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What is National FFA Week?

Grace Finke Big Sandy FFA Chapter Reporter Perhaps you may have once heard the term National FFA Week, but what exactly is National FFA Week? What does this so-called week of FFA do? Many members of local communities all across the country — from A...

 

Miss Montana offers scholarships, skills

Press release Montana young women and teens have the opportunity to earn college scholarships and learn leadership skills by entering the Miss Montana Scholarship program or Miss Montana’s Outstanding Teen Competition for teens 13-17. Contestants...

 

Noxious weed council meeting in Helena

The Noxious Weed Management Advisory Council will meet March 5-9 in Helena at the Wingate Hotel at 2007 N. Oakes St. to hear proposals for this year’s Noxious Weed Trust Fund grants....

 

Transit system sets public on MDT funding application

Press release North Central Montana Transit will be holding a public meeting Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to discuss the application for capital and operating assistance from the Montana Department of Transportation. The meeting will be...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 22, 2018 

Heritage mural hangs in Havre

A local preservation group officially announced Wednesday afternoon the first of a series of murals celebrating local heritage has been hung on a First Street business building. Members of the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 22, 2018 

Havre schools warn of telephone scam

The Havre Public Schools district is warning people not to give money to telemarketers saying they are looking for money to help Havre students — or for any reason. “We just don’t operate like that,” Havre Superintendent Andy Carlson said....

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 22, 2018 

Site ranks Northern plumbing program 10th in nation

An education website has rankled Montana State University-Northern as the college with the 10th-best plumbing degree program in the nation for the 2017-2018 academic year. The ranking was done by schools.com based on a variety of factors using data...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 22, 2018 

Officers looking for man who escaped after pursuit

The Havre Police Department is looking for a man who allegedly led them on a short-lived pursuit and escaped on foot after the vehicle got stuck in the snow. Matthew Allen Bell of Havre, 35, fled and eluded officers after he was spotted in a vehicle...

 

OPI Announces 2018 Indian Education Youth Conferences

Press release HELENA—The Office of Public Instruction’s Indian Education Division will host three Indian Education Youth Conferences next month. The conferences will be held at MSU-Northern March 14-16, Browning High School March 21-22, and Salis...

 

Local News - 'The Kite Runner' set for Thursday's library reading discussion

The Havre-Hill County Library’s Winter Reading Series is off and running, with the second book up for discussion Thursday. At 7 p.m. Thursday the Havre-Hill County Library is hosting the discussion of “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini.  ...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 21, 2018

Board members consider shutting down fairgrounds

The finance committee arm of the Great Northern Fair Board will hold a special meeting soon to discuss ways to keep open or shut down the Great Northern Fairgrounds. A time and place for the special meeting had not been set at the end of discussing...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 21, 2018

Randolph challenges Alley in county attorney primary

Local attorney Randy Randolph has filed to run as a Democrat for Hill County Attorney, setting the stage for a primary race between himself and Deputy Hill County Attorney Karen Alley. The two will face off in the June 5 primary for the position...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 21, 2018

Tester officially filed for re-election to Senate

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., officially filed with the Montana Secretary of State’s Office Tuesday to run for a third-term to the U.S. Senate. A press release from Tester’s campaign said Tester was joined by his wife, Sharla, in Helena, where he...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 21, 2018

Havre sees drop in misdemeanors, new equipment in police department

Havre Police Chief Gabe Matosich presented the Havre City Council with the police department’s 2017 Annual Report at their meeting Tuesday night. The report said that calls for service to the department were 23,638, up from 22,339 the year before....

 

Agenda - Park board cabin lease agreement special meeting

Hill County Park Board Hill County Park Board is reminding people it will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Timmons Room on the bottom floor of the Hill County Courthouse do discuss and act on proposed changes to the Beaver Creek Park...

 

MDT seeks comments on proposed safety project

Press release GREAT FALLS — The Montana Department of Transportation would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to complete safety improvements at locations in Teton, Pondera, Cascade, and Hill counties. Proposed work includes...

 

Workshop to focus on transitioning from CRP to organic

Press release Two workshops, one on March 1 in Havre and another March 2 in Great Falls, aim to connect producers, buyers, and resources to discuss transitioning from CRP to organic production. Great Falls Development Authority (GFDA) and Bear Paw...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 20, 2018

Snowy roads, stuck cars, lead to arrests

The season’s local record-setting weather has struck again, this time working against people who allegedly broke the law. Havre city police officers arrested three people from Friday through Sunday after receiving calls about vehicles that were...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 20, 2018

Power restored west of Havre

Power has been restored to customers after an outage west of Havre. NorthWestern Energy spokesperson Butch Larcombe said this morning that the outage was reported at 7:40 a.m, and affected 465 NorthWestern Energy customers in Rudyard, Gildford,...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 20, 2018

Gianforte says smart investment needed in rural America

The St. Mary's Diversion should be part of President Donald Trump's proposed push to rebuild rural infrastructure, but done with responsible management of taxpayer dollars in mind U.S. Rep. Greg...

 

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