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 By Pam Burke    Opinion    August 28, 2015

View from the North 40: Pamville News Roundup

Editors at Pamville News are bringing readers a healthy dose of international news items to freshen their morning. ABCNews.go.com reports the 20th Air Guitar World Championship started Thursday in...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    August 14, 2015

View from the North 40: Ugly creature is as ugly does

Having spent last week’s column bemoaning man’s inhumanity to the ugly creatures of the world, I must confess that my husband, John, and I are no less guilty of our own prejudices in favor of beau...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    August 7, 2015

View from the North 40: The ugly creatures great and small

Cecil the lion, yes, I’ve been avoiding the topic. It’s a matter of prudence and respect to the issue. In case you are among the 1 in 1.02567 million people who doesn’t know what I’m talking...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    July 31, 2015

View from the North 40: It's all fun and games with someone else's money

My personal frugality is legendary … if you can call using an old towel dangling from three strips of duct tape as a curtain over the window in the front door a legend, rather than low-class,...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    July 24, 2015

View from the North 40: Genius for a day - 1 day

You ever have those days when it becomes obvious that you might have a knack for being a genius? I don’t. Well, I didn’t until one glorious day this week. It all started when I bought a bag of...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    July 2, 2015

Former NARC superintendent honored

While the 2015 Field Day and 100th Anniversary for Montana State University's Northern Agricultural Research Center were important celebrations Wednesday, the research center, MSU and the Montana...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    July 2, 2015

View from the North 40: Help me! I'm melting, melting … meltiiing

I would like to take this time to go on record as formally declaring that hot weather sucks. I know, that’s pretty strong language for not a very profound revelation. In my defense, though, if I...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    July 2, 2015

Myriad events celebrate 100 years of NARC

The annual Field Day at Montana State University's Northern Agricultural Research Center offered more than just education and a good meal Wednesday as the center celebrated its 100th anniversary....

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    June 30, 2015

Celebrating a century of ag research

For its 100th anniversary milestone, Northern Agricultural Research Center is turning its 2015 Field Day, Wednesday, into a special celebration. The annual Field Day at the research center gives beef...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    June 26, 2015

View from the North 40: Skip the Bette Davis eyes, I wanted Farrah hair

It’s been been almost 40 years, so I should let it go, plus it’s not right to speak ill of the dead, but I'm saying it anyway: I still really, really, really dislike Farrah Fawcett for making...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    June 25, 2015

Annual air show set to fly at Havre City-County Airport

Havre's annual Air Fair and fly-in breakfast is set to begin Saturday at 7 a.m. The public is invited, at no charge, to the Havre City-County Airport to see a variety of airplanes and talk to the...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    June 19, 2015

Archery shoot set in Bear Paws

The Bear Paw Bowmen Archery Club is hosting its 17th Annual Barber Ranch 2-Day Archery Shoot this weekend and raising money to help local college students. The competition has 80 targets set over...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    June 18, 2015

Big Sandy Homecoming set for weekend

The town of Big Sandy will be swelling with Pioneer pride this weekend, along with several hundred graduates, former residents, their families and friends, to celebrate the town’s 2015 Homecoming. R...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    June 18, 2015

Memorial in place for rodeo legend Larry Kane

In 1958 a Bear Paw cowboy named Larry Kane was honorably discharged from the United States Army and strode into a rodeo career that made him famous across North America, and Monday a memorial to...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    June 10, 2015

Vendor display space available for NARC Field Day

Havre Area Chamber of Commerce’s Agri-Business Committee is sponsoring an ag-vendor display during Northern Agricultural Research Center’s centennial Field Day, and proceeds will help area...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    June 5, 2015

From the North 40: Pakistan is all about that bass

Pamville News The latest rumor from the Pentagon is that U.S. Armed Forces and covert operations agencies will be starting a major recruitment push in the war against Middle Eastern foes because it...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    June 4, 2015

Living History events abound this Saturday

While the common thread among historical attractions everywhere is to teach people about history, Havre's Living History Da,y Saturday, provides the opportunity to experience the area's history come...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    May 29, 2015

View from the North 40: Proudly flying the fail flag

Some topics are of such great importance that they beg to be illuminated by the written word, though doing so endangers the writer’s very wellbeing. Thus it is, dear readers, I write this column at...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    May 22, 2015

From the North 40: A rarity: helpful newsy news

I think I can be honest here, so I'll just say right out: I should not be reading, watching, listening to, discussing, covering, or otherwise interacting with news, like the kind found on the other...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    May 20, 2015

Bullhook Bottoms black powder shoot set for this weekend

Bullhook Bottoms Black Powder Club 36th Annual Spring Shoot will be held Memorial Day weekend at Fort Assinniboine southwest of Havre. This event is one of the largest black powder competitions in...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    May 15, 2015

View from the North 40: Rose-colored window glass

I haven’t written about the house project lately and, while I feel a little bad about that, I have to say it’s because I’m a little shy about expressing my deep feelings this early in the...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    May 8, 2015

From the North 40: Peasantry without drudgery

I was born to be a peasant. Well, OK, not one of those indentured, do whatever the boss-man tells me to do kind of serfs. I have it on good authority from just about every one of my family members...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    May 1, 2015

View from the North 40: No crystal ball required

A humor columnist and a spiritual guide walked into a coffee shop, and it wasn’t a joke. Really. It was, in fact, more like a blind date only, y’know, not as creepy as that sounds. OK, I’ll...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    April 17, 2015

View from the North 40: Flight of the Postman

If you don’t already know who 61-year-old Ruskin, Florida, mailman Doug Hughes is, you should make it your business to know. He’s just spent the last 2 1/2 years planning and executing a...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    April 10, 2015

View from the North 40: The duct tape whisperer

The three most importand tools in my barn are duct tape, bailing twine and WD-40. The first two on the list are in a constant battle for Top Tool, the primary go-to solution in any farming-ranching...

 

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