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 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

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 14, 2014

Saturday Market kicks off for first time this year

The weekly Saturday Market had its first date Saturday and brought back vendors of food and goods. Hutterite colonies brought back their wares of produce and vendors were selling jewelry, weapons,... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 11, 2014

Rocky Boy talks economy with Lt. Gov.

Lt. Gov. Angela McLean attended a Main Street Montana Project meeting at Stone Child College in Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Thursday, looking for feedback from the community. Main Street Montana... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 11, 2014

Hi-Line Living: Small Towns in Focus: Turner

Turner has a population a little higher than 60, and the people who make up the citizenry of the town employ a sense of community and family rarely found in larger towns. Fifteen miles south of the Ca... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 9, 2014

Alternative high school moving

The Havre Public School District Board of Trustees listened Tuesday to Superintendent Andy Carlson’s plan to move the alternative high school back into the Robins Administration building. The alternative high school is an option for students who...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 9, 2014

Blaine County Fair to hit Chinook

The 2014 Blaine County Fair will bring a variety of entertainments and goods to the fairgrounds in Chinook this weekend. A full schedule of events is set to entertain attendees of the fair, which will... Full story


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