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 Local    September 22, 2016

Havre police receive federal JAG grant

Press release Sen. Jon Tester announced last week that he has helped secure $328,973 in federal funding for local law enforcement throughout Montana, including a grant for Havre. “Local law enforcement officers are the reason we can sleep soundly...

 
 Local    September 22, 2016

Bullhook, Sweet health centers receive federal grants

Havre Daily News staff Local community health centers are receiving some help making improvements in their health information technology. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced last week $864,468 in funding for 17 health cent...

 
 By MARCY GORDON    National    September 21, 2016

Peppered with questions, Wells Fargo CEO seemed taken aback

WASHINGTON — Facing bipartisan outrage from a Senate panel over accusations of employee misconduct, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf appeared taken aback by the intensity of the verbal lashing. At a few points, he seemed flustered and stumbled a bit...

 
 Local    September 14, 2016

Harlem received grant for water system

Press release Jon Tester announced Monday that Harlem was among five Montana towns that will receive nearly $2 million in federal funding to improve their water and waste disposal infrastructure. As a result of a court order that found that the disch...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 9, 2016

Little Shell recognition moves forward in Congress

The Little Shell Band of Chippewa Cree Indians won a key victory Thursday in their longtime effort to become a federally recognized tribe. The Little Shell Tribe of the Chippewa Cree Restoration Act of 2015, introduced by Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont.,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 8, 2016

Tester says government shutdown is a possibility

Though he is cautiously optimistic Congress will pass a stopgap measure to keep the government funded, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said there are some lawmakers willing to risk a government shutdown. “They think that playing Russian roulette with...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 8, 2016

Tester calls for calm in reservation pipeline protest

Montana Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is calling for calm as protests against a proposed oil pipeline on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota continue to draw the interest of Native Americans across Montana and the county. “This...

 
 Opinion    August 22, 2016

Letter to the Editor: Gianforte for free enterprise, not federal socialistic domination

Editor, I am fully behind Greg Gianforte for governor. We sadly and urgently need to unseat current Gov. Steve Bullock. I have talked with Gianforte several times, but feel he likely needs more truthful information on why neither the water compact...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 11, 2016

Local clinic celebrates wellness week

With Celebrate National Health Center Week in full swing at the Bullhook Community Health Center, the Jon Tester Room was packed Wednesday afternoon with people getting free personality, career and...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    August 9, 2016

Claudia's Mesa

Claudia Galofre Krevat grew up on the northern coast of Colombia, South America, where lentil beans are a traditional comfort food, and she has gathered food tips from countries around the globe,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 3, 2016

Zinke tours NARC with House ag chair

Rep Ryan Zinke and the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, were in Havre Tuesday for a tour of Montana State University's Northern Agricultural Research Center....

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 27, 2016

Organics on the rise

The organic food industry has been growing fast recently, and some experts say the market may be pulling producers toward a full-scale conversion. Farm Service Agency Hill County Office Executive...

 
 Opinion    June 29, 2016

Letter to the Editor: Farmers benefit from CSKT water compact

Editor: Water is our state’s most valuable resource. Montana’s farmers and ranchers livelihood depends on access to water for their crops and livestock. I am writing in support of the Confederate Salish and Kootenai TribesWater Compact. Montana...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 23, 2016

Ag information, ag awards, presented at NARC Field Day

The annual 2016 Field Day at the Northern Agricultural Research Center Wednesday brought together agricultural experts, seed sellers, herbicide dealers, ag bankers, farmers, ranchers and more for a...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 20, 2016

Montana's top Dems back Clinton

After remaining neutral throughout the primary season, four of Montana's six superdelegates have lined up to support former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic presidential race. "Hillary Clinton is the most qualified person on...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 17, 2016

City seeks better ambulance service

Havre community leaders have begun talking about upgrading the city's ground ambulance service. The reason is so patients who are taken from Havre's Northern Montana Hospital to more-equipped...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 17, 2016

Montana top Dems back Clinton

After remaining neutral throughout the primary season, most of Montana's six superdelegates lined up Friday to support former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic presidential race. "Hillary Clinton is the most qualified person...

 
 By Paull Dragu    Local    June 16, 2016

Shortage of mental health workers causes problems

With experts agreeing that the need for rural mental health care is as great as it's ever been, Havre's two mental health facilities teeter-totter in opposite directions as a depleted workforce...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    May 17, 2016

Tester calls for Garland hearing

After a brief meeting with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland Thursday, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is calling on his Republican colleagues to meet with and schedule a confirmation hearing for...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 2, 2016

Chinook airport grant is up in the air

Federal officials last week announced a $625,136 grant for major runway improvements at the Edgar Obie Airport at Chinook, but Blaine County officials aren’t celebrating yet. William Solem, secretary of the Blaine County Airport Commission, said...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 14, 2016

Tester works to increase tribal jurisdiction

Native American tribes could soon have greater criminal jurisdiction in cases where nontribal members are suspected of committing certain crimes on Indian reservations. U.S Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.,...

 
 Opinion    April 12, 2016

Guest column: Quality mental health care faces barriers

(The following is a letter to the chief executive officers of three major health care organizations in Havre from Amber Spring, chair of the Hill County Mental Health Local Advisory Council.) To: Bullhook Community Health Center, Cindy Smith, CEO...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    March 25, 2016

Mexican drug cartels hit north-central Montana

International crime cartels are selling hard drugs along the Hi-Line and the FBI has confirmed the Mexican border is the most “prevalent route” by which drugs are arriving in the U.S. and, consequently, into Montana. An agent with the Tri-Agency...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 23, 2016

Tester talks education in Fort Belknap visit

Efforts to strengthen the education system in Indian Country was one of the topics U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., discussed Tuesday during a visit to the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation. Tester, who...

 

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