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 By Alex Ross    Local    July 27, 2016 

Hill County Dems talk defense of public lands

Fierce winds and rain could not dampen the spirits of those who gathered at the Eagle's Campground at Beaver Creek Park Tuesday night to discuss the importance of public lands at a barbeque hosted by...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 27, 2016 

Cyclists riding cross-country stop in Havre

A father and son riding a tandem bicycle from North Dakota to Washington state arrived in Havre Tuesday. Chris Fowler, 59, and Gordon Fowler, 27, were spotted Tuesday afternoon about five miles east o... Full story

 By Alex Ross    Local    July 27, 2016 

Custom Collision collecting essays in second car giveaway

For the second year in a row, Custom Collision Repair in Havre will be giving away a rehabilitated vehicle to an individual or family in need of transportation. Chris Preputin, owner of Custom...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 27, 2016 

Clack museum hosting UFOs in Montana presentation

The H. Earl Clack Museum will host the Montana Conversations program “Montana UFOs and Extraterrestrials” Monday evening at the Best Western Havre Inn and Suites. The presentation is scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Montana room and free and open to...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 26, 2016

Local woman charged with stealing $130,000 from bank

A Havre woman is accused of stealing nearly $130,000 from Bear Paw Credit Union, where she worked for many years. Peggy Teel is charged with one felony count of theft by embezzlement, a common... Full story

 By Alex Ross    Local    July 26, 2016

LaMere held on murder charges in Cascade jail

Mitchell LaMere, the man charged with setting a house fire on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation that killed a Box Elder man, has been transferred to Cascade County Regional Prison in Great Falls. Hill...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 26, 2016

Judge falls off roof, judicial system doesn't miss a beat

Havre City Judge Virginia Seigel presided in court Thursday with a cast on her right foot and another wrapped around her right arm, a result of her falling off her roof early this month. Seigel had... Full story

 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 26, 2016

Giveaway House defendant resets change-of-plea hearing

In an unusual turn of events in state District Court Monday afternoon, defendant Sheila Forshee, who was representing herself, left the courtroom after she was denied a no contest plea but  came...

 Local    July 26, 2016

Rocky Boy official on trial over contaminated water investigation

HELENA (AP) — The former head of the Chippewa Cree Tribe’s water resource department went on trial Monday on charges that he lied to federal authorities investigating a contaminated drinking water tank used by dozens of homes on Rocky Boy’s... Full story

 By Alex Ross    Local    July 25, 2016

Demo derby racing gets in your blood

For car enthusiasts, both the Havre Jaycees Bump 'n' Run and demolition derby are a staple of the Great Northern Fair. Every year racers from eastern and central Montana make their way to Hill County...

 By Alex Ross    Local    July 25, 2016

Dems to talk in park about public lands

The Hill County Democratic Party will be hosting “Public Lands in Public Hands” Tuesday, a burger feed and speakers who will emphasize the importance and value of public lands in Montana. It will take place Tuesday night at the Eagle’s... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    July 25, 2016

Portrayal tells the life of CMR's wife

The old Faber Schoolhouse on the Great Northern Fairgrounds was full of people sitting in the old-style, classroom wooden desks Thursday night. The overflow crowd was sitting in folding chairs along the side of the room, They were fanning themselves...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 22, 2016

Officers discuss shootings, community relations and the media

Havre Police Department officers sat down Wednesday afternoon to talk about recent police shootings, community relations and the media. Captain Bill Wilkinson, Assistant Chief Jason Barkus and Chief... Full story

 By Alex Ross    Local    July 22, 2016

Lotton sees 'enthusiastic energy' at GOP convention

Havreite and Montana delegate Brad Lotton praised Donald Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Thursday night. In a 75-minute address, which according to CNN is the...

 Local    July 22, 2016

4-H and arena schedule at the Great Northern Fair

Today 2 p.m. —  4-H Dog Show 7 p.m. — Open rodeo 9:30 p.m. — Exhibit buildings, Bigger Better Barn, beef and horse barns close 11 p.m. — Chuckwagon closes Saturday 8 a.m. —  4-H Swine Show Swine showmanship Swine feeder/market classes 9 a...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 21, 2016

Havre man faces child pornography charges

A Havre man accused of having and sending child pornography through the internet pleaded not guilty to the charge Wednesday in state District Court as he appeared before the judge. Jason R. Keller,... Full story

 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 21, 2016

Junior riders compete in Havre

The 2016 Havre Junior Rodeo began Wednesday afternoon just minutes after a quick but intense downpour had soaked the area, rendering the dirt grounds so wet that puddles emerged in hoofprints caused...

 By Alex Ross    Local    July 21, 2016

Lotton: Convention crowd touched by Trump's appearance

On the third night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Brad Lotton found himself in close proximity to the party’s nominee. Lotton, a Havre resident and one of 27 delegates representing Montana at the convention, posted three...

 By Alex Ross    Local    July 21, 2016

Feds charge LaMere in Rocky Boy fire death

Mitchell LaMere of Box Elder faces federal charges in the death of Freddy Bacon and was transferred to the Hill County Detention Center Tuesday. Hill County Detention Center Administrator James Dahl... Full story

 By Paul Dragu    Local    July 20, 2016

Sirens go off during storm when shouldn't have

A storm brought rain and high winds to the area Tuesday night, with some people reporting hearing a warning siren that officials say should not have gone off. Dave Sheppard, Hill County Disaster Emergency Services coordinator, said the siren going of...

 By John Kelleher    Local    July 20, 2016

Program at fair will focus on C.M. Russell's wife

The Faber Schoolhouse on the Great Northern Fairgrounds is a symbol of yesteryear. It will come alive Thursday night when Mary Jane Bradbury tells the story of Nancy Cooper Russell, wife of the famed artist Charles M. Russell. The actress and...

 By Pam Burke    Local    July 20, 2016

Small steer big project

Though her older brother had taken a market beef to the fair every year he was eligible during his 4-H career, when it came time for Sage "Benny" Brown of the Bear Paw Beavers 4-H Club to follow in...

 By Alex Ross    Local    July 20, 2016

Crews get ready for 2016 Great Northern Fair

The fairgrounds were humming with activity Tuesday as preparations continued for the annual Great Northern Fair. Crews were erecting tents, setting up displays and getting the seating area ready for fairgoers to eat carnival food. Linda Ferguson,...

 By Alex Ross    Local    July 20, 2016

Lotton joins fellow delegates in voting for Trump

Havreite and Montana delegate Brad Lotton was among those at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Tuesday who cast the votes that officially made Donald Trump the party’s nominee for president. All of Montana’s 27 delegates voted for...

 By Alex Ross    Local    July 19, 2016

LaMere asks for bail reduction in murder case

An emotional Mitchell LaMere appeared in Chippewa Cree Tribal Court Monday in a pretrial conference on the charges alleging he started a fire that killed Freddy Bacon. LaMere asked for a reduction in his $50,000 bond. He struggled to hold back tears...


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