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 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 14, 2020

Hill County confirms third COVID-19-related death

Hill County now has confirmed its third COVID-19-related death. Hill County Health Department reported in a release Sunday that the death was confirmed over the weekend. The release asked people to do their part to reduce the spread of the virus...

 

Fatal crash kills one in Blaine County

A Chinook man died at the scene of a fatal crash on Redrock Road in Blaine County at 10:10 p.m. Saturday. Blaine County Coroner John Colby said the deceased is Payton Jones, 19, of Chinook. Montana Highway Patrol reports that the car, traveling...

 

Replacement plaques being placed on Veterans Memorial Wall

Editor’s note: This corrects the name of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 497 member Larry Jess, whose name originally was misreported to the Havre Daily News. A local jeweler is engraving new veteran...

 

Hill County Health Department looking to hire more staff to alleviate workload

The Hill County Health Board discussed during its weekly COVID-19 update meeting Friday hiring temporary workers to address an increasingly heavy workload at the department, as well as the issue of business non-compliance with the Gov. Bullock’s...

 

Northern chancellor reports opening going well so far

Montana State University-Northern has started school back on campus and Chancellor Greg Kegel said things went well. “We had a very what appeared to be a normal come back,” Kegel said.  Northern returned back to campus by doing face-to-face inte...

 

The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 9,107 with 86 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 531 with 144 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 285,870 with 5,746 new tests listed this morning. The number of deaths was 138. The number... Full story

 

MontanaPBS now live streaming primary channel

Press release MontanaPBS has launched a new live streaming option that allows in-state viewers to watch the primary MTPBS channel live from a variety of smart devices including online, mobile platforms and other OTT devices. The station has also...

 

Free Alzheimer's virtual educational conference set for Tuesday, Sept. 29

Press release NEW YORK — The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America will host a free virtual educational conference Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain Time as part of its national Educating America Tour to help Montana residents...

 

Obituary - Martha May Pleninger

Martha May Pleninger, 89, passed away due to natural causes on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at Benefis Medical Center in Great Falls. Cremation has taken place, and graveside memorial services and a community fellowship reception will be held at 11:00... Full story

 

Obituary - Velma Elaine Christensen

Velma Elaine Christensen, 95, passed away due to natural causes at Northern Montana Care Center Thursday, August 20, 2020.  Cremation has taken place, and graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, September 19, 2020, in Highland... Full story

 

Obituary - Marlon 'Dean' Speak Thunder

Marlon "Dean" Speak Thunder, "Amáhbiya oha Mani" (Walks in the Clouds), 62, passed away Friday, September 11, 2020, at Northern Montana Hospital due to natural causes. Dean began his journey on the... Full story

 

Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly calendar

Editor’s note: The Havre Daily News did not receive this agenda before printing deadline Friday Monday 1 p.m. — Building manager meeting Tuesday 8:30 a.m. — Department of Natural Resources and Conservation fire restriction conference call...

 

Agenda - Great Northern Fair Board

Editor’s note: The Havre Daily News did not receive this agenda by printing deadline Friday. The Great northern Fair Board will meet Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Great Northern Fairgrounds Community Center. The meeting agenda is: Call meeting to...

 

For the Record, Sept. 14, 2020

Havre Police Department A First Avenue caller reported Friday at 6:41 p.m. that a vehicle was hit with a McChicken, and no damage was done. -- Raymond Floyd Levi Sederdahl of Havre, 30, was arrested...

 

Daines campaign website promotes mail voting, but only for Trump supporters

ALEX SAKARIASSEN Montana Free Press Over the past couple weeks, county election officials around the state have fielded numerous form emails from Montanans requesting that their voter status be changed from inactive to active. Save for the names,...

 

Carroll College Best in the West for a record 10th year

Press release HELENA — Carroll College has reached a record 10th year as U.S. News & World Report’s best “Regional College in the West.” Carroll is the only regional college in the nation to have earned this distinction for 10...

 

Blue Pony stampede on the Prairie

It had been a month of training, including in hot weather, all to finally get to the starting line of the 2020 season for the Havre High cross country teams and new head coach Kari Filius. And when...

 

Tough Night: Laurel steams past Havre

The home and season-opener for the Havre High football team kicked off Friday night in Blue Pony Stadium, where the Blue Ponies faced off against the 2019 Class A runner-up, the Laurel Locomotives....

 

MSU-Northern harriers off and running

There was no better way for the Montana State University-Northern men's and women's cross country teams to open the season than to do it on their home course. Since its beginnings, the Northern teams...

 

Pony spikers have a smashing season debut

The Havre High volleyball team has been waiting for the first game of the 2020 season and once Friday came around, the Blue Ponies were ready to take the court and impress. That goal started off with...

 

Havre golfers up to the challenges in Glendive, Sidney

By Havre Daily News Staff The Havre High golf teams are entering the home stretch of the 2020 season. And this past week, the Blue ponies played in two of their biggest tournaments yet. Thursday,...

 

AARP spotlights importance of 50-plus voters

From AARP WASHINGTON — AARP released a series of battleground state polls of likely voters in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The full survey results will be release...

 

AARP Bulletin reveals why we get sick more often - and what to do about It

Special report shows how to block winter virus attacks (including the coronavirus), and reveals the factors causing our immune systems to weaken faster than in the past; plus: AARP providing detailed state-by-state “How to Vote” guides for the...

 

Legislature Joint Rules Committee meeting called for Thursday

A press release issued late Monday morning said Sen. Fred Thomas, R-Stevensville, has called a Montana Legislature Joint Rules Committee meeting for Thursday morning at 11. This will be a hybrid meeting held out of Room 317 in the State Capitol and...

 

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