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 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 21, 2016 

Local judge getting national attention for incest ruling

A retiring north-central Montana judge is getting national attention for giving a man who admitted to molesting his 12-year-old daughter a 60-day jail sentence with 30 years of probation. A Change.org...

 Local    October 21, 2016 

Senior Center News, Oct. 21, 2016

North Central Senior Center Oct 24-28 The Senior Center has its annual fund raiser approaching. People who would like to rent a table for $10 can contact Gwen at the center at 265-5464. We will be having our rummage sale, bazar, and food sale Oct....

 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 21, 2016 

Hi-Line Living: Bowling at 90

Ninety-year-old Inetia Cantin said she will bowl until she physically can't anymore. People close to her say that time is nowhere in sight. Cantin can be found at the Havre bowling alley, Hi Line...

 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    October 21, 2016 

Red Ribbon events slated in Havre

By Havre Daily News staff Activities are set throughout the community next week to teach children the dangers of drug abuse during National Red Ribbon Week. “As citizens, we have the right to live in drug-free families and communities, learn in...

 By Alex Ross    Local    October 21, 2016 

Chili cookoff brings in funding for Bennett Memorial

People turned out Thursday night to dine on chilli and raise money for a memorial honoring the late Bonnie Bennett, remembered for her perennial volunteer work within the community. Pastor John...

 By Alex Ross    Local    October 21, 2016 

No complaints on annexation proposal at hearing, vote set for Dec. 5

Havre's efforts to annex properties have been met with resistance in the past, but none were on display Thursday night when the Havre City Council held its first public hearing on the issue. Two...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 21, 2016 

Man sentenced for eluding officers in car chase

A man who led officers on a chase from Rocky Boy to Havre was sentenced Thursday in District Court in Havre  to five years to the state Department of Corrections. Adrian J. Young, born in 1976,... Full story

 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 20, 2016

People prepare to be sub-zero heroes, Polar Plunge set

Fundraising for Special Olympics is underway with teams collecting pledges for the SubZero SuperHero Polar Plunge, scheduled for Nov. 26, Thanksgiving weekend. The Plunge is scheduled to happen the... Full story

 By Press release    Local    October 20, 2016

Montana Chamber sets board meeting

The Montana Chamber of Commerce will discuss its past year at the Annual Board of Directors meeting this fall. As part of the meeting, Montana Chamber members, and the public, are invited to attend a luncheon Thursday, Oct. 27, at noon, featuring... Full story

 By Associated press    Local    October 20, 2016

State attorney general to rule on Missoula's new gun rules

MISSOULA (AP) — Montana’s attorney general will issue a legal opinion on a Missoula ordinance requiring background checks for private gun sales. The Montana Department of Justice received a formal request for an opinion on the measure from Austin...

 By Associated press    Local    October 20, 2016

UM notifies students of on-campus sexual assault report

MISSOULA (AP) — The University of Montana has notified students of a reported sexual assault that occurred in a residence hall involving someone the victim knew. Students were notified Tuesday night via email and text. UM spokeswoman Paula Short...

 By Associated press    Local    October 20, 2016

County official challenges law on nonpartisan candidates

HELENA — A Lincoln County official says she has a constitutional right to call herself a Republican while campaigning in the county’s nonpartisan elections, and she is seeking to strike down a Montana law that bars her from doing so, according...

 Local    October 20, 2016

Conservation district sets dinner

The Hill County Conservation District is holding its annual Legislative Dinner Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Montana State University-Northern Student Union Building Ballroom. A no-host meet and mingle social hour will start at 5:30 p.m., followed by a...

 By Alex Ross    Local    October 20, 2016

Northern Hosts All Lives Matter forum open to public, speakers to appear

All Lives Matter, a forum about the causes and consequences of recent police-involved shootings of African-American men throughout the U.S., will take place Monday at 7 p.m in Montana State University-Northern’s Student Union Building Ballroom....

 Local    October 20, 2016  
 By Amy Beth Hanson    Local    October 20, 2016

Commission: Eliminate loophole in child sex abuse sentencing

HELENA — The state Commission on Sentencing is recommending lawmakers close a loophole in child sex abuse sentencing laws that allowed an eastern Montana man to be put on probation after pleading guilty to raping his 12-year-old daughter. State...

 By Matt Volz    Local    October 20, 2016

Dinosaurs roar into Montana governor's race with new ad

HELENA — Dinosaurs have roared into Montana’s race for governor with a renowned paleontologist who consulted with Steven Spielberg on the “Jurassic Park” movies saying the Republican candidate would spend taxpayer money on private schools...

 By Alex Ross    Local    October 19, 2016

Member says fair board looking at entry fee

After making a joking comment about it during its monthly board meeting, a member of the Great Northern Fair board said Tuesday night that serious discussion is taking place about charging admission to next year’s fair. “I would say it is going...

 By MSU News Service    Local    October 19, 2016

Extension: selecting fertilizer nitrogen rates

BOZEMAN — A Montana State University soil fertility specialist with MSU Extension is sharing information on selecting nitrogen fertilizer rates. Selecting fertilizer rates for yield and quality will depend in part on this past summer’s rains...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 19, 2016

Departing county attorney discusses her time in Havre

Gina Dahl has served as Hill County Attorney for eight years, and November will be her last month before moving to Billings, where she will be the assistant city attorney. "I think I've done my best...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 19, 2016

Randolph, Laird among judge candidates submitted to governor

Two local attorneys are among the candidates submitted to Gov. Steve Bullock for appointment to replace retiring state Judge John McKeon. The names of Havre attorney Randy Randolph and former Blaine County Attorney Yvonne Laird, along with Dan...

 By Alex Ross    Local    October 19, 2016

Annexation hearing set for Thursday

A public hearing on the city’s proposal to consider the annexation of property west of city limits is scheduled for Thursday night at 7 in Havre City Hall. Members of the public are invited to share thoughts and concerns about the proposal with...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 19, 2016

Man arrested on suspicion of pointing a gun at another

A man was arrested early today after allegedly pointing a gun at someone in the parking lot of a First Street business. Eric William Brewer of Havre, 23, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a weapon and carrying a concealed weapon. Havre...

 By Alex Ross    Local    October 19, 2016

Health Department educates children with 'Boo the Flu'

The Hill County Health Department is launching a social media campaign that celebrates the fun of Halloween, while promoting the importance of influenza immunizations. Kim Larson, public health director of the health department, said local children...

 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    October 18, 2016  

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