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 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 14, 2017 

Substation issue causes power outage

Power was restored late Wednesday morning to more than 2,000 NorthWestern Energy customers after a problem with the relay in the Havre eastside substation was diagnosed. The permanent fix is being worked on this morning, company spokesperson Butch...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 13, 2017

Cultural clothing in schools approved on first reading

Havre school board members approved to move on and consider district policy changes during Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting, among them one that will allow students to wear cultural-appropriate...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 13, 2017

Officials rank local disaster priority

County and city officials met Tuesday to rank the likelihood of specific disasters hitting the region for the first of a series of multi-mitigation meetings. Severe weather, like the Oct. 2-3...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 13, 2017

Power out in Havre area

More than 2,000 NorthWestern Energy Havre customers lost power this morning around 9 a.m., a spokesperson for the energy company said. NorthWestern Energy spokesman Butch Larcombe said this morning there is no word yet on what has caused the outage,...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 12, 2017

Elks giving blankets for holidays

With the deadline moved back, people now have until Friday to donate to the Havre Elks Blanket Drive. Blankets can be dropped off at the Elks Club at 321 Second St. or at Western Trailer and Marine Sales at 1865 U.S. Highway 2 East, where Elks Lodge...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 12, 2017

Scout helping foster teens with Eagle project

Havre Boy Scout Ammon Lines is a few packed duffel bags away from having an Eagle Scout badge. For his Eagle Scout project, Ammon says he has decided to assemble duffel bags for foster teenagers on...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 11, 2017

Billings murder victim a former Fort Belknap resident

The Fort Belknap tribal council has condemned the November death in Billings of former Fort Belknap Indian Reservation resident Myron Wesley Knight, saying it will continue to do all that it can to protect the safety of members of its community on...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 11, 2017

HHS Key Club cleans up Milk River

Thanks to a concerned Havre citizen, Havre High School Key Club members organized and took to cleaning trash Sunday afternoon from under the viaduct and Milk River Bridge. The north side Havre citizen...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 8, 2017

From the courts: District Court

A state district judge sentenced a man who was caught stealing frozen meat and jewelry from someone’s home to seven years probation. Carmello Valenzuela received a seven-year suspended sentence for felony burglary Monday in District Court in Havre....

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 8, 2017

Police investigating driver who hit a woman with their car

Havre Police officers are looking for the driver who hit a woman with a car this morning on Sixth Avenue. A caller reported to Havre Police Department dispatch this morning at 2:11 that a woman had been hit with a car. Havre Police Chief Gabe...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 8, 2017

Third-grader carries Bobcats to victory in charity contest

Box Elder third-grade teacher Joyce Donoven had no idea one student would single-handedly carry the Bobcats to victory when she initiated a Cat-Griz canned food gathering contest. "I call her the...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 7, 2017

Arrest made in Rocky Boy shooting

Tribal police have arrested a 28-year-old woman in connection to a Nov. 29 shooting on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Rocky Boy criminal investigator Ed Longknife said Wednesday the woman is being held on tribal charges. He and FBI spokesperson...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 7, 2017

MAT brings Robin Hood to stage for Christmas

Montana Actors' Theatre is continuing its annual holiday tradition of putting on silly, interactive panto plays, this year with "Robin Hood." "It's just ridiculous fun," MAT Artistic Director Jay...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 6, 2017

Man gets 5 years for leading police on reckless pursuit

A state district judge sentenced a Havre man to five years with The state Department of Corrections for leading officers on a reckless pursuit that reached 100 miles per hour and almost ran someone ov...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 6, 2017

Experts talk about harvesting, caring for damaged trees

Forestry specialists armed attending landowners, residents and various county and reservation employees, during a two-part workshop Tuesday, with hours of information on best grazing, logging and tree...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 5, 2017

Park super looking for loggers, funding and high-def monitors

The Beaver Creek Park superintendent is still searching for loggers to rid the park of burnt lumber, money to repair five miles of fencing razed by the East Fork Fire and a high-definition monitor to...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 4, 2017

Charges filed in case starting with high-speed chase

A man high on meth led police on a pursuit that risked many lives, and after fleeing on foot, was found hiding under a home in which its occupants had a houseful of drugs, court documents say, leading to charges against a woman in the residence....

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 1, 2017

Hi-Line Living: Mary's children's books

Mary McKenzie is a local children's book author who finds time for her passion somewhere in between her full-time job at the Hi-Line Sletten Cancer Institute and her family, which includes five...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 1, 2017

From the courts: District Court

A Havre woman received three years probation after being caught with dangerous drugs and paraphernalia around children. Terri A. Ackerman, born in 1982, received a three year deferred imposition of sentence for two counts of felony criminal possessio...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 1, 2017

From the courts: District Court

A Havre man received five years probation for stealing nearly $10,000 while working at Kmart and ordered to pay as much in restitution. James Christopher Dahl, Jr., born in 1986, in District Court in Havre Monday received a five year...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 1, 2017

From the courts: District Court

A Havre man received three years probation for illegally having Oxycodone pills. Thomas Craig Flesche, born 1997, received Monday in District Court in Havre a three year deferred imposition of sentence for felony criminal possession of dangerous...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 1, 2017

County employees and board members take in workshop

Hill County employees and board members packed the Timmons Room in the Hill County Courthouse Thursday to take in a two-part workshop aimed at teaching how to improve relationships among people working together and the best procedures for public...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 1, 2017

FBI, tribal police continue Rocky Boy shooting investigation

The FBI and Tribal law enforcement officials are investigating the shooting of a man on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, a representative of Rocky Boy Police said this morning. The investigation is ongoing and the man who was shot Wednesday is in...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    November 30, 2017

From the courts: District Court

A Havre thief and methamphetamine dealer received five years with the Department of Corrections for stealing a pickup truck and breaking into a home to get into the owner’s safes and lockboxes. Zachariah Lee Ambler, born in 1995, was sentenced Mond...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    November 30, 2017

Rocky Boy shooting under investigation

Tribal law enforcement officials are investigating a shooting on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, a representative of Rocky Boy Police said this morning. The investigation is ongoing and the person who was shot is in fair condition, Larry Bernard...

 

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