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 By Derek Hann    Local    November 4, 2019

Tester talks in Havre about impeachment investigation

The question of if President Donald Trump should be impeached or not is not a question along party lines, but is a question of keeping the country safe from foreign powers influencing the United...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 1, 2019

Tester speaks on recent House Resolution to impeach Trump

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said during a rural press conference that, in light of the U.S. House passing a resolution earlier that day to go further with its formal impeachment inquiry into...

 

Seeding Rural Resilience Act

I know firsthand that farming and ranching has never been easy. My wife, Sharla, and I still run our family farm outside of Big Sandy on the same land my grandparents homesteaded more than 100 years ago. For our family and producers across Montana,...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    October 11, 2019

Video released on need to rehabilitate the 'Life-Line of the Hi-Line'

The Milk River Watershed Alliance has released an educational video about the St. Mary Diversion Project, a more than 100-year-old system that supplied the majority of the water to the Milk River and...

 

Company retires lease in Badger-Two Medicine area

Havre Daily News Staff The Blackfeet Nation of Montana’s Blackfeet Indian Reservation said in a press release Tuesday that some lands sacred to the Blackfeet are one step closer to full and permanent protection. The release said that Montcrief Oil...

 

Tester's new bill addresses mental health in ag community

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., in a conference call Wednesday afternoon, announced his Seeding Rural Resilience Act, which will bring mental health resources and awareness to rural communities. "As a...

 

Lack of Internet access is holding rural communities back. Students too.

Across Montana, thousands of students are headed back to school to begin a new year of learning and growth. Unfortunately, many students in rural Montana remain at risk of falling behind due to the lack of broadband access in their communities....

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 26, 2019

Montana's Congressional delegates voice support for U.S. interim trade deal with Japan

After a challenging year in the agricultural market, with agricultural prices greatly effected by the trade war, U.S. farmers saw some relief Wednesday, when President Donald Trump signed an interim...

 

Tester, Daines push for full funding of conservation fund

Note: This information came from the offices of Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines Montana’s U.S. senators joined eight other senators in sending a bipartisan letter to congressional leadership calling for full, permanent funding of the Land and...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 18, 2019

Tester: Tariffs, guns and climate change need debate in the Senate

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said Tuesday during his monthly rural conference call that the issues surrounding gun violence, the on-going trade war with China and the government's stance on climate...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 13, 2019

From the fields of Chouteau County to the floor of the Senate

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., probably spent his time during the congressional August recess differently than most senators. Tester, the only active farmer in the U.S. Senate, used the break to...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 13, 2019

Lawmakers continue push for Little Shell federal recognition

With the clock ticking on this year’s session, the members of Montana’s congressional delegation are continuing to work on passing federal recognition of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., said Thursday he...

 

Credit Unions can lend to hemp farmers following Tester push

Note: This was provided by the office of Sen. Jon Tester U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., announced Monday that federally insured credit unions may now provide financial services to legally operating hemp businesses and farmers under a new guidance...

 

Letter to the Editor - Push Daines to oppose Pendley as BLM director

Editor, Having William Perry Pendley as acting director of the Bureau of Land Management, which manages more public land than any other federal agency, is like the proverbial henhouse-guarding fox — on steroids. Pendley (whom I’ll refer to as...

 

Interior announces $170.6M to support state parks and outdoor recreation through LWCF

From U.S. Department of the Interior WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced today that $170,623,713 million in grants from the Land and Water Conservation Fund has been awarded to all 50 States, five U.S....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 14, 2019

Montana congressional delegation comments on endangered species proposal

A Montana U.S. senator was in the spotlight when U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced proposed changes to administration of the Endangered Species Act, and the announcement split t...

 

Tester, Perdue release statements on EU-US beef trade agreement

Staff and wire report  Following the announcement that the European Union has agreed to allow the United States to increase beef exports to the E.U., U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., released Friday a statement on the agreement. “Montana produces...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    July 31, 2019

Tester speaks on multiple issues in teleconference

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said Tuesday during his monthly rural conference call that before the U.S. Senate takes a recess for the month of August, there are a number of bills he is working to get pushed through. Recently Tester’s bipartisan...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 16, 2019

Montana's congressional delegation weighs in on Trump 'go back' tweet

The members of Montana's congressional delegation have jumped into the controversial Twitter war started by a tweet President Donald Trump made Sunday telling four progressive congresswomen they...

 

Obituary - Henry "Prince" Brockie, DabidaNeetha (Cropped Eared Horse) or TsaeEeWusHoth (Weasel Horse)

Henry “Prince” Brockie, DabidaNeetha (Cropped Eared Horse) or TsaeEeWusHoth (Weasel Horse), 89 years of age, member of the Fast Travelers Clan of the AaniiiNin (White Clay) Nation of Hays, Montana... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 15, 2019

New candidate joins race in time for Dem convention

A man with ties to this part of north-central Montana announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate just in time for the Democratic state convention, held over the weekend in Helena. John Mues of Loma said in his announcement Thursday about running as...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 8, 2019

Races for 2020 Montana offices continue to swell

With six months to go before people can officially register with the Montana Secretary of State’s Office, races for offices in the 2020 election continue to fill in Montana. Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney, a former state legislator, announced last week in hi...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    July 3, 2019

Crisis pulling agents, officers south from northern border

In the past months, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has reassigned a large number of agents and officers from across the nation to the southern border to deal with illegal immigrants crossing into...

 

Act would help people with disabilities live as they choose

We are making progress, but we are still trying to figure it out decades later. Twenty years ago, in June 1999, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Olmstead v. LC that unjustified segregation of people with disabilities violated their rights guaranteed...

 

Tester defends long-distance Amtrak service for rural Montana

From the office of Sen. Jon Tester Following the Trump Administration’s repeated attempts to cut rail funding in rural America, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., pressed Amtrak officials on their failure to invest in long-distance commuter rail lines...

 

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