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 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 30, 2014 

New funeral home opens in Havre

A new funeral home has opened in Havre. Hi-Line Funeral Services opened its doors Friday, Oct. 15, at 310 S. Dell, which is the former location of New Beginnings Church of the Nazarene. Greg... Full story

 Local    October 30, 2014 

Galusha employees attended ag tax and estate training

Curt Barnekoff, Darcy Reum, Dana Fisher, Britney Tempel, Shardae Hankinson, Susan Helgeson, Darryl Meznarich, Erin Bradshaw, Anne Triplett, Anna Toner, Wendy Gerky, and Jeri Baumgartner attended a two-day seminar by Neil Harl Ph.D. Harl is... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 30, 2014 

Havre Art Association show this weekend

Monte Yellow Bird Sr., a Native artist known for his work with Plains Indians and his use of vibrant colors, will be the featured artist for the 44th Annual Havre Art Association Art Show & Sale that will be held Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and...

 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 29, 2014

Havre native gives back

Mildred Keene, 93, was born in Havre in 1920. She took part in many community activities and lived in the area until this year. In May, Keene suffered a stroke and was placed in the Immanuel Skilled Care Center in Kalispell, near her son. As a gift... Full story

 Local    October 29, 2014

Linda Warneke is Artitudes featured artist

Artitudes Gallery Artitudes Gallery presents “Zentangle and More” by Linda Warneke during November and December. Zentangle is the creative art of doodling with an artistic twist. She has created many framed pieces, ornaments and original note... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 29, 2014

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many organizations in Havre are showing their support for this movement. According to cancer.org, this campaign was founded in 1985 to increase... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 28, 2014

Local woman sews, donates blankets

A local Havre woman has a lot of free time, and she chooses to use that time to make a difference in the community. Peggy Kemp, 86, sews blankets for every newborn baby that is born at Northern... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 28, 2014

New gym, The Garage, gets people tuned up

Amanda Solomon has been a personal trainer for years and decided to open her gym, The Garage, to continue her passion. She and her husband used to be personal trainers in California before they moved... Full story

 Local    October 27, 2014

Havre High School speech and debate kicks off season

Special to the Havre Daily News The Havre High School speech and debate team opened the season with some success at its home tournament, but couldn’t quite edge out the Belgrade High School Panthers in the team competition. Havre took second in...

 Local    October 27, 2014

American Red Cross schedules several Hi-Line blood drives

The American Red Cross will hold blood drives along the Hi-Line next week. The schedule is: • Monday, Nov. 3, St. Jude Parish Center, noon-5:30 p.m. • Tuesday, Nov. 4, Wallner Hall, Chinook, 1-6 p.m. • Tuesday, Nov. 4, Harlem High School, 2-6...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 27, 2014

Northern Alumni Auction raises around $15K

The Northern Alumni Foundation Chinese Auction raised funds for scholarships that will be given to Northern students. Saturday, people filed into the Student Union Building at Montana State University... Full story

 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


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