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 By Donna Miller    News    December 29, 2021

Harlem Elementary ROARS

On December 10, personnel at Harlem Elementary School selected "seven sensational students" to join their Rockin' ROAR Roster. One student from each grade level, kindergarten through sixth grade, was...

 

Local congregations looking for new paths forward

Three church congregations from Chinook held a joint Christmas Eve service this past week. The evening service was held at the American Lutheran Church in Chinook and joined with the local...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 29, 2021

Transforming Habits by Retraining the Brain

As 2022 approaches, many of us will be taking stock of our lives, thinking towards the future, and making resolutions with the intention of modifying certain behaviors. Anyone wishing to see those resolutions reach fruition might want to consider...

 

MSU to host free Jan. 20 online mathematics competition for middle school students

BOZEMAN — Middle school students from across the state of Montana are invited to register for a free online mathematics contest set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20. The American Mathematics Competition 8 contest is part of the American Mathematics...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 22, 2021

Chinook FFA Chapter Will Re-purpose Holiday Trees

The Chinook Chapter of the FFA, in partnership with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, will again collect Christmas trees after the holidays so that they can be re-purposed as fish habitat. According to...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 22, 2021

New Name and New Management for Little River Trading Post

As of December 14, the convenience store and fuel stop formerly known as Fort Belknap Kwik Stop and located at the intersection of US Highway 2 and Montana Highway 66 is open for business under a new...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 22, 2021

Friends of the Pool & Park Ornaments For Sale

As part of their ongoing fundraising efforts, the Friends of the Pool and Park Foundation still has some ornaments available for purchase. These are available at the following locations in Chinook:...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 22, 2021

Traditions Around the County

Whether stringing lights, decorating a Christmas tree, setting up a nativity scene, baking holiday cookies and confections, competing in an ugly sweater contest, or engaging in some other ritual, most...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 22, 2021

FFA Members Succeed at Winter Districts

On December 7, Geraldine School District hosted Winter Districts Competition for the Judith Basin Chapters of the Montana FFA. At the contest, two Blaine County competitors placed in the top ten, qualifying them for state: Madilyn Gruszie from the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 22, 2021

Santa's Sleigh Overflows with Generosity

Last year as fourth graders, the class of 2029 won the ice cream and bragging rights with 140 items packed into Santa's sleigh. Now, as fifth graders in Mrs. Lesa MacLeod's class, the group retained...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 15, 2021

Knights of Columbus Contribute to a Warm and Bright Holiday

The local Knights of Columbus organization, in collaboration with the Great Falls Council and several local businesses, are making the holiday season warmer and brighter for many Hi-Line families with...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 15, 2021

Art Students Perform Goodwill Gesture

Meadowlark Elementary School students are conducting a fundraiser to aid the residents of Denton, whose community was devastated by wildfire. Starting on Monday, December 13, and lasting until 5:00...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 15, 2021

Finding Pleasure in Puppetry

During the first week of December, rehearsals for A Christmas Carol were going strong as cast and crew members began working with the Bunraku puppets that will bring the characters to life. Directed...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 15, 2021

Students of the Week Announced

Harlem ROARing students stand in a class of their own. Although the school's policy of securing media releases has caused a bit of a delay in reporting, officials at Harlem Elementary School are...

 

Montana Ag Partners Recruit for Communications Specialist to Promote Crop Varieties and Educate on Best Practices

Great Falls, Mont. – The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA), Montana Wheat and Barley Committee (MWBC), and Montana State University (MSU) have partnered to fund a Crop Variety Promotions and Education Specialist position located on the...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 8, 2021

Elves in Children's Clothing

On December 1, Santa parked his sleigh inside the front doors of Meadowlark Elementary School on New York Street in Chinook. This action indicates that Santa's sleigh is ready to start taking...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 8, 2021

2nd Holiday Extravaganza Scheduled

The Blaine County Fair Foundation invites surrounding communities to its Holiday Extravaganza on December 18 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Commercial Building on the Blaine County...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 8, 2021

Community Quilters Provide Humanitarian Aid to Denton Fire Victims

When the Community Quilters of the American Lutheran Church of Chinook learned about the fire victims in Denton on December first, they were determined to add to the relief efforts. On Friday morning...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 8, 2021

Local Talent Will Be on Display at Art Event

A group of local artists will be gathering for the 4th Annual All I Want for Christmas Art Event this Sunday. Held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on December 12, the art event will see some interesting changes this year. Originally launched by Bonnie Weber and...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 8, 2021

Harlem ROAR Roster Adds Names

November 12 marked the second group of students from Harlem Elementary School who have been designated meritorious under the new ROARing students selection process. The newest young Wildcats to join...

 
 By Press Release    News    December 8, 2021

Louise Doney Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Louise Doney of Harlem, Montana, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Doney was initiated at University of Montana. Doney is among...

 
 By Press Release    News    December 8, 2021

Northeast Montana Havre check station results for the 2021 Season

The final results are in from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Havre check station for the 2021 hunting season. The check station was open for eight weekends from Oct. 9 (the open of general antelope) through Nov. 28 (the end of the deer/elk...

 
 By Diana Maloney    News    December 8, 2021

BLAINE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES WINNER

The Blaine County Health Department recently announced the winner of the Poster contest that was held earlier this fall. The winner from Turner School was 5th grader Savannah Heilig. Savannah...

 
 By Donna Miller    News    December 8, 2021

Auditions for The Harvest Are on the Horizon

On December 13 and 14 at 7:00 p.m., the Montana Actors’ Theater (MAT) organization will be holding auditions for The Harvest. With roles for men and women in their mid-20s-60s, this show offers a range of creative opportunity as well as a theme...

 
 By Kody Farmer    News    December 1, 2021

Community Dinner Serves 125 Meals

This year the Chinook Community Thanksgiving dinner returned to a bit more normal setting. A year ago organizers were forced to move to the Blaine County Fairgrounds Commercial Building and serve...

 

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