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Articles from the August 22, 2013 edition

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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 22, 2013

Hi-Line YouthBuild program closing down

The successful YouthBuild program, housed at Montana State University-Northern, which was designed to help at-risk students acquire their GED and certifications attractive to possible employers, is...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 22, 2013

Richardson pleads guilty, sentenced on sex charge

A Havre businessman was in the Hill County jail this morning, serving the first 10 days of a two-year sentence on a misdemeanor sex charge. Howard Richardson, born in 1961, pleaded no contest Tuesday in state District Court in Havre to a misdemeanor...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 22, 2013

Rocky Boy gets federal housing grant

The tribe at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation is getting more help to improve living conditions on the reservation. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and HUD Rocky Mountain Regional Administrator Rick Garcia...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 22, 2013

Yakima man sentenced for local drug sales

A Yakima, Wash., man will spend nearly six years in federal prison for selling massive amounts of drugs in north-central Montana. The Tri-Agency Safe Trails Task Force announced Wednesday that Xavier Luis Rodriguez, 25, was sentenced in U.S....

 Local    August 22, 2013

For the Record: August 22, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a 10:38 a.m. Wednesday call about a bicycle with pegs and wheels stolen from off it on 10th West Street. ——— A 25-year-old Havre man was arrested for partner or family member assault after officers...

 By Lindsay Brown    Local    August 22, 2013

Stand-alone photo: Bountiful harvest

Combines pass across a field of wheat Aug. 15 near U.S. Highway 87 north of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation....

 Opinion    August 22, 2013

Our View: YouthBuild's demise is sad for the Hi-Line

Almost 100 Hi-Line young people have obtained their GEDs and vocational training through Montana State University-Northern's nationally acclaimed YouthBuild program over the last four years. Many of the young people have gone on to jobs in the...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 22, 2013

Skylights get back to work with six matches

The season-opening match last weekend didn’t go according to plan for the Montana State University-Northern volleyball team. But the good news is, the Skylights have six matches over the next three...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 22, 2013

Golf season is short, but memories are plenty

The summer is a double-edged sword for me in so many ways. Just like when I was a kid, and never wanted the new school year to start, summers still fly by way too fast for me. On one hand, it’s...

 Local    August 22, 2013  
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    August 22, 2013

Reinforcements arrive in as Lolo fire threat rises

HELENA . (AP) — Reinforcements arrived in western Montana as dry thunderstorms and high wind gusts forecast for Thursday made it tougher to predict which way a pair of wildfires threatening 1,200 homes would turn. Since topping the nation's...

 Local    August 22, 2013  
 By MATT GOURAS Associated Press    State News    August 22, 2013

Montana panel offers Baucus tax reform ideas

HELENA (AP) — A panel advising U.S. Sen. Max Baucus on his plan to rewrite the nation's tax code told him on Thursday that the government should maintain deductions that benefit the poor, small businesses, education, retirement savings and innovati...