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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 27, 2015 

Hi-Line Living: Photo walk

The newly formed Havre Trails group has had some quick successes and shows no sign of stopping. Last weekend, on Saturday, Havre Trails hosted a photo walk as their latest hike. Those attending had... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 26, 2015

Mountain chase ends in arrest

At 3:05 a.m. Wednesday morning, Havre Police Department officers were patrolling the Smithville area when they stopped a 1997 purple Dodge Intrepid in the 1600 Block of Smithville Road for suspicious activity. While the officers were investigating,... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 26, 2015

Denny's boss found guilty

The man who assisted Larry Denny of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation in continuing to get paychecks from the U.S. government for a job at which he was no longer working was found guilty of his charges Wednesday. John Grimson Lyon, of Virginia, was...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 26, 2015

Tribal Transfer Day brings students to Northern

Tribal Transfer Day will have students from tribal colleges visit Montana State University-Northern to learn about what the college has to offer. Cristina Estrada-Underwood, the director of cultural activities, said that it is an all-day event that...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    March 25, 2015

High speed chase leads to arrest

At 3:05 a.m. this morning, Havre Police Department officers were patrolling the Smithville area when they stopped a 1997 purple Dodge Intrepid in the 1600 Block of Smithville Road for suspicious activity. While the officers were investigating, the dr... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 25, 2015

H.A.R.T. Building opens for business

My Neighbor in Need, a nonprofit organization new to Havre that allows people to anonymously help others with their specific needs, opened its doors Tuesday. David Snuggs, the founder and president of... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 24, 2015

Supervisor who aided Rocky Boy man begins trial

The jury trial for the supervisor of Larry Denny, who was indicted for accepting payments from a government job he had stopped working, began Monday. John Grimson Lyon, of Virginia, is accused of wire fraud, making false claims and theft of... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 23, 2015

Tester receives award in Havre

Sen. Jon Tester visited Havre Saturday in one of his tours around Montana to speak to the U.S. Border Patrol agents and the owners of the Triple Dog Brewery. Paul Tuss, on behalf of Bear Paw... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 20, 2015

Tribal council asserts claims against St. Marks

In an open letter to the citizens of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, the current members of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee give them an explanation of why they removed Ken Blatt St. Marks from office for the third time. In it, they write that the elec... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 20, 2015

Triple Dog weekly open mic starts Sunday

An open mic night is scheduled for 5 p.m. Sunday at Triple Dog Brewery and people are urged to bring their instruments and words to share with others. Dave Martens is heading up the new event, which is planned as a weekly happening, and he said that... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 20, 2015

School election deadlines near

The Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees elections are coming up, and anyone interested can pick up their applications for candidacy from Mike Arnold, the elections officer, at the Robins School Administration building at 5th Avenue and 6th...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 20, 2015

Sunnyside principal resigns

Josh Preiss, the current principal of Sunnyside Intermediate School, has put in his resignation after two years of work. Andy Carlson, superintendent of Havre Public Schools, said that Preiss will be finishing up the current year before leaving his...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 19, 2015

Rocky Boy man pleads guilty to defrauding feds

A Rocky Boy man who left his position working for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in Virginia to come back to Montana — while still accepting checks from his former job — pleaded guilty to charges Wednesday. Larry Ray Denny, 66, pleaded... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 19, 2015

Box Elder superintendent now head in Chinook

Darrin Hannum, the Box Elder school superintendent, has been working in his position for two years, and has worked with the Box Elder School District for 12 years. He is now moving to a new home. Hannum said his last day at Box Elder will be June 30... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 18, 2015

Zinke votes to cut Amtrak funding

Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke either did or did not vote to stop federal funding for Amtrak, but the U.S. House of Representatives voted to authorize $8 million of funding for the rail service. Heather Swift, a spokesperson for Zinke said that he... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 18, 2015

Chainsaw involved in altercation

In Big Sandy, seven people were involved in an altercation that led to one person being stabbed and another chasing people with a chainsaw. “The long and short of it is, right, now, we have seven individuals involved,” said Chouteau County... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 17, 2015

Charges filed in Giveaway House dispute

Sheila Forshee, former secretary-treasurer of the Giveaway House in North Havre, has been charged with felony counts of deceptive practices and theft by a common scheme. In interviews, Hill County... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 16, 2015

Power goes out briefly in North Havre this morning

NorthWestern Energy crews were at work replacing a power pole that was taken out by a fire this morning in North Havre on 1st Street West. Butch Larcombe, a spokesperson for NorthWestern Energy, said... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 13, 2015

Rocky Boy embezzler sentence delayed

A former Havre District School Board chairman and business owner was to be sentenced Thursday in federal court but the decision was delayed over a plea agreement. Shad James Huston, who has pleaded... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 13, 2015

Hi-Line Living: Living on the edge

Havre's most skilled bladesmith's business has skyrocketed in the past year and shows no sign of stopping. Lincoln Elijah Holt has been forging high-quality blades at an increasing rate ever since he... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 12, 2015

Eastlick gets 6 years on embezzlement

James Howard Eastlick Jr. was sentenced to six years of prison Wednesday for bribery, tax evasion and theft from an Indian tribal organization. Judge Brian Morris at the Missouri River Federal Courthouse gave Eastlick a break from what could have bee... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    March 12, 2015

Rocky Boy embezzler sentence delayed

A Havre businessman and former Havre District School Board chairman a was to be sentenced today in federal court but the hearing was delayed over a plea agreement. Shad James Huston, who pleaded guilty to theft from an Indian tribal organization,... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 11, 2015

'Damn Yankees' brings Broadway to Havre

"Damn Yankees" hits the stage Thursday to start its four-show run at Havre High School. The musical is a spin on "Faust," following a middle-aged man as he makes an agreement with a mysterious... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 11, 2015

Students compete in science fair at Northern

The Hi-Line Regional Science and Engineering Fair had more than 100 hypotheses proven valid or incorrect at Montana State University-Northern Tuesday. Madison Reichelt took first overall in the...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 11, 2015

Sunchild sentenced to almost three years

Former Chippewa Cree Business Committee chairman Bruce Sunchild Sr. was sentenced Tuesday at the Missouri River Federal Courthouse in Great Falls to almost three years in federal prison. Sunchild,... Full story

 

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