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  • Contract awarded on St. Mary Dam project

    Tim Leeds|Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Work is set to start on repairing a major part of the system that has been called “The Lifeline of the Hi-Line.” U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., announced last Thursday that a more-than $88 million contract that is funded through his bipartisan infrastructure law has been awarded to Montana-based NW Construction to complete the St. Mary Diversion Dam Replacement project. The contract is part of the up to $100 million Tester secured for the Milk River Project through the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Tes...

  • Havre man dies in crash in Phillips County

    Tim Leeds|Updated Jun 13, 2024

    A 39-year-old Havre man died in a single-vehicle crash in Philips County early Friday morning. Phillips County Coroner had not returnedby printing deadline calls asking if the name of the crash victim has been released. Montana Highway Patrol reports the crash occurred on U.S. Highway 2 at Mile Marker 462 near Malta. The Ford F-150 driven by the man was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 2 at 5:25 a.m. Friday when it drifted off the right side of the road and hit a delineator, the crash report said. The driver overcorrected...

  • Quick pics: Classic theater and activities in Beaver Creek Park

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

  • Port of Wild Horse starts summer hours

    Tim Leeds|Updated Jun 13, 2024

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection did an about-face this week and announced that it has decided to extend the summer hours of the Port of Wild Horse at the U.S.-Canadian Border north of Havre to its usual summer hours for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. After U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., sent a letter to a letter to Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Troy A. Miller the last week of May asking for the summer hours to resume, CBP said the agency planned to continue with the 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. hours, with...

  • Radio Field Day set in Havre this weekend

    Tim Leeds|Updated Jun 13, 2024

    The local ham radio club again is inviting people to come watch — and use — amateur radios this weekend in Havre. Hi-Line Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the American Radio Relay League — ARRL — Field Day from noon Saturday to noon Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park on 11th Street west across from Montana State University-Northern’s Tilleman Field, club member Heather Hinckley said. Hinckley said the field day is an opportunity for people to come see how the amateur radio system works, and even use it themselve...

  • Agenda - Hill County Commission weekly business meeting

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Hill County Commission schedules and agendas also are posted in the Hill County Courthouse. 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 online at https://zoom.us/j/91921411441?pwd=Szlpc2tEc2ZkOHBSOURwMVRvMExVQT09 . The agenda for the meeting is: Meeting called to order Approval of last week’s minutes Public comments on non-agenda items Public comments on agenda items Employment B... Full story

  • Agenda - Havre City Council Streets and Sidewalk Committee

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    City Council and committee agendas also are posted on the City of Havre website at https://ci.havre.mt.us and posted on the bulletin board in City Hall. Havre City Council’s Streets and Sidewalks Committee will meet Monday, June 17, 2024, at 6 p. m. In Havre City Hall. The meeting agenda is: 1. Montana Department of Transportation, an ordinance regulating food truck vendors setting up along streets and sidewalks on highway rights-of-way 2. Special improvement districts 3. Sidewalk snow removal... Full story

  • Local News - Father's Day Fish Derby set at Rotary Pond

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Rotary Club’s Annual Father’s Day Fish Derby is set for this weekend. Registration is Sunday, Father’s Day, from noon to 1 p.m. and fishing is from 1-3 p.m.at Rotary Pond in Beaver Creek Park. The event is free of charge and free lunch provided for all children and concessions sold for a small fee. Prizes will be given in Division 10 and under and Division 11-13....

  • Local News - Pepin Park summer program starts June 17

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Havre Daily News staff Havre Parks and Recreation Department announced that the Pepin Park summer program will run June 17 to August 8, Monday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A full schedule will be released on the program....

  • For the Record, June 13, 2024

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Havre Police Department Wednesday, June 5, 2024 Officers responding to a complaint made at the police station at 7:58 a.m. arrested Atraeu Jacob Belcourt of Great Falls, 32, on a charge of criminal contempt. -- Officers respoingtnd to a 8:09 a.m. report of a hit-and-run crash on the 100 Block of First Street West issued a summons to a 16-year-old on charges of failure to give notice of an accident and failure to stop and identify self after striking unattended vehicle. -- Offi...

  • Conservation district to make determination on stream permit application for Beaver Creek

    Tim Leeds|Updated Jun 13, 2024

    The Hill County Conservation District’s June board meeting has been moved to Wednesday, June 19, at 1 p.m. Unless otherwise specified, all HCCD board meetings are held in the USDA Service Center at 206 25th Ave W. Havre. The HCCD Board will be making a determination on a 310 stream permit application for Beaver Creek at the June meeting. A 310 permit is required to make any modification to the banks or bed of a perennial stream in the state of Montana, District Administrator Emma Korntheuer said. “Our recent application was...

  • Agenda - Cottonwood Schools June regular/quarterly safety meetings

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Cottonwood Schools District 57 will hold its June regular/quarterly board meeting Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at 5 p.m. in the Cottonwood North School. The agenda is: 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Roll Call 3. Approval of Consent Agenda (Board Minutes, Bills, Correspondence, Hearing of Patrons and Visitors). This is the point in the meeting for comments on matters not already on the agenda. Comments on agenda items will be accepted when that item comes up during the meeting. I. Superintendent Report 4. Old Business I. U.S.A. Flag ... Full story

  • Agenda - Havre City-County Airport Board

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Havre City-County Airport Board will meet at Havre City Hall Thursday, June 20, 2024, at 3 p.m. The meeting agenda is: 1. Approval of May minutes 2. Correspondence 3. Reports (A) Manager (B) Inspection (C) Finance (D) Engineer 4. Public comments on agenda items 5. Unfinished business (A) Big Hangar renovation (B) GSA lease (C) Fiscal Year 2025 budget 6. New business (A) Airport leases 7. Public comment on non-agenda items 8. Approval of May claims... Full story

  • Extension specialist to study grasshoppers' impact on pulse crops

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Reagan Cotton MSU News Service BOZEMAN - Through new funding from the USDA and the Montana Department of Agriculture, a Montana State University scientist will study the impact of grasshoppers, an increasingly common pest in Montana, on pulse crops and forages. Hayes Goosey, assistant professor in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences in the College of Agriculture and an MSU Extension specialist, received roughly $330,000 through the USDA's Specialty Crop Block Program,...

  • Montana State's central research center works on crop yield and profit

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Reagan Cotton MSU News Service BOZEMAN — The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that in 2023, nearly 5.3 million acres of wheat, 1.2 million acres of barley and more than 1 million acres of pulse crops were planted in Montana. At Montana State University’s Central Agricultural Research Center, scientists are aiming to maximize the yield and profit that come from that acreage, with a focus on central Montana. The research center, located just outside Moccasin, is the second-largest of the seven facilities in MSU’s Depar...

  • Middle school lists May students of the month

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Press release Havre Middle School's Sixth-Grade Student of the Month for May is Ivan Whiteman-Grant. Ivan is the son of Brueshana and Sunny Whiteman-Grant. He has two siblings, Ely and Brityn Whiteman-Grant. Ivan plays the trumpet in the middle school band. Outside of school, he is involved in track. In his free time, Ivan likes to play video games and spend time with his family. In the classroom, Ivan is a hard worker who excels in his academics. He is driven to do his best...

  • Warning to Deere a victory for right-to-repair advocates

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Montana Farmers Union The EPA’s recent warning to John Deere that the equipment manufacturing company’s equipment manuals prohibiting the repair of emissions control systems by anyone other than Deere authorized dealers may have violated the law is another victory in Farmers Union’s fight for farmers’ right to repair, Montana Farmers Union President Walter Schweitzer said. “The fact that John Deere has acknowledged the EPA requirement also affirms that Farmers Union has been justified in advocating for the farmers ‘right to...

  • NIH to train Young Medicine Movement scholars for research

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Press release Four Fort Belknap graduates of the Young Medicine Movement Program — YMM — have been selected for research training at the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Summer Internship Program — NINDS SIP — in Bethesda, Maryland, and at Northern Arizona University Cultural and Academic Research Experience — CARE — in Flagstaff, Arizona. Elayna Adams, a 2024 graduate of Chemawa Indian School, Salem, Oregon, has been accepted into the NAU CARE Program. She will train...

  • Senior Center News, Thursday June 13, 2023

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    North Central Senior Center June 17-21, 2024 Menu Menu subject to change Monday, June 17, 2024 — Fish sandwich-on-a-bun, cheese and tarter sauce; jojo’s; green beans, pear Tuesday, June 18, 2024 — Hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, peas, Carrots, Pudding Wednesday, June 19, 2024 — Beef, rice, onion, green beans/tomato; fruit cocktail; frosted cake Thursday, June 20, 2024 — Personal pan pizza, corn, pears, lime Jell-O Friday, June 21, 2024 — Tomato soup, grilled cheese sandwich, corn, pears, rice crispy...

  • Pastor's Corner: Liar, liar

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Exodus 20:1-17 Thou shall not fib, prevaricate, deceive, manipulate, dissemble, play fast and loose with the truth, or equivocate. In other words, thou shall not lie! Or, as the Bible puts it: "You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor" (V. 16). So, although our text is the most well-known of two places where you can find the Ten Commandments in the Bible, today's topic will cover only one of them - the one about lying, because last year, 2023, and this political...

  • Senior News - Rudyard senior center menu

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    The Hill County Council on Aging has listed the meals to be served at the Rudyard senior center, 406-355-4240. No meals are served Tuesdays. The menus planned for the Rudyard center next week are: Monday, June 17, 2024 — Salisbury steak, potatoes with gravy, veggies, fruit Wednesday, June 19, 2024 — Pulled pork, baked beans, veggies, fruit Thursday, June 20, 2024 — Ham-n-macaroni and cheese, veggies, fruit Friday, June 21, 2024 — Chili, cornbread, fruit Menus are subject to change without notice....

  • Out Our Way: Watch them spurs!

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    2Tim 2:14 "Remind them before God to avoid wrangling over words which does no good, but only ruins those who ate listening" Out our way, we don't have many tourists and aside from me, most of the folks weaning cowboy gear are the real deal. But in the bigger cities - especially during fair season, we get tourists who try to pretend to be cowboys and get caught. I have shared the story of the dude who bought chaps but didn't know they went over the jean, not instead of them, bu...

  • Hello, God. It's me, Mara.

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    You know, Lord, Father's Day is next Sunday, it was special to watch the younger and older guys being fathers. Before the church service began, one guy sat with several little girls; their mommy was off tending to, whatever. They were in the front row, but he carefully lifted the little one, maybe 3 years old, way up, holding tightly to her legs - she stood straight and tall, waved her arms, smiled; once back down, hugged her daddy tightly. A grandpa leaned over, helped his...

  • Gospel musical tour in area June 21-23

    Tim Leeds|Updated Jun 13, 2024

    The 2024 Gathering of the Mavericks tour is coming to this area, with a concert described in a flyer as “a description of faith in God like you’ve never heard before.” The concerts, featuring 2022 Gospel Music Association Male Vocalist of the Year Mark Umfleet, will be Big Sandy Friday, June 21, at the Paul Williams Memorial Park starting at 7 p.m., in Box Elder Saturday, June 22, at Joe Rosette Memorial Park starting at 2 p.m. and in Havre Sunday, June 23, starting at noon at Pepin Park. The concert is free but donat...

  • Havre City Council discusses end of boil advisory

    Tim Leeds|Updated Jun 12, 2024

    Watch for more on this in upcoming editions of Havre Weekly Chronicle. Havre City Council heard at its meeting Monday a recap of the incidents and actions before and during the six-week boil advisory the city was under until it was downgraded last week, and answered some questions from the audience of more than 30 people at the meeting. Havre Public Works Director Trevor Mork gave an update Monday, and said that information about the advisory, actions taken and actions planned is available for review at Havre City Hall. The...

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