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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 29, 2014 

Northern lights up: Students head back to college

The halls and classrooms of Montana State University-Northern are again filled with students, faculty and staff as the first week of school comes to an end. Orientation at the college saw high...

 Local    August 25, 2014

Quick Pic: Big toys for girls and boys

Camille Keeley, 7, runs through a inflatable obstacle course during the 8th annual Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line Big Toy Day which marks the end of summer along with the club's school season... Full story

 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 22, 2014

Celebrating History: War news at the top of Page 1

For the 33rd installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, we find out what is going on in Box Elder. The Box Elder Valley Press’ Aug. 21, 1914 issue had the latest score pertaining to the piano contest. Marion...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 22, 2014

Small towns in focus: Loma

Loma sits wrapped around U.S. Highway 87 north of Fort Benton and south of Havre. The town has a population of 85, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. The town grew up at a mecca where three rivers...

 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 15, 2014

Celebrating history: War aside, lots in the Hingham Review

The Hingham Review’s Aug. 14, 1914 issue had articles on the war in Europe (World War I), problems in Mexico and news from our nation’s capital. Closer to home, here are some entries for this 32 installment of this series celebrating the 150th...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 15, 2014

Gnarly times in Big Sandy

The Annual Big Sandy BBQ and Skate Jam brought skaters from all over the western United States and even one from Costa Rica to take the bowl that the bassist for Pearl Jam had built for his old... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 8, 2014

Hi-Line Living: Rocky Boy powwow celebrates culture

The 2014 50th Annual Rocky Boy Celebration and Powwow brought several hundred dancers to compete in the three-day powwow. Dustin Whitford, one of the main organizers of the event, said he thought the... Full story

 By Eric Seidle    Local    August 5, 2014

A quirky Yard of the Week

Sarah Kraske's 1235 14th Ave. home has been chosen as the Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club's Yard of the Week. Quirky details - like flowerpots decorated with family pictures - create a fun, unique... Full story

 By Pam Burke    Local    August 1, 2014

The Havre Rifle and Pistol Club

The world of shooting sports covers a wide array of firearms, disciplines and passions, but twice a week shooters looking for a morning of friendly competition, camaraderie and, of course, tests of... Full story

 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 1, 2014

Celebrating History: 100 years ago in the Hingham Review

We will take a look at the Hingham Review’s July 31, 1914, issue for this 13th installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of the creation of Montana Territory. A Card Upon my departure from Montana I take the occasion to thus testify my regard...

 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 Emily Mayer    Local    July 25, 2014

Celebrating history: The third Hill County Fair

For the 29th installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, we take a look at the news in the July 25, 1914 issue of The Havre Plaindealer. The event getting the most news was the upcoming Hill County Fair. The fai...

 By Emily Mayer    Local    July 18, 2014

Celebrating History: Newspaper's Booster Edition

The July 18, 1914, issue of the Hill County Democrat was a very interesting one. It was a Booster Edition, full of columns boasting about how great Hill County, Havre and Montana were to live and...

 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 Eric Seidle    Local    July 14, 2014

Quick Pic: Wrestling with a pig: It's as messy as it sounds

The Fantastic 4 team drag a pig near the bucket during peewee pig wrestling Sunday at the Blaine County Fair.... Full story

 By Emily Mayer    Local    July 3, 2014

Celebrating History: New business in the Wright Building

We return to Havre for the 26 installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of the formation of Montana Territory, signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln on May 26, 1864. Information for this column comes from the July 4, 1914...

 By Special to the Havre Daily News    Local    July 1, 2014

Sieglock earns Garden Club Yard of the Week

Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club chose the yard of Sara and Vic Sieglock at 1418 Lincoln Ave. as Yard of the Week. This landscaped yard is the forefront for beautiful flower beds graced with perennials,... Full story

 By Eric Seidle    Local    June 30, 2014

Quick Pic: A new sign for Fort Assiniboine

A new sign recently placed on U.S. Highway 87 south of Havre points the way to Fort Assinniboine, the historic fort that was in operation in the late 19th and early 20th century. The sign is designed... Full story

 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 27, 2014

Celebrating history: Hingham Park is looking better

For this 25th installment celebrating Montana Territory’s 150th anniversary, we go back to Hingham. In the June 26, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review, we find, complete with misspelling: About The Park We are truly glad to see the grass growing in...

 By Pam Burke    Local    June 27, 2014

History takes flight

CUTBANK - People who have flown, whether as passenger or pilot, commonly comment at some point about one's change in perspective inspired by flight. They no longer look in the same way at the... Full story

 By Eric Seidle    Local    June 23, 2014

Quick Pic: Barber Ranch Archery shoot

Scotty McLean of Havre shoots at target during the 16th Annual Barber Ranch 2 day Archery Shoot on Saturday.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 20, 2014

Acupuncture sticks on the Hi-Line

The more than 2,000-year-old practice of acupuncture is alive on the Hi-Line. Acupuncture is a medical practice in which thin needles are inserted into key points along the body to relieve symptoms...

 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 20, 2014

Celebrating History: Summer events on the Hi-Line

We return to Box Elder for this 24th installment of this series celebrating Montana Territory’s 150th anniversary. Here is some of what was in the June 19, 1914 issue. Like Hingham, Box Elder was having a contest for a piano. The Valley Mercantile...

 By Eric Seidle    Local    June 19, 2014

Quick Pic: Sounds on the Square

Blind Luck band members Joe Ross, left, and Jeff McCormick play during Wednesday's Sounds on the Square. The ROC Band will perform next Wednesday at Town Square from 6 to 8 p.m.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 13, 2014

Building a world in miniature

In the lower level of the Frank DeRosa Railroad Museum lies a model world that dwarfs the model trains upstairs. The model train scene built in the lower level of the building was started in 2001 by... Full story


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