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Hill County Courthouse goes into lockdown

Havre Daily News staff Along with closing in-facility dining and drinking in restaurants and bars, Hill County now is closing its courthouse and is requiring people to call in if they need access....

 

SO IT BEGINS

There hasn't been a lot to smile about as of late. But, with the sun shining on a Havre blanketed in a late winter snow, Montana State University-Northern head football coach Andrew Rolin was all smil...

 

Havre School Board declares unforeseen emergency

Havre Public Schools held an emergency board of trustees meeting Tuesday to approve the aggregated hours for the 2019-2020 school year. This meeting was held electronically under 2-2-302 Montana Code Annotated. Havre Public Schools Superintendent...

 

12 Ponies tabbed for Northeast A All-Conference honors

After the abrupt end to the basketball season, many teams across Montana were crowned co-champions, while some were left wondering what would happen next. Regardless, the Havre High basketball teams...

 

The Postscript: Smelling like dog

It’s a very gray day. Today is exactly the sort of day I am most grateful for dogs. Walking in my neighborhood, everyone feels the need to share the latest dire news. Meeting in the street, we...

 

Sacrifice and social interaction the way to deal with COVID-19

There are myths of COVID-19 that need to be addressed. This is not another flu. Some data suggests that the mortality rate of COVID-19 is 10- to 30-times higher than seasonal influenza (flu). There are no drug treatments. There are no current...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 18, 2020

Havre Salvation Army stops accepting donations

Havre Salvation Army announced some changes it is making due to the presence of the novel coronavirus 2019 in the state to protect its employees, volunteers and customers, including not accepting donations until further notice. Salvation Army said...

 

Local News - Clack Museum closes to reduce COVID-19 exposure

The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum has announced that, to reduce possible exposure to COVID-19, it is closed to the public until further notice....

 

Havre Elks Lodge offers services to help social distancing

Havre Daily News staff The Havre Elks Lodge wants to help ease the concerns of the Havre community over COVID-19. Health and government officials are recommending social distancing — trying to stay at least six feet away from people and reducing...

 

For the Record, March 18, 2020

Havre Police Department A Second Street caller reported Tuesday at 12:14 p.m. that someone broke into her home, damaging the door. -- An arrest was made during a vehicle stop on Fifth Avenue Tuesday...

 

Obituary - Rita Kay Robertson

Rita Kay Robertson, 74, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at the Missouri River Medical Center Nursing Home in Fort Benton, Montana. Cremation has taken place and services will be held in May. A full obituary will fo...

 

State Motor Vehicle Division announces licensing changes in response to COVID-19

Press release  HELENA — Attorney General Tim Fox and Motor Vehicle Division Administrator Sarah Garcia announced changes and issued an important reminder Tuesday for Montana’s drivers and vehicle owners For all driver licenses due to expire in...

 

Fair Board votes to move forward on projects despite chance of fair being canceled

Despite the chance that the 2020 Great Northern Fair could be canceled due to coronavirus concerns, The Great Northern Fair Board continued to discuss and vote on projects in preparation for this year’s fair. During the public comments section...

 

Governor announces uninsured Montanans to receive coverage for COVID-19 testing and treatment

Press release HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that uninsured Montanans, who receive a recommendation from a provider, will be eligible to receive coverage for COVID-19 testing and treatment. “This is a significant step in...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 18, 2020

Northern closing in on fundraising goals for stadium

With work underway to erect the first phase of Montana State University-Northern’s athletic complex — a new football stadium on the practice field on the west end of campus — the university announced it has received two more major donations...

 

COVID-19 concerns affect Montana's Economic Outlook Seminar

The Bureau of Business and Economic Research held its 45th Annual Economic Outlook Seminar over the internet instead of in Havre Tuesday due to concerns about COVID-19, which was a major theme of the event. Most of the speakers in the seminar, the...

 

Obituary - Gordan Lee Chiefstick

Gordan Lee Chiefstick, 28, passed away at CHI St. Alexius Healthcare in Bismarck, ND, Friday, March 13, 2020.  Wake services will begin at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020, and will continue until his funeral service, which will be at 11:00 a.m....

 

Sheriff's office suspends prisoner visitation, some services

The Hill County Sheriff's Office this week announced, to reduce the chance of exposure to novel coronavirus 2019, it was suspending all visitation, religious services and Narcotics Anonymous and...

 

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