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Articles from the June 17, 2014 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 17, 2014

Busy week on the road for North Stars

The American Legion baseball season is in full swing, and hopefully, some lousy weather doesn’t slow things down. The Havre North Stars have a busy week ahead of them, and they’ll look to avoid... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 17, 2014

Local Golf Report: Men's league reaches the halfway mark

Soccer might be center stage right now, but it’s also that time of year when golf becomes the focal point for many. After all, summer is about to officially begin, even if it doesn’t feel, or look like it in Havre right now. The U.S. Open is in... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 17, 2014

HYBA tournaments run all week long

This week marks a busy one for the Havre Youth Baseball Association. Starting today, and running through Sunday afternoon, HYBA will wrap up its regular season for both the Babe Ruth and Major League age divisions. The Babe Ruth City Tournament...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 17, 2014

City to crack down on wild yards

The city of Havre will apparently be getting more authority to crack down on people who let tall weeds grow on their lawns. Ward 4 Councilperson Andrew Brekke at Monday night’s meeting presented changes he would like made to the nuisance weed... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 17, 2014

Mosquitos come out of the woodwork

Following a schedule of its own, a pesky — and potentially dangerous — insect is making its annual debut in the area days ahead of its own awareness week. June 22-28 is National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, but north-central Montanans have...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 17, 2014

Rocky Boy gets grant to fight drugs, suicide

The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is giving a $220,000 planning grant to Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation to develop programs to help people in emotional distress....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 17, 2014

Gift puts Big Sandy library near half-way mark

Saturday, the single largest private donation to an effort to build a new branch of the Chouteau County Library in Big Sandy put the effort close to halfway to its more-than $500,000 goal. Outgoing State Rep. Roger Hagan. R-Great Falls, a 1967 Big... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 17, 2014

Car-dragging charges dropped against Crazyboy

The charges against the second defendant accused of dragging her niece with a car and nearly running her over have gone away. The Hill County Attorney asked the judge to dismiss charges against Gloria Crazyboy, born in 1976, saying the prosecution...

 
 By Eric Seidle    Local    June 17, 2014

Quick Pic: Vacation Bible School

Chase Thompson, 8, left, receives help from Madi Whitaker, 8, while they make crafts at Fifth Avenue Christian Church's Annual Vacation Bible School Friday. This year's theme was "Jungle Safari" and...

 
 Obituaries    June 17, 2014

Donna May Kampf Knudson

Donna May Kampf Knudson, 70, loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend died Friday, June 13, 2014, at Peace Hospice of Montana after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Cremation has taken... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 17, 2014

Gayle Wallace Tuck

Gayle Wallace Tuck, 84, of Ephrata, Washington, passed away at his home on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. He was born on February 5, 1929, to Edward Davis and Ivy May Tuck of Chinook, Montana. Gayle married his loving wife, Ruth Ernestine Tuck, March 23,... Full story

 
 Local    June 17, 2014

For the Record, June 17, 2014

Havre Police Department Two arrests were made and a 16-year-old boy was issued a summons on charges of disorderly conduct, purchase or possession of an intoxicant by a minor and obstructing a peace officer after officers responded to a 6:12 a.m.... Full story

 
 State News    June 17, 2014

Audit: Ravalli treasurer's office in disarray

HAMILTON (AP) An audit of the Ravalli County treasurer's office found the office was in disarray and the interim treasurer was not fulfilling her duties, but it found no evidence of fraud. County Attorney Bill Fulbright on Tuesday released the... Full story

 
 State News    June 17, 2014

Ronan sued over police hiring, training

RONAN (AP) — A member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes who says he was wrongly arrested by Ronan police has filed a lawsuit alleging the city violated his constitutional rights by hiring at least one unqualified officer. Anthony... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    June 17, 2014

2 testify at Northern sex harassment hearing

(12:30 p.m. Tuesday) The hearing for the Randy Bachmeier vs. Montana State University-Northern sexual harassment complaint began 9 a.m. Tuesday morning. The session began with Bachmeier’s attorney, John Heenan, questioning the first witness, Dean... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    June 17, 2014

NorthWestern gets OK for 6.4 percent rate hike

HELENA — Montana utility regulators on Tuesday approved a NorthWestern Energy request to boost electricity rates by 6.44 percent starting July 1 so the company can recover $32 million in underestimated supply costs. Public Service Commission... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    June 17, 2014

Panel drops plan to hire consultant on EPA rules

HELENA (AP) — Montana utility regulators dropped a proposal Tuesday to spend $3,000 to hire a former University of Montana law professor known for his conservative views to point out any constitutional problems with proposed federal regulations to... Full story

 
 By The Associated Press    State News    June 17, 2014

5 Things to Know in Montana for June 18

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. PSC SAYS NO TO CONSTITUTIONAL CONSULTANT: Montana utility regulators have dropped a proposal to spend $3,000 to hire a former University of Montana law... Full story