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Articles from the September 24, 2020 edition

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 By Aarron Thompson    Sports

Blue Ponies' home debut will be a special one

After splitting the weekend on the road, the Havre High volleyball team will be splitting the upcoming weekend in a different way. Instead of going on the road and splitting the... — Updated 9/24/2020

 By George Ferguson    Sports

George Ferguson Column: Here, Chinook or Griz Nation, Mike Tilleman will never be forgotten

I’ve written a lot of columns over the years that, somewhere early on in, I state how lucky I am. Well, with a heavy heart, this is once again going to be one of those columns.... — Updated 9/24/2020

 By Tim Leeds    Local

KNMC sets up virtual live concert with local performers

The local college radio station is providing some live music Oct. 3 starting at 3 p.m. following the concept of social distancing required by the COVID-19 pandemic. KNMC said in a press release that it has, for the last five... — Updated 9/24/2020

 By Tim Leeds    Local

Blaine County Health Department has COVID-19 case

Blaine County has reported a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the front-line people dealing with the pandemic. The Blaine County Health Department posted on Facebook Wednesday that it... — Updated 9/24/2020

 By Tim Leeds    Local

Man charged in federal court with involuntary manslaughter in crash

Taylor Gardipee Walker is facing a trial of involuntary manslaughter in federal court in Great Falls stemming from “gross negligence … namely reckless driving” Jan. 1, within the exterior boundaries of Fort Belknap Indian Re... — Updated 9/24/2020

 By Tim Leeds    Local

MHSA postpones speech, debate and drama due to COVID-19

Although fall sports are in full swing in Montana High Schools, Montana High School Association announced Wednesday that the speech, debate and drama competitive season will have its start date pushed back two months. Competitive... — Updated 9/24/2020


The total number of cases of COVID-19 in Montana on the state map after today's 10 a.m. update was 11,242 with 333 new cases.

The number of hospitalizations, including people hospitalized before being tested, was 650 with 128 active hospitalizations. The number of tests completed was 321,518 with 4,358 new tests listed this morning. The number of deaths... — Updated 9/24/2020 Full story


Does legal marijuana have unanticipated consequences?

Here in Montana, we are granted the right to vote on ballot initiatives once they clear a number of hurdles, including having the related petition garner enough qualifying signatures. Not achieved, however, is the ability to hold... — Updated 9/24/2020

 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion

Looking out my backdoor: The 'real' meaning of life and other silliness

When I sit at a blank page with no idea what I want to write, I go through who, what, when, where and how of the past several days to see what might pop up and out. My life is... — Updated 9/24/2020


Five bankruptcies, a dodged bullet, and lessons for voters

During six years of my service in the Montana Senate and all eight years of my service on the Montana Public Service Commission, I had a ring-side seat with four major bankruptcies that had huge impacts on Montana residents, and I... — Updated 9/24/2020


From the Courts - Federal District Court: Big Sandy couple sentenced to prison for trafficking meth on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation

From U.S. Attorney for District of Montana GREAT FALLS — A Big Sandy couple who admitted distributing methamphetamine on the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation were sentenced Wednesday to prison terms, U.S. Attorney Kurt Alme... — Updated 9/24/2020


From the Courts - State District Court: Man sentenced to probation for violating conditions on drug sentence

Jordan James Normandy had his deferred imposition of sentence revoked in state District Court in Havre and was resentenced to two years of probation after he previously admitted violations of his conditions of release on a... — Updated 9/24/2020


From the Courts - State District Court: Woman sentenced to probation on drug charge

Elizabeth Helene Schmautz was sentenced in state District Court to two years probation on a charge of possession of methamphetamine. Schmautz was charged June 24, 2019, with the felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs charge... — Updated 9/24/2020


DLI alerts Montanans of new UI fraud scheme

Press release HELENA — The Montana Department of Labor and Industry alerted Montanans Wednesday to a recent development in nationwide fraud schemes targeting unemployment insurance programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We... — Updated 9/24/2020


For the Record, Sept. 24, 2020

Havre Police Department A summons was issued after a remote test breathalyzer violation was reported at the police station Wednesday at 6:25 a.m. -- A Fourth Street caller reported... — Updated 9/24/2020


2020 big game hunting forecast

By Fish, Wildlife and Parks Are you ready for hunting season? FWP can help. In addition to the following hunting forecast, FWP provides online information about hunting access, including our popular Block Management Program.... — Updated 9/24/2020


Reminder in the field this hunting season: Be a good steward of the land

By Fish, Wildlife and Parks Although most hunters respect the land, property, and wildlife they are hunting, many others do not. FWP would like to remind hunters and all outdoor enthusiasts to be good stewards of the land, and... — Updated 9/24/2020


Bear spray – carry it, know how to use it

By Fish, Wildlife and Parks The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee recommends the use of bear spray and urges hunters to learn other bear-aware safety measures. Hunters in bear country need to: • stay alert and look for bear... — Updated 9/24/2020


2020 Big game hunting seasons

Antelope • 900 Aug. 15–Nov. 8 • Archery Sept. 5–Oct. 9 • General Oct. 10–Nov. 8 Bighorn Sheep • Archery Sept. 5–Sept. 14 • General Sept. 15–Nov. 29 Bison • General Nov. 15–Feb. 15, 2021 Black Bear ... — Updated 9/24/2020


Ask first to hunt on private land

By Fish, Wildlife and Park Don't wait until it is too late. Hunters who haven't already asked permission from private landowners to hunt need to do so as soon as possible. Montana law requires hunters to obtain permission for all... — Updated 9/24/2020


Turn in poachers - call 1-800-Tip-Mont

By Fish, Wildlife and Park The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks toll-free hotline for reporting wildlife poaching, property damage, and violations of fish and game laws is in operation 24 hours a day. TIP-MONT is the acronym for... — Updated 9/24/2020


Youth waterfowl and pheasant weekend approaches

From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Montana’s young hunters and their hunting mentors will have a special treat the weekend of Sept. 26 and 27, when they can take advantage of a statewide youth-only waterfowl and pheasant hunt.... — Updated 9/24/2020


What to do if you can't pay your mortgage

Angelica Leicht, mortgage researcher Interest.com For the last several months, unemployed Americans have been receiving an extra $600 a week as part of the CARES Acts. Known as Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation, or... — Updated 9/24/2020


Prep Football, Volleyball Standings

Prep Football Standings Class A Eastern Division Northeast Conf. All Miles City 2-0 2-0 Glendive 1-1 1-1 Lewistown 0-1 1-1 Havre 0-2 0-2 Sidney 0-2 0-2 Southeast Conf. Overall Laurel 2-0 2-0 Billings Central 2-0 2-0 Hardin 0-1 0-1... — Updated 9/22/2020


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