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Articles from the May 27, 2020 edition

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 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    May 27, 2020

Council picks Brekke to fill vacant position

After interviewing three people who applied to fill a vacancy on Havre City Council, in a split vote the council Tuesday appointed an applicant with experience in the position. Council voted 4-1-1 to...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    May 27, 2020

Comp retires after 17 years at Havre High

Industrial Arts Teacher Chris Comp is retiring after more than 20 years of teaching, with the last 17 years at Havre High School. "I became a teacher because I wanted to get something back that I...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    May 27, 2020

Scammers claim to be selling ads for Havre Public Schools

Havre Public Schools is warning people that, starting last week, businesses in the area started receiving calls from out-of-state vendors and robocalls trying to sell advertisements or sponsorships for posters and football sponsors.  Those callers...

 

Little Shell providing COVID-19 testing for tribal members

Havre Daily News staff The Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians has announced that, in partnership with Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, it is providing free COVID-19 testing to Little Shell tribal members. The tribe will conduct and coordinate a...

 

Fort Belknap Indian Community reports that all 1,015 COVID-19 tests conducted during its drive-through clinic May 15-16 came back negative.

The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today’s 10 a.m. update was 481 with 2 new cases. The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 66 with 2 active hospitalizations. The...

 

Havre park playground equipment opening June 1

Havre Daily News staff The Havre Parks and Recreation Department announced that, under the Phase Two re-opening plan, playground equipment in all Havre City parks will re-open to the public Monday. Gov. Steve Bullock announced that Monday, June 1,...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    May 27, 2020

Plant a Seed … Read! holding raffle

Plant a Seed … Read! is holding its third annual cash raffle. “Our cash raffle is our major fundraiser for our program that we have every year,” local Plant a Seed … Read! treasurer Shaylan Verploegen said. 500 tickets are available, she...

 

New help available for youth to quit vaping and tobacco use

Press release Nearly 5 million U.S. teens use tobacco and few widely available and accessible resources designed for teens exist to help them stop. As a tobacco quit-line provider helping thousands of people quit tobacco every year, the Montana...

 

Scholarships available for Blaine, Hill county home-schoolers

Press release Applications are being accepted for the Toby Sargent Memorial Scholarship.  For more information, people can call Gina Kaftan at 265-7351 or download an application from Hi-Line Home Educators Facebook page. Applications must be...

 
 By Carrie Classon    Opinion    May 27, 2020

The Postscript: Biscuits and gravy

All of a sudden, there are painted rocks along my path. This has been going on for a while, I guess, but I never saw them in my neighborhood. Now, however, someone has more time on their hands, or a...

 

Obituary - Judy Kaye Fallo

Judy Kaye Fallo, 73, passed away peacefully at home May 23, 2020. A service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2020, at Community Church of Gildford in Gildford, MT, with a viewing at noon. The service will include social distancing and will be...

 

Obituary - Pamela Marquardt

Graveside services for Pamela Marquardt will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Highland Cemetery....

 

Havre weed ordinance in effect

Press release Havre Police Department is reminding residents within city limits that the city of Havre’s nuisance weed ordinance went into effect May 1. Property owners with grass and or weeds that have grown taller than 8 inches will receive a...

 

Little Shell receiving free produce in coronavirus assistance program

Havre Daily News staff The Montana Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians announced that the Salvation Army of Great Falls will be distributing free 25-pound boxes of produce free to tribal members Thursday as a part of the Coronavirus Farm...

 

More than half of Montana households have responded to 2020 Census

Press release HELENA — More than half of Montana households have now self-responded to the 2020 Census, yet the state still lags behind the national average for responding to the once-in-a-decade count. Self-responding to the Census means the...

 

Agenda - Hill County Public Cemetery District

Hill County Cemetery District will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 29, at the cemetery office. • Call to order • Public comment • Approval of minutes from previous meeting • Old business • New business • Claims...

 

Agenda - Hill County Commission business meeting

The Hill County Commission will hold its weekly business meeting Thursday at 10 a.m. People can join the meeting using their computer, tablet or smartphone by logging in at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/285550365 . They also can dial in using...

 

For the Record, May 27, 2020

Havre Police Department A caller at a First Street business reported Tuesday at 9:59 a.m. that a window on a vehicle had been smashed. —— Theft of medications was reported by an Eighth Avenue...

 

FSA expands set-aside loan provision for customers impacted by COVID-19

Press release WASHINGTON — USDA’s Farm Service Agency will broaden the use of the Disaster Set-Aside loan provision, normally used in the wake of natural disasters, to allow farmers with USDA farm loans who are affected by COVID-19, and are...

 

Financial assistance available through USDA's Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Press release BOZEMAN — Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. The application and a payment calculator are now...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 27, 2020

Northern stadium makes progress, as college football hopes to do the same

Summer is almost here, and the hopeful start of the 2020 college football season isn't that far away either. Of course, the starting of the college football season hinges on the ongoing COVID-19...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 27, 2020

HYBA leagues could take the field soon

Time is ticking away on the youth baseball season, and the start of summer is here. Since the last time the Havre Youth Baseball Association updated the public on how it's proceeding during the...

 

Sports Correction

In the story, “Havre High looks for next volleyball coach“ in Tuesday's Havre Daily News sports section, it was incorrectly reported that Tamecia Jarvis resigned her post as HHS head coach. Jarvis said her contract was not renewed. The Havre...

 

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