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  • For the Record, Aug. 12, 2019

    Updated Aug 12, 2019

    Havre Police Department Matthew Richard Phillips, 44, was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge, after an officer investigated suspicious activity on Fourth Street Friday at 2:32 p.m. -- Friday at 5:07 p.m. a First Street business caller reported a gas drive-off from the previous night. -- Jesse James Flansburg of Havre, 25, was arrested on a charge of partner or family member assault, after a caller on First Street Northeast reported a man and woman fighting Friday at...

  • Box Elder, Rocky Boy students to receive mental health awareness training

    Updated Aug 12, 2019

    Staff and wire report Two local high schools - and a local college - are involved in a program to work on on promoting mental health awareness in Indian Country. Montana State University Extension and Stone Child College on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation received a $1.28 million grant to develop mental health awareness campaigns on the Flathead and Rocky Boy's Indian reservations, a press release said. Four high schools - Rocky Boy, Box Elder, Ronan and St. Ignatius - will...

  • NAMI Havre hosting 'In Our Own Voice'

    Rachel Jamieson|Updated Aug 12, 2019

    National Alliance on Mental Illness Havre is hosting "In Our Own Voice" Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m. in its space in The 305 Building on Third Ave. in Suite 212, inviting the community to come out and hear about mental illness and what it is like living with it. "The purpose behind the event is that we would like the public to understand what people are dealing with in their mental illnesses and how they do in everyday life," NAMI Havre President Crystal Laufer said. Jason and...

  • Second annual Woofstock a great success

    Derek Hann|Updated Aug 12, 2019

    People gathered Saturday in Pepin Park with their dogs to have some fun and raise money to help fund the Havre Animal Shelter at the same time. Friends of the Havre Animal Shelter held the second annual Woofstock, a community event for people and dogs as a fundraiser for the non-profit. "It's great to see dogs that are well socialized that can come to events like this," Friends of the Havre Animal Shelter President Kim Federspiel, who is also married to Havre Animal Control...

  • Quick Picks - A colorful run celebrating health centers

    Updated Aug 12, 2019

  • Obituary - Gerald M. 'jack' Schubert

    Updated Aug 12, 2019

    Gerald M. Schubert died of complications from COPD Friday, July 26, 2019, at the young age of 87. Gerald, known to many as Jack, was born on June 2, 1932, to Oliver W. and Marie (Roth) Schubert in McIntosh, Minnesota. Gerald was one of a combined family of 12 siblings. Gerald married Dorothy M. Tautges on August 2nd, 1952, and they lived most of their 65 years in Havre. He was proud to serve in the U.S. Army and during his time of service moved his family to New Orleans to be... Full story

  • Obituary - Burt 'Skip' Alan Owens

    Updated Aug 12, 2019

    Burt "Skip" Alan Owens, 54, passed away unexpectedly due to medical issues on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, in Lewistown, Montana. His viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, August 15th, at the Holland & Bonine Chapel with his Funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2019, at the Fifth Avenue Christian Church, with burial to follow in Highland Cemetery. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with services and arrangements. Please visit Skip's online... Full story

  • Outdoor safety: Helmet safety - Head first

    Pam Burke|Updated Aug 12, 2019

    Photos by Colin Thompson and Havre Daily News staff No matter the activity, helmets come with some basic features: The shell, an impact management - foam - liner and a chinstrap or harness to attach it to your head. Other features can include a liner between the foam and your head, or some type of face protection like a visor or shield. Helmets that have proven to meet standards set by industry experts are certified by the organization that performed the testing. Snell...

  • Lightning strikes right away

    Chris Peterson|Updated Aug 12, 2019

    There is a lot of electricity surrounding the Montana State University-Northern Lights as they head into the 2019 season, the second under the direction of head football coach Andrew Rolin. Yet, Sunday afternoon, when the Lights opened fall camp, there was a little too much electricity in the air, as rain and thunderstorms throughout the area forced the practice to be delayed after around an hour of work on the field due to lightning. "We had some lightning,' Rolin said. "So...

  • 2019 Frontier Conference Football Preview Series: Receivers, Tight Ends

    George Ferguson|Updated Aug 12, 2019

    There have been, at times over the years in the Frontier Conference where wide receivers and tight ends go a little overlooked. That's because one, the guys throwing them the ball get a ton of attention, and two, the Frontier always seems to produce star running backs who also steal the show. However, pass catchers have always shined around the Frontier, and 2019 will be no different. And though the Montana State University-Northern Lights will be a young team once again this...