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 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 16, 2017

Bullhook to hold mental health aid training

Bullhook Community Health Center will offer mental health aid training Jan. 27 to teach how to identify people who struggle with mental health or substance problems and then connect them with the resources they need. The free eight-hour training...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 10, 2017

Daines, Tester introduce Little Shell recognition bill

Montana Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines have introduced legislation that would designate the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians a federal tribe, both lawmakers said in a joint press release Friday. Tester, a Democrat and Daines, a Republican,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 5, 2017

Federal land change Zinke voted for raises criticism

U.S Rep. Ryan Zinke voted for a House budgetary rules change Tuesday night that could make it easier for lawmakers to transfer federal public land to states and other entities. Zinke, who was nominated last month by President-elect Donald Trump to...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 4, 2017

Health Net comments on Veterans Choice

A spokesperson for Health Net, the third-party administrator tasked with scheduling appointments for veterans and paying providers under the Veterans Choice Program, says the company is working on improving its services. “Recently, we collaborated...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 3, 2017

Havre hospital opting out of Veterans Choice

Northern Montana Hospital has dropped out of the Veterans Choice Program - which was supposed to be an answer for veterans too far from a VA clinic or those in need of faster attention - because the p...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 22, 2016

Tester on Obamacare: 'I don't know what's going to happen'

Montana's senior U.S. senator was in Havre at Bullhook Community Health Center Tuesday collecting input on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to be ready when Republicans bring the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 20, 2016

Tester holding health care roundtable in Havre

Montana’s senior senator will be in Havre Wednesday to hear from people in the health care field about health issues including talk of repealing or rolling back the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare. Sen. Jon....

 
 Local    December 15, 2016

Zinke accepts nomination to Interior

Staff and wire report President-elect Donald Trump has officially chosen Montana’s U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke to serve as his interior secretary. “I am pleased to nominate Congressman Ryan Zinke as our secretary of the interior. He has built one of the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 1, 2016

Northern declines to endorse pipeline protestors' rights

The local university student senate voted against supporting a student proposal to endorse the right of demonstrators protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. "We are not here for you to get a...

 
 Local    November 29, 2016

Zinke looks at Senate run against Tester in 2018

MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS — U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke suggested in an interview with The Associated Press that he could run against Democrat Jon Tester in Montana’s 2018 U.S. Senate race if the two-term incumbent does not work...

 
 Local    November 25, 2016

Montana & Idaho CDC receives $90 million for startups, expansions

Press release MISSOULA — The U.S. Treasury Department has announced an award of $90 million in New Markets Tax Credits to the Montana & Idaho Community Development Corporation to be awarded to eligible applicants including in Havre. MICDC is one...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 18, 2016

Tester top Democrat on Senate VA Committee

Montana’s senior U.S. Senator has taken the second-rank position on the Senate Veteran’s Affairs Committee. The office of Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont. announced Thursday that the Big Sandy farmer had taken the position of ranking member on the...

 
 Local    November 17, 2016

US cancels leases in Montana area sacred to Blackfeet

MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS, — U.S. officials canceled 15 oil and gas leases Wednesday in an area bordering Glacier National Park that’s considered sacred to the Blackfoot tribes of the U.S. and Canada. The cancellation was aimed at...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 17, 2016

Tester says he's excited on bid for re-election

Eight days after Montana voters overwhelmingly cast their ballots for President-elect Donald Trump and Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said Wednesday he is excited about campaigning for re-election in 2018. “To be honest with...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 17, 2016

Tester willing to give Trump a chance

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., sounded a note of bipartisanship Wednesday, saying he is willing to give Republican President-elect Donald Trump a chance to prove himself following the Manhattan billionaire’s upset victory in last week’s election....

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 4, 2016

Democrats come to Havre

Montana Democratic candidates vying for state and federal office were in Havre Thursday to rally the party faithful and assail their Republican opponents during a campaign rally in the front lobby of...

 
 Local    November 2, 2016

Montana Farmers Union annual convention features drone and other experts

GREAT FALLS — This past weekend Montana Farmers Union held its 101 annual convention in Great Falls at the Best Western Heritage Inn. The weekend was packed with workshops on drones, pulse crops, water rights, pesticide management and keynote...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 2, 2016

Campaign finance reports filed

Republicans in most state legislative races in north-central Montana are ending the election season with larger campaign war chests than their Democratic opponents, according to the last campaign finance reports filed Thursday. The reports are the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 1, 2016

Dems, Gianforte to stump in Havre, Blaine, Hill counties

Candidates for statewide office will make stops in Havre and throughout north-central Montana during the final week of the election to shore up support among their respective party bases.       Both names at the top of the Republican ticket, gube...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 28, 2016

Sheriff's office receives grants

The Hill County Sheriff’s Office has just been approved to receive two grants, one of which is specifically aimed at helping deputies provide border patrol support without additional taxpayer cost. Hill County Sheriff Don Brostrom said Thursday...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 7, 2016

Tester mixes praise and criticism of Senate

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., touted the passage of two pieces of legislation during a telephonic press conference Thursday while criticizing fellow senators for leaving for recess before taking up several other priorities. Tester compared the...

 
 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...

 

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