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Articles from the October 17, 2017 edition

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 By Alex Ross    Local    October 17, 2017

Havre council declares disaster

A disaster declaration authorizing the city to levy two mills to help offset the cost of cleanup from the record-setting Oct 2-3 snowstorm was unanimously approved by Havre City Council at their...

 

Hi-Line Volleyball: Rocky Boy tops Harlem; Box Elder wins twice

One week and just a few more matches is all that's left before the start of the District 6C East volleyball tournament. And the remainder of those matches will be played early this week, as school...

 

Hi-Line Football: Pioneers knock off Rivals, earn playoff berth

Prior to this season, it had been five years since the Big Sandy Pioneers had made the Six-Man football playoffs. But after the Pioneers upset Geraldine/Highwood Saturday on the road, they need just...

 

Skylights, Lights picked as Frontier contenders

NAIA basketball is coming soon, and, we're less than two months away from the start of Frontier Conference play. Last Friday, the league announced its Preseason Coaches Polls and its Preseason All-Con...

 

Northern runners compete against top competition

Still a relatively new program, the Montana State University-Northern cross country teams hadn’t ran a meet the size of the one the Lights and Skylights raced in last Saturday. Northern was in...

 

Hi-Line Athletes of the Week

Trajun Hannum, Chinook Football The Chinook Sugarbeeters were looking to end their season with a victory over their biggest rival, and quarterback Trajan Hannum helped deliver. Hannum threw a pair of...

 

For the Record, Oct. 17, 2017

Havre Police Department Officers investigated after a Seventh Street caller aske Monday at 11:20 a.m. to have an officer come to the residence about a past domestic assault involving her daughter. —— Officers investigated after a Havre area calle...

 

Correction - City elections

A front-page article in Monday’s edition of the Havre Daily News misreported the name of Hingham Town Council candidate Dillon Lipp, Harlem Mayor William Taylor, Chester City Council members Tonia Wickum and Havre City Council Ward 4 candidate... Full story

 

Agenda - Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees

Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees Planning Workshop will be Thursday in the Robins School Administration Building at 6 p.m. Items for discussion: 1. Impact of enrollment 2. Board ethics 3. Review of strategic plan At this workshop the board...

 

Agenda - Hill County Conservation District

The Hill County Conservation District Board will meet Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 5 p.m. in the USDA Building at 206 25th Ave. W. Suite1. Havre The agenda is: Call meeting to order Additions/deletions to agenda Approval of minutes Treasurer’s report...

 

Obituary - Robert Leroy Scofield

Robert Leroy Scofield, 80, of Havre, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at his residence. Graveside services will be held Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at 2 p.m. in Highland Cemetery. His family has suggested memorial donations be made to the Boys & Girls Club... Full story

 

Obituary - Warren Fontaine Barger

Warren Fontaine Barger passed away Oct. 14, 2017. Warren was born in 1939 to William and Florence (Campbell) Barger in Big Piney, Wyoming. Warren attended school in Chinook, Montana. He married Joyce... Full story

 

Build Montana's workforce, build Montana's future

As communities across the nation work to recover from recent natural disasters, many are discovering that while they have plenty of rebuilding to do, they lack the manpower to do it. This circumstance comes as no surprise to the Montana...

 

Letter to the Editor - The problem with Republican and conservative thinking

Editor, The Republican Party must shape up if it wants to be a force for good. We must begin measuring success or failure on a person-by-person basis. If one person fails, all of society fails. Any politician who does not accept personal...

 

Letter to the Editor - Storm damage offers possibilities

Dear Editor,  I look at all at all the downed trees and branches across town and see free firewood, free building supplies, free craft supplies, community activities for a group/club and tax write-offs for a business! I see wood in all shapes and...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 17, 2017

Woman pleads guilty to stealing $45k from casino

A Havre woman pleaded guilty Monday in District Court to embezzling more than $45,000 from a local casino while she was as an employee. Kyra Lynne Gerber, born in 1988, will be sentenced Nov. 27 at 9 a.m. for two felony counts of theft by...

 

Ballots in Havre, Chinook city elections mailed out this week

Havre Daily News staff Editor’s note: This story corrects information misreported in a story on the front page of Monday’s edition of the Havre Daily News. Ballots will be mailed out this week in two local city elections, although most...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 17, 2017

Havre Optimists continue to support local youth

Coming off a major upgrade to their park in Highland Park, the Havre Optimists Club is continuing to work to support young people in the community. Echoing the motto of Optimist International, Havre c...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 17, 2017

Benefit set for cancer victim, Swanson trying new treatment

Debbie Swanson of Havre, who was diagnosed with liver cancer in December and has been plagued with endless challenges since, said she hopes a recently approved treatment may be the break she badly...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 17, 2017

Ratliff, Whitacre square off in council election

Havre ophthalmologist Marc Whitacre said his work in the city, such as restoring the former federal post office and former Masonic Temple Building with his wife, Erica Farmer, show what he can bring...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 17, 2017

Ratliff, Whitacre square off in council election

Ward 3 Havre City Council candidate Lindsey Ratliff, a history and art teacher at Havre High School, said part of the reason she is running is to show her students how to make a difference. "In my...

 

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