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Articles from the April 23, 2024 edition


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  • St. Jude's first grade celebrates Earth Day

    Christy Bambrough|Updated Apr 23, 2024

    St. Jude Thaddeus School first grade students again spent their Earth Day cleaning their school and neighboring blocks, as well as Pepin Park. St. Jude First Grade Teacher Amber Frazier was in charge of this event, which she has held for several years. Monday, students and a few parents met at St. Jude's at 11 a.m. The group cleaned the square block before moving onto Pepin Park. Lunch was served around noon followed by more cleaning of the inside of St. Jude school. The...

  • Spay/neuter, vaccination and microchip clinic set in Chinook

    Updated Apr 23, 2024

    Press release CHINOOK — PAWS of Chinook will be hosting a free community spay/neuter clinic, with vaccinations and microchipping Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19. The clinic will take place at Custom Collision Repair, 201 Pennsylvania St. in Chinook. A dog food drive will also take place with the goal of filling a trailer with unopened bags of dog food that will support the shelter’s efforts. The clinic will include free spay/neuter services for dogs and cats. Low-cost vaccinations will also be available. Distemper/parvo combin...

  • Library foundation annual meeting set for Thursday

    Updated Apr 23, 2024

    Press release The Havre-Hill County Library Foundation Annual Meeting will be held Thursday at 7 p.m., in the Havre-Hill County Library. The new circulation desk built by Charles Finn will be unveiled. Charles Finn, Gwen Hart, and Roger Hart will read from their literary works. Light refreshments will be served. The meeting is free and open to the public....

  • The Postscript: Waiting for Estefan

    Carrie Classon|Updated Apr 23, 2024

    I ordered the sofa cover as soon as we adopted our new cat, Felix. The sofa in the little apartment my husband, Peter, and I rent in Mexico has seen better days, but we didn’t want to be responsible for ushering it into an early retirement due to cat scratches. So I bought a beautiful turquoise handloomed bedspread from a woman across the street to use as a throw. And the job would have been done right then and there if I’d kept my mouth shut. Instead, I asked the woman if...

  • Fort Peck Summer Theatre scholarship applications open

    Updated Apr 23, 2024

    Press release Fort Peck Summer Theatre has announced the opening of the application process for the Jake Etchart Scholarship. Jake Etchart grew up spending summers at Fort Peck Lake, with much of his time spent around the Fort Peck Theatre where his family was actively involved as volunteers. He loved watching his sisters, Alexa and Christen, perform on the Fort Peck stage. Jake’s family and friends established a theater scholarship fund in his memory which is invested within the Fort Peck Theatre Preservation Endowment of t...

  • Obituary - Lillian Spinler

    Updated Apr 23, 2024

    The obituary for Lillan Loretta Spinler that ran in the April 15, 2024, edition of the Havre Daily News listed the wrong time for the services in Havre. The full correct obituary follows. Lillian Loretta Spinler passed away at her daughter's home in Juneau, Alaska, Feb. 24, 2024, after a short battle with cancer. A vigil and Rosary was at 3 p.m. Pacific Time Friday, April 19, 2024, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 30525 Eighth Ave, Federal Way, WA, and a Rosary will be... Full story

  • Obituary - John Hecker

    Updated Apr 23, 2024

    John Hecker passed away at Benefis Hospital April 15, 2024, after a short illness. Cremation has taken place, and memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. today, April 23, 2024, at First Lutheran Church with Pastor Megan Hoewisch officiating. John's family has suggested memorial donations be made to Havre Senior Center or First Lutheran Church. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with services and arrangements. Please visit John's online memorial page to send... Full story

  • Obituary - Margaret Ramona Maze

    Updated Apr 23, 2024

    After a long, valiant battle with dementia, Margaret Ramona Maze passed away at the Care and Comfort Home in Havre with her son and daughter at her side Saturday, April 20, 2024. Cremation has taken place and Margaret’s memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at Van Orsdel United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery. Memorials in Margaret’s honor can be sent to Van Orsdel United Methodist Church, Care and Comfort Home Services, or to a person’s choice.... Full story

  • For the Record, April 23, 2024

    Updated Apr 23, 2024

    Havre Police Department A written or verbal warning was issued after officers were asked Monday at 2:15 p.m. to assist someone on Second Avenue. -- A written of verbal warning was issued after a 2:52 p.m. Monday caller on Seventh Avenue reported a dog barking all day long. -- A written or verbal warning was issued after officers responded Monday at 4:45 p.m. to people throwing things out of an abandoned building on 11th Street West. -- Atraeu Jacob Belcourt of Great Falls, 32,...

  • Agenda - Hill County Commission

    Updated Apr 23, 2024

    The Hill County Commission submitted Monday after printing deadline an amended agenda for its Thursday business meeting. The full agenda follows. Hill County Commission will hold its weekly business meeting Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Commission Office. The public may participate in the Hill County Commission weekly business meeting online at https://us05web.zoom.us/j/87670806969?pwd=3D2AtxALo3jBtpEbOZlUCaH7VcZQQm.1 . The agenda for the meeting is: Meeting called to order Approval of last week’s minutes Public comments on n...

  • Blue Team tops White as Cats close Spring Drills with Sonny Holland Classic

    Updated Apr 23, 2024

    By MSU Athletics BOZEMAN - On a day named for a Bobcat legend from Butte, two players from there shone in Montana State's annual Sonny Holland Classic spring scrimmage in Bobcat Stadium Saturday. Senior quarterback Tommy Mellott threw for 95 yards and a touchdown and Casey Kautzman converted three field goals leading the Blue team to a 23-14 win. MSU head coach Brent Vigen was pleased with what he saw. "It's good to be done with the spring game and to have it unfold like you...

  • MSU-N Rodeo competes in Miles City

    George Ferguson|Updated Apr 23, 2024

    The Montana State University-Northern rodeo teams completed their second week of the spring season when the Lights and Skylights competed in the Miles Community College Rodeo last weekend in Miles City. In the first rodeo, the Lights and Skylights were sharp. In the women's all-around, senior Mikenna Schauer ended up finishing first with a score of 185. Schauer was also second place in the goat tying, coming in 13.7 seconds. Senior Garrett Cunningham was the average winner in...