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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...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    December 11, 2019 

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...

 

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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...

 
 By Diana Moloney    News    December 11, 2019 

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...

 
 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...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 4, 2019

Community Dinner, 34th Annual Parade of Lights kick off Holiday season

The Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Chinook has been a long standing traditional gathering for more than three decades. Through the years a number of superb community minded individuals, groups and...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    December 4, 2019

Eddie Hawley: former Hays resident wins big at INFR...again!

The Indian National Finals Rodeo, Inc. (INFR) held its 44th championship event the end of October in Las Vegas. At the latest Finals Eddie Hawley and his team roping partner, Myles John, won their...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 4, 2019

Blaine County Fair Dates Are Set for August

The Blaine County Fair will no longer compete with nor complement the Fourth of July celebrations of Blaine County citizens in 2020. To make the dates more 4-H friendly and to accommodate the PRCA rodeo schedule, the dates of the fair will be August...

 

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Harlem Library Tonight is the Friends of the Library Holiday Wine & Cheese fundraiser from 6-8 P.M. The library will be open from 10-1 today to allow for set up. You may purchase tickets at the library today or call to reserve your tickets. Tickets...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 4, 2019

Sweet Park Board Accepts Additional Funding

The Sweet Park Board announced last week that they have nearly reached their funding goal and should be able to purchase and install new playground equipment at the Sweet Park this summer if a few more dollars trickle in to the Playground Equipment...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 4, 2019

Chinook Teams Compete in Montana's Science Olympiad in Bozeman

The 35th Montana Science Olympiad was held on Tuesday, November 26 in the Strand Union Building and other locations across Montana State University-Bozeman's campus. Several students formed teams to...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 4, 2019

Zurich Students Conduct a Farm to Table Study

On November 27, Zurich Elementary School students engaged in a farm to table study and made their own lunch at school. Several curricular-related activities took place on a rotation between 9:00 and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 4, 2019

All I Want for Christmas Is Art

Last year, economic researchers were calling art the new Christmas shopping trend. Buying art, according to the data collected, broadens the mind, develops worldview, and opens a person to seeing the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 27, 2019

34th Annual Parade of Lights, Festival of Trees happening this Friday

The 34th Annual Parade of Lights and Festival of Trees takes place this Friday. As usual there is plenty going on during the day and throughout the night. The 9th Annual Festival of Trees will again be part of the festivities with proceeds from a...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 27, 2019

2020 Mason Moore Foundation Calendar includes Chinook's Kevin Spudic

Whenever a law enforcement officer puts on his or her uniform it is an unwavering act of selflessness with the sole intent of serving the community in which they serve. The International Association o...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    November 27, 2019

MSU-Northern Collegiate Stockgrowers, North Central Montana Stockgrowers hold Annual Meeting

The North Central Montana Stockgrowers (NCMSGA) and the Montana State University Collegiate Stockgrowers held their 6th Annual Meet-N-Greet on Saturday, November 16 at the MSU-Northern Student Union B...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 27, 2019

Reunion Planning Committee Seeking Financial Support, Pictures, Names, and Addresses

In a meeting last month, the Zurich Association of Parents (ZAP) met as the planning committee continues to revise and to set new plans for their Zurich Elementary School All-Class Reunion scheduled for June 12-13 in 2020. They are currently seeking...

 

Meadowlark Elementary October 'Students of the Month'

Meadowlark Elementary Principal Shane Bartschi has announced the Students of the Month for October. Another fine group of well deserving students was selected and they are back row left to right:...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 27, 2019

Harlem Library Annual Wine and Cheese Event Approaches

The Harlem Friends of the Library invites the community to its 7th Annual Wine and Cheese event on December 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the Harlem Public Library. According to Librarian Colleen Brommer, the event will feature a variety of wines and beers for...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    November 27, 2019

Small Speech Team Is Big on Talent

While the Harlem High School Forensics Team may be small, they are big on talent. At the Glasgow meet held on November 16, both members finished second. Mary-Kate French, who teaches art at Harlem...

 

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