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Articles from the December 22, 2021 edition

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 By Donna Miller    News    December 22, 2021

Chinook FFA Chapter Will Re-purpose Holiday Trees

The Chinook Chapter of the FFA, in partnership with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, will again collect Christmas trees after the holidays so that they can be re-purposed as fish habitat. According to...

 

Journal Jots

Harlem Library Happy Holidays! The library will be closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 in observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day. There will be no programs the week of Dec. 27. The first week of Jan. programs will resume: Story Time meets on Tuesdays...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 22, 2021

New Name and New Management for Little River Trading Post

As of December 14, the convenience store and fuel stop formerly known as Fort Belknap Kwik Stop and located at the intersection of US Highway 2 and Montana Highway 66 is open for business under a new...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 22, 2021

Friends of the Pool & Park Ornaments For Sale

As part of their ongoing fundraising efforts, the Friends of the Pool and Park Foundation still has some ornaments available for purchase. These are available at the following locations in Chinook:...

 

Hogeland Happenings

Carol and Duane Klindworth went to Billings on Friday to attend Ashley’s nurse pinning ceremony at MSU-Billings. They celebrated at Red Lobster with family afterwards. Congratulations, Ashley! Susan and Gene Billmayer attended the Christmas church...

 

Laura Margaret Trotchie Cole

Laura M Trotchie Cole passed away on Sunday December 12 at the Peace Hospice Center in Great Falls, MT. On August 22, 1936 Laura was born in Havre, MT to Sarah Allery Trotchie and John Baptise... Full story

 

Lyle Cochran

Lyle Cochran passed away on December 8, 2021 in Fort Belknap, MT. A wake was held Monday, December 13, 2021, with a Rosary at 7:00 PM. A funeral service was held Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 11:00 AM... Full story

 

Wilfred Arthur "Artie" Warrior

Wilfred Arthur "Artie" Warrior, 84, passed away Sunday, December 5, 2021, in Helena. Born in Hays, Montana on September 16, 1937, to Rufus and Jeanette (Perry) Warrior, Artie was, the last surviving a... Full story

 

Chinook Senior Center

The winners of the Gingerbread House contest were Mary Pyette, Bentlie Dennis, and Karyn Higgins. Thank you to Janet Gruszie, Vi Irons, Sherry Edwards, Wanda Inman, Katie Newfield, and Crystal Cox for participating. They all looked good. We thank...

 

Mending? ------------ Hello God, it's me, Mara

You know, Lord, mending day happens; there are sox, shirts, jeans, you name it and it probably needs mending. Besides clothing, there is upholstery, fences, relationships, and even broken hearts to mend. Mending clothing isn’t all that complicated...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 22, 2021

Traditions Around the County

Whether stringing lights, decorating a Christmas tree, setting up a nativity scene, baking holiday cookies and confections, competing in an ugly sweater contest, or engaging in some other ritual, most...

 

Blaine County Library

The library will be closed Friday December 24, 2021, in observance of Christmas. We will be closed Friday December 31, 2021, in observance of New Year’s. We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! During the month of December, we are...

 

Harlem Library

Merry Christmas from the Harlem Library! We will be closed Friday, December 24 for Christmas and Friday, December 31 in observance of New Year’s Day. There will be no programs the week of December 27. Programs will resume the first week of...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 22, 2021

FFA Members Succeed at Winter Districts

On December 7, Geraldine School District hosted Winter Districts Competition for the Judith Basin Chapters of the Montana FFA. At the contest, two Blaine County competitors placed in the top ten, qualifying them for state: Madilyn Gruszie from the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 22, 2021

Santa's Sleigh Overflows with Generosity

Last year as fourth graders, the class of 2029 won the ice cream and bragging rights with 140 items packed into Santa's sleigh. Now, as fifth graders in Mrs. Lesa MacLeod's class, the group retained...

 

Lady Cats Blast Poplar 80-40 in 2B Play

The Harlem Lady Cats have shown their experience at times and their youth at other time in their first three games this season. This past week the Lady Cats were back home playing in front of their...

 

'Beeters top Big Sandy 52-36 in 9C Opener

The Chinook Sugarbeeters were looking to get the District 9C season off to a quick start this weekend as they were in Big Sandy Friday night for their conference opener. Saturday the girls were back o...

 

4-1 Thunderbirds open 9C Play, Lose To North Star 53-49, Blast Big Sandy 51-36

The Hays Lodge/Pole Thunderbirds were in Gildford Friday night to take on the North Star Knights in a huge District 9C Conference clash for both teams. The Knights would come back late to defeat the Thunderbirds in a heart breaker 53-49. Saturday...

 

Longhorns, Hawks get by Turner in District 9C Contests

The Turner Tornado girls basketball team was the first area school to take the court this season when they played at the Class C showcase in Glasgow. After having an early season bi-week they were back on the court 13 days later. The Tornadoes...

 

Harlem edges Poplar 71-64 as Senior RJ Ramone Scores 52 in Huge Win

The Harlem Wildcats have had a wild start to the season, battling a number of different issues that have yet to allow them to field their full roster. This past week they were back home playing in...

 

Sugarbeeters 1-3 Following Road Losses to Big Sandy and Box Elder

The 'Beeter boys basketball team went 1-1 at the Coyote Preseason Tip Off Tournament in Shelby getting some good early season non-conference experience. Chinook looked to turn that team growth into a...

 

Hays/L.P drops a Pair to North Star, Big Sandy

The Hays Lodge/Pole Thunderbirds were in Gildford Friday night where they suffered a 51-39 setback to the North star Knights. Saturday the Thunderbirds were in Big Sandy to take on the Pioneers where they were defeated 54-38. Senior Tyshawn Shambo...

 

Tornadoes Lose to Fort Benton, Chester/JI

The Turner Tornado boys basketball team returned to the court after an early season bye a week ago. The Tornadoes went 1-1 at the Class C Showcase two weeks earlier, being the first local team to begin play of the new season. Looking to make the...

 

'Beeters, Wildcats Close Out 2021 at the CMR Holiday Classic in Great Falls

The Chinook Sugarbeeter and Harlem Wildcat/Lady Cat wrestling teams have gotten off to a good start this season and concluded the 2021 portion of their schedule this weekend in Great Falls. Both...

 

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