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By Alex Ross 

Church comes to Havre to help storm victims


October 16, 2017

Havre Daily News/Floyd Brandt

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints member Bill Summers from Fort Benton works Saturday to clear branches from a yard. Members of the LDS Church came from Great Falls, Malta, Fort Benton and other cities to volunteer to help mostly widows, single mothers, elderly and people with disabilites dispose of the many broken trees and branches throughout Havre.

Volunteers from branches of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints arrived in Havre Saturday with chainsaws, pickups, flatbed trailers and hand saws to help property owners clean up from the record-setting Oct. 2-3 snowstorm.

Steven Whitney of Great Falls, who is president of the Great Falls Montana East Stake, which includes the Havre congregation, said he was "very surprised" by the amount of downed tree limbs he saw when he came into town.

"This community got hit pretty hard with this recent storm," he said.

He said that, in all, about 45 volunteers of congregations in Ha...

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