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Articles from the April 30, 2014 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    April 30, 2014

Ponies win plenty of matches in Great Falls

If the Havre High tennis teams didn’t get what they were hoping for out of last Saturday’s Central A Duals in Lewistown, the Blue Pony boys and girls made up for it in the Electric City Tuesday. H... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 30, 2014

Locals star at M.A.C Invite

As the Havre High track and field teams keep chipping away at the competition-filled schedule, the Central A Blue Ponies also keep posting times and marks to be proud of. In an early week meet, the... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 30, 2014

MSU-Northern golf teams place sixth in Missoula

The Montana State University-Northern men’s and women’s golf teams wrapped up the Frontier Conference 2013-14 season with the annual Frontier Conference Championships Monday and Tuesday in...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 30, 2014

HHS coaches honored

Havre High School racked up two Class A state championships during the winter sports season. And the head coaches who led Blue Pony teams to those titles were recently honored. The Montana High...

 By MIKE DENNISON - Lee Helena Bureau    Local    April 30, 2014

A strange twist in Havre standoff

(This story is reprinted with the permission of Lee Newspapers.) HELENA — A young man shot and killed himself after a 21-hour standoff with Havre police three weeks ago, and it got barely a notice in the statewide press. Yet this young man —... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 30, 2014

Special Olympics kicks off

Special Olympics began this morning at Havre Middle School and was expected to see around 90 athletes test their skills in various events. Mandy Hansen, a kindergarten teacher at Harlem Elementary... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 30, 2014

More flying to and from Havre via Cape Air

The new airline serving smaller Montana communities including Havre has hit a few bumps, including adjusting to the weather, but the transition seems to be working, with passenger numbers up for Cape... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 30, 2014

7th Avenue car crash sends drivers to hospital

A motor vehicle crash that happened around 3:30 p.m. Monday between two white Ford Tauruses sent both drivers to the hospital. No report from the Havre Police Department has been released as of this...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 30, 2014

Elections set in Hi-Line schools

Along with Havre’s school board elections, the surrounding areas also must make decisions on how their districts will work in upcoming years. Each district will conduct voting Tuesday from noon to 8 p.m. Big Sandy Voters will be able to decide if a...

 Obituaries    April 30, 2014

George Wesley Ortner

George Wesley Ortner, 77, passed away April 23, 2014, in Great Falls. Memorial services will be held Friday, May 2, 2014, at 1 p.m., at Chinook High School Auditorium, followed by a reception at... Full story

 Obituaries    April 30, 2014

Olga E. (Bakic) Mattson

Olga E. (Bakic) Mattson, age 80, an area nurse and farm wife, died from complications of diabetes on Sunday, April 27, at Liberty Medical Center in Chester.      Vigil prayers will be 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in... Full story

 Obituaries    April 30, 2014

Terrance Bell

Terrance Bell, 79 — Indian name Travels Alone — beloved uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 27, at Hi-Line Retirement Center in Malta. A wake will be held on Wednesday April 30, in Lodge Pole at Enemy... Full story

 By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press    State News    April 30, 2014

Ex-Billings teacher to be re-sentenced in rape case

BILLINGS — A former high school teacher who raped a 14-year-old student could be headed back to prison after the Montana Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that his original one-month sentence was too short under state sentencing laws. The court... Full story

 By BILL GORMAN MATT VOLZ AP    State News    April 30, 2014

German consulate seeks justice for slain student

MISSOULA (AP) — The German consulate called for justice Wednesday after a homeowner fired four blasts from a shotgun into his garage, killing a 17-year-old exchange student who was inside. The investigation into the killing of Diren Dede of... Full story