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Articles from the December 3, 2013 edition

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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 3, 2013

First provost candidate visits Northern

Ronald Hy, the first candidate for the recently vacated provost position at Montana State University-Northern to visit the campus, was interviewed by the university faculty and community members... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 3, 2013

Park board looks at Beaver Creek improvements

The Hill County Park Board looked at a multitude of suggested improvements to Beaver Creek Park at its monthly meeting Monday, ranging from changing signage to selling permits on the Internet. The board did not take action on any of the ideas... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 3, 2013

Snow blankets Havre, the Hi-Line

Snow blanketed this part of the nation Monday, with the storm dropping record and near-record amounts in some locations and winter weather warnings and alerts in effect in several states. Weather fore... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 3, 2013

NorthWestern purchase of Devon facilities finalized

NorthWestern Energy Co. has finalized its purchase of gas production facilities in the Bear Paw Mountains from Devon Energy. The 900 gas wells are in Blaine, Hill and Chouteau counties. The purchase of the facilities will help stabilize natural gas... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 3, 2013

Chester's Aaberg to get MSU honorary doctorate

Hi-Line native Philip Aaberg, internationally known as a keyboardist and composer, will receive an honorary doctorate at Montana State University graduation ceremonies Dec. 14. MSU President Waded... Full story

 
 Local    December 3, 2013

For the Record, December 3, 2013

Havre Police Department Maximilian Stallard, 24, of Havre was arrested on charges of criminal contempt and a suspended or revoked driver’s license after he tested positive at his 24/7 Sobriety Program appointment at 8:13 a.m. Friday at the police... Full story

 
 Obituaries    December 3, 2013

Dennis Ruff

Dennis Ruff, 70, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Nov. 29. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two daughters, Jean and Chip; and two grandchildren, Joe and Madison. Services will be held on... Full story

 
 Obituaries    December 3, 2013

Donald L. Shortman

Donald L. Shortman, 70, passed away Dec. 1, 2013, in Chinook. Wake and rosary services will be held at 5 and 7 p.m. at the St. Paul’s Catholic Mission Recreation Center in Hays Thursday, Dec. 5. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013,... Full story

 
 By Mike Cuffe    Opinion    December 3, 2013

Federal regulations ready for reform

The process that federal regulations go through from proposal to enactment is simply baffling. There are seemingly countless comment periods, public hearings, and reviews. Keeping up with the process is simply impossible for any small business in... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    December 3, 2013

Area gridders earn Northern C honors

At the end of every football season, the local Northern C programs always find a way to prove their relevance with postseason honors. This year, the Chinook Sugarbeeters and Chester/J-I Hawks did... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    December 3, 2013

Local preps recognized for football excellence in 2013

A host of Hi-Line football players have been recognized for an outstanding season of Class C Six-Man football, as well as on the Class B level The Six-Man’s North Division recently released its All-Conference/All-State lists, and players from... Full story

 
 By Lindsay Brown    Local    December 3, 2013

Quick Pic: Champion of Youth

Tracy Job, manager of Gary & Leo's Fresh Foods, from left, receives the store's award for Champion of Youth from Mary Jane Borlaug and Racheal Dean of the Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line... Full story

 
 By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press    State News    December 3, 2013

AP Exclusive: Judge says he broke ethics code

BILLINGS — A Montana judge under fire for commenting that a 14-year-old student rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age" said Tuesday that he deserves to be censured but not removed from the bench for the remarks. District Judge G.... Full story

 
 State News    December 3, 2013

Supco rules in favor of state for Bresnan taxes

HELENA (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the state Revenue Department in a dispute over how Bresnan Communications property is assessed for tax purposes. The decision increases the company's taxes from $1.7 million in 2009 to... Full story