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Articles from the August 20, 2013 edition

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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 20, 2013

Limbaugh considered for Louisiana university

James M. Limbaugh, the chancellor of Montana State University-Northern, is one of the final candidates being considered for president of Nicholls State University in Louisiana. “It’s an opportunity that I was nominated for, and an opportunity I... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 20, 2013

Child killed, another critical after rollover near Big Sandy

A 5-year-old girl died and a 7-year-old is in critical condition after a 26-year-old Oregon woman lost control of her 1999 Nissan Pathfinder on U.S. Highway 87 near Big Sandy Monday. The names of the victims have not been released. According to the... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 20, 2013

Council OKs school officer

Havre City Council unanimously approved a plan to assign Officer Ryan Pearson to Havre High School and Montana State University-Northern for the coming school year. Northern and the Havre School system will contribute to Pearson’s salary. The idea... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 20, 2013

Make it with Wool contest looking for makers

A group that promotes one of the oldest of mankind’s crafts — making clothes from sheep’s wool — is looking for people to compete in a contest that is just around the corner. The Make It With Wool competition for this region of the state is... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 20, 2013

West Nile virus confirmed in Hill County

The potentially deadly West Nile virus spread by mosquito bites continues to spread throughout the state, with mosquitoes carrying the virus now confirmed in Hill County. Hill County Mosquito District Coordinator Terry Turner told the Havre Daily... Full story

 
 By Lindsay Brown    Local    August 20, 2013

Yard of the Week: Suzy Wiken

The Bullhook Blossoms Garden Club awarded their “Yard of the Week” honor Suzy Wiken's 615 1st Avenue home.... Full story

 
 Local    August 20, 2013

For the Record: August 20, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a 9:24 a.m. Monday report at the police station about a stolen girl’s bike. ——— Officers investigated a 10:24 a.m. Monday call about a store that was broken into on 2nd Street. ——— Two... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    August 20, 2013

North Stars grew during a rebuilding season

Every baseball season can’t be a winning one. And when dealing with a young team, in what could safely be labeled as a rebuilding season, growth and improvement are among the highest goals set out t... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 20, 2013

Golf league champions will be crowned

Playoff golf is underway in Havre, and soon, league champions will be crowned at courses like Prairie Farms, Beaver Creek and the Chinook Golf Club. But before the men’s league playoffs continue... Full story

 
 State News    August 20, 2013

Augare attorney asks judge to dismiss DUI charges

GREAT FALLS (AP) — An attorney representing a Blackfeet tribal leader accused of fleeing an officer during a drunken-driving stop has asked a judge to dismiss the charges. Federal prosecutors have charged Blackfeet Tribal Business Council member... Full story

 
 State News    August 20, 2013

Authorities search for berry picker in fire zone

LOLO (AP) — Authorities are searching for a man who went berry picking near Lolo Creek just before a wildfire moved into the area. The Missoula County Sheriff's Office says 60-year-old Mark Hannah... Full story

 
 State News    August 20, 2013

Authorities search for woman who took 4 children

HELENA (AP) — Authorities say a woman may be headed to South Dakota with her four children who are not in her custody. The Montana Department of Justice issued a Missing/Endangered Person advisory Tuesday at the request of the Helena Police... Full story