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Articles from the April 15, 2020 edition

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Letter to the Editor - Glad an official expressed my shutdown concerns

Editor’s note: This version corrects an editing error in the first paragraph of the letter. Editor, Aren’t all meetings of public officials required to be open? If differing perspectives cannot be discussed then — which... — Updated 4/17/2020 Full story

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

April 11 fire victim identified

The Hill County Sheriff’s Office released the name of the victim of a fire Saturday that the Sheriff’s Office investigated. Ken Wilson Grazier, 77, was the victim of the structure fire at a residence on the 700 Block of 38th... — Updated 4/15/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Havre Food Bank giving away milk

The Havre Community Food Bank is handing out free milk this week, due to donations from a local business and state milk producers. Food Bank Manager Samantha Nimmick said the food bank received more than 3,000 lbs. of milk from... — Updated 4/15/2020 Full story

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

New sensors in Beaver Creek Reservoir discussed in meeting

Hill County Commissioner Mark Peterson and representatives from Great West Engineering as well as M.E.T. Automation & Controls met in Beaver Creek Park to discuss putting new... — Updated 4/15/2020


The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 404 with 5 new cases

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 51 with 21 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 9,583. The number of deaths was 7. The number of recoveries was 2019. The... — Updated 4/15/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

School Board discusses remote learning plan

An update on Havre Public School's remote learning plan was discussed at the Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday. The new district policy, 3650, Pupil Online Personal Information... — Updated 4/15/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

State to release analysis on who COVID-19 is hitting

Gov. Steve Bullock said during a press conference call Tuesday a report on who has been impacted by COVID-19 will be released this week and that some extra payments from the stimulus bill, the CARES Act, will be going out soon. He... — Updated 4/15/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Cruise to honor first responders and health care workers set for Friday

Members of the community are invited to participate Friday night in a food collection event and social distancing cruise to honor the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. at Rod’s Drive Inn and... — Updated 4/15/2020


Chinook, Big Sandy students win FFA awards

Press release BOZEMAN — This spring, the Montana FFA Foundation awarded more than $90,000 in scholarships and grants to FFA members and local FFA chapters throughout the state including to students from Big Sandy and Chinook.... — Updated 4/15/2020 Full story


Alzheimer's Association offers virtual programs to support caregivers

Press release BILLINGS — The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the daily routine for everyone, but these can be especially trying times for people who care for someone with cognitive or memory loss.   To help, the Alzheimer’s... — Updated 4/15/2020


Obituary - Beth Davidson

Beth Davidson, 70, passed away due to natural causes surrounded by family at her residence Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020. Cremation has taken place, and a celebration of Beth's... — Updated 4/15/2020 Full story


Obituary - Gary W. Grant

Beloved Gary W. Grant, 86, passed away Tuesday April 14, 2020, due to Alzheimer’s disease surrounded by loved ones at the Care and Comfort Home. A full obituary will follow. A celebration of Gary’s life will be held at a later... — Updated 4/15/2020 Full story


Obituary - Carol Ann (Passon) Upshaw

Carol Ann (Passon) Upshaw passed away of natural causes at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home in Chinook April 8, 2020, just four days after her 76th birthday. Carol was born April 4,... — Updated 4/15/2020 Full story


Election administrator gives mail in ballot information

Press release Hill County will be conducting the June 2 Federal Primary Election as an all-mail ballot election. With the spread and concerns over COVID-19 and per the directives issued by the governor’s office, people and the... — Updated 4/15/2020


MDA reminds producers to apply for state hail insurance

Press release HELENA — The Montana Department of Agriculture is reminding producers to apply for coverage through the State Hail Insurance Program. Montana producers can access and fill out applications for state hail insurance... — Updated 4/15/2020


Park board applicants sought

Press release The Hill County Commission is looking for people who are interested in serving on the Hill County Park Board. The park board is charged with the responsibility for the oversight of several Hill County Parks, most... — Updated 4/15/2020


For the Record, April 15, 2020

Havre Police Department Corey Ray Earl Sterner of Great Falls, 42, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence, driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license and... — Updated 4/15/2020

 By George Ferguson    Sports

Nine MSU-N cagers earn Frontier Academic honors

For the 2019-2020 Frontier Conference basketball season, the Montana State University-Northern Lights and Skylights had a combined nine players named Frontier Academic... — Updated 4/15/2020

 By Aarron Thompson    Sports


Not much can stop the UFC, but last week, the COVID-19 pandemic did. And so far, that's the only thing that's been able to stop Hunter Azure. Many Montana State University-Northern... — Updated 4/15/2020

 By Carrie Classon    Opinion

The Postscript: Peppermint ice cream

“I love seeing all the people in the park,” my sister told me on the phone the other night. “I can tell who is together because they are walking in little clumps!” I love... — Updated 4/15/2020


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