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Articles from the December 9, 2015 edition

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 By Steve Edwards    News    December 9, 2015

Cederberg's honored with MSU agriculture award

In early November Max and Kirsti Cederberg received Montana State University's prestigious Outstanding Montana Agricultural Leaders award at a dinner and ceremony in Bozeman. When he received word of...

 

Rockin' around the literary tree...

The Friends of the Harlem Library group hosted a wine and cheese festival last week. Actually, it was more than just wine and cheese with two "groaning" tables of holiday goodies and treats to go...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    December 9, 2015

Chinook Council considers temporary reserve officer

The Chinook City Council held its monthly meeting on Dec. 3. Council members present were Mitch Haider, Robert Smith, Chris Thurman and Clint Greytak. Mayor Keith Hanson called the meeting to order. C...

 

Mild weather brings shoppers to weekend of holiday bazaars

An unusually mild winter weekend brought sizeable numbers of shoppers to the first weekend of local holiday bazaars around Blaine County. Some bazaar organizers, in the past, believed good weather...

 

Holiday trivia quiz

Reporter’s note: My wife pulled out some old “holiday trivia” quizzes she’s used in social gatherings over the years. We had a great time trying to recall the answers. I decided to share some...

 

GERALD "JERRY" BILGER

Gerald "Jerry" Allen Bilger was born on April 10, 1952 in Havre, MT, to Paul and Judith (Moxley) Bilger. He left this world too soon but peacefully after years of struggling COPD, on December 3, 2015...

 

Triangle Communications completes first of three computer classes in Chinook

Triangle Communications hosted the first of three adult education classes last week in Chinook. According to the three instructors, all Triangle employees, similar computer classes were already...

 

Jamieson Motors to host December Business After Hours

Jamieson Motors will host the Chinook Area Chamber's December Business After Hours this Thursday. The monthly events provide opportunities for local business and organizational members to welcome gues...

 

Chinook Senior Center

For December the weather is holding on and I hope you made good use of the nice weather. On the calendar for Wednesday, Dec. 9 is Whist and we can use more players, so come at 1 p.m. to play cards. Tuesday is Shanghai Rummy and last week’s winner...

 

What Christmas means to you

While looking through old papers reading the different Christmas stories, I stumbled across one which I could agree with and relate to. Mrs. Lillian Weaver, of Davenport, Idaho wrote in December of 1965 her version of Christmas. I pulled just a few...

 

Spared!

Five bowling teams in Harlem's Women's League meet each Wednesday at the Harlem VFW. Bernadette Weasel, pictured at the start line, gets ready to make a spare. Weasel, part of the Dusty's Feeders...

 

Harlem Library

Today, Dec. 9, the used book sale kicks off at the library from 12:30-7 p.m. The Harlem Civic Association will be giving away fresh popcorn from 4-7 p.m. during the Country Christmas. The book sale continues through the month of December. Story Hour...

 

Harlem Senior Center

The Harlem Christmas Stroll is today from 4-7 pm. We are serving a Chili or Chili Dog supper. The Harlem High School Band will be playing here at 5 p.m. Check out Diane Peterson’s corner! She has a beautiful tree and the table decorated in an...

 

Young Wildcats ROAR

The Harlem Elementary ROARing students for the first week in December are sixth grader, Tyler Cichosz, and fifth grader, Marley Stewart. These two young men have demonstrated they have what it takes...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 9, 2015

Tornadoes start season 2-0 with wins over Nashua, Frazier

The 2015-16 version of the Turner Tornado varsity girls basketball team has a very similar look to the team that showed much improvement a year ago. Turner won a game at the District 9C a year ago...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 9, 2015

Turner boys drop two at Glasgow pre-season tourney

The Turner Tornadoes dropped a pair of close contests this weekend in Glasgow to begin the season. The Tornadoes fell Friday to the Nashua Porcupines 65-61. Turner finished the game strong scoring 25...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 9, 2015

Chinook wrestles well at Havre invite as all six finish in top eight

The Chinook wrestling program is still nursing a few bumps and bruises from the football season and took a limited number of wrestlers to the Havre Invitational this past weekend. The season opening tournament is one of the premier openers in the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 9, 2015

'Beeter boys will battle it out in the 9C with hopes of another trip to the Northern C

The Chinook Sugarbeeter boys basketball team is a mix of strong veteran leadership and inexperienced potential. The 'Beeters advanced to the Northern C a season ago and look to repeat the feat again...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 9, 2015

Boys Wildcats open hoop season this weekend in Havre at the Native American Classic

The Boys basketball program in Harlem is now under the direction of Head Coach Terry Kulbeck. Kulbeck is no stranger to the coaching ranks as he has coached approximately 30 teams over the years. He p...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 9, 2015

Girls Wildcats open hoop season this weekend in Havre at the Native American Classic

Laramie Schwenke takes over as head coach of the Harlem girls basketball program. Schwenke had a standout career with the Malta M-Ettes and MSU-Northern Skylights and has a ton of experience to bring...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 9, 2015

Wildcats Wrestle well in season opener at Cascade

The Harlem Wildcat Wrestling Team took part in the Badger Invitational in Cascade this past weekend and came away with some positive results. The Badger Invitational features several top teams from...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 9, 2015

'Beeter Girls expect to make another run in the 9C, advance to 6th straight Northern C

The Chinook Sugarbeeters have been at the top of the District 9C for some time now having qualified for the Northern C Divisional the past five seasons. This year's squad looks to make it six in a...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    December 9, 2015

'Thunderbirds begin hoop season in Billings

The Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds girls and boys basketball programs are both under the direction of new head coaches and have been hard at it practicing in preparation for their season openers this weekend in Billings. The girls are coached by...

 

Pruttis commits to MSU-Northern

Senior Kenny Pruttis has accepted an offer from Montana State University Northern to play football for the Lights next fall. "We are excited that Ken chose Northern. He is a very reliable receiver...

 

This young girl can hunt, fills two tags this fall

Jade Cecrle had a fall to remember as she filled two tags and the family freezer. In filling her deer tag, Jade had to walk in for an hour in some of the roughest terrain in Blaine County and then...

 

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