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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 yet, the Lights also...

 

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 Preparedness and... Full story

 
 By George Fergson    Local    March 24, 2020

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 a big gasp of winte...

 

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 Class B All-State for...

 

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 and our students,"... Full story

 

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 Funeral Home has... 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....

 

Cottonwood School Board meeting Wednesday

Cottonwood School Board is holding a special meeting Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the West School.... Full story

 

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 Project begins jus...

 

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 it’s paramount that... 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 the coronavirus and... 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 offender, driving...

 

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 4. Agenda deletions... 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 Commission business meeting... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    March 24, 2020

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 disinfecting are two different... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 24, 2020

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 post on the... 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 tracking map... 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 and make an...

 

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 have an obligation to... Full story

 

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