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Articles from the April 21, 2020 edition

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 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Medical officer pleased with local response to COVID-19

Editor’s note: This version corrects misquotations in the second and eighth paragraphs where Dr. Kevin Harada talks about ramping up testing. Adequate supplies, adequate staffing... — Updated 4/22/2020

 

Senators: COVID disaster aid increase passes Senate

Montana's U.S. senators both said the latest version of a bill to add funds to protect small business payrolls passed the Senate this afternoon. Sen. Steve Daines R-Mont., held a... — Updated 4/21/2020 Full story

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

HRDC has COVID-19 rental assistance available

Some assistance is available for people who are having problems making rent payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. District 4 Human Resources Development Council is offering rental... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 437 with 4 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 59 with 14 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was X,11,241. The number of deaths was 12. The number of recoveries was 273.... — Updated 4/21/2020

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Rocky Boy Schools working through distanced learning

The Rocky Boy Schools superintendent said the distanced learning required in the COVID-19 pandemic is working, but everyone is anxious for regular classes to start again. “Things are going as well as they could, but remote... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

Obituary - Ken Wilson Grazier

Ken Wilson Grazier of Havre, 77, died Friday April 10, 2020, in a shop fire at his home. A celebration of Ken's life will be conducted at a later date. Holland & Bonine Funeral... — Updated 4/21/2020 Full story

 

For the Record, April 21, 2020

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a two-vehicle crash between a car and an SUV on 13th Street reported at 9:15 a.m. Monday. -- A Sixth Street caller reported a bullet... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

Agenda - Hill County Commission business meeting

The Hill County Commission will hold a remote weekly business meeting Thursday at 11 a.m. The meeting agenda is: Public comments on non-agenda items: Public comments on agenda items: Claims: Employment: Clothing allowance ... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

DLI issues over $62M in UI payments April 13-17

Press release HELENA — The Montana Department of Labor and Industry today announced that more than 74,000 UI payments totaling more than $62 millino were issued over the week of April 13-17, providing benefits to Montanans... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

Attorney General seeks nominations for crime victim advocate award

Press release HELENA — The Montana Attorney General’s Office is seeking nominations for the annual Matthew Dale Outstanding Advocate of the Year Award.  Any Montanan working with crime victims is eligible, including law... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

Social Security administrator urges recipients with dependents to update info for payments

Press release Social Security Administrator Andrew Saul told Social Security recipients who don’t file tax returns Monday that they need to make sure information is correct to receive the $500 per dependent payment to which they... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

Legislative Council discusses COVID-19 finances

Last week Legislative Council met virtually to discuss COVID-19 and the fiscal situation for Montana. Administrative committee chairs from finance, audit and revenue were also invited for information purposes. Todd Everts, chief... — Updated 4/21/2020 Full story

 

Recommendations on preventing exposure to and dealing with coronavirus

Havre Daily News staff While it looks like, with reducing rates of confirmed cases of COVID-19, Montana may start the process of relaxing some restrictions put in place to slow its spread. But, Gov. Steve Bullock and health... — Updated 4/21/2020 Full story

 

Northern profiles local Student Excellence Award winners

Press release Montana State University-Northern announced last Friday, the recipients of the Student Excellence Awards, which is the highest honor that a student can receive.... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

Letter to the Editor - Bicycles on the roadway

Editor, Spring has sprung, so all kinds of road users are out there competing for space on our highways. From farm equipment to bicyclists, folks are on the road who need extra attention from every motorist. As a bicyclist myself,... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

Letter to the Editor - Governor handling of pandemic is impressive

Dear Editor: One would hope with the worries concerning the coronavirus we would all work together to help us all get through this as best we can. I was so impressed with Gov. Steve Bullock’s handling of this coronavirus... — Updated 4/21/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

BOILING HOT

COVID-19 ended up putting the brakes, historically on the 2020 NCAA Wrestling National Championships. That's right, back in March, just like March Madness, the NCAA national... — Updated 4/21/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Local Golf Report: Health Dept. opens golf courses

As of Monday afternoon, golf officially returned to Hill County. Monday evening, the Hill County Health Department posted on its Facebook Page that it is lifting county wide... — Updated 4/21/2020

 

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