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Articles from the October 7, 2020 edition

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 By Steve Edwards    News    October 7, 2020

Fall into Festival provided an abbreviated 2020 Sugarbeet Festival

Chinook Chamber President Daniel Dahl said he was pleased with the turnout for the Fall into Festival, the 2020 version of the Sugarbeet Festival. With concerns from COVID-19 there was some hesitancy...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 7, 2020

Harlem School District Experiences Sudden Closure

On September 28, Harlem School District received notification that a staff member had tested positive for COVID-19. Upon receiving the news, school officials acted quickly, and “out of an abundance of caution,” Superintendent Doreen Warren...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 7, 2020

Sarah Finley Benefit Postponed, Free Will Donation Drive Saturday at First Bank

Saturday, August 10, was supposed to be the day of the Sarah Finley/Rylin Collins Benefit, but that has been postponed due to the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases in Blaine County. Pushing back the...

 

Looking for answers, Part II: Who was Tom Cosnah?

This is a new appeal to alert readers for information about another local folk art mystery. Several weeks ago Mark Burkhartsmeyer asked me by phone, "Are you the paper's expert on local history?" I...

 
 By Press Release    News    October 7, 2020

Stage I Fire Restrictions Rescinded for Blaine and Valley Counties

With the return of cooler weather, local management has rescinded Stage I Fire Restrictions effective 12:01 a.m. on Friday, October 2, 2020, for all lands within Blaine and Valley Counties. Easing of restrictions means that public land visitors can...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Book Challenge for October is to read a book with a body part in the title. The Book Club may pick up the new selection “The Invention of Wings” Oct. 5-9. The first discussion will be Oct. 19, 4 P.M. via Skype. Virtual Story...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Connie Anderson visited with Jim and Helen Billmayer on Tuesday. Morgan and Jessica Klindworth and kids and Matt and Annie Klindworth and kids visited at Duane and Carol Klindworth’s home over the weekend. Sharon Goodrich visited Jane Krass on...

 

People on the Street

The Fall Festival this past weekend was well attended and a very welcomed event for the community to enjoy. The Fun Run in the morning included more than 20 runners. Sugarbeets were decorated on main...

 

Thomas Jerold Stirland

Thomas Jerold Stirland, husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle passed away on September 24, 2020, in Huntsville, Utah, at the age of 86. Jerold, or T.J. as he was often affectionally called,...

 

Stuart M. McIntosh

Stuart M. McIntosh, - 91, passed away due to natural causes at his home surrounded by his family on Monday, September 28, 2020. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at Fifth Avenue Christian Church. Burial followed...

 

October, Hello God, it's me, Mara

You know, Lord, ‘Twas exciting to discover, after reading various excerpts from GODS’S CALENDAR, written by William A Quayle, some very interesting opinions and viewpoints about the month October – so fascinating, just had to share, therefore,...

 

Harlem Library

The library will be closed October 12 in observance of Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples Day. The Book Challenge for October is to read a book with a body part in the title. We have a selection on display for you to choose from. Book Club members may...

 

Chinook Senior Center

It looked like there was a nice turn out for the Sugarbeet Festival this last weekend. There were a lot of people out and about for all the different activities. The weather for the next week should be really nice too. Some wind but warm enough to...

 

Letters to the Editor

During six years of my service in the Montana Senate and all eight years of my service on the Montana Public Service Commission, I had a ring-side seat with four major bankruptcies that had huge impacts on Montana residents, and I helped Montana avoi...

 

Chinook Homecoming • Gun Show • Sugarbeet Festival

We hope you all enjoyed the festivities over the weekend!...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 7, 2020

Sugarbeeters Earn Homecoming Sweep over Big Sandy, Beat Malta 3-0

The Chinook Sugarbeeters volleyball team turned in another superb effort on the court this past week as they improved to 10-1 on the season. Thursday night the girls welcomed Big Sandy to town as they...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 7, 2020

3-2 Chinook falls to Simms in 80-42 in a Wild and Crazy Homecoming

The Chinook Sugarbeeters came into their Homecoming contest a little banged up. They were a lot banged up following a rough quarter and a half to end a 80-42 loss to the Simms Tigers. Chinook came...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 7, 2020

Harlem Football Seniors honored on Senior Night

Congratulations to all Harlem Football Seniors. We wish you the very best in your future endeavors....

 

3rd Annual Community Golf Course Fundraiser a Success

The 3rd annual community dinner and auction to support our Chinook golf course was held on Saturday, August 22. Despite the event being pushed to later in the year due to the pandemic, there was a fan...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 7, 2020

Training on Trauma Informed Teaching Available

In partnership with Havre Public Schools, Region II of the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) will offer free on-line training on the topic of trauma informed teaching for general and special educators, paraprofessionals, agency...

 

Turner Talk

GUEST SPEAKER VISITS TURNER SCHOOL This week the students and staff of Turner School were treated to a guest speaker that they won't soon forget. They welcomed faith-based hip hop artist and motivatio...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 7, 2020

Chinook Rod & Gun Club put Together an Amazing Show

The Chinook Rod & Gun Club held their 8th Annual Gun and Antique Show this past weekend at the Blaine County Fairground Commercial Building. This year's event coincided with the Fall Festival bein...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 7, 2020

Friends of the Pool and Park Foundation Are Busy with Fundraising

A few members of the Friends of the Pool and Park Foundation Board gathered recently to accept a $3,000 grant from First Bank of Montana in Chinook. The grant monies will be used towards improvements...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 7, 2020

Incorporating Mental Health Awareness into Multi-tiered Systems of Support

Dr. Bella Bikowski will be the featured speaker in a free virtual training scheduled for October 15 and offered through Region II of the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development program. Her...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 7, 2020

Native American Week Celebrated at Harlem Elementary

Harlem Elementary School celebrated Native American Week from September 21-25 with various cultural activities. During the week, students also practiced their bus evacuation plan. In years past,...

 

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