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 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 21, 2020 

Rains pulls from U.S. House race, endorses Williams

A slight shuffle in the Montana race for the U.S. House has happened, with a Democratic candidate ending his run and is endorsing another candidate. Simms-area rancher Matt Rains announced he is ending his race and running for the state House of...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 20, 2020

Warm weather expected to return to area this week

More up-and-down weather appears to be heading to this part of the Golden Triangle, with a week's worth of below-zero weather expected to be followed by temperatures in the 30s and 40s, and the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 20, 2020

Steinmetz announces candidacy for HD 28

Editor’s note: This version updates that Krystal Steinmetz was listed as a candidate on the Montana Secretary of State website. A newcomer to the candidate side of elections has announced she is...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 17, 2020

Filing sets up Republican primary for Chouteau County commissioner

A few more high-profile candidates have filed in state races, but some major candidates have yet to file in top-level races and though filing in local county races is light so far, a filing Thursday has set up a primary election in Chouteau County....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 17, 2020

NAFTA replacement passes Senate, on the way to President Trump

A signature effort for President Donald Trump passed Congress Thursday, with the United States-Mexico-Canada agreement intended to take the place of the 1990s North American Free Trade Agreement passing the Senate 89-10. Montana Farm Bureau praised...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 16, 2020

Trump signs trade agreement with China after 18-month trade war

After an 18-month trade war and escalating tariffs, President Donald Trump Wednesday signed a trade agreement with China, the first phase of agreements he said will reform China’s policy and benefit U.S. trade. “From day one, my administration...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 15, 2020

Candidate filing for 2020 election starting to pick up

Editor's note: This version corrects misreporting that the Hill County sheriff position is up for election. That office is not up for election this year. An election year that was hotly contested...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 15, 2020

St Jude school closing due to influenza

St. Jude Thaddeus School announced in a post on its Facebook page about 4:30 p.m. that it will be closed Thursday and Friday due to an outbreak of influenza at the school. The post said St. Jude's...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 14, 2020

Cold weather, snow sock in this week

Snow that kept falling and melting at lower elevations in this part of The Golden Triangle built up in the Bear Paw Mountains, allowing Bear Paw Ski Bowl to open for its 59th season, and weather...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 14, 2020

Northern moves closer to football stadium goal

Three new donations are bringing Montana State University-Northern closer to the goal line in it’s project to build a football stadium to house Northern’s Lights. The MSU-Northern Alumni Foundation announced Monday that Russell and Jennifer Kelle...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 13, 2020

Crazyboy charged with 71 counts in burglary ring

Jaylen Jake Crazboy of Havre, 18, has been formally charged with 71 felony and misdemeanor counts related to a burglary ring witnesses say he created and spearheaded, a court document said. The charges include counts from burglaries at the Havre...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 10, 2020

VFW Post 497 awards Voice of Democracy scholarship

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 497 in Havre has awarded a scholarship in the VFW Voice of Democracy contest. Havre High School's Zephania Linton took first place in the contest and earned a $300...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 8, 2020

Tester backs resolution requiring congressional authorization of use of force in Iraq

Montana’s Democratic Sen. Jon Tester has joined a group telling President Donald Trump he has to have authorization from Congress before any hostilities with Iran. The resolution Tester is backing requires any hostilities with Iran be explicitly au...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 7, 2020

Daines tries to change Senate impeachment procedures

Montana Republican U.S. Sen. Steve Daines has stepped into the contention over the impeachment proceedings for President Donald Trump, signing on to a resolution that would change the rules of the Senate and set a time limit on the House of...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 3, 2020

Judge rules group must amend lawsuit over Bullock 'dark money' executive order

A federal judge ruled that a group suing to overturn a Montana executive order requiring disclosure of contributions to dark money groups has to fix their lawsuit or it will be permanently dismissed. Judge Charles Lovell dismissed Illinois...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 3, 2020

Cropping seminars set in Havre, Chester Tuesday

Editor’s note: This story in Thursday’s edition of the Havre Daily News misreported the date of the seminar. The story with the correct date follows. Montana State University Extension Service is hosting cropping seminars next week in Havre and...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 3, 2020

Winter storm to the west not likely to hit area

A storm moving onto the West Coast is expected to drop large amounts of snow in some regions, but National Weather Service is not predicting it to have much impact in this part of The Golden...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 2, 2020

Cropping seminars set in Havre, Chester for Tuesday

Editor’s note: This version corrects the date of the seminars. Montana State University Extension Service is hosting cropping seminars next week in Havre and Chester, both set for Tuesday. The seminars, which offer credits for private applicators...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 30, 2019

A year in review: 2019

Editor’s note: This version corrects an error that misreported that Jaylen Jake Crazyboy had been arrested in Cascade County. A multitude of news items happened in north-central Montana over the pas...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 26, 2019

Tester calls for quickly restoring ticket agents in Havre, Shelby Amtrak stations

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is doubling down on his efforts to restore ticket agents in some Amtrak stations including in Havre and Shelby. "I am reaching out today to highlight the importance of...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 24, 2019

Snow possible for Christmas, cooler nights in the forecast

What looked like a brown Christmas for the area may have a splash of white, with National Weather Service predicting a 40 percent to 50 percent chance of snow in this part of The Golden Triangle, following dense fog advisories Monday morning and this...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 23, 2019

Little Shell federal recognition finally achieved

A Montana Native American tribe finally has federal recognition as a tribe, something for which its members have been fighting for a century or more. President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law Friday, including its...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 20, 2019

Car from hit-and-run fatality seized

In the midst of the community mourning the death of the 16-year-old girl killed in a hit-and-run crash Dec. 12, the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Police Department said it found and seized the car...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 16, 2019

Fire burns Big Equipment shop west of Havre

Just months after moving into a new building that replaced its facilities that burned Dec. 24, 2017, another Big Equipment building was burning this morning. Local firefighting and emergency response...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 16, 2019

Little Shell recognition heads to president

Montana’s U.S. senators announced today a bill that includes federal recognition of The Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians passed Congress and is on the way to the president for his signature....

 

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