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 By Derek Hann    Local    March 4, 2019

New reporter Larry Lease joins the Havre Daily News staff

Larry Lease, 30, has joined the Havre Daily News staff as a new reporter. "I like the news and I like writing, so I kind of just put them together," Lease said. Lease grew up and spent most of his...

 
 By Chris Peterson    Sports    March 4, 2019

It's Box Elder Back-to-Back

GREAT FALLS - The Box Elder Bears may not have finished with a perfect season. But after knocking off upstart Roy-Winifred Saturday night in Great Falls at the Four Seasons Arena, the Bears capped...

 
 By Chris Peterson    Sports    March 4, 2019

Box Elder girls hoops entering rarefied air

GREAT FALLS - Winning back-to-back state championships isn't something that happens all the time and that's something we should remember when it comes to the Box Elder girls basketball team. With a...

 

Lights crown three more All-Americans

In 2018, a pair of Montana State University-Northern wrestlers stood on the threshold of winning an individual national championship, only to come up short in heartbreaking matches. Saturday night in...

 
 By Chris Peterson    Sports    March 4, 2019

Ice Hawks battled in MAHA state tournament

The Havre Ice Hawks put together a solid campaign which put them into the MAHA State tournament which was held inside the Havre Ice Dome over the weekend. And starting last Thursday, the Ice Hawks...

 

On to state for the Stars

The Rocky Boy Stars have been red-hot in the postseason. Unfortunately, the Stars ran into a team that got hotter at the Northern B boys tournament in Shelby. Saturday night, Rocky Boy fell to the Pop...

 

Warriors bring MSU-N's postseason run to an end

The Montana State University-Northern Lights were just one hurdle away from playing for a Frontier Conference championship. That hurdle, however, proved to be much too tall. Saturday night in the...

 

Caregiving and maintaining your friendships

By Kimberley Fowler, a contributing writer for A Place for Mom Providing care for a parent or senior loved one can be all-consuming. The average family caregiver spends 24.4 hours per week providing care for loved ones and “nearly 1 in 4...

 

Caregiving and maintaining a solid relationship with your spouse

By Kimberley Fowler, a contributing writer for A Place for Mom For many adults on the cusp of retirement, providing care for a child as well as a parent or senior loved one is a very real scenario. The average age of a family caregiver is 49.2 years...

 

Obituary - John LeRoy Downhour

John LeRoy Downhour, 85, passed away due to natural causes on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at Northern Montana Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019,... Full story

 

Can't please everyone as a legislator

Our first 45 days of the 66th legislative session have ended. We are in the transmittal break and catching up on emails and U.S. mail. I am going to change up my weekly report a bit. As legislators, we are scored on all of our votes. Some scores come...

 

For the Record, March 4, 2019

Havre Police Department Officers were called to a vehicle crash on 12th Avenue Friday at 9:50 a.m. -- Officers were called to Second Street at 10:11 a.m. Friday for a vehicle crash. -- Friday at...

 

Correction - Amtrak agents

A caption for a photograph with a front-page about Amtrak agents story in Friday’s edition of the Havre Daily News misreported that the budget passed in February requires all Amtrak stations to have agents. The requirement is that Amtrak put... Full story

 

Obituary - Robert J. Markwardt

Longtime Havre resident Robert "Bob" Markwardt, 79, passed peacefully on February 21, 2019.   Bob was born in 1939 in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, to Roy and Hattie Markwardt. After graduating from... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    March 4, 2019

Quinn to launch ag book Tuesday in Big Sandy

Internationally renowned Big Sandy organic farmer Bob Quinn will be launching his book, “Grain by Grain,” at the Big Sandy Library Tuesday. Co-authored by Liz Carlisle, who wrote “Lentil Underground” about organic farmers in north-central...

 

Local News - HRDC running booth at Montana Seed Show

Press release District 4 Human Resources Development Council is inviting people to visit its booth at the 70th Annual Montana Seed Show in Harlem at the Harlem High School. Doors will open Thursday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday and...

 

Local News - VA officers visiting local locations

Press release Judy Loendorf or Steve Mulonet, service officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs will be visiting the following locations and times to meet with veterans interested in applying for benefits. Interested veterans need to bring a copy of...

 
 By George Fergson    Local    March 4, 2019

Bears start a big week for the Hi-Line with a state championship

The Hi-Line is abuzz right now with high school basketball. State tournaments wrap up this weekend, and plenty of area teams will be taking their shot at glory. However, the Box Elder girls...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    March 4, 2019

Havre's economy absorbs Herberger's, Sears and Kmart closures

Havre Job Service Manager Carol Lamey said Friday that even though several businesses closed in 2018, such as the Herberger's, Sears and Kmart, there was no drastic spike in unemployment. Lamey...

 

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