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Articles from the August 19, 2020 edition

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The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 5,956 with 111 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 348 with 102 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 206,533 with 1,021 new tests listed this morning. The number of deaths was 84. The number...

 

Work continues on the St. Mary Diversion repairs

Concrete was poured on Drop 5 last week on the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Works, the drop near the end of the 29-mile system of dams, dikes, canals, gigantic metal siphons and concrete drop structures that failed in May. Work on Drop 2 was pla...

 

Fair Board discusses improvements and delays

The Hill County Fair Board discussed Tuesday a number of improvements that could be made to the fairgrounds in the coming year that may be complicated by the financial handicap of this year’s fair having been canceled. The board discussed during...

 

Kopp takes over as Northern dean of students

A new dean of students is taking over that position at Montana State University-Northern this year.  "My previous position was working with primarily student activities, residential life - this is...

 

Hill County commissioner rebuffs mail-ballot petition

State Rep. Jacob Bachmeier, D-Havre, who has been gathering signatures for a petition asking the Hill County Commission to reconsider its recent decision not to implement mail-in voting for the upcoming 2020 general election, had a meeting with Hill...

 

GOP Senate ad misrepresents Montana governor's stance

Victoria Knight Kaiser Health News An attack ad, which was released in mid-July, states that Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, a Democratic candidate for the Senate, supports a government-run health care program that would wreak havoc on the state’s...

 

Rocky Boy Schools distributing electronic devices

Havre Daily News Staff Rocky Boy Schools, which are set to start with all-remote learning classes Wednesday, Aug. 26, will be distributing Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday electronic devices to make the remote learning classes accessible by...

 

MSU Extension suggests estate planning tools for owners of pets, service or companion animals

MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Whether companion animals, service animals or pets, animals play an important part in the lives of many Montanans. According to Montana State University Extension, animal owners can use estate planning tools to ensure...

 

MontanaPBS programming to support students learning at home, educators returns Sept. 8

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN — As schools balance in-person and distance learning, MontanaPBS will launch a fall Learn at Home curriculum of educational programming and provide corresponding free digital resources, all intended to support...

 

The Postscript: More dog stories

It seems I have acquired a reputation. I have been handing out dog treats for three months. Every day, I take the same trail and every day, I meet many of the same customers. Dogs have an amazing...

 

Letter to the Editor - We should expect more from our elected officials

Editor, Politicians are only as good as the words they speak. Hill County Commissioner Mark Peterson should take that to heart. Thursday, Peterson and fellow Commissioner Diane McLean voted to reject an all-mail ballot despite the pandemic and...

 

Letter to the Editor - McLean, Peterson should fix mistake and then resign

Dear Editor, I read with interest then dismay about Hill County commissioners voting against a mail-in ballot election. I was stunned that they would decide to risk the lives of the Hill County residents during this worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The...

 

Letter to the Editor - Voters still have options

Editor, I am one of the election judges who made the hard decision to not work at the polls this year. I am in a vulnerable age group. It was a difficult decision to make, as I have been an election judge for many many years. It can be a long and...

 

Letter to the Editor - Relief bill needs to include SNAP and EBT

Editor, As the coronavirus rages on across our state, it has caused yet another crisis — child hunger. Thousands of families with kids right here in Montana are now dealing with unemployment, rising food prices, eviction and hunger. And yet...

 

Obituary - Kathleen Joy (Govier) Cook

Kathleen Joy (Govier) Cook, 63, joined her Lord and Savior at Peace Hospice in Great Falls, MT, Thursday, August 13, 2020 after a five-year battle with cancer. Due to COVID-19, the family will hold a...

 

Obituary - Harriett B. Brown

Harriett B. Brown, 92, passed away due to natural causes at Northern Montana Hospital Wednesday, August 15, 2020. Cremation has taken place, and memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday,...

 

Obituary - Alan J. Bachini

Alan J. Bachini, 60, passed away at Northern Montana Hospital Sunday, August 16, 2020. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held when Alan’s friends and family can gather to celebrate his life....

 

From the Courts - State District Court: Man sentenced in embezzlement case

A man who had a charge of embezzlement brought back after he failed to pay restitution has been sentenced to probation and again ordered to pay the restitution. Jordan Gardipee was charged March 29, 2019, with theft by embezzlement by common scheme,...

 

From the Courts - State District Court: Man sentenced on charged reduced to DUI

David Cochran was sentenced to probation on a charge of driving under the influence in a plea agreement that reduced the charge from felony child endangerment to the misdemeanor. Cochran was charged Feb. 25 with the felony after officers conducting...

 

From the Courts - State District Court: Woman resentenced to custody in drug distribution charge

Nina M. Demontiney had a suspended sentence revoked and was resentenced to 30 months in custody after she was found to have violated conditions of her release. Demontiney was under supervision on a five-year sentence imposed for a 2011 charge of...

 

For the Record, Aug. 19, 2020

Havre Police Department A two-vehicle crash was reported at 8:11 a.m. Tuesday at Fifth Avenue and 10th Street. -- Someone stopped at the police station Tuesday at 2:42 p.m. to report a theft, forgery...

 

Time to Tee it Up

A lot of thought, planning and preparation has went into the start of the 2020 fall sports season at Havre High. After all, it had to given the coronavirus pandemic continues on. Now however, the...

 

I know exactly how lucky I've been the last 20 years

People often ask themselves: "Where does the time go?" I've asked myself that question thousands of times. I don't, however, wonder where the last 20 years have gone. No, I know exactly what I've...

 

USDA announces changes to emergency haying and grazing provisions

From Montana Farm Service Agency BOZEMAN — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency announced changes for emergency haying and grazing use of acres enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program. This includes changes outlined in...

 

Upcoming FSA deadlines listed

Staff and wire Montana FSA has a list of upcoming deadlines presented on its webpage at https://www.fsa.usda.gov/state-offices/Montana . The dates include: Aug. 21: Last day of CRP Soil Health and Income Protection Program (SHIPP) pilot signup...

 

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