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Articles from the February 7, 2014 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 7, 2014

Lights geared up for Diggers', Warriors

It’s cold outside, it’s February, it’s crunch time in the Frontier Conference. And that means it’s crunch time for the Montana State University-Northern Lights. With just six games left in the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 7, 2014

Tech, LC State set to challenge MSU-N women

The Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team is getting set for the NAIA Game of the Week. But, the Skylights have to get through one difficult game before they get to an even... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 7, 2014

Ponies host legendary Eagles tonight

As far as regular season basketball goes, this weekend is as big as it’s going to get for the Havre High girls basketball team. The Central A Blue Ponies will play two big games, but they’re not... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 7, 2014

Ponies ready to add to Central A dynasty

It has been some time since the Havre High wrestling team has been challenged by another program in the Central A, regular season or at the divisional wrestling tournament. Last season, the Central A... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 7, 2014

Pony boys ready for tough games against Class A and Class B Eagles

Sitting in the middle of the conference pack, the third-place Havre High boys basketball team has spent most of the week preparing for one of its two games this weekend. Tonight, the Central A Blue Po... Full story

 
 Sports    February 7, 2014

Hi-Line Sports Schedule

Friday High School Basketball Havre girls vs Fairfield, 7 p.m. Havre boys at Fairfield, 6:30 p.m. Rocky Boy girls at Malta, 6 p.m. Rocky Boy boys at Malta, 7:30 Big Sandy girls vs Chinook, 6 p.m. Big Sandy boys vs Chinook, 7:30 Box Elder girls vs... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    State News    February 7, 2014

Bullock taps Walsh for Senate seat

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

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 7, 2014

Hobbs sentenced in Stone Child thefts

The second of two men who have pleaded guilty to breaking into the Stone Child College bookstore at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation and stealing cash and items including seven iPod Touches, an iPod Nano, headphones and jackets was sentenced in... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    February 7, 2014

Salvation Army funds run low

Several families in the Havre area are on the verge of becoming homeless because they are being evicted, and social services agencies that serve them have no funds left to help. That was the dire news from Trina Crawford, the executive director of... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 7, 2014

Mr. Blue Pony 2014 crowned

Havre High School Student Congress organized and hosted their second annual Mr. Blue Pony show Thursday night. Jamie Lieberg was crowned Mr. Blue Pony 2014 after a grueling competition between peers.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 7, 2014

Richard Alan Lucas

Richard "Dick" Alan Lucas was born in Havre, Mont. to Orval Ashley Lucas and Mamie Helen Marie McGee on Oct. 8, 1931. He died peacefully on Jan. 31, 2014, in Salt Lake City following a long struggle w... Full story

 
 Local    February 7, 2014

For the Record, February 7, 2014

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a 7:49 a.m. Thursday call from Havre High School about harassing phone calls. ——— Officers investigated an 8:35 a.m. Thursday complaint at the police station about someone getting harassing phone... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 7, 2014

Hi-Line Living: Welcome to the Insectatorium

Corey Holmes, in his time away from his job at Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, creates metal sculptures that can be found in numerous states. People may have seen Holmes' metal sculptures... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    February 7, 2014

Celebrating history: Big happenings in Box Elder

In continuing this series celebrating Montana Territory's 150th anniversary, we will go to Box Elder and Hingham during February. This is the fifth in the series, and comes from the Feb. 6, 1914... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    February 7, 2014

No math for that accounting

Several years ago, a colleague showed up to work limping. After I asked him about it, he revealed that he’d gotten kicked by a horse, each hind hoof connecting with a corresponding buttock, sending... Full story

 
 Opinion    February 7, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, February 7, 2014

Laurel — Rocky Boy High School has won statewide acclaim for its efforts to fight their high rate of school dropouts. Working with Graduation Matters, a program launched by Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau, the school has... Full story

 
 State News    February 7, 2014


Bohlinger will 'probably' end Senate campaign

HELENA (AP) — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he will probably drop out of U.S. Senate race after his Democratic opponent was appointed to replace Sen. Max Baucus. Bohlinger said Friday he saw the handwriting on the wall when Gov. Steve... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 7, 2014

Lights pull off shocking comeback; Skylights drub Tech

The Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team proved that there's no such thing as a sure thing. Friday night at the Armory Gymnasium, Northern overcame a five-point deficit against... Full story

 
 Sports    February 7, 2014

Friday's Prep Basketball: Fairfield makes Havre High victim No. 94

Sometimes, a team is just too good. That's been the case for the Fairfield High girls baksketball team for 94 straight games now. The Class B Eagles ran their incredible winning streak to 94 straight... Full story

 
 State News    February 7, 2014

Police: Missoula robber not likely escaped suspect

MISSOULA (AP) — Police say they've found no indication a man who robbed a Motel 6 and a Taco Bell in Missoula is the person who escaped from the police station in Bozeman after his arrest on suspicion of sexual assault. The Missoulian reported... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 7, 2014

Lights do it again; Skylight comeback falls just short

The high drama in the Armory Gymnasium didn't end with the MSU-Northern Lights miracle win over Montana Tech Friday night. Instead, it carried all the way through Saturday's games with Lewis-Clark... Full story

 
 Sports    February 7, 2014

Saturday's Prep Basketball: Pony boys win on senior night

The Havre High boys basketball team sent its seniors out with a win. In a huge Central A showdown Saturday night in Havre, the Blue Ponies beat rival Lewistown 61-56. Sophomore Dane Warp scored 30... Full story

 
 Breaking News    February 7, 2014

McLean named Montana lieutenant governor

HELENA (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock has named Board of Regents chairwoman Angela McLean as lieutenant governor. McLean will replace John Walsh, whom the Democratic governor appointed last week as interim U.S. senator. Bullock's office announced... Full story