Ex-mayor Leonard dies at 67


Former Havre mayor and community icon Phyllis Leonard has died. She was 67.

Leonard served eight years as Havre's mayor, retiring in 2001. Prior to that she served five years on the City Council.

"Phyllis was not only my boss, but also a dear friend," said Mike Shortell, former police chief of Havre. "I remember when she first came on the council and then when she was elected mayor. I'd been appointed chief a few years before that, and I continued to work under her."

Shortell said Leonard was dedicated to the people of Havre.

"She was wonderful to work with and I'm really going to miss her,...

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