Havre firefighter challenges incumbent in HD 90
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A Havre firefighter is challenging a Rudyard farmer in the election for House District 90.
Democrat Bob Bergren, an engineer and emergency medical technician with the Havre Fire Department, is running against one-term incumbent Republican Merlin Wolery of Rudyard. The district includes part of Havre and most of western Hill County.
Both candidates have roots deep in the area. Wolery's maternal and paternal grandparents homesteaded in the northwestern corner of Hill County, "and we've been there ever since," Wolery said.
After graduating from Rudyard High School, now Blue Sky School, Wolery...