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Articles from the April 17, 2019 edition

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Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Janae Boles, Havre High Softball

It's been a big last few days or so for Havre High junior Janae Boles who recently signed to play softball next year at Dawson Community College in Glendive. That was last Thursday. This Thursday,...

 
 By Larry Lease    Local    April 17, 2019

Circus at fairgrounds canceled a week before it happens

During the Great Northern Fair Board monthly meeting Tuesday, Board Chair Tyler Smith announced that the planned King Cole Circus was canceled because the company went bankrupt. "Those who have already bought tickets should call their bank and file...

 

MSU-N rodeo team starts strong in Bozeman

The Montana State University-Northern rodeo team is off and riding so to speak. The Lights and Skylights opened the 2019 Big Sky Region season at last weekend’s Montana State Rodeo in Bozeman,...

 

Natalee Faupel finishes first pro hoops season in Europe

It has been a whirlwind last year for former Montana State University-Northern great Natalee Faupel. The Skylight’s all-time leading scorer recently completed her first season of professional...

 

Montana NRCS announces 2019 Honey Bee Pollinator Initiative

From USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service BOZEMAN — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering additional funding through its Environmental Quality Incentives Program to target honey bee pollinator resource concerns in...

 

Higher limits now available on USDA Farm Loans

From U.S. Department of Agriculture Higher limits are now available for borrowers interested in USDA’s farm loans, which help agricultural producers purchase farms or cover operating expenses. The 2018 Farm Bill increased the amount that producers...

 

Census of Agriculture shows changes for Montana agriculture

From Montana Department of Agriculture HELENA — USDA’s National Agricultural Statistic Service released last Thursday the 2017 Census of Agriculture, highlighting several key data points important to Montana’s agriculture industry. Montana’s...

 

FFA state convention held in Bozeman

From Montana FFA More than 1,650 members and guests attended Montana FFA’s 89th Annual State Convention April 3-6 in Bozeman. The Montana FFA State Convention hosted 12 career development events, general sessions and workshops during the four-day...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 17, 2019

CBP returning Raymond Port of Entry to 24-hour schedule

Editor’s note: This adds comment from U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., that was not available by printing deadline. In a flashback to 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has reversed its decision to cut the Port of Raymond between Montana and Sa...

 

Autism awareness: The growing tide of supports and services

On April 2, 2019, Montana Senators Jon Tester, Democrat, and Steve Daines, Republican, announced their bipartisan support of the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support — CARES — Act to fund research, training, and...

 

Havre Trails sets birdwatching hike

Havre Daily News staff Havre Trails is inviting people to its first hike of the season, a special birdwatching hike for people of all ages. Montana State University-Northern biology professor Terri Hildebrand will lead a group, starting at Sands...

 

Outside watering not allowed until repairs completed

From Havre Public Works Office The Havre city government will not allow outside watering of lawns until the repairs are completed on the damaged manway on the 3.5-million-gallon tank on the east side of Havre. “We are working with the contractor...

 

Council assembles panel to study using weevil to fight houndstongue

HELENA — Montana is working to fight a pervasive invasive weed that is causing problems around the state. In 1997, Canada began releasing the biological control agent Mogulones crucifer, a weevil, for the control of houndstongue, a highly invasive...

 

It's a record: 228 books nominated for 2019 High Plains Book Award

Press release A record 228 books have been nominated for the 13th annual High Plains Book Awards, which recognize writers and their work from seven western states and three Canadian provinces. This year’s High Plains Book Awards will take place...

 

UM relaunches Women's Leadership Initiative

UM News Service Missoula — University of Montana President Seth Bodnar announced the relaunch of the Women’s Leadership Initiative for the 2019-20 academic year. This relaunch will be supported financially by private donor support, featuring a ne...

 

For the Record, April 17, 2019

Havre Police Department A caller with juvenile probation reported Tuesday at 2:23 p.m. that she recieved two iPhones that were not ordered. -- Amber Victoria Standingrock of Havre, 22, was arrested...

 

Clarification - Havre donates fire truck to Kremlin fire department

A front-page story in Tuesday’s edition of the Havre Daily News reported Havre City Council approved a resolution donating a Havre Fire Department fire truck to the Kremlin Rural Fire District. Havre Fire Chief Mel Paulson told the Havre Daily... Full story

 

2018 Chronic Wasting Disease Surveillance Report available online

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks recently completed the 2018 Chronic Wasting Disease Surveillance Report. The report is available on the FWP website at http://www.fwp.mt.gov/. During the 2018 season, FWP collected a total of 1,922 samples from mule...

 

Obituary - Gloria Fay Leeds

Gloria Fay Leeds had been suffering with COPD the last few years of her life. On April 11, 2019, God brought her to a place that allows her to breathe effortlessly with all the fresh air she desires.... Full story

 

Obituary - Donald Weller

WADENA, Minn. — Donald Weller, a former Havre resident, passed away on April 7th. His funeral Mass was held April 15th at St. Johns Catholic church in Bluffington, Minnesota.  For his full obituary visit the website of Schuller Funeral Home at... Full story

 

Obituary - Thelma M. McLain

Thelma M. McLain, 96, passed away due to natural causes at the Northern Montana Care Center on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Her funeral Mass will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at St.... Full story

 

Obituary - Florence Corcoran

Florence Corcoran, 79, passed away due to natural causes on Monday, April 15, 2019, at Northern Montana Hospital. Wake services began at 3:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, and will continue... Full story

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    April 17, 2019

Virginia playwright adapts play to region for MAT production

Montana Actors' Theatre is starting a run this week of a play by a Virginia playwright adapted specifically to this part of north-central Montana Suzanne Beal adapted her play "I am (not) my Mother"...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    April 17, 2019

Students find opportunities at job fair held at Havre High

Local employers filled the Havre High School cafeteria for the first job fair for students in the past 12 years. Havre Job Service Manager Carol Lamey said her office wanted to bring the opportunity...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 17, 2019

Council approves fire truck donation to wrong department

When the Havre City Council approved donating a fire truck that is no longer used to the Kremlin Rural Fire District, it was voting on the wrong motion. Havre Fire Chief Mel Paulson said Tuesday after...

 

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