Articles from the May 23, 2018 edition

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Congress widens private care at besieged VA

By HOPE YEN, Associated Press WASHINGTON — Congress today expanded private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system. The Senate cleared the bill on a 92-5 vote on Wednesday, also... — Updated 5/23/2018


Small diesel spill at Havre BNSF yard

By Tim Leeds BNSF said today a spill occurred in its Havre railyard, with an estimate of 100 gallons of a mixture of water diesel spilling from its wastewater treatment facility. Spokesman Ross Lane said the spill was detected... — Updated 5/23/2018

 By Chris Peterson    Sports

Pony netters look to trample the field

Every time in the last 17 years that the Class A state tennis tournament has been held in Polson, the Havre High tennis teams have come away with at least one trophy, and in some ca... — Updated 5/23/2018

 By Derek Hann    Local

Dems speak at Hillery-Hagener fundraising dinner

Local Democrats spoke to a crowd of around 50 people at the Eagles Club during the Hill County Democrats Pam Hillery-Toni Hagener Dinner Tuesday. Sharla Tester, wife of U.S. Sen.... — Updated 5/23/2018

 By Ryan Welch    Local

Bullhook Blossoms helps with gardening at the club

The Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club, for the third year in a row, went to the Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line to help kids, mostly aged 6 to 9, who are interested in gardening.... — Updated 5/23/2018


Rocky Boy vets center receives grant

Press release The Rocky Boy Veterans Center has announced is has received a grant to help it provide support to local veterans. The Disabled Veterans National Foundation awarded $25,000 to the center, which will fund its Veterans... — Updated 5/23/2018


Quick Pics: Hauck talks in Havre

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 By Kristen Takeuchi    Local

Plant a Seed … Read! fundraiser sets $1,500 grand prize

Plant a Seed … Read! is selling tickets for its fundraising raffle from now until it holds the drawing June 27. Plant a Seed … Read! which is a nonprofit organization that hopes to encourage and educate people about the importa... — Updated 5/23/2018


For the Record, May 23, 2018

Havre Police Department Robert Allen Bradford III of Box Elder, 25, was arrested on charges of assault, with minor injuries, and probation violation and on three Justice or City court warrants, after a 7:45 a.m. Tuesday caller on... — Updated 5/23/2018


Correction - Chamberlain fundraiser

A front-page story that ran in Tuesday’s edition of the Havre Daily News about a fundraiser Thursday at Pizza Hut to help Stanley Chamberlain III pay for his fourth brain surgery misreported the date of his upcoming surgery. It... — Updated 5/23/2018 Full story


Obituary - Kevin George Swagerty

Kevin George Swagerty, 58, passed away May 16, 2018, in Bozeman, Montana. His memorial service will be 1 p.m., Friday, May 25, 2018, at the Holland & Bonine Funeral Chapel with... — Updated 5/23/2018 Full story


Obituary - James "Ed" Weatherly

A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, May 28, 2018, at Highland Cemetery in Havre for James "Ed" Weatherly with Pastor David Strand officiating. All are... — Updated 5/23/2018 Full story


Cutting Amtrak wrong for Montana

It was recently announced by the leadership at Amtrak that they will be eliminating ticket agent positions in Montana at both Havre and Shelby, citing budget problems and the proliferation of online ticket sales. This move is... — Updated 5/23/2018


Vote yes to continue supporting Montana's universities

For the past 70 years, Montanans have supported our state’s public colleges and universities by voting “yes” to renew the 6-Mill Levy that appears on the voting ballot every ten years. This small portion of our state... — Updated 5/23/2018


Fight loosing Amtrak ticket agents

The recent decision to close Shelby and Havre’s Amtrak ticket counter will have huge impacts not only on the passengers that board in Havre, but the Havre and Hi-Line economy. Many people come from all over the region to board... — Updated 5/23/2018 Full story

 By Chris Peterson    Sports

Blue Pony fastpitch heads to state on a roll

The Havre High softball team is no stranger to the Class A state tournament. In fact, the Blue Ponies have made it in just about every season of their existence. Yet, this time,... — Updated 5/23/2018


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