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Protesters line up outside Daines' keynote speech

Demonstrators were undeterred by the snow and slush Thursday as they gathered at the side of U.S Highway 2 outside the Havre Inn & Suites to protest Sen. Steve Daines. Daines was in Havre...

For the Record, Feb. 24, 2017

Havre Police Department Kyle Webster Brockie of Havre, 33, was arrested on charges of criminal contempt and revocation of suspended or deferred sentence related to a 24/7 Sobriety Program violation Thursday at 7:17 a.m. at the police department....

SALVATION ARMY

The Salvation Army, founded in 1865 in London by a Methodist preacher named William Booth, has since spread to 127 countries, with 7,551 centers in communities across the U.S., including one in...

Care and feeding of a feral cat

I didn’t realize before now that I had preconceived notions about how a quarter-feral cat would behave, but I see, now, that I did, and that image did not include him being a demanding prima donna. ...

Tuss: Another 'great year' for Bear Paw Development's activities

Bear Paw Development Corp. Executive Director Paul Tuss said 2016 was another great year for the economic development organization. "This good work was because Bear Paw Development has a talented,...

Obituary: Michael Douglas Golden

Michael Douglas Golden of Havre, 43, joined his father and grandfather in his eternal heavenly home Feb. 18, 2017, in Columbia Falls, Montana. Michael was born Dec. 18, 1973 to Joyce and Douglas...

Obituary: Brandan Lee Haas

Brandan Lee Haas of Havre, 44, passed away Feb. 21, 2017, at his home due to natural causes. A viewing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Holland and Bonine Funeral Home....

Obituary: Walter John Hinebauch Jr.

Walter John Hinebauch Jr. went to spend eternity with his Lord and Savior Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Although he had been suffering from pulmonary fibrosis his passing was sudden. Walter was a devoted...

Northern C Roundup: Box Elder-Hays-Lodge Pole to meet again

Going into the semifinals of the Northern C Divisional boys basketball tournament, there seemed to be a good chance of an all-9C final, considering three of the four teams resided from that district. But when the Box Elder Bears knocked off the...

Skylights lock up second with win over Dawgs

The MSU-Northern Skylights had already won two tough battles with the UM-Western Bulldogs. But to be at home for the Frontier Conference semifinals, the Skylights needed one more. And, on Friday...

George Ferguson Column: We love our high school hoops the way it is

As a journalist, I will never, ever step on the Constitution of the United States. Freedom of speech, no matter what stupid things come out of people's mouths, sometimes is a right in this country,...

Father and son helping bring family and joy to the HLP community

GREAT FALLS - It has been 10 years since the Hays-Lodge Pole boys basketball team won the Class C state championship. In fact, it's been 10 years since the Thunderbirds have made it to state, but...

Bears fight Belt to the end

GREAT FALLS — In two championship games a season ago, the Belt Huskies pretty much ran over the Box Elder girls. In the Northern C semifinals Thursday night inside the Four Seasons Arena, the story ...

9C - uniquely charming

The Hi-Line has done it again. I am smitten. Some more. I’ve savored the charms of sparsely populated, quiet, no traffic, low crime Montana for more than a year now since my cross-country move. But one thing I never thought would give me warm...

Separate but equal might be OK in Indiana, not in Montana basketball

Editor, It’s ironic that Cat Country KCTR 102.9 radio announcer Paul Mushaben opened his February 2I, 2017, post with the statement that...” It’s always the kids that suffer...” His comments about separate tournaments for Native Americans...

Our View:

One week after Rep. Jeff Essman, R-Billings, the state Republican Party chair, apologized to  Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre, for official GOP Facebook and Twitter posts insulting the freshman legislator, Essmann now has irritated some officials...

Thanks to 9C tournament volunteers

Editor, The Athletic Committee of the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Havre High School and District 9C would like to extend a huge heartfelt thank you to the 60 plus volunteers who worked the Boys and Girls District...

Community Events Calendar

Friday, Feb. 24 Free tax preparation aid for any low- to moderate-income taxpayers, AARP sponsored. For an appointment, call 265-5464. Tuesday, Feb. 28 The Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club, 2 p.m., Timmons Room, Hill County Courthouåse. Sue Leferink...

SPORTS

An Armory Weekend Special: Skylights aim for a fight wth Dawgs, Bears

The Montana State University-Northern Skylights responded to their first back-to-back losses like great teams do — by coming right back and winning. Now, the No. 15 Skylights (10-6, 20-7) are...

SPORTS

Bears fight Belt to the end

GREAT FALLS — In two championship games a season ago, the Belt Huskies pretty much ran over the Box Elder girls. In the Northern C semifinals Thursday night inside the Four Seasons Arena, the story...

SPORTS

Chinook, HLP reach Northern C semifinals in thrilling fashion

GREAT FALLS — As the third-place team from the District 9C, few expected the Chinook Sugarbeeters to make a run in the Northern C Divisional tournament, but thanks to clutch play late in games, the...

LOCAL

Daines: Montana lifestyle an asset for business

Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont. spoke about rural economic development and the rollback in federal regulations that can be expected with the new administration of President Donald Trump in his keynote...

SPORTS

Father and son helping bring family and joy to the HLP community

GREAT FALLS - It has been 10 years since the Hays-Lodge Pole boys basketball team won the Class C state championship. In fact, it's been 10 years since the Thunderbirds have made it to state, but...

LOCAL

Protesters line up outside Daines' keynote speech

Demonstrators were undeterred by the snow and slush Thursday as they gathered at the side of U.S Highway 2 outside the Havre Inn & Suites to protest Sen. Steve Daines. Daines was in Havre...

LOCAL

SALVATION ARMY

The Salvation Army, founded in 1865 in London by a Methodist preacher named William Booth, has since spread to 127 countries, with 7,551 centers in communities across the U.S., including one in...

LOCAL

Tuss: Another 'great year' for Bear Paw Development's activities

Bear Paw Development Corp. Executive Director Paul Tuss said 2016 was another great year for the economic development organization. "This good work was because Bear Paw Development has a talented,...