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 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 24, 2016 

2 graduate from substance rehab programs

When Judge Audrey Barger asked Cody Thompson how he had been, he said he felt spectacular because he'd been "all jacked up on freedom." Thompson is one of many going through the lengthy DUI court...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 24, 2016 

Helicopter excites Rocky Boy students during STEM training

Some students and teachers on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation got a chance Thursday morning to climb into a Montana Army National Guard UH-72 Lakota helicopter and meet the state's highest ranking...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 24, 2016 

Artists, gardeners combine talents for show

Five of the best gardeners in Havre are combining forces with some of the best artists to put on the Havre Art Association’s Art in the Garden on Sunday. Five finely decorated yards will display work by some of Havre’s bests artists. For $5...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 23, 2016

City reviews trailers parked on streets

City of Havre officials are looking at changing regulations for parking campers and recreational vehicles on city streets. City officials say they are hearing complaints both from neighborhood residents who don’t want so many trailers parked on...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 23, 2016

AARP warns of, gives tips on avoiding, scams

Five years ago a man from Lewistown afflicted with Alzheimer's disease sent $1,500 mail in marketing contest. He was told if he did so, it would cover the cost of the taxes and he would then be able...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 23, 2016

Ag information, ag awards, presented at NARC Field Day

The annual 2016 Field Day at the Northern Agricultural Research Center Wednesday brought together agricultural experts, seed sellers, herbicide dealers, ag bankers, farmers, ranchers and more for a...

 
 Local    June 23, 2016

Family hopes Chinook native's killer gets life without parole

BOZEMAN (AP) — As a Bozeman man awaits sentencing for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend, the victim’s family says her killer should have been eligible for the death penalty. Anthony Fagiano is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday after pleading...

 
 Local    June 23, 2016

FWP probes crappie die-off at Bailey Reservoir

Special to the Havre Daily News Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks are trying to determine the cause of a fish kill that occurred at Bailey Reservoir south of Havre. The fish kill was first reported June 6 and appears to be affecting only adult black...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 23, 2016

Car buffs await Blaine County Cruise this weekend

Car enthusiasts will be out in full force this weekend when the Blaine County Cruisers hold the sixth annual cruise through area communities. Mark Lankford, vice president of the Cruisers, said between 50 and 60 vehicles ranging from newer models to...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 23, 2016

Havre Police Department sets Citizens Police Academy

The Havre Police Department will run an eight-week Citizens Police Academy to let residents know about the inner working of the department. Police Chief Gabe Matosich said the program will answer questions like: What is it like to be a patrol...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 22, 2016

Havre police looking for Harlem man

Havre police are looking for a man named Chaska Earthboy, 28, of Harlem, for allegedly stealing a computer and impersonating another person. A Havre man reported to police Sunday that Earthboy had stolen the computer when the two met for a sales tran...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 22, 2016

Commission looks at changing form of city government

The city of Havre has basically been operating under the same form of government since it was formed in 1893. That system is not capable of handling the complex issues faced by the city government today, the city’s Government Study Commission has...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 22, 2016

Salvation Army in crisis, looks for donations

The Salvation Army’s Havre Service Center is in dire need of money because it is swamped with people needing help. That’s the word from Trina Crawford, director of the Havre Service Center. She said there has been a sharp increase in the number...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 22, 2016

Children's Spanish learning camp offered at Northern

Havre area parents interested in having their children learn Spanish have until Thursday to sign them up for a Children's Language Learning Lab organized by the Montana State University-Northern Office of Diversity Awareness and Multicultural...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 21, 2016

Boys & Girls Club eyes building rehab

The Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line is a step closer to receiving a grant to rehabilitate its building on 1st Street. The Havre City Council Monday night authorized Mayor Tim Solomon to apply for a grant of up to $425,000 from the Montana Commerce D...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 21, 2016

NARC Field Day, Chamber Ag Day, set for Wednesday

The Northern Montana Agriculture Research Center will hold its annual Field Day event and dinner Wednesday. Darrin Boss, superintendent of NARC, which is operated through Montana State University,...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 20, 2016

Relay raises funds, hope for cancer battle

The Survivors Walk at the annual American Cancer Society's Relay for Life is always one of the most solemn and inspiring events of the night. Purple T-shirt-clad survivors walk around the track at...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 20, 2016

Storm not as bad as feared

As the area approaches the first anniversary of the July 4 hail and windstorm that caused millions of dollars of damage to the area, there were predictions over the weekend that another storm might be headed to the region. The National Weather...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 20, 2016

Montana's top Dems back Clinton

After remaining neutral throughout the primary season, four of Montana's six superdelegates have lined up to support former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic presidential race. "Hillary Clinton is the most qualified person on...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 20, 2016

Archers gather at annual Barber Ranch shoot

Three-hundred archers from all over the region and Canada gathered at Barber Ranch this weekend to compete in the 18th annual Bear Paw Bowmean Archery Shoot. Anyone entering the Barber Ranch was confr...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    June 17, 2016

City seeks better ambulance service

Havre community leaders have begun talking about upgrading the city's ground ambulance service. The reason is so patients who are taken from Havre's Northern Montana Hospital to more-equipped...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 17, 2016

Relay for Life happens tonight

Tears and cheers usually happen simultaneously at the North Central Montana Relay for Life. It's likely to be that way again tonight as the largest anti-cancer program in the area takes place at the...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 17, 2016

Father's Day Fishing Derby set for Sunday

The annual Havre Rotary Club’s Father’s Day Fishing Derby will take place Sunday at Rotary Pond in Beaver Creek Park. The event will include contests for children 10 and under younger 11 to 15 in boys and girls divisions. Prize medals will be...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    June 17, 2016

Rocky Boy Fathers Day fishing derby set for Sunday

The Chippewa Cree Tribe Natural Resources Department will be holding its eighth annual Father's Day Fishing Derby Sunday at Brown's Dam east of Box Elder. Registration will be at 9 a.m and there is an entry fee of $5. The derby will start at 10 a.m....

 
 By Paull Dragu    Local    June 16, 2016

Shortage of mental health workers causes problems

With experts agreeing that the need for rural mental health care is as great as it's ever been, Havre's two mental health facilities teeter-totter in opposite directions as a depleted workforce...

 

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