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Hill County Health Board discusses school re-openings and statewide surge in COVID-19 update

The Hill County Health Department held its weekly COVID-19 update last Friday where members discussed Havre Public Schools proposed re-opening plans and the statewide rise in COVID-19 cases, as well as the upcoming flu season. Hill County Health...

 

Local government expert discusses charter government advantages

Montana State University Local Government Director Dan Clark gave a presentation on the differences between charter governments and general governments at Havre City Hall Thursday evening and...

 

Commission hears about HRDC's COVID woes

At its weekly business meeting Thursday, the Hill County Commission was presented with District 4 Human Resources Development Council’s work plan and assessment, which has been updated to account for COVID-19 and funds received from the CARES Act....

 

Officials plead for COVID prevention

Gov. Steve Bullock and three of the state’s top communicable disease experts expressed concern during a press conference Tuesday with the way Montana’s cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in ways and steps people should take to reverse that....

 

Havre Public School Board hears plans for further re-openings

See photos at www.havredailynews.com The Havre Public School District Board of Trustees heard during a special meeting Tuesday from Havre Public Schools Interim-Superintendent Craig Mueller about potential plans for further opening schools and from...

 

St. Jude Catholic Church Christmas Ornaments already sold out, 100 more to be cast

Havre/Hill County Preservation Commission has already sold out their supply of St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church Christmas Ornament, making it among the fastest selling ornaments ever. "We knew...

 

Disagreement continues over Montana Legislature Joint Rules Committee meetings

Democrats and Republicans are sparring over a meeting last week of the Legislature’s Joint Rules Committee. The Montana Legislature’s Joint Rules Committee met Thursday to discuss rule changes including one that would allow legislators to attend...

 

Bullock and other democratic candidates visit Hill County

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, who is running against incumbent Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., for his seat in the U.S. Senate, visited Hill County Friday afternoon, meeting with local businessman and...

 

Hill County Health Board discusses Sara Alert, and COVID-19 trends

The Hill County Health Board met for its weekly COVID-19 update on Friday to discuss current trends and the implementation of a new system to improve contact tracing efficiency. Hill County Public Health Director Kim Larson, who couldn’t attend...

 

NAMI Havre holding virtual and in-person walk to raise awareness of mental illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness’s Havre Branch will be holding a 5K walk Sept. 20 to raise money and awareness for the issue of mental health along with the nationwide organization they are part of. NAMI Havre President Crystal Laufer said...

 

Contact tracing and essential health services discussed in county officials meeting

Hill County department heads gathered to provide updates on their respective departments’ recent activities at their monthly county officials meeting Thursday, including the health department’s recent efforts to lighten their employees...

 

Hill County Courthouse gets a new chiller

Work has begun installing a chiller unit in the Hill County Courthouse, which Hill County Building Manager Daryl Anez said should be operational in about two weeks. "Just in time for winter," he said...

 

Bullock discusses wildfires, COVID-19 data and testing at press conference

Gov. Steve Bullock provided during a press conference Wednesday updates on the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing fire season in Montana. Bullock said while conditions in the state remain hazardous for fires Montana is in a fortunate position when...

 

Hill County Preservation Commission to sell Christmas ornament of St. Jude Church

The Havre/Hill County Preservation Commission recently selected St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church as the model for their 10th annual Christmas Ornament, 100 of which have been made and will be sold at...

 

Fair Board discusses new equipment, upgrades and secretary position

The Great Northern Fair Board discussed looking for grandstand designs, website upgrades, new equipment, and the search for a secretary during its monthly meeting Tuesday. Board member Tyler Smith said he, along with Board Chair Bobbie Dolphay and...

 

Kim Larson appointed to be Hill County Health Officer

In a meeting Monday morning the Hill County Health Board officially accepted the resignation, effective Oct. 1, of Hill County Health Officer Jessica Sheehy, who said due to personal and professional obligations she could no longer fill that role,...

 

Hill County Park Board discusses cattle, fire ban and new vehicle

The Hill County Park Board held its monthly meeting Monday to discuss park usage and other issues about Beaver Creek Park including the ongoing fire ban and what to do with extra funds. Beaver Creek Park Superintendent Chad Edgar said, due to a busy...

 

Fatal crash kills one in Blaine County

A Chinook man died at the scene of a fatal crash on Redrock Road in Blaine County at 10:10 p.m. Saturday. Blaine County Coroner John Colby said the deceased is Payton Jones, 19, of Chinook. Montana Highway Patrol reports that the car, traveling...

 

Bullock discusses fires, finances and school re-openings in press conference

At a press conference Thursday afternoon Gov. Steve Bullock provided updates on Montana’s ongoing fire season and the pandemic situation in Montana, as well as announcing new guidelines for K-12 schools regarding potential outbreaks of COVID-19....

 

Hill County Commission approves grants for sheriff's office

In a series of unanimous votes the Hill County Commission approved grants and a resolution in their weekly business meeting Thursday. The commission approved the renewal of the Operation Stonegarden Grant for the Hill County Sheriff’s Department....

 

Montana legislators and officials weigh in on the USPS and Bullock's lawsuit

Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he was filing a lawsuit against U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over recent changes made at the United States Postal Service that Bullock argues are unlawful and have directly harmed Montanans by...

 

Democratic candidates talk platform, opponents and voting

At a “Get Out to Vote” Zoom rally held in Hill County, Democratic candidates for offices on the state and national level talked about their priorities, platforms and the differences between themselves and their opponents, as well as encouraged...

 

Cattle to arrive on Beaver Creek Park Tuesday

Starting Tuesday, cattle will be grazing on Beaver Creek Park which, along with the Montana Department of Transportation, is advising people driving through the area to exercise caution and pay...

 

Commission discusses salaries, elevator and museum board project

The Hill County Commission discussed county employee salaries and this year’s budget at its weekly business meeting Thursday. The budget would cover county government for the 2020/2021 fiscal year. During discussion for the resolution that would...

 

Bullock responds to RNC, Trump campaign election lawsuit

The Republican National Committee, the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the Montana Republican State Central Committee, and Donald J. Trump for President Inc. have filed a lawsuit against...

 

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