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 By Larry Lease    Local    April 17, 2019

Circus at fairgrounds canceled a week before it happens

During the Great Northern Fair Board monthly meeting Tuesday, Board Chair Tyler Smith announced that the planned King Cole Circus was canceled because the company went bankrupt. "Those who have already bought tickets should call their bank and file...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 16, 2019

Top-level dog training classes returning to Hi-Line

Alissa Hewitt is once again bringing Scott Jackson of Scott Jackson Dog Training classes to the Hi-Line for the third straight year. Hewitt organized holding three days of dog training classes, June 21-23, at the Great Northern Fairgrounds. For...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 12, 2019

IGA evacuated after report of smoke filling store

Havre Fire Department and the Havre Police Department responded to a report of smoke at Gary & Leo's Fresh Foods Thursday that led the store's evacuation. Police officers and store management...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 12, 2019

Park committee focusing on upgrading park area

Editor’s note: This version corrects that the grant proposal is only in planning stages and still has to be presented to the Hill County Park Board for approval, that the committee does not spend anything as it is an advisory committee and that Lou...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 12, 2019

Havre local group participating in 6K for Water walk

Six kilometers is the average distance women and children in the developing world walk for water that is often unsafe to drink, World Vision reports. Havre resident April Taber has launched her own team that will walk the six kilometers May 4 as...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 10, 2019

Clack Museum getting ready to host Hands on History and Digging up History

The H. Earl Clack and Margaret Turner Clack Memorial Museum Foundation is holding its annual Hands on History and Digging up History Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Both events will take place at the Holiday Village Mall. The Hands on History event w...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 9, 2019

Northern celebrates National Poetry Month with Voices of the Hi-Line

Montana State University-Northern’s Office of Diversity Awareness and Multicultural Programs is hosting Voices of the Hi-Line, a day of international poetry reading, at Cowan Hall’s Little Theatre Wednesday at 7. “Voices of the Hi-Line...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 9, 2019

Museum board prepares spring and summer events

The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board discussed the Hands on History and Digging Up History set for this weekend during its monthly meeting Monday. Both events will be held at the Holiday Village Mall. Hands on History will feature a more than a...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 9, 2019

Northern Sweetgrass Society holding annual powwow

American Indian culture will be on display this weekend as Montana State University-Northern hosts its 43rd annual Sweetgrass Society Powwow Friday and Saturday. The powwow will take place in the campus’ Armory Gymnasium, opening with a grand...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 8, 2019

Montana drug users managing to avoid serious jail time

Laws in Montana are managing to let drug users avoid serious jail sentences, Tri-Agency Task Force supervisor C.J. Reichelt said Friday. Reichelt was speaking about drug issues facing the Hi-Line at the monthly North Central Pachyderm Club meeting...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 5, 2019

Students to showcase their skills at SkillsUSA conference

Montana State University-Northern is once again hosting the State Leadership & Skills Conference, Monday through Wednesday of next week. SkillsUSA is "a partnership of students, teachers and indus...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 3, 2019

Police Protective Association holding Little Texas concert next week

The Havre Police Protective Association annual concert is coming up April 11 at Montana State University-Northern’s Armory Gymnasium featuring Little Texas with comedian Mark Cordes opening the show. Little Texas is a country music band that was st...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 2, 2019

Hill County Park Board works with Girl Scouts to keep camp in Beaver Creek Park

Editor’s note: This article has been corrected to show the Girl Scouts are considering moving their summer camp to a camp in the Little Rocky Mountains. The Hill County Park Board heard from Girl Scouts of America leader Jody Corner Monday about...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 1, 2019

Pinocci advocates for continued coal energy

Editor’s note: This April 12 version corrects that Public Service Commissioner Randy Pinocci said during a meeting of North Central Pachyderm that he supported Senate Bill 331. An ealier version...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    March 29, 2019

Bullhook Community Center on Capitol Hill advocating for more funding

Staff from the Bullhook Community Health Center are in Washington this week to advocate “for the continuation of Community Health Center funding for all CHCs,” Bullhook CEO Kyndra Hall said. Long-term funding would allow Bullhook to “plan for...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    March 29, 2019

Hill County Health Officer explains her work as physician assistant

Montana State University Hill County hosted Extension Health in the Hi-Line Thursday, featuring Hill County Health Officer Jessica Sheehy, PA-C. Sheehy, a physician assistant at Northern Montana...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    March 27, 2019

Legislature proposes diverting local funds to public defender's office

A proposal in the Montana Legislature would divert funds from counties across Montana and put them into the state Office of the Public Defender, through an amendment attached to HB 2. Office of Public Defender Director Rhonda Schaffer said the...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    March 26, 2019

Montana State University-Northern hosting 'Sex in the Dark'

Montana State University-Northern is hosting Sex in the Dark, a popular nationally recognized event for students to learn more about sexual health, Wednesday. Northern’s Office of Diversity Awareness and Multicultural Programs is hosting the event...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    March 22, 2019

Hill County Commission sign letter of support for MT Silver Jackets

The Hill County commissioners signed off on a support letter Thursday for the Montana Silver Jackets. Commissioner Michael Wendland said the letter is to give the group a “blessing to look at the (Milk River) levee.” The Montana Silver Jackets...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    March 22, 2019

Local Havre medical group bringing health care to Tanzania villages

A Havre-based group of volunteers is holding a fundraiser for a medical support trip to Tanzania. The group of Montanans are heading to Tanzania to provide medical support in conjunction with the...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    March 21, 2019

Health in the Hi-Line event coming to Havre

Montana State University Extension is providing a health services and career fair to the Havre-area community. Health in the Hi-Line is scheduled for Thursday, March 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Havre-Hill County Library. An MSU Extension press release...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    March 20, 2019

Extension providing farm and ranch management workshop on Fort Belknap

Joel Schumacher and Kate Fuller from Montana State University Extension Office will present a free farm and ranch management workshop March 27-28 at Aaniiih Nakoda College in Fort Belknap. The first session begins at 9:30 a.m. March 27. The workshop...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    March 20, 2019

Fair board looking into relocating office

After a massive water leak happened at the Great Northern Fairgrounds office, fair board chair Tyler Smith said during the board’s monthly meeting Tuesday that he has begun developing ideas of turning part of the former museum building on the...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    March 20, 2019

MHP provides injury update on Trooper Wade Palmer

A statement updating the condition of former Havre Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer was released this morning by Palmer’s wife, Lindsey, and Montana Highway Patrol Commander Col. Tom Butler Wade Palmer was shot Friday in Evaro while...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    March 19, 2019

Critically wounded trooper's first assignment was Havre

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer, who was shot in the line of duty when he discovered a vehicle belonging to a suspect involved in a shooting at the Evaro Bar and Casino in Missoula, has clo...

 

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