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Articles from the February 3, 2014 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 3, 2014

Power of the Pin: Lights roll

The wrestlers in the upper weights of the Montana State University-Northern Lights’ lineup have a habit of putting opponents on their back and earning big pins. They’ve done it all season long.... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 3, 2014

Blue Pony girls bounce back to beat CMR

For the last couple of weeks, the Havre High girls basketball team has blown out most of its competition. But the Blue Ponies know how to win close games, too. This season, the Ponies have been... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 3, 2014

Rustlers too much for Blue Ponies

Facing talented Class AA teams on the non-conference portion of the schedule is never easy for the Havre High boys basketball team. But if it causes the Central A Blue Ponies to continue to get... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 3, 2014

Ice Hawks skate to three Ice Dome wins

The Havre Ice Hawks high school hockey team is running out of time to settle into a groove before the state tournament, but over the weekend at the Havre Ice Dome, they took a huge step in the right... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 3, 2014

Blue Ponies win Malta Invite title with ease

There were some changes to the schedule this past week for the Havre High wrestling team, but HHS made the best of the mat time it could get and came up with another solid team win. In somewhat of a... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 3, 2014

On a roll: Lights win at Lewis-Clark State

Two weeks ago, the Montana State University-Northern men’s basketball team could have let the season get away when the Lights suffered a difficult loss at the hands of last-place Carroll College in... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 3, 2014

Skylights can't catch Warriors on the road

The Montana State University-Northern Skylights play great defense. That’s no secret. But the Skylights are also known for starting strong. However, on the road, against a nationally ranked... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 3, 2014

HHS swimmers wrap up in Helena

It’s official, the next time the Havre High boys and girls swim teams will compete in races will be at the Montana State Swimming Championships Feb. 13-14 in Butte. HHS wrapped up the regular... Full story

 
 By Associated Press    Sports    February 3, 2014

Super Bowl XLVIII: Seahawks blast Broncos for world title

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Waiting to get their hands on the Lombardi Trophy, the Seahawks were surrounded by security guards in orange jackets. It was the first time anyone in that color stopped them... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 3, 2014

Simpson admits leaving state without permission

A former university employee accused of planning to sell marijuana in Havre admitted this morning to flying to California without permission, with the judge responding that he could be released if he... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 3, 2014

The Hi-Line loves 'Winter'

Residents of Havre and the Hi-Line filed into Cottonwood Cinema 4 to see “Winter in the Blood” Sunday. The people of the Hi-Line have been waiting for the Havre showing for months since the movie was finished and started showing in some theaters... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 3, 2014

Lowrance convicted of misdemeanors stemming from shooting

After just more than two-and-a-half hours of deliberation, a jury found a Havre man guilty of two misdemeanors stemming from his shooting a pistol in a residential Havre neighborhood after inserting himself in an argument about a dog. James R.... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 3, 2014

2 named to state boards

Brenda Gardipee of Box Elder, the human service division director of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, has been named to the Montana Juvenile Justice council. Gov. Steve Bullock made the announcement Friday. The council was established in 1972 to examine... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 3, 2014

Austin L. Johnson

Austin L. Johnson passed away at his home on Jan. 30, 2014. He was born March 18, 1942 to the late Hazel and Arthur O. Johnson in Havre, Mont. Austin graduated from Havre High School in 1960 and... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 3, 2014

George Darrell Comes At Night

 HAVRE - George Darrell Comes At Night, 64, a teacher's assistant, died January 30, at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls of natural causes. Wake/rosary will be Sunday, Feb. 2, at the Enemy Killer... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 3, 2014

Curtis Nordgulen

Curtis Ralph Nordgulen, 85, passed away at the Northern Montana Care Center on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, due to natural causes. Curt has been cremated and a private family graveside service will be... Full story

 
 Local    February 3, 2014

For the Record, February 3, 2014

Havre Police Department Officers investigated an 8:34 a.m. Friday call from 3rd Avenue and 3rd Street about a noninjury motor vehicle crash between a red sport utility vehicle and a red truck. ——— Officers serving a warrant to Jacob Cole... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Opinion    February 3, 2014

'Winter in the Blood' delivers deep, real story

“Winter in the Blood” is finally showing in Hi-Line theaters after gracing cinemas in Missoula, Minneapolis and London, as well as various film festivals. The film follows Virgil First Raise, played by Chaske Spencer, and his inner turmoil as he... Full story

 
 Opinion    February 3, 2014

Out View: Rocky Boy anti-drug effort is essential

Educators and civic leaders at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation have long been concerned with the use of methamphetamine on the reservation. After a publicized effort to reduce meth use, it appeared that progress was being made in encouraging people... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Opinion    February 3, 2014

Seeking voices for Montana's Year of the Woman

The Montana Historical Society has declared 2014 “The Year of the Woman” and for good reason. One hundred years ago, Montana joined a small handful of other states by giving women the right to vote in the state. Women’s suffrage wouldn’t go... Full story

 
 By Don Beatty    Opinion    February 3, 2014

Trapping is necessary in Beaver Creek Park

This is for Renelle Braaten. She doesn't want any trapping at all. I think they should kick you off the Park Board, myself. I remember when the Park Board had my son trap more than 200 beavers out of the park. One board member said he wanted him to... Full story

 
 By Carolaine Schafer    Opinion    February 3, 2014

Where are emergency vehicles during bad weather?

I am writing this letter to our editor at 5 a.m. Moments ago, I returned from driving a very sick dog who was having seizures at 3 a.m. to the vet office ... trying to calm my dog and holding tightly on to the wheel of my vehicle, having a... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    February 3, 2014

Senate president to ask Jason Priest to 'step back'

HELENA (AP) - Montana Senate President Jeff Essmann says he will ask a state senator to step back from his legislative duties after being arrested on allegations of pushing his wife. Republican Sen.... Full story