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Sugarbeeters finish third at Northern C

The Chinook Sugarbeeters hadn’t felt the sting of a loss in volleyball since last November’s 2015 Northern C Divisional tournament. Fast forward one year, and the Beeters had to endure an even...

 

Lights compete in Wyoming

After beating the North Idaho Cardinals last week to open the season, and with two big duals looming this week, the Montana State University-Northern wrestling team was looking to gain mat experience...

 

Election Results: Nov. 8, 2016

2:45 a.m. With the unofficial results all counted in Hill County, an 18-year-old candidate pulled off an upset. Democrat Jacob Bachmeier, who filed as a candidate in House District 28 last winter before graduating from Havre High School in the...

 

MSU-N harriers finish their second cross country season

The Montana State University-Northern cross country teams are new to racing still. Only in their second year, the Lights and Skylights are growing. Still, the 2016 Frontier Conference championships...

 

Hi-Line Athletes of the Week

Nate Korb, Havre High Football Havre High senior Nate Korb recently finished a strong season as a two-way starter for the Blue Pony football team. Korb started at wide receiver and had a career-high...

 

Obituary: Hazel Alma Petrus

Hazel Alma Petrus of Great Falls, 63, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Mount Olivet Cemetery with Deacon Bill Medved presiding. O’Connor Funeral Home is handling the... Full story

 

Correction for Nov. 7, 2016

Medicare open enrollment A Page 3 article in Friday’s edition of the Havre Daily News about Medicare open enrollment listed the incorrect phone number for people to call to contact a local SHIP counselor. The correct number is 2...

 

For the Record, Nov. 8, 2016

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a theft report after a caller from Northern Montana Hospital caller reported Monday at 11 a.m. that the soda machine was broken into and money was missing. —— Officers assisted a citizen after someone...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    November 8, 2016

Court News Nov. 8, 2016

Man sentenced for having drugs A man was sentenced Thursday in state District Court in Havre to five years of probation for having marijuana and unlawfully having prescription pills. Paul Robert Barrows, born in 1966, was sentenced to five years,...

 

Crow tribe pays back $2 million that it misspent from US

MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS — Montana’s Crow Tribe has reimbursed the U.S. government more than $2 million that was intended to pay for the construction of a new transit building but was instead put into the tribe’s general budget,...

 

NorthWestern wants stable, predictable property tax valuation

NorthWestern Energy’s property tax payments are going up this year, not down. In fact, they are going up 10 percent. NorthWestern’s property tax bills have made lots of headlines across Montana recently. We are the state’s largest property...

 

This is just for men with gray hair

Being gray doesn’t bother me. After all, at least I still have a full head of hair. I don’t have to do comb-overs, shave my head or wear a baseball cap backward 24 hours a day to pretend that I still have hair. Plus, gray hair looks...

 

Medicare open enrollment assistance available at Senior Center

Press release Medicare’s annual open enrollment is in full swing, with people having until Dec. 7 to review and, if desired, changing their Madicare drug plan or Medicare health — Advantage — plan. The most important thing people can ask...

 

Wildlife refuges reorganizing because of staff, program cuts

MISSOULA (AP) — Federal wildlife regulators are planning to reorganize the National Wildlife Refuge system in Montana and several other states, including Wyoming and Colorado, because of staff and program cuts. A draft report from U.S. Fish and...

 

Local News - Nov. 8, 2016

Stiffarm leadership summit fundraiser set for Saturday Havre Daily News staff A fundraiser to help Bryan Stiffarm attend an educational leadership conference at a top American college will be Saturday at the Havre Eagles Club. An Indian taco sale wit...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    November 8, 2016

Park board gets closer to finance committee

Monday night’s meeting revealed that the Hill County Park Board is one step closer to creating a finance and planning committee, as well as having an official park warden. A volunteer, Lou Hagener, presented board members and the public with a...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 8, 2016

Council answers a city manager question

A Havre High School student and soon-to-be first-time voter went before Havre City Council at their meeting Monday night and asked about a proposed ballot initiative that would change Havre’s government to a manager-commission government....

 

Bruising campaign for Montana governor draws to close

MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA (AP) — As the race to become Montana’s next governor has tightened in its final weeks, bombastic rhetoric has all but overshadowed Democratic incumbent Steve Bullock’s and Republican challenger Greg Gianforte...

 

Montana voters face full slate of ballot initiatives Tuesday

MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA — Montana voters will decide on four citizen initiatives, the most in any election since 2010, alongside the top-of-the-ticket races for president, governor and U.S. House. The ballot measures ask voters to decide...

 

GOP's Zinke, Democratic challenger Juneau vie for House seat

MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS — In a race fueled by millions of dollars from out-of-state political groups and donors, Democrat Denise Juneau has waged a rancorous fight to wrest Montana’s only U.S. House seat from Republicans for the...

 

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