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 By Kody Farmer    News    September 28, 2022 

Cattle, Grain Operations Survive Another Year

Cattle and Grain, that's the undeniable backbone of Blaine County and the success of our local Farmers and Ranchers weighs heavily on all residents of Blaine County whether directly involved or not....

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    September 28, 2022 

A Wet Fall and a Good Winter Snow Cover will go a Long Way to Easing Drought Conditions

Living in an agricultural community, weather is often the topic of conversation wherever you may be, the store, the post office or at a ball game, you will often hear the familiar "We sure could use...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 28, 2022 

Tom Tilleman Is Posthumously Named 2022 Senior of the Year

On October 7, the Chinook Senior Citizen Center will conduct a presentation during which they confer the 2022 Senior of the Year (SOY) Award. The family of Dwight Thomas (Tom) Tilleman will accept the...

 

Chinook students revisit the old Sparkle Clean-up event

hinook Lions to celebrate a nearly century old event in the town. Last Friday morning kindergartners through junior high students joined to do a litter clean-up around Chinook. The result was a half...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    September 21, 2022

2022 Sugarbeet Festival 'Back in My Day' set for Saturday, October 1

The 2022 Sugarbeet Festival is right around the corner and there is still time to get a float ready, get your costume put together or free up your schedule to enjoy the festival to the fullest. The...

 

Montana Farmers Union to Hold 107th Annual Convention

The Montana Farmers Union (MFU) will gather on October 14 and 15 in the state's capitol for its 107th Annual Convention. Held at the Delta Hotels Helena Colonial-Marriott, the two-day celebration will highlight the theme "Cultivating Community for...

 

MSU professor to speak about history of modernism in Montana art

Dr. Michele Corriel, an Assistant Teaching Professor at MSU-Bozeman, will present a virtual lecture at 2pm on Saturday, September 24 at the Blaine County Museum in Chinook. Corriel will describe the...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    September 21, 2022

Vandalizing Political Signs is Damage to Private Property

Each Election Cycle is unique to itself. Candidates are taking a new approach to make things better if they are the incumbent or trying to convey their idea on how things should get done. On rare...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    September 21, 2022

Native America Week to be Celebrated Twice

This year as we celebrate American Indian Heritage Days, or Native American Week, a rare opportunity will occur. September 2022 has five Friday's resulting in two days being designated as American...

 

Harlem ROARing Students of the Week

Harlem Elementary has chosen the first ROARing students to kick off a brand new, fantastic 2022-2023 school year. These awesome students have proven they are Respectful, Organized, Always safe, and...

 

SUICIDE MEMORIAL WALK A SUCCESS IN TURNER

The 8th Annual Tristan Billmayer Memorial Suicide Awareness Walk was held and a huge success this past Saturday in Turner. The day was made to order with bright, clear skies and a temperature that was...

 

Conservation Groups Request Intervention in Little Rockies Mining Challenge

Today, the Fort Belknap Indian Community (FBIC) and three conservation organizations filed a motion to intervene in support of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in an appeal filed by Luke Ployhar to the Board of Environmental...

 

Efforts ongoing as Fire Crews continue to Battle Wildfires

The Eagle Creek Fire on Mount Baldy is estimated to have burned 7,225 acres as of Sunday evening. The fire is listed at 40% contained with several agencies involved battling the blaze. Crews involved...

 

Turner Public Schools Receives Technology

A representative from Triangle Communications visited Turner Public Schools (TPS) on Tuesday, September 6, to award the school with a Technology Grant. At approximately 10:30 a.m., Maia LaSalle, the...

 

DeShaw Shares Powerful Message

"They call me crazy" were the first words in a video presentation that opened the powerful message shared by country musician Jason DeShaw on September 7 in Harlem. Students from both Turner Public...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    September 14, 2022

Kristi Loved the 'Art Shows' and Made Lifelong Friends Through the Years

Kristi Billmayer had her artwork displayed proudly in Galleries around the country through the years, but she had her favorites. Her husband Larry recalls three that she was particularly fond of,...

 

Change the Conversation from Productivity to Profitability Attend a Ranching for Profit Workshop in Malta, Montana, September 29-30

“Agriculture is more productive than we have ever been. However, on average our farms and ranches are no more profitable than they have ever been,” Dallas Mount wrote in a recent blog titled, “Productive But Not Profitable.” Perhaps this is...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    September 14, 2022

Mitze Cecrle Steps Down from Chinook School Board to Become CHS Ag Teacher

Chinook Junior and Senior High School students have been very successful through the years with their Future Farmers of America (FFA) endeavors and the Ag/Shop classes have done great work with the...

 

Billmayer Family Announces Winner of the 2022 Mental Health Scholarship in Honor of Tristan

The family of Tristan Billmayer is pleased to announce the winner of the 2022 Mental Health Field Scholarship in the amount of $500. Samantha May, a 2020 graduate of CJI High School is the daughter...

 

Shatterproof Announces Rise Up Against Addiction Montana Community Walk

For 40 million adults living in America with a substance use disorder (SUD), the devastation caused by the disease can be crushing. According to recent federal data, an estimated 90,000 teens and adults in Montana have a substance use disorder (SUD)....

 

Consultants meet with representatives of Milk River Churches

Rev. Dr. Loren and Becky Shellabarger, Iowa-based consultants who help small churches cope with changes, were in Chinook recently to meet with representatives of the recently named Milk River...

 

HHS Class of '72: finally, a class reunion

After 50 years, the Harlem High School Class of 1972 held a class reunion, their first. Several commented that over the years there had been attempts to schedule a reunion, but it never happened. One...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    September 7, 2022

P.A.W.S Animal Shelter Dealing with Multiple Emergencies

The P.A.W.S. Animal Shelter in Chinook successfully managed to get through August after having several emergencies dumped on their doorstep. The Shelter still has a ton of needs and a lot of work to...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    September 7, 2022

Stuker Receives Distinguished Leader Award

Richard Stuker, Board President for Triangle Communications, was presented the 2022 Distinguished Leader Award at the Broadband Montana Annual Meeting held at Big Sky Resort from August 22-24. "Rich...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    September 7, 2022

Blaine County Sheriff Candidates Share their Views Ahead of November Election

Deputy Sheriff Kevin Spudic has thrown his hat into the 2022 Blaine County Sheriff Election, running as a Write-In Candidate. The 2022 Election will take place on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. The...

 

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