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 Local    November 21, 2014 

St. Marks sworn in as Rocky Boy chair

ROCKY BOY - Ken St. Marks was sworn in as tribal chair at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Thursday after almost two years of waiting. "It's time for us to start doing what's right" St. Marks said to... Full story

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    November 21, 2014 

Canada-U.S. joint op to take place next week

A test of communications equipment between law enforcement officials from the United States and Canada will take place Monday and Tuesday. Hill County Sheriff Don Brostrom said that this exercise, Canada-U.S. Enhanced Resiliency Experiment, or... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    November 21, 2014 

Session will guide people through adoption process

People considering adopting children face some pitfalls and many opportunities. And most potential parents have lots of questions about what path they should take if they want to adopt children. That’s why Mike Zook and Charlie Klimas and other...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 21, 2014 

Young faces strangulation charge in fed court

A Fort Belknap Indian Reservation man is facing federal charges alleging he, on multiple occasions, strangled a woman and threatened to “end her.” Kyle Young, 33, a former law enforcement officer, pleaded not guilty in federal District Court in...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 21, 2014 

Off to the championship

CHINOOK - Sugarbeeter fans gathered in the Chinook High School Gymnasium this morning to send off their football team to the state Class C 8 man football championships after a grueling season.... Full story

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    November 20, 2014

Cheers, jeers for gay marriage ruling

Same-sex couples in Montana can now get marriage licenses at the Hill County Clerk of Courts office for the first time, now that U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris ruled Wednesday that Montana’s ban on same-sex marriages violated the U.S.... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 20, 2014

Charter moving to all-digital service

Charter Communications said Wednesday that they are moving to an all-digital network in Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. The move should double Internet speeds at no additional cost to the user, a press release from the company said. It will also... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    November 20, 2014

Help sought in locating deer poacher

State wildlife officials are seeking tips from the public about the poaching of a mule deer buck near Fresno Reservoir west of Havre. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Warden Andy Matakis said the buck was shot on private property approximately one...

 
 Local    November 19, 2014

Greenough pleads in pharmacy robbery

Staff report A Havre man accused in connection with the July 21 robbery and theft of thousands of prescription pills from a Havre pharmacy has pleaded guilty in a plea agreement. Ryan M. Greenough, born in 1983, pleaded guilty to criminal possession... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 19, 2014

Ruling: Standoff gunman committed suicide

The man who held himself at gunpoint for 21 hours in April outside the U.S. Bank building was officially deemed to have committed suicide. A coroner's jury made the decision Friday on the cause of... Full story

 
 Local    November 19, 2014

Plea change in California meth ring case

Staff report A Havre man is among defendants charged with participating in a methamphetamine distribution ring, that ran from California through Montana, to plead guilty in federal District Court in Great Falls. Samuel Cale Chapman, 33 at the time... Full story

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    November 19, 2014

Task force discusses ways to reduce teen pregnancy

A task force met in Havre Tuesday to continue discussing ideas of preventing teen pregnancy in Hill County. According to the website http://www.countyhealthrankings.org, as of 2014 – for every 1,000 teenage girls ages 15 to 19, Hill County has 66...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    November 18, 2014

Bullhook, 3 others in Bullock budget

Four major Hi-Line projects received funding under Gov. Steve Bullock’s proposed budget that was unveiled Monday. While the Legislature has final say over the projects, Bullock ranked two Hill County projects very high on the list, meaning they... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 18, 2014

Havre Trails created, to hold meeting

The first official Havre Trails meeting will be held Dec. 8 at Property West LLC at 5:30 p.m. The group has been formed to push for the completion of trail projects in the area and promote walking and biking in the community. After the meeting Dec. 8...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    November 18, 2014

Santa Run OK'd by Havre council

The Santa Run, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 29, just prior to the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony in downtown Havre, has received approval from Havre City Council. Havre Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Debbie Vandeberg told... Full story

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    November 17, 2014

83-year old woman dies in Harlem fire

An 83-year-old Harlem woman died of smoke inhalation in a fire that destroyed her house Thursday. Blaine County Undersheriff Frank Billmayer said Dorothy Belden died in the fire, which was reported at 7:35 a.m. Thursday. Her husband, 87-year-old... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    November 17, 2014

Kavulla comments on CenturyLink probe

Montana Public Service Commissioner Travis Kavulla said he has heard lots of complaints about CenturyLink’s telephone service and is asking the public to step forward to express their views about the company’s service. The commissioner Thursday... Full story

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    November 17, 2014

Beaver Creek license plate scheduled for release

The Friends of Beaver Creek Park's new license plate design is scheduled to be released in early 2015. Six designs were submitted in the license plate design contest that was held in January 2011....

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    November 17, 2014

Community food drive begins this evening

Havre Boy Scout Troops 1438 and 1492 and volunteers will be going door to door around town this evening to collect nonperishable food items for the Havre Community Food Bank in North Havre. The food will then be brought to the Havre Daily News...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 14, 2014

Rocky Boy swearing in deferred

The swearing in of four Business Committee members at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, scheduled for Monday, has been delayed because of a tribal court injunction. Wednesday, the election board announced its decision to uphold the election results... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    November 14, 2014

PSC wants comments on CenturyLink service

In an unusual move, the Montana Public Service Commission is asking CenturyLink customers to come forward with their complaints about their landline telephone service. The PSC, in a press release issued Thursday, said an informal investigation discov... Full story

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    November 14, 2014

Harlem fire claims one victim

One person has died in and a second person escaped from a house fire in Harlem Thursday morning. According to The Associated Press, the victim’s name has not been released. The state fire marshal and the Blaine County sheriff’s office are...

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    November 14, 2014

Food drive efforts continue

The “Everybody Loves Firefighters,” or ELF, food drive has been canceled this year due to cold weather conditions. However, if people still want to help the Havre Food Bank collect nonperishable food items for the holiday season — they can do... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 13, 2014

Locker rooms opened for business

The ribbon-cutting ceremony at Havre High School showed the community how much work has been put into the athletic facilities at the school. Attendees were shown the now-complete locker rooms at the... Full story

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    November 13, 2014

MSU-N honors veterans

Attendees of Montana State University-Northern's Veterans Day ceremony Wednesday honored the sacrifices of veterans and their families. Northern paid tribute to veterans Wednesday because the campus...

 

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