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Articles from the December 20, 2013 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    December 20, 2013

Classic Blowout

It was clear from the onset that the Montana State University-Northern Skylights were going to be too much for the New Hope Christian Deacons to handle. But what was unclear was just how hot the... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    December 20, 2013

HHS boys host Rangers, Panthers

After a solid 1-1 start to the season on the road, the Havre High boys basketball team turns its attention to conference play. After two nonconference games last weekend, the Central A Blue Ponies... Full story

 By Daniel Horton    Sports    December 20, 2013

Pony girls begin Central A title defense

Still in the beginning stages of the season, the Havre High girls basketball program knows it can still make some adjustments and improve. And going after two very important wins this weekend, the... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    December 20, 2013

Rested Lights do battle at Reno T.O.C

After a well-deserved week of rest, the Montana State University-Northern wrestling team has a big opportunity on its agenda. And the Lights will have to travel all the way to Reno, Nev., to take adva... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    December 20, 2013

George Ferguson Column: Leaving Las Vegas is a big mistake by the PRCA

You know that old saying “If it isn’t broke, don’t try to fix it?” In sports, it seems a lot of people are trying to fix things that aren’t broken as of late. In the world of professional... Full story

 Sports    December 20, 2013

Hi-Line Sports Schedule

Friday High School Basketball Havre boys vs Livingston, 5 p.m. Havre girls vs Livingston, 6:30 Rocky Boy girls vs Cut Bank Rocky Boy boys vs Cut bank Chinook girls vs Box Elder, 6 p.m. Chinook boys... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    December 20, 2013

Tester: Hopes for quick action on Farm Bill

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said Thursday in a telephonic press conference that he hopes Congress will be able to get more done in 2014 than in the past year, including hopes it will pass a Farm Bill first thing. He said he thinks the passing of... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 20, 2013

Rape suspect at large on the Hi-Line

A Havre man accused of rape is wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service. Donald Haseagle, 25, was charged with rape after officers investigated an April 14 call from a woman who said another woman had... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 20, 2013

Opportunity Link awarded $300,000 grant

Opportunity Link Inc. recently received more than $300,000 from a grant to help those in need rise up. The grant was given to Opportunity Link by the Northwest Area Foundation, to pursue initiatives... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    December 20, 2013

Family Fun Night gives Rocky Boy a safe place to go

The Rocky Boy Family Resource Center relaunched its Family Fun Night Wednesday to give kids and families a safe, clean place to have fun. Anita Whitworth of the resource center said, "We provide... Full story

 Obituaries    December 20, 2013

Loretta Leona Burnell

Loretta Leona Burnell, 83, passed away at Northern Montana Hospital in Havre, Mont. She has been cremated and a private family graveside service is being planned. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements and services. You... Full story

 Obituaries    December 20, 2013

Sharon Bronder

Sharon Bronder, 62, passed away Dec. 15, 2013, in Chinook. Graveside services will be held Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Kuper Memorial Cemetery in Chinook. Arrangements have been made with Edwards Funeral Home of Chi... Full story

 Local    December 20, 2013

For the Record, December 20, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a two-vehicle crash between a Dodge Ram and a Pontiac Bonneville after receiving a 7:54 a.m. Thursday call from 7th Street. ——— Officers investigated an 8:03 a.m. Thursday call from 1st Street from... Full story

 By Lindsay Brown    Local    December 20, 2013

Quick Pic: Christmas Carols with the Havre High Hi-Liters

The Havre High School Hi-Liters perform Christmas carols Thursday afternoon at Havre Middle School. The Hi-Liters also performed Thursday at Sunnyside Intermediate School, Lincoln-McKinley Primary... Full story

 By Pam Burke    Opinion    December 20, 2013

The story that got away

I believe the definition of fizzle is “to fail pitifully, drizzled in embarrassment.” For what it’s worth, I’d rather fail spectacularly because, really, if you’re going to fail it might as... Full story

 Opinion    December 20, 2013

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, December 20, 2013

Laurel — United Way of Hill County does a tremendous job of raising funds for a variety of community organizations that provide invaluable services to the Havre community. Unfortunately, they are about $30,000 short of their goal for the coming... Full story

 By Emily Mayer    Local    December 20, 2013

Havre of the Past: A grand party at Fort Assinniboine

There was a mix-up with last week's article. It should have run this week! So, here is the article that should have been in last week's paper, celebrating the 49th installment of this series honoring... Full story

 By John Kelleher    Local    December 20, 2013

Christmas memories

From her youngest years, Emily Mayer has loved old houses. She recalls the houses she lived in when she was a youngster. Her favorites were the older homes. The older, the better. When she was 13,... Full story

 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    December 20, 2013

Leaders laud Baucus, avoid queries on replacement

HELENA (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock joined other Montana political leaders Friday in lauding Max Baucus' 35-year career in the U.S. Senate, but the Democratic governor deflected questions on a possible replacement if Baucus is confirmed as the next... Full story

 Sports    December 20, 2013

Friday's Prep Basketball: Blue Ponies sweep Rangers

The Havre High boys and girls basketball teams got the weekend, and the Central A Conference season off to a dominating start on Friday night at the HHS gymnasium. The Blue Pony boys defeated Livingst... Full story

 State News    December 20, 2013

Judge blocks cost-of-living cuts to pensions

HELENA (AP) — A Montana judge on Friday blocked reductions to the annual cost-of-living raises on pension payments that thousands of retired local and state government employees receive. District Judge James Reynolds in Helena granted a... Full story

 State News    December 20, 2013

Police chief's German shepherds quarantined

HELENA (AP) — Authorities say two German shepherds belonging to a western Montana police chief are being held in quarantine after attacking a boy. The Independent Record reports (http://bit.ly/1hrPV6E) the dogs belonging to Boulder Police Chief... Full story

 Sports    December 20, 2013

Saturday's Prep Basketball: HHS girls blow out Panthers

The Havre High girls made it three in a row Saturday, by blowing out the Belgrade Panthers 57-37 at the HHS gymnasium. The Blue Pony boys fell to Belgrade earlier in the day, 65-47. Brandy Lambourne... Full story

 State News    December 20, 2013

Police: Woman shot and killed in Billings

BILLINGS (AP) — Police in Billings say a woman has been shot to death and that a man has been taken into custody. Sgt. Ronda Fox tells the Billings Gazette (http://bit.ly/1d1xuoD) that 27-year-old Richard Reinert lived at the residence and was... Full story