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Articles from the July 9, 2020 edition

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 By Patrick Johnston    Local

COVID testing event draws massive crowd amid rain

Editor’s note: This version corrects who held the event. Bullhook Community Health Center in partnership with the Montana Primary Care Association and the Montana Governor's... — Updated 7/13/2020 Full story


Audubon looks at the start of the Land and Waters Conservation Fund

Press release In a short film, Montana Audubon staff recently sat down with Mike Penfold, whose father, Joe Penfold helped craft the LWCF outdoor recreation legislation in 1964 that has benefited communities in Montana and across... — Updated 7/9/2020


Montana Preservation Office joins International Climate Heritage Network

Press release Montana’s State Historic Preservation Office has become a part of the international Climate Heritage Network. The network was launched in October 2019 in Scotland by more than 70 arts, culture and heritage... — Updated 7/9/2020

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Official language to be drafted for county-wide ambulance district

The Hill County Commission, along with representative of the City of Havre and the Havre Ambulance Service and Rudyard Ambulance Service, met to continue discussions about the creation of county-wide ambulance district Wednesday... — Updated 7/9/2020

 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Rocky Boy Health Center holding COVID testing

Rocky Boy Health Center is holding its second drive-through, walk-through COVID-19 testing Friday. The testing comes as the reservation has gone into a lockdown due to COVID cases being confirmed by the health center, and releases... — Updated 7/9/2020 Full story


The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 1,466 with 96 new cases, although it does not include 5 rapid-test confirmations in Hill County.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 120 with 24 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 108,765 with 2,344 new tests listed this morning. The number of deaths... — Updated 7/9/2020 Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local

BOR declares emergency funding for St. Mary Diversion repairs

With repairs ongoing on parts of the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Works that supplies much of the water in the Milk River, the water users found out they are getting a break on the repairs. Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and... — Updated 7/9/2020


A redesigned retirement benefits portal that works for you

From Social Security Administration Regional We are excited to tell you about our redesigned retirement benefits portal at http://www.ssa.gov/benefits/retirement .Keeping you informed about our products and services, and helping... — Updated 7/9/2020


MSU Extension: Now is a good time to review property titles

MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Montana State University Extension educators say it is important for people to understand how titling personal property that is owned in joint tenancy with right of survivorship could have unintended... — Updated 7/9/2020


Private Land/Public Wildlife Advisory Committee to meet July 13-14

The Private Land/Public Wildlife Advisory Committee will meet Monday and Tuesday, July 13 and 14, using the video conferencing platform Zoom. The council will meet from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.... — Updated 7/9/2020


Stories of exploration and desert survival at the caverns

Montana State Parks and Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park will host a weekend of free programs in the park’s campground amphitheater July 17 and 18, at 8 p.m. Friday, July 17, at 8 p.m. learn about “Exploration — The Broken... — Updated 7/9/2020


Montana university task force recommends requiring face masks

Press release HELENA — The Montana University System Healthy Fall 2020 Task Force issued a recommendation Wednesday for a face mask requirement on all Montana University System campuses. Work on policy details and an... — Updated 7/9/2020


Legal Tip of the Week - COVID-19 and rental late fees

From Montana Legal Services Association Did you know that landlords cannot charge late fees from March 30 through May 24 (later for those especially vulnerable to coronavirus)?   Gov. Steve Bullock issued a directive March 30,... — Updated 7/9/2020


Davey school board meeting canceled

Davey Elementary Schools announced that the regular school board meeting for the district has been canceled.... — Updated 7/9/2020


Cottonwood school board meeting canceled

Cottonwood Elementary Schools announced that the regular school board meeting for the district has been canceled.... — Updated 7/9/2020


Correction - Rocky Boy goes into lockdown

A front-page story in Wednesday’s edition of the Havre Daily News about Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation going into lockdown as new cases of COVID-19 are confirmed in Hill County said five cases of COVID-19 were confirmed at... — Updated 7/9/2020 Full story


For the Record, July 9, 2020

Havre Police Department A Sixth Street caller reported hitting a sign outside the Havre Community Pool Wednesday at 7:33 a.m. -- Zechariah James Young of Havre, 44, was arrested on... — Updated 7/9/2020

 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion

Looking out my Backdoor: This too shall pass and coffee

Last week I forbade, with wagging finger, I forbade Leo, our Rancho gardener who mothers all of us oldsters, to get sick. The next day Leo landed in the hospital. No, he does not... — Updated 7/9/2020

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Kleinjan opens Hi-Line Canine in Chinook and Havre

Hi-Line Canine, a dog training business run by 22-year-old Chinook native Kailey Kleinjan, saw its soft opening at the end of May. Kleinjan said her new business has seen a successf... — Updated 7/9/2020


Looking more and more concrete...

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 By George Ferguson    Sports

Beach volleyball held in Gildford to benefit North Star

Normally, beach volleyball tournaments take place…on the beach somewhere. But, in reality, all you really need is some sand, and you can play beach volleyball. And they've got... — Updated 7/9/2020


OUTDOORS: Montana Hunt Roster sign-up dates have been announced

Montana FWP The Hunt Roster is one of the ways FWP selects public hunters to participate in hunts where animals are causing damage to stored agricultural crops or private property.... — Updated 7/9/2020

 By George Ferguson    Sports

OUTDOORS: GNP isn't going anywhere: I support the Blackfeet's decision to keep the east side entrances closed

Nothing like a global pandemic to put things in perspective. Yes, it's times like these when you realize what's truly important, and what, at least in the short-term, you can live... — Updated 7/9/2020


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