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 By Grant Evans    Local

Northern deals with the COVID-19 pandemic

Since COVID-19 started spreading across the United States and hit Montana last March, universities were faced with difficult decisions. After going online-only through the summer, M... — Updated 12/28/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Disposing of your Christmas trees with a purpose

The Fresno Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited, Montana Fish and Wildlife and Parks and the City of Havre plan to collect Christmas trees for the purpose of enhancing fishing at the Fresno Reservoir. Starting Thursday, people can... — Updated 12/21/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

SBA highlights on tour importance of local business

By 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Small Business Administrator Montana District Director Brent Donnelly had made 11 stops on on his tour promoting the support of small businesses in Montana,... — Updated 12/16/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Police urge people to celebrate the season safely

In a press release issued this morning, Havre police said they will increase patrols in Havre from Dec. 16 to Jan. 2. The holiday season brings cheer and seasons greetings, but people will also have to mindful of drunk driving as... — Updated 12/16/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

City looks to renegotiate agreement on fire service in Rural Fire District 1

The city of Havre is canceling. effective June, its agreement to provide fire services to Rural Fire District 1, a ring-shaped space around the boundaries of Havre, so a new agreement can be put in place, Havre Mayor Tim Solomon... — Updated 12/16/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Group spreading mask awareness at local businesses

A group of local residents is trying to raise awareness of the need to mask up during the holidays - and after. Will Rawn, Susan Somers and Marilee Russell are making an effort to... — Updated 12/15/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Montana State University-Northern uses innovation to reach students after classes go online

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Montana, Montana State University-Northern, like the other universities and colleges in the state, was faced with the task of teaching students... — Updated 12/10/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Local man brings top-level table tennis to Havre

Physician and table tennis enthusiast Terry Hankins has set up the Havre Table Tennis Club in the lower level of the Atrium. Players of all experiences over the age of 12 are... — Updated 12/8/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

City council passes deer feeding ordinance on first reading

Havre City Council Monday unanimously passed on first reading Monday a resolution making feeding deer in the city illegal. The ordinance will have its second reading at the council’s meeting in January and will take effect 30... — Updated 12/8/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

MSU-Northern student receives award for her prolific volunteer work

Montana State University-Northern Senior Jennell Huff was recognized with The Montana Student Volunteer Award by the Governor's Office of Community Service and Montana Campus... — Updated 12/2/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

A herd of breeding cattle are going to pasture

A line of horned Herefords that were instrumental at Northern Agricultural Development Center's development of early genetic selection indexes and models to break correlated traits... — Updated 12/1/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Van Orsdel United Methodist Church Drive Thru Live Nativity set for December 5

The Live Nativity held for decades at Van Orsdel United Methodist Church will be held under different circumstances this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic with a drive-through format, where attendees will view the scene from their... — Updated 11/30/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Right-to-repair becomes national agricultural issue

Editor's note: Watch for an extended article on this topic in the December Farm and Ranch special edition included in the Dec. 2 edition of the Havre Daily News. Groups and... — Updated 11/24/2020 Full story

 By Grant Evans    Local

BLM again proposes withdrawing Little Rocky land from mining

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is proposing continuing a withdrawal of federal land in the Little Rocky Mountains from mining, in an area still recovering from pollution caused by earlier mining. In 1997, Pegasus Mining... — Updated 11/20/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Northern's nursing program excels on a national level

The nursing program at Montana State University-Northern is attracting some major attention. Northern's nursing pass rate for 2020 is 90.91 percent. The rate is above the national... — Updated 11/19/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Some services available and grace period granted while Motor Vehicle services down

Despite the Montana Department of Motor Vehicles being shut down for computer upgrades, people will still be able to do some work online and will have a grace period for renewals. Driver Services Bureau Chief Rebecca Conners said... — Updated 11/17/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Curling at the Havre Ice Dome

At the Havre Ice Dome Saturday, curlers were wrapped in warm clothes, some sipping on beers and others dragging the ice, showing a camaraderie amongst everyone involved. The people... — Updated 11/16/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Montana Motor Vehicle Division going offline

Thursday, Nov. 19, the Montana Motor Vehicle Division will be upgrading its systems, disrupting services to the public until full services resume Nov. 23. Motor Vehicle Division informed county officials in the state via email... — Updated 11/13/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Businesses work to manage COVID-19

Some local businesses say they are trying to flatten the curve of the spread of COVID-19, although it depends on the cooperation of their customers. The virus continues to spread,... — Updated 11/11/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Sara Knorr defies stereotypes after being challenged

Sara Knorr, 24, who has worked at Bergren Transmission and Auto Care since June 1, after receiving an associate degree in automotive technology from Helena College of Technology, ju... — Updated 11/6/2020


Hill, Windy Boy, Strissel win, Havre charter government and ambulance levy pass

With the report on the final Hill County precinct counted at 3:02 a.m. today, the unofficial count for the 2020 election saw Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, retain his seat,... — Updated 11/4/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

MSU-Northern contributes to food pantry for students during fall break

People can contributing to Montana State University-Northern students who will spend their fall break on campus or alone, relieving some of that by food donations. Campus sports teams and organizations will participate in a... — Updated 11/3/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Republicans for Trump throw parade

Sunday, pick-ups and cars filled the Republican headquarters parking lot with Trump flags waving before the vehicles paraded down First Street then looped down Fifth Avenue in... — Updated 11/2/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Montana-made horror comes to Havre

Horror is coming to Havre tonight at the Cottonwood Cinema in the form of a Montana-produced horror film titled, “Nexus of Evil.” Second Winds Productions is a film company started by partners Eden Bryant and Brandon Smith in... — Updated 10/30/2020

 By Grant Evans    Local

Director of Public Works remarks on the effects of COVID-19

COVID-19 hasn’t stopped Havre Public Works from performing their services within the community, Havre Public Works Director Dave Peterson said Wednesday. Public Works services include water, sewer, streets, garbage, storm sewers... — Updated 10/29/2020


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