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 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 18, 2020

Conservation, parks funding bill passes Senate

Praise abounded for the Senate passing Wednesday what some are calling the greatest conservation bill in decades. In a 73-25 vote, the Senate passed the Great American Outdoors Act which gives...

 

Cooney, Williams face off in Democratic gubernatorial primary: Mike Cooney

Editor's note: Watch for profiles of the Republican gubernatorial candidates in Monday's edition of the Havre Daily News Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney is facing businesswoman Whitney Williams of Missoula in...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 9, 2020

Bullock files as candidate in Senate race

Editor’s note This version adds Montana secretary of state candidate Rep. Forrest Mandeville, R-Columbus, and that Mike Knoles has announced he is dropping out of the U.S. Senate race and corrects...

 

Obituary - Carra Johnson

January 22, 2020, Carra Johnson lost her life to a battle with cancer in Annandale, Virginia. Carra battled and won her first two but her last battle was one she could not overcome. Born December... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 30, 2019

A year in review: 2019

Editor’s note: This version corrects an error that misreported that Jaylen Jake Crazyboy had been arrested in Cascade County. A multitude of news items happened in north-central Montana over the pas...

 

MGGA Convention and Trade Show set for December

From Montana Grain Growers Association The Montana Grain Growers Association 2019 Convention and Trade Show, scheduled for Dec. 3-5 at the Heritage Inn in Great Falls, promises an exciting lineup of speakers as Vince Mattson, vice-president of MGGA...

 
 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...

 

Amtrak at risk again

Friends and neighbors, I attended the rail passenger conference on Saturday in Cut Bank. One takeaway from the meeting that everyone in Northern Montana needs to be aware of; the 2019 Legislature approved House Joint Resolution 34 – the Interim...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 21, 2018

MDT tour tells of impacts of Highway 2 improvements

The Montana Department of Transportation hosted its first public tour of proposed projects Wednesday at 11 a.m. Members of the community as well as members of and candidates for the Montana...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 29, 2018

More cash proposed for rural water project

A project that will provide treated drinking water for Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation and a large chunk of north-central Montana has more money proposed for its completion. U.S. Sen. Jon Tester announced he secured $4.8 million in an...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 28, 2018

Pettinato stumps in Havre for Congress

Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives Jared Pettinato talked with voters at Triple Dog Brewing Co Tuesday, part of a six-stop whistle stop tour he is making across northern...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 1, 2018

Tester calls out Trump on water project funding

President Donald Trump's 2019 proposed budget represents a step backward for Rocky Boy's/North Central Montana Regional Water System, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said in a letter to Trump Tuesday, the...

 

Baucus to speak Sept. 7 at MSU

MSU News Service BOZEMAN – Max Baucus, former U.S. ambassador to China and long serving senator from Montana, will reflect on his life in public service in a lecture celebrating his return to...

 

Daines' filibuster proposal bad for Senate, America and Montana

Congress is in crisis, and some members of the U.S. Senate suggest fundamental changes that would forever alter the future of that esteemed body. In one dramatic proposal, Montana’s own Sen. Steve Daines has proposed getting rid of the historic...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 21, 2017

Hi-Line Living: Looking for water in north-central Montana

Last week, amid sweltering heat and arid conditions, the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation was grappling with a shortage of available drinking water. Chippewa Cree Tribal Water...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    July 14, 2017

Daines, Tester re-introduce rural water bill

Montana's U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines reintroduced a bill Thursday to provide a guaranteed annual fund of $80 million over 20 years for rural water projects including the Rocky...

 

Some good, some bad on Legislature's infrastructure work

The most significant infrastructure bill in over a quarter of a century was passed by the just adjourned 2017 legislatives session. It was the six-cent increase in motor fuel taxes which will make it possible for Montana to continue to match federal...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    March 1, 2017

Democrats seek support to be candidate

Several people who want to be the Democrats' nominee to replace Rep. Ryan Zinke pitched their candidacies to the Hill County Democrats during their monthly meeting in the Havre Eagles Club Tuesday...

 

Bullock announces 6 cabinet departures before new term

HELENA (AP) — Six of Montana Gov. Steve Bullock’s cabinet members will be leaving the administration before his second term begins next month, and replacements have been found for two of them so far, the Democratic governor said Friday. The...

 

Tribally owned tech startup lands $42.B Air Force contract

DILLON TABISH Flathead Beacon POLSON (AP) - From his office atop a hill on the south end of town, Thomas Acevedo can see the impressive reach of Flathead Lake stretching into the northern horizon...

 

Montana values prevail over Six Million Dollar Man

In 1978 Max Baucus was elected to the U.S. Senate starting a record 35 years of representing Montana. In 1978, Pat Williams was elected to the first of a record nine consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. Also in 1978, something...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    August 16, 2016

City council declines to endorse reopening 4 for 2

The Havre City Council voted unanimously Monday night to reject a request to sign onto a letter asking the federal government to revisit a decision denying a request to expand  a section of U.S. Highway 2 to four lanes. Highway 2 Association...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    January 28, 2016

Tester writes letter to Obama

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., has penned a letter to President Barack Obama requesting that he take up several issues with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he comes to Washington, D.C., for a state dinner in March. Obama extended the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    December 1, 2015

Local Dems react to McLean resignation

Like much of the rest of Montana, Hill County Democrats were blindsided Monday by the news that Lt. Gov. Angela McLean will resign. Gov. Steve Bullock's office said McLean will resign to accept the...

 

Juneau may challenge Zinke for House seat

HELENA — Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau is considering challenging U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke for Montana's U.S. House seat next year, a spokeswoman for the Democrat said Wednesday. Juneau, 48, has been the state's public schools...

 

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