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 By George Fergson    Local    April 3, 2020

Area sees record cold set two weeks into spring

It's Havre. So of course the town breaks a record related to cold, even though spring began more than two weeks ago. Wednesday night and Thursday morning, Havre set its all-time low for the day when the temperature at the Havre-Hill County Airport...

 
 By George Fergson    Local    March 31, 2020

Updated: Winter weather expected to return to region

As of Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service in Great Falls has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Havre and Hill County as well as a Winter Storm Warning for Blaine County. The NWS says that a possible 4-6 inches of snow is expected to fall...

 

From the Fringe … Havre Daily accepts the challenge of fighting COVID-19

It’s been said often in the last few weeks that we’re in a battle with the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19. And while it took a little while longer, the battlefront has arrived in Montana, and even here in Hill County. And, with Montana...

 
 By George Fergson    Local    March 24, 2020

It's official: Winter was mild

Officially, winter is over. But in Havre, is it really ever over for good? That's the question everyone wants to know as spring has sprung. Of course, Havre and much of Montana got a big gasp of winte...

 

Lights punch tickets to nationals

The Cascade Conference Championships are tough. And the Montana State University-Northern wrestling team knows just how tough. Last weekend in California, the No. 20 Lights got a champion, placed...

 

Harlem star Brad Cichosz sets new state scoring record

Harlem's Brad Cichosz has already had a special senior year, but it just got more special. Cichosz won a state championship in cross country in the fall. And even before Saturday night, his senior...

 

Rivalry Twist: Lights, Argos put on a show in Billings

BILLINGS - The final score was not what the Montana State University-Northern Lights were after. But the bigger result was. On the eve of the 2020 All-Class State Wrestling Tournament, fans and high...

 

Winter likely to set in for real in January

As much snow as the Havre area has seen in an unusual fall, this region probably haven't seen anything yet. Though the Winter Solstice officially begins Saturday, Havre and surrounding areas, as well...

 

Per usual, local Cat-Griz fans sticking to their side of Montana's Great Divide

It so many ways, Havre is unique. In many ways, it's unlike anywhere else in Montana. However, there is one way in which Havre is no different than pretty much every town in Montana minus Missoula...

 

Parker Filius off to a strong start

Now in his second varsity season at NCAA Division I Purdue, former Havre Blue Pony great Parker Filius is off to an outstanding start. Filius, who wrestles at 141 pounds for the Boilermakers this...

 

Back on the Mat: Lights host Knights

The Montana State University-Northern Lights enjoy wrestling in the friendly confines of the Armory Gymnasium. And the Lights are already off to a 1-0 start in home duals. But the Lights will really...

 

Brawl of the Wild tailgate party set in Havre

For one Saturday in November all across the Treasure State, communities come together, though divided, to watch the annual game between the Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats. Yes, in bars, homes and just about anywhere there’s a...

 

MSU-N volleyball swept at Carroll

The Montana State University-Northern volleyball team escaped the winter storm that blasted Havre Saturday. But, things weren't any more calm in Helena. Saturday afternoon, the Skylights were sept by...

 
 By George Fergson    Sports    July 12, 2019

Up Lifting

Bodybuilders and power lifters, actually anyone who takes fitness seriously, they believe in the age-old adage, no pain, no gain. Twenty-two-year-old Makenna Cody certainly does. Cody, an aspiring pow...

 
 By George Fergson    Sports    June 25, 2019

Local Golf Report: New youth golf league starting up

It's Rotary Golf Camp week at Prairie Farms Golf Course, but the annual camp, which runs today through Thursday, isn't the only way youth golfers can enhance and grow their game this summer. A new gol...

 

Skylights land star point guard

The 2019 Montana State University-Northern women's basketball recruiting class is growing, and earlier this week, the Skylights certainly got better. Northern head coach Chris Mouat recently...

 
 By George Fergson    Local    March 4, 2019

Bears start a big week for the Hi-Line with a state championship

The Hi-Line is abuzz right now with high school basketball. State tournaments wrap up this weekend, and plenty of area teams will be taking their shot at glory. However, the Box Elder girls...

 

Ponies bring hardware, history home

The second weekend of February has always been a fruitful one for Havre High winter sports teams. And the second weekend of February 2019 was no different. Saturday in Bozeman, the Havre High boys swi...

 

HWC again hosts Brawl of the Wild tailgate party

For one Saturday in November all across the Treasure State, communities come together, though divided, to watch the annual game between the Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats. Yes, in bars, homes and just about anywhere there’s a...

 

Time to tee it up at state

It may have seemed like just yesterday that the Havre High golf teams were teeing off on the beginning of their season. Now however, the end is near. Friday, four HHS girls and five boys will tee it...

 

Cat-Griz Report: Bobcats roll, Griz fall apart at WIU

BOZEMAN — The Montana State Bobcats were feeling blue after last Saturday’s loss at South Dakota State, Back at home however, the Cats wasted little time in reversing their fortunes. Tucker Rovig...

 
 By George Fergson    Local    July 5, 2018

Skylights family: Fighting for No. 22

Chris Mouat has been the head coach of the Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team for 13 seasons, but his passion and pride for the Skylights run much deeper than those years....

 
 By George Fergson    Sports    June 29, 2018

Cats, Griz will play openers under the lights

The Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats will both play their first games of 2018 after dark this season. Though the Bobcats have not officially announced a kickoff time for their...

 
 By George Fergson    Sports    June 28, 2018

SUPfest returns for a second summer

It's once again going to be a whole lot of fun on the waters of Beaver Creek Reservoir next Saturday and Sunday. The 2nd Annual Bears Paw SUPfest will be held July 7-8 in Beaver Creek Park. The...

 
 By George Fergson    Sports    June 27, 2018

Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Dylan Kuhn, Youth Golf

For more than a decade now, local youths, ranging from first grade to seniors in high school have been spending three mornings each summer learning to golf at Prairie Farms Golf Course. The learning c...

 

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