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Articles from the July 30, 2013 edition

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 By MATT GOURAS Associated Press    State News    July 30, 2013

Another top Montana Democrat declines Senate bid

HELENA (AP) — Another candidate Democrats were hoping to recruit for Montana's open Senate seat said Tuesday she won't be running for the office. Stephanie Schriock, who helped run U.S. Sen. Jon Tester's 2006 campaign and is currently president of... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 30, 2013

Utility work could cause outages

A utility company that supplies electricity and natural gas to many north-central Montana residents is doing $1.1. million worth of upgrades in the area that could lead to short interruptions in service. “NorthWestern (Energy) will work to notify... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 30, 2013

Rocky Boy special election underway

A special election to fill the vacant head position at the Chippewa Cree Business Committee at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation is underway today, with six candidates including the man removed from the office in March. The polls opened at the Old... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 30, 2013

Havre man sentenced to four years for meth sales

A Havre man will spend four years in federal prison for selling methamphetamine in the region for several years. Judge Dana Christensen in federal court in Great Falls sentenced Rodney Cooper, 50, to 48 months in prison followed by four years of... Full story

 
 By Lindsay Brown    Local    July 30, 2013

Stand-alone photo: Summer fun on the water

Lydia Standaert, 4, floats in an inflatable tube in an above-ground pool last week.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 30, 2013

Dennis Leroy Paulson

Dennis Leroy Paulson, age 70, passed away July 28, 2013. Memorial services will be held Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the American Lutheran Church in Chinook. Arrangements have been made with Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook... Full story

 
 Local    July 30, 2013

For the Record: July 30, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers arrested a man with a pick-up and hold order brought into the police station by probation and parole personnel Monday at 7:02 a.m. No further information was provided. ——— Officers investigated a report made... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 30, 2013

Things starting to heat up around the Frontier

Frontier Conference sports are right around the corner. The Montana State University-Northern volleyball and football teams will report to fall camp next week, and the season-opening games are not... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 30, 2013

Local Golf Report: Gilman to guide HHS golf teams

Playoffs spots, a big scramble and the nearing of the high school golf season. Those are things that will happen when July turns to August this week. This week marks the final week of Wednesday night... Full story

 
 By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press    State News    July 30, 2013

Prosecutor: Sidney murder confession was voluntary

BILLINGS — A Richland County prosecutor is asking a judge to accept a confession from an illiterate man charged in the killing of a high school teacher. Defense attorneys have sought to suppress Michael Keith Spell's alleged confession to the 2012... Full story

 
 By MATT GOURAS Associated Press    State News    July 30, 2013

Panel takes up Tester, Baucus forest bills

HELENA (AP) — A U.S. Senate subcommittee is again taking up bills from U.S. Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester that deal with federal land protections in Montana. Tester told the Public Lands, Forests, and Mining Subcommittee Tuesday that it is time... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Breaking News    July 30, 2013

St. Marks wins Rocky Boy special election

The man the tribal council at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation removed from its chair is back on. In a special election for the chair of the Chippewa Cree Tribe’s Business Committee, voters elected Ken Blatt St. Marks with 453 votes. St. Marks... Full story