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Articles from the November 11, 2013 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    November 11, 2013

On Top of the Frontier

With a three-game drubbing of Dickinson State on Thursday night, the Montana State University-Northern volleyball team was already able to call itself the Frontier Conference regular season champion.... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    November 11, 2013

George Ferguson Column: An incredible night in Havre only the beginning for MSU-N

The Armory Gymnasium is old. That's actually a compliment because if the walls inside the Armory could talk, they'd tell you about all the historic things that have taken place inside the grand old... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    November 11, 2013

Wildcats oust Blue Ponies

After advancing past Miles City in the first round of the state playoffs last weekend, the Havre High football team had an almost identical start to its quarterfinal matchup on Saturday. But it... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    November 11, 2013

Pony spikers fight to a third-place finish

It was a roller coaster ride of a weekend for the Havre High volleyball team, but when the ride settled, it was well worth it. The Central A Blue Ponies spent the weekend in Lewistown at the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    November 11, 2013

Skylights stand up to NCAA powers

Neither of the Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team's road games this past week were going to count towards MSU-N's season record. Never-the-less, they were going to be simply... Full story

 
 Sports    November 11, 2013

Eagles claw Cats; Griz escape again

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) - Vernon Adams threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score as Eastern Washington defeated Montana State 54-29 on Saturday to take a major step toward the Big Sky... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 11, 2013

Update: Havre man faces homicide charge

Shane C. Johnson, 45, of Havre was arrested by Havre Police for deliberate homicide Sunday morning. He was placed in the in the Hill County Detention Center Sunday and was still there this morning, th... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 11, 2013

Simpson charged with felony drug count

A recruiter for Montana State University-Northern — a former standout Lights basketball player — now faces a felony and multiple misdemeanor counts in state District Court in Havre stemming from an investigation of a damaged package mailed from... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 11, 2013

Record snowfall blankets Havre

A second snowstorm hit north-central Montana over the weekend, bringing enough white stuff to tie a National Weather Service record for Havre on Nov. 10 set at 4 inches in 1916 and bringing some slippery driving conditions to the area. Once again,... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    November 11, 2013

Benefit for Ron Belcourt set for Saturday

Friends say Ron Belcourt is the kind of guy who was always doing something for other people. He has taught anger management classes so people could learn to deal with stress. He has helped people... Full story

 
 By Lindsay Brown    Local    November 11, 2013

Quick Pic: Already putting up the decorations

Malcolm Pope, and other members of the Montana State University-Northern basketball team, help prepare the city's streetlight Christmas ornaments for display at the city shop Saturday... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 11, 2013

Brent Giachino

Brent Giachino passed away on Oct. 26, 2013. He was born on March 16, 1945 to Charles and Viola Giachino in Ogden, Utah. Brent attended Ogden City Schools. Following high school, he was drafted into the United States Army. After the service, Brent... Full story

 
 Local    November 11, 2013

For the Record, November 11, 2013

Havre Police Department An officer responding to a call at Havre High School at 1:34 p.m. Friday issued a ticket to a 16-year-old boy on charges of disorderly conduct and possession of a weapon in a school building. ——— An officer responding... Full story

 
 Opinion    November 11, 2013

Our view: Thank veterans for their services

Today is the day dedicated to thousands of people up and down the Hi-Line who have served in the armed forces doing battle in times of war and working hard to preserve peace. Veterans Day services will be held in places ranging from Washington, D.C.... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Opinion    November 11, 2013

Havre bus system is a great idea

You’ve probably been in a similar situation. I drove to Great Falls for a day a year or two back. With my gas tank near empty, I drove to a gas station to fill up the tank. I reached for my wallet. Oops. I suddenly remember leaving it on my... Full story

 
 By Christina Petersen    Opinion    November 11, 2013

Two inches of snow, where are the plows?

Sunday, during our first major snowfall of the season, it was brought to my attention that the city of Havre was responding to phone calls about snow removal and the hospital hill being closed by saying, “Well, we aren’t going to do anything... Full story

 
 By Hal Herring    Opinion    November 11, 2013

Conserving the best of the best on the Hi-Line

Too often in our debates over Montana’s public lands, we seem to forget just how incredibly lucky we are to have these lands at all. This is especially true of the 2.4 million acres of land managed by the Bureau of Land Management in the Hi-Line... Full story

 
 By Russell Wrigg    Opinion    November 11, 2013

Montana should keep its promises

Keep your promise. Honor your word. Most of us learned those lessons early in life and realize the value in making sure we follow those guidelines.in our daily affairs. A recent lawsuit by state and local government retirees attempts to hold Montana... Full story

 
 State News    November 11, 2013

Hot Springs man proposes legislative gender equity

HELENA (AP) — A western Montana man is proposing a constitutional amendment that would require the state Legislature to have an equal number of men and women. John Marshall of Hot Springs submitted his proposal to the secretary of state's office... Full story

 
 State News    November 11, 2013

Livingston man charged with hate crime

LIVINGSTON (AP) — A Livingston man is charged with a hate crime after prosecutors say he directed racial insults at a Hispanic man, attacked him and then struck him with a vehicle. The Livingston Enterprise reports (http://bit.ly/1bl2ziP) Park... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    November 11, 2013

Lawyers: Investigators twisted bride's statements

HELENA (AP) — Investigators twisted the statements of a newlywed bride to make it appear as though she deliberately pushed her husband to his death in Glacier National Park, an attorney for the Montana woman claimed. FBI investigator Stacey... Full story

 
 State News    November 11, 2013

Treasurer says he'll take buyout to resign

BILLINGS (AP) — The Yellowstone County treasurer, under fire for racist emails sent using his government email account, has offered to resign at the end of the year if the county will pay him the $90,000 he would have earned in 2014 if he...

 
 State News    November 11, 2013

Yellowstone commissioners deny treasurer's buyout

BILLINGS — Yellowstone County commissioners have rejected an offer from the country treasurer to retire in exchange for a year's pay and instead asked him to resign for making racist comments in emails sent from his government computer. The commiss... Full story