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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 26, 2015 

MAT's 'Grease' hits the stage Friday in Havre

One of the most anticipated shows of the Montana Actors' Theatre season hits the stage Friday. “Grease” will have a myriad of community members, from high schoolers to Northern officials,... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 26, 2015 

Johnny Cash walks the Hi-Line

Today is Johnny Cash’s birthday, and perhaps Havre remembers the day the man in black graced a stage in Havre in January 1960. A Havre Daily News article from 1960 announced a concert later that day that would fill the Havre Central gymnasium at... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    February 26, 2015 

Meyers' transparency bill wins House OK

The Montana Legislature Wednesday approved on a party-line vote Rep. G. Bruce Meyers' plan to post on a website all state money that goes to tribal governments. Meyers, R-Box Elder, said putting the...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 26, 2015 

Henrys face tax charges

Former Stone Child College president Melody Henry and her husband Frank Henry pleaded not guilty Monday to two counts of tax evasion. The Henrys each pleaded not guilty to: • A count of willful failure to file a federal income tax return, which car...

 By Tori Thomas    Local    February 26, 2015 

Havre's 'meticulous' speller wins bee

The 49th Annual Hill County Spelling Bee took place at Havre Middle School Wednesday and HMS eighth-grader, Jack Johnsrud, 14, won the county competition. Seventy students ranging from fifth to... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    February 25, 2015

Hansen for guns on campus bill

State Sen. Kris Hansen, R-Havre, defended her support of student possession of guns on campus. Hansen spoke during the weekly video conference between lawmakers in Helena and Havre residents. Hansen...

 Local    February 25, 2015

HPS Native American parent, guardian meeting

Parents and guardians of Native American children in Havre Public Schools will meet today at Grateful Bread in the lower level of Atrium Mall from 5 to 7 p.m. for a soup and bread meal. Topics to be covered, during this HPS Indian Education... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 25, 2015

BNSF to spend $124 million on Montana tracks

BNSF said Tuesday that it will be spending $124 million for rail maintenance and capacity improvement projects in Montana. “This year’s substantial investments in Montana are a clear reflection of how important our operations in the state are to...

 By John Kelleher    Local    February 25, 2015

McLean endorses Bullock's Medicaid expansion plan

Lt. Gov. Angela McLean gave a ringing endorsement of Gov. Steve Bullock's Medicaid expansion Tuesday night, bringing Democratic faithful to their feet several times. McLean spoke at the Havre Eagles... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    February 25, 2015

Students ask state legislators questions

Leadership High School members discussed a variety of topics in a video conference with state legislators Monday at Hill County Electric's Hospitality Room west of Havre. Local legislators Sen. Kris... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 24, 2015

St. Marks impeached again

Monday, after a little over a week of being sworn in as chairman, Ken Blatt St. Marks was handed legal papers Monday with a series of allegations the rest of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee are... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 24, 2015

Wrestling announcer receives HHS Elliott Award

Long-time wrestling announcer Randy Riggin received the Dr. Jim Elliott Memorial Award Saturday at the Havre High School boys basketball game. Havre High School wrestling coach Scott A. Filius... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    February 24, 2015

Hearing delayed for man accused of burning child

The Monday omnibus hearing for a man accused of burning a child with a lighter was pushed to Thursday. Patrick R. Schroeder, of Havre, born in 1991, was charged Jan. 14 with one count of assault on a... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    February 24, 2015

July trial set for woman accused of elder abuse, theft

The woman accused of embezzling nearly $50,000 in cash and property from an elderly Hi-Line man is scheduled to go to trial July 14. District Judge Dan Boucher set the date in an omnibus hearing Monday. Lisa L. Cole, born in 1972, of the Troy area,...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 23, 2015

Henry found not guilty, other charges pending

The four-day trial of former Stone Child College President Melody Henry ended Friday with a not guilty verdict from the jury. The jury at U.S. District Court in Great Falls began deliberating at 10:24 a.m. and came back at 2:45 p.m. with the... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    February 23, 2015

Meyers bison relocation plan fails

State Rep. Bruce Meyers, R-Box Elder, thought he had a compromise plan to keep both Native Americans and ranchers happy on the issue of bison relocation. But his compromise plan was tabled by the House Fish, Wildlife and Parks Committee, effectively... Full story

 Local    February 23, 2015

Nonprofit training coming to Havre

Press release Bear Paw Development Corp., in cooperation with the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce, is partnering with the Montana Nonprofit Association to bring a series of four nonprofit management workshops to Havre for nonprofit organizations in... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 20, 2015

Henry trial continues to fourth day

Former Stone Child College president Melody Henry’s jury trial continues today for its fourth day to lead the jury to a decision on whether or not she is guilty of embezzling funds from the tribe. Thursday, the third day of the triial, saw many... Full story

 Local    February 20, 2015

HHS speech and debate sets awards dinner for Monday

Special to the Daily News The Havre High School speech and debate team is going to celebrate a successful season Monday, its head coach said, with a banquet and awards ceremony for its competitors through the season. “This was a great year,”... Full story

 Local    February 20, 2015

Disability rights workshop set

Press release A workshop, Helping Employees Request Reasonable Accommodations, will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, at Bullhook Clinic, 521 4th St. The program is sponsored by the Havre Job Service Employer Committee. The American Disabilit... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 20, 2015

High school students fundraising for D.C. trip

Lindsey Manuel-McInerney, a history teacher at Havre High School, said that she has nine juniors who are trying to raise funds for their trip to Washington, D.C., in April. The students are taking... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    February 20, 2015

Rocky Boy to celebrate its first century

Russell Standing Rock is the great-grandson of Little Bear, one of the founders of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Little Bear was head of the Crees who had immigrated to Montana from Canada to avoid persecution. Homeless, they roamed around the st...

 By John Kelleher    Local    February 20, 2015

Purple clothes show HHS concern about suicide

People at Havre High School will be wearing purple and turquoise clothing today as a wrap-up to a week of suicide prevention programs. Hannah Pepprock and fellow members of the school’s Key Club have put on the programs and special activities... Full story

 Local    February 20, 2015

Bear Paw luncheon to highlight Hi-Line business successes

Special to the Havre Daily Bear Paw Development Corp.’s annual luncheon meeting at noon Thursday will highlight some business success from throughout the Hi-Line. The luncheon will be at Montana State University-Northern's Student Union Building.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 19, 2015

Sheriff: Jail near 'crisis mode'

Hill County officials met Wednesday morning to discuss a pressing issue: the Hill County Detention Center's critical state. "We scheduled this meeting this morning to discuss the issues and concerns... Full story


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