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  • Daines backs Rubio

    Alex Ross|Updated Apr 17, 2017

    U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., has endorsed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's campaign for president, becoming the first member of Montana's congressional delegation to publicly back a presidential candidate in the 2016 race. "Marco represents the next generation of conservative leadership who will inspire and unite our country," said Daines, a freshman Republican senator from Bozeman. Daines was elected to the Senate last year, after serving one term as in the House of...

  • Linda M. Gopher

    Updated Nov 6, 2015

    Linda M. Gopher, 58, of Yakima, Washington, passed away on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, of natural causes at Cottage in the Meadow Hospice in Yakima. Wake services will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rocky Boy, and will continue until her funeral service which will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, also at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Eagleman Cemetery. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with... Full story

  • Three charged in theft, chase, obstruction cases

    Tim Leeds|Updated Nov 6, 2015

    Three Havreites pleaded not guilty Wednesday in state District Court in Havre on charges ranging from stealing and wrecking a car while an escapee from a prison sentence to leading police through town on a high-speed chase nearly up to 100 mph at some points. Samuel Lynn Latray, born in 1982, faces felony charges of criminal endangerment and obstructing justice and misdemeanor charges of reckless driving, fleeing from police, obstructing police officers, improper registration or display of license plates and a stop sign...

  • Quick Pics: Fixing up the Temple

    Updated Nov 5, 2015

  • Art association art show is this weekend

    John Kelleher|Updated Nov 5, 2015

    Photographer Craig Edwards, owner of the new Edwards Studio in Big Sandy, will be the special guest artist at this year's Havre Art Association Show and sale. The show will be held this weekend at Van Orsdel United Methodist Church of 5th Avenue. Edwards will be featured in a special display area with his work, and he will be speaking about his technique and inspiration at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Association members and other area artists have been planning their display...

  • Bullock talks trade, Medicaid in telephone press conference

    Alex Ross|Updated Nov 5, 2015

    In a conference call with rural media Tuesday, Gov. Steve Bullock discussed the accomplishments of a recent trade mission and touted approval of a federal waiver for the state’s Medicaid expansion. The discussion came a week after Bullock returned to Montana, after leading state officials and business leaders on a trade mission to South Korea and Taiwan. “Marketing and selling our products alone is certainly big business,” said Bullock, who emphasized that not counting for tourism, the sale of Montana products to overseas mar...

  • Denise Juneau launches campaign for Montana's US House seat

    Updated Nov 5, 2015

    MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA — The first female Native American elected to a statewide office in Montana is setting her sights on Congress. Office of Public Instruction Superintendent Denise Juneau launched a campaign Wednesday to challenge freshman U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke in the 2016 elections. Juneau, 48, told The Associated Press her experience running the public education agency and working with diverse groups of people has prepared her to effectively represent Montana in a Congress beset by dysfunction and partisanship...

  • Transit buses stop for Veterans Day

    Updated Nov 5, 2015

    North Central Montana Transit has announced its buses will not run Wednesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day....

  • Looking out my back door: A day in the life

    Sondra Ashton|Updated Nov 5, 2015

    A day. Not an ordinary day. No connection to music or movie. A day plowing through bureaucratic formalities. Still, if one has a mind to connect the dots, a good day. With Carlos, driver and interpreter, my first stop was the much visited immigration office where I’m now on a first name basis with Amelia, Sophia and Ogla. I’ve left behind reams of paperwork, copies of numerous invasive documents, fingerprints, mug shot and much of my money. Today’s task was simple — I would p...

  • For the Record, Nov. 5, 2015

    Updated Nov 5, 2015

    Havre Police Department Heather Kimberly Ann Gardipee, 31, of Rocky Boy was arrested on a charge of theft and on a Justice or City court warrant after officers responded to a 1:42 p.m. Wednesday report of a combative shoplifter at a 1st Street business. —— Officers investigated a report Wednesday at 2:59 p.m. of a two-vehicle crash on 2nd Street West. —— Officers investigated a Wednesday 3:14 p.m. report at the police station of an Arizona driver’s license found near the Boys & Girls Club. —— Officers investigated...

  • Hill County Electric earns awards

    Updated Nov 5, 2015

    Press release Hill County Electric Cooperative received several awards at the Montana Electric Cooperatives' Association annual meeting held in early October in Great Falls. HCE is a member of MECA, the not-for-profit, statewide trade association representing 24 consumer-owned electric distribution cooperatives and three generation and transmission cooperatives. MECA 2015 Communications Awards Program honored HCE with the following: • First place in the Wild Card category f...

  • The line that came together

    Chris Peterson|Updated Nov 5, 2015

    Playing on the offensive line doesn't normally garner headlines or much attention from fans. But if you know football, then you know just how important a good offensive line can be when it comes to winning football games. There are a number of reasons why the Havre High football team won the Central A Conference championship and is getting set to host a Class A quarterfinal playoff game at Blue Pony Stadium this Saturday, but one of the most important has been the development...

  • MSU-N grapplers back in Wyoming

    George Ferguson|Updated Nov 5, 2015

    The Montana State University-Northern Lights got their 2015-16 season off to the kind of start head coach Tyson Thivierge was hoping for. Now, the Lights will really get to test themselves over the next two weeks. Fifth-ranked Northern travels to Laramie, Wyoming, this Saturday for the annual Cowboy Open. The tournament features the host Wyoming Cowboys, as well as a slew of NCAA Division I squads. The tournament, which will also feature the UGF Argos, is the last chance for...

  • Local Bowling Report: Still time to sign up for youth bowling in Havre

    Ken Brubaker|Updated Nov 5, 2015

    There will be a Havre U.S.B.C. open meeting tonight at 6 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to elect board members. All members of the U.S.B.C. are urged to attend. The meeting will be at Hi Line Lanes. If anyone is interested in serving on the board of directors, It is advised to attend the meeting. There is still time to sign up your child for the Sunday Youth Leagues. They commence bowling on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. Going back in time to 1958, a little bowling trivia counted 4,000-plus B.P.A.A. members (Bowling Proprietors...

  • Frontier Notebook: Frontier now a three-team race

    George Ferguson|Updated Nov 5, 2015

    The Southern Oregon Raiders passed their test. So did the Montana Tech Orediggers. And for that matter, so, too, did the UM-Western Bulldogs. Now, the real fun begins. The Frontier Conference championship is down to a three-team horse race, and the biggest game of the conference season — at least so far — is set. On Saturday in Ashland, Oregon, the No. 1 Raiders and No. 9 Orediggers will square off with the Frontier Conference championship and possibly, home field adv...

  • Skylights reach the final week of the regular season

    George Ferguson|Updated Nov 5, 2015

    Two matches is all that stands between the Montana State University-Northern Skylights, and postseason volleyball. But in their own way, the last two regular season matches are both big ones. The Skylights (2-8, 10-16) hit the road for tonight’s game where they will battle the Montana Tech Orediggers in Butte. Northern will then return home for its regular season finale, and senior night match against UGF Saturday night in the Armory Gymnasium. Both Frontier Conference m...