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  • Semi crash leaves driver dead

    Derek Hann|Updated Aug 5, 2019

    A man died this morning when his semitrailer crashed on U.S. Highway 2 about five miles east of Havre, Hill County Sheriff Jamie Ross said. A call at 11:18 a.m. reported a truck had crashed on U.S. Highway 2. The truck had run up the embankment on the north side of the highway and rolled onto its side. Montana Highway Patrol, Hill Country Sheriff's Office and Havre Fire Department responded to the scene. Ross said the investigation is being conducted by the Highway Patrol. He...

  • Nonprofit working to build community center on Rocky Boy

    Derek Hann|Updated Aug 5, 2019

    A volunteer nonprofit organization has started on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and is working toward building a community center for youth on the reservation. "That's what we need to give our kids because, nowadays, it's too hard with losing our children, our adults, everybody to drugs and alcohol," Rocky Boy's Eagle Core Community Organization Secretary Rebekah Jarvey said. "It's too hard right now to keep our family together, so having this community center, we need to...

  • Thousands celebrate culture at annual Chippewa Cree Celebration

    Derek Hann|Updated Aug 5, 2019

    The 2019 Chippewa Cree Celebration saw thousands of people from across the country and Canada joining in the festivities throughout the weekend on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation. "It's important to families just to get them immersed in their culture," Chippewa Cree Powwow President Caryn Sangrey said, adding that she enjoyed seeing children, the Tiny Tots dancers, get to dance and spend time with adults who have been doing powwows their entire life. The powwow this year saw mo...

  • Financial literacy book club starts in Havre

    Rachel Jamieson|Updated Aug 5, 2019

    A new book club is offering people the chance to learn a bit about finances. Montana State University Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Jasmine Carbajal has partnered with Independence Bank in hosting a book club Saturdays at 2 p.m. at Havre-Hill County Library to educate people in the Havre community about financial literacy. “This would be a good idea to do a book club where I can personally learn a little more about finances and then involve others that might need that too and then we can learn together,” Car...

  • Packed day set for annual Lil' Shots Carnival Friday

    Rachel Jamieson|Updated Aug 5, 2019

    The 12th Annual Lil’ Shots Carnival is returning Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at 302 Fourth Ave. to provide back-to-school immunizations. “This is just to add a little bit of fun to the back-to-school shots because shots are never fun,” Hill County Public Health Director Kim Larson said. “Nobody likes them, but they are necessary. This is a fun way for kids to come get their immunizations, up-to-date them, and the kids will also have a chance to enter their name for prizes.” About 15 door prizes will be awarded, with names dra...

  • Obituary - Charlotte Loreen Chvilicek

    Updated Aug 5, 2019

    Charlotte Loreen Chvilicek passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2019, in Roseburg, Oregon, after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her eldest son, James L., and her husband, James A. Chvilicek. She is survived by her daughter-in-law Tracy (Larry LaFountain) of Great Falls, MT; her children, Larry (Mary) of Manhattan, MT, Marie (Stuart Anderson) of Roseburg, OR, John (Gayle) of Kalispell, MT, Patricia (Kevin Luehrs) of Broomfield, CO, Rebecca (Michael Tunzi) of Oakland... Full story

  • Obituary - John 'Jack' Seidlitz

    Updated Aug 5, 2019

    John "Jack" Seidlitz of Chester, 88, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019. Vigil services will be Tuesday, August 6, at 7 p.m. Funeral mass will be Wednesday, August 7, at 11:00 AM. Both services will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chester. Condolences can be made to Jack's memorial page at http://www.asperfh.com/.... Full story

  • For the Record, Aug. 5, 2019

    Updated Aug 5, 2019

    Havre Police Department Items were reported Friday at 8:34 a.m. stolen from a shed on Second Street. -- Roberta Lynn Johnson of Harlem, 53, was arrested on charges of criminal child endangerment, driving under the influence, driving without vehicle insurance and open container on highway, after a caller at a U.S. Highway 2 Northwest business reported a possible intoxicated driver Friday at 10:10 a.m. -- A two-vehicle crash between a van and a Suburban was reported on Fifth...

  • Rockin' the Rivers starts Thursday

    Updated Aug 5, 2019

    Press release Known for bringing in big name rock and metal bands, Rockin’ the Rivers is Montana’s original homegrown three-day rockfest. Starting Thursday and running through Saturday at The Bridge outside Three Forks, this year’s festival will be headlined by Cheap Trick Thursday, Zakk Sabbath featuring the Viking Thunder god Zakk Wylde Friday, and Lou Gramm, original voice of Foreigner, and Asia featuring John Payne finishing up the party Saturday night. Zakk Wylde will be joined on stage by Rob “Blasko” Nickolson...

  • Quick Pics: Shaw featured artist at Artitudes

    Updated Aug 5, 2019

  • 2019 Frontier Conference Football Preview Series: Quarterbacks

    George Ferguson|Updated Aug 5, 2019

    Quarterbacks have always been at the forefront of college football. And it's no different in the Frontier Conference. Take 2018 for example. Rocky Mountain College's stellar run to the Frontier title, and the NAIA playoffs, was in large part due to the right arm of senior star Jacob Bakken, who had a breakout campaign, throwing for nearly 4,000 yards and 35 touchdowns. That performance not only helped the Bears reach the playoffs, but it earned Bakken Frontier Player of the...

  • Valley Furniture claims state men's fastpitch title

    Chris Peterson|Updated Aug 5, 2019

    Valley Furniture of Havre came into the 2019 Men's Fastpitch state tournament as the defending champions. However, after a loss in the semifinals, winning a second straight title seemed like it would take an incredible effort. But in the blistering heat at the Sixth Avenue Memorial Field Sunday, Valley Furniture gave exactly that in the final three games Sunday afternoon and in the end, the team from Havre swept all three, including two wins over Desperado Pine from Missoula,...

  • Sports Photos: Rocky Boy Powwow Rodeos....

    Updated Aug 4, 2019