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Articles from the May 1, 2020 edition

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 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Downing, Nicol, Tuxbury face off in GOP auditor primary: Troy Downing

Big Sky businessman Troy Downing is facing off against Billings insurance company employee Nelly Nicol and Helena insurance agent Scott "Tux" Tuxbury in the Republican primary to... — Updated 5/1/2020


The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 453 with no new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized being tested, was 61 with 5 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 14,203. The number of deaths was 16. The number of recoveries was 397. Visit the... — Updated 5/1/2020

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Thursday tornado siren due to malfunction

Thursday evening an emergency tornado siren in Havre went off, but Havre Chief of Police Gabe Matosich said it was a malfunction and that there was no tornado. The police department put out an announcement on its Facebook page... — Updated 5/1/2020

 By Pam Burke    Local

Tick season is in full swing

While many fishing access sites and state parks in Montana are set to re-open today, the state is also in peak tick season, but information is available on what to do to avoid... — Updated 5/1/2020

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Hill County Commission votes down employee insurance proposal

The Hill County Commission voted 2-0 Thursday during its weekly business meeting to accept MACo’s new insurance rates and keep the contribution percentages of Hill County and its employees the same as last year. The original... — Updated 5/1/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Downing, Nicol, Tuxbury face off in GOP auditor primary: Scott 'Tux' Tuxbury

Insurance agent Scott "Tux" Tuxbury of Helena is facing off against Billings insurance company employee Nelly Nicol and Big Sky businessman Troy Downing in the Republican primary... — Updated 5/1/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Downing, Nicol, Tuxbury face off in GOP auditor primary: Nelly Nicol

Billings insurance company employee Nelly Nicol is facing off against Helena insurance agent Scott "Tux" Tuxbury and Big Sky businessman Troy Downing in the Republican primary to... — Updated 5/1/2020


Gubernatorial debates set for Saturday

Press release Ron Davis, Chair, Greater Montana Foundation and Greg Pace, Chair, Montana Broadcasters Association, announced that the two groups will hold debates for the Democratic and Republican candidates for governor Saturday.... — Updated 5/1/2020


Gianforte's political opponents are not telling the truth

In less than two weeks, ballots will be mailed to voters throughout Montana, and Republicans will have an important choice to make. After 16 years of single-party control of the governor’s office, we can win in November and put... — Updated 5/1/2020

 By George Fergson    Opinion

From the Fringe … It's up to us to make sure kids get the chance to return to school

Allow me to sound like broken record for a few minutes. But, I promise, it’s for a good cause. Last week, I wrote a column imploring residents of Havre and Hill County, and really, residents of humanity, to continue following... — Updated 5/1/2020

 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: It's called self-isolation not hide and do nothing

Whether you are still trying to fill the void of things canceled or postponed because the the pandemic, you are still being strict about self-isolating, or you just long for those... — Updated 5/1/2020


Obituary - Gerald W. Bibo

Gerald W. Bibo, 88, formerly of Peoria, passed away in his sleep at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, April 23, at Brookdale River Valley in Tualatin, Ore. He was born April 21, 1932 in Peoria,... — Updated 5/1/2020 Full story


Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly calendar

Monday 5:15 p.m. — HRDC Executive Committee meeting 5:30 p.m. — Park Board meeting Tuesday 10:30 a.m. — County Road Department meeting Wednesday 9 a.m. — Prevention specialist meeting Thursday 10 a.m. — Weekly business... — Updated 5/1/2020


Agenda - Havre City Council

Havre City Council will meet Monday at 7 p.m. in City Hall. Due to social distancing requirements, the meeting will be limited to 10 people in the chambers at one time with council members having priority. People can join the... — Updated 5/1/2020


Agenda - Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees

Havre Public Schools has scheduled a special school board meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Robins School Administration Building to implement policy adjustments approved for the COVID-19 distanced learning procedures. The meeting... — Updated 5/1/2020


Agenda - Hill County Park Board Meeting Agenda

Hill County Park Board will meet Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the Hill County Courthouse Annex Meeting Room. Due to social distancing requirements, the public will have to use remote connections to attend the meeting. Call-in... — Updated 5/1/2020


For the Record, May 1, 2020

Havre Police Department Tyler Kim Theboy of Havre, 29, was arrested on a warrant for failing to register as a sexual or violent offender, served at the police station Thursday at... — Updated 5/1/2020

 By Aarron Thompson    Sports


There are many things that have been lost with the official cancellation of the spring sports season. There will be no games, meets or events. And student-athletes, especially... — Updated 5/1/2020

 By George Ferguson    Sports

George Ferguson Column: I've always known what I've had in the spring, and I've never taken it for granted

You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. We’ve all heard that saying a million times, and, probably, we hear it more the older we get. For many of us, it probably has... — Updated 5/1/2020


Stockman re-opens bank lobbies

Press release Stockman Bank of Montana has announced that most of the bank lobbies will be open for business Monday during regular business hours. Information on bank locations and operating hours is available at... — Updated 5/1/2020


Gilman promoted at Independence Bank

Press release Independence Bank announcef that Paighton Gilman has been promoted to new accounts officer.  Gilman joined the bank in early 2015 and has worked in the New Accounts... — Updated 5/1/2020


People warned to use precautions during Phase One re-opening

Havre Daily News staff Montana is moving into Phase One of re-opening, with businesses opening and more allowed to open next week, but officials have warned that novel coronavirus 2019 is still out there and, at least until a... — Updated 5/1/2020 Full story


Senior Center News, May 1, 2020

North Central Senior Center, May 4-8 Menu by Earlene DeWinter Subject to Change Monday — Tater Tot casserole, salad, biscuits, cookies Tuesday — Salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, peas, garlic bread, peach kuchen Wednesday Unstu... — Updated 5/1/2020


Out Our Way: Riding with Gideon - Judges 6:11-16

Out our way, as in most places, folks go through hard times and have to endure. I recall, when I was first learning to ride, I had a horse go “haywire” on me, spooked by a dog. He started to spin and kick and then took off... — Updated 5/1/2020


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