Articles from the January 13, 2012 edition
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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...
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... Full story
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...
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...
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... Full story
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... Full story
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...
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... Full story
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...
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... Full story
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...
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.... Full story
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... Full story
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...
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... Full story
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...
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...
'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...