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Articles from the May 29, 2013 edition

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 By John Kelleher    Local    May 29, 2013

NorthWestern buys Devon's Hi-Line facilities

NorthWestern Energy Corp. has agreed to purchase Devon Energy Co.’s natural gas production interests in the Bear Paw Basin. A NorthWestern spokesman said the purchase is part of the company effort to create “vertical integration,” meaning the... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 29, 2013

Hill County Democrats under new leadership

The head of the Hill County Democrats handed the leadership of the party to a new chair Monday night, saying he will remain active in politics but it was time to let someone new take over. Democrats elected Brenda Skornogoski as chair, with John... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 29, 2013

Position opens on Park Board

The Hill County Commission is looking to appoint a new member to the county’s Park Board. Board member Mel Gomke is retiring after 12 years. The person appointed will serve out the remainder of his term, ending May 1, 2014. The board oversees... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 29, 2013

Morin-Beck pleads no contest to child abuse

A Havre woman pleaded no contest in her first court appearance to charges she assaulted two children in her care last October. Laurie Morin-Beck, born in 1960, pleaded no contest in state District Court in Havre Tuesday to two felony charges of... Full story

 
 Local    May 29, 2013  
 Obituaries    May 29, 2013

John Ihnot

John Ihnot, formerly of Nashua, Mont., died of natural causes on Friday, May 24, 2013, at Northern Montana Care Center in Havre, Mont., just a few weeks short of his 99th birthday. Both the vigil and... Full story

 
 Obituaries    May 29, 2013

Raymond A. Frey

Jan. 18 1933 – May 23, 2013. On the 23rd of May 2013, Raymond A. Frey, at the age of 80 years, said his final farewell to his family and friends. Ray was the second born child to Amelia Lydia... Full story

 
 Local    May 29, 2013

For the Record, May 29, 2013

Have Police Department A 20-year-old Havre man in the 24/7 Sobriety Program was arrested for criminal contempt and MIP at 7:55 a.m. Tuesday at the police station. ——— Officers investigated a hit-and-run vehicle crash on Saddle Butte Drive,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 29, 2013

Rocky Boy's Olson captures two medals

After a earning a Class B state cross country championship back in the fall, Rocky Boy distance runner Kyle Olson had his sights set on track and field gold this past weekend in Bozeman. And while Olson din’t reach the top of the medal stand in... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 29, 2013

Ladies league now under way in Havre

First, the men got started a little over a month ago. Now, the ladies are off and running. Ladies league kicked off Thursday night at Prairie Farms to the tune of good weather and plenty of good golf by all. On the first night of the season, Golden... Full story

 
 By Will Deschamps    Opinion    May 29, 2013

Bullock was wrong to veto Bakken aid

It comes as no surprise that much of the budget surplus that Montana has enjoyed for the last eight years has come from energy and natural resource development. Oil and gas efforts across Montana, especially our eastern-most counties, has provided... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 29, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Flood watch in effect through Friday

National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for north-central Montana including Blaine, Chouteau, Hill and Liberty counties, with two inches of rain — up to three in some areas — expected to fall through Friday evening. The notice says... Full story