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Festival Days events storm Havre through the weekend

Havre Daily News staff The Friends of the Library book sale and Anka's Treasures Trunk Show have kicked off Havre Festival Days events already, but the weekend events start tonight, with one of the...

 

Montana Farm Bureau announces 2020 'Ag in Color' drawing contest

Press release The Montana Farm Bureau Federation announces its Ag in Color drawing contest, part of their Montana Youth Agriculture Literacy program, is open for 2020. Ag in Color drawing contest consists of seven entry categories and is designated...

 

Havre Festival Days winning button numbers for Sept. 16 through 20

Havre Area Chamber of Commerce Grand prize numbers are: 279 188 The winning Havre Festival Days button numbers for Sept. 16 through Sept. 20 are: 630 192 687 63 43 568 850 836 216 608 942 704 609 928 4 771 413 957 142 856 235 88 813 214 361 7 12 40...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 20, 2019 

Beneath the Streets misses goal, extends fundraising through next year

Havre Beneath the Streets has been unable to raise the funds needed this year for the matching grant to make repairs to several of its exhibits, Havre Beneath the Streets Office Manager Christy Owens said, but fundraising efforts will continue until...

 

Old Library Gallery preservation ornaments go on sale during Festival Days

The Havre Historic Preservation Commission presented their ninth annual pewter Christmas ornament Thursday evening to the Old Library Gallery Owner Kathleen Shirilla. "One of the reasons we picked it...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 20, 2019 

Schreiner stumps in Havre Thursday for governor

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rep. Casey Schreiner, D-Great Falls, House minority leader, said during a fundraiser in Havre Thursday that he knows the issues everyday Montanans face and has a...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 20, 2019 

Local donations moving Northern stadium forward

Montana State University-Northern announced in a press release Thursday that local donations are moving the university closer to its goal of building its own football stadium, with two major donations providing siginificant help. Havre’s Tilleman f...

 

Officials close Cow Creek Reservoir near Chinook

Press release Blaine County health officials reported Thursday that a test performed for cyanotoxins associated with a blue-green algae bloom at Cow Creek Reservoir has returned with high results. As...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 19, 2019

Rocky Boy police implement anonymous tip smartphone app

Rocky Boy Police Department announced this week that, with the help of tip411, it launched an application to allow people to make anonymous tips to law enforcement. Rocky Boy Police referred the Havre Daily News to its press release and to...

 

Tester, Daines push for full funding of conservation fund

Note: This information came from the offices of Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines Montana’s U.S. senators joined eight other senators in sending a bipartisan letter to congressional leadership calling for full, permanent funding of the Land and...

 

VFW Bear Paw Junior Rifle Club starting season

Havre Daily News staff The VFW Bear Paw Junior Rifle Club is starting its next season and is inviting youths interested in learning firearm safety and marksmanship to come in Monday, Sept. 30, and Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. to learn about the...

 

Northern holding homecoming car show to fund scholarships

Montana State University-Northern is premiering a car show during Homecoming Week Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Northern's campus, including giving rides in the university's touring...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 19, 2019

State Fund comes to Havre High to teach, provide equipment for, work safety

Safety is the most important thing for the rising workforce and it is important they know and understand their rights and responsibilities while on the job, Montana State Fund Safety Consultant...

 

Main Street Montana Program committee close on Havre application

Editor’s note: This version corrects that Jody Olson is a former Havre Area Chamber of Commerce executive director. Julea Robbins took over as director Sept. 1. The chair of a steering committee...

 

Local and state candidates offered guidance at Co-op Campaign Academy

Press release HELENA — Running for office is not an easy feat. No one can predict the range of obstacles candidates may face, but learning from local and national cooperative professionals can guide you to a winning campaign. That’s what the 201...

 

Volunteers needed for Missouri River cleanup

Press release The nonprofit Friends of the Missouri Breaks Monument is seeking volunteers for a Missouri River cleanup on National Public Lands Day.  The event will start at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Chouteau County Fairgrounds...

 

Fair board says 2019 Great Northern Fair had numbers about like 2018

The Great Northern Fair Board chair said Tuesday the 2019 fair went well, with hopes for increases in attendance next year. Audience member Bob Kaul asked the fair board during the public comment section for a report on this summer’s fair.  Board...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 18, 2019

Stone Child College Library gets grant to improve services, access

The Stone Child College Library received a $90,130 grant Tuesday from the Institute of Library and Museum Services through the work of the Chippewa Cree Tribe and RJS and Associates. RJS CEO Jim Swan said that the grant is for two parts of the...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 18, 2019

Sweet Medical Center looking for sponsors to beat down diabetes

Sweet Medical Center will be hosting its premier Diabetes Beat Down Race Oct. 19 at the Blaine County Fairgrounds and is looking for donations, volunteers and sponsors for the event. Event organizer and Sweet Medical Center Nurse Practitioner Lindsay...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 18, 2019

Tester: Tariffs, guns and climate change need debate in the Senate

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said Tuesday during his monthly rural conference call that the issues surrounding gun violence, the on-going trade war with China and the government's stance on climate...

 

Mental Health First Aid class set for Friday in Havre

Adult Havreites can learn how to respond to and identify signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders this week. The Mental Health First Aid course will be held Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Bullhook Community Health Center. A youth...

 

Bear Paw Cooperative offers Child Find to help with disabilities

Press release The Bear Paw Cooperative, through local school districts, assists in the provision of special education and related services to children with disabilities.  Through a process called Child Find, local school districts accept referrals...

 

Final call for CASA volunteers

CASA of Hill County is looking for community members to become Court Appointed Special Advocates for children who have been abused or neglected.    Classes have been moved to begin Tuesday, Oct. 15,  6-9 p.m. at HRDC.  Starting Oct. 15, for...

 

Events set for 2019 Festival Days, Smalltown USA

Havre Daily News staff Festival Days weekend is fast approaching, with some new events, the highlight of the festival, the parade, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, and some related events starting before the weekend. The parade is a posthumous tribute to...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    September 17, 2019

City Council looks for state help replacing Boulevard Ave. water main

Havre City Council passed a resolution Monday to have the city apply to the Montana Department of Commerce for financial assistance from the Delivering Local Assistance Program. The application is for funding to assist the city with costs to replace...

 

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