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  • Escaped prisoner puts scare in Havre

    Alex Ross|Updated Nov 18, 2015

    A prisoner on the loose in Havre Tuesday fled into the city's downtown area, prompting a lockdown of schools and other public buildings. Police were notified at 11:22 a.m. that Gabriel Arkinson, who faces multiple charges including attempted homicide, escaped from Fort Belknap Indian Reservation authorities as he was being transported from the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation. The prisoner was handcuffed and shackled at the time. He was apprehended a little more than two hours l...

  • High-speed chase lands Hays man in jail

    Tim Leeds|Updated Nov 18, 2015

    A high-speed chase that started in Havre and proceeded to Blaine County has left a 22-year-old Hays man in the Hill County jail facing multiple charges from multiple jurisdictions. Havre police initiated the pursuit of Daryl Kuli Gone, with Hill County sheriff’s deputies joining in as Gone left the city heading east. The Havre police dispatch log reports in an entry at 8:16 p.m. Wednesday at 1st Street West that Gone was cited by Havre police with speeding, reckless driving, failure to stop at a red light, negligent e...

  • Ex-Rocky Boy tribal lending leaders make plea deal

    Updated Nov 18, 2015

    HELENA (AP) — Two former leaders of an online lending company have made plea deals with federal prosecutors investigating corruption at Plain Green, the high-interest lender that has made millions of dollars for the Chippewa Cree Tribe. Neal Rosette and Billi Anne Morsette agreed to plead guilty to charges in two indictments that they embezzled money, took bribes and didn’t pay federal income taxes, according to recent court filings. The deals set the total amount to be paid back to the tribe at about $1.3 million. Ros...

  • Eastern Star worthy grand matron making Havre visit

    Updated Nov 18, 2015

    Press release L. Kaye Stam of Polson, worthy grand matron of the Grand Chapter of Montana, Order of Eastern Star, will make her official visit to Havre Chapter # 30 Saturday, Nov. 21, beginning at 1 p.m.. She will be accompanied by Worthy Grand Patron Denny Perry of Choteau, along with a number of other dignitaries from throughout Montana. Becaues the Masonic Temple in Havre was sold this past year, the meeting will be held at the Masonic Temple in Chinook, located at 417 Ohio Street. The day will begin with a no-host...

  • For the Record, Nov. 18, 2015

    Updated Nov 18, 2015

    Havre Police Department Robert Joseph Sunchild, 33, of Havre was arrested on charges of criminal contempt, carrying a concealed weapon and violation of conditions of release, in connection with a 24/7 Sobriety Program violation Tuesday at 7:41 a.m. at the police station. —— Raymond Windyboy, 53, of Rocky Boy was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and criminal contempt after a caller reported Tuesday at 2:37 p.m. a man lying in the alley south of 1st Street screaming, then walking away west bound. Hill County She...

  • Agenda: Havre City-County Airport Board

    Updated Nov 18, 2015

    The Havre City-County Airport Board meeting will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the airport. The agenda: 1. Approval of Oct. 15 minutes. 2. Correspondence. 3. Reports: (A) Manager (B) Inspection (C) Finance 4. Public comments 5.Unfinished business (A) Big hangar status (B) Runway project 6. New business (A) Airport CIP schedule (B) Cape Air lease (C) Engineering contract 7. Approval of November claims....

  • Obituary - Francis "Wells" Lamey

    Updated Nov 18, 2015

    F. "Wells" Lamey, 86, peacefully passed away of natural causes on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at the Northern Montana Care Center. Cremation has taken place, and vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church. Memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, also at St. Jude, with Father Daniel Wathen officiating. Wells' family has requested that memorials be made to the Wells Lamey Memorial Scholarship Fund or to th... Full story

  • Obituary - Keith K. Stump

    Updated Nov 18, 2015

    Keith K. Stump, 67, passed away on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, of natural causes at Peace Hospice in Great Falls. Wake services will begin at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Rocky Boy, and will continue until his traditional funeral, which will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, also at Our Savior’s Lutheran. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Please visit Keith’s online memorial page and leave a message of condolence for his family at http:... Full story

  • USDA issues safety-net payments to farmers facing market downturn

    Updated Nov 18, 2015

    From USDA WASHINGTON — The U. S. Department of Agriculture announced that nearly one half of the 1.7 million farms that signed up for either the Agriculture Risk Coverage — ARC — or Price Loss Coverage — PLC — programs will receive safety-net payments for the 2014 crop year. “Unlike the old direct payments program, which paid farmers in good years and bad, the 2014 Farm Bill authorized a new safety-net that protects producers only when market forces or adverse weather cause unexpected drops in crop prices or revenues,...

  • MSU Extension recommends learning about new pesticide rule proposal

    Updated Nov 18, 2015

    MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Montana State University Extension said Montana commercial, private and noncertified pesticide applicators will be impacted by proposed revisions to the current Environmental Protection Agency Certification of Pesticide Application rule and should look at the proposal. MSU Extension Pesticide Education Specialist Cecil Tharp is the statewide coordinator for training approximately 5,500 certified private pesticide applicators across Montana. Tharp encouraged all Montanans to understand revisions t...

  • George Ferguson Column: Mick's voice is a Cat-Griz tradition itself

    George Ferguson|Updated Nov 18, 2015

    It’s Brawl of the Wild Week. It’s the 115th meeting between the Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats. It’s Cat-Griz or Griz-Cat, or simply the game. It’s the one day each year when Montana is truly divided. And, when it comes to this annual football feud, there are a lot of constants. And, at least for Montana fans, and fans who still like to get their football games via one of the most traditional mediums ever — radio, a constant on Cat-Griz Saturday has been the...

  • Lady Griz rough up Skylights

    George Ferguson|Updated Nov 18, 2015

    The game wasn’t going to count toward Montana State University-Northern Skylights’ overall record. But, it didn’t make the final outcome any easier for the Skylights to swallow. On Tuesday night, the fifth-ranked NAIA Skylights stepped way up in competition, taking on the famed University of Montana Lady Griz, in a game that most certainly wasn’t an exhibition for UM. And, inside Dahlberg in Missoula, the Lady Griz were relentless, beating the Skylights 80-32. “They (Griz) pl...

  • Local Bowling Report: Local bowlers do well at famed Calgary tourney

    Ken Brubaker|Updated Nov 18, 2015

    On the weekend of Nov. 7-8, three keglers traveled across the border to Calgary. They were Jacob Anderson, Ryan Mapes and Shawn Mariani. Report was Ryan and Shawn qualilfied Saturday with Ryan 12th and Shawn 20th, while Jacob missed the cut. In match play Sunday Ryan finished 32nd and Shawn 13th in the overall standings. That tournament is one of the premier tournaments in Canada and attracts bowlers from all over Canada and the Northwest. There was a total of 12 bowlers from Montana making the trip to Calgary and 10 qualifie...

  • Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Tate Niederegger/Derek Bell, Chinook Football

    Chris Peterson|Updated Nov 18, 2015

    Niederegger and Bell power the Beeter rushing attack together When it comes to the Chinook football team, a lot of talk centers on the Sugarbeeter’s outstanding defense. But the offense is pretty good, too — and especially good at running the football. The Beeters, who host Alree this Saturday for the Class C 8-Man state championship, have a solid passing attack and a stellar passer in senior quarterback Ian McIntosh. Yet, there is no doubt that the rushing tandem of Der...

  • Prep Football, College Standings

    Updated Nov 18, 2015

    Prep Football Playoffs Class AA First round Bozeman 21, Great Falls CMR 0 Helena Capital 15, Kalispell Flathead 0 Billings Senior 38, Billings West 9 Kalispell Glacier 23, Helena 13 Semifinals Bozeman 22, Glacier 16 Senior 21, Helena Capital 0 Championship Friday Bozeman vs Senior, 7 p.m. Class A First round Butte Central 49, Hamilton 14 Billings Central 28, Laurel 0 Columbia Falls 9, Polson 6 Sidney 28, Belgrade 20 Quarterfinals Dillon 32, Billings Central 7 Havre 47, Columbia Falls 13 Miles City 42, Butte Central 20...

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