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Articles from the July 22, 2019 edition

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  • 2019 fair receives good reviews

    Derek Hann|Updated Jul 22, 2019

    With the sound of carnival rides and the smell of fried foods, the annual Great Northern Fair saw thousands of people strolling about the fairgrounds this weekend with several family friendly activities for visitors. "Everything is so technology based these days, you know, getting out and getting fresh air and when we were growing up in the '80s and '90s this was all we had to do, this is what we had to look forward to," Jhaney Randles said. The Great Northern Fair has made...

  • Quick Pics: Another Great Northern Fair is in the books

    Updated Jul 22, 2019

  • For the Record, July 22, 2019

    Updated Jul 22, 2019

    Havre Police Department Sheila Eve Walker of Havre, 49, was arrested on a criminal mischief, vandalism, charge, after a caller reported Friday at 6:57 a.m. that a First Street business had been broken into during the night. -- A 16th Street caller reported Friday at 8:16 a.m. finding a phone in the backyard near some lawn equipment that had been knocked over. -- Mercedes Rose McDowell of Havre, 24, was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, aggravated...

  • Providing assistance and rescue at the fair

    Rachel Jamieson|Updated Jul 22, 2019

    A group of volunteers who help find and help people who are lost or injured spend every Great Northern Fair helping the fair board and fairgoers. “What we do primarily is basic first aid, and other than that we help the fair board with informing the fairgoers,” Hill County Search and Rescue Volunteer Perry Atchison said. Hill County Search and Rescue is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to providing search and rescue as needed and training to requesting agencies or people. The Great Northern Fair is the big...

  • 4-H Results, July 22, 2019

    Updated Jul 22, 2019

    Market Beef Results Market Beef Senior Showman Grand Champion Loy Waid, Mountain View; Reserve Champion Sydney O’Neil, Trailblazers; Call Back Saige O’Neil, Trailblazers; Call Back Paij Peterson, Kremlin Hawks. Market Beef Junior Showman Grand Champion Landon Molitor, Happy Havre; Reserve Champion Madelyn Myers, Kremlin Hawks; Call Back Kamryn Scheele, Sunrise; Call Back Katherine Windy Boy; Mountain View. Market Steer Grand Champion Shyla Solomon, Chirping Meadowlarks; Reserve Champion Loy Waid, Mountain View; Call Back Paij...

  • Correction - Hill County Commission calendar

    Updated Jul 22, 2019

    Information sent to the Havre Daily News last week about the Hill County Commission’s calendar for this week had an incorrect date. The Board of Health meeting is scheduled for Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m.... Full story

  • Agenda - Hill County Park Board Grazing Committee

    Updated Jul 22, 2019

    The next meeting of the Hill County Park Board’s Grazing Committee will be 6 p.m. Thursday at the Camp Kiwanis Beaver Lodge in Beaver Creek Park. The meeting agenda is: Old business • Updated Grazing Committee Ordinance • East Fork Fire update • Reflective tags • Monitoring progress New Business: • Designating haying areas/hay allotments • 2019 grazing allotments • South cross fence...

  • Skatepark closed for improvements

    Updated Jul 22, 2019

    Press release The Havre city government announced the Havre Skatepark is closed due to improvements being made and will remain closed until Wednesday, July 24. The city of Havre apologized for any inconvenience during construction. For more information, people can call 265-5781....

  • Jaycees Demo Derby is a Smash Hit, again

    Chris Peterson|Updated Jul 22, 2019

    The Demolition Derby is always one of the most anticipated events each year at the Great Northern Fair and as the annual festivities moved into the weekend, the fan-favorite was featured once again at the Great Northern Fairgrounds. The weather wasn't ideal, as rainstorms rolled in during the competition Saturday night. But when it comes to crashing cars, a little mud never hurt anyone and in truth, it only added to the spectacle. Eventually, under the lights, inside the...

  • Districts is the end of the road for Northstars

    Chris Peterson|Updated Jul 22, 2019

    Following an opening-round win over Tri-County Thursday, the Havre Northstars American Legion baseball team needed just two more victories to advance to the State A Legion tournament. Unfortunately, it wasn’t meant to be. Havre ran into top-seeded Vauxhall Friday and got overpowered 12-2, before falling Saturday morning to the host team, Medicine Hat, 9-3, a loss which ended the season. The 1-2 mark at the Northern A District tournament left Havre 24-20 on the season o...


    George Ferguson|Updated Jul 21, 2019

    It's been an impressive couple of weeks along the Hi-Line for Harlem's T'Jay Allen. Two weeks ago, Allen captured the bull riding title at the Bear Paw Roundup PRCA Rodeo in Chinook. But, he was nowhere near done. On Friday night in Havre, Allen continued his hot streak on the Hi-Line by winning the long round of the third annual Cody Four Colors memorial Bull Riding event at the Great Northern Fair. Allen scored 83.5 points and took home $837 on the bull Medicine Wheel...