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 By Tim Leeds    Local 

CDC: Vaccinated people don't need masks most of the time

The federal government has changed the face of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States,, with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention saying Thursday that people who are fully vaccinated don’t need to wear masks most of... — Updated 5/14/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Vaccine fully authorized for 12-year-olds

Editor’s note: This has been updated to include a Pfizer vaccine clinic set for Havre May 20. With the federal government authorizing and issuing recommendations Wednesday for adm... — Updated 5/13/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

COVID vaccination expanded to 12 and older

The fight against the COVID-19 pandemic took another step forward Monday with U.S. Food and Drug Administration granting emergency use authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine... — Updated 5/11/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

St. Mary Working Group seeking funds from American Recovery Plan

A group trying to rebuild the system that supplies much of the water to the Milk River each year talked Wednesday about how money from the latest COVID-19 relief bill might help. A major topic at the meeting of the St. Mary... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

COVID vaccinations urged as case numbers creep up

With the numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the area again going up and the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations staying low, officials are urging people to take action. "I am... — Updated 5/5/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Special vet hospital rolls into Rocky Boy

A mobile veterinary hospital was in Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation this week, conducting spaying and neutering and other care for animals in what its organizers say they hope will... — Updated 5/5/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

School election results released

The unofficial results of elections in local schools have been released, with the winners of several contested elections announced. Several schools in the area did not have contested elections for trustees. In Havre, the winners... — Updated 5/5/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Five face off in race for two school board seats: Ingram, Pulse

Editor’s note: Pulse and Ingram did not provide photographs to Havre Daily News. Pulse called Havre Daily News Thursday afternoon to say she had not realized the paper had called her. Havre Daily News called the number provided... — Updated 5/3/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Windy Boy receives education award from Office of Public Instruction

A local legislator was honored by the Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction this morning for his work in closing achievement gaps in education. Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy,... — Updated 4/27/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Lions pouring new entry pad for Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen

Members of the Havre Lions Club were busy last weekend, once again helping with a project at Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen. Doug Larson, a member of Lions, said 17 members of the... — Updated 4/23/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Officials warn of need to continue care as new COVID-19 cases trickle in

Although numbers of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in this part of Montana are not mirroring the surge in other parts of the state, the nation and the world, confirmations - and... — Updated 4/20/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Hill County reports another death, new COVID-19 cases

While numbers of new COVID-19 cases have declined in the state and in this part of north-central Montana in recent months, the disease has not gone away, with Hill County reporting its 43rd COVID-19-related death and four new... — Updated 4/6/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Settlement coming on Pembina lawsuit against federal government

A settlement is finally on the way in a dispute some 150 years old, in one of the earliest lawsuits filed claiming the federal government had mishandled trust moneys it held for... — Updated 4/5/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Hill County youth COVID vaccinations set

COVID-19 vaccinations are becoming more available in this part of north-central Montana, and are coming at a time when the number of cases are again starting to surge in the United States. Hill County health officials announced... — Updated 3/31/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Homicide charge filed in fatal head-on crash

Jolee Lyn Landgraf of Havre, 29, was arrested Friday on a charge of deliberate homicide stemming from a head-on crash Jan. 28 that killed Loretta Park of Havre, 73. Investigating officers said she told them she deliberately... — Updated 3/29/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

COVID vaccinations opening to all this week

Local health officials say they are opening up clinics for COVID-19 vaccinations this week, ahead of the planned opening April 1, with some saying they have been doing so for a... — Updated 3/24/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Hill brings back proposal to change charter schools

The legislator representing Havre is bringing back a regular entry to the Legislature, a proposal to change how charter schools operate in the state. Rep. Ed Hill sponsored House... — Updated 3/23/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Suspect in custody in Fort Belknap shooting

Fort Belknap Indian Community reports a suspect is in custody in an investigation into a shooting Wednesday. FBI Public Affairs Specialist Sondra Yi Barker said this morning that Fort Belknap Tribal Police and the FBI are... — Updated 3/18/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

COVID-19 variant confirmed in Hill County

The same week that a new variant of COVID-19 has been confirmed to be in Hill County, the chair of the county Board of Health this morning signed a mandate issued by the board last month requiring people to wear masks in public... — Updated 3/18/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

High-speed chase goes in and out of Havre

A high-speed chase involving Montana Highway Patrol, Havre Police Department and Hill County Sheriff’s Office went in and out of Havre before ending with flat tires on the van being pursued in a field northwest of Havre Tuesday e... — Updated 3/17/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Tester, Daines, Rosendale introduce funding for St. Mary Diversion rehabilitation

The three members of Montana's congressional delegation have introduced a bill to pay for work starting to rehabilitate the system that provides much of the water that runs through... — Updated 3/12/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Bit of snow hits but warm weekend expected

An unexpected snowstorm hit this part of the Hi-Line Wednesday, leaving some white on the ground from about Inverness to Chinook or a bit past, but it is expected to be gone by... — Updated 3/11/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Amtrak restoral part of COVID relief bill passed by Senate

Part of the COVID-19 relief package passed on party lines by the Senate last weekend including something directly impacting the Hi-Line — restoration of full service to Amtrak’s long-distance trains, including the Empire Builde... — Updated 3/8/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Legislative town hall set for Saturday

Local legislators have confirmed that a town hall is set in Havre Saturday in the weekend of the transmittal break in the legislative session. State Rep. Ed Hill, R-Havre, responding to a query from Havre Daily News if he knew... — Updated 3/5/2021

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

Council approves posting ribbons, signs in memory of victims of COVID

Havre City Council Monday unanimously approved a variance to allow a local group to put up 40 ribbons and signs downtown in memory of the 40 Hill County residents who have died... — Updated 3/2/2021

 

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