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 By John Kelleher    Local    April 24, 2015 

$1 million more alotted for auto-diesel

A last-minute $1 million appropriation to Montana State University-Northern will put the university over the top in its goal to build a new auto- diesel facility on campus. Sen. Kris Hansen, R-Havre,...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 24, 2015 

Tester: Chances of Wild Horse hours expansion dwindling

Expanding hours at Wild Horse Port of Entry is less likely than it has been in the past, Sen. Jon Tester said. “The bottom line is that budget cuts have taken their toll,” he said, adding that federal officials insist they don’t have the money...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 23, 2015

Havre Public Schools to salute senior citizens

Havre Public Schools will pay tribute to the Havre community Sunday, May 3, at the 25th annual Salute to Senior Citizens. The occasion, sponsored by the school system, will take place at the Havre...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 22, 2015

Tester: Fewer tests, more learning

Teachers should be allowed to teach and students should be allowed to learn, says Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and required federal testing of students is making it harder for those things to happen. To combat this, the senator has introduced...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 22, 2015

4 local couples named environmental heroes

Recycle Hi-Line celebrated its sixth anniversary by honoring people who have supported the group in its effort to clean up the environment. At Monday night’s Havre City Council meeting, Candi Zion, a founder and the chair of Recycle Hi-Line, handed...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 22, 2015

Havre Trails 5K Run/Walk this weekend

The first Havre Trails 5K Run/Walk will have Havreites and Hi-Liners taking the Bill Baltrusch Trail at whatever pace they feel comfortable. Saturday, registration begins at 9 and the race begins at 10 a.m. The fee for registration is $20 for adults...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 21, 2015

Havre Council nixes urban chickens

No urban chickens in Havre. That was the decision of City Council Monday night, as council members voted 5-2 against the plan to allow people to keep chickens in their backyards with strict limits. Council members, including some who voted for its...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 21, 2015

Peterson: City faces many infrastructure problems

Havre has many major infrastructure faults that will be expensive to cure, the city's public works superintendent told City Council Monday night. Work will begin soon on the $9.5 million renovation...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 17, 2015

Bill Lanier - loves Havre, Scouting

When he was in high school, in Great Falls, Bill Lanier earned his Boy Scout Eagle Scout badge by helping out in rural blood drives. It was natural for him to be involved in Scouting, His father was...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 17, 2015

Group hopes to revitalize downtown Havre

The time may be right for Havre — especially downtown Havre — to begin a program to improve and promote itself. That was the consensus of people attending a special meeting put on by the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce and the city Thursday. It...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 16, 2015

Andrew Johnson - a talent in metals

Ryan Chagnon was injured in an automobile accident 14 years ago, and he has used a walker to get around since. He has two walkers with small wheels that he can use to get around on pavement. That's fi...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 16, 2015

Scout proposes making a dog park for Havre

The city of Havre may establish a city park where dogs can run free without leashes. Boy Scout Jonathan Klein brought his proposal to Havre City Council's Parks Committee Wednesday night. Klein hopes...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 14, 2015

Havre may become part of Montana Main Street

Havre is looking at becoming part of the Montana Main Street Project. The program offers help to downtown areas hoping to revitalize in a variety of ways. Downtown business people, government leaders, historic preservation people, those in the...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 13, 2015

Boucher touts street repair plan

Havre City Council member Matt Boucher Friday touted the 20-year, $30 million street renovation project, though he admitted it would only put a dent in the city’s infrastructure problems. The proposal would cost taxpayers about $233 per year on a $...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 13, 2015

A dispatcher's job - stressful, rewarding

Every day, 911 dispatchers with the Havre Police Department answer calls for all kinds of emergencies - accidents, heart attacks, violence, premature births and much more. The job, dispatchers say,...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 9, 2015

Havre gears up for city election 2015

Havre is in the beginning stages of planning for its 2015 municipal elections. City Council Monday night gave routine approval to a request from Hill County Clerk and Recorder Sue Armstrong that the election be done entirely by mail-in ballot. All...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 8, 2015

Local agencies want to explain their work

Havre and the Hi-Line are being treated to a meal Monday night. Everyone is invited to St Jude Parish Center, 6 to 8 p.m. The sponsoring groups, the Salvation Army’s Havre Service Center, Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen and the Havre Food Bank want to...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 7, 2015

Nalivka's takes second in pizza poll

After 10,000 votes cast in three rounds of voting, Eugene’s Pizza of Glasgow has won the Montana Pizza Championship. Montana Mint website ran the contest, asking people to vote for their favorite pizza in the Treasurer State. Nalivka’s Original...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 7, 2015

Hearing set on sewer rate increase

Havreites will have an opportunity at 7 p.m. May 18 to express their views on a proposed sewer rate increase. City officials say they don’t know how much the increase will be yet, but say it will be substantial, perhaps 40 percent. The cost of the...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 7, 2015

Havre one step away from urban chickens

The city of Havre is a step closer to allowing urban chickens after a vote of City Council Monday night. Council voted 4-1 with three members absent to move forward to a public hearing on the question at 7 p.m. Monday, April 20, at City Hall....

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 6, 2015

Havre Daily looks to honor volunteers in National Volunteer Week

April 12 to 18 is National Volunteer Week. The Havre Daily News plans on highlighting volunteers who perform services for Hi-Line communities. We are looking for nominations of people who donate their time to help out civic groups. If you know of...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 2, 2015

Firefighters: City can afford to give us raises

The city of Havre is in good financial shape and can afford to give firefighters raises. That's the opinion of Havre Local 601, International Association of Fire Fighters. The city and the union are g...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 1, 2015

$35 gifts mean many are fed for Easter

A woman walked into the Salvation Army's Havre Service Center recently asking if she could get an Easter Basket of food for her family. She was a single mother who had a job earning higher than...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 1, 2015

Benefit for Peggy Gallagher set for Thursday

Peggy Gallagher is well known to customers at McDonald’s and Kmart. She has been front-end manager at Kmart for many years and manager at McDonald’s where she has gotten to know lots of Havre people. She recently suffered a stroke. She’s...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    March 25, 2015

Carlson says anti-education slant appearing in legislation

Some of the legislation being introduced to the Montana legislature this session has an “anti-public education slant” to it, said Havre School Superintendent Andy Carlson. Carlson addressed Hill County Democrats on the education bills before the...

 

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