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 By Derek Hann    Local    January 22, 2020 

Fire consumes home in Highland Park Trailer Court

Havre Firefighters responded to a fire on the 1600 Block of Smithville Road at approximately 4 p.m. today. The fire is now extinguished and only one home was consumed in the fire. No further...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 22, 2020 

Havre recognizes treatment plant workers for earning national award

At the Havre City Council meeting Tuesday, Public Works Director Dave Peterson recognized the wastewater treatment facility employees for innovative improvements made to the Havre Wastewater...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 22, 2020 

Olszewski first candidate to file in race for governor

Republican gubernatorial candidate state Sen. Al Olszewski, R-Kalispell, is the first to file in the Montana governor’s race, filing Tuesday, and he has selected state Rep. Ken Bogner, R-Miles City, as his lieutenant governor. Democratic Gov....

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 21, 2020

Steinmetz announces candidacy for HD 28

Someone who has experience covering elections is moving to the other side of the coverage. Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line Marketing and Events Director Krystal Steinmetz of Havre, a former news...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 20, 2020

Bachmeier announces he will not run in 2020

Hill County Democratic Party Chair and State Representative for House District 28 Jacob Bachmeier announced Sunday at the Hill County Democratic Central Committee meeting his resignation as the chair...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 13, 2020

Fire burns historic College Park Plaza

Editor’s note: This version corrects some information about the history of College Park Plaza. Havre Fire Department responded to a fire at the College Park Plaza on 100 Block of 11th Street West...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 13, 2020

Scouts come to Northern to learn for merit badges

Editor's note: This version corrects the title of Bill Lanier and the age of Severin Heimbigner in a photograph caption. Scouts from all across the state gathered Saturday at Montana State...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 13, 2020

Montana Hemp Co-op continues to push forward

Montana Farmers Union held a summit in Great Falls Tuesday for local producers to discuss what is next for Montana’s hemp industry, and members of Montana Hemp Cooperative, a hemp co-op based in Blaine County, said they spoke at the summit with...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 10, 2020

Candidate filing light on opening day

A number of candidates across the state have filed in state and county elections this morning, although a number of races for the upcoming election still have had no one file as of print deadline this morning.  In Hill County, a number of offices...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 10, 2020

Hi-Line Living: Continuing decades-old traditions on the Lions Swim Team

The Havre Lions Swim Team is seeing a resurgence in its decades-old tradition of training swimmers and competing, including qualifying two swimmers for out-of-state competitions Former Lions Swim...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 10, 2020

Sunday fire at College Park Plaza

A fire at the College Park Plaza on 11th Street West was reported to the Havre Fire Department early Sunday morning. No details of the fire were available at this time. The building, on 11th Street...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 9, 2020

Donoven approaching 25 years with family jewelry business

J. M. Donoven Designs in Fine Jewelry is approaching its 25th year in operation, with the owner and her family serving the community for it's full history. "Without the community we wouldn't have...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 8, 2020

Social Security concerns discussed in Chester presentation

State Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre, who is working for Big Sky 55+ as a political and advocacy organizer, held a presentation Tuesday for Big Sky 55+ at the Chester Senior Center to discuss some of...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 7, 2020

Name of crash victim released, shooting at Fort Belknap under investigation

In the midst of an investigation of a fatal crash and a shooting on New Year’s Day on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, Blaine county officials have released the name of the crash victim. Blaine County Undersheriff and Deputy Coroner Chris...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 7, 2020

Havre City Council swears in members, changes police hiring requirements

Derek Eldridge and a number of returning council members were sworn in at the Havre City Council meeting Monday. Eldridge was the winning candidate in the only contested race for Havre City Council...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 6, 2020

Havre economy shifts from box stores to local businesses

In the past few years Havre has seen a loss of a number of businesses, such as Herberger's, Kmart and Sears, although Havre has also seen a large number of locally owned small businesses start up....

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 3, 2020

New state minimum wage goes into effect

Gov. Steve Bullock announced at the end of last year that at the start of 2020 the state of Montana will be increasing its minimum wage from $8.50 per hour to $8.65. "This increase ensures Montanans...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 2, 2020

Local donations short on Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign

The Havre Salvation Army has fallen short of its $32,000 goal in local donations, raising about $25,412 with its annual Red Kettle Campaign, but the campaign and the other programs for the holiday were still a success, Havre Salvation Army Social...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 2, 2020

New Year's Day crash leads to death, arrest

A single-vehicle roll-over crash on Rodeo Drive outside of Harlem Wednesday left one 30-year-old woman dead and a 22-year-old man in police custody. The crash occurred at 4:14 a.m. Wednesday and the woman died later that day. Montana Highway Patrol...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 30, 2019

Toys for Tots has successful second year in Havre

Toys for Tots was able to provide a number of Havre families in need with Christmas presents this year, organizer and Edward Jones Financial Advisor Jennifer Tilleman said. “This year we nearly doubled in size,” she said. She added that this...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 27, 2019

Police, free rides, out to increase New Year celebration safety

The Havre Police Department and local businesses and organizations are working to insure community members are safe during holidays, working to prevent people from putting themselves or others at risk...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 27, 2019

Hi-Line Living: Painting from the unconscious

From a lifetime of experiences and curiosity, Havre native Garth Volbright's artwork expresses the unconscious self and in many different artistic mediums. Volbright's artist reception for his...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 26, 2019

Hundreds celebrate Christmas at community dinner

As hundreds of people from around the area came to the Havre Eagles Club Wednesday, the annual Community Christmas Dinner got underway, with volunteers serving people with a turkey dinner including...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 24, 2019

Families celebrate Christmas in Havre

With Christmas Day less than a day away, people and families across Havre are preparing for the holiday, some following long-standing family traditions and some making new ones which they hope will...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    December 23, 2019

Students lost remembered at Rocky Boy schools

Hundreds of balloons took to the skies Friday in a memorial to two Rocky Boy High School students who have died in the past year, Tyra Parker of Rocky Boy, 13, who died in April from injuries...

 

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