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Articles from the January 14, 2014 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    January 14, 2014

Hi-Line Boys Basketball Roundup

There are always some cancelations or postponed games during the winter sports season. And while some games were made up this past week, at least one more local game was canceled over the weekend. On... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    January 14, 2014

Hi-Line Girls Basketball Roundup

With the holiday break now in the rearview mirror, area girls high school basketball is in full swing. And tournament time is already just around the corner. The past week of high school basketball... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    January 14, 2014

Lights finish eighth in Iowa

The Montana State University-Northern wrestling team is one of the best in the NAIA, no doubt. But to prove it, the Lights need to be at full strength, and they certainly weren’t this past weekend... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    January 14, 2014

Wildcats and Sugarbeeters wrestle strong in Cut Bank

The Havre Blue Ponies weren’t the only wrestling team that looked sharp at last weekend’s Cut Bank Invitational. Several Hi-Line teams posted good results as well. The annual Cut Bank Invite,... Full story

 Sports    January 14, 2014

Hi-Line Athletes of the Week

Morgan Mazurkiewicz, Havre Girls Basketball On a team as balanced as the Havre High girls basketball team is, it’s rare one player stands out above the others. The Blue Ponies are truly a team. But... Full story

 Obituaries    January 14, 2014

Lloyd W. Hadford

Lloyd W. Hadford, 94, of Joplin, a retired Hi-Line farmer who served in the U. S. Army during World War II and loved to spend time visiting with old friends, died Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 8, 2014,... Full story

 Obituaries    January 14, 2014

Geneva Mae Austin

Geneva Mae Austin was born Jan. 25, 1932 in Hillsboro, N.D. to William Kimmel and Elsie (Smith) Kimmel. She passed away surrounded by family on Jan. 12, 2014, of natural causes at her home. A... Full story

 Obituaries    January 14, 2014

Ruby (Ruff) Boles

Ruby (Ruff) Boles, 93, of Hood River, Ore., passed away Jan. 10, 2014. Ruby was born in Havre, Mont., the daughter of Martin and Emma Ruff. She was raised on a farm just west of Havre and attended... Full story

 Obituaries    January 14, 2014

For the Record, January 14, 2014

Havre Police Department Ricky Johnson Jr., 31, of Havre was arrested on charges of obstructing a peace officer or other public servant, wrong-way driving and driving without a driver's license during a motor vehicle stop made at 10:50 a.m. Monday on... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 14, 2014

Museum board names dino head, 'Chomper'

The H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Board confirmed its name and the name of one of its newest exhibits — the mask of an albertosaurus head — during its monthly meeting Monday. It also heard updates on the downtown building its funding foundation... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 14, 2014

Johnson murder trial set for June 24

In a hearing in state District Court in Havre Monday, a possible date was selected to start the trial of a man accused of shooting his brother to death in Havre Nov. 9. Shane Clark Johnson, born in 1968, was scheduled to go on trial starting June... Full story

 By Matt Volz - Associated Press    State News    January 14, 2014

13,000 Montanans sign up through federal health site

HELENA — The number of Montanans who signed up for health coverage through the online marketplace that is a key part of President Barack Obama's health overhaul increased nearly tenfold in December, according to new federal health data released... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 14, 2014

Vanzant prescription drug trial set for June 10

A man accused of having nearly 300 prescription painkillers he intended to sell when he was stopped on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation is tentatively set to go to trial in early June. Richard W. Vanzant III, born in 1984, is charged with three... Full story

 By Associated Press    State News    January 14, 2014

Wind gusts cause problems across Montana

HELENA (AP) - Montana Rail Link says gusty winds caused a container train to derail on the Continental Divide west of Helena. The Helena Independent Record reports the derailment occurred at shortly... Full story

 By Gerry Logan    Opinion    January 14, 2014

Police dogs could help Havre department

Help our police department help Havre. Listen up, mayor and police administration. Is there a drug problem in Havre? Yes! Our patrol officers do a wonderful job but could extremely benefit from a police K-9 dog. The presence of a police canine can... Full story