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Articles from the May 22, 2019 edition

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 By Derek Hann    Local    May 22, 2019

Fair board plan to contract manager position nixed

Great Northern Fair Board Chair Tyler Smith said Tuesday at the board’s monthly meeting that the board will be unable to hire a fairground manager as an independent contractor as previously planned. “It was this board’s intent to hire fair...

 
 By Chris Peterson    Sports    May 22, 2019

Blue Pony netters take their shot at state glory in Kalispell

The Class A state tennis tournament has always been a place the Havre Blue Ponies have thrived. In just the last 17 seasons, the Pony boys and girls have combined to win six state championships and...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 22, 2019

Excitement high as Griz football spring tour hits Havre

One year ago to the day, Bobby Hauck stood inside the show room at Tilleman Motors as the new head coach of the Montana Grizzlies. And he talked mainly about his vision for what he wanted the program...

 

USDA Reopens Continuous CRP Signup

From Farm Service Agency USDA’s Farm Service Agency will accept applications beginning June 3 for certain practices under the continuous Conservation Reserve Program signup and will offer extensions for expiring CRP contracts. The 2018 Farm Bill...

 

NILE seeks applicants for this year's NILE Merit Heifer program

BILLINGS — Applications for the NILE Merit Heifer program are now available for the 2019-2020 year. The program is a live animal scholarship, meaning the recipients are given a young, live, heifer calf. The objective is to to help youth get a...

 

Montana Farm Bureau summer conference slated for Bozeman

From Montana Farm Bureau Federation Montana Farm Bureau continues celebrating its centennial this year with its summer conference theme, “Harvesting Our History; Cultivating Our Future.” The MFBF Summer Conference will be held June 11-13 at the...

 

Photo Page: Live burn training

Three local fire departments - Havre, Chinook and Bear Paw - came together last week to practice wildfire management techniques during a training exercise at US Bank Park in Havre. The firefighters...

 

Amtrak at risk again

Friends and neighbors, I attended the rail passenger conference on Saturday in Cut Bank. One takeaway from the meeting that everyone in Northern Montana needs to be aware of; the 2019 Legislature approved House Joint Resolution 34 – the Interim...

 

The Postscript: Forty Friends

The truth is, I don’t actually have 40 friends in my immediate community. I only recently moved to town when I married Peter. So, I just went around town and invited every person I recognized and, somehow, ended up inviting forty people to my...

 

Local New - Pool closed for Memorial Day weekend

Press release The Havre Community Pool will be closed Saturday, May 25, Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day weekend. For more information, people can call 265-8161 or 265-5781....

 

Local News - Blue Horizons camping June 11-13

Press release Blue Horizons Senior Camping Club will camp at Marden’s Campground in Beaver Creek Park in the Bear Paw Mountains June 11-13. Everyone is encouraged to attend....

 

For the Record, May 22, 2019

Havre Police Department An officer making a motor vehicle stop on 13th Street at 10:01 a.m. Tuesday arrested James Edward Sinclair of Havre, 59, on a charge of driving with a suspended or revoked...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 22, 2019

Scam on Social Security hitting area

Local residents report they have received calls this week from people doing a new scam using Social Security as a cover. People are receiving calls representing the source as the Social Security Administration saying the administration is checking...

 

From the Courts: State District Court - Snow given probation on drug charges

Julia Larita-Jo Snow was sentenced to probation by a District Court judge in Havre after pleading guilty to drug charges. Snow, who was on probation, was charged Nov. 27 with felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs and a misdemeanor count of...

 

From the Courts: State District Court - Windy Boy sentenced to time served on sentence reduced from sexual abuse of a child

Emmett L. Windy Boy was sentenced in state District Court in Havre to time served after multiple charges of sexual abuse of a child were reduced to a misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child. Windy Boy was charged July 12, 2016, with...

 

From the Courts: State District Court - Stump sentenced to probation in chest-jumping assault

Elias J. Stump was sentenced to five years probation after pleading guilty in a case in which he was accused of jumping up and down on a man’s chest. Stump was charged Aug. 13 after he was accused of assaulting a man who was watching trains go by...

 

Obituary - Robert "Bob" Markwardt

A celebration of the life of Robert “Bob” Markwardt, 79, who passed away at Northern Montana Hospital on February 26, 2019, will be held in the Vineyard Room at the Duck Inn from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2019.  Holland and Bonine... Full story

 

Obituary - Dorothy Ann (Heckel) Paronto

Dorothy Ann (Heckel) Paronto of Billings, formerly of Havre, died of heart disease on May 17, 2019 at the age of 90. She was born November 18, 1928. She shared her birthday with Mickey Mouse. She was... Full story

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    May 22, 2019

Tester concerned about impacts of continuing trade war

Although he said some improvements have happened for trade between the United States, Canada and Mexico, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said he is still concerned with with growing trade war between...

 

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