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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 26, 2014 

St. Marks to address council, allegations

A hearing on whether to remove Ken Blatt St. Marks as Chippewa Cree tribal chairman will be held Monday at tribal headquarters. Tribal council voted Friday to suspend St. Marks for a second time. Monday’s hearing is being held “to afford Ken... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 26, 2014 

Rocky Boy gives 1,200 turkeys

Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation departments and programs donated money to keep the tradition of giving a Thanksgiving meal free to every enrolled member of the Chippewa Cree tribe. The Vocational... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 26, 2014 

Four things to do for Thanksgiving: Parade of Lights

"The parade of lights has been such a huge thing in Chinook for so many years," said Heather DePriest, the president of the Chinook Area Chamber of Commerce. The 29th Annual Parade of Lights and 4th...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 24, 2014

Huston sentencing rescheduled, others to come

A Havre man who embezzled funds from Rocky Boy‘s Indian Reservation is now to be sentenced in January. Shad James Huston’s sentencing, which was was rescheduled from Nov. 24 to Nov. 17, was reset for Jan. 7. The final pre-sentence investigation... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 21, 2014

St. Marks sworn in as Rocky Boy chair

ROCKY BOY - Ken St. Marks was sworn in as tribal chair at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Thursday after almost two years of waiting. "It's time for us to start doing what's right" St. Marks said to... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 21, 2014

Hi-Line Living: The world is a stage

The auditions for "Nine Circles," Montana Actors' Theatre's January production, had people cold-test lines for a chance to be in the show. "Nine Circles" is a play about a man who fought in Operation... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 21, 2014

Off to the championship

CHINOOK - Sugarbeeter fans gathered in the Chinook High School Gymnasium this morning to send off their football team to the state Class C 8 man football championships after a grueling season.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 20, 2014

Charter moving to all-digital service

Charter Communications said Wednesday that they are moving to an all-digital network in Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. The move should double Internet speeds at no additional cost to the user, a press release from the company said. It will also... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 20, 2014

Parade of Lights coming to Chinook Nov. 28

The 29th Annual Parade of Lights and 4th Annual Festival of Trees in Chinook will be putting people in the holiday spirit Nov. 28. “The parade of lights has been such a huge thing in Chinook for so many years,” said Heather DePriest, the...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 19, 2014

Ruling: Standoff gunman committed suicide

The man who held himself at gunpoint for 21 hours in April outside the U.S. Bank building was officially deemed to have committed suicide. A coroner's jury made the decision Friday on the cause of... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 18, 2014

Havre Trails created, to hold meeting

The first official Havre Trails meeting will be held Dec. 8 at Property West LLC at 5:30 p.m. The group has been formed to push for the completion of trail projects in the area and promote walking and biking in the community. After the meeting Dec. 8...

 By John Paul Schmidt    State News    November 17, 2014

Rocky Boy election hearing is Dec. 16

The Chippewa Cree Tribal Courts set Dec. 16 as the date for the hearing of Jonathan Windy Boy’s injunction. Windy Boy filed the injunction with the court after the election board for Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Business Committee rejected his... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 14, 2014

Rocky Boy swearing in deferred

The swearing in of four Business Committee members at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, scheduled for Monday, has been delayed because of a tribal court injunction. Wednesday, the election board announced its decision to uphold the election results... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 13, 2014

Locker rooms opened for business

The ribbon-cutting ceremony at Havre High School showed the community how much work has been put into the athletic facilities at the school. Attendees were shown the now-complete locker rooms at the... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 13, 2014

Student Congress gives school clean water fountain

Havre High School Student Congress installed a distilled water bottle fountain at their school to keep students hydrated. The EZ H2O Bottle Filling Station dispenses distilled water as an alternative... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 12, 2014

School board OKs Anime Club, talks privacy

The Havre Public School District Board of Trustees met Tuesday to discuss allowing an anime club to be formed at the high school and talk about a policy that concerns conduct of staff and faculty on the Internet. “It’s exciting when students...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 12, 2014

Havre High presents: 'No Body Like Jimmy'

"No Body Like Jimmy," a Havre High School production, will entertain attendees with a comedy of errors. The Havre High School production unfolds a bad situation at a party as the host of the party, Ra... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 11, 2014

Sunchild pleads guilty

Bruce Harold Sunchild, who faces theft and tax evasion charges in a string of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation investigations, had a change-of-plea hearing Monday. Sunchild pleaded guilty to charges at the United States District Court in Great Falls... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 11, 2014

Rocky Boy results protested

The four new members of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation Business Committee were voted upon Nov. 4, but had to wait until Monday to see if any objections were filed. Jonathan Windy Boy was one of the people on the eight-person list voters could... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 11, 2014

Tips for driving on tough winter roads

As winter rears its head upon the Hi-Line, driving a vehicle becomes more dangerous with the iced roads and low visibility David Peterson, the director of Havre Public Works said one of the most...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Opinion    November 10, 2014

Polar Plunge took the man out of my Superman costume

Two Havre Daily News reporters John Paul Schmidt and Tori Thomas took part in Saturday's Sub-Zero Super-Hero Polar Plunge. Here is their account. Makeshift and classic superheroes, along with sadist o...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 10, 2014

Meyers felony conviction surfaces

Bruce Meyers, who was elected Tuesday to the Montana House from District 32, was convicted on an assault of a minor that took place Aug. 20, 2005. The political blog “Montana Cowgirl” posted an entry Thursday about Meyers’ conviction on a... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 10, 2014

Havre businesses fail sting

The Hill County DUI Task Force conducted a sting Friday to see which businesses selling alcohol were checking IDs and which were not. At around 4 p.m. Friday, the Task Force conducted alcohol compliance checks on four businesses. Two of the...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 7, 2014

Hi-Line Living: Rock on Radio

The KNMC lineup this year is diverse and more extensive than it has been in years. Everything from old school country, pop dance music, indie rock and classic rock can be heard over their airwaves on...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 7, 2014

Where's Robbie Alexander?

With Ken St. Marks' recent offer of $1,000 for any information on the whereabouts of Robert Alexander, who went missing April 2013, interest in the old case has been rekindled. Ed Longknife, a... Full story


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