Train rally cancelled but happens anyway


Havre community leaders cancelled a rally for Amtrak when the network news crew it was designed to impress didn't show up on the eastbound Empire Builder. But a gathering occurred Thursday afternoon just the same.

"We just wanted to rally anyway," Jean Butler of Box Elder said.

Mark Good's CBS news team has been in Montana to talk about the local impact if Amtrak eliminates the Empire Builder, and had planned to arrive here Thursday by train. Mayor Bob Rice and Debbie Vandeberg, Havre Area Chamber of Commerce executive director, planned the rally to show Havre's support for the passenger tr...

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