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 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 30, 2016 

Former speaker of House pleads not guilty to assault

A Havre landlord and former speaker of the Montana House of Representatives pleaded not guilty Thursday in District court to the accusation that he threatened a tenant with a shotgun while she was trying to move out of a property she was renting...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 30, 2016 

Sex offender receives probation, set to be deported

A Honduran national who was found guilty by a Havre jury of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl received four years of probation and is being released to authorities for possible deportation. Eblin Javier Caceres-Martinez, born in 1996, received...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 30, 2016 

Havre officers investigated by state DOJ

A Montana Attorney General official has confirmed that two Havre police officers are being investigated by the state. “At the request of the Havre chief of police, the Montana Department of Justice’s Division of Criminal Investigation is...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 30, 2016 

RJS celebrates 20 years and millions of dollars brought in

An American Indian-owned and operated consulting company on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation which has brought millions of dollars for projects and programs to Indian Country, will Saturday mark 20 years  since it was incorporated. “We’re...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 30, 2016 

Domestic violence awareness walk set for Saturday

People are asked to wear purple Saturday and walk down Fifth Avenue to help raise awareness about domestic violence. Kara Fox, domestic abuse program advisor at District 4 Human Resources Development Council, said getting the word out about domestic...

 
 By Staff and wire report    Local    September 30, 2016 

Northern's enrollment stays steady

Havre’s branch of the university system reported that after a decade of struggling with enrollment numbers, it has been holding strong for several straight years and has increased its number of freshmen students for the third straight year....

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 29, 2016

Lt. Gov. Cooney in Havre

Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney met with city officials to discuss local infrastructure needs and get a glimpse of work being done on Bullhook drainage on Second Street during a visit to Havre Wednesday. "We...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 29, 2016

Presenters discuss state workforce shortage

Employer-training professionals put on a two-part presentation Wednesday in the Montana Room of the Havre Inn and Suites, where the focus was on employers creating a work environment that keeps...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 29, 2016

Rocky Boy up to $1.6 million in DOJ grants

A grant-writing firm announced this week that the federal government has awarded Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation more cash to help with law enforcement, courts and services for victims Jim Swan, CEO of RJS and Associates, said grants announced...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 29, 2016

CASA state office closes, local chapter mostly unaffected

For more than 10 years, the Court Appointed Special Advocates office in Helena helped recruit, train and coordinate the volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children, but now that office will be closing down though the effects are...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 28, 2016

St. Jude's finishes large solar panel project

St. Jude Thaddeus School has just had a large solar panel bank installed and the power it's supposed to generate is expected to supply up to half the electricity needed yearly to sustain the school,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 28, 2016

Charter suggests using internet, phone to replace Havre store

A spokesman for Charter Communications confirmed Tuesday that the company is closing its Havre retail store Oct 28, but internet, phone and television services will not be affected by the move and...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 27, 2016

Planners hope to finish Bullhook repairs before winter

Work on the $2.6 million Havre Storm Drain Project is underway and city planners are hoping the concrete box culverts, which were built in Kalispell by a Havre native, will be installed and the...

 
 Local    September 27, 2016

Chippewa Cree awarded law enforcement grant

Havre Daily News staff   The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation is one of two Montana tribal nations about to get a significant boost in law enforcement funding. U.S. Sen. Steve Daines announced Monday that U.S. Department of...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 27, 2016

More Rain: Meteorologist says more rain to come to area

With this year already the 12th wettest on record, meteorologists say Havre should expect more rain. "At this point, we are expecting another slow-moving storm system to move in from the Pacific...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 27, 2016

Charter Havre retail space closing

A sign posted on the  door of the Charter Communications retail location in Havre this morning said that the location will be permanently closing. The sign said the retail spot will close Oct. 28, and that the nearest payment center where customers...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 26, 2016

Hess describes the day of a legislator

State Rep. Stephanie Hess, R-Havre, talked Friday during a meeting of the Pachyderm Club in Havre about life in the Montana House of Representatives and criticized the governor for vetoing scores of...

 
 Local    September 26, 2016

Messerly pleads not guilty to assault with a baseball bat

Leon Boyd Messerly, 55, pleaded not guilty in federal District Court in Great Falls before Magistrate Judge John Johnston to charges of assault resulting in serious bodily injury and assault with a dangerous weapon. Messerly is accused of attacking...

 
 Local    September 26, 2016

Wild Horse Port to resume winter hours

Press release WILD HORSE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations would like to remind travelers the Port of Wild Horse will resume winter hours Oct. 1. The port will operate from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Wild Horse is a...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 26, 2016

Fundraisers planned for Havreite battling rare disorder

Fundraisers have been planned to help raise money for Havreite Melissa Ruby who is now in a Billings hospital, on a respirator, fighting the rare disorder Guillain-Barré syndrome. Friend, church member and co-fundraiser organizer Nancy Marshall...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 26, 2016

United Way holds crab boil fundraiser

The local United Way held its Second Annual United Way Crab Boil fundraiser Saturday at Beaver Creek Golf Course and raised about $23,000. The event, which is intended to kick off the season’s fundraising which officially begins Oct. 1, started at...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 23, 2016

District judge retires after 22 years

After 22 years as a state district judge in a three-county district, Judge John C. McKeon will hang up his robe in November. "I've tried to do my job studiously, hardworking and timely and...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 23, 2016

Mariachi band to perform at Montana State University-Northern campus

The Mariachi Huenachi, a nationally recognized high school mariachi band from Wenatchee High School in Wenatchee, Washington, will be in Havre Monday, playing at several venues and touring the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 23, 2016

Hays-Lodge Pole schools schedule heritage activities

Hays-Lodge Pole schools on Fort Belknap Indian Reservation have a series of activities scheduled to highlight Native American heritage, ending with a parade and powwow next Friday, Native American Heritage Day in Montana. The activities include...

 
 By George Ferguson    Local    September 22, 2016

Forecast calls for more-normal, colder and snowier winter

It's official now. Fall has come to the Hi-Line - at least the calendar says so, anyway. And, around these parts, when fall officially arrives, folks usually start wondering about what kind of winter...

 

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