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Celebrating History: Lots of local news

 


By Emily Mayer

This week’s Havre Plaindealer edition 100 years ago was packed full of local news.

Former Havre Mayor Louis Newman was running for mayor of Great Falls and had secured the Democratic nomination over the incumbent mayor. Louis “Shorty” Newman, not to be confused with Christopher “Shorty” Young, was elected the first time to shore up the city of Havre’s finances. A partially built sewer system had been constructed, but no water system existed to make it operate. Newman found the finances back east, thus ensuring Havre had an operating water and wastewater system...



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