The Resilient History of Havre: Rising from Ashes to Innovation
The history of Havre, Montana, is a compelling narrative of resilience and reinvention. On January 14, 1904, the small town faced a devastating fire that began at Gross and Lebert's hardware store, razing an entire block. This catastrophe, while causing significant economic and social disruption, set the stage for an extraordinary period of community-driven innovation. In the fire's aftermath, the people of Havre demonstrated exceptional fortitude, as businesses and citizens alike banded together to rebuild their town with greater fire resistance and improved safety standards. The new McIntire Opera House, for instance, served multiple purposes, reflecting the town's adaptability in the face of adversity.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in havre, MT
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to havre..
Chinook Girls’ Basketball Ready to Take on Choteau
The Chinook Sugarbeeters girls’ basketball team is embarking on the 2023-24 season later this week. Head coach Mike Seymour told New Media Broadcasters what the team has been up to and how they have ramped up their workload before the start of the season. “We’ve had a couple of...
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Founder’s Day Excellence Award
(Havre) – With the Montana State University Northern Alumni foundation accepting nominations for the Founder’s Excellence Award New Media Broadcasters sat down with Melanie Skoyen the director of the foundation to talk about the award. “So, the Founder’s Excellence Award is a tradition that started over 50 years...
Havre Girls’ Basketball Readies For Season
The Havre girls’ basketball team is embarking on an untouchable record: four straight Class ‘A’ state championships. One of the ways that the Blue Ponies were so successful from this past run was because of two key freshmen: Amaya Jarvis and Ariana Gary. New Media Broadcasters spoke with head coach Dustin Kraske and he pointed out what makes these now-sophomores so good.
Montana woman named a CNN Hero
A Montana woman, and member of the Gros Ventre Tribe, is one of CNN’s Top Ten Heroes for 2023. Yellowstone Public Radio’s Orlinda Worthington shares her story. Tescha Hawley lives near Harlem, just north of the Fort Belknap Reservation where she grew up. It’s a remote part of northeast Montana, 40 miles south of the Canadian border. Her journey to helping others began during a difficult time for her personally.
Havre Swimming Inches Closer To Meets
With winter sports starting to ramp up, New Media Broadcasters will continue to preview the programs in our listening area. The Havre swimming team has been training for next week’s first meet. Head coach Jill Cammon did a breakdown for New Media Broadcasters of the returners and newbies. “We...
Wolf Trapping Delayed in Hill, Blaine, and Phillips COnuties.
(Helena) – Wolf trapping and snaring in Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks administrative regions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, and in Hill, Blaine, and Phillips counties won’t start until Jan. 1 and will run through Feb. 15, according to a federal court injunction issued Tuesday evening. In...
Northern Montana Hospital Now Offering New Smart Knee Implant
(Havre) – Northern Montana Hospital (NMH) is now offering Persona IQ, the world’s first smart knee implant granted “De Novo status” by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for total knee replacement surgery. Persona IQ features implantable sensor technology that records and wirelessly transmits a wide...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.25 and $3.29 in Havre as of 2023-11-28. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.
Chinook Sugarbeeters Fall Honors
The Chinook Sugarbeeters held their annual Fall Sports Awards. With the conclusion of the 8-man football season this past weekend, here are some notable recipients across all fall sports for the Beeters:. FOOTBALL ALL-CONFERENCE. Outside linebacker/running back Landen Beck – Honorable Mention. VOLLEYBALL ALL-CONFERENCE. Hallie Neibauer – 1st Team...
MSU-N Skylights’ Basketball Coach On How Hawaii Trip Went
The MSU-N Skylights basketball team finished up a Thanksgiving weekend tournament recently. New Media Broadcasters caught up with head coach Chris Mouat and he detailed the travel that it took from Havre to Honolulu where the tournament was being played last weekend. “Getting anywhere from Havre, Montana can be difficult,”...
Havre Wrestling Begins 2023-24 Season at Home
The Havre wrestling team is gearing up for the first competition of the 2023-24 season. Coach Beau LaSalle gives New Media Broadcasters listeners a preview of the returning talent that is making their debuts for the Blue Ponies. “Last year, we graduated just one senior that was a state champ...
Chinook Girls’ Basketball Has High Expectations for 2023-24
The Chinook girls’ basketball team finished the 2022-23 season with a (25-3) record, including an undefeated regular season. The Sugarbeeters will have a new schedule to play on for the 2023-24 season as both Chinook boys’ and girls’ basketball has moved up from Class 9C to Class 1B.
Chinook, Montana: Cradle of the State's Largest Gold Nugget
Nestled in the heart of Montana's sweeping landscapes, the small town of Chinook is not just a blip on the map; it is the storied birthplace of the state's largest gold nugget. Weighing in at a staggering 53 ounces, this giant of Montana's gold was discovered in 1900, casting a shining light on Chinook's place in the annals of prospecting history. This remarkable find wasn't merely luck; it was a symbol of the state's rich gold-bearing veins that had drawn fortune seekers since the Gold Rush era.
Chinook Boys’ Basketball Ready to Start Season
The start of the 2023-24 high school basketball season is on the horizon. The Chinook Sugarbeeters open up their campaign one week from Friday when they head down to Choteau to take on the Bulldogs. The Beeters will have three returners from a season ago. First year coach Bill Bell...
Skylights’ Basketball Splits Hawaii Road Trip
The MSU-Northern Skylights basketball team dropped its first of two games in Hawaii on Saturday, (62-45) to Eastern Oregon. The Skylights only managed double-digit points in two of the four quarters. In each of the quarters where they did score double-digit points, they only won those quarters by a deuce each.
Harlem Man Sentenced For Drive-by Shooting
A Harlem man who admitted to shooting into an occupied house in Fort Belknap Agency on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation was sentenced last week to 18 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, U.S. Attorney Jesse Laslovich said. Tyree Daniel Doney, 22, pleaded guilty...
Creating a local pipeline for Montana teaching jobs
Click play to listen to this article. (Big Sky Connection) In Montana, high schools and colleges are working together to build a pipeline of homegrown talent for the classroom. High school students interested in a career in education are part of teaching teams at elementary schools. The Teachers of Promise...