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 By Kody Farmer    News    October 16, 2019 

Blaine County Farmer, Rancher & Community Dinner

The Chinook Area Chamber of Commerce held its 3rd Annual Farmer/Rancher & Community Appreciation night at the Blaine County Fairgrounds Commercial Building this past Saturday. A good crowd was on...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 16, 2019 

Harvest still not complete, weather causing problems

Farming has never been said to be easy. It takes long hours and hard work to get the harvest completed in a perfect scenario. Add in unpredictable weather, including high winds, a winter storm with plenty of wet snow and freezing temperatures and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 16, 2019 

Trade Agreement Holds Potential for Montana Ag Producers

In the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Monday, October 7, in Washington D.C., Montana Senator Steve Daines and President of the Montana Stockgrowers Association, Fred Wacker from Miles City, were present for the signing of the U.S.-Japan trade...

 

Ag Producers Invited to Attend Blaine County ARC/PLC Meetings October 23rd and 24th 2019

SU) are hosting Farm Bill meetings on October 23rd, at 1:00 p.m. at the Havre High School Auditorium located at 900 18th Street in Havre Montana and on October 24th, at 8:00 a.m. at the Phillips County Library located at 10 South 4th Street East in...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    October 16, 2019 

MSU-Northern Sees Enrollment Increase

Director of University Relations, Jim Potter reported last week that enrollment at Montana State University-Northern (MSUN) is up this semester. “This is the first time that we have been up in several years when most of the campuses in the state...

 

Now Open: 2020 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship for Applications Award benefits 100 Montana seniors for performing volunteer service

HELENA, MT- The Governor’s Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana, and Montana Campus Compact are pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Youth Serve Montana Scholarship. The Youth Serve Montana Scholarship...

 
 By Bridget Reed    News    October 16, 2019 

Big Flat 4-H Club reports on October Meeting

The October meeting of the Big Flat 4-H Club was held on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at the Turner Christian Church. Before our business meeting, we held a fun day to encourage potential new members to join. Blaine County Extension Agent, Juliann Snedigar...

 

Attention Bird Hunters: You need to be bear aware

With the Oct. 12 opening of pheasant season, bird hunters around Montana will be beating the brush hoping to flush a rooster or two. These hunters, particularly in the western half of the state, should be prepared for an encounter with a grizzly...

 

Thank You to our Local Firefighters

Turner Fire Department: The students at Turner School received visitors from the Turner Volunteer Fire Department this past Thursday. The firemen came into the classrooms and told of some important fi...

 
 By Chrissy Downs    News    October 16, 2019 

In a Galaxy not so far away, JUMP presents to you, a STAR WARS adventure!

Mark your calendars for 12:30 P.M. Sunday October 27th. JUMP's Mission team will be hosting a Star Wars mystery dinner for the community to kick off mission fundraising this year. This may sound...

 

Harlem Lutheran Church

On Sunday, October 20, the Harlem Lutheran church will host their annual Harvest Dinner and Bazaar from 12 -2pm. The menu features a ham dinner with all the trimmings and dessert. Take-outs and deliveries are available; please call 353-2234 before...

 
 By Steve Edwards    News    October 16, 2019 

2019-2020 Young Adult Volunteers (YAV's) arrived in Chinook at the end of August

This is the seventh year that four local congregations in Chinook have hosted young adult volunteers. The Young Adult Volunteer program (YAV's) places volunteers at nine sites in the U.S. and six in...

 

Local Physician Heads to Holland with U.S. Eventing Team

Havre, Montana – Dr. Michelle Donaldson is an Orthopedic Surgeon at the Northern Montana Specialty Medical Center in Havre. She has spent the last 19 years as a team physician for the US Olympic...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 9, 2019

Nez Perce Commemorate 142nd Anniversary of 1877 Flight

Each October, the Nez Perce (nimi-pu) Tribe makes its way back to the Bear Paw Battlefield 15 miles south of Chinook to commemorate the final battle of the 1877 flight of their ancestors as they...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 9, 2019

What's in store for us this winter? Warm/Cold, Wet/Dry, right now it seems to be anyones guess

What can anyone say about the weather in North Central Montana, especially when it comes to October-March. Most residents of Blaine County have lived here for the majority of their life and as adults...

 

Tristan Billmayer Family announces winner of 2019 Mental Health Field Scholarship

The family of Tristan Billmayer is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Mental Health Field Scholarship in the amount of $500. Kiera Miller, a 2016 graduate of North Star High School is the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 9, 2019

Fort Belknap Election Committee releases Primary Results

The Fort Belknap Indian Reservation held a Primary Election where the top two vote getters in each of eight districts will advance to the General Election on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. The Primary Election took place on Tuesday, October 1 with 32 ind...

 

Social Security helps Veterans and Active Duty Military Members

Every year on Veterans Day, our nation honors the people who risk their lives to protect our country. Social Security’s disability program is an important part of our obligation to wounded warriors and their families. For military members who retur...

 

Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma

The local Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International for women educators held their first meeting of the 2019-2020 year on Monday, September 23 at the Chinook Grill. Following the business meeting, Samantha French, Director of the...

 

Blaine County Students of the Month

Meadowlark Elementary Principal Shane Bartschi has announced the Students of the Month for September. Another fine group of well deserving students was selected and they are: Emma Klingaman, Rylee...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 9, 2019

Chinook PD visits Meadowlark Elementary

In an effort to connect better with the younger people of our community, the Chinook Police Department has made themselves more readily available to the students at Meadowlark Elem...

 

We honor our local Volunteer Fireman National Fire Prevention Week

Firefighters in each Department as provided to the Blaine County Journal: Chinook Volunteer Fire Department Jim Conrad - Captain, Debbie Cross – Treasurer, Ian Davies – Captain Scott Gallus ...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 2, 2019

Blaine County was prepared for a huge September Storm Memories of the October 2017 storm left people better prepared

When Blaine County residents left work Friday afternoon in preparation for the weekend in front of them many were focused on battening down the hatches and preparing for what was predicted to be a...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    October 2, 2019

Sweet Medical Center to host Diabetes Beat Down

Diabetes affect millions of Americans and the state of Montana is one of the most affected in the country. In Montana, Blaine County is ranked number three in residents affected with the Fort Belknap...

 

USDA Opens 2019 Enrollment for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

Agricultural producers can now 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...

 

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