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 By Alex Ross    Local    December 5, 2016 

Outgoing, incoming commissioners address Pachyderms

Outgoing Hill County Commissioner Jeff LaVoi and his yet-to-be-sworn-in successor, Diane McLean, spoke to the Pachyderm Club Friday, addressing the current state of the county. LaVoi, an independent,...

 Local    December 5, 2016 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 5, 2016 

Winter hits the Hi-Line, looks to be here to stay

Winter has blanketed the state, with no indication of fall or summer returning any time soon on the Hi-Line. After the temperatures rose over the weekend following a snowstorm last week, the...

 Local    December 2, 2016

Holiday Extravaganza dazzles Havre

Havre Daily News staff A community orchestra and dancers including students from two local studios entertained people with holiday festivities Thursday in the Montana State University-Northern... Full story

 Local    December 2, 2016

Havre High lists Students of the Month

Kristen Belcourt has been nominated and chosen as one of Havre High School's November 2016 Students of the Month. Kristen is the daughter of George and Kaycee Belcourt and sister of Cole, 16, Mark,...

 Local    December 2, 2016

Rocky Boy names Students of the Month

Zayne Parker is a sophomore who is always cheerful, courteous, and positive toward his classmates. Zayne is a hard-worker who appreciates the value of an education and dedicates himself to getting his work finished and turned in. His insight into...

 Local    December 2, 2016

Students gather in Bozeman for annual John Deere Ag Expo

Press release Montana high school FFA members were in Bozeman during the annual Brawl of the Wild football game between the Montana State University Bobcats and University of Montana Grizzlies Nov....

 Local    December 2, 2016

Klein earns Eagle Scout

Press release John Klein was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout by the Boy Scouts of America Nov. 19 at the First Lutheran Church of Havre. John's parents are Stephannie and Tom Klein and his brother is...

 Local    December 2, 2016

Muntzer-Miller engaged

Joshua Tyler Miller of Havre, and Jasmine Ann Muntzer of Dillon are pleased to announce their engagement. Jasmine Muntzer is the daughter of Henry and Christal Muntzer and is a graduate of Bridgeway...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 2, 2016

The Hi-Line gives to Operation: Christmas Child

Just before Thanksgiving, every year for the last five, maybe six, he said, George Alberda has backed a large box truck into the parking lot of the Community Alliance Church to load it with boxes...

 Local    December 2, 2016  
 Local    December 2, 2016

Artitudes sets open house, Action Art

Press release Artitudes Gallery will hold a Holiday Open House Friday, Dec. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. The public is invited to join the cooperative for refreshments, live music and a chance to visit with its artists. The next day, the gallery’s annual...

 Local    December 2, 2016

Celebrating History: Long-delayed Lewis memorial held

By Emily Mayer The long-awaited memorial service for the late R. X. Lewis, former owner and editor of The Havre Plaindealer and The Havre Daily Promoter, was finally held, and many dignitaries from Montana attended the event at the Hill County...

 Local    December 2, 2016

Local News - Dec. 2, 2016

Library showing movies on Thursdays Press release The Havre-Hill County Library began showing Thursday night movies at 7 p.m. The movie schedule for the remaining movies is: Dec. 15: “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” Dec. 29: “Sing Street” Jan....

 Local    December 2, 2016

Chancellor approves restoring logo to Hello Walk

Havre Daily News staff The chancellor of Montana State University-Northern has approved restoring a symbol of opposition to a pipeline in North Dakota after a protest was raised this week about its removal. Northern’s Sweetgrass Society sent a... Full story

 By Alex Ross    Local    December 2, 2016

Hess takes position on Stapleton's staff

Outgoing state Rep. Stephanie Hess, R-Havre, is set to move to Helena later this month, after accepting a senior position on the staff of Montana Secretary of State-elect Corey Stapleton. Hess, who was defeated in her bid for a second term...

 By Alex Ross    Local    December 2, 2016

Online Social Security system set up at Rocky Boy

People on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation are now able to talk face-to-face with a Social Security employee without having to travel to the nearest office in Great Falls, thanks to technology provided to the tribe by the Social Security...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 2, 2016

Incest defendant arrested on new sex charges

A man who was already wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old relative who was living with him was arrested Thursday by officers who were investigating new sexual abuse complaints against him. Leonard E. Doney, born in 1941, was arrest...

 Local    December 2, 2016

Audit: Public defender office owed millions, not collecting

AMY BETH HANSON Associated Press HELENA — A financial audit of the Office of the State Public Defender found the agency doesn’t know how much money it is owed by criminal defendants and that the office is not trying to collect the money while...

 Local    December 2, 2016

US overhauls public land use planning; senator vows reversal

MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press BILLINGS — U.S. government official finalized Thursday an overhaul of how they plan for oil and gas drilling, mining, grazing and other activities across public lands in the West. The move by the Bureau of Land...

 By Alex Ross    Local    December 1, 2016

Northern declines to endorse pipeline protestors' rights

The local university student senate voted against supporting a student proposal to endorse the right of demonstrators protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. "We are not here for you to get a...

 Local    December 1, 2016

General big game season ends, shoulder seasons remain in some areas

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks Despite mild weather throughout November, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will not extend the 2016 big game general season. Still, 41 hunting districts have a shoulder season that allow antlerless elk hunting, largely...

 Local    December 1, 2016

Rare ferrets settling in, making babies at new Colo. home

DAN ELLIOTT Associated Press DENVER - Dozens of slinky, ferocious and rare ferrets are settling in and making babies at their new home in Colorado, one year after they were released at a wildlife refu...

 Local    December 1, 2016

New rules announced for bobcat, otter and swift fox trappers

Beginning this trapping season, Montana trappers need to turn in the complete lower jaw of bobcats, otter and swift fox for aging. Both sides of the lower jaw of the harvested animal must be cleaned and air dried before being submitted. Trappers are...

 Local    December 1, 2016

Draft plan released for 2 central Idaho wilderness areas

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A draft plan unveiled Monday for two recently created Idaho wilderness areas prohibits campfires at high elevations to protect whitebark pine and eliminates horses and other recreational stock in some areas to protect alpine...


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