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Articles from the October 12, 2018 edition

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Friday Night Lights: It can't happen without them

When it comes to a football game, most fans and observers are focused on the players and the coaches, the people most likely to impact and determine the outcome of the game. But in addition to the...

 

Pony harriers aim for fast times at home

After a strong performance last Saturday by both Havre High cross country teams, the Blue Ponies will set their sights on conquering the Eastern A in the Fall Classic. The Fall Classic, which is...

 

Ponies ready to battle Rangers

The Havre High football team won't be making the playoffs this season, but the Blue Ponies still have two chances left to play spoiler starting tonight in Livingston. The Ponies (1-6) and the Rangers...

 

Havre High netters sweep in Browning

The Havre High volleyball team played on the road for the first time in nearly a month Thursday night but, even away from home, the Blue Ponies continued their winning ways. On their way to their...

 

Lights prepared for round two with Rocky

The Frontier Conference isn't easy. There's a reason it's considered the SEC of the NAIA. And one reason why it's not easy is the schedule, with teams playing each other twice a year. Montana State...

 

Lights picked fifth, Skylights sixth in Frontier Preseason Hoops Poll

Frontier Conference basketball doesn't start for a couple of months yet, but, with a new season of hoops on the way, the predictions are in. On Thursday, the Frontier released its 2018-19 Preseason...

 

Cats renew an old rivalry, Griz hope to bounce back

In different ways, Saturday is going to be one gigantic day for the Montana State Bobcats and Montana Grizzlies. In Bozeman, the Bobcats (1-1, 3-2) return from their bye week to renew an old rivalry...

 

Senior Center News, Oct. 12, 2018

North Central Senior Citizens Center, Oct. 15-19 Monday — Transportation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday — Transportation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; bingo at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday — Transportation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m; pinochle at 1 p.m. Thursday ...

 

Verploegen Artitudes reception Oct. 26

Mary Verploegen came to the “Art with the Artists of Artitudes” Paint Pouring class and it quickly became a passion. She has been enjoying teaching others and perfecting her art. People can come for refreshments and to listen to live music while...

 

Pastor's Corner: What is truth

As seen on a church reader board a number of years ago: “What is truth? Ask God — She has the answer.” Can you imagine the stir that created. While no one asked the person who put it up what was behind it, there was talk about God and the sign...

 

Out Our Way: A new way

Out our way, Charlie and I tended to ride the same trails up on the Tiger Ridge and I was becoming fairly familiar with the area. But one day he took the trail in the opposite direction. To me it was a whole new trail and I saw vistas and things I...

 

On Theology and the Christian Life

We last heard from Luther that “gradually contempt of excommunication or papal thunderbolts” were beginning to rise against him in response to what he had written about papal indulgences between 1517 and 1519. Before Luther’s excommunication...

 

Bishop Maze at St. Mark's Sunday

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will be hosting Bishop Larry E. Maze, formerly the bishop of the Diocese of Arkansas in Little Rock, Arkansas. Maze, who grew up in Havre, will be conducting Holy Eucharist service Sunday at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome...

 

Hello, God. It's me, Mara.

You know, Lord, as we check our calendar, we notice that some months are full of birthdays of special folks we know, many that we’re related to! Their ages range from newborn to elderly. How awesome is that!? It’s unique, when we think about it,...

 

Celebrating History: Raid on Shorty Young saloon a debacle

By Emily Mayer Tongues were wagging and rumors rampant in Hill County 100 years ago, not just on one front, but on two and both being joined at the hip. Due to last week’s Internet outage, I wasn’t able to get last week’s column out on time,...

 

Local News - Poetry slam set at Northern

Havre Daily News staff Montana State University-Northern is hosting a Poetry Slam at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Little Theatre in Cowan Hall. Doors to the student-requested and student-developed free event open at 6:30 p.m. People can contact...

 

Local News - Trapping in Beaver Creek starts Oct. 15

Press release Trappers will begin trapping Monday Oct. 15 and will trap through April 15 in Beaver Creek Park. Traps are usually set near water but can be in other areas. People are asked to please use caution, especially dog owne...

 

View from the North 40: The news is squirrellier than usual

Of all the news items that could be trending this week, I never would have expected one of the top topics to be squirrels. Not squirrel cartoons, which we love and hate, and not squirrelly politicians, which would seem to be the most likely...

 

Big Tobacco's toll on Montana veterans, seniors

Like many of my friends, I’ve worked hard, paid my fair share and volunteered to serve our country. I was recently asked whether I know anyone affected by tobacco-related diseases. Just about my whole Marine Corps League from Billings. My Dad was...

 

I 185 keeps money in Montana

The top executives of seven tobacco companies testified at a Congressional hearing in 1994 under oath that they didn’t believe nicotine was addictive. None of them ever went to jail for lying. The major opponents to I-185 are RJ Reynolds, owned by...

 

I 185 won't fund Medicare or traditional Medicaid

Montana voters are being asked to make a major policy decision this year that will have long-term effects on the state budget and the tax burden of all Montanans.  I’m referring to I 185, the ballot initiative that would make permanent an...

 

Obituary - Sylvia Dawn Murray

Sylvia Dawn Murray, 75, passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, due to natural causes at her residence. A visitation will be held from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. at Holland & Bonine Funeral Chapel on... Full story

 

Obituary - Patricia A. Hedges

Patricia A. Hedges, 84, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, due to natural causes at Northern Montana Care Center. Visitation will be from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at... Full story

 

For the Record, Oct. 12, 2018

Havre Police Department Several callers throughout the day Thursday reported a scam in which callers referred to warrants for arrest. -- A 10:39 a.m. Thursday caller on Second Street reported a...

 

Agenda - Hill County Commission

Monday 5 p.m. — Mosquito Board meeting 6 p.m. — Weed Board meeting 6:30 p.m. — U.S. Highway 2-Gildford East Project Meeting at Spencer’s Highway Bar in Hingham Tuesday 10:30 a.m. — Weekly road meeting 5:30 p.m. — Fair Board meeting in...

 

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