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CWD check stations will be in place across Region 6

Press release Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will have check stations in place across Region 6 to sample for Chronic Wasting Disease in deer, elk and moose during the upcoming general hunting season. This is part of a planned surveillance effort,...

 By Derek Hann    Local    October 17, 2018 

Vandalism and theft of campaign signs strikes across party lines

All the candidates for Montana House District 28 have experienced, in different degrees, people vandalizing or stealing their campaign signs or at least attempting to do so, the candidates said....

 By Stephen Real    Local    October 17, 2018 

Fair board discusses renovations to fairgrounds

The Great Northern Fair Board had several ideas during its monthly meeting Tuesday where the funds should be allocated should a proposed mill levy to fund the fairgrounds pass this election cycle. Board Chair Tyler Smith said he and Vice Chair Scott...

 By Derek Hann    Local    October 17, 2018 

Brekke wants to let 'new blood' come in to City Council

Havre City Council President Andrew Brekke said in a recent interview he will be resigning from City Council and moving on to other pursuits. Brekke, during a City Council meeting Monday, submitted...

 By Derek Hann    Local    October 16, 2018

Kaercher, Pinocci campaign for Public Service Commission seat: Randy Pinocci, Republiclan

Sun River Republican Republican Randy Pinocci is facing off against Havre City Financial Director Doug Kaercher, a Democrat, for the District 1 seat of the Public Service Commission in this...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 16, 2018

Tester introduces bill to Fund Milk River Project

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester announced he has introduced legislation to provide critical funding for the Milk River Project in north-central Montana.   The Milk River Project, one of the first projects assigned to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation when it was...


Parkinsons support group to meet

Press release A Parkinson Support Group will meet Thursday, Nov. 8, at 1p.m. in the Northern Montana Hospital Conference Room For more details contact Lolly Evans at 406-265-9461...


Food bank network: Hunters keep neighbors in need in mind

Press release The quiet rustle of Montana’s undisturbed wilderness invites hunters from far and near. Many hunters use this as time to enjoy the outdoors, spend time with family and friends, and fill their freezer for the upcoming year. But what...

 By Stephen Real    Local    October 16, 2018

St. Jude's pumpkin patch growing strong

The second annual St. Jude's Pumpkin Patch is back with some new additions, and still promises to deliver a good time for all. The Pumpkin Patch is scheduled for Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7... Full story

 By Derek Hann    Local    October 16, 2018

Brekke officially resigns from City Council

Havre City Council President Andrew Brekke officially handed in his letter of resignation Monday during the council meeting in Havre City Hall. Brekke told the council he is resigning because he is... Full story


City wins arbitration in Bullhoook dispute

Havre Public Works Director Dave Peterson told the City Council Monday that the city has won its arbitration in the dispute over work on the Bullhook storm drain system under the city and the bonding company is planning how and when to resume work.... Full story

 By Stephen Real    Local    October 16, 2018

Employers find what they need and more at Northern Career Fair

A myriad of employers filled Armory Gymnausium at Montana State University-Northern Monday and all seemed pleased with the student turnout. About 36 employers came from across the nation Monday...

 By Derek Hann    Local    October 16, 2018

Kaercher, Pinocci campaign for Public Service Commission seat: Doug Kaercher, Democrat

Havre City Financial Director Democrat Doug Kaercher is facing Sun River Republican Randy Pinocci for the District 1 seat of the Public Service Commission in this November's election. Kaercher was...

 By Derek Hann    Local    October 15, 2018

Local candidates campaign at Havre fundraiser

Several local candidates campaigned at the Hill County Democratic Party's Pasma-Peck fundraising dinner Sunday, following a speech by U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont. Tester is campaigning for...


Satellite election office hours set at Rocky Boy

Havre Daily News staff The satellite election office on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation will be open Wednesday Oct. 24 and Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stonechild College. The office, which will be operated by officials from both...


Park Board meeting

Hill County Park Board’s Finance and Planning Committee will be meeting 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Timmons Room in the Hill County Courthouse. The purpose of this meeting will be to examine and make recommendations for fees for Camp Kiwanis and...

 By Derek Hann    Local    October 15, 2018

Tester stumps at Havre Pasma-Peck Dinner

More than 90 people attended the annual Pasma-Peck Dinner Sunday at Montana State University-Northern, a dinner named after two legendary Havre Democrats, "Mr. Democrat" Jim Pasma and Rep. Ray Peck.... Full story

 By Stephen Real    Local    October 15, 2018

MAT actors thrilled to work with iconic actor

Montana Actors' Theatre players and audience members got a special treat this past weekend when Hollywood star Ed Asner took the stage to play God in "God Help Us" at the Little Theatre in Montana...


Celebrating History: Raid on Shorty Young saloon a debacle

By Emily Mayer Tongues were wagging and rumors rampant in Hill County 100 years ago, not just on one front, but on two and both being joined at the hip. Due to last week’s Internet outage, I wasn’t able to get last week’s column out on time,...


Local News - Poetry slam set at Northern

Havre Daily News staff Montana State University-Northern is hosting a Poetry Slam at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Little Theatre in Cowan Hall. Doors to the student-requested and student-developed free event open at 6:30 p.m. People can contact...


Local News - Trapping in Beaver Creek starts Oct. 15

Press release Trappers will begin trapping Monday Oct. 15 and will trap through April 15 in Beaver Creek Park. Traps are usually set near water but can be in other areas. People are asked to please use caution, especially dog owne...


Agenda - Hill County Commission

Monday 5 p.m. — Mosquito Board meeting 6 p.m. — Weed Board meeting 6:30 p.m. — U.S. Highway 2-Gildford East Project Meeting at Spencer’s Highway Bar in Hingham Tuesday 10:30 a.m. — Weekly road meeting 5:30 p.m. — Fair Board meeting in...

 By Stephen Real    Local    October 12, 2018

Fall career fair at Northern connect students, employers

Employers from across the United States will be attending Montana State University- Northern’s Career Fair Monday from 9 a.m. to noon in the Armory Gymnsium. Career Center and Industry Relations Director Mary Heller said she had to move the career...

 By Derek Hann    Local    October 12, 2018

Windy Boy, Meyers face off in race for House District 32: Jonathan Windy Boy, Democrat

Editor’s note: This corrects the amount secured for language preservation in Montana to $4.5 million. Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, is running for re-election for the seat in House District...


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