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 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 8, 2014

Board approves Beaver Creek Park changes

In a lengthy meeting sometimes including somewhat heated discussions, the Hill County Park board Monday in Havre approved changes to the Beaver Creek Park cabin lease site agreements. Board member Robbie Lucke again presented recommendations of a com...

 By Keith J. Doll    Local    March 28, 2014

Havre History: Saint Mark's Episcopal Church, part 2

During the first part of February 1921, Rev. Leonard J. Christler was sent a telegram from St. John’s Episcopal Church in Auburn, New York, his former field. It was a call for him to come back to his field and be the rector of St. John’s... Full story

 By Gary Wilson    Local    March 14, 2014

Return to Park History: Excerpts from the N.R.H.P. nomination

(Since there has been continued interest in the history of Beaver Creek Park, the Preservation Commission presents the following information we have collected. It is based on excerpts from the nominat... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 6, 2014

Lucke compiles Beaver Creek history

A member of the Hill County Park Board presented some history of the 10,000-acre county park, from before it became a county park and much before it was an official park at all. Robbie Lucke said he had dug through archives at the Havre-Hill County... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 6, 2014

Work, planning, progressing on Beaver Creek Park

While use of the park has not been in high swing in the last few weeks, planning and preparing for work at Beaver Creek Park has been. Park Superintendent Chad Edgar told the Hill County Park Board Monday night that ice fishermen and a few... Full story

 Obituaries    March 5, 2014

Fred Christie Crosby Jr.

Fred "Chris" Christie Crosby Jr., 70, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014, surrounded by his family at Northern Montana Hospital due to COPD. His funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday,... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    University    March 5, 2014

Wilderness Club in the works for Northern

A new club being formed on campus will give students the opportunity to get outdoors and explore the flora and fauna of the Havre region. Jaakko Puisto is the faculty adviser for the club, or will be if everything goes according to plan. Puisto and... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 4, 2014

Board moves on Beaver Creek Park rules

The Hill County Park Board Monday voted to send new writeups of Beaver Creek Park rules to the Hill County Commission for approval, and agreed to review some proposed changes for cabin leases and vote on them in April. Park Superintendent Chad Edgar... Full story

 By Pam Burke    Opinion    February 21, 2014

Shine, little glow reindeer, glimmer

Finland’s Reindeer Herder’s Association is trying something new this year to help save reindeer lives: glow in the dark reindeer. The story was originally reported Monday by Finnish national broadcaster YLE, but the title read “Poroille... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 18, 2014

People want park rustic, local

After two hours of discussion at a public meeting about Beaver Creek Park, most of the 30-some people who attended spoke on the same theme: They want to keep the county park primitive and rustic, and... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 18, 2014

A brief retelling of Beaver Creek's long history

Although it was created in its present form in the 1950s, Hill County's Beaver Creek Park has been providing recreation to people in the area long before there was a county or a city in the area. Sold... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 14, 2014

Meeting on Beaver Creek Park set for Monday

Residents have the opportunity to say what they would like to see happen with Beaver Creek Park at a public meeting set for 6 p.m. Monday at the Hill County Electric Hospitality Room west of Havre. Hill County Commissioner Mark Peterson spearheaded... Full story

 By Connie Poten    Opinion    February 11, 2014

Time to hang up the traps

Contrary to Mr. Beatty’s opinion (Feb. 3), there is no need for trapping, even for trapping beaver in Beaver Creek Park. Thanks to the installation of beaver deceivers and overflow pipes, more and more ranchers, communities and irrigation... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 6, 2014

Hill County looks to plan for flooding

Beaver Creek has suffered from serious flooding for three of the last four years, and Hill County is looking into ways to solve the problems. The county is looking to hire a professional engineering... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 6, 2014

Peterson calls for ideas on future, use of Beaver Creek

Hill County Commissioner Mark Peterson is looking for people’s thoughts on the future of Beaver Creek Park. Peterson said Wednesday that a meeting is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 17, at the Hill County Electric Hospitality Room west of Havre on U.S.... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 5, 2014

Board wants more time, input, on where park should go

After 2½ hours of sometimes contentious discussion Monday, the Hill County Park Board agreed to hold off on policy decisions in several areas, giving more time — and a chance for more public input — before deciding what should be changed. The... Full story

 By Don Beatty    Opinion    February 3, 2014

Trapping is necessary in Beaver Creek Park

This is for Renelle Braaten. She doesn't want any trapping at all. I think they should kick you off the Park Board, myself. I remember when the Park Board had my son trap more than 200 beavers out of the park. One board member said he wanted him to... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 27, 2014

State: Property owners must take responsibility during wildfires

The state Fire Chief's Association is urging people with rural residences to be prepared in case of a wildland fire and is offering a booklet to tell them how to prepare for, and what to do in case... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 22, 2014

Solomon: Has scaled back snow removal at fairgrounds

The Great Northern Fair grounds manager and board members said not much new is in the planning for this year’s fair, with the groundwork set and proceding, although the manager said something new is happening with less snow removal on the grounds.... Full story

 By Pam Burke    Local    January 17, 2014

Home on the Fort

On Jan. 9, Montana State University Northern Agricultural Research Center's cow herd made the annual trek from the Research Center's pasture in the Bear Paw Mountains to Fort Assinniboine. The herd of... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 7, 2014

Park looks at website, signage, fences and more

The Hill County Park Board discussed a variety of issues in a lengthy monthly meeting Monday in Havre. The board discussed several ideas that have been hanging, including creating a new website where people could find out more about Beaver Creek Park... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 5, 2013

When winter hits hard, it's still business as usual for some

Havre was reported to have a temperature of minus 29 degrees this morning, but workers in the cold were staying tough and upbeat. As of 5 a.m. today, the Montana city with the coldest temperature in t... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 4, 2013

Board hears history of Beaver Creek Park

The Hill County Park Board had a history review during its monthly meeting Monday, with a fairly detailed look of the recreational use of the land now Beaver Creek Park. After an audience member at the November board meeting said he wanted to know... Full story

 Local    December 4, 2013

FEMA disaster money coming in for Beaver Creek Park

The superintendent for Beaver Creek Park told the Hill County Park Board Monday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has released most of the money to repair flood damage, which occurred earlier this year on the park. A study to find the... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 3, 2013

Park board looks at Beaver Creek improvements

The Hill County Park Board looked at a multitude of suggested improvements to Beaver Creek Park at its monthly meeting Monday, ranging from changing signage to selling permits on the Internet. The board did not take action on any of the ideas... Full story


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