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Celebrating History returns: Search for prison escapee

By Emily Mayer After a four-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is my great pleasure to resume my column in the Havre Daily News. I missed reading the news from 100 years ago and sharing it with you. As the year goes on, I have a lot of...

 

Searl yard featured pick of Bullhook Blossoms

At the top of Saddle Butte Drive is the beautiful manicured lawn of Frank and Gail Searl. The front offers different shrubbery and is interspersed with colorful perennials and annuals.  On the...

 

Tester, Daines, respond to unidentified unsolicited seeds sent to Montanans

Press release U.S. Sen. Jon Tester called on U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Administrator Kevin Shea Tuesday to quickly investigate and produce findings on multiple...

 

Montana sees major increase in online child exploitation tips

Press release HELENA — The Montana Department of Justice announced today that in the first six months of 2020, the state’s cyber tips related to internet crimes against children rose by nearly 70 percent compared to the same period last year....

 
 By Press release    Local    July 27, 2020

Davey School board special meeting posptoned

Press release After it had sent the page with a story about a Davey Elementary School special school board meeting Tuesday, the Havre Daily News was notified the meeting had been postponed....

 

MSU Extension suggests Montanans consider writing an ethical will during pandemic

MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Family legacies are often more than just property or money left behind in a will. They may include family values, memories or hopes that the dying may wish to pass down for younger generations. According to Montana...

 

Census takers to start follow up with nonresponding households in Montana

Press release The U.S. Census Bureau is scheduled to begin following up with households in Montana that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. The Billings area census office is scheduled to begin follow-up work Aug. 11. The work is scheduled to...

 
 By Press Release    Local    July 21, 2020

Northern Alumni Foundation hosts summer yoga

The Montana State University-Northern Foundation is hosting Outdoor Summer Yoga every Wednesday until Aug. 12. “Join us on the Northern campus in your comfy clothes and relax in a beautiful...

 

Andersens celebrate 60th anniversary

Hugo Andersen Jr. and Bonnie (Stringer) Andersen celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 17. They married in the Lutheran Church in Medicine Lake, Montana. The couple has two daughters and two...

 

Havre-area students graduate MYCA despite program interruption

Press release Dillon - A commencement ceremony for Class 42 of the Montana Youth Challenge Academy took place June 27 on the campus of the University of Montana Western in Dillon. Graduates local to...

 

Legal Tip of the Week - CARES Act

Did you know that the CARES Act protects some tenants from eviction for nonpayment of rent through July 25?  The CARES Act protects tenants in federally covered rentals from eviction for non-payment of rent through July 25. After July 25, a...

 

Legal and financial planning among free July webinars to help Alzheimer's caregivers

Press release A free webinar designed to help families living with Alzheimer’s disease make critical legal and financial decisions is among the series of programs offered at no charge by the Alzheimer’s Association in July. The Alzheimer’s Asso...

 

The Espinoza decision opens the door to legislation supporting religious education with public money

by Chris Aadland Montana Free Press The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday Montana incorrectly excluded religious schools when it created a 2015 tax incentive program to help families pay for private school tuition. In a 5 to 4 decision split between...

 

MSU Extension discusses estate planning and documents during COVID-19 pandemic

MSU News Service BOZEMAN — During the COVID-19 pandemic, more people might be giving serious thought to estate planning affairs should they fall sick. According to Montana State University Extension educators, the process is not difficult and...

 

Attorney general offers tips on unemployment fraud identity theft

Press release HELENA — Across the country, state unemployment programs have been targeted by criminals taking advantage of the pandemic by illegally obtaining benefits through fake claims and Attorney General Tim Fox has issued tips to help...

 

Girl scouts delivering outdoor experiences virtually

Press release BILLINGS — From the backyard to the backcountry, Girl Scouts has a long and storied history of getting girls outdoors. This summer, for kids and parents faced with limited outdoor options due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Girl Scouts of...

 

Justice Department observes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

District of Montana U.S. Attorney Kurt Alme joined U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr and the entire Department of Justice Monday in observing the 15th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The Department echoes voices around the world...

 

MSU research team receives grant to study invasive grass management

By Reagan Colyer MSU News Service BOZEMAN — An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Montana State University College of Agriculture received a grant to develop an integrated management framework for cheatgrass, an invasive species in Mo...

 

Test of backup emergency siren set for next week

Press release Hill County Sheriff’s Office and Havre Police Department will be testing the backup emergency warning system sirens Wednesday, June 10, at 10 a.m. The sirens are located near the cemetery on the west end of Havre and near Legion Park....

 

Weddings & Engagements - Carbajal, Schroeder married

Jasmine Ortiz Carbajal and Tyler Anthony Schroeder were united in marriage Friday, May 1, 2020, at the Hill County Courthouse with Honorable Justice of the Peace Audrey Barger officiating. The bride,...

 

Staying connected while staying home

The COVID-19 outbreak requires us to change our daily habits, stay indoors unless absolutely necessary and — if we have to go outside — maintain significant physical distance from other people. These restrictions may exacerbate an already growing...

 

Montana families able to find free summer meals via text message

Press release HELENA — Many of the same meal programs that served families during COVID-19 school closures will continue throughout the summer months, and they just became easier for families to find thanks to the opening of a texting service. The...

 

State officials encourage safe handling of live poultry

Press release Raising backyard poultry has become an increasingly popular activity in Montana. Spring is a common season to purchase and begin raising young birds, and many feed stores in Montana sell chicks and ducks. While benefits to raising...

 

MDT reminds political candidates about proper sign placement

Press release HELENA — Campaign season is a busy time for candidates and their staff. Political signs are a traditional method of advertising, but proper placement of these signs goes beyond campaigning. The Montana Department of Transportation is...

 

Senators: Trump reverses on Guard COVID active duty

From the offices of Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines Montana’s U.S. senators have said the Trump administration has reversed course on plans to limit the length of service for National Guard members during the COVID-19 pandemic, giving them...

 

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