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 By Alex Ross    Local    October 19, 2017 

Havre pitches street repair levy

A proposed mill levy increase that would pay to repair Havre's streets was discussed at a public hearing Wednesday night at city hall. Council member Terry Lilletvedt and Havre Public Works Director...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 19, 2017 

Gianforte touts work done by Congress

U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., touted his party's tax reform plan during a campaign fundraiser lunch in Havre Wednesday and said House Republicans are doing their part to pass legislation....

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 19, 2017 

Tester headlines Pasma-Peck Dinner

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., will be the headline speaker at the Hill County Democratic Central Committee's annual Pasma-Peck Dinner Saturday at the Havre Eagle's Club. The event, which includes a prime...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 18, 2017

Overflow crowd fills medical marijuana meeting

Scores of medical marijuana patients, providers and critics were among people who overflowed the Havre City Council chambers Tuesday night at the Council's Ordinance Committee about whether to ban or...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 18, 2017

Lorett, McKinney and Pester face off in Ward 4

Will Lorett said he is running for Havre City Council because he and his wife come from families that have encouraged them to improve things wherever they go. "So far that has included our home, our...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 18, 2017

Lorett, McKinney and Pester face off in Ward 4

Sarah McKinney spent most of her life in Havre, she said, and she has decided to run for Havre City Council because being on the council seems like a productive, proactive way to make Havre a better p...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 18, 2017

Lorett, McKinney and Pester face off in Ward 4

Lorraine M. Pester has lived in Havre since 1984, she said, and is running for Havre City Council as a way to contribute her viewpoint to the discussion about the issues facing the city. "I've been...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 17, 2017

Havre council declares disaster

A disaster declaration authorizing the city to levy two mills to help offset the cost of cleanup from the record-setting Oct 2-3 snowstorm was unanimously approved by Havre City Council at their...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 17, 2017

Ratliff, Whitacre square off in council election

Havre ophthalmologist Marc Whitacre said his work in the city, such as restoring the former federal post office and former Masonic Temple Building with his wife, Erica Farmer, show what he can bring...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 17, 2017

Ratliff, Whitacre square off in council election

Ward 3 Havre City Council candidate Lindsey Ratliff, a history and art teacher at Havre High School, said part of the reason she is running is to show her students how to make a difference. "In my...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 16, 2017

Ballots for local city elections mailed out late this week

Editor's note: This story has been corrected to reflect properly spelled names, dates and contested elections. Ballots in the upcoming city elections will be mailed to voters this week, with all but three races in the area uncontested. The Havre...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 16, 2017

Gianforte campaigning in Havre

Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., will be in Havre Wednesday at noon for a fundraiser and lunch in the Vineyard Room of the Duck Inn. Hill County Republican Central Committee Chair Andrew Brekke said atte...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 16, 2017

Church comes to Havre to help storm victims

Volunteers from branches of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints arrived in Havre Saturday with chainsaws, pickups, flatbed trailers and hand saws to help property owners clean up from the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 13, 2017

Jumping into the future

After 23 years of managing and improving the Wahkpa Chu'gn Buffalo Jump, John and Anna Brumley will soon no longer head the archeological bison kill site that, over the years, has become a magnet for...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 13, 2017

Council candidates list campaign income

Two Havre City Council candidates running for the same seat are the only candidates in upcoming city elections to file any campaign finance reports, the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices website says. Montana law requires that candidates...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 13, 2017

Local university schedules job fair for Monday

The Montana State University-Northern Career Center will hold their annual Fall Career Fair Monday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m to noon in the Armory Gymnasium, Mary Heller, director of the Career Fair at Northern, said 36 employers have registered for this...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 12, 2017

City asks for help on storm recovery

City resources and manpower are being used to continue the cleanup after last week's record-breaking snowstorm, but the effort will also depend on the community pitching in, Havre Public Works...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 12, 2017

Clack Museum board discusses management strategy

Members of the H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board’s Transition Committee told Hill County commissioners Mark Peterson and Diane McLean Wednesday that they do not envision needing additional money from the county to manage the Wahkpa Chu’gn...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 12, 2017

Results of delayed Fort Belknap primary released

The Fort Belknap Indian Reservation held primary tribal elections Tuesday, a week after a record breaking snowstorm forced the tribe to postpone them. The top two vote-getters in the primaries for tribal president and vice president as well as eight...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 12, 2017

Kueffler withdraws from race for city judge

A candidate for City Judge in Havre quietly withdrew from the race two months ago, a withdrawal of candidacy form from the Hill County Clerk and Recorders office says. The document was signed by candidate Jodi Kueffler and dated Aug. 9. “I feel...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 10, 2017

Havre couple run against each other in Senate race

A Havre couple has joined the race to become Montana's next U.S. senator, with the couple filing on the opposite sides of the ticket and possibly facing each other in the general election. James...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 10, 2017

Health Guide 2017

Youth Dynamics in Havre has experienced such an influx in demand for its services that they recently had to enlarge their staff. “It just seems like these past couple of weeks, it has been busier and busier,” said Briayan Flores, area manager of...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 10, 2017

Museum board meeting with county about management

A meeting with the commissioners about how to manage the Wahkpa Chu'gn Buffalo Jump, the upcoming annual meeting of the museum foundation and the resumption of work sessions at the Griggs Building to...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 9, 2017

Cleanup from snowstorm continues in area

Though crews worked throughout the weekend to restore power, some people in the area were still without electricity as of this morning, NorthWestern Energy spokesperson Butch Larcombe said. Meanwhile, roads are gradually being cleared on Rocky...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 6, 2017

Bachmeier blasts GOP on budget cuts

State Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre and people who depend on state-funded services spoke out against pending state budget cuts at a rally on the steps of the Hill County Courthouse Thursday. The event...

 

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