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Primary election ballot-counting starting

12:20 a.m. With 420 precincts out of 663 fully counted and another 229 partially counted, the early leaders have kept their lead in federal and statewide races and are likely to win the primary election. Only a few local primaries... — Updated 6/3/2020

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Bison coming back to Rocky Boy

In December of this year, Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation will become home to 15 head of Yellowstone bison for the first time since the late ’90s. The announcement was made on the Rocky Boy Sustainability Program’s Facebook... — Updated 6/2/2020

 By George Ferguson    Local

2020 Great Northern Fair canceled

At a special fair meeting earlier Tuesday night at the Great Northern Fairgrounds, it was determined that, the 2020 Great Northern Fair has been canceled. A post on the fair's... — Updated 6/2/2020

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Bullock discusses increase of COVID-19 testing

Gov. Steve Bullock said during a press conference Monday that a spike in confirmed cases of COVID-19 — the state had 44 new cases listed this morning from a week ago, with four new cases confirmed in this morning’s report... — Updated 6/2/2020 Full story


The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 523 with 4 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 67 with 1 active hospitalization. The number of tests completed was 42,212 with 1,555 new tests listed this morning. The number of deaths was... — Updated 6/2/2020 Full story

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Havreite receives diploma after 78 years

A local Eagles Manor resident received his high school diploma Monday, 78 years after his senior year at a Kansas high school. "I'm real proud of it," 94-year-old James Catt Sr.... — Updated 6/2/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Rural ambulance service hot topic at council meeting

Some people at the Havre City Council meeting Monday complained that the first they heard about a conflict about funding Havre Fire Department providing ambulance service outside city limits was just before the deadline the city... — Updated 6/2/2020


FWP to open offices, visitor centers to customers Wednesday

Press release As the state moves into Phase 2 of Gov. Steve Bullock’s re-opening the Big Sky Plan, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks offices and visitor centers will open to the public Wednesday. “We’re looking forward to... — Updated 6/2/2020


MUS Healthy Fall 2020 Task Force releases COVID-19 prevention guidelines

Press release The Montana University System released a comprehensive set of guidelines Monday to support campuses as they plan for a safe return to campus life this fall. The handbook was developed by the MUS Healthy Fall 2020 Tas... — Updated 6/2/2020


Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force meets Wednesday

Press release Montana’s Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force will meet Wednesday at 10 a.m. via video conference.  Agenda items include the introduction of new Missing Persons Specialist Brian Frost, as well as a missing... — Updated 6/2/2020


MDT reminds political candidates about proper sign placement

Press release HELENA — Campaign season is a busy time for candidates and their staff. Political signs are a traditional method of advertising, but proper placement of these signs goes beyond campaigning. The Montana Department... — Updated 6/2/2020


Agenda - Hill County Commissioner weekly business meeting

Hill County Commission will hold its weekly business meeting Thursday at 10 a.m. People are able to join the meeting remotely if they wish using their computer, tablet or smartphone by logging in at https://glob... — Updated 6/2/2020


For the Record, June 2, 2020

Havre Police Department Someone stopped at the police station Monday at 12:02 p.m. to report a theft from a business.   -- Heather Ann Durbin of Havre, 30, was arrested on charges... — Updated 6/2/2020


State officials encourage safe handling of live poultry

Press release Raising backyard poultry has become an increasingly popular activity in Montana. Spring is a common season to purchase and begin raising young birds, and many feed stores in Montana sell chicks and ducks. While... — Updated 6/2/2020


Letter to the Editor - Another public health issue

Editor, While dealing with the devastation and uncertainty wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, yet another public health problem has reared its ugly head. Racial prejudice. As a physician I can assure you we all look alike “on the... — Updated 6/2/2020


NAMI Havre support groups open as of Monday

Press release NAMI Havre announced its support group is open as of Monday. People with questions can call the office at 262-7653 and are asked to leave a message if NAMI Havre representatives can’t answer the phone at that time.... — Updated 6/2/2020

 By George Ferguson    Sports

Local Golf Report: League golf is back in business

Last week was a big one for local golf courses. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the game of golf has been a source of fun, an outlet, even a comfort. And, in Havre, the game... — Updated 6/2/2020

 By Aarron Thompson    Sports


The 2020 season is right around the corner and the Havre Northstars American Legion baseball club is ready to take the field. The season has been long-awaited for the team and... — Updated 6/2/2020


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