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Articles from the December 11, 2019 edition

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 By Kody Farmer    News    December 11, 2019

Harlem Library Wine & Cheese Festival

The Friends of the Harlem Library held their annual Wine & Cheese Fundraiser last Wednesday with proceeds going to projects being conducted throughout the year at the Harlem Library. For years...

 

Cattle mutilations: Biggest animal cold case file in the nation?

Columnist's note: I'd heard of cattle mutilations but when we moved to the Sweet Grass Hills (about this time a year ago) I began to learn about the specifics of these mysterious happenings. Bob...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 11, 2019

Holiday Shopping Extravaganza Scheduled for This Weekend

The Blaine County Fair Foundation invites surrounding communities to its First Annual Holiday Shopping Extravaganza on December 14 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Commercial Building at the Blaine County Fairgrounds. The primary purpose of...

 

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) sampling results continue to come in

Samples from 25 deer harvested around the state tested positive for chronic wasting disease last week. The majority of the new positive samples were from animals harvested within CWD Management Zones, where the disease is known to exist. Two of the...

 

Region 6 Havre-Area Check Station Results for the 2019 Season

The final results are in from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Havre check station for the 2019 hunting season. The check station was open for eight weekends; from Oct. 12 (the open of general antelope) through Dec. 1 (the end of the deer/elk...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library Thanks to everyone who supported the Friends of the Library Wine & Cheese Fundraiser! The children’s programming will continue as usual this week and next. Storytime for preschoolers meets Tues. at 10 A.M.; After School Squad for...

 

Turner Talk

The businesses of Turner invite you to come out for a fun evening December 13th from 3:30-6:00 p.m. There will be OPEN HOUSES at every business in town as well as several setting up shop at the Legion Hall. Food, fun, laughter, ugly sweater contest...

 

Hogeland Happening

Carol Klindworth went to Havre on Wednesday and visited her Mom, Betty Hay, and sister Nancy Mahns. Susan Billmayer went to the Library Wine and cheese open house on Wednesday. Susan Billmayer, Anita Reed, and Diana Maloney visited Harlan and Jane...

 

Turner school faculty eager to educate students

The faculty and staff at Turner are happy to educate all children from the Big Flat and surrounding area. They and the children are busy this month preparing for the holiday programs and of course...

 

Lawrence Edward Azure

Lawrence Edward Azure (Larry Azure Sr.), 73, passed away at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Montana on November 27th. 2019 due to complications from surgery. Lawrence was born October 31, 1946 in... Full story

 

Patching Cracks

Before coming to Big Sandy, I worked with kids in a mental health facility. Most of the kids were pretty ordinary but had abusive or difficult upbringings. The result of their terrible life experiences was often a great deal of anger and dysfunction....

 

Hello God, It's Me, Mara

You know, Lord, sometimes we just seem to get stressed out, and that doesn’t please You, right? ‘Marcella’ shared how she stays on top of things and is relaxed amid the holiday rush. She called them the “Four Big C’s” and recommended...

 

Harlem Library

A sincere thank you goes out to everyone who supported the Wine & Cheese fundraiser event! Thanks to the Friends of the Library and their continuous work to help the library. Thanks to all who...

 

Blaine County Library

The movie A Dog Named Christmas will be showing in the library meeting room at 1:00 p.m. today. Next Wednesday we will be showing the movie Christmas Jars. The library will be closing at 6:00 p.m....

 

Chinook Senior Center

The snow is white, bright and ankle deep. I look outside and I can feel the cold wind that is blowing the snow around, but I also see a beautiful winter scene. Especially on really nice days, when the sun shines down on the snow, giving it a sparkly...

 

Harlem Senior Center

Thank You! Rose Noel asked if she could make soup for the month of November as a Fundraiser for the Center! Of course, I said and so she did! Rose raised $716.00 with $121.00 in supplies leaving a total of $595.00 raised to help defray the cost for...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 11, 2019

Area Teams Compete in Fort Benton Invitational Forensics Tournament

On Saturday, December 7, twenty-one schools—from Browning to Wolf Point—gathered in Fort Benton for the Fort Benton Invitational Forensics Tournament. Three Blaine County Schools had teams competing at the tournament: Chinook High School, Harlem...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 11, 2019

Montana State University Northern Celebrates Achievement with a BBQ

The Welding, Pipefitters, and Plumbing students at Montana State University-Northern (MSUN) held a free barbecue lunch on December 9 for the MSUN campus community. Supervised by Chuck Terry, the...

 

2019 and 2020 Enrollment for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs Underway

Agricultural producers can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs, two popular safety net programs, for the 2019 crop year. Interested producers must sign up for either program by March 15, 2020. The...

 

Wildcats win two at Native American Classic, Turner, Hays/Lodge Pole fall

Three of the four Blaine County boys basketball teams were in action this past weekend as the Harlem Wildcats, Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds and Turner Tornadoes kicked off their 2019-20 seasons over t...

 

Lady Cats, Thunderbirds start 2-0 at NAC, Turner 1-1 at Class C Showcase

It was a successful start to the 2019-20 basketball season for the three Blaine County teams in action this past weekend. The Harlem Lady Cats, Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds and Turner Tornadoes all...

 

Chinook wrestles well at Havre Invitational, Wildcats compete in Cascade

The Chinook Sugarbeeter and Harlem Wildcat wrestling teams saw their first action of the 2019-20 season this past weekend. The Sugarbeeters were in Havre at the Blue Pony Invitational Friday and...

 

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