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 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 19, 2019 

4-H a mainstay at Great Northern Fair

4-H has been a major part of the fair in Hill County for decades if not more than a century, and it is still going strong at the 2019 Great Northern Fair. “There is over 200 project categories within 4-H, so it is not just about the animals,...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 18, 2019

Community Center filled with open class entries for fair

The Great Northern Fairgrounds Community Center once again is filled with open class entries people submitted for viewing and judging at the 2019 Great Northern Fair. Every year, the fair hosts open class competition where Hill County residents are...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 18, 2019

Havre's vacation Bible school opens next week

A group of local churches is offering a free children’s Bible school next week. Interdenominational Vacation Bible School runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon with no charge for children from pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. VBS is s...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 17, 2019

Work resumes on Bullhook Drainage Project

Six years after a subterranean drainage ditch started collapsing in Havre, work is again underway to fix the drainage system. "It is all about reliable infrastructure," Lakeside Excavation Inc....

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 17, 2019

Dog Park Club digging for the park Saturday

Havre’s Dog Park Club met Tuesday evening and talked about the progress on making a dog-friendly park, and a cleanup event set for Saturday. “When we started around this time last year and we were looking for a place, we were adopting some...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 16, 2019

2019 Great Northern Fair underway with main events starting Wednesday

The 2019 Great Northern Fair has started this week, with 4-H starting setup Sunday, open class entry exhibits being accepted Monday and today, 4-H interviews taking place this morning and setup in the...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 15, 2019

English starts as Great Northern Fairgrounds manager

Frank English has taken over as the Great Northern Fairgrounds manager, just in time for the 2019 Great Northern Fair. The Great Northern Fair Board hired English Tuesday, June 19. "I was born and...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 12, 2019

Cooking with Kids returning July 30

Cooking with Kids, an all-ages summer series, is happening Tuesday, July 30, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Havre-Hill County Library, where the community will learn recipes involving a veggie scramble and yogurt parfaits with a lesson over dairy and...

 

Upgrade to Havre Skatepark underway, courtesy of Ament

Havre Skatepark will be closed to the public for two to three weeks as work, funded by Pearl Jam bass player Jeff Ament, is completed at the park. "The City of Havre is asking the public to stay off...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 9, 2019

Havre looks to join Montana Main Street

Havre Area Chamber of Commerce, Bear Paw Development Corp. and the city of Havre hosted a meeting Monday afternoon, at City Hall to start the development of Havre as a Montana Main Street Affiliate...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 8, 2019

Dog Park Club sets Bark in the Park for July 13

The Havre Dog Park Club is hosting Bark in the Park 5K fun run/dog walk the morning of Saturday, July 13, at the future Havre Dog Park south of town “The purpose of the event is to get people up to the location of the new park and get them excited...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 4, 2019

Cross-country walker raising awareness of foster care, adoptive needs

Glenn J. Koster is a double product of the foster care and the adoption systems. By the age of 6, he was abandoned, the only one of six children to be left behind by his parents, with his siblings...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 4, 2019

Boyce & Berry moving to Third Street

Boyce & Berry Flowers is moving downtown to 327 Third St. next to Cavalier’s for Men & Women to kick off Great Northern Fair Week with a grand re-opening planned for Monday, July 15. “Grand opening day, we are going to have, like, cookies, tea,...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 4, 2019

Hi-Line Living - Healing with harps on the Hi-Line

A local musician has turned her love of using music as a ministry into heading a worldwide network of musical healing. Mary Stevens of Havre is the head of and a program mentor for Harps for Healing....

 

Park Board hears about beaver monitoring

The Hill County Park Board heard an update Monday about ecological monitoring at Beaver Creek Park, including work looking at the beaver population there. Lou Hagener, who has been working with people on monitoring different aspects of the park,...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 28, 2019

Edwards, Jergeson honored during NARC Field Day

The Havre Area Chamber of Commerce AgriBusiness Committee presented awards to Lochiel Edwards and Greg Jergeson during Northern Agricultural Research Center's annual Field Day. AgriBusiness Committee...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 28, 2019

Blaine County fair set over Independence Day

Chinook will host the Blaine County Fair to kick off the summer season and the Fourth of July holiday at the Blaine County Fairgrounds next week, with events, running from Tuesday through Sunday, filled with food and fun. The 4-H/FFA horse show...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 27, 2019

People invited to share visions at Main Street Montana meeting

Local businesses, organizations and residents are being asked to tell what their vision is for the future of Havre. The City of Havre has partnered with the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce and Bear Paw Development Corp. in hosting a meeting Monday,...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 26, 2019

Havre P.E.O. gives scholarships on its 91st birthday

Havre’s Philanthropic Education Organization chapters celebrated their 91st birthday this past May, along with the 150th national anniversary, and this year, the organization was able to provide $7,500 in scholarships to six women. “Education...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 26, 2019

Salvation Army looking for extra help to assist people

The Salvation Army of Havre is requesting donations to help meet their utility needs after the harsh winter that made the needs requests higher than normal. “The needs are higher than what we normally have because of the harder winter,” Social...

 

Nez Perce elder talks of modern importance of traditional culture

Several generations after The Battle of the Bear Paws, the cultural practices of the Nez Perce Tribe are still being used and passed down, and they have virtue in modern society, a tribal elder speaki...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 24, 2019

Men's health fair set at Northern Winz

Rocky Boy Health Center will host the third annual Men’s Health Fair June 26 at the Northern Winz Casino for men older than 18. Diabetes Program Director Lisa Scheresky O’Neil said the event has many purposes: to inform, educate, empower,...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 21, 2019

HELP Camp reunion set for Saturday

The HELP Committee and Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line is hosting a HELP Camp Alumni Barbecue and Reunion Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club to celebrate 30 years of camps. Havre Encourages Long-range Prevention started in 1979, a pr...

 

Whooping cough found in Blaine County

Following the diagnosis of whooping cough, or pertussis, in Big Sandy, Blaine County Health Department has announced the highly contagious respiratory disease has been diagnosed in that county as well. The health department issued a release saying...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 20, 2019

Vizsla Brewing takes top award in Great Falls

Havre’s three local breweries competed in the Montana Brew Fest in Great Falls and left with one of them as the overall winner. Havre’s Vizsla Brewing won Montana Brewery of the Year and also three gold medals in three categories. Its Bichon Sais...

 

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