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 By Matt Volz    Breaking News    June 24, 2015

Shad Huston hit with more charges in Rocky Boy probeprobe

HELENA (AP) — A new criminal indictment charges a businessman with bribing the head of the Chippewa Cree tribe's roads department and overcharging for the work his company did as part of a $10.6 million federal stimulus grant to the tribe. The...

 
 By MATT VOLZ    Breaking News    June 22, 2015

Feds expand review of Chippewa Cree aid mismanagement

HELENA, (AP) — U.S. government auditors are expanding their review of federal disaster aid mismanagement by the Chippewa Cree Tribe after finding fraud, waste and abuse in a project to demolish the Montana tribe's health clinic that was destroyed...

 
 By LISA BAUMANN    Breaking News    June 22, 2015

Zinke to donate funds from white supremacist

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana is among a group of Republicans who received donations from the leader of a white supremacist group cited by Charleston church murder suspect Dylann Roof. Documents show the leader of the...

 
 Breaking News    June 19, 2015

Jury acquits ex-probation officer of rape

It took a jury just a little more than a hour Friday to find Stephen Mills not guilty of rape. Judge Kathleen Bidegaray sent jurors in for deliberations just before noon, and they returned just after 1 p.m. with the acquittal. The verdict followed...

 
 Breaking News    June 19, 2015

Zinke criticizes Democrats in GOP address

HELENA (AP) — U.S. Rep Ryan Zinke is criticizing Democratic lawmakers for blocking funding for a defense policy bill that passed the Senate this week. Zinke gave the Republicans' weekly address Saturday on the blocked legislation to fund a $612...

 
 Breaking News    June 4, 2015

Missing persons alert

Missoula Police Department is requesting a Missing Endangered Person Advisory for Callen Cassidy-Robinson, a 6-year-old boy, and Sula Cassidy-Robinson, a 1 year old girl.  The children are believed to be in danger and were taken by their...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    May 13, 2015

Youth accused of stabbing 3 in home pleads not guilty

Justice Lawrence Brown, 17, of Havre pleaded not guilty to three counts of attempted deliberate homicide and one count of attempted burglary Wednesday morning. Brown had his arraignment in Hill County Judicial District court at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    May 13, 2015

Northern dean wins $75,000 from harassment case

Randy Bachmeier, a Montana State University-Northern dean, was awarded $75,000 in the Bachmeier v. MSU-Northern sexual harassment and retaliation case. The Montana Human Rights Bureau ruled Wednesday in favor of Bachmeier in that MSU-Northern,as the...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    May 12, 2015

Youth accused of stabbing 3 in home pleads not guilty

Justice Lawrence Brown, 17, of Havre pleaded not guilty to three counts of attempted deliberate homicide and one count of attempted burglary Wednesday morning. Brown had his arraignment in Hill County Judicial District court at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    May 7, 2015

Rocky Boy embezzler sentenced to a year

A former Chippewa Cree Rodeo Association director was sentenced to a year and a day today. Wade Colliflower was pleaded guilty to one count of theft and one count of aiding and abetting theft in December Six months of his sentenced will be served in...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    May 4, 2015

UPDATE: 17-year-old alleged attacker's name released

The 17-year-old boy who is accused of breaking into a Havre apartment complex and stabbing and injuring three people is Justice Brown. Brown lives in Havre and is originally from Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. He had a hearing in juvenile court...

 
 Breaking News    May 1, 2015

Suspect held after Highland Park stabbing

An "individual of interest" is in custody with Havre police after stabbings early Saturday morning at an 11th Street West residence. Police said that several people were stabbed about about 4:30 a.m. Havre police and Department of Criminal...

 
 By John Paul Schmdit    Breaking News    May 1, 2015

Kegel named permanent chancellor

Greg Kegel, who has been serving as interim chancellor at Montana State University-Northern for over for last school year, has been named permanent chancellor. “I am please to share that Greg Kegel has agreed to serve as Montana State...

 
 Breaking News    April 17, 2015

Man gets 100-years in murder of Sidney teacher

SIDNEY (AP) — A mentally disabled Colorado man was sentenced to 100 years in prison Friday for the murder of a Montana teacher whose death highlighted the downsides of an oil boom that's sweeping across the remote Northern Plains. Michael Keith...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    March 25, 2015

High speed chase leads to arrest

At 3:05 a.m. this morning, Havre Police Department officers were patrolling the Smithville area when they stopped a 1997 purple Dodge Intrepid in the 1600 Block of Smithville Road for suspicious activity. While the officers were investigating, the dr...

 
 By John Kelleher    Breaking News    March 20, 2015

Police capture escaped inmate after Havre-to-Chinook chase

Havre police and six other agencies were led on a high-speed chase throughout Havre to Chinook and to a field several miles south of Chinook Friday afternoon. In the end, they captured an escaped...

 
 Breaking News    March 19, 2015

Escaped con arrested after Havre-to-Chinook chase

Havre police and six other agencies were led on a high-speed chase throughout Havre to Chinook and to a field several miles south of Chinook Friday afternoon. In the end, they captured an escaped convict, Eric Bruce Fowler, born in 1980, a passenger...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    March 12, 2015

Rocky Boy embezzler sentence delayed

A Havre businessman and former Havre District School Board chairman a was to be sentenced today in federal court but the hearing was delayed over a plea agreement. Shad James Huston, who pleaded guilty to theft from an Indian tribal organization,...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    March 11, 2015

Eastlick gets six years

James Howard Eastlick Jr. was sentenced to six years of prison today for charges of bribery, tax evasion and theft from an Indian tribal organization. Judge Brian Morris at the Missouri River Federal Courthouse gave Eastlick a break from what could...

 
 Breaking News    March 10, 2015

Bruce Sunchild sentenced to almost 3 years prison

MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A former chairman of the Chippewa Cree tribe was sentenced to almost three years in prison Tuesday, after pleading guilty to felony charges in a wide-ranging corruption case on the Rocky Boy's...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    February 20, 2015

Henry deemed not guilty, still faces other charges

The four-day trial of former Stone Child College President Melody Henry ended Friday with a not guilty verdict from the jury. The jury began deliberating at 10:24 a.m. and came back at 2:45 p.m. with the verdict. Both Melody Henry and her husband...

 
 Breaking News    January 14, 2015

No bomb at Havre High, school re-opened

Havre High School is back in business. Havre Public Schools Superintendent Andy Carlson said the high school is open again and will stay open until 7 p.m. so students can come to pick up books and any...

 
 By George Ferguson    Breaking News    December 24, 2014

Northern names new head football coach

The Montana State University-Northern Lights have their new head football coach. On Wednesday afternoon, Northern Athletic Director Christian Oberquell announced that Missouri Valley offensive...

 
 Breaking News    December 19, 2014

Feds link North Korea to Sony hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration formally accused the North Korean government today of being responsible for the devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, providing the most detailed accounting to date of a hugely...

 
 By John Kelleher    Breaking News    December 19, 2014

Feds order St. Marks be reinstated

The U.S. Interior Department has ordered the Chippewa Cree Business Committee to reinstate Ken Blatt St Marks as it chair. An order issued from Washington Friday night said St .Marks is entitled to back pay and to have his attorneys’ fees and...

 

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