Rally planned for Amtrak when news crew hits town
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National attention is focusing on the possible loss of Amtrak on the Hi-Line, and community leaders want to take advantage of that.
Havre Mayor Bob Rice said a CBS news team will be the Empire Builder when it arrives in town on Thursday, and he wants local people to meet the train.
"I need 2,000 people on the platform," he said.
Rice has been working with Debbie Vandeberg, executive director of the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce, and others to plan a rally when the news team comes in. The team will arrive from Shelby, where it was to interview residents about the potential loss of the Empir...