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Introducing the new leader of the Lights

Andrew Rolin may only be 30 years old, but in the college football coaching profession, he's not only already a veteran, he feels fully prepared to be a head coach. Now, Rolin's going to get that...

 

HHS girls host Class AA Bison

Tonight, both Havre High basketball teams will take on Great Falls High in their final game before the holiday break. And while both teams are looking for a win, their motivations, are slightly...

 

Sidney topples short-handed Blue Ponies

In its final competition on the mat before the holiday break, the Havre High wrestling team went to Sidney Thursday night, for a dual against its Eastern A rival. The two teams, which have been the po...

 

Doing what I do, it's kind of like Christmas every day of the year

When it comes to Christmas, I’m hardcore. Just ask my wife. It’s seems like every year, I put the lights on the house and the tree up a little earlier than I did the year before. And I still make...

 

OUT OUR WAY: Merry "What Mas"?

Out our way, Christmas is either a joyful or a frustrating time ... and sometimes both. For Goliath - aside from the reindeer antlers worn in honor of the Salvation Army bell ringers - Goliath tends...

 

Hello God. It's me, Mara

 Lord, just sharing: author and date, unknown. “Our inn was at the edge of town — we heard the noisy throng move down, and as they came I saw Pa frown. We heard a tired ‘Hello!’ call; a woman on a donkey small, the man adjusted her wool...

 

Havre Middle School lists students of month

Press release Havre Middle School's Sixth-Grade Student of the Month for December is Emilee Chambliss.  Emilee is the daughter of Clay and Shannon Chambliss. She has one brother, Caleb Chambliss. Emi...

 

Rocky Boy names December students of the month

At Rocky Boy High School, senior Treaunna Stiffarm has been named one of the December students of the month. Since this is her senior year, she decided to try a sport she has never done before. Treaunna joined the cheerleading squad. She has an upbea...

 

A northern Montana Christmas

Havre Daily News staff Christmas is upon us, and the signs of the season have appeared along the Hi-Line and south through the Golden Triangle. Starting with free community dinners on Thanksgiving...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 22, 2017

From the courts: District Court

A recently sentenced thief and meth dealer was sentenced for more offenses Monday in District Court in Havre. Zachariah Lee Ambler of Havre, born in 1995, was sentenced to five years, all suspended, with the Department of Corrections for felony...

 

Obituary - Donald G. McKnight

Donald G. McKnight, 59, passed away Dec. 17, 2017. Cremation has taken place, and services are pending at a later date. Hi-Line Funeral Services....

 

Obituary - Lola "June" Phillips

Lola "June" Gibbs was born Feb. 11, 1953, to James and Marie Gibbs in Dodge City, Kansas. Later, June and her family moved to Montana. In 1973, she met Eneas Victor Phillips, and they were married a...

 

Agenda - Hill County Commission

Monday Courthouse closed for Christmas Holiday Tuesday Regular office hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday 10:30 a.m. — County Road Department meeting 2 p.m. — Triangle meeting Thursday 10 a.m. — Weekly business meeting Manual claims Employment...

 

For the Record, Dec. 22, 2017

Havre Police Department Officers arrested David Perez of Havre, 42, on a Justice or City court warrant Thursday at 9:22 a.m. near 11th Street West. —— Officers investigated a reported noninjury motor vehicle crash after a caller at Third Street...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    December 22, 2017

View from the North 40: The Christmas one about miracles and lights

With a notoriously poor memory for the events of my childhood and a brain that seems to make stronger, longer-lasting neural links with negative memories than happy ones, it’s nothing short of a Christmas miracle that I have so many fond memories...

 

Undoing the tax cut damage will take more than a brake pedal

As a young high school American government teacher, I compared our system to an automobile that was useful if it could start, speed up, slow down and stop. When the people thought government needed to be more active, they elected liberal Democrats...

 

Populist economic charade ends - plutocracy wins

One-party passage of the GOP/Trump “Tax Scam” bill that pretends to aid the middle class while tilting the tax system more than ever to the benefit of the super-wealthy and corporations was the nail in the coffin of the populist charade Trump...

 

Just in time for Christmas

For years, Washington has grown in its power and wealth while hardworking Americans have struggled to make ends meet. In fact, the nation’s most affluent counties are suburbs of Washington, D.C. Taxpayer dollars have padded the pockets of D.C. for...

 

Keeping more of what you earn

Santa came early for hardworking Montanans. Republicans have kept their promise to the American people and delivered tax reform that will let you keep more of what you earn. In just a couple of months, you’ll see more of your hard-earned money in...

 

Celebrating History: Christmas services abound

The old adage “Feast or famine” applies to the Dec. 22, 1917, and Dec. 29, 1917 editions of The Havre Plaindealer. There was a lot of interesting local news in this week’s edition, and darn near next to nothing in next week’s issue. In the...

 

13th annual Holiday Hoops blue pony alumni games

Press release Havre Public Schools Education Foundation is sponsoring the 13th Annual Holiday Hoops Blue Pony Alumni Basketball Games at Havre Middle School Tuesday, Dec. 26, at 6:30 p.m. All alumni from Havre High School are invited to participate,...

 

Senior Center News, Dec. 22

North Central Senior Citizens Center, Dec. 25-29 Monday — Closed for Christmas holiday. Tuesday — Transportation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; bingo at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday — Transportation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m; TOPS at 8 a.m.; cards at 1 p.m.; mall...

 

Northern names Andrew Rolin new head football coach

Christmas came a little early for the Montana State University-Northern football program, and for Andrew Rolin. Thursday, Northern Athletic Director Christian Oberquell announced that Rolin, a native...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 22, 2017

Fort Belknap continues push for food sovereignty

The Fort Belknap Economic Development Corp. has received a $30,000 grant that will be used to expand efforts to grow and sell more food on Fort Belknap Indian Reservation. Ray Gone, a tourism and program director at the development corporation said...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    December 22, 2017

FWP answers questions about CWD

An inquisitive crowd attended a meeting Thursday night in which Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks representatives discussed a recently approved special hunt intended to gauge the prevalence of chronic...

 

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