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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 29, 2014 

Kegel named interim chancellor

Greg Kegel, dean of technical sciences at Montana State University-Northern, has been named interim chancellor. Kegel will replace James Limbaugh, who announced his resignation Thursday and will leave office at 5 p.m. today. According to a press... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 29, 2014 

Cattle back at Beaver Creek Park Tuesday

The last major camping holiday often brings many visitors to Beaver Creek Park south of Havre, and its end brings more visitors of the bovine type. The cattle grazing season, the single largest source of revenue for the park, starts the day after... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 29, 2014 

HRDC adult ed has new hours, new focus

The head of employment and training at District 4 Human Resources Development Council said that, in the midst of local schools rolling out a new year, HRDC is making some changes in how its education is presented as well. Director Andi Daniel said...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 28, 2014

Chancellor Limbaugh resigns

Montana State University-Northern Chancellor James Limbaugh has announced his resignation one week into the school year. In an email sent out to the faculty and staff this morning, Limbaugh cited discord in the university and the community as... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 28, 2014

HasEagle changes plea in rape case

A former law enforcement officer who absconded from an alleged rape changed his plea to a reduced charge in that case. Donald J. HasEagle, born in 1988, pleaded no contest in state District Court to a felony charge of aggravated assault. That charge... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 28, 2014

Task force talks ways to reduce teen pregnancy

A local task force continued its work Wednesday tasked by a Hill County Health Improvement Plan, trying to find ways to keep getting teenage girls from getting pregnant and ways to help pregnant and parenting teen girls — and boys. Wanda Meredith,...

 By Havre Daily News    Local    August 28, 2014

Kegel named interim chancellor

Greg Kegel, the Dean of Technical Sciences at Montana State University-Northern, has been named interim chancellor of the college. According to a press release this morning from MSU, the decision to place Kegel in the temporary position was made... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 27, 2014

Hi-Line kids return to school

Students returning to Highland Park for first grade were dropped off by buses and family members this morning, with new school supplies and a whole school year ahead of them. "We have a lot of... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 27, 2014

Schools open, but projects delayed

Havre schools have their first day today, despite students being somewhat displaced by the ongoing projects at the high school and Sunnyside Intermediate. Andy Carlson, superintendent of the Havre... Full story

 By Havre Daily News    Local    August 27, 2014

Northern Chancellor Limbaugh resigns

Montana State University-Northern Chancellor Jim Limbaugh announced Thursday morning that he was resigning, effective Friday. An email sent to Northern faculty and staff reads: Colleagues, For almost three years, I have had the privilege to lead... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 26, 2014

Petition calls for Limbaugh removal

A petition to remove Montana State University-Northern Chancellor James Limbaugh has been floating around town. Mike Tilleman, owner of Tilleman Motor Co., said he was approached by community members to help in getting signatures for a petition that... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 26, 2014

Huston admits Rocky Boy theft

A Havre businessman and former school board chair has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy, fraud and embezzlement at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, with the government saying it would have proven he was one of the ringleaders of the... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 26, 2014

Storm breaks records

The steady rain that fell last week set some records in the state, including Chinook tying its record for the most rain received in August. Light snow was reported in some mountain regions. National Weather Service reports Chinook received 5.49...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 26, 2014

Task force looks at teen pregnancy Wednesday

A task force is meeting in Havre Wednesday to continue looking at ways to improve one of the three top health issues identified for improvement in the county: Reducing teen pregnancy and working to provide more support for teens. Wanda Meredith of th...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 25, 2014

No state charges against Houle

A state judge has denied the Hill County attorney’s request to file felony charges against a Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation tribal council member, but John “Chance” Houle still faces three trials in federal court alleging fraud, corruption... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 25, 2014

Havre native to be on reality show

A Havre resident has found herself on a reality television show which will air tonight on Fox — KFBB, Charter channel 4, at 8 p.m. Shannon Heggem, who ran the Doggy Day Care and Pet Resort in Havre for 21 years before winning the $2 million...

 By John Kelleher    Local    August 25, 2014

New direction for Hays-Lodge Pole

HAYS - Two years ago, Hays-Lodge Pole Public Schools were wracked with tumult and dissention. Saturday, community members were at the school with teachers and school officials, taking part in an... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 25, 2014

Rain soaks north-central Montana

Steady rains kept farmers out of fields with a delayed harvest but brought much-needed rain to the region late last week and over the weekend, though they also are bringing flood warnings and advisories farther east and in central Montana. The Nation...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 25, 2014

Flooding causes issues in Harlem

Richard Mohar, the Harlem Public Works director, said most of the water that flooded Harlem during the late week storms has receded but the town is still having issues. “Thankfully, the flooding problems are not problems this morning,” Harlem...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 22, 2014

Gardipee gets 13 years

A federal judge again disappointed both sides in Thursday's sentencing of a woman involved in the death of an 11-month-old Oct. 21 on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation. He sentenced Cecilia Rose Gardipee... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 22, 2014

County asks for airport tax

The Hill County Commission is sending a request to voters in November for a tax to pay for work at the Havre City-County Airport. Commissioner Jeff LaVoi, who sits on the airport board, said the tax...

 By John Kelleher    Local    August 22, 2014

People get wet for a good cause

People along the Hi-Line have had a good time this month challenging friends to pour ice-cold water over their heads as a way of raising funds for the ALS Association. People have found the whole proc... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 21, 2014

Gardipee faces sentence in child death

Cecilia Rose Gardipee of Box Elder is being sentenced today for her role in the death of Kaidynce Small, an 11-month-old who died Oct. 21. The sentencing hearing was being held in U.S. District Court at Great Falls this morning. Witnesses favoring st... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 21, 2014

BNSF continues cleanup

BNSF Railway Co. has been trying to clean the groundwater pollution caused by decades of spills from its business. On Havre's north side, between the Milk River and the viaduct, the problem of polluti... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 21, 2014

New nursing director hired at Northern

A new nursing director at Montana State University-Northern has been hired. Janice Starr will begin her role as director for the nursing program Sept. 8. Starr is finishing her employment at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo as director of...


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