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Articles from the July 9, 2019 edition

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  • Havre looks to join Montana Main Street

    Rachel Jamieson|Updated Jul 9, 2019

    Havre Area Chamber of Commerce, Bear Paw Development Corp. and the city of Havre hosted a meeting Monday afternoon, at City Hall to start the development of Havre as a Montana Main Street Affiliate Community. "I really think that the timing might be perfect for it, for what is going on downtown in Havre and a great thing tying us all together," Havre Mayor Tim Solomon said. The Montana Main Street program is planned to help communities strengthen and preserve their historic...

  • Northstars split with Miners

    Chris Peterson|Updated Jul 9, 2019

    After getting swept on the road at Vauxhall last Wednesday, the Havre Northstars American Legion baseball team couldn't afford to let the same thing happen at home Saturday against the Lethbridge Miners. Yet, after losing the first game of the Northern A District doubleheader 3-2 and falling behind 2-0 in the first inning of the second game, a split looked like anything but a sure thing. Thankfully for the Northstars, Tyrel Kjersem found his groove and picked up the victory, h...

  • For the Record, July 9, 2019

    Updated Jul 9, 2019

    Havre Police Department A First Street West caller reported Monday at 7:12 a.m. that gas had been siphoned from a company vehicle. -- A sleeping bag and backpack were reported found under a vehicle on Montana Avenue Monday at 9:34 a.m. -- A caller with the child abuse hotline reported a drug offense Monday at 11:03 a.m. -- A caller reported Monday at 2:57 p.m. that a car rear-ended a pickup on First Street West. -- A Monday 3:05 p.m. report that a man tried to sell Adderall...

  • Montana 2019-20 waterfowl and 'webless' migratory bird regulations released

    Updated Jul 9, 2019

    From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Waterfowl and webless migratory bird regulations are complete for the 2019-20 hunting seasons. The regulations are online at, and hard copies will be available soon at license providers. Of special interest to some hunters will be the upcoming deadlines for applying for special licenses for sandhill cranes and swans. Two changes exist this year. The deadline for both crane and swan applications is July 26. For swans, this is a month earlier than in...

  • Public comment sought on ARM hunting rule proposals

    Updated Jul 9, 2019

    From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks At its June 19 meeting, the Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed to adopt an administrative rule pertaining to two-way communication while hunting and an administrative rule pertaining to animal kill site verification, and proposed to repeal administrative rule 12.6.301 pertaining to tagging of carcasses. A public hearing will be held July 30 at 6 p.m. at the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Headquarters, 1420 E. Sixth Ave., Helena, on the proposed adoption of a new rule pertaining to two-way...

  • Obituary - Ellis Carlyle Johnson

    Updated Jul 9, 2019

    Ellis Carlyle Johnson of Havre, 92, passed away on June 26, 2019 at Northern Montana Care Center due to natural causes. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at First Lutheran Church of Havre. Memorials in Ellis' name may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Holland and Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with services and arrangements. Please visit Ellis' online memorial page and leave a message of c...

  • Quick Pics: Saturday Market underway in Havre

    Updated Jul 9, 2019

  • Museum board seeks presentation on Zuul

    Tim Leeds|Updated Jul 9, 2019

    The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board discussed its Summer Series presentations including Clack Museum Director Emily Mayer giving a presentation on the Faber School and trying to get a paleontologist to talk about the one of the region’s newest — and oldest — famous residents. Board Chair Lela Patera said the board is working with David Evans, the curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Royal Ontario Museum, to try to have him give a talk about dinosaurs. Evans and fellow paleontologist Victoria Arbour lead the team...

  • Lots of summer activity going on

    Updated Jul 9, 2019

    The summer is on and going quickly. Having all four kids home for our oldest grandson’s graduation was great. J.R., the graduate, had served as page at the Legislature this year. We shared some stories about that and had an opportunity to all float the Marias River. The float included 10 of the 11 grandkids, the four kids, some of the spouses, and lots of family friends. I have been going to some informational meetings, including MACo — Montana Association of Counties. Montana Gas, Oil, Coal Counties had their annual mee...

  • Letter to the Editor - Take a hike! Really!

    Updated Jul 9, 2019

    To the Editor There are great opportunities for hiking in Beaver Creek Park and it isn’t necessarily someone trying to get rid of or punish anyone. And one doesn’t even need a trail. Beaver Creek Park has several constructed trails and with the efforts of the Havre Trails organization is developing more. However, Beaver Creek Park has a character that makes it ideal for off-trail day hiking in several different circumstances unlike most other natural environment parks. It is hard to get lost in Beaver Creek Park. Only a mil...

  • 12U All-Stars going to state

    George Ferguson|Updated Jul 9, 2019

    The Havre 12U All-Star team is headed to the 12U East State Tournament this week, but before the squad gets there, they had a victorious warm-up tournament last week in Lewistown. The team, composed of Kash Keller, Matt Lemer, Jevin Jenkins, Tre Gary, Dax Ostwalt, Bodhy Lassle, Colter Solomon, Chason Mader, Tyson Brandon, Tanner DeLaRosa, Quinn Elliot, Ezra Pyle and bat girl Peyton Mader, bested Glendive, Miles City, Sheridan and North Central in the Lewistown Invitational,...

  • Blaine County Kids Rodeo results are in

    George Ferguson|Updated Jul 9, 2019

    The Blaine County Kids Rodeo was held last Wednesday afternoon, kicking off the Blaine County Fair in Chinook. Below are the results from the annual rodeo. Next up on the junior circuit is the Havre Junior Rodeo July 17 at the Great Northern Fair. 2019 Blaine County Kids Rodeo Mini Ages 4-8 Goat Ribbon Tying Sasha Anderson Jaxton Crowley Eliahas Filesteel Barrel Racing Eliahas Filesteel Molly Strauser Sasha Anderson Flag Race Aspen Burchard Hayden Paulson Sasha Anderson Sheep...