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Bennett faces Jacobsen in 2020 Montanan secretary of state race: Christi Jacobsen

Republican Deputy Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen is facing Sen. Bryce Bennett, D-Missoula, in the 2020 Montana Secretary of State race. "I've always fought for the right for people to vote in...

 

Bennett faces Jacobsen in 2020 Montanan secretary of state race: Sen. Bryce Bennett

Sen. Bryce Bennett, D-Missoula, is squaring off against Republican Deputy Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen in the race for Montana secretary of state. Bennett said a lawsuit filed by The...

 

Supreme court sends man back to Havre for another murder trial

A Havre man is back in state District Court to face a charge that he murdered his brother in 2013. Shane Johnson was convicted of negligent homicide in 2014 in the shooting death of his brother, Travis Johnson, a year before. The Montana Supreme...

 

Havre special ed: Adapting to the pandemic

Special education in Havre Public Schools started out with difficulty this school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but adapted, the program director said. “It was a difficult start to the year, just I think for everyone, but I think everybody... Full story

 

Turner using Indian Education for All grant

Turner Public School received a grant to provide additional education on Montana American Indian culture and history. The Indian Education for All Division of the Montana Office of Public Instruction...

 

Local government expert to explain charter governments

The City of Havre is hosting a speaker to discuss what a charter government is and what it does Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The Havre City Council Ordinance Committee has requested voters decide whether Havre should change to a charter...

 

Numbers down during pandemic at museum, buffalo jump

The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board met Monday and discussed the drop in visitation the museum and Wahkpa Chu'gn Buffalo Jump have experienced amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as changing the...

 

Community Alliance Church holds food giveaways

Havre Community Alliance Church is hosting a free food giveaway series on Wednesdays. It is on a first-come, first-serve basis Wednesdays from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on 925 Eighth Street in the back parking...

 

Replacement plaques being placed on Veterans Memorial Wall

Editor’s note: This corrects the name of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 497 member Larry Jess, whose name originally was misreported to the Havre Daily News. A local jeweler is engraving new veteran...

 

Northern chancellor reports opening going well so far

Montana State University-Northern has started school back on campus and Chancellor Greg Kegel said things went well. “We had a very what appeared to be a normal come back,” Kegel said.  Northern returned back to campus by doing face-to-face inte...

 

Annual suicide awareness walk held in Havre

"We have had an interesting year in 2020, to say the least and it's certainly has brought some challenges to us in organizing this event, nonetheless, our coalition knew it was important for people...

 

Gainforte talks about St. Mary Diversion repairs

Rep. Greg Gianforte R-Mont., hosted a roundtable Wednesday at Fresno Beach with irrigators, members of the Milk River Joint Board of Control and of the St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group to...

 

Crazyboy, Saddler sentenced in burglary ring cases

Two men who pleaded guilty to charges including in a case stemming from a major burglary and theft ring in the Havre area were sentenced Wednesday. Each appeared in state District Court in Havre where...

 

Havre schools discuss re-opening, fans at activities

The Havre Public Schools re-opening plan was discussed with some updates as well as the return-to-play guidelines and procedures Tuesday at the Havre School Board of Trustees meeting. Havre Public...

 

Schools continue to report success with re-opening plans

Harlem Public Schools started last week and among the other schools have opened up with re-opening plans tooled to the COVID-19 pandemic. Havre, Rocky Boy, Chinook, Chester-Joplin-Inverness and Box... Full story

 

St. Mary group talks how to fund rehabilitating the diversion

The St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group met Friday and discussed how to move forward with paying for a rehabilitation of the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance. Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Steve...

 

Bullock discusses COVID spread, fires, during press conference

Gov. Steve Bullock announced a new relief program through the CARES Act during a press conference Thursday and discussed new COVID-19 cases found in tribal communities and nursing homes. He also provided an update about the fires occurring around...

 

Nurse describes dealing with pandemic in Havre schools

Havre Public Schools Nurse Jeri Erickson said dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic in the schools, so far, has gone well. She said there are four main things she likes to talk to students about...

 

Suicide Awareness Walk set for Sept. 10

People have been invited to an event to share their experiences and stories, learn about and walk to increase awareness of the need of suicide prevention. People can also register by Friday for a book discussion series Hill County Suicide Awareness...

 

USDA meal extension providing free school meals in area

The United States Department of Agriculture announced Monday it is extending its free children's summer meal service to December, and it is being used at some local schools, although it does not...

 

Brekhus named Havre teacher of the year

Havre High School science teacher Erika Brekhus was named Havre Public Schools certified employee of the year/teacher of the year by the district. "It's quite an honor to be number one nominated for...

 

Largest pour to date happening on St. Mary repairs

Workers continued to pour concrete last week on Drop 5 of the St.Mary Diversion and Conveyance Works, the drop which collapsed in May near the end of the 29-mile system of dams, dikes, canals, giganti...

 

Schools continue to report re-openings going well

More schools opened up last week with re-opening plans tooled to the COVID-19 pandemic and told The Havre Daily News how the first week had gone. Harlem starts school today. Chester-Joplin-Inverness  Chester-Joplin-Inverness Schools planned to retur...

 

Northern students going back to class

Montana State University-Northern hosted new student orientation Saturday to get ready for school starting.  Classes started today with face-to-face instruction.  Enrollment Management Vice...

 

Donations sought to make free masks

Always and Forever Kids Clothing Boutique owner is holding a fundraiser to raise money to make masks for the community. “It is masks for a cause,” Carissa Anderson said. “It is for people who can’t afford to put masks on their children or...

 

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