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 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 23, 2016 

District judge retires after 22 years

After 22 years as a state district judge in a three-county district, Judge John C. McKeon will hang up his robe in November. "I've tried to do my job studiously, hardworking and timely and...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 23, 2016 

Mariachi band to perform at Montana State University-Northern campus

The Mariachi Huenachi, a nationally recognized high school mariachi band from Wenatchee High School in Wenatchee, Washington, will be in Havre Monday, playing at several venues and touring the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 23, 2016 

Hays-Lodge Pole schools schedule heritage activities

Hays-Lodge Pole schools on Fort Belknap Indian Reservation have a series of activities scheduled to highlight Native American heritage, ending with a parade and powwow next Friday, Native American Heritage Day in Montana. The activities include...

 
 By George Ferguson    Local    September 22, 2016

Forecast calls for more-normal, colder and snowier winter

It's official now. Fall has come to the Hi-Line - at least the calendar says so, anyway. And, around these parts, when fall officially arrives, folks usually start wondering about what kind of winter...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 22, 2016

Presenters to talk about employee retention

Unemployment in Montana is low and many employers have a difficult time finding workers, which is why two employer-training coordinators will give a presentation Sept. 28 at the Havre Inn and Suites that will focus on how employers can retain...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 22, 2016

Rocky Boy candidate filing complete

At least 34 candidates have filed to run in primary elections for the Chippewa Cree Business Committee and four others for tribal chair, Kim Hollis, a member of the Chippewa Cree Elections Committee, said Wednesday hours before filing deadline....

 
 Local    September 22, 2016

Bullhook, Sweet health centers receive federal grants

Havre Daily News staff Local community health centers are receiving some help making improvements in their health information technology. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced last week $864,468 in funding for 17 health cent...

 
 Local    September 22, 2016

Water pipe supply company pays $350K fine in corruption case

Staff and wire report A Billings water pipe supply company created by former state legislator Tony Belcourt has paid a $350,000 fine for a scheme to defraud the Chippewa Cree Tribe. MT Waterworks pleaded guilty in May to criminal charges that it...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 21, 2016

Single parent wins Chrysler in giveaway

A woman from Fort Belknap Indian Reservation won a rehabilitated vehicle after her mother submitted an essay to this year's Custom Collision Repair vehicle giveaway. Custom Collision Repair announced...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 21, 2016

Sunnyside receives FitDesks

Students at Sunnyside Intermediate School have a new way to keep active at school - riding a bicycle while studying. Librarian Lorraine Don pursued purchasing FitDesks for the school, and after the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 21, 2016

Northern holds activities for American Indian Heritage Day

Montana State University-Northern is hosting a series of activities throughout the week in observance of American Indian Heritage Day this Friday. The Montana Legislature voted in 1997 to designate...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 20, 2016

Council approves annexation redo

Havre City Council voted unanimously Monday to repeal a resolution of intention to annex  properties west of Havre and passed a  revised resolution that does the same, but changes the date of the...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 20, 2016

Austrian activist discusses capitalistic failure

An Austrian political activist making speaking stops in the U.S. met with a Big Sandy organic farmer after he lectured at the University of Montana on the failures of capitalism. Christian Felber,...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 20, 2016

Sugarbeet Festival returns to Chinook

The 12th annual Sugarbeet Festival in Chinook will take place Friday and Saturday and will include new events such as the train derby, and storytime and crafts. The festival begins Friday morning at...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 19, 2016

City Council schedules redo on annexation vote

Havre City Council is again visiting the question of annexing properties west of town, with the agenda for tonight’s meeting including a vote to repeal one measure moving forward with annexation and another to take a vote on a new version of the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 19, 2016

Miss Montana returns home to a parade

People in Havre might remember Lauren Scofield as the girl down the street, a classmate or someone active in community activities, but for the past few months she has been known to the rest of the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 19, 2016

Republicans stump during Festival Days

Republican candidates for local, legislative and statewide office introduced themselves to voters in Havre Saturday at the Hill County GOP Festival Days Candidate Reception in Pepin Park. The event...

 
 Local    September 19, 2016

Festival Days 2016

Havre Festival Days again kept people busy with activities starting Thursday and running nonstop from Friday evening through Sunday at 6 p.m., when the 48-hour Softball Tournament ended. A major draw...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 16, 2016

Community Project

People attending Festival Days events this weekend - and from now on - might notice the results of the second project underway of a group working to revitalize downtown Havre: colorful local art...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 16, 2016

Solutions, memories, shared at Suicide Awareness Walk

Nearly 100 people assembled on the quad at Montana State University-Northern Thursday night for a walk to raise awareness about suicide. The Second Annual Hill County Suicide Awareness Walk was...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 16, 2016

Pam Hillery dies after battle with ALS

Three years after being diagnosed, a prominent local well-known for community, social and political activism has died after her struggle dealing with the effects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    September 16, 2016

Rocky Boy high student going to D.C.

A Rocky Boy student has been nominated to attend a leadership forum in Washington in November, where he will meet policy makers, national security experts and the president elect. John Windyboy, 19, i...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 15, 2016

Festival Days celebration starts today

Havre Festival Days started today with the first of four days of book sales at the Havre-Hill County Library and a film festival starting at 8 p..m. in The Little Theatre in Cowan Hall at Montana...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 15, 2016

Tribal murder charge against LaMere dropped

Chippewa Cree Tribal Court Judge Melody Whitford issued an order Tuesday dismissing  all charges brought against Mitchell LaMere by the tribe in the death of Freddy Bacon, though LaMere still faces federal charges. The case was dismissed with prejud...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    September 15, 2016

Gianforte tours hospital while in Havre

Republican candidate for governor Greg Gianforte talked about ways to improve the cost and quality of health care in the state as he toured Northern Montana Healthcare facilities Thursday during a cam...

 

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