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Articles from the January 11, 2012 edition

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 By Zach White    Local    January 11, 2012

Havre's Tom Korst is finalist for Hamilton superintendent

Hamilton's school system could soon choose to hire Havre's assistant superintendent for its head position. Tom Korst is one of the school board's final four candidates in the search for a new Hamilton superintendent to replace retiring Duby Santee,...

 By Ken Brubaker    TEST/Sports/Youth Sports    January 11, 2012

Local Bowling Report: Genereux picks up rare split at Hi Line Lanes

On Wednesday night in the Men's City League, Devin Genereux accomplished what some bowlers try for a lifetime to do, picked the 7-10 split, which is in the top thrills for a bowler. Congratulations goes out to him. Saturday Night Jackpot resumes at... Full story

 By George Ferguson    TEST/MSU-Northern Sports/Sports    January 11, 2012

George Ferguson Column: Skylights getting a raw rankings deal

Needless to say, I've had problems with how the NAIA ranks its basketball teams for years now. It all started in 2007-08 when the Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team was left out...

 By Daniel Horton    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 11, 2012

Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Aricka Wolf Chief

The District 9C Box Elder Bears girls basketball team has emerged as one of the top Class C teams in the state. They continually have one of the top programs loaded with some top talent. Senior guard Aricka Wolf Chief has been one of those top...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 11, 2012

Colder, snowy weather in the near future, prognosticators say

Havre Daily News/Nikki Carlson The warm winter temperatures have left the Bear's Paw Mountains and fields bare in this Saturday afternoon photograph, but meterologists are again predicting significant snow fall this weekend. The bit of winter the... Full story

 By Zach White    Local    January 11, 2012

HHS principal weighs in on proposed activity changes

Havre High School's Interim Principal Dennis Murphy is heading to Billings next week for the Montana High School Association annual meeting, where members will discuss changes to activity policies. Murphy explained to the Board of Trustees five... Full story

 By Zach White    Local    January 11, 2012

Havre schools toughen cyberbullying rules

Kids can be vicious, especially-so while separated from consequences by computers and the Internet, but the Havre Public Schools Board gave a preliminary nod of approval to a policy change to protect against such situations. The board voted unanimous...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 11, 2012

Cancer center gets reprieve on rule

Havre Daily News/Nikki Carlson A view of the Hi-Line Sletten Cancer Center along West 13th Street this morning. A new federal requirement that could have caused serious problems for the Hi-Line cancer center in Havre has been delayed for a year, with...

 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 11, 2012

Myra Pagel Toth

Myra Pagel Toth, 89, a life-long Hill County resident, passed away peacefully at her home of natural causes Jan. 10, 2012. Arrangements are being made and a full obituary with time and date of services will be coming soon....

 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 11, 2012

David L. Berry

David L. Berry, 44, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at Benefis East Hospital in Great Falls, Mont., due to fibromuscular hypertrophy. His funeral service will be 1 p. m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at the Holland & Bonine Funeral Home. David enjoyed the... Full story

 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 11, 2012

Mack L. Glover Jr.

Mack L. Glover Jr. Mack L. Glover Jr., 87, of Great Falls, a retired railroad engineer and Army-Air Force veteran, died of natural causes on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at a local care facility. Memorial service will be held at Hillcrest Lawn Memorial...

 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 11, 2012

Margaret S. Hanson

Margaret S. Hanson Margaret S. Hanson, 91, passed away on Jan. 8, 2012, at her home at the Eagles Manor in Havre, Mont. Memorial Services will be held on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, at 10 a. m., at Van Orsdel United Methodist Church. Margaret's wish was... Full story

 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 11, 2012

Steven Lee Seidel

Steven Lee Seidel Steven Lee Seidel, 55, was called home by the Lord on Jan. 9, 2012, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings. He was en route to doing a remodeling job for a customer when he was stricken with an aortic arch aneurism. Vigil service...

 By Zach White    Local    January 11, 2012

Havre's Tom Korst is finalist for Hamilton superintendent

Hamilton's school system could soon choose to hire Havre's assistant superintendent for its head position. Tom Korst is one of the school board's final four candidates in the search for a new Hamilton superintendent to replace retiring Duby Santee,...

 By JEFF KAROUB, JOHN FLESHER Associated Press    TEST/National & World Headlines    January 11, 2012

Mich. House approves right-to-work limiting unions

LANSING, Mich. — The Republican-led Michigan House has approved a contentious right-to-work bill limiting unions' strength. AP Photo/Paul Sancya A protester holds an American flag at a rally on the State Capitol grounds in Lansing, Mich., Tuesday....

 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 11, 2012

Dinosaurs to celebrate Christmas Saturday at museum

The Havre museum is putting a prehistoric slant on the season with a special child-oriented celebration Saturday. "I think it's going to be a fun afternoon, " H. Earl Clack Museum Board Chair Judi Dritshulas said Monday during the board's monthly mee... Full story

 By Zach White    Local    January 11, 2012

Senator slams Milk River 'rush to judgment'

Havre Daily News/Lindsay Brown Rep. Wendy Warburton, R-Chinook, speaks Monday morning in opposition to the Milk River Ranch acquisition during the statewide phone conference held at the Havre's Best Western Great Northern Inn. Sen. John Brenden,...

 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 11, 2012

Neil Freeman

Neil Freeman, 63, aka The Hippie Around Town, passed away Saturday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Northern Montana Hospital. No services are being planned. Holland & Bonine Funeral home has been entrusted with arrangements. He is survived by his wife Pam Freeman...

 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 11, 2012

Denton LeRoy Mack

Denton LeRoy Mack, 82, passed away at Northern Montana Care Center Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, due to natural causes. No services are planned. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.... Full story

 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 11, 2012

Marian (Nault) Olson

Marian (Nault) Olson Marian Louise Olson, 75, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Northern Montana Hospital of natural causes. Cremation has taken place, and her memorial service will be 11 a. m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at First Lutheran Church, with... Full story

 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 11, 2012

William 'Bill' Robinson

William 'Bill' Robinson William "Bill" Robinson, 65, of Columbia, Mo., died peacefully at his home, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Bill was born in Havre, Mont., May 21, 1947, to John William and Connie Robinson, both of whom preceded him in death. He gradu... Full story

 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 11, 2012

Paul V. 'Pete' Nicholson

Paul V. 'Pete' Nicholson Paul V. "Pete" Nicholson, 84, passed away Dec. 9, 2012, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Pete was born Oct, 26, 1928, in Birchtree, Mo., the son of John and Jessie (Hannah) Nicholson. He grew up in Birchtree and graduated from... Full story

 By JEFF KAROUB JOHN FLESHER,Associated Press    TEST/National & World Headlines    January 11, 2012

Michigan Legislature sends governor right-to-work

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Legislature gave final approval Tuesday to a bitterly contested right-to-work plan limiting the power of unions, a devastating and once unthinkable defeat for organized labor in a state considered a cradle of the movem...

 By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press    TEST/State Headlines    January 11, 2012

Welch drops recount after coming up short on $115K

BILLINGS — Republican Sandy Welch dropped her request for a recount in the state schools superintendent race on Tuesday after failing to come up with $115,000 to cover the costs of the effort. Welch had pledged since the days following the Nov. 6...

 By George Ferguson    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 11, 2012

Harlem High grapplers have a strong showing

Harlem Wildcats wrestling team is off to a strong start this season, and this past weekend was no different. Saturday, the Wildcats sent seven wrestlers into the finals of the Glasgow Invitational,...


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