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Articles from the April 14, 2014 edition

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Mazurkiewicz wins MMA debut

Former Havre High and University of Great Falls wrestling star Myles Mazurkiewicz is still on the mat, but it’s a much different kind of mat. On Saturday night in Great Falls, Mazurkiewicz made his... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    April 14, 2014

Blue Ponies gain experience at tough Belgrade Jamboree

After another tournament weekend, the Havre High softball team continues to take steps in the direction of what could be a successful season. It was another jamboree weekend for the Central A Blue... Full story


Locals shine for Lady Griz

A pair of local track and field standouts are currently making plenty of noise at the University of Montana. Of course, former Big Sandy star Kourtney Danreuther has been doing it for the Lady Griz...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 14, 2014

Stapleton: Voters want 'grownups' in DC

A candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives said what he is hearing from Montana voters is that they want to see a little more maturity in their federal elected lawmakers. “They say, ‘We want you to go back and do the right thing,’” he... Full story


Hands On History brings children to the mall

Hands On History filled the halls of the Holiday Village Mall with well over two dozen crafts and activities Saturday. "It's quite a fundraiser ... ," said Kelly Brandon, one of the organizers of the... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 14, 2014

Students flock to Havre for district music festival

Hundreds of students converged on Havre over the weekend to show their ability in music and to learn some new tips during the annual District 7 Music Festival. Havre High School senior Matt Curtis...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 14, 2014

Rosendale brings Marlenee to Havre

U.S. House of Representatives candidate Matt Rosendale, a Republican state senator from Glendive, is bringing a veteran of Washington lawmaking to Havre Tuesday during a campaign tour. Former Rep. Ron Marlenee, R-Mont., will join Rosendale in Havre...


Kids start fire, damage Head Start shed

Firefighters were called at 5:53 p.m. Friday to extinguish a fire that was started on the 1300 Block of Lincoln Avenue near the Head Start building. The fire was started by two children around the age of 10 who were playing with matches and burning...


Zepha Marilyn Monson Swensen

After living a fun - filled, adventurous and world traveling life, Zepha Marilyn Monson Swensen passed away quietly in her home with her family on April 7 2014 at the age of 78. Marilyn was born... Full story


Doreen Delores Burchard Gault

Doreen Delores Burchard Gault, 76, went home to Jesus on April 9, 2014, at the Brendan House in Kalispell, Mont., surrounded by her loving family. Doreen was born to Charles and Anne Mae Burchard on... Full story


Marilyn M. Hutton

Marilyn M. Hutton, 77, of Turner, Mont., passed away March 28, in Great Galls after a battle with cancer. Marilyn was born Oct. 24, 1936, in Scotts Bluff, Neb., to Miles and Marilla Roudebush. She... Full story


Our View: Key support for water projects

U.S. Steve Daines, R-Mont., seems to be in sync with his Democratic colleagues, Sens. Jon Tester and John Walsh, in pushing Congress to approve funding for the north-central water project. All three want to approve a plan to fully fund water... Full story

 By Rick Ripley    Opinion    April 14, 2014

Bison harm Montana landowners

A Montana district court recently ruled that Montana laws dealing with the wild or domestic status of bison are “ambiguous.”  Those laws certainly are complicated, and for good reason.  The Montana Legislature has purposely given joint... Full story

 By Tim Tepas    Opinion    April 14, 2014

Autism a disorder, not contageous

April is National Autism Awareness month, which raises the question – what is autism?  First, understand the misconceptions about autism. People with autism do not have a disease, and they aren’t broken, so they don’t need to be fixed. There... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 14, 2014

Clack Museum may be facing cuts, low on cash

The H. Earl Clack Museum Board is looking at ways to make up possible budget shortfalls, including talking to its funding foundation next week, or possibly looking at ways to save including reducing hours for the next budget year that starts in... Full story