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Articles from the March 24, 2020 edition

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 By George Fergson    Local

It's official: Winter was mild

Officially, winter is over. But in Havre, is it really ever over for good? That's the question everyone wants to know as spring has sprung. Of course, Havre and much of Montana got... — Updated 3/24/2020


Governor announces extension of closures, mandates social distancing

HELENA - Montana's governor today announced he is extending his orders to reduce exposure to novel coronavirus 2019 through April 10 and mandated "social distancing." "Montanans... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story


Agenda - Hill County Commission business meeting

The Hill County Commission notified the Havre Daily News this afternoon that it was adding Camp spot contract for Beaver Creek Park Website to its agenda for its business meeting this week. The agenda for the Hill County... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story


All Hill County Courthouse access restricted

From the Hill County Commission Effective today at 5 p.m., the Hill County Courthouse shall remain open; however public access shall be restricted.  Members of the public who need to access services in the courthouse shall call... — Updated 3/24/2020


Agenda - Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees

The Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Havre Middle School. The agenda for the meeting is: A. Call to order 1. Pledge of Allegiance 2. Roll call 3. Welcome to visitors... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Schools work on teaching during school closures

Editor's note: With school closures, the Havre Daily News was not able to contact all school districts in the area. "Our number one priority is getting in touch with our families... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story


Cottonwood School Board meeting Wednesday

Cottonwood School Board is holding a special meeting Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the West School.... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story


The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana as of Monday night was 46

The numbers by county were: Blaine: 0 Chouteau: 0 Hill: 0 Liberty: 0 Gallatin: 16 Yelllowstone: 7 Missoula: 6 Flathead: 4 Silver Bow: 3 Cascade: 3 Lewis and Clark: 3 Madison: 1 Ravalli: 1 Broadwater: 1 Roosevelt: 1 Visit the state... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local

Rocky Boy implements checkpoints to slow coronavirus

More restrictions have been announced due to the coronavirus 2019 pandemic, including checkpoints and screenings at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation announced in a... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story

 By Pam Burke    Local

CDC gives recommendations on disinfecting

The Centers for Disease Control recommends disinfecting surfaces, but it helps to know a little more about products to get that done effectively and safely. Cleaning and disinfectin... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story


For the Record, March 24, 2020

Havre Police Department A Fifth Street caller reported a dog bite Monday at 12:36 p.m. -- Christopher Paul Hammond of Havre, 21, was issued a summons on charges of habitual traffic... — Updated 3/24/2020


Governor announces measures to increase patient care capacity

Press release HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock announced Monday measures to ensure the state can swiftly acquire the hospital space and medical supplies needed to rapidly respond to a potential surge in COVID-19 cases. “While... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story


Disaster assistance now available to all Montana small businesses economically impacted by coronavirus

Press release SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to all Montana small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story


Davey Elementary School Board meeting Wednesday

Davey Elementary School Board is holding a special meeting Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Davey School.... — Updated 3/24/2020


Safety improvement project on U.S. Highway 87 proposed

Press release GREAT FALLS — The Montana Department of Transportation announced and invited the public to comment on a safety improvement project to install shoulder rumble strips on U.S. Highway 87. The U.S. 87 Safety Improvement... — Updated 3/24/2020


Obituary - James Thomas Lowe

James Thomas Lowe, 94, passed away peacefully at the Northern Montana Care Center March 22, 2020. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date.  Full obituary will follow. Holland & Bonine... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story


HHS funds clinical trial for potential COVID-19 treatment

Press release An antibody medicine being evaluated to treat severe cases of novel coronavirus 2019 will receive additional support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for... — Updated 3/24/2020 Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports

2020 will feature a much-different schedule for Northern football team

Construction on the football stadium at Montana State University-Northern began last week. And while a timetable for completion and opening of the stadium hasn't been given just... — Updated 3/24/2020

 By George Ferguson    Sports

Harlem, Rocky Boy standouts honored in hoops

Accolades from the 2019-2020 high school basketball season continue to roll in, including awards from the Northern B. On the girls side, Harlem senior L'Tia Lawrence was named... — Updated 3/24/2020


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