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Articles from the February 21, 2020 edition

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T-Birds' turn to soar

Nothing lasts forever. That's the truth in life and sports, and in the first round of the District 9C girls basketball tournament, a dominant run came to an end at the hands of an exciting...

 

BACK IN BLACK

All season long, the Chinook Sugarbeeters have had plans to three-peat as District 9C champions, and the Big Sandy Pioneers were standing in their way. However, Chinook rounded up the Pioneers, 74-34...

 

Bear Paw lists successes, hears from Commerce director

Bear Paw Development Corp. had its annual meeting Thursday and talked about the work the economic development agency did in the past year and featured a keynote speaker, Montana Department of...

 

Storm Warning: Tornadoes back in the 9C semis

No longer underdogs at the District 9C girls tournament, the Turner Tornadoes instead had to fend off an underdog in the opening round of the 2020 9C tournament. That underdog was a very good...

 

Fort Benton stampedes its way to another 9C title shot

The District 9C boys semifinals began Thursday night with two teams on a similar mission. Both wanted a chance to play for the championship, of course. In the case of top-seeded Fort Benton, they...

 

9C Extra: Sisterhood, dedication lifting HLP up

Cory Morgan did his time. He did everything he could and gave everything he had to help the Hays-Lodge Pole girls basketball team once before. But no matter the effort, success in girls hoops at HLP...

 

Bears, Hawks fight back

Early morning games at the District 9C are never easy. But they're also big games, and they were Thursday morning for the Box Elder Bears and Chester-Joplin-Inverness Hawks. Box Elder stayed alive...

 

Blue Ponies headed to Lewistown for regular season finales

All that stands between the Havre High basketball teams and the postseason is one last road trip. And the last game of the season is tonight, as the Blue Ponies head down to Lewistown to face off...

 

Longhorns feel right at home in the Blue Pony Corral

The outcome was never in doubt. But, Fort Benton head coach Cassie Pimperton wanted to make sure her top-seeded Longhorns stayed focused in the opening round of the 2020 District 9C girls tournament....

 

GOOD KNIGHT

The North Star girls basketball team was on the path for a ticket to the Northern C Divisional next week and that quest took its first step Thursday evening in the Havre High Gymnasium in the 2020...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    February 21, 2020

View from the North 40: My life has come to this, folks

I don’t want to make anyone uncomfortable by bragging about what went on in my bedroom earlier this week, or jealous of my under-the-covers escapades, but I feel the strong need to overshare:...

 

Letter to the Editor - Kudos to Thompson for job well done

I want to give a shoutout to the Havre Daily News photographer, Colin Thompson. He is the one walking the sidelines for two hours during our football games up and down the Hi-Line. He is the one who is crouched under the basketball hoop to catch...

 

Time to look at changing beaver management in Beaver Creek Park

As you may have read in the paper, as a park board member, I have brought up to the Hill County Park Board that maybe we can look at other options besides trapping for beaver control in the park. What brought this on is that we had lost our trapper...

 

Celebrating History: Blind pig cases and lots of festivities

By Emily Mayer The Hill County Democrat reported in its February 19, 1920 edition that newly appointed district judge Frank Carleton had called his court calendar and among the cases were several “blind pigging” charges, involving the illegal sal...

 

Class offered on how to make home-made kombucha

Havre Public School Continued Education and Montana State University Extension are partnering to host a kombucha basic class.  The class is Tuesday starting at 6 p.m. at Havre Middle School’s home economic room, Room 162. It costs $19 to register...

 
 By Derek Hann    Local    February 21, 2020

Hi-Line Living: Reserve officers protect and serve in Havre

A long-standing program at the Havre Police Department is the reserve officer program, a program in which volunteers in the community don the badge of a police officer and work to assist officers in t...

 

Correction - Olszewski looks to bring new attitude, focus to governor's office

A front-page story in Thursday’s edition of The Havre Daily News about the gubernatorial candidacy of state Sen. Al Olszewski, R-Kalispell, misreported the kind of surgeon he is. Olszewski is an orthopedic surgeon....

 

Correction - Havre Chiropractic Clinic

A Page A8 story in Thursday’s edition of the Havre Daily News about new owners taking over at Havre Chiropractic Clinic listed the wrong telephone number for the clinic. The number is 406-400-2970....

 

For the Record, Feb. 21, 2020

Havre Police Department Ezekiel James Trujillo of Havre, 50, was arrested on a shoplifting charge after a caller at a First Street business reported a shoplifter Thursday at 12:47 p.m. -- A caller on...

 

Obituary - Howard Philip Black

Howard Philip Black, 89, passed away of natural causes on February 17, 2020. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will assemble to commemorate Howard's life during Labor Day weekend in Havre...

 

Hello, God. It's me, Mara.

You know, dear Lord, the snow falls fast, Winter is on our mind. Icicles guard, the wind does moan, warm place the birds can’t find. Sparkle of frost on windowsill recaps our childhood view; we’d scratch frost off to take a peek — we saw a...

 

Roping Religion: Put what you learn into practice

Many of the ideas and scriptures for this article are from the devotional “God Wants You to Win!” by world-champion calf roper Jeff Copenhaver. When I was growing up in Big Sandy, Montana, I had a sign made up in my room that said, “Anything is...

 

Pastor's Corner: What is weird?

I once knew a guy who had a bumper sticker on his car that read “Keep Church Weird.” Now, I lived in Berkeley, California, at the time so maybe the only thing about this that caught my attention was “Church” needing to be singled out. When...

 

Out Our Way: Put on your chaps - 2 Cor. 12:1-10

Out our way, trees are scarce on the plains, but some types of thorn trees seem to thrive in the arroyos on the Tiger Ridge. It seems that when we are hunting strays, some obnoxious critters like to hide in the thickets. Charlie urged me to get some...

 

Rocky Boy names January students for the month

Sophomore Sean Gibson has been named January student of the month at Rocky Boy High School. Sean has great attendance and has made the honor roll in both quarters during the first semester of this...

 

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