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Articles from the August 1, 2019 edition

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  • Missing Fort Belknap woman found safe in Chicago

    Derek Hann|Updated Aug 1, 2019

    This afternoon, Davalena Buckman Kelley, a Fort Belknap woman who was reported missing Monday on Facebook by her sister Starr Sapphire, was found by Chicago Police Department with assistance from Fort Belknap Indian Community Law Enforcement, and arrangements have been made to return her back home to Montana. "I just wanna give a huge thanks to everyone that shared the post, & helped get the word out," Sapphire wrote on a Facebook post Thursday. According to a Monday Facebook...

  • Relay For Life blows past money goal, considers relay in Havre

    Rachel Jamieson|Updated Aug 1, 2019

    After a year away from the track, Relay For Life of North Central Montana returned this year and raised over $20,000, according to the local relay committee. "The most significant part for me was the money we raised," Relay For Life Committee Co-Chair Donna Tilleman said. "I was not expecting to raise that much, I actually set the goal kind of low and we doubled it." The total amount raised at the 2019 event was $20,083.07 with 11 registered teams. "To raise just a little...

  • Montana looks to collect $2.05 billion, extra congressperson from 2020 Census

    Derek Hann|Updated Aug 1, 2019

    With the 2020 Decennial Census fast approaching, Montana is provided an opportunity of receiving more than $2 billion of federal funding and regaining a U.S. Congressional seat after 30 years. "It's pretty important for Havre and Hill County, northern Montana and all of Montana that we get the census right in 2020," Bear Paw Development Corp. Executive Director Paul Tuss said. U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialist Jeri Bucy and Media Specialist Joshua Manning held a...

  • Rock Lotto seeks participants for Festival Days

    Derek Hann|Updated Aug 1, 2019

    The annual Rock Lotto is returning for its fourth year and is looking for Hi-Line area musicians of all skill levels to sign up for the event. “My favorite part is getting people to reconnect with live music and enjoy making music,” Dave Martens, event organizer and manager of KNMC 90.1 FM, Montana State University Northern college radio station, said. A press release said that KNMC 90.1 FM has held the Rock Lotto for the past four years and will be holding the performance once again Saturday, Sept. 21, during Havre Fes...

  • Park Board invites expert to discuss beaver management

    Rachel Jamieson|Updated Aug 1, 2019

    Hill County Park Board is looking for a new way to address Wildlife Management in Beaver Creek Park, and they will be hosting a member of the Humane Society of the United States Monday to discuss beaver management. Park Board member Renelle Braaten has invited Wildlife Response Senior Advisor and Policy Dave Pauli to help educate the Park Board on ways to manage beavers in the park. Ever since trapper John Holms, who used to monitor the beavers for many years, retired, the board has looked for someone new to do the job. Braat...

  • Plain Green Donates to the Rocky Boy Veterans Center

    Updated Aug 1, 2019

    Press release In July, Plain Green contributed to the Rocky Boy Veterans Center to support the center's ongoing operations and expansion of the Veterans Support Services program. "The Rocky Boy Veterans Center has a mission of Veterans helping veterans for a better future," said Steve Parker, chief executive officer of Plain Green LLC. "The center offers vital services to the veteran community. As a veteran of the U.S. Navy, this donation was especially meaningful." The Rocky...

  • Letter to the Editor: Seattle woman seeking 1938 HHS yearbook

    Updated Aug 1, 2019

    Dear editor, I am trying to locate a yearbook from 1938 for Havre High School. It is the year my late father, Jim Leeds, graduated. My family is putting together a book of memories about him and we would love to include parts of his high school experience. Unfortunately, the only yearbook I could find for Havre High School online was from 1937. I hope this is successful because I would love to see that yearbook! Apparently, my dad was a pretty big man on campus. You would never know it because he never talked about himself....

  • Looking out my Backdoor: The color of laughter

    Sondra Ashton|Updated Aug 1, 2019

    Yesterday my computer went strange on me, would not let me make any of my usual connections. So after trying everything I knew (not much) I phoned my son for help. Ben was at work, so he said he’d call me to fix it when he got home. A few hours later, I thought to give it one more futile try. Obviously, the dang bugger heard me make the call to Ben, quaked in its reboots and fixed itself. My errant computer was a small glitch in my day. Even with the importance my computer h...

  • For the Record, Aug 1, 2019

    Updated Aug 1, 2019

    Havre Police Department A caller on Second Street reported Wednesday at 8:53 a.m. that a small dog bit him Tuesday. -- A 15th Avenue caller reported Wednesday at 10:41 a.m. that someone had broken into her apartment. -- A possible theft was reported Wednesday at 11:27 a.m. at a Second Street business. -- Two arrests were made during a vehicle stop on U.S. Highway 2 West at 11:34 a.m. Wednesday. No details on charges were provided. -- Bernard Frances Doney of Hays, 48, was arre...

  • Obituary - Paul David Kellenberger

    Updated Aug 1, 2019

    Paul David Kellenberger born March 1, 1952, passed away Monday afternoon, July 15, 2019, in Kalispell, Montana. Dave was preceded in death by his older brother James, his father Robert, his wife Rita (Hewitt) and mother Alma. He is survived by his brother John, sisters Joan and Karen, one niece and two nephews. Dave knew a lot of people and those who called him Dave knew him as a friend. If there is one word that could describe Dave, that word would be “perseverance”. His friends and family miss him.... Full story


    Chris Peterson|Updated Aug 1, 2019

    The history of great head coaches at Havre High School is long and storied. But when you are talking about the greatest and most influential coaches in the long tradition of Blue Pony athletics, you simply have to include the name of George Ferguson. Of course, Ferguson has made his greatest impact as the head coach of the Blue Pony tennis teams, but after a great legacy as a player, a sportswriter and soon-to-be Havre High head golf coach, the lasting impact of everything...

  • Kitchen Cache: Chef Anthony Windyboy, co-owner Boxcars Restaurant and Bar

    Pam Burke|Updated Aug 1, 2019

    Between them, Anthony and Ashley Windyboy, owners of Boxcars, had a combined 23 years in the food service industry before buying Boxcars in April 2018. Ashley, who runs the bar at Boxcars, had waitressed for about 10 years and Anthony had run a restaurant kitchen for 13, but they both knew that they wanted to own their own restaurant one day. "This opportunity presented itself, and we just jumped on it," he said. The building had housed both a bar and restaurant from the...