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Articles from the December 1, 2021 edition

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 By Kody Farmer    News    December 1, 2021

Community Dinner Serves 125 Meals

This year the Chinook Community Thanksgiving dinner returned to a bit more normal setting. A year ago organizers were forced to move to the Blaine County Fairgrounds Commercial Building and serve...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 1, 2021

Home for the Holidays Often Means Lefse

From 10:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on November 21, the American Lutheran Church in Chinook offered pie and coffee for sale and then sold lefse, sandbakkels, spritz cookies, pies, almond cake, and other...

 

Inadvertent dog sitting job may lead to a new career path for local couple

My wife, Sherry, and I are completing our fifth week as dog sitters in an upscale suburb of Seattle. How we ended up taking on this unusual task is a story itself. And what we learned about the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 1, 2021

Harlem Public Library Receives National Recognition during StoryWalk® Week

Tucked into National Picture Book Month, StoryWalk® Week was celebrated from November 15-19. While Harlem Public Library didn't have a Story Walk during that window of time, the Association of Boo...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The library is asking for angels of all types for the “Hark the Herald Angels Sing” display Dec. 1-Dec. 17. Storytime for ages 0-5 is held Tuesdays at 10 A.M. After School Squad for grade school students meets Wednesdays at 3:30....

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 1, 2021

Sister & Brother, Warrior add To Our Successful Youth Hunts

This week we feature a brother and sister along with a Warrior in our successful youth hunt collection. 10 year old Kyra Berreth, her 11 year old brother Hayden and 11 year old Wacee Simenson all succ...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Loretta Beck attended the Chili Cook-Off sponsored by the Big Flat FFA in Turner on Monday evening. Congratulations to Trent Billmayer for 1st place, JR Brown for 2nd , and Cassidy Grabofsky for 3rd. Gene, Susan, and Eric Billmayer visited and had...

 

Dorothy Lavonne Sheeler Granlund

Dorothy Lavonne Sheeler Granlund, 89, passed peacefully on November 15, 2021 at Peace Hospice House, Great Falls of natural causes. Dorothy was born on January 22, 1932 in Cottonwood, ID to William... Full story

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 1, 2021

Holiday Food Is Disbursed

According to Eunie Gordon, Communications Manager for Content and Messaging, Welfare and Self-Reliance Services with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one full semi-truck, or roughly 40,000 pounds of food, was donated to the General...

 

On Hope ---- Hello God, it's me, Mara

You know, Lord, when it seems that there’s no hope, things aren’t going according to our plans, or maybe just going askew, it’s then that we must remember that You are faithful, You hear our prayers and intervene in Your way –Your time ...

 

Chinook Senior Center

I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving with lots of family and food. The weather was almost perfect for the holiday weekend, minus that wind. But it could have been worse, like some previous thanksgivings where there’s snow up to your knees and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 1, 2021

Meadowlark Elementary School Celebrates Picture Book Month

This past November, many schools, libraries, and other literacy supporters celebrated National Picture Book Month. At Meadowlark Elementary School, Librarian Kelsey Harry held various activities,...

 

Harlem Library

The library is hosting a “Hark the Herald Angels Sing” display from December 1-December 17. We are looking for angels of all types to decorate the library for this holiday season. If you have one or more angels you would be willing to display...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 1, 2021

This Year Winter Sports in Chinook will Feature Some New Faces on the Sideline

The Winter Sports season is here and while we have yet to be blanketed with snow, or really be punished with cold weather the local basketball and wrestling teams have been busy preparing for the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 1, 2021

Blaine County Winter Sports Preview is On Its Way, Covering All 4 Blaine County High Schools

The start of the High School Winter Sports season is a huge moment for local sports fans along the Hi-line. For many, high school basketball and wrestling fill our entertainment need. With winter bearing down on us, limited daylight and indoor...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 1, 2021

Here to Help Children

Meadowlark Elementary School, which has been without a certified Special Education Teacher since February of last school year, welcomed a teacher in that position on November 18. Patricia Loceo...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 1, 2021

Turkey Day Might Not Be What You Think

November 23 was designated Tomi Turkey Day at Meadowlark Elementary School. Tomi and her emotional support hen, a Lavender Orpington named Tootsie, were in the school gymnasium on Tuesday helping...

 

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