Ex-Havreite to return home to sign books

When Rick Verploegen was a Havre Middle School student, he found his passion for reading and writing. He loved reading novels, especially historical action that was filled with history. He especially ... Full story

For the Record, September 19, 2014

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a 9:29 a.m. Thursday call from 11th Street West about the main door of the apartment building being broken. —— Officers investigated a 10:03 a.m. Thursday call from a 1st Street business about a... Full story


The Havre Police Department employs the men and women who keep the city safe at night. Officer Brian Cassidy began his shift Saturday with standard preparative procedures. "At the beginning of the... Full story

'Loving Our Treasures' kicks into high gear

Residents and visitors have a chance to have some fun and appreciate the community during this year's Havre Festival Days, themed "Loving Our Treasures." "We are having an event!" Havre Area Chamber... Full story

Out Our Way: The prodigal calf

A few years ago, Charlie and I were checking for strays as the time had come to move the herd from the summer pasture. The grass was pretty well used up and the reservoir was getting down, so we had ... Full story

            Friday's Prep Football: Ponies thrash Red Devils

      The Havre Blue Ponies are on the board. Friday night in Glendive, Havre toppled the host Red Devils 40-12. Dane Warp threw five touchdowns, four to Parker Filius as Havre improved to 1-3 this season. The Blue Ponies open Central A play next Friday... Full story

Ponies search for first win in Glendive

To say that the Havre High football team is in desperate need of a win would be an understatement. The Blue Ponies have lost three very winnable games and even though they have yet to begin Central A ... Full story

Cats, Griz in national showdowns

If the Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats have ever played two bigger games on the same day, at almost the exact same time, than it’s been a while. But that’s exactly what will go down...

Pony spikers host rival Browning tonight

It's been a frustrating start to the season for the Havre High volleyball team after going winless in its first six official matches. Yet, part of the reason for the struggles has been a high level...

Friday Night Lights: The Numbers Game

In Class C football in Montana, whether it is Six-Man or 8-man, enrollment and participation numbers matter. Normally, more kids means more success. For Chester/J-I, numbers have never been an issue...

Letters to the Editor: No place for dogs

Editor: Last night at soccer a tragedy was fortunately averted when two dogs almost got into a fight. They should not be there or anywhere there are large crowds of people and food, including Festival Days activities, parades, craft fairs and... Full story

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels

Laurel: From the Kiwanians who will flip pancakes for the breakfast that is one of Havre’s most enduring traditions Saturday morning, to the Scouts who will march in the parade Saturday, to the softball players who will work and play through the... Full story

View from the North 40: Price of home-ground magic

High on the list of life’s elixirs, those magical potions that bring a spark of, well, magic to food, to gatherings, to life itself, is horseradish. Yes, glorious, creamy, rip your sinuses right... Full story

Governor: Montana can cut carbon, keep jobs

BILLINGS (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday that Montana can meet the Obama administration's goal of reducing climate pollution while protecting energy-related jobs and avoiding the closure of coal plants that generate the bulk of the state's... Full story

Lewistown gay couple denied Communion after marriage

BILLINGS (AP) — A gay couple has been told they can no longer receive Communion or participate in church ministry after a new priest at a Roman Catholic church in central Montana learned they had been married in a civil ceremony more than a year... Full story

Community Events Calendar

Friday, Sept. 19 Havre Festival Days begins this day. See www.havremt.com for the schedule of events. Friends of the Library Book Sale is from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Most items are $1 per bag of books; some new books are $1 per book. This is a fundraiser... Full story