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 By John Kelleher    Local    August 4, 2015 

Sounds on the Square drinking OK'd

Discussion about two people being charged for violation of Havre’s open container law during last week’s Sounds on the Square program prompted a flare-up at Monday night's City Council meeting. Joe Ross and Shawn Holden, president of the Havre...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 4, 2015 

Loose pig captured - order restored

Havre can once again rest easy after a pig seen wandering loose in a neighborhood Monday was apprehended by local authorities. The teacup pig that reportedly goes by the name Wilbur, had been walking...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 4, 2015 

Grant offered for Montana moviemaking

A Montana nonprofit is awarding $8,000 to $10,000 to help filmmakers tell stories of life in Montana. Ken Egan, the executive director of Humanities Montana, said they have been giving out the grant for 30 years. Some of the bigger humanities movies...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 4, 2015 

Group pushes for better, prettier streets

Melinda Barnes, the executive director of Bike Walk Montana, an organization that urges governments to accept resolutions or ordinances that keep in mind the safety of bikers and appearances of towns, gave a presentation at the Havre City Council...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 4, 2015 

Hi-Line nonprofit to spend $100K on public art

Opportunity Link Inc. was selected to receive $100,000 for “a creative placemaking project to support vibrant rural and tribal communities in Northcentral Montana with the arts at their core.” The money will be used to create an art trail and for...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 3, 2015

Powwow triumphs

The 2015 Annual Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Powwow brought hundreds upon hundreds of people to the powwow grounds Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The powwow was bigger and better than it has been in...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    August 3, 2015

National Night Out set for Tuesday

National Night Out, an opportunity to build relationships between the community and law enforcement, will take place 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Student Union Building lawn at Montana State University-Northern. The Havre Police Department, which is...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    August 3, 2015

Jergeson added to ag council

Former State Sen. Greg Jergeson, D-Chinook, has been named to the Montana Agriculture Development Council. His appointment to a three-year term was announced Friday by Gov. Steve Bullock The council establishes policies and priorities to enhance...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 31, 2015

Veterans cemetery dedicated at Rocky Boy

Tribal leaders joined representatives from Rocky Boy Veterans Center and American Legion Post 67 to hold an official dedication ceremony and ribbon-cutting Thursday for Warriors Burial at Rocky Boy's...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    July 31, 2015

Library's Community Heroes Carnival a huge success

Nearly 700 people were on hand for the Community Heroes Carnival in downtown Havre that gave young people a chance to salute law enforcement officials. "It was great. Everything went well," said Lori...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    July 31, 2015

Police warn of scam callers claiming to be from IRS

Havre police say people should be wary if they get a phone call from someone claiming to be an agent for the Internal Revenue Service. Assistant Police Chief Jason Barkus said that several people have reported receiving calls from someone who tells...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 30, 2015

Houle sentenced to 68 months

A former Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation official was sentenced to 68 months in federal prison Wednesday at the Missouri River Federal Courthouse in Great Falls. John "Chance" Houle, in addition to...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    July 30, 2015

Fundraiser set to help cancer victim

Kathy Bilger is well known around Havre. Over the years, she has waited on people at 4Bs Restaurant, provided needs for seniors at Northern Montana Care Center and served folks at Town Pump She is...

 
 Local    July 30, 2015

Daines reps coming to area

Press release Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., announced members of his staff will be holding “mobile office hours” in north-central Montana in the coming weeks. A representative from Daines’ Montana offices will be at the Blaine County Library at...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    July 30, 2015

Hearing planned on Havre Pipeline service

Many natural gas consumers served by Havre Pipeline Co. are complaining that their service is deteriorating, and they want help from the company to help find and pay for new sources of energy. They...

 
 Local    July 30, 2015

Woman injured in Havre stabbings to leave hospital

GREAT FALLS (AP) — A 19-year-old Belgrade woman who was attacked in an off-campus apartment with two other Montana State University-Northern students is being released from the hospital. The Great Falls Tribune reports that Taylor Woolman will be...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 30, 2015

GMO labeling: A tale of two Montana lawmakers

Montana's lone member in the U.S House of Representatives and its senior senator are finding themselves on opposite sides in the debate over whether genetically modified foods should be mandated to...

 
 Local    July 30, 2015

Denny, BLM supervisor sentenced for fraud

Staff and wire report A Rocky Boy man and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management official who supervised his work in Virginia have been sentenced to time in prison and ordered to pay back tens of thousands of dollars they defrauded from the federal...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 29, 2015

Canadians allocate $2M for Wild Horse

Canadian officials announced Tuesday that $2 million will be allocated to make upgrades at facilities on the Canadian side of the Port of Wild Horse, the result of years of lobbying by Canadian and...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 29, 2015

Rocky Boy official pleads guilty

A Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation official pleaded guilty Tuesday to bribery and theft from the reservation. Timothy Warren Rosette, 52, of Box Elder changed his plea Tuesday during a hearing in the Missouri River Federal Courthouse in Great Falls...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    July 29, 2015

State official: Two-year property reval cycle is better

The state’s plan to re-evaluate property values every two years will make it easier for taxpayers and reduce “sticker shock,” according to an official of the Montana Department of Revenue. Jason Boggess, DOR’s northern Montana regional manage...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    July 28, 2015

'Today' puts Havre in limelight

Editor’s note: Here is the link to this Today segment. http://www.today.com/home/extreme-diy-35-000-foot-landmark-cozy-home-5-t34841 Havre was in the national spotlight this morning as NBC’s “Today” show did a segment on what host Matt Lauer...

 
 Local    July 28, 2015

From Concordia to MAT

Acting troupe wraps up its first intern program Montana Actors' Theatre will soon end its first internship program that brought four Minnesota college graduates to practice putting on youth...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    July 28, 2015

Sewer, water hookups will cost more in Havre

It will be more expensive to hook onto the city of Havre’s water and sewer systems under legislation approved by a City Council committee Monday night. If the full council approves, it will cost $100 for a permit and new users will be charged an...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 27, 2015

'Today' show to feature historic Havre post office Tuesday

“Today” is scheduled to broadcast its episode that will feature the Havre Historic Post Office Tuesday. Film crews arrived in Havre to film Drs. Erica Farmer and Marc Whitacre’s story of how they took the dilapidated building on the 300 Block...

 

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