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Articles from the February 6, 2014 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 6, 2014

Signing Day: Lights ink 23 preps

Wednesday was national signing day for college football programs all across America. And it was a good day for the Montana State University-Northern football program as well. Northern head coach Mark... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 6, 2014

Senior Night: Pony girls build a legacy

Seniors all over the state are preparing for the end of their prep basketball careers, but one thing the Havre High senior girls don’t have to worry about, is having to move on without knowing what... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 6, 2014

Senior Night: HHS trio wants to finish strong

Things haven’t been easy for the Havre High boys basketball program in recent years. But each postseason, hope and determination springs eternal. And that’s the case for the Blue Pony seniors.... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 6, 2014

Northern B-C up for grabs in Harlem

Postseason wrestling is about to invade the Hi-Line. And when area wrestlers take to the mat for the Northern B-C Divisional tournament, all that matters is getting to Billings. Coveted state... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 6, 2014

Frontier Notebook: MSU-N dominates on defense

Three weekends is all that seperates Frontier Conference basketball teams and the postseason. In other words, it’s crunch time in the Frontier. As with every week so far, the Frontier men’s standings saw plenty of upheaval, yet, there is still... Full story

 
 Sports    February 6, 2014

Prep Basketball Standings, Power Polls, Frontier Conference Standings

Prep Basketball Standings BOYS Central A Conf. Overall Belgrade 6-1 9-5 Browning 4-2 11-3 Havre 3-3 5-9 Lewistown 1-4 3-10 Livingston 1-5 3-11 Eastern A Conf. Overall Laurel 7-0 12-2 Glendive 4-1 10-2 Sidney 3-2 9-3 Billings Central 3-3 7-6 Miles... Full story

 
 Sports    February 6, 2014

Hi-Line Sports Schedule

Thursday High School Basketball Big Sandy girls at Hobson, 6 p.m. Big Sandy boys at Hobson, 7:30 Harlem girls vs Glasgow, 6 p.m. Harlem boys vs Glasgow, 7:30 Friday High School Basketball Havre girls vs Fairfield, 7 p.m. Havre boys at Fairfield,... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 6, 2014

Hill County looks to plan for flooding

Beaver Creek has suffered from serious flooding for three of the last four years, and Hill County is looking into ways to solve the problems. The county is looking to hire a professional engineering... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 6, 2014

Rocky Boy wins Graduation Matters award

Rocky Boy High School was presented with the Seventh Generation Award for its Graduation Matters program Tuesday. The program was begun last year to focus on helping students not only graduate high school, but continue on to higher education, said... Full story

 
 By Havre Daily News    Local    February 6, 2014

Mr. Blue Pony contest is tonight

Eleven Havre High School boys will compete for the title of Mr. Blue Pony in a competition at the school 7 p.m. today. Their talents and personality will be on display at the event. There will be three rounds: • A casual introduction, "who is your... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 6, 2014

Peterson calls for ideas on future, use of Beaver Creek

Hill County Commissioner Mark Peterson is looking for people’s thoughts on the future of Beaver Creek Park. Peterson said Wednesday that a meeting is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 17, at the Hill County Electric Hospitality Room west of Havre on U.S.... Full story

 
 Local    February 6, 2014

For the Record, February 6, 2014

Havre Police Department Elizabeth Irene Doney, 35, of Harlem was arrested on charges of driving without a driver’s license and a state District Court warrant after an officer made a motor vehicle stop at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday on 6th Street.... Full story

 
 Breaking News    February 6, 2014

Update:UM lockdowns lifted; suspect at large

MISSOULA (AP) — The University of Montana and other schools have lifted lockdowns prompted by the armed robbery of two Missoula businesses Thursday morning, but the suspect remains at large, police said. Detective Sgt. Travis Welsh says a man with... Full story

 
 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion    February 6, 2014

If it had been a rattlesnake

Those familiar dangers we learn from childhood on are such a part of our consciousness that they carry instinctual wisdom and warnings that become second nature. Growing up in the Milk River Valley an... Full story

 
 By Bill Thackeray    Opinion    February 6, 2014

'Winter in the Blood' celebrates Montana's Hi-Line

The one thing that the producer/directors of the new film "Winter in the Blood" capture in a remarkable way is the stunningly spectacular scenery of the mountains, plains and riverbottoms of north-central Montana. Alex and Andrew Smith, the... Full story

 
 By Rick Dow    Opinion    February 6, 2014

Feds should ensure snow-free sidewalks

Our sidewalks are not being cleared of snow to universal approval. Havre’s current ordinance calls for homeowners to clear the sidewalks on their property within 24 hours. Why are the property owners being asked to maintain a public walkway? Are... Full story

 
 Breaking News    February 6, 2014

Baucus confirmed as ambassador to China.

Senate approves Max Baucus as China ambassador ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate easily confirmed longtime Sen. Max Baucus on Thursday to become ambassador to China, handing the job to a lawmaker well-versed in U.S. trade... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Breaking News    February 6, 2014

Bullock picks Walsh to finish Senate term

In a long-suspected move, Montana’s Democratic governor this morning appointed his lieutenant governor to fill a vacant Senate seat. “I introduce to you Sen. John Walsh,” Gov. Steve Bullock announced in a press conference shortly after 10 this... Full story