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Articles from the October 18, 2017 edition

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 By Alex Ross    Local    October 18, 2017

Overflow crowd fills medical marijuana meeting

Scores of medical marijuana patients, providers and critics were among people who overflowed the Havre City Council chambers Tuesday night at the Council's Ordinance Committee about whether to ban or...

 

MSU-N Basketball Preview: Consistent Lights hit the hardwood

One thing the Montana State University-Northern Lights have been under head coach Shawn Huse is consistent. Year-in-and-year-out, the Lights have always been a team to be dealt with in the Frontier...

 

Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Kaylee Nystrom, Havre X-Country

For some people, running is very difficult. For others, it comes naturally and with the way Kaylee Nystrom has run the past two years for the Havre Blue Pony girls cross country team, she seems like o...

 

Big home finales await Blue Pony spikers

After playing three straight matches outside of the Central A conference, the Havre High volleyball team returns to the HHS gymnasium for back-to-back conference dates with Livingston and Belgrade....

 

Hi-Line Sports Schedule

Wednesday High School Football Big Sandy vs Augusta, 2 p.m. North Star at Geraldine/Highwood, 2 p.m. High School Volleyball Rocky Boy vs Shelby Thursday High School Volleyball Havre vs Park, 3:30...

 

From Montana Farm Bureau

“Listen, Learn and Lead” is the theme of the 98th Annual Montana Farm Bureau Convention Nov. 12-15 at the Northern and DoubleTree Hotels in Billings. More than 300 farmers and ranchers from across the state will come together to glean new...

 

Avoid these 10 common hunting mistakes

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks Each fall tens of thousands of Montana men and women spend anywhere from a few hours to a several weeks hunting. Most have a wonderful time; a few run afoul of the law. Here are 10 problem areas, courtesy of Montana...

 

Reminder in the field this hunting season: Be a good steward of the land

From Fish, Wildlife and Parks Although most hunters respect the land, property, and wildlife they are hunting, many others do not. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks would like to remind hunters and all outdoor enthusiasts to be good stewards of the...

 

Obituary - Jean L. "Jitter Bug" Belcourt

Jean L. "Jitter Bug" Belcourt, 77, passed away Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, due to long-standing health complications. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Jean... Full story

 

Obituary - Fay Marie (Heimbigner) Wolfe

Fay Marie (Heimbigner) Wolfe of Chester, 81, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 16, 2017.  Fay was born July 25, 1936, in Chester. She was raised in Chester and graduated from Chester High School.... Full story

 

For the Record, Oct. 18, 2017

Havre Police Department Officers investigated after a Northern Montana Hospital caller reported Tuesday at 12:05 p.m. that someone driving a Jeep backed into his pickup truck. —— Officers investigated after a Cleveland Avenue caller reported...

 

Agenda - Havre City-County Airport Board

Havre City-County Airport Board will meet in City Hall Thursday at 3 p.m. The meeting agenda is: 1. Approval of Sept. 21 minutes. 2. Correspondence. 3. Reports: (A) Manager (B) Inspection (C) Finance (D) Engineer - DOWL a. Taxiway and Apron Area...

 

Agenda - Hill County Weed Board agenda

Hill County Weed Board will meet Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Hill County Shop. • Call to order: Minutes • Public comment • Correspondence • Unfinished business: Phragmites • New business: Budget; purchase orders; district update; grants;...

 

Agenda - Montana State Parks & Recreation Board Announces October Agenda

HELENA — Montana State Parks & Recreation Board announced today the agenda for the Tuesday, Oct. 24 meeting at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park located at 342 Ulm-Vaughn Rd. in Ulm. The board will hold a work session from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m....

 

Letter to the Editor - Lindsey Ratliff deserves your vote

Editor, I am writing on behalf of my friend, mentor and City Council candidate Lindsey Ratliff. I first met Mrs. Lindsey Ratliff my sophomore year of high school as my history teacher. Although it was her first year as a teacher, with her undying...

 

Letter to the Editor - Storm illustrates kindness and friendliness of Havre

Editor, The kindness and friendliness of Havre were demonstrated after the recent storm, as we were helped in the cleanup by several individuals and groups. Among them were friends and neighbors and both the LDS youth group and the LDS volunteer...

 

Letter to the Editor - Why I am running against Jon Tester

Money is the lifeblood of our economy, but our financial system is a train-wreck in slow motion. After the banking system collapsed in 2008, only ruinous borrowing has even allowed us to pretend that our economy is recovering. If you borrow credit...

 

Letter to the Editor - Girl Scouts best option for girls

Editor, Now, more than ever, it is imperative for us to be the champion of girls. In today’s world, girls need girl-only spaces where girls are the first thought not an afterthought. Girls need to feel safe and encouraged by positive female role...

 

Havre speech and debate setting up tournament

Press release The Havre High School speech and debate team is getting into full swing for the season, including getting ready to host the season-opening tournament a week from Saturday. Head coach Tim Leeds said the season is starting to shape up...

 

People warned to watch for tree limbs

From Havre Department of Public Works Due to the recent severe weather event Oct. 2-3, many of the trees in the area have received extensive damage. Some of this damage includes large broken branches and snags that are still connected or hung up in...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 18, 2017

Fair board talks repair, revenue and insurance money

Tuesday night’s Great Northern Fair Board meeting included talk about replacing a Bigger Better Barn door that had been broken during a rodeo, more than $400,000 received in insurance claim money and ideas for how the fairgrounds can generate...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 18, 2017

Fires in Blaine county, fire chief injured

Blaine County volunteer firefighting crews spent late Tuesday putting out at least two fires that ignited earlier in the day, one of which was wind-related, the other injuring a fire chief who was battling it. Fire Chief of the Harlem Fire...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 18, 2017

Lorett, McKinney and Pester face off in Ward 4

Will Lorett said he is running for Havre City Council because he and his wife come from families that have encouraged them to improve things wherever they go. "So far that has included our home, our...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 18, 2017

Lorett, McKinney and Pester face off in Ward 4

Sarah McKinney spent most of her life in Havre, she said, and she has decided to run for Havre City Council because being on the council seems like a productive, proactive way to make Havre a better p...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 18, 2017

Lorett, McKinney and Pester face off in Ward 4

Lorraine M. Pester has lived in Havre since 1984, she said, and is running for Havre City Council as a way to contribute her viewpoint to the discussion about the issues facing the city. "I've been...

 

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