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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 29, 2014 

Long-time Hi-Line coach Robinson dies

Charlie Robinson, the girls basketball coach at Chinook High School, passed away Monday. Robinson has coached around the Hi-Line for over 40 years, beginning with boys basketball in Outlook in 1969.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 29, 2014 

Rocky Boy playground construction begins

The ground was broken for the new playground at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and volunteers were working hard Saturday. "It's been going great. Some of the guys have been here since 6 a.m.," said... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 29, 2014 

Rocky Boy Powwow kicks off

The 50th Annual Rocky Boy Powwow and Celebration began today with the rodeo school and will be in full swing beginning Thursday. The powwow celebrations begin Thursday with the youth powwow at the Sybil Sangrey-Colliflower Memorial Arena to prepare...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 29, 2014 

Jaycee awarded for her work

Chamene Plum, a local Jaycee member and national vice president of the organization, was given the Don Cavelli Memorial Award, which is a yearly award given to one Jaycee vice president for outstanding work. Plum was given the award at the United...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 27, 2014

Pepin bicyclists honor Kellen

The Kellen Lund Memorial Bike Ride at Pepin Park had hundreds of bicyclists racing and riding Saturday. The memorial bike ride was began after the death of Kellen Lund on the viaduct. Lund was... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 25, 2014

Internet killed the record store

The death of Havre's record store was announced this week, ending an almost two-decade run. Rick Linie, manager of Creative Leisure, said the record, movie rental, CD and book store will be closing... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 25, 2014

Kellen ride will bring cyclists to park

The 5th Annual Kellen Memorial Bike Ride will bring bicyclists to Pepin Park Saturday. The ride begins at 10:30 a.m. at the park and registration to ride is at 9 a.m. or on their website at...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 25, 2014

Wind catches trailer, flips SUV near Big Sandy

Strong winds flipped a moving trailer, rolling the vehicle towing it, Thursday at 2 p.m. on U.S. Highway 87 south of Big Sandy. The vehicle was headed north on U.S. Highway 87 pulling an empty...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 25, 2014

Ramming Speed

The Jaycees Demolition Derby and Bump 'N' Run was bigger and better this year at the Great Northern Fair in Havre Sunday. Twenty-one full-sized derby cars and four herby cars took part in this year's...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 24, 2014

Fire levels Bear Paw home

A fire destroyed a home south of Havre Wednesday morning and the cause is uncertain. Josh Bebee, the fire chief of the Bear Paw Volunteer Fire Department, said the fire department was unable to... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 24, 2014

Two killed in crash near Box Elder

A motor vehicle crash took the lives of two men near Box Elder Wednesday evening. Though the names were not released by the Chouteau County Sheriff’s Office this morning, Holland and Bonine Funeral Home sent obituaries for the two men. Jerod Reed... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 23, 2014

Armed robbery suspect arrested

Officers arrested a suspect in connection to the armed robbery of a Havre pharmacy Monday. Arlene Dawn Morsette, 30, has been arrested in connection to the robbery on charges of armed robbery, criminal possession of dangerous drugs, criminal... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 23, 2014

Redskins Foundation buys playground for Rocky Boy

Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation is getting a new playground for free to place on the reservation as part of a series of projects made possible by the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 22, 2014

Police search for woman in pharmacy armed robbery

A Havre drugstore was robbed at gunpoint Monday afternoon, and police are still looking for the suspect. Employees at the Western Drug store on 5th Avenue were held at gunpoint by a woman who is said... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 21, 2014

4-H Queen crowned at fair

The 2014 4-H Queen was crowned at the Hill County Fair Thursday. Rinnah Kinsella, 16, was crowned as 4-H Queen in the Bigger Better Barn after the 4-H competition were wrapped up. Kinsella has been... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 21, 2014

Charter customers see Internet, cable, phone outages

For around four and a half hours Sunday, those using Charter Communications' services experienced a loss of secure connection. The problems began again around 10 a.m. this morning, despite work crews’ efforts to remedy the issue. Brian Anderson of...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 18, 2014

Lady Houdini escapes in Havre

Kristen Johnson has been traveling across the nation putting on her show for many years and is performing it at the Great Northern Fair until Saturday evening. Kevin Ridgeway, her presenter at her sho... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 18, 2014

Miss Great Northern Rodeo 2014 crowned

The Miss Great Northern Rodeo Pageant crowned Sheridan O'Neil as the 2014 queen of the fair. The pageant saw two contestants this year: O'Neil and Rachel Bartlett. The two contestants went through a...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 18, 2014

Inside the mind of Marcus

Marcus Carter is an artist who lives in Havre who uses his art to communicate with other people. Carter is deaf and was speaking through an interpreter, Melissa Hendricks, at the Atrium Mall as he pai... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 17, 2014

Pig wrestling at Great Northern Fair

(Havre Daily News reporter John Paul Schmidt involved himself in participatory journalism Wednesday night. He organized a Havre Daily News team to take part in the annual pig wrestling contest, bamboo... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 16, 2014

Templeton denies harassment

HELENA - The final day of the Randy Bachmeier v. Montana State University-Northern hearing wrapped up Tuesday with former provost Rosalyn Templeton's testimony. Bachmeier alleges sexual harassment... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 15, 2014

2 compete for Miss Great Northern Rodeo

The two contestants for Miss Great Northern Rodeo 2014 will grace the arena with their horses at the Great Northern Fair Thursday. Jaye Dee Han, organizer of the pageant and one for the Miss Rodeo Montana pageant, said she received three contestants...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    July 15, 2014

Templeton denies abuse charges

The final day of the Randy Bachmeier vs. Montana State University-Northern public hearing wrapped up in Helena Tuesday. Bachmeier filed a sexual harassment complaint against former provost Rosalyn Templeton last year for allegedly touching him... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 14, 2014

Sexual harassment hearing to wrap up Tuesday

The Randy Bachmeier vs. Montana State University-Northern sexual harassment hearing will resume at 9 a.m. Tuesday, in Helena. The hearing began June 17 and was given until 5 p.m. June 19 to be finished. The attorneys were unable to meet the 5 p.m. de...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 14, 2014

Demolition derby finds its champion

The Blaine County Fair Demolition Derby brought fairgoers to watch vehicles being destroyed as their drivers rammed each other Saturday. Hundreds and hundreds were in attendance to watch the show at... Full story


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