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 By Derek Hann    Local    November 9, 2018

Havre VFW prepares for Veterans Day commemoration

This Sunday is the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended World War I, celebrated as Veterans Day, and the Havre Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 497 will have an outdoor ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Town Square...

 

Incumbents retain seats, Senate race too close to call

Results are mainly in for local legislative races although in one, it is still too close to call. With 25 of 26 precincts reported at 10 this morning, incumbent Sen. Russ Tempel, R-Chester, held a...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 7, 2018

Border Patrol arrests Honduran national in Havre

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a 51-year old Honduran national Monday afternoon in Havre after a brief pursuit. He told the Border Patrol agents that he ran because he was illegally present in the United States, a release from the Border Patrol...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 6, 2018

Havre City Council elects Lilletvedt new council president

Havre City Council moved to accept the resignation of council member and President Andrew Brekke and voted member Terry Lilletvedt as its new president Monday during the council meeting in Havre City Hall. Council member Karen Swenson moved to...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 6, 2018

Relay for Life marching in Chinook Parade of Lights

The Relay for Life of North Central Montana Committee is preparing to march in Chinook’s 33rd annual Parade of Lights Nov. 23. The committee held its monthly meeting in the back room of Gram’s Ice Cream and Candy Shoppe in Havre Monday. The area...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 31, 2018

Salvation Army gears up for the holidays

With the holiday season fast approaching Havre's Salvation Army Social Services office is preparing a variety of community service programs as well as adapting some programs for the future, Havre Salv...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 30, 2018

Democrats stump at Get Out the Vote rally in Havre

Some high-profile Democrats were in Havre Tuesday at a rally wrapping up a Get Out the Vote tour in the area. "We have a very important election coming up real soon," Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney said during...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 30, 2018

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul talks about national issues at Republican rally

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said in an interview Sunday he wants to work on what he called problems in the Farm Bill Congress is considering now, such as its focus on providing more food stamps...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 29, 2018

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul stumps in Havre in support of Rosendale

High-profile U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., joined a group of other prominent Republicans - including President Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. - campaigning in Montana when he spoke to more...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 26, 2018

High profile senator speaks in Havre in support of Matt Rosendale

A high-profile U.S. senator was in Havre today for a Get Out and Vote event for a high profile election. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Montana Auditor Republican Matt Rosendale spoke to more than...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 25, 2018

Hill County ag producers face off in county commissioner race: Dale Hansonl, independent

Independent candidate Dale Hansonl is challenging incumbent Democrat Mark Peterson in this year's general election for Hill County commissioner. Hansonl, 58, was born north of Havre in 1960. He said...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 25, 2018

Undersheriff, lieutenant square off in race for Blaine County sheriff: Frank Billmayer, Republican

Blaine County Undersheriff Frank Billmayer is facing Blaine County Sheriff's Lt. John Colby in the Nov. 6 election for the office of Blaine County sheriff. Billmayer was born in Billings in 1978, he...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 25, 2018

Undersheriff, lieutenant square off in race for Blaine County sheriff: John Colby, Democrat

Blaine County Sheriff's Office Lt. John Colby is facing off against Undersheriff Frank Billmayer in the Nov. 6 election for the position of sheriff of Blaine County. Colby was born in Williston,...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 25, 2018

Hill County ag producers face off in county commissioner race: Mark Peterson, Democrat

Incumbent Hill County Commissioner Mark Peterson, a Democrat, is defending his seat against independent candidate Dale Hansonl in the November general election. Peterson was born in Havre in 1951 and...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 24, 2018

Gianforte tours Havre Sector Border Patrol facilities

U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., took advantage of being in Havre Tuesday to visit the U.S. Border Patrol Havre Sector facilities. "I wanted to get some first-hand knowledge from the Customs and...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 24, 2018

Jaycees Annual Haunted House opens this Friday Fright

The Jaycees Annual Haunted House above the Havre Eagles Club is set to start scaring for a good cause Friday at 7 p.m., with some new, chilling attractions. There will be a new wing open this year...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 23, 2018

Gianforte: 'The American Dream is coming back'

"The American Dream is coming back," U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., said Monday at the Quality Inn in Havre. Gianforte, who is facing a re-election challenge by former state Democratic lawmaker Ka...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 22, 2018

State, federal candidates stump in Chinook

Democrats U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, U.S. House candidate Kathleen Williams, Clerk of Montana Supreme Court candidate Rex Renk and Public Service Commission candidate Doug Kaercher spoke Sunday to a crowd...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 22, 2018

Fair board pitches mill levy at Pachyderms

The Great Northern Fair Board Chairman Tyler Smith spoke Friday to the North Central Pachyderms Club discussing why approving a mill levy for the fairgrounds is crucial for the future of the fair. Smith said this past year he couldn’t be prouder of...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 22, 2018

Local candidates speak at Democratic dinner in Chinook

The Blaine County Democrats held a spaghetti dinner at Wallner Hall Sunday where a variety of Democratic candidates spoke to a crowd of more than 120 people. The speakers running for local offices...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 19, 2018

Local stores at Holiday Village not concerned about mall sale

Editor’s note: This version corrects that Debi Friede is manager of Yummy Foods. Havre's Holiday Village Shopping Center is up for auction Dec. 4, but tenants said they are not worried about the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 18, 2018

Bullhook health center fights opioid addiction

Bullhook Community Health Center in Havre is making strong efforts to combat opioid drug addiction in the community, offering many different treatments and resources to help people live clean productive lives, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Suzanne...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 17, 2018

Vandalism and theft of campaign signs strikes across party lines

All the candidates for Montana House District 28 have experienced, in different degrees, people vandalizing or stealing their campaign signs or at least attempting to do so, the candidates said....

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 17, 2018

Brekke wants to let 'new blood' come in to City Council

Havre City Council President Andrew Brekke said in a recent interview he will be resigning from City Council and moving on to other pursuits. Brekke, during a City Council meeting Monday, submitted...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 16, 2018

Kaercher, Pinocci campaign for Public Service Commission seat: Randy Pinocci, Republiclan

Sun River Republican Republican Randy Pinocci is facing off against Havre City Financial Director Doug Kaercher, a Democrat, for the District 1 seat of the Public Service Commission in this...

 

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