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Bullock, Hill rake in big money as 2011 ends

HELENA — Attorney General Steve Bullock is holding onto his lead in the money race among gubernatorial candidates. Candidates for statewide office on Thursday filed their campaign finance reports detailing how much money they spent and took in...


Havre Ice Hawks swept in Bozeman

It was a busy and difficult trip to Bozeman for the Havre Ice Hawks high school hockey team. Last weekend the Havre Ice Hawks played four games against the Bozeman Ice Dogs in Bozeman. The Ice Hawks had a tough weekend going winless for the weekend.... Full story


Havre High swim teams venture to Class A meet

The Havre High boys and girls swim teams haven't competed since Dec. 17. But the Ponies will be back in action on Friday morning, in one of their most important meets of the season. Havre High...


Blue Pony wrestlers getting back on the mat

Nearly reaching the middle of their season, the Havre Blue Pony wrestling team is anxious to once again take the mat. With the holiday break ending, it has been two weeks since the Central A Blue Ponies have competed. Their last source of co Havre... Full story


Frontier Conference Women's Basketball Preview 2012

Women's basketball in the Frontier Conference is as good as it gets in the NAIA. Just last season, both Lewis-Clark State and Westminster College made deep runs in the NAIA national tournament, and... Full story


Frontier Conference Men's Basketball Preview 2012

The 2010-11 Frontier Conference men's basketball season was one for the ages. From top to bottom, the league was as tough as it's been in a long time, and the Frontier playoffs were as competitive as...


Lights land Chinook wrestling star

Montana State University-Northern has picked up a lot of local talent in the past, and now with another Hi-Line addition, the Lights' wrestling program hopefully added another future success to the recruiting list. The Northern Lights wrestling... Full story

 By Tristan    Obituaries    January 5, 2012

Colleen Stabio

Colleen Stabio, 70, of Chinook, passed away Dec. 25, 2011, due to natural causes. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at 11 a. m. at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements are made by Edwards Funeral Home of...

 By Tristan    Obituaries    January 5, 2012

Phyllis McCartney

Phyllis McCartney, 86, of Chinook, passed away Dec. 20, 2011, due to natural causes. Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 6, 2011, at 11 a. m., at the Assembly of God Church. Arrangements are made by Edwards Funeral Home of... Full story

 By Tristan    Obituaries    January 5, 2012

Charles Cross

Charles Cross Mr. Charles Cross passed on Monday evening, Jan. 2, at his daughter's home in Butte. He was born in Rudyard, on Oct. 19, 1924, to Walter and Velma (Austin) Cross. Mr. Cross served his country with the United States Army as a member of...


Mont. blood donor has given for nearly a lifetime

AP Photo/Ravalli Republic, David Erickson Jim Kyle of Darby, is shown at Hamilton Monday. Since 1943, the 86-year-old retiree from Darby has donated 185 units of blood. That's more than 23 gallons. DARBY (AP) — Almost seven decades ago, Jim Kyle...


Crews gaining ground on northwestern Montana fires

BROWNING (AP) — A pair of rare winter wildfires fueled by 60 mph gusts burned buildings and forced hundreds from their homes overnight on Montana's Blackfeet Indian Reservation, but better weather conditions on Thursday helped firefighters get a...

 By Zach White    Local    January 5, 2012

New chancellor set to go

Havre Daily News/Nikki Carlson Montana State University-Northern's new Chancellor James Limbaugh answers questions from the local press in his office in Cowan Hall this morning. Limbaugh's first day on the job was Sunday. Montana State...

 By Tristan    Opinion    January 5, 2012

Our View: Montana court was right on Citizens United case

A shout out goes to the Montana Supreme Court for its decision to uphold Montana's 99-year-old ban on corporate contributions to political campaigns. The decision appears to fly in the face of the U.S. Supreme Court's dreadful decision in the...


Rural Montana loses with post office closures

The U.S. Postal Service needs to work toward balancing its books while fulfilling its mission of delivering mail to homes, businesses, hospitals and schools throughout the United States, including in our rural areas. Recently, under the banner of fis...


Today I received a love letter

It's Sunday, the first day of January. Today I received a love letter. It didn't arrive in the conventional manner, tucked in my box at the post office, enclosed in an envelope with my name in the...

 By Tristan    State News    January 5, 2012

Dog found alive 4 days after Montana avalanche

BILLINGS (AP) — A dog that was feared dead after it was swept away in a weekend avalanche that killed its owner showed up four days later at the Montana motel where its owners had stayed the night before going backcountry skiing. Search and rescue...

 By Zach White    Local    January 5, 2012

Truck flips south of Bear Paws

According to a Montana Highway Patrol crash report, Brandon Brostrom flipped his truck at 5 a.m. today. The report says the 18-year-old was driving on Warrick Road, south of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation between the mountains and Big Sandy, when he...

 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    January 5, 2012

Local Bowling Report: Hi Line Lanes Challenge a hit

On Saturday, Nov. 24th, 32 keglers tried to conquer the difficult lane conditions across the Hi Line Lanes. In the final game, Erik Kanning of Shelby took home the top prize of $380 by defeating James LaBuda of Big Sandy 181 to 208 in the step... Full story


Three Pony gridders named Class A All-State

A lot of fans didn't know what to expect from the very young Havre High football team this past season. But after another run into the state playoffs, and after a handful of athletes garnered All-Conference honors, the Central A Blue Ponies keep...


Pinned: Lights edge Argos

Montana State University-Northern's Kody Reed, left, holds down UGF's Adam Wolfe during Tuesday night's NAIA dual at the Armory Gymnasium. The Lights beat the Argos by one point. MSU-Northern's Max... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 5, 2012

The creation of fossil fuels: What's on the Hi-Line

A geologist explained how coal, oil and natural gas are created, and why that means a huge boom of production on the Hi-Line is not likely in the next few years, during a lecture Tuesday in Havre. Jay Gunderson of the Montana Bureau of Mines and...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 5, 2012

Energy and the Hi-Line: What the future may hold

Tuesday in Havre, people attending the first of a series of lectures about energy and the Hi-Line heard a fairly consistent message: While an energy boom like North Dakota and north-eastern Montana is not likely to hit north-central Montana any time... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 5, 2012

Northern continues work on future energy production

Havre Daily News/Lindsay Brown Jay Gunderson, research geologist with the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, speaks Tuesday morning at Montana State University-Northern's Hensler Auditorium. While eyes around the world are on new extraction... Full story

 By Tristan    Obituaries    January 5, 2012

Emily Montgomery

Emily Montgomery Emily Montgomery, 34, died of cancer Dec. 3, 2012, at her home in San Diego, Calif. She is the daughter of Lynn Engleson Montgomery and the late Tom Montgomery, formerly of Havre. She is the granddaughter of Norma Engleson and the...


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