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Articles from the January 31, 2014 edition

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Lights top Argos 54-50 for the second time in six days

When the Frontier Conference men’s basketball schedule came out last summer, Montana State University-Northern head coach Shawn Huse knew playing back-to-back games against the University of Great F...

 

Skylights nip Argos in a road thriller

The Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball program has always been good at shooting free throws under head coach Chris Mouat. And that consistency from the charity stripe paid huge...

 

Lights back on their own mats Saturday night

The Montana State University-Northern wrestling team has endured some difficult times i over the last month. Yet, the Lights are still one of the top teams in the NAIA, and they can prove that again t...

 

Bison pull away from HHS girls

The Great Falls High Bison are big, strong, and physical, and with just one loss against them this season they are obviously also difficult to defeat. The No. 5-ranked Havre High girls ran into that...

 

Great Falls High too much for Pony boys

Sometimes the tight ones just get away from a team. The Havre High boys basketball team found itself neck and neck early on with Class AA Great Falls High in Great Falls, but eventually the...

 

Prep Wrestling Power Polls

Prep Wrestling Polls Class A Team -- Havre, Sidney, Belgrade, Columbia Falls, Frenchtown, Corvallis, Hamilton, Libby, Hardin, Dillon. 98 -- Sawyer Degan, Belgrade; Travis Kinn, Glendive; Garret Paskey, Hamilton; Eric LaFontaine, Hardin; Caleb...

 

Hi-Line Sports Schedule

Friday High School Basketball Chinook girls vs HLP, 6 p.m. Chinook boys vs HLP, 7:30 Big Sandy girls vs Turner, 6 p.m. Big Sandy boys vs Turner, 7:30 North Star girls vs Box Elder, 6 p.m. North Star boys vs Box Elder, 7:30 C/J-I girls vs Valier, 6...

 

New cameras at HMS, security changes to all

Havre Middle School has been equipped with cameras at the front entrance of the building to better keep track of who is attempting to enter the school after the school day has begun. “It’s honestly something we’ve been looking at for some time,...

 

Film shot on Hi-Line showing in Havre Sunday, Monday

"Winter in the Blood" is opening at the Cottonwood Cinema 4 this weekend, and those attending have a chance to meet the directors at a reception at the Old Post Office. The movie, based on the James W...

 

Rocky Boy meeting seeks solutions to drug problems

A community meeting to be held Tuesday will look for solutions to the drug, alcohol and cultural problems on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and the surrounding communities. Bruce Meyers, the organizer of the event, said that the main objective of...

 

Michael Brough

Michael Eugene Brough of Havre, 51 years, 6 months, and 28 days, passed away on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. His memorial service will be Saturday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. at Fifth Avenue Christian Church with...

 

For the Record, January 31, 2014

Havre Police Department A noninjury motor vehicle accident between a black Suburban and Monte Carlo was investigated after officers responded to an 8:24 a.m. Thursday call from Highland Park Early Primary School. ——— Carl John Morsette, 41, of...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    January 31, 2014

Celebrating history: Student athletes, court decisions

There was quite a bit of news this week in 1914. Information for this article, the fourth in this series, comes from The Havre Plaindealer's Jan. 31, 1914 issue, exactly 100 years ago today. County...

 

Havre History: The Chautauqua comes to town

In 1874, Methodist minister, John Heyl Vincent and businessman Lewis Miller founded the Circuit Chautauqua, pronounced "shuh-TAW-kwa," in western New York state. It was held at Chautauqua Lake and...

 

History: The Hagener Science Center and Physical Plant

As a precaution, I ran my Part 5 of Northern’s Beginnings past a retired Northern professor, who found an error in the previous segment. He discovered I hadn’t spelled President Brockman’s first name correctly, and he asked why I hadn’t menti...

 

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, January 31, 2014

Laurel — A new emergency generator at Havre High School is up and ready to run when needed. The generator will keep power running during a crisis. There have been several emergencies in recent years. Twice, a giant swath of the Hi-Line was left...

 

Helena Catholic diocese to file for bankruptcy protection

HELENA (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena planned to file for bankruptcy protection Friday as part of a proposed $15 million settlement for hundreds of victims who say clergy members sexually abused them over decades while the church...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    January 31, 2014

The devil's earworm made me do it

I hate to sound all hard-core, fundamentalist, evangelical religious, but it just may be true that music is the instrument of the devil. And if that’s the case, the music website Pandora.com is the...

 

Giants among the people

All of us see the world through the prism of our own experience. As I look back through that prism, I can still see, hanging on my parents’ hallway wall, three pictures — Jesus Christ, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John L. Lewis, president of...

 

Stream access ruling a victory for the people

The recent ruling by the Montana Supreme Court upholding our state’s stream access law and the ability of everyone to get to streams from county roads is a victory of all Montanans and all who enjoy our public waters. It also illustrates the stark...

 

Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

WASHINGTON — The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a major hurdle toward approval Friday, a serious blow to environmentalists' hopes that President Barack Obama will block the controversial project running more than 1,000 miles from...

 

Friday's Prep Basketball

Friday's Scores The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Arlee 71, St. Regis 40 Belgrade 70, Lewistown (Fergus) 59 Big Timber 72, Whitehall 53 Billings Senior 63, Miles City 57 Billings Skyview 59, Bozeman 52 Bonners Ferry, Idaho 60, Stillwater...

 

Lights earn big road win at LC State; Warriors take down Skylights

What a week it's been for the Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team. After a deflating loss at Carroll College back on Jan. 18, the Lights have ripped off three straight big wins,...

 

Saturday's Prep Basketball: HHS girls beat CMR, again

The Havre High girls basketball team took little time to get back on track. On Saturday afternoon, the Blue Ponies won their seventh game in their last eight outings, beating the CMR Rustlers 57-56...

 

State senator from Red Lodge arrested

BILLINGS (AP) — State Sen. Jason Priest of Red Lodge has been taken into custody on suspicion of partner or family assault and resisting arrest. The Yellowstone County Detention Facility's website lists the 45-year-old Republican lawmaker as...

 

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