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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 30, 2015 

Accused stabber to be tried as adult

Justice Brown, 17, who is facing a jury trial in November for at attack of three college students, will now be tried as an adult. "Based on the severity of the crime, I feel that it's very appropriate...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 30, 2015 

Havre man accused of raping 14-year-old defends self

Elias Rene Lovo, 33, of Havre was charged with raping a 14-year-old in a Great Falls hotel room Monday. Lovo allegedly dragged the 14-year-old into a bathroom and had nonconsensual intercourse with her after her 12-year-old friend left the hotel...

 
 Local    June 30, 2015 

Three more file for Havre City Council

Three more people have filed to run for Havre City Council in the fall elections. Candidates who filed with the Hill County Clerk & Recorder's office include: • Caleb Hutchins, an instructional...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    June 30, 2015 

Celebrating a century of ag research

For its 100th anniversary milestone, Northern Agricultural Research Center is turning its 2015 Field Day, Wednesday, into a special celebration. The annual Field Day at the research center gives beef...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 30, 2015 

Local smoky air caused by Canadian fires

A rash of wildfires in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan caused smoke to fill the air over the Hi-Line Monday night and today. National Weather Service meteorologist Keith Jaszka said wind patterns have changed, and the air should be clear in Hill...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 29, 2015

Pilots come to Havre for Fly-In Breakfast

Hundreds of people visited the Havre City-County Airport to take part in the Air Fair and Fly-In Breakfast and take their turn flying in a small plane. The Montana Pilots Association's North-Central...

 
 Local    June 29, 2015

Tester, Ament honored by Blackfeet Nation

Press release The Blackfeet Nation held a special presentation Friday to show the tribe's appreciation to Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., for their continued support of the...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 29, 2015

Zinke, Tester, Daines speak to veterans

United States defense forces are endangered because the Defense Department bureaucracy is expanding and the number of active duty troops is on the decline. That was the warning from U.S. Rep. Ryan...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 29, 2015

Havre heat breaks record

Havre broke its own record for hot June 28s with a recorded high of 103 Sunday. The old record was 100 set in 2006. Keith Jaszka, a meteorologist at the Great Falls office of the National Weather Service Forecast, said that it has been hotter than...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 26, 2015

'Today' show features Havreites' success

NBC News' "Today" show visited Havre Thursday to showcase the seemingly ordinary work of a local couple. Erica Farmer and Marc Whitacre's work on the Havre Historic Post Office was featured in a...

 
 Local    June 25, 2015

Huston hit with more charges

MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA — A new criminal indictment charges a businessman with bribing the head of the Chippewa Cree tribe's roads department and overcharging for the work his company did as part of a $10.6 million federal stimulus grant...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 25, 2015

Parson paces across America for a cause

An ex-Marine and parson who is walking from Washington state to Washington D.C. to raise funds to fight pulmonary hypertension stepped foot in Havre Wednesday. Don Stevenson, 79, walks 30 miles a...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 25, 2015

Sheriff: Jailhouse coming back from previous problems

In February, officials from Hill County and the sheriff met to discuss the problematic situation of the Hill County Detention Center and are now seeing results. The detention center staff was having a hard time getting employees to stay and an even...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    June 25, 2015

Annual air show set to fly at Havre City-County Airport

Havre's annual Air Fair and fly-in breakfast is set to begin Saturday at 7 a.m. The public is invited, at no charge, to the Havre City-County Airport to see a variety of airplanes and talk to the...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 24, 2015

Lawmakers to address Legion in Havre

The entire Montana congressional delegation will be in town sometime this weekend to address the Montana American Legion convention. Representatives of the state's 130 posts will gather at the HRDC bu...

 
 Local    June 24, 2015

Brenden named Property Rights Hero

Press release The United Property Owners of Montana - an advocacy group dedicated to preserving Montana's agricultural heritage - has named or Sen. John Brenden, R-Scobey, as one of its "Property...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 24, 2015

Woodwick: Referendum could help street problems

Some streets in Havre are so bad off that they would be better off as gravel roads, City Council Member Allen "Woody" Woodwick said Tuesday night. Woodwick told Hill County Democrats that a...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 24, 2015

Blackfeet to honor Tester, Ament

Big Sandy's two most well-known residents will be honored by the Blackfeet Nation at 1 p.m. Friday. The tribe will show its appreciation to Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament and Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., for their support in the effort to protect...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 23, 2015

Northern receives large donations

A benefactor of Montana State University-Northern left $570,000 to the Northern Alumni Foundation — one of the largest gifts the foundation has received. Florence Buckley passed away in 2014 and listed the foundation in her will. She was born in...

 
 Local    June 23, 2015

Daines staff to hold mobile office hours in Havre

Press release U.S. Sen. Steve Daines announced that his staff will hold mobile office hours in Havre next week.   A representative from Daines’ Montana offices will be at the Havre-Hill County Library meeting room, 402 3rd St., Tuesday, June 30,...

 
 Local    June 23, 2015

Federal auditors expand review of Rocky Boy's aid mismanagement

MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA — U.S. government auditors are expanding their review of federal disaster aid mismanagement by the Chippewa Cree Tribe after finding fraud, waste and abuse in a project to demolish the Montana tribe’s health clin...

 
 Local    June 23, 2015

Zinke to donate funds from white supremacist

LISA BAUMANN Associated Press HELENA - U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana is among a group of Republicans who received donations from the leader of a white supremacist group cited by Charleston church...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 22, 2015

Ex-probation officer acquitted of rape

It took a jury just a little more than a hour Friday to find Stephen Mills not guilty of rape. Judge Kathleen Bidegaray sent jurors in for deliberations just before noon, and they returned just after...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 22, 2015

Huston trial moved to October

After filing and retracting a guilty plea and losing an attorney, accused Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation embezzler Shad Huston's jury trial scheduled for today has been pushed back to October....

 
 Local    June 22, 2015

Highway 2 Association spring meeting set for June 26

Press release The Highway 2 Association spring meeting will be held Friday, June 26, at the Elks Club in Wolf Point. The meeting will convene at 11 a.m. and adjourn by 3 p.m. The agenda will include a Legislative Report with the primary issue being...

 

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