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 By Paul Dragu    Local    March 24, 2017 

Box Elder school construction project raises controversy

Some people among the small tax base who would pay for a proposed $3 million expansion to the Box Elder schools say being outnumbered by voters who wouldn't contribute to the project at all is...

 

Chancellor's Lecture Series bringing UFOs, violins to Havre

Havre Daily News staff People have a chance to talk about unidentified flying objects and to listen to a world-class violinist in upcoming weeks, courtesy of Montana State University-Northern’ Chancellor’s Lecture series. Next week, research...

 

Celebrating History: Good news from 100 years ago

By Emily Mayer Havre’s progress continued to grow and prosper. How about some good news from 100 years ago? These two articles appeared in the March 24, 1917 issue of The Havre Plaindealer. NEW DRUG STORE WILL OPEN MONDAY Is One of Best Equipped...

 

Hill County's Jones honored by Montana Rural Water Systems

Staff and wire report The president of the Hill County Water District was honored in a recent ceremony by a state association. Dave Jones, president of the Hill County district, received the 2017...

 

Girl Scouts selling cookies this weekend

Havre Daily News staff People who missed their chance to order Girl Scout cookies still have a chance to pick up some of the annual treats. Havre Scouts are setting up booths Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kmart, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Holiday...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 24, 2017 

Work on Hill County 4-H Chuckwagon building moves forward

Hill County 4-H members and the contractor hired to build a new Chuckwagon at the Great Northern Fairgrounds gathered by the existing structure Thursday to plan the next steps. The 4-H Chuckwagon...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 24, 2017 

Royal Bliss making concert stop at Havre's Eagle Club

Royal Bliss, a country-rock band from Salt Lake City that has opened for such widely known artists as Lynyrd Skynyrd, will perform 7 p.m Sunday at the Havre Eagles Club. "If you like really good...

 

Rules approved for boats at Tiber and Canyon Ferry

Staff and Wire report Montana’s Fish and Wildlife Commission approved new rules for boaters at Canyon Ferry and Tiber reservoirs. “This will ensure that watercraft not in the local boater program will depart from the reservoirs at points where...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 23, 2017

Judge rules tribe can access some money

State District Court Judge Daniel Boucher ruled in favor of the Chippewa Cree Tribe  Wednesday, saying that the tribe can access certain funds within their tribal accounts, as long the banks can...

 

BLM opens Kipp, Coal Banks river recreation areas

Press release With the summer recreation season drawing near, the Bureau of Land Management has reopened the James Kipp and Coal Banks Landing Recreation Areas. These popular recreational areas are available for the American public to enjoy...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    March 23, 2017

Local 17-year-old earns shooting award

Seventeen-year-old Izhanna Erickson of Havre earned the Distinguished Expert Rifleman Award Jan. 10, the highest award given out by the National Rifle Association. "It is really hard to get. You have...

 

Get ready for boating season, take a boater ed course

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks encourage boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the kickoff of the boating season. During the week of...

 

MDRT membership is exclusive to world's leading financial professionals

Press release PARK RIDGE, Ill. - Max L. Erickson of Havre, Montana, again has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table. Max L. Erickson is a 12-year member of MDRT. Attaining...

 

Spring and summer open burning season began March 1

From Montana DEQ HELENA — The Montana spring and summer open burning season opened March 1. The Department of Environmental Quality reminds people to: 1. Obtain a permit from your local county fire control authority. 2. On the day of your burn,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 23, 2017

Ski association slates brewfest fundraiser for Saturday

For the second year in a row, the Snowdance Ski Association will host its Winter Brewfest to raise money for the Bear Paw Ski Bowl, the area’s ski slope in the Bear Paw Mountains. Dave Martens Jr., organizer of Saturday’s brewfest, said sponsors...

 

Montana Farmers Union two-day conference this weekend in Havre

Havre Daily News staff Farmers and ranchers will come together in Havre this weekend for the Montana Farmers Union Producer Conference. The conference features events including workshops on bull acquisition and genetics, the use of drones in...

 

Wool Show results

Adults and youths received awards at the Wool Show held March 9 in conjunction with the Montana Seed Show. Purebred, Adult: Tyrel Raty Commercial, Adult: Dennis Mitchell Purebred, Youth: Allyssa Schoen Commercial, Youth: Hannah Schoen Because the...

 

For the Record, Mar. 22, 2017

Havre Police Department Andrew Robert Krezlak of Havre, 38, was arrested on a Justice or City court warrant and a charge of violation of conditions of release, when an officer initiated investigation of suspicious activity Tuesday at 2:47 p.m. on...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    March 22, 2017

Doctor talks about his special mission in Vietnam

Dr. Andrew Cottingham was part of an elite special forces group made of various specialists who went into hostile parts of war-torn Vietnam in the '60s to study the transmission of disease. With the h...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 22, 2017

Lawmakers discuss gas and bed taxes, mail ballots, foreign law ban

A bill to raise the state gas tax to pay for infrastructure improvements is in a fragile position and should it pass the Legislature, it will likely do so by a vote or two, state Rep. Jacob...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 22, 2017

4-H says new fair Chuckwagon nearly set

The Great Northern Fair Board did not publicly discuss hiring a new grounds manager, although it went into executive session for an unspecified reason, but talked during its monthly meeting Tuesday ab...

 

Brazil's president: Meat scandal is 'economic embarrassment'

Staff and Wire report President Michel Temer called Brazil’s scandal over the sale of expired meat an embarrassment Tuesday as more countries suspended some meat imports from the South American nation and Montana’s U.S. Sen Jon Tester introduced...

 

Bill would allow Montana drivers to choose REAL ID license

HELENA (AP) — A state representative is proposing legislation that would allow Montanans the option of choosing a driver’s license that meets the federal REAL ID requirements. The Legislature passed a law in 2007 forbidding the state from...

 

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