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Articles from the December 16, 2013 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    December 16, 2013

Pony swimmers get their feet wet at home

With a brand new head coach, and such a young and inexperienced team, the Havre Invitational was the perfect setting for the Havre High boys and girls swim teams to kick off the new season. And... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    December 16, 2013

Ponies wrangle Rustlers

Havre High head girls basketball coach Dustin Kraske knew coming into the new season that his veteran, quick and athletic Blue Pony team could hang its hat on defense. But in their season-opening... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    December 16, 2013

Havre grapplers strike gold at the tough Mining City Duals

It is still early, just two weeks into the new season, but the hype surrounding the defending Class A state wrestling champions continues to be proven true. The Havre High wrestling team has been as impressive as any team in the state the last two... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    December 16, 2013

HHS boys trump Malta in season opener

Looking to build off of last year’s rebuilding season, the Havre High boys basketball team has already gotten off to a better start compared to where it was a year ago. The Central A Blue Ponies... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 16, 2013

Saturday fire guts Havre home

Children playing with charcoal lighter fluid sent two people to the hospital and destroyed a residence in the 200 Block of 11th Street in an extensive fire Saturday afternoon, the Havre fire chief... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 16, 2013

At living Nativity, organization is key

The living Nativity scene at Van Orsdel United Methodist Church has become something of a pre-Christmas tradition in Havre. As motorists drive down 5th Avenue in the hustle-bustle of Christmas... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 16, 2013

A weekend full of spaghetti feeds

John Ita entered the dining room at First Baptist Church Sunday afternoon and headed up to the serving line where church members were dishing out spaghetti. It was his fifth spaghetti dinner over the... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    December 16, 2013

Havre ranked 7th best in Montana

Havre is the seventh best place in the Last Best Place. That’s the view of Movoto.com, a blog that concentrates on “the lighter side of real estate.” Movoto surveyed 50 communities in Montana to determine the 10 best places in the Last Best Pla... Full story

 
 Obituaries    December 16, 2013

Evelyn Irene (Hoiseth) Wilson

Evelyn Irene (Hoiseth) Wilson, 80, a farm wife who ran the Gildford Senior Center for 15 years, died Dec. 14 at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls. Per her wishes there will be a private family burial... Full story

 
 Local    December 16, 2013

For the Record, December 16, 2013

Havre Police Department During a motor vehicle stop on 17th Street at 3:12 p.m. Friday, Jorrell Jones, 19, of Chinook was issued a summons on charges driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license and criminal contempt. ——— Officers... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Opinion    December 16, 2013

Ringing the bell with gusto

William Hobbins stands in front of Walmart every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., singing, greeting people, telling jokes and wishing folks a merry Christmas. And, by the way, he collects money for... Full story

 
 Opinion    December 16, 2013

Our View: Censure isn't enough for Judge Baugh

It’s hard to argue with the National Organization for Women-Montana that Judge G. Todd Baugh’s rather lukewarm apology for his comments about a dead Billings teenage rape victim was lacking. It seems like Baugh’s apology — very late in the... Full story

 
 State News    December 16, 2013

Tester's forest bill to get committee vote

HELENA (AP) — A bill by U.S. Sen. Jon Tester to expand wilderness and mandate more logging on Montana federal lands will receive its first vote Thursday, more than four years after it was introduced. The vote scheduled by the Senate Energy and... Full story

 
 State News    December 16, 2013

Audit finds Manhattan coach withheld $20K

BELGRADE (AP) — An outside audit found the Manhattan High School football coach failed to deposit into school activity accounts more than $22,000 his players brought in through fundraisers over the past two years. The Belgrade News reports... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    December 16, 2013

Judges from state court to join federal bench

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two judges will be sworn in to the federal bench, easing a shortage on the U.S. District Court of Montana but leaving vacancies in the state's busiest and highest courts that will take at least three months to fill. Montana... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    December 16, 2013

Study: Yellowstone magma much bigger than thought

HELENA (AP) — The hot molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park is 2 ½ times larger than previously estimated, meaning the park's supervolcano has the potential to erupt with a force about 2,000 times the size of Mount St. Helens, according... Full story