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 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 28, 2017 

Blaine County Fair looks at building indoor arena

The Blaine County Fair Foundation was started at the end of last year to support the county fair and to make improvements on the grounds, including building an indoor arena for use all year round, a...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 27, 2017

Aaniiih Nakoda College hosts Native traveling exhibition

The Aaniiih Nakoda College library on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation has been selected to host a traveling exhibition that explores the interconnectedness of wellness, illness, and cultural life...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 23, 2017

Hi-Line Living: Joplin's day to shine

The day began with a run commemorating a local boy who died in a motorcycle crash years ago and ended with hours-long snowmobile races made possible by slightly inebriated drivers in costumes going...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 23, 2017

From the courts: District Court

Woman sentenced for involvement in drug package shipping A Havre woman received five years probation Monday in state District Court for her involvement in the shipping of a package from California that contained a half pound of methamphetamine and...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 23, 2017

Mosquito district supervisor warns of West Nile

  Next week is National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, and Hill County Mosquito District Supervisor Terry Turner said it is an appropriate time to warn people about West Nile virus. "We've had...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 21, 2017

Car crashes through Havre casino wall

A car crashed Tuesday afternoon through the west wall of Lucky Lil's Casino on First Street and the driver died after being transported to the hospital. The driver, Wayne Lee Dolphay of Havre, was...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 20, 2017

Eagle Scout project highlights historic buildings

Sixteen-year-old Myles Steinmetz thought a good Eagle Scout project would be one that tells people the long and interesting history of two of the older buildings in Havre - the Atrium and the 305...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 20, 2017

Benefit for toddler set for next Tuesday

People can drink for a cause June 27, when Triple Dog Brewing Co. will donate one dollar of every pint sold that day to the account of Finnley Foster, a local 2-year-old with severe combined immunodeficiency, SCID. “Basically, she has no immune...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 20, 2017

Car crashes into Lucky Lil's Casino

A car crashed this afternoon through the west wall of Lucky Lil's Casino on First Street. The driver of the car, a silver two-door Chevrolet Monte Carlo, was taken to the hospital by ambulance after...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 20, 2017

Hill County Sheriff's Office investigating paint spill

The Hill County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident in which someone spilled hundreds of gallons of highway paint at a storage place on Ninth Avenue. Hill County Sheriff Jamie Ross said this morning they have no suspects as to who opened...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 19, 2017

Paddle board festival set at First Lake

Beaver Creek Reservoir will be the site for the first local two-day stand up paddle board festival, an event its coordinators hope will become a recurring one. SUPfest will happen Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, at the Community Effort Pavilion...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 16, 2017

From the Courts: District Court

A Havre man received one year of probation for beating a friend to the point of requiring restorative plastic surgery and incurring permanent damage to his face. Brian Carpenter, born in 1977, pleaded no contest in a plea deal to a misdemeanor assaul...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 16, 2017

From the Courts: District Court

A Box Elder meth dealer received five years probation Monday in District Court for selling and being caught with methamphetamine and paraphernalia indicative of distribution on another occasion. Rico Denny, born in 1997, received a three-year...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 16, 2017

Barber Ranch archery shoot this weekend

The Bear Paw Bowmen Archery Club this weakend will be hosting its family-friendly Barber Ranch Two-Day Archery Shoot in the Bear Paw Mountains near Lloyd for the 19th year in a row. The event is...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 16, 2017

Joplin hosts its own all-day activity-packed event

The fifth annual Joplin Montana Car Show and Art in the Park event will host an activity-packed Saturday that will end with a snowmobile race intended to ignite an old rivalry between Joplin and...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 15, 2017

Blue Star Memorial Marker unveiled in Havre

The 19th Blue Star Memorial Marker in Montana, commemorating the men and women of the U.S. Armed Services, was unveiled in Havre's Memorial Park Wednesday afternoon. The Blue Star Memorial Program...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 14, 2017

Police called during parent complaint at school board

Havre Public School employees called the police during Tuesday night’s school board meeting after a woman, who told board members the way the board and district superintendent treated her son earlier in the year was unacceptable, refused to leave....

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 14, 2017

Thursday benefit set for stroke victim

Co-workers are holding a Pizza Hut fundraiser Thursday for a Havre woman who suffered a stroke in January and has been recovering and unable to work since. Christine Sapp’s co-workers at Bullhook Community Health Center have set up the fundraiser...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 13, 2017

Farmers and ranchers needing rain

Area farmers and ranchers are hoping the much-needed rain forecast for upcoming days will fall plentifully. "We are on the cusp of a real disaster," Les Rispens, executive director of the U.S. Departm...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 12, 2017

First Lutheran closing day care

The First Lutheran Daycare and Preschool in Havre will be closing its day care by the end of the summer due to an inability to find workers, a church official said this morning. First Lutheran Church Pastor Tanner Howard said that after 20 years of...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 6, 2017

Former Havre officer investigated for unethical behavior

  A former Havre Police Department officer who is being investigated for allegations of unethical behavior during his time in Havre could lose his certificate to be a Montana law enforcement...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 2, 2017

FAA awards Havre City-County Airport $1.2 million

Montana airports will receive nearly $9 million in funding, and the Havre City-County Airport will get more than $1.2 million of that, congressional representatives announced Thursday. "When you live...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 1, 2017

Man denies theft of a $12,000 grain auger

A Havre man denied charges Wednesday in District Court that he stole a $12,000 Grain Vax auger from a farm in western Hill County. Jason Anthony Laner, born in 1978, is charged with felony theft and misdemeanor theft. He was being held in the Hill Co...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    May 31, 2017

Havre man denies using meth around his 1-year-old

A man denied using methamphetamine around his 1-year-old and causing her to test positive for the illegal and dangerous drug. Kevin Bigby pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of endangering the welfare of children Tuesday afternoon in District...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    May 30, 2017

Jury convicts St. Marks of attempted deliberate homicide

A jury in state District Court in Havre found 22-year-old Nevada St. Marks guilty Friday afternoon of attempted deliberate homicide. The jury began deliberating about 8:30 a.m. Friday morning and reac...

 

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