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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 2, 2015 

Hi-Line Living: Havre takes flight

Biscuits and gravy and airplane rides comprised the most important meal of the day for many Havre youth Saturday. Over 100 people got to go out in small airplanes flying out of the Havre City-County...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 1, 2015

St. Marks wins third special election

Ken St. Marks, who has been removed from his position as chairman of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee three times, was elected to the same position for the fourth time since the last general elect...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 1, 2015

Havre man faces multiple felonies in rape case

Elias Rene Lovo, 33, of Havre faces multiple felony charges after being accused of with sexual intercourse without consent with a 14-year-old. Lovo was charged with sexual intercourse without consent and sexual assault, which both hold a penalty of...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 30, 2015

Accused stabber to be tried as adult

Justice Brown, 17, who is facing a jury trial in November for at attack of three college students, will now be tried as an adult. "Based on the severity of the crime, I feel that it's very appropriate...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 30, 2015

Havre man accused of raping 14-year-old defends self

Elias Rene Lovo, 33, of Havre was charged with raping a 14-year-old in a Great Falls hotel room Monday. Lovo allegedly dragged the 14-year-old into a bathroom and had nonconsensual intercourse with her after her 12-year-old friend left the hotel...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 29, 2015

Pilots come to Havre for Fly-In Breakfast

Hundreds of people visited the Havre City-County Airport to take part in the Air Fair and Fly-In Breakfast and take their turn flying in a small plane. The Montana Pilots Association's North-Central...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 29, 2015

Havre heat breaks record

Havre broke its own record for hot June 28s with a recorded high of 103 Sunday. The old record was 100 set in 2006. Keith Jaszka, a meteorologist at the Great Falls office of the National Weather Service Forecast, said that it has been hotter than...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 26, 2015

'Today' show features Havreites' success

NBC News' "Today" show visited Havre Thursday to showcase the seemingly ordinary work of a local couple. Erica Farmer and Marc Whitacre's work on the Havre Historic Post Office was featured in a...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 26, 2015

Hi-Line Living: Big Sandy Small Snacks - Kracklin' Kamut

As of last Friday, Big Sandy officially has another claim to fame to its name: Kracklin' Kamut. Kracklin' Kamut is a small-scale snack operation that is putting organic snack made of ancient grains on...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 25, 2015

Parson paces across America for a cause

An ex-Marine and parson who is walking from Washington state to Washington D.C. to raise funds to fight pulmonary hypertension stepped foot in Havre Wednesday. Don Stevenson, 79, walks 30 miles a...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 25, 2015

Sheriff: Jailhouse coming back from previous problems

In February, officials from Hill County and the sheriff met to discuss the problematic situation of the Hill County Detention Center and are now seeing results. The detention center staff was having a hard time getting employees to stay and an even...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 23, 2015

Northern receives large donations

A benefactor of Montana State University-Northern left $570,000 to the Northern Alumni Foundation — one of the largest gifts the foundation has received. Florence Buckley passed away in 2014 and listed the foundation in her will. She was born in...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 22, 2015

Huston trial moved to October

After filing and retracting a guilty plea and losing an attorney, accused Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation embezzler Shad Huston's jury trial scheduled for today has been pushed back to October....

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 19, 2015

Hi-Line Living: Science

Montana State University-Northern held a series of science classes for children throughout this week and last to teach them some of the scientific principles they use to research alternative fuels...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 17, 2015

Great Northern Fair Board moves forward with fair plans

The Hill County Fair Board met Tuesday to talk about the final preparations for the fair and the future of the fairgrounds. Hill County Commissioner Jeff LaVoi introduced the new and final member of the board to make it complete: Lori Roberts. LaVoi...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 16, 2015

Huston gets public defender

Shad Huston, whose attorney was recently removed due to a judge's ruling he had a conflict of interest after representing someone who was to testify at Huston's trial, now has a federal defender to...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 15, 2015

Another special election set in Rocky Boy

A special election for the chairman position on the Chippewa Cree Business Committee at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation will be held to fill the position that has been vacant since 2012. The polls will open for people with tribal membership at Rocky...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 15, 2015

Rod run and bump'n'run bring iron to Havre

Saturday, dozens of classic and modern vehicles rolled onto the lot at the Great Northern Fairgrounds for people to inspect. Modified, untouched and restored vehicles from many states and provinces...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 12, 2015

Northern brings back secondary education

Montana State University-Northern is bringing its secondary education program out of moratorium after two years. The program was taken out during former chancellor James Limbaugh’s term in 2013 and was brought back to begin the upcoming fall...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 11, 2015

Havre boy to represent Montana to first lady

Colton Kuka, 9, in a nationwide contest to create original recipes to send to Michelle Obama, took first in Montana and will be spending time in the White House. "Me and my grandma entered this...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 11, 2015

Woman charged with stealing from Havre North 40

Selena Gibbs has pleaded not guilty to a charge filed that says she committed theft by common scheme, a felony, by stealing merchandise from Havre’s North 40 Outfitters and selling it online in Great Falls. According to deputies’ accounts, she...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 10, 2015

Police chief: Solution is to lock your cars

In light of a recent increase in vehicle, break-ins, acting police chief Gabe Matosich has some advice for people to use in avoiding the same fate. Lock your doors. Matosich said that 100 percent of the 31 cases of trespassing into a vehicle since...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 9, 2015

Man who shot at car pleads no contest

A man who was accused at attempting to kill a Havre man November pleaded no contest to reduced charges Monday. Doug J. Hopf, at his change of plea hearing Monday in District Court, pleaded no contest to charges of assault with a weapon, criminal...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 9, 2015

Havre Trails waits, looks forward to future

At the Havre Trails meeting Monday, the group looked forward to the future. Later this month, members will find out whether or not they received the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Recreational Trails grant. They also spoke of looking into identifying...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 8, 2015

Houle lawyer removed from Huston case

Michael Sherwood, who has been representing Shad Huston during the federal cases in which former Chippewa Cree tribal council member John “Chance” Houle has been pegged as an embezzler from the tribe is now not able to represent his client due...

 

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