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Articles from the October 16, 2019 edition

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 By Kody Farmer    News    October 16, 2019

Blaine County Farmer, Rancher & Community Dinner

The Chinook Area Chamber of Commerce held its 3rd Annual Farmer/Rancher & Community Appreciation night at the Blaine County Fairgrounds Commercial Building this past Saturday. A good crowd was on...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 16, 2019

Harvest still not complete, weather causing problems

Farming has never been said to be easy. It takes long hours and hard work to get the harvest completed in a perfect scenario. Add in unpredictable weather, including high winds, a winter storm with plenty of wet snow and freezing temperatures and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 16, 2019

Trade Agreement Holds Potential for Montana Ag Producers

In the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Monday, October 7, in Washington D.C., Montana Senator Steve Daines and President of the Montana Stockgrowers Association, Fred Wacker from Miles City, were present for the signing of the U.S.-Japan trade...

 

Ag Producers Invited to Attend Blaine County ARC/PLC Meetings October 23rd and 24th 2019

SU) are hosting Farm Bill meetings on October 23rd, at 1:00 p.m. at the Havre High School Auditorium located at 900 18th Street in Havre Montana and on October 24th, at 8:00 a.m. at the Phillips County Library located at 10 South 4th Street East in...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 16, 2019

MSU-Northern Sees Enrollment Increase

Director of University Relations, Jim Potter reported last week that enrollment at Montana State University-Northern (MSUN) is up this semester. “This is the first time that we have been up in several years when most of the campuses in the state...

 

Now Open: 2020 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship for Applications Award benefits 100 Montana seniors for performing volunteer service

HELENA, MT- The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana, and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship. The Youth Serve Montana Scholarship...

 
 By Bridget Reed    News    October 16, 2019

Big Flat 4-H Club reports on October Meeting

The October meeting of the Big Flat 4-H Club was held on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at the Turner Christian Church. Before our business meeting, we held a fun day to encourage potential new members to join. Blaine County Extension Agent, Juliann Snedigar...

 

Attention Bird Hunters: You need to be bear aware

With the Oct. 12 opening of pheasant season, bird hunters around Montana will be beating the brush hoping to flush a rooster or two. These hunters, particularly in the western half of the state, should be prepared for an encounter with a grizzly...

 

Thank You to our Local Firefighters

Turner Fire Department: The students at Turner School received visitors from the Turner Volunteer Fire Department this past Thursday. The firemen came into the classrooms and told of some important fi...

 
 By Chrissy Downs    News    October 16, 2019

In a Galaxy not so far away, JUMP presents to you, a STAR WARS adventure!

Mark your calendars for 12:30 P.M. Sunday October 27th. JUMP's Mission team will be hosting a Star Wars mystery dinner for the community to kick off mission fundraising this year. This may sound...

 

Muriel Jaha

Muriel Jaha was born on April 11, 1938, in Chinook to Lloyd “Slim” and Nellie Jorns, and passed away October 4, 2019, in Great Falls. She grew up in Chinook and graduated from Chinook High School in 1956. Muriel married Hassen Jaha February 23,... Full story

 

Andrew "Andy" Doney

On Sunday, October 6th, 2019, Andrew "Andy" Doney, loving husband and father, passed away surrounded by his wife and family. In 1954, Andy was born at the Fort Belknap Agency to George and Hazel (Cuts... Full story

 

Hogeland Happening

The Annual Hogeland Fireman’s Spaghetti Supper will be held October 20th at the Hogeland Lutheran Church from 5-7 p.m. Free Will donations will go to the Hogeland Fire Department. Come out and enjoy a good meal and support the Hogeland Fire Dept....

 

Chinook Senior Center

The leaves were on the trees one minute and the next they are all laying on the ground. I actually like walking through the leaves on the sidewalk, it reminds me of my childhood and running to jump into a pile of leaves to be covered in them. I may...

 

Harlem Senior Center

Wednesday, Oct. 16th. at 10:00 a.m. in the Activity Room of the Little Rockies Retirement Center. Living Life Well with Mark Weber and Amber Huestis from the Blaine County Health Department. This is a 6 weeks free workshop series to help with...

 

Harlem Lutheran Church

On Sunday, October 20, the Harlem Lutheran church will host their annual Harvest Dinner and Bazaar from 12 -2pm. The menu features a ham dinner with all the trimmings and dessert. Take-outs and deliveries are available; please call 353-2234 before...

 

Blaine County Library

Plan to attend the next Free People Reading Freely Book Club Monday October 21st at 7:00 p.m. We are reading the Jamie Ford books. Stop in and pick up a copy of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and...

 

American Lutheran Church thanks Chinook Senior Center volunteers, staff and board

The American Lutheran Church in Chinook held a Pizza Party at the Eagles Club to say thank you to the staff, board and all of the volunteers at the Chinook Senior Center for the wonderful job they do...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    October 16, 2019

2019-2020 Young Adult Volunteers (YAV's) arrived in Chinook at the end of August

This is the seventh year that four local congregations in Chinook have hosted young adult volunteers. The Young Adult Volunteer program (YAV's) places volunteers at nine sites in the U.S. and six in...

 

Harlem Elementary

Best Bus Behavior: On Friday, October 11th, Harlem school bus driver, Deni Carey, and her People's Creek student riders, earned their Best Bus Behavior award. The Elementary and Jr./Sr. High students...

 

Local Physician Heads to Holland with U.S. Eventing Team

Havre, Montana – Dr. Michelle Donaldson is an Orthopedic Surgeon at the Northern Montana Specialty Medical Center in Havre. She has spent the last 19 years as a team physician for the US Olympic...

 

Chinook and Harlem Honor their Seniors

This last week Chinook and Harlem honored their Football, Cheerleaders, and Cross Country Seniors. The Blaine County Journal wishes the Class of 2020 the best in all their future e...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 16, 2019

Sugarbeeters soar past Thunderbirds 72-30 on Senior Night, will play Rocky Boy this weekend

The Chinook Sugarbeeters welcomed the Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds to town for a Northern C Eight-man football game this past Friday. Playing under the lights, the 'Beeters also recognized their...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 16, 2019

'Beeters continue to roll, sweep Malta, Hays/Lodge Pole - Lady Cats split weekend matches

The Chinook Sugarbeeters are playing very well as the regular season winds down. Tuesday in Malta the 'Beeters swept the M-ettes 3-0. Thursday in front of the home town fans Chinook turned the trick...

 

National 4H Week

Local businesses throughout Blaine County show their support for 4H with window displays. 4H Pledge: I Pledge my HEAD to clearer thinking, My HEART to greater loyalty, My HANDS to larger service, and...

 

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