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  • Kalispell assisted living facility is closing

    Updated Mar 2, 2015

    KALISPEL (AP) — Residents of an assisted living facility in Kalispell have been given 30 days to find a new place to live because the center is closing. Greenwood Village Assisted Living is home to 30 elderly and disabled residents. It will close April 1. The Daily Inter Lake reports ( ) that the closure comes as the Montana Department of Health and Human Services is investigating a complaint filed recently over the care of a woman who suffered a stroke at Greenwood Village and later died. Agency s...

  • Montana Legislature midpoint: What's alive, what's dead

    Updated Mar 2, 2015

    HELENA (AP) — A bill signed by Gov. Steve Bullock that increases basic entitlement funding for schools by $54 million highlights progress made by the Montana Legislature at the halfway mark of its 90-day session. Other major bills that are advancing include a proposed water compact on the Flathead Reservation and legislation that would require more transparency in reporting campaign donations. Medicaid expansion remains up in the air, Republicans have made numerous cuts to Bullock's budget proposal, and the governor's i...

  • A Night to Remember: Havre Helps Central A Tournament End in Style

    chris peterson|Updated Mar 1, 2015

    GREAT FALLS -- Even though the Central A divisional basketball tournament will no longer exist after this season, the tournament went out on top in its final rendition by giving basketball fans-those of Havre in particular, a night on the hardwood they will not soon forget. Havre, which qualified both its girls and boys basketball teams for their respective Central A championship games, started the night with a bang, when the Blue Pony girls, led by 25 points from Morgan...

  • Celebrating History: More news and views on the courthouse

    Updated Feb 27, 2015

    Emily Mayer The saga of the courthouse location continues in the Feb. 27, 1915, Havre Plaindealer. Letters to the editor were rare at the time, but one was sent and published in this issue: LETTER TO EDITOR Court House Site a Monstrosity. The taxpayers of Hill county should visit the latest site purchased by the board of county commissioners and see with their own eyes the piece of ground on which they propose to build a $125,000.000 building. I would seem that they went out of their way to select about as uninviting a piece...

  • Bear Paw Development features Hi-Line successes

    John Paul Schmidt|Updated Feb 27, 2015

    At the annual Bear Paw Development Corp. luncheon, various stories of economic development from north-central Montana were presented. The speakers at the luncheon were all assisted in some way by Bear Paw Development, which has an aim to help economic growth in north-central Montana. Mike Radovich of Rad's Deli, Keith Hansen, mayor of Chinook, Caleb Kiser, manager of Montana Horizon Organic Snacks and Tim Brurud, the director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line all spoke...

  • Hi-Line Living Preview: Learning the moves

    Updated Feb 27, 2015

  • Guardians Project honored in D.C.

    John Paul Schmidt|Updated Feb 27, 2015

    Michael Horowitz, Department of Justice inspector general, gave the Montana U.S. Attorney’s Office an award for “innovation in cooperation and effective investigation” during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., this week. Carl Rostad of Great Falls, who has worked in the U.S. Attorney’s office to combat corruption on Native American reservations in Montana, was given the Inspector General’s Collaboration Award on behalf of the U.S. Attorney’s Guardians Project. “Rostad is generally considered the architect of the unique strike-fo...

  • HRDC Child Care Link sets first aid and CPR class

    Updated Feb 27, 2015

    Press Release District 4 HRDC Child Care Link will sponsor an American Heart Association CPR and First Aid Class Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the HRDC building. American Heart Association cards are good for two years. People can register by calling Child Care Link at 265-6743, ext. 1112. Registration deadline is Wednesday, March 11...