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'Ugly' Fifth Avenue hill is getting a facelift


Havre Mayor Bob Rice was sick of looking at the hill west of the Sixth Avenue Memorial Field, so he decided to do something about it.

"We're spending $40,000 on that ballpark, but right across the street we've got a big eyesore of an ugly hill," Rice said, referring to the hill directly south of Pro-Putt Golf on the west side of Fifth Avenue.

That's about to change. Rice has been planning for about a year now to do some landscaping, cover the hill with greenery, put in a retaining wall to prevent mudslides like the one that covered the sidewalk a year ago, and make a big white Havre Blue Po...

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