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 By Dane McGuire    Local 

Multiple fires at Missouri River Breaks National Monument

Two wildfires were reported in parts of the Missouri River Breaks National Monument Thursday. Blaine County is listed as the point of origin for the Lone Tree Fire while Fergus County is listed for the Sunshine Fire by the... — Updated 6/18/2021


From the Courts - Federal District Court: Man admits assaulting dating partner on Fort Belknap Indian Reservation

From U.S. Attorney for the District of Montana GREAT FALLS — A man accused of beating his dating partner on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and causing her substantial injuries admitted to an assault charge Wednesday, Acting... — Updated 6/18/2021

 By Tim Leeds    Local 

Hill County sees another COVID-19- related death

Hill County Health Department Thursday reported the 46th COVID-19-related death for the county in a resident younger than 40. Numbers have dropped substantially from last fall and early winter in this part of Montana, but new... — Updated 6/18/2021

 By George Ferguson    Local 

BCGC's legacy will remain on the Hi-Line

For as long as just about any local golfer can remember, one thing consistent with every summer is Beaver Creel Golf Course. It's been here for decades, it's weathered hellacious... — Updated 6/18/2021

 By Patrick Johnston    Local 

Construction on new St. Mary Catholic Church begins Sunday

Construction on the new St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation will begin with a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday 20 after a Mass that begins at 11:30 a.m. Father Joseph Tran said the ceremony will last... — Updated 6/18/2021

 By Patrick Johnston    Local 

Great Northern Fair looking for more vendors

Great Northern Fairgrounds Manager Frank English is looking for more vendors for this year’s Great Northern Fair. English said in years past he’s seen the fairground’s commercial building completely filled with vendors of all... — Updated 6/18/2021

 By Patrick Johnston    Local 

West Hill County gravel- crushing project goes out to bid

The Hill County Commission is putting a project out for bid to crush and stockpile approximately 21,000 tons of gravel to be used for maintaining western Hill County Roads. Hill County Commissioner Diane McLean said the project com... — Updated 6/18/2021


People urged to take care and protect selves from mosquitoes

Press release SACRAMENTO, Calif., — While we are finally recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, the yearly onslaught of mosquitoes and their bites is just around the corner. In recognition of the upcoming National Mosquito... — Updated 6/18/2021


College News - Students named to Northern's Spring 2021 Semester Dean's List

Students listed below are among the 318 students named to Montana State University-Northern’s Spring semester Dean’s List. To be included in the Dean’s List, students must carry a minimum of 12 credits and earn a grade point... — Updated 6/18/2021


College News - Local students make UM Dean's List and President's List

Press release The local students listed below made UM’s spring semester 2021 Dean’s List or the President’s 4.0 List. Double asterisks after a name indicate the student earned a 4.0 GPA. A single asterisk indicates a GPA... — Updated 6/18/2021

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Board approves powwow at Great Northern Fair

Editor's note: This version clarifies that Northern Winz Casino wants to bring powwow events to the 2021 Great Northern Fair. The Great Northern Fair Board heard a proposal by Jazz Parker, manager at Rocky Boy Indian's... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By Tim Leeds    Local

Sounds on the Square returns to Havre

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sounds on the Square started up again this week with Hogeland-Turner-Harlem area band Shovels and Shotguns blasting out some... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Hill County well below vaccination goal

At a monthly meeting of Hill County Officials Wednesday, Hill County Public Health Director and Health Officer Kim Berg said about 50 percent of the county’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By Dane McGuire    Local

Eagles Club state convention coming to Havre June 24

Following cancellation in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Fraternal Order of the Eagles will be hosting its state convention at the Havre chapter June 24 through June 26. “This is an important step for the Havre Eagles.... — Updated 6/17/2021


Local News - Swim lesson signup set for Tuesday

Sign up for Swim Lesson Session III will be held Tuesday, June 29, at 4 p.m. at the lobby of the Community Pool. Session III will run July 6-16. For more information, people can call 406-265-5781 or 406-265-8161... — Updated 6/17/2021


Fish for free over Father's Day weekend

From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks HELENA — People can escape the summer heat and enjoy a cool adventure over Father’s Day weekend, when everyone in Montana can fish for free. While anyone can fish without a license June... — Updated 6/17/2021


Be safe on Montana's waters this summer

From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks As the summer heats up, boaters, floaters and swimmers are hitting the water to cool down. Montana’s many rivers, lakes and reservoirs offer fun recreational opportunities like swimming,... — Updated 6/17/2021


Havre nuisance weed ordinance in effect

Press release Havre city government has issued notice that its weed ordinance, Ordinance No. 88, has gone into effect for the year. Havre’s nuisance weed ordinance began May 1. Property owners with grass or weeds taller than 8... — Updated 6/17/2021

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Havre man found guilty of negligent homicide

After only an hour and eighteen minutes of deliberation, a jury Tuesday found Havre resident Shane Johnson guilty of negligent homicide in the 2013 shooting death of his brother, Tr... — Updated 6/16/2021

 By Tim Leeds    Local

Area sees second day of record heat

North-central Montana saw a second day of scorching weather Tuesday with, again, new records set for high temperatures, although forecasts predict it to cool down in this area the rest of the week. National Weather Service’s... — Updated 6/16/2021

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Havre Rotary Club Fishing Derby returns Sunday

Father's Day this year, Sunday, June 20, will see the return of the Havre Rotary Club's annual Fishing Derby at Rotary Lake in Beaver Creek Park after its cancellation last year... — Updated 6/16/2021

 By Patrick Johnston    Local

Commission discusses how to use millions in ARPA funds

The Hill County Commission, Havre Mayor Tim Solomon and representatives from the North Havre County Water District met with Susan Brurud of Bear Paw Development Corp. and Craig Erickson of Great West Engineering to discuss how the... — Updated 6/16/2021

 By Dane McGuire    Local

Havre Trails hiking challenge underway

Havre Trails is encouraging the community to get outside over the next several months by participating in the 2021 Havre Trails Outdoor Challenge, which started June 7 and closes Sept. 6. After having hikes in different locations... — Updated 6/16/2021


Plant a Seed … Read! holding fundraiser in Vizsla Brewery

Havre Daily News staff Thursday, June 24, 4-8 p.m., nonprofit Plant a Seed … Read! that encourages reading in young children, will be having its fourth annual fundraiser at Vizsla Brewing in the Holiday Village Mall. It is a... — Updated 6/16/2021


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