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 By Derek Hann    Local    January 15, 2019 

Havre City Council moved forward in process to appoint new city judge

Havre city government has set a date to interview the four people who applied for the position of Havre city judge. City Clerk and Finance Director Doug Kaercher said the council will interview the candidates during the the City Council meeting next...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 14, 2019

Big Equipment: Rising from the ashes

From the ashes of a fire that burnt down Big Equipment on Christmas Eve 2017, new growth is happening right now, Ron and Tim Harmon said. Big Equipment owner Ron Harmon said construction of a new...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 11, 2019

Eagles Manor back to local management

After going through a difficult summer and fall, Eagles Manor is again completely under complete local control. As of Dec. 31, Tamarack Property Management Co. has terminated its contract for the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 11, 2019

Hi-Line Living - Drug task force

Over the years the Tri-Agency Task Force has made great strides in taking large drug conspiracy cases to federal court, task force supervisor C.J. Reichelt said. He added that there are many things, r...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 10, 2019

Wheat Montana founder to speak at 110th annual Havre Chamber meeting

Havre Area Chamber of Commerce has selected a founder of a highly successful Montana business for this year’s speaker in the 110th Annual Meeting and Luncheon. Dean Folkvord, founder of Wheat Montana Corp., said this will be his first year...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 10, 2019

Havre finds it's beat with Atkinson Music Inc.

Havre has hit a new rhythm with a local man and his wife opening up a bass and guitar tech service. The store is in Mike and Anita Atkinson's garage at 1033 Fifth Ave. and sells music equipment and su...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 10, 2019

Local priests named in list of those accused of sexual assault

The list of names released by the Catholic Church of clergy who served in the West and were accused of sexual abuse includes many names from this part of Montana. The Catholic Church’s Diocese of Great Falls-Billings and the Jesuits West have both...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 9, 2019

Project War Shield: An aggressive initiative to combat drugs

Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has started a new aggressive initiative to combat the drug problem within the reservation. “(The drug problem is) present,” Project War Shield Program Coordinator Gary LaMere Jr. said Tuesday. “It’s...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 8, 2019

City Council still taking judge applications

Havre Mayor Tim Solomon told Havre City Council during its meeting Monday that the city is accepting applications to fill the vacancy of city judge, through Friday, adding the city council then will schedule a special meeting to review applications...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 7, 2019

Government shutdown hits Fort Belknap

With the federal government shutdown entering its third week, Fort Belknap Indian Community’s contingency plan went into effect Sunday, impacting workers and services at the reservation. “I really appreciate the cooperation and commitment that...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 4, 2019

Hi-Line Living - Holiday Hoops for education

Havre Public Schools alumni had their chance again this year to get back on the basketball court with the Havre Public Schools Education Foundation's annual Holiday Hoops event. Last Friday Havre...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 4, 2019

Man held on suspicion of passing counterfeit $100 bills

A Box Elder man was being held in the Hill County Detention Center this morning on suspicion he has been passing counterfeit money in the area. Havre Police Chief Gabe Matosich said this morning Havre police are investigating whether Charles Earl...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 4, 2019

North Dakota family looking for dog lost in Havre

Some out-of-staters are looking for help finding their dog in Havre. A couple of days after Christmas a family from Williston, N.D., lost their family dog, Lou, in Havre while they were passing...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 3, 2019

Local credit union warns people to be aware of nationwide scam calls

Bear Paw Credit Union is warning people to be aware of a nationwide scam call targeting credit union members asking for credit card numbers. Members should not give any personal information to these callers Bear Paw Credit Union Vice President of...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 3, 2019

Toys for Tots has successful first season in Hill County

With the end of the holiday season, Toys for Tots was able to provide a number of Havre families in need with Christmas presents. Edward Jones Financial Advisor Jennifer Tilleman said she wanted to bring the Toys for Tots program to Havre after...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 2, 2019

Family Business: Cavaliers passes down to Joe Ross

August of last year, Joe Ross took full possession of Cavaliers from his father, Doug Ross, who worked in the store for 50 years. Cavaliers was originally founded by George Renaker and Joseph...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 2, 2019

People talk about the past year on New Year's in Havre

New Year’s Eve in Havre was a celebration for many, some celebrating a positive year and others celebrating that the year has come to an end. Megan Obrecht said, while out celebrating the New Year Monday, that 2018 was an exciting year with her...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 31, 2018

Increasing patrol set over New Year's

The Havre Police Department announced it will be increasing patrols in Havre over New Year’s Eve. Chief of Police Gabe Matosich said the police department will have additional officers for traffic enforcement and seat belt laws. He added that the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 28, 2018

Vacant property proposal sent to Ordinance Committee

Havre City Council’s Vacant Properties Ad-Hoc Committee took the next step Thursday in creating a Vacant Properties Registry Ordinance, and a state representative said he plans to bring the issue...

 

Federal government shutdown affects local communities

The third government shutdown of 2018 has completed its first week and many agencies statewide are feeling the effects, including in north-central Montana. Fort Belknap Indian Reservation said that,...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 24, 2018

A cultural celebration at Rocky Boy

People from all around the United States and from Canada came out last weekend to celebrate at the Chippewa Cree Tribe's Rocky Boy Christmas Celebration. Organizer Dustin Whitford said the tribe has...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 21, 2018

Eagles hold the Community Christmas Dinner

The Community Christmas Dinner is coming back again to Havre Tuesday, a more-than 40-year-old tradition that is still serving up meals for the holidays. “You’ll see somebody who is real well-to-do sitting down eating with somebody that is...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 21, 2018

Weather taking toll on winter wheat production

With tumultuous weather over the last few years, the amount of land planted in winter wheat has dropped in this region. Going into next year, the amount of hard red winter wheat planted in Hill...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 20, 2018

Rewards increased for information on missing Rocky Boy men

Tuesday, Chippewa Cree Law Enforcement Services increased the rewards from $1,000 to $10,000 each for any information about the disappearances of Richard “Smokey” Roasting Stick and Robert Alexander. Investigating Officer Ed Long Knife Jr. said...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 20, 2018

Vizsla Brewing brings a new flavor to Havre

A dream has turned into reality for Vizsla Brewing owners Raymond Miller and his wife Maria Naranjo. The couple opened Vizsla Brewing in the Holiday Village Mall. The brewery is open seven-days-a-week...

 

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