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Articles from the April 20, 2020 edition

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 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Daines discusses re-opening Montana's economy in virtual town hall

Sen. Steve Daines R-Mont., held a virtual town hall Friday to provide and update on the COVID-19 pandemic and what he's been doing to combat it, as well as hear from the public. "I... — Updated 4/21/2020


Hill County health officer opens golf course with restrictions

Hill County Health Officer Jessica Sheehy issued an order Monday afternoon opening Hill County golf courses with some restrictions. Gov. Steve Bullock, when he issued his... — Updated 4/21/2020


MontanaPBS continues to provide free resources to support students learning at home, educators

BOZEMAN - As schools across Montana remain closed to slow the spread of COVID-19, MontanaPBS and the Montana Office of Public Instruction will continue to support home learning... — Updated 4/20/2020 Full story

 By Aarron Thompson    Sports

The college rodeo dream that almost came true

The COVID-19 pandemic called off many different sporting events across Montana and the country, including the 2020 College National Finals Rodeo June 14-20 at the Casper Events... — Updated 4/20/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Bullock: State could start re-opening if cases stay down

Gov. Steve Bullock announced Friday that if the rate of COVID-19 confirmations stays low or decreases, the state could start a phased re-opening next week. He said the actions taken including his stay-at-home directive, set to... — Updated 4/20/2020

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Health officer warns of re-opening the county too quickly

At its weekly COVID-19 update Friday members of the Hill County Public Health Board discussed the prospect of re-opening Montana’s economy. Hill County Commissioner Mike Wendland said he and others were anxious to get... — Updated 4/20/2020

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Havre Food Bank collects donations through Cruise for a Cause

Classic cars moved in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting health care workers and emergency responders on the front lines and helping out with extra food. North Central... — Updated 4/20/2020


The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 433 with zero new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 57 with 19 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 11,051. The number of deaths was 10. The number of recoveries was 243.... — Updated 4/20/2020


Obituary - Kristine Ellen Dramstad

Kristine Ellen Dramstad of Havre, 72, passed away of natural causes at the Northern Montana Care Center April 18, 2020. Cremation has taken place and a service will be held at a later date. Full obituary to follow with service... — Updated 4/20/2020 Full story


USDA announces coronavirus food assistance program

Press release WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Friday the creation of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. This new U.S. Department of Agriculture program will take several actions to assist... — Updated 4/20/2020 Full story


DLI warns Montanans to protect personal information during UI claims process

Press release HELENA — The Montana Department of Labor & Industry advises people applying for Unemployment Insurance benefits that individuals misrepresenting DLI may capitalize on the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and... — Updated 4/20/2020


For the Record, April 20, 2020

Havre Police Department A minor vehicle crash was reported on First Street West at 3:28 p.m. Friday. -- Someone on Second Street asked Friday at 4:34 p.m. to speak with an officer.... — Updated 4/20/2020


Correction - Some school elections still on, some canceled due to pandemic

Information in a story about school elections in Friday’s edition of the Havre Daily News misreported requirements under the Ballot Interference Prevention Act for returning ballots for other people. The correct information... — Updated 4/20/2020 Full story

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Clean up Week begins in Rocky Boy

Starting today and running through April 24, Rocky Boy Health Center’s Environmental Health Program is holding its annual Clean up Week, where residents will be encouraged and rewarded for cleaning and maintaining their... — Updated 4/20/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Blaine County 4-H selling Mother's Day planters

Blaine County 4-H members are selling flower planters for Mother’s Day. Planters cost $25 each. Orders and payments must be placed by Friday, May 1. Montana State University Blaine County Extension Agent Julianne Snedigar said... — Updated 4/20/2020 Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports

George Ferguson Column: Finally, a night of sports reruns that I wanted to see

Sports nuts are in a tough spot right now. We’re living in a world where sports are shut down, and where live sports literally don’t exist. So companies like ESPN and other... — Updated 4/20/2020


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