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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 22, 2015 

Rocky Boy council sworn in after half-year wait

The four members of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee who have been waiting to be sworn in while appeals have been going on were finally able to take their seats Thursday. Beau Mitchell, Jody LaMer...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 22, 2015 

Hi-Line Living: Intro to Food Sovereignty

An Intro to Food Sovereignty class brings something different and fairly unique to Stone Child College on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation. The class is more than a class. It is more than an economic in...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 22, 2015 

Rocky Boy grads move on to the future

The 2015 graduating class of Rocky Boy High School entered the next phase of their lives Thursday. Robert Murie led the ceremony with a prayer after the graduating students entered the gymnasium to...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 22, 2015 

Memorial Day remembrances set in Havre

Les Johnson, the commander for the American Legion in Havre, said that the usual remembrances will be held Monday. Monday, Memorial Day, the ceremonies begin at 11 a.m. on the west side of the Hill County Courthouse. The Boy Scouts of America will...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 21, 2015

Fundraiser set for stab victims

This Saturday, Montana State University-Northern is holding a Fun Run/Walk Benefit and Dinner to raise funds for the three college students who were attacked May 2. Sam Mix, Alicia Schneid and Taylor...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 21, 2015

Saddler arrested in kidnap case

Around 4 p.m. Wednesday, the second suspect of the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation kidnapping was arrested. Matthew Joseph Saddler, 31, of Billings was arrested without incident on an outstanding Chouteau County District Court warrant for charges...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 20, 2015

Commissioners to interview for fair manager

During the fair board meeting Tuesday, many topics were discussed in preparation for the upcoming Great Northern Fair. In addition, members announced that two applications have been turned in for the position of fairgrounds manager, a Hill County...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 20, 2015

Fundraiser planned for Northern SkillsUSA trip

Two Montana State University-Northern students are trying to pay their way to Louisville, Kentucky, for the annual SkillsUSA national convention, but find themselves short on funds. Joseph Vernon and Connor Schnicke are organizing a fundraiser,...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 19, 2015

Shane Johnson sentenced to 52 years

Shane Johnson, who was accused and arrested in connection to the shooting of his brother in Havre Nov. 9, was sentenced in state District Court Monday to 52 years in prison. Johnson, born in 1968,...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 19, 2015

Man arrested on Bear Paws kidnapping charge

John Michael Merrill was arrested and charged as a suspect of the kidnapping incident last week where two people were beaten and abandoned near Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Another suspect is at large. He has been identified as Matthew Joseph...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 19, 2015

Havre students raise $6,000 for heart research

Around 80 students participated in Jump Rope for Health and raised more than $6,000 for the American Heart Association. In the jump rope competition portion of the event, young students tried their...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 19, 2015

'Dracula' auditions continue today

Auditions for the Montana Actors Theatre youth production of "Dracula" are scheduled to continue today. Many gathered in the Montana State University-Northern Little Theatre Monday to try out for...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 18, 2015

North Star graduates urged to continue to excel

The North Star graduating class of 2015 took their seats Saturday to wrap up their time in secondary education. Flint Rasmussen of Choteau, a former Havre resident and rodeo clown of national renown,...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 18, 2015

Harlem High grads step onto stage, into next stage

The 2015 Harlem High School graduating class took their diplomas Sunday like a baton into the next leg of their lives. Rhonda Baker, superintendent of Harlem schools, spoke to the graduating class,...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 15, 2015

Plain Green hit with class action suit

Plain Green LLC, an online loan company owned by the Chippewa Cree Tribe, had a class action lawsuit filed against it in Vermont federal court Wednesday. The lawsuit was filed by two Vermont residents over the company’s high interest rates and...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 15, 2015

Fort Belknap woman pleads guilty to theft

Nicole Marie Brockie pleaded guilty to federal welfare assistance fraud Thursday at the Missouri River Federal Courthouse in Great Falls. The two other charges she was being tried for were theft from an Indian tribal organization and theft of...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 15, 2015

Postal workers, customers protest throughout nation

A national protest about the quality of work of the United State Postal Service was held Thursday, but Havre’s postal workers say they are too sparsely staffed for them to have partaken in any of it. Gary Philippe, the president of Montana Postal...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 14, 2015

Northern dean to receive $75K for retaliation

Randy Bachmeier, the dean of the extended university at Montana State University-Northern, has been awarded $75,000 from the university after the Human Rights Bureau ruled in his favor in his...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 14, 2015

Youth denies stabbing 3

Justice Lawrence Brown, 17, of Havre pleaded not guilty to three counts of attempted deliberate homicide and one count of attempted burglary Wednesday morning. Brown had his arraignment in Hill County...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 14, 2015

Rails Inn caretakers come to agreement

Sheila Forshee, the realtor who was in charge of the Rails Inn, and the owners of the Rails Inn, Jim and Sharon Dewitt, came to an agreement at their hearing Wednesday as to what to do about the late payments of rent and utilities of the building. Ap...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 14, 2015

MAT brings 'Lieutenant of Inishmore' to Havre

"The Lieutenant of Inishmore," a dark comedy set in Ireland, has much renown inthe theater world. Bethany Mason said she read the play in college and Montana Actors' Theatre's Jay Pyette gave her the...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 14, 2015

Plain Green to give $200 to college-bound Box Elder, Rocky Boy students

Plain Green LLC, a Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation-based company that offers loans online, partnered with Strive for College, a nonprofit that aims to help qualified high school students get into...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 13, 2015

At-risk freshmen to have limited lunches at HHS

Havre Public Schools trustees meeting at the middle school Tuesday, voted for the change in policy that allows Havre High School students to leave campus for lunch. “It’s going to help students graduate on time,” said Havre High School vice...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 13, 2015

Mat Corner to be listed for sale

The Havre Public School board voted Monday to put the Mat Corner building up for sale for an asking price of $185,000. The estimated value of the property at 137 2nd St. was listed at $150,000 to $180...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    May 13, 2015

Youth accused of stabbing 3 in home pleads not guilty

Justice Lawrence Brown, 17, of Havre pleaded not guilty to three counts of attempted deliberate homicide and one count of attempted burglary Wednesday morning. Brown had his arraignment in Hill County Judicial District court at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday...

 

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