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Articles from the July 16, 2013 edition

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 By John Kelleher    Local    July 16, 2013

Havre taking some old laws off the books

The city of Havre is going through its codes, finding some laws that are obsolete. City officials found some of the old laws a tad humorous. For instance, Monday night, City Council took the first step in erasing from city codes a provision that... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    July 16, 2013

At 90, WWII vet is honored by Legion

Gilbert Horn sat in his chair at the recreation room in Northern Montana Care Center as friends helped him put his put his traditional headdress on. “I’m going to look like Mickey Mouse,” he... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 16, 2013

Museum gets dino billboards, looks at T. Rex head

The H. Earl Clack Museum Board heard Monday about two separate Montana Dinosaur Trail topics, one a set of billboards promoting Rudyard, Havre and Chinook and another an opportunity to bring the tyrant lizard king to the Havre museum. Clack museum... Full story


Murel Francis Clancey

Murel Francis “MF” Clancey, 92, died peacefully of natural causes on July 10, 2013. He was born in Wolf Point, Mont., on Nov. 23, 1920, to Walter and Nellie (Ford) Clancy. They moved to Havre... Full story


'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,... Full story


For the Record, July 16, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a report made at 11:31 a.m. Monday from Optimist Park that a duffel bag with personal items and electronic devices was missing from the caller's vehicle. ——— At 1:09 p.m. Monday a caller reported... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    July 16, 2013

Nonpartisan Havre election plan goes to voters

There is bipartisan agreement that nonpartisan municipal elections are best for Havre. City Council Monday unanimously agreed to put the matter on the fall ballot this year. Councilmen said they heard mostly positive comments about the proposal.... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 16, 2013

Museum board looking at fairground focus

Two members of the Hill County museum board told the board Monday that, along with opening some of its property on the Great Northern Fairgrounds during the fair, the board should shift its focus to doing some work on that property. Gary Wilson,... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 16, 2013

Highway 2 Association sets meeting in Havre

The association pushing to upgrade and expand the trade corridor along the Hi-Line’s highway has set a meeting in Havre Tuesday, July 30. Bob Sivertsen, president of the Highway 2 Association, said the group wants to share what is happening on... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    July 16, 2013

Amtrak exhibit to be in Havre this weekend

People will be able to tour Amtrak cars and learn the history of the passenger rail service when the Amtrak Exhibit Train sets up shop in Havre this weekend. The exhibit will be open 11 a.m. to 5... Full story


Our View: Police in the schools - for all the right reasons

Young people often feel an antipathy toward police officers. And officers often don’t communicate well with young people. It looks like Montana State University-Northern, Havre Public Schools and the Havre Police Department are working to solve... Full story


Local Golf Report: Rotary week a big hit yet again

The Rotary Club does a lot of great things for our community throughout the entire year, and when it comes to sports, this past week was a big one for the Rotary Club. Last week, at Prairie Farms... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    July 16, 2013

Babe Ruth stars head to state

Last weekend, the Havre 15-year-old Babe Ruth all stars turned in a 1-3 record. But with one last weekend left in the season, Havre is looking to turn in a much better weekend at the state... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    July 16, 2013

North Stars split with the Tri-County Cardinals

The short break in action came to an end for the Havre North Stars, but they were back on the diamond for more American Legion action Monday. Havre was on the road Monday afternoon, taking on the... Full story


Lindeen shuns US Senate run

HELENA — Another top potential Democratic candidate is rejecting a run for Montana's open U.S. Senate seat. Insurance commissioner Monica Lindeen said in a release Tuesday that she doesn't want to leave Montana and will stay in her current job....


Browning state senator pleads not guilty to DUI, obstruction

GREAT FALLS (AP) — State Sen. Shannon Augare has pleaded not guilty to DUI, reckless driving and obstructing an officer. The Browning Democrat and Blackfeet tribal leader appeared Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Great Falls. He is accused of... Full story


Hutterites plead not guilty in bear death charges

GREAT FALLS (AP) — Six members of a northern Montana Hutterite colony have pleaded not guilty to possessing two illegally killed grizzly bears. Pondera colony minister Leonard Kleinsasser and five other members entered their pleas Tuesday during... Full story


Gay couples file new lawsuit seeking benefits

HELENA (AP) — A civil-rights organization filed a new lawsuit against the state Monday on behalf of seven gay couples in an attempt to win for them the same benefits that married couples receive in Montana. The American Civil Liberties Union of... Full story


Blackfeet arrest man critical of tribal council

KALISPELL (AP) — Blackfeet authorities have arrested a tribal member who has been critical of the tribe's governing council, accusing him of violating a law that protects council members from threats, slanderous material or misleading information.... Full story


Bullock lays out broad education goals

HELENA (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock said Tuesday that he would like to work on improving schools in a number of ways. The governor discussed a laundry list of broad ideas at a meeting of the Board of Education, which includes leaders of both the... Full story


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