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 By Derek Hann    Local    November 19, 2019 

Oakwood Village rehabilitation project moving forward

Affiliated Developers Inc. Executive Director Kirk Bruce said Monday at a public meeting that the Oakwood Village rehabilitation project is coming to a head, with Affiliated Developers planning to...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 19, 2019 

City hears request to honor emergency responders

Dave Brewer of Havre said during the public comment portion of Havre City Council meeting Monday that the city should look into the possibility of flying the United States flag half-staff in honor of...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 19, 2019 

Downtown parking discussed at city Ordinance Committee meeting

Tom LaFond, owner of Tom LaFond State Farm, told the Havre Ordinance Committee during the public comment section of its meeting Monday that the city has a shortage of parking available in the...

 

Great American Smokeout: You can quit vaping or smoking

From Havre’s HELP Committee For more than 40 years, the American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November. The Great American Smokeout is an opportunity for smokers to commit to healthy, smoke-free...

 

Chinook hosts successful blood drive

From Carla Jenewein, Red Cross Blood Drive coordinator for Chinook The Chinook community hosted the American Red Cross Blood Drive Nov. 5. There were 39 individuals that showed up to donate with four deferrals making the total number of pints...

 

Rudyard Depot Museum had a successful season

This article was prepared for publication by the Rudyard Depot Museum staff and volunteers. There aren’t 596 people living in Rudyard, nice or not, but this is a village that supports itself with enthusiasm. Starting from a small donated Habeck hom...

 

Modern Machinery offers tuition and loan assistance at Northern

Press release Heavy equipment company Modern Machinery visited Montana State University-Northern Wednesday with 12 employees to kick off Modern Machinery Days, interview students, and announce their new Diesel Student Tuition Assistance and Loan Repa...

 

Mental Health advisory council changes name, focus

The Hill County Mental Health Local Advisory Council discussed Monday what its focus should be and agreed to change its name based on its new focus. Members voted on renaming the council the Hill County Behavioral Health Local Advisory Council....

 

Planned bull trout lawsuit concerns St. Mary Diversion

An attempt to rehabilitate the 100-year-old system that supplies much of the water to the Milk River may be facing a legal setback. Alliance for the Wild Rockies plans to file a lawsuit over the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 18, 2019

Man in Hill County jail dies after fight with other inmate

An inmate at the Hill County Detention Center, Gordon Wayne Cochran, 54, of Chinook, has died after an altercation with another inmate Sunday at about 6:30 p.m., a press release from the Hill County Sheriff’s Office says. Another inmate faces charg...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 18, 2019

Gianforte rep talks in Havre about governor campaign

The political director for Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte's campaign for the seat of Montana's governor, Dan Duffy, spoke Friday at the Duck Inn Vineyard Room about Gianforte's campaign for...

 

Havre speech takes first in Chester

Press release The Havre High School speech and debaters couldn’t quite take any first-place finishes at the Chester-Joplin-Inverness invitational tournament Saturday — although several were right in the mix — but the Blue Ponies still scored...

 

Hill County 4-H honors leader, friends of 4-H

Press release Hill County 4-H recently held its End-of-Year Celebration event.  During the event the "Leader of the Year" and "Friend of 4-H" award recipients were recognized. The individuals and...

 

Havre Sector Border Patrol arrests increase in 2019

Press release Fiscal Year 2019 ended for the U.S. Border Patrol Sept. 30, and Havre Sector saw a 64 percent arrest increase compared to Fiscal Year 2018. Havre Sector patrols 456 miles of the U.S./Canada international border.  This area consists of...

 

Mule deer is suspect for CWD in Hunting District 400

From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks A mule deer buck harvested in the Moffat Bridge Chronic Wasting Disease Special Hunt Area north of Great Falls has tested positive for the disease. A follow-up test will be conducted to confirm the presence of...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 18, 2019

Secretary of state candidate Bennett campaigns in Havre

Democratic candidate for the secretary of state Montana Sen. Bryce Bennett, D-Missoula, spoke with local residents Sunday at Vizsla Brewing Co. "I think it's so important to meet with people where the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 18, 2019

Speaker tells stockgrowers to educate, stop misinformation

Rancher, farm broadcaster and Nordlund Communications owner Lane Nordlund was the keynote speaker at the sixth annual Montana State University-Northern Collegiate Stockgrowers meeting Saturday at...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 15, 2019

Great Falls children found, three facing charges on abduction

The Cascade County Sheriff’s Office reported Thursday that two people accused of abducting three children in Great Falls, Wednesday night or early Thursday morning, were in custody and the three children were safe. The noncustodial parents of the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 15, 2019

Mues stumps in Havre for U.S. Senate

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Mues of Loma was in Havre Thursday at Triple Dog Brewing Co. to speak about his campaign. "We need to get away from career politicians, we need a better...

 

Rocky Boy names October students of the month

Tristan Gopher is one of Rocky Boy Junior-Senior High School October students of the month. She is the daughter of Keenan Gopher and Bonnie Windy Boy. She is in seventh grade and an excellent student...

 

Celebrating History: Nurses, garbage collection and influenza in the news

By Emily Mayer Crime and court news were not the only things going on in Havre during the week of Nov. 8, 1919. There were plenty of other things going on as well, including a new telephone alarm system installed at the fire station at City Hall, mod...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 15, 2019

Ski fundraiser swap meet set for this weekend

Snow Dance Ski Association is holding a fundraiser swap meet starting today with people able to drop items off for consignment sale its ski and snowboard rental shop located at 417 First St., from 4 to 8 p.m. A release said that the swap meet is a...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 15, 2019

Rocky Boy could see water shortage from line break

Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation posted on Facebook Thursday that the reservation’s water system was losing water at an alarming rate and the reservation Water Resource Department employees were having difficulties finding the break causing the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    November 15, 2019

Meeting set Monday on Oakwood Village project

A public meeting has been set to discuss the Oakwood Village project Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Havre City Hall, just prior to the Havre City Council’s regular meeting.  Affiliated Developers Inc., a Michigan nonprofit corporation, announced last...

 

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