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Letter to the Editor - A new name for Sen. Sales for his wall bid

From 1953 until 1966 there was a children’s television show hosted by a comedian who went by the stage name “Soupy Sales.” In 1965, upset at having to work on New Year’s Day, Sales ended his live broadcast by directing his viewers to tiptoe...

 

The Next Chapter: A Brighter Future

High school basketball in Montana means a lot of things to a lot of different people. For Kendall Windy Boy, it meant an escape, at least for a few hours each day, from a life that was fraught with ch...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 17, 2019

Salvation Army renovation begins

The Salvation Army announced it is about to start renovations on the Havre Salvation Army Thrift Store. A clearance sale is set next week and the store’s the grand re-opening is planned for the spring. Salvation Army said in a press release the...

 

Blue Ponies look to regain Class A Duals title in Belgrade

The Havre High wrestling team has just a few weeks to go before the Class A state tournament and one of the great things about the annual Class A duals is that it will provide the Blue Ponies a...

 

MSU-N grapplers get a taste of a big-time NAIA tourney atmosphere this weekend in Missouri

The 2019 NAIA national wrestling tournament is still seven weeks away. But the Montana State University-Northern Lights will get as close to a look at what nationals will be like as they can get when...

 

Skylights hope to keep momentum going at Top 25 rivals Montana Western, LC State

The Montana Western Bulldogs are one of the best teams in all of NAIA women’s basketball. And the Montana State University-Northern Skylights have to play them for a second time in just 14 days. Whe...

 

Lights aim to stay hot on the road

The Montana State University-Northern Lights are on a roll. Now, to keep the roll going, they'll have to win on the road for a while. Northern (3-3, 11-7), winners of three straight Frontier...

 

Looking out my Backdoor: Oh, for pity's sake!

Those words came out of my mouth with full exclamation stop. And nobody near with ears to hear. Among other things in this mysterious and strange aging process, things like talking with myself, I...

 

Bill would lower the cost of medication in Montana

Everyone agrees that the high cost of prescription medications is a huge issue, but there hasn’t been a serious attempt to solve the problem in Montana. We’re changing that by bringing forward legislation we estimate will save Montanans about $8...

 

For the Record, Jan. 17, 2019

Havre Police Department A caller at Lincoln-McKinley Primary School reported a non-injury vehicle crash between a Ford Explorer and a school bus Wednesday at 7:57 a.m. -- Officers investigated the...

 

Obituary - Glen Ross Knudson

Glen Ross Knudson was born June 26, 1935, in Havre, Montana, on the family farm; he passed away peacefully in Spokane, Washington, January 5, 2019. Farming and ranching were the biggest part of his life and the early years he worked eagerly... Full story

 

Local News - NCMT buses not running for MLK Day

North Central Montana Transit buses will not run Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but service will return in full Tuesday. For information on the NCMT’s services go online to https://ncmtransit.rural-transit.com/ or...

 
 By Ryan Berry    Local    January 17, 2019

Pepin Park playground reopens

Editor’s note: This article clarifies the amount of time the playground was closed. A photo caption published Tuesday said playground had been closed for a week. After being cordoned off with caution tape for a brief period, the playground at Havre...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 17, 2019

Fire devastates garage at residence on U.S. Highway 2

Firefighters responded to a report of a garage fire at a residence on the 8600 Block of U.S. Highway 2 West, past Beaver Creek Golf Course, at 10:56 a.m. Wednesday. Havre Fire Department issued an all-department page, with all available personnel,...

 

Lorang of Havre earns honors from D.A. Davidson

Press release GREAT FALLS - D.A. Davidson & Co. has named Jacob Lorang of Havre to its President's Club, one of the company's most prestigious honors organizations.  Lorang qualified for the...

 
 By Stephen Real    Local    January 17, 2019

Future looks bright for Havre Chamber of Commerce

The Havre Area Chamber of Commerce held its 110th annual Chamber luncheon in the Olympic Room of the Duck Inn Wednesday, including introducing Curtis Lineweaver as the new Chamber president....

 

OUTDOORS: Little ice, little fishing

Last winter probably seemed like an ice fisherman's paradise around Havre and all over Montana. Of course, few other people would have chosen to use the word paradise when describing the winter of 201...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    January 17, 2019

Wheat Montana founder speaks at Havre Chamber meeting

A man with a story about the humble beginnings of a Montana business that became a multi-million dollar company was the keynote speaker Wednesday at the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce's 110th Annual M...

 

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