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Articles from the December 9, 2013 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    December 9, 2013

Kings of the Corral

If the way a prep wrestling team starts a new season is any indication on how the season will end up, then the Class A Havre Blue Ponies should be very excited. The Ponies, along with 14 other teams,... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    December 9, 2013

Havre struggles on home ice

Some weekends on the ice just don’t go in favor of the home team, but the Havre Ice Hawks know they still have room to grow after a tough three-day stretch at home. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    December 9, 2013

Lights shine in annual Battle of the Rockies

The NAIA national wrestling tournament is still a long way off. But this weekend kind of felt like it for the Montana State University-Northern Lights. MSU-N, the No. 2 ranked team in NAIA, was in Gre... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    December 9, 2013

Area grapplers wrestle hard in Havre

Several local wrestling teams got their season started this weekend in Havre, and a handful of area wrestlers performed very well amongst some of the state’s top competition. Friday and Saturday at... Full story

 
 Sports    December 9, 2013

2013 Havre Invite Wrestling Results

Havre Invitational Team Scores Havre 282.5, Great Falls High 272.5, CMR 181, Cut Bank 87, Browning 80, Butte Central 70, Libby 55, Glasgow 45, Chinook 33, Lewistown 31, Fort Benton 29.5, Big Sandy 3,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    December 9, 2013

Skylights, Lights win games in Canada

Conference play is fast approaching for both the Montana State University Northern men’s and women’s basketball teams. And with not many games left in December, the Lights and Skylights used a... Full story

 
 Sports    December 9, 2013

Chants put Grizzlies' season on ice

MISSOULA (AP) — Alex Ross threw for three touchdowns and Lorenzo Taliaferro rushed for two touchdowns as Coastal Carolina pushed past the No. 8 seed Montana 42-35 in the second round of the FCS... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 9, 2013

2 jailed on toddler murder charges

Two residents of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation are in jail awaiting trial on charges of murder apparently stemming from the death of an 11-month-old boy Oct. 21. Garrett “Kirby” Lafromboise, 21, and Cecilia Rose Gardipee, 22, both pleaded not... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 9, 2013

Provost candidate Strizich: Do what's right for students

Larry Strizich, the only candidate from Montana State University-Northern who was accepted into the final stages of the race to fill the provost position, was interviewed Friday at 2 p.m. "If we're... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 9, 2013

Movie theater evacuation due to false alarm

Firefighters evacuated Cottonwood Cinema 4 after responding to a 4:27 p.m. Friday call to investigate a fire alarm that went off. The alarm turned out to be a false call, firefighters said. A broken water pipe, connected to the sprinkler system and... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 9, 2013

North-central Montana the nation's weekend cold spot

The frigid arctic air blowing over north-central Montana set some new records - it held the coldest spots in the lower 48 states at times - but Havre officials say it was mostly a quiet weekend. "You... Full story

 
 Local    December 9, 2013

For the Record, December 9, 2013

Havre Police Department A 16-year-old was issued a summons on charges of trespassing and purchase or possession of alcohol by a minor after officers responded to a 7:05 a.m. Friday call from 10th Street West about an individual trying to get into... Full story

 
 Obituaries    December 9, 2013

Glen Edwin Solum

Glen Edwin Solum, 85, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at the Northern Montana Hospital in Havre, Mont. He has been cremated and no services are being planned.  Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Glen was born... Full story

 
 Obituaries    December 9, 2013

Mark Hanson

  Mark Hanson passed away on Dec. 3, 2013.  He was 82 years old. Cremation has taken place and at his request, no services are planned. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.  Mark was born on May 15, 1931, in... Full story

 
 Opinion    December 9, 2013

Our View: Younger generation cares about community

A lot of times you hear people say that older people are community-oriented, and young people are thinking only of themselves. Who will pitch in and help out on community projects when the older generation passes? Well, fear no more. Havre High... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Opinion    December 9, 2013

Apologies on canceled speech tournament

I want to apologize to anyone who drove out to the high school to judge at the speech, debate and drama tournament Saturday only to find out it was canceled. Activities director Dennis Murphy and I spent quite a bit of time on the telephone late Frid... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    December 9, 2013

Update: Trial begins in Montana newlywed killing case

MISSOULA (AP) — Cody Johnson was head over heels for his new wife, but Jordan Graham was having serious doubts that came to a head when Johnson fell to his death during an argument on a steep cliff in Glacier National Park, prosecutors said... Full story

 
 State News    December 9, 2013

Plane makes hard landing at Kalispell, 2 injured

KALISPELL (AP) — A twin-engine airplane carrying five passengers made a hard landing at Glacier Park International Airport near Kalispell, injuring two people on board. Airport director Cindi Martin says the Beech Baron arrived shortly after 9... Full story