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Blaine County confirms three new COVID cases, Hill County two more

Blaine County Health Department Thursday confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 in the county, with Hill County Health Department confirming two more, with all of the new cases in... — Updated 7/17/2020 Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local

More COVID cases hit Hill County

With confirmations of COVID-19 continuing to hit the state, including in Hill County, more actions and closures are occurring. Gov. Steve Bullock issued a directive Wednesday mandating wearing masks in public in counties with four... — Updated 7/16/2020 Full story

 
 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Bullock announces directive to require mask wearing in certain environments

At a press conference Wednesday Gov. Steve Bullock announced a directive requiring people in counties with four or more active cases of COIVD-19 to wear face coverings in certain indoor business settings, as well as outdoor... — Updated 7/16/2020 Full story

 

The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 2,231 with 134 new cases, although that did not include new cases confirmed in Hill County.

The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today’s 10 a.m. update was 2,231 with 134 new cases, although that did not include new cases confirmed in Hill County. The number of hospitalizations,... — Updated 7/16/2020 Full story

 
 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Second public ambulance district meeting draws small crowd

The second public meeting regarding the creation of a county-wide ambulance district, hosted by the Hill County Commission and representatives from the City of Havre drew a crowd of two Wednesday evening, but proceeded regardless... — Updated 7/16/2020

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local

Health Board talks about COVID-19 surge in the state

The Hill County Health Board discussed the recent surge of cases in Montana of COVID-19 in the state of Montana, with the state now above the 2,000-mark in cases, during its quarterly meeting Wednesday. Hill County has seen a... — Updated 7/16/2020 Full story

 
 By Jack Lambert    Local

Work is extending Rotary Canyon trail in Beaver Creek

Havre Trails, with the help of a Montana Conservation Corps trail building crew, is cutting a new trail this week into the hills of Beaver Creek Park. This trail breaks off the... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

Additional $600 unemployment benefit ends July 25

Press release HELENA — The Montana Department of Labor & Industry today reminds Montanans that the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program ends the week of July 25. Established through the passage of the federal CARES... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

For the Record, July 16, 2020

Havre Police Department Russell Clifford Cooper of Havre, 50, was arrested on charges of criminal mischief vandalism and disorderly conduct after a caller at a Fourth Street facilit... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

Obituary - Jacklyn 'Jackie' Lee Hillman

Jacklyn "Jackie" Lee Hillman, 67, passed away at her home in Havre surrounded by her family Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Cremation has taken place and her memorial service will be 10... — Updated 7/16/2020 Full story

 

Correction - City Court Reports

A report of May City Court case dispositions on Page B4 of Monday’s Havre Daily News misreported the name of the judge. Judge Jane Hedstrom presides over Havre City Court.... — Updated 7/16/2020 Full story

 

2020 Hill County 4-H interview results released Pt.1

Hill County 4-H has released the results of the 4-H Fair interviews conducted Tuesday. Along with grands and reserves, also listed are members and their projects given a "call... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

Glacier releases last group of bull trout into Grace Lake

Press release WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park, in partnership with Creston National Fish Hatchery, the U.S. Geological Survey, Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks and the Glacier National Park Conservancy, released thousands... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

Catholic Foundation awards 2020 grants to recipients including Havre's St. Jude's

Press release Havre’s St. Jude Thaddeus Church and St. Jude Thaddeus School were among the 17 Catholic organizations awarded a total of $52,000 by The Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana throughout the Diocese of Great... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

Verizon giving away free back-to-school backpacks in Havre

Press release Verizon-Cellular Plus in Havre will be giving away free backpacks filled with school supplies Saturday, July 25, from 10 a.m. to noon. “We are excited to be able to give back to our local community and help... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

Letter to the Editor - Time for action on COVID, not hand-wringing

In just the past week, Montana has jumped from 1,000 cases to over 2,000. On June 30th we were tracing and isolating contacts for 100 percent of new cases in less than 48 hours, now we’re tracking down and isolating contacts in a... — Updated 7/16/2020

 
 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion

Looking out my Backdoor: Along for the ride

Now and then, I am reminded how utterly unimportant I am. Sometimes a nudge from memory. Or a “knowing” I’d forgotten. Being alone as much as I am with only a couple... — Updated 7/16/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Hoops for a Cause still finds a way to help

COVID-19 has certainly thrown a wrench into the summer camp circuit for basketball, football and volleyball. And that included Montana State University-Northern head women's coach C... — Updated 7/16/2020

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports

Last bats: Senior night at Legion Field

The end of the regular season is right around the corner for the Havre Northstars American Legion baseball club, which means that every inning counts, especially now. But, tonight... — Updated 7/16/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Skylights land Billings libero

The 2020 NAIA volleyball season is hopefully coming soon, and the Montana State Universityy-Northern Skylights just got an excellent late edition to their 2020 recruiting class. Wed... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

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