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Saturday afternoon at the Hays Powwow

Hays, Montana hosted their annual Powwow this past weekend and as always visitors from all across the western United State and Canada converged on the Powwow grounds to take part in the celebration....

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 14, 2019 

Infrastructure Funds Available from Department of Commerce Department of Commerce

The Montana Department of Commerce’s Delivering Local Assistance Program has $21.5 million available for needed infrastructure investments in communities and school districts. The deadline to apply is Monday, September 30, 2019. According to inform...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 14, 2019 

Architect Leads Walk-Through at Sweet Home

On Wednesday, August 7, Gary R. Levine, an architect with Spectrum Group Architects, visited the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home to conduct a walk-through with potential contractors for the nursing home's...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 14, 2019 

Fort Belknap to Hold 4-H Fair in Lodge Pole

From August 15-17, the MSU Fort Belknap Extension Office will be hosting the Fort Belknap 4-H Fair at Lodge Pole, Montana. Other hosts include the Fort Belknap Indian Community Council, the Wasay Wakpa Committee, the Nakoda Aaniiih Economic Developme...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 14, 2019 

Harlem School District Welcomes Eleven New Hires

On the first day of school, August 22, Harlem School District will welcome several new faculty members and one new staff member for the 2019-20 school year. Five of these in-coming employees will work at the junior/senior high school, another five...

 

Montana Department of Livestock Holding Public Meetings on Brucellosis Regulations

CONTACT: Dr. Eric Liska, Montana Department of Livestock, (406) 444-3374; Dr. Tahnee Szymanski, Montana Department of Livestock, (406) 444-2043 Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) will be holding a series of informational...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 14, 2019 

Blaine County Cruisers Looking for Entries

The Blaine County Cruisers (BCC) Car Show will take place on Saturday, September 14, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Sugarbeet Festival and the Chinook Rod and Gun Club gun...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    August 14, 2019 

Hogeland Happenings

Teresa Cornell was to Great Falls for doctor appointments on Thursday. While there she went to see her Mother, Evelyn Hedstrom. School starts this week in Turner. Early in August, but most of the local schools are starting soon too. There was a Meet...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 14, 2019 

Blaine County Beacon

Although right out of high school in 1991 Natalie Brekke knew she wanted to own her own business, she did some exploring before finally finding her niche. In the fall of 1991, she enrolled at...

 

Personal watercraft operators safety course to be held at Fresno

Do you want to learn how to ride a personal watercraft (jet ski) safely? Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering a FREE personal watercraft (PWC) safety course on Fresno Reservoir, on Aug. 20 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The class will begin at the...

 

Fall semester to begin at Aaniiih Nakoda College

Located on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in Harlem, Montana, Aaniiih Nakoda College offers a wide array of computing, networking, and telecommunications resources and services to members of the...

 

Western Bank Customer Appreciation a hit

The First Bank of Montana has been very active in the communities all along the Hi-line and play a vital role in planning the future for many. Last week the bank staff took it one step further by...

 

BURN BAN ORDERED FOR BLAINE COUNTY

Due to dry and windy conditions in Blaine County, Blaine County Commissioners are implementing a “burn ban” effective immediately. All burning associated with debris disposal or agricultural clearing is prohibited until further notice. The burn...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 7, 2019

Reunion Brewfest Raises Nearly $10K for Sweet Park Playground Equipment

On Monday, July 15, Heather DePriest, Chinook High School (CHS) All-Class Reunion Administrator, presented the Sweet Park Board with a check for $9,875.00 from the proceeds of the Brewfest held...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 7, 2019

Harlem High School to Celebrate One Hundred Years August 30 - September 1

Harlem High School (HHS) will be celebrating its 100th anniversary at the end of this month when graduates from the HHS classes of 1919-2019 will gather to reminisce and reconnect. A committee of spirited individuals have organized three full days...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 7, 2019

ZAP Meets to Plan Zurich School All-Class Reunion

A group of nine people met on July 29, resurrecting the name Zurich Association of Parents (ZAP) as their name for the committee that is planning a Zurich Elementary School all-class reunion. The...

 

Local group of Hi-line volunteers return from Tanzanian Humanitarian Aide trip

After our very successful dinner and silent auction in April, the team began packing and preparing for this mission. We left on May 16th and arrived on the 17th. To say the least, it was a long...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    August 7, 2019

Hogeland Happenings

July 31, 2019 Sympathy is extended to Carol and Duane Klindworth and family of Bill Hay. Bill passed away this past week in Havre. Susan Billmayer went to Denver for her cousin, Patty’s birthday along with other cousins that have been here...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    August 7, 2019

Turner Talk

Susan Fox spent a few days visiting Bob and Lynette Fox and Lyvee in Buffalo, WY this week. Billie Jo, Hudson, and Mary Simons were to Sidney to cheer Hudson and the Harlem Swim team on at the State Swim Meet this week. Everyone did a great job!!...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 7, 2019

Blaine County Fair Carcass Show: Defining a Steer of Merit

After scrutiny by carcass contest judges, three Blaine County 4-H members-Cody Arnold, Ryley Hofeldt, and Madilyn Gruszie-have earned 2019 Montana Steer of Merit Honors. Earning such an honor takes...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    August 7, 2019

New look Bear Paw Saloon set to entertain this weekend

The Aero Bar served as a gathering spot for many decades. Located on the west side of Indiana street on the 200 block it was a fixture within the community. In January of 2019 ownership changed hands with JoAnne and JD Powell taking over. They soon...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 7, 2019

Winner Declared in Eagles' Summer Bar Olympics

On Saturday, July 27, the Eagles Club in Chinook played host to the Summer Bar Olympics which was sponsored by Baker Amusement. Four four-person co-ed teams competed in pool, darts, bowling, and corn...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    August 7, 2019

Carcass results are in: Lambs and Swine Receive Additional Awards

Five hog exhibitors and two lamb exhibitors at the Blaine County Fair have won awards in recent carcass contests conducted by the Montana State University (MSU) Extension Program. Madilyn Gruszie,...

 

The 55th Annual Milk River Indian Days

The Milk River Indian Days Celebration and Powwow, now in its 55th year was again filled with vibrant colors, traditional and modern dances. A tradition at the start is pictured above where the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    July 31, 2019

Local FSA Office Announces Details of USDA Support Package for Area Producers

Although local radio and television stations, as well as other social media sources, have carried news about one of the region's biggest pulse crop company's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protectio...

 

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