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Articles from the September 23, 2013 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    September 23, 2013

That's One: Ponies shut out Red Devils

A major goal has finally been scratched from the Havre High football team’s to-do list. And from the players to the coaches, the entire Blue Pony program can breathe a sigh of relief. Sitting at... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 23, 2013

Happy Homecoming: Lights 49, Blue Hawks 24

Last month, the Montana State University-Northern Lights managed just 14 points in their season-opening, shutout win at Dickinson State. That’s 14 points in 60 minutes of football. In their rematch... Full story

 
 Sports    September 23, 2013

Cat-Griz Report: Griz thump Aggies; Cats stunned in Texas

MISSOULA (AP) — Backup quarterback Shay Smithwick-Hann threw two touchdown passes Saturday to lead Montana to a 47-14 win over Oklahoma Panhandle State. The No. 9 Grizzlies scored on seven of their first eight possessions as the Division II Aggies... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    September 23, 2013

HHS's Filius is a secret no more

Before Friday night’s prep football game in Havre, the Havre High football team thought it might have secret weapon. It turns out the Blue Ponies were right, but freshman Parker Filius will not be a... Full story

 
 By Lindsay Brown    Sports    September 23, 2013

Stand-alone photo: 48 hours of competition in Havre ...

Chris Maristuen takes a swing Saturday in the home run derby during the annual 48-Hour Softball Tournament at the 6th Avenue Memorial Softball Complex in Havre. The annual tournament, held during... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 23, 2013

MSU-Northern Game Day Notebook: Lights maintain great balance at home

Being a balanced offense in football can certainly give opposing defenses fits, and coming into the 2013 season, the Montana State University-Northern Lights looked like a team which had a chance to... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    September 23, 2013

Blue Pony spikers sweep Eastern A rivals

Daniel Horton Havre Daily News sports witer gferguson@havredailynews.com Playing on the road is never an easy task, and the Havre High volleyball team is very much aware of that fact, as the Blue Ponies have yet to play at home to this point in the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 23, 2013

Red-hot Skylights crush Blue Hawks

For the second straight Frontier Conference match, the Montana State University-Northern Skylights were looking to avoid an emotional letdown after a huge win. And for the second straight match, there was no such letdown. The Skylights stormed into D... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    September 23, 2013

HHS harriers improve in Lewistown

It was another solid dayof running for the Havre High boys and girls cross country teams, but there is still plenty of room for improvement before the postseason races. Thursday, the Central A Ponies faced some good talent in Lewistown. Tturning in... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 23, 2013

Pony girls win on the links in Laurel

The Havre High boys and girls golf teams are ready for the postseason. And, specifically, this Saturday’s Central A Divisional tournament at Prairie Farms Golf Course. The Blue Ponies wrapped up the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 23, 2013

George Ferguson Column: Frontier Conference, meet Zach McKinley

I’ve been covering the Montana State University-Northern football team since Lights’ standout Donny Saisbury was running and catching passes out of the Lights’ backfield. Not to make Donny feel old or anything, but that was already nine... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 23, 2013

Sandra Butler

Sandra Butler, 63, of Havre, passed away of natural causes on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at the Care & Comfort Home.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at the Holla... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 23, 2013

Mary Ann Riley

Mary Ann Riley, June 2, 1936 – Sept. 17, 2013. Mary Ann was born June 2, 1936, in Wanda, Minn., to Mathilda “Tillie” Jenniges and Clinton Evans.  She grew up in Rudyard where she married... Full story

 
 Obituaries    September 23, 2013

John Stump Jr.

John Stump Jr., 81, of Rocky Boy, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at a residence of natural causes. Wake services will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at 135 Haystack Drive in... Full story

 
 Local    September 23, 2013

For the Record, September 23, 2013

Havre Police Department A 64-year-old Havre man was issued a summons for his dog biting someone, having a vicious dog and dog at large after officers investigated a 7:54 a.m. Friday call from the Montana State University-Northern gymnasium.... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 23, 2013

Jergeson will run for new Senate district in 2014

A dual announcement was made during the annual Hill County Democrats’ Pasma-Peck Dinner Friday in Havre, both of a new address and a re-election bid. “I now want to introduce a really good friend of mine and a neighbor of mine,” former Hill... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 23, 2013

Havre pride on display at Parade

Thousands of people lined 5th Avenue Saturday for the annual Festival Days parade. The parade was the highlight of events that took place across the community this weekend. “I thought it was a... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 23, 2013

Police look for tips in Havre man's death

A Havre police officer this morning said law enforcement still is looking for any tips that might help in the investigation of the death of a Havre man in Idaho. Lt. Aaron Wittmer said Kendall Quinnell, 36, who was found dead Sept. 8 in Shoshone... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 23, 2013

Former mayor Rice speaks to Pachyderm Club

Former mayor BobRice met with the Pachyderm Club at the Duck Inn to give a casual speech to members about his candidacy and his life. “I’m going to be more vocal than I ever have been,” Rice said. “I’m going to work for votes.’ Rice gave... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 23, 2013

Solomon cites successes in his re-election bid

The incumbent mayor said Friday during the Pasma-Peck Democratic fundraiser in Havre that the operation of the government has improved in his first term, and he wants to continue that. “We are moving forward,” Democrat Tim Solomon said. Solomon... Full story

 
 Opinion    September 23, 2013

Our View: We hope voters approve Havre Public Schools construction proposal

Voters in the Havre school districts received mail ballots this weekend on a proposal to give facelifts to Havre High School and Sunnyside Intermediate School. Though the rate hikes will be minimal if the proposal passes, nobody wants to see taxes in... Full story

 
 By William Bennett    Opinion    September 23, 2013

Shootings caused by people, not guns

Shots rang out again this week in yet another mass shooting. We've seen too many of these in recent memory. The shooting of Congresswoman Gabriel Gifford in Tucson. The Aurora, Colorado movie theater massacre. The shootings at an elementary school in... Full story

 
 By Richard H. Opper    Opinion    September 23, 2013

Recovery from mental illness and substance abuse is possible

All around us in Montana, there are hundreds of people in recovery from mental and substance use disorders. They are contributing to our businesses, connecting with their families and giving back to the community. Every day someone begins their... Full story

 
 By Linda McCulloch    Opinion    September 23, 2013

Local elections affect us all 

I remember the first time I voted an official ballot. It was 1973, just two years after 18-year-olds were granted the right to vote. I remember walking into the voting booth and closing the curtain behind me. As I started to mark my ballot, I... Full story