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 By Alex Ross    Local    August 23, 2017 

Wilson's pleas to prevent health care cuts unanswered

Keeley Wilson of Havre, 18, was one of 20 people to testify at a Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services meeting in Helena July 27, where she urged the department not to enact cuts to...

 

Local reservations gain historic state and tribal preservation grants

From U.S. Department of the Interior WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Interior announced it awarded National Park Service historic preservation grants to all of Montana’s Indian reservations including Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and...

 

Big Sandy Schools prepare for upcoming school year

From Big Sandy School Although summer is not over, school is already here, with classes at Big Sandy Schools starting Monday. Big Sandy Schools is looking forward to a great year, as the 2017-18 School Calendar is up-to-date and full of academic and...

 

Local News - Lincoln-McKinley sets Meet and Greet

From Lincoln-McKinley Primary School Lincoln-McKinley Primary School “Meet and Greet” sessions will be held Tuesday, Aug. 29, the day before school starts. Two one-half hour sessions are set; people can join the faculty and staff of the school...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 23, 2017 

Name of traffic fatality in Havre released

While Havre Police have not yet returned calls asking for details about an Aug. 15 crash in Havre that ended in the death of a man, the Hill County coroner has released the name of the fatality. Hill County Sheriff and Coroner Jamie Ross said Tuesday...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 23, 2017 

City Council discusses marijuana regulation

The Havre City Council Ordinance Committee began discussion Tuesday night on whether medical marijuana storefront dispensaries should be allowed, banned outright or regulated through zoning. "That is...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 22, 2017

People watch eclipse at Havre library

A large crowd gathered Monday at Havre-Hill County Library to take advantage of eclipse glasses and watch a partial eclipse. Unlike neighboring Wyoming, the moon only partially blotted out the sun in...

 

Red Cross calling for blood donations

From Red Cross The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage. In August, regular donors may delay giving as final...

 

Local News - Knights of Columbus holding Tootsie Roll Drive

From Knights of Columbus The Knights of Columbus is holding its annual Tootsie Roll Drive this week, with volunteers selling the treats Saturday, Aug. 26, at local businesses from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds from the annual Tootsie Roll fundraiser...

 

Havre Middle School set for new year

From Havre Middle School The Havre Middle School Office Staff would like to welcome students to the 2017-2018 school year. People who have any questions or concerns during the year can contact Principal Dustin Kraske; Vice Principal Jeremiah Nitz or...

 

CJI kicks off school year with a picnic

From CJI Schools With the daylight hours becoming shorter and store aisles getting stocked with back-to-school supplies, it is apparent the time is here for children to head back to the classroom for another year of schooling. As children and...

 

North Star Schools start classes today

From North Star Schools North Star Schools is ready for another school year, with classes starting today. The schools’ mission statement was reviewed and revised last year with input from staff, students and the community. North Star Schools is...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 22, 2017

Havre City Council passes budget, approves pet ordinances

Havre City Council voted 7 to 0, with one absence, Monday to approve the city’s $18.7 million preliminary budget during the council’s meeting. Council member Karen Swenson was excused. City Clerk/Finance Director Doug Kaercher said the proposed...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 21, 2017

Work starts on regional water treatment plant

TIBER DAM - Gov. Steve Bullock and Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., joined leaders of the Chippewa Cree Tribe and officials from nearby communities, for a groundbreaking ceremony at Tiber Reservoir Friday...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    August 21, 2017

Undaunted Monument: Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument

For two consecutive Saturdays in early spring groups of volunteers, guided by Friends of the Missouri River Breaks Monument and Bureau or Land Management staff, headed out to the upper end of the...

 

For the Record, Aug. 21, 2017

Havre Police Department Beth Kay Hannah of Havre, 31, was arrested on a criminal contempt charge Friday at 7:50 a.m. in relation to a 24/7 Sobriety program violation. —— Officers assisted another agency to help recover a stolen vehicle Friday at...

 

Local News - Trauma Sensitive Schools workshop set

Havre Daily News staff Havre’s Trauma Sensitive School Initiative Workshop is set for Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Havre High School Auditorium. Organizers have invited the public to participate in activities to recognize and understand...

 

Local News - Democrats postpone August meeting

Hill County Democratic Central Committee has announced it is postponing its regular August meeting. The committee intends to hold the meeting in early September to plan for the Festival Days Parade....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 21, 2017

Rocky Boy Schools get $50K Healthy Kids grant

Representatives of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana surprised Rocky Boy Schools Superintendent Voyd St. Pierre and members of the schools' faculty and staff when they showed up Friday during staff...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 21, 2017

Work on another prime Hill County dinosaur fossil wrapping up

Paleontologists digging 26 miles north of Rudyard found fossil remains of what could be a new species of the armored ankylosaurus dinosaur family. Last week, the five paleontologists excavating on...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 21, 2017

City pitches street repair to Pachyderms

Voters will have another chance, this one Nov. 7, to vote on a streets and sidewalk improvement initiative — this one totaling $15 million — aimed at repairing some of Havre’s worst areas, city officials said Friday in the Duck Inn Vineyard...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 21, 2017

Hill County Dems hear LGBT issues during Politics in the Park

The Hill County Democratic Central Committee held their second annual “Politics in the Park” event at Simon Pepin Memorial Park Saturday in Havre, an event that included a barbecue, live music by local band Stevie Nixon and a series of speakers w...

 

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