunt and be...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    October 3, 2018

Seasonal work in an Alaskan fishery: "the key to making money is overtime!"

Reporter's note: For a couple of years my wife and I lived in the Seattle area. Reading the local papers I was always curious about the ads for temporary help on fishing boats, on canning ships and...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 3, 2018

Chinook runs all over Simms 56-6 in Homecoming blowout, now 4-2

The Chinook Sugarbeeters took a big step forward in securing a trip to the playoffs this past Friday as they completely overpowered the Simms Tigers 56-6 on Homecoming night. The Sugarbeeters dominate...

 

Harlem, Hays/Lodge Pole fall to Roundup, Belt

Belt 58 Hays/Lodge Pole 22 Hays-L./P. 0 8 8 6 22 Belt 8 16 20 14 58 Belt - Kaimen Evans 11 yard run (Conversion Run) Hays/L.P. - Jeremy Pretty Paint 66 yard pass from Kyle Young Jr. (Kenneth...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 3, 2018

Sugarbeeters top Big Sandy 3-1, finish 2nd at Fort Benton Tournament

The Chinook Sugarbeeter volleyball team had a good week on the court as they took down the Big Sandy Pioneers 3-1 (27-26, 20-25, 25-16, 25-9) on Thursday to win their Homecoming match. Saturday the gi...

 

Harlem thinclads run well in Frazier, place 3 in top 10

The Harlem Wildcat Cross Country team has been working hard this season getting themselves ready for the State Meet later this month in Missoula. The Team recently competed in the Frazer Invitational...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 3, 2018

Finley's win Mens League Championship, Chinook whips Beaver Creek

The Chinook Men's League concluded its 2018 season last Wednesday with Finley's Food Farm claiming the championship defeating New Concept Lawn Care in the 18 hole finale. The Chinook Men's League...

 

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