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What a great way to start the day!

The temperature is dropping, the leaves are nearly all gone but a Sunday morning drive around the county will still provide you with many spectacular views. This photo was taken by the slew just...

 
 By Debbie Gomke    News    October 31, 2018

Alcohol Compliance Checks and RASS Training

Recently Alcohol Compliance checks were done in Blaine County by the DUI Task Force. In total 14 business were checked. The business’ that passed the compliance check were: Turner General Store, Kennedy’s Bar in Harlem, EZ Mark Casino in Harlem,...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 31, 2018

Finally, it's time to vote: Early voting has begun ahead of Tuesday's election

I'm sure it's been a long and arduous election season for those running for office, whether it be on the local, state or federal level, but it has also been tiresome for the rest of us. For months on...

 

MSU-Northern's Wade Schneider receives Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship

Wade Schneider, a sophomore at Montana State University Northern and a 2017 graduate of Chinook High School was recently awarded the prestigious Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship. According to the...

 

Nearly $2 Billion Available for Eligible Producers Affected by 2017 Hurricanes and Wildfires

2017 WHIP Signup: July 16, 2018 to Nov. 16, 2018 Agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 now apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup began July 16, 2018, and continues through...

 
 By Anita Reed    News    October 31, 2018

Hogeland Happenings

The Hogeland Lutheran Church Dinner and Bazaar will be held this Sunday, Nov. 4, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. A turkey dinner with all the trimmings will be served. Susan Billmayer visited with Jane and Harlan Krass on Sunday after church. Melissa Hiniker sp...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    October 31, 2018

Turner Talk

Max and Kirsti Cederberg went to the clam and oyster feed at Tim and Cindy Cowan’s on Thursday. Randy and Diana Maloney stopped by to visit Harlan and Jane Krass on Saturday. Jon and Shelly Harmon, and Don and Bonnie Harmon were to Havre Saturday...

 

Darrel Westley McCracken

Darrel Westley McCracken, 90, of Great Falls, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018, the morning of his 90th birthday. The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October, 30, 2018 with... Full story

 

Phyllis Ann (Wilson) Rouland

Phyllis Ann (Wilson) Rouland, [aka PAR, Aunt Pilty, Grandma Pilty, and her all time favorite Grandma Pretty] peacefully passed away Monday, October 15, 2018 at Saint Patrick Hospital, at the age of 85. She was born December 26, 1932 in Harlem,... Full story

 

Lyda Louise Holland

Lyda Louise Holland, 87, of Cove, Oregon, passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at her residence. A Graveside service was held at Cove Cemetery on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. A... Full story

 
 By Ethel Siemens    News    October 31, 2018

Harlem American Lutheran Church Bazaar

The Fall dinner and Bazaar held at the American Lutheran Church in Harlem had fine weather and fine fellowship. Every year, it seems like a long time, we have had a raffle to support our LWR projects. Our church does a quilt project, and three kit...

 

My Answer

Have you found the source of real love? Q: Can a person really find a soul mate to share the deepest things of life? — S.S. A: A: Matchmaking has become a booming business in our culture’s restless search for a “soul mate.” Online services...

 

Harlem Library

After School Story Hour will not meet today because of Halloween. We will meet again Nov. 7, 3:30 P.M. Lego Club meets on Thursdays at 4:30 P.M. Books and Babies is held on Tuesdays at 10 A.M. in Harlem. Carly will hold Books and Babies at the Big Fl...

 

Blaine County Library

If you missed the first meeting of our book club, Free People Reading Freely, there is still time to stop in and choose a book to read for before the next meeting! We have multiple copies of the Top 10 Most Challenged or Banned Book in 2017. The...

 

Chinook Senior Center

Thank you to Rosalie Perrine for going through the books and making some sense of them. We need a volunteer for Mondays for the kitchen. Duties would include some prep cook work, washing dishes (we have a dishwasher), sanitizing and setting the...

 

Harlem Senior Center

Thank You to Marcia Mohar for the cards, books, puzzles. Thursday, November 1 - Albertsons 10% Off Day for anyone age 55 and over. Sunday, November 4 - Hogeland Lutheran Church Harvest Dinner, 12 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 6 - Election Day...

 
 By Darin Hannum    News    October 31, 2018

Sugarbeeter Shout Out

As we wrap up the first quarter at Chinook Public Schools I would like to share several academic adventures our staff has started to embark on Robotics, Coding and Stem Curriculum: At both buildings we are have a strong integration of Science,...

 

Region 6 Havre Check Station Results after Opening Weekend of General Hunting Season

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ Havre hunter check station was active over the weekend (Oct. 20-21) of general deer and elk opener, with the number of hunters checked about average. This was the third weekend that the check station has been...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 31, 2018

Chinook captures District 6C-East title will head to the Northern C Divisional in Belt

The Chinook Sugarbeeter Volleyball team completed their march through the District 6C-East this past Friday in Gildford by capturing the District 6C East Championship. The 'Beeters had finished the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 31, 2018

'Beeters finish season 5-5 after first round playoff loss

The Chinook Sugarbeeters ended their football season with a 70-6 loss to the top ranked undefeated Fairview Warriors this past Saturday. The Sugarbeeters were back in the Montana Class C Football...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 31, 2018

Harlem finishes 4th at District 2B, headed to Cut Bank for Northern B

The Harlem Lady Cat volleyball season will continue on to the Northern B Divisional in Cut Bank this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Harlem finished fourth at the District 2B Tournament in Poplar this past week to secure their spot. The Poplar...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    October 31, 2018

Turner High School hold National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

The Turner Honor Society held an induction for incoming Honor Society Inductees this past week. Three new members, Brooke Reed, Shyan Krass, and Brandy Calvert, were inducted and joined into the...

 
 By Greg Jergeson    News    October 31, 2018

Blaine County Democratic Dinner attracts overflow crowd

The Blaine County Democratic Dinner on October 21 featuring Senator Jon Tester and Congressional candidate Kathleen Williams attracted a large crowd to Wallner Hall in Chinook. Seating was originally...

 

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