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 By John Kelleher    Local    December 26, 2014 

Hi-Line Living: Christmas dinner - it's community

Suzi Simpson was standing behind a large container of corn, dishing out the food to people who walked through the food line at the Community Christmas Dinner sponsored by the Havre Elks Club. Suzi is... Full story

 
 By JOhn Kelleher    Local    December 26, 2014 

Anti-corruption meet set at Rocky Boy

A newly formed group seeking to write anew constitution for the Chippewa Cree Tribe will hold a meeting at 11 a.m. Monday at Rocky Boy's Senior Center to prepare a presentation for a meeting with aides to U.S. Rep.-elect Ryan Zinke. R-Montana. The... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 23, 2014

Contention arises over Interior Rocky Boy ruling

An attorney for Ken St. Marks says the U.S. Department of Interior of ruled that he was dismissed as Chippewa Cree tribal chair because of his whistleblower activities. But the department has not issued a decision on what relief he should receive,...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 22, 2014

Gov.'s pre-K program concerns Hansen

The Early Edge pre-school program proposed by Gov. Steve Bullock will be far more expensive than supporters claim, and it will cause unforeseen problems for school districts that take part. Those are the concerns of State Sen.-elect Kris Hansen,... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Breaking News    December 19, 2014

Feds order St. Marks be reinstated

The U.S. Interior Department has ordered the Chippewa Cree Business Committee to reinstate Ken Blatt St Marks as it chair. An order issued from Washington Friday night said St .Marks is entitled to back pay and to have his attorneys’ fees and... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 18, 2014

Salvation Army short of fundraising goal

The Havre Salvation Army's Bonnie Bennett Memorial Kettle ring is in need of more volunteers. Bonnie was a 33-year volunteer who rang the Salvation Army bell at the north door of Gary & Leo's Fresh Foods. She died in October, and the Salvation Army... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 17, 2014

Bullock's plan has lots for Hi-Line

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock’s $300 million Build Montana program, aimed at improving the state’s sagging infrastructure, includes several projects for the Hi-Line. In addition to the importance of improving the state’s schools, highways and...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 16, 2014

Street, sidewalk repair plan proposed

Two Havre city councilwomen are proposing the city study the idea of asking voters to fund a massive plan to improve the city’s deteriorating streets, sidewalks and other public facilities. First Ward Democrats Pam Hillery and Terry Lilletvedt...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 16, 2014

Female to join Havre police force

For the first time in several years, Havre will have a female police officer. City Council approved the appointment of Victoria Olson as a probationary police officer at Monday night’s council meeting. A Havre native, Olson graduated from Havre...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 16, 2014

United Way fundraiser set

The United Way of Hill County campaign is headed down to the wire. A "fun"draiser will be held at Pizza Hut of Havre Thursday. People who buy a pizza at the restaurant, for delivery or for pickup, should mention to the server that they want 20...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 15, 2014

Program will help people in need

“My Neighbor in Need,” a Great Falls-based organization that helps match needs with community support, will open an office in Havre early next year. Under the program, people who have a special need will call into My Neighbor in Need, which will... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 15, 2014

Living Nativity

A larger-than-usual crowd gathered at the living Nativity scene at Van Orsdel United Methodist Church Saturday night. It was pretty much the same as it has been in recent years, said Ray Toth, who...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 15, 2014

Program will hep people in need

“My Neighbor in Need,” a Great Falls-based organization that helps match needs with community support, will open an office in Havre early next year. Under the program, people who have a special need will call into My Neighbor in Need, which will... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 12, 2014

Hearing set in challenge to Rocky Boy ruling

Chippewa Cree tribal council member-elect Jody LaMere and the Chippewa Cree Election Committee are appealing a tribal court ruling that bars the swearing-in of three new tribal council members elected in the Nov. 4 election. A hearing will be held... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 8, 2014

Bell ringing without Bonnie

At the front door at Gary & Leo's Fresh Foods, Savanah Pierson was ringing the bell next to the Salvation Army red kettle Saturday afternoon. Next to her was Arjan Pokhard. He handed out candy... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 4, 2014

Benefit planned for Jarvis

Friends call Richard Jarvis “a nice guy, the kind of guy everybody knows.” That’s why so many people were devastated to learn he had been diagnosed by Hodgkins lymphoma. The former Havre High School football and wrestling standout is...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 3, 2014

'Alternative' schools backed by Windy Boy

Alternative schools could be created on Indian reservations to educate students who are having a hard time in traditional schools under a plan introduced by State. Sen. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder. The senator said the plan, which immediately... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 2, 2014

Police probe 2nd Street shooting

David Hopf, 46, of Havre, fired a single shot from a high-calibre weapon through the rear window of a car on 2nd St., Saturday night, Havre Police Chief Gabe Matosich said Monday night. The bullet narrowly missed the driver of the car and exited... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 1, 2014

Windy Boy: Set speed limit at 85 mph

The speed limits on Montana Interstate highways would rise from 75 mph to 85 mph and state two-lane roads would go up from 75 mph to 80 mph under a bill sponsored by state Sen. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder. Three similar bills have been...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 1, 2014

Festival raises over $50k

A great back-and-forth exchange of bids took place Saturday night with a standing-room-only crowd at Festival of Trees at St. Jude Parish Center. Little by little, the bids for the Christmas tree put...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 1, 2014

Chilly downtown Christmas fests held Saturday

Brock Ross stood in front of Master Sports on 1st Street in downtown Havre Saturday afternoon, ready to take part in the first Santa Run. The Havre Area Chamber of Commerce had hoped for better... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 1, 2014

Police probe 2nd Street shooting

David Hopf, 46. of Havre, fired a single shot from a high-calibre weapon through the rear window of a car on 2nd St., Saturday night. Havre Police Chief Gabe Matosich said Monday night. The bullet narrowly missed the driver of the car and exited... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    November 28, 2014

Ex-Stone Child president faces more charges

Former Stone Child College President Melody Henry faces more theft charges that could bring her an additional 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Those charges were opened on Tuesday when she appeared in federal court in Great Falls. She and her... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    November 28, 2014

A community tradition

Tiger and Lolly Evans were regulars as volunteers at the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner. A anonymous donor pays for the food, that usually attracts several hundred people. Volunteers do all the...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    November 26, 2014

Four things to do for Thanksgiving: Santa Run

People at the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce were looking at coming up with new ways of celebrating Christmas. Chamber President Debbie Callahan, a runner herself, decided that it would be good to com...

 

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