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 Local    October 1, 2014 

Parents urged: Read to kids

Did you feed your baby’s brain today? That’s a question that Plant a Seed…Read and its partner, Read Aloud 15 Minutes, want parents and caregivers everywhere to answer with a resounding, “Yes!” Plant a Seed…Read is extending its mission... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 1, 2014 

Crowning Blue Pony Royalty

Wyatt Lindbloom and Shania Carlson were named 2014 Homecoming King and Queen this morning at the coronation in the Havre High School auditorium. The class representatives were introduced first,... Full story

 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    October 1, 2014 

District 32 candidates to take part in forum

The candidates for Montana House District 32 will also be included in the Havre Daily News forum Thursday night at Havre High School. • Democratic incumbent Clarena Brockie will face Republican G. Bruce Mayers in that contest. The district... Full story

 Local    September 30, 2014

Havre Daily News to hold candidate forum Thursday

Candidates for state Legislature races in the Havre area will take part in a candidate forum at Havre High School, 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The Havre Daily News will sponsor the forum. Candidates in three races will take part. They are: State Sen.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 30, 2014

St. Jude Thaddeus revives history

Some of the boarded-up windows in the St. Jude Thaddeus School's historical building are being replaced. The BNSF Railway Foundation awarded a grant of $10,000 to the school in the summer of 2013,... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 29, 2014

Sugarbeet Festival

The 10th Annual Chinook Sugarbeet Festival saw a little bit of rain over the weekend, but people still lined the streets to watch the parade Saturday. Montana Actors' Theatre, FFA and political... Full story

 Local    September 26, 2014

The Timely Trio to perform in Havre

The Timely Trio, a group of ladies who have sung in the Havre area since 1983, will be sharing their intricate harmony and sensitive, soulful interpretations once again locally. Their concert, sponsored by Montana Synodical Women, will be held... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 26, 2014

Hi-Line Living: Native American Week

Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and Montana State University-Northern have been celebrating Native American culture with various events as part of Native American week. In Rocky Boy, the community was... Full story

 Local    September 26, 2014

Chinook minds its own beeswax

The theme of Chinook’s 10th Annual Sugarbeet Festival this year is the honey bee industry and celebrations kick off today. “We try to showcase one of our local industries every year,” said Mitzi Cecrle, the director of the festival. “This... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    September 26, 2014

Phillip home named Yard of the Week

The yard of Joe Phillip at 516 3rd St. was chosen as the Yard of the Week by the Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club. "It is a very unique and interesting property, giving one the feeling of a little... Full story

 By Emily Mayer    Local    September 26, 2014

Celebrating history: The Blaine, Phillips split

We take a look at the Sept. 25, 1914 issue of The Havre Plaindealer for this 38th installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory and 125th anniversary of our statehood. Front page... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 25, 2014

Community nonprofit talks money

The Hill County Community Foundation met with its umbrella organization, the Montana Community Foundation, Wednesday to talk about methods for raising funds for the community. Chair of the HCCF Pam Veis was newly appointed to the position of the... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 24, 2014

Hello Walk painted for Northern homecoming

To kick off homecoming week at Montana State University-Northern, many organizations and clubs painted a step on the "Hello Walk" Tuesday. The repainting of the Hello Walk is a tradition at the... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 24, 2014

School board to decide on Mat Corner, renovation penalties

At a special Havre District School Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday afternoon, the trustees discussed the choices they will have to make regarding the Mat Corner and whether or not to charge a penalty to the contractors in charge of the renovations... Full story

 By Emily Meyer    Local    September 23, 2014

Celebrating history: 1914 Hill County Fair was great

For this 37th installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory and 125th anniversary of statehood, we take a look at the Sept. 18, 1914 issue of the Havre Promoter. News on the front... Full story

 Local    September 23, 2014

Barbecue for HHS families is set

Families of Havre Public Schools of students from pre-kindergarten to high school seniors are invited to a welcome-back fall barbecue, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday at the Havre High School lawn. The event is sponsored by Indian Education for All and... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 19, 2014

'Loving Our Treasures' kicks into high gear

Residents and visitors have a chance to have some fun and appreciate the community during this year's Havre Festival Days, themed "Loving Our Treasures." "We are having an event!" Havre Area Chamber... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 19, 2014

Hi-Line Living: Havre pride cleans streets

Havreites and Hi-Liners gathered to pick up garbage in the area to keep Havre and the area looking sharp. Havre Pride has been held for around 17 years, according to Kim Cripps, one of the main...

 Local    September 19, 2014

Ex-Havreite to return home to sign books

When Rick Verploegen was a Havre Middle School student, he found his passion for reading and writing. He loved reading novels, especially historical action that was filled with history. He especially... Full story

 By Havre Area Chamber of Commerce    Local    September 19, 2014

Havre Festival Days winning button numbers for Sept. 19

The winning Havre Festival Days button numbers for Sept. 19 are: 73 495 931 299 137 334 200 766 428 Winners can bring their buttons to the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce office at 130 5th Avenue to claim their prizes.... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 17, 2014

Fair board looks at budget

The Great Northern Fair Board Monday held in-depth discussions of its budget, including setting a new committee to look at ways to better fund the annual Great Northern Fair. Board members Scott Doney, Chad Murnin and Gus Sharp advocated creating a... Full story

 By Havre Area Chamber of Commerce    Local    September 17, 2014

Changes planned in Ag Appreciation Dinner

For 17 years, the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce’s Agri-Business Committee has organized the Ag Appreciation Banquet with incredible support through business sponsorships. This has been an event the committee and community have truly enjoyed.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 17, 2014

Artitudes Gallery celebrates 10 years

Artitudes Gallery celebrated its 10-year anniversary Friday by inviting the community for a party. Kris Shaw, one of the co-founders of the cooperative artist gallery, said she and Mary Nault got... Full story

 By Havre Area Chamber of Commerce    Local    September 17, 2014

Havre Festival Days winning button numbers for Sept. 17

The winning Havre Festival Days button numbers for Sept. 17 are: 226 979 420 52 886 527 Winners can bring their buttons to the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce office at 130 5th Avenue to claim their prizes. More winning numbers will be announced each... Full story


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