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 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 22, 2014 

Board looks at use of Bigger Better Barn

A large audience was on hand for Tuesday’s Great Northern Fair Board meeting, and there was a lengthy discussion concerning the use of the Bigger Better Barn. The barn is leased by the local Barn Users Association through the winter months.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 22, 2014 

Railroad museum recreates historic building

The restrooms at the Frank DeRosa Railroad Museum are being renovated to recapture a piece of Havre's history. Debbie Paulsen, who is on the museum's board, said firefighters and community members... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 22, 2014 

Tadios sentenced to a year and a day

Fawn Patricia Ann Tadios, 52, of Box Elder, was sentenced to one year and one day in prison Tuesday. Tadios, the former chief executive officer of the health clinic at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, was ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution and... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 21, 2014

Pre-K proposal gets Hi-Line support

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has proposed a $37 million early childhood education program that would make half-day pre-kindergarten programs available to 4-year-olds. Although Hi-Line educators and political leaders say they need more details, the... Full story

 By Jennifer T. Whitfield    Local    October 21, 2014

Havre's Day Treatment Program

Food, shelter, safety‚ these are some of the basic essentials that we all need in order to sustain our lives. For most of our community members, resources are readily available, accessible and known. But for some, long-term services and support...

 By Deparment of Public Health and Human Services    Local    October 21, 2014

Diabetes conference starts Oct. 23

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is sponsoring the 17th annual Diabetes Professional Conference Oct. 23-24 at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Registration is open. The cost to attend is $135. A discounted registration fee for...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 21, 2014

Havre school board receives state award

At the Havre Public School District Board of Trustees board planning meeting Monday, the school board spoke of the award they received at the Montana Educators Conference Thursday and looked forward into the future of the district. Two school boards... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    October 21, 2014

Council does business in record time, starts search for new Ward 1 rep

Havre City Council, known for its sparse agendas, outdid itself Monday night. There was but one item on the agenda. The one item was formal declaration that there was a vacant council seat from the 1st Ward, where Bonnie Parenteau had announced she... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 20, 2014

Northern receives $3.15M donation

At the Montana State University-Northern football game Saturday, leaders of Northern and its business partners announced that the university will receive the $3 million it needs to build a new... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    October 20, 2014

Balyeat: Obamacare a 'bad deal'

When people could purchase insurance on the open market, they could rest assured that for a fair price they would get reasonable protection if they got sick or injured. “It was a square deal,”said Joe Balyeat, a former Montana lawmaker, a... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 20, 2014

Fort Belknap misses election deadline

The Fort Belknap Indian Community missed their deadline to file a proposal to open a satellite election office in their area. Native Americans from those reservations won a legal settlement in June to open the offices and improve access to late regis... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    Local    October 20, 2014

MDT: Highway 2 expansion stymied by lack of funds

The effort to expand Highway 2 to four lanes has been hurt by the lack of state and federal funding, Montana Department of Transportation Director Mike Tooley said Friday Tooley spoke to a meeting of the Highway 2 Association, a group that that has...

 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 20, 2014

Emergency siren test set Wednesday during Great ShakeOut

If you hear a siren on Wednesday — do not panic. According to a City of Havre Police Department and the Hill County Sheriff’s Office press release, officials will be performing an emergency siren test Wednesday at 10:22 a.m., part of a statewide...

 By Havre Daily News staff    Local    October 20, 2014

International crash occurs at Wild Horse

An allegedly drunken driver Friday crashed his car through a closed gate, entered a counter-clockwise rotation and went into the ditch on the east edge of the roadway where it collided with a highway sign. The unusual thing is that the accident...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 17, 2014

Leadership Montana in Havre

Leadership Montana began its tour around Montana communities in Havre this year and will spend three days learning about the businesses in the area. Chantel Schieffer, the executive director of... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 17, 2014

Montana ShakeOut drill set for Wednesday

The second annual Great Montana ShakeOut Earthquake drill is set for 10:22 a.m. Wednesday. According to an American Red Cross of Montana press release, “Montanans will practice the earthquake safety technique that is widely regarded as one of the... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 17, 2014

Authorities: Man had 31.24 lbs pot

Authorities arrested an Amtrak passenger Thursday after a search warrant led to the seizure of 31.24 pounds of marijuana and marijuana products. According to a Tri-Agency Safe Trails Task Force press release, Amtrak personnel contacted authorities... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 16, 2014

Region stays pleasantly warm for season

After a steady shower with a spectacular lightning show soaked the region Wednesday evening and this morning, the area is expected to return to unseasonably mild temperatures this weekend and early... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    October 16, 2014

Town Pump to match food bank donations

At a time of the year when additional food is most needed, Town Pump Foundation will match donations to the Havre Food Bank up to $7,500. It is part of the foundation's $500,000 in matching funds offered to food banks throughout their service area.... Full story

 By Tori Thomas    Local    October 15, 2014

Tourism goes up in Havre

More travelers have been stopping in Havre this past year, and it could be due to nearby tourist attraction, Glacier National Park. According to The Associated Press, Glacier National Park has had a record number of tourists visiting this year, with... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 15, 2014

Clack Museum events in the works

The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board heard an update of upcoming events during its monthly meeting Monday in the Holiday Village Mall. Clack Foundation President Elaine Morse and the Clack Museum Board Chair Judi Dritshulas, also an ex officio...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 15, 2014

Last Clack child dies, museum sends condolences

The board of the H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum heard Monday about the death of the last surviving child of the Havre businessman for whom the museum is named, and the condolences the museum is sending to the family. Board Chair Judi Dritshulas said...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 14, 2014

Havre High student loss continues

Havre High School’s headcount of students has been dwindling for years and saw another drop this school year. “It’s just a trend we’ve been seeing,” said Andy Carlson. The elementary... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 13, 2014

Farm Bill listening session Tuesday

The Montana Grain Growers Association is holding a listening session on the Hi-Line Tuesday with a discussion of the new Farm Bill on the agenda. In a press release, the association says the focus of the 12 sessions being held this week and Thursday... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 10, 2014

Bachmeier wants $250K in damages

Randy Bachmeier, dean of extended studies at Montana State University-Northern, is asking for $250,000 in damages because he says his life was made a "living hell" because of sexual harassment by then-Provost Rosalyn Templeton. But Northern’s... Full story


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