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 By Derek Hann    Local    July 22, 2019 

2019 fair receives good reviews

With the sound of carnival rides and the smell of fried foods, the annual Great Northern Fair saw thousands of people strolling about the fairgrounds this weekend with several family friendly...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    July 19, 2019

Hi-Line Living: Hemp is growing on the Hi-Line

In Montana, agriculture is not only an industry but a way of life, and some farmers are seeing the reintroduction of hemp as an opportunity to give new life to the family farm. "You stop at the Town...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    July 19, 2019

Hemp cooperative looks for growth at Great Northern Fair

At the Hill County Fair Commercial Building, the Montana Hemp Cooperative is looking for interested people to sign up this weekend. They are looking for farmers who want to get involved with the cooperative, or everyday citizens who are interested...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    July 3, 2019

Crisis pulling agents, officers south from northern border

In the past months, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has reassigned a large number of agents and officers from across the nation to the southern border to deal with illegal immigrants crossing into...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    July 2, 2019

Council denies Airbnb rezoning petition

Editor's note: This corrects teh spelling of Greg Dolven's name in the photo caption. A petition submitted by Northern Heights Drive resident Kerma Boyum to rezone the area her house is in from...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    July 1, 2019

Stone Child dedicates education building to former president

Friday, Stone Child College held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a newly dedicated building, the Dr. Nathaniel St. Pierre Elementary Education Building, The Creator Looks Upon Him, in the memory of the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    July 1, 2019

People defy rain to rally against cancer

Cancer never sleeps, and participants in this year's Relay For Life walked late into the night Friday in Chinook despite the rain to raise awareness and funds for cancer patients. "All of us who had...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 28, 2019

Little Shell recognition almost at president's desk

Thursday at 12:28 p.m. Mountain Time, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.’s, gavel fell with the final vote for the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, which includes the recognition for the Little Shell Tribe of the Chippewa...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 28, 2019

Council to look at Airbnb zoning, Bullhook project

Havre City Council’s agenda for Monday’s meeting includes a petition to rezone an area to allow Airbnbs and approval of restarting work on the Bullhook Storm Drain Project. Airbnb zoning petition Kerma Boyum submitted a petition Monday of this...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 27, 2019

Tilleman Motor Co.: A 40-year family business

The roots and branches of Havre's Tilleman Motor Co. spread from a Chinook NFL player to his son, who worked as a chemical engineer, with the company serving the Hi-Line for more than 40 years.  "I t...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 26, 2019

People urged to help control mosquitoes

This week is National Mosquito Awareness Week, and Terry Turner, supervisor of the Hill County Mosquito Control District, said that although the Mosquito Control District has made great strides since...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 26, 2019

Fourth of July Festival planning underway

Planning for the annual Independence Day Festival is underway, with people invited to come to Pepin Park to help with and to enjoy the event. “You can enjoy the company of your neighbor and it’s fun being outside,” event co-organizer Sherri Sim...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 26, 2019

Tester still pushing for bill to preserve Job Corps

During a telephonic press conference Tuesday from Washington, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said people at the town hall meeting he held in Missoula last week discussed many issues - but the biggest...

 

Nez Perce elder talks of modern importance of traditional culture

Several generations after The Battle of the Bear Paws, the cultural practices of the Nez Perce Tribe are still being used and passed down, and they have virtue in modern society, a tribal elder speaki...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 25, 2019

Just Cause Comedy to help Havre Beneath the Streets

A local comic is hosting a comedy show at Old Station Brewing Co. Friday to raise money for Havre Beneath the Streets to help repair damage to the popular historic tourist attraction. “I saw they were doing fundraisers and I, like, ‘Well, geez,...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 24, 2019

Locals oppose proposed Fort Belknap land transfer in water compact

Some local residents and government officials are up in arms about Fort Belknap Indian Community requesting some additional land so it can manage its water. More than 100 years after the Grinnell Agre...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 20, 2019

Chinook looking to turn over a new leaf with hemp cooperative

Despite uncertainty in the agricultural market meaning many Montana producers face an economic crisis, with the passage of the Farm Bill, a new cash crop has some Blaine County producers looking to...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 20, 2019

Windstorm hits Havre, passes by other communities

A thunderstorm brought high winds to Havre Wednesday, downing trees and power and phone lines in the area, while seemingly missing neighboring communities. Great Falls National Weather Service Meteoro...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 19, 2019

Relay For Life set for June 28 in Chinook

Two north-central Montana counties have banded together to bring back the Relay for Life Friday, June 28, after last year’s unexpected cancellation. “I think it’s great,” committee member Donna Tilleman said. “I can’t wait, not to say...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 18, 2019

Committee approves vacant property ordinance

Editor’s note: This corrects the job of Samantha Clawson. The Havre City Council Ordinance Committee advanced a proposal to regulate vacant property in the city after a number of people voice...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 18, 2019

City Council again hears about Airbnb zoning

The possibility of establishing an Airbnb in Havre was discussed again during Havre City Council’s meeting Monday, where a resident of Northern Heights said he was opposed to changing the zoning district. Havreite Greg Dolven said that he was born...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 17, 2019

Youth Trapper Camp held in Beaver Creek

Editor’s note: This version corrects how many years the Youth Trapper Camp has been held and what predators can be trapped. This year, Youth Trapper Camp Inc., a non-profit organization, held its...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 17, 2019

The Longest Day to raise funds to fight Alzheimer's

Local home health care business Angel Care is hosting The Longest Day Saturday in Havre to raise money for the Montana chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association of America. “It will be a good one,” Angel Care owner Angela (McGillivray) Haberger...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 17, 2019

Story of Gabriel Dumont brings filmmaker to Fort Assinniboine

Earlier this month, a Canadian film crew from Karma Film visited Fort Assinniboine as one of their stops around the country tracking the history of historic Native American leader Gabriel Dumont....

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 14, 2019

Bear Paw Development celebrates 50th Aniversary

Bear Paw Development Corp. held a luncheon, tour and concert celebrating its 50-year anniversary Thursday. "The partnership between the (U.S. Economic Development Administration) and Bear Paw...

 

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