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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 11, 2014 

Rocky Boy talks economy with Lt. Gov.

Lt. Gov. Angela McLean attended a Main Street Montana Project meeting at Stone Child College in Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Thursday, looking for feedback from the community. Main Street Montana... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 11, 2014 

Hi-Line Living: Small Towns in Focus: Turner

Turner has a population a little higher than 60, and the people who make up the citizenry of the town employ a sense of community and family rarely found in larger towns. Fifteen miles south of the Ca... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 9, 2014

Alternative high school moving

The Havre Public School District Board of Trustees listened Tuesday to Superintendent Andy Carlson’s plan to move the alternative high school back into the Robins Administration building. The alternative high school is an option for students who...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 9, 2014

Blaine County Fair to hit Chinook

The 2014 Blaine County Fair will bring a variety of entertainments and goods to the fairgrounds in Chinook this weekend. A full schedule of events is set to entertain attendees of the fair, which will... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 8, 2014

City to mow weedy lawns without notice

Havre City Council Monday night approved the ordinances that would allow street vendors to sell their wares without paying a permit and for the city to be able to mow private property with only one prior notice. The city policy of giving lot owners... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 8, 2014

Free summer meals given to kids

Free meals to kids 18 and under are being given out at Lincoln-McKinley Primary School. Carol Wolf, the main organizer of the program, said that the program is "semi-successful," but she would like... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 7, 2014

Rocky Boy man drowns at Brown's Reservoir

Thomas Edward Bernard, 24, died at Brown’s Reservoir on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation Friday. Hill County Sheriff Don Brostrom said the cause of death was drowning. The Hill County Sheriff’s Office was called to the reservoir after Bernard... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 7, 2014

Celebrating freedom and community

The Fourth of July weekend celebration brought many to the streets of Havre and Chinook to attend a variety of events. Pepin Park Festival In Havre, on the Fourth, the festivities of the day began at... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 3, 2014

Ag research center shows off its work

The Northern Agricultural Research Center hosted its annual Field Day highlighting its facilities and projects Wednesday. NARC was celebrating its 99th year of operation as staffers carted people... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 3, 2014

Fort Benton celebrates summer, Year of the Woman

The 38th Annual Fort Benton Summer Celebration brought hundreds of people to take part in the yearly celebration along the Missouri River. This year's celebration held many festivities, including a pa... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 2, 2014

Firework science at the library

Demonstrations of visual science entertained and educated those in attendance at Havre-Hill County Library Tuesday evening. Carol Pleninger, a science teacher at Havre High School, gave her... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 30, 2014

Driving force: Northern the only place in Montana for driver's ed teachers

The driver’s education class to teach future driver’s education class teachers wrapped up after two weeks at Montana State University-Northern. The class is a requirement of any Montanan who wants to become a driver’s education teacher.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 27, 2014

Outbreak at Eagles Manor

An outbreak of illness has spread through the residents and employees of the Eagles Manor. The dining room at the retirement center was closed Thursday and will be closed today as well. “Just because we want to stop this flu and keep it from... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 26, 2014

Shakespeare coming to Pepin Park

Montana Shakespeare in the Park is coming to Havre with their production of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." The troupe travels all over Montana putting on different Shakespeare play... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 25, 2014

Hackers get into Havre schools payroll

A security breach has apparently leaked Social Security and bank account information of Havre Public Schools employees who use direct deposit to an unknown third party. Employees are being urged to follow the steps posted on the school district’s... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 25, 2014

Power outage caused by Ft. Assinniboine substation

The power outage that took out the power across the Hi-Line from Chester to Glasgow was caused by a problem in the Fort Assinniboine substation. NorthWestern Energy spokesperson Claudia Rapkoch said the outage was caused by a security measure that...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 24, 2014

Range Days in full swing at Camp Kiwanis

Montana Range Days began Monday at Camp Kiwanis in Beaver Creek Park, teaching students of all ages to identify up to 100 plants. Jan Pratt, a member of the board of directors for Range Days, said...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 24, 2014

Quick Pic: What are you lookin' at?

A Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep ram grazes by the side of a road Sunday in the Lewis and Clark National Forest. Northwest of Choteau, near Teton Peak, bighorn sheep are plentiful. The sheep - which... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    June 24, 2014

(2:35 p.m.) Power outage caused by Ft. Assinniboine substation

The power outage that took out the power across the Hi-Line from Chester to Glasgow was caused by a problem in the Fort Assinniboine substation. NorthWestern Energy spokesperson Claudia Rapkoch said the outage was caused by a security measure that... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 23, 2014

Range Days to teach about outdoors

Range Days, a three-day event to teach students of all ages about identifying plants and assessing land for ranch use, begins today at Camp Kiwanis. Jennifer Kenck, administrator at Hill County Conservation District, said that this year is the... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 20, 2014

Templeton rescheduled, hearing continues

The testimony of former Montana State University-Northern's provost Rosalyn Templeton in the hearing for the sexual harassment complaint filed by Dean Randy Bachmeier has been moved to next month.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 20, 2014

Acupuncture sticks on the Hi-Line

The more than 2,000-year-old practice of acupuncture is alive on the Hi-Line. Acupuncture is a medical practice in which thin needles are inserted into key points along the body to relieve symptoms...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 19, 2014

Bachmeier feared retaliation

The hearing into allegations of sexual harassment against former Montana State University-Northern Provost Rosalyn Templeton is scheduled to conclude today. Templeton and Montana State University Pres... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 18, 2014

Working for Templeton a 'nightmare'

Montana State University-Northern administrator Randy Bachmeier is asking for $150,000 in damages from the university for making his life “a living nightmare.” He said then-Provost Rosalyn Templeton was taking steps to have him terminated after... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 17, 2014

City to crack down on wild yards

The city of Havre will apparently be getting more authority to crack down on people who let tall weeds grow on their lawns. Ward 4 Councilperson Andrew Brekke at Monday night’s meeting presented changes he would like made to the nuisance weed... Full story


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