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 By Derek Hann    Local    September 21, 2018

Havre teacher turns author, publishes two children's books

A first-grade teacher at Havre's Highland Park Early Primary School is taking steps to achieve her dream as a writer. Mandy Hansen said she draws from her life experience and what she sees around her...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 21, 2018

Dodson, Harlem and Hays-Lodge Pole schools join in Native American Week

This year, Hays-Lodge Pole, Harlem and Dodson school districts are combining their Native American Week activities and expanding the week’s worth of events this year, Hays-Lodge Pole Superintendent John Bach Jr. said Thursday “This is one of the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 21, 2018

New photographer joins the Havre Daily News team

Gen Yamaguchi’s experience has taken him all around the country and the world, then from Hawaii to Havre to join the Havre Daily News team. Yamaguchi said his family lives in Hawaii and he moved there toward the end of his eight or nine years...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 20, 2018

Havre Middle School students look through 'Purple Glasses'

Havre Middle School students Wednesday worked on an exercise to teach them the importance of understanding what other people have gone through. During the school's advisory periods Wednesday, the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 20, 2018

Burnham School featured in 2018 preservation ornament

Members of the Havre/Hill County Historic Preservation Commission traveled west of Havre Wednesday to present the first 2018 Preservation Ornament to the owners of the building featured on the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 19, 2018

Ag, health care top topic at Bullock round table

Gov. Steve Bullock heard concerns about agriculture and and health care during a round table discussion in Havre Tuesday. Bullock said agriculture is a critical economic factor for the state and he wa...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 19, 2018

Revising renters contract topic at fair board meeting

Editor’s note: This version corrects the second reference to the Great Northern Fair Board and the dates selected for the 2019 Great Northern Fair. The Great Northern Fair Board discussed and passed Thursday a new policy dealing with insurance and...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 18, 2018

Relay for Life moves forward - date and location set

The Relay for Life of North Central Montana Committee, with members from both Havre and Chinook, has set a date and place for next year's Relay for Life. The committee held its monthly meeting Monday...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 17, 2018

New dean takes over Northern's College of Technical Sciences

The new dean of the College of Technical Sciences at Montana State University-Northern, Dave Krueger, said the college has a great foundation for success and he is excited to add to it. He said he...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 14, 2018

People open up at annual Suicide Awareness Walk

About 100 people gathered on the Montana State University-Northern campus Thursday in awareness a major problem in north-central Montana and in the nation - suicide. The Fourth Annual Suicide...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 13, 2018

Northern Alumni Foundation to be dancing in the streets

Montana State University-Northern Alumni Foundation is starting a new tradition of holding a Homecoming Street Dance to finish up homecoming week. Alumni Associate Becka Stone said this will be the first year the Alumni Foundation will hold its...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 12, 2018

HRDC Head Start has a family day

The District 4 Human Resource Development Council Head Start program held an event Tueday at Lincoln Center for parents of kinds in the program to meet the teachers and ask the faculty any question...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 12, 2018

Wild Horse Border Committee talks about improvements to port

The Wild Horse Border Committee Monday talked about trying to improve Montana Secondary Highway 232 - Wild Horse Road - to increase safety and try to get the Wild Horse Port between Montana and...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 11, 2018

Clack family impressed with future location of museum

The board of the H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum heard that descendants of the couple for whom the museum is named were impressed during a tour last week. Elaine Morse, president of the H. Earl and Margaret Turner Clack Memorial Museum Foundation...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 10, 2018

The Sugarbeet Festival was a success and holds promise for the future

The Chinook Sugarbeet Festival saw hundreds of people coming out for events Saturday, with many people saying they were glad with the festival's return. In the past, the Sugarbeet Festival has had an...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 10, 2018

Children fly high with annual Air Fair

The North Central Hangar of the Montana Pilots' Association held its annual Air Fair Saturday at the Havre City-County Airport, with many people coming out to see the planes and the hangar, go on...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 7, 2018

Kegel: Student life is focus this year for Northern

Montana State University-Northern Chancellor Greg Kegel said this year the big-picture plan for the university is to do an overhaul on student life, adding that he hopes that this will stabilize the u...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 6, 2018

Regional water system, St. Mary Diversion update given to City Council

Officials gave Havre City Council an update Tuesday on what is happening with the Rocky Boy’s/North Central Montana Water System Project and on the status of the St. Mary Diversion upgrade. The regional water system came out of the Rocky Boy Water...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 6, 2018

Havre City Council passes resolutions, approves annual budget

Havre City Council Wednesday unanimously passed the city budget, including renewing tax levies for services in the city, as it resumed its council meeting from Tuesday to hold its budget hearing. The council on final reading of the motions renewed...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 5, 2018

Havre dog park discussed during council meeting

During public comment at the Havre City Council meeting Tuesday Havre Dog Park Club Board member Greg Kinholt said he wanted to thank the council for all their efforts, adding that Mayor Tim Solomon...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 4, 2018

Walk to raise awareness of suicide set for next week

The Fourth Annual Suicide Awareness Walk is being held to increase awareness of mental health issues and decrease barriers for getting help on mental health issues in the area, said Suicide Walk...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 4, 2018

Sugarbeet festival returns to Chinook

The Chinook Sugarbeet Festival starts up again Friday, with the focus being community pride, said Chinook Area Chamber of Commerce President Sarah Pratt. The event was not held last year, but returns in strength for 2018, Pratt said. This year, the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    August 31, 2018

Paving for Pizza comes to Havre streets

Domino’s has awarded a grant of $5,000 to Havre City Public Works for pothole repairs. Domino’s invited customers in June to nominate towns and cities across the country for it’s Paving for Pizza program, where Domino’s presents a grant to...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    August 31, 2018

Hill County commissioners approve judge's employee request

In its third week of discussing the issue, the Hill County Commission Thursday approved Hill County Justice of the Peace Judge Audrey Barger’s request for changing the title and wages of her clerks. Commissioner Diane McLean brought up the motion d...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    August 31, 2018

Gianforte talks to local cooperatives

U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., was in Havre Wednesday, talking with Triangle Communications and Hill County Electric Cooperative representatives and the Hill County commissioners about budget...

 

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