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Hill County Health Department and Governor's Office respond to Commissioner McLean

The local health director and a representative of the governor’s office have responded to comments questioning the need and motive of the governor’s directive telling people to wear masks when out in public. At the Hill County Commission’s...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 21, 2020

New band teacher comes to Havre from Mississippi

Editor's note: The Havre Daily News is attempting to interview new teachers in the local school districts. People who know of new teachers, or the new teachers themselves, can contact the Havre Daily...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 21, 2020

Harlem school board approves blended re-opening

Harlem Public Schools Board of Trustees held a meeting Monday and discussed its re-opening plan for the upcoming school year. The board approved in going forward with a blended/hybrid plan. Superintendent Doreen Warren presented three options of re-o...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 21, 2020

More COVID-19 cases confirmed in Hill, Blaine counties

Following the Chippewa Cree Tribal Business Committee of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation enacting new COVID-19 restrictions, more cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in both Blaine and Hill counties. The Business Committee strengthened its curfew...

 

The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 2,712 with 97 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 174 with 49 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 141,002 with 1,960 new tests listed this morning. The number of deaths was 40. The number...

 

Beaver Creek Park the work of the Master Gardener

See more photos in color at www.havredailynews.com Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club has nominated Beaver Creek Park for its featured yard. Located on the north slopes of...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Opinion    July 21, 2020

Masks are a responsibility, not a political issue

I owe an apology to all of our readers. We ran a story Friday about Hill County Commissioner Diane McLean questioning the reasons for Gov. Steve Bullock issuing a directive telling people to wear masks and questioning its legality. Some people have...

 

Masks are for health, not politics

In these difficult times, politics are the last thing we need. Over the past two weeks, we have seen a significant change in Hill County. Our cases have surged to 30-plus and counting. We now have what appears to be community spread. And we see that...

 

Personal responsibility required to keep vulnerable citizens safe and Montana's economy open

Sheriffs take an oath to support, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the state of Montana. We will uphold our oath, protect public safety and respond to our shared constituency through open...

 

Obituary - Barbara Richardson

Barbara Richardson of Big Sandy, 62, passed away June 26, 2020.  A graveside service will take place at the Highland Cemetery in Havre at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 24, 2020.  A Celebration of Life will follow the service at 11:00 a.m. in Pepin Park,...

 

Obituary - John Harry Brumley

John Harry Brumley of Syracuse, Utah, formerly of Havre, Montana, age 73, passed away at his home July 20th. An obituary will follow at a later date....

 

Obituary - Trevor Laughnan

And then there was Trevor! He was born September 29, 1979, at 4:11 a.m. in Havre, Montana to his parents, Mike and Rhonda (Barney Minnick) Laughnan. Before his birth, all leaves on the trees were...

 

Census takers to start follow up with nonresponding households in Montana

Press release The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to begin following up with households in Montana that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. The Billings area census office is scheduled to begin follow-up work Aug. 11. The work is scheduled to...

 

Public meeting on plan to re-introduce bighorns to Little Belts canceled

Press release A public meeting scheduled for July 22 in Stanford regarding a proposal to reintroduce bighorn sheep to the Little Belt Mountains has been canceled due to concerns about potential exposure to COVID-19. The public is still encouraged to...

 

Agenda - Hill County Commissioner business meeting

Hill County Commission will hold its 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 . They also...

 

For the Record, July 21, 2020

Havre Police Department A caller at a First Street business reported Monday at 7:43 a.m. that a purse was stolen. -- A 14th Street caller asked Monday at 8:50 a.m. to ask for assistance looking into...

 

A special day for Trottier and the Skylights

Montana State University-Northern head women's basketball coach Chris Mouat is big on talent from the Treasure State. And when he can stock his roster with homegrown talent, that's even better. So...

 

Local Golf Report: Kyle had one of those special days

A heat wave is coming this week, and, local golf leagues are heating up with it, as the race for the playoffs is well underway. At Prairie Farms Golf Course last week, low scores were the order of...

 

Lightning stop Northstars

Every winning streak has to come to an end, whether it be at home or on the road. The Havre Northstars American Legion baseball club met with that reality, as after sweeping the Great Falls Lightning...

 

HHS distributing $10B in additional funding to hospitals for COVID-19 impact

Press Release The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration, announced Friday it will begin distributing $10 billion in a second round of high impact COVID-19 area funding to hospitals...

 

Hamstring Stretch Exercise

From Montana Office on Aging and Brilliant Aging Weeks of sedentary days can threaten your independence. Join us for simple activities you can do at home to support independence a resilience. Losing...

 

4-H Results Pt.2

Here are the results from Saturday’s 4-H Fair. Watch for more results in the and Wednesday edition of the Havre Daily News. Round Robin (from left) Senior Contestants — Stephen Preputin (swine), Loy Waid (beef) and Angelina Toth (sheep), and...

 

No new COVID cases reported in region

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in this part of Montana today. Hill County Health Department and Rocky Boy Health Center confirmed they had no new reported cases today Blaine and Chouteau...

 
 By Press Release    Local    July 21, 2020

Northern Alumni Foundation hosts summer yoga

The Montana State University-Northern Foundation is hosting Outdoor Summer Yoga every Wednesday until Aug. 12. “Join us on the Northern campus in your comfy clothes and relax in a beautiful...

 

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