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Articles from the October 9, 2013 edition

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  • Our View: Address problems at Northern's nursing program

    Updated Oct 9, 2013

    Two reviews of the nursing program at Montana State University-Northern will be held in coming weeks. It seems like there is a bit of a rift over the operation of the program, which is a long-time staple at Northern. Dr. Cynthia Gustafson, executive director of the Montana State Board of Nursing, will be on campus, talking to faculty and students. At a later date two faculty members from Angelo State University in Texas will be in town to do the same kind of review. Angelo State is where Northern Chancellor Jim Limbaugh... Full story

  • Daines maintains that Senate must negotiate

    Matt Gouras - Associated Press|Updated Oct 9, 2013

    HELENA — Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines said Tuesday that he is not interested in talking about continued funding for the federal government until Democrats agree to talk about spending cuts. U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, in an interview, countered that Daines and other House Republicans need to pass the funding resolution that is before the chamber and stop trying to make hostages of federal programs. The partial government shutdown is in its eighth day with little or no talk of a... Full story

  • For the Record, October 9, 2013

    Updated Oct 9, 2013

    Havre Police Department A 33-year-old Havre man was arrested for outstanding city court warrants after officers received a 10:40 a.m. Tuesday call from a 14th Avenue residence requesting help with a Child and Family Services civil standby. ——— A 15-year-old girl was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and a pick up and hold order after officers were called to Havre High School at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday. ——— A 48-year-old Havre woman was arrested for outstanding city court warrants, violation of conditions of release,... Full story

  • Buy pizza, fight cancer on Friday

    John Kelleher|Updated Oct 9, 2013

    This is an exciting time of the year for the staff at Nalivka’s Pizza on 1st Street. All hands will be on deck Friday night, when the place will be busy as any time of the year. Ten percent of the money taken in from the sales that day will go to the Karen Muller Breast Cancer Foundation. This will be the third annual Slice of Hope night that raises money for the fight against breast cancer. In addition to the pizza, there will be all kinds of cupcakes and cookies. The e... Full story

  • Havre High students to attend Spokane meeting

    John Paul Schmidt|Updated Oct 9, 2013

    The Havre school board Tuesday night voted to allow the Family, Career and Community Leaders, a Native American student group, to take a trip to FCCLA regional cluster grow meet in Spokane. The trip is of no cost to the district. Students will discuss Native American family issues at the conference, Havre Public Schools Superintendent Andy Carlson told the school board at its Tuesday meeting. In other business at the meeting: • Carlson told the board his school evaluation process will start in November. The board annually r... Full story

  • Earthquake drill and siren test slated for Oct. 23

    Tim Leeds|Updated Oct 9, 2013

    Emergency sirens will be howling in Havre Oct. 23, as the local governments hold a test of the sirens in conjunction with a nationwide — and international — earthquake drill. Montana is joining Colorado, Idaho and Wyoming at 10:23 a.m. that Wednesday in conducting the Great Rocky Mountain ShakeOut, an earthquake drill, with people urged to practice the procedure of drop, cover and hold on. “Which basically means to get to the floor and seek cover under sturdy furniture and h... Full story

  • 'Free clothes fence' struck again

    John Paul Schmidt|Updated Oct 9, 2013

    The “free clothes fence” has been wiped clean again; clothespins, hangers, clothes and all. “I don’t know what to say, and I don’t know what to do,” Patty Brannigan, the owner of the house the fence surrounds and supplier of the fence. “I think maybe it’s sabotage.” Brannigan woke up this morning to find that her fence was empty; this time the dresser-drawers and a chest were taken, too. “I’m starting to get a lot of kids’ clothes for the winter,” Brannigan said. “I had 4-H donate. People keep donating, but I just don’t... Full story

  • Havre school renovation proposal sails through

    John Paul Schmidt|Updated Oct 9, 2013

    “I want to thank the community,” Havre Public Schools Superintendent Andy Carlson said. “I’ve said this a lot, but I feel very fortunate to a part of this school system.” Carlson spoke after voters overwhelmingly approved a construction project to renovate Sunnyside Intermediate School and Havre Middle School at a cost of $5.1 million and Havre High School for $2.6 million. Carlson said that more ballots were turned in for this than most of the votes they have taken at the schools before. He said the last time the community... Full story

  • 2013-14 MSU-N Basketball Preview: Lights seemed poised for a big run

    George Ferguson|Updated Oct 9, 2013

    This time one year ago, the Montana State University-Northern men’s basketball team was preparing to open the season with a lot of uncertainty. After all, the Lights lost four starters and seven key players from a 2011-12 team which swept the Frontier Conference regular season and postseason championships and went to its second straight NAIA national tournament. But the uncertainty at the beginning of the 2012-13 season quickly faded and the Lights went on to reach yet a... Full story

  • Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Aubrea Worm, Havre High Volleyball

    Daniel Horton|Updated Oct 9, 2013

    Aubrea Worm has garnered a lot of attention this fall for how she has been able to perform on the court for the Havre High volleyball team. But nearing the end of her senior season with the Central A Blue Ponies, it’s Worm’s brain that has started the ball rolling on what should be a very promising collegiate career. Worm has played volleyball for the Ponies all four years of her prep career, traveling with the varsity squad fulltime the last two years, but making the mos... Full story

  • Skylights keep winning

    George Ferguson|Updated Oct 9, 2013

    The Montana State University-Northern volleyball team has yet to be beat in Frontier Conference play. In fact, the Skylights went the entire month of September without losing a match. But even after beating Frontier contenders Montana Tech and Carroll College this past weekend, on the road, Northern, and the rest of the Frontier for that matter, are finding it hard to get any national respect. Despite moving to 7-0 in league play, and 16-4 overall, the Skylights actually lost... Full story

  • Local Bowling Report: Thursday night is college student night at Hi-Line Lanes

    Ken Brubaker|Updated Oct 9, 2013

    What a performance Kelly Olson put on Sunday night. He rolled games of 275, 266, 269 for a total of 810. It was Kelly’s second 800 series having shot one a couple of years ago. Quite a feat considering it was his first night of league this season. Kelly also has three 300 games to his credit. He holds the record for the high series of 822. College Night is on Thursday's from 8-11 p.m. ll students are welcome, but must show ID. TOURNEY TRAIL: The John Willey Tournament was held this last weekend with a bowler out of Oregon c... Full story