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 By Mark Peterson    Opinion    August 19, 2014 

Time for Limbaugh to leave

Editor: This past week has been very trying for the Montana State University-Northern community. Coach Mark Samson is a highly respected individual in the state of Montana. When he was told he had to resign or be fired, it cut deep into the many... Full story

 
 Opinion    August 18, 2014

Our View: Klan should crawl back under their rocks

Leaflets extolling the virtues of the United Klans of America landed on front lawns — and, in some cases, appropriately in the gutters — throughout Havre this weekend. “You can sleep well tonight knowing the UKA is awake,” the leaflet... Full story

 
 By Bob Petrino    Opinion    August 18, 2014

Samson didn't deserve such poor treatment at Northern

Mark Samson is a sound football coach and a man of great integrity, a man who always gets along with his players. I can say this because he coached for me when we were winning Frontier Conference championships at Carroll College. In my opinion, he... Full story

 
 By KC York    Opinion    August 18, 2014

FWP wolf stamp plan worthy of support

Montana Fish Wildlife and Park's proposed Wolf Stamp hearing on Aug. 14 was well attended. No matter the stamp name, all wildlife will benefit from education, habitat acquisition, increased game wardens and nonlethal measures to address conflicts... Full story

 
 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion    August 14, 2014

Hometown county fair, Anywhere, USA

I attended the Dawson County Fair with my daughter Dee Dee and her family. It was touch and go whether there would even be a Saturday night rodeo. Black clouds had rolled in, covering the sky,... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Jane Bennett    Opinion    August 12, 2014

Appreciates support for Relay for Life team

Thanks to everyone in Havre who helped me raise $3,441 for Relay for Life this year. Thanks to the businesses that helped me make a raffle basket to raise funds for the American Legion Liberty Bells Relay For Life Team. This will be my last year as... Full story

 
 Opinion    August 11, 2014

Our View: Justice should trump mercy in Rocky Boy sentencings

U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris will this week begin imposing sentences to defendants in the ongoing Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation scandal. He faces many difficult decisions as he balances compassion for the criminals vs. justice for the... Full story

 
 By Milton Madsen    Opinion    August 11, 2014

Thoughts on fireworks, Great Northern Fair

Now that the noise of the Fourth of July is over and the fair is done, I have these comments to make. Havre City Council, without any consideration for our feelings, allowed fireworks to be set off inside the city limits. The first year of that ordin... Full story

 
 By Doug Marden    Opinion    August 11, 2014

Charter has meant trouble for customers

Ever since Bresnan Communications was taken over by Charter, it has been nothing but trouble. My service was out Sunday and Monday, and I called the 800 number and their answer was: "We are working on it." My service has been out at least once a... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    August 8, 2014

Ideal vs. real: Cage match

The road to hell is paved with good intentions, or what we call just another day here in Pamville. What I intend to do when the Internet goes down: read a book, get ahead on writing assignments. What I get done: watch a DVD, doodle in my notepad,... Full story

 
 Opinion    August 8, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, August 8, 2014

Laurel — Organizers of the Rocky Boy powwow did a great job of combining entertainment with an excellent lesson in Native history. All parts of the powwow turned out to be popular with locals and the many thousands of visitors that came to the... Full story

 
 By Lori Roberts    Opinion    August 7, 2014

Library summer program was a success

The Havre-Hill County Library Summer Reading Program was a smashing success. We want to say thank you to our generous donors: Creative Leisure, Dairy Queen, Radio Shack, Carol Pleninger, Chris Comp, Mark Peterson, Jason Barkus, James Dahl, Tim Solomo... Full story

 
 By Travis Kavulla    Opinion    August 4, 2014

Thanks to public for following PSC debates

I'm writing to thank the public and the press for following the Public Service Commission's nine-day-long hearing on NorthWestern Energy's proposed acquisition of a dozen dams. The PSC expects to... Full story

 
 By Virginia Seigel    Opinion    August 4, 2014

Cast of 'Sympathy Jones' was a treat to watch

The best $10 bucks I've spent all summer was for the tickets to "Sympathy Jones: The New Secret Agent Musical," directed by Audrey Barger and Angela Pratt. It was wonderfully cast and performed by a tremendously talented group of Havre's youth.... Full story

 
 By Lois Leeds    Opinion    August 4, 2014

What happened to 4-H fair coverage?

I have always enjoyed the local Hill County fair, now known as the Great Northern Fair, especially when I was a child and involved in 4-H. Now that I am grown up, I still enjoy watching my nieces and nephews with their 4-H projects. This is why I am... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    August 1, 2014

Yes, that is so super cool

We’ve all met those people, those cool people who are so super cool that they don’t even know that they’re cool or that you are a changed person just by having met them. Should you ever have the opportunity, or whatever, to meet me, you will... Full story

 
 By Western Drug Pharmacy Staff    Opinion    August 1, 2014

Western Pharmacy thanks community for support after robbery

In light of recent events, the staff at Western Drug Pharmacy would like to take a moment to say thank you to our community. The amount of support we have received over the past few weeks from patients, local businesses and associations has truly... Full story

 
 Opinion    August 1, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, August 1, 2014

Laurel — A lot of Hill County residents have never been to the powwow at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation. They are cheating themselves out of a treat. The powwow will be held this weekend. There also will be a rodeo. The grand entry at the powwow is... Full story

 
 By Bauers and Vanderzwans    Opinion    July 31, 2014

Tilleman Motor Co. goes above and beyond

We began our vacation from Saskatchewan to Las Vegas July 19, when we barely got to Havre to find our Dodge Journey was losing power. We stopped at a local Havre business who referred us to Tilleman Motor Co. Our journey made it to the highway turnou... Full story

 
 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion    July 31, 2014

Lexi rides the Empire Builder - toot toot!

Hi, my name is Alexandria. Call me Lexi. Grandma took me on train from Seattle to Wolf Point so I can spend time with my cousin Antoinette. Call her Toni. I am 6 years old. Toni is 8. Grandma asked... Full story

 
 Opinion    July 28, 2014

Our View: Senator, plagarism is a very big deal

Sen. John Walsh, D-Montana, has been caught red-handed plagiarizing a report for his master’s degree. The New York Times did a tremendous public service by discovering and reporting on the plagiarism at the Army War College. Since then, many voters... Full story

 
 By Caleb Hutchins    Opinion    July 28, 2014

Requiem for Creative Leisure

I met my wife for the first time in Creative Leisure. I had gone to Creative Leisure to rent a movie that had just come out - it may have been "Shaun of the Dead," or "Kill Bill," or some other cult... Full story

 
 Opinion    July 27, 2014

Our View: senator, plagarism is a big deal

Sen. John Walsh, D-Montana, has been caught red-handed plagiarizing a report for his master’s degree. The New York Times did a tremendous public service by discovering and reporting on the plagiarism at the Army War College. Since then, many voters... Full story

 
 By Caleb Hutchins    Opinion    July 27, 2014

Requiem for reative Leisure

I met my wife for the first time in Creative Leisure. I had gone to Creative Leisure to rent a move that had just come out — it may have been “Shaun of the Dead,” or “Kill Bill,” or some other cult classic from the early 2000s — and I... Full story

 
 Opinion    July 27, 2014

Requiem for Creative Leisure

I met my wife for the first time in Creative Leisure. I had gone to Creative Leisure to rent a move that had just come out - it may have been "Shaun of the Dead," or "Kill Bill," or some other cult... Full story

 

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