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FFA convention offers ag businesses some opportunity

Press release BOZEMAN — With more than 2,000 people in attendance and 2,500 programs sent statewide, the 2017 Montana FFA State Convention March 22-25 in Great Falls is an opportunity businesses won’t want to miss. The convention has 10’x10’...

 

FUSION Conference offers networking, leadership training

Montana Farm Bureau brought 55 people to the American Farm Bureau FUSION Conference Feb. 10-13 in Pittsburgh. The FUSION Conference is a bi-annual gathering bringing together members of Collegiate Farm Bureaus, along with Young Farmer and Rancher; Wo...

 

For the Record, Feb. 22, 2017

Havre Police Department Officers assisted a citizen after a 16th Street West caller asked Tuesday at 9:09 a.m. for a welfare check on a student. —— Carl John Morsette of Havre, 44, was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and...

 

Humanities Montana awards four research fellowships

Press release Humanities Montana awarded a $3,500 Research Fellowship to Gretchen Minton to fund research for a book that tells the diverse stories of Shakespeare’s influence on the people of Montana, from the times of mountain men to the...

 

Historical Society seeks nominations for Heritage Keepers

Press release The Montana Historical Society is seeking nominations from across the state to honor the people who are the backbone of local and Montana history. Every community has a person or an organization that they turn to with questions about...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 22, 2017 

Fair board nearing manager hire

With six applicants to be interviewed, Great Northern Fair Board members are one step closer to hiring a manager-groundskeeper. The debate among fair board members in the past had been whether to...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 22, 2017 

Legislators talk mail ballots at videoconference

A bill to conduct the upcoming special congressional election entirely by mail ballot was discussed by area lawmakers at Tuesday’s weekly legislative video conference. The legislation Senate Bill 305, proposed by state Sen. Steve Fitzpatrick,...

 

Tester unveils air ambulance bill

Havre Daily News staff U.S. Sen. Jon Tester announced in Belgrade Tuesday that he is introducing legislation to allow states to regulate air ambulance services. “I believe that every industry needs to be held accountable to its customers, and in...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 22, 2017 

Council votes on parked trailers, vehicles left parked 5 days

Havre City Council members voted unanimously Monday night to approve ordinances that will result in fines and the impoundment of any trailer or recreational vehicle parked on a city street for more...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 21, 2017

Bearly Square holding RARE Bear event

A Havre quilting supply store is looking for volunteers to make teddy bears Saturday for children afflicted with rare diseases. “It’s a day of community service, but you are doing it on a bigger scale for a bigger organization,” said Wendy...

 

Bullhook accredited by National Children's Alliance

Press release Havre's Bullhook Community Health Center has been awarded accreditation by National Children's Alliance following an extensive application and site review process. As the accrediting...

 

For the Record, Feb. 21, 2017

Havre Police Department Joshua James Fredrick Nimmick of Havre, 39, was arrested on a charge of criminal contempt related to a 24/7 Sobriety Program violation Monday at 7:50 a.m. —— Officers assisted a citizen who stopped by the police station...

 

Correction for Feb. 20, 2017

In a Feb. 17 front page story about state Rep. Jeff Essmann, R-Billings, apologizing to state Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre, Essmann’s last name was misspelled....

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 21, 2017

Fundraiser set for students' Florida science trip

A Havre Middle School science teacher is taking 47 students on a science trip to Florida in June, where, among the activities scheduled, they are to disect a shark and snorkel with manatees. “It’s a life-changing experience,” Danielle Parsons...

 

Karla Gray, Montana's first female chief justice, dies at 69

GREAT FALLS (AP) — Karla Gray, the first female chief justice of the Montana Supreme Court, has died of cancer. She was 69. Gray’s husband, Myron Currie, said Gray died Sunday at St. Peter’s Hospital in Helena. Gov. Steve Bullock ordered flags...

 

For the Record, Feb. 20, 2017

Havre Police Department Officers investigated after someone reported at the police station Friday at 12:23 p.m. they had lost a cellphone. —— Officers investigated a complaint after someone reported at the police station Friday at 2:02 p.m. his e...

 

Celebrate Red Cross Month by giving blood in March

Press release During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood. Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red...

 

Northern BPA, Residence Life offer escape games

Havre Daily News staff To help pay for a trip to national competition in Orlando, Florida, Montana State University-Northern’s Business Professionals of America chapter has teamed up with with the university’s Residence Life to offer a challenge...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 20, 2017

No arrests made in school shooting threat

Officers have not made any arrests related to a shooting threat made Thursday evening toward Havre High School and the investigation is still ongoing, an officer with the police department said this morning. Officer Lucas Aimes said the threat that...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 20, 2017

Lincoln-Reagan dinner praises Republican victories

Three months after their party won the presidency and most of Montana's statewide offices, Blaine and Hill county Republicans held their annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner Saturday in the Commercial Buildin...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 20, 2017

Miller highlights congressional race in Chinook dinner

Though only one of the party’s candidates — former state legislator Ken Miller — was there, the upcoming election to replace Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont, dominated much of the discussion at the Blaine and Hill county Lincoln-Reagan Dinner Saturday...

 

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