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 By Alex Ross    Local    December 14, 2017 

Community Foundation helps with Brother Van SOS

Van Orsdel United Methodist Church will get assistance keeping its food pantry stocked with help from a Hill County Community Foundation grant. The foundation presented a $500 check to the Rev....

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 14, 2017 

Tester wants CHIP, health centers funded

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., urged Congress during a telephone press conference Wednesday to extend funding for the federal Children's Health Insurance Program and community health care centers....

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 13, 2017

Gianforte talks tax reform in town hall call

Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., answered questions about tax reform, renewal of the Children's Health Insurance Program and sexual harassment Tuesday night during a telephone town hall. Much of the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 12, 2017

Chamber, community foundation lighting up the square

The Hill County Community Foundation is helping the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce to light up Town Square even more. The foundation presented Chamber Executive Director Jody Olson and President...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 12, 2017

Museum board discusses tepee problem

The tepee in front of the Holiday Village Mall will remain in place, even after it was discovered that someone had been staying in it, H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board Chair Judi Dritshulas said at the board’s monthly meeting Monday. Havre...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 11, 2017

Fort Belknap opens new call center

Island Mountain Development Group, the economic development arm of the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine tribes on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, opened a second call center Tuesday. The new facility in Hays will mean the creation of 270 jobs that wi...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 8, 2017

Havre workshop teaches strengthening Native families

Members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and four other tribes became certified this week in a program aimed at strengthening American Indian families. In all, 20 people...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 7, 2017

Fort Belknap college in nationwide study

Aaniiih Nakoda College is taking part in a nationwide program to learn about bacteriophages. The college was the recipient of the Science Education Alliance Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science in Tribal Colleges and...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 7, 2017

Signs supporting nurses up amid negotiations

"I Support Nurses" signs have appeared in front yards and outside businesses throughout Havre in the past few weeks. Audrey Turner, president of Havre's Montana Nurses Association's No. 11 Chapter,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 6, 2017

Rocky Boy radio station temporarily loses signal

KHEW 88.5 FM, the radio station at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, has had its FM signal restored after it was temporarily lost Tuesday. Wade Cauliflower, the station manager, said in a Facebook instant message conversation, the signal was...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 5, 2017

Council talks about street levy failure

Current and incoming Havre City Council members and members of the public discussed Monday why they think a proposed mill levy that would have covered the cost of redoing some of the city’s streets failed. The discussion took place after a meeting...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 5, 2017

Banning med pot dispensaries passes first reading

Editor's note: This version corrects a reference to whom City Council member Jay Pyette spoke to from Bozeman. Havre Mayor Tim Solomon cast a tie-breaking vote at Monday’s City Council meeting in favor of an ordinance to ban medical marijuana...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 4, 2017

Murray stumps in Havre at Pachyderms

Montana Republican Ron Murray, a U.S. Senate hopeful, talked about his campaign, taxes, immigration and rolling back regulations when he spoke to the Pachyderm Club at the Duck Inn Monday in Havre. A...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 1, 2017

Superintendent, Havre High students tour trade industry

Havre High School students heard Thursday about work force needs in the trade and construction industries and about programs at Montana State University-Northern Thursday, and toured the new Diesel...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 30, 2017

Pot proposals stall in ordinance committee

The Havre City Council Ordinance Committee failed to move two proposals out of committee Wednesday night that would have limited or banned medical marijuana storefront dispensaries within city limits....

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 30, 2017

Mixed reviews on special session

Local lawmakers gave different views Tuesday about the special legislative session that happened two weeks ago. Gov. Steve Bullock, D-Mont., called the Republican-controlled Legislature into a...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 27, 2017

Polar Plunge raised $6,107 for Special Olympics

Four teams and 12 individuals, a total of 24 superheroes, raised $6,107 Saturday when Special Olympics Montana's Great Northern Area chapter held their annual SubZero SuperHero Polar Plunge, Special...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 24, 2017

Hi-Line Living: Havre's Haven: Helping fulfill needs

Jolene Ophus said she often wants to save the world. "I would save 400 orphans if I could, but I don't have the money or energy," she said. As manager of Havre's Helping Haven, a thrift store in the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 24, 2017

Christmas comes to Havre Saturday

Havre will put its holiday spirit on display Saturday, with a series of Christmas-themed events. The holiday fare will begin at 4 p.m. after the SubZero SuperHero Polar Plunge at Town Square. This is the second year the Polar Plunge fundraiser for...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 24, 2017

Superheroes to plunge for Special Olympics

People have the chance to watch people put on their superhero costumes Saturday and take part in the SubZero SuperHero Polar Plunge. This year will be the second year in which the Polar Plunge will take place on the Community Town Square in...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 24, 2017

Chinook kicks off Christmas today

The streets will be filled with holiday cheer today when Chinook holds its annual Christmas Stroll/Parade of Lights/Festival of Trees. Indiana Street will be closed to traffic from 1 to 6 p.m. as people visit local businesses, partake in...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 22, 2017

Vaughn resigns from fair board

Karla Vaughn has resigned her position on the Great Northern Fair Board, board member Chelby Gooch said Tuesday night at the group's monthly meeting. Gooch said she received an email from Vaughn last...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 21, 2017

Council approves officer, sets ordinance meeting

The Havre City Council at their meeting Monday unanimously confirmed Officer James Tanner Donovan to the position of patrol officer with the Havre Police Department effective Nov. 30. Havre Assistant...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 20, 2017

Dean talks at Pachyderm meeting in Havre

Montana Republican Senate candidate James Dean defended the lack of specifics he has given about his policy proposals and personal life at a meeting of the Pachyderm Club Friday and said, if elected,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 17, 2017

Northern student running 4,000 miles to fight cancer

A Montana State University-Northern senior will run from Havre to Chinook Saturday, her first training run in preparation for a 4,000-mile cross-country run to raise money for young adults with...

 

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