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2017 MSU-N Football Preview: Talented but inexperienced Northern defense aiming to do its part

College graduation is a special time in many young people's lives. But for football teams like the Montana State University-Northern Lights, it can also serve as a stark reminder of what's ahead. For...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 30, 2017

Bear Paw fire close to county park

Hill County Commissioner Diane McLean said late this morning that the East Fork Fire that started on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Sunday has spread to the northeast and is leading to further road...

 

Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Kordell Small, Rocky Boy Football

For years, the Rocky Boy football team was trying to get to the point of playing varsity football. In Class B, playing 11-Man, it was difficult, but last season it finally happened. Yet, predictably,...

 

Skylights face tough foes in California

It's right back on the court for the Montana State University-Northern volleyball team. And after a grueling four matches at last weekend's Big Sky Challenge in Butte, the Skylights will once again ve...

 

Blue Pony spikers begin league play in Belgrade

Last week, the Havre High volleyball team tested out the waters of regular season play, but starting Friday in Belgrade, the Blue Ponies will be playing matches that count in the standings. The Ponies...

 

Hi-Line Sports Schedule

Thursday High School Volleyball Box Elder vs Chinook Friday High School Football Havre vs Lewistown, 7 p.m. Chinook vs CJI, 7 p.m. Harlem vs Wolf Point, 7 p.m. Box Elder at Cascade, 7 p.m. High...

 

2017 Livestock Forage Disaster Program expanded

From USDA The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency’s Livestock Forage Disaster Program has been expanded in Montana, with coverage including in Blaine, Chouteau and Hill counties. The program provides compensation to eligible...

 

USDA issues CRP deadline reminders

From USDA USDA Farm Service Agency reminds Montana producers of the upcoming Conservation Reserve Program deadlines. • Aug. 31: 2017 Emergency CRP Haying Ends • Sept. 15: All Hay Bales Must be Removed from Emergency CRP • Sept. 13: 2017 CRP...

 

Women Stepping Forward for Agriculture conference coming to Billings

Press release People can make plans now to attend the annual Women Stepping Forward for Agriculture Conference at the DoubleTree Hotel in Billings Sept. 26-28. This year’s conference is packed with speakers that will deliver information on...

 

Obituary - Josephine 'G. G.' Briere Smith

Josephine "G. G." Briere Smith passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Aug. 27, 2017, at Northern Montana Care Center. She was the sixth child of nine born to Joe and Louise Briere in... Full story

 

For the Record, Aug. 30, 2017

Havre Police Department Officers investigated after a First Street business caller reported Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. finding a fanny pack with a wallet. —— A 16-year-old was arrested on two Justice or City court warrants and a possession of drug para...

 

Agenda - Hill County Public Cemetery District

This agenda ran in Tuesday’s paper with the wrong date. Hill County Cemetery District will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at the cemetery office. • Call to order • Public comment • Approval of minutes from previous meeting • Old...

 

Correction - MSUN Community choir and orchestra

Information provided to the Havre Daily News that ran on Page A3 in Tuesday’s edition misreported the date that the MSUN Community Choir would begin practice. The choir begins Monday, Sept. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room 208 in Pershing Hall at... Full story

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 30, 2017

School employees train for emergency situations

Before returning to school, all Havre Public School employees learned new safety protocols meant to help handle armed intruders, bomb threats and other similar possible dangers. School resource...

 

Evacuation order in effect in Bear Paws

3:15 p.m. Rocky Boy Public Schools issued a release that the schools will not be transporting students to the Parker School area when school is released. Parents must come and pick up their children from the school. “Until this evacuation notice... Full story

 

East Fork Fire in Bear Paws 8,000 acres, zero percent contained

9:05 a.m. The emergency operation center for the East Fork Fire in the Bear Paw Mountains issued a fact sheet and press release about the fire this morning, saying the fire as of this morning had... Full story

 

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