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Don't worry, it'll warm up some day!

March began with record cold temperatures, but the calendar says spring is just a few weeks away. Like the rest of us, even these mules are beginning to wonder if it will ever warm up. High School...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 6, 2019

Chinook FFA Chapter Members Win Awards

Three additional Chinook FFA Chapter members, Jade Cecrle, Bree Swanson, and Morgan Friede received grants and scholarships through the FFA organization's granting and scholarship program. The three...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 6, 2019

Nissen Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

During the joint Montana Council for Exceptional Children (MCEC) and Montana Council of Administrators of Special Education (MCASE) Conference on Exceptional Children and Youth held February 20-22 at...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 6, 2019

Montana's Public Broadcasting Service Announces Good Neighbor Contest

For Montana’s Public Broadcasting Service (MontanaPBS), February meant the highly anticipated launch of the Fred Rogers documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor. This award-winning film shares an intimate look at the life and philosophy of...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 6, 2019

Essay/Video Contest Honors Innovation

Do you watch Shark Tank, the critically acclaimed and multi-Emmy Award-winning entrepreneurial-themed reality show? Maybe you have a business idea that you want to pitch or you’ve dreamed of running a company that would contribute creativity and...

 
 By Jane Krass    News    March 6, 2019

Hogeland Happenings

Wynn Zellmer, Darwin Zellmer, Laura Sherwood, and Loretta Zellmer traveled to Tomah, Wisconsin to attend a funeral service for their last remaining uncle, Leroy Strait last week. While there they also attended a funeral of their cousin, Roland...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 6, 2019

Nationally Known Speaker Will Present Free Workshop on Managing Frustration and Teaching Social Skills

Dr. Jed Baker, Director of the Social Skills Training Project, an organization serving individuals with autism and social communication problems, will be in Havre on April 3 presenting a workshop enti...

 

Mid Winter Fair Results

Booths: Best Over All: Genevieve Healy Adams Booth Community: 1st - MSU Extension; 2nd HRDC; 3rd Tescha Hawley -3 Butte Photography Tribal Programs: 1st Tribal Health, 2nd Diabetes Prevention Program, 3rd Credit Department Head Start: 1st Ramona...

 

Weber Describes Business Ownership as a Scary-Crazy Ride

Certain people are ambitious by nature, for others, opportunities just fall into place at the right time, and for a select few, a combination of drive, fearlessness, and good fortune contribute to...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 6, 2019

Blaine County MSU Extension Service Announces Seed Show Speakers

The 70th Annual Montana Seed Show, scheduled for March 14–16 at Harlem High School, is rapidly approaching. In partnership with event organizers, the Blaine County MSU Extension Service is bringing...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    March 6, 2019

Seed Show Offers Exhibits, Contests, Quilts, and Demonstrations

Thursday, March 14 is entry day at the Seed Show. Those with agricultural exhibits, such as grains, legumes, grasses and potatoes, should bring them to the Harlem High School Gymnasium from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Questions about the agricultural...

 

Seed Show Antique Tractor and Car Show

The Antique Tractor and Cars/Models and Antique Toy Show will take place in the Vo Ag building at Harlem High School on Saturday, March 16th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There are no limits on what types...

 

The 70th Montana Seed Show Judging Policy

The single judge system will be used for all Montana Seed Show exhibits excluding The People’s Choice Awards and the panel judging used for the Pie and Bread Departments. The judges will be selected and approved by the Seed Show Committee and will...

 

The 70th Montana Seed Show Dedication

This 70th year of the Montana Seed Show book is dedicated to all those who have worked in any way to keep Montana's only Seed Show thriving. So many people have helped in countless ways including...

 

Judy Michael: 70th Montana Seed Show Cover Artist

Judy Frederick Michael was born and grew up near Wilmington, Delaware. Inspired by many artists displaying work in the Galleries and museums of Wilmington, Philadelphia and New York City. She minored...

 

Blaine County will send three teams to State!

Prior to the start of the Northern C Divisional Boys Basketball Championship the Chinook Sugarbeeters and the Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds line up for player introductions. All managers, coaches and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 27, 2019

Gardeners Gear Up in Hays and Lodge Pole

With this having been the second coldest February on record, it may be difficult to think about gardening, but spring is right around the corner. Personnel from the MSU-Fort Belknap Reservation...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 27, 2019

Comedian Lukas Seely Coming to Chinook

Comedian Lukas Seely, a native of Billings, Montana, will present a live performance on March 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Commercial Building at the Blaine County Fairgrounds located at 300 Cleveland Road West in Chinook. Hosted by the Fair Foundation,...

 

Individual Responsible for Two Bull Elk Shot in Blaine County Has Been Identified, Wardens Thank the Public

On Feb. 14, 2019, Region 6 Havre wardens received a TIP-MONT call about a dead bull elk approximately two miles north of Cow Creek Reservoir off Lloyd Road in Blaine Co., about 30 miles south of...

 

Chinook Blood Drive set for Tuesday, March 5

BLOOD DRIVE Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 in Chinook at Wallner Hall, 330 Ohio from 12:30-6PM. Appointments are highly encouraged by the American Red Cross. So, if you have not made an appointment to donate, you can go on-line at redcrossblood.org or...

 

Junior Ag Loans Available Through Montana Department of Agriculture

​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Helena, Mont. – Young people active in rural youth organizations like 4-H and FFA may be eligible for loans up to $8500. More than 65 Montana farm and ranch youths currently participate in the Montana Department of...

 

Havre Elks Lodge #1201 hosting an open house

Havre, MT February 24, 2019: Havre Elks Lodge is hosting an open house for all residents of Hill, Blaine, and Chouteau counties, on Friday March 1st, between 6pm and 9pm at the lodge 321 2nd street in Havre. Lodge Exalted Ruler Kyle Leeds says:...

 

Quilt and Woodworking at the Montana Seed Show

There are only 2 weeks until the 27th Annual Quilt Show at the 2019 70th Montana Seed Show. The dates for the Quilt Show are Friday, March 15, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the band room at the Harlem...

 

Help available for spit tobacco users during Through with Chew Week

Through with Chew Week is observed in Montana on February 25 – March 1, 2019. Chinook Dental is partnering with the North Montana Tobacco-Free Coalition to provide free oral cancer screenings to spit tobacco users during this week through March...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    February 27, 2019

Books Can Make Us Cry or Cuss

Despite the nine degrees below zero mercury readings, six members of Free People Reading Freely, Blaine County Library’s Book Club, met on February 11 at the library. Their next meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 4 at 7:00 p.m. at the Blaine... Full story

 

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