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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 24, 2015 

TekNoXpo

At Montana State University-Northern's annual TekNoXpo, Kiewit Corp. announced they are giving $250,000 to the university's planned Automotive-Diesel Technology Center. Keith Sasich, the vice...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 24, 2015 

Sweetgrass Society Powwow kicks off tonight at Northern

The 39th annual Sweetgrass Society Powwow’s grand entry begins tonight at the Montana State University-Northern Armory Gymnasium. The adviser for the Sweetgrass Society, Jamie Underwood, said this is the biggest event of the year for the club and...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 24, 2015 

Casino theft ringleader to pay $8K

A woman who pleaded guilty to working with two others to rob a Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation casino was sentenced to time served and $8,250 in restitution in federal court Thursday. Amber Nicole Wells, 30, of La Junta, Colorado, will be placed on...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 23, 2015

Transit moving forward, looking at Glacier trips

In the sixth year of operations for North Central Montana Transit, the buses are seeing more business than ever. Jim Lyons, the director of NCMT, said the system serves more than 2,000 people a...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 22, 2015

'Crystal Highway' man sentenced to 32 months

Justin Roland Turner, one of three Havre men who took part in a meth-trafficking ring, was sentenced Tuesday to two years and eight months in prison followed by four months of supervised release. He was ordered to forfeit the money gained from the...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 21, 2015

Windy Boy Native language preservation bill passes House

A bill that would allocate state funds to educational institutions that include Native languages courses in their curriculum passed the Montana House of Representatives Monday. Sen. Jonathan Windy...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 20, 2015

Common Core tests Montana's patience

Tuesday, Measured Progress, the company that runs Common Core testing, had its server break down, leaving some Montana schools with a problematic situation. Darrin Hannum, the Box Elder...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 16, 2015

Huston's lawyer's hearing reset for today in Great Fall

Shad Huston, whose sentencing was rescheduled after he and his lawyer were given the option of withdrawing a guilty plea, was supposed to have a hearing Tuesday about whether or not his lawyer should...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 16, 2015

SkillsUSA prepares workforce of America

Cassie Huntley, the state director for SkillsUSA Montana, said that they brought close to 400 people to Havre for the three-day event to take part in 29 different competitions in trades including...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 15, 2015

Embezzler sentenced to one year

Theodora Ann Morsette was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison and three years of supervised release, as well as ordered to pay $96,948.35 restitution and a $300 special assessment fee. Morsette was found guilty by a jury in January on...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 15, 2015

School board approves speech and debate club

At the Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, the board allowed the creation of a Speech and Debate Club and finalized that there would be no mill levy this year. HHS student Jacob Bachmeier spoke to the board in favor of...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 14, 2015

Henrys plead guilty to filing false returns

Former Stone Child College head Melody Henry and her husband, Frank Henry, pleaded guilty Monday to filing a false federal income tax return Monday and awaits sentencing. The maximum penalty for the count is three years imprisonment with one year of...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 14, 2015

Judy Ireland - won't stop, can't stop

Judy Ireland is Tuesday's Volunteer of the Week in a five-day look at five members of the Havre community who have done more than their share to help better Havre and the Hi-Line. Ireland has been...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 14, 2015

Havre Trails solidifies 5K, talks trail revamp

Havre Trails continued preparations for its 5K Run/Walk slated for April 25 and discussed future projects. Registration for the 5K begins at 9 and the race starts at 10 a.m. on April 25. The fee is $20 and free to children 12 and under. There will...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 13, 2015

Weather balloon launches at Big Sandy

On Sen. Jon Tester's farm outside Big Sandy Friday, university students and professionals prepared to launch a high-altitude balloon as part of the Borealis Project. The balloon, after launching,...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 13, 2015

Dominique Preputin - volunteer on ice

Dominique Preputen is Monday's pick for Volunteer of the Week, a five-day look at five members of the community who have done more than their share to help better Havre and the Hi-Line. Preputin is...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 10, 2015

2015 Northern Excellence Awards go to Tilleman, Veis

The Montana State University-Northern 2015 Founders' Excellence Award winners has been revealed to be Mike Tilleman and Gerry Veis. The awards are given out yearly to members of the community who...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 9, 2015

Huston attorney to be questioned

A Havre man charged with embezzling federal funds from Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation may have his trial put on hold as the judge reviews whether or not his attorney is fit to represent him. In the...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 8, 2015

Assistant superintendent leaving Havre

Leland Stocker, the assistant superintendent for Havre Public Schools, will soon be superintendent of Belgrade Public Schools. Stocker will finish out the rest of the school year before he takes his position July 1. This wraps up his three years of w...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 7, 2015

Mr. Blue Pony Pageant to be a manly tournament

Lindsey McInerney, the adviser for Havre High School Student Congress, is organizing the event and said that people should expect a good show. "Mr. Blue Pony Pageant is an event put on by student...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 6, 2015

Winter weather strikes again, sun to follow

Havre is under a winter weather advisory until 6 a.m. Tuesday. A band of precipitation is pushing through Montana and Liberty, Hill and Blaine counties are receiving much of the blow of it today. “The winter weather advisory, at this time, we...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 6, 2015

Spring Fling a success at Northern

Spring Fling, one of the major fundraisers for Montana State University-Northern athletics, was a success again in its 10th year. "We had a full house," said Craig Tilleman, president of the board...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 3, 2015

Academic Challenge pits students' wits against each other

The Academic Challenge at Havre High School put students to the ultimate test - answering random questions they could not prepare to answer in the hopes of beating out their colleagues. In the...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 2, 2015

Police review report of sex offense at Northern

A call about sex offenses at Montana State University-Northern is being investigated. The 7:24 p.m. Wednesday call from the MSU-Northern Student Union Building was possibly concerned with an incident that took place over the weekend. People are...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 2, 2015

'Over the River' brings familiar familial story to the stage

"Over the River and Through the Woods" is opening its doors to audiences Friday and will tell a family story that many people can relate to. "This is a show about the love of a family and the...

 

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