Articles from the August 7, 2013 edition

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 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 7, 2013

Work set to stabilize Northern's Donaldson Hall

A landmark at Havre’s university finally will see some repairs, with plans set to stabilize Donaldson Hall while plans are completed for its future use at Montana State University-Northern. Northern Chancellor James Limbaugh said in a release that... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 7, 2013

Police agencies explained what they do

The National Night Out event brought the community together Tuesday to talk to representatives of many law enforcement and community agencies who have presences in or near Havre. Many agencies had... Full story

 Local    August 7, 2013

St. Marks swearing in delayed

The election board meeting in Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, which was to swear in Ken Blatt St. Marks Tuesday as a chairman for the Chippewa Cree Business Committee, was not held due to the absence... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 7, 2013

Council votes to extend Havre city limits

Havre City Council has taken the first step in annexing more land into the city. Council voted to annex many separate sections of land of varying sizes around the city limits. The largest and most notable section being annexed is the area past the... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 7, 2013

Lights return key players in the secondary

On the football field, the secondary is the last line of defense. There’s a lot of pressure on defensive backs to perform in college football, and it’s why the great ones go on to make millions... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 7, 2013

Cats start the season near the top

Both the Montana State Bobcats and Montana Grizzlies will begin the 2013 season ranked among the Top 25 Football Championship Subdivision schools. The 2013 FCS Preseason Coaches Poll was released... Full story

 By Havre Daily New Lindsay Brown    Sports    August 7, 2013

Tennis camp fun in Havre

Havre High's Wyatt Lindbloom hits a forehand during a drill at Havre Tennis Camp Monday afternoon at the Bill Vaughey Memorial Tennis Courts. Havre High head tennis coach George Ferguson conducted... Full story

 Obituaries    August 7, 2013

Francis Zander

MISSOULA — Francis “Frank” B. Zander passed away at the age of 88, Aug. 3, 2013, in Missoula, Mont., of natural causes.  Frank was born March 13, 1925 in the family home to Julius Richard Zande... Full story

 Obituaries    August 7, 2013

James Thole

James H. Thole, 76, died in Las Vegas, Nev., on July 17, 2013, of congestive heart failure. Jim was born in Lethbridge, Alberta in 1937 to Herman and Dorothy (Tiny) Thole. Jim was preceded in death by his parents and son, Jamie Thole. Jim is... Full story

 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    August 7, 2013

Defense in Sherry Arnold case seeks police files

HELENA (AP) — One of the two men accused of kidnapping and killing a Sidney High School teacher wants state prosecutors to turn over information from the personnel files of the law-enforcement officers who investigated the case. In addition,... Full story

 State News    August 7, 2013

Baucus says Google leader to attend Butte summit

HELENA (AP) — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus says Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will attend his economic development summit next month in Butte. Baucus says Schmidt will help host an online workshop for businesses on Sept. 17, the second day of the... Full story

 By MATT GOURAS Associated Press    State News    August 7, 2013

ACLU files lawsuit over Wolf Point voting district

HELENA (AP) — A civil-rights group is arguing that the Wolf Point School District is arranged to favor white voters in a predominantly Native American area. The American Civil Liberties Union of Montana filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday arguing... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Sports    August 7, 2013

Northern to keep secondary ed programs - for now

Secondary education programs at Montana State University-Northern are not being terminated, and a task force will be appointed to provide recommendations with regard to these programs, the university announced Wednesday afternoon. "We have listened... Full story

 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    August 7, 2013

6 charged in Montana tribal program for kids

GREAT FALLS (AP) — Six people who oversaw a Blackfeet program for troubled youth have been arraigned on charges they embezzled money from the $9.3 million project. They also are accused of doctoring invoices to embellish the tribal contributions... Full story