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 Local    June 22, 2018 

Celebrating History: Draft age extended

By Emily Mayer News from Washington, D.C., regarding the war this week included an article that the draft age was going to be extended to the ages of 18 to 45 for able bodied fighting men. The Havre Plaindealer’s June 22, 1918 edition, also...

 
 By Kristen Takeuchi    Local    June 22, 2018 

Schizoid Johnny Zortman concert rescheduled

A free performance by Hays-Lodge Pole High School band director John Steinhardt as his alter ego Schizoid Johnny in Zortman was canceled last Friday and is now rescheduled for Saturday. The original concert, which was canceled because of the rain,...

 
 Local    June 22, 2018 

Local News - Blaine County Kids' Rodeo entries available

The Blaine County Rodeo Club is sponsoring the Blaine County Kids’ Rodeo for people 18 and younger as part of the Blaine County Fair Wednesday, July 4, at 1 p.m. Entries are due by June 25. Entry forms can be picked up at the following businesses:...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 22, 2018 

Transportation commission considers waiving match on Malta project

The Montana Transportation Commission said Thursday during its meeting in Havre that it will look at a request to waive a match requirement for a Malta project that was proposed before the match was...

 
 Local    June 22, 2018 

Jergeson presses transportation commission to increase transparency

The Montana Transportation Commission agreed Thursday at its meeting in Havre to release additional information about highway projects after Commissoner Greg Jergeson of Chinook raised concerns about...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 22, 2018 

Rain doesn't stop NARC Field Day

An afternoon deluge drove the tours of projects at Northern Agricultural Research Center indoors, but barely sidetracked the event, including the Agricultural Leader and Agricultural Advocate awards p...

 

Convention and visitor bureau kicking off in Havre

Press release The community of Havre will have new resources for promoting travel to the area after forming the state’s newest convention and visitor bureau. The nonprofit Havre Area Chamber of Commerce will receive state lodging facility tax,...

 

All Breeds Ranch Horse Challenge set for July

Press Release An All Breeds Ranch Horse Challenge competition is scheduled in Billings July 7-8 at the MetraPark Super Barn. Organized and managed by the Eastern Montana Appaloosa Horse Club, the event is believed to be the first of its kind....

 

Gospel music comes to Malta

This weekend, from Friday through Sunday, Malta will play host to gospel and bluegrass musicians and fans from around the country, as well as Canada, at their 17th annual Milk River Gospel Jamboree. The weekend-long event includes performances from e...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 21, 2018

Hofeldt death ruled accidental drowning

The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office has issued a press release saying that the death of Noah Michael Hofeldt of Chinook, 35, has been ruled an accidental drowning. Hofeldt was reported as last seen June 11. His bicycle was found near the Chinook...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 21, 2018

MDT tour tells of impacts of Highway 2 improvements

The Montana Department of Transportation hosted its first public tour of proposed projects Wednesday at 11 a.m. Members of the community as well as members of and candidates for the Montana...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 20, 2018

McLain wins raffle to help Finnley Grace Foster

A Havre man was announced as the winner of an original painting in a raffle that raised funds to help a young local child fighting a rare immune disease. Steve McLain won the painting named “Finnley,” of a Hereford cow, that Corey Stremcha painte...

 

Local News - Pepin summer program ends early, pool closed over Independence Day

Press release Havre Parks and Recreation Department has announced that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the Pepin Park Summer Program will end early this year. The program will end Friday, July 27. The department also announced the Havre Community...

 

Rotary Fishing derby winners announced

Havre Rotary Club has announced the winners at its annual Father's Day fishing derby held Sunday at Rotary Pond in Beaver Creek Park. The derby saw a high turnout, with more than 75 children...

 

Family mourns dog's death

A Havre family would like answers and for the community to be vigilant after their dog was put down because of what, they said, they suspect might be antifreeze poisoning. Sascha, a 1-year-old German shepherd, belonged to the Peltier family who have...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    June 20, 2018

Tester says Empire Builder is in danger

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said Tuesday that people need to keep an eye on long-distance passenger rail service if they want to keep it. “There is folks back here that don’t think Amtrak should get any subsidies and they, in fact, want to close...

 

Indian Relay and county tax presented at Fair Board meeting

A brief presentation of the the new equine relay event for the Great Northern Fair and a rough draft of the mill levy resolution proposing a county tax to help fund the fairgrounds operation were...

 

Benefit set for Eagles Club manager

A benefit and auction will be held Saturday evening for long-time Havre Eagles Club Manager Tom Farnham, who had been at a rehabilitation center in Great Falls. Farnham who is known for having...

 

Library hosting poet laureate in Montana Conversations program

Press release The Havre-Hill County Library will host the Montana Conversations program “An Evening with Montana’s Poet Laureate” with Lowell Jaeger Wednesday, June 27. The program will be at the library at 7 p.m. The presentation is free and...

 

Great Northern Rodeo holds Pizza Hut fundraiser

The organizers of the Great Northern Rodeo are holding a fundraiser at Havre’s Pizza Hut Thursday. People making any order at Pizza Hut can say they are donating to the rodeo, and the restaurant will donate 20 percent of the purchase price to the...

 

Big Sandy's Gasvoda named to national youth leadership council

Press release Big Sandy student Bailey Gasvoda was named last week to the Electric Cooperative Youth Leadership Council, a select group of students from among the thousands who traveled to Washington, D.C., as part of the annual Electric Cooperative...

 

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