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Articles from the October 17, 2016 edition

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Throwback Fun on the Mat

It may be hard to fathom, with fall just getting started, but the winter sports season for Montana State University-Northern is not far off and this past Saturday, the Northern wrestling team kicked...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 17, 2016

Havre's low unemployment problem

Hill County has a workforce shortage problem, with some industries hit harder than others. As of Friday, the Havre Job Service listed 229 available jobs, with 176 of them in Hill County. Those are...

 

Eagles turn away Ponies in Lewistown

Winning in Lewistown has always been tricky for the Havre High football team. But last Friday night, the Blue Ponies road trip there turned into an absolute nightmare. With second place in the...

 

Close: Lights just miss on win at RMC

The Montana State University-Northern defense might have been reeling after two rough games back-to-back. But, on the road, against a very good offense, the Lights' defense stood tall, and as a...

 

Pony runners shine at Central A divsional

In the final preparation for the Class A state meet next weekend in Kalispell, the Havre High cross country teams were in Belgrade last Saturday, taking part in the Central A divisional meet. And...

 

Choteau sweeps Pony spikers

Before its final stretch of Central A conference matches, the Havre High volleyball team went on the road this past Saturday and the results, were not what the Blue Ponies were hoping for. Havre,...

 

Nationals get points in the Havre Ice Dome

Coming off their first win of the 2016 season, the Glacier Nationals were looking to keep pushing forward, especially with another game in Havre Ice Dome. And for a time Friday night, the Nationals...

 

Cat-Griz Report: Griz blast Hornets, Bobcats bitten at Weber State

MISSOULA (AP) — At home, the Montana Grizzlies are on a roll, and showing no mercy. Jeremy Calhoun's three touchdowns kick-started a record runaway for the No. 10 Grizzlies Saturday en route to a...

 

Correction - Hill County Commission candidates

A front-page story in Friday’s edition of the Havre Daily News about Hill County Commission candidates speaking at a forum misprinted the length of terms for Hill County commissioners. A commissioner’s term is six years.... Full story

 

Correction - Bachmeier bright spot in campaign

In a letter to the editor printed on the opinion page in Thursday’s Havre Daily News supporting Democratic House District 28 candidate Jacob Bachmeier, who faces Rep. Stephanie Hess, R-Havre, in the general election, the age of Thomas Jefferson... Full story

 

Obituary - Neal A. Lucke

Neal A. Lucke, 94, passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 13, 2016, at home with his wife by his side.    Neal was born on June 4th, 1922, to Harriet and Lou Lucke in Havre, Montana. Neal grew up in Havre with his four siblings, where he graduated... Full story

 

For the Record, Oct. 17, 2016

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a found or lost property report after a Fifth Avenue caller asked to speak to an officer Friday at 11:44 a.m. —— Officers investigated a possible sex offense after  a caller on First Street West...

 

Juneau misrepresents truth in her advertising

Every election cycle, I’m reminded of the sad reality that politics are often void of truth. Just look at our own congressional race. Montanans have been barraged by a series of false attacks coming from Denise Juneau. It’s frustrating to see...

 

My message to Millenials on the 2016 election

I know you are busy but I hope you will take time to read this. My first presidential campaign was in 1960. The candidate was John F. Kennedy. I went to rallies, walked door to door, talked to everyone I could because I believed in him, and he passio...

 

Letter to the Editor - Zinke has failed our trust

Editor, Congressman Ryan Zinke we appreciate your military service. Largely because of that service, we Montanans hired you to represent us in Washington. We certainly believe in giving a vet a shot. We had hoped that a spirit of patriotism would hav...

 

Letter to the Editor - Impressed with Romano

Editor, As the mother of two children who thrived in Montana public schools, I know how important education is to our children’s future. In my work with teachers and public employees, I’ve been fortunate to know many of the people running for...

 

Letter to the Editor - Bachmeier impresses Havreite

Editor I also am impressed with Jacob Bachmeier. He is a student at Montana State University-Northern but he has a plan on how he can finish school and still represent us. He is polite, intelligent and refreshing. He is a bright spot in this dismal...

 

Letter to the Editor - Oppose efforts to take control of federal land

Editor, Parents across Montana applaud the recent Western Attorneys General report regarding transferring ownership of our public lands to state or private entities. The report found that there is no legal means to “transfer” our federal public...

 

Alternative voting office set on Rocky Boy

Press release Under an agreement reached by the Hill County Election Department and the Chippewa Cree Tribe, an Alternative Voting Office will operate on Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation for the 2016 Federal General Election. Hill County’s...

 

North Central Senior Center setting up rummage sale

Press release The North Central Senior Center in Havre is setting up its annual fundraising rummage sale, slating the event this year for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29. Bazaar tables are available to rent at the event for $10. People can contact...

 

Judge who gave suspended sentence for incest speaks out

Amy Beth Hanson Associated Press HELENA — An eastern Montana judge who has been criticized for handing down a suspended prison sentence in an incest case defended his decision in a statement released Friday. District Judge John McKeon said Valley...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 17, 2016

Three vie for Hill County Commision seat

James Bedwell is making his first run for public office. Bedwell, an equipment operator with the Hill County Road Department for the past 22 years and a Havre resident, is the Democratic candidate for Hill County Commission. He faces both Hill County...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 17, 2016

Three vie for Hill County Commision seat

Ted Solomon is hoping to soon add the position of Hill County Commissioner to his varied resume. Solomon, a Havre resident, is running as an independent for the seat on the Commission now held by Jeff LaVoi who opted not to run for a another...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 17, 2016

Three vie for Hill County Commision seat

Diane McLean has won two elections for Hill County Superintendent of Schools, but this year she is seeking a different office, McLean, a Republican, is campaigning to be Hill County commissioner. She faces independent Ted Solomon and Democrat James...

 

Obituary - Selena Ditmar

Selena Ditmar, 88, passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016.  Visitation will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18,  2016, at the Ditmar Residence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Red Whip Center in Fort... Full story

 

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