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 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Jaycees fireworks display set for Independence Day

The Havre Jaycees will once again hold their Fourth of July Fireworks display at the Great Northern Fairgrounds starting on the holiday around 9:45 p.m. Havre Jaycees Individual Development Vice President Draven Roe said this... — Updated 7/5/2022


Irrigation situation improving but still dire

Precipitation in the last few months has raised the level of water available to the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Works that supplies water in the Milk River, but the co-chair... — Updated 7/4/2022

 By Tim Leeds    Local

Fort Belknap supports additional mining withdrawal

The president of Fort Belknap Indian Community's tribal council said the council is pleased about U.S. Bureau of Land Management announcing it plans to withdraw more land just south... — Updated 6/16/2022

 By Tim Leeds    Local

BLM proposes more land withdrawal at Zortman-Landusky mine areas

Editor's note: Watch for more on this story in upcoming editions of Havre Daily News. The federal government is proposing pulling more land in The Little Rocky Mountains out of... — Updated 6/7/2022

 By Tim Leeds    Local

Senators push for action on St. Mary Diversion bill

Montana's U.S. senators continue to push for funding for - and changes on how to fund - the system that provides much of the water in the Milk River each year, likely almost all of... — Updated 5/26/2022


Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly calendar

Monday 11 a.m. — U.S. Bureau of Reclamation security contract renewal meeting in commissioner’s office 1:30 p.m. — Building Manager meeting Tuesday 10 a.m. — WorkSafe Champions class in the Timmons Room 10:30 a.m. — Road... — Updated 4/8/2022

 By Tim Leeds    Local

Major funding coming to regional water system

Another major water project is receiving a large chunk of funding courtesy of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill. U.S. Sen. Jon Tester announced in a press release that Rocky Boy’s/North Central Montana Regional Water System... — Updated 4/6/2022

 By Tim Leeds    Local

St. Mary Diversion sees $85M more on the way

A project more than two decades in the making finally has some significant funding, with Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., announcing Wednesday that $85 million is going to repairs and... — Updated 4/4/2022


Public invited to attend Tiber Reservoir Public Meeting

from U.S. Bureau of Reclamation The Bureau of Reclamation is scheduled to host a public meeting at the Chester Community/Senior Center at 618 E. Adams Ave., Chester, April 7 from 6 - 8 p.m. to discuss recreation at Tiber Reservoir... — Updated 4/1/2022


Correction - Work on Fresno Dam

Information for a story on the front page of the March 17 edition of Havre Daily News about work to be done on Fresno Dam misreported who is responsible for repayment for people served on Fort Belknap Indian Reservation. U.S.... — Updated 3/28/2022 Full story

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

BOR gives update on Fresno Dam project

Editor’s note: This version corrects that U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs is responsible for part of the repayment for work on Fresno Dam. Representatives of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation held a public meeting Wednesday to... — Updated 3/28/2022

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Update on Fresno and its fishery presented

Area recreators attended a public meeting Thursday evening where representatives from Montana Bureau of Reclamation and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks shared a status update on... — Updated 3/11/2022


Fresno Safety of Dams modification public meetings set

from U.S. Bureau of Reclamation BILLINGS — The Bureau of Reclamation is scheduled to hold public meetings to discuss the status of the Fresno Dam Safety Modification Project next week, including meetings in Havre Wednesday,... — Updated 3/10/2022


Fresno Reservoir informational public meeting being held in Havre 

Press release Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will host an open house and present information on the Fresno fishery in Havre on March 10, starting at 6 p.m., at Havre Inn and Suites at Boot Hill Plaza, 1425 U.S. Highway 2 NW.... — Updated 3/4/2022

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Tester discusses right to repair, veterans health care and more in press call

Jon Tester, D-Mont., held a press call Thursday where he discussed a number of bills he's working on, as well as ongoing conflicts in Washington around new budgets and the results... — Updated 2/4/2022


First round of Milk River Project funding announced

A project started more than two decades ago to rebuild what has been called "The Lifeline of the Hi-Line" is getting some movement. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., announced Friday that... — Updated 1/17/2022


James Kipp Recreation Area closing for winter season

From U.S. Bureau of Reclamation The James Kipp Recreation Area will temporarily close for the 2022 winter season, starting Jan. 18, according to Bureau of Land Management officials... — Updated 1/7/2022

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Little Rockies mining exploration draws universal opposition from Fort Belknap

During a public meeting held by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality Tuesday night Fort Belknap officials and community members universally opposed attempts to explore for potential new mining opportunities in the... — Updated 1/5/2022

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

St. Mary Diversion rehabilitation finally sees funding

Last year, the collapse of Drop 5 of the St. Mary Diversion and the coordinated effort to fix it was one of the biggest stories of of the year, and this year the ongoing efforts — and finally some success — to fund... — Updated 12/28/2021

 By Tim Leeds    Local

Tribes oppose mining exploration in Little Rockies

Leaders of the Fort Belknap Indian Community said they are glad to have the opportunity to talk about a proposed new mine exploration in the Little Rocky Mountains because it will g... — Updated 12/28/2021

 By Tim Leeds    Local

Tester: St. Mary Diversion funding 'massive'

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said in an interview with Havre Daily News that getting $100 million in funding that likely will go to the St. Mary Diversion is a really big deal. "It... — Updated 11/23/2021


Letter to the Editor - Thanks to Tester on Milk River Project

Editor, For many years, my family has had farm land under the Glasgow Irrigation District. That is part of the larger Milk River Irrigation System that brings water all across the Hi-Line, over 700 miles from the Mountains to the... — Updated 11/23/2021


Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly calendar

Monday 1:30 p.m. — Bureau of Reclamation — Land lease meeting in commissioners’ office Tuesday 10:30 a.m. — Road department meeting in commissioners’ office 3 p.m. — Alcohol Tax Allocation meeting at Bullhook... — Updated 11/12/2021

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Bureau of Reclamation still seeking comment on Fresno Dam project

The Montana Bureau of Reclamation has extended the comment period on an environmental assessment for a Safety of Dams modification project scheduled for Fresno Dam in the coming yea... — Updated 8/30/2021


Montana's stake in the infrastructure plan

Montana Free Press by Alex Sakariassen Earlier this month, the U.S. Senate approved a $1.2 trillion spending plan aimed at addressing critical national infrastructure needs. The... — Updated 8/25/2021


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