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 By Alex Ross    Local    April 28, 2017 

Northern releases statement on racism issue

Montana State University-Northern Chancellor Greg Kegel issued a statement to the Northern Community Thursday about a reported racist statement and the administration's reaction. "Anytime a student...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 28, 2017 

Hi-Line Living - H. EARL CLACK MEMORIAL MUSEUM

The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum is in the process of making its own history as it moves forward with relocating to the Griggs Printing building on Fifth Avenue. The museum purchased the two-story...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 28, 2017 

Chinook school election sees three candidates, mill levies

Three candidates are running for two seats on the Chinook school board in the Tuesday, May 2, election. The top three vote-getters in the election will be on the board. Newcomer Justin Simenson is looking to unseat one of two long-time incumbents...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 27, 2017

Northern celebrates school year with tribute bands

Montana Actors’ Theatre and KNMC, Montana State University-Northern’s campus radio station, are holding Tribute!, a multi-performer concert, Saturday at the amphitheater behind Northern’s Pershing Hall. Dave Martens, manager of KNMC, said the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 26, 2017

Northern starts search to replace retiring provost

Montana State University-Northern hopes to retain a search firm by the end of the week to look through candidates to replace provost William Rugg, Rachel Dean, chief of staff to Chancellor Greg...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 25, 2017

Local gets in with Ivy League schools

Nearly a month after she received letters of acceptance from nine universities - including seven Ivy League colleges - a Big Sandy High School senior has decided she will attend Yale University next...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 24, 2017

Four vie for three Havre school board seats

Four candidates are running for three seats on the Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees in the Tuesday, May 2 election. Incumbents Curtis Smeby, Cindy Erickson and Tim Scheele are facing a challenge from Keshia Fegan to retain their seats. Voters...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 21, 2017

Hi-Line Living - Helping people live their lives

When Julie Anderson began working at the Havre Day Activity Center she thought she would only be there for about a month while she looked for another job. Now, 25 years after she arrived, Anderson is...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 21, 2017

Autism Walk set for Saturday

We are Autism Havre, a support group of parents of children with disorders on the autism spectrum, and the social services provider Quality of Life Concepts will hold their 2nd annual Autism Awareness Fun run, walk and stroller roll Saturday....

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 20, 2017

Tuss, city officials talk trash

Paul Tuss and Havre city officials met this week to discuss ideas for a program in which area businesses and community organizations could clean up parks. Tuss, who is executive director of Bear Paw...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 19, 2017

Fair board hires Brewer, berates newspaper

The Great Northern Fair board voted 5-2 at their monthly meeting Tuesday night to hire Dave Brewer as the new manager of the Great Northern Fairgrounds. Board members Tyler Smith, Scott Doney and Jack...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 19, 2017

TekNoXpo returns to Northern

High school juniors and seniors from throughout Montana will be in Havre Thursday to take part in Montana State University-Northern’s ninth annual TekNoXpo. Holly Haas, Big Sky Pathways Dual Enrollment and Perkins coordinator at Northern who also...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 19, 2017

Fair Board announces new website is online in testing phase

The Great Northern Fairgrounds has updated its website to include past meeting minutes and other information, Tyler Smith, a member of the Great Northern Fair Board said at the Board's meeting...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 18, 2017

Back from Asia, Daines talks trade, North Korea

Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines said in a telephone press conference Monday that he is confident a longtime Chinese ban on U.S beef imports will be lifted within a few months. Daines said he...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 18, 2017

Clawson presents vacant property idea to Havre City Council

Havre homeowner Samantha Clawson suggested at Monday night’s Havre City Council meeting that the city adopt an ordinance aimed at curbing the number of vacant and dilapidated properties within the city. Clawson, who is married to city council...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 14, 2017

Gathering of Native Americans coming to Fort Belknap

The Fort Belknap Indian Reservation’s Chemical Dependency Center will host a Gathering of Native Americans, or GONA, a three-day event geared toward reducing the suicide rate in Indian Country. Jill Harris, an adolescent counselor at the center,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 14, 2017

Clothesline Project returns to Northern

Montana State University-Northern will highlight the issue of violence against women next week with the clothesline project, a visual display meant to show solidarity with female survivors of sexual...

 

Easter egg hunts rampant in Havre area

Easter weekend will be filled with many opportunities for children to scramble about and search out dyed eggs, as several clubs and organizations in the area are hosting Easter Egg hunts. The Easter f...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 13, 2017

Hamm: 'We are no longer that other, we are a person'

Big Sky Pride President Kev Hamm spoke at Montana State University-Northern Wednesday evening - his second talk of the day in Havre - about his experience growing up gay in Helena, his work...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 12, 2017

Bachmeier pans budget

State Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre, was joined in Helena Tuesday by former state Sen. Greg Jergeson, D-Chinook, during the weekly state legislative videoconference with constituents in a Northern...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 11, 2017

Victim's advocate tells of abuse leading to toddler's murder

A victim’s advocate at District 4 Human Resources Development Council opened up to her co-workers and the community Monday about an abusive marriage she had been in that led to the death of her toddler daughter. Kathleen Whitaker made a victim...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 11, 2017

Local farmer says taxes not the way to go

Larry Johnson, a farmer in Kremlin spoke out against mill levies at a meeting of the Pachyderm Club at the Duck Inn Friday, saying they force property owners to bear too much of the cost of providing more county services. The criticism comes as the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 11, 2017

Museum prepares to dig up history

Members of the H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board discussed three upcoming events at their monthly meeting Monday night at the Havre Inn and Suites. Elaine Morse, president of the H. Earl and  Margaret Turner Clack Memorial Museum Foundation, said...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 10, 2017

Attorney: Fair board's vote broke open meeting laws

The Great Northern Fairboard’s failure to publish an agenda notifying the public about holding a vote on hiring a fairgrounds manager violated the state’s open meeting laws, attorney Mike Meloy with the Freedom of Information hotline said...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 7, 2017

Board hires Brewer as fair manager in secret vote

The Great Northern Fair Board March 22 voted to hire Dave Brewer of Havre to be the new fairgrounds manager. Fair board member Tyler Smith, who chaired the board's hiring committee, said the final...

 

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