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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 28, 2015 

Classes begin at MSU-Northern

Montana State University-Northern has opened its doors and welcomed returning and new students into the next phase of their lives. Classes began Monday, and people have been enjoying, or dreading,...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 28, 2015 

Fort Belknap woman sentenced to three years probation, $13,135

Nicole Marie Brockie was found guilty and sentenced Thursday to three years probation and to pay a restitution of $13,135 for a charge of federal welfare assistance fraud Thursday. The Fort Belknap Indian Reservation resident was originally indicted...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Special Publications    August 25, 2015

Area Back to School 2015

Craig Mueller Principal of Havre High School and Assistant Superintendent Havre High School Principal Craig Mueller will be wearing an additional hat this school year as assistant superintendent....

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 25, 2015

Havre Trails releases hike schedule

Havre Trails, which focuses on promoting healthy living through hikes and alternative methods of transportation, has released a schedule of guided walks for autumn. The walks have been in the works for months and span a spectrum of interests, from...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 21, 2015

HiLine Living: Band camp

The annual Havre High School band camp prepares students for the upcoming season of shows and performances. The band camp is almost a week's worth of a full-time job for the students. They go to the...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 20, 2015

Havre airport opens back up for business

One runway at the Havre City-County Airport is back open and Cape Air will be continuing its regular schedule. Saturday, after being closed for 21 days, Cape Air will resume flights. Terry Knowlton, the airport manager, said both runways should be...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 19, 2015

BOR to investigate Fresno Dam

The Bureau of Reclamation is going to conduct geotechnical investigations at Fresno Dam from later this month to early October. According to a press release from BOR, the investigation is part of...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 18, 2015

Jury clears St. Marks of fraud allegations

A tribal jury found Chippewa Cree Business Committee Chairman Ken St. Marks not liable for the charges the committee has accused him of, a press release from St. Marks' attorneys has announced The...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 18, 2015

Ordinance for complete streets considered

The Havre City Ordinance Committee held a meeting prior to the City Council meeting Monday to discuss instating an ordinance or resolution that could change street accessibility. A group of community...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 17, 2015

Learning what it takes

Students of the Havre Police Department's Citizen's Police Academy went out Saturday morning to the law enforcement gun range off 5th Avenue to shoot Glocks, shotguns and AR-15s. The police academy...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 14, 2015

Hi-Line Living: The making of a mandolin

Stan Wall makes mandolins from scratch. Or, he used to. He made his last complete mandolin in 2005. After that, a myriad of medical problems led him to put down his wood-working tools until further no...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 14, 2015

Jonny Fritz hitting Havre

A Rolling Stones-recognized, worldwide-touring music artist will be playing in Havre Saturday. Jonny Fritz, 31, will be bringing his brand of folky country to the Havre Eagles Aerie #166 Saturday at...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 11, 2015

Havre Trails plans walks and hikes

Havre Trails is gearing up for a full series of lecture walks and hikes this fall. A schedule of events will be released later in the month of August and will tentatively include a hike in the Sweetgrass Hills, a fall foliage photography walk hosted...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 11, 2015

Fire takes out hay on moving truck

A semitractor-trailer had to cut its haul short after the hay bales it was carrying were ignited. Havre Fire Chief Tim Hedges said that after a preliminary investigation, they believe the fire was...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 11, 2015

Spud's Grub Hut to bring more options to Havre

Havre will be getting a new, Havreite-owned home-cooking sandwich restaurant in about three weeks or so. Spud's Grub Hut is being remodeled in the upcoming weeks in the building on 5th Avenue near...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 10, 2015

Bicyclists travel across America to help needy

A group of college-aged men and women will be traveling through Havre today on their bicycles on their way to help communities in need. Bike and Build is a program that rounds up people to travel as a group on routes around America. They work with...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 7, 2015

Rocky Boy couple sentenced to five months each

A former president of Stone Child College and her husband, who was the head grounds manager at the college, were both sentenced to five months in federal prison Thursday. Melody and Frank Henry will also have to pay a restitution of $47,301 jointly...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 7, 2015

Water main break damages historic Masonic Temple

A water main break under 3rd Avenue in front of the Masonic Temple on the 300 Block burst caused damage to the street and building Thursday. Water gushed through a sizable hole in the eastern half of...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    August 6, 2015

3rd Avenue closed due to water main break

City workers were working to turn off water that was bubbling through the asphalt and sidewalks on 3rd Avenue. The Masonic Lodge's basement was fairly flooded by the time the workers turned off the...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 5, 2015

Stabbing suspect gets probation for rape

A youth who has been incarcerated as being the main suspect in the stabbing of three college students was given two years of probation for a separate case. Justice Lawrence Brown, 17, was ordered to...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 5, 2015

Former MSU-N chancellor finds new job

A former Montana State University-Northern chancellor has recently been named as interim president at another institution. James Limbaugh, who resigned from his position in Havre in August 2014, recently finished receiving pay for the position. His...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 5, 2015

Havre celebrates a National Night Out

Event brings law agencies and community together National Night Out brought hundreds out to the Montana State University-Northern campus for a chance to meet with and learn about various law...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 4, 2015

Grant offered for Montana moviemaking

A Montana nonprofit is awarding $8,000 to $10,000 to help filmmakers tell stories of life in Montana. Ken Egan, the executive director of Humanities Montana, said they have been giving out the grant for 30 years. Some of the bigger humanities movies...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 4, 2015

Group pushes for better, prettier streets

Melinda Barnes, the executive director of Bike Walk Montana, an organization that urges governments to accept resolutions or ordinances that keep in mind the safety of bikers and appearances of towns, gave a presentation at the Havre City Council...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 4, 2015

Hi-Line nonprofit to spend $100K on public art

Opportunity Link Inc. was selected to receive $100,000 for “a creative placemaking project to support vibrant rural and tribal communities in Northcentral Montana with the arts at their core.” The money will be used to create an art trail and for...

 

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