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Articles from the January 13, 2012 edition

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 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 13, 2012

Democrats bringing Jobs Listening Tour to Havre Monday

State Democrats are bringing their tour to talk with people about creating and maintaining jobs in the state to Havre Monday. The "Business and Jobs Listening Tour" stop will be held at the Hill County Electric Hospitality Room Monday starting at 6...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 13, 2012

Rehberg, Tester come out firing as race begins

At the official opening of a race that has been heating up for more than a year, candidates for a U. S. Senate seat came out firing Thursday. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., officially filed as a candidate Thursday in the race for the seat now held by...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 13, 2012

Flurry of Republicans file, Democrats take their time

With record-setting activity in the Montana Secretary of State's office, and more filings in local clerk and recorder's offices, candidates have set the initial stage for races in the 2012 election impacting north-central Montana ranging from county...

 
 By Zach White    Local    January 13, 2012

Havre teacher wins donation, to be featured on KRTV

Havre Daily News/Nikki Carlson Havre High School special education teacher Shaylee Lewis, center, shares her favorite childhood memories with her English class to help them come up with their own favorite childhood memories to write about in their...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/State Headlines    January 13, 2012

Authorities say missing Sidney teacher is dead

Sherry Arnold HELENA (AP) — A Montana math teacher who disappeared last weekend when she left her house for a run is dead, and the FBI said Friday it had one man in custody and was questioning another in connection with her disappearance. Sidney...

 
 By MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press    TEST/National & World Headlines    January 13, 2012

Judge: John Edwards has life-threatening condition

GREENSBORO, North Carolina (AP) — Ex-presidential candidate John Edwards has a life-threatening heart condition that will require surgery next month, his doctor told a judge presiding over Edwards' upcoming court case over possible campaign...

 
 By George Ferguson    TEST/MSU-Northern Sports/Sports    January 13, 2012

Breaking Sports: Tech steals one from Skylights

The MSU-Northern women's basketball team had their eighth straight win in their sights. The referees had other ideas. Leading 50-49 with the ball and :10 left, a phantom holding foul on Northern's...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 13, 2012

Friday's Prep Basketball: Havre girls nip Browning; Pony boys fall at home

The Havre High girls basketball team won in dramatic fashion on the road Friday night. The Ponies improved to 4-0 in the Central A Conference with a 55-53 win over the Browning Indians. The Ponies are at home Saturday to host the Conrad Cowgirls. Fri...

 
 By George Ferguson    TEST/MSU-Northern Sports/Sports    January 13, 2012

Breaking Sports: Lights out-battle Orediggers

MSU-Northern's David Maddock (left) shoots over Montana Tech's A.J. Paine during Friday night's Frontier Conference men's basketball game in Havre. The Montana State University-Northern men's basketba...

 
 By George Ferguson    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 13, 2012

Ponies swim in Great Falls

For the third time this season, the Havre High boys and girls swim teams will take to the water against the powerful Great Falls High Bison and CMR Rustlers. But each time the Ponies do so, it only se...

 
 By Daniel Horton    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 13, 2012

Rustlers upset Ponies

In preparation for the Missoula Invite today and Saturday, the Havre High wrestling team first made a quick stop in Great Falls for a non conference dual with the CMR Rustlers. Thursday the Ponies were in Great Falls, where they took on the...

 
 By Daniel Horton    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 13, 2012

Pony girls visit Browning, host Conrad

The Havre High girls basketball team continues to turn heads with its impressive play this season. The Blue Ponies have shown consistent growth and improvement with a young squad, and are looking to makes moves again this weekend. The Central A Blue...

 
 By George Ferguson    TEST/MSU-Northern Sports/Sports    January 13, 2012

Skylights try to stay hot at home

The Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team is off to its best start in over a decade. And the Skylights are also a perfect 1-0 in Frontier Conference play to boot. Never-the-less,...

 
 By Daniel Horton    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 13, 2012

HHS boys host Indians tonight

Now sitting at 2-1 in conference play, the Havre High boys basketball team is stressing just how important it is to play well this weekend. With two games lying just ahead of the Blue Ponies, one conference and on non conference, HHS has an...

 
 By George Ferguson    TEST/MSU-Northern Sports/Sports    January 13, 2012

Tech, Western next for surging Lights

Montana State University-Northern's Joe Simpson lays in two points during a Frontier Conference men's basketball game against UGF last Friday in Havre. The No. 13 Lights are home to face Montana Tech...

 
 By FRANK BAJAK, Associated Press    TEST/National & World Headlines    January 13, 2012

Peru court sentences Van der Sloot to 28 years

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A Peruvian court on Friday sentenced Joran van der Sloot to 28 years in prison for murder of a young woman he met at a Lima casino, even as the family of U.S. teenager Natalee Holloway sought to have him prosecuted in the U.S....

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Editorials/Opinion    January 13, 2012

Our View: HHS proposal endangers rural medicine

Since the Hi-Line Sletten Cancer Center opened in Havre, the quality of care to Hi-Line residents has increased substantially. A proposed federal regulation endangers at least some of that care, and the proposal should be rejected out of hand. Under...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Columns/Opinion    January 13, 2012

Pamville Science News: Circle your party wagons

The Pamville science news editor tasked Pamville reporters to bring forth the latest hard-hitting dope on the recreational drug scene, scientifically speaking, that is. ——— University of Connecticut officials in an internal review have found...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Letters/Opinion    January 13, 2012

Community comes through for those in need

Editor: Once again the Havre community and surrounding area has come through to help those in need. The Salvation Army's Christmas Assistance Program and Red Kettle Campaign were great successes this year. Much thanks goes to the community for...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Columns/Editorials    January 13, 2012

Our View: School boards of all sizes need support

The Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees has joined a group of Class A school districts around Montana to help take their issues to the Montana Legislature during the coming legislative session. Finances are a main topic of concern. The district...

 
 By George Ferguson    TEST/MSU-Northern Sports/Sports    January 13, 2012

Skylights try to stay hot at home

The Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team is off to its best start in over a decade. And the Skylights are also a perfect 1-0 in Frontier Conference play to boot. Never-the-less,...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/State Headlines    January 13, 2012

Bullock names 2 more to cabinet posts

HELENA (AP) — Gov.-elect Steve Bullock has filled two more cabinet posts as he prepares to take office next month. Bullock says outgoing Montana Highway Patrol director Mike Tooley will take over as the new head of the Montana Department of...

 
 By BEN FELLER, JULIE PACE,Associated Press    TEST/National & World Headlines    January 13, 2012

Rice withdraws as secretary of state candidate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Susan Rice, the embattled U.N. ambassador, abruptly withdrew from consideration to be the next secretary of state on Thursday after an ugly standoff with Republican senators who declared they would vigorously oppose her...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 13, 2012

Thursday's Prep Basketball

Thursday's Scores The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Belt 62, Cascade 42 Bigfork 79, Eureka 45 Box Elder 80, Big Sandy 66 Broadus 54, St. Labre 52 Chinook 68, North Star 36 Columbus 62, Shepherd 51 Conrad 48, Shelby 32 Darby 72, Lincoln 35 Deer...

 
 By DAVID GERMAIN, AP Movie Writer    TEST/National & World Headlines    January 13, 2012

'Lincoln' leads Golden Globes with 7 nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Steven Spielberg's Civil War epic "Lincoln" led the Golden Globes on Thursday with seven nominations, among them best drama, best director for Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee...

 

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