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Holiday Village Mall looking for applicants for vendor fair

Holiday Village Mall will be holding a Summer Nights Vendor Fair every Thursday in July from 5 to 8 p.m. and are taking applications from potential vendors interested in participating in the event....

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 17, 2020

New manager takes over Salvation Army Thrift Store

A new manager of the Salvation Army Thrift Store has rolled out some changes in the store since she took over. Meaghan McKnight started as store manager of Havre's Salvation Army manager at the end...

 

Jaycees fireworks still set at the Great Northern Fairgrounds

Editor’s note: This corrects the amount for the contract awarded to Clausen and Sons for work on The Bigger Better Barn. The Great Northern Fair Board briefly discussed during its meeting Tuesday a few events at the fairground including a...

 

County Attorney suggests during budget meeting some changes to attorney's office

Hill County Attorney Karen Alley met with the Hill County Commission Tuesday to present this year’s budget for her office and answer questions about it, as well as propose some changes she said would help improve operations. Alley said the third...

 

The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 630 with 18 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 78 with 5 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 65,515 with 1,938 new tests listed this morning. The number of deaths was 20. The number of...

 

Justice Department observes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

District of Montana U.S. Attorney Kurt Alme joined U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr and the entire Department of Justice Monday in observing the 15th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The Department echoes voices around the world...

 

Local schools get comprehensive literacy grants

Press release HELENA — The Office of Public Instruction announced grant award recipients today under the Montana Comprehensive Literacy State Development Project including Rocky Boy and Chester-Joplin-Inverness schools. Last year, Montana received...

 

The Postscript: The agate polisher

I don’t think it’s my imagination that Father’s Day seems like a last-minute add-on. “Oh! We have Mother’s Day. We probably should do something for fathers … ” On Mother’s Day, a bouquet of flowers or brunch seems to do nicely every...

 

Letter to the Editor - Woo hoo Tammy Walters

Editor, Thank you Tammy Walters, owner of The Golden Spike, for not bowing down to Governor Bullock’s unconstitutional and illegal mandates, and Hill County Health Department’s attempt to enforce them.  It is sad that fellow business owners and...

 

Obituary - Eric William Brewer

Eric William Brewer of Havre, 27, passed away in Great Falls June 12, 2020, after a motor vehicle accident June 1, 2020. A public viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m. today, June 17, at Holland & Bo... Full story

 

Obituary - RaMona Ann Lee

RaMona Ann Lee of Havre, 85, passed away peacefully June 13, 2020, among her loving family.  Cremation has taken place and a family service will be held at a later date... Full story

 

Obituary - Lenore Bell Watkins

Lenore Bell Watkins, 94, passed away at her home in Havre, MT, June 10, 2020.  A celebration of life will beheld at a later date.... Full story

 

From the Courts - U.S. District Court: Former basketball coach admits child porn, sexual abuse of minor charges

From the office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Montana GREAT FALLS — A former Stone Child College assistant basketball coach accused of having sex with a minor pleaded guilty Monday to charges, U.S. Attorney Kurt Alme said. Christopher Br...

 

Park board makes call for applicants for committees

Press release The Hill County Park Board is looking for four people interested in serving on three baord committees. The following positions are at the end of their term. Finance and Planning Committee: One position, community member Rules and...

 

Agenda - Havre City-County Airport Board

The Havre City-County Airport Board will meet Thursday at 3 p.m. in the Big Hanger at the airport, which provides enough room for social distancing. The meeting agenda is: 1. Approval of May 21 minutes. 2. Correspondence. 3. Reports: (A)  Manager...

 

Correction - Carol Ann Upshaw obituary

Incorrect information on the date of Carol Upshaw’s graveside service was provided to the Havre Daily News in an obituary that ran in Tuesday’s edition of the paper. Her graveside services and reception will be July 10.... Full story

 

For the Record, June 17, 2020

Havre Police Department A caller on Main Street reported Tuesday at 8:17 a.m. he backed into another vehicle. -- Andrew John Frickel of Havre, 19, was arrested on charges of driving under the...

 

Cardinals sweep Northstars under the lights

After a tough weekend in the Gallatin Valley Tournament last week, the Havre Northstars American Legion baseball club was looking for some more luck at home to pull away with some wins, which are...

 

George Ferguson Column: We need more coaches to follow in Cody's footsteps

When it comes to coaching, there’s certainly no substitute for experience. And yet, coaches can’t gain experience unless they’re actually coaching. So, when an experienced coach moves on, it can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, the...

 

North Star's Caden Rettig earns MCA scholarship

North Star's Caden Rettig had a brilliant high school athletic career. Now, Rettig has been awarded a prestigious scholarship. Rettig was given the Ralph Halverson Scholarship by the Montana Coaches...

 

FSA ARC/PLC enrollment deadline is June 30

Press release WASHINGTON — Agricultural producers who have not yet enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage programs for 2020 must do so by June 30. Although program elections for the 2020 crop year remain the same as...

 

Proposed Changes to the National List for Organic Livestock and Handling

Press release The U.S. Department of Agriculture this month published a proposed rule in the Federal Register to amend the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances. The proposed changes are based on April 2019 recommendations from the...

 

U.S. streamlines organic trade with Taiwan

Press release U.S. Department of Agriculture announced June 4 a new U.S.-Taiwan equivalence arrangement, effective May 30, that streamlines organic trade with Taiwan. The arrangement allows organic products certified in the United States or Taiwan...

 

2021 NILE merit heifer deadline approaching

Youths who want to get a start in the cattle industry again have a chance to get a leg up from the Northern International Livestock Exposition. Applications for the NILE Merit Heifer Program are available for the 2020-2021 year, with the deadline...

 

Obituary: James Thomas 'Tom' Lowe

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

 

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