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 Local    January 23, 2015 

Poets and Pickers spring forward

Press release The poets and pickers have frozen out, and organizers think their audiences might welcome a change, as well, with the 21st Annual Western Heritage Roundup of the Montana Country Poets & Pickers being held in April this year rather than... Full story

 Local    January 23, 2015 

Singer James Hersch to perform at Northern

Montana State University-Northern The Associated Students of Montana State University -Northern are proud to presents singer/songwriter James Hersch Thursday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Building Ballroom.    Hersch will be in Havre... Full story

 Local    January 23, 2015 

Library News and Views

By Dr. Frank Miller A community member has donated a four-disc set of DVDs from The Teaching Company. This addition to our collection of educational courses is “Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases.” These are 24 presentations of... Full story

 Local    January 23, 2015 

Northern prof gets national teacher education award

Special to the Daily News Fred Smiley, recently promoted to the rank of full professor of education by Montana State University-Northern, has received a national award, He has been nominated for the Edward C. Pomeroy Award for Outstanding... Full story

 Local    January 23, 2015 

Senior Center News for Jan. 26-30

North Central Senior Center, Jan. 26 to Jan. 30 Monday — Transportation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Except for medical people have to call in early to make arrangements. Painting at 1 p.m. Tuesday — Transportation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Except for... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    January 23, 2015 

St. Jude boiler quits, will soon be replaced

St. Jude Thaddeus School is slated to get an upgrade after its boiler called it quits. The Rev. Daniel J. Wathen, the pastor of St. Jude Thaddeus Church and superintendent of the school, said the boiler crashed Wednesday and they expect to begin... Full story

 Local    January 21, 2015

Montana Grain Growers Association and Montana Grains Foundation offer scholarships

Press release  GREAT FALLS — The Montana Grain Growers Association and the Montana Grains Foundation will each offer two scholarships to be used for the 2015-2016 school year. MGGA will award two $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing an... Full story

 By Michelle M. Hill    Local    January 20, 2015

Make a positive resolution for the new year

The birth of a new year often brings out the part of us that looks at the opportunity for growth. We see evidence of this all around us — the indications of our collective quest for weight loss, healthier eating, better financial stability — on... Full story

 Local    January 20, 2015

Norovirus on the rise; take precautions now

Special to the Daily News The Department of Public Health and Human Services is reporting multiple outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness, primarily norovirus, prompting state health officials to issue advice on steps everyone can take to stay... Full story

 Local    January 20, 2015

Art, history at Lincoln-McKinley

Lincoln-McKinley Primary School second-grade teacher Karlee Young's art projects connect art and history. The artist the class studied last week was French impressionist Paul Gaugu... Full story

 Local    January 16, 2015

MAT and Fort Peck Summer Theatre team to produce 'Love Letters'

Special to the Havre Daily Andy Meyers and Pam L. Veis will perform a Montana tour of A.R. Gurney's "Love Letters," a unique and imaginative theater piece which is presented, as suggested by the... Full story

 Local    January 16, 2015

Senior Center News for Jan. 19-23

North Central Senior Center, Dec. 29 to Jan 2 Monday — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — Center Closed Tuesday — Transportation from 9 am to 3 pm. Except for medical people have to call in early to make arrangements. Bingo at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday ... Full story

 Local    January 16, 2015

Library News and Views

By Rachel Rawn We here at the Havre-Hill County Library would like to extend a big thanks to Mike and Darcy Zook, who led the first discussion in our 2015 Winter Reading Series. We discussed the book “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Cline and... Full story

 Local    January 16, 2015

Celebrating History: Historic buildings and 'The Social Whirl'

Emily Mayer For this third installment of the Year of the Buildings, I found this curious article in the Jan. 16, 1914 issue of The Hill County Democrat. A couple of years ago, a friend asked me if I...

 Local    January 16, 2015

Karaoke set for once a month at Northern starting Jan. 21

Special to the Daily News Once a month this semester, the Montana State University-Northern Program Council Committee is presenting karaoke at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Building Ballroom.  Karaoke will be held Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 18 and April... Full story

 Local    January 16, 2015

Northern slates MLK day celebrations

Special to the Daily News Montana State University-Northern will be celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with two different events. An event today is prepared particularly for the Northern community. The event will include a reading of... Full story

 Local    January 16, 2015

Stockgrowers Association offers members $1,000 scholarship

Special to the Daily News Montana Stockgrowers Association’s Research & Education Endowment Foundation is offering an Educational Heritage Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. This annual scholarship is awarded to a MSGA student member. Last... Full story

 Local    January 15, 2015

FWP Region 6 gets on Facebook

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 is joining the world of social media. Marc Kloker, Region 6 information and education program manager, recently launched a Facebook page dedicated to the region... Full story

 Local    January 15, 2015

MSU Extension offers free online magazine

Montana State University Extension BOZEMAN — Big Sky Small Acres: Rural Living in Montana, a magazine produced triannually by Montana State University Extension for busy landowners and backyard enthusiasts, is now available for free online. The... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    January 15, 2015

'9 Circles'

Montana Actors' Theatre's latest production, "9 Circles," will have its opening night Friday. "9 Circles" is based on true events and tells the story of Pvt. Daniel Reeves, who has been honorably... Full story


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