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  • Quick pics: Parading down Fifth for Homecoming

    Updated Sep 27, 2021

  • Northern alumni return to campus after 70 years

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Sep 27, 2021

    More than fifty Montana State University Northern Alumni who graduated in the '50s, '60s and '70s returned to campus Friday to kick off a weekend of homecoming celebration with a luncheon with Chancellor Greg Kegel. The luncheon, held in Northern's Student Union Building, gave older graduates a chance to reunite with friends, see what's new on campus and share their memories of Northern Montana College, which it was called before becoming a Montana State University campus in...

  • Three killed in Amtrak derailment near Joplin

    Patrick Jonhston and Tim Leeds|Updated Sep 27, 2021

    An Empire Builder derailment just west of Joplin about 4 p.m. Saturday killed three people, hospitalized several others and injured dozens of people. Amtrak reported the westbound train, with two engines and 10 cars, was carrying 141 people and had 16 Amtrak employees on board. Eight of the cars derailed with some tipping over. Gov. Greg Gianforte said at a press conference in Chester Sunday afternoon that, at that time, all passengers had been accounted for and had left...

  • Gianforte praises effort after Saturday's Empire Builder derailment

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Sep 27, 2021

    Gov. Greg Gianforte, along with local officials and first responders, held a press conference at Liberty Community and Senior Center Sunday afternoon to address the Amtrak derailment Saturday that killed three. Gianforte said his thoughts and prayers, as well as those of all Montanans, are with those affected by this derailment, and offered his thanks and praise to the volunteers and the larger Hi-Line community for their work over the previous 24 hours. He said first...

  • Obituary - Hailey Rose Bell

    Updated Sep 27, 2021

    Our beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, auntie, cousin, and friend began her journey on September 24, 2021. Hailey Rose Bell was born to William "Bill" and Courtney Bell on November 13, 2002, in Havre, Montana. She carries the Nakoda name of Maxbiya Sha Wiya or in English, "Red Sky Woman." Her grandparents are Signa "Dodie" Bell, Amos First Raised, and Dan and Sandy McNeill. Hailey attended school in Harlem and Chinook Schools and was a 2021 graduate of Chinook... Full story

  • Obituary - Mitchell R. LaVallie

    Updated Sep 27, 2021

    Mitchell R. LaVallie, 45, passed away September 24, 2021 at Peace Hospice in Great Falls MT. A wake will be held today, September 27, 2021, at 5 p.m., at the Fort Belknap Community Center in Fort Belknap, MT. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Fort Belknap Community Center in Fort Belknap, MT.... Full story

  • Obituary - Karen Lynn Alexander

    Updated Sep 27, 2021

    Karen Lynn Alexander, Ahs-ki-kah-pi-mo-teht (Earth Walker), 61, passed away due to natural causes at Benefis Healthcare Friday, September 24, 2021. Wake services began at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, September 25, 2021, and continued until her funeral service at 10:00 a.m. today, September 27, 2021, all at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church with burial to follow in the Rocky Boy Cemetery.... Full story

  • For the Record, Sept. 27, 2021

    Updated Sep 27, 2021

    Havre Police Department Lana Standing Chief of Havre, 40, was arrested on a Justice or City court warrant served Friday at 7:38 a.m. at the police station. -- John Conrad Rorrer-Hanson of Havre, 28, was arrested on a state District Court warrant and charges of resisting arrest and obstructing a peace officer or other public servant after a caller on First Street Northeast asked officers Friday at 8:49 a.m. for assistance. -- Friday at 9:36 a.m., officers investigated a...

  • Our View - Condolences and thanks on Amtrak derailment

    Updated Sep 27, 2021

    Havre Daily News offers its deepest condolences to the families of the people who died and to the people injured in the derailment Saturday near Joplin. And we offer our deepest thanks to the people who responded to help. The situation is tragic, with three people killed, several hospitalized and dozens or more injured of the 141 people traveling on or 16 working on the train. We cannot express how sorry the tragedy makes us feel. And thanks to the dozens, likely hundreds, of people who responded to help. Emergency...

  • Letter to the Editor - Friends holding silent auction for library

    Updated Sep 27, 2021

    Editor, The Friends of the Havre-Hill County Library set-up a silent auction in the library. The silent auction items are older slightly used Montana books, local authors and a few other classics; with fiction and non-fiction books by favorite authors such as Doig and J.R.R. Tolkien. Stop by the library, located at 402 Third St., to view the display and to place your bid. This silent auction is running Sep. 17 until Oct. 21 after The Friends of the Library’s annual meeting. The Friends of the Library meet at noon on the t...

  • Bears do it again: Rocky 31, Lights 28

    Kason Clark|Updated Sep 27, 2021

    Through their first three games this season, the Montana State University-Northern Lights lost every game by double digits. On Saturday at Tilleman Field in their homecoming game, the Lights finally had a chance for a win as they led Rocky Mountain College, 28-24, with 3:59 left in the game. However, several MSU-N mistakes allowed the Bears to take a 31-28 lead that they held onto for the victory. "Our kids fought. They're fighters. Put ourselves in a position to win and...

  • Blue Ponies shut down on homecoming

    Kason Clark|Updated Sep 27, 2021

    It was an exciting week at Havre High School as students celebrated homecoming week. The festivities lasted through the week and culminated Friday night when the HHS football team hosted Miles City at Blue Pony Stadium. However, homecoming week ended on a bitter note as Miles City defeated the Blue Ponies, 40-0. "Miles City is a good football team," HHS head coach Ryan Gatch said. "Coach Jeff Regan does a nice job with this program. They got some good athletes. Didn't go the...

  • Ponies send four golfers to Class A state tourney

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Sep 27, 2021

    By Havre Daily Staff The Havre High golf teams laid it all on the line last Friday in Sidney as they played in the Eastern A Divisional held at Sidney Country Club. And when the dust settled on a tough 18 holes, the Blue Pony boys and girls both finished in the fifth place, while each team had an All-Conference performer, while Havre qualified four players for this week's state tournament. "I'm really proud of our kids," HHS head coach George Ferguson said. "It was a really...

  • Havre High volleyball picks up road win over Lewistown

    Kason Clark|Updated Sep 27, 2021

    The Havre High volleyball team has been playing strong early this season. The Blue Ponies are 6-1, including a 2-0 record on the road. On Saturday on at Lewistown, the Ponies remained undefeated on the road as they won, 3-1, by winning their sets by scores of 25-16, 25-19, 22-25 and 25-17. “The girls played well together. They were really focused at the beginning of the match,” HHS head coach Stephanie Huse said. “They faced some adversity on and off. We were able to work...

  • Blue Pony cross country runs at Lockwood 7 on 7

    Kason Clark|Updated Sep 27, 2021

    Through the first few weeks of their season, the Havre High cross country teams ran in normal meets where the boys all ran in one race and the girls all ran in one. This past Saturday at the Lockwood 7 on 7, the Blue Pony runners competed across 14 different races, seven for the boys and seven for the girls. The teams at the race had their No. 1 runners race each other. They then had their No. 2 runners race each other, their No. three runners race each other and so on. Even...

  • Battlin' Bears spike Skylights in Frontier opener

    George Ferguson|Updated Sep 27, 2021

    The Rocky Mountain College Battlin' Bears made it a less than happy homecoming for the Montana State University-Northern volleyball team. Saturday night inside the Armory Gymnasium, the Bears swept the Skylights by scores 28-26, 25-19 and 25-18 in a hard-fought match by both teams. It was also the Frontier Conference opener for both squads as the Skylights fell to 0-1. The first set was anyone's game. Rocky was able to put together three scores at the end to take and end the...

  • Griz, Cats roll in Big Sky Conference openers

    Updated Sep 27, 2021

    MISSOULA — The No. 4 Montana Grizzlies rode several explosive plays and a dominant defense to second-straight blowout victory, defeating Cal Poly 39-7 in the 101st Homecoming game Saturday in Washington-Grizzly Stadium. The win started Big Sky play off on the right foot for Montana and improved them to 3-0 on the season, the best start for UM since 2013. The Grizzly defense entered the game not having allowed a point since the opening drive of the season and they continued t...

  • Game Day Notebook: Northern finding a real Boss at running back

    Kason Clark|Updated Sep 27, 2021

    After Andrez Trahan-Proctor got injured during the spring season, the Lights had been looking for a running back to lead them this fall. Coming into the season, Izayah Boss emerged as the team's No. 1 running back but it took him a while to get in a groove. In their first game against College of Idaho, Boss ran for 50 yards on 15 carries with his longest rush going for nine yards. He also caught a pass for one yard against the Yotes. In their game against Southern Oregon...

  • Full MSU-N/RMC Box Score

    Updated Sep 27, 2021

    RMC 14 7 0 10 - 31 MSU-N 14 0 7 7 - 28 1st Quarter RMC - Tommy Corcoran 2 yd run (Riley Garrett kick) Drive: 3 plays, 59 yards MSU-N - Dylan Vongphachanh 30 yd run (Niels Getts kick) Drive: 2 plays, 81 yards MSU-N - Izayah Boss 13 yd run (Getts kick) Drive: 3 plays, 43 yards RMC - Cade Lambert 3 yd run (Garrett kick) 2nd Quarter RMC - Nathan Dick 10 yd run (Garrett kick) Drive: 2 plays, 60 yards 3rd Quarter MSU-N - Kaymen Cureton 7 yd run (Getts kick) Drive: 10 plays, 99...