Articles from the January 10, 2012 edition
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Museum board off to strong start in 2012
The year 2012 may be the end of history for the Mayans, but in Hill County, history is going strong, as the Hill County Museum Board comes off a strong year and into what looks to be an interesting one already. The first big news at Monday night's bo...
Romney sweeps NH to cement top status; Paul second
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Mitt Romney cruised to a solid victory in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, improving on his first-place finish in the lead-off Iowa caucuses and firmly establishing himself as the man to beat for the Republican... Full story
Sidney teacher disappears while running; shoe found
BILLINGS — Authorities expanded their search Monday for a high school teacher who's missing from an oil boom town in northeast Montana, after recovering only a single running shoe since she failed to return from a weekend run. No solid evidence... Full story
Hi-Line Girls Basketball Roundup
Big Sandy's Matelia Cline (left) shoots past a Rocky Boy defender during a girls basketball game last Thursday in Big Sandy. The Christmas break is over. Now, girls high school basketball on the...
Hi-Line Boys Basketball Roundup
Big Sandy's Justin Stevens (right) looks for a shot over a Rocky Boy defender during a boys high school basketball game last Thursday night in Big Sandy. Basketball was on somewhat on a hiatus over the holiday break, but it was back in full swing...
Navy vet Stapleton works hard seeking Montanans' votes
Corey Stapleton is putting his Navy training and his triathlon running experience to good use these days. The candidate for the Republican gubernatorial nomination is visiting all parts of the state, spreading his message and shaking hands. He's...
Museum board off to strong start in 2012
The year 2012 may be the end of history for the Mayans, but in Hill County, history is going strong, as the Hill County Museum Board comes off a strong year and into what looks to be an interesting one already. The first big news at Monday night's bo... Full story
Montana ag technicians work Down Under
Havre Daily News/Nikki Carlson Torgerson's LLC service technician Isaac Drugge grabs a wrench to begin repair on a Case IH 7120 combine in the Torgerson's shop Friday morning. From Oct. 22 to Nov. 21, Drugge worked on similar combines in Australia.... Full story
Feds say medical marijuana dealer mulled bribes
HELENA — Federal agents claim in inadvertently released court documents that a former University of Montana quarterback caught up in a medical marijuana raid contemplated bribing police and politicians. But Jason Washington of Missoula told The... Full story
FBI: Missing teacher search draws tips, no answers
BILLINGS — After four days with no answers, authorities said they were considering scaling back their search for a Montana math teacher who left her home for a pre-dawn run and never returned. The only publicized clue into Sherry Arnold's...
Wash. man gets life for 1957 slaying of Ill. girl
SYCAMORE, Ill. — A former Washington state policeman convicted of kidnapping and murdering a young Illinois girl more than a half century ago was sentenced Monday to life in prison. Jack McCullough, 73, was convicted in September in one of the... Full story
Montana shuts down wolf harvest near Yellowstone
BILLINGS — Montana wildlife commissioners on Monday closed down the gray wolf season in some areas outside Yellowstone National Park after several collared animals used for scientific research were shot in recent weeks. The closures prohibit... Full story
Fiscal cliff woes could hurt older Montanans
As the debate in Washington rages over how to avoid the fiscal cliff before the Jan. 1 deadline, some lawmakers are using Social Security and Medicare as bargaining chips. Among the proposals under consideration by legislative leaders is an effort...
The dawn of conscientious consumption
A few months ago I wrote about the MyFitnessPal.com app that I had started using "to preserve my orangutan-like figure." I've been happy with the results. I'm down to chimpanzee-like, and appear on track to hit lemur-like sometime in the spring. Seei...
Man, 73, to be sentenced in 1957 slaying of girl
CHICAGO (AP) — A 73-year-old man who was convicted this fall of kidnapping and murdering a little girl more than a half-century earlier was expected to return to court Monday for sentencing. Jack McCullough faces a maximum sentence of life in... Full story
Snow again hits Montana
The predicted snowstorm did blanket Montana over the weekend, with north-central Montana seeing about 2 inches of snowfall, with the temperatures dropping to the sub-zero range by Sunday morning. Other parts of the state saw significantly more snow...
Marian (Nault) Olson
Marian (Nault) Olson, 75, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Northern Montana Hospital of natural causes. Her memorial service will be 11 a. m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church. A full obituary will follow. Services have been entrusted to Holland &...
Grace Lucille (Fouts) DeSaye
Grace Lucille (Fouts) DeSaye Grace Lucille (Fouts) DeSaye, 81, of Prescott, Ariz., passed away on Dec. 3, 2012, peacefully at home of natural causes. Grace was born on Jan. 17, 1931, to her parents, Roy and Margaret Fouts, who were homesteading in th...
FWP OKs purchase of Milk River Ranch
After two hours of public comment, predominantly in opposition , the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission voted 4-1 this morning to approve the purchase of the 3,000-acre Milk River Ranch near the Canadian border with Hill County. The vote sealed the...