Havre, MT

Havre Draft Master Plan Presented at Public Meeting

HAVRE, Mont. (NMB) – Local residents packed Havre City Hall on Tuesday night for the presentation of a draft master plan for revitalizing downtown Havre. High Plains Architects President Randy Hafer guided the proceedings, sharing their vision for downtown Havre. Hafer shared grand visions of potential steps that can...
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Havre School Board Approves Bargaining Agreements, Staff Hires

HAVRE, Mont. (NMB) – The Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees held a special meeting on Tuesday afternoon and unanimously approved personnel matters and a pair of collective bargaining agreements. The personnel matters approved included the hiring of seven paraprofessionals, a middle school teacher, two middle school assistant football...

Tradio: Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

Two men with truck for assistance moving items, call 406-390-0400. Fundraiser for Ty Mitchell at the Chinook fairgrounds on Friday, August 19th. (Dinner at 5pm, Auction at 6pm, movie afterwards) Giving Away:. For Sale:. 2007 GMC Sierra Classic 4×4 ($10k) and used chainsaws/lawnmowers, call 406-301-3460. For these items, call...

Havre City Council Discusses Taxes

HAVRE, Mont. (NMB) – The Havre City Council held a special meeting on Monday night and unanimously approved a handful of resolutions. The majority of the resolutions were first readings on tax assessments for the fiscal year that began July 1st. The taxes are for maintaining street lights and...

Havre Trails Ready for Return of Brewfest

HAVRE, Mont. (NMB) – Havre Trails 4th Annual Summer Brewfest returns to Pepin Park this Saturday from 2-7 PM. Havre Trails President Lindsey Brandt-Bennett says all funds raised at this event go back to their organization, with this year’s proceeds helping finish the Brough’s Coulee Trail in Beaver Creek Park.

Havre-Hill County Library has Double the Success from 2021

Havre, MT (NMB)It was an “Ocean of Possibilities” for book lovers during the Summer Reading program at the Havre-Hill County library. The Summer Reading program, which is in conjunction with the Collaborative Summer Learning project, which is designed to keep children and adults engaged in reading and learning to “keep the summer slump at bay,” according to Asley Verity, Children’s Librarian in Havre.

Master Plan Draft to be Presented at Community Meeting Tuesday

HAVRE, Mont. (NMB) – Representatives from High Plains Architects will be in Havre this Tuesday evening to present a draft of the Downtown Master Plan. Debbie Vandeberg of the Downtown Havre Matters! Steering Committee says the event will take place from 5:30-6:30 PM at City Hall, and there will be plenty of time for public comment.

Blue Pony Golf Gears Up for Season Opener

The Havre Blue Pony golf team is set to start their season this Wednesday, August 17th in Lewistown. Blue Pony head coach George Ferguson is excited to get going and is focused on starting his players off on the right foot. “That’s what I’m looking for, just to get them...

Hill County Commission Seeks Public Comment on Resolutions

The Hill County commission met Thursday morning for their weekly business meeting to discuss and approve several agenda items. The Commission approved a motion to verify the procedure for scheduling a public comment meeting in a timely fashion to discuss putting a 3% excise tax on marijuana on the November ballot for voters. September 13th and October 4th in the Timmons room was decided as the place and time.

The Showdown Demolition Derby Will Erupt in Chinook Saturday Night

The Blaine County Fair Demolition Derby is returning Saturday with events starting at 6PM at the Blaine County Fairgrounds. According to event organizer Scott Skoyen, this is one of the longest running demo derbys on the hi-line and is a huge draw for drivers and spectators. Skoyen says The regular drivers keep returning because of the integrity of the judging.

Veterans and First Responders BBQ Taking Place Saturday

HAVRE, Mont. (NMB) – The 5th Annual Veterans and First Responders Barbecue will be taking place this Saturday from noon-3 PM at Pepin Park. Havre Elks Lodge Secretary Brandy Kurtz says that this is just one way to give back to those that help keep us safe. “So we...

MSU Northern Lights Have Solid CENTER-Piece in Spencer Kolody

HAVRE, Mont. - They say football is a game won in the trenches. I know it’s a cliché but it’s also very true. And for 4th year Lights Center, Spencer Kolody, trench warfare? It’s kind of his thing. “As a Center, you’re kind of the leader...

Tradio: Thursday, August 11th, 2022

LOST: Shitzu Brown and White, 1230 11th st north. If found, call 406-265-4509. Screen Door (in box) Almond Color, call 406-265-2145. 350 tons of Barley Hay (round bale) $155 per ton, call 406-899-4446. Boat toys (ski rope, etc), call 406-390-6422. If interested in these items, call 406-945-1110. 2 bedroom/1bathroom house...

From Division I starter to MSU-Northern: Kaymen Cureton's journey through college football

HAVRE — MSU-Northern redshirt senior, Kaymen Cureton, has high hopes for his final season for the Northern Lights despite last year’s losing season. The 23-year-old, Long Beach, California native started his college career at the University of Nevada where he spent three years as a Division I athlete at safety and quarterback before transferring to Eastern Kentucky University. From there, he transferred to Havre to reunite with the coach that first recruited him out of high school to San Jose State University when he was 15 years old, former head coach Andrew Rolin.

MSU-Northern football starting from scratch

HAVRE — It’s a new era for the MSU-Northern Lights football program. With an entirely new coaching staff and roster top to bottom, training camp is underway in Havre as the fresh team has much to catch up on before their first game Aug. 27 against the College of Idaho .

Blaine County Fair Hosts the Bear Paw Roundup Rodeo Thursday and Friday

Blaine County, MT (NMB)-The Blaine County Fair is once again home to the Bear Paw Roundup PRCA Rodeo August 11th and 12th at the Blaine County Fair in Chinook, Montana. Dennis Kleinjan, President of the Bear Paw Roundup Club, says this will be the rodeo’s 21st appearance, and the quality of the performances makes it unique to the area.

H. Earl Clack Board Discusses Revenues

HAVRE, Mont. (NMB) – The H. Earl Clack Museum held their monthly business meeting Monday night to discuss several agenda items. Museum Manager Emily Mayer gave the museum report and said revenue for the Buffalo Jump has been lower than expected this summer due to the extreme heat causing cancellations and making scheduling of tours inconsistent.

Blaine County Fair Returns Wednesday

The Blaine County Fair will be in Chinook at the Blaine County Fairgrounds and visitors can look forward to a return to schedule of normalcy. Most attractions will return to the fair, like 4-H, Junior Rodeo, concessions, carnival games, and a demolition derby. Blaine County Fair manager Debbie Ramberg says...

Weekend Fire Consumes Historic Havre Home

HAVRE, Mont. (NMB) – A weekend fire in Havre consumed an historic single-family residence, displacing a father and his daughter and killing three of their pets. A press release from Havre Fire Department Chief Nathan Courtnage says they were dispatched to 320 1st Avenue at about 4:20 AM on Sunday morning.

Bureau of Reclamation Provides Milk River Project Update

HAVRE, Mont. (NMB) – The Bureau of Reclamation has provided the August update to the Milk River Project Reservoir and River Operating Plans. The projections continue to show that the water level in Fresno Reservoir will continue to drop in the coming weeks, and may be 28.4 feet below full pool by the time the month comes to an end, putting it 16.6 feet from dead pool elevation. This is due to increased outflow from the Reservoir in order for irrigation.