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Plenty of snow for a Winter Wonderland

This is part of the group who packed snow blocks around the playground to build a very unique fort. It was made with many hands and working together was the key ticket! These kiddos looked forward to...

 By Steve Edwards    News    January 17, 2018

Five candidates file on opening day for Blaine County offices

Frank Billmayer was the first candidate in Blaine County to file for an office in the upcoming 2018 election. Filing opened at 8 am on January 11 and Billmayer filed paperwork as a Republican (R)...

 By Steve Edwards    News    January 17, 2018

Hilary and Tim Richman are new owners of Milk River Pharmacy in Harlem

On January 1, 2018 Hilary (Krass) Richman and her husband, Tim, became the new owners of the Milk River Pharmacy located on the south side of Harlem along Highway 2. The pharmacy was started in 2008...


Sandi Boardman honored at retirement reception

County Commission Chair Frank DePriest, retired Clerk and Recorder Sandi Boardman, recently appointed Clerk and Recorder Tammy Williams, Commissioner Dolores Plumage and Commissioner Charlie Kulbeck...


17 year old succumbs to Hypothermia

Seventeen year old Jeremy Tincher was found deceased in a field near mile post 426 along US Hwy 2 in the morning hours on January 11, 2018. Jeremy was reported to be last observed walking along the highway between Harlem, MT and Fort Belknap the...

 By Diana Maloney    News    January 17, 2018

Jorgenson, Zellmer win Turner National Geography Bee

Colten Jorgenson, a seventh grader at Turner Public School, won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee this week and a chance at a $50,000.00 college scholarship. The school Bee, at...

 By Diana Maloney    News    January 17, 2018

Turner Talk

Over the past few weeks, Bill and Mary Hake have been to Great Falls to visit Charlie Shanefelter while he was in hospice. Since his passing, they have been to visit Sally at her home in Turner. Condolences are extended to Sally and all his family. H...

 By Anita Reed    News    January 17, 2018

Hogeland happenings

Susan, Gene and Emily Billmayer attended an Ag meeting in Malta on Monday afternoon. Harley and Ty Beck were overnight guests at Grandma Loretta and Grandpa Wally Beck’s home on Thursday night. Jane Krass was pleased to hear from a classmate who...


Carol Ann Leeds Harvey

Carol Ann Leeds Harvey passed away at Kaiser Sunnyside Hospital in Clackamas, OR on the morning of December 31, 2017 from complications of pneumonia. She suffered from multiple sclerosis for many... Full story


Lawrence (Larry) Lee Kiedrowski

Lawrence (Larry) Lee Kiedrowski, an Air Force Veteran passed away on 1/6/2018 at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls, MT at the age of 71. Larry passed away from natural causes due to heart failure.... Full story

 By Steve Edwards    News    January 17, 2018

Missoula Children's Theater's "The Snow Queen" in Chinook on Saturday the 20th

When the curtain goes up this Saturday afternoon for two live performances of the "The Snow Queen" performed by local youngsters, it will mark another milestone for the Danish fairy tale first...


Volunteers, We Appreciate You!

How does one go about thanking all volunteers in a community? Well, one small way might be to invite everyone who has volunteered to come for an appreciation event. How about serving these amazing volunteers pie and ice cream? And wouldn’t...



The free class "Microsoft Word: The Basics" will be held tonight, Jan. 17, 7 P.M. at the library. Hope Speakthunder and Heidi Harris will be instructing. Please bring your own laptop if you have one....

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 17, 2018

Harlem slips by Poplar 55-53 in final seconds, own top spot in the District 2B

The Harlem Ladycats sit atop the District 2B following a dramatic 55-53 come from behind win over the Poplar Indians Saturday afternoon to secure the top spot in the conference. Harlem defeated the...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 17, 2018

'Beeters, Wildcats earn podium spots at Choteau Classic

The Harlem Wildcats received a third place effort from senior Gavin Horn and the Chinook Sugarbeeters took wins with all seven wrestlers they entered. The Beeters also placed two on the podium at the...

 By Kody Farmer    Sports    January 17, 2018

'Beeters sit atop the District 9C after sweeping North Star and Fort Benton

The Chinook Sugarbeeters concluded the first half of the District 9C schedule with a perfect 7-0 record following wins over the North Star Knights 64-44 Friday evening and the Fort Benton Longhorns...


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