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 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 13, 2014

A Heavyweight Victory

Diehard wrestling fans probably thought they’d already seen it all heading into the latest battle between the Montana State University-Northern Lights and University of Great Falls Argos. But no one... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 13, 2014

State Wrestling 2014: Ready for the Moment

One year ago, the Havre High wrestling team returned to glory and recaptured the Class A state championship. This year the Central A Blue Ponies are the No. 1 ranked team in the Class A, are coming... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 13, 2014

State Wrestling 2014: Havre has 17 grapplers ready to rumble

Blue Pony State Tournament Glance HHS Facts: Havre has won eight state titles under head coach Scott Filius (1997, 1999, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013). HHS and Sidney have combined to win 11... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 13, 2014

State Wrestling 2014: Sugarbeeters, Wildcats have big goals in Billings

When the Class B-C state wrestling tournament begins Friday morning, the tourney will have two major players from the Hi-Line. And by the end of the weekend, both Hi-Line teams hope to walk out of... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 13, 2014

State Wrestling 2014: George Ferguson Column: No complaining: State wrestling is too fun

I swear I don’t like to lie. I actually try not to. But I have to confess, around this time last year, I actually told one. I wrote in my pre-state wrestling tournament column about how I wasn’t... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 13, 2014

Skylights look for rebound win at UM-Western

It’s been a roller coaster two weeks for the Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team. And the ride isn’t over. The No. 19 Skylights (8-4, 18-6) set out on their final road... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 13, 2014

Lights put win streak on the line tonight at Western

The Montana State University-Northern men’s basketball team will play its two most important games of the season this weekend. There’s no doubt about that. But for the moment, the Lights are only... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 13, 2014

Rosendale stumps in Havre for Congress

A candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives was in Havre Wednesday, telling local voters why they should send him to Washington and what he would do if he was sent. State Sen. Matt Rosendale,... Full story

 
 By Havre Daily News    Local    February 13, 2014

HMS student wins spelling bee

Vander Swensen, an eighth-grader from Havre Middle School, is the champion speller in Hill County. He won the annual Hill County Spelling Bee at the middle school Wednesday. His parents are Kathleen... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 13, 2014

MSU President Cruzado to visit MSU-N

Montana State University President Waded Cruzado will visit Montana State University-Northern Tuesday. Tracy Ellig, MSU’s communications director, said said there are no big announcements planned and that this is “basically a routine visit to... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 13, 2014

Man charged with raping 7-year-old girl

A man faces two charges of raping a young girl in Havre nine years ago. Jacob A. Walker, born in 1985, is scheduled to make his first court appearance March 17 on two counts of sexual intercourse without consent. According to a court document, the... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 13, 2014

Manley faces 7th DUI charge

A Harlem man is in the Hill County jail on $25,000 bond facing his first court appearance on his seventh charge of driving drunk. Garland A. Manley, born in 1964, is scheduled to appear in state District Court in Havre Wednesday to answer the... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 13, 2014

Keto going back to court on assault charge

A Havre man sentenced to six years probation and ordered to pay more than $40,000 in restitution for assaulting another Havre man requiring reconstructive surgery will be back in court in Havre to face accusations he has violated his probation. Kohl... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 13, 2014

Library tree lets donors choose books

The Havre-Hill County Library's Valentine's Book Tree gives people a choice of what their donations to the library are going to be spent on. The tree is decorated with paper ornament hearts that have... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 13, 2014

Beautiful Lee BearCub

Beautiful Lee BearCub, precious baby, was lost to us on Feb. 11, 2014. Her arrival was much anticipated, and her departure is grievously mourned. Wake services began at the BearCub family residence in Harlem at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014,... Full story

 
 Local    February 13, 2014

For the Record, February 13, 2014

Havre Police Department Officers investigated an 8:49 a.m. Wednesday call from 9th Street and 4th Avenue about a motor vehicle crash between a Pontiac and a F150 white truck and a woman who was complaining of head pain because of it. ———... Full story

 
 By Havre Daily News    Opinion    February 13, 2014

Our View: Technology in the classroom should move forward

Technology is changing everything we do. Many people will be reading this editorial on the Internet, straight from the web or via Twitter. Mobile devices — especially iPads and smartphones — have become appendages to the body for many folk,... Full story

 
 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion    February 13, 2014

Next year country or mañana country

Living several years in Montana, known as “Next Year Country” because of vagaries of climate and other erratic conditions, was good transitional training for relocating to Mexico, “Mañana Count... Full story

 
 By Bear Paw Veterinary Service    Opinion    February 13, 2014

Prevention of parvovirus is key

Parvovirus is one of the top infectious killers of puppies and young dogs. It can be prevented with proper care and vaccination. The staff at Bear Paw Veterinary Service would like to help the public to understand and prevent this disease.... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    February 13, 2014

Montana urged to boost background check reporting

HELENA (AP) — The father of a victim in the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings urged Montana lawmakers Thursday to pass legislation requiring the state to turn over records that would help prevent the mentally ill from buying guns. A panel of lawmakers... Full story