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Articles from the September 10, 2013 edition

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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 10, 2013

Read and Rise hopes to improve student literacy

The Read and Rise program is designed to build literacy in children and prepare them for elementary school and, eventually, college. Teachers and community members met at the 5th Avenue Christian Church Monday to learn about the program. The program... Full story

 By Lindsay Brown    Local    September 10, 2013

Yard of the Week: For the birds

Margaret Hencz's home at 529 7th Ave. has been chosen as the Bullhook Blossoms Yard of the Week. Hencz, Havre city judge, has a colorful flowerbed of tall and short zinnias stretching from the front... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 10, 2013

Park board asked to revisit cattle fencing policy

A local rancher said the Hill County Park Board needs to revisit its policy about the fence around Beaver Creek Park and needs to work with ranchers to fix the fences and to get cattle out of — or back on — the park to where they are supposed to... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 10, 2013

Students get help with life after high school at college fair

Havre High School students were bused to Montana State University-Northern Monday to explore their options in life after high school. Many universities had representatives at Northern‘s gymnasium... Full story

 Obituaries    September 10, 2013

Melvin A. 'Mel' Gomke

Melvin A. "Mel" Gomke, 71, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at the Northern Montana Care Center of natural causes. Service information and full obituary will follow. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangem... Full story

 Local    September 10, 2013

For the Record, September 10, 2013

Havre Police Department No dispatch log was sent to the Havre Daily News because of computer problems, according to the police station. Hill County Sheriff’s Office Deputies served a warrant to a 27-year-old Harlem woman Hill County Detention... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    September 10, 2013

State seeks public's view of gas pipeline sales

A “listening and public comment session” on NorthWestern Energy’s proposal to purchase Devon Energy’s natural gas production facilities on the Hi-Line will be held in Havre at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4, at the Eagles Club. The hearing will... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 10, 2013

Park Board looks to revisit Beaver Creek cabin fences

After a Beaver Creek Park cabin owner said the Hill County Park Board seems to be sending conflicting messages, the board reached consensus on reviewing its cabin fence policy on the park. Jack Mattingley said Monday that, after the board said dogs... Full story

 Opinion    September 10, 2013

Our View: Assisted living facility good for area seniors

A gap in the options for Hi-Line senior citizens may be filled soon with the pending opening of Timber Creek Village assisted living facility. The new facility will offer seniors a variety of choices — from efficiency apartments to larger apartment... Full story

 By Linda Rawn    Opinion    September 10, 2013

Disparity in sentencing is shocking

Let's see. Let me get this straight. A middle-aged school teacher rapes one of his students who later kills herself. He is sentenced to serve 30 days. A 15-year-old boy rapes young girl. The boy throws himself off a third-floor courthouse rotunda... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    September 10, 2013

Hi-Line Football Roundup

With prep football now at full swing, the Hi-Line saw plenty of gridiron action Friday and Saturday. In Class B action, the Harlem Wildcats started their season 0-1, as visiting Big Timber earned the... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 10, 2013

Hi-Line Volleyball Roundup

With conference play about to begin, area volleyball teams were busy getting ready this past weekend. Two big tournaments were on tap locally, and both provided ample opportunity for Hi-Line teams to... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 10, 2013

What we saw, and what we'll see

The fall sports season is now in full swing. But locally, it really kicks into high gear this coming weekend. First though, it’s time to take a quick look back at the first major weekend of the... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    September 10, 2013

MSU-N's Williams earns Frontier volleyball honor

For the second straight week, a Montana State University-Northern hitter has earned Frontier Conference honors. Monday, Northern senior Kelsey Williams was named Frontier Volleyball Player of the... Full story

 Sports    September 10, 2013

Hi-Line athletes of the week

After a rough, season-opening loss to Chester/J-I, Chinook and do-it-all player Zach Molyneaux got back on track. Last Saturday, the Beeters throttled Great Falls Central 56-38 in Great Falls behind s... Full story

 State News    September 10, 2013

Gladstone invites oil exec to Rocky Mountain Front

HELENA (AP) — Blackfeet musician Jack Gladstone has invited a Louisiana oil executive to visit him on the reservation and discuss relinquishing his company's oil leases south of Glacier National Park. Gladstone wrote to Solenex Inc. manager Sidney... Full story

 State News    September 10, 2013

Crow man sentenced to 6 months in corruption case

BILLINGS (AP) — A former Crow tribal employee has been sentenced to six months in prison after pleading guilty to his role in a federal corruption case. Martin Lloyd Old Horn is the youngest of seven defendants accused of stealing $500,000 from a... Full story