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Articles from the February 22, 2024 edition


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  • Obituary - Ted Solomon

    Updated Feb 26, 2024

    Ted Solomon, age 87, died of natural causes at Northern Montana Hospital Sunday, February 18, 2024. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 2, 2024, starting at noon in the 4-H Chuckwagon on the Great Northern Fairgrounds in Havre. A luncheon will folllow the Celebration of Life. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilderness Funeral Home. Ted was born February 9, 1937 in Platinum, Alaska to Harry and Elsie (Martin) Solomon. At the age of 5, he came to Montana with... Full story

  • Quick pics: Displaying Hi-Line Scout history

    Updated Feb 23, 2024

  • Rehberg declares new run for Congress

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Feb 22, 2024

    Former long-time Congressman and lobbyist Denny Reberg is looking to get back into the U.S. House of Representatives, declaring his candidacy for Montana’s eastern district seat, joining a crowded field of primary opponents, one that does not yet include the seat’s current occupant Matt Rosendale. Rehberg announced his candidacy Wednesday, touting his years of experience in public service and painting a dire picture of the country under Democratic leadership which he cited as his primary reason for his run. “Joe Biden is ma...

  • Quick pics: Scraping away what is left of the ice

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

  • Bear Paw Development sets annual meeting Feb. 29

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    Press release Bear Paw Development Corp. announced its annual meeting luncheon for 2024, along with the keynote speaker, is set for Thursday, Feb. 29, at noon in the Best Western Plus Havre Inn and Suites, located at 1425 U.S. Highway 2 West in Havre. The keynote speaker will be Rick Edwards, director of community connections with NorthWestern Energy, whose topic is "Dynamics of a Multi-Generational Workforce." "We have intentionally chosen a topic for our annual meeting this...

  • Obituary - James Stewart

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    James Stewart, 89, passed away due to natural causes at Northern Montana Hospital Friday, February 16, 2024. A Vigil service will begin at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, and Jim's funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 28, 2024, all at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery. Jim's family has suggested memorial donations be made to St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, St. Jude Thaddeus School, Hill County 4-H, or the... Full story

  • For the Record, Feb. 22, 2024

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    Havre Police Department A written or verbal warning was issued after a Wednesday 7:17 a.m. caller on Second Street reported dogs barking. -- Stephen Lewis Newbury of Havre, 43, was arrested on charges of probation violation and possession of drug paraphernalia after an officer initiated contact on Ninth Avenue to assist another agency Wednesday at 10:14 a.m. -- A written or verbal waring was issued after a caller at 1:56 p.m. Wednesday reported three people panhandling at a...

  • Northern wraps up season on the road

    George Ferguson|Updated Feb 22, 2024

    It all comes down to the last two road games for the Montana State University-Northern basketball teams as this weekend marks the end of the Frontier Conference regular season. Northern will be in Great Falls tonight to take on the University of Providence, then head to Helena for a season-ending doubleheader at Carroll College Saturday. And both MSU-N teams are still battling for seeding in the upcoming Frontier Tournament. The Skylights (5-8, 11-15) of head coach Chris Mouat...

  • Frankie's coffee house opens in Atrium

    Christy Bambrough|Updated Feb 22, 2024

    The Atrium Mall has added a new neighbor to the building, Frankie's, a coffee shop located on the main floor. Frankie's is owned by Frankie and Travis Chamberlain, a husband-wife team and were elementary school sweethearts. They have eight children and three grandchildren. Frankie Chamberlain was born in Alaska, where she owned coffee shops, and she has been a professional master barista for more than 20 years, trained in roasting and roast profiles, coffee history, brewing...

  • Area teams advance on Northern C day one

    George Ferguson|Updated Feb 22, 2024

    One of the biggest postseason basketball tournaments in the state is underway. Wednesday in Great Falls, the 2024 Northern C Divisional Tournament got underway, with four local teams playing. In the opening game of the Northern C boys tournament, Fort Benton was defeated by Heart Butte, 71-56. The Longhorns, who played third at last week’s District 9C, were led by Kellen Diekhans, who had five points and 16 rebounds. The loss dropped the Longhorns into a loser-out game this m...