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 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 17, 2019 

Rain and snow to hit region today, tonight

Some chilly, almost wintry weather is following on what felt like summer in the past week, with a chance of snow on the plains and almost guaranteed snowfall in the mountains tonight. National Weather Service reports that a low-pressure system has...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 17, 2019 

Japan fully opens to U.S. beef imports

Montana might be able to up its beef trade with Japan, with the final relaxation of restrictions in place since 2003. A release from U.S. Department of Agriculture said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the United...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 16, 2019

Salvation Army holds grand opening for revamped store

After a several-month closure for renovations and re-organization, Havre's Salvation Army Sally Ann's Thrift Store is re-opening Friday with a grand opening at noon. Manager Carissa Minnick said the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 15, 2019

Shriners selling Vidalia onions to help kids get medical care

A treat from Georgia is back in Havre, on sale to help the North Central Montana Shrine Club help get children to care at Shriners Hospitals for Children. Shriner Bob Brandon said Sweet Vidalia onions are in stock and ready for sale. “Last year,...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 15, 2019

Kegel talks of changes at, future of Northern

Montana State University-Northern Chancellor Greg Kegel recently told a gathering of former graduates about some changes at the university, some plans for more changes - and some things that haven't...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 14, 2019

Museum board looks at selling Havre Dinosaur Trail memorabilia

The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board Monday discussed setting up some items for sale related to the Dinosaur Trail in Montana. Board Member David Sageser said Dinosaur Trail said he attended the Dinosaur Trail meeting April 13 at Museum of the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 14, 2019

Lions Swim Team holds fundraiser with new coach

In the midst of a new season with a new coach, the Havre Lions Swim Team is holding a Pizza Hut fundraiser Thursday to help pay the team’s expenses. Coach Hayley Coursey took five swimmers to a meet in Great Falls Saturday, and the team is holding...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 14, 2019

Bullock announces long-expected bid for presidency

Montana's Democratic governor this morning made a long-expected announcement that he is running for U.S. president. "I believe in an America where every child has a fair shot to do better than their...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 13, 2019

Keeping with tradition, Fresno Walleyes hold Kids Day

The Fresno Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited continued a decades-old tradition Friday, bringing hundreds of children to Fresno Reservoir for a day of boating, fishing and education. Kids Day had 300...

 

Havreite celebrates 101 years

A woman who lived on the Hi-Line starting more than a century ago celebrated her 101st birthday Sunday with dozens of people at the Eagles Manor. "This is more attention than I have seen in my longer...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 13, 2019

Bullock gives reason on veto of pharmacy benefit manager bill

The office of Gov. Steve Bullock has sent the Havre Daily News a letter from Bullock explaining why he vetoed a bill that led to complaints about the veto, including from a couple of Havreites. Bullock vetoed Senate Bill 71, sponsored by Sen. Al...

 
 By Tim Leeds    National    May 13, 2019

Bullock announces bid for presidency

Montana Governor Steve Bullock has announced he is planning to run for U.S. president in the 2020 election. A two-term Democratic governor, Bullock remains popular with voters in the state. A poll by...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 10, 2019

Fair board approves contracting new fairgrounds manager

The Great Northern Fair Board unanimously approved contracting with Frank English as the new Great Northern Fairgrounds manager during a special meeting of the board Thursday. Board Chair Tyler Smith said English and one other person, who he did not...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 10, 2019

Auditor blasts Bullock for vetoing pharmacy pricing bill

Montana State Audtitor Matt Rosendale blasted Gov. Steve Bullock for vetoing a bill backed by his office which Rosandale said in a release would have saved about 70,000 Montanans an estimated $8 million on medications in the first year alone....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 9, 2019

Golden Grads praise their alma mater

A group of former students returned to Montana State University-Northern over the weekend to celebrate a special anniversary and to praise the school they attended while it was Northern Montana...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 8, 2019

School election results announced

The results from Tuesday’s school elections are in, with many having elections by acclamation with only one candidate running for each seat. Havre Public Schools had an election by acclamation, with Teresa Miller retaining her seat on the board...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 8, 2019

Fair board holding special meeting, voting on fair manager contract

The Great Northern Fair Board released an agenda today for a special meeting Thursday including voting on a fair manager contract. The board has had four fairground managers in the past four years, and has been without a manager since spring of last...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 7, 2019

Park board moves forward on setting up matching grant fund

The Hill County Park Board held its annual reorganizational meeting in Beaver Creek Park Monday following a potluck lunch featuring burgers and Rocky Mountain Hot Dogs, discussing issues from the planned budget from next year to setting up a Frisbee...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 6, 2019

Northern celebrates 88th graduating class

A chilly, blustery overcast day didn't dampen the spirits of the candidates for graduation at Montana State University-Northern's 88th Commencement or of the overflow crowd gathered Saturday for the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 3, 2019

MAT sets Spring Festival and 'Cyrano' June 7-8

The co-founders and artistic directors of the local acting troupe said they have pushed back the production of a play to shoot for good weather for what they hope becomes an annual outdoor event in...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 2, 2019

Ag organizations at odds over meat labeling bill failure

Montana agricultural organizations are at odds over a proposal that failed during the legislative session on an issue that seems simple: letting shoppers know where their beef and pork was raised. Sen. Al Olszewski, R-Kalispell, and Rep. Bradley Hamm...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 1, 2019

Tacos and Tunes set to help victims of violence

District 4 Human Resources Development Council is offering people tacos, music and some giveaways to help it buy a pickup truck to help its Domestic Abuse Program help victims of domestic and sexual v...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 30, 2019

Havre hemp oil business wants local producers

A Wolf Point nonprofit has shifted gears to start its first hemp oil processing plant in Havre, and is reminding local producers the deadline is Wednesday to register with the Montana Department of...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 29, 2019

Hemp oil processing plant opening in area

A hemp oil business announced it is opening a plant in Havre and is reminding people that Wednesday is the the deadline to register with Montana Department of Agriculture to receive a license to grow...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 26, 2019

'Tom Sawyer' hitting St. Jude's student theater

On the 10th anniversary of St. Jude Thaddeus School producing a large-scale spring play, the students are offering people the chance to see a classic tale of youthful adventure, drama and hijinks...

 

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