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 By Alex Ross    Local    February 12, 2016 

Gianforte in Havre

Republican Greg Gianforte came to Havre Friday for the first time since officially declaring his candidacy for governor Jan. 20. The stop was the latest on Gianforte's "Regulation Roundup," a...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 11, 2016

Remembering Jesse

Jesse Dannels was the guy whose game face was always ruined by an uncontrollable urge to smile. Everyone who knew Jesse knew "that smile," Chinook High School wrestling coach and family friend Perry...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 11, 2016

Northern sees enrollment increase

Montana State University-Northern has begun the spring semester with 25 more students than it had last spring. Northern Chancellor Greg Kegel announced the increase at an MSU dean-level meeting Feb....

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 11, 2016

Tester co-sponsors balanced budget amendment

As President Barack Obama went public with his final federal budget, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., joined four other lawmakers to call for a balanced budget amendment to the U.S Constitution. "We can't...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 10, 2016

Alleged contracting thief says he's too broke to hire attorney

Jeremy Block, the Great Falls contractor who allegedly took $5,320 last September to repair a Havre couple's roof and disappeared without fixing anything, appeared in court Tuesday morning to explain...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 10, 2016

Teddy Roosevelt comes to Havre High School

"This guy is different - he's intense. He stopped everywhere - he stopped in Boulder, Montana." Arch Ellwein, an "actor slash historian" who makes a living traveling and portraying historic...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 10, 2016

Jergeson cleared of campaign law violations

Former State Sen. Greg Jergeson, D-Chinook, has been cleared of wrongdoing in connection with a complaint filed against him with the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices. "I think the public...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 10, 2016

Carlson proposes school tax increase

Havre School Superintendent Andy Carlson said Tuesday the district needs to ask voters to increase its taxing authority. Carlson told the school board he will recommend an increase in the mill levy...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 9, 2016

Rocky Boy, Hill County look at satellite voting office

Hill County officials Monday met with the Chippewa Cree Business Committee at the tribal council building at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation to discuss the possibility of opening a satellite voting office. The meeting was in response to a Jan. 28...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 9, 2016

Peddling careers at Northern Career Fair

Mark Benjamin, a junior at Montana State University-Northern, walked among the crowd of students Monday surveying some career prospects in the university's Armory Gymnasium. "Looking for something,...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 9, 2016

Library's Valentine pie sale is Friday

The Friends of the Havre-Hill County Library will hold their annual Valentine's Day Pie Sale noon to 4 p.m. Friday at the library. It is one of two fundraisers the Friends have each year. Friends and other volunteers make pies and bring them in...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 8, 2016

Chinook senior killed in car crash

Tragedy struck the small community of Chinook Sunday when a crash involving a semitractor-trailer and a passenger car driven by Chinook High School student Jesse Dannels ended with the semi engulfed...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 8, 2016

UM expert to speak at Bear Paw luncheon

Patrick Barkey, the director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana, will be the keynote speaker at the annual luncheon meeting of Bear Paw Development Corp. The luncheon is at noon, Thursday, Feb. 18, at the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 8, 2016

Northern eyes stadium, Donaldson renovation

Nine projects under review to increase enrollment Montana State University-Northern Chancellor Greg Kegel is looking at nine initiatives — including establishment of a veterans center at Donaldson Hall and construction of a football stadium. The...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 8, 2016

Annual We Love Northern Ball raises $36,000 for scholarships

More than $36,000 for student scholarships was raised at the We Love Northern Ball Saturday night. "We had 180 people at the ball, and that's a good number to have," said Jim Bennett, executive...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 8, 2016

Crowd regaled with small-town stories

Hal Stearns is enamoured with his home state of Montana, especially its small towns. He grew up in Harlowton and has visited many of the state's tiny communities. Each of them, he said, have...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 5, 2016

STEM materials headed to tribal libraries

Two tribal college libraries will be receiving special kits aimed at getting more students interested in STEM activities — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The educational materials will come from Montana State University’s...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 5, 2016

Career fair set at Northern

Students looking to start laying the groundwork for a post-college career and employers seeking to add to their pool of prospective hires will get the chance to connect with one another at the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 4, 2016

Northern looks at football stadium, vets' center

Montana State University-Northern Chancellor Greg Kegel told a meeting of the Montana State University Council in Bozeman Wednesday, that a veterans success center and a football stadium are two...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 4, 2016

Fort Belknap calls for more on voting offices

The Fort Belknap Indian Community Council has written a letter to Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch requesting that she use her authority to direct Blaine County to establish “fully equal satellite voting offices” on the reservation. In...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 4, 2016

Beaver Creek Park plans on using extra revenue to replace facilities

Beaver Creek Park made an additional $9,000 last year thanks to a $1 a head increase in cattle grazing prices. Park Superintendent Chad Edgar said Wednesday, in a phone interview, that the park plans...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 4, 2016

Harlem water treatment plant worker back on job

Brett Arensmeyer, a Harlem man who was injured after walking into a cloud of hot chlorine gas last week, is back at work and will be going to Billings to get treatment for lung damage. Arensmeyer is back at work “on a limited basis,” according...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 3, 2016

City government commission sets public hearing

Havre residents will soon have a chance to express their opinions on the form of city government the community should have. The Havre Study Commission, which is reviewing the city’s form of government, will hold a hearing at 7 p.m. March 8 at city...

 
 By Chris Peterson    Local    February 3, 2016

Passion for the game

TURNER - A lot of high school teams use the term family to describe themselves, and rightly so, but when it comes to high school sports in Montana, no school has closer-knit teams than the boys and...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 2, 2016

Williams reflects on 34 years with the U.S. Postal Service

Marion Williams retired Monday. Williams had been postmaster, the individual tasked with overseeing the Havre post office since December 2013. Before becoming postmaster, Williams served as the superv...

 

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