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Articles from the May 8, 2018 edition

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 By Chris Peterson    Sports    May 8, 2018

Leeds steps down as HHS boys hoop coach

Becoming the head basketball coach at Havre High School was like coming home for Curt Leeds, a former Blue Pony basketball player. But now, after six seasons at the helm, Leeds decided to step down...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 8, 2018

Postseason track begins with 9C meet Wednesday

Just three weeks ago, the Havre Middle School track wasn't usable due to too much snow still sitting on the surface and the infield. Now however, the HMS track is ready to host its biggest meet of...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 8, 2018

Local Golf Report: Beeters sweep Chinook Invite team title

Around a month ago, many wondered if anyone would even be able to play golf in the springtime. Courses were buried in snow and temperatures were still hovering in the 20s and low 30s every day. Fast f...

 

Hi-Line Athletes of the Week

Rylee Conlan, Turner Track Rylee Conlan was part of a revival of basketball this past winter for the Turner girls. Now, she's taking her talents onto the track. Last Monday in Rudyard, Conlan swept...

 

Women aren't getting enough nutrients. That's incredibly problematic

By Tieraona Low Dog For women, iron could be the key to boosting brain function. That’s the conclusion of a recent study that examined a group of female college students. The students performed a series of cognitive tests that progressively...

 

Local News - Havre parks program signups set

Press release Sign up for all summer programs offered by the Havre Parks and Recreation Department begins Tuesday, May 29, 8 a.m. at the lobby of the Community Pool. Early Bird Sign Ups are set for Sunday, May 20, and Sunday, May 27, from noon to 2...

 

Amtrak needs to improve, not cut, service

In an article about the closing of the Amtrak ticket offices in Havre and Shelby in the May 7 Great Falls Tribune, Havre city councilwoman Sarah McKinney is quoted as saying that if Amtrak can justify the savings, it is “probably OK,” and added,...

 

Letter to the Editor - City needs to clean up fire department administration

Editor, As a former resident, I’ve tried to keep abreast of the local events and happenings, especially when it comes to the functioning of local government and its officials. From what I’ve seen lately, I’m disappointed in the functioning of...

 

Letter to the Editor - MSGA endorsed CSKT water compact

To the Editor: There seems to be some confusion in the PSC District 1 race regarding Montana Stockgrowers Association support of the CSKT Water Compact as it made its way through the Montana Legislature. As we all know the legislation supporting the...

 

Obituary - Theodore "Teddy" Bruce Burfield

Theodore "Teddy" Bruce Burfield was born July 25, 1939, in Havre, Montana, to Peggy (Hazel) Brown Burfield and Theodore S. Burfield, the youngest of their five children. May 4, 2018, at the age of...

 

Obituary - Kenneth L. Watson

Kenneth L. Watson, 83, passed away due to natural causes May 5, 2018, while at his favorite fishing hole at Virgelle. His funeral service will be 1 p.m., Friday, May 11, 2018, at the Ag Center in...

 

For the Record, May 8, 2018

Havre Police Department A 10th Street caller reported Monday at 9:12 a.m. that someone trying to steal a beaded medallion off her vehicle mirror broke the whole mirror. —— A caller on 11th Street West reported at 10:42 a.m. Monday that a rock...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    May 8, 2018

Hutchinson, Kassmier face off in primary - Joshua Kassmier

Six months after he fell three votes short of winning the Fort Benton mayoral election, Joshua Kassmier is running to represent House District 27 in the Montana House of Representatives. House Distric...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    May 8, 2018

Hutchinson, Kassmier face off in primary - Darrold Hutchinson

Darrold Hutchinson hopes to be on the November ballot in the race for the House District 27 seat in the Montana House of Representatives, but he will first need to win the Republican primary....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 8, 2018

Tester tells Amtrak to keep ticket offices staffed

The National Passenger Rail Corp. is continuing in its plans to eliminate ticket agents from its stations in Havre and Shelby but is meeting some opposition in Congress. Montana's U.S. Sen. Jon...

 
 By Kristen Takeuchi    Local    May 8, 2018

Ribbon cutting set for Antelope Court

Friday, District 4 Human Resources Development Council will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Havre's newest low-income housing apartment complex. The new apartment complex, Antelope Court, is...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    May 8, 2018

Havre City Council approves water, sewer rate increases

Havre City Council members Monday night voted 7 to 0 to increase the monthly rates for municipal water and wastewater services. Council member Terry Lilletvedt was excused from the meeting. The council passed two resolutions: one to increase...

 
 By Kristen Takeuchi    Local    May 8, 2018

Park Board keeps Mariani and Kinsella as chair, vice chair

Editor's note: This version corrects several items were misreported in the original edition including about the reorganization of the board, bids to replace fences, that cabins were repaired due to snow damage and that the Beaver Creek Park...

 

Trump announces US will exit nuclear accord with Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump announced today the U.S. will pull out of the landmark nuclear accord with Iran, declaring he's making the world safer but dealing a profound blow to allies...

 

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