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Articles from the November 17, 2021 edition

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Holidays have a way of bringing out our creativity

Although Chick-fil-A's cow campaign plays off the idea that cows want people to eat more chicken so they will in turn not be eaten, here in cattle country, beef is what's for dinner! This colorful...

 

Display at Rough Riders Museum caught my attention

During a stay in Miles city my wife and I visited some of the local tourist attractions. I was especially impressed with the Range Riders Museum. Described as "a celebration of eastern Montana history...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 17, 2021

Holiday Pies Available

The faith based non-denominational youth group, JUMP is beginning their Annual Holiday Pie sales. They are also selling tickets for the Eagles’ Club meat raffle with winners drawn every day in December. The proceeds from these fundraising...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 17, 2021

Veteran's Day Ceremony Well-Received

The Veteran's Day ceremony at Chinook High School on November 11 was well attended and featured several speakers, including Master of Ceremonies Doug Hayes, Veteran Don Richman, and students Brooklyn...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 17, 2021

Harlem Elementary Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

During the week of October 23-31, schools and organizations across the country joined in celebration of National Red Ribbon Week. This year's theme, Drug Free Looks Like Me, was created by Marin...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The library board of trustees meets today at 4:15 in the library meeting room. The Book Challenge for November is to read a book written by an Indigenous author. The Book Club meets Mondays at 4 P.M. Story Time is held Tuesdays at 10...

 

Help With Heating

Cold weather is coming and heating bills can pile up fast. Are you or someone you know worried about how to pay those bills? Energy Share of Montana is a private, nonprofit organization whose main purpose is to help Montanans facing energy...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Susan Billmayer visited Jane Krass on Tuesday morning, and Sharon Goodrich visited Jane that afternoon. Wally and Loretta Beck attended the junior high basketball games on Tuesday vs Hays in Turner. Jane Krass went to Chinook with Anita Reed on...

 

Raymond Michael Snell

Raymond Michael Snell, age 63, passed away November 6, 2021, at Peace Hospice in Great Falls, MT. A wake was held Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 6:00 PM, with a rosary at 7:00 PM, and a funeral... Full story

 

Kristmas Santana Snow

Kristmas Santana Snow was born on December 25, 1982 to Ivy Snow. Kristmas started her final journey on November 10, 2021 surrounded by family. Kristmas passed away from natural causes. Kristmas... Full story

 

Teresa Harshman

Teresa Harshman, 61, passed away at her home in Kalamazoo, MI on November 2nd, 2021 from natural causes. Born on December 3rd, 1959 in Havre, MT, Teresa was the eighth child of Don and Mary... Full story

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 17, 2021

Physical Therapy Options Available Locally

October was National Physical Therapy Month, and although the crew at Sweet Home Physical Therapy didn't have a celebration-so as to be mindful of the nursing home residents during flu season-they...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 17, 2021

Business Welcomes New Team Members

Crystal Stepper, an agent with State Farm Insurance in Chinook, wishes to welcome two new staff members. Shannon St. Dennis and Nora Conner have joined the State Farm team. In the office, the pair...

 

Harlem Library

The library board of trustees will hold their monthly meeting today, November 17, 4:15 P.M. in the library meeting room. The Book Challenge for November is to read a book by an Indigenous author. We have several titles on display to assist with your...

 

Great American Smokeout: You can quit Vaping or Smoking

For more than 40 years, the American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November. The Great American Smokeout is an opportunity for smokers to commit to healthy, smoke-free lives – not just for a day,...

 

Sugarbeeters Land Three, Lady Cats Two on Post Season Awards Lists

The 2021 Montana High School Volleyball season has officially come to an end. State Champions were crowned this past Saturday in Bozeman for all four classifications and in turn means the release of...

 

A Successful Youth Hunt Alongside Family and Friends Provides Lasting Memories

This week we are happy to report three successful youth hunts were recently completed. Landon Trottier of Harlem along with Ethan Klingaman and Bridger Billmayer of Chinook all harvested nice Muley...

 

Chinook Fire Crew hones skills for fighting structure fires

Crossing Indiana Street near the grocery store a few nights ago I looked south and saw emergency flashing lights. From where I was it looked like a fire truck and firemen running toward the tire shop...

 

Blaine County Beacon: Painting Runs in His Blood

Born in Missoula, Montana, in 1976 to Margaret (Flying) and Algie Piapot, and currently living in Harlem, MT,Duane Piapot only recently took up painting in December of 2018. Regardless of the time...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 17, 2021

More Donations Flow to Foundation

The Friends of the Pool and Park Foundation announced in early November not only that donations continue to flow in but that they hope to name the Chinook City Pool the "Jesse Dannels Memorial Pool"...

 

Musical Tribute to The Band Scheduled for This Weekend

Forty-five years ago this month, The Band staged their final concert along with some of their friends, including Bob Dylan, Muddy Waters, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, and a dozen other stars drawn from the ranks of old...

 

FWP working with the Department of Livestock following the detection of bovine tuberculosis in Blaine County

To assist in monitoring bovine tuberculosis, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is looking to deer hunters in Blaine and Phillips counties for help. In September, bovine tuberculosis (bTB) was discovered in a herd of cattle in northern Blaine County and...

 

HORSES SHOT ON STAGE ROAD CONTACT PHILLIPS CO. CRIME STOPPERS WITH INFO

Sometime between the evening of Sunday Nov. 7th and the morning of Monday Nov. 8th two horses were shot along the Stage Road south of the bridge on Big Warm Creek. This road is commonly used to...

 

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