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 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 5, 2018

Rocky Boy says federal audits show improvement

The government of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation said in a release Tuesday that federal audits have greatly improved since the Chippewa Cree Tribe implemented safeguards in its money management. The release from Chippewa Cree Business Committee Cha...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 4, 2018

More Hi-Line deer test positive for CWD

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced Monday that more deer in this area have tested positive for chronic wasting disease, leading the agency to declare Hill County north of U.S. Highway 2 a CWD-positive area. The agency said in addition to the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 4, 2018

National day of mourning set for Wednesday

The entire nation will join people at the funeral for George H.W. Bush in Washington Wednesday in mourning the nation’s 41st president. President Donald Trump has ordered the federal government closed Wednesday for a national day of mourning....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 28, 2018

Judge candidate interviews set for Dec. 7 in Havre

Editor’s note: This version corrects the date of the interviews to Dec. 7. People have a chance Friday, Dec. 7 to hear the candidates who applied to take the place of state District Judge Dan Boucher in the state’s 12th Judicial District....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 16, 2018

Deer from Blaine County tests positive for CWD

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said today that test results from three deer harvested in Blaine County have come back positive for chronic wasting disease. The deer were harvested within the 2018 priority surveillance area, which includes the north...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 16, 2018

Name of Wednesday crash victim released

Hill County Sheriff and Coroner Jamieson Ross has released the name of the man killed when his semitrailer rolled on Montana Secondary Highway 488 Wednesday. Brian Joseph Ayers of Willison, N.D., born in 1978, was pronounced dead on the scene of the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 15, 2018

Student arrested for shouting 'School shooting' at Havre High

A Havre High School student was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of shouting “School shooting’ while the school was on lockdown due to threats discovered Monday. Dyllan Murray, 18, was being held...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 15, 2018

ND man killed when truck rolls on highway between Box Elder and Gildford

Montana Highway Patrol has reported that a man died Wednesday when his 2004 Kenworth truck and trailer rolled on Montana Secondary Highway 488 outside of Box Elder. The Patrol said the crash was reported at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday. The driver, a...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 14, 2018

Tempel keeps Senate win after provisional vote count

Editor’s note: This version corrects misreporting that Tempel defeated Darrold Hutchinson in the primary for Senate District 14. Hutchinson ran for House District 27. Although his opponent picked up a few voters in the count of some provisional...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 14, 2018

Protest on tribal council election results underway at Rocky Boy

The official count of votes in Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation’s Chippewa Cree Business Committee general election is on hold with one of the candidates filing a protest. In the unofficial count, the candidates who received the most votes for the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 13, 2018

Tempel and Tuss on modern politics

Two long-time acquaintances and collaboraters, even friends, faced off in this month's general election and had some comments about modern campaigning, the negative turn it has taken and what - if...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 12, 2018

Negligent homicide charges pending after woman left on road in cold

A Harlem woman was in the Hill County Detention Center this morning on $100,000 bond for pending charges including negligent homicide stemming from allegations she fought with another young woman then abandoned her in cold weather. That woman later...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 12, 2018

Northwest Farm Credit Services helps middle school pantry

The Havre branch of Northwest Farm Credit Services lent a helping hand to the pantry at Havre Middle School, with more help on the way. Northwest Farm Credit Services has a "100 Percent Committed"...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Opinion    November 9, 2018

Clearing up some confusion

Confusion seems to have arisen in the area about a possible connection between The Havre Daily News and the website The Havre Herald. The answer about the connection is simple: There is none. Three former employees of the Havre Daily News, who had...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 9, 2018

More CWD found in Liberty County

A deer harvested in Liberty County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease for the second straight year, this time in the southern part of the county. Due to the confirmation, Montana Fish,...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 8, 2018

Tempel, Tuss race hangs on provisional ballots

With all precincts now reported in the race for Senate District 14, incumbent Sen. Russ Tempel, R-Chester, appears to be the winner but the final tally when provisional ballots are counted next Tuesday could change that. Tempel took 4,493 votes in...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 8, 2018

Pinocci wins PSC race for District 1 seat

With the final precincts counted in the race for the seat in Public Service Commission District 1, Sun River Republican Randy Pinocci held onto his substantial lead and won the race. Pinocci took 44,772 votes to Havre Democrat Doug Kaercher’s...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 8, 2018

CWD restricted zone expanded to all of Liberty County

After another deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Liberty County, this time in the southern part of the county, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has designated all of Liberty County a...

 

Incumbents retain seats, Senate race too close to call

Results are mainly in for local legislative races although in one, it is still too close to call. With 25 of 26 precincts reported at 10 this morning, incumbent Sen. Russ Tempel, R-Chester, held a...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 7, 2018

Incumbents hold onto county seats, Colby, Hutton win in Blaine county

It was an election favoring incumbents in opposed county races in Tuesday’s election, with four incumbents in Hill and Blaine counties winning their races Also, a request for funding for Hill County’s Great Northern Fairgrounds was approved by...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 7, 2018

Snow falling in the state, along the Hi-Line

Havre and the Hi-Line joined the Bear Paw Mountains and areas south with snow accumulating on the ground this morning, although the forecast did not predict much of an accumulation in the northern part of the Golden Triangle. Parts of the state...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 6, 2018

From the Courts: District Court - Cline sentenced on theft, abuse charges

Nancy Leeann Cline was sentenced Monday in state District Court in Havre to eight years with the state Department of Corrections with all but 18 months suspended for theft from an employer and theft...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 6, 2018

Court Reports: District Cout - Man accused of raping a minor

A Kremlin resident was in the Hill County Detention Center on $50,000 bond awaiting charges to be filed stemming from reports he had sex with a middle school-aged girl. Jaden Peet, born in 2000, was being held on pending charges of two counts of...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 6, 2018

Court Reports: District Court - Houle sentenced on theft charges

Dakota Houle was sentenced in state District Court in Havre Monday to probation on two separate charges to which he pleaded guilty. Judge Dan Boucher sentenced Houle, born in 1996, to five years, all...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 5, 2018

Election set for Tuesday

With some high-profile races in the nation happening in Montana and some hotly contested local races, the polls open in north-central Montana Tuesday. Late registration and absentee registration closed today at noon, with same-day registration...

 

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