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Bullock extends stay-at-home deadline to April 24

In a press conference call Tuesday Gov. Steve Bullock announced that he will be extending the stay-at-home directive through April 24. He also announced that the directives closing all non-residential public schools and restricting on-premise food... Full story

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 8, 2020

Superintendent gives update on Havre Public Schools

It has been about a week since Havre Public Schools began it's remote learning program and Superintendent Andy Carlson said they've learned a lot. "We're leaning. We've learned a lot," he said. "... I... Full story

 By Pam Burke    Local    April 8, 2020

Tribes finding a way to stay connected during social distancing

As COVID-19 restrictions on social interaction continue to keep family, friends and communities separated and to halt normal activities and events, Native and Indigenous people in the U.S. and Canada...

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    April 8, 2020

Gianforte discusses in Chamber call federal COVID relief

Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., held a conference call Tuesday sponsored by the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce with business owners and community members about COVID-19 impacts. “I’m pleased to see one case up in the Havre area, but we do have a... Full story


The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 332 with 13 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 31. The number of tests completed was 7.398. The number of recoveries was 135. The number of deaths was 6. The numbers by county were: Hill: 1, zero new cases... Full story


CDC talks about dealing with COVID-19 stress

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has put out a list of things people dealing with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic can do. The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 — COVID-19 — may be s...


From the Fringe: My birthday during lockdown …

Stress is something we all deal with. But, the type of stress we’re going through right now is unprecedented. So, with that in mind, I promise that what I’m about to say is not coming from any place other than that of genuine concern for all of...


The Postscript: Daisy crosses the street

My desk faces the window and that is where I spend most of my time. I spend about as much time at my desk as I do in my bed which is, conveniently located about 30 feet away. It’s a pretty short...


We got this

People of the Hi-Line, As of today, 1.3 million people around the world have contracted COVID-19. Over 73,000 of those patients lost their battle against this virus. Montana has 298 cases and 6 fatalities. Still, Hill and Liberty counties have only... Full story


Letter to the Editor - Forewarned is forearmed

Of the many lessons my parents taught this old man over the years, a couple seem especially apropos for today. The first is “history repeats itself,” and the second is “forewarned is forearmed.” We find ourselves in the midst of a worldwide...


Letter to the Editor - Protect yourself from COVID-19 scammers

Editor, At a time when everyone is impacted by this pandemic crisis, it’s hard to imagine that anyone would want to cause additional harm. Yet, right now there are thieves who want to bilk you out of your COVID-19 recovery checks. Be advised: you...


Contacting FWP with licensing, other questions

Press release For the foreseeable future, people interested in getting help from Fish, Wildlife and Parks with application and licensing questions should call the FWP Licensing Call Center at 406-444-2950 or email [email protected] . The licensing... Full story


Secretary of State to waive late filing fees for business

Press release HELENA — The Montana Secretary of State’s Office announced Tuesday it will waive the late filing fee for businesses until July 15 in response to the emergency order related to the coronavirus. Businesses can file their 2020 Annual... Full story


Montana moves deadlines for registering vehicles

HELENA — The governor’s office last week issued a directive temporarily suspending certain requirements for online driver’s license renewal and extending deadlines for vehicle registration. Issued in response to COVID-19, these changes will... Full story


Planned Parenthood of Montana launches new telehealth service

Press release BILLINGS — Planned Parenthood of Montana announced the launch of a new telehealth program in Montana, which allows patients to access health care services through a private and secure video conferencing platform that connects them wit... Full story


FWP seeking input on potential conservation easement for timberland near Lost Trail National Wildlife Refuge

Press release Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public input on a potential proposal to acquire a conservation easement on approximately 7,274 acres of productive timberland near Marion in Flathead County.  The proposed project lands... Full story


For the Record, April 8, 2020

Havre Police Department An officer on Second Street West reported at 6:17 a.m. Tuesday that a patrol car was hit. -- Desarae Rose Matte of Havre, 29, was arrested on charges of possession of...


The next step is still the goal, even as Lights operate without spring football

Right now, no-one in college football can do anything about taking the next step. Not with spring football officially canceled around the country. However, football will be back some day, and the...


Fort Benton standout headed to Providence for two sports

It has been a busy year for many Hi-Line seniors, including Fort Benton standout McKenzie Clark. Clark, a volleyball, girls basketball, and track and field athlete, recently announced she will be...


Push going out for more masks for more groups

Montana State University's Hill County Extension Office and the Hill County Board of Health are putting out a call for more people to help make cloth masks to help people avoid novel coronavirus... Full story


MontanaPBS to live stream COVID-19 special tonight at 7

MontanaPBS will continue with the third installation of their live broadcast special "Answering Questions About Coronavirus" tonight at 7. Thes program will be available to view on-air, online via... Full story

 By Press Release    Local    April 8, 2020

Hill County WIC accepting new clients in Hill and surrounding counties

The Hill County Women, Infants and Children - WIC - program, administered through the Hill County Health Department, is accepting new clients in Hill and surrounding counties. As the nation's most...


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