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Articles from the November 15, 2013 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    November 15, 2013

Lights out to spoil Bears' playoff party

A 10-game schedule, which started all the way back on Aug. 29 in Dickinson, N.D., is now down to one game. But for the Montana State University-Northern Lights, their last game is now their biggest... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    November 15, 2013

Skylights earn top Frontier honors

The volleyball season just keeps getting sweeter for the Montana State University-Northern Skylights. Not only is Northern nationally ranked and poised to make a run in this weekend’s Frontier... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    November 15, 2013

First Strike: Lights overpower Argos

There have certainly been dramatic duals between the Montana State University-Northern Lights and the University of Great Falls Argos recently, but the powerful Lights decided to take the drama out of... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    November 15, 2013

Game Day Feature: One more time for the quarterback

It is hard to come up with a name that has become better known in the Frontier Conference then that of of Montana State University-Northern quarterback Derek Lear. And with a lot of NAIA schools bring... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    November 15, 2013

Wibaux sweeps Chinook in Class C's opening round

The level of talent always gets drastically better at the state volleyball tournament, and after not seeing state action since 2005, the Class C Chinook Sugarbeeters were quickly reminded of that. Chinook opened up the Class C state tournament Thursd... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    November 15, 2013

Cats, Griz back at home

It’s getting late in the 2013 Big Sky Conference football season, and both the Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats have critical home games upcoming. The No. 7 Griz (4-2, 8-2) are home for... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 15, 2013

New Fort Assinniboine artifacts uncovered

A member of the H. Earl Clack Museum board, who is also president of the Fort Assinniboine Preservation Association, told the museum board this week that several historical items about the fort have b... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 15, 2013

Tester, McCain team up on new Border Patrol pay plan

Two U.S. senators are teaming up across the aisle to try to give more work-week and pay predictability to U.S. Border Patrol Agents, including in the Havre Sector. Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and John McCain, R-Ariz., have introduced a bill to deal... Full story

 By Matt Gouras - Associated Press    State News    November 15, 2013

State may be unable to intervene on cancellations

HELENA — Montana's insurance commissioner criticized the president's move Thursday to allow insurance plans that had been slated to be canceled with the nation's health overhaul. Monica Lindeen said on a conference call that it "throws everything... Full story

 Obituaries    November 15, 2013

C. E. 'Ham' Hamilton

C. E. “Ham” Hamilton, 90, of Elko, Nevada, formerly of Havre, Mont., died peacefully Nov. 2, 2013, after a brief illness. Ham was born in Havre on March 9, 1923, to William and Etta Hamilton. He graduated from Havre High School in 1941. He joined... Full story

 Obituaries    November 15, 2013

Ellen R. Stubban

Ellen R. Stubban, 83, of Havre, died of cancer on Nov. 9, 2013, at the Big Sandy Medical Center. She has been cremated and services will be Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at 11 a.m., at St. Jude Thaddeus... Full story

 Obituaries    November 15, 2013

Travis C. Johnson

Travis C. Johnson, born to Rick and Donna Johnson on July 19, 1970, in Bismarck, N.D., passed away on Nov. 9, 2013. Travis grew up in Oregon and resided in Havre, Mont., with his mom and "dad" Donna and Bubba Biem. He is survived by his two... Full story

 By Emily Mayer    Local    November 15, 2013

Havre of 1893: Fires, desertions, construction

All kinds of national news peppered the front page of the Nov. 16, 1893 issue of The Havre Advertiser. However, there was this small article, tucked away in the middle: Montana Army Notes In his... Full story

 By Pam Burke    Opinion    November 15, 2013

Once upon a time on the Internet

History proves that humankind loves a good tale. Back in the days before modern amenities like television, Internet and indoor plumbing, people of cultures from all around the world told tales to... Full story

 Opinion    November 15, 2013

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, November 15, 2013

Laurel — Joe Vernon and the sustainability team at Montana State University-Northern have done a great job of helping to make our part of the planet a little cleaner. They have undertaken a recycling program with which people can recycle plastics,... Full story

 By Mark Nelson    Opinion    November 15, 2013

America Recycles Day is today, Montana celebrates daily

Today is America Recycles Day. More than ever, recycling is something to celebrate all year in Montana. A 2004 study by Montana Department of Environmental Quality found that recycling generated nearly $90 million dollars in revenue, paid over $9 mil... Full story

 By Bruce Nelson and Anthony Preite    Opinion    November 15, 2013

Why Montana needs a farm bill now

This fall, Congress has an important opportunity to create jobs and grow the economy by passing a long-term, comprehensive Food, Farm and Jobs Bill. The Farm Bill impacts every American, every day by providing a wide range of programs that... Full story

 By Keith J. Doll    Local    November 15, 2013

In 1953, work begins on Bull Hook construction

(This is the second of a two-part series about Havre's Bullhook drainage.) J. Kenneth Thayn Construction Co. of Salt Lake City was the lowest bidder and awarded the contract to construct the Bull... Full story

 State News    November 15, 2013

Judge won't dismiss murder charge against bride

MISSOULA (AP) — A federal judge on Friday rejected a Montana woman's request to dismiss her murder indictment for pushing her new husband off a cliff during an argument in Glacier National Park. Jordan Graham testified earlier in the hearing that... Full story

 By MATT GOURAS Associated Press    State News    November 15, 2013

Bullock says Medicaid expansion still makes sense

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday that an expansion of the state's Medicaid rolls would have brought some assurances amid the turmoil surrounding the health care law's rollout. The governor earlier this year backed a plan to expand Medicaid t... Full story