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 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 21, 2017 

Rocky Boy Schools get $50K Healthy Kids grant

Representatives of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana surprised Rocky Boy Schools Superintendent Voyd St. Pierre and members of the schools' faculty and staff when they showed up Friday during staff...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 18, 2017

BNSF presents Havre with heritage award

Local officials and residents were féted Thursday by BNSF Railway as the company presented Havre with an award recognizing its extensive history and connection with the railroad. Ross Lane of...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 8, 2017

Officials release names of crash victims

Officials have released the names of the two people who died in a fiery crash Saturday northwest of Havre. Hill County Sheriff and Coroner Jamie Ross said Levi James Huston of Havre, 20, and Teonna Bay Green of Harlem, 20, died as results of...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 28, 2017

City still negotiating on Bullhook rehab

Nearly a year after the project started, the company with which Havre contracted to rehabilitate the Bullhook storm drainage creek under the city still hasn't finished the job, and told the company...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 13, 2017

China opens markets to U.S. beef

After more than a decade of refusing to take U.S. beef, China has re-opened its markets in a move that will allow Montana ranchers to export their product to the Asian country. China, along with many...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 9, 2017

Bullhook Blossoms dedicating Blue Star Markers

A local gardening club is dedicating two memorials in Havre to members of the military - past, present and future - and is inviting community members to the dedication. Bullhoook Blossoms Gardening...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 9, 2017

Girl Scouts donate to food bank

A group of local Junior Girl Scouts have helped some local children have a little better birthday. Troop 3223 Junior Girl Scouts Aymie Clark, Rebecca Dean, Emily Marsh, Jeanessia Nilsen, Ashlyn...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 9, 2017

People's Market to start next Friday in Fort Belknap

In an effort to increase the move to buying locally and to push for local products and farm-to-table sales in local markets, a new sale is set to start next Friday at Fort Belknap. People’s Market, a version of local sales often known as a farmers...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 8, 2017

Rod Run and Show 'n' Shine highlights cars in Havre

Car enthusiasts will be showing off their work to people in Havre this weekend during the Hi-Line Cruz'n Association's 31st Annual Rod Run. Association member Craig Otterstrom said the association...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 8, 2017

Northern sets children's diversity camp

Montana State University-Northern is inviting children to a camp it lists as “a golden opportunity to expand multicultural horizons.” The Diversity Children’s Camp will run Monday through Thursday, June 19-22, from 9 a.m. to noon on...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 7, 2017

High usage of Beaver Creek Park so far

The Hill County Park Board heard a myriad of issues discussed during its monthly meeting this week, including that use is high on Beaver Creek Park this spring, and things are underway to finish...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 7, 2017

Kids MAT opens next week

The local acting troupe is again holding a decades-old tradition to let young actors participate in the theater, starting next week in Havre. Montana Actors’ Theatre is holding Kids MAT in Havre next Monday through Thursday, followed by Monday...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 7, 2017

Work about to start on Triangle fiber-optic expansion into Havre

A local telephone cooperative is about to start its project to expand service in Havre. Triangle Communications said in a press release that work to install new fiber-optic infrastructure to expand...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 7, 2017

Fair board, manager meet with commissioners

The grounds manager of The Great Northern Fair and some members of the board met with the Hill County Commission Monday to talk about how procedures should be handled at the fairgrounds, including hiring some people to help put on this year’s...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 6, 2017

Havre/Hill County Historic Preservation Commission

"YHavre/Hill County Historic Preservation Commission works to preserve local history. The Havre/Hill County Historic Preservation Commission has had some major successes in preservation and having...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 6, 2017

Molitor: Houndstongue a pending disaster

A Bear Paw Mountains rancher warned the Hill County Park Board Monday that unless something is done fast to stop the spread of the invasive weed houndstongue, it will be more than an inconvenience. “This is not a serious weed problem, this is...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 2, 2017

Cemetery manager says theft at graves is up

The manager of the Hill County Public Cemetery District said Thursday the theft of decorations and memorials people leave at graves is up in a major way this year. Manager Merrill Gray said that last year he had maybe one or two people report losing...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 2, 2017

Havre dancers give own take on a classic

A local dance studio is putting on a homemade recital of a classic children's tale, with productions set for Saturday and Sunday at Havre High School. Kellee May, board member of the nonprofit Studio...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 1, 2017

Judge rules against Havre pipeline on farm taps

A state district judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging the Public Service Commission overstepped its bounds when it ruled Havre Pipeline and its parent company, NorthWestern Energy, could not abandon service to rural customers on connections known...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 1, 2017

Montana NAMI director presenting 'What is Mental Illness' in Havre

The Havre affiliate of National Alliance on Mental Illness is bringing a speaker to Havre to tell people about the basics of mental illness to try to help people understand the issues of the complex...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 26, 2017

Fundraiser set for expenses, children of Tasha Roberts

Family and friends of Tasha Roberts say they are holding two fundraisers to help provide for the children of the woman who was found dead May 17 in the Airway Hotel in Great Falls and to help cover her funeral expenses. Roberts has three children,...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 23, 2017

Pizza Hut benefit set for Thursday for burn victim

A benefit is set Thursday to help Cole Monroe recover from third-degree burns he suffered when gasoline was thrown on a bonfire while he was camping with some friends, putting him in a hospital in Salt Lake City for more than two weeks and keeping...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 12, 2017

Wild Horse resumes summer hours Monday

The Port of Wild Horse crossing over the U.S. Canadian border north of Havre is switching to summer hours Monday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced in a press release. The port, which allows commercial traffic only with permits, is open 8...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 5, 2017

Windy Boy honored by National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, is receiving national recognition for his attempt to change how Montana handles charter schools. National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has listed Windy Boy as one of 19 state and federal “Charter...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 28, 2017

Benefit set for next Friday to help Walen with costs fighting cancer

Friends and family of Matt Walen have scheduled a benefit dinner and auction for the 1985 Havre High School graduate next Friday at the Eagles Club from 6 to 8 p.m. The 1985 graduate and former Havre Daily News editor will not be at the event, as he...

 

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