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 By John Kelleher    Local

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 Legio... — Updated 5/31/2017

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 6/10/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 6/10/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

'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... — Updated 6/10/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 6/8/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 6/8/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 6/8/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 6/8/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 6/7/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 6/7/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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 Assinn... — Updated 6/6/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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 Veter... — Updated 6/6/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 6/3/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 6/3/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 6/3/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 6/3/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 5/31/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 5/31/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 5/27/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 5/25/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 5/23/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 5/23/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 5/19/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 5/18/2016

 
 By John Kelleher    Local

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... — Updated 5/17/2016

 

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