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Articles from the January 17, 2012 edition

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 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 17, 2012

Arthur Myron Berg

Arthur Myron Berg Arthur Myron Berg, 94, a Kremlin farmer, master carpenter and woodworker and World War II veteran, died Thursday, Jan. 12, of natural causes at Northern Montana Care Center in Havre. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a. m. Friday,...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/State Headlines    January 17, 2012

Landowners help search for Sidney teacher's body ?

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Authorities renewed calls Monday for landowners near the northern North Dakota-Montana border to look for signs of a missing Montana teacher's buried body, while documents revealed one of the two suspects in her disappearance...

 
 By SHANNON McCAFFREY, Associated Press    TEST/National & World Headlines    January 17, 2012

Romney says he may release tax returns in April

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Mitt Romney's four remaining challengers are keeping the spotlight on the Republican front-runner's wealth and business dealings by pressing him to release his income tax returns. Romney says he might make them public in A...

 
 By George Ferguson    TEST/MSU-Northern Sports/Sports    January 17, 2012

Lights climb in NAIA Poll

After a huge weekend sweep at home, the Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team continued its ascent in the NAIA Coaches Poll. The Lights beat Montana tech on Friday night and then took care of No. 23 UM-Western on Saturday night. As... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    TEST/MSU-Northern Sports/Sports    January 17, 2012

MSU-N grapplers shine in Arizona

A week ago, the Montana State University-Northern wrestling team had its longest and most difficult road trip of the season. A week later, the Lights shined. Northern took to the air to travel to Prescott, Ariz., this weekend for the Mile High Duals... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 17, 2012

Hi-Line Boys Basketball Roundup

A lot of big games went down this week in Hi-Line boys basketball action, but while local teams saw some good wins, they al Havre High's Trey Trahant dribbles the ball during a junior varsity basketball game against Browning Friday night at the HHS...

 
 By George Ferguson    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 17, 2012

Hi-Line Girls Basketball Roundup

It was a busy week as the high school girls basketball season reached the halfway mark. That means, from here on out, teams will really be kicking it into high gear with the postseason less than a month away. The Chinook girls got things started on... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 17, 2012

HHS boys try to regroup tonight

As the Havre High boys basketball team continues to try and dig its way out of the slump it has found itself in, the schedule isn't doing the Blue Ponies any favors by getting any easier. The Central A Ponies are coming out of a rough weekend, where...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Editorials/Opinion    January 17, 2012

Our View: Gallick needs to do the right thing

Dave Gallick, Montana's commissioner of political practices, has been accused of serious ethics violations by the four permanent members of his staff. The staffers say Gallick has worked on his legal practice on state property, used the state's... Full story

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Letters/Opinion    January 17, 2012

Why we support Ken Miller for governor

Editor: Ken Miller puts God first. So do we. He walks the talk. Ken Miller is 100 percent pro-life at all stages of life. So are we. Ken Miller will stand up to the burgeoning federal government. So do we. He will govern Montana from within our belov... Full story

 
 By Zach White    Local    January 17, 2012

Northern to honor King Wednesday

Most people celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. during their day off on Monday, but Montana State University-Northern's Campus Corps is offering an opportunity for more active reflection on the civil rights icon and his message Wednesday....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 17, 2012

Gray pleads in casino robbery

A Havre man has pleaded no contest to reduced charges in the October 2010 casino robbery. Merrill Gray pleaded no contest this morning to a felony charge of assault with a weapon and a misdemeanor charge of theft stemming from the Oct. 19, 2010,... Full story

 
 By Zach White    Local    January 17, 2012

Friends seek help for family after loss of home

Havre Daily News/Nikki Carlson This morning, a pink battery-operated Barbie car sits next to two blackened trailers in Clear Creek Trailer Court, along 14th Avenue, that caught on fire Sunday evening. A local family spent the end of their Martin... Full story

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 17, 2012

Arthur Myron Berg

Arthur Myron Berg Arthur Myron Berg, 94, a Kremlin farmer, master carpenter and woodworker and World War II veteran, died Thursday, Jan. 12, of natural causes at Northern Montana Care Center in Havre. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a. m. Friday,... Full story

 
 By Tristan    TEST/High School Sports/Sports    January 17, 2012

Breaking Sports: Blue Ponies upset Mustangs

The Havre High boys basketball team bounced back from a rough weekend in a big way. On Tuesday night, the Blue Ponies beat the Class B Malta Mustangs 57-43 at the HHS gymnasium. Malta came in ranked No.4 in all of Class B, but Havre played a...

 
 By Zach White    TEST/Columns/Opinion    January 17, 2012

Feminists launch social media panty raid

When Victoria's Secret shows off their next year's line of lingerie, it's more what's in them than on them that draws attention. But this year, a group of feminists hijacked the social media buzz around the event to change that, and Victoria's...

 
 By John Kelleher    TEST/Columns/Opinion    January 17, 2012

Calm down, find a solution

Like most people I know, I spent much of the weekend glued to the television set, sickened and depressed. Like most people I know, I kept vowing to turn it off and give myself a respite from news of the horrific Connecticut shooting that killed 28...

 
 By MATT GOURAS, Associated Press    TEST/State Headlines    January 17, 2012

Montana high court rejects equal benefits for gay couples

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court has rejected a request that gay couples be guaranteed the same benefits as married couples. The court wrote in Monday's 4-3 decision the request was "overly broad" and sided with a lower court's decision last... Full story

 
 By ALLEN G. BREED, HELEN O'NEILL, Associated Press    TEST/National & World Headlines    January 17, 2012

Newtown holds the first funerals for the victims

NEWTOWN, Conn. — A grief-stricken Newtown on Monday began burying the littlest victims of the school massacre, starting with two 6-year-old boys — one of them a big football fan, the other a mischievous, whip-smart youngster whose twin sister...

 
 By MATT GOURAS, Associated Press    TEST/State Headlines    January 17, 2012

Montana court rejects gay couples' equal benefits

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court on Monday rejected an "overly broad" request that gay couples be guaranteed the same benefits as married couples. The court wrote in Monday's 4-3 decision Monday that a lower court was within its discretion when...

 
 By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press    TEST/National & World Headlines    January 17, 2012

Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

WASHINGTON — Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, the influential Democrat who broke racial barriers on Capitol Hill and played key roles in congressional investigations of the Watergate and Iran-Contra scandals, died Monday. He was 88. Inouye, a senator... Full story

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Obituaries    January 17, 2012

Linda K. (McGillivray) Johnson

Linda K. (McGillivray) Johnson, 65, passed away at her home in Havre on Dec. 13. In honor of her request, no service will be held. The public is welcome to offer condolences to the family on Monday, Dec. 17, from 1 to 3 p. m., at the Edwards Funeral...

 
 By Zach White    Local    January 17, 2012

Doctor, councilman plan to leave Havre

Vacancies will be opening in the next six months, both on the Havre City Council and in Northern Montana Hospital's maternity ward, as the Dow family plans a move to Minnesota. Republican Ward 3 council member Rick Dow will step down sometime this...

 
 By Tristan    TEST/Editorials/Opinion    January 17, 2012

Our View: DC trip will be educational

The Havre school board last week made a wise decision last week when it formally approved a program whereby government teacher John Ita will take a group of 18 to Washington to attend President Barack Obama's Jan. 21 public inauguration. Because...

 
 By Zach White    Local    January 17, 2012

Administrators, shocked by tragedy, help schools cope

After Friday's tragedy in Newtown, Conn., education leaders across the country have been shocked, saddened sympathetic and thinking about such an event in their schools. In Havre, District Superintendent Andy Carlson spent the morning visiting the... Full story

 

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