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 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...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 21, 2014

Havre High students revive old tradition

Students of Havre High School hiked up the side of Saddle Butte to make their mark on the history of Havre Wednesday. Lindsey Kudrna said she invited the entire Havre High School Class of 2015 to... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 21, 2014

Ketchum: Fourth time back in court brings two years

A man facing his third revocation of his release on a suspended sentence — the second in five months — was ordered to spend the rest of his sentence with the state Department of Corrections. Andrew Ketchum of Box Elder, born in 1988, admitted ear...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 20, 2014

Havre Police comment on Klan flyers

In light of the public outcry against the United Klans of America flyers at the Havre City Council meeting Monday, the Havre Police Department sent out a press release about the matter Tuesday. “Our officers work diligently at patrolling the... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 20, 2014

Demo derby will move to Saturday at fair

On a 3-2 vote, the Great Northern Fair Board Tuesday approved moving the Havre Jaycee Demolition Derby to Saturday, a spot the Northern Rodeo Association professional rodeo has held for the last two years. The Jaycees at July’s meeting made the... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 20, 2014

Fair board talks about budget cut

The Great Northern Fair Board Monday discussed dealing with a proposed smaller budget. Fairgrounds manager Tim Solomon said he put in a request based on last year's budget, but the budget proposal was $90,000 smaller. Hill County Commissioner Jeff...

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    August 20, 2014

Benefit set for ALS patient

While the “Ice Bucket Challenge” is sweeping the Internet’s social media and bringing awareness of, and funding to, the national ALS Association, people on the Hi-Line have a chance this weekend to show support and help with fundraising for a...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 19, 2014

Klan flyers concern public

Havre City Council meeting saw its biggest audience in a long time Monday night as community members showed up to voice concerns about the United Klans of America flyers that were distributed around town over the weekend. The flyers read... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 19, 2014

Second suspect charged in pill heist

A second person faces charges stemming from a pharmacy robbery that netted thousands of prescription painkillers. Ryan M. Greenough, born in 1983, was in the Hill County jail this morning on $25,000 bond for two counts of possession of drugs with... Full story

 
 Local    August 19, 2014

Charter has another blackout

The Havre area experienced another blackout in Charter Communications services Monday evening. Jack Hardy, the senior manager of communications for Charter, said it was around 5 p.m. Monday technicians noticed there was an error in the system. They... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 19, 2014

BLM kills Bullwhacker land swap

The federal agency that was looking at a potential land swap to open access to the Bullwhacker area in southern Blaine County said that swap is off the table. Bureau of Land Management announced in a...

 

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