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Judge issues ruling in Havre golf suit


April 11, 2002

District Judge John Warner on Wednesday issued a ruling in a lawsuit over a golf course proposed for east of Havre that pleased both sides.

The suit was filed by the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Rond Community of Oregon against Quantum Five Inc., a company that proposed to build the golf course.

Warner found that Quantum defaulted on a debt of $900,000 to the Grand Rond Community, but also said the tribes committed usury by charging 18 percent interest on the debt.

Warner awarded the tribe $664,500.

"We are very pleased with what the court found," said Shawn Glen of Great Falls, one of...

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