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 By Tori Thomas    Local    April 20, 2015 

Former Lunch Box manager pleads guilty

A former Lunch Box manager accused of theft after a $60 cookie sale led to a charge alleging she embezzled more than $60,000 from the restaurant pleaded guilty during a change of plea hearing Friday...

 
 Local    April 20, 2015 

Results of Montana SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference listed

Press release Montana’s SkillsUSA held the 44th annual State Leadership and Skills Conference on the Montana State University-Northern campus last week. Northern has hosted the event since 1972. This year SkillsUSA celebrates 50 years of...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 20, 2015 

Common Core tests Montana's patience

Tuesday, Measured Progress, the company that runs Common Core testing, had its server break down, leaving some Montana schools with a problematic situation. Darrin Hannum, the Box Elder...

 
 Local    April 17, 2015

Huston's lawyer to stay on, new trial date to be set

In the U.S. vs. Shad Huston case, the prosecution’s motion to remove Michael Sherwood as Huston’s attorney was denied. In the Missouri River Federal Courthouse in Great Falls, Huston’s case has been held up by a series of legal moves. Huston wi...

 
 Local    April 17, 2015

Montana State Library presents award to Havre-Hill County Library

From Montana State Library HELENA — Montana State Library Commission presented the Havre-Hill County Library the 2015 Excellent Library Service Award April 10 at the 102nd annual Montana Library Association conference held in Bozeman. The awards...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 17, 2015

Bill Lanier - loves Havre, Scouting

When he was in high school, in Great Falls, Bill Lanier earned his Boy Scout Eagle Scout badge by helping out in rural blood drives. It was natural for him to be involved in Scouting, His father was...

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    April 17, 2015

Local athletes prep for 2015 Special Olympics Montana Summer State Games

With the 2015 Special Olympics Montana Summer State Games just around the corner, area athletes are training for the big event. Athletes and their supporters will also be participating in other...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 17, 2015

Group hopes to revitalize downtown Havre

The time may be right for Havre — especially downtown Havre — to begin a program to improve and promote itself. That was the consensus of people attending a special meeting put on by the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce and the city Thursday. It...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 16, 2015

Huston's lawyer's hearing reset for today in Great Fall

Shad Huston, whose sentencing was rescheduled after he and his lawyer were given the option of withdrawing a guilty plea, was supposed to have a hearing Tuesday about whether or not his lawyer should...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 16, 2015

Andrew Johnson - a talent in metals

Ryan Chagnon was injured in an automobile accident 14 years ago, and he has used a walker to get around since. He has two walkers with small wheels that he can use to get around on pavement. That's fi...

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    April 16, 2015

Harada benefit set for May 2

A chili dinner and silent auction benefit event for local woman, Janine Harada, 59, who is battling two stage four cancers, is set for Saturday, May 2. Nichole Artis, Harada's daughter, said her...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 16, 2015

Scout proposes making a dog park for Havre

The city of Havre may establish a city park where dogs can run free without leashes. Boy Scout Jonathan Klein brought his proposal to Havre City Council's Parks Committee Wednesday night. Klein hopes...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 16, 2015

SkillsUSA prepares workforce of America

Cassie Huntley, the state director for SkillsUSA Montana, said that they brought close to 400 people to Havre for the three-day event to take part in 29 different competitions in trades including...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 15, 2015

Embezzler sentenced to one year

Theodora Ann Morsette was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison and three years of supervised release, as well as ordered to pay $96,948.35 restitution and a $300 special assessment fee. Morsette was found guilty by a jury in January on...

 
 Local    April 15, 2015

Volunteers honored for serving poor

Volunteers who keep Havre's needy housed and fed gathered at St. Jude Parish Center Monday night. Salvation Army, Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen and Havre Food Bank honored people who give their time in...

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    April 15, 2015

John Chapman - committed to helping the poor

Pastor John Chapman is Wednesday's Volunteer of the Week in a five-day look at five members of the Havre community who have done more than their share to help better Havre and the Hi-Line. Pastor...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 15, 2015

School board approves speech and debate club

At the Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, the board allowed the creation of a Speech and Debate Club and finalized that there would be no mill levy this year. HHS student Jacob Bachmeier spoke to the board in favor of...

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    April 15, 2015

Kitty Keepers closes its doors

After 17 years, Kitty Keepers cat shelter, located on 26th Avenue West, closed its doors last week. Penney Bergren, co-founder of the no-kill shelter, said the choice to close the facility was due to...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 14, 2015

Henrys plead guilty to filing false returns

Former Stone Child College head Melody Henry and her husband, Frank Henry, pleaded guilty Monday to filing a false federal income tax return Monday and awaits sentencing. The maximum penalty for the count is three years imprisonment with one year of...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 14, 2015

Judy Ireland - won't stop, can't stop

Judy Ireland is Tuesday's Volunteer of the Week in a five-day look at five members of the Havre community who have done more than their share to help better Havre and the Hi-Line. Ireland has been...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 14, 2015

Havre may become part of Montana Main Street

Havre is looking at becoming part of the Montana Main Street Project. The program offers help to downtown areas hoping to revitalize in a variety of ways. Downtown business people, government leaders, historic preservation people, those in the...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 14, 2015

Havre Trails solidifies 5K, talks trail revamp

Havre Trails continued preparations for its 5K Run/Walk slated for April 25 and discussed future projects. Registration for the 5K begins at 9 and the race starts at 10 a.m. on April 25. The fee is $20 and free to children 12 and under. There will...

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    April 14, 2015

Fair board introduces new member, discusses new manager position

The Great Northern Fair Board welcomed a new member and heard updates concerning the fairgrounds manager position during a meeting held Monday. Karla Vaughn was introduced as a new member of the fair board. Mike Sharp, the interim fairgrounds...

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    April 14, 2015

Hi-Line Living preview: Local children get a hand on history

From gold panning and paper doll making, to old-time clothes washing and apple peeling, the 11th Annual Hands On History fundraiser filled Holiday Village Mall Saturday. This year, 32 activities were...

 
 By Tori Thomas    Local    April 14, 2015

Poets & Pickers

With performers from Lewistown to Alberta, Canada, the 21st Annual Western Heritage Roundup event, organized by the Montana Country Poets and Pickers group, took place Friday, Saturday and Sunday in...

 

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