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  • Brown bag lecture on Algal Blooms set for April 17

    Updated Apr 12, 2024

    Press release Montana State University-Northern will continue its Spring 2024 Brown Bag Lecture Series with a presentation titled “Algal Blooms Community Health Literacy Program,” by Professor of Biology Terri Hildebrand, Ph.D. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 17, from noon to 1 p.m. in Hensler Auditorium in the Applied Technology Center, and it is open to the public. Sack lunches are provided but limited, so attendees are encouraged to RSVP by Monday, April 15, at https://www.msun.edu/otle/brownbag.aspx or by cal...

  • Pastor's Corner: Spring Is Resurrection Time

    Updated Apr 5, 2024

    Welcome to the Season of Eastertide! As I write, there is renewal of life on the prairies and in the mountains. We hear the robins and the meadow larks each morning. We look for the arrival of loons in Beaver Creek Park and snow geese flocking in wheat stubble and a tiny yellow prairie flower are signs of life. (No, I don't mean the dandelion!) For those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere, Easter's resurrection story is reflected in Nature as winter gives way to...

  • Park Board talks infrastructure, Beaver Lodge rebuild funding

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Apr 3, 2024

    Members of the Hill County Park Board met Monday evening and discussed employee pay and heard updates regarding work on park infrastructure and park conditions. During the meeting Beaver Creek Park Superintendent Chad Edgar said the Kiwanis Chapel sustained some damage during a high water flow event and he's been looking into the best way to repair it. He said he did get an estimate from a contractor of $16,300 for repairs, but he wants the board to give him more time to...

  • Park Board talks employee pay at Beaver Creek Park

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Apr 2, 2024

    The Hill County Park Board held it’s monthly meeting Monday evening where members discussed, among other things, finding a way to reimburse employees for the substantial commute to and from their jobs, an issue Beaver Creek Park Superintendent Chad Edgar said is damaging his ability to hire. See more on Monday’s Park Board meeting in Wednesday’s edition of the Havre Daily News. Edgar said it is very difficult to compete in the local job market when they pay what they do for a job that requires a 20 mile minimum drive every...

  • For the Record, April 2, 2024

    Updated Apr 2, 2024

    Havre Police Department Officers assisted a 9:41 a.m. Friday caller in the Havre area with a complaint about someone's social media posts. -- Someone stopped at the police station Friday at 11:13 a.m. to report a fraud incident. -- A juvenile on Ninth Avenue reported Friday at 11:28 a.m. a woman who should not be in the house, and investigating officers found the allegation was unfounded. -- Officers searched for but couldn't locate a suspicious man reported to be in a park...

  • Commission discusses board appointment policy, health department grant

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Mar 29, 2024

    The Hill County Commission approved new grants and contracts, revised office rules for the courthouse and revised a written policy for board appointments during its business meeting Thursday. Commissioners have been discussing the matter of board appointment and interview procedures for some time, with Hill County Commissioner Sheri Williams in particular raising concerns regarding insufficient advertising of open positions and a need for a clear written policy regarding the interview process. Earlier this week the...

  • Agenda - Hill County Park Board

    Updated Mar 29, 2024

    The Hill County Park Board will meet Monday, April 1, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. in the Hill County Courthouse Timmons Room. The meeting agenda is: 1) Approval of minutes 2) Approval of agenda 3) Guests and public comments on agenda items only/Agenda requests for next meeting limited to 1 minute 4) Cabin business #12 Sawmill Gulch Lane 5) Old business Lodge Finance and Rules Committee draft/composition Spring tank repair issue 6) New business Chapel repairs Eagle Campground bridge Employee mileage 7) Committee reports Grazing...

  • From the Fringe … Spring has sprung, and it's about time

    George Ferguson|Updated Mar 29, 2024

    There really is nothing like the end of winter in Havre and on the Hi-Line. Sure, it can, and will still snow, and it will still get cold up there from time to time. But anyone who lives, or has lived, in Havre can attest that the return of spring just means more to us then it does to many people across the country. It means more because winter’s, mild or rough, are long and exhausting in Havre, and in most of Montana. And when you finally see that light at the end of the tunn...

  • Obituary - Wayne A. Thisselle

    Updated Mar 6, 2024

    Wayne A. Thisselle, 67, passed away due to natural causes at Northern Montana Hospital Friday, March 1, 2024. Cremation has taken place, and a private family celebration of Wayne's life will be held at a later date. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in Wayne's memory to the Friends of Beaver Creek Park or to the charity of the donor's choice. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Please visit Wayne's online memorial page to...

  • Park board hears discussion of issues presenters say misunderstood

    Updated Mar 5, 2024

    The Hill County Park Board heard a brief update on environmental monitoring in Beaver Creek Park during their monthly meeting Monday, where they also heard from Hill County Conservation District Administrator Emma Korntheuer, who cleared up a number of misconceptions about an upcoming watershed assessment and grants it could be used to pursue. In previous meetings members of the park board declined to participate in or support the assessment over concerns that doing so would...

  • Agenda - Hill County Park Board

    Updated Mar 1, 2024

    Hill County Park Board will meet Monday, March 4, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. in the Hill County Courthouse Timmons Room The meeting agenda is: 1). Minutes approval February January 2). Approval of agendas March Agenda February 3) Guests and public comments on agenda items only/Agenda requests for next meeting. Limited to one minute 4) Cabin Business 5) Old Business Lodge (February) Finance and Rules Committee draft/composition (February) Hill County Conservation District Administrator Emma-Korntheuer — Renewable Resource Grant Waters...

  • Obituary - Ted Solomon

    Updated Feb 26, 2024

    Ted Solomon, age 87, died of natural causes at Northern Montana Hospital Sunday, February 18, 2024. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 2, 2024, starting at noon in the 4-H Chuckwagon on the Great Northern Fairgrounds in Havre. A luncheon will folllow the Celebration of Life. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilderness Funeral Home. Ted was born February 9, 1937 in Platinum, Alaska to Harry and Elsie (Martin) Solomon. At the age of 5, he came to Montana with...

  • Agenda - Hill County Conservation District

    Updated Feb 19, 2024

    The Hill County Conservation District Board will meet Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, at 5 p.m. in the NRCS Conference room in the USDA Service Center at 206 25th Ave. W. Suite 1, Havre. The agenda is: Call meeting to order Approval of minutes of Jan. 25, 2024, meeting Public comment Agenda additions Guest speaker Treasurer’s report Bills to be paid Old business a. Draft Annual Plan b. DEQ Watershed Planning Grant c. Pollinator Grant FY 2024 d. NACD TA Grant FY 2021 e. CDA Grant FY 2024 f. Working Group meeting 2024 planning New b...

  • Obituary - Anthony 'Tony' Stremcha

    Updated Feb 16, 2024

    Anthony "Tony" Stremcha was born at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Havre, MT, to Richard and Carolyn Stremcha July 15, 1963. He was raised in Havre with his sister Tami. Tony attended Havre Public Schools, graduating in 1982 from Havre High School. Tony was baptized and made confirmation in the Lutheran Church. During his formative years always wanting to earn extra spending money he had a variety of jobs, paper delivery, yard maintenance, hired hand to North Havre farmers (espe...

  • Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly business meeting

    Updated Feb 13, 2024

    After printing deadline Monday, the Hill County Commission submitted an amended agenda for its business meeting Thursday. The complete agenda follows. The Hill County Commission will hold its weekly business meeting Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Commission Office. The public may participate in the Hill County Commission weekly business meeting https://us05web.zoom.us/j/87670806969?pwd=3D2AtxALo3jBtpEbOZlUCaH7VcZQQm.1 . The agenda for the meeting is: Meeting called to order Approval of last week’s minutes Public comments on n...

  • Park board meeting canceled for lack of quorum

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Feb 6, 2024

    Monday evening’s regular meeting of the Hill County Park Board was canceled for lack of quorum last night when most members didn’t show up after 15 minutes of waiting. Members Lou Hagener, Larry Kinsella and Hill County Commissioner Mark Peterson were there, but no other members showed up by 5:45 p.m. The Hill County commissioners are members of the park board. Chair Jeff Jensen and board members Ursula Brese — who missed the January meeting due to health reasons — Pam Wilson, Tony Reum, Hill County Commissioner Jake Strisse...

  • Agenda - Hill County Park Board

    Updated Feb 2, 2024

    The next Hill County Park Board meeting is Monday, Feb. 5, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. in the Hill County Courthouse Timmons Room. The meeting agenda is: 1) Approval of minutes 2) Approval of agenda 3) Guests and public comments on agenda items only and agenda requests for next meeting, limited to one minute 4) Cabin business 5) Old business Lodge Finance and Rules Committee draft/composition Hill County Conservation District District Administrator Emma Korntheuer — Renewable Resource Grant watershed assessment/plan/grants 6) New b...

  • Clarification - Park Board

    Updated Jan 12, 2024

    An article on the front page of Tuesday’s edition of Havre Daily News about a Hill County Park Board meeting reported the board discussed a watershed assessment by the state that includes Beaver Creek Park and forgoing potential grants the assessment would give access to due to concerns about loss of local control. Hill County Conservation District Administrator Emma Korntheur told Havre Daily News the local assessment is not being done by the state it is being done by the Hill County Conservation District in its capacity a...

  • Park board declines potential grants over local control concerns

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Jan 9, 2024

    In their monthly meeting Monday, members of the Hill County Park Board voted not to participate in an upcoming watershed assessment by the state, potentially forgoing significant grant funding for Beaver Creek Park, in fears that it would give up local control. Board member Lou Hagener said the state is looking at doing a wide-ranging watershed assessment, including Beaver Creek Park, and if they participate in and support the assessment they could gain access to a...

  • Agenda - Hill County Park Board

    Updated Jan 5, 2024

    The Hill County Park Board will meet Monday, Jan. 8, 2024, in the Hill County Courthouse Timmons Room at 5:30 p.m. The meeting agenda is 1) Approval of minutes 2) Approval of agenda 3) Guests and public comments on agenda items only/Agenda requests for next meeting, limited to one minute 4) Cabin business 5) Old business Lodge Finance and Rules Committee draft/composition Renewable Resource Grant watershed assessment/plan/grants — ad-hoc group review schedule 6) New business Repair Doney Memorial 7) Committee Reports G...

  • For the Record, Jan. 2, 2024

    Updated Jan 2, 2024

    Havre Police Department A vehicle crash at Fourth Avenue and Ninth Street was reported at 10:40 a.m. Friday. -- An ATM card was reported Friday at 1:02 p.m. found on Third Street. -- Adult Protective Services made a report to officers at 4:18 p.m. Friday. -- Larae Danita Hughes of Havre, 48, was arrested on a state District Court warrant after officers investigated two suspicious 911 calls made at 10:40 p.m. Friday on 11th Street West. -- A caller at a First Street...

  • Local foundations set New Year's Eve fundraisers

    Patrick Johnston|Updated Dec 26, 2023

    Kris Kringle’s day may be over this year, but a new year is just around the corner and while many households prepare their own celebrations to ring in the 2024, so are local organizations. Among those organizations is the Havre Education Foundation which is inviting people to “Ring in the New Year with your friends, amazing food and delicious drinks, all while supporting Havre students and teachers.” This will be the foundation’s second annual New Year’s Celebration, and will start at 6 p.m. Dec. 31 with cocktails and appet...

  • For the Record, Dec. 18, 2023

    Updated Dec 18, 2023

    Havre Police Department A 13th Street West caller reported Friday at 7:50 a.m. that their mailbox had been hit during the night. -- Michelle Rose Jiron of Havre, 32, was issued a summons on a criminal contempt charge related to a 24/7 Sobriety Program violation reported at the police station Friday at 8:14 a.m. -- Landon Blacktongue of Havre, 25, was arrested on two Justice or City court warrants served during a Friday 9:11 a.m. vehicle stop on U.S. Highway 2 West. -- Thomas...

  • Quick pics: Snow on the hills

    Updated Dec 15, 2023

  • Quick picks: Reflections

    Updated Dec 12, 2023

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