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 Local    July 17, 2019 

Schedule of the 2019 Great Northern Fair

Today 8 a.m. to noon — Open class entry judging 9 a.m. — Bigger Better Barn concessions open to public 10 a.m. — 4-H Horse Show 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Commercial Building booths setup Noon to 9 p.m. — Open class entries viewing 4 p.m. — 4-H...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    July 17, 2019 

Golf tourney set in conjunction with Rocky Boy Celebration still looking for entrants

Organizer Tim “J.R.” Rosette Jr. said the 2019 Joel Rosette Memorial Golf Tournament to be held in conjunction with the 2019 Rocky Boy Celebration still has a few openings for teams in the Saturday, Aug. 3, four-man scramble tournament at Beaver...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 17, 2019 

Stone Child College hosting beginning farmer and rancher event

Stone Child College at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation is hosting a Beginning Farmer and Rancher Resource and Technical Assistance Project Sunday and Monday at the college. People are asked to pre-register for the event by Friday. A poster...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 17, 2019 

Work resumes on Bullhook Drainage Project

Six years after a subterranean drainage ditch started collapsing in Havre, work is again underway to fix the drainage system. "It is all about reliable infrastructure," Lakeside Excavation Inc....

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 17, 2019 

Dog Park Club digging for the park Saturday

Havre’s Dog Park Club met Tuesday evening and talked about the progress on making a dog-friendly park, and a cleanup event set for Saturday. “When we started around this time last year and we were looking for a place, we were adopting some...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 16, 2019

Montana's congressional delegation weighs in on Trump 'go back' tweet

The members of Montana's congressional delegation have jumped into the controversial Twitter war started by a tweet President Donald Trump made Sunday telling four progressive congresswomen they...

 

Local News - Skatepark closed for improvements

Press release The Havre city government announced the Havre Skatepark is closed due to improvements being made and will remain closed until Wednesday, July 24. The city of Havre apologized for any inconvenience. For more information, people can call...

 
 By Ryan Berry    Local    July 16, 2019

Town Pump grant adds Hose Monster to Fire Department arsenal

The Town Pump Charitable Foundation has donated $2,600 worth of equipment to the Havre Fire Department through a grant program, and Assistant Fire Chief Nathan Courtnage said the city's firefighters...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 16, 2019

2019 Great Northern Fair underway with main events starting Wednesday

The 2019 Great Northern Fair has started this week, with 4-H starting setup Sunday, open class entry exhibits being accepted Monday and today, 4-H interviews taking place this morning and setup in the...

 
 By Ryan Berry    Local    July 16, 2019

City Council approves new assistant fire chief

Havre City Council approved the assignment of Nathan Courtnage as the Havre Fire Department's new assistant fire chief Monday evening during the twice-a-month council meeting at Havre City Hall. "It...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 15, 2019

English starts as Great Northern Fairgrounds manager

Frank English has taken over as the Great Northern Fairgrounds manager, just in time for the 2019 Great Northern Fair. The Great Northern Fair Board hired English Tuesday, June 19. "I was born and...

 

Fort Belknap man admits aggravated sex abuse

From the Office of U.S. Attorney for the District of Montana GREAT FALLS — A Fort Belknap man admitted in federal District Court Thursday to sexually abusing a girl on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, U.S. Attorney Kurt Alme said. James Edward...

 
 By Ryan Berry    Local    July 15, 2019

Havre 'dodged a bullet' during Sunday storm

Hill County Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator Dave Sheppard said Havre "dodged a bullet" Sunday evening when a severe thunderstorm passed just south of the city. "It was looking pretty...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 15, 2019

New candidate joins race in time for Dem convention

A man with ties to this part of north-central Montana announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate just in time for the Democratic state convention, held over the weekend in Helena. John Mues of Loma said in his announcement Thursday about running as...

 
 By Rachel Jamieson    Local    July 12, 2019

Cooking with Kids returning July 30

Cooking with Kids, an all-ages summer series, is happening Tuesday, July 30, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Havre-Hill County Library, where the community will learn recipes involving a veggie scramble and yogurt parfaits with a lesson over dairy and...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    July 12, 2019

Third Annual SUPfest set at Beaver Creek Reservoir

The Third Annual Bears Paw SUPfest will be taking to the water at Beaver Creek Reservoir Saturday and Sunday, during what forecasters have said will be the two hottest days so far this year. Organizer...

 

Rocky Boy expands discussion of amending constitution

ROCKY BOY'S INDIAN RESERVATION - A potential constitutional amendment was among a number of items fielded by the Chippewa Cree Business Committee at its monthly council meeting Thursday morning....

 

Celebrating History: Lots in cops and court including 'Long George' Francis

By Emily Mayer The Havre Plaindealer’s July 12, 1919 edition was chock-full of local news. The big news stories were about recent raids resulting in arrests for gambling, blind-pigging, or vagrancy. Of course, most of these raids took place near...

 

Local News - Class of '64 holding final planning meeting on reunion

Press release Havre High School Class of 1964 is holding a final planning meeting Wednesday for a 55th class reunion upstairs in the U.S. Bank building Hospitality Room at 235 First St. West. The meeting will start at 3 p.m. Wedne...

 

Local New - Skatepark closed for improvements

Press release The Havre city government announced the Havre Skatepark is closed due to improvements being made and will remain closed until Wednesday, July 24. The city of Havre apologized for any inconvenience. For more information, people can call...

 
 By Ryan Berry    Local    July 11, 2019

Gary & Leo's reopens this morning after fire shutdown

Gary & Leo's Fresh Foods opened for business again this morning after an electrical fire shut down the grocery store Wednesday afternoon. "We are up and running," co-owner and general manager Tracy...

 

Havre Optometric Clinic's Kadrmas, Lodge earn national recognition

From the Commission on the Paraoptometric Certification In recognition of professional excellence, the Commission of Paraoptometric Certification announced that Brenda Kadrmas and Mersades Lodge have...

 

Montana Center for the Book prize calls for 2019 nominations

From Humanities Montana The Montana Center for the Book, a program of Humanities Montana, is reminding people it is now accepting nominations for the third annual MCB Prize. The nomination deadline is July 15. The Montana Center for the Book Prize wi...

 

'Ride to the Springs' car show set July 20

From Montana State Parks GREAT FALLS — Montana State Parks will host the “Ride to the Springs” Car Show at Giant Springs State Park Saturday, July 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. People can shine up their classic car and bring it out for a day at...

 

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