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Hi-Line Living: Working in the cold


January 5, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Welch

When temperatures drop - New Year's Day saw Havre tie a record low of minus 32 also hit in 1911 and 1924 - many people want to stay inside and avoid the cold, but not everyone can do that. Some people in north-central Montana, such as law enforcement and firefighters, public works employees, utility workers, farmers and ranchers, railroad employees, truckers and others have to be out in the cold.

In Montana, everything freezes in winter, including the tools local police officers and firefighters use to keep the peace and fight fires.

"It makes it more challenging 'cause you got to deal wi...

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