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Lights excited for first Frontier battles

With the way the Frontier Conference basketball schedule works, the Montana State University-Northern Lights must now shift gears in a hurry. That's because the Lights are about to go from playing...

 

Skylights brace for visits from big rivals

The Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team has certainly challenged itself in the last two weeks, playing some top competition on the road. And while the Skylights are happy to be b...

 

Big weekend in Great Falls for MSU-N matmen

After a quick break for Thanksgiving, the Montana State University-Northern wrestling team returns to action. And it's a big weekend for the Lights. Northern, currently ranked No. 12 in the NAIA,...

 

Grief Poem - Holidays are near

Your picture’s near but you’re not here; it’s you we truly miss. Just read a book ‘bout boy and girl — ‘bout how they loved to kiss.   Memories bounced back from long ago — our hearts then filled with bliss. Your sparking eyes knew we...

 

Hello God. It's me, Mara

You know, Lord, a long while ago there was an article about some preachers who were caught “slipping” around. First thought was: are clergymen charlatans, quakes or fakes? It seems an unnamed author investigated his own local clergy. His...

 

Out Our Way : This little light

Out our way, the weather can change quickly. Strong winds blow in a foot of snow knocking out power and tearing cottonwoods to pieces — and a week later a chinook comes in and begins to melt the damage. One of the advantages of the Hi-Line is that...

 

Senior Center News, Dec. 1, 2017

North Central Senior Citizens Center, Dec. 4-8 Monday — Transportation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday — Transportation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; bingo at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday — Transportation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m; TOPS at 8 a.m.; cards at 1 p.m. Thu...

 

HMS lists students of the month

Press release Havre Middle School's Sixth-Grade Student of the Month for November is Patience Allestad. Patience is the daughter of Lars and Angela Allestad. She has two siblings, Olivia and Caleb All...

 

Rocky Boy lists students of the month

High School: Jillian Top Sky is a remarkable young woman. Her candor and passion for helping is only surpassed by her dedication to student growth. She is the student director and co-founder of the Helping Hands Backpack Program. Every week, Jillian...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 1, 2017

Hi-Line Living: Mary's children's books

Mary McKenzie is a local children's book author who finds time for her passion somewhere in between her full-time job at the Hi-Line Sletten Cancer Institute and her family, which includes five...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 1, 2017

From the courts: District Court

A Havre woman received three years probation after being caught with dangerous drugs and paraphernalia around children. Terri A. Ackerman, born in 1982, received a three year deferred imposition of sentence for two counts of felony criminal possessio...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 1, 2017

From the courts: District Court

A Havre man received five years probation for stealing nearly $10,000 while working at Kmart and ordered to pay as much in restitution. James Christopher Dahl, Jr., born in 1986, in District Court in Havre Monday received a five year...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 1, 2017

From the courts: District Court

A Havre man received three years probation for illegally having Oxycodone pills. Thomas Craig Flesche, born 1997, received Monday in District Court in Havre a three year deferred imposition of sentence for felony criminal possession of dangerous...

 

Obituary - Marilyn Potter Paternoster

Marilyn Potter Paternoster passed Nov. 16, 2017, in Tampa, FL.  She was born May 7, 1942, in Alberta and graduated from Havre High School in 1960. She later graduated from Northern Montana College, now Montana State University-Northern, with a...

 

Agenda - Hill County Commission

Monday 5:30 pm – Park Board Meeting Tuesday 10:30 am – County Road Department Meeting Wednesday Regular Office Hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday Regular Office Hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday Regular Office Hours of 8 a.m. to 5...

 

Agenda - Havre City Council

Havre City Council will meet Monday at 7 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting agenda is: Call to order Pledge of Allegiance Roll call Minutes Committee reports Public comment on agenda items 1 through 4. For items not on this agenda, public comment will...

 

Agenda - Hill County Park Board

Hill County Park Board meeting will be 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in the Timmons Room of the Hill County Courthouse. 1. Approval of minutes: 2. Approval of agenda: 3. Guests and public comments on agenda items only 4. Cabin business: #16 Normandy 5....

 

Agenda - Hill County Water District meeting agenda

The Hill County Water District meeting will be Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the District’s shop/office at 104 Second St. in Hingham. • Recognition of visitors; public comments, limited to any matter not on this agenda and within the...

 

For the Record, Dec. 1, 2017

Havre Police Department Officers investigated after a First Street Northeast caller reported Thursday at 7:42 a.m. that a disturbance was taking place. —— Officers issued summonses to two people Thursday after a First Street Northeast caller...

 

Correction - Obituary - Mary Potter Paternoster

The Havre Daily News ran an obituary for Marilyn Potter Paternoster on Page A5 in Monday’s edition of the Havre Daily News that had the incorrect year of her birth. She was born May 7, 1942. It also gave the wrong name of her daughter Debbie...

 

Correction - Special court to oversee hundreds of deadly asbestos claims

HELENA (AP) — In a story Nov. 28 about a Montana court for lawsuits from asbestos victims, The Associated Press reported erroneously International Paper’s interest in a lumber mill in Libby, Montana. While the company remains a party to asbestos...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    December 1, 2017

View from the North 40: O, Canada, you do have a mean bone

Sure I joke about Canada, give them a little friendly ribbing about how polite they are, but I realize it’s in their constitution that they have to be kind to everyone, so imagine my surprise this week to see Canadians being so hateful to...

 

Hard-working Montana families deserve tax reform

BILLINGS — During the eight years of the Obama Administration the annual growth rate averaged 1.47 percent. To achieve the American Dream and economic prosperity, we need an annual growth rate of 3-3.5 percent. Likewise, during the past ten years,...

 

Sweet Memorial sets Christmas Bazaar

Press release The Sweet Memorial Nursing Home is holding its Christmas Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The bazaar will include a wide selection of crafts and baked goods. Lefse, Scentsy and lunch will be available....

 

Booster looks for Elliott award nominees

From Blue Pony Booster Club The Blue Pony Booster Club is in need of nominations for the Dr. Jim Elliott Memorial Award. Elliott’s family gave the first award in 2001 and purchased a plaque that hangs in a trophy case at the Havre High School’s...

 

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