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 By John Kelleher    Local    June 10, 2016

Hi-Line Living: Great turnout for Living History Day

The Havre-area history over the past 2,000 years was brought to life for the public Saturday during the annual Living History Day. People could stop at Wahkpa Chu'gn Buffalo Jump and learn about how...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 10, 2016

Hi-Line Cruz'n's Rod Run is tonight, Saturday

For 30 years, every summer the Hi-Line Cruz'n Association has held its Rod Run, bringing people from throughout Montana and adjacent states and provinces to Havre to show off their classic cars to...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 9, 2016

'Arts conversation' session to be held Friday in Havre

The Montana Arts Council will hold an "arts conversation" at 5:15 p.m. Friday to discuss the state of the arts in Montana. The session will take place at the Best Western Plus Havre Inn and Suites....

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 8, 2016

Smith tops 2 foes to win Democratic nod in SD 16

Frank Smith is one step closer to winning back the Montana state Senate seat he lost eight years ago. Smith, a Poplar resident, defeated two Rocky Boy residents to win the Democratic nomination in Senate District 16, the district that became known...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 8, 2016

O'Hara wins GOP primary in HD 28

James O’Hara, a former Chouteau County commissioner, won the Republican nomination for the Montana House from District 27, a sprawling district that extends from Wild Horse south into Cascade County. O’Hara beat back an attempt by Darrold Hutchin...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 7, 2016

Library cuts questioned at city council meeting

Bill Lanier, a frequent speaker at Havre City Council meetings, expressed concern Monday night about the city’s plan to reduce its support for the Havre-Hill County Library. Lanier told Havre City Council he understood the city’s financial...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 7, 2016

Havre dispatcher honored for preventing suicide

Havre Police Department Dispatcher Brenda Kadrmas says she wasn't nervous when a Hi-Line resident called her and said he was going to commit suicide. She said she just put her extensive training to...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 7, 2016

Two Havreites vie for Miss Montana

Two Havre graduates are competing to be the next Miss Montana this weekend at the Dawson County High School auditorium in Glendive. Lauren Scofield, 22, who is majoring in biochemistry-molecular...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 7, 2016

Summer program provides breakfast, lunch for kids

School was out but the cafeteria at Lincoln-McKinley Primary School was full Monday with the excitement of young people eating their lunch. Laughter and chatter abounded as food disappeared from...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 6, 2016

Lots of history comes alive in Havre

Never before have people so enjoyed being in jail. A half-dozen children were "incarcerated" Saturday in an old cell on display in the building that was once the jail at Fort Assinniboine. The childre...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 6, 2016

Women veterans told of plan to help sexual assault victims

Women veterans often feel the pain of military sexual abuse long after they have left the military, said Kelly Downing, a licensed social worker at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Helena. A program she works in at the Department of Veterans Affairs at Fort...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 3, 2016

Havre Ford collecting peanut butter for food bank

The people at Havre Ford hope they can fill a  pickup with peanut butter to help fill the shelves of the Havre Food Bank. Ford dealerships throughout the country are taking part in the program. They...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 3, 2016

Strizich named dean at Northern COTS

Larry Strizich has been appointed the permanent dean of the College of Technical Sciences at Montana State University-Northern. This appointment was effective Wednesday and is the result of a...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 3, 2016

Living History set for this Saturday

The annual Living History Day will take place Saturday as history comes alive at Havre’s many historic attractions. The event is sponsored every year by the attractions themselves and the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce. Here is a look at the list...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 2, 2016

Budget cuts prompt Saturday library closing

The Havre-Hill County Library, faced with budget cuts, will be closed on Saturdays beginning July 2. “After much discussion and deliberation, the Havre-Hill County Library Board of Trustees and the library staff have decided that the best course of...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 31, 2016

Expert provides tips on how to spot possible suicide

Jeannie Walter has had a rough life. As a child, she was held for several years by a man who had kidnapped her and frequently beat and raped her. After an especially unpleasant encounter with the man...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 31, 2016

Young, old gather to honor war dead

There was cloudy, windy weather, and it was threatening to rain, but that mattered little to the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts at the Memorial Day services at the Hill County Courthouse...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 27, 2016

Hi-Line Living: Fort Assinniboine - Living History

Several miles south of Havre, near the edge of the Bear Paw Mountains, sits Fort Assinniboine. At its heyday in the late 1800s, there were more than 100 buildings that housed up to 800 troops. It was...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 25, 2016

Veterans plan Memorial Day services

Area veterans are planning activities to honor deceased veterans Memorial Day weekend. On Sunday, veterans will gather at Highland Cemetery to place flags on the graves of veterans. Les Johnson, commander of Post 11, American Legion in Havre, said an...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 25, 2016

Suicide will be topic of program in Havre

Suicide is a major problem in Hill County and all of Montana, according to Chrystal Laufer, president of the Hill County chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness, called NAMI. As part of National Mental Health Awareness Month, NAMI is putting...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 23, 2016

13 graduate from Big Sandy High School

As the high school band struck up "Pomp and Circumstance," the 13 graduating seniors at Big Sandy High School walked in the back door of the gymnasium. One by one, they processed slowly as pictures...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 23, 2016

Box Elder celebrates, graduates Class of 2016

There was a sense of delight in the air as people walked into the gym at Box Elder High School for graduation ceremonies Saturday. People carried wrapped gifts and helium-filled balloons reading...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 19, 2016

Herdsmanship Club to gain from Pizza Hut benefit

People who eat food at Havre Pizza Hut today can donate money to the 4-H Herdsmanship Club. The newly formed club helps promote good care of animals. Kodi Kym, an adviser to the club, said the members will be performing a variety of activities...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 17, 2016

Karen Swenson named to Havre City Council

Retired elementary school principal Karen Swenson was elected to Havre City Council by a 5-2 vote of council Monday night. Swenson defeated Kevin Zoren for the seat being vacated by Janet Trethewey...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 17, 2016

Donor gives Northern $50K for Diesel Technology Center

An anonymous person has donated $50,000 to Montana State University-Northern's new Diesel Technology Center. This donation represents the first gift under a matching grant issued by the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation in conjunction with...

 

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