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Articles from the July 19, 2013 edition

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 By John Kelleher    Local    July 19, 2013

Latest effort to get St. Marks off Rocky Boy ballot apparently fails

Ken Blatt St. Marks has apparently survived another effort to get his name off the ballot in the July 30 elections for Chippewa Cree tribal chair. St. Marks said Tribal Judge Donna Running Wolf ruled Thursday that the provision of tribal code that th... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    July 19, 2013

Scenes from the fair

Politicians work the crowd Most fairgoers liked Thursday’s weather. It was warm, but the wind kept it comfortable. Not so for the Hill County Democrats. Located right near the entrance most people... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 19, 2013

FEMA starts recovery work on Hi-Line

Representatives of three counties, two Indian reservations and an electric cooperative met Thursday with state and federal officials to start federal help for the recovery from this spring’s flooding, with the officials saying their goal is to... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    July 19, 2013

State jobless rate stable, up on the Hi-Line

The jobless rate in Montana stayed at 5.4 percent during June. The state Labor Department called the rate “a pause in the long-term downward trend experienced throughout 2013.” Still, Montana’s rate was considerably lower than the national... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 19, 2013

Erma Mae Reichelt

On July 13, 2013, Erma Mae Reichelt, 86, left this world to be with her heavenly Father. She lost this life to pancreatic cancer. Her time of suffering was brief, and she passed with many family membe... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 19, 2013

Sharon L. Burch

Sharon Lynn Burch, 60, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, at her home of natural causes. Sharon was born Nov. 5, 1952, in Havre, Mont., to Lawrence Kazar Nanoff and Jewel Ann Davey (Nickey) Nanoff. She attended school in... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    July 19, 2013

Havre of the Past: In 1893, thunderstorms strike

The July 18, 1893 issue of The Havre Advertiser had only one full article dedicated to local news, and it came from Fort Assinniboine. It contained news of a new firearm called the Krag-Jorgensen;... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    July 19, 2013

I wondered about that posture

Last week I found myself standing outside with hands on hips, shoulders and elbows spread wide, feet splayed shoulder-width apart, admiring the view down the coulee, and I asked myself a profound question: How long has it been since I last stood... Full story

 
 Opinion    July 19, 2013

Hi-Line Darts and Laurels, July 19, 2013

Dart — It’s bad enough when someone steals an American flag from any place. But the actions of the people who took the flag that flew for all to see at Community Effort Pavillion and Campground at Beaver Creek Park are especially repulsive. The... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 19, 2013

Great Northern Rodeo takes center stage

If you’re looking for a great rodeo to watch, then look no further than the Great Northern Fairgrounds. It’s true, the Great Northern Rodeo, formerly known as the Great Northern Stampede always cr... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    July 19, 2013

Hi-Line Junior Rodeo a big hit

The Great Northern Fair always has a lot to offer in the way of sports. But Thursday night, the grandstands belonged to the participants of the Hi-Line Junior Rodeo. Dozens of cowboys and cowgirls... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    July 19, 2013

North Stars close out the regular season at home today with Lethbridge

If there was ever a time to make sure all the wrinkles were worked out of the Havre North Stars’ program, that time would be now. This afternoon, the Havre American Legion baseball team will play... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Local    July 19, 2013

Hi-Line Living: An artist's lens

Aside from a brief lapse in focus as a 5-year-old who wanted to be a cheerleader, Havre-native Carly Swenson has always wanted to be an artist and starting next week visitors to Paris Gibson Square Mu... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    July 19, 2013

Foundation pledges $2M to promote entrepreneurship

HELENA — A foundation run by a New York private equity firm pledged $2 million Friday to help pair young entrepreneurs at the University of Montana and Montana State University with businesses that can help get their ideas off the ground.... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    July 19, 2013

Tester: Senate seat still winnable for Democrats

HELENA (AP) — The Democratic Party can still win the Senate seat being vacated by Max Baucus, but it's going to take a lot more work now that former Gov. Brian Schweitzer isn't running, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester said Friday. Schweitzer was the... Full story

 
 State News    July 19, 2013

Pension investments post 13 percent gain

HELENA (AP) — Montana's pension funds have returned to their pre-recession market value. The state Board of Investments learned Thursday that the state's nine pension funds posted a net gain of just over 13 percent for the fiscal year ending June... Full story