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City to publicize names of people who don't pay fines


People with unpaid City Court fines will get some encouragement to settle up this fall when the city begins to run a one-page insert in the Havre Daily News that lists their names.

The quarterly insert is intended to help collect nearly $600,000 owed to the city for a variety of reasons, including fines for tickets that have not been paid and people who did not attend programs they were told to as part of their sentencing.

Havre City Council member Tom Farnham brought the idea to the Havre Daily News this week after it became clear that a tight budget would mean City Judge Joyce Perszyk wou...

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