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 By Paul Dragu    Local    May 19, 2017

Hi-Line Living: Beaver Creek Park prepping for camping season

South of Havre lays the volcanic Bear Paw Mountain range, which houses 10,000 acres of an escape for outdoorsy types, fishing enthusiasts, intermittent cabin dwellers and, especially, camping aficiona...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    May 5, 2017

Hi-Line Living: Special Olympics Torch Run:

Havre police officer Josh Holt is no stranger to physical strain. As a former 10-year U.S. Army combat engineer with a lifelong track record of activity, it wasn't a stretch to ask him to cover the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 28, 2017

Hi-Line Living - H. EARL CLACK MEMORIAL MUSEUM

The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum is in the process of making its own history as it moves forward with relocating to the Griggs Printing building on Fifth Avenue. The museum purchased the two-story...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 21, 2017

Hi-Line Living - Helping people live their lives

When Julie Anderson began working at the Havre Day Activity Center she thought she would only be there for about a month while she looked for another job. Now, 25 years after she arrived, Anderson is...

 

Hi-Line Living - Montana farmers sowing seeds

April is seeding season, a time during which Hill County farmers continuously work for weeks to plant more than 1 million acres of green peas, lentils, alfalfa, canola, barley and Montana's largest...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    April 7, 2017

Hi-Line Living - Music festival returns to Havre

District 7 Music Festival time is an exciting and busy time for Havre High School students and music teachers, as music is not taken lightly in Havre. "We take our music program seriously," first-year...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 31, 2017

Hi-Line Living - Planting seeds for reading on the Hi-Line

Lorraine Verploegen tells parents they are their child's first teachers. "A lot of parents get nervous about that and say 'well I am not a teacher,'" Verploegen said, but added that every time a...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    March 24, 2017

Hi-Line Living: VFW Bear Paw Junior Rifle Club

Kids and young adults in the Havre area have been shooting .22-caliber rifles at Havre's VFW Bear Paw Junior Rifle Club since the 1930s, and shooting instructor Randy Martin said he's had teams place...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    March 17, 2017

Montana Seed Show

The annual Montana Seed Show began 68 years ago with a focus on potato seeds, but the event has grown and evolved to feature much more than that. A walk through the Harlem Hig School gymnasium, where...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    March 10, 2017

More than 50 years of community action

District 4 Human Resources Development Council is one of the oldest community action agencies in the country. It has been around since 1965 and for a time bounced all over town before settling at...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 3, 2017

Bear Paw Development makes a mark in Montana

For nearly 50 years, Bear Paw Development Corp. has left its mark on north-central Montana's economy by helping local communities, governments and entrepreneurs meet their economic development needs....

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 24, 2017

SALVATION ARMY

The Salvation Army, founded in 1865 in London by a Methodist preacher named William Booth, has since spread to 127 countries, with 7,551 centers in communities across the U.S., including one in...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 17, 2017

The 9C drives into Havre

Crowded, screaming student sections, blowing bands, admonishing coaches and cheering parents, a Hi-Line city riddled with school buses bearing the insignias of C class schools from all over the...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 10, 2017

9 years in the making: Big Sandy's Jeff Reichelt Memorial Library

For nine years, the Jeff Reichelt Memorial Library in Big Sandy was no more than a concept, born of a local who gave away a building and asked that a library be built in its place to commemorate her...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 3, 2017

Cutting-edge research on the Hi-Line

In the last 10 years, Montana State University-Northern's work on fuels has gone from a small program focused on testing petroleum and bio-based fuels to its Advanced Fuels Center, an operation...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 27, 2017

Hi-Line Living: Havre acts

Grant Olson was born and raised on a cattle ranch south of Havre and caught the acting bug as a freshman at Havre High School. He continued his training at Montana State University-Northern, studied...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 20, 2017

108 years: Havre's Chamber of Commerce

Before there was a Havre Area Chamber of Commerce, more than 108 years ago, there was a business community. The Chamber, Executive Director Debbie Vandeberg said, was formed because "a bunch of Havre...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 13, 2017

Majestic: A wintery Beaver Creek Park

Majestic. That's how Beaver Creek Park Superintendent Chad Edgar has described the 10,000-acre park during the winter. "The park is just majestic in the winter. It is quiet and very peaceful out...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    January 6, 2017

Community Ed: more than 40 years of adult education

Since 1973, Community Education has given adults learning and recreation opportunities that run the gamut from learning to play cribbage or poach a salmon, to dancing to Top 40 music or snowshoeing...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 23, 2016

Spirit of Christmas shines through in north-Central Montana

The local Christmas season calendar is packed with tree lightings, live nativity scenes, theatrical performances, acts of charity, choral and orchestral student performances, parades through brightly...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 9, 2016

Hi-Line Living: 36 years of bones, digging and history

For 36 years, the "yard" of Dan and Lila Redding has been a campsite and classroom for young paleontologists. "Our backyard is literally covered with dinosaur bones," Redding said. The 25,00 acres of...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    November 18, 2016

Hi-Line Living: Volunteer of the Year

Mandy Hansen didn't have plans to work with Special Olympic athletes. Her volunteer position as the Local Program Coordinator of the Great Northern Area Special Olympics region started when she was...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    November 11, 2016

Hi-Line Living: KNMC revives the radio star

KNMC's Rock Lotto drew scores of music lovers to Town Square during this year's Havre Festival Day's celebration in September. The event consisted of five bands whose members were chosen at random,...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    November 4, 2016

Hi-Line Living: A slow rise

Havre's Grateful Bread is not an overnight success. It's more like the slow rise of a loaf of bread made from scratch. Owner Rick Neuwerth's love for baking was kneaded in him a long time ago. "My mom...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 28, 2016

Women in the trades at Northern

Emma Faus has had a passion for repairing vehicles since she was a child. When she was growing up and all throughout her teenage years in Witchita, Kansas, Faus would build or do maintenance on jeeps...

 

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