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 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 3, 2013

Governor asks Obama to declare flood disaster

For the third time in four years, Montana’s governor has asked President Barack Obama to declare a disaster in north-central Montana due to flooding. “I have asked the president to consider the devastating effects Montana's flooding has caused...

 By John Kelleher and Shelby Stormer    Local    July 3, 2013

Four for the Fourth

For some Hi-Line people, tonight will mark the start of a four-day Independence Day weekend. Others get to take only one day off. In any event, there is a host of things area people can do to enjoy...

 Obituaries    July 3, 2013

Frances Marie Kuszmaul

Frances Marie Kuszmaul, 87, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Northern Montana Care Center as a result of kidney failure. Her funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, at First Lutheran...

 Local    July 3, 2013

For the Record, July 3, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a report made Tuesday at 8:54 a.m. at the police station about a sex offense. ——— Tuesday at 11:13 a.m. officers at the police station issued a summons to a 41-year-old Havre man for possession of...

 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion    July 3, 2013

How my frugality broke the bank

A couple weeks ago I wrote about beating the system with Cheap-Flights-R-Us. Today I hang my head in defeat. I had bought a round-trip ticket on-line. Great Falls to Phoenix. My ultimate destination...

 By Sheila Forshee and Ursula Brese    Opinion    July 3, 2013

Thanks to local businesses for helping camp

We would like to thank the following businesses for helping with our Kamp for Kids, NorthWestern Energy, Independence Bank, Bear Paw Credit Union, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company, State Farm Insurance, Havre Bicycle, Walmart, Gary & Leo’s Fresh Foods,...

 Opinion    July 3, 2013

Our View: Thanks to Vince Woodwick, may July 4 fest go on

Happy Fourth of July to all of the Hi-Line. Many people will have a traditional July 4th that will begin with a stop at Pepin Park for the mid-day festivities and a trip to see the fireworks put on by Havre Jaycees at night. The Pepin Park...

 By Lorna Thackeray - The Billings Gazette    State News    July 3, 2013

Ekalaka firefighter killed in Ariz. blaze

As soon as he turned 18, Dustin DeFord volunteered for the Carter County Rural Fire Department in Ekalaka, embarking on a career that ended Sunday in an Arizona inferno. DeFord, 24, was a member of a...

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    July 3, 2013

Knights sweep North Stars up north

Continuing their tough schedule, the Havre North Stars American Legion baseball team returned to the diamond for two more district games Tuesday afternoon. Following a two-game sweep of Tri-County...

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    July 3, 2013

Local all-star baseball teams busy right now

Baseball is still in full swing across Montana, and there were still plenty of local little league, and Babe Ruth All Stars in action over the weekend. And both the 14-15 year old Babe Ruth All Stars, and U13 All Stars had solid weekends. In Babe...

 By MATT GOURAS Associated Press    State News    July 3, 2013

Schweitzer appointees tied to political nonprofit

HELENA — Appointees of former Gov. Brian Schweitzer shared the governor's campaign address and received contributions from an organization that Schweitzer was involved in, even as the governor was bashing other such nonprofits for hiding from...

 State News    July 3, 2013

Court delays release of new order in Cebull probe

HELENA (AP) — An appeals court panel overseeing the misconduct investigation into former U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull says it has issued a new order in the Montana jurist's case. But the Judicial Council of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...

 State News    July 3, 2013

Person injured in plane crash hospitalized

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — One of two people injured in the crash of a single-engine airplane near Fort Smith remained hospitalized Wednesday. St. Vincent Healthcare spokeswoman Lynn Ratcliff said the condition of the patient admitted after Tuesday's...

 State News    July 3, 2013

Pepin Park program closed Friday

The Pepin Park Children's program and the Playmobile will be closed on Friday. The program will return to its regular schedule on Monday. For further information call 265-5781....

 Sports    July 3, 2013

Bullock is sent a suspicious package, Capitol evacuated

Montana Capitol evacuated over suspicious package HELENA (AP) — The Montana Capitol was evacuated Wednesday after the governor's letter handler reported receiving a suspicious package from an anonymous sender, authorities said. Fire trucks were...

 State News    July 3, 2013

Amber Alert canceled after 1-year-old found safe

MISSOULA (AP) — Authorities have canceled an Amber Alert for a 1-year-old girl after Missoula authorities say she was found safe in Plains. The alert was issued Thursday morning after the Missoula County Sheriff's Office said Jasmyne Salter's...

 Local    July 3, 2013  
 Sports    July 3, 2013

Helena officials OK package that caused Capitol's evacuation

HELENA (AP) — A Helena fire official says tests of a package sent by an anonymous sender to Gov. Steve Bullock's office came up negative for illicit substances. Authorities evacuated the state Capitol Wednesday after governor's office reported the...

 Local    July 3, 2013