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Articles from the March 22, 2017 edition

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Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Jake Sedahl, Havre High Tennis

It’s weird to use the term spring sports in Montana because it seems like an oxymoron. Usually, spring in the state is less than pleasant, which can wreak havoc for sports like tennis, which are...

 
 By Julie Rodgers    Sports    March 22, 2017

Local Bowling Report: Mixed Doubles tourney on tap at Harvest Moon

It’s time for the Mixed Doubles No-Tap Tournament at Harvest Moon Lanes. The tournament will be held April 1-2 and April 8-9. Sign-up sheets and tournament rules are at the desk. It’s eight pins for the ladies and nine for the men. High...

 

Montana Farmers Union two-day conference this weekend in Havre

Havre Daily News staff Farmers and ranchers will come together in Havre this weekend for the Montana Farmers Union Producer Conference. The conference features events including workshops on bull acquisition and genetics, the use of drones in...

 

Wool Show results

Adults and youths received awards at the Wool Show held March 9 in conjunction with the Montana Seed Show. Purebred, Adult: Tyrel Raty Commercial, Adult: Dennis Mitchell Purebred, Youth: Allyssa Schoen Commercial, Youth: Hannah Schoen Because the...

 

Obituary: Genevieve Florine Kaftan

Genevieve Florine Kaftan, 83, passed away at home of natural causes March 20, 2017.    Funeral services will be Friday March 24, at 1 p.m. at the Havre Assembly of God Church. Interment will be in... Full story

 

Obituary: Velma Madla

Velma Madla of Havre, Montana, 69, passed peacefully at her home Monday, March 20, 2017, the first day of spring. Her viewing will be today, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Holland... Full story

 

Correction for Mar. 21, 2017

A front page story in Tuesday’s Havre Daily News misreported the night of Friday night’s Havre Comedy Night....

 

For the Record, Mar. 22, 2017

Havre Police Department Andrew Robert Krezlak of Havre, 38, was arrested on a Justice or City court warrant and a charge of violation of conditions of release, when an officer initiated investigation of suspicious activity Tuesday at 2:47 p.m. on...

 

Freezing tribal funds appalling, hurts tribal members

Editor, I was appalled and mad to see what BEH has done. I tried to put money on one of my kid’s commissary at the jail and was told they have none due to that account being closed out by BEH. They are being punished for something they are not...

 

We are at a crisis level in education

Looking at these test results on the National Indian Education Study 2015 gives me a slight feeling of despair and a feeling of hope. For this reason, I do what I do.  When the Office of Public Instruction has been claiming that 75 percent of the...

 

Keep land in wilderness study area

Editor, I am writing to express my concern with Rep. Kerry White’s proposed resolution, House Joint Resolution 9. This resolution seeks to release Montana’s Wilderness Study Areas from consideration for inclusion in the National Wilderness...

 

Don't let new health care act defund Medicaid

Editor, Congress is moving quickly to enact the American Health Care Act. This bill goes beyond its stated purpose to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act by fundamentally restructuring Medicaid. If this bill becomes law, Medicaid would no...

 

Locker room privacy - just common sense

While I understand that in today’s culture there are males who identify as female and vice versa, like most Montanans, I am strongly opposed to boys and men being allowed to use girls’ and women’s locker rooms. It’s just common sense that...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    March 22, 2017

Doctor talks about his special mission in Vietnam

Dr. Andrew Cottingham was part of an elite special forces group made of various specialists who went into hostile parts of war-torn Vietnam in the '60s to study the transmission of disease. With the h...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 22, 2017

Lawmakers discuss gas and bed taxes, mail ballots, foreign law ban

A bill to raise the state gas tax to pay for infrastructure improvements is in a fragile position and should it pass the Legislature, it will likely do so by a vote or two, state Rep. Jacob... Full story

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 22, 2017

4-H says new fair Chuckwagon nearly set

The Great Northern Fair Board did not publicly discuss hiring a new grounds manager, although it went into executive session for an unspecified reason, but talked during its monthly meeting Tuesday ab...

 

Brazil's president: Meat scandal is 'economic embarrassment'

Staff and Wire report President Michel Temer called Brazil’s scandal over the sale of expired meat an embarrassment Tuesday as more countries suspended some meat imports from the South American nation and Montana’s U.S. Sen Jon Tester introduced...

 

Bill would allow Montana drivers to choose REAL ID license

HELENA (AP) — A state representative is proposing legislation that would allow Montanans the option of choosing a driver’s license that meets the federal REAL ID requirements. The Legislature passed a law in 2007 forbidding the state from...

 

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