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 By Havre Area Chamber of Commerce    Local    September 15, 2014 

Havre Festival Days winning button numbers for Sept. 15

The winning Havre Festival Days button numbers for Sept. 15 are: 717 285 660 4 908 400 Winners can bring their buttons to the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce office at 130 5th Ave. to claim their prizes. More winning numbers will be announced each...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 12, 2014

Hi-Line Living: Theatre Excitement

Actors from Montana Repertory Theatre visited Havre to work with St. Jude Thaddeus School students and perform at Montana State University-Northern Monday. Three actors from the group performed "Once... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 12, 2014

Northern remembers 9/11

On the campus of Montana State University-Northern, people gathered in the courtyard to take a moment to remember the events that took thousands of lives one fateful day 13 years ago. Flags lined the... Full story

 By Buckle Up Montana    Local    September 12, 2014

Mistakes parents make in dealing with child car seats

“We were only going to the grocery store ... .” “He hates to ride in his car seat, so just this once I didn't make him ... .” “She was having a meltdown, so I took her out of her seat for a minute to calm her down.” Traffic safety...

 Local    September 12, 2014

Senior News

Here are activities planned at North Central Senior Center for the coming week: Hill County Health Department Influenza Clinic will be held at the Senior Center on Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The clinic is for people 65 and... Full story

 By John Bruington    Local    September 12, 2014

Out Our Way: Cranium vaporious critters

"There are none so blind as they who will not see."  - popular proverb based on Jeremiah 5:21  Out our way, school has begun and the smart ones are ready to buckle down and learn. The not-so-smart o... Full story

 By Emily Mayer    Local    September 12, 2014

Celebrating history: time for the fair

We take a look at what was in the Sept. 12, 1914 issue of The Hill County Democrat for this 36th installment of this series celebrating Montana Territory's 150th anniversary and the 125th anniversary... Full story

 By Debbie Vandeberg Havre Area Chamber of Commerce    Local    September 11, 2014

Festival Days geared up for 34th celebration

Havre: Loving our Treasures is the theme for the 34th celebration of Havre Festival Days. Activities start Friday, Sept. 19, with the Friends of the Library Book Sale, the quilt show and the 48-Hour Softball Tournament. For the car buffs in the... Full story

 Local    September 11, 2014

Northern talks about campus tobacco ban

Montana State University-Northern Student Senate had an open forum about the smoking or tobacco ban that may be in the works for the university. The conversation was organized by Student Senate in order to gain a better understanding of what the... Full story

 Local    September 10, 2014

Health screenings

Bone density, blood glucose and cholesterol panel screenings will be offered Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Western Drug Pharmacy, in conjunction with the University of Montana IPHARM program. The bone density test will be free, and the... Full story

 Local    September 10, 2014

Early Childhood Screening for area districts

Parents of preschool children in the Rocky Boy and Box Elder School Districts, including Hilldale and East End colonies, who would like to have their preschoolers participate in a free Early Childhood Screening, can make an appointment for Tuesday,... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 10, 2014

University defends Limbaugh's yearlong pay

An official from the Montana University System said former Montana State University-Northern chancellor James Limbaugh being paid until June of next year is part of a contractual obligation. “Essentially when we enter a contract with someone, we... Full story

 Local    September 9, 2014

Boys & Girls Club membership grows

The Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line had to cap its membership only four days into the school year, the earliest this has ever happened since the cap was instituted in 2008. "Usually it takes a... Full story

 Local    September 8, 2014

Havre Pride cleanup set for Saturday

The streets, parks, alleys and byways of Havre will get a serious cleaning, Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon, when local groups, organizations, businesses and individuals contribute to the citywide cleanup, Havre Pride. Organizers are looking for...

 By CASA of Hill County    Local    September 8, 2014

CASA to seek out advocates during Festival Days

CASA of Hill County will be recruiting new advocates on Festival Days’ Saturday. CASA invites everyone to at Saturday Market on Town Square, 8 a.m. to noon, to “Meet a CASA” and learn more about the work they do or to have “Coffee with...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 8, 2014

Atlatl tests would-be warriors

The annual Wahkpa Chu'gn Buffalo Jump Atlatl Competition brought Havreites and visitors to the historic site to try their hand at spear throwing. The atlatl is an ancient contraption that allows... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 5, 2014

Community Orchestra

Violins, violas, a bassoon and a bass were but a few of the ensemble that comprise an orchestra playing in Pershing Hall on the Montana State University-Northern campus. The Havre Community Orchestra...

 By Debbie Vandeberg    Local    September 5, 2014

Havre Festival Days Commemorative Buttons and Mugs

The 34th celebration of Havre Festival Days takes place Sept. 19-21. The theme for this year celebrates the many treasures we love about living in Havre. From the glorious big blue skies to awesome...

 By Emily Mayer    Local    September 5, 2014

Celebrating history: Boone's drug store displays mug

There was quite a bit of local news on the front page of the Sept. 5, 1914, issue of The Havre Plaindealer. We examine this issue for this 35th installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 29, 2014

Northern lights up: Students head back to college

The halls and classrooms of Montana State University-Northern are again filled with students, faculty and staff as the first week of school comes to an end. Orientation at the college saw high...

 Local    August 25, 2014

Quick Pic: Big toys for girls and boys

Camille Keeley, 7, runs through a inflatable obstacle course during the 8th annual Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line Big Toy Day which marks the end of summer along with the club's school season... Full story

 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 22, 2014

Celebrating History: War news at the top of Page 1

For the 33rd installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, we find out what is going on in Box Elder. The Box Elder Valley Press’ Aug. 21, 1914 issue had the latest score pertaining to the piano contest. Marion...


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