Articles from the August 1, 2017 edition

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 By Alex Ross    Local    August 1, 2017

Suicide prevention workshop set in Chinook

The Local Advisory Council for Mental Health in Blaine County will host a two-day course in suicide intervention training Tuesday and Wednesday of next week in the Blaine County Library Conference Room in Chinook. Jana McPherson-Hauer, the...


MCA week will be a special one for Filius

The fall sports season is getting ever so close now. And, a new school year is just around the corner. But, before Montana begins another nine months of exciting high school sports, coaches from all a...


Skylights land another big

For the second time in a week, Montana State University-Northern head women’s basketball coach Chris Mouat has added an important piece to his 2017-18 roster. Mouat recently announced the signing of...


Local Golf Report: Ladies League reaches the playoffs

Tournament, and league, golf is starting to really wind down now. And, soon enough, a different kind of golf will take center stage. Yes, the Havre Blue Ponies, led by veteran head coach Brett... Full story


Rhines selected for Yard of the Week

From Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club have selected this week's featured yard at 628 Fourth Ave. A first visit with owners Dave and Debi Rhines will quickly reveal their ent...


For the Record, Aug. 1, 2017

Havre Police Department Officers investigated after a First Street business caller reported Monday at 4 p.m. that a black sedan took off without paying for $17 in gas. —— Officers investigated after a Third Street caller reported Monday at 5:34...


Obituary - Arnold "Bud" Nelson

Arnold “Bud” Nelson, 90, passed away in Colorado July 22, 2017.  Bud was born Feb. 5, 1927. He resided in Havre, Montana, for many years. While working at Northern Manufacturing he designed the Big Bud Tractor. He had a passion for playing golf... Full story


Obituary - Shirley Grubb

Shirley Grubb, 83, passed away July 26, 2017. Service will be 11 am Saturday, Aug. 19, at St. Gabriel Parish in Chinook. Full obituary to follow. Condolences may be shared at Full story


Obituary - Dorothy M. Tautges Schubert

Dorothy M. Tautges Schubert died of congestive heart failure Saturday, July 29, 2017, on her 83rd birthday. A celebration of Dorothy's life will be held Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the... Full story


Obituary - Loren D'Arcy Gone

Loren D'Arcy Gone, 37, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017, at his residence. Wake services will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at the new Fort Belknap Agency Community Center, and will... Full story


People need to know the reality of the Lodgepole fire

I think this is a good time to share the obvious reality concerning the Lodgepole fire complex. First of all, lightning started the fire in Sandage Coulee, not in Lodgepole Creek. Sandage Coulee is located in the center of a Wilderness Study Area....


Letter to the Editor - An open letter to Interior Secretary Zinke

Dear Secretary Zinke: Landowners in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument area were somewhat perplexed when you announced your “likely” decision on the monument on June 27 at Whitefish, Montana. Because the public comment period did...


Letter to the Editor - Draconian cuts hurt the most vulnerable

Editor, My wife, Kristiny, and I are foster parents in Havre. We just renewed our license after finishing with the adoption of our youngest two children, Kady and Sammy. Their older brother, Ben, was also adopted through the foster care system. All...


Legal tip of the week - Can ask court to set aside default judgement

From Montana Legal Services Association Do you know how to ask the court to set aside your landlord’s default judgment against you? A default judgment is when the plaintiff gets everything they ask for because the defendant never responded to the...


DeWinter wins Havre Public School foundation drawing

Press release The Havre Public Schools Education Foundation announced that Earlene DeWinter is the winner of its Great Northern Fair Booth Give-away. The foundation thanked everyone that stopped by...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 1, 2017

Fake $100s hit Havre

Havre Police are investigating multiple incidents in which fake $100 bills have been used at local Havre businesses. “These bills look very similar to a true $100 bill. However, they are marked ‘For Motion Picture Use Only,’” a press release...

 By Alex Ross    Local    August 1, 2017

New extension agent in Hill County

Shylea Wingard grew up in Montana and has worked in or been to all 50 states, but it wasn't until May when she was interviewed to be Hill County's newest extension agent for ag and natural resources...

 By Paul Dragu    Local    August 1, 2017

New back-to-school backpack fundraiser next week

A local group has launched a back to school fundraiser meant to individually prepare needy students for the new school year. Christy Edmonds, a para professional in the Havre public school and chair of a committee working on the Back To School Bash,...


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