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Articles from the May 21, 2020 edition

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Rural Montana health providers to receive $2.8M for testing

Editor's note: This has been updated to include information from Sen. Steve Daines Note: This is from the offices of Sen. Jon Tester and Sen. Steve Daines U.S. Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Steve Daines, R-Mont., announced... — Updated 5/22/2020 Full story

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Havreites speak against suit to overturn Obamacare

Protect Our Care Montana held a call Wednesday with guest speakers from Havre to talk about the potential consequences of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare, being overturned in a case coming before the Supreme Court.... — Updated 5/21/2020


Humanities Montana distributes first Round of CARES Act funds

Press release Humanities Montana has awarded more than $100,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds to support cultural institutions across the state. In the weeks ahead, it will continue to distribute... — Updated 5/21/2020 Full story

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Four Colors Memorial Bull Ride done but means much to family

After three years of competition, the fourth and final Cody Four Colors Memorial Bull Riding will not be held this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cody's brother Justin Four... — Updated 5/21/2020 Full story

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Bullock, Tester give update on pandemic activities

Gov. Steve Bullock and Sen. Jon Tester D-Mont., held a joint Facebook live event Wednesday to provide updates both on the state and federal efforts relating to COVID-19. “Big kudos to the governor because of the early and decisiv... — Updated 5/21/2020 Full story

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

St. Mary working group meeting Friday to discuss diversion failure

Members of the St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group are having a meeting Friday about the collapse Sunday of a drop structure in the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Facilities that supply much of the water in the Milk River... — Updated 5/21/2020


The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 479 with 1 new case.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 65 with 3 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 30,524. The number of deaths was 16. The number of recoveries was 440 and... — Updated 5/21/2020 Full story


Quick Pics: Clouds before rain

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Obituary - Leon Eliason

Leon Eliason of 7626 East Impala, Mesa, AZ 85209, formerly of Havre, 80, died May 3, 2020. His body was donated to science and for organ donation and no services will be held. Eliason was born in Havre June 17, 1939, and lived... — Updated 5/21/2020 Full story


Court blocks law restricting mail-in ballot collection

Press release MISSOULA — Yellowstone County District Court has issued a temporary restraining order blocking a state law that severely restricts Native American people’s right to vote. The action means the law is blocked... — Updated 5/21/2020


For the Record, May 21, 2020

Havre Police Department Dale Alan Daniels of Havre, 40, was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and partner of family member assault after a caller asked... — Updated 5/21/2020


Box Elder High School lists graduation procedures

Press release Box Elder Public Schools has announced that its Class of 2020 graduation ceremony will be on the Box Elder School football field Sunday at 1:30 p.m. In keeping with current tribal and state health and safety... — Updated 5/21/2020


Reduced port-of-entry hours to continue in Idaho and Montana

Press release SWEETGRASS, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to operate six ports of entry in Montana and one in Idaho at reduced hours due an agreement signed by Canada and the United States to extend the ... — Updated 5/21/2020 Full story


Tester demands administration reverse 'hard stop' on Guard deployment for COVID-19

Note: This was issued by the office of Sen. Jon Tester WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is blasting the Trump Administration’s move to issue a “hard stop” on the deployments of more than 40,000 Guardsmen and... — Updated 5/21/2020 Full story

 By Aarron Thompson    Sports

Northstars will get to play ball

It has been a rollercoaster of a spring for the Havre Northstars American Legion baseball club, with a mix of uncertainty and hope that a season will come about in 2020. After all,... — Updated 5/21/2020

 By George Ferguson    Sports

OUTDOORS: Beaver Creek Park Office now open for the summer

As things continue to change amid the COVID-19 pandemic, so too will operations at Beaver Creek Park. And this week, the park announced the main office at Kiwanis is now open. The... — Updated 5/21/2020


OUTDOORS: Watching like a Hawk...

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'All About Beavers' - Caverns summer speakers series

Press release Montana State Parks and Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park will host the free online event “All About Beavers” Friday at 8 p.m. via Zoom. People can join Riley Bell as he presents “All About Beavers,” a... — Updated 5/21/2020


Forest Service gives update on Lewis and Clark National Forest sites

Press release U.S. Forest Service provided an update on Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest campgrounds and cabins: Helena Ranger District All campgrounds will be open Friday for Memorial Day weekend. All cabins will be open by... — Updated 5/21/2020


SBA and Treasury release Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application

Press release WASHINGTON — The Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released Friday the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the... — Updated 5/21/2020 Full story

 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion

Looking out my Backdoor: When garbage day becomes an event

As soon as I heard the smoke-belching diesel truck rumble off the highway into the Rancho, I grabbed pruning shears and artfully poked around in a pot of lavender on the front... — Updated 5/21/2020


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