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Hays/Lodge Pole presents Colors at 9C

The Hays/Lodge Pole cheerleaders present the Colors prior to the start of the District 9C Consolation and Championship games Saturday night at the Havre High School gymnasium. Hays/Lodge Pole...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 20, 2019 

Turner Art Teacher Wins Prestigious Pacific Region Award

Last October, outgoing Montana Art Education Association (MAEA) Teacher of the Year, Cortni Harant, crowned April Fox the Montana Art Teacher of the Year at a reception held at the Yellowstone Art Mus...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 20, 2019 

J.J. Jendro Is Blaine County's Spelling Bee Champion

Forty-seven spellers from across Blaine County gathered in the Lloyd Sweet Auditorium at Chinook High School on February 12 to determine who would emerge as Blaine County's Spelling Bee champion....

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 20, 2019 

Jensen Wins Governor's Award for Excellence

Last year, Kristi Jensen's supervisor nominated her for the 2018 Governor's Award for Excellence, and based on her performance, Jensen won this prestigious award. Although the award was presented to J...

 

Havre Elks Lodge #1201 and Pizza Hut partner to help our communities

Havre, MT February 17, 2019: Havre Elks Lodge #1201 and the Havre Pizza Hut are teaming up on Thursday February 21st to help communities in Hill, Blaine and Chouteau Counties. Lodge Exalted Ruler Kyle Leeds says: “On Thursday February 21st, Pizza...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    February 20, 2019 

Turner schools sent Tornadoes off with Pep Rally

The Turner community gathered at the school gymnasium for a Community Pep Rally this past week to send both boys and girls teams off to tournament. Both coaches spoke to the crowd about each player...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    February 20, 2019 

Turner Talk

Tom and Lucy Fairbank enjoyed attending tournament action this past weekend in Havre. Bill and Mary Hake enjoyed watching the tournament play on the NFHS website throughout the tournament. Due to cold it was a great opportunity for many folks to...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    February 20, 2019 

Hogeland Happenings

The District Tournament finished up on Saturday in Havre. There was a lot of good basketball played. The Turner Girls placed third and will compete at the Divisional Tourney in Great Falls this coming week. Congratulations to them and their coaches,...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 20, 2019 

Hellman Earns Certification

Patti Hellman, daughter of Bonnie Hellman and a 2008 graduate of Chinook High School, recently earned certification as a Product Owner/Product Manager with Scaled Agile. This certification will allow her to be more effective in her job. Hellman...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    February 20, 2019 

100-Year-Old Valentine

Nathan and Mary Merrill have been remodeling their house they bought from Roy Lackner. Mary who has always been interested in the history of the house asked him about how old the house was and he had...

 

Hunter Education Classes Offered Across Region 6 for Youth and Adults

For Immediate Release Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for many areas across Region 6. All hunter education classes are free of charge. Many classes are being held prior to the March 15 application...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 20, 2019 

Finding a Good Fit Meant Staying in Motion

Malcom Birnell, who graduated from Chinook High School in 1990 and whom many will likely remember as Willie Birnell, is poised to earn his doctoral degree. When the process is finalized, which he...

 

Old Man Winter makes his brutal return

After a easy go of things to began the winter season 'Old Man Winter' has returned, sending temperatures plummeting across the Hi-line. Zub-zero temps haven't stopped local schools from holding class...

 

North 40 Outfitters to Purchase Former Kmart Building in Havre, MT

CSWW Inc., dba North 40 Outfitters, headquartered in Great Falls, MT, confirms it is in negotiations to purchase the former Kmart building in Havre, Mt for purpose of relocation. Upon closing, North 40 Outfitters will begin a remodel process and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 13, 2019

School's Lunch and Learn Program Intends to Improve Test Scores

For three weeks now, several students at Chinook High School have been trading the leisure of a lunch hour for ACT test preparation. After noticing a trend in declining test scores and unsuccessful...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 13, 2019

Darrah Is the Face and the Force Behind the Sugarbeeter Concession Stand

Spectators who attend athletic contests at Chinook High School's Floyd Bowen Gymnasium have likely visited the concessions stand and been greeted by the smiling face of Pam Darrah. Darrah has managed...

 

Chinook Adult Ed- New York Boston Trip

Chinook Adult Education has been sponsoring trips for adults to DC during the month of June for the last 5 years. However, this June there will not be a DC trip as a New York/Boston trip has been planned for the month of October. Doug Hayes has been...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 13, 2019

English Students Use Art to Build Personal Connections to Literature

Created by English Language Arts students enrolled in courses taught by Mrs. Julie Terry, art decorates the walls in the junior high wing at Chinook High School. This art represents literary responses...

 

First Hunter Education Classes Offered in Glasgow, for Youth and Adults

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for the first courses in the Glasgow area for this year. There will be a regular youth classroom course Feb. 28-March 3, and an adult online “field day” course on March...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 13, 2019

Fair Board Reports a Successful Brew Fest

If making a profit can define success, then the inaugural Blaine County Brew Fest held in the Commercial Building at the fairgrounds on January 26 was a success. According to Fair Board member Loren...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 13, 2019

Blaine County Beacon ...Answering the Call to Service

The word beacon has its origin in Old English when its meaning referred to a signal or lighthouse. Beacons were used not only by ships and later by airfields as a warning or guidance system but as a m...

 
 By Anita Reed    News    February 13, 2019

Hogeland Happenings

Happy Valentines Day Everyone. Susan Billmayer visited Jane and Harlan Krass on Sunday and brought them a plate of Valentines goodies from the Hogeland Lutheran Ladies. So very nice. Melissa Hiniker was out visiting her grandparents, Ed and Katy...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 13, 2019

Fundraising for Indoor Event Center Continues

With the new year, the Blaine County Fair Foundation (BCFF) shifted into full fundraiser mode for the 2019 Blaine County Fair and fairgrounds. The Foundation’s first annual Brewfest held on January 26 netted approximately $1500. More than 250...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 6, 2019

Area Youth Perform The Frog Prince with MCT

A week of intensive practice sessions with the Missoula Children's Theater (MCT) Tour Actor/Directors culminated for area youth on Saturday, February 2, at 1:00 p.m. and again at 3:30 p.m. at the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 6, 2019

Fort Belknap Midwinter Fair Promises to Showcase Talent

The Fort Belknap Indian Community invites everyone to join them for the 51st Annual Fort Belknap Mid-Winter Fair which is being celebrated this week, February 5–9. The events of this year's fair...

 

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