Articles from the February 4, 2014 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 4, 2014

She's MSU-Northern bound too

As of this afternoon, the Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball program will get another injection of Havre Blue Pony blue. Skylights head coach Chris Mouat has announced the signing...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 4, 2014

Hi-Line Girls Basketball Roundup

Now it’s February. In just three short weeks, area girls basketball teams will take to the hardwood in district tournaments, where every team starts fresh and dreams of state championships start....

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 4, 2014

Hi-Line Boys Basketball Roundup

After another week of prep boys basketball games, district tournaments are now just three weeks away. Last Thursday night, the third-place District 9C Chinook Sugarbeeters captured a dominating win, d...

 
 Sports    February 4, 2014

Hi-Line Athletes of the Week

Haley Harmon, C/J-I Basketball It was supposed to be a more difficult season for the Chester/J-I girls basketball team. But so far, it’s been business as usual for the Hawks, as well as senior...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 4, 2014

Northern Foundation director resigns

Shauna Albrecht has resigned as executive director of the Montana State University-Northern Alumni Foundation. Damon Bricker, campaign co-chair of the foundation, said Albrecht resigned Friday, but did not know the details of why she resigned....

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 4, 2014

'Winter' showings extended, directors speak at reception

The two days "Winter in the Blood" was shown at the Cottonwood Cinema 4 were so popular, it was decided to extend the showings into next week, Andrew Smith announced at the reception at the Old Post...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 4, 2014

Stidham remains in jail on $100,000 bond

A Havre woman facing charges including threatening or trying to shoot her husband with his own gun remains in Hill County jail this morning on $50,000 bond for breaking probation and another $50,000 on pending drug charges after a judge denied a...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 4, 2014

Gardipee trial in baby death moved to April

The trial of a woman accused of brutally beating an 11-month-old baby to death in October has been moved back two months. Cecilia Rose Gardipee, 22, had been scheduled to go on trial Feb. 11 on charges of assault and second-degree murder in the...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 4, 2014

Bullhook study to begin

Later this week or early next week, representatives of Great West Engineering of Billings will be walking along the Bullhook to survey how structurally sound the infrastructure is. Engineers will make recommendations to city of Havre officials by the...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 4, 2014

Bus service drops in-town charges due to cold weather

The director of the local busing service said in an emailed announcement this morning that, due to the frigid arctic air blasting into north-central Montana, the in-town routes will run free of charge through Friday. “Enjoy a warm, comfortable...

 
 Local    February 4, 2014

For the Record, February 4, 2014

Havre Police Department Jeremy Lee Borst, 34, of Havre was arrested on charges of driving without a driver’s license, failure to carry or produce proof of insurance, failure to yield right of way exiting a private driveway and on two Justice or...

 
 Obituaries    February 4, 2014

Franklin Glunz

Franklin "Frank" Glunz, 77, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Irmo S.C. Frank was born in Glasgow, Mont. in 1936, son of the late Robert I. and Lula V. (Waagen) Gluz. The family moved to Havre...

 
 Obituaries    February 4, 2014

LoraLee Clark

LoraLee Clark, 58, of McLeod, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at her home, following a courageous, two-year battle with cancer. LoraLee was born March 6, 1955, to Una and Bill Young in Havre....

 
 By Christine Gregory    Opinion    February 4, 2014

Salute a veteran next week

The week of Feb. 10 through Feb. 14 is VA’s National Salute to Veteran Patients Week. Throughout Montana, there are men and women who are serving or have served our country to preserve our way of life and the freedom we enjoy. Many of these...

 
 By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press    Breaking News    February 4, 2014

Review panel wants Billings judge disciplined

BILLINGS (AP) — A judicial oversight board wants a Montana judge disciplined for saying a 14-year-old rape victim was "older than her chronological age" and sentencing her rapist to just one month in prison. The Montana Judicial Standards...

 
 State News    February 4, 2014

Senate panel OKs Baucus to be ambassador to China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Foreign Relations committee has easily approved President Barack Obama's nomination of veteran Sen. Max Baucus to become ambassador to China. Baucus is a Montana Democrat and chairman of the Senate Finance Committee,...

 
 State News    February 4, 2014

Montana graduation rates rise to 84 percent

HELENA (AP) — The Office of Public Instruction says Montana's high school graduation rate has risen slightly to 84.4 percent. The numbers are from the 2012-2013 school year and marked an improvement from the 83.9 percent graduation rate a year...

 
 State News    February 4, 2014

Group appeals lease for mountain Jesus statue

HELENA (AP) — The Freedom From Religion Foundation is asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a federal judge's decision that allowed the U.S. Forest Service to renew a 10-year permit for a statue of Jesus that was placed on a...

 
 By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press    Breaking News    February 4, 2014

Senate sends farm bill to Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sweeping farm bill that Congress sent to President Obama Tuesday has something for almost everyone, from the nation's 47 million food stamp recipients to Southern peanut growers, Midwest corn farmers and the maple syrup indust...

 
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