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Articles from the March 20, 2014 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    March 20, 2014

Skylights are on to the Sweet 16

It may have been eight years since the Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team last played in an NAIA national tournament game. But the Skylights haven’t lost their first-round... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    March 20, 2014

Stars next up for Skylights

The MSU-Northern Skylights have been here before. It just so happens, it was eight years ago. But head coach Chris Mouat knows what the NAIA Sweet 16 is all about. And on Friday morning in Frankfort,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    March 20, 2014

Where there's a Will

Every successful college basketball team has that one player, that one who is similar to the drummer in a band. He might not steal the headlines, he may not be front and center all the time, but he... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    March 20, 2014

Havre Lions swimmers shine in Missoula

Members of the Havre Lions Swim Team recently competed at the Swimming Short Course State Championship Meet. The meet was held March 7 at the Grizzly Pool on the campus of the University of Montana... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    March 20, 2014

Local Bowling Report: HYBA Jackpot Fundraiser is Saturday night

The Fundraiser for Havre Youth Baseball will be this Saturday night. Sign-ups are at 5:30 p.m. with bowling to start at 6:30. Cost is $20 per person. There will be a Silent Auction, along with 50/50 tickets. Sloppy Joes will be served. All proceeds... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 20, 2014

Box Elder holds assembly for Bears

The community of Box Elder and surrounding areas gathered at Box Elder Public School Wednesday to celebrate the success of the school's boys basketball team. Matt Topsky, a Box Elder graduate and... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 20, 2014

Idaho college students remodel flood-damaged Havre homes

Relief efforts after the extensive damage caused by flooding that plagued Havre last spring continue this year, and a group of college students from Idaho is working at low-income households, damaged... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 20, 2014

Historic communications exercise was 'perfect'

A test of communications equipment funded by a federal grant included, for the first time ever to the knowledge of Hill County Sheriff Don Brostrom, law enforcement officials from the United States and Canada communicating seamlessly with each... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 20, 2014

Snow again in forecast

Weather forecasters again are expecting snow to hit the area in what would be a start-of-spring storm, after a previously expected storm fizzled in this region. National Weather Service and Weather Channel both have a forecast of snow today and... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 20, 2014

David L. Ironmaker

David L. Ironmaker, 57, of Great Falls, passed away of natural causes on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at his residence. Wake services will begin at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at St. Mary's... Full story

 
 Local    March 20, 2014

For the Record, March 20, 2014

Havre Police Department Officers investigated an 11:16 a.m. Wednesday complaint at the police department about clothes stolen from a laundromat. ——— Officers investigated a 3:04 p.m. Wednesday call from Havre High School about someone throwing... Full story

 
 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion    March 20, 2014

What if the hokey pokey is what it's all about?

It was close to 4 o’clock when I left my apartment to walk up the street to get a liter of milk, no specific destination in mind, just a purpose — buy milk. I could go to the frutera and buy milk... Full story

 
 By Marjorie Duchscher    Opinion    March 20, 2014

Community supported Shamrock Shindig

Thanks so much for everyone who came to the Second Annual Shamrock Shindig and made it another success. Thank you to all the volunteers, the youth that sold tickets, all the kitchen help and the cooks. The meal was wonderful. To the hostesses of the... Full story

 
 By John R. Wilson    Opinion    March 20, 2014

Protect Montana trapping

I am writing this letter today in hopes of urging Montana sportsmen and outdoor enthusiasts to oppose efforts by animal rights activists to ban trapping on Montana public lands. There have been efforts in recent years to paint trapping as an... Full story

 
 By Tom Gignoux    Opinion    March 20, 2014

Trapping hurts Montana's economy

Last year a 62-year-old Martin City woman was reduced to thrashing on the ground, covered with blood from her snapping, wounded dog while her 5- and 6-year old grandchildren looked on, crying in terror. The family was out for a walk. Their dogs were... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Breaking News    March 20, 2014

Eastlick enters plea deal in Rocky Boy embezzlement case

Eastlick enters plea deal in Rocky Boy embezzlement charges by Tim Leeds A Havre man has agreed to plead guilty in a deal on two cases alleging he committed fraud and embezzlement at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. James Howard Eastlick Jr. has... Full story