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  • Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels

    Havre Daily News editorial board

    Laurel — To all the players, coaches, refs and fans who are attending the 9C basketball tournament at Havre High School this week: Class C basketball is Americana at its best. It's tremendous to see the widespread community support for the teams. We hope one and all enjoy their stay in Havre. Laurel — It may not seem like direct education aid, but Rocky Boy and Box Elder public schools got substantial help this week to repair their aging buildings. Rocky Boy will get $66,000 to replace an aging boiler, while Box Elder wil...

  • Hi-Line Darts and Laurels

    Havre Daily News Editorial board

    Laurel — After 12 months of dawdling, public officials have taken some action in the case involving former Police Chief Jerry Nystrom and his wife, Ashlie, for their alleged role in a barroom brawl last year. We have no idea if they are innocent or guilty. But rumors, innuendo and allegations of coverups have run rampant in the community over the past year. Now assault charges have been filed, and the Nystroms can face their accusers in court. The public can now be assured that the case will be heard in court, not in the c...

  • Hi-Line darts and laurels

    Havre Daily News Editorial Board

    Laurel: Havre High School students Nate Welch and Jaden Griggs will be going to the national automotive technology championships in Detroit in June, representing Montana. They won the state championships in Helena. Best of luck in the Motor City, Nate and Jaden, as you represent Havre and Montana. Dart: Laurel: Blaine County commissioners were about to eliminate the Extension agent position in the county to save money. The county faces a lot of fiscal problems, and we understand the need to pinch pennies, but farming is the...

  • Hi-Line Darts & Laurels

    Havre Daily News editorial board

    Laurel — Mail carriers will conduct their annual food drive on Saturday. There is always a need for food at area food banks, but the need is stronger now than ever. The letter carriers food drive raises more food for food banks than virtually any other event. Help them out by leaving some food near your mailbox. You won't miss the food anywhere near as much as the recipients will appreciate it. Laurel — And speaking of the food bank, Penny Velk has stepped down as the manager of the Havre Food Bank. For years, her name has...

  • Our View: Racist judge should step down

    Havre Daily News editorial board

    U. S. Judge Richard Cebull would serve the nation, the federal bench and the interests of justice if he would resign promptly. Cebull, Montana's chief federal judge, used a federal computer system in his Billings office to send an email mocking President Barack Obama and his mother to six friends. By any standards, it was a racist diatribe. The text of the message: A little boy said to his mother: 'Mommy, how come I'm black and you're white." "His mother replied, "Don't even go there, Barack! From what I can remember about...