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 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 22, 2018 

Rain doesn't stop NARC Field Day

An afternoon deluge drove the tours of projects at Northern Agricultural Research Center indoors, but barely sidetracked the event, including the Agricultural Leader and Agricultural Advocate awards p...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 21, 2018

Hofeldt death ruled accidental drowning

The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office has issued a press release saying that the death of Noah Michael Hofeldt of Chinook, 35, has been ruled an accidental drowning. Hofeldt was reported as last seen June 11. His bicycle was found near the Chinook...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 20, 2018

McLain wins raffle to help Finnley Grace Foster

A Havre man was announced as the winner of an original painting in a raffle that raised funds to help a young local child fighting a rare immune disease. Steve McLain won the painting named “Finnley,” of a Hereford cow, that Corey Stremcha painte...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 18, 2018

Havre Daily wins awards at newspaper association meeting

The Havre Daily News brought back multiple awards from the Montana Newspapers Association annual meeting in Billings over the weekend for its work in 2017. “I’m very proud of the work we have done in the last 12 months” said Havre Daily News...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 14, 2018

Groups praise Senate Farm Bill

Montana's U.S. senators have come together on a Farm Bill - which one helped write - that is receiving praise from groups in Montana. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., said the bill he helped write in the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 11, 2018

Summer music concert season hits Havre

The live summer music in Havre starts this week, with [email protected] starting Tuesday in Pepin Park and Sounds on the Square at the Town Square Wednesday. [email protected] with Sax Cadillac and the Other Brothers...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 8, 2018

Bullhook health center receives $1.68 million grant

Montana’s U.S. senators have announced that Havre’s Bullhook Community Health Center received a grant in this years round of funding. Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines each announced that Department of Health and Human Services awarded Bullhook a...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 7, 2018

Sivertsen files in race for Havre house district

A former state legislator is stepping back into the ring after being out of office more than 35 years. Former state Rep. Bob Sivertsen announced Wednesday he is running as an independent in the race...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 4, 2018

Primary election polls open Tuesday

Polls open for the primary election Tuesday, with most polling places in the region the same as in past elections with one change in the Hill County districts. Hill County’s Precinct 14, which used to poll in the District 4 HRDC building, is...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 29, 2018

More cash proposed for rural water project

A project that will provide treated drinking water for Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation and a large chunk of north-central Montana has more money proposed for its completion. U.S. Sen. Jon Tester announced he secured $4.8 million in an...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 25, 2018

Federal Reserve honors Stiffarm for service on board

The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis sent representatives to Havre Thursday to honor a local woman who is leaving the Helana branch of the bank after more than five years of service on its board....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 24, 2018

Diesel spills in Havre BNSF Railway yard

A diesel spill hit the Havre BNSF Railway yards Wednesday, with spokesman Ross Lane saying an estimated 100 gallons of a mix of water and diesel spilled out of its wastewater treatment plant with...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 21, 2018

Dems host Hillery-Hagener dinner Tuesday

Local Democrats are hosting their spring Pam Hillery-Toni Hagener fundraiser Tuesday at the Havre Eagles Club, with some local candidates to speak on their campaigns. Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre, who is facing a challenge from Havre Libertartian Co...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 18, 2018

New reporter Derek Hann joins Havre Daily News staff

Derek Hann's experiences have led him from the East Coast to Missoula and then to Montana State University-Northern in Havre, and now to the Havre Daily News. Hann started as a full-time news reporter...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 18, 2018

Cottonwood schools holding recount on levy

Editor’s note: This version corrects that the general fund levy failed. Cottonwood schools has released the results of its canvas of school elections, which has led to a recount on a vote on a building reserve fund levy. The official results of...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 17, 2018

Daines grills Amtrak exec over restaffing offices

U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., asked some point-blank questions in the Senate of an Amtrak executive Wednesday about planned changes to service on the Empire Builder that runs along Montana’s Hi-Line. Amtrak announced that it would eliminate tick...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 17, 2018

Women detained by Border Patrol for speaking Spanish

Montana Television Networks has reported that a Havre woman and her sister were detained for more than a half-hour at a Havre convenience store for speaking Spanish. The report said that Ana Suda, who was born in Texas and moved to Havre, stopped wit...

 

Local high school graduations set

Local high schools are set to graduate the Class of 2018, with ceremonies starting this weekend and running through May 27. North Star High School in Rudyard and Turner High School both are holding their ceremonies Saturday, with both schools...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 15, 2018

Museum board prepares for busy season

The board of the H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum made plans during its meeting Monday for the summer season, and heard about the expected completion of the park celebrating Wahkpa Chu’gn Buffalo Jump park by Independence Day this year. Board Chair Ju...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 10, 2018

Tester Secures over $30 million for water projects

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester announced this week that he secured over $30 million to provide clean, reliable drinking water to families in north-central and northeastern Montana.  The Bureau of Reclamation funding will support Fort Peck’s Dry Prairie...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 10, 2018

Worldwide evangelist in Havre

A man who brought his worldwide ministry to Havre two years ago is bringing another world-traveling evangelist to Havre tonight through the weekend, including a stop on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation Sunday. Gary J. Hicks of Havre said Abner...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 10, 2018

Havre police warn about iTunes gift card scam hitting the area

Havre Police are warning people about a new scam that is hitting the area involving iTunes gift cards. A press release from the Havre Police Department said the scam starts with people receiving an official-looking envelope asking the person who...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 10, 2018

Aaniiih Nakoda College celebrates commencement tonight

Aaniih Nakoda College on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation is holding its 30th Commencement Ceremony this evening with 41 students scheduled to graduate with degrees in fields ranging from business...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 9, 2018

Election season comes to a head

The election season comes to a full head of steam this week, with some school districts holding elections for their boards of trustees Tuesday, absentee ballots in the primary election being mailed out Friday and Hill County announcing a slight...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 8, 2018

Tester tells Amtrak to keep ticket offices staffed

The National Passenger Rail Corp. is continuing in its plans to eliminate ticket agents from its stations in Havre and Shelby but is meeting some opposition in Congress. Montana's U.S. Sen. Jon...

 

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