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COVID-relief funding secured for local airports

With Montana airports struggling to keep up with costs after the COVID-19 pandemic brought air travel to a standstill, U.S. Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Steve Daines, R-Mont., announced they successfully secured funds for local... — Updated 4/30/2020 Full story

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Cooney, Williams face off in Democratic gubernatorial primary: Whitney Williams

Editor's note: Watch for profiles of the Republican gubernatorial candidates in Monday's edition of the Havre Daily News This version corrects some incorrect biographical... — Updated 4/27/2020


Agenda - Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees

Editor's note: This includes a new item "5" under new business that was added after the Havre Daily News was sent to press. The Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. in the Havre Middle School. The... — Updated 4/24/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Cooney, Williams face off in Democratic gubernatorial primary: Mike Cooney

Editor's note: Watch for profiles of the Republican gubernatorial candidates in Monday's edition of the Havre Daily News Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney is facing businesswoman Whitney... — Updated 4/24/2020

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Local Facebook group continues making cloth masks despite hiccups

Demand for cloth masks in Havre and the surrounding area persists, and local groups of volunteers continue their efforts to provide, despite some ongoing difficulties. Shannon... — Updated 4/24/2020 Full story

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Havre Public Schools to decide on re-opening at meeting Tuesday

Havre Public Schools Superintendent Andy Carlson said a special meeting of the school board of trustees will be held Tuesday that will include making the decision on whether or not to let students return back to in-classroom teachi... — Updated 4/24/2020 Full story


The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 444 with 2 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 59 with 12 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was X,12,127. The number of deaths was 14. The number of recoveries was 325.... — Updated 4/24/2020 Full story


Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly calendar

Monday 1:30 p.m. — Building manager meeting Tuesday 9 a.m. — Meeting with Heberly on road encroachment 10:30 a.m. — County Road Department meeting Wednesday Business hours by appointment only Thursday 10 a.m. — Weekly... — Updated 4/24/2020

 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: An evolution of the resolution process

One of the many age-old questions is this: Is it better to do the right thing for the wrong reason, or the wrong thing for the right reason? But I’m here to ask this sidebar quest... — Updated 4/24/2020


Letter to the Editor - Will Gianforte agree to debate?

Editor, We Americans like to believe that we live in a free and open society. We expect leaders such as Gov. Steve Bullock, who has issued controversial executive orders to submit to questions about them and to offer some proof... — Updated 4/24/2020

 By George Fergson    Opinion

From the Fringe:Now more than ever, it's our job to protect our local health care workers

So, we’re going to start to open back up. That’s the announcement by Montana Gov. Steve Bullock Wednesday, though, Bullock did ultimately leave all decisions on opening, or not opening, the services in his Phase I up to... — Updated 4/24/2020


Reopening must include dealing with all health concerns

As a Montana physician practicing in a rural community I feel it is timely to share my thoughts and feelings with all my neighbors as our state prepares to transition from shelter-in-place to the next phase of our battle against... — Updated 4/24/2020


Remember recycling during Earth Day week and after

Earth Day 2020 was April 22 — that date marked 50 years since the first Earth Day in 1970. On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans — 10 percent of the U.S. population at the time — took to the streets, college campuses and hu... — Updated 4/24/2020


Obituary - Ila M. (Watson) Reighard

Ila M. (Watson) Reighard was born November 10, 1934, in Roundup, MT, to Elmer "Hub" and Pearl Watson. She passed away April 19, 2020, of natural causes in Great Falls, MT, with her... — Updated 4/24/2020 Full story


Voters urged to take 'My Voter Page Challenge'

Press release HELENA — Montana’s 56 county election administrators are asking voting-age residents to take the online “My Voter Page Challenge” at http://VotingInMontana.com, created by the Secretary of State’s Office.... — Updated 4/24/2020


Correction - Outdoor camping closures being loosened

A photo caption in the story “Some state outdoor recreation set to re-open as Bullock announces Phase I” on the Outdoors page in Thursday’s edition of the Havre Daily News misreported that a sign at Fish, Wildlife and Parks... — Updated 4/24/2020 Full story


For the Record, April 24, 2020

Havre Police Department A 10th Street West caller asked Thursday at 10:45 a.m. to speak with an ofifcer. -- Jenell Rene Leo of Havre, 43, was arrested on charges of driving under... — Updated 4/24/2020


Senior Center News, April 24, 2020

North Central Senior Center April 27 to May 1 Menu by Earlene DeWinter Monday — Chicken and dumplings, relish tray, pudding Tuesday — Roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, broccoli Normandy, rolls, cake Wednesday ... — Updated 4/24/2020


Big Sandy's Rutledge among NILE Foundation scholarship winners

Press release BILLINGS — A local student is among the winners of scholarships announced by the NILE Foundation for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Andrea Rutledge, daughter of Kelly and Kristie Rutledge of Big Sandy, was one of... — Updated 4/24/2020


Roping Religion: Always run your best race

Many of the ideas and scriptures for this article are from the devotional “God Wants You To Win!” by world champion calf roper Jeff Copenhaver. After the famous hall of faith Chapter 11 in the book of Hebrews comes Chapter... — Updated 4/24/2020


Out Our Way: Follow me - John 12:24-26

Out our way, riding in unfamiliar territory can be tricky. It’s so easy to lose your sense of directions in areas where you have never been before. That is just another reason I was so glad to have Charlie riding with me. Even... — Updated 4/24/2020


Pastor's Corner: The gift of borrowed words

“Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge.” This is the first line of Psalm 16, one of last Sunday’s readings for those faith communities who follow the Revised Common Lectionary. Whether you read this text in worship or... — Updated 4/24/2020

 By George Ferguson    Sports

Skylights sign Washington prep standout in hoops

Montana State University-Northern head women's basketball coach Chris Mouat has announced his first signee of the 2020 recruiting class. Earlier this week, Mouat announced the... — Updated 4/24/2020

 By George Ferguson    Sports

Historic Shrine Game called off

The 2020 Montana East-West Shrine Game is the latest sporting event to be canceled due to COVID-19. Due to concerns about the pandemic, the executive board of the Montana East-West... — Updated 4/24/2020

 By George Ferguson    Sports


Montana State University-Northern Chancellor Greg Kegel has had a vision for an on-campus football stadium for quite some time now. And three weeks after ground-breaking on the... — Updated 4/24/2020


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