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 By The Associated Press    State News    July 7, 2014

5 Things to Know in Montana for July 8

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. DAM SALE PUBLIC HEARING BEGINS: Montana regulators are holding a public hearing to help determine whether a $900 million proposal by NorthWestern Energy to... Full story

 
 Local    June 30, 2014

For the Record, June 30, 2014

Havre Police Department Gene Victor Belcourt was arrested on a charge of driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license after an officer made a motor vehicle stop at 12:02 p.m. Friday on 5th Avenue. ——— Officers investigated a motor... Full story

 
 Opinion    June 27, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, June 27

Dart — Judge G. Todd Baugh of Billings ought to try working at McDonald’s during the lunch hour. The judge has his foot in his mouth so often he will soon have athlete’s tongue. This time, he told a defendant who’d pleaded guilty to... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 25, 2014

Power outage caused by Ft. Assinniboine substation

The power outage that took out the power across the Hi-Line from Chester to Glasgow was caused by a problem in the Fort Assinniboine substation. NorthWestern Energy spokesperson Claudia Rapkoch said the outage was caused by a security measure that...

 
 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    June 24, 2014

Chester gas breaks closes highway, business

A gas line break in Chester closed down U.S. Highway 2 Monday and forced Stricks Ag to evacuate its building. A NorthWestern Energy spokesperson reported that the line break was caused by a... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    June 24, 2014

(2:35 p.m.) Power outage caused by Ft. Assinniboine substation

The power outage that took out the power across the Hi-Line from Chester to Glasgow was caused by a problem in the Fort Assinniboine substation. NorthWestern Energy spokesperson Claudia Rapkoch said the outage was caused by a security measure that... Full story

 
 Breaking News    June 23, 2014

Gas line break shuts down Highway 2 at Chester

Highway 2 in downtown Chester was closed to traffic Monday afternoon because of a gas line break. Traffic is now resumed on the highway. Stricks Ag was evacuated, though employers remained inside the business. Officials said they might evacuate... Full story

 
 Local    June 19, 2014

For the Record, June 19, 2014

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a Sexual or Violent Offender Registration violation at 2:27 p.m. Wednesday at the police station. ——— Nashae Ryan Bauer, 21, of Havre was arrested on a charge of partner or family member assault... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    June 17, 2014

NorthWestern gets OK for 6.4 percent rate hike

HELENA — Montana utility regulators on Tuesday approved a NorthWestern Energy request to boost electricity rates by 6.44 percent starting July 1 so the company can recover $32 million in underestimated supply costs. Public Service Commission... Full story

 
 By The Associated Press    State News    June 17, 2014

5 Things to Know in Montana for June 18

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. PSC SAYS NO TO CONSTITUTIONAL CONSULTANT: Montana utility regulators have dropped a proposal to spend $3,000 to hire a former University of Montana law... Full story

 
 State News    June 16, 2014

5 things you should know about Montana

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. SOME MEASURES WON'T MAKE BALLOT: The sponsors of at least two proposed ballot measure say they haven't gathered enough signatures to make November's ballot,... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 5, 2014

Kavulla: Natural gas may return to Hi-Line

The public service commissioner representing the Hi-Line said he expects energy and natural gas production to increase in this region, at least eventually, but not with any major changes any time soon. “Everyone wants to be an optimist,” said Pub... Full story

 
 Opinion    May 12, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line schools should be applauded for solar projects

Several schools along the Hi-Line are taking part in a program to add solar panel laboratories at their buildings. Under a program funded by NorthWestern Energy, the schools will build solar system that will be used to lower the electric bills of... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 9, 2014

Solar schools highlighted on the Hi-Line

Solar power experts will be on the Hi-Line next week to talk about the sun, education and opportunity. Representatives of the Hi-Line Solar Schools Education Project will be in Chester Tuesday and...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 10, 2014

Support on NorthWestern dam purchase, with questions

At a Public Service Commission meeting in Havre Wednesday, speakers generally said they support NorthWestern Energy buying dams that used to belong to Montana Power Co., but many also said questions...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 8, 2014

Downtown Havre returns to normal

Havre again is returning to normal after a 24-hour shutdown that ended in the death of a gunman on downtown 1st Street. U.S. Highway 2, which is 1st Street as it runs through Havre, was blocked off... Full story

 
 By Travis Kavulla    Opinion    April 8, 2014

Make your voice heard on NorthWestern Energy purchase

Want to make your voice heard on a deal which, if approved, will affect your power bill for a generation to come? The Public Service Commission is holding 19 public meetings throughout the State of... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 7, 2014

Gunman pronounced dead at hospital

(Last updated 9:30 p.m.) The Havre police chief said the unidentified gunman who held off law enforcement for nearly 21 hours was pronounced dead at a Havre hospital. Acting Chief Gabe Matosich said... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 24, 2014

NorthWestern dam purchase reviewed

Local residents in April have a chance to comment on a proposed purchase that could affect energy prices, in the short term and in the long term, for many Montanans: NorthWestern Energy’s $900 million purchase of 11 dams from PPL. “These... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 5, 2014

Gov. Bullock to speak at Havre seminar

Gov. Steve Bullock is joining the list of speakers who will be in Havre Wednesday to talk about the economy. The University of Montana’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research announced Tuesday that Bullock will speak about the state of the... Full story

 
 By Debbie Vandeberg    Opinion    February 25, 2014

Community came together to help out 9C tourney

Communities that do things together are stronger. This past weekend was a true testament to this thought as many worked together to make the 9 C tournament a huge success. The Athletic Committee of the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership wi... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 21, 2014

Robert Alan Hayes

On Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, our dear Bob peacefully passed from this life to eternal life with our Lord Jesus Christ his Savior. He was surrounded all day with the love of family and friends. Robert... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    University    February 19, 2014

Northern ball deemed a success

The We Love Northern Ball brought many members of the Hi-Line area and notable figures with interest in the university together for a night of dancing and festivities Saturday in support of Montana... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    University    February 12, 2014

Career fair gives Northern students a chance to meet employers

The career fair at Montana State University-Northern Tuesday was a success for both participating employees and attending students. Many companies and organizations set up tables at the event - so... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 11, 2014

Morning power outage hits Hi-Line

A broken insulator put power out for a section of north-central Montana’s Hi-Line this morning, with some people waiting just more than 90 minutes for power to be restored. Power went out shortly before 6 a.m., and Butch Larcombe of NorthWestern... Full story

 

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