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  • Schedule of the 2019 Great Northern Fair

    Updated Jul 17, 2019

    Today 8 a.m. to noon — Open class entry judging 9 a.m. — Bigger Better Barn concessions open to public 10 a.m. — 4-H Horse Show 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Commercial Building booths setup Noon to 9 p.m. — Open class entries viewing 4 p.m. — 4-H Chuckwagon opens to public for concessions and exhibit viewing 4 p.m. to midnight — Carnival open 5 p.m. — Junior Rodeo 5:30 p.m. — Bigger Better Barn concessions close 7 p.m. — Bigger Better Barn final set-up 11 p.m. — 4-H Chuckwagon closes Thursday 7 a.m. — 4-H market animal weigh sca...

  • Quick Pics: Finishing touches made for Great Northern Fair

    Updated Jul 17, 2019

  • Work resumes on Bullhook Drainage Project

    Rachel Jamieson|Updated Jul 17, 2019

    Six years after a subterranean drainage ditch started collapsing in Havre, work is again underway to fix the drainage system. "It is all about reliable infrastructure," Lakeside Excavation Inc. Owner-Estimator Tyler Smith said. "And it is about the public being able to travel safely on roads and not worry about channels caving in." Havre Mayor Tim Solomon said this morning that it is good the work is resuming. "This is very important," he said. "This is a big project and it...

  • Dog Park Club digging for the park Saturday

    Rachel Jamieson|Updated Jul 17, 2019

    Havre’s Dog Park Club met Tuesday evening and talked about the progress on making a dog-friendly park, and a cleanup event set for Saturday. “When we started around this time last year and we were looking for a place, we were adopting some bylaws, and we have secured some land and we are definitely making some progress,” President of Havre Dog Park Club Chad Stewart said. The Havre Dog Park Club is a nonprofit group working to create and maintain Havre’s first dog park. The board also mentioned during its meeting Dig for the...

  • Golf tourney set in conjunction with Rocky Boy Celebration still looking for entrants

    Pam Burke|Updated Jul 17, 2019

    Organizer Tim “J.R.” Rosette Jr. said the 2019 Joel Rosette Memorial Golf Tournament to be held in conjunction with the 2019 Rocky Boy Celebration still has a few openings for teams in the Saturday, Aug. 3, four-man scramble tournament at Beaver Creek Golf Course. The $400 per team fee includes green fees, prize fund, mulligans and lunch, and a calcutta will be held prior to the event. Cash prizes go to first through third places, with the payout dependent on the number of...

  • Stone Child College hosting beginning farmer and rancher event

    Tim Leeds|Updated Jul 17, 2019

    Stone Child College at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation is hosting a Beginning Farmer and Rancher Resource and Technical Assistance Project Sunday and Monday at the college. People are asked to pre-register for the event by Friday. A poster advertising the event says stipends are available. Guest speaker topics are on Rocky Boy Cattleman’s Associaton, noxious weeds, Cronic Wasting Disease, small business, Rocky Boy Food Bank distribution, Sustainable Agriculture, Rocky Boy Historical Agriculture, local beef and buffalo, ear...

  • Obituary - Clement Ray "Blue" St. Marks Chiefstick

    Updated Jul 17, 2019

    Clement Ray “Blue” St. Marks Chiefstick, 44, passed Saturday, July 13, 2019. His wake service began 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, with his funeral service 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, July 17, to take place at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rocky Boy. His burial will follow at the St. Mark’s Family Cemetery where he will be buried next to his mother, Dorothy. Clement was born August 12, 1974, in Havre, Montana, to Dorothy Danielle St. Marks and Clement Chiefstick Sr. He was raised... Full story

  • Agenda - Havre City-County Airport Board

    Updated Jul 17, 2019

    Havre City-County Airport Board will meet at the airport terminal Thursday at 3 p.m. The meeting agenda is: 1. Approval of June 20 minutes. 2. Correspondence. Montana Aeronautics proposed administrative rule change 3. Reports: (A) Manager (B) Inspection (C) Finance (D) Engineer — DOWL a. Taxiway and Apron Area Project update 4. Public comments 5. Unfinished business (A) Big Hangar repair status a. Siding (B) Lease issues (C) Board policies and procedures 6. New business (A) Fiscal Year 2020 Budget review. 7. Approval of J...

  • For the Record, July 17, 2019

    Updated Jul 17, 2019

    Havre Police Department A Washington Avenue caller reported debit card fraud Tuesday at 9:03 a.m. -- Kimberly Babe Windyboy of Box Elder, 33, was arrested on a Justice or City court warrant during a vehicle stop on Wilson Avenue Tuesday at 11:45 a.m. -- Ariel Christine Jones of Havre, 26, was arrested on a Justice or City court warrant on First Street Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. -- Earl Charles Rainingbird of Hays, 52, was arrested on two Justice or City court warrants and charges...

  • 2019 Great Northern Fair 4-H Interview Day results released

    Updated Jul 17, 2019

    4-H activities are underway in earnest at the 2019 Great Northern Fair, with interview judging conducted Tuesday at Havre Middle School 4-H activities continue through the fair and results will be posted daily in the Havre Daily News. Interview Day results Beef - Level 1 Grand Champion - Luke Stevenson; Kremlin Hawks Reserve Champion - Madelyn Myers; Kremlin Hawks Call Back - Cassandra Gibson; Mountain View Call Back - Koby Preputin; Happy Havre Call Back - Rye Miller;...

  • The Postscript: Summer birthdays

    Carrie Classon|Updated Jul 17, 2019

    It was my birthday this week. Those of you with summer birthdays know it’s a little different. In the middle of March, everyone says, “Wow! A birthday party!” You bring treats to school and everyone is happy for an excuse to celebrate. It’s different for the summer kids. Everyone is already busy with vacations and visitors and then, somewhere in the middle of all that, someone says, “Oh! It’s Carrie’s birthday, isn’t it?” My birthday was particularly unreliable becaus...

  • Griz, Cats picked in the top half of the Big Sky

    George Ferguson|Updated Jul 17, 2019

    The countdown to kickoff for the Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats is underway, with fall camp fast approaching. And earlier this week in Spokane, the annual Big Sky Conference Kickoff was held, where every coach and player representative from the conference gathered for three days of media access. Monday also saw the release of the Big Sky Preseason Polls, and the Big Sky Preseason All-Conference Team. The Grizzlies, of second-year head coach Bobby Hauck, were...

  • Local Golf Report: A winning weekend of local golf

    George Ferguson|Updated Jul 17, 2019

    Last week was a big one on the local golf scene, with two of the biggest tournaments on the calendar being played in the span of 24 hours. Last Saturday at Beaver Creek Golf Course, the annual MSU-Northern Diesel Technology Scramble was held with the winning score of 9-under par posted. The tournament was held as a fundraiser for the Diesel Tech program at Northern, and it featured a full card of four-person scramble teams. Sunday, the action moved to Prairie Farms Golf...

  • Northstars put it all on the line in Medicine Hat

    Chris Peterson|Updated Jul 17, 2019

    There have been plenty of ups and downs this season for the Havre Northstars American Legion baseball team, but with the Northern A District Tournament starting Thursday in Medicine Hat, none of that matters anymore. All that matters is finishing in the top two this weekend at the district tournament because that is what's required to keep the season alive and advance to the State A Legion tournament, a place Havre hasn't been in a over a decade. "I think we are in a good...

  • MT DOL assisting with wolf mitigation donations

    Updated Jul 17, 2019

    Press release HELENA — The Montana Department of Livestock is working in conjunction with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in administering the voluntary fund for wolf mitigation, which was created through the passage of House Bill 291 in the 2019 legislative session. Donations to the account began to be accepted July 1. The new law facilitates donations of $1 and higher and donations can be made by selecting the Wolf Mitigation donation option under the Conservation heading on FWP’s online license service website at htt...

  • Governor announces Food and Agricultural Development Center funding

    Updated Jul 17, 2019

    From the Office of the Governor Gov. Steve Bullock today announced that the Agriculture Development Council has awarded funding to eight organizations across Montana enabling them to serve as Food and Agriculture Development Centers. “Our Food and Agriculture Development Centers are vitally important to the food and ag industries of Montana,” Bullock said. “I’m pleased that as a result of our work together during the legislative session we now have twice as many centers spread across a diverse area of our state, and I’m exc...

  • Women Stepping Forward for Agriculture conference coming to Bozeman

    Updated Jul 17, 2019

    Press release Bozeman — People are advised to make plans now to attend the annual Women Stepping Forward for Agriculture Conference at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds in Bozeman Oct. 1-3. This year’s conference theme is Salute to Agriculture and is packed with speakers that will deliver information on today’s most relevant agricultural topics: Ag lending, markets and trade, hemp production, ag research, and beef cattle production. The Women in Business panel will feature LeVonne Stucky, The Wool Mill; Nikki Edmundson, Canty...