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Beeters survive a Tornado

The Chinook Sugarbeeters and Turner Tornadoes waged two great battles during the District 9C girls basketball season - each winning on their home floor. And while Wednesday's rubber match, in the...

 

Bears Already Roaring

The Box Elder Bears were heavy favorites in the opening game of the District 9C girls basketball tournament. They knew it, and their opponent, the Big Sandy Pioneers knew it, too. And while the Bears...

 

9C Tournament Extra: Ella Billmayer proud to be part of Turner's Sister Act

When it comes to Turner girls basketball, it truly has become a family affair. During this District 9C girls basketball tournament, Turner has three sets of sisters playing on what has been the most...

 

Knight Time

The start of the District 9C tournament is always exciting, but no game was more exciting on the first day of the girls tournament than the one between North Star and Chester-Joplin-Inverness. North S...

 

Longhorns trample Thunderbirds on opening day

One year ago at the District 9C basketball tournament, the Fort Benton girls basketball team was just a bucket away from the championship game and a berth in the Northern C Divisional. Unfortunately,...

 

Lights face rivals UGF, Carroll

The Montana State University-Northern Lights have been excellent on the road this season. But in their final two road games in Frontier Conference play, the Lights are going back to two gyms that...

 

Skylights visit Argos, Saints

Women’s basketball is tough in the Frontier Conference. It seems every week, someone is getting upset. It happened last week to the Montana State University-Northern Skylights, and now, Northern...

 

Prep, College Basketball Standings

Prep Basketball Standings GIRLS Central A Conf. Overall Havre 7-0 12-5 Belgrade 6-2 10-6 Browning 3-4 9-7 Lewistown 1-6 6-10 Livingston 1-6 1-16 Eastern A Conf. Overall Haridn 8-1 16-1 Billings Central 6-3 9-7 Miles City 5-3 11-5 Laurel 5-4 8-7...

 

Hunters ed classes beginning Feb. 23 in Havre

Havre Daily News staff Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is hosting another year of Hunters Safety in Havre with the first of three sessions set to start next week. For youth, to be eligible to hunt and be fully certified during the 2017 season, hunte...

 

Hi Line Taxi featured in Montana SBDC annual report

HELENA — Small businesses across the state including one from Havre are sharing their success stories as the Montana Small Business Development Center Network reflects on a productive year in which it helped to create or retain 616 jobs in...

 

Tester answers questions in online town hall

Press release U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., engaged his constituents from across the state Wedensday by hosting an online town hall via Facebook Live.   Poeple who missed the live event can watch the town hall in its entirety at...

 

For the Record, Feb. 16, 2017

Havre Police Department A 14-year-old was arrested on charges of juvenile curfew violations and runaway juvenile after a Sixth Avenue caller reported Wednesday at 1:39 p.m. that one of her daughters had run away. —— One juvenile was arrested and...

 

Obituary: Hazel F. Allen

Hazel F. Allen, 95, passed away due to natural causes at Northern Montana Care Center Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.  Visitation will be 2 until 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at Holland & Bonine Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m.... Full story

 

Obituary: David Ordell Friggstad

David Ordell Friggstad passed away Feb. 13, 2017, following a brief illness. He was born in 1944 in Frontier, Saskatchewan, to Carol and Olaf Friggstad, the oldest of seven children. He was raised on... Full story

 

The richest poor woman in Mexico

Rich? Poor? By which stick do we measure? It is no secret I chose to play house in a small village in the mountains of Jalisco because I can do so and live well on my bare minimum pension. I live quietly, unobtrusively. By diligently shuffling pesos...

 

Daines is representing Montana values

In response to Dennis Kuntz’s Feb. 14, 2017, letter to the Havre Daily News: Thank you Senator Daines for representing me, Montana and United States’ values. This country is a free market republic. People came to America to be free from...

 

Let's get real

In the past, our state deptartment and the United Nations have made the bold declaration that Israel must give back Eastern Jerusalem and the West Bank. Absurd! Remember, in 1967 five countries came against Israel, Israel won the war and also added...

 

Governor wiped out $300 million surplus

Montana is broke. As subcommittee chairs of House Appropriations, we are the first stop for spending bills in the Montana Legislature. We are responsible for hearing testimony in our area of focus, then making decisions and moving bills to the full...

 

Comments sought on Vandalia grazing lease

Press release Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is proposing to renew the grazing lease for the Vandalia Wildlife Management Area until Sept. 15, 2023. Comments are being sought on the draft environmental assessment concerning the grazing renewal....

 

Local News - Feb. 16, 2017

The First Baptist Church is holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser Thursday with proceeds benefiting The Salvation Army’s RISP program to assist people with needs. The dinner runs from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church, 625 Fourth Ave. in Havre. The dinner...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 16, 2017

Bakke gives a moment of magic to Fergus Golden Eagle

Fergus High School senior Luke Derheim says one of the best moments of his life happened Feb. 4, when the Havre High School Blue Ponies came to town and he scored the first basket of his life in a...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 16, 2017

Search on for missing man on Rocky Boy

Rocky Boy Police and other law enforcement started scouring an area near Northern Winz Casino on U.S. Highway 87 Wednesday for a man reported missing. Richard Roastingstick, 57, was reported missing Monday morning by his family after his vehicle was...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 16, 2017

GOP Bachmeier Valentine stirs outrage in state Democrats

A photoshopped image of state Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre, that was posted on the Montana Republican Party's Facebook and Twitter accounts Tuesday has garnered criticism from Democrats and some of...

 

Windy Boy charter schools bill faces uncertain future

Staff and wire report A local Democrat’s proposal to establish a statewide charter school system faces an uncertain future in Montana, even as Republicans hailed it as an opportunity to lift struggling schools. Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box...

 

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