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Montana's freshman member of the U.S. House of Representatives - also a candidate for the Senate - has joined the Montana U.S. senators in calling for a permanent fund to help complete regional water...
Thirteen Rocky Boy High School students got a chance to visit the nation’s capital for a week and take a more hands-on approach to learning about the government and history. Kendall Griggs, a Rocky Boy High School art teacher and the Close Up...
Montana’s senior U.S. senator said in a press conference Thursday that the health care reform act is not perfect, but it is helping people and is a major improvement over what was in place. “We had a rocky rollout back in October but it’s... Full story
A state agricultural group is discussing in Havre Wednesday a two-year past-due federal policy with major impacts on north-central Montana’s major economic driver: Agriculture. Montana Grain Growers Association is holding a meeting at the Northern... Full story
The new chair of the U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee said Thursday that Native Americans in Montana face challenges — but if governments and people work together, those challenges can be opportunities for growth. “I would say the two major... Full story
Montana’s senior U.S. Senator said the gridlock in Washington seems to be lessening after a fight that shut the federal government down and nearly stopped an increase in the U.S. debt limit last fall. Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat, was the keynote... Full story
When patients are admitted to Big Sandy Medical Center or any of the 40-some critical access hospitals in Montana, providers have to assure they will be discharged within 96 hours or four days. If the patient has to stay longer, it can mean the hospi... Full story
Newly appointed U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., stopped in Havre Friday during a tour of the state in his second week on the job. Walsh joined fellow Montana Democrat U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, keynote speaker at Friday’s Bear Paw Development Corp.... Full story
Montana’s senior U.S. senator is taking over a committee on which he has served since first taking office in 2008. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said Thursday he is taking the chairmanship of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. Tester, a Big Sandy-... Full story
The local economic development agency is bringing a local U.S Senator to highlight its annual meeting, scheduled for next Friday, Feb. 21. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is scheduled as the keynote speaker. “We are honored that Sen. Tester will be our... Full story
Laurel — Havre Middle School student Vander Swensen won the annual Hill County Spelling Bee Wednesday. By spelling the difficult words he did, he proved that young people still take spelling seriously. And it showed that Havre Public Schools —... Full story
Veterans Stand Down, organized by the Veteran’s Administration and the community, seeks to “bring services to veterans and their families,” said a press release from the Fort Belknap Housing Department. At the event, military items such as... Full story
Gilbert Horn was honored Thursday for his service during World War II as a Native American code talker. At Northern Montana Care Center, many were gathered in a recreational room to pay their... Full story
Last weekend, members and friends of the Chippewa Cree Tribe gathered at Montana State University-Northern for a winter powwow celebration. Right in the center of the activities was Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont. He took part in the entrance dance when... Full story