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Community invited to 'Diverse Northern'

Havre Daily News staff Montana State University-Northern has invited people from the university and the regional community to participate as guests in the radio program “Diverse Northern.” The show “represents yet another window of opportunity...

 

January Rocky Boy Students of the Month

January Rocky Boy Senior High School Students of the Month Samwala Windyboy, a freshman at Rocky Boy Jr./Sr. High School is a January Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Tiger Denny. Her teachers say Sam is kind, courteous and respectful in...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    February 24, 2017 

Care and feeding of a feral cat

I didn’t realize before now that I had preconceived notions about how a quarter-feral cat would behave, but I see, now, that I did, and that image did not include him being a demanding prima donna....

 

Celebrating History: Dealing with sanitation

By Emily Mayer One of the unseemly facts about living 100 years ago was the lack of sanitation. It was not uncommon for communities to have piles of garbage in back yards, and water and wastewater treatment plants were in their infancy in the early...

 

Local News - Feb. 24, 2017

Northern Ambassadors holding food drive at weekend games Havre Daily News staff Montana State University-Northern’s Ambassadors are helping people see some basketball and helping out the Havre Food Bank at the same time. People who bring a can of...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 24, 2017 

Daines: Montana lifestyle an asset for business

Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont. spoke about rural economic development and the rollback in federal regulations that can be expected with the new administration of President Donald Trump in his keynote...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 24, 2017 

Protesters line up outside Daines' keynote speech

Demonstrators were undeterred by the snow and slush Thursday as they gathered at the side of U.S Highway 2 outside the Havre Inn & Suites to protest Sen. Steve Daines. Daines was in Havre...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 24, 2017 

Tuss: Another 'great year' for Bear Paw Development's activities

Bear Paw Development Corp. Executive Director Paul Tuss said 2016 was another great year for the economic development organization. "This good work was because Bear Paw Development has a talented,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 23, 2017

Henny Penny moving

An owner of Henny Penny Cupcakes, the hen-themed eatery known for its cupcakes and soups, said she hopes to open the restaurant at a new location sometime next week.   Penny Velk, who co-owns and operates Henny Penny’s with her husband, Michael, s...

 

FWP seeks comment on rules for invasive mussels

Press release Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking comment on proposed amendments to rules that outline new regulations needed in the battle to contain, detect and prevent the risk of spreading invasive mussels and other aquatic invasive...

 

Larsen promoted at Independence Bank

Press release Independence Bank has announced that Meagan Larsen has been promoted to assistant compliance officer. “We are very pleased to see Meagan move into this new phase of her career,” said Denise Ladenburg, vice president of compliance....

 

Businesses invited to take part in FFA state convention

Havre Daily News staff Montana FFA has invited businesses to participate in a convention for future farmers and ranchers expected to have more than 2,000 people in attendance. “Here is an opportunity not to miss,” FFA said in a press release....

 

Foundation Youth Speech Contest held at FFA State Convention

The Montana Farm Bureau Foundation is holding its annual Youth Speech Contest during the Montana FFA State Convention, March 22-25, in Great Falls. One of the Foundation’s most important goals is to help with agricultural education and the...

 

Park Board looks for committee members

Press release The Hill County Park Board is looking for community members interested in filling positions on the board’s Finance and Planning Committee. During its November meeting, the board approved the formation of a Finance and Planning...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 23, 2017

Local officials concerned about invasive mussels

A potentially destructive invasive mussel larvae was detected October 2016 for the first time in Montana, and should the larvae spread, local officials said, it could cause major problems such as...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 23, 2017

Reward offered for help finding missing man

The Chippewa Cree Tribe is offering a $1,000 reward for credible information that could lead to the location of Richard “Smokey” Roastingstick, said Ed Longknife, a Rocky Boy Police detective and the lead investigator on the case. Longknife said...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 23, 2017

Essmann blasted for email opposing all-mail-in ballots

County officials throughout Montana blasted state Republican Party Chairman and Billings Rep. Jeff Essmann Wednesday after he said in an email that he would oppose allowing the special election to replace Rep. Ryan Zinke to be carried out by a mail...

 

FFA convention offers ag businesses some opportunity

Press release BOZEMAN — With more than 2,000 people in attendance and 2,500 programs sent statewide, the 2017 Montana FFA State Convention March 22-25 in Great Falls is an opportunity businesses won’t want to miss. The convention has 10’x10’...

 

FUSION Conference offers networking, leadership training

Montana Farm Bureau brought 55 people to the American Farm Bureau FUSION Conference Feb. 10-13 in Pittsburgh. The FUSION Conference is a bi-annual gathering bringing together members of Collegiate Farm Bureaus, along with Young Farmer and Rancher; Wo...

 

Humanities Montana awards four research fellowships

Press release Humanities Montana awarded a $3,500 Research Fellowship to Gretchen Minton to fund research for a book that tells the diverse stories of Shakespeare’s influence on the people of Montana, from the times of mountain men to the...

 

Historical Society seeks nominations for Heritage Keepers

Press release The Montana Historical Society is seeking nominations from across the state to honor the people who are the backbone of local and Montana history. Every community has a person or an organization that they turn to with questions about...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 22, 2017

Fair board nearing manager hire

With six applicants to be interviewed, Great Northern Fair Board members are one step closer to hiring a manager-groundskeeper. The debate among fair board members in the past had been whether to...

 

Tester unveils air ambulance bill

Havre Daily News staff U.S. Sen. Jon Tester announced in Belgrade Tuesday that he is introducing legislation to allow states to regulate air ambulance services. “I believe that every industry needs to be held accountable to its customers, and in...

 

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