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Articles from the March 28, 2014 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    March 28, 2014

Pony track teams striving for quality

The last time John Ita was the head coach of the Havre High track and field program, things were a little bit different. But taking over the reigns again, now a decade later, Ita is still confident... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    March 28, 2014

HHS tennis teams hit the court

The Havre High boys and girls tennis teams haven’t had a lot of time on the Bill Vaughey Memorial Tennis Courts so far this spring. But all the same, the Blue Ponies are set to start the regular... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    March 28, 2014

MSU-N's Edwards named an NAIA All-American

It was a big first season for Montana State University-Northern junior A’Jha Edwards, and the accolades are pouring in. Earlier this week, the 6-5 Edwards was named NAIA Honorable Mention... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 28, 2014

Sletten Cancer Center to reopen

A medical center two years on hiatus is slated to reopen this spring, potentially saving people with needing cancer treatment thousands of miles of travel each year. Northern Montana Hospital and... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 28, 2014

Tester: Health care reform will end up benefitting many

Montana’s senior U.S. senator said in a press conference Thursday that the health care reform act is not perfect, but it is helping people and is a major improvement over what was in place. “We had a rocky rollout back in October but it’s... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 28, 2014

'Chair-ity' set to help food bank, Head Start

A local fundraiser again is offering people “A Chair at the Table” to raise funds for food and early education. District 4 Human Resources Development Council has set the fundraiser Saturday night at the Havre Eagles Club, offering food, music,... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    March 28, 2014

What lies below: Bullhook repairs have $3.5M pricetag

Fifteen areas along or on top of Bullhook, which runs through the middle of Havre, need repair or replacement and could cost nearly $3.5 million to revitalize. That is the finding of a preliminary... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 28, 2014

Dawn Marie Beeman

Dawn Marie Beeman, 35, passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening, March 23, at her home in Havre, Mont. She was born on Aug. 17, 1978, in Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Dawn survived brain cancer as a young child and remained determined and resilient throughout... Full story

 
 Obituaries    March 28, 2014

Artt E. Christofferson

MALTA — Artt E. Christofferson, 78, a farmer/rancher, went home to his heavenly Father from natural causes, March 25, 2014, surrounded by his family in Billings. The family will receive friends at 7 p.m. Friday. at Kirkwood Funeral Home. Funeral... Full story

 
 Local    March 28, 2014

For the Record, March 28, 2014

Havre Police Department Domenic Thomas, 35, of Otsego, Minn., was arrested on a Justice or City court warrant after officers assisted another agency at 10:31 a.m. Thursday at the Amtrak station. ——— Officers assisted the Montana Highway Patrol... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt and Tim Leeds    Local    March 28, 2014

Rebuilding Highway 2

Preliminary work is underway on the second phase of a project that is set to, eventually, upgrade U.S. Highway 2 from Havre to the Fort Belknap Agency in Blaine County. The phase of work set for this... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    March 28, 2014

Celebrating History: Gas drilling in Havre, 1914

Exciting news was in The Havre Plaindealer’s March 28, 1914, issue. We celebrate Montana Territory’s 150th anniversary with this 12th installment of this series. Every Indication Of Success In Gas Drilling Operations Excitement was at a high... Full story

 
 By Keith J. Doll    Local    March 28, 2014

Havre History: Saint Mark's Episcopal Church, part 2

During the first part of February 1921, Rev. Leonard J. Christler was sent a telegram from St. John’s Episcopal Church in Auburn, New York, his former field. It was a call for him to come back to his field and be the rector of St. John’s... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    March 28, 2014

When good art tries to go bad

I am here to say that I suffer for my art, not quite the cut-off-my-own-ear suffering of Vincent van Gogh, but I suffer nonetheless. Sure, like many artistic sufferers, I brought on some of the troubles myself. I had waited until I had 10 days to do... Full story

 
 By Jolene Standing Rock    Opinion    March 28, 2014

Sick and tired of being sick and tired

It is very difficult to adjust to tough times as Chippewa Cree people to have endured the pain and suffering as we did in the last few years. Aren't we over that era yet? We did enough suffering a long time ago before the reservation came about.... Full story

 
 Opinion    March 28, 2014

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

Laurel — Twenty Havre High School students graduated from Leadership High School this week. The program is operated by the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce. Students learn leadership skills and get practical experience in community involvement.... Full story

 
 By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press    State News    March 28, 2014

Feds: Montana-California meth ring busted

BILLINGS — Federal officials say their investigations into drug crimes in the Bakken oil patch have led to the arrests of 11 people linked to a ring that trafficked methamphetamine from southern California. The U.S. Attorney's Office announced the... Full story

 
 By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press    State News    March 28, 2014

US government: industry hampering oil train safety

BILLINGS — U.S. transportation officials rebuked the oil industry Friday for not giving up information regulators say they need to gauge the danger of moving crude by rail, after several accidents highlighted the explosive properties of fuel from... Full story

 
 By MATTHEW BROWN AP    Breaking News    March 28, 2014


Judge: Blaine County Indian voting case can proceed

PORTLAND, Ore. — A voting rights lawsuit from members of three American Indian tribes in Montana — including tribes at Fort Belknap in Blaine County — will go forward after a federal judge rejected attempts by state and county officials to... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 28, 2014

Has Eagle gets 5 years, rape trial still pending

A man with a rape trial pending in June was sentenced this morning to five years in state custody for violating conditions of his release for a 2012 charge. Donald Has Eagle, born in 1988, was sentenced for violating conditions of a three-year deferr... Full story