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Articles from the February 28, 2014 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 28, 2014

One win away: Bears storm past Huskies

GREAT FALLS — The Box Elder Bears have delivered a lot of knock-out punches in what has been a perfect season so far. And they did it again in the Northern C boys semifinals Thursday night at the... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 28, 2014

Beeters roll, Knights tumble in Northern C openers

GREAT FALLS — If the Chinook Sugarbeeters were looking past the Denton-Geyser-Stanford Bearcats, and ahead to a possible semifinal matchup with the top-ranked and mighty Belt Huskies, you... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 28, 2014

One more time: Lights meet Argos

They say the third time’s a charm. But the Montana State University-Northern men’s basketball team is hoping that’s not the case tonight. The No. 18 Lights (23-7) are home tonight to face the... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 28, 2014

Update: Skylights game with Saints moved from Saturday to Monday

The Montana State University-Northern Skylights and Carroll College Fighting Saints are no strangers to postseason play. And it’s getting where it seems like the Skylights and Saints run into each... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 28, 2014

It's a family tradition

In a program as seasoned and established as the Havre High boys basketball program, fans and followers are bound to come across some familiar names through the years. And if a fan has been on the... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 28, 2014

Rocky Boy survives scare from Harlem

It’s not often that bitter rivals open a postseason tournament against each other. But that was the case Thursday night in Glasgow. And it was a Northern B rivalry game for the ages as the Rocky... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 28, 2014

Youth hockey state tourney comes to the Havre Ice Dome

It’s a big weekend for the little guys of youth hockey in Havre. The Havre Ice Dome plays host to the U10/Squirt A State Tournament. The tourney begins tonight and runs through Sunday afternoon,... Full story

 Sports    February 28, 2014

Hi-Line Boys Sports Schedule

Friday High School Basketball Havre vs Browning, boys, 1 p.m. in Belgrade Havre vs Belgrade, girls, 8 p.m. in Belgrade Northern C Girls at Great Falls 8 a.m. — North Star vs. Fort Benton, loser-out 9:30 a.m. — Dutton-Brady vs. Denton-Geyser-Stanf... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 28, 2014

Gardipee wants murder charge dismissed

A Rocky Boy woman accused of the brutal beating death of an 11-month-old boy has asked a federal judge to throw out the charges or at least delay the trial. Cecilia Rose Gardipee has moved the court dismiss charges against her filed in the death of... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    February 28, 2014

Boys & Girls Club celebrates Walmart gift

The daily meeting at Havre Walmart this morning turned into a special treat for employees. Department heads received lollipops and a round of applause from the staff and board members of the Boys &... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 28, 2014

GOP candidates call for a 'red wave'

The Republican candidates for the state House of Representatives all made similar calls during campaigning Sunday, for local voters to keep this part of Montana red in the Legislature. Incumbent Rep. Kris Hansen of Havre said Sunday she has had the... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 28, 2014

Tester: Challenges, opportunity face Indian Country

The new chair of the U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee said Thursday that Native Americans in Montana face challenges — but if governments and people work together, those challenges can be opportunities for growth. “I would say the two major... Full story

 Obituaries    February 28, 2014

Frank G. Kiedrowski

Frank G. Kiedrowski 89, of Hogeland, Mont., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family of natural causes Feb. 22, 2014, in Kirkland Wash. Vigil services will be held on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at... Full story

 Obituaries    February 28, 2014

Darlene Berger

Darlene M. Berger, 80, of Rocky Boy passed away of natural causes on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Northern Montana Care Center. A visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in... Full story

 Obituaries    February 28, 2014

Lorraine Jacobs

Lorraine Jacobs, 75, of Box Elder passed away on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at her residence of natural causes. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the Rocky Boy... Full story

 Local    February 28, 2014

For the Record, February 28, 2014

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a complaint made from 14th Street West at 7:52 a.m. Thursday. ——— Officers investigated a report made Thursday at 8:21 a.m. from Wilson Avenue of tools having been stolen from a house. ———... Full story

 By Staff and wire reports    Local    February 28, 2014

Arctic blast hits Hi-Line

A wind-chill warning is in effect for the Hi-Line through noon Sunday, with predictions of temperatures as far as minus 28 degrees tonight. The Weather Channel predicts a high of minus 5 Saturday. The University of Montana, all Missoula County... Full story

 By Emily Mayer    Local    February 28, 2014

Celebrating history: Post office, Commercial Club make news

For the eighth installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, we go back to Hingham. Information comes from the Feb. 27, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review. Hingham was looking at... Full story

 Opinion    February 28, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, February 28, 2014

It’s been a good week, so let’s stick to the laurels: An article on the Havre Daily News University Page this week reminded us of the value to Havre of radio station KNMC. It provides an around-the-clock eclectic mixture of music. We’d like to... Full story

 By Pam Burke    Opinion    February 28, 2014

The Tasmanian Devil strikes again

"This is my new horse Taz," says I. "What kind of a name is Taz?" says John. "I dunno," says I. "It's just the one he came with." "I don't like it," says John. "It's just a name," says I. "Sounds... Full story

 By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press    State News    February 28, 2014

Attorneys: 30 days in prison enough for rapist

BILLINGS (AP) — Attorneys for a former Montana teacher who raped a 14-year-old student argued Friday that his 30 days in prison were enough punishment, even as a judicial oversight panel sought the censure of the judge in the case over what it... Full story

 By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press    State News    February 28, 2014

ACLU: Treatment of mentally ill prisoners lacking

BILLING (AP) — Advocacy groups said Friday that a yearlong investigation of Montana's corrections system found "systemic" mistreatment of mentally ill prisoners, including their placement in solitary confinement for months or even years and the... Full story

 Sports    February 28, 2014

Ted Harold Winchell

Ted Harold Winchell, 43, of Billings, passed away peacefully at St. Vincent HealthCare on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, surrounded by his family. The son of Ruth Brisbo, Ted was born in Havre, Mont., on... Full story


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