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By Alex Ross 

Snowstorm repair delayed by more winter


December 29, 2017

Havre Daily News/Ryan Welch

A sign saying the park is closed until further notice hangs on a tree in Pepin Park Thursday. Montana Disaster and Emergency Services has approved reimbursing Havre, and Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, for some work to recover from an Oct. 2-3 snowstorm, but a company that was supposed to start cutting tree limbs in Havre this week had to delay its work due to the current wintry conditions.

Contractors hired by the city of Havre to cut down tree branches left dangling after last October's snowstorm could not begin work this week because of snow and frigid temperatures.

Havre Public Works Director Dave Peterson said Thursday a two-person crew from Davey Tree Surgery Co. in Billings had been contracted to begin work Tuesday, but that start date has since been postponed.

A new date for when the contractors will start work has not been set, he said.

"It's all weather-dependent now on when they can get up here," Peterson said.

He said the city talked to three contractors an...

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