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Articles from the August 28, 2020 edition

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Bullock discusses school re-openings, sports and flu season in press conference

Gov. Steve Bullock discussed the re-opening of schools, and of extra-curricular activities at a press conference Thursday afternoon in which he encouraged people to continue listening to local public health and taking collective responsibility for...

 

Havre Eagles Manor renovations mostly complete

The Havre Eagles Manor has seen great progress on renovations that have been going on since Spring of 2019, with new flooring, upgrades to existing rooms and new furniture being added to the...

 

Charter laying new cable for services available in 2021

Charter Communication is placing fiber optic cables around Havre and other Hi-Line communities.  Charter Communications Senior Director Bret Picciolo said physical construction for this project has...

 

The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 7,063 with 134 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 417 with 121 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 242,875 with 2,216 new tests listed this morning. The number of deaths was 100. The number... Full story

 

Celebrating History: crime and politics

By Emily Mayer A.B. Livermore, the escaped prisoner from last week’s column, had been apprehended but had very interesting news to share, which was published in the Aug. 12, 1920, edition of The Hill County Democrat: LIVERMORE SAFE IN PEN. Sheriff...

 

Crisis help and support numbers listed

During the COVID-19 pandemic and the isolation and stress caused by it, many people are looking for resources for themselves and others who need support. Following are a list of some numbers people can call for help and support. • Montana Suicide...

 

Hill County Courthouse elevator out of order

Havre Daily News staff The Hill County Commission announced that the elevator at the Hill County Courthouse is not functioning properly. If people need accommodations to get services they can call the office they need from the lower floor and the...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    August 28, 2020

View from the North 40: It's about words, all the way down

I stumbled across an old bookmark on my web browser to a 2014 article about 69 words and phrases General Motors executives told employees not to use in descriptions of GM automobiles, which were...

 

Letter to the editor - Festival Days Parade canceled, activities still planned

Festival Days is a time-honored tradition since 1980. The Havre Area Chamber of Commerce was excited to celebrate our 40th parade through beautiful Havre. However, we are sad to announce that the 2020 Havre Festival Days Parade has been canceled due...

 

Letter to the Editor - United Way crab boil canceled, help still needed

Did you know that in one year, donations to United Way of Hill County touched more than 45,300 lives in our community? Thank you for your support and kindness, as we continue to live united together. United Way supports non-profit funded partners tha...

 

Library book sale canceled but services still available

As September and cooler weather (hopefully) near, we at the Havre-Hill County Library would usually be preparing for the Friends of the Library Book Sale. This year the Friends have made the difficult decision to cancel the book sale for the safety o...

 

From the Courts - State District Court: Man resentenced in embezzlement case, another sentencing reset

Joshua Glen Reid had his suspended sentence in a theft case revoked and was sentenced to prison. Sentencing in another case of theft by forgery has been postponed while prosecution and Reid’s defense present arguments about his being designated a...

 

Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly calendar

It is mandatory for everyone ages 5 and older to wear a mask or face covering if attending meetings with no exceptions Monday 1:30 p.m. — Building manager meeting Tuesday 10:30 a.m. — County Road Department meeting 1:30 p.m. — Public hearing...

 

For the Record, Aug. 28, 2020

Havre Police Department A caller at Ninth Street and Third Avenue reported a two-vehicle crash at 7:19 a.m. Thursday. -- A pink, white and blue bicycle was reported Thursday at 1:29 p.m. found at Pepi...

 

Frontier Preview: Great Running Backs

Even though offensive coordinators in the league have adjusted to modern football, namely, spread offenses, the Frontier Conference has always been, and will always be a league where running backs...

 

Let the games begin: Area fall sports underway

After a rollercoaster of emotions and uncertainty about the 2020 fall football season along the Hi-Line due to COVID-19, the fall season was given the green light to go forward. With many of the Class...

 

Senior Center News, Aug. 28, 2020

North Central Senior Center, Aug. 31-Sept. 4 Menu by Earlene DeWinter Subject to Change Monday — Pulled-pork sandwich, coleslaw, corn on the cob, applesauce bars Tuesday — Oven-baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, carrots, rolls, cake...

 

Out Our Way: Prairie jellyfish - Psalm 73

Out our way, there are various predators to face. Doc and I have run into coyotes, snakes, and even mountain lions. But the "prairie jellyfish" frightened ole Doc more than any of them when he first...

 

Roping Religion: Don't be afraid

Many of the ideas and scriptures for this article are from the devotional “God Wants You To Win!” by world champion calf roper Jeff Copenhaver. Psalm 34:4 “I sought the Lord, and He answered me; He delivered me from all my fears.” Some...

 

Hello, God. It's me, Mara.

You know, Lord, sitting by the window full of sunshine with the address and birthday book open, one can't help but remember, that You are in command with both life and death. So, as time has passed,...

 

A look at Alzheimer's research among free September webinars

Press release The latest advances in research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease will be the subject of a free, live webinar offered by the Alzheimer’s Association during September. It is one of a series of webinars that will be offered... Full story

 

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