Articles from the April 25, 2014 edition
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Blue Ponies thump Browning yet again
For the second consecutive outing, the Havre High softball team made short work of the conference rival Browning Indians. Last weekend the Central A Blue Ponies defeated the Indians 21-0 in Havre....
TekNoXpo brings high schools to Havre
TekNoXpo brought high school students to take part in some hands-on experience in possible career choices or college pathways at Montana State University-Northern. Holly Haas, the Big Sky Pathways...
Tree-planting honors retired library director
A crowd gathered Thursday evening around a recently planted tree in front of the Havre-Hill County Library and gave a round of applause to former library Director Bonnie Williamson. The tree was...
School board candidates go head to head at forum
Havre school board candidates met Thursday night to answer questions at a forum at the Havre Middle School auditorium. Ericka Everly, Timothy Scheele, Bobbi Teasley and incumbents Curtis Smeby and Cindy Erickson answered 11 questions presented by... Full story
2 bodies found in car in Billings irrigation ditch
BILLINGS (AP) — Firefighters in Billings have removed the bodies of two women from a car that was found submerged in an irrigation ditch. Sgt. Shane Winden says an employee with the city's parks department spotted the vehicle on its top in the... Full story
Prosecutors: Crow defendants to keep most proceeds
BILLINGS (AP) — Defendants in a corruption case on a Montana American Indian reservation won't have to repay most of the money they received through a fraudulent billing scheme, federal prosecutors said Friday. Seven defendants pleaded guilty or... Full story
Judge: Highway Patrol discrimination case should go ahead
HELENA . (AP) — Most of the claims by four Hispanic men who accuse the Montana Highway Patrol of engaging in systematic racial profiling during traffic stops should be allowed to proceed, a federal magistrate judge ruled. U.S. Magistrate Judge... Full story
Cruzado oversees fundraising records at MSU
BOZEMAN (AP) — As Waded Cruzado came to Bozeman four years ago to become Montana State University's president, she sent out copies of a business management book she found inspiring. Entitled "Good to Great," the book could describe what Cruzado is... Full story
Oil train shipments in Montana raise concern
Rob Chaney, Missoulian MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — With scrutiny growing about the safety of moving crude oil by rail, western Montana residents wonder how increased shipments will be kept safe along sensitive places like the border of Glacier National...
Beach 'shocked' by governor's letter of support
HELENA (AP) — Barry Beach said he was shocked to learn about Gov. Steve Bullock's letter asking the state parole board to consider commuting his sentence for the 1979 beating death of a Poplar high-school classmate. Beach, who is serving a... Full story
Montana Supreme Court candidate struck from ballot
HELENA (AP) — A district judge ruled Friday that a candidate for the Montana Supreme Court does not meet the qualifications to run for the justice post and ordered Lawrence VanDyke's name removed from the ballot. District Judge Mike Menahan of... Full story