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 Local    October 24, 2014 

Activities abound at the library

By Francine Brady and Rachel Rawn Havre-Hill County Library A chill is in the air. At this ghostly, beastly time of year, you may want to read some of these spooky tales. “It” by Stephen King is a story that preys on your childhood fears....

 Local    October 24, 2014 

Senior News

Here are activities planned at North-Central Senior Center for the coming week: Monday — Transportation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (except for medical you have to call in early to make arrangements); painting at 1 p.m.; Tuesday — Transportation from...

 Local    October 24, 2014 


Monte and Dawn Fauque of Shelby, Montana, announce the engagement of their daughter, Fallon Rae Fauque, to Richard Isaac Melby, son of Dennis and Paula Melby of Kremlin, Montana. The bride-to-be is a...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 24, 2014 

Hallways of Horror: Hotel Oakland

"Haunted Hotel Oakland" opened Thursday and will continue to frighten those who dare enter it until Halloween night. Chelby Gooch, the president of the Havre Jaycees chapter, said they began working...

 By Emily Mayer    Local    October 24, 2014 

Celebrating History: voting on the courthouse

For this 42nd installment honoring the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory and 125th anniversary of statehood, we examine articles from the Oct. 23, 1914 issue of The Box Elder Valley Press. The big news was in regard to a bond issue that would... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 24, 2014 

Dr. Slaughter can see you now

Montana State University-Northern is opening the doors of Dr. Slaughter's Horror Hospital tonight at 8 p.m. "The criminally insane on the second floor have escaped," a flyer for the haunted hospital... Full story

 By From The Hill County Conservation District    Local    October 23, 2014

HCCD Legislative Dinner set for Nov. 13

The Hill County Conservation District is holding its Annual Legislative Dinner Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Montana State University-Northern Student Union Building Ballroom. People can meet and mingle starting at 5:30 p.m.; prime rib buffet dinner... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 23, 2014

Northern Alumni Auction set to sell big items

The Northern Alumni Foundation Chinese Auction will be Saturday and will offer a wide variety of items for attendees to bid upon. Jim Bennett, executive director of the Alumni Foundation at Montana... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 23, 2014

Taking the polar plunge for Special Olympics

People and groups will be "freezin' for a reason" on Saturday, Nov. 8, at Blue Pony Stadium. The annual SubZero SuperHero Polar Plunge will take place prior to the Montana State University-Northern fo... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 23, 2014

Jaycees Haunted House to open

The Jaycees and volunteers are putting the final touches on “Haunted Hotel Oakland” on First Street, which they run every year for Halloween. Chelby Gooch, president of the Havre Jaycees chapter, said his group changed four rooms in the 21-room...

 By Hill County Health Department    Local    October 20, 2014

Whooping cough still on the rise in Hill County

As of Thursday, there have been four confirmed cases of pertussis reported in Hill County. The Hill County Health Department has some advice on how to best protect yourself and your family from pertussis. Pertussis is a contagious disease that... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 17, 2014

Hi-Line Living: Small towns in focus: Rudyard

The small Montana town of Rudyard sits on the Hi-Line and has a colorful, varied history. Rudyard sits 40 miles west of Havre on U.S. Highway 2 and has a population of 275, according to the 2010... Full story

 By Francine Brady    Local    October 17, 2014

Library news and views

In her latest novel, “Bittersweet,” Colleen McCullough, author of “The Thorn Birds,” has journeyed back to Australia to give us a romantic saga of four sisters living in the tumultuous times of the 1920’s and 1930’s. Two sets of twins... Full story

 Local    October 17, 2014

Senior News

Here are activities planned at North Central Senior Center for the coming week: Monday — Transportation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (except for medical you have to call in early to make arrangements); painting at 1 p.m. Tuesday — Transportation from 9... Full story

 By Emily Mayer    Local    October 17, 2014

Celebrating the past: More history from Hingham Review

There were several small local-interest articles in the Oct. 16, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review. The following are featured for this 41st of statehood, complete with misspelling: New Saloon Opened On Wednesday of this week Ashton More opened his...

 By Lynn Hamilton    Local    October 17, 2014

All invited to community appreciation barbecue at Northern

A community appreciation barbecue will be held noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Montana State University-Northern at the Applied Technology Center. The event was organized by several Havre residents who wanted to express the close ties between the community... Full story

 Local    October 17, 2014

Speech judging invite extended to members of community

Special to the Daily News The coaches of the Havre High School speech and debate team are extending an invitation to anyone interested in judging speech, drama or debate Saturday, Oct. 25. “We’re contacting people on our list, but we always seem... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 17, 2014

Northern student to be recognized at Saturday's game for volunteerism

A Montana State University-Northern student will be named “Volunteer of the Game” during the home football game Saturday. Joseph Vernon will receive the recognition for his work in revitalizing the university’s recycling program. Vernon is the... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 16, 2014

MAT looks at life, death in 'On Borrowed Time'

A co-director of the latest Montana Actors' Theatre production urged people to come see the show, which opens Friday in Montana State University-Northern's Little Theatre in Cowan Hall. "It's a... Full story

 Local    October 16, 2014

Anti-domestic abuse effort draws 100

Hill County Public Health Nurses The Family Violence Stops Here 5K Walk for Awareness was held Saturday at the Saddle Butte RC Model Flying Club and Bill Baltrusch Nature Trail. Because October is Dom... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 15, 2014

7 HHS students go to state music fest

The All-State Music Festival is starting today in Missoula and seven of the participants are students from Havre High School. This year, the University of Montana is hosting the event. David Johnke, Havre High band director, said that it is an honor... Full story

 Local    October 15, 2014

More bike, walking trails planned, meeting set

Press release Opportunity Link Inc. A streets and trails workshop will take place in Havre Tuesday, Oct. 21, at HRDC, 2229 5th Ave.from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This workshop is open to the public, and residents are encouraged to attend and gather... Full story

 Local    October 15, 2014

Speaker on Jeannette Rankin will be in Havre

Press release H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum According to local author Gary A. Wilson, in his book, “Honky-Tonk Town, Havre, Montana's Lawless Era,” a young Jeannette Rankin came to town in October and November 1914 to speak on behalf of...

 By Pam Burke    Local    October 15, 2014

Key to fundraising

As the youth branch of the International Kiwanis Club, Key clubs also focus their efforts on making a difference in their communities, and this fall Havre High School Key Club is working to paint the... Full story


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