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 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...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

Havre Middle School lists Students of the Month

Press release Havre Middle School's Sixth-Grade Student of the Month for January is Kyle Cornelius. Kyle is the son of Brad and Nicole Cornelius. Kyle is involved in golf and tennis. He also enjoys...

 

University News, Feb. 17, 2017

Local students earn degrees from UM Press release MISSOULA - Local students were among the students earning degrees from the University of Montana in the fall semester 2016. UM had 941 students who...

 

Big Sandy boy celebrates Make-A-Wish trip to Italy

Press release GREAT FALLS - The Great Falls Regional Community Council of Make-A-Wish Montana invites the community to attend a celebration for recent wish recipient Henry Merrill. Along with his...

 

Local News - Feb. 17, 2017

HRDC closing for Presidents’ Day District 4 Human Resources Development Council will be closed Monday in observance of President’s Day. HRDC will resume normal business hours Tuesday at 8 a.m. Transit buses stop for Presidents’ Day North Centr...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 17, 2017

Havre schools receive threat, disperse officers

Police officers have been dispersed and posted at all the Havre public schools today after a threat aimed at Havre High School was made Thursday evening, Havre Police Chief Gabe Matosich said this morning. Havre police say in a press release issued...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 17, 2017

Daines to keynote Bear Paw annual meeting

U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., will speak about rural economic development at Bear Paw Development Corp.'s Annual Meeting Luncheon Thursday, Feb. 23, a press release from Bear Paw Development said today. “Bear Paw Development has always had a...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 17, 2017

Essmann apologizes to Bachmeier for insulting post

Montana Republican Party Chairman Jeff Essmann has apologized to state Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre, days after the party had posted a photoshopped image of the freshman legislator on the party’s social media accounts, Bachmeier said in a...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 17, 2017

Local man accused of striking 9-month-old

A Havre man is accused of hitting a 9-month-old hard enough to cause a hemorrhage in the infant’s left eye. Bruce Collins, born in 1989, is charged with felony assault on a minor. An arrest warrant was returned on Collins Thursday and he is in the...

 

Montana legislator says Montana hospital prices are out of control

By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN Associated Press HELENA — Alarmed by rising health care costs, a Montana legislator is seeking to impose price controls on hospitals and place them under the authority of the state’s public service commission. Democratic Rep...

 

Hunters ed classes beginning Feb. 23 in Havre

Havre Daily News staff Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is hosting another year of Hunters Safety in Havre with the first of three sessions set to start next week. For youth, to be eligible to hunt and be fully certified during the 2017 season, hunte...

 

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