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Articles from the March 3, 2014 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    March 3, 2014

Movin' On To State: Pony girls 3-peat

Two wins was all that the Havre High girls basketball team needed to bring a third consecutive Central A divisional title back to Havre. And the Blue Ponies took care of business in a big way as they... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    March 3, 2014

Movin' On To State: HHS boys advance

The Havre High boys basketball team came just one win away from taking the Central A title in Belgrade. But despite losing a tight matchup in the Central A championship game, the Blue Ponies are... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    March 3, 2014

No Contest: Bears roll to Northern C crown

GREAT FALLS — When a team is as hot as the top- ranked Box Elder Bears, prep basketball fans don’t typically have to look too far to see a new page being written in the history books. All a local... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    March 3, 2014

Now it's time: Skylights meet Carroll

The unexpected waiting game is finally over. What was supposed to happen Saturday night will finally go down tonight. The Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team will face off... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    March 3, 2014

Argos shock Lights in Frontier quarterfinal

It’s pretty safe to say the Montana State University-Northern Lights have had the Great Falls Argos’ number recently. Especially in Frontier Conference postseason games. But, as talented as the Ar... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    March 3, 2014

Chinook girls finish fourth at Northern C

GREAT FALLS — The District 9C champion Chinook girls basketball team had waited all season for its chance at the Belt Huskies. And the Sugarbeeters got it Friday night. Playing at the Four Seasons... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    March 3, 2014

Stars come up short at Northern B

After a red-hot finish to the regular season, and a dominating performance at last weekend’s District 1B tournament, everything looked to be falling into to place for the Rocky Boy boys basketball t... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    March 3, 2014

George Ferguson Column: Local teams bring the hardware home

Blizzards and bitter cold might have grabbed the headlines this weekend, but high school basketball was as hot as ever. And what a weekend it was for our local teams. Great Falls was once again the... Full story

 
 Sports    March 3, 2014

Squirt Hockey Photos

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 By John Kelleher    Local    March 3, 2014

Benefit planned for man injured in a fall

It's been nearly two months now since Max Conner slipped and had a terrible fall, causing serious injuries to his head. It's been a time of hospitalization and frequent trips to Great Falls for... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 3, 2014

Frigid blast misses area, more snow predicted

The frigid blast expected to bring near record-setting cold temperatures over the weekend missed the Havre area a bit, though more snow fell — later than predicted — and more is expected in north-central Montana this week. The storm that dumped... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 3, 2014

BNSF tracks closed again after avalanche

A Saturday derailment west of Kalispell that shut down Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway tracks and U.S. Highway 93 has been cleared, but more winter weather has closed the tracks again, a spokesman said this morning. BNSF Public Affairs Director... Full story

 
 Local    March 3, 2014

For the Record, March 3, 2014

Havre Police Department Friday at 6:19 a.m., officer investigated a disturbance between neighbors at a 2nd Street Northeast location. The calling party reported that after a verbal disagreement, his neighbor took some pills and drove off. ———... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 3, 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

 
 Obituaries    March 3, 2014

Trevin Dwayne Taylor

Trevin Dwayne Taylor, 45, of Havre passed away Feb. 25, 2014. He was born June 16, 1968, in Maysville, Okla. His family later moved to California where he graduated from Sweet Water Union High School... Full story

 
 Opinion    March 3, 2014

Our View: Court ruling a defeat for nonpartisan elections

The U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow against nonpartisan judicial elections last week. The High Court ruled against a Montana state ban on political parties making financial contributions to judicial candidates. Unlike many states, Montana has a long... Full story

 
 By Associated Press    Local    March 3, 2014

Buffett says rail tank cars need upgrades for oil

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says it's clear that railroad tank cars carrying crude oil need to be updated because oil from certain regions has the potential to be more dangerous than previously thought. Buffett appeared on CNBC... Full story

 
 State News    March 3, 2014

Woman hurt in destructive Montana avalanche dies

MISSOULA (AP) — A woman who was rescued about three hours after her house was destroyed by an avalanche in Missoula, has died at a hospital. Missoula police say Michel Colville died Sunday night at St. Patrick Hospital. Her husband, Fred... Full story

 
 State News    March 3, 2014

MSU gets $50M donation to College of Engineering

BOZEMAN (AP) — A man who graduated from Montana State University over 50 years ago is making a $50 million donation to the university's College of Engineering. Norm Asbjornson, a native of Winifred, announced the donation Monday morning in... Full story

 
 State News    March 3, 2014

Attorney: More than 50 abusive priests to be named

HELENA (AP) — More than 50 priests in western Montana, most of whom are dead, will be named as sexual abusers of children if a legal settlement is approved, an attorney for plaintiffs suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena said. Meanwhile, two... Full story