Articles from the May 15, 2020 edition

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 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Bear Paw Lumber closing after 44 years

After 44 years of business in Havre, Bear Paw Lumber, a third-generation family business, will be closing. The store is now in the midst of its "closing down" sale that started... — Updated 5/18/2020


Obituary - Sandra Verne Olmstead

MESA, Ariz. - Sandra Verne Olmstead, 78, peacefully returned to our Lord early Monday morning, May 4, 2020, at her home in Mesa, AZ. Sandy was born Aug. 8, 1941, in Lewistown,... — Updated 5/18/2020 Full story


Graduation dates approaching

Due to an editing error, a story about local graduations left out which Sunday the Box Elder and Havre high schools are holding their ceremonies. Following is a list of local graduation dates. Hays-Lodge Pole High School,... — Updated 5/15/2020 Full story

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Mill levy discussed at Hill County Commissioner's weekly business meeting

The possibility of adding a mill levy to the upcoming fall 2020 ballot was discussed at this week’s Hill County Commission’s weekly business meeting. “The reason this is on there is because when we had our discussions about... — Updated 5/15/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Back to School Bash in the middle of two raffles

The fourth annual Back to School Bash is approaching and its organizers are holding two raffles, with one starting today, to raise money to pay for students’ school supplies, haircuts and shoes. The raffles are the only way to... — Updated 5/15/2020 Full story


The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 466 with four new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 63 with 3 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 25,418. The number of deaths was 16. The number of recoveries was 431. The... — Updated 5/15/2020 Full story

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Special Olympics virtual summer games start Monday

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Special Olympics Montana is celebrating its 50th anniversary virtually. The State Summer Games are beginning virtually Monday. “We’re simply excited to be able to offer an online virtual... — Updated 5/15/2020


Beaver Creek Park office is open on summer hours

Havre Daily News staff Beaver Creek Park announced on its Facebook page that the park office at Comp Kiwanis is open to the public on summer weekend hours, from Thursday through Monday, and closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Hours are:... — Updated 5/15/2020


CBP announces delay of summer hours for Wild Horse Port

Press release U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations Area Port of Sweetgrass announced that the return to summer hours at the Port of Wild Horse is delayed due to current travel restrictions as a result of... — Updated 5/15/2020 Full story


Yellowstone National Park's Wyoming entrances to open next week

By Johnathan Hettinger Yellowstone National Park will open its Wyoming entrances Monday at noon, Yellowstone Superintendent Cam Sholly announced Wednesday. The park will be limited to day-use only via the Cody and Jackson... — Updated 5/15/2020 Full story


State wildlife management areas opening Friday with distancing protocols

From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Many recreationists look forward to May 15 every year as the opening day of many of Montana’s Wildlife Management Areas that are closed between Dec. 1 and May 15 to minimize disturbance to wi... — Updated 5/15/2020 Full story


Agenda - Great Northern Fair Board

The Great Northern Fair Board is meeting in the Great Northern Fairgrounds Community Center Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., but due to the governor’s restrictions to reduce exposure to novel coronavirus 2019, the public is asked to attend... — Updated 5/15/2020


Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly calendar

Monday 9 a.m. — Oath of office for deputy sheriff Tuesday 10:30 a.m. — County Road Department meeting 2 p.m. — Sheriff negotiation meeting 3 p.m. — Unified Disposal Board Union Meeting 5:30 p.m. — Fair Board Meeting... — Updated 5/15/2020


Correction - High School graduations

Due to an editing error, a front-page story in Thursday’s edition of the Havre Daily News about the plans local schools have for graduations left out the dates of the graduation ceremonies for Box Elder and Havre high schools.... — Updated 5/15/2020 Full story

 By Pam Burke    Opinion

View from the North 40: Do I count myself lucky? Or yucky?

I don’t want to be that person who doesn’t count her blessings — gratitude, after all, has been scientifically proven to be practically a cure-all for what ails your attitude... — Updated 5/15/2020

 By George Fergson    Opinion

From the Fringe … : Opening nationals parks is needed but complicated for Montana

We’ve learned a lot about coronavirus in the last couple of months, including how to slow it down, even. But, perhaps the most important thing we’ve learned thus far is, it’s not going away. So, given that, the virus is here... — Updated 5/15/2020


For the Record, May 15, 2020

Havre Police Department Officers were called Thursday at 6:03 p.m. to investigate a two-vehicle, non-injury crash on Third Avenue where a vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup truck.... — Updated 5/15/2020


Our View: Just the facts, people. Just the facts

Many claims and comments have been made about novel coronavirus 2019 and the illness it causes, COVID-19, from the start, and they are continuing. People need to be careful what they say. To start with, people shouldn’t call it... — Updated 5/15/2020


HRDC closing Monday and on Memorial Day

Press release District 4 HRDC will be closed all day Monday for the annual Agency Clean-Up Day.  District 4 HRDC will resume normal business hours Tuesday at 8 a.m. District 4 HRDC also will be closed Monday, May 25, in... — Updated 5/15/2020


Havre issues reminder on tree and shrub branch removal requirements

Havre Daily News staff The City of Havre has issued a release regarding spring clean-up and tree and shrub debris and branch disposal. In accordance with City Code 8-3-6, the release said, tree branches and shrubbery cuttings... — Updated 5/15/2020


Havre schools education foundation hosting scholarship awards

Press release The members of the Havre Public Schools Education Foundation Board of Directors said they are pleased to announce they will be hosting a combination drive in and virtual scholarship awards ceremony Monday at 1 p.m.... — Updated 5/15/2020


Senior Center News, May 15, 2020

North Central Senior Center, May 18-22 March/April Menu by Earlene DeWinter Subject to Change Monday — Swiss steak, garlic mashed potatoes, green beans, pudding Tuesday — Oven-baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, broccoli... — Updated 5/15/2020

 By George Ferguson    Sports

Rocky Boy's Sasha Coffee lands at RMC

It's been an unusual recruiting season for basketball, but it's still the recruiting season all the same. And the latest Hi-Line product to achieve her collegiate dreams is Rocky... — Updated 5/15/2020

 By Aarron Thompson    Sports


FORT BENTON - There have been plenty of family tie sports stories across the Hi-Line over the years, but there are some bonds that change and evolve over time in a different way,... — Updated 5/15/2020


Men's League Meeting at BCGC on Monday night

There will be a men's league golf meeting for the Beaver Creek Men's League Monday at 6 p.m. at Beaver Creek Golf Course. A representative from each team playing on playing this... — Updated 5/14/2020


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