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  • Box Elder wins 2nd state title in three years

    Chris Peterson|Updated Mar 6, 2016

    GREAT FALLS -- The Box Elder Bears came into the state championship game Saturday night one win away from cementing their legacy -- and after a thorough beating of the Arlee Warriors, few can deny the Bears' place in the history of Class C basketball. In front of a packed house, inside the Four Seasons Arena in Great Falls, Box Elder capped an impressive 27-1 season, with a 95-73 victory over the Arlee Warriors in the championship game of the Class C state tournament. The... Full story

  • Blue Ponies just miss third-place trophy

    George Ferguson|Updated Mar 6, 2016

    MISSOULA - For the second time in as many days, the Havre High boys basketball team was left heartbroken in the bowels of Dahlberg Arena in Missoula. This time however, there was a finality to it. Saturday night, in the Class A consolation game, the Blue Ponies lost a 66-65 overtime thriller against the Polson Pirates, ending their bid to bring a trophy back to Havre for the first time since 2004. The game was also the end to the brilliant career of Blue Pony star Dane Warp,...

  • Lights bring home second-place trophy, crown six All-Americans

    George Ferguson|Updated Mar 6, 2016

    The Montana State University-Northern Lights recorded their best finish at the NAIA national wrestling tournament in more than a decade Saturday night in Topeka, Kansas. Northern scored 104 points to finish second to five-time NAIA champion Grand View. The Lights also bring home six NAIA All-Americans from the tournament, including a runner-up finish by junior Taylor Kornoely in the heavyweight class. Kornoely lost to Grand View's Dean Brogenhammer Saturday night in the...

  • State A Basketball: Blue Ponies fall to Rams

    George Ferguson|Updated Mar 5, 2016

    MISSOULA - The Havre High boys basketball team was exactly where it wanted to be at 6:30 p.m. on Friday night. Playing the Billings Central Rams inside Dahlberg Arena for a berth in the Class A state championship game. After all, Havre had just beaten the Rams by 16 points in the Eastern A semifinals just one week ago. But, just two hours later, the Ponies were in a much different place. Instead of dreaming of a state championship on Saturday night, the Ponies were left...

  • Lights in the trophy hunt in Topeka

    George Ferguson|Updated Mar 5, 2016

    The Montana State University-Northern wrestling team is in the thick of the NAIA national championship race at the end of the first day of the national tournament in Topeka, Kansas. On day one, Northern scored 74 points and advanced four wrestlers to Saturday's national semifinals. The Lights, who will crown six All-Americans at tournament's end, sit in second place behind defending champion Grand View, which has 114 points. Freshman Matt Weber (141), senior Willie Miller...

  • State C Basketball: Bears now one win away

    George Ferguson|Updated Mar 5, 2016

    The Box Elder Bears are making the Class C state tournament look way too easy. On Friday night, inside the Four Seasons Arena, the Bears blew out Westby-Grenora 87-59 in the semifinal round, pushing the Bears into Saturday night's showdown with Arlee for the state championship. The Bears led wire-to-wire in a game that was never in doubt, and now they get a chance to play the West's top team, the Warriors (24-1), who outlasted Northern C power Belt in Friday night's other semi...

  • For the Record - Friday, March 4, 2016

    Updated Mar 4, 2016

    Havre Police Department Officers investigated a report of theft after someone came to the police station Thursday at 10:32 a.m. to report a stolen Social Security number. —— Officers investigated a report of theft after a caller from a 2nd Street address reported Thursday at 1:40 p.m. that “stolen stuff” was found at a pawn shop. —— Roger John Brough, 55, of Havre was arrested on a Justice or City court warrant and charges of driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license and driving with no insurance after a caller fr...

  • Rash of burglaries reported

    Havre Daily News|Updated Mar 4, 2016

    Havre police are investigating several business burglaries which occurred in recent days. Thursday, Feb. 25, Taco Treat on 1st Street was entered and several items were taken. Last Friday, Rod’s Drive Inn and 5th Ave Grind on south 5th Avenue were entered and items were reported missing. Officers are looking for information on the entries. People can contact Crimestoppers at 265-4444 or the Havre Police Department at 265-4361 with any information....