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Speech team sets awards dinner for Tuesday

Press release The Havre High School speech and debate team is holding a pizza party Tuesday at 6 p.m. to recognize its Blue Pony speakers and their family and friends. The event will start at 6 p.m. in the high school cafeteria with dinner....

 

Daines speech, infrastructure bill, mark legislature's halfway mark

By Michael Siebert UM Community News Service U.S. Sen. Steve Daines addressed the Montana House of Representatives last week, touching on his role in Washington, his support for the Keystone XL Pipeline and support for the appointment of Judge Neil...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 27, 2017 

Fort Belknap holding water rights meetings

Meetings are set in Hays and Havre to talk about water rights and water compacts. The Fort Belknap Indian Community Council and the Fort Belknap Water Resources Department will hold two meetings next week to inform their members about their water...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 27, 2017 

Investigation ongoing in school shooting threat

No charges had been filed as of Friday involving a potential shooting threat that led to police officers being stationed in all Havre public schools, and Havre’s chief of police said the investigation is ongoing. Chief Gabe Matosich said Thursday...

 

Community invited to 'Diverse Northern'

Havre Daily News staff Montana State University-Northern has invited people from the university and the regional community to participate as guests in the radio program “Diverse Northern.” The show “represents yet another window of opportunity...

 

January Rocky Boy Students of the Month

January Rocky Boy Senior High School Students of the Month Samwala Windyboy, a freshman at Rocky Boy Jr./Sr. High School is a January Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Tiger Denny. Her teachers say Sam is kind, courteous and respectful in...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    February 24, 2017

Care and feeding of a feral cat

I didn’t realize before now that I had preconceived notions about how a quarter-feral cat would behave, but I see, now, that I did, and that image did not include him being a demanding prima donna....

 

Celebrating History: Dealing with sanitation

By Emily Mayer One of the unseemly facts about living 100 years ago was the lack of sanitation. It was not uncommon for communities to have piles of garbage in back yards, and water and wastewater treatment plants were in their infancy in the early...

 

Local News - Feb. 24, 2017

Northern Ambassadors holding food drive at weekend games Havre Daily News staff Montana State University-Northern’s Ambassadors are helping people see some basketball and helping out the Havre Food Bank at the same time. People who bring a can of...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 24, 2017

Daines: Montana lifestyle an asset for business

Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont. spoke about rural economic development and the rollback in federal regulations that can be expected with the new administration of President Donald Trump in his keynote...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 24, 2017

Protesters line up outside Daines' keynote speech

Demonstrators were undeterred by the snow and slush Thursday as they gathered at the side of U.S Highway 2 outside the Havre Inn & Suites to protest Sen. Steve Daines. Daines was in Havre...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 24, 2017

Tuss: Another 'great year' for Bear Paw Development's activities

Bear Paw Development Corp. Executive Director Paul Tuss said 2016 was another great year for the economic development organization. "This good work was because Bear Paw Development has a talented,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 23, 2017

Henny Penny moving

An owner of Henny Penny Cupcakes, the hen-themed eatery known for its cupcakes and soups, said she hopes to open the restaurant at a new location sometime next week.   Penny Velk, who co-owns and operates Henny Penny’s with her husband, Michael, s...

 

FWP seeks comment on rules for invasive mussels

Press release Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking comment on proposed amendments to rules that outline new regulations needed in the battle to contain, detect and prevent the risk of spreading invasive mussels and other aquatic invasive...

 

Larsen promoted at Independence Bank

Press release Independence Bank has announced that Meagan Larsen has been promoted to assistant compliance officer. “We are very pleased to see Meagan move into this new phase of her career,” said Denise Ladenburg, vice president of compliance....

 

Businesses invited to take part in FFA state convention

Havre Daily News staff Montana FFA has invited businesses to participate in a convention for future farmers and ranchers expected to have more than 2,000 people in attendance. “Here is an opportunity not to miss,” FFA said in a press release....

 

Foundation Youth Speech Contest held at FFA State Convention

The Montana Farm Bureau Foundation is holding its annual Youth Speech Contest during the Montana FFA State Convention, March 22-25, in Great Falls. One of the Foundation’s most important goals is to help with agricultural education and the...

 

Park Board looks for committee members

Press release The Hill County Park Board is looking for community members interested in filling positions on the board’s Finance and Planning Committee. During its November meeting, the board approved the formation of a Finance and Planning...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 23, 2017

Local officials concerned about invasive mussels

A potentially destructive invasive mussel larvae was detected October 2016 for the first time in Montana, and should the larvae spread, local officials said, it could cause major problems such as...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 23, 2017

Reward offered for help finding missing man

The Chippewa Cree Tribe is offering a $1,000 reward for credible information that could lead to the location of Richard “Smokey” Roastingstick, said Ed Longknife, a Rocky Boy Police detective and the lead investigator on the case. Longknife said...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 23, 2017

Essmann blasted for email opposing all-mail-in ballots

County officials throughout Montana blasted state Republican Party Chairman and Billings Rep. Jeff Essmann Wednesday after he said in an email that he would oppose allowing the special election to replace Rep. Ryan Zinke to be carried out by a mail...

 

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