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Articles from the June 16, 2020 edition

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 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 16, 2020

Work started on Beaver Creek Highway

Construction between Havre and Beaver Creek Park on Montana Secondary Highway 234, also known as Beaver Creek Highway, has begun.  Montana Department of Transportation Great Falls District...


Hill County Commission working to fund lift station improvements

The Hill County Commission is working to upgrade the lift stations in North Havre in the coming years in an attempt to improve their efficiency and get ahead of any potential environmental or health-related dangers these stations may cause in the...

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 16, 2020

Havre again wants to put charter proposal to the voters

The Havre City Council Ordinance Committee met Monday and discussed Havre changing to a charter form of government. The difference between self-governing powers and general powers is that...

 By Jack Lambert    Local    June 16, 2020

HRDC playground equipment gets facelift with new mulch

District 4 Human Resources Development Council's Early Head Start program's playground received a makeover with help from members of Havre Masonic Lodge #50, the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day...


Highland Manor Apartments finds interested buyer

Beki Brandborg of Echo Enterprises in Helena, is in the process of purchasing Highland Manor Apartments in southeastern Highland Park with the intention of renovating the 32 units from top to bottom....


The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 614 with 5 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 79 with 8 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 63,577 with 2,640 new tests listed this morning. The number of deaths was 19. The number of... Full story


Senators request telehealth access expansion be made permanent

Staff and wire report Montana’s U.S. senators issued press releases Monday announcing they are joining a bipartisan group of senators calling for the expansion of telehealth services included in response to the COVID-19 pandemic be made permanent....

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 16, 2020

Nyberg benefit set for Wednesday

A sloppy joe dinner and auction to benefit Angie Maxwell Nyberg is set for Wednesday 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Havre Eagles Club. Nyberg is undergoing the second round of her battle with cancer. The benefit is to raise money for Nyberg’s medical...


Local News - Pool offers swimming lessons

Press release Swimming lessons are being offered at Havre Community Pool.  Session I will run from June 22 to July 3.  Limited spots are avaiable. More sessions will be available following first session.   Signups will run from 8 a.m. to noon...


Montana Western graduate featured by Complete College America

Press release Complete College America recently asked 20 graduates from across the country to “shed light on their college experiences, from their motivation for enrolling, to the people who kept them on track, from the books that left lasting...


True inclusive Democracy cannot thrive at the barrel of a gun

America has some reconciling to do with white supremacy, not just the guys in white hoods, but the structures and practices that have kept white people in power and disproportionately hurt people of color. The social movement for Black Lives Matter...


Letter to the Editor - USDA's farm aid package leaves malt barley growers behind

Editor, The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, or CFAP, gives producers of certain commodities or livestock assistance for losses caused by the coronavirus. The USDA claims that CFAP includes coverage for malt barley, but the rules indicate differe...


Sage grouse ruling highlights need to improve public land management

In a recent U.S. District Court ruling by Judge Brian Morris, the American public heard loud and clear that the federal administration broke the law when it offered leases on public lands in critical Sage grouse habitat. This court decision speaks vo...


Obituary: Richard Jackson

How do you condense 85 years of an exemplary life into one article? Richard Jackson was born April 22, 1935, to Kenneth and Irene (Lincoln) Jackson in Havre. The three of them, along with his older... Full story


Obituary - James Thomas "Tom" Lowe Sr.

James Thomas “Tom” Lowe, peacefully passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020, with family by his side. His funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2020, at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church.... Full story


Obituary - Michael G. Peeler

STEVENSVILLE — Michael G. Peeler, 65, passed away Friday, June 12 at his home in Stevensville.... Full story


Obituary - Gordon D. Moes

Gordon D. Moes, 74, passed away due to natural causes at his Big Sandy residence on Saturday, June 13, 2020.  Cremation has taken place, and memorial services are pending.... Full story


Obituary - Carol Ann (Passon) Upshaw

Editor’s note: this version corrects the date of the graveside service and reception. Carol Ann (Passon) Upshaw passed away of natural causes at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home in Chinook on April 8, 2020, just four days after her 76th birthday.... Full story


Hill County jail inmate attempts escape

Havre Daily News staff The Hill County Sheriff’s Office announced that an inmate at the county detention center unsuccessfully attempted to escape custody during a trip to the hospital....


Testing confirms Montana Women's Prison is not experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak

Press release Two Montana Women’s Prison inmates who were presumed positive for COVID-19 last week have tested negative, the state lab confirmed Monday. However, a third inmate tested positive and will remain in quarantine. “We were extremely... Full story


Agenda - Hill County Weed Board

The Hill County Weed Board will meet Friday in the Hill County Shop at 11 a.m. The meeting agenda is: Call to order Minutes Public comment Correspondence Unfinished business New truck East Fork Fire New business Budget Purchase orders Spray crew...


Agenda - Hill County Commission business meeting

The Hill County Commission business meeting is scheduled for Thursday at 11 a.m. People are able to join the meeting remotely if they wish using their computer, tablet or smartphone by logging in at https//global.gotomeeting.com/join/285550365 ....


For the Record, June 16, 2020

Havre Police Department Someone stopped at the police station Monday at 10:05 a.m. to speak with an officer about an identity theft. -- Someone stopped Monday at 2:55 p.m. at the police station to...


Northstars return to Legion Field tonight

The wait to start the 2020 American Legion baseball season was worth it for the Havre Northstars. And especially because, the Northstars are enjoying getting to play plenty of games inside the friendl...


Local Golf Report: NALSF kicks off golf tourneys

The first golf tournament to be played in Havre since the coronavirus pandemic began was held last Saturday at Prairie Farms Golf Course. Of course, it wasn't a completely normal day on the links for...


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