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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 30, 2015 

Motorcycle crash claims 1 life, injures another

Two men riding a motorcycle in Havre Friday night crashed into a concrete barrier that took one of their lives and seriously injured the other. Shane Paul Boucher, 28, of Havre died after the driver of the motorcycle attempted to make a left-hand tur... Full story

 Local    March 30, 2015 

Northern's 7th Annual TekNoXpo set for April 23

Press release TekNoXpo, Montana State University-Northern’s seventh annual Technology-Knowledge-Exposition, will begin Thursday, April 23. TekNoXpo is an opportunity for Montana high school students to explore their educational and career... Full story

 Local    March 30, 2015 

2 Havre officers graduated from Law Enforcement Academy

Press release Two Havre police officers, Logan Creech and Victoria Olson, have graduated from the Montana Law Enforcement Academy. They were among 49 new officers from 33 departments who graduated in ceremonies in Helena Friday morning. “With the... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    March 30, 2015 

Independent film to start filming in Havre

By trade, Jorge Olivo, 29, is an airline pilot for Cape Air, but he has recently started putting together a project, "The Last Departure" - an independent film that is scheduled to be released in... Full story

 Local    March 27, 2015

New life at historic air base

The old Havre Air Force Station had its doors closed in 1979, but they may be opened again for another use in upcoming years. Keith Connolly, of Connolly and Connolly Investments, purchased the... Full story

 Local    March 27, 2015

Hartmann to Havre for concert, workshop

By Lorraine Verploegen Jack Hartmann, a nationally recognized children's singer, songwriter, author, keynoter, presenter and workshop leader will be in Havre April 24 and 25 presenting a family sing-a... Full story

 Local    March 27, 2015

No Havre school board election this year

There will not be a Havre Public School Board of Trustees election this year, as no one but the incumbents filed a petition for candidacy. Eileen Couch, the chair of the board and high school representative for Cottonwood and Davey school districts,... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    March 27, 2015

Havre man again denies burning child

A man accused of burning a child pleaded not guilty Thursday in state District Court in Havre to amended charges in the case. Patrick R. Schroeder, born in 1991, of Havre, now is charged with a felony count of assault with a weapon, or, in the... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    March 27, 2015

Hi-Line United Soccer pancake breakfast set for Sunday

Hi-Line United Soccer will hold a pancake breakfast and silent auction fundraiser Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 202 1st St.. The cost for the breakfast is a free-will donation. Dana Pyette, a parent volunteer, said the proceeds...

 Local    March 27, 2015

Former Butte Central band director charged with rape

HAMILTON (AP) — The former Butte Central music teacher and band director — who also taught on the Hi-Line — is charged with providing alcohol to female students at a state basketball tournament in Hamilton earlier this month and sexually... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 26, 2015

Mountain chase ends in arrest

At 3:05 a.m. Wednesday morning, Havre Police Department officers were patrolling the Smithville area when they stopped a 1997 purple Dodge Intrepid in the 1600 Block of Smithville Road for suspicious activity. While the officers were investigating,... Full story

 Local    March 26, 2015

FWP honors bowhunter and hunter education volunteers

From FWP Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks honored the service of its Region 6 Hunter and Bowhunter Education volunteer instructors at the annual workshop held on March 14, at the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow. The workshop is an annual event that... Full story

 Local    March 26, 2015

FWP seeks info on Glasgow deer wasting

From FWP Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking information on the wasting of two deer near Glasgow. FWP Warden Todd Tryan said the deer, a mule deer and whitetail, were found in a ditch near the...

 Local    March 26, 2015

Havre High preregistration session and open house set for April 13

Staff report Students starting their high school career at Havre High School next fall are asked to meet Monday, April 13, to find out what they need to do to enroll and to graduate four years later. The assembly for students and their parents or... Full story

 Local    March 26, 2015

City government, firefighters unions to go to arbitration

The city of Havre and the union representing firefighters will go to arbitration on the terms of its labor contract. Mayor Tim Solomon said the two sides are at loggerheads after going through mediation and fact finding. The contract expired in July...

 Local    March 26, 2015

Hi-Line Wildfire Education set in Glasgow

Staff report The federal Bureau of Land Management is teaming up with other agencies to offer a day of education about wildfires in Glasgow April 8. “With a little warm weather, our countryside will certainly green up and some of that vegetation... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 26, 2015

Denny's boss found guilty

The man who assisted Larry Denny of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation in continuing to get paychecks from the U.S. government for a job at which he was no longer working was found guilty of his charges Wednesday. John Grimson Lyon, of Virginia, was...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 26, 2015

Tribal Transfer Day brings students to Northern

Tribal Transfer Day will have students from tribal colleges visit Montana State University-Northern to learn about what the college has to offer. Cristina Estrada-Underwood, the director of cultural activities, said that it is an all-day event that...

 By Tori Thomas    Local    March 26, 2015

Fair Board recommends 90-day manager position at special meeting

The Great Northern Fair Board held a special meeting Tuesday. Last week, the board reviewed three bids that were submitted for the fairgrounds manager position. Mike Sharp’s bid was the one the board accepted. Gus Sharp, a board member, and... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    March 26, 2015

Local couple charged with selling drugs

A couple has been charged in state District Court 2 1/2 years after a search led to the seizure of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Frankie L. Henderson, born in 1987, of Box Elder, was charged Jan. 29 with seven counts of criminal possession with... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 25, 2015

H.A.R.T. Building opens for business

My Neighbor in Need, a nonprofit organization new to Havre that allows people to anonymously help others with their specific needs, opened its doors Tuesday. David Snuggs, the founder and president of... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    March 25, 2015

Carlson says anti-education slant appearing in legislation

Some of the legislation being introduced to the Montana legislature this session has an “anti-public education slant” to it, said Havre School Superintendent Andy Carlson. Carlson addressed Hill County Democrats on the education bills before the... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    March 25, 2015

Soccer holds pizza fundraiser

Today is Pizza Day for Hi-Line United Soccer. Domino’s Pizza will share a portion of its take today with the club, which is hoping to upgrade its facilities. People who get pizza or other food from Domino’s will be making a contribution oto Hi-Li...

 Local    March 25, 2015

Scobey soil also dominates local legislative conference

The key issues of education, economic development and taxes have taken a back seat in Helena in recent days to the issue of whether the state should designate Scobey Soil at the official state soil. The same was true at the video conference held week... Full story


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