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 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 17, 2019 

Stone Child College hosting beginning farmer and rancher event

Stone Child College at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation is hosting a Beginning Farmer and Rancher Resource and Technical Assistance Project Sunday and Monday at the college. People are asked to pre-register for the event by Friday. A poster...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 16, 2019

Montana's congressional delegation weighs in on Trump 'go back' tweet

The members of Montana's congressional delegation have jumped into the controversial Twitter war started by a tweet President Donald Trump made Sunday telling four progressive congresswomen they...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 15, 2019

New candidate joins race in time for Dem convention

A man with ties to this part of north-central Montana announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate just in time for the Democratic state convention, held over the weekend in Helena. John Mues of Loma said in his announcement Thursday about running as...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 11, 2019

Higher temperatures expected in north-central Montana

After a relatively mild, and finally rainy, late spring and early summer, the temperatures are expected to creep up over the weekend — though the forecast is for slightly lower highs at the start of the Great Northern Fair in Havre next week....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 9, 2019

Museum board seeks presentation on Zuul

The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board discussed its Summer Series presentations including Clack Museum Director Emily Mayer giving a presentation on the Faber School and trying to get a paleontologist to talk about the one of the region’s newest...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 8, 2019

Races for 2020 Montana offices continue to swell

With six months to go before people can officially register with the Montana Secretary of State’s Office, races for offices in the 2020 election continue to fill in Montana. Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, a former state legislator, announced last week in hi...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 3, 2019

Rain could hit Independence Day celebrations

Rain showers were hitting north-central Montana today, and a chance of more showers and thunderstorms could dampen celebrations in the region on Independence Day. National Weather Service predicts a...

 

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 Tim Leeds    Local    July 2, 2019

Independence Day celebration set in Hays

The Martin family of Hays is once again hosting a celebration for Independence Day at their store. Events for all ages are scheduled at the store for Thursday. “Whether you want to participate in a full day of events or just bring your lawn chairs...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 27, 2019

Tester 'Disappointed' Trump Administration opposes St. Mary's Reinvestment Act

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., expressed his disappointment in a press release Wedensday after the Trump Administration announced its opposition to his bipartisan St. Mary’s Reinvestment Act, which would boost critical investments in the Milk...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 26, 2019

Tester, Daines push for full, permanent funding of LWCF

Both of Montana’s U.S. senators pushed Tuesday for permanent funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Sen. Steve Daines, a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources said during a committee hearing Tuesday that the fund...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 25, 2019

New action in John Deere, E-1 Towing burglary cases

Some action has happened in a case with multiple defendants charged in connection with a string of burglaries and thefts including two major Havre businesses. Fabian “JuJu” Saddler Jr., Leslie Crazyboy, Caroline Crazyboy, Gloria Crazyboy, Kate...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 25, 2019

Edwards and Jergeson to be honored at NARC field day

Two local agricultural leaders will be honored Thursday during the Northern Agricultural Research Center Field Day. The Havre Area Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee will present Lochiel Edwards with the 2019 Outstanding Ag Leader Award and...

 

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 Tim Leeds    Local    June 20, 2019

Job Corps center closure decision reversed

Montana’s governor and members of Congress Wednesday praised the Trump Administration reversing its decision to close nine Job Corps training centers, including in Anaconda, and to put operations of 16 others, including at Trapper Creek in...

 

Whooping cough diagnosed in Big Sandy

Chouteau County Health Department has updated information on a person diagnosed with whooping cough in Big Sandy. A representative of the department this morning said the person is an infant younger than 1 year old. The infant was not immunized and...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 19, 2019

Shuffling of Republican candidates in races continues

State Auditor Matt Rosendale announced Monday he is running for the U.S. House seat now held by Republican Greg Gianforte, continuing a shifting of candidates following Gianforte’s announcement last weekend at the state GOP convention that he was...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 19, 2019

Whooping cough diagnosed in Big Sandy

Chouteau County Health Department posted a letter on its Facebook page today reporting that a person from Big Sandy recently was diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whooping cough. "The Chouteau...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 18, 2019

Northern auto program again top-ranked in nation

Montana State University-Northern's automotive program again has been recognized on a national level, with The Best Schools ranking it second in the country. "Each one of (the automotive faculty)...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 17, 2019

Gianforte running for governor

U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., Friday officially announced his candidacy for governor at the Montana Republican Party convention in Helena. “I’m running for governor because I believe it’s time for proven executive experience and strong...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 14, 2019

House Appropriations orders Amtrak to go on new track

A report from the U.S. House Appropriations Committee very directly tells Amtrak to reverse course on plans on some cuts and shifting of funding of long-distance trains to state governments. “The Committee strongly reminds Amtrak that Section...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 14, 2019

Former Hill County attorney indicted on shooting charge

A former Hill County attorney was indicted by a Taylor County, Texas, grand jury Thursday on a charge accusing her of shooting her estranged husband multiple times at his home in Abilene, Texas....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 13, 2019

Woman sentenced on charges reduced from attempted deliberate homicide

A Havre woman was sentenced this week in District Court in Havre to seven-and-a-half years plus 10 years probation after pleading guilty to charges reduced from counts including attempted deliberate homicide. Brooke Ann Black Tongue, born in 1988,...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 13, 2019

Fresno Chapter of Walleyes offer reward for info on tournament thefts

The Fresno Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited is offering a reward for information about one thing that marred last weeks Fresno Walleye Challenge. Fresno Chapter Treasurer Chuck Wimmer said that someone, Saturday night or Sunday morning, went around...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 11, 2019

Lights football teams with #TroyStrong in blood drive

The Montana State University-Northern Lights football team is teaming up with a young football fan Wednesday to try to increase blood donations. A release from the Lights said the team is teaming with the family of 4-year-old Troy Ross of Great...

 

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