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Articles from the December 18, 2019 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    December 18, 2019

Chinook Volunteer Fire Department Coyote Hunt Declared a Success

Despite the colder temperatures and weekend snowfall, the First Annual Chinook Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Coyote Hunt held December 6-8 saw 21 teams registered and out hunting. By Sunday night...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 18, 2019

Harlem Public Schools in Lock-down December 9

The Harlem Junior/Senior High School along with the Harlem Elementary School were placed in lock-down the afternoon of Monday. December 9, following an undisclosed threat. Students at both locations were kept at the school until being released in...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 18, 2019

Bear Paw Cooperative Has a Storied History

Bear Paw Cooperative is a Special Education Cooperative that serves 31 schools from as far east as Whitewater and as far west as Chester. Three nonmember districts lie within the Cooperative's...

 

Helping spread the joy with Hay Bale Art: Only Seven More Days until Christmas

Christmas is just a week away and those traveling along highway two just east of Chinook get a cheerful reminder as they pass by these hay bale creations. Several property owners in the Paradise...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 18, 2019

Junior Parli Pro Team Qualifies for State FFA Competition

The Chinook Chapter of the FFA attended Winter Districts on Tuesday, December 10 in Winifred and brought home two awards. The Junior Parliamentary Procedure team captured second place, a status which...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 18, 2019

Division B Turns in Some Top Performances at Montana's Science Olympiad

Chinook’s Division B Team had a great showing at the 35th Montana Science Olympiad (MTSO), according to their coach, Kendall Harwood. Held on Tuesday, November 26 in the Strand Union Building and other locations across Montana State...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library The Book Challenge for December is to reread your favorite book. The 2019 Reading Challenge to read at least 52 books this year is quickly drawing to a close. When you complete either of these challenges contact the library. There...

 

Turner Talk

Remember to attend the Turner School Christmas program this Thursday at the School at 7:00 p.m. We’re hoping that Santa can find his way all the way from The North Pole to visit the little ones this evening as well. School will be dismissed this...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Susan Billmayer was in Havre on Friday and brought Emily home for the weekend. Annie Klindworth held a 3rd birthday party for Elliot on Saturday. Carol and Duane were among the guests. Gene and Susan Billmayer were to Havre on business on Wednesday....

 

Shirley May (Keech Williams) Komis

Shirley May (Keech Williams) Komis, 87, passed peacefully away at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home on Monday, December 9th, 2019. Cremation has taken place and Wilderness Funeral Home has been entrusted wi... Full story

 

Harlem Library

Don’t miss the great selection of holiday books on display at the library. There are many old favorites as well as new books to choose from. Come and see the children’s holiday books on display as well. In the children’s section there is also...

 

Blaine County Library

The movie Christmas Jars will be showing in the library meeting room at 1:00 p.m. today. The library will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday December 24, 2019. There will not be any...

 

Chinook Senior Center

The first day of winter is less than a week away, but it sure feels like it’s already here, as usual. Thankfully it has been pretty mild, so far only the wind chill has taken us into the below zero’s. It hasn’t really gotten cold out, just...

 

Harlem Senior Center

2020 Membership Dues for the Harlem Senior Center can be paid anytime. The dues this year will be $10.00. We encourage anyone who may be interested in joining! You just must be 55 years or older to belong. The Harlem High School first HOME...

 

Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Holds Monthly Meeting

Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society for women educators, met November 25th at the Chinook Motor Inn with Val White as their guest speaker. Val spoke on the many...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 18, 2019

FCCLA Serves Greenhand Degree Dinner

On Monday, December 16, the Chinook Chapter of the FFA held its Greenhand Degree dinner in the Chinook High School shop. Members of the Chinook Chapter of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) and the Family and Consumer Science...

 

Harlem Elementary ROARing Students of the Week!!

With Christmas right around the corner, it is no surprise how Respectful, Organized, Always safe, and Responsible all of our Harlem Elementary Lil' Elves have been, especially this week's ROARing...

 

'Beeters race past Malta, Shepherd to start 2-0, 'Cats 3-0 after thumping Cut Bank

It was a great weekend on the hardwood for our two Blaine County Schools in action as the Harlem Wildcats improved to 3-0 with a 86-57 thumping of the Cut Bank Wolves and the Chinook Sugarbeeters...

 

Lady Cats steam roll their way to 3-0, cage Wolves 64-25 in Cut Bank

It was another impressive outing for the Lady Cat basketball team as they routed the Cut Bank Wolves on the road 64-24 to improve to 3-0 on the season. In Shelby the Chinook Sugarbeeters finally got...

 

'Beeters strong at the 24th Annual Scottie Invitational, CMR Holiday Classic on tap

The Chinook Sugarbeeters only had eight wrestlers on the mat at the prestigious 24th Annual Scottie Invitational but still turned in an impressive seventh place finish in a strong 24 team field. The...

 

Letters to the Editor: Blue Christmas

This is a time of year when the expectations are so high and the demand for joyfulness is so great. We are filled with tunes like “Joy to the World” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”; we race around shopping for the perfect gifts, getting...

 

Halle Mitchell harvests huge Whitetail

Another successful hunt was had this fall by a Blaine County youth hunter. Halle Mitchell, 15 years old, recently shot this monster Whitetail Buck. This worthy animal scored 170" and is very heavy...

 

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