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Articles from the February 24, 2014 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 24, 2014

Beeters do it again

The Chinook girls basketball team has a lot of weapons. The Sugarbeeters can certainly put points on the board. But they can play defense, too, and defense helped them win a second straight District 9... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 24, 2014

Bears roar to a repeat

It took a full half to make it certain. But in the end, the Box Elder boys basketball team wasn’t going to let its first loss of the season come in the District 9C championship game. Not with a... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 24, 2014

Ponies trounce Browning in finale

It’s been a while, but the Havre High girls basketball team was faced with some doubt about whether or not the Blue Ponies would win the Central A regular season title. But in the final game of the... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 24, 2014

Skylights roll past Battlin' Bears in finale

After a tough stretch of road games, the Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team had plenty to play for on the final weekend of the regular season. And the Skylights were playing... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 24, 2014

Rocky dashes MSU-N's Frontier title hopes

Momentum can be a great ally in the game of basketball. But not when your opponent seems to have all of it. And despite winning six of its last seven games, that’s what the Montana State... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 24, 2014

Thunderbirds battle back to finish third

There will be no challenge game in the District 9C this year, but both the Hays-Lodge Pole Thunderbirds and North Star Knights battled until the very end with the hopes of extending their season one... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 24, 2014

Big Sandy girls beat Box Elder in consolation game

Behind the Chinook Sugarbeeters, and maybe even the North Star Knights, the rest of the girls 9C field was chasing second place at the district tournament. Both Big Sandy and Box Elder had high hopes... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 24, 2014

Lights qualify eight for NAIA mat tourney

The Montana State University-Northern wrestling team had another day of triumphs and unexpected surprises in what has been a roller coaster 2013-14 season. Northern finished third at the Western... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 24, 2014

Indians get their revenge on Havre High boys

It is always tough suffering a conference loss to end the regular season, but fortunately for the Havre High boys, the team wasn’t knocked too far down in the league standings. Saturday night in Bro... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 24, 2014

New-look Frontier playoffs are set

The Frontier Conference regular season is over. And what a wild and wacky regular season it’s been. But now, the real fun begins as six men’s teams and six women’s teams will battle it out over... Full story

 Sports    February 24, 2014

District 9C Championship Night Photo Gallery

District 9C Championship Night Photo Gallery... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 24, 2014

Daines, Edmunds seek votes in Senate race

Two GOP candidates for the first open U.S. Senate seat in nearly four decades were in Havre Sunday night, stumping at a local Republican fundraising dinner. U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., was the... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 24, 2014

GOP makes massive campaign push in Havre

A nearly standing-room only crowd listened Sunday to candidates in races, including in a nonpartisan race, from the state Legislature, statewide offices and both federal offices up for grabs in 2014. The Duck Inn Olympic Room in Havre held close to 1... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 24, 2014

Tester praises Bear Paw Development

A U.S. senator Friday had high praise for the local economic development agency that serves in his own backyard. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont, who grew up and farms west of Big Sandy in the midst of the... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 24, 2014

Bear Paw celebrates 45th annual meeting

A crowd gathered in the Ballroom at Montana State University-Northern's Student Union Building Friday to celebrate the start of the 46th year of a mainstay in economic development. Paul Tuss,... Full story

 Local    February 24, 2014

For the Record, February 24, 2014

Havre Police Department Matthew Richard Fenger, 45, of Galata was arrested on a Justice or City court warrant and a charge of aggravated driving under the influence after a man was in the police station for processing in the SCRAM program at 9:22... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 24, 2014

Tester, Walsh visit Rocky Boy Veterans Center

Montana Sens. Jon Tester and John Walsh met with people at the Rocky Boy Veterans Center Friday to talk about the future of the veterans program at the reservation. Rocky Boy has 153 veterans, and... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 24, 2014

Walsh stops in Havre during tour of Indian Country

Newly appointed U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., stopped in Havre Friday during a tour of the state in his second week on the job. Walsh joined fellow Montana Democrat U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, keynote speaker at Friday’s Bear Paw Development Corp.... Full story

 Opinion    February 24, 2014

Our View: High school hoops - small town living at its very best

The Hi-Line has a love affair with Class C basketball, and that fondness was evident this weekend. Havre High School’s gymnasium was full all weekend for the exciting competition that fans were treated to. Teams will carry the Hi-Line mantle to... Full story

 By Karen and Don Stein    Opinion    February 24, 2014

Thanks to city workers, Patrick Construction

We would like to take a few moments to thank the hard-working employees of the city of Havre and Patrick Construction. On Feb. 13, we had a water break in front of our home, within 15 minutes of contacting the city, a crew showed up and worked until... Full story