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Our View: Let's move quickly on annexation

After years of controversy, Havre City Council and people suing the city have agreed to get a fresh start in the annexation process.

The city wants to annex areas adjacent to the city that are already receiving city services. Among the affected areas are Holiday Village Mall, Kmart and Walmart.

Generally, the plan to annex has been favored by city residents, who believe that those outside the city limits have not been paying their fair share for city services.

Businesses outside the city have been suspicious of the annexation process, and Hill County officials fear they will lose revenue when...


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