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 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    January 16, 2015

Daily News announces HAVMAT

Havre Daily News staff The Havre Daily News presents Havre's new medium for arts, entertainment and culture, called "HAVMAT." HAVMAT, or Havre Materials, will focus on cultural happenings and will be... Full story

 By Havre Daily News staff    Breaking News    October 22, 2014

No bomb found, Wal-Mart reopens

The Havre Wal-Mart store will reopen today after no explosive device was found on or near the store. A 1:44 p.m. Wednesday, store personnel called 9-1-1 to report that they had received a bomb threat. After speaking with store personnel, Hill County... Full story

 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    October 20, 2014

International crash occurs at Wild Horse

An allegedly drunken driver Friday crashed his car through a closed gate, entered a counter-clockwise rotation and went into the ditch on the east edge of the roadway where it collided with a highway sign. The unusual thing is that the accident...

 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    October 2, 2014

FWP asks for help with poached deer

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking information regarding a whitetail deer doe that was killed two miles north of Kremlin. FWP said that on Sept. 2, a red pickup was seen chasing a deer through stubble and standing crop fields. The deer was... Full story

 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    October 1, 2014

District 32 candidates to take part in forum

The candidates for Montana House District 32 will also be included in the Havre Daily News forum Thursday night at Havre High School. • Democratic incumbent Clarena Brockie will face Republican G. Bruce Mayers in that contest. The district... Full story

 By Havre Daily News    Local    August 28, 2014

Kegel named interim chancellor

Greg Kegel, the Dean of Technical Sciences at Montana State University-Northern, has been named interim chancellor of the college. According to a press release this morning from MSU, the decision to place Kegel in the temporary position was made... Full story

 By Havre Daily News    Local    August 27, 2014

Northern Chancellor Limbaugh resigns

Montana State University-Northern Chancellor Jim Limbaugh announced Thursday morning that he was resigning, effective Friday. An email sent to Northern faculty and staff reads: Colleagues, For almost three years, I have had the privilege to lead... Full story

 By Havre Daily News    Local    August 12, 2014

Northern football coach 'on leave'

Montana State University-Northern head football coach Mark Samson has been placed on administrative leave with pay for undisclosed reasons. Northern spokesman Jim Potter said this morning that the university hopes to conduct an investigation and... Full story

 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News    Sports    July 27, 2014

An array of great passers

It’s summer. It’s hot out and football season still seems like it’s a long way off. But not for the quarterbacks of the Frontier Conference. No, those select few that will guide their teams through the fall, and towards a Frontier Conference ch... Full story

 By Havre Daily News    Local    July 3, 2014

Four things for the Fourth

As Havre enters into the three-day Independence Day weekend, there is an abundance of things for people to do. Here are four events where people can have fun over the weekend for free. 1. Fourth of... Full story

 By Special to the Havre Daily News    Local    July 1, 2014

Sieglock earns Garden Club Yard of the Week

Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club chose the yard of Sara and Vic Sieglock at 1418 Lincoln Ave. as Yard of the Week. This landscaped yard is the forefront for beautiful flower beds graced with perennials,... Full story

 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    June 24, 2014

Chester gas breaks closes highway, business

A gas line break in Chester closed down U.S. Highway 2 Monday and forced Stricks Ag to evacuate its building. A NorthWestern Energy spokesperson reported that the line break was caused by a... Full story

 By Havre Daily News    Local    June 16, 2014

Havre Daily News tops headlines at newspaper awards

Havre Daily News page designer Caleb Hutchins won the trifecta at the Montana Newspaper Association’s annual awards ceremony in Butte this weekend. Hutchins won first, second and third place in the competition for best headline writing. The Havre...

 By Havre Daily News    Breaking News    June 3, 2014

Hill County results are in

Senate District 14 Kris Hansen easily defeated Carl Mattson for the Republican nomination, 1174 to 556. Hansen will face Democrat Greg Jergeson in the general election this fall. House District 27 Roy Hollandsworth leads Darrold Hutchinson 481 to... Full story

 By Special to Havre Daily News    Local    May 19, 2014

Hamilton Consulting Group to merge with Helena firm

Anderson ZurMuehlen, Montana’s largest owned and operated CPA and business consulting firm, will merge with Hamilton Consulting Group of Havre on July 1. Anderson ZurMuehlen has more than 200 professionals in six Montana locations. Hamilton...

 By Special to the Havre Daily News    Local    May 16, 2014

Havre Pride hopes to sweep city clean

Saturday is Havre Pride Day. The community is asked to take some time between 9 a.m. and noon and focus on cleaning up the Havre community. The long winter has taken a toll on the area. “Many helping hands will help to make this must-needed spring...

 By Special to the Havre Daily News    Local    May 15, 2014

Tyler Smith acquires Rock Solid Enterprises

After 10 years of owning and operating Rock Solid Enterprises Inc., brothers Gary and Greg Baltrusch are turning the keys over to Tyler Smith. The Baltrusches have decided to concentrate their... Full story

 By Havre Daily News    Local    April 10, 2014

Blaine County fire guts workshop

A large garage and workshop adjacent to the home of Trish and Skip Taylor just east of the Hill-Blaine county line was gutted by fire Wednesday afternoon. Two antique cars and other vehicles were dest... Full story

 By Havre Daily News    Local    April 1, 2014

Hospital turning blue to support autism awareness

Northern Montana Hospital will be lit up blue tonight in honor of Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Awareness Day. Iconic landmarks around the globe, including the Empire State Building in New York City and the Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia,...

 By Havre Daily News    Local    February 13, 2014

HMS student wins spelling bee

Vander Swensen, an eighth-grader from Havre Middle School, is the champion speller in Hill County. He won the annual Hill County Spelling Bee at the middle school Wednesday. His parents are Kathleen... Full story

 By Havre Daily News    Opinion    February 13, 2014

Our View: Technology in the classroom should move forward

Technology is changing everything we do. Many people will be reading this editorial on the Internet, straight from the web or via Twitter. Mobile devices — especially iPads and smartphones — have become appendages to the body for many folk,... Full story

 By Havre Daily News    Local    February 6, 2014

Mr. Blue Pony contest is tonight

Eleven Havre High School boys will compete for the title of Mr. Blue Pony in a competition at the school 7 p.m. today. Their talents and personality will be on display at the event. There will be three rounds: • A casual introduction, "who is your... Full story

 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    November 12, 2013

Havre Daily News to launch University page

The Havre Daily News will begin including a special page in the newspaper to cover happenings and events of interest at Montana State University-Northern. Northern plays a large role in Havre’s community and is constantly evolving. Many of the... Full story

 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    November 6, 2013

Solomon defeats Rice to win second term

Havre Mayor Tim Solomon, a Democrat, won a second term Tuesday, defeating the man he beat four years ago, former Mayor Bob Rice. The first results showed Solomon defeating Rice 1,399-1,109, 55.8... Full story

 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    November 6, 2013

Boucher wins 4th ward council seat against Datko

Republican Matt Boucher won the only contested Havre City Council race, Tuesday, defeating Democrat Karen Datko 225-173 in the race for the open four-year seat in Ward 4. Boucher, a former Marine, is... Full story


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