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Articles from the June 3, 2014 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 3, 2014

George Ferguson Column: Blue Ponies were fun to watch in Polson

Fastpitch softball is a sport I know well. I enjoyed playing the game for quite some time, at least until my body told me not to anymore. It’s also a game that has long been a Havre tradition. I... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 3, 2014

Local Golf Report: Ladies tee it up for cancer Saturday

Saturday is a big day for the local golf scene. The Havre Women’s Golf Association will hold its annual charity tournament that day at Prairie Farms Golf Course. And there are still openings for the tourney, which has now evolved from fighting... Full story

 
 Sports    June 3, 2014

Hi-Line Athletes of the Week

Dani Wagner, Havre Softball Moments like Havre High sophomore Dani Wagner had at last weekend’s Class A state softball tournament in Polson don’t come around often. But one did for her last... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 3, 2014

Northern begins nursing director search

Montana State University-Northern has started its search for a new director for its nursing program. “We want to have the person in place for the fall,” said Jim Potter, director of university relations. “(The posting) will run until it is... Full story

 
 Local    June 3, 2014

Polls open today

Polling places around the state opened today for the primary election. Polls will be open through 8 p.m. People can visit the “My Voters Page” section of the Secretary of State’s website at http://sos.mt.gov/ or call their clerk and recorder... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 3, 2014

Park board leaves fishing question to FWP

The Hill County Park Board at its monthly meeting Monday decided to take no action on a state agency’s request to resolve a legal problem in its stocking fish in Beaver Creek Park. “We should just let it ride till they come back,” Board member...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 3, 2014

Council gets reports from fire, parks and rec

Havre City Council convened Monday to listen to reports from the Havre Fire Department and Parks and Recreation. Chris Inman, director of Parks and Recreation, spoke to the council about the various summer projects the department is putting on....

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 3, 2014

Everything Antique show kicks off Friday

The seventh annual North Central Montana Everything Antique Show featuring the Big Bud 747 tractor will open its doors Friday at the Great Northern Fairground. Charlie Inman, one of the organizers of... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 3, 2014

Wesley D. Gorman

Wesley Gorman, 70, of Havre, passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at his residence of natural causes. Cremation has taken place, and memorial services will be held at 1 p.m., on Wednesday, June 4,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 3, 2014

Patricia L. 'Pat' Sather

Patricia L. "Pat" Sather, 85, of Havre, passed away of natural causes on May 31, 2014 at Northern Montana Hospital.  Funeral services will be Thursday, June 5, 2014, at 3 p.m. at the First Lutheran... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 3, 2014

Park Board discusses man's 'footprint' at Beaver Creek Park

Among several issues discussed at Monday’s monthly Hill County Park Board meeting was a desire to leave as little imprint on Beaver Creek Park as possible, although several audience members said the board is sending conflicting messages on that....

 
 By Eric Seidle    Local    June 3, 2014

Quick Pic: Handyman helps at Highland Park

Izzy Hagan, from left, puts together her tool box project while Terry Robbins from the Great Falls Home Depot walks Highland Park Elementary first-grader Taymond Stiffarm through building his own... Full story

 
 Breaking News    June 3, 2014

Kris Hansen wins GOP nod

State Rep. Kris Hansen has won the Republican nomination for state Senate from District 14. She topped Carl Mattison 1,645 to 880. She faces state Sen. Greg Jergeson in the fall. Senate District 14 Kris Hansen Carl Mattison` Partial or complete Hill... Full story

 
 By Havre Daily News    Breaking News    June 3, 2014

Hill County results are in

Senate District 14 Kris Hansen easily defeated Carl Mattson for the Republican nomination, 1174 to 556. Hansen will face Democrat Greg Jergeson in the general election this fall. House District 27 Roy Hollandsworth leads Darrold Hutchinson 481 to... Full story

 
 Breaking News    June 3, 2014

Hollandsworth tops Hutchinson

Roy Hollandsworth of Brady has defeated Darrold Hutchinson for the Republican nomination for state representative from District 27. Unofficials results showed him with 1,480 votes to Hutchinson 780. A member of the "responsible Republicans," he won... Full story

 
 Breaking News    June 3, 2014

Brown renominated treasurer

Sandy Brown has won renomination for Hill County treasurer. She defeated former treasurer Carrie Dickson 834-245 in Tuesday's Democratic primary. Republicans failed to nominate a candidate for the job.... Full story

 
 Breaking News    June 3, 2014

Havre to review form of government; others reject the idea

The city of Havre will elect a commission to review its form of government. Voters approved the proposal in Tuesday's primary. Voters in Blaine, Hill and Liberty counties and the cities of Harlem and Chinook rejected the proposal to review the way... Full story

 
 Breaking News    June 3, 2014

State races (last updated 10:45 p.m.)

U.S. Senate Dem - Primary 222 of 693 precincts - 32 percent x-John Walsh (i) 39,136 - 64 percent John Bohlinger 13,637 - 22 percent Dirk Adams 8,028 - 13 percent U.S. Senate GOP - Primary 222 of 693 precincts - 32 percent x-Steve Daines 80,758 - 84... Full story

 
 Breaking News    June 3, 2014

AP projects Daines, Walsh the winners

HELENA (AP) — Steve Daines is projected to win the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Montana, defeating state Rep. Champ Edmunds and political newcomer Susan Cundiff in the primary election. And John Walsh has been nominated by his... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    Breaking News    June 3, 2014

Sen. John Walsh vs. Rep. Steve Daines in November

HELENA — Montana voters set the stage Tuesday for a November election that will determine whether a U.S. Senate seat that has been in Democratic hands for a century will stay there after the resignation of six-term Sen. Max Baucus. U.S. Rep. Steve... Full story

 
 Breaking News    June 3, 2014

Plumage wins easily in Blaine County

Delores Plumage easily won renomination as Blaine County Commissioner. She defeated Carletta Benson 178-36 to win the Democratic nomination. She faces no Republican rival in the general election.... Full story

 
 Breaking News    June 3, 2014

Zinke wins Montana GOP US House Primary

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Ryan Zinke of Whitefish has won the Republican nomination for Montana's sole U.S. House seat. The former state senator will go on to face John Lewis, Tuesday's winner of the Democratic primary with John Driscoll. Zinke... Full story