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 By Alex Ross    Local    August 17, 2017

Sangrey takes over as Stone Child interim president

The Stone Child College Board of Regents selected Cory Sangrey to serve as interim president of the college until a permanent president can be chosen, board Chair Ted Whitford said Wednesday. Whitford said the regents voted Aug. 8 to make Sangrey,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 16, 2017

Fair board sets new spending rules

Because of a shortage of money coming in and rising expenses, any money spent on purchases or repairs by Great Northern Fairgrounds manager Dave Brewer or members of the Fair board will have to gain the approval of the board’s Finance committee,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 16, 2017

Democrats set LGBT rally in Havre Saturday in Pepin Park

The Hill County Democratic Central Committee will host Politics in the Park Saturday in Simon Pepin Memorial Park with a barbecue event will include live music and a slate of speakers talking about the LGBT community. The event will last from 5:30...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 16, 2017

More water problems reported at Rocky Boy, repairs on the way

More water problems have been reported at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, while parts are on the way to repair some problems that started with a lightning storm last weekend. Residents in the Duck Creek and Middle Dry Fork villages on the reservati...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 15, 2017

Scout works to upgrade S-Curve Park

A Havre Boy Scout's plans to provide the S-Curve park on 10th Avenue with three outdoor tables, barbecue grills and a new bench for his Eagle Scout project came a big step closer to reality Friday as...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 15, 2017

Museum plans transition of Wahkpa Chu'gn

The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board Monday scheduled the first meeting of its transition committee decide if the museum manager will also oversee the Wahkpa Chu’gn Buffalo Jump once its managers retire at the end of the year. Anna Brumley and h...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 14, 2017

Lightning takes out some water in Rocky Boy

A pump house on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation was still without electricity this morning after it lost power Friday night, knocking two wells out of service and affecting service to 300 homes, Chippewa Cree Tribal Water Resources Department...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 14, 2017

Mrs. Montana ready for national competition

Family and friends of Tana Johnson held a "super hero send off" at the Vine 19 wine bar at the Beaver Creek Golf Course Saturday evening to wish her luck before she leaves for Las Vegas Wednesday to...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 14, 2017

Hill County Health Department puts out unhealthy air warning

The Hill County Health Department says on its Facebook page that the air quality in Havre is "unhealthy for sensitive groups" including children, older adults, people with heart or lung disease. Visibility is at 7 miles, the post says.   A chart of...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 11, 2017

Power outage at pump house on Rocky Boy shuts down two wells

The Chippewa Cree Tribal Water Resources Department's Public Works Water Crew is responding to a power outage at a pump house on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, that have knocked two groundwater wells off line, a post on the Facebook page of KHEW...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 10, 2017

Bullhook sets color run for Saturday

Bullhook Community Health Center will hold its Second Annual Color Run Saturday, an event that will kick off a week of activities Aug. 13 to 19 to mark National Health Center Week. “We are doing it just to offer a fun, healthy activity for the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 9, 2017

Workshop set in Rocky Boy for entrepreneurs

People interested in succeeding in the world of small business have a chance to learn some tips next week in a workshop on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. The Chippewa Cree Tribal Planning and Development Department will host a two-day workshop at...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 9, 2017

Burn ban starting in Beaver Creek Park

The Hill County Park Board has issued a ban on all campfires within Beaver Creek Park that will go into effect Friday at 12:01 a.m. and remain in place until more rain and moisture temper the dry conditions. Park Board Chair Steve Mariani said...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 8, 2017

City again looking at levy to repair streets

Havre City Council voted for the second time in three years to place a mill levy increase proposal on next November's ballot to repair city streets and passed on first reading two ordinances related...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 7, 2017

People near and far attend Rocky Boy celebration

People from throughout the U.S. and Canada flocked to Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation last week for the 53rd annual Rocky Boy Celebration, four days of events that included traditional dancing, songs,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 7, 2017

McLean tells Pachyderms about first half-year as commissioner

Hill County Commissioner Diane McLean spoke at a meeting of the Pachyderm Club Friday about her first six months in office and touched on a host of issues ranging from the budget to the challenge of...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 7, 2017

Northern bringing Dimension Nortena to campus

A grant is helping Montana State University-Northern bring a band to hold a Mexican carnival on campus Sept. 30, during Hispanic Heritage Month. Christina Estrada-Underwood, director of Northern’s Office of Diversity Awareness and Multicultural...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 4, 2017

Three bands hitting Havre Tuesday

October Rage, a hard rock band from Australia who performed in Havre once before in 2012 will be one of three bands playing at the Havre Eagles Club Tuesday while en route to perform at this year's...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 3, 2017

Pizza Factory wants to come to Havre

Pizza Factory, a California-based pizza restaurant chain, is looking for people interested in starting and operating their own franchise in Havre, part of a larger push to expand its number of locations in several western states. Pizza Factory...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 3, 2017

Gianforte talks about issues and the process in Congress, D.C.

Six week after he was sworn in as Montana's only member of the U.S. House Representatives, U.S Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., made a few stops in the Havre area Wednesday as part of a listening tour...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 2, 2017

Tester offers online assistance finding fire, drought help

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., has launched an online portal on his Senate website Monday to help Montanans affected by drought and wildfire get federal assistance faster, a press release says. “As fires and drought spread across Montana, I want to...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 2, 2017

Water service restored at Parker School area

Water service in the Parker School area on the east side of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has been restored, after low groundwater levels caused three households to temporarily lose access to running water. Chippewa Cree Tribal Water Resources...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 1, 2017

Suicide prevention workshop set in Chinook

The Local Advisory Council for Mental Health in Blaine County will host a two-day course in suicide intervention training Tuesday and Wednesday of next week in the Blaine County Library Conference Room in Chinook. Jana McPherson-Hauer, the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 1, 2017

New extension agent in Hill County

Shylea Wingard grew up in Montana and has worked in or been to all 50 states, but it wasn't until May when she was interviewed to be Hill County's newest extension agent for ag and natural resources...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 31, 2017

Rocky Boy powwow starts this week

Editor’s note: This story uses the most current schedule available to the Havre Daily News. The schedule in the special section on the powwow that will be in Tuesday’s edition of the Havre Daily News went to press before it could be updated and...

 

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