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Articles from the April 3, 2020 edition

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 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Hi-Line Living: COVID-19 hits the Hi-Line

The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly approaching 1 million detected cases and has taken the lives of more than 50,000 people world-wide, but it has also changed the lives of nearly... — Updated 4/3/2020

 By George Fergson    Local

Area sees record cold set two weeks into spring

It's Havre. So of course the town breaks a record related to cold, even though spring began more than two weeks ago. Wednesday night and Thursday morning, Havre set its all-time low for the day when the temperature at the... — Updated 4/3/2020


Agenda - Havre City Council

Havre City Council is holding its regular meeting Monday at 7 p.m. in Havre City Hall, but with restrictions and an invitation to people to join the meeting remotely. • Council members, staff and the public are welcome to... — Updated 4/3/2020


Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly calendar

Monday Business hours, 8 a.m. to noon, by appointment only Tuesday 10:30 a.m. — County Road Department meeting — telephone conference Wednesday Business hours, 8 a.m. to noon, by appointment only Thursday 10 a.m. — Weekly... — Updated 4/3/2020


Agenda - Hill County Park Board meeting postponed

The regularly scheduled April Hill County Park Board meeting set for Monday has been postponed at this time. The next meeting will likely be the regularly scheduled meeting set for Monday, May 4. If the April meeting is... — Updated 4/3/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

St. Jude's expands its distanced learning during school closures

St. Jude Thaddeus School was ahead of the curve in beginning its remote learning for its students during the COVID-19 pandemic school closures. Monday will be the third week in passing out packets for the students at the main doors... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

COVID-19 making ag producers' jobs more complicated

Experts say COVID-19 is creating complications for an already troubled cattle market and is causing stress for Montana's agriculture producers. Northern Agricultural Research... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Havre Middle School works through distanced learning

Havre Middle School is among the other public schools in the district that began its remote learning program Monday. Principal Dustin Kraske said the students are using Google Classroom to connect and communicate with their... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

MSU Extension webinar details economic fallout of COVID-19

Speakers at a free webinar hosted by Montana State University Extension Thursday said despite recent legislation passed by Congress, industries around Montana will continue to face serious economic challenges as the COVID-19... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story


Correction - All-mail election

A front-page story in Thursday’s edition of the Havre Daily News about Blaine, Chouteau, Hill and Liberty counties holding all-mail elections in the upcoming primary election misnamed the local election administrators to whom... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story


For the Record, April 3, 2020

Havre Police Department Officers responding to a call at 11:50 a.m. Thursday from 15th Avenue and First Street arrested Trina Lynn Howard of Harlem, 34, on Justice or City court... — Updated 4/3/2020


Legal Tip - Can't pay your April rent because of COVID-19? 

From Montana Legal Services Association Gov. Steve Bullock has stopped all evictions for nonpayment through April 10. But, you still have to pay your rent. It is a good idea to contact your landlord to come up with a plan to pay... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story


Local News - Davey School Board meeting set for Monday

Davey Elementary School’s regular board meeting will be Monday at 6 p.m at the school.... — Updated 4/3/2020


Obituary - Daniel Louis Genereux

Daniel Louis Genereux, 58, died at Big Sandy Medical Center April 2, 2020.  Cremation has taken place and a private service will be held at a later date.... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

St. Mary Working Group discusses lawsuit, COVID-19

The St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group met Wednesday virtually due to the coronavirus outbreak and discussed the lawsuit from the Alliance of the Wild Rockies regarding bull trout and updates on federal legislation on the St.... — Updated 4/3/2020 Full story


Letter to the Editor - A wake up call

Editor, As a retired physician, I am writing to express my deep concern with the irresponsible attitude too many Montanans are showing toward current “shelter-in-place” guidelines enacted in response to the coronavirus... — Updated 4/3/2020

 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: Schrodinger was obviously onto something

This week’s recurring theme in my life is the thought experiment called Schrodinger’s cat. I’m going to do my best to explain the background of Schrodinger’s cat, but right... — Updated 4/3/2020


We can weather this storm if we do our part

COVID-19 continues to be at the forefront of our current health battles and plans.  We have one documented case of COVID-19 in Havre, but almost assuredly there are more. We still do not have the testing capabilities to test... — Updated 4/3/2020


Northern Alumni Foundation holding Care-A-Thon

By Havre Daily News staff The Montana State University-Northern Alumni Foundation is inviting people to “Let your little (Northern) light shine!” The Foundation is looking for volunteers throughout the month of April for its... — Updated 4/3/2020

 By George Ferguson    Sports

OUTDOORS: Like other outdoor recreation, if done right, golf can still be played safely during this horrible time

We’re all trying to figure this coronavirus stuff out as we go, we're all navigating this new reality at the same time and we’re all in it together. So, it’s for those... — Updated 4/3/2020


Hello, God. It's me, Mara.

You know, Lord, lots of folks have heaps of thoughts and ideas about the secret of how to have happiness.  How about Christmas gifts - just think of all the items, all these... — Updated 4/3/2020


Community Church of Gildford, Calvary Evangelical in Rudyard, sharing online Sunday service

Press release Community Church of Gildford, which shares a pastor with Calvary Evangelical in Rudyard, is doing services online to reduce exposure to the novel coronavirus 2019 that causes COVID-19. As of now, here is a list of... — Updated 4/3/2020


Out Our Way: Then came the chinook - Jude 20-21

Out our way, winter can be a tough season - and a long one. One year, it began in mid-October and the blizzard shut down power for the whole county. Snow in May is not unheard of -... — Updated 4/3/2020


Pastor's Corner: Bound together

I never imagined that less than a month after being ordained and installed as pastor at First Lutheran Church in Havre we would be facing a global pandemic. I didn’t exactly take a class on how to respond to a once-in-a-century... — Updated 4/3/2020


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