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Articles from the June 23, 2020 edition

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4-H Fair to be held July 17 through 19

Hill County Extension is proceeding with plans to hold a virtual 4-H Fair on the Great Northern Fairgrounds starting July 17, with it’s animal shows running through the morning of July 19, after which they will host their sale. Hill County...

 

A New Frontier for volleyball, too

Just like with football, COVID-19 has made sure the upcoming Frontier Conference volleyball season will have a much different look to it. But the Frontier schedule, which was approved by the league's...

 

Local Golf Report: No Rotary Golf Camp in July

For the most part, the sport of golf has managed to stay ahead of the coronavirus pandemic. But, even though golf has had little trouble thus far, things are never perfect during this pandemic. And...

 

Reach and Squeeze helps back muscles

From Montana Office on Aging and Brilliant Aging Proper posture and body alignment supports better balance, and it requires muscle balance between the chest and the back. Consider how many times a...

 

Request for sewer variance discussed by health board

Editor’s note: This version corrects the name of Lodestar Land and Home. The Hill County Health Board met Monday with Michael Winchell, owner of Lodestar Land and Home, to discuss a variance that would allow him to install a septic system in a...

 

Why does Beaver Creek Park need policies?

Having documented policies is a clear showing of intent, purpose, commitment and accountability, and builds trust with owners, managers, partners and others. Recent reluctance of the Hill County Park Board to explain, develop and document policies...

 

Is 'defund' a dirty word?

Police in their traditional role will always be necessary. But it’s time to consider options other than the police for many problems’ facing society where traditional policing is not needed. It’s time to “restructure” our approach to...

 

Letter to the Editor - Beaver Creek needs non-lethal beaver management

Editor, Beaver Creek Park is such a treasure in the region and has such great potential for bringing recreational tourism to Hill County. It’s big business, so it’s shameful that the park is managed by a board that allows activities in the park t...

 

Letter to the Editor - Woo hoo health care workers and social distancers

Editor, Much like a virus, disinformation requires a host to survive and, disappointingly, on June 17, 2020, the Havre Daily News printed an opinion piece replete with Oval Office-approved talking points — e.g. draconian, unconstitutional,...

 

For the Record, June 23, 2020

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a vehicle crash on First Street reported at 10:44 a.m. Monday -- A caller reported a two-vehicle, non-injury crash on Second Avenue Monday at 10:56 a.m....

 

Agenda - Hill County Commissioner weekly business meeting

Hill County Commissioner 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://global.gotomeeting.com/join/285550365 ....

 

Obituary - Robert 'Bud' Boyce

Robert “Bud” Boyce, 88, passed away surrounded by his family due to natural causes at his Havre residence Sunday, June 21, 2020.  Cremation has taken place, and due to COVID restrictions, a private family memorial Mass will be held.  His...

 

Obituary - Randy Joe Nivens

Randy Joe Nivens, 59, passed away after a short battle with cancer, at the Big Sandy Medical Center December 4, 2019. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 26, 2020, at the Big Sand...

 

Attorney general offers tips on unemployment fraud identity theft

Press release HELENA — Across the country, state unemployment programs have been targeted by criminals taking advantage of the pandemic by illegally obtaining benefits through fake claims and Attorney General Tim Fox has issued tips to help...

 

United Way of Hill County accepting funding applications

Press release United Way of Hill County is now accepting applications for the 2021 Funded Partners. Any nonprofits that are a tax-exempt 501(c) 3 status working in Hill County with a mission to advance education, income and health are invited to...

 

DLI issues over $47M in UI payments June 15-19

Press release HELENA — The Montana Department of Labor and Industry announced Monday that approximately 46,000 Unemployment Insurance payments totaling over $47 million were issued over the week of June 15 through June 19, providing benefits to...

 

Canceled - Agenda - Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees

Editor’s note: Havre Public Schools announced the following meeting of the Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees has been canceled. The Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Havre Middle School. The agenda for...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 23, 2020

Carlson retiring after 10 years as superintendent

Havre Public Schools Superintendent Andy Carlson is retiring after 10 years in that position and 21 years with the district. Carlson said he will be working at Independence Bank starting in August....

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    June 23, 2020

Eagle Scout project completed at Fort Assinniboine

A local Boy Scout recently completed his Eagle Scout project out at Fort Assiniboine. Tyrel Bohn of Havre's Troop 1438 said he repainted all the wood and windows on the outside of Fort Assiniboine...

 

The state updated its COVID-19 tracking map Monday afternoon due to cases being duplicated in repeat reporting of testing.

It also provided a change to its daily update first released at 10 a.m. today. The total number of cases in Montana on the state map after today’s last. update was 743with 9 new cases. The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized...

 

Montana receiving health care training funds

Staff and wire report Montana’s U.S. senators announced Monday that Montana universities are receiving nearly $1 million in federal funding for health care workforce training. Releases from the offices of Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Steve...

 

Thursday Havre School Board meeting canceled

Havre Public Schools announced this afternoon that a school board meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday has been canceled....

 

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