Articles from the May 8, 2020 edition

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 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    May 8, 2020

Four face off in Montana Senate District 16 Democratic primary: Jestin Dupree

In the race for Montana Senate District 16 that runs from Chouteau to Roosevelt counties and includes parts of Rocky Boy's, Fort Belknap and Fort Peck Indian reservations, Jestin Dupree of Poplar...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 8, 2020

Pandemic hits all sports, right down to the District 9C

It has been roughly three months since the first moments that the sports world fell victim to the COVID-19 concern. Even if Montana was one of the last states to cancel multiple seasons and events, th...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 8, 2020

Northern men land top JUCO standout from Michigan

Montana State University-Northern head men's basketball coach Shawn Huse has been able to land some outstanding recruits so far, despite recruiting being hampered by the COVID-19 crisis. And on...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 8, 2020

Skylights sign Browning All-Stater for hoops

The Montana State University-Northern women's basketball program has always been loaded with 406 talent. And Northern head coach Chris Mouat added another Montana standout Thursday. Mouat announced...

 

Hello, God. It's me, Mara.

You know, dear Lord, on Mother’s Day, we all have thoughts of moms. As we grew up, we’d ask advice, she’d help us through our qualms. On this fine day, we’re thinking back when we were kids back home; for us young girls, how fun it was when...

 

Roping Religion: All are unique yet part of God

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. In life you get what you settle for. I have been encouraging the flock at the Ark to expect God’s...

 

Pastor's Corner: Reflecting on the National Day of Prayer

In 1952, it became law that the president of the United States would declare a National Day of Prayer. Since the late 1980s, it is customary for this annual observance to take place on the first Thursday in May. The most recent formulation of this...

 

Out Our Way: Ride for the ridge - 1 John 4:7-21

      Out our way, working new grazing grounds can be a puzzle. Not being familiar with the area, I can get easily turned around. I can’t even tell you which way is north sometimes as I get so mixed up. Following cattle trails can be just as...

 

SBA COVID loans available to U.S. agricultural businesses

Press release WASHINGTON — U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced Monday that agricultural businesses are now eligible for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan and EIDL Advance programs. SBA’s EIDL portal... Full story

 

Agenda - H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board

The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board will meet Monday at 6 p.m. in the Board Room of Havre Inn and Suites. Due to social distancing to reduce exposure to novel coronavirus 2019, the number of people in the room at one time will be 10, with...

 

Agenda - Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees

The Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. in the Havre Middle School via Zoom. The agenda for the meeting is: A. Call to order 1. Pledge of Allegiance 2. Roll call 3. Welcome to visitors 4. Agenda deletions or correcti...

 

Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly calendar

Monday 10 a.m. — Meeting with Beaver Creek Park on Card Connect application 1:30 p.m. — Building manager meeting Tuesday 10:30 a.m. — County Road Department meeting 1:30 p.m. — 911 Meeting at City Hall Wednesday 10 a.m. — Safety Committee...

 

For the Record, May 8, 2020

Havre Police Department Cheryl Lynn Albert of Havre, 48, was issued a summons on a shoplifting charge after a caller at a First Street business caller reported a shoplifter 4 p.m. Thursday. —— An...

 

Commission seeking applicants for fair commission

Press release Hill County has an immediate opening on the Great Northern Fair Commission. Fair commission member terms are for three years. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. People are asked to mail a letter with their...

 

Davey School board meeting Monday

Press release Davey Elementary School’s reorganizational and regular board meeting is set for Monday at 6 p.m at the school The meeting is open to the public but people can contact the district clerk at 265-6970 if they wish to attend...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    May 8, 2020

View from the North 40: When life gives you a pandemic make pandemonium

At some point in my adult life I took a moment to contemplate my small circle of friends and realized that somehow, instinctively, I had assembled an awesome apocalypse team. It’s held true since...

 
 By George Fergson    Opinion    May 8, 2020

From the Fringe: We really, need to salute and thank our teachers, now more than ever

Teacher Appreciation Week. It’s always one I try to remember. After all, I have a lot of teachers in the family, and, being a coach for the last 18 years, I not only know about every teacher in our district, but I pretty much feel like one too....

 

Correcting this faulty belief about COVID-19 will save lives

In times of emergency, misperceptions can prove deadly. That’s certainly the case today, amid widespread belief that COVID-19 mainly threatens older Americans. In reality, those of any age suffering from an underlying health condition are at... Full story

 

Destination: Havre

Without a doubt, we want to see our community thrive. Along with our friends and neighbors, we want to succeed and prosper. Now more than ever we need to consider all avenues to improve the economy, especially with our small businesses, bars and...

 

Senior Center News, May 8, 2020

North Central Senior Center May 11-15 Menu by Earlene DeWinter (Subject to Change) Monday — Chili, baked potato buffet Tuesday — Salad, baked ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, rolls, apple crisp Wednesday — Lasagna, salad, bread sticks,...

 

Tons of potatoes to be given away

Havre Daily News staff Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line is giving away 10,000 pounds of potatoes, starting Saturday in the parking lot of Gary & Leo’s Fresh Foods. The giveaway will run until 5 p.m. Saturday and then daily until all are given... Full story

 
 By Patrick Johnston    Local    May 8, 2020

District 4 HRDC's Domestic Abuse Program changes name to Victim Services

As of Monday, the Domestic Abuse Program at District 4 Human Resources and Development Council has changed its name to Victim Services in an effort to better reflect the breadth of its services they provide, and clients they can take. “We felt... Full story

 

The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 458 with 2 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 62 with 6 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 20,945. The number of deaths was 6. The number of recoveries was 420. The new cases, by... Full story

 
 By Patrick Johnston    Local    May 8, 2020

No further clarity on adjournment of commission's weekly business meeting

The Hill County Commissioners’ weekly business meeting Thursday experienced technical difficulties that resulted in much of it being unintelligible and then it ended abruptly without explanation. Commissioners Mike Wendland and Mark Peterson have...

 

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