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Articles from the October 11, 2013 edition

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Blue Ponies hope to ground Eagles

Sometimes just returning home can do wonders for a team coming off of a tough outing on the road. And as the Havre High football team comes out of a good practice week, one week after that tough road... Full story


Sky High: Skylights smash Argos

When a volleyball team gets on a roll, when a team plays at such a high level, there can sometimes be little drama in wins, even in the biggest of rivalries. Such is the case right for the Montana Sta... Full story


MSU-N's journey begins with Concordia

It might be early October, and football and volleyball season has center stage right now, but it’s about to be showtime again in the Armory Gymnasium. On Sunday afternoon, the Montana State... Full story


Friday Night Lights: The Last Night

All across Montana, high school football fields are simply a patch of grass and a couple of field goal posts. But Blue Pony Stadium in Havre is more than that. It is a historic and unique football... Full story


HHS heads to Conrad

On Saturday, the Havre High volleyball team will attempt to grab a third straight win. And on a weekend with just one match, the Central A Blue Ponies can throw everything they have at the... Full story


Pony harriers run well at Helena Invitational

There is no doubt that the talent at the Helena 7-on-7 Preview Meet is some of the best running talent in the state. And while facing that high level of talent, the Havre High cross country runners were able to turn in some good times of their own.... Full story


Grizzlies out to prove a point on the road

The Montana Grizzlies proved they could bounce back. Now they need to prove they can be a top-tier team on the road in the Big Sky Conference. After an embarrassing loss at Northern Arizona two weeks... Full story


Solomon, Rice butt heads at forum

A cordial and short debate for the mayor race ended with a jab from Mayor Tim Solomon to Bob Rice Thursday. Solomon, in his closing statement at the candidate forum sponsored by the Havre Daily News,... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 11, 2013

Council candidates call for cooperation

Before the mayoral candidates spoke at Thursday’s city election candidate forum at the Havre High School Theatre, the audience members heard from five City Council candidates, all of whom spoke without opponents, with a common theme of working... Full story

 By Pam Burke    Local    October 11, 2013

Chinook to hold benefit for woman battling cancer

After Brenda Bosch Napier's third diagnosis of cancer in eight years, local friends of the former Chinook resident are holding a benefit Saturday to help with expenses. Brenda, who lives in Forsyth with her husband, Herb Napier, and their two... Full story


For the Record, October 11, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a 12:10 p.m. Thursday complaint at the police department about a business account from which checks were written and cashed in other states. ——— Officers investigated a 3:53 p.m. Thursday... Full story

 By Emily Mayer    Local    October 11, 2013

Havre of the Past: Spanish-American War in full swing

In continuing this series celebrating Havre’s 120th anniversary of incorporation, we find ourselves in this week 115 years ago, in 1898. For the 40th installment, the information comes from the... Full story

 By Pam Burke    Opinion    October 11, 2013

We didn't ask for it, but we might deserve it

I never thought I'd say this — ever — but I think Americans should be more like the people of France: We need a good old-fashioned French-fried riot. This point is best served with a little background information about my longstanding disdain of... Full story


Our View: Darts and Laurels for Oct. 11, 2013

Laurel — The Montana Public Service Commission is required to hold formal hearings on topics such as the sale of utility assets. They are formal occasions when corporate attorneys question utility executives under oath. But recently the commission... Full story


Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week brought students from various schools in the Havre area to see the inner workings of the Havre Fire Department. “We’re taking them around the grounds and the guys give them a... Full story


Bullock: Montana won't open national parks

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says the state will not pick up the tab to reopen Glacier National Park during the federal government shutdown. Bullock said Thursday that it's long past time for Congress to end "this reckless and... Full story


Lawyers: Wrong standard used in Indian voting case

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will soon decide whether American Indians in rural Montana were wrongly denied on-reservation satellite voting offices that the plaintiffs say are needed to make up for the long distances... Full story


Friday's Prep Football: Ponies storm back to beat Eagles

For a time, clinching a Class A playoff berth in their final home game of the season looked a little bleak for the Havre Blue Ponies. But some fourth-quarter magic happened, and the Ponies stormed... Full story


Retirees sue over teachers' pension cutbacks

HELENA (AP) — Montana's largest union, and six retirees and current employees in the Teachers' Retirement System sued the state Friday over cost-saving cuts to their pension payments, a move retirees argue is unconstitutional. The lawsuit... Full story


Saturday's Prep Football: Hawks romp in Great Falls

SATURDAY’S GAMES CJI 50, Great Falls Central 20 Valier 70, Augusta 6 Tri-Cities 82, Bridger 18 Wibaux 58, Scobey 0 Lincoln 58, Lima 25 North Star def. Heart Butte, forfeit Geraldine-Highwood 61, Box Elder 28 Winnet-Grass Range 55, Fromberg-Roberts... Full story


Costly Medicaid computer project behind schedule

HELENA . (AP) — The rollout of an expensive, new computer program that will run complicated Montana Medicaid payments is behind schedule and has forced the lead contractor to seek an extension. Meanwhile, state officials — based on experience... Full story


More Montanans carrying concealed weapons

BOZEMAN (AP) — The number of Montana residents with concealed weapons permits has more than doubled since 2008. The Montana Department of Justice says that about 38,000 people have concealed weapons permits as of Oct. 5. That's up from about... Full story


Justice's wheels slowed as shutdown hits courts

HELENA (AP) — The government shutdown is slowing the wheels of justice in federal courts by delaying civil cases, forcing prosecutors to operate with skeleton staffs and raising uncertainty about the system's immediate future if the stalemate... Full story


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