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Articles from the June 20, 2013 edition

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 By John Kelleher    Local    June 20, 2013

School groups rate Jergeson high, others low

Members of the public education lobby in Helena have put aside their traditional differences and have jointly rated lawmakers on how they voted during the recent session. They say some local lawmakers haven’t done very well. The Montana School... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 20, 2013

Storm socks area, downs trees, starts fires

While flash floods — and tornadoes — seemed to have missed this part of Montana, severe storms Wednesday night caused plenty of damage, knocking down trees, blowing over vehicles and causing... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 20, 2013

Ceremony at Wahkpa Chu'gn set for Longest Day

The management of Havre’s own world-class archaeological site is inviting people to observe a traditional religious ceremony the morning of this year’s longest day. A traditional Native American ceremony is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Friday at... Full story

 
 Local    June 20, 2013

Rocky Boy ranch wins big environmental award

Special to the Havre Daily News LaSalle Ranch on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation has won the 2013-2014 Montana Environmental Stewardship Award. The annual award is sponsored by the Montana Stockgrowers Association's Research, Education and Endowment... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 20, 2013

Walter Eugene Currie

Walter Eugene Currie, 69, passed away on June 16, 2013, due to complications from hemochromatosis. He was surrounded by his family in Great Falls. A celebration of life service is planned for... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 20, 2013

Richard P. Podrez

Richard P. Podrez, 66, of Havre, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013, at his residence due to complications from diabetes. Cremation has taken place, and graveside services will be held in... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 20, 2013

Warren H. P. Taylor

Warren H. P. Taylor, 89, of Havre, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at Northern Montana Medical Center of natural causes Cremation has taken place, and memorial services will be held at a later date. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been... Full story

 
 Local    June 20, 2013

For the Record, June 20, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a two-vehicle crash at 11:07 a.m. Wednesday on 1st Street West. ——— Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. an officers investigated a two-vehicle crash at 10th Street and 5th Avenue. ——— Officers were called... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 20, 2013

The Flood of 1938 turned deadly in Laredo

The Flood of 1938 caused a great deal of property damage in the areas it affected. Homes, businesses, government buildings, crops, and personal property such as automobiles and furnishings were... Full story

 
 By Bradley Williams    Opinion    June 20, 2013

Assisted suicide laws can lead to murder

I am the President of Montanans Against Assisted Suicide. Thank you for your Associated Press article about our lawsuit against the Board of Medical Examiners. We are awaiting the results of the court hearing. Meanwhile, I would like to alert your... Full story

 
 By Jeff Hagener    Opinion    June 20, 2013

Respecting other perspectives

I was both honored and encouraged earlier this year when Gov. Steve Bullock appointed me director of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. It was an honor knowing I'd be back at the helm of this remarkable agency. FWP plays an essential role in... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 20, 2013

Golf on the Hi-Line: Back Nine on its way at Prairie Farms

There’s many advantages to 18-hole golf courses. It doesn’t matter if the town is the size of New York City or Havre. Being able to play 18 different holes, and being able to open up more golf to... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    June 20, 2013

North Stars earn a home split

Instead of two seven-inning games, Wednesday night’s action was changed to two five-inning games at Legion field. The purpose was to beat the approaching storm, and the plan worked just as planned.... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    June 20, 2013

Havre youth Blake Preeshl turning heads on the ice

It’s not unheard of for a Havre athlete to gain attention from other programs, or from sports fans across the state. But Blake Preeshl has taken that attention one step further, gaining recognition... Full story

 
 State News    June 20, 2013

Farm Bill voted down, Montana lawmakers upset

Montana delegation blasts farm bill failure HELENA (AP) — The Montana congressional delegation is blasting the House for failing to advance a farm bill. The House rejected its version of a half-trillion-dollar farm bill on Thursday amid wrangling... Full story

 
 State News    June 20, 2013

Moose wanders through Bozeman

BOZEMAN (AP) — A bull moose's walking tour of Bozeman ended when state wildlife officials tranquilized the animal and released it in the Gallatin National Forest. The moose wandered around the city Thursday morning with an entourage of Fish,... Full story