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 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 9, 2020 

Job Service working to help people deal with COVID-19

Job Service-Havre is helping people in the community and the surrounding counties deal with unemployment from COVID-19. As of March 28, 24,067 initial unemployment claims were filed in the state of Montana and 32,858 was the number of Montanans...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 9, 2020 

Cowboy poetry workshop set via internet

People may not be able to gather to share cowboy poetry at the moment with social distancing and stay-at-home directives in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a group is offering a taste that could help people pass the time during social...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 8, 2020

Gianforte discusses in Chamber call federal COVID relief

Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., held a conference call Tuesday sponsored by the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce with business owners and community members about COVID-19 impacts. “I’m pleased to see one case up in the Havre area, but we do have a...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 8, 2020

Superintendent gives update on Havre Public Schools

It has been about a week since Havre Public Schools began it's remote learning program and Superintendent Andy Carlson said they've learned a lot. "We're leaning. We've learned a lot," he said. "... I...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 7, 2020

Havre High working through distanced learning

Havre High School, along with the other schools in Havre Public Schools, is going full throttle with distanced learning. “We were tasked with coming up with a remote learning plan from Superintendent (Andy) Carlson and we created a document with...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 7, 2020

City Council declares emergency for the city

Havre City Council met using social distancing Monday, with five members appearing via video and social distancing used during the meeting, where the city government declared a state of emergency to...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 7, 2020

Havre schools special ed goes to remote learning

Along with holding its regular classes through distanced learning, special education classes in Havre Public Schools also began working remotely last week. “Our number one concern with our students at Havre Public Schools is their overall safety,...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 6, 2020

Hill County Health Board discusses COVID-19 situation

Hill County Health Officer Jessica Sheehy provided a statewide update Friday during the Hill County Board of Health meeting on the COVID-19 situation. “Currently, as of this (Friday) morning, we have 243 cases in the state of Montana, last Friday...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 6, 2020

Northern delaying spring graduation to fall, continues adapting

Montana State University-Northern announced Friday it is postponing its spring commencement ceremonies and will combine them with its fall ceremonies, usually held the first Saturday in December....

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 3, 2020

St. Mary Working Group discusses lawsuit, COVID-19

The St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group met Wednesday virtually due to the coronavirus outbreak and discussed the lawsuit from the Alliance of the Wild Rockies regarding bull trout and updates on federal legislation on the St. Mary Diversion and...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 3, 2020

St. Jude's expands its distanced learning during school closures

St. Jude Thaddeus School was ahead of the curve in beginning its remote learning for its students during the COVID-19 pandemic school closures. Monday will be the third week in passing out packets for the students at the main doors, on the east of th...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 3, 2020

Havre Middle School works through distanced learning

Havre Middle School is among the other public schools in the district that began its remote learning program Monday. Principal Dustin Kraske said the students are using Google Classroom to connect and communicate with their teachers. Each day a...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 2, 2020

Local agencies working to test for COVID-19 as possible

As is the rest of the state and the country, this part of north-central Montana is trying to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic with a low number of kits available to test for the illness. “We have lim...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 1, 2020

Lincoln-McKinley moves into online learning

Lincoln-McKinley Primary School has implemented online programs for it's students as part of the remote learning program including providing Chromebooks to students who need them. Principal Holly Bitz...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 1, 2020

Local health facilities dealing with COVID-19 crisis

As of Tuesday, Northern Montana Health Care has tested 18 people for the coronavirus, COVID-19. NMHC public relations officer Julianne LaSmith said one person has tested positive, 16 people received n...

 

Highland Park school moves to remote learning

As remote learning was set to begin Monday in Havre Public Schools, each school and grade level was working to set how their procedures will work with each doing things differently than the next. At...

 

Havre schools move fully to remote learning

Remote learning began in full Monday for Havre Public Schools students. “For each of our buildings it’s kind of we are trying to get our feet wet, the parents are getting their feet wet, so we are kind of learning as we go,” Superintendent...

 

Hill County Health Board talks impacts of stay-at-home directive

The Hill County Health Board discussed Friday the impacts of Gov. Steve Bullock’s stay-at-home directive that went into effect Saturday. “This is a ‘shelter in place’ directive and what that means is that there are outlined essential...

 

Hi-Line Living: Northern in growing field of women in tech programs

"Before I came to Northern, the guys I went to school with said I'd never make it, and now here I am in a diesel program and an auto program," Montana State University-Northern diesel technology...

 

Havre school board approves remote learning plan draft

The Havre School Board of Trustees met Thursday and approved the remote learning plan draft proposed for the school year till April 10. The plan must be approved by the state Office of Public...

 

Alliance sues over bull trout in St. Mary Diversion

An attempt to rehabilitate the 100-year-old system that supplies much of the water to the Milk River is facing a legal setback. Wednesday, Alliance for the Wild Rockies filed a lawsuit over the protection of bull trout requesting fish screens to be...

 

Churches changes services in response to coronavirus

Editor’s note: The Havre Daily News received word Box Elder’s Living Waters Assembly of God Church was postponing Sunday services after this article was written. Havre Daily News reached out to...

 

Tester, Daines discuss aid package that passed Senate

Montana's U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines each held conference calls Wednesday and discussed an update on the coronavirus economic relief package, which unanimously passed the Senate later Wedn...

 

Locals step up to help hospital with face masks

People are helping out a local health care organization in a combined time of greater need and shorter supplies. Northern Montana Hospital sent out a notice on its Facebook page Friday that it was in need of more face masks for patients and the healt...

 

Schools work on teaching during school closures

Editor's note: With school closures, the Havre Daily News was not able to contact all school districts in the area. "Our number one priority is getting in touch with our families and our students,"...

 

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