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 By Alex Ross    Local    June 22, 2017

Group explores buying, selling local in Fort Belknap meeting

Backers of an ongoing push on Fort Belknap Indian Reservation to encourage people to produce, buy and sell local goods met at the Chief Nosey Center in Lodge Pole Wednesday. People at the "Building...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 21, 2017

Art contest set in Big Sandy

Young artists throughout the area have a chance to enter their work into a student art contest that will culminate in an award ceremony Thursday, June 29, Big Sandy Cultural Fund Director Doug Giebel said in a press release. “We’re creating a...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 21, 2017

All-day ride tickets on sale for Great Northern Fair

Advance sales of wristbands giving all-day access to rides at the 2017 Great Northern Fair are available now, Great Northern Fairgrounds manager Dave Brewer said at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Great Northern Fair Board. The fair runs July 18 to...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 20, 2017

Contested races grow with close of candidate filing

Monday’s close of filing for city elections saw another contested race start in Havre with Jodi Kueffler filing as a challenger to incumbent Havre City Judge Virginia Siegel. People had until 5 p.m. Monday to file as a candidate for the Nov. 7...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 20, 2017

Council approves Bear Paw membership, color fun run

Members of the Havre City Council voted 6-0 at their Monday night meeting to continue the city's longstanding participation in the Bear Paw Economic Development District. Council members Jay Pyette...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 19, 2017

Benefit set for infant with heart condition

Pizza Hut will hold a benefit Thursday to help the family of Matilynn Jo Moore, a 3-month-old girl who recently had an operation for a congenital heart defect. People just need to tell the person who rings up their order Thursday they are donating...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 16, 2017

Feds doing assessment of racism at Northern

The U.S. Justice Department is conducting an assessment of the racial climate at Montana State University-Northern, two months after a racial comment sparked controversy and made the campus the subject of statewide media attention. Rachel Dean,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 16, 2017

Meeting held on Milk River Levee

The Hill County Commissioners held a public meeting in Havre Thursday to educate the public about the Milk River Levee and how the county is going about making improvements to ensure they will be eligible for federal funding to repair it in the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 15, 2017

Havre home to Mrs. Montana

Tana Johnson, a wife, mother of four children and Walmart pharmacy manager from Havre was crowned Mrs. Montana June 4 at the Mrs. Montana America Pageant in Missoula, She beat two other women for the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 15, 2017

Brewer, Lipp file in Havre, Hingham elections

With the filing deadline fast approaching, two more candidates have filed to run in city elections in Havre and Hingham. Denise Brewer filed Tuesday to run for the Ward 2 seat on the Havre City Council, while Dillon Lipp filed Wednesday to run for a...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 15, 2017

Tester slams Republican health care plan

Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester said Wednesday he has deep concerns with how Senate Republicans are going about drafting a health care bill to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 14, 2017

Tester blasts Trump budget

Montana Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, business leaders and public access advocates blasted President Donald Trump’s proposed budget in a telephone press conference Tuesday, saying steep cuts would negatively affect the state’s public lands...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 13, 2017

Brumleys retiring from buffalo jump

Anna and John Brumley, who for 23 years have managed the Wahkpa Chu’ gn Buffalo Jump, will retire at the end of this year, Anna Brumley said at Monday night’s meeting of the H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board. Brumley said she and her husband...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 13, 2017

Meeting set on improvements to Milk River Levee

The Hill County Commissioners will hold a public meeting Thursday night at 6 p.m. in St. Jude Parish Center to talk about improvements that need to be made to the Milk River Levee and explore how the county should pay for them. Hill County...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 12, 2017

Man pays back wife for marriage license

Rick Ervin settled an outstanding debt Friday night, when he paid back his wife - with interest - for the $3 he borrowed 55 years ago to pay for their marriage license. Ervin paid back his wife, Ruth,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 9, 2017

Lilletvedt files for re-election on Havre City Council

Havre City Council member Terry Lilletvedt filed to run for re-election Thursday, her papers filed with the Hill County Clerk and Recorder’s office say. Lilletvedt has represented Ward 1 on the council for four years. As of Friday morning,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 9, 2017

Rocky Boy implements language immersion program

A language immersion program within the Rocky Boy School District meant to teach pre-kindergartners the Cree language and increase their readiness for kindergarten is looking to accept up to 20 children for the fall.   Jackie Morsette, the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 7, 2017

Family, friends, remember woman killed in Great Falls

Family members and friends of Tasha Roberts, a Havre woman found murdered in Great Falls last month, gathered at the Havre Eagles Club Tuesday afternoon for a benefit to raise money for Roberts' three...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 7, 2017

Perdue, Roberts hold ag roundtable with Daines in Great Falls

Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines, Chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Sen. Pat Roberts R-Kan, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture George Erwin "Sonny" Perdue II...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 7, 2017

Three brothers bike through Havre on cross-country fundraiser

Three brothers passed through Havre Tuesday as they ride on Brothers Bike, a cross-country bike ride from Seattle to New York City to raise money and awareness for two causes. Bobby, Raleigh and...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 6, 2017

Committee resurrects streets levy proposal

A mill levy to fund improvements to Havre’s streets to the tune of $750,000 a year is a step closer to going before voters after the Havre City Council’s Streets and Sidewalks Committee voted unanimously Monday to send a proposal to the council....

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 6, 2017

Council votes to form vacant property committee

The Havre City Council voted Monday to back Council President Andrew Brekke’s recommendation that Mayor Tim Solomon appoint an ad hoc committee to look at what can be done to address the issue of vacant properties within the city. The...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 6, 2017

Brewer appointed to Havre City Council

The Havre City Council voted Monday night to appoint Denise Brewer to fill the council's open Ward 2 seat through the end of the year. All council members were in attendance with Jay Pyette participat...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 5, 2017

Three Havreites in Miss Montana

Last year Lauren Scofield of Havre was crowned Miss Montana and competed in the Miss America Pageant, and with three contestants in this year's contest also from Havre, there is a decent chance her...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 5, 2017

Haas files for re-election to Hingham Town Council

Longtime Hingham Town Council Alderman Roger Haas has filed to run for re-election, running unopposed to date. A Hingham native and farmer, Haas said he has been on the council for several terms. He is a graduate of Hingham High School, which has...

 

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