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Articles from the October 4, 2017 edition

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 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 4, 2017

Recordbreaking storm shuts down region

Monday and Tuesday's regional record-breaking snowfall for October brought down trees and power poles all over Havre and as far east as Malta, resulting in widespread power outages, countywide road...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    October 4, 2017

Range Recover: Raising grass from the ashes

The 22,000-acre East Fork Fire burned range land for many Bear Paw Mountain ranchers and threatened that of many more, but burned areas in the longterm could be beneficial to the range land and some...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    October 4, 2017

Fire recovery resources available

Producers with rangeland affected by the fire — whether pastures, shelters and water sources were burned, disturbed by firebreaks or traffic from firefighting equipment, or stressed by overuse from changes in grazing rotation and drought — can...

 

Hi-Line Football: Big Sandy earns a big Six-Man win

With the weather turning colder, the football games get more important and, last Friday night in Fort Benton, the Longhorns played one of their most important football games in years. Unfortunately,...

 

Hi-Line Volleyball: North Star taking command of 6C East

Over the weekend, many Hi-Line volleyball teams took a quick break from conference play as tournaments in Fort Benton and Chester were held. But, earlier in the week, the district action was as fierce...

 

Hi-Line Sports Schedule

Thursday High School Volleyball Chinook vs Big Sandy Harlem vs Malta Rocky Boy at Fairfield High School X-Country Havre at Helena Preview College Volleyball Skylights at Western, 7 p.m. Friday High...

 

Skylights return to the road

The Montana State University-Northern volleyball team has suffered three straight Frontier Conference losses in the Armory Gymnasium. Thursday night, the Skylights will try their luck on the road....

 

Ponies ready to run in Helena

Over the past two weeks, the Havre high cross country teams have competed in two of their favorite races, the Havre Invitational and the Mountain West Classic. But this week, both Blue Pony teams will...

 

Hi-Line Athletes of the Week

Weston Allderdice, Big Sandy Football Big Sandy is having a big year on the gridiron, and against his biggest rival, Pioneer Weston Allderdice had the biggest game of his career. In Big Sandy’s win...

 

Northern winter sports are on the way

A blast of winter weather has arrived in Havre, and, Monday's snow was fitting considering winter sports are officially underway at Montana State University-Northern. Last week, the MSU-Northern women...

 

Talking about sexual health with your children

Can We Talk? This October Hill County Family Planning sponsors “Let’s Talk Month” to encourage parent/child communication about sexual health. Parents are the first and most important sexual health educators in their children’s lives....

 

Meeting Thursday on FSA's ECP for fire-impacted producers

From Farm Service Agency The USDA Farm Service Agency is hosting a producer meeting Thursday at 1 p.m. at Bear Paw Elementary School located at 29815 Clear Creek Rd, Chinook, MT 59523. The meeting will be co-hosted by the Hill and Blaine County FSA...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    October 4, 2017

Ecologist talks managing heavily burned and disturbed rangelands

The 2017 drought may be the silver lining for rangeland hit by the East Fork Fire, a rangeland plant ecologist at Montana State University said, but some burned areas might require special attention from landowners to help them recover quality, healt...

 

Bullock appoints Sangrey to board

Chippewa Cree Tribal Business Committee CEO Richard Sangrey of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation was appointed to the State-Tribal Economic Development Commission by Gov. Steve Bullock. Sangrey is serving on the committee as a Chippewa Cree Tribe...

 

For the Record, Oct. 4, 2017

Havre Police Department Havre police responded to or referred to other agencies a large number of calls Monday and Tuesday regarding downed trees and power lines, traffic problems or stranded vehicles related to the heavy snow and people driving...

 

Local News - Art show entries available

Havre Art Show entry forms available for annual show, set for Nov. 4-5 at Van Orsdel United Methodist Church. Call 265-4417....

 

Montana's Credit Unions Challenges Community to 2017 Hours of Volunteering

Press release Montana’s Credit Unions announced a Keep the Change, Give Your Time initiative in honor of International Credit Union Day on Oct. 19. The initiative encourages the community, credit union staff, and members to give 2,017 hours of...

 

Plant a Seed …READ partners with Read Aloud 15 MINUTES for national campaign

From Plant a Seed … READ Each year, as many as 3.4 million babies miss out on a basic building block for early brain development: They aren’t read aloud to beginning at birth. Reading aloud from birth plays a vital role in a child’s brain devel...

 

Legal Tip - Fire and Drought Assistance Hotline available

From Montana Legal Services Association Did you know that there is a Fire and Drought Assistance Hotline? The Montana Department of Agriculture set up the hotline to connect Montanans affected by fire or drought to available resources, programs and...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 4, 2017

Fire dominates park board meeting

Although the East Fork Fire has been contained and is largely suppressed, Monday evening’s Hill County Park Board meeting was heavily dominated by issues relating to lingering effects of the fire. The grass is already sprouting back out in some...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 4, 2017

Meeting reivews actions at the East Fork Fire

Members of the public and representatives from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation held an after action review of the response to the East Fork Fire at the Chinook Fire...

 

City Council approves selling New Year's fireworks

Havre Daily News In a short meeting Monday, Havre City Council unanimously passed the only item on its agenda — allowing the sale and use of fireworks at New Year. The passage of the second reading of the ordinance makes it officially part of the...

 

Auditors say Chippewa Cree can't account for $3.5 million

By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS, — The Chippewa Cree Tribe at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs can’t fully account for $3.5 million primarily in federal funds, including money for a corruption-plagued...

 

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