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Articles from the July 11, 2013 edition

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 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 11, 2013

St. Marks back in Rocky Boy election

In an on-again, off-again process, the delayed special election to fill the top position at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has been scheduled, with five candidates including the man whose removal created the need for the election. The Chippewa... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 11, 2013

President issues new disaster declaration

President Barack Obama has, again, declared a disaster in the region, opening the gate for federal assistance to local governments to recover from this spring’s flooding. Obama declared a disaster in all 12 counties and three Indian reservations fo... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 11, 2013

Baucus announces money for Bullhook Clinic hirings

Just days before a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new clinic for Havre’s community health center, Montana’s senior U.S. Senator announced funding for a new position at that health center. Sen. Max Baucus said the position will... Full story

 
 By Shelby Stormer    Local    July 11, 2013

Lots of activity at Blaine County Fair

The Blaine County Fair at the Blaine County Fairgrounds in Chinook started this morning and will end Sunday evening. Preparation for the fair started with distributing gravel to dry out the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 11, 2013

'Billy Joe' William Joseph Larson-Lawrence

“Billy Joe” William Joseph Larson-Lawrence, 54, a Native American from Great Falls, passed away July 2, 2013, by accidental drowning. His memorial services will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, July 12, 2013, at Hillcrest Lawn Memorial Chapel. Schnider... Full story

 
 By Lindsay Brown    Local    July 11, 2013

Stand-alone photo: Jumping through summer

Andy Hendricks, 8, jumps on a trampoline Wednesday afternoon.... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 11, 2013

Golf on the Hi-Line, part five: There's great golf up north

People who are avid golfers love to get out and travel. They certainly support their home course, and in our area, that’s usually Prairie Farms, Beaver Creek or the Chinook Golf Club, or in some... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    July 11, 2013

Babe Ruth all-star teams converge on Havre

It has been a roller-coaster ride of ups and downs for the Havre 13U Babe Ruth all stars, but the summer’s play all comes down to this weekend. Hosting the 2013 13U state tournament, Havre will be... Full story

 
 By Tammy Pozega    Opinion    July 11, 2013

Kind stranger helped dog make it home

On July 3, my little dog decided to wander too far from home. An unknown person picked him up and had the kindness to take him to the pound. I was later able to pick him up and bring him back to the family that loves him. It is nice and comforting... Full story

 
 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion    July 11, 2013

I now own half a car in Mexico

Recently I spent two weeks in Puerto Penasco, state of Sonora, northern Mexico, in a neighborhood which reminded me of Harlem when I was growing up, dirt streets and all. My friend Lupe had gone... Full story

 
 Local    July 11, 2013  
 State News    July 11, 2013

Man gets 2 DUI charges for 2 crashes in 1 night

BILLINGS (AP) — A 28-year-old Billings man faces two DUI charges for two incidents that damaged two vehicles in less than three hours. The Montana Highway Patrol says Christopher Iron was booked into the Yellowstone County jail Wednesday morning... Full story