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'Hamberger Elves' on display at First Bank of Montana

This display at the First Bank of Montana Chinook is a sight to see. The 'Hamberger Elves' were procured sometime in the 1970's by then Western Bank President Bob Sizemore. No one is sure where...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 12, 2018 

Local Schools doing their part to ensure everyone can have a Happy Holiday

Christmas is nearly upon us and the thought of spending time with family and friends warms us all. Some families find themselves in a position that has them feeling like they won't be able to...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 12, 2018 

2018 ends with improving drought conditions in Blaine County

The amount of water available and the fertility of soil has dictated the success of farmers since they first started planting fields way back when. Through the years we have developed means to improve...

 

Martin's Sponsor Cap & Glove Drive

The Martin Family of Hays along with our employees are all sponsoring this Christmas a “Cap & Glove” drive for All ages! Our winters can get pretty harsh out here and we see so many people going without, so we decided we would love to be able to...

 

Nine more deer found suspect for CWD: Three south of Billings, six on the Hi-Line

For Immediate Release: Test results from CWD surveillance samples taken during the last week of Montana’s general hunting season showed nine more deer to be suspect of chronic wasting disease. South of Billings in Carbon County, two mule deer ... Full story

 

Montana department of Agriculture Requesting Specialty Crop Block Grant Applications Over $1 million in funding available for Montana agriculture

For Immediate Release: Helena, Mont. - The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for an estimated $1.5 million in federal funding available through the Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) program. This competitive grant...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 12, 2018 

Chinook Takes First Place in Drama Sweepstakes on Saturday

Eleven Class B and C schools competed in the Chinook Invitational Speech and Drama Meet on Saturday, December 8. At the conclusion of the meet, after storing their props and exchanging their...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    December 12, 2018 

Event offered hassle-free holiday decorations and food ideas

Last week the Blaine County Library in Chinook held its 27th Annual Hassle-Free Christmas program. The event offers simple to make holiday decorating tips, holiday music and a Christmas-time story....

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    December 12, 2018 

Turner Talk

The Turner School Elementary students will be holding their annual Christmas program this coming Thursday, Dec. 13th at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited to come and help share the holiday...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    December 12, 2018 

Hogeland Happenings

Born to Alton and Eva Matthews on Friday, a baby Girl named Ali Joy, born at the Northern Montana Hospital. Congratulations on your new baby. Shawn Beck, Tate, Ty, and Harley Jo had lunch Friday with Wally and Loretta Beck. Teresa Cornell was to...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 12, 2018 

Harlem Library's sixth Wine and Cheese Christmas! was well attended

Despite a rather cold evening, the recent Wine and Cheese Christmas! fundraiser hosted by Friends of the Harlem Library drew a large and enthusiastic crowd. First organized when James Hodgson offered...

 

Part 2 of 3: Danish Christmas – A Danish Christmas Eve

Story submitted by, Two Norwegian Girls BCJ News Hey. I'm back, the crazy Dane who was in your paper last week as well. Today I'll write a little about Christmas Eve. Our family starts on the 23rd....

 

Donna Miller to write for the Blaine County Journal

Donna L. Miller, who taught English, Drama, and Advanced Placement English at Chinook High School for 26 years and then went on to work in the post-secondary educational system for another ten years,... Full story

 

Wacee Simenson is New Member of American Angus Association

Wacee Simenson, Chinook, Montana, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association®, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph,...

 

Winter storm brings fun to school playgrounds

These two third graders at Harlem Elementary enjoyed the recent snowfall when they took to the playground Monday morning. They are McKennon Montez and Ryla Brown. The most recent snowfall covered...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 5, 2018

Harlem will hold its Annual Country Christmas and Chili Cook-off Sunday

December greeted Blaine County with a nice fresh blanket of snow and following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday we should all be in the Holiday spirit. Several Churches have or will be holding their annual bazaars and Christmas dinners,...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 5, 2018

Harlem Lumber is now in its new showroom, ready to serve the public

Rod Wagner and his wife Lorie took over operations of the Harlem Lumber store back in 2012 when they purchased the operation from Lorie's parents Charlie and Kay Brekke. Rod worked at the store for...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 5, 2018

Blaine County Fair Foundation adds Harmon to the Board

The Blaine County Fair Foundation recently added Jon Harmon to their Board of Directors. The departure of Mike Copenhaver from the Board created need for a new Board member. The Blaine County Fair Fou...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 5, 2018

Residents show tremendous support for a Community Wellness Center in Chinook

An ad-hoc group of citizens interested in developing a Community Wellness Center in Chinook/Blaine County began meeting back in September. The group, aware of each others common interests, developed...

 

Proposals Sought for Pulse Research & Market Development Program

Helena, Mont. – The Montana Pulse Crop Committee (MPCC) is seeking proposals for the Montana Pulse Research & Market Development Program. The MPCC invites proposals to fund research projects, market development projects and educational projects...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    December 5, 2018

Hogeland Happenings

The Christmas Advent Tea was held Sunday at the Lutheran Church. Quite a few from the area attended the program and afternoon tea to follow. Brenda and Terry Mohar went to Billings over the weekend to do some Christmas shopping. The Jr.High Tournamen... Full story

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    December 5, 2018

General Big Game Season Ends in Region 6, Elk Shoulder Season Starts Soon

For the third year, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 has a shoulder season that allows antlerless elk hunting with a specific B-license. The past two years, the shoulder season was two weeks long, but this year the season has been extended...

 

Turner Lutheran Christmas Tea

The Turner Lutheran Church held their annual Christmas Tea with women and girls of all ages attending. Kirsti Cederberg did a short welcome followed by Michelle and Olivia Keller singing. Linda...

 

Farm Service Agency Names William "Bill" Beam as Deputy Administrator for Farm Programs

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2018 — U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce announced today that William “Bill” Beam has been appointed by the Trump Administration to serve as Deputy Administrator o...

 

Fort Belknap - MSU Extension to send 3 to Intertribal Agriculture Youth Conference in Las Vegas

Fort Belknap MSU-Extension is excited to announce that 3 local high students, Alicia Doney, Riley Werk, and Trace Sunchild, were chosen to attend the Intertribal Agriculture Council Youth Conference...

 

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