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MAT debuting 'Cabaret' on Valentine's Day

Montana Actors' Theater is set to perform its production of the 1966 musical "Cabaret" tonight at 8 in the Little Theatre of Cowan Hall at Montana State University-Northern. The play is directed by Ra...

 

School board approves bid for high school renovations

Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees approved a proposed bid for renovations to Havre High School bathrooms Tuesday night at the board’s monthly meeting at Havre Middle School’s Auditorium. Havre Public Schools Superintendent Andy Carlson said...

 

Spring Career sets new record for employer attendance

Despite temperatures hovering around zero, Montana State University-Northern’s Spring Career Fair will host a record number of employers Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon inside the Armory Gymnasium. Northern Career Center Director Mary Heller said 57...

 

Wrapped in gingham: Spelling bee determines winner after 12 rounds

The 53rd annual Hill County Spelling Bee went 12 rounds to finally determine a winner Monday morning inside the Havre Middle School Auditorium. Fifth-grader Sophia Purkett from Sunnyside Intermediate...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    February 8, 2019

Commissioners approve new Fair Board member

The Hill County Commissioners had their weekly meeting at Hill County Courthouse Thursday morning and voted to approve a new member to the Great Northern Fair Board. Sean Bickford will be replacing Scott Doney who announced in December that he would...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    February 8, 2019

Commissioners meet with Road Advisory Board to go over BUILD grant

The Hill County Commissioners met with members of the Road Advisory Board Thursday afternoon in the Timmons Room of the Hill County Courthouse to go over plans for applying for the BUILD grant. After regular meeting items were discussed, Hill County...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    February 8, 2019

Impact of school threats hits deep

In the past year, Havre schools have seen at least four reported threats and while nothing has come of them, their impact is still felt deep within the community. Havre Police Chief Gabe Matosich...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    February 7, 2019

Women in Tech Fields prevails despite weather

Despite some schools canceling the trip to Montana State University-Northern's Women in Technical Fields workshop Wednesday morning, Fort Benton and Havre High school girls braved the sub-zero tempera...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    February 6, 2019

Northern to host workshop to help negotiate pay in workplace

Montana State University-Northern is hosting a Start Smart workshop Tuesday to help women and anyone else who is interested in learning about how to negotiate their level of pay in the workplace. The workshop is sponsored by the American Association...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    February 5, 2019

Local Girl Scout troop proposes project to save birds' lives

Editor’s note: This corrects the spelling of the name of Havre Girl Scout Sophia Dawson. Members of the Girl Scouts Havre Service Unit Cadette Troop 3225 gave a presentation of their proposal to put grates on outhouse vents in Beaver Creek Park at...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    February 1, 2019

School district to decide on company for bathroom renovations next week

Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees held its planning meeting Thursday night at the Robbins School Administration Building and appear to be close to finalizing plans for Havre High School's...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 31, 2019

Students scarce at Northern's Involvement Fair

Montana State University-Northern held its once-a-semester Involvement Fair Wednesday evening in the Ballroom of the Student Union Building, but while various student organizations showed up, very...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 28, 2019

Northern helping women make their mark in lucrative fields

Montana State University-Northern is providing a free seminar to women to provide an overview of possible career paths in the technical fields Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The seminar is being put on by Northern’s Multicultural...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 25, 2019

Commissioners to apply for grants for county improvement

Editor’s note: This version corrects that the Hill County government is working on the planning portion of a federal grant, not the building grant itself. The Hill County commissioners met Thursday morning and discussed what to do if they received...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 25, 2019

Hi-Line Living: Speech and debate roots run deep on the Hi-Line

Editor's note: This is a series of features about groups and activities for local youth. People who know of an activity they would like to see featured can call Tim Leeds at 265-6795 or email him at...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 25, 2019

Havre schools to offer discounts on lunches

Havre Public Schools is offering assistance to students whose families have been affected by the federal government shutdown. The discounts will be offered on school lunches and food, Superintendent Andy Carlson in an email statement this morning....

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 22, 2019

Family to hold fundraiser to pay for medical trip to Seattle

Editor’s note: This version corrects the spelling of “Henson” A local family is asking the community to help with raising funds to help take their 8-year-old son to Seattle with a Pizza Hut fund...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 18, 2019

Old Station Brewing Co. to hold fundraiser for local teacher

Tuesday night, Old Station Brewing Co. is holding a fundraiser to help pay for medical expenses for Lincoln-McKinley Primary School teacher Erin Olson. Olson said she was shocked to learn she was diagnosed with breast cancer back in November and bega...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 17, 2019

Future looks bright for Havre Chamber of Commerce

The Havre Area Chamber of Commerce held its 110th annual Chamber luncheon in the Olympic Room of the Duck Inn Wednesday, including introducing Curtis Lineweaver as the new Chamber president....

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 16, 2019

Speaker at Northern educates community on forgotten Montana African-American history

Editor’s note: This corrects Ken Robison’s background and his comments on the Montana Historical Society’s information on Montana African-Americans. The lecture room in Cowan Hall had every...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 16, 2019

Fair board has discussion regarding local rodeo

A lengthy discussion between a member of the community and the Great Northern Fair Board was held during the board’s monthly meeting Tuesday night in the Timmons Room of the Hill County Courthouse. Community member Clint Solomon, during the events...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 15, 2019

Grant bringing signage, brochures for local trails

Some new signs will be going up in Beaver Creek Park. Havre Trails was awarded a $5,020 grant from Montana Department of Commerce Tourism Grants program and will be using the funds to help highlight...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 15, 2019

H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum to close for four weeks

Members of the H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum board met Monday night at Havre Inn and Suites and discussed temporarily closing the museum for four weeks starting Monday. Board member Val Hickman said...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 11, 2019

Northern to host guest speaker to present different perspective for MLK day

Montana State University-Northern will host guest speaker Ken Robinson at Cowan Hall Tuesday to talk about the civil rights movement in Montana. Northern Multicultural Center Director Cristina Estrada-Underwood said while the talk will be inspired...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 11, 2019

County Commissioners approve resolutions for funding

The Hill County Commissioners met Thursday morning to go over a couple of resolutions to provide more funding for the Hill County sheriff/coroner and for Hill County Health Department. The board voted unanimously to pass Resolution 19-2574 regarding...

 

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