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Articles from the January 17, 2014 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    January 17, 2014

HHS boys host Browning tonight, meet up with Rocky Boy Saturday

The good news for the Havre High boys basketball team is that the Blue Ponies get to play their next two games at home. The not so good news for the Ponies is that the next two games will also be a... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    January 17, 2014

Blue Pony girls hit the road before taking on Morning Stars Saturday

The tough games keep coming for the Havre High girls basketball team, but so should the wins. Last weekend, the Central A Blue Ponies seemed to hit full stride with wins over Conrad and Lewistown. Now... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    January 17, 2014

Lights tangle with Mustangs on the mat

Home duals have been few and far between for the Montana State University-Northern Lights. In fact, the MSU-N grapplers haven’t wrestled on their home mat since late November. Now however, the No.... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    January 17, 2014

Skylights head to Tech, Carroll

Momentum is a big thing this time of year. And even with a loss to Westminster College last Saturday night, the Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team has plenty of momentum... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    January 17, 2014

Lights ready to rebound

The Montana State University-Northern men’s basketball team picked up a huge Frontier Conference home win last Thursday night when the Lights beat the UM-Western Bulldogs. Unfortunately, the Lights... Full story

 
 Sports    January 17, 2014

Prep Wrestling Polls

Prep Wrestling Polls Class A Teams -- Havre, Sidney, Columbia Falls, Corvallis, Belgrade, Frenchtown, Hardin, Hamilton, Dillon, Polson 98 -- Sawyer Degan, Belgrade; Travis Kinn, Glendive; Caleb Bagnell, Frenchtown; Manny Guzman, Columbia Falls; Tim... Full story

 
 Sports    January 17, 2014

Hi-Line Sports Schedule

Friday High School Basketball Havre boys vs Browning, 7 p.m. Havre girls at Browning, 7 p.m. Rocky Boy girls vs Conrad, 7 p.m. Rocky Boy boys at Conrad, 7 p.m. Big Sandy girls vs R-Winifred, 6 p.m. Big Sandy boys vs R-Winifred, 7:30 Chinook girls vs... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 17, 2014

Lafromboise to enter plea in child murder

A Rocky Boy man has offered to plead guilty to a lesser charge stemming from the death of a child on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Thursday, a change of plea hearing for Garrett “Kirby” Lafromboise was scheduled for Tuesday before Magistrate... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 17, 2014

Search still on for Simpson

The Hill County undersheriff said this morning that a search still is underway for a man accused of leaving the state the day after a trial was set for charges accusing him of receiving marijuana to sell in Havre. Undersheriff Jamieson Ross said... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    January 17, 2014

Turner saves its grocery store

Correction: The print version of this story incorrectly states the only grocery store in town of Climax, Saskatchewan, in Canada, is closed. This is incorrect; King Arthur’s Fine Foods is still... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    January 17, 2014

Sewage damages Havre library basement

A sewer problem led to the closing of the Havre library Thursday, but it mostly re-opened today with plans being made to replace damaged carpet. Library director Rachel Rawn said this morning that sewage backed up into the basement of the library, cr... Full story

 
 Local    January 17, 2014

For the Record, January 17, 2014

Havre Police Department Officers responded to a 9:08 a.m. Thursday call from 5th Street about dogs that appear to have been poisoned. ——— Officers responded to a 12:44 p.m. Thursday call from 1st Street Northeast about the calling party... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    January 17, 2014

Celebrating History: Hold-ups and home builders in 1914

The Havre Promoter's Jan. 16, 1914, issue is where the following entries were found for this second installment of the series celebrating the year 1914. Among the stories in this issue were that... Full story

 
 By Gary A. Wilson    Local    January 17, 2014

Armory Gym complex, the conclusion

Gary A. Wilson Havre-Hill County Preservation Commission (This is the fifth and last in a series of stories on the history of Montana State University-Northern.) New Northern Montana College... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    January 17, 2014

Home on the Fort

On Jan. 9, Montana State University Northern Agricultural Research Center's cow herd made the annual trek from the Research Center's pasture in the Bear Paw Mountains to Fort Assinniboine. The herd of... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    January 17, 2014

The captains of industry are porn kings?

We can all rest easy, now. The latest reports from the those in the know, say that 2014 will most likely be a better year for the porn industry. Oh, yeah, NBCNews.com had a whole write up on it Tuesday in its business section, so it’s legit. Very... Full story

 
 Opinion    January 17, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, January 17, 2013

Laurel — Laramie Pursley has been crowned Miss Rodeo Montana. Pursley, a Chinook resident and Montana State University-Northern student, will embark on an exciting year of visiting rodeos throughout the state and some outside Montana. Rodeo is an... Full story

 
 By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press    State News    January 17, 2014

Sidney, Williston fight over FBI office

BILLINGS (AP) — An FBI spokesman says the agency is considering permanent agents in the Bakken oil patch of Montana and North Dakota as the drilling boom drives crime rates higher. That's sparked a dispute between the states' U.S. senators over... Full story

 
 State News    January 17, 2014

Bullock reasserts opposition to federal ID rules

HELENA (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock is reasserting his opposition to stringent federal driver's license rules, saying Montana already has increased the security of its licenses and identification cards. The Democratic governor said in a letter Friday... Full story

 
 Breaking Sports    January 17, 2014

Lights beat Orediggers in a thriller; Skylights cruise in Butte

The Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team was on the ropes Friday night in Butte. But the Lights had some magic up their sleeve. It took two overtimes, but Northern defeated the host Orediggers 83-82. Trailing 82-81 with :04 left... Full story

 
 Breaking Sports    January 17, 2014

Havre boys clobber Browning

The Havre High boys basketball team picked its best time to play its best game. Friday night at the Havre High gymnasium, the Blue Ponies raced out to a 46-18 halftime lead, and never looked back in a 76-50 Central A win over the Browning Indians. Da... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    Breaking News    January 17, 2014

Judge Cebull sent hundreds of bigoted emails

HELENA, Mont — A former Montana judge who was investigated for forwarding a racist email involving President Barack Obama sent hundreds of other inappropriate messages from his federal email account, according to the findings of a judicial review... Full story

 
 Breaking Sports    January 17, 2014

Carroll sweeps MSU-N basketball teams in Helena.

Both the Montana State University-Northern men and women's basketball teams found life on the road very difficult Saturday night at the Carroll P.E. Center in Helena. The No. 15 Skylights dropped just their second Frontier Conference game of the... Full story

 
 Breaking Sports    January 17, 2014

Saturday's Prep Basketball: Stars race past Blue Ponies

The first meeting between the Havre Blue Ponies and the Rocky Boy Stars in boys basketball in more than two decades went to Rocky Boy. The Class B Stars defeated the Class A Ponies 66-50 Saturday nigh... Full story

 
 State News    January 17, 2014

Butte pet shop told to stop selling mice and rats

BUTTE (AP) — A crackdown involving a 1977 law prohibiting the selling of mice and rats has taken a bite out of the bottom line of a Butte pet shop that sells rodents as snacks for snakes. Fish Bowl pet store owner Mark Dawson said he's sold... Full story