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 By Paul Dragu    Local    October 20, 2016

People prepare to be sub-zero heroes, Polar Plunge set

Fundraising for Special Olympics is underway with teams collecting pledges for the SubZero SuperHero Polar Plunge, scheduled for Nov. 26, Thanksgiving weekend. The Plunge is scheduled to happen the...

 

2016-17 MSU-Northern Basketball: MSU-Northern men poised for new successes

For what must have seemed like an eternity now for Montana State University-Northern head men’s basketball coach Shawn Huse, roster continuity has been hard to come by. In recent years, the Lights h...

 

Big Central A home matches for Ponies

The season is winding down for the Havre High volleyball team, but with four conference home matches on the horizon, the Blue Ponies have a definite chance to make up some ground in the Central A...

 

Maroon/Gold Dual helps Lights get ready

George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor [email protected] The Montana State University-Northern Lights have two tuneups before the wrestling season begins in earnest. The second of...

 

MSU-N hoops season tips off

It’s just October, but, tonight, fall becomes basketball season. Inside the Armory Gymnasium, the Montana State University-Northern Skylights will make their season debut when they host Mount Royal...

 

Prep Football, Volleyball, College Standings

Prep Football Standings Central A Conf. Overall Belgrade 3-0 5-2 Lewistown 2-1 5-2 Havre 2-2 5-3 Livingston 1-2 1-7 Browning 0-3 0-8 Eastern A Conf. Overall Sidney 4-0 7-1 Billings Central 3-1 5-2 Laurel 3-1 5-2 Miles City 1-3 3-5 Hardin 1-3 3-5...

 

Wednesday's Prep Football

Wednesday's Scores The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Big Sandy 66, Augusta 32 Cut Bank 28, Shelby 0 Ennis 74, Lone Peak 14 Fort Benton 54, Chester-Joplin-Inverness 14 Fromberg 71, Northern Cheyenne...

 
 By Bruce Auchly    Local    October 20, 2016

What makes the western meadowlark sing

It's mostly silent now outside in the morning. Snow's predicted for the high country with a slow, dreary rain on the prairie. Fall is here. And yet the meadowlark sings. Bird breeding season is long...

 

Elk shoulder hunting season update

Elk shoulder seasons in Montana have gotten off to a quiet but effective start. Wildlife managers in the regions with active shoulder seasons are seeing hunters taking a few elk and being effective at reducing late summer and early fall landowner...

 

Montana Chamber sets board meeting

The Montana Chamber of Commerce will discuss its past year at the Annual Board of Directors meeting this fall. As part of the meeting, Montana Chamber members, and the public, are invited to attend a luncheon Thursday, Oct. 27, at noon, featuring...

 

State attorney general to rule on Missoula's new gun rules

MISSOULA (AP) — Montana’s attorney general will issue a legal opinion on a Missoula ordinance requiring background checks for private gun sales. The Montana Department of Justice received a formal request for an opinion on the measure from Austin...

 

Obituary: Richard "Dick" Brown

Richard “Dick” Brown, 80, formerly of Ulm, passed away Oct. 18, 2016. Funeral Services will be held in the Rose Room Chapel at Croxford Funeral Home, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at 1 p.m., with a graveside service to follow at the Ulm... Full story

 

UM notifies students of on-campus sexual assault report

MISSOULA (AP) — The University of Montana has notified students of a reported sexual assault that occurred in a residence hall involving someone the victim knew. Students were notified Tuesday night via email and text. UM spokeswoman Paula Short...

 

Havre/Hill County Historic Preservation Commission

Havre/Hill County Historic Preservation Commission will meet Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 4:05 p.m. in the Havre/Hill County Public Library. The meeting agenda is: Call to Order Previous Minutes Financial Report Quarterlies Due Correspondence Old Business...

 

County official challenges law on nonpartisan candidates

HELENA — A Lincoln County official says she has a constitutional right to call herself a Republican while campaigning in the county’s nonpartisan elections, and she is seeking to strike down a Montana law that bars her from doing so, according...

 

For the Record, Oct. 20, 2016

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a motor vehicle crash after a caller near a First Street business reported a “fender bender” Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. in the parking lot. —— Officers investigated a fraud report after a citizen cam...

 

If Clinton is working for the poor, why is she backed by financial giants?

Editor, I feel compelled to write this letter to point out a few facts and perhaps raise a question or two. I have done a fair amount of business with Wells Fargo in recent years, the Wells Fargo Bank in Big Sandy, the Wells Fargo Investors Offices...

 

Zinke more than suitable to represent Montana

Editor, I recently came across a Letter to the Editor claiming that Ryan Zinke is not suitable to serve in Congress. As a 25-year Montanan who has personally seen Zinke at work, I would like to argue just the opposite and here’s why: Ryan Zinke sta...

 

Zinke's support of Trump shows Montanans deserve better

Like most Montanans, we were horrified as we watched footage of Donald Trump boasting about sexually assaulting women while Access Hollywood reporter, Billy Bush, laughed and egged him on. We were horrified because we are women and mothers, sisters...

 

Looking Out My Backdoor: Maybe behind the bathroom door

I’ve lost my robe. I’m beside myself with anxiety. I didn’t realize it was gone. In fact, I have no idea exactly when I misplaced it. Surely, I couldn’t have thrown it away. I depend on that r...

 

'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,' celebrates 50 sincere years

Remember a time when autumn meant burning leaves instead of burning Samsung Note7 phones? It’s hard to believe, but on October 27 the animated TV classic “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” celebrates its 50th anniversary. It was the...

 
 By Jim Mullen    Opinion    October 20, 2016

Village Idiot: A wing and a prayer

We tried a new restaurant, and it was extraordinary. I gave it four stars. One entire wall was a giant television screen ­— the football players on it were larger than life. It was as if you were on the field with them. Every second, I kept expect...

 

Conservation district sets dinner

The Hill County Conservation District is holding its annual Legislative Dinner Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Montana State University-Northern Student Union Building Ballroom. A no-host meet and mingle social hour will start at 5:30 p.m., followed by a...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    October 20, 2016

Northern Hosts All Lives Matter forum open to public, speakers to appear

All Lives Matter, a forum about the causes and consequences of recent police-involved shootings of African-American men throughout the U.S., will take place Monday at 7 p.m in Montana State University-Northern’s Student Union Building Ballroom....

 

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