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 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 16, 2018

Tester introduces bill to Fund Milk River Project

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester announced he has introduced legislation to provide critical funding for the Milk River Project in north-central Montana.   The Milk River Project, one of the first projects assigned to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation when it was...

 

City wins arbitration in Bullhoook dispute

Havre Public Works Director Dave Peterson told the City Council Monday that the city has won its arbitration in the dispute over work on the Bullhook storm drain system under the city and the bonding company is planning how and when to resume work....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 11, 2018

Sutherland charged in July 7 murder at Rocky Boy

Rocky Boy resident Gavin Tyrone Sutherland is set to be arraigned this afternoon in Great Falls on a charge of second degree murder stemming from a death on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation in July. FBI spokesman Douglas Davis said Sutherland was...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 9, 2018

MAT's 'God Help Us' opens this weekend

A week that started with auditions for a lighthearted holiday production wraps up with local actors taking the stage with a Hollywood legend. Montana Actors' Theatre held auditions for the panto of...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 8, 2018

Ballots mailed out this week

Editor’s note: This clarifies that the candidate forum is being held Wednesday. With ballots being mailed out to absentee voters the end of this week, Hill County Clerk and Recorder Susan Armstrong said people are receiving mailers urging them to...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 8, 2018

Location leads to internet, phone, TV outage lasting to Saturday

A bad location led to extra time being needed to repair damage that caused an internet, telephone and television outage in a large swathe of north-central Montana, a Charter Spectrum official said this morning. Charter Spectrum spokesperson Danielle...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 5, 2018

Spectrum service cut in chunk of north-central Montana

2:58 p.m. Spectrum gave an update this afternoon on damage that led to internet, telephone and television service boing out Thursday night and still being out this afternoon. Spectrum spokesman Bret Picciolo said the damage occurred on aerial line ov...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 5, 2018

Absentee voters receiving messages to tell them to register as absentee voters

Hill County Clerk and Recorder Sue Armstrong said her office has been receiving calls from absentee voters wondering why they are receiving messages telling them to register as absentee voters. Armstrong said the messages are not from election...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 4, 2018

Local candidate forum set for Wednesday in Havre

The Havre Daily News is holding a forum for Hill County and local legislative candidates to talk to voters about who they are and where they stand on issues. The forum, with Montana State...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 4, 2018

Spectrum service cut in chunk of north-central Montana

A large swathe of north-central Montana lost telephone, internet and television service last night in the midst of NFL Thursday Night Football, Major League Baseball playoff games and prime-time television programming when a fiber-optic cable was...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 1, 2018

Complaint against Pinocci dismissed

The Montana commissioner of political practices has dismissed a campaign finance complaint against a candidate for the Public Service Commission district that serves north-central and northeastern...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 26, 2018

No invasive mussels found in Tiber despite complaints about inspections

Despite what an official called “gaps” in the effort to prevent the spread of invasive mussels at Tiber Reservoir, for the second straight year, none have been found in the body of water. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced that divers...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 24, 2018

Magera tells of homesteading, gangs, KKK in Havre 100 years ago

People heard about an entirely different town from 100 years ago during the final presentation of the H. Earl Clack Summer Speaker Series. Historian and retired Havre High School history teacher Jim...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 21, 2018

Campaign finance complaint filed against PSC candidate

Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Nancy Keenan has filed a campaign finance complaint against Randy Pinooci of Sun River, the Republican candidate for Public Service Commission District 1....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 20, 2018

Firefighters filling the boot for MDA during Festival Days

Havre firefighters will be on the streets during Festival Days with boots in hand asking people to help them help Muscular Dystrophy Association. Local 601 of the International Association of Fire Fighters will be on First Street from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 19, 2018

Several scams hitting area

Local law enforcement agencies have been receiving a rush of calls recently reporting scams, and are warning people to be cautious. Havre Assistant Chief of Police Jason Barkus said this morning the Havre Police have mainly received calls reporting...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 18, 2018

City Council: Burger King still en route to Havre

Editor’s note: This version corrects the spelling of Val Murri’s name. Havre City Council heard Monday that — contrary to rumours flying on social media — the company planning to build a Burger King in Havre is still bringing the restaurant...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 18, 2018

City Council hears request on community garden

City Council heard a request Monday to try to improve the community garden in an attempt to bring more new gardeners in. During the public comment portion of Monday’s council meeting, Havreite Dale Shulund asked if two trees could be cut down in...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 17, 2018

Audience calls park board on meeting procedures

A county board and audience members talked about an issue that has arisen several times in county meetings in the last year-and-a-half — public involvement in county meetings. In a nearly two-hour meeting last week, the Hill County Park Board and...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 14, 2018

MAT's Death by Chocolate is playing it again to sell-out crowd

Montana Actors’ Theatre’s main fall fundraiser, the murder mystery gala Death by Chocolate, set for this weekend in the Havre Central Gymnasium at St. Jude Thaddeus School, is showing to a sold-out crowd. This year’s murder mystery, “Play it...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 14, 2018

Boys & Girls Club celebrates 'Sweet 16' with open house

The Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line is celebrating its 16th birthday during Havre Festival Days and wants its alumni - and community members - to come in and see what has changed since it...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 13, 2018

Pizzas start paving Havre potholes today

With some help from pizza sales, work on repairing Havre streets started this morning. Havre was among the first 11 cities in the nation to receive a grant from Domino's Pizza to supplement its...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 13, 2018

Indian relay set for Saturday, Sunday at fairgrounds

With the first-ever Indian relay race at the Great Northern Faigrounds held less than two months past, people have another chance to see the fast-paced event again this weekend, and the organizer...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 13, 2018

Little Shell Tribe recognition passes House

The Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians is the closest it has ever been to receiving federal recognition as a Native American tribe. Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., to recognize...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 13, 2018

Judge denies request to overturn contempt on former Hill County Attorney

A state District judge took little time in denying a former Hill County attorney's request to overturn three contempt of court convictions, at the same time she was paying fines and entering her...

 

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