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Articles from the August 8, 2013 edition

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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 8, 2013

Nate St. Pierre named Stone Child president

Dr. Nate St. Pierre has been named president of Stone Child College. The Stone Child College Board of Regents has selected St. Pierre to succeed Melody Henry as president starting Sept. 1. According to a press release from the Chippewa Cree Tribe’s... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 8, 2013

Northern reconsiders teacher programs

The head of Havre’s university said Wednesday he is reconsidering plans to cancel the programs teaching prospective high school teachers. “We have listened to community leaders and school representatives from across the Hi-Line with regard to... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 8, 2013

Delaine Fitzpatrick gets 3 years probation

The first of two Havre sisters accused of illegally selling marijuana while licensed medical marijuana caregivers was sentenced to three years probation with the chance to clear her record. Judge David Cybulski sentenced Delaine Fitzpatrick, born in... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 8, 2013

Foot clinics back on

North-central Montana retirees who were afraid they might lose the care they had received for their feet may not need to worry. A Great Falls nurse says she has picked up some of the traveling foot care clinics that were canceled, and Northern... Full story

 
 Local    August 8, 2013

For the Record: August 8, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers issued a summons 6:20 a.m. Wednesday to a Havre girl after being charged with minor in possession, assault, criminal mischief or vandalism and endangering the welfare of children. ——— A request to speak to an... Full story

 
 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion    August 8, 2013

Easy to grow things? - Not in my backyard

I am a reasonably tolerant and lazy gardener. When an unsolicited seed shows up in my backyard, sprouts, shoots, flowers and flourishes, I’m open to letting it stick around. Unless the newcomer is... Full story

 
 By Doug Braun    Opinion    August 8, 2013

Protect kidney patients' Medicare funding

I take care of patients whose kidneys do not work. As a result, they rely on a dialysis machine to clean their blood. The treatments they receive three times a week for four hours at a time help them stay healthy. Because of the care they receive,... Full story

 
 By Alice Mapes    Opinion    August 8, 2013

Good-hearted person at Gary & Leo's is praised

I was at Gary & Leo's Fresh Foods Aug. 2, doing my weekly shopping. I could not find a certain item. There was another lady customer in the same aisle as I. I asked her if she knew where this item was. She said, "It should be here. I'll go look." I... Full story

 
 By Lindsay Brown    Local    August 8, 2013

Photo: National Night Out leads to food bank donation

Havre Police Officer Ryan Pearson hands off $593.27 and some dry goods to Havre Food Bank director Lorna Bjerga Wednesday afternoon. Pearson collected the donations during Tuesday night's National... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 8, 2013

Big dates coming up for area athletes

Summer is nowhere near over. But area high school athletes will begin counting the days until the new fall sports season officially begins. And those important dates are now just mere days away. First... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 8, 2013

Gallery Lounge repeats at state

A men’s fastpitch softball team based out of Havre continues to be the cream of the crop in the state of Montana. For the second straight year, and the fourth time in the last five, the Gallery Loun... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 8, 2013

Skylights add hitter

The Montana State University-Northern volleyball team is just a little over a week away from opening its season in Great Falls. And just before training camp opened, the Skylights and head coach Bill... Full story

 
 Local    August 8, 2013  
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    August 8, 2013

6 charged in Montana tribal program for kids

GREAT FALLS — Six people who oversaw a Blackfeet program for troubled youth were arraigned Thursday on charges they embezzled from the $9.3 million project and doctored invoices to embellish the tribal contributions needed to keep the federal... Full story