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Bullock discusses COVID spread, fires, during press conference

Gov. Steve Bullock announced a new relief program through the CARES Act during a press conference Thursday and discussed new COVID-19 cases found in tribal communities and nursing homes. He also provided an update about the fires occurring around...

 

Cattle to arrive on Beaver Creek Park Tuesday

Starting Tuesday, cattle will be grazing on Beaver Creek Park which, along with the Montana Department of Transportation, is advising people driving through the area to exercise caution and pay...

 

Commission discusses salaries, elevator and museum board project

The Hill County Commission discussed county employee salaries and this year’s budget at its weekly business meeting Thursday. The budget would cover county government for the 2020/2021 fiscal year. During discussion for the resolution that would...

 

Governor declares state of fire emergency

Staff and wire report Gov. Steve Bullock issued an executive order Thursday evening declaring a state of fire emergency due to extremely hazardous wildland fire conditions throughout Montana, a release from the governor’s office said this...

 

The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 8,019 with 149 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 474 with 150 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 259,988 with 4,328 new tests listed this morning. The number of deaths was 114. The number...

 

Musical Soup raises more than $1,000 plus food donations

Press release The Atrium's Musical Soup event was able to raise more than $1,000 for two critically important nonprofit organizations in Havre. The Atrium held the benefit concert Musical Soup Aug....

 

Agenda - Hill County Commissioner's Calendar

Monday Labor Day — Offices closed Tuesday 10:30 a.m. — LEPC Meeting, Detention center 10:30 am Road supervisor meeting 1:30 p.m. — 911 City Hall 1:30 p.m. — Milk River Levee check-in meeting Wednesday 10 a.m. — Safety Committee Meeting...

 

Agenda - Havre City Council

Havre City Council will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in City Hall. The meeting agenda is: Call to order Pledge of Allegiance Roll call Minutes Committee reports Public comment on agenda items 1 through 6. For items not on this agenda, public comment will b...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    September 4, 2020

View from the North 40: The Earth as we know it ... or not

Contrary to my grade school learnin’, Europeans of the Middle Ages did not think that Earth was flat only to be proven wrong by one Christopher Columbus, no, the Flat Earthers didn’t really get...

 

Obituary - Mary Lou (Hauge) Haney

Mary Lou Haney was tragically taken from us August 12, 2020, from complication of a stroke. She was born in Havre December 19, 1957. She was raised in Havre, graduating from HHS in 1976. She went to...

 

Obituary - Harry L. Plum

Harry L. Plum of Moore, 80, died early Saturday morning, August 29, 2020, in the Central Montana Health & Rehabilitation Center of natural causes. He was born November 14, 1939, in Roundup, M.T. t...

 

Obituary - Harvey Stanley

Harvey Stanley, Wah-pun-Ah-Tuk (Morning Star), passed away due to natural causes September 2, 2020, at Peace Hospice in Great Falls.  Wake services began at 3:00 p.m. Thursday and continued until his funeral service, which began at 10:00 a.m....

 

Obituary - Carolyn B. Richardson

Carolyn B. Richardson died August 21, 2020, in Coeur d' Alene, ID. Born May 25, 1943, in Sidney, Montana, to Helen (Schwenke) Bailey and Vernon Bailey, Carolyn was raised in Montana and graduated from...

 

Obituary - Mark 'Speed' Engleson

Mark "Speed" Engleson passed peacefully the morning of September 1, 2020, in Lewistown. He is survived by his little sister, "K.K.;" his nieces, nephews, and 24 cousins. Mark loved the outdoors,...

 

Local News - Davey School safety meeting set

Davey Elementary School’s regular quarterly safety board meeting is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m at the school....

 

From the Courts - Federal District Court: Armed meth trafficker on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation sentenced to prison

Press release GREAT FALLS —A Box Elder man who admitted possessing a firearm while dealing methamphetamine on the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation was sentenced Thursday to 11 years and six months in prison and five years of supervised release,...

 

For the Record, Sept. 4, 2020

Havre Police Department Someone stopped at the police station Thursday at 5:04 p.m. to ask officers for assistance. -- A caller at a First Street establishment reported a man harassing people at...

 

A sweep on the Prairie

The Havre Blue Ponies are four weeks into the 2020 high school golf season. And what Havre High head coach George Ferguson is looking for in his players is steady progress. And Ferguson said he saw...

 

The Hi-Line already has a pair of top-ranked football teams

Fans of Havre High have to wait one more week for Blue Pony football. But, that doesn't mean the Hi-Line will be quiet this weekend. That's because there's some big Class C games, in what is the...

 

Out Our Way: Broken cisterns - Jeremiah 2:13

Out our way, good water is precious. Up on the Tiger Ridge, we have reservoirs to hold the snowmelt and occasional rainfall, but by the end of summer, the upper pasture is overgrazed and the reservoirs are drying out. Thus, Charlie and I go up in...

 

Pastor's Corner: Christians' work is never done

We are launching into the three-day weekend that unofficially marks the end of summer. I know, I know … it doesn’t officially end until Sept. 22. Yet I will cite the “proof” I learned in grade school in Mr. Olsen’s music class. The Robert...

 

Hello, God. It's me, Mara.

You know, Lord, while looking through the book “Your life is in God’s hand,” by Thomas Lindberg, it’s interesting how he reminds us not to fear, fret, fright, fume or forget. “Don’t fear,” he writes, then gives an example of slipping a...

 

Grief Poem - Seasons Change

The flowers bloom, then fade and die, about like humans do. We’re born, we bloom, and hopefully, we choose to follow YOU. Each living thing has a season, like worm to butterfly. We’re not green leaves, turn orange and drop; we do our best — we...

 

Havre gets a Carnegie Library

By Keith J. Doll Havre/Hill County Historic Preservation Commission In January 1905, the Havre Public Library was established in the new First National Bank building on the southeast corner of First...

 

Agenda - Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees

Editor's note: Due to an email issue at The Havre Daily News this did not print in the Friday, Sept. 4, edition of the paper. The Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m....

 

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