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Talent equals History

If being a four-time state champion was easy, then more than 27 wrestlers would have done it in the history of Montana High School wrestling. The fact is, winning state championships, as a team or as...

 

Hi-Line Girls Roundup: Beeters, Knights, T-Birds win key games

The first week of February is always exciting in girls high school basketball. And that’s just how it was on the Hi-Line. The action got going last Tuesday when the North Star Knights secured a big...

 

Blue Pony girls seek redemption in Malta

Recently, the Havre High girls basketball team found itself in a bit of a slump. After winning 10 of 11 games to start the season, HHS lost three straight and one of the teams that beat the Blue...

 

Hi-Line Boys Roundup: HLP, Box Elder headed for a showdown

It was another busy week of boys basketball along the Hi-Line as local teams took the court as early as last Tuesday, as schools look to improve their standing with district tournaments on the...

 

Americans take two from Havre

The Havre Ice Hawks high school hockey team was back in the Havre Ice Dome this past weekend, but the visiting Great Falls Americans made sure it wasn’t a happy homecoming for the Ice Hawks....

 

Hi-Line Athletes of the Week

Rayleigh Kirkaldie, Hays-Lodge Pole Girls Basketball The Hays-Lodge Pole girls basketball team is hitting its stride. And Rayleigh Kirkaldie is a big reason why. Kirkaldie hit four 3-pointers and...

 

For the Record, Feb. 7, 2017

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a non-injury motor vehicle crash at Third Avenue and First Street after it was reported Monday at 1:03 p.m. —— Officers investigated a hit and run motor vehicle crash near First Street after a report...

 

Lawmaker tries to end death penalty in Montana

By MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA — Montana legislators are taking another look at whether to abolish the death penalty after a judge blocked the state from carrying out executions because it has no access to a drug used in lethal injections....

 

Former Montana Attorney General Mike Greely died

GREAT FALLS (AP) — Former Montana Attorney General Mike Greely, who hired the state’s first medical examiner, has died. He was 76. Winston Greely said Monday that his father died unexpectedly on Jan. 26 at his family cabin on the Missouri River.... Full story

 

Obituary: Thomas Anderson "Doc" Reese

Memorial services for Thomas Anderson “Doc” Reese, 96, who died Jan. 28, 2017, will be held in the Bears Paw Mountains in July.... Full story

 

Hearing has negative outcome but is positive experience

Editor’s note: Due to a misunderstanding on the part of the Havre Daily News, regular submissions from state Sen. Russ Tempel, R-Chester, have not been printed. —— I hope this article gets into the paper this week in Havre. Each week I sent an...

 

Tester's support of coal regs puts Montana jobs at risk

There are several Democrats who represent coal states in the United States Senate. Clair McCaskil of Michigan, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly of Indiana and, of course, Montana’s own Jon Tester. But...

 

Veterans care should not be partisan

As I look out my window at the cold and snowy winter scene that is currently blanketing Montana, I’m reminded there are homeless veterans in our state who are struggling to find a warm place to sleep and don’t have these idyllic visions of snow...

 

Montana, let's make voting great again

Jan. 20 was my last day at work. Under the Obama administration, I served as a political liaison for NASA on Capitol Hill. I watched up close while 2016 revealed the strengths and weaknesses of our democracy. As the American West opens up before my...

 

We can do something about pharmaceutical costs

People in every corner of Montana rely on prescription drugs to treat illnesses and conditions ranging from mild to severe. Our most vulnerable neighbors need access to these drugs even more than the rest of us. Senior citizens, people with chronic...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 7, 2017

Burglaries continue at Beaver Creek

The Beaver Creek Park superintendent said Monday night the latest stint of park cabin burglaries has been the worst he’s seen during his entire 12-year stint as superintendent. “It’s getting kind of scary,” Superintendent Chad Edgar told...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 7, 2017

Council talks trailers, abandoned vehicles; praises Scouts

The Havre City Council passed revisions of two ordinances Monday night meant to address parking on city streets - one pertaining to recreational vehicles and trailers, the other to abandoned...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 7, 2017

Northern holding job fair, all campus majors represented

A record 46 employers will take part in Montana State University-Northern’s 2017 Spring Career Fair Thursday in Northern’s Armory Gymnasium, said Mary Heller, director of Northern’s Career Center. Heller said the fair, which is for current...

 

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