Read About: IND HEMP Preparing for Next Year’s Harvest ~ Water Flows Again Across the Hi-Line ~ National Co-op Month Commits to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ~ October is About Being HAPPY to Fight Brest Cancer ~ Shooting Range Development Grant Applications are Open ~ Hunters Can Help Prevent Spread of AIS ~ Turner Ambulance Crew Receives Northwest Farm Credit Grant

Our Regular Features: Ranching for Profit – Two Legacies ~ Joyce Meyer – Enjoying Everyday Life – Trusting God with Every Injustice ~ Dave Ramsey – Dave Says – Saving For A Car ~ Things to Know ~ Classifieds.

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IND HEMP Preparing for Next Year’s Harvest

In late August, IND HEMP broke ground for a new fiber processing facility in Fort Benton. The planned state-of-the-art facility boasts a five-ton per hour processing capability of hemp fiber, which is equivalent to fill four semi-trucks per day. Completion of the project is set for July 2021, which will come right on time for next year’s harvest of over 9,600 acres across the Treasure State contracted to grow IND HEMP’s trademarked seed.

According to IND HEMP director of sales, Gregg Gnecco the variety called X59 has the benefits of both a long stalk and great seed head. Gnecco added that the residue from their plants will be the foundation for the strongest fiber in the world. Hemp crops can perform well in Montana’s wheat country, which has prime farm ground aplenty for the speculating hemp producer. The cash crop potential to produce hemp fiber is also a way to put to use a field that may lay fallow otherwise, Gnecco also points out.

For more information about IND HEMP, visit their website at www.indhemp.com.

Water Flows Again Across the Hi-line

After more than 20 weeks, water is again flowing through the St. Mary Canal and Conveyance Works System, which flows into the Milk River. By the end of the second week in October, Jennifer Patrick reported that water was again flowing through the system. By the end of last week, water was expected to increase to 600 cubic feet/second after flows are adjusted once all work on the project is finalized. Patrick estimates that Fresno Reservoir will be at double the current acre footage, which was 16.9 on October 8th.

The St. Mary Canal and Conveyance Works System provides supplemental irrigation and municipal water along the Milk River, as well as water to the Fort Belknap Indian Community, the Blackfeet Nation, and many towns across the Hi-Line.

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Things to Know: Free postings for Non-Profit Community Events

Oct 10 – Apr 10: Great Northern FairGrounds in Havre has space available to store summer recreational vehicles indoors. Call 265-7121 for details.

Oct 22, 29: 4 p.m.: Internship Management Virtual Workshop. To register visit internbridge.com/montana/

Oct 23: 9 a.m. “Obesity as a Symptom/Manifestation of Trauma” Featuring Kerrie Wheeler. To register, visit the Obesity as a Symptom/ Manifestation of Trauma Online Event page on Facebook or call the Montana Social Scientists Education Group at 406-214-0029.

Oct 30: Tues. 8:30 a.m.: Rise and Restore Small Business Summit at Sidney. Registration available at bit.ly/riserestore with “Early Bird” registration for only $35 before October 1st. Need more details? Visit the Rise and Restore Small Business Summit Event Page on Facebook.

Through October: Saco’s Fall Decor Contest. Freestyle decorating contest sponsored by Saco Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. Call or text 301-2034 or 527-7888 to participate. Judging will take place on October 31st.

Nov 7: 10a-4p: 2020 Historical Society/Museum Specialty Fair at Phillips County Museum & H.G. Robinson House along Highway 2 in Malta. Sports are available for $20 (no table) & $30 (with a table). You must pay beforehand to be guaranteed a spot & vendors are asked to stay at the event until 4 p.m. For more information, call 654-1037 or stop by the museum today!

Nov 14 & 15: Tom Knudsen 5th Annual Memorial Pool Tournament at the Mint Bar in Malta. $25 dollar entry fee. Please register by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. Pre-tourney Friday, November 13th, sign up at 6 P.M. Call Susan for details at 654-4051 or 654-1621.

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings along the Hi-Line:

Chinook: Tuesdays @ 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church
Harlem: Wednesdays @ 7:30 p.m. at the Library (will resume meeting at Ft. Belknap at a later date)
Harlem: Fridays @ 7 p.m. at the Library (regular meeting time/place)
Hays: Tuesdays @ 7 p.m. at the Eagle Child Health Center
Malta: Mondays @ 12 noon at the Villa Theatre (rear entrance)
Malta: Wednesdays @ 8 p.m. at the Villa Theatre (rear entrance)
Malta: Thursdays @ 12 noon at the Villa Theatre (rear entrance)
Malta: Saturdays @ 4 p.m. at Nick’s House (139 9th Street Southwest)
Malta: Sundays @ 7 p.m. at the Villa Theatre (rear entrance)
Dodson: Mondays @ 8 p.m. at Ron K’s House
Chester: Thursdays @ 7 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church
Box Elder: Tuesdays @ 6 p.m. at the Box Elder Catholic Church
Rocky Boy: Wednesdays @ 6 p.m. at the Upper Box Elder Road Big Blue Building next to White Sky Hope Facility
Glasgow and Havre have meetings every day…
Call the Area 40 HOTLINE anytime for support and meeting information at 1-833-800- 8553
or visit https://aa-montana.org/index.php?city=Area%2040

Montana Army National Guard is looking for YOU! For more information contact SGG Bakken at 406-324-5447. There are several financial incentives for joining the guard, but the rewards of serving our State is far greater.

Wednesdays and Fridays from 12noon-4ish p.m. Granny’s Closet in downtown Harlem is open! More shoes and clothes have been added. Lots of goodies available.

New Rural Grant Opportunity Applications now available for a new round of nationwide relief for small businesses in rural communities. The application window closes quickly. To learn more, visit https://lisc.org/covid-19/small-business-assitance/small-business- relief-grants/lowes/ or visit the Great Northern Development Facebook page.

Blaine County Library at Chinook announces Storytime at the Library! Every Tuesday at 10:30am in the Children’s area at the library. Need more information? Follow the Blaine County Library Facebook page, check out their website at www.blainecountylibrary.org, or call 357-2932. The library is open Mondays 12-7pm Tuesdays 10am-6pm, Wednesdays 12-7pm, Thursdays 10am-6pm, and Fridays noon to 5pm.

Phillips County Library is currently hosting the Carnegie Libraries Carnegie traveling exhibit. Phillips County residents are invited to come learn more about the history of Montana’s 17 Carnegie libraries, which were built across the state at the turn of the 20th century. For more information, call the library at 654-2407 or stop by Mon-Thu (10-12/1- 6) or Fridays (10-12/1-5).

Havre Beneath the Streets is OPEN for business. Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until further notice. Call 265-8888 for tour times and booking reservations.

HRDC in Havre is seeking donations for specific, new (unopened, not used) items for their Victim Services Program. Items include diapers, new packages of socks and undergarments, new baby and children’s clothes, paper products, new women’s clothing, and more. Please visit the website or call 265-6743 for more information. At this time, HRDC cannot accept used donations due to COVID-19 restrictions. Thank you for your support.

Quarterly meetings held 3rd Wed. of Jan., Apr., Jul., & Oct at 10am: VOLUNTEERS INVITED! BLAINE COUNTY LOCAL AREA COMMITTEE FOR MENTAL HEALTH meets in Youth Court Services in the basement of the courthouse. All interested parties are welcome to attend! Call 406-357-2369 for details.

DAVE SAYS: Dave Ramsey is a personal money management expert, popular national radio personality and the author of three New York Times bestsellers – The Total Money Makeover, Financial Peace Revisited and More Than Enough. In them, Ramsey exemplifies his life’s work of teaching others how to be financially responsible, so they can acquire enough wealth to take care of loved ones, live prosperously into old age, and give generously to others.

Saving For A Car

Dear Dave,
I decided a couple of years ago to start following your plan. Part of getting out of debt for me included paying off my car. I’m taking your advice, and saving up to pay cash for my next vehicle. I know you like mutual funds, so should I put the money I’m setting aside for that purchase in a mutual fund?
-Corey

Dear Corey,
I’m glad to hear you’ve decided to get control of your money. Mutual funds are great for long-term investing, and by long-term investing I’m talking about a bare minimum of five years—preferably 10. But I wouldn’t recommend them as a way of saving up for a vehicle purchase. The problem with mutual funds, in the type of short-term scenario you’re talking about, is they can go up, or down, in value.

I’d suggest a simple savings or money market account when it comes to stashing the money you’re saving for a newer car. They don’t pay much in terms of interest, but your money will be safe, and you won’t have the ups and downs of the stock market to worry about.

Did you know the average monthly payment in America for a new car right now about $554 a month? It makes my head hurt to think about that much cash flying out the window every month on something that’s dropping in value like a rock. Even if you just stashed that kind of money in a shoebox you’d have over $6,600 saved in just a year. And despite what some people say, that’s enough to buy a dependable, pre-owned car.

Stick with the plan, Corey! —Dave

National Co-op Month Commits to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

October is National Co-op Month, and many folks in rural areas are members of at least one cooperative with other individuals in their community. Whether it’s an agriculture and farm cooperative, electric co-op, or another local cooperative in your home town, these one-of-a-kind business models are vital contributors to the American economy and Western way of life. Cooperatives were how electricity came to rural America and how local produce and seasonal favorites can be found in some local grocers.

Since 1964, National Co-op Month has been observed as a day to celebrate the contributions made by those who work in or benefit from cooperatives and this year’s theme for the occasion is “Co-ops Commit: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion”. The theme focuses attention on how co-ops create workplaces and boards that are committed to including everyone who makes up each team of diverse members equitably to meet the changing times’ challenges and needs for the communities they serve.

In America, there are more than 40,000 cooperatives that provide employment and wages of more than $25 billion annually and have an estimated 350 million members. The USDA alone has several programs that benefit cooperatives and folks that depend on them and agricultural co-ops are part of this sub-set. America’s farmer cooperatives directly employ more than 187,000 Americans in almost 9,000 locations. From the USDA website, “Gross business volume for ag cooperatives was up $6.7 billion in 2018 compared to the year before, and farmer cooperatives had a record $93.6 billion in assets and a record $44.4 billion in farmer-member equity.”

Grocery stores like Turner’s Big Flat Grocery and the Red Paint Creek Trading Post at Lodge Pole are two cooperative grocery stores that serve remotely located, rural farm families with fresh produce and other necessities that in the past were difficult to obtain. The Family Matters clothing and shoe store at Malta is one example of another type of store that can successfully implement the co-op business model to bring current fashions, trends, and products to locals without having to travel far or shop on-line.

For cooperatives who are seeking additional funding to support their projected growth and anticipate member needs or for newly forming co-ops and other entities that meet certain requirements, check out the current Funding Opportunity from USDA Rural Development: Community Connects Grants. These applications are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. For application, requirements, related events, and contact information, visit https:// www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/community-connects-grant or reach out to the Community Connect program at the Loan Origination and Approval Division (202-720-0800 or community.connect@wdc. usda.gov .

Local cooperatives across the state may still have socially distanced or virtual events and contests to celebrate Co-op Month, and members are encouraged to call, visit, or check their local cooperatives, websites, and social media accounts for information on what they have to offer.

Shannon Van Voast presented in October, 2016 at an interagency working group on cooperative development in Washington, D.C. and also sat as a panelist for the White House Rural Forum. Van Voast was invited by Sam Rikkers, then-Administrator for USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service to represent Montana through her role on the board of directors for the Big Flat Grocery and tell the story of its formation and function in the rural community of Turner.

October is About Being HAPPY to Fight Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an Annual Campaign to increase awareness of this tragic disease that affects millions of Americans each year. Throughout this month, there are many ways to volunteer and donate for local, state, & national events to promote a HAPPY approach to fight breast cancer. The acronym comes from a five-pronged approach:

Hope: 2018 Honorary Walk Chair Johanna D’Addario (Terri Grodeur Breast Cancer Foundation of New London, Connecticut) reminds others that from her journey from breast cancer survivor to breast cancer advocate that “Perhaps sharing hope with others gives us some peace of mind,” as she recalls overcoming the challenges of her diagnosis and treatment with hopeful mindsets for her future and the future of other women.

Awareness: October is an opportunity for raising awareness with family members, community members, and across the world wide web through social media. Talking points, social media invites, and promotional tools, and other news to shout out about Breast Cancer are available through your local Breast Cancer non-profit groups, sponsors, and volunteers and through the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. website at https://www.nationalbreastcancer. org/breast-cancer-awareness-month.

Prevention: Use October as a reminder for all SASS-y women of all (S)hapes, (A)ges, (S)izes, and (S)uperpowers to schedule mammograms, breast exams, and other self-care and preventive medical appointments to detect now to protect breast health.

Proactive: Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a celebration of being proactive to speak to others and share on social media encouraging messages to educate others about prevention, statistics, and other breast cancer. Donate your time or spare change to support a local breast cancer awareness event or organization, purchase and wear pink breast cancer awareness gear, and speak up in your community and on social media about breast cancer awareness.

Year-long Events: Many communities across the Hi-Line are offering extra or never-before-available breast mobile appointment days for mammograms and bone density screenings with financial assistance for those who qualify. For information, contact your primary care provider or local clinic, hospital, or breast cancer educator/advocate to schedule your full-year’s screenings for breast cancer and other life-threatening conditions with early detection. Look for Relay for Life and other breast cancer fundraisers to donate your time to find a cure and give hope to another Hi-Line cancer fighter.

Ranching For Profit Blog – Dallas Mount, CEO

Healthy Land, Happy Families and Profitable Businesses
www.ranchingforprofit.com

Two Legacies

Legacy is a powerful concept. Perhaps that is because we see our legacy as a form of immortality. In some families it has survived generations now long gone. Many people I work with feel a deep obligation to carry on the family’s legacy. A family’s legacy can be rich with meaning and a powerful source of inspiration. Unfortunately, the power of a legacy is often more destructive than constructive.

I was surprised when I looked up legacy to see Webster define it as “money or property left to someone in a will.” I have never thought of a legacy as just things. If that’s all it was, it wouldn’t be nearly as powerful a concept. Webster misses the point. A legacy is the meaning represented by those things. In fact, a legacy doesn’t have to be passed on through things at all.

In my mom’s final years and just after her passing, I feel like my sister and I grew closer. My sister and I didn’t fight over our mother’s modest estate. We each expressed concern for the other’s interests and wanted to make sure the other’s needs were met. My mother’s legacy wasn’t in the form of physical assets. It was in the values she instilled in my sister and me.

I’ve met with many multi-generational farm and ranch families working through succession issues. Some are poised to go on for many more generations. Others have reached the end of the road. There are a lot of things that go into making a multi-generational family thrive from one generation to the next, but the meaning and form of their legacy is as important as any of them. Those families for whom the legacy they inherit and perpetuate is more about values than things tend to endure and prosper. Those for whom the legacy is more about things than values won’t last.

For a lot of farm and ranch families the legacy seems to center on a particular piece of property. When there are three generations buried in the family plot on the hill beside your home, it is easy to see your legacy as a place, a herd of cattle or some other “thing.”

If your business was in town, it would be different. If Smith and Son’s Manufacturing sold the obsolete factory that your great grandfather built and moved to a modern facility they leased on the other side of town, it would be emotional but it wouldn’t carry the same drama as selling the family ranch. Of course there aren’t 3 generations of Smiths buried under the parking lot.

I recently spoke to one man with a young family who was determined to “carry on the family legacy.” For him that meant staying on the family ranch. But the capacity of the ranch was only 150 cows. That may have been enough in Granddad’s day, but it isn’t enough now. Town had moved closer and the neighbors had sold out to developers who divided their places into ranchettes. Land values were astronomical. To rent anything of any size meant driving a good hour one-way. In addition to working on the ranch, both he and his wife had jobs in town. They told me that they would give anything to quit their jobs and ranch full time, but they weren’t going to be the ones to end the “legacy.”

If they were to sell and move they could buy a place a few hundred miles away, with four or five times the capacity, that wouldn’t need to be subsidized with off-farm income. I wonder how his parents and grandparents, now gone, would feel if they could see how hard their heirs work and how much they sacrifice to keep the place. Perhaps they’d consider themselves failures for not infusing enough pioneer spirit in their heirs to do what they need to do to build a thriving business and a happy life. Perhaps a more pertinent question is, “What kind of legacy are we passing on to our children?” Is our intention to pass on the burden of maintaining the family place, regardless of the personal and financial cost? Perhaps we’d rather push this decision off on our children when they inherit the place.

I often suggest to people struggling with this issue that every family has two legacies. The first is the legacy of the pioneer. The pioneer left home and blazed a trail to establish the ranch. The second legacy comes from the builder. The builder added to what the pioneer started. The point is that we all have a choice as to which legacy we are going to follow, the pioneer or the builder. Either path you choose honors one of your family’s legacies. You can honor a legacy without sacrificing your life and happiness to follow it.

– Dave Pratt

Real Estate Section

Enjoying Everyday Life
Joyce Meyer

Trusting God with Every Injustice

Are you going through something difficult right
now, experiencing pain or disappointment from a situation
that just doesn’t seem fair? In this world, so many things are not right, and you don’t have to look far to find some kind of injustice.

But one of the things I love most about God is that He’s a God of justice—He makes wrong things right.

I really love 1 Peter 2:23, which says that when Jesus was “reviled and insulted, He did not revile or insult in return; while suffering, He made no threats [of vengeance], but kept entrusting Himself to Him who judges fairly” (AMP).

When we’re being mistreated or enduring something difficult, it’s easy to want to take matters into our own hands. However, the best thing we can do is say, “God, I’m going to trust You to be my vindicator.”

Many people are used to trusting God for things—for a raise, for better health, or for the next great thing they would like to happen in their lives. But God also wants us to trust Him through things—when we’re experiencing difficulties or when life isn’t working out the way we hoped it would. Trusting God allows us to enjoy our lives even when everything is not the way we want it to be.

For instance, maybe you’ve worked harder than ever at your job but still haven’t received a promotion or a pay raise. Maybe a coworker who doesn’t seem to work as hard as you gets the promotion you wanted. I know what this is like. Years ago when this happened to me, I immediately thought, It’s not fair!

And I had a choice to make: I could choose to be angry and bitter toward the people involved and try to vindicate myself, or I could choose to trust God to make wrong things right, knowing that He could pay me back for any injustice done to me.

I want you to know I understand what it’s like to have to make this choice, and that it’s never easy. For the first 23 years of my life, I endured a lot of painful experiences that left me bitter, resentful, and constantly blaming other people.

As a child, I was sexually abused by my father. My mother eventually found out, but fear prevented her from confronting the issue, so the abuse went on for years. When I turned eighteen, I married the first man who came along because I was convinced no other man would ever want me. But this only led to more pain. We ended up divorced after I discovered he was cheating on me with other women and was involved in criminal activities.

When we’re hurt or mistreated, it’s easy to have an attitude that says, Someone owes me. I sure did. For years, I tried to “collect” from people who had no way of paying me back. Because a man (my father) hurt me, I found myself trying to make other men pay. And it affected every area of my life in a destructive way.

Thankfully, as I began to read and study God’s Word, I discovered that God wants to be our vindicator, and He can restore everything we’ve lost through injustices we’ve experienced.

Isaiah 61:7-8 (NIV) says, “Instead of your shame you will receive a double portion, and instead of disgrace you will rejoice in your inheritance. And so you will inherit a double portion in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours. For I, the Lord, love justice….” This is basically saying if we will trust God, He will give us double for our trouble!

Through Scriptures like this, God helped me understand that no person can ever pay me back for what I went through—but He can. When I finally began trusting God to be my vindicator—when I got my eyes off of everyone else and focused on Him—it was truly amazing what He began to do in my life.

God wants to do the same thing for you!
If someone mistreats you, refuse to stay mad at them and trust God

to bring justice into your life. I can promise you this: If you’ll stop trying so hard to get justice for yourself—to manipulate people and situations to get “what you deserve”—you’ll be amazed at what God will do for you as you place all of your trust in Him.

So, whatever’s going on in your life today—whatever you’ve endured and whatever doesn’t seem fair—I want you to know that you’re not invisible to God. He sees you, He knows exactly how much you can take, and He will deliver you at just the right time. He won’t be a moment too late!

Remember, God is the only One Who can truly vindicate you. He is the God of justice, and He can take your wrong thing and make it right!

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For more on this topic, order Joyce’s four-teaching CD series Pursuing What Matters Most. You can also contact us to receive our free magazine, Enjoying Everyday Life, by calling (800) 727-9673 or visiting www.joycemeyer.org.

Joyce Meyer is a New York Times bestselling author and founder of Joyce Meyer Ministries, Inc. She has authored more than 100 books, including Battlefield of the Mind and Unshakeable Trust: Find the Joy of Trusting God at All Times, in All Things (Hachette). She hosts the Enjoying Everyday Life radio and TV programs, which air on hundreds of stations worldwide. For more information, visit www.joycemeyer.org Please note: The views and opinions expressed throughout this publication and/or website are those of the respective authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Joyce Meyer Ministries.

Shooting Range Development Grant Applications are Open

HELENA – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks announces that the application period to apply for a shooting range improvement grant is now open. Completed applications must be received no later than Feb. 1.

Montana’s Shooting Range Grant Program, administered by FWP, provides funding to non-profit shooting clubs, organizations, local governments, and school districts to build and improve public shooting ranges throughout the state.

To learn more about the Shooting Range Grant Program, and to download this year’s grant application, visit FWP’s website at fwp.mt.gov. Click “Recreation”, then “Activities” and then “Shooting Ranges.”

Online registration is available via the Montana Grants & Loans website at https://funding.mt.gov/index.do. For information call 406- 444-9947.
Completed Shooting Range Grant applications may be mailed to: Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Shooting Range Grant Program, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701.

Hunters Can Help Prevent Spread Of AIS

Hunters who use boats to access waterfowl or big game hunting areas can help prevent aquatic invasive species from infesting Montana’s wetlands, rivers and lakes.

The three steps of Clean, Drain, Dry greatly minimize the risk of spreading invasive species. Waterfowl hunters should clean gear that can unintentionally carry invasive plants or animals. Before hunting in a new area, all hunters should:

*Clean aquatic plants, animals and mud from boat, trailer, anchor, waders, boots, decoys, decoy lines and push poles.

*Drain water from decoys, boats, motors and other hunting equipment.

*Brush hunting dogs and rinse off muddy paws.
*Never move plants from one body of water to another. When

using vegetation to construct blinds or conceal duck boats, use only what is available in the immediate hunting area.

A hunters’ watercraft must be inspected if:
*You are coming into Montana from out of state.
*You are traveling west over the Continental Divide into western

Montana.
*You are coming off Tiber Reservoir.
*You are launching anywhere within the Flathead Basin and

your watercraft last launched on waters outside of the Flathead Basin.

Some inspection stations are closed for the season, but inspections can be completed at most FWP regional offices. Hunters should plan ahead to get watercraft inspected by locating inspection stations or calling the FWP AIS program at 406-444-2440. For more information, visit CleanDrainDryMT.com.

Turner Ambulance Crew Receives Northwest Farm Credit Grant

The Blaine II Ambulance Crew was awarded a $3,045 grant from Northwest Farm Credit Service last month to purchase a decontamination and air purifier system for their ambulance. According to Brenda Maloney, the new machine will save a lot of time for EMTs who have to transport patients to any hospital since pandemic measures now require ambulance service providers to completely sterilize their vehicles and equipment before leaving the hospital. These precautions, while necessary to protect the public from COVID-19 “cost a lot of time for the EMTs who have to clean.”

The Blaine II Ambulance Crew Chief, Steve Leitner, applied for the grant earlier this year that awarded his team the gift for purchase of the new equipment for decontamination. With the push of a button, the entire interior of an ambulance can be completely decontaminated in under 15 minutes compared to several hours of deep cleaning and sterilization.

The Blaine II Ambulance is based in Turner and serves around 200 community members. The IHS Hospital at Fort Belknap is the closest hospital to the service area at approximately 35 miles, with Northern Montana Hospital in Havre being the next-closest. The average transport time with patients is about an hour and a half, and that’s a lot of one- on-one time for ambulance crew to engage with patients in transport. Maloney stressed the importance of rural ambulance workers to stay up-to-date on their certifications since they spend the most time with a patient before arriving at a hospital for more advanced care.

There are three Emergency Responders and seven active EMTs on the Blaine II Ambulance Crew at this time. The crew is always happy to be there for the community, and they encourage area residents to call 911 for any emergency at any time. For more information about the Blaine II Ambulance Crew or to see how you can help, contact Steve Leitner at 262-4368.

Classifieds

FOR SALE: Used oilfield pipe, rods, cable & guard rail. New HDPE pipe. Engineered bridges for pivots, vehicles, walking & ATV. Clips & post caps.  Toll free- 866-683-7299 or 406-453-7299 BIG SKY PIPE AND SUPPLY, Great Falls. Call TODAY and Ask for our free catalog. VISIT US ONLINE http://bigskypipeandsupply.com/html/      7-I:X

Daily Monday through Friday: Chinook Senior Center has lunch meals available for pick up. $5 for seniors, $6 for others. Cinnamon rolls and other treats available by ordering in advance. Call to find out more or place an order today: 357-2648. 6-I:X

Specialty Fair: Malta City Hall. November 7, 2020. 10a.m. – 4 p.m. Lunch available. Covid restrictions will be honored. Hosted by Phillips County Historical Society. 10-II

FOR SALE: BARGAIN PRICING on 14 to 100 foot Bridges, 8 to 36 inch I Beams, and 12 to 24-inch pipe. Contact Ed toll free- 866-683-7299 or 406-453-7299 BIG SKY PIPE AND SUPPLY, Great Falls. Call TODAY and Ask for our free catalog. VISIT US ONLINE http://bigskypipeandsupply.com/html/     7-I:X

Rudyard Community and Gildford Senior Centers have their menus available on the Rudyard Community Facebook page. Call Rudyard Center (355-4240) or the Gildford Center (376-3170) to schedule meals. 6-I:X

For Sale:  Galion T-500 Road Grader.  New tired.  Make offer.  Call East Malta Colony at 654-4397 for details. 10-I

HAY FOR SALE:  All varieties round/square bales. Trucking available.  Located in Northeast Montana.  Call 670-6551 or 672-8834 or 794-4452. 10-I

For sale: Artwork by Howard Terpning, the foremost painter of Native American related material. See Montana’s largest display of Terpning art at Big Sky Images & Collectibles in the Havre Holiday Village Mall. 406-399-6522. 10-I

For Sale:  1541 2ND STREET. This home offers 2 + 1 non-conforming bedrooms and 2 baths. Newer addition adds an additional bedroom, full bath and family room! Newer roof and siding. Large back yard. Sold as-is. Price Reduced $99,000. CALL CARINA TODAY AT (406)945-0394 10-I

For Sale:  500 T grass/alfalfa hay and 500 T of sainfoin/grass hay.  $90/ton, no rain on any of it.  Call Terry VandenBos, 406-576-5768. 10-I

Position Opening:  Extension Agent – 4-H/Youth Dev. & Family/Consumer Science- Blaine County, Chinook, MT. Full time. Will provide leadership and educational programming in 4-H/Youth Development and Family and Consumer Sciences. For info and to apply: www.msuextension.org careers. Screening begins October 22, 2020. Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans/Disabled. 10-I

For Sale: Knapheide Utility Box, 11ft x 8ft. Call Mick at 262-0846 10-I

For Sale: Samsung Galaxy watch. In great shape, no scratches, works good, just don’t use it anymore. It can be added to a cell phone plan so it has its own service as well. Asking $200. Call or text 868-0737. 10-II

Specialty Fair: Malta City Hall. November 7, 2020. 10a.m. – 4 p.m. Lunch available. Covid restrictions will be honored. Hosted by Phillips County Historical Society. 10-II

For Sale: 502 13TH AVE, HAVRE. 3 bedroom 1.5 baths. Cottage style Charmer, Nice fenced yard and patio on top of garage. Quiet neighborhood. Price Reduced $125,000. Call Listing agent Steve Zentmire 406-390-0183 10-II

Northern Acres Appraisal Service:  Know what it’s worth!  Call or email Ernest Goettlich, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser at 942-0419 or email northeracresapp@gmail.com. 10-II

For Sale: Samsung Galaxy watch. In great shape, no scratches, works good, just don’t use it anymore. It can be added to a cell phone plan so it has its own service as well. Asking $200. Call or text 868-0737. 10-II

Commercial Location For Sale: Tons of potential!!! Open your own business in this nice commercial location for rent, approximately 600 square feet. Large office and reception area. Would make a nice office, retail or massage location. Next to Oasis Salon at 1611 5th Ave. Water and garbage removal included in rent. $600/ Mo. Please message if you would like to be shown this property.  Contact Susan Turnbull Brurud via Facebook. 10-II

For Sale: Brand new ice fishing house, still in the box. Asking $300 or best offer.  Please private message Matt Markous via Facebook if interested. 10-II

For Sale: Big air compressor.  Ran great when pulled.  I don’t have the time to hook it up.  Asking $500.00 or best offer, or up for trade, depending on what you have for trade private message Mark Markous via Facebook if interested. 10-I

For Sale: Upper and lower intakes and throttle bodies.  Ford Explorer GT40 and 1988 Lincoln mark 7 HO  $200 OBO.   Contact Jacob McKelvey  via Facebook. 10-II

For Sale: A Sears and Roebuck Co Sewing Table with an Edgemere sewing machine. They were produced between 1899 and 1903. It was found in a house that hasn’t been lived in for decades. The top has water damage. The drawers are gone, but otherwise seems to be intact. This is a rare machine. Asking $200. Contact Kate Dormady via Facebook. 10-II

For Sale: Beautiful 4 bedroom 3 bath home for sale in Chinook.  House includes small storage shed and play set in backyard and two full city lots to the south.  Asking $225,000.  Contact Tina Alisch via Facebook 10-II

For Sale: 2014 Buick Verano Convenience Sedan 4D.  4 cyl ecotec, heated seats, new tires all trades welcome asking $10,500.  Contact Scott Skoyen via Facebook. 10-II

For Sale: 2018 Chevrolet Colorado LT Pickup 4D 6 ft.  4×4 V6 10,xxx miles, elec seat, tinted windows, back up camera all trades welcome 29,600.  Contact Scott Skoyen via Facebook. 10-II

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