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DESTINY FULFILLED

When talking about great athletes, a lot of times it’s said that they have “it,” without really knowing what it is referring to. But whatever “it” is, Parker Filius has it in bunches. That...

 

Lights visit UGF for rivalry rematch

One of the best things about state wrestling week in Montana actually has little to do with the tournament that’s held in Billings Friday and Saturday. No, state wrestling week always kicks off...

 

Frontier Notebook: LC State men, women always tough to play at home

Talk about shaking things up. When the Montana State University-Northern men’s basketball team played six straight Frontier Conference games at home in January, the Lights were able to go just 3-3....

 

George Ferguson Column: Four-timers aren't new to the Hi-Line, but this week is different

There are plenty of distinguished records when it comes to high school athletics in Montana. But perhaps no list is as distinguished as the one two Havre High wrestlers are on the verge of joining thi...

 

M-Ettes trample Ponies

The Havre High girls basketball team was hoping for a little redemption Tuesday night in Malta against the M-Ettes. What the Ponies got, was a fourth consecutive non-conference loss. Malta, the...

 

Hi-Line Sports Schedule

Wednesday College Wrestling Lights at UGF, 7 p.m. Thursday High School Basketball Box Elder girls vs Turner Box Elder boys vs Turner CJI girls at Cut Bank CJI boys at Cut Bank College Basketball...

 

Expanding local control for predator management, updates on landowner elk tags

Montana is facing budgetary shortfalls this session, and the appropriations committees have no small task in balancing this budget. We’ve been in budget hearings all week listening to the deliberation regarding the Department of Livestock,...

 

MDA seeks applications for UK beef genetics forum

Press release HELENA — The Montana Department of Agriculture is seeking applications from producers interested in attending the World Angus Forum, to be held in the United Kingdom June 20 through July 2 as part of a beef genetics trade delegation....

 

Obituary: Ken Gutcher

LOVELAND, Colo. - Ken Gutcher of Loveland, formerly of Joplin, Montana, 87, passed away peacefully in hospice care Feb. 5, 2017, with his family by his side.   Ken was born in Havre, Montana, May...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 8, 2017

From the Courts, Feb. 8, 2017

Woman sentenced for illegally selling prescription pills A Great Falls woman received three years probation Monday in District Court for illegally selling prescription pills in Havre. Callie Jo Hardesty, born in 1991, received a three-year suspended...

 

For the Record, Feb. 8, 2017

Havre Police Department Megan Michelle Mountain of Havre, 20, was arrested for charges of assault on a minor and minor in possession and on three Justice or City court warrants after a First Street caller reported Tuesday at 10:17 p.m. an incident...

 

Many important issues coming before the Legislature

Nov. 8, 2016, the voters of House District 28 gave me a chance and sent me to Helena. During the campaign, my team and I knocked over 19,000 doors. We shared laughs and heartaches, but above all, we heard the stories of everyday Montanans. By the...

 

Upcoming special election a Trump Referendum

As many of you already know we have an upcoming special election to choose Rep. Ryan Zinkes’ successor. This will be the first U.S. congressional race in the Trump era and Montana voters have a unique opportunity to have their voices heard...

 

Tester votes for water users

Earlier this month, the United States Congress voted to permanently gut protections for clean water. The Stream Protection Rule would have provided valuable additional protections for landowners and water users like me. Agriculture depends on clean...

 

Christian endeavor scholarships available

Press release The Montana Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, will again award ESTARL Scholarships. These scholarships range in amounts from $500 to $2,000. The awards are available to deserving college students at the sophomore level or...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    February 8, 2017

Rocky Boy school building being checked for drugs

A Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation school district building has been closed off as it’s being tested for illicit drugs and the staff in the adjacent building has been relocated, Superintendent Voyd St. Pierre said Tuesday. The building in question...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 8, 2017

Tuss, Solomon oppose bills changing finance districts

Havre Mayor Tim Solomon and Bear Paw Development Corp. Executive Director Paul Tuss expressed opposition during Tuesday's weekly legislative videoconference to a pair of legislative proposals in the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 8, 2017

Local residents establish Libertarian Party of the Hi-Line

A group of Libertarians braved sub-zero temperatures Tuesday night, when they met at the Havre-Hill County Library for the inaugural meeting of what is now the Libertarian Party of the Hi-Line. The...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    February 8, 2017

Weed district, cemetery district levies sent to ballots

A proposed mill levy increase to fund the Hill County Weed District rejected by voters in the fall will be on the ballot again when and if a special congressional election is held, Hill County Commissioner Mike Wendland said Monday. He said the commi...

 

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