July 29th, 2014

92.0 F
Logo
Home  »   Archive  »   March 2010

Archive For March 2010

Ponies set for a new season on the diamond
April 1st, 2010
A year ago the Havre High softball program had its best season in its short existence.  Now entering their sixth season in Havre, the Blue Ponies are looking to keep progressing.  Last ye...


U.S. launches new fuel efficiency rules
April 1st, 2010
The U.S. government is setting tough gas mileage standards for new cars and trucks, spurring the next generation of fuel-sipping gaselectric hybrids, ef f icient engines and electric cars.  T...


Obama promotes health bill's benefits
April 1st, 2010
President Barack Obama is promoting his health care overhaul's benefits for small businesses as he tries to rally public support behind the new law scorned by Republicans and protesters.  A s...


Gov. hasn't sent documentation for drug waiver
April 1st, 2010
Gov. Brian Schweitzer last month asked the federal government for permission for Montana to import lower- priced prescription drugs from Canada for Medicaid patients, but his administration has not...


Dime march
April 1st, 2010
...


Last defendant sentenced in fireworks case
April 1st, 2010
The last of three Havre men who burglarized then set fire to the Havre Jaycees fireworks stand last June has been sentenced to join the other perpetrators in repaying the service organization, and...


Sex abuse trial ends in a hung jury
April 1st, 2010
Robert James The Boy Jr.  Of Havre walked out of court a free man after a jury in Havre could not reach a verdict on a sex charge, and he was found not guilty of three other charges, one at th...


Vermont dairy farmer talks about immigration
March 31st, 2010
A Vermont dairy farmer who was among those targeted in a federal crackdown on undocumented workers says he thought three illegal workers had proper documentation.  Clement Gervais believes his...


Obama to allow oil drilling off Va.  Coast
March 31st, 2010
In a reversal of a long-standing ban on most offshore drilling, President Barack Obama is allowing oil drilling off Virginia's shorelines and considering it for a large chunk of the Atlantic seabo...


Bull Dazzle a big hit once again
March 31st, 2010
Bull riders came to Havre in search of prize money and the perfect ride, as well as to help raise money for the Montana State University-Northern Rodeo Team.  And this year's Bull Dazzle didn...


Plenty of fun for all at Hi-Line Lanes in Havre
March 31st, 2010
A spring league is forming to run eight weeks.  It will be a three person team that will bowl two game of 9 pin no tap, play two games of pool, and one game of darts at a cost of $10 per week...


CLARK BANKS obituary
March 31st, 2010
Clark Banks, 84, died March 29, 2010, at Northern Montana Care Center of natural causes.  Viewing will be held at the Van Orsdel United Methodist Church one hour before service.  His fune...


JOSEPH WILLIAM “BABY JOEY” CROSTON obituary
March 31st, 2010
Joseph William “Baby Joey” Croston joined Jesus in Heaven on Friday, March 26, 2010, at The Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colo.  Baby Joey was born Feb. 17, 2010, in Aurora,...


Was Rumsfeld a torturer?
March 31st, 2010
Despite the repeated calls for an independent bipartisan investigation of those at the highest level of our government responsible for authorizing the torture policy that provided al-Qaida with an...


Gov. says Canadian drugs still needed after health care reform
March 31st, 2010
Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Tuesday that he is still moving forward with his effort to import cheaper medicine from Canada, despite promises made in the national health care reform recently passed b...


Musical evening
March 31st, 2010
...


Panel backs 90-day stay on zoning variances
March 31st, 2010
A City Council committee has recommended that Havre place a 90-day moratorium on new businesses needing a zoning variance as a way to keep any more growing operations and medical marijuana dispensa...


Tourism dist.  Would give city chance to promote
March 31st, 2010
The format ion of a Tourism Business Improvement District would increase funds available to market Havre to others, and four hotels, along with the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce, are asking the ci...


Lights move the ball in first spring scrimmage
March 30th, 2010
With good weather holding, the Montana State University-Northern football team took full advantage.  In their first full scrimmage of the spring, the Lights moved the ball well on offense, mad...


ALFRED MCNAIR MANUEL obituary
March 30th, 2010
Alfred McNair Manuel, 75, died March 22, 2010, at his home in Grass Valley, Calif., after a lengthy illness.  He was born with his twin brother Richard in Havre, Mont., Jan. 10, 1935, to Thoma...


DON VANDEBERG obituary
March 30th, 2010
Don Vandeberg, 78, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010, with family by his side after a brave battle with pulmonary fibrosis.  He was born July 19, 1931, in Havre, Mont., the ninth child of Leonard...


ULA SHENDO obituary
March 30th, 2010
Ula Pearl Sutherland Shendo, 58, died March 24, 2010, from complications of diabetes.  She was born Dec. 27, 1952, at Fort Belknap, Mont., to Pete and Angeline (Denny) Sutherland.  Ula at...


Study: Chocolate may reduce heart risk
March 30th, 2010
The Easter Bunny might lower your chances of having a heart problem.  According to a new study, small doses of chocolate every day could decrease your risk of having a heart attack or stroke b...


Letter on Warburton was 'untrue ... unfair'
March 30th, 2010
An open letter to William Thackery.  I found the picture you painted in your letter to the editor about Wendy Warburton's "speech" at Fifth Avenue Christian Church to be both untrue and unf...


Dooming myself
March 30th, 2010
I will find love, just not for a very long time, according to Tarot cards.  At first, I was indignant.  How could Tarot cards know when I'll fall in love?  It seemed definite, final...


5 people are killed in two-vehicle crash near Libby
March 30th, 2010
Th e Montana Highway Patrol said five people were killed and one person was badly injured in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 2 east of Libby on Monday.  Trooper Bryce Ford said a Dodge Str...


Town mourns death of five teenagers
March 30th, 2010
The Lewis and Clark County sheriff has asked the department's chaplains to be available at the site of a weekend crash that killed five Helena-area teens.  Sheriff Leo Dutton said "a lot of...


An outdoor morning
March 30th, 2010
...


MDT director to visit Havre on Highway 2 issue
March 30th, 2010
Mo n t a n a D e p a r tme n t o f Transportation Director Jim Lynch will be in Havre tonight, listening to a pitch from the Highway 2 Association.  The association wants U.S. Highway 2 expand...


Drug task force funding will be decided in June
March 30th, 2010
Drug task forces in the state will receive 2009 allocations which are currently in the bank and 2010 allocations yet to come, but the money must be budgeted to keep the seven forces in operation fo...


Havre Daily News All Hi-Line Girls Team 2010
March 29th, 2010
George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor gferguson@havredailynews.com There’s never a shortage of talented girls basketball players in and around the Havre area.  So when the votes...


Havre netters look sharp at home
March 29th, 2010
The Havre High boys and girls tennis teams did something on Saturday that neither has done in quite some time.  The Blue Ponies got the first day of competition in with no problems from the we...


After week of wins, Obama turns to Afghanistan
March 29th, 2010
After weeks dominated by health care, President Barack Obama's secret trip to Afghanistan turned attention back to another issue whose progress this year could help define the success of his presi...


DAVID WAYNE SEAMAN obituary
March 29th, 2010
David Wayne Seaman, 62, died March 14, 2010, at the Vancouver VA Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash.  He was born Oct. 18, 1947, in Havre, Mont., to George and Esther (Runnion) Seaman, the seve...


GLENN HEILMAN obituary
March 29th, 2010
Glenn E. Heilman, 83, a retired teacher and resident of Havre, died of natural causes, Saturday, March 27, 2010, at Northern Montana Hospital.  His memorial service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturda...


Health care reform saddles future generations with debt
March 29th, 2010
The victory came ugly, and it was narrow.  But it was also sweet.  It was historic and, politically, it was big.  The question is: Will the passage of health care reform also prove a...


Miles City rebuilds after fire
March 29th, 2010
Burning a hole in Miles City's downtown history, a massive fire destroyed most of the buildings on the northside of the 700 block of Main Street one year ago.  Now a future is being built fro...


Bull Dazzle
March 29th, 2010
...


Men Who Cook
March 29th, 2010
The Hingham Community Center was packed Saturday night.  The annual Men Who Cook for Women Who Wine attracted people from all parts of the Hi-Line.  People dined on some fine barbecue, Me...


Havre may form tourism district
March 29th, 2010
Four local hotels are requesting through the Havre Area Chamber of Commerce that Havre create a tourism district to increase funding for marketing.  T h e c i t y ' s P l a n n i n g a n d De...


Tester pleased with health care approval
March 29th, 2010
Montana’s junior senator Friday applauded last week’s passage of health care reform and looked ahead to what he believes will be the next major issue in the U.S. Senate, financial overs...


A Night of Music
March 26th, 2010
...


Boys & Girls Club may soon get Devlin School
March 26th, 2010
The general consensus during a Havre Public Schools Board of Trustees meet ing was that the Highland Park Early Primary School North building should be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of the H...


Contest develops for Havre school board
March 26th, 2010
The race for Havre Public Schools trustees will not be uncontested, with Mark Magelssen filing a petition Thursday, the filing deadline.  He will face current Chairperson Shad Huston and trust...


Up to a third of breast cancers could be avoided
March 26th, 2010
Up to a third of breast cancer cases in Western countries could be avoided if women ate less and exercised more, researchers at a conference said, renewing a sensitive debate about how lifestyle fa...


Mob secrets
March 26th, 2010
Nearly $730,000 in cash, about 1,000 pieces of jewelry and loaded handguns found hidden alongside recording devices in a mobster's suburban home show there are still plenty of mysteries to unravel...


Class AA, C teams win on day one of the HIT
March 26th, 2010
The 24th Annual Hi-Line Invitational Tournament brought some great talent to Havre on Thursday.  And with the talent came a lot of offense.  At the MSU-Northern Fieldhouse, the HIT tourna...


Guardian Angels on the reservation
March 26th, 2010
Fed up with growing gang violence, Montana tribal leaders this weekend will start the first-ever American Indian reservation chapter of the Guardian Angels.  The new chapter of the citizens'...


EARL BOUCHER obituary
March 26th, 2010
 Earl “Tony” Hector Boucher, 82, loved to travel.  He left on his final journey to join family, friends and loved ones Monday morning, March 22, 2010, at his daughter Judy&rsq...


Thanks to Havre for making food donations
March 26th, 2010
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the residents of Havre who gave so generously to the First Lutheran Church Youth this past Sunday.  The confirmation students went door to door c...


Intellectually disarmed, logically dangerous
March 26th, 2010
My husband, John, loves a good hearty debate.  He's always ready to jump into the middle of a topic, disassemble it, analyze it and blah blah blah about it.  I can see the attraction, bu...


High school hoop stars HIT Havre
March 25th, 2010
Fans across the Hi-Line were treated to good basketball all season long.  And now even after the season has ended, fans can catch one last tournament.  The Armory Gymnasium at Montana Sta...


RALPH PEGAR obituary
March 25th, 2010
Ralph Joseph Pegar, 53, died Tuesday evening near his Big Sandy farm from injuries received in a motorcycle accident.  Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Friday.  At St. Margaret Mary’s...


PAULINE CONRAD obituary
March 25th, 2010
Pauline (Jergesen) Conrad, 90, died Tuesday at Sweet Nursing Home due to natural causes.  Her funeral Mass services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, in St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church with buria...


DOROTHY CURFMAN obituary
March 25th, 2010
Dorothy Helen Curfman, 83, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at Northern Montana Hospital.  Her funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 27, 2010, at the Gildford Baptist Church, with Pasto...


BENJAMIN JEREMY DeCORA obituary
March 25th, 2010
Benjamin Jeremy “BJ” DeCora, 28, died Sunday, March 21, 2010, at his residence in Rocky Boy, Mont.  The cause of death has not yet been determined.  His wake service will bega...


Senate's fix to health law slowed by snag
March 25th, 2010
Brushing off a snag in the Senate, House Democratic leaders said they are prepared to finish work by late today on a package of fixes to the big health care law signed by President Barack Obama.&nb...


Technology makes it easier to send us your news
March 25th, 2010
The relationship between a newspaper and the community it serves is unique and special and unlike any other business/customer relationship.  Every day we manufacture an entirely new product &m...


Economic development
March 25th, 2010
I’ve been thinking about how all along the Hi-Line small towns are shrinking and how we need to give serious thought to economic development.  Actually, I was giving serious thought to m...


Take responsibility for totalling car
March 25th, 2010
To the person who hit my husband's car and then ran: The other morning as I was leaving for work, I looked outside the back door and did not see my husband's car where he usually parked it. ...


Caught after 38 years
March 25th, 2010
A hitchhiker originally sentenced to be executed for the 1951 killing of a Montana man who picked him up during a blizzard has been found running a wedding chapel under an assumed name in Arizona 3...


First provost candidate interviewed
March 25th, 2010
The first candidate for vice chancellor and provost at Montana State University-Northern said he thinks the position might be a good fit for him and his family, both on a personal and professional...


Work proceeds on buffalo jump
March 25th, 2010
The carvings are done for a mural depicting the local bison kill site, and the Canadian artist said he expects to finish firing the bricks and start bringing them down to Havre in April.  &ldq...


Spring Fling set for April 9 at Northern
March 25th, 2010
The warmer weather and longer days are putting an extra bounce in people's step, and the Spring Fling April 9 at Montana State University- Northern will give them a chance to kick up their heels a...


Good times
March 25th, 2010
...


TV, travel have made cheese trendy
March 24th, 2010
Americans who grew up on grilled cheese and macaroni have developed more adventuresome tastes in adulthood, experimenting with a broader range of cheeses and often seeking the sharper flavors that...


A Pair of Blue Pony girls honored
March 24th, 2010
After a stellar postseason run, a duo of Havre High girls basketball players have been honored for their play this season.  On Tuesday, the 2010 Central A All Conference Team was released and...


Youth Bowling awards day planned for Sunday
March 24th, 2010
Youth awards day is going to be held this Sunday at 3 p.m. at Hi- Line Lanes.  If you plan to attend, you are asked to bring finger food as in no utensils needed.  Questions, call Chris a...


New dinosaur species found in Utah
March 24th, 2010
A new species of dinosaur has emerged from the rocks of southern Utah.  Buried by a collapsing sand dune, perhaps 185 million years ago, the new dino was probably a plant eater and an early re...


ARRON LYLE OLSON obituary
March 24th, 2010
Indian Name: Chief Walking o-ki-mah-w-pi-mo-te-w Arron Lyle Olson, 15, died Feb. 21, 2010, in Rocky Boy, Mont., from injuries sustained in a house fire.  His wake service began Tuesday, March...


Dismayed that school board won’t talk about Mahon
March 24th, 2010
I am dismayed that our elected school board has the audacity to refuse to answer why Mr. Mahon is being paid salary for the balance of 2010 plus almost an extra year's salary when he quit!  W...


Racism just isn’t funny
March 24th, 2010
A few weeks ago some frat boys at the University of California, San Diego, pulled what they thought of as a prank — just a fun thing.  In mock honor of Black History Month they held an o...


Schweitzer will stay out of Little Shell flap
March 24th, 2010
Gov. Brian Schweitzer will not make a decision on which council is the official body leading the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians, his communications director announced Tuesday.  “...


Rocky Boy honors code talker
March 24th, 2010
During World War II, Americans needed a code that could not be broken by the Japanese.  Because of its complexity and the fact that the language remained unwritten, Navajo vocabulary was ideal...


Midday power outage hits Havre
March 24th, 2010
A goose flying into a power line caused a 35-minute power outage in the Havre area Tuesday.  Claudia Rapkoch of NorthWestern Energy said this morning that a goose flying into one of the lines...


Springing ahead: Lights move forward
March 23rd, 2010
Spring may finally be in the air in Havre, but so are footballs.  On Monday afternoon, the Montana State University-Northern football team went to work, conducting the first of 16 planned prac...


GEORGE LEE GARDIPEE obituary
March 23rd, 2010
George Lee Gardipee, 79, died March 21, 2010, at his home at Rocky Boy.  He was born March 28, 1930, in Parker School, Mont., to Louis and Cecile (Little Bear) Gardipee.  He lived in Cali...


ANN KATHERINE LITZINGER obituary
March 23rd, 2010
Ann Katherine Litzinger, 97, died Sunday, March 21, 2010, at Northern Montana Care Center of natural causes.  Viewing will be held Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Holland & Bonine Fun...


Open government — don’t take it for granted
March 23rd, 2010
What would life in Montana be like without our open government laws?  Imagine the city council making a new ordinance behind closed doors and simply decreeing it as a fait accompli.  Imag...


Wendy, a church is no place for a political speech
March 23rd, 2010
Open letter to Rep.  Wendy Warburton, Republican candidate for the Legislature from District 34 in Havre and Hill and Blaine counties.  I enjoyed your speech to the congregation at Fifth...


Montana’s reaction to health plan is laregly partisan
March 23rd, 2010
Montana Republicans, aiming to impede implementation of national health care plans through legislative action next year, say that they expect it could be a winning campaign issue in the meantime.&n...


Obama signs landmark health care reform
March 23rd, 2010
President Barack Obama this morning signed into law a landmark health care reform bill, presiding over the biggest shift in U.S. domestic policy since the 1960s and capping a divisive, yearlong deb...


Alcohol in parks moving forward
March 23rd, 2010
After waiting to allow time for the new mayor and new Havre City Council member Janet Trethewey to become familiar with the city and its issues, a joint committee of the Parks and Recreation and Or...


Diabetes program up and running
March 23rd, 2010
A long-standing program that was temporarily stopped at Fort Belknap Indian Reservation due to a lack of funds is back on track.  The Fort Belknap diabetes prevention program was awarded fundi...


Celebrating Boys & Girls Club Week
March 23rd, 2010
...


Power goes out in Havre
March 23rd, 2010
     Something caused the power to black out in all of Havre for a short time Tuesday morning, and the power company still is looking for the cause.    Claudia R...


Havre Daily News All Hi-Line Boys Team 2010
March 22nd, 2010
When it comes to high school boys basketball on the Hi-Line, success is a common word.  But the 2009-10 season had as much success as any area at any time can garner.  From Rocky Boy and...


DEBBIE ST. PIERRE obituary
March 22nd, 2010
Debbie St. Pierre, “Eagle Woman,” 52, of Rocky Boy, died March 18, 2010, at the Benefis Hospital in Great Falls.  She was born Sept. 6, 1957 in Havre to Donald and Alice (Akino) No...


EDNA DOW obituary
March 22nd, 2010
Edna Hankey Dow, 97, passed away at Northern Montana Care Center March 20, 2010.  Edna was born on Oct. 2, 1912, to Emma and Earl Hankey in Chinook, Mont.  Edna had a wonderful sense of h...


GWEN SHERALL RAFTER obituary
March 22nd, 2010
Gwen Sherall Rafter, 72, passed away March 14, 2010, in Yuma, Ariz., after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  Sherall was born Oct. 19, 1937, in Bozeman, Mont., to Victor and Helen Ada...


Fill out and return Census your forms
March 22nd, 2010
Households throughout Montana have either received or will soon receive their 2010 Census form.  It is important that we all take the few minutes that is necessary to complete the Census form...


Supporting real heroes
March 22nd, 2010
After jumping into a pool of ice water during the Polar Plunge Saturday, someone gave me a hug and told me I'm their hero for doing it.  More like crazy, was my response, but the truth of the...


Obama to sign health bill, take it on the road
March 22nd, 2010
President Barack Obama is preparing to sign a transformative health care bill ushering in near-universal medical coverage for the first time in the nation's history — and then hit the road t...


Judge seeks deal in Y-stone Club cases
March 22nd, 2010
A U.S. Bankruptcy Judge has ordered three days of settlement talks in May for the tangle of legal claims arising from the bankruptcy of the ultra-exclusive Yellowstone Club.  It's been almost...


Making a big splash for a good cause
March 22nd, 2010
People were lined up behind a pool of frigid water Saturday afternoon, waiting for their names to be calledf.  One by one, with little reluctance, they jumped into the ice-filled water to the...


Contests shape up throughout region
March 22nd, 2010
The large number of candidates filing this year has held true in county elections in the region.  Along with the large number of filings for county office in Hill County, contested elections a...


Candidates will visit Northern
March 19th, 2010
After a three-month search, members of the community will have a chance to talk with two finalists for the provost position at Montana State University-Northern.  Dr. Peter Johnstone will be o...


Remaining Havre school addition bids awarded
March 19th, 2010
The bids for the addition to Highland Park Early Primary School South has come in at more than $95,000 under budget.  "I think the board is very pleased," said Shad Huston, chairman of the H...


Teaching fine art at Box Elder
March 19th, 2010
...


Coal lease wins in split vote
March 19th, 2010
Mo n t a n a accepted Thursday a mining giant's $86 million bid for the rights to a vast tract holding a half-billion tons of state-owned coal — but not before environmentalist protesters br...


Trial begins in Big Sandy bighorn case
March 19th, 2010
A trial has begun for a Whitehall taxidermist charged with paying $5,000 for a trophy bighorn ram that prosecutors say he knew had been shot illegally.  The case is controversial because the r...


E.E. "GENE" UNDERWOOD obituary
March 19th, 2010
E.E. "Gene" Underwood, age 78, passed away on Friday, March 5, 2010.  Gene was born in Helena, Mont., on Oct. 5, 1931, to Benjamin F. and Marie S. Underwood.  He spent his youth in Havr...


A Fluffy herald of spring
March 19th, 2010
In various cultures over the ages owls have symbolized everything from good fortune and wisdom to impending disaster or death.  And, of course, in recent decades a whole new generation of Harr...


North Dakota braces for the worst
March 19th, 2010
For farmer Brian Thomas, getting to town for errands is no simple matter these days as floodwaters cover fields and sections of country roads in the rural areas near Fargo, N.D. He wades through sh...


Police building booby trapped, bikers eyed
March 19th, 2010
Authorities are investigating whether a motorcycle gang rigged a Southern California police building with booby traps after becoming angry when police monitored the funeral of a member.  Hemet...


HHS's DeVries headed for college football
March 19th, 2010
The Havre High football program is no slouch when it comes to producing college talent.  And come football season next year, the Blue Ponies will have another alumni in the college ranks. ...


No need for panic at the pump
March 18th, 2010
Gasoline prices almost always rise in the spring, putting an extra strain on family budgets.  This year won't be an exception.  But motorists shouldn't panic just yet.  That's bec...


Local preps highlight Northern C lists
March 18th, 2010
As expected, the Hi-Line has been well represented when it comes to postseason Class C basketball honors.  This week, the All Northern C boys and girls teams were released, and all players mak...


MICHAEL C. THACKERY obituary
March 18th, 2010
Michael C. Thackery, of Ham Lake, Minn., formerly of Havre, Mont., died March 16, 2010.  He was preceded in death by parents, John and Fern.  He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Linda...


BARBARA MORELLI obituary
March 18th, 2010
Barbara Morelli passed away at her home in Havre on Sunday, March 14, 2010, after losing a battle with cancer.  On Barbara’s wishes, no services will be held.  Barbara was born in M...


ROY FRANCIS FINLEY obituary
March 18th, 2010
Roy Francis Finley, 94, longtime Blaine County farmer/ rancher, passed away March 15, 2010, in Northern Montana Hospital, due to natural causes.  Funeral services will be Friday, March 19, at...


JAMES CHARLES KEJSAR obituary
March 18th, 2010
Husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, James Charles Kejsar passed away Monday, March 15, 2010, at his daughter’s home in Billings.  Jim was born July 25, 1930, in B...


MAT and HHS deserve praise for presenting ‘Joseph’
March 18th, 2010
Do you know what goes on behind the scenes months before a production such as "Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat?"  The Hi-Line is home to some extraordinary people who spend ho...


The 61st Montana Seed Show — building community
March 18th, 2010
Along with hundreds of other folks from the Hi-Line, from cities and towns throughout Eastern Montana and with a few tourists from our sister state, Western Montana, I celebrated a shared heritage...


E-mails: No pressure from Dems in poaching case
March 18th, 2010
Internal e-mails show top officials at the governor's office and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks knew that a poaching investigation i n v o l v e d a p r omi n e n t Republican who later went to...


A fine night
March 18th, 2010
...


Economic outlook
March 18th, 2010
Specialists at an economic outlook seminar in Havre Wednesday said the economy seems to be turning around, but people shouldn’t expect a boom in growth any time soon.  “The recover...


County weighs medical marijuana moratorium
March 18th, 2010
The Hill County Commission is weighing in on a growing problem in the state, considering implementing a moratorium on new medical marijuana growing operations in the county until it can work out a...


Arch bids $86M for Montana-owned Otter Creek
March 17th, 2010
Arch Coal Inc. has bid $86 million plus future royalties for the right to mine a half-billion tons of state-owned coal in southeastern Montana near the Wyoming border.  St. Louis-based Arch al...


Man trapped in snowbank thought he was going to die
March 17th, 2010
A 67-year-old Montana musician who spent four days stuck on a remote mountain road said he wrote a goodbye letter and was preparing himself for death when he was rescued.  "I accepted that I...


90-day moratorium proposed on Havre zoning variances
March 17th, 2010
People on both sides of the medical marijuana issue in Havre spoke their minds Tuesday, but the Havre Planning and Development Committee temporarily halted the debate when they voted to place a 90-...


No gross criminal negligence in Long Soldier death
March 17th, 2010
Allen John "A.J." Long Soldier Jr.'s death was not negligent homicide, a jury unanimously decided after hearing lengthy testimony during a coroner's inquest Tuesday.  Jurors, instead, agre...


WILLIAM JAMES THEBOY SR.  Obituary
March 17th, 2010
William James TheBoy Sr., 66, was born on Oct. 11, 1943, in Hays, Mont., and passed away on March 14, 2010, in Great Falls, Mont.  Wake services were held at the Catholic Church in Rocky Boy a...


DOROTHY LOOMIS obituary
March 17th, 2010
Our beloved mom, grandma, sister and friend, Dorothy Loomis’ spirit went to her heavenly home on March 15, 2010, following a brief illness.  She was born in Butte, Mont., on March 1, 193...


Marco Rubio and the Republicans who love him
March 17th, 2010
Marco Rubio laughs at the idea, heard from some pundits recently, that he's the "Republican Obama."  "I'm not sure people even want to be the Democrat Obama these days," he says.  F...


The Hi-Line reigns supreme when it comes to hoops
March 17th, 2010
I've been saying for a long time.  And for years, the proof is in the results.  But the last four weeks of basketball have certainly solidified what almost everybody around the Hi-Line a...


Winter leagues starting to wind down in Havre
March 17th, 2010
Entitles a family of four to: shoe rental, three lines of bowling each, four medium sodas, and four hot dogs or one pizza.  Visit the lanes nine times, get your card punched, and your tenth vi...


Are inspection cuts shortsighted?
March 17th, 2010
Indiana's plan to lay off some meat inspectors to save money and reduce the time inspectors spend with small, independent processors has the industry and farmers fearing it could hurt what has bee...


Regrets voting for medical marijuana
March 16th, 2010
I voted for “medical marijuana,” and now I regret it.  I would like to explain why.  I have practiced emergency medicine in Havre for 20 years.  My children were all born...


Winter Olympics festivities
March 16th, 2010
...


Residents speak on medical marijuana
March 16th, 2010
Several community members voiced concerns about medical marijuana regulations in Havre during City Council's meeting Monday.  Trygve "Spike" Magelssen asked if the Council could send a requ...


Last-minute flood of candidates for state, local contests
March 16th, 2010
Political candidate filings continued hot and heavy on the closing day to file, bringing hotly contested elections in all levels of government.  “A record number of candidates filed to r...


Hunters blame wolves for decline in elk
March 16th, 2010
Hunting outfitters are planning a rally on the town square in Jackson this week to call attention to declining elk herds and hunting opportunities around Yellowstone National Park that they blame o...


Schweitzer asks Interior to cancel Flathead leases
March 16th, 2010
Montana's governor on Monday asked Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to prevent future drilling outside Glacier National Park by canceling oil and gas leases on more than 200,000 acres.  Those l...


Ice Hawks finish third in Bantam state tournament
March 16th, 2010
It was a four-team race this weekend at the Havre Ice Dome as the Montana Amateur Hockey Association held its Bantam Division state tournament in Havre.  The Havre Ice Hawks finishes in third...


BARBARA MORELLI obituary
March 16th, 2010
Barbara Morelli passed away at her home in Havre on Sunday, March 14, 2010, after losing a battle with cancer.  On Barbara’s wishes, no services will be held.  Barbara was born in M...


Spring sports begin today
March 15th, 2010
Snow may still be on the ground and basketball season just got over, but area high school athlete who participate in spring sports will get to work today.  Today marks the first day that high...


A great run: Pony girls finish fourth
March 15th, 2010
Since the very beginning of the season the Havre High girls basketball team has stressed improvement with every game.  And after the Blue Ponies came out and gave the Anaconda Copperheads a cl...


Gunshot victim sets anger aside to help at-risk kids
March 15th, 2010
As Ruben Martinez lay in his hospital bed with a gunshot wound that had penetrated his stomach, damaged his bladder and large intestine and exited out his back, his first thought was getting even.&...


FRANCES D. GROSS obituary
March 15th, 2010
Francey ascended the stairway to heaven as the sun was setting on March 11, 2010.  She spent her last days with many loved ones around her.  Frances D. Gross was born to Olga and Hugh Car...


Montana employers should have free speech
March 15th, 2010
Should Montanans be threatened with prosecution for expressing political opinions in an unapproved manner?  Helena’s entitled political establishment says yes.  While the ability to...


Medical marijuana user sues after being fired
March 15th, 2010
A Great Falls man who says he was wrongly fired from his job for using medical marijuana has filed a $500,000 lawsuit against his former employer.  Mike Babbitt in a complaint filed earlier th...


Montana Seed Show draws crowds
March 15th, 2010
Plenty of learning was to be had as hundreds of people bustled through the halls of Harlem High School Friday and Saturday, but it wasn't the typical school day.  Instead of sitting in classr...


City may back plan to hike highway funding
March 15th, 2010
Members of the Highway 2 Association are rolling local highways down the road to additional funding if they are able to have U.S. Highway 2, and other highways between Billings and the Port of Wild...


Politics and poaching
March 12th, 2010
A top aide to Rep.  Denny Rehberg insisted Thursday he was innocent of elk poaching allegations and blamed the charges on a political smear campaign — even as a newly released affidavit...


Consumers warned of potential frauds
March 12th, 2010
Professionals discussed a multitude of consumer frauds that cause billions of dollars in losses and protections and resources consumers can use to fight back during a meeting Thursday in Havre.&nbs...


Thawing storm drain
March 12th, 2010
...


NICOLE R. WILLIAMS obituary
March 12th, 2010
The Lord called his princess Nicole R. Williams, 35, into his arms Feb. 27, 2010.  She was a gift to all whom she touched on her life’s journeys.  Nicole was born in Kirkland, Wash....


DOROTHY M. SIEMENS obituary
March 12th, 2010
Dorothy M. Siemens, 71, passed away March 5, 2010, in Spokane, Wash., due to natural causes.  Graveside services will be Tuesday, March 16, at 11 a.m., in the Harlem Cemetery.  She is sur...


Too many tests?
March 12th, 2010
Too much cancer screening, too many heart tests, too many cesarean sections.  A spate of recent reports s u g ge s t t h a t t o o ma ny Americans — maybe even President Barack Obama &md...


Lesbian teen sues to force Miss.  School to hold prom
March 12th, 2010
A lesbian student who wanted to take her girlfriend to her senior prom is asking a federal judge to force her Mississippi school district to reinstate the dance it canceled The American Civil Liber...


Officer: PSC member violated ethics laws
March 12th, 2010
Public Service Commissioner Brad Molnar violated state ethics laws by accepting illegal donations and using state office equipment for campaign purposes, a hearings examiner found.  University...


Make thoughts known on need for health care reform
March 12th, 2010
At the risk of provoking more condemnation and lies about me from the anonymous cowards behind the Havre Daily Corrector, I'm submitting another letter in favor of health care reform.  Some w...


Cinderella gets a new pair of shoes
March 12th, 2010
Growing up in a family of height-endowed people, I decided early on that I wanted to grow to be at least 5-feet, 10-inches tall to maintain familial standing, so to speak.  My cousin Laura hit...


Bitten: Copperheads down Ponies
March 12th, 2010
There is no such thing as an easy matchup at the state tournament.  And in first round of play the Havre High girls basketball team found that out the hard way.  At the State Class A girl...


Their time: Ponies head to state
March 11th, 2010
When looking at the list of Class A talent making the trip to this year's girls state tournament, it’s apparent that the Havre High Blue Ponies have an uphill battle ahead of them.  But...


Good sign: First-time jobless claims drop
March 11th, 2010
The number of newly laid-off workers requesting unemployment benefits slipped last week, the latest sign the employment picture is slowly brightening.  The Labor Department said initial jobles...


Mass school closures OK'd in Kansas City
March 11th, 2010
Facing potential bankruptcy, the board that governs the once flush-with-cash Kansas City school district is taking the unusual and contentious step of shuttering almost half its schools.  Admi...


Riding the rails
March 11th, 2010
I love trains.  And that is a good thing because my home is plunk across the street from the tracks.  I never did figure out why my Dad built his house here, where the trains practically...


City told to release power plant documents
March 11th, 2010
An exasperated District Court judge has ordered the city of Great Falls to make public nearly all the documents detailing the financial relationship between the city and a power plant developer.&nb...


Winter training
March 11th, 2010
...


Havre man is medical marijuana grower, recipient
March 11th, 2010
"Layla, you've got me on my knees, Layla," Dustin Malley sings along with the Eric Clapton favorite that plays softly in one of the growing rooms as he patiently waters maturing marijuana plants...


Pollution cleanup plan is outlined
March 11th, 2010
Local economic developers, residents and leaders met early today to talk about a new program to help clean up areas to be developed — the Bear Paw Development Corp.'s Brownfields Program.&nb...


Cows to chardonnay:
March 10th, 2010
A winter breeze rustles through the brittle and dormant vines twisting along the hills of Bill Hopkins' vineyard, the latest transformation of a Connecticut farm that since 1786 has been keeping u...


Ice Hawk's season ends in pool play in Billings
March 10th, 2010
Sometimes things just don’t go according to plan.  And for the Havre Ice Hawks high school hockey team, that was the story over the weekend at the Montana Amateur Hockey Association Stat...


Spring leagues forming at Hi-Line Lanes in Havre
March 10th, 2010
It may not be, yet, but spring leagues are forming.  Information may be found at the lanes and a sign-up sheet is at the desk.  Standings and scores for the final week of the Youth league...


ELMER MAIN obituary
March 10th, 2010
Elmer M. Main, 88, longtime area school administrator, passed away March 6, 2010, at Hi-Line Retirement Center in Malta due to natural causes.  Wake services were Tuesday.  A funeral Mass...


Moving Havre forward
March 10th, 2010
There is an old saying “Montana is one small town with really long streets.” And I have always said, no street runs longer then Highway 2, or the Hi-Line as most folks call it.  An...


Man charged with impersonating FBI agent
March 10th, 2010
A 19-year-old Washington, D.C. man has appeared in federal court on a complaint alleging he told officials at Great Falls International Airport that he had a firearm in his carry-on bag and was an...


Organic activists protest compost
March 10th, 2010
San Francisco wears its environmental consciousness like a green badge of honor.  A city department even gives away processed sewage sludge for use in community, backyard and school gardens.&n...


Window into their world
March 10th, 2010
Art is an expression of oneself, and the Artitudes Gallery is flaunting the talents of Havre High School students this month so the community can see some of artwork of Havre’s blossoming you...


Planning panel approvals city-county growth proposal
March 10th, 2010
The growth plans for Havre and Hill County were approved by the City-County Planning Board Tuesday after some suggested changes and discussion of its purpose during a public hearing in the Hill Cou...


Toyota: Japan’s General Motors
March 9th, 2010
When I was a lad, growing up in the shadow of the Ford Rouge plant in Detroit, Japan was known for the manufacture of junky products — cheap knickknacks and toys that broke in your hand. ...


Skylights have three players named All Conference
March 9th, 2010
Three Montana State University- Northern women's basketball players have been honored by the Frontier Conference for their outstanding play this season.  On Monday night, the league released...


Gates praises troops in southern Afghanistan
March 9th, 2010
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates told a hard-hit battle unit today that its heavy losses have helped the U.S. begin to push back against the Taliban in southern Afghanistan.  Gates visited...


Britain could force owners to microchip dogs
March 9th, 2010
British dog owners may be forced to microchip their pets and take out insurance, part of a proposed crackdown on the country's dangerous canines.  Postmen are delighted, but civil libertarian...


CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL WHALEN obituary HAVRE
March 9th, 2010
Christopher Michael Whalen, 22, of Havre, died March 6, 2010, at St. Alexia Hospital in Bismarck, N.D., from injuries sustained from a workrelated accident.  Christopher was born Oct. 3, 1987,...


Mont.  Lawsuit challenges corporate political ban
March 9th, 2010
A conservative group filed a lawsuit in Montana on Monday that seeks to overturn the state’s ban on corporate political advocacy.  The challenge from a group called the Western Tradition...


Bear Paw Ski Bowl has a good season
March 9th, 2010
With warmer weather and dwindling snowfall putting an end to the ski season, Bear Paw Ski Bowl Hill Manager Dave Martens said the slope saw a good year.  “We had really good numbers,&rdq...


Designs being drawn for Wild Horse
March 9th, 2010
Work is under way to upgrade the facilities of the Port of Wild Horse north of Havre on the U.S.-Canadian border, with Montana’s senators working in another avenue to upgrade the hours and st...


Obama appeals for public support on health care
March 8th, 2010
President Barack Obama ratcheted up his attacks against insurance companies this morning in a last-ditch attempt to get a reluctant public and skittish Democrats behind his health care overhaul leg...


Iraqi voters undaunted by attacks that killed 36
March 8th, 2010
Iraqis defied insurgents who lobbed hand grenades at voters and bombed a polling station Sunday in an attempt to intimidate those taking part in elections that will determine whether their country...


Court rejects death-row inmate’s challenge
March 8th, 2010
A threemember panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a challenge by a Montana death-row inmate who sought to have his sentence changed due to ineffective counsel.  The pan...


Put in your 2 cents on the future of Havre, Hill County
March 8th, 2010
Havre and Hill County have some real advantages as they prepare for the future.  The city is blessed with a strong agriculture base, some solid manufacturing and transportation businesses, a s...


MARVIN M. FLYING SR.  Obituary
March 8th, 2010
Marvin M. Flying Sr., “Sunnyman,” 67, passed away March 5, 2010, due to an vehicle farm tractor accident west of Zurich on Highway 2.  Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, March 9, at St....


ANNA LEE WING obituary
March 8th, 2010
Anna Lee Wing, 28, passed away March 6, 2010, at Northern Montana Hospital due to complication of lupus.  Wake services will begin Monday, March 8, at 5 p.m. in the Medicine Bear Lodge at 5 p....


MSU-N's Hinebauch, Mattingly earn NAIA All American
March 8th, 2010
With few wrestlers entered in the field, the Montana State University- Northern wrestling team tried to make the most of its trip to the NAIA national tournament.  The Lights came away with tw...


Purple Power: Pioneers capture Class C title
March 8th, 2010
With the likes of Blake Brumwell and Corbin Pearson highlighting the Big Sandy boys basketball roster, Saturday’s win wasn’t quite a Cinderella story.  But with the odds stacked ag...


Star bright, Star night
March 8th, 2010
To the seniors on the Rocky Boy boys basketball team, to anyone who has been a part of the program the last three or four years, a state championship trophy must have seemed like a dream that was n...


STATE CHAMPS
March 8th, 2010
...


School board will decide on mill levy vote
March 8th, 2010
With preliminary budget numbers in, Havre Public Schools trustees will vote Tuesday whether to approve placing a mill levy on the ballot in upcoming May elections.  Last year voters approved a...


Races develop for legislature seat, justice of peace
March 8th, 2010
Two new candidates have filed in the 2010 election, bringing more contested races into the primary.  Cathy Chinske Huston of Havre has filed in the nonpartisan race for Hill County Justice of...


Rocky Boy, Big Sandy are state champs
March 6th, 2010
     Two area teams — Rocky Boy and Big Sandy — took state basketball championships on Saturday night.    Rocky Boy defeated Shelby 58-49 ...


Insects up close
March 5th, 2010
...


Little Shell announce election sites
March 5th, 2010
The polling sites have been finalized in the election being held Saturday by a group contesting the results of the last election of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians.  Voting will be...


WILLIE LEROY PYETTE obituary
March 5th, 2010
Obituary Willie Leroy Pyette, 83, of Chinook, retired business owner of Red Rock Power, passed away of natural causes at the Sweet Nursing Home in Chinook, Thursday, March 4.  Rosary was recit...


LINDA M. BRYSON obituary
March 5th, 2010
Linda M. Bryson, 54, passed away March 2, 2010, at her home in Chinook, due to cancer.  Memorial funeral services will be Saturday, March 6, 2010, at 2 p.m. in the Lloyd Sweet Auditorium of th...


EUGENE FRANCIS GABRIEL obituary
March 5th, 2010
Eugene (Gene) Francis Gabriel, 84, was summoned by the Lord on March 4, 2010, at his Havre, Mont.  Home due to of natural causes.  Cremation has taken place, and Gene will be interred at...


Pioneers crush Northern Cheyenne in Billings
March 5th, 2010
From the opening tip the game belonged to the Big Sandy boys basketball team.  Thursday at the Metra Park Arena in Billings the Pioneers handed the Northern Cheyenne Eagles a devastating 100-6...


Stars Still Standing
March 5th, 2010
Loren Standing Rock is one of the many talented role players on the No.  1 Rocky Boy boys basketball team.  But on Thursday afternoon, Standing Rock played perhaps the biggest role in Roc...


Recovering from disaster
March 5th, 2010
Chile's president says it will take three years to rebuild the region wracked by an earthquake and tsunami, something all too clear to the people cleaning up this splintered tourist town.  Di...


Marijuana helps to relieve pain
March 5th, 2010
Well let's see, smoking medical marijuana will cause you to sleep on doorsteps and become a beggar for buds?  I myself have seen that instance, but it was alcohol or money for alcohol they we...


Sit right back and hear Pamville News
March 5th, 2010
Pamville News brings you the latest entertainment headlines dressed up and bedazzled in fiction accessories.  ——— • In another display of Hollywood's love of all things...


Senators would ban mines near Glacier
March 5th, 2010
U.S. Sen.  Max Baucus introduced legislation Thursday that would prohibit new mines in the North Fork Flathead River Valley west of Glacier National Park.  Baucus, who teamed with fellow...


Hamilton Oks interim zoning for marijuana stores
March 5th, 2010
The Hamilton City Council has unanimously approved interim zoning for medical marijuana dispensaries.  The ordinance, which was passed Tuesday and goes into effect immediately, relegates such...


Murder suspect charmed some people
March 5th, 2010
He shoveled snow and carried groceries for a neighbor.  He cared for a sick girlfriend by pressing a cool cloth to her head all afternoon.  A former high school girlfriend called him "th...


Never on Saturday
March 4th, 2010
The post office is renewing its drive to drop Saturday delivery — and plans a rate increase — in an effort to fend off a projected $7 billion loss this year.  Without drastic actio...


Saints steal playoff win from Skylights
March 4th, 2010
The Montana State University- Northern women's basketball team was surging.  The Skylights were surging at the end of the regular season, and were surging for much of Wednesday night's Front...


Stars ready for State B
March 4th, 2010
During the offseason the Rocky Boy Stars made the big leap from Class C to Class B. But as far as the boys basketball team is concerned, the change had no effect on postseason dreams.  Playing...


Levin is acting chair of Ways and Means panel
March 4th, 2010
Rep.  Sander Levin of Michigan was chosen this morning as acting chairman of the tax-writing Hous e Ways and Means Committee, a post that plays a major role in health care and billions of doll...


MARY E. OMLIE obituary
March 4th, 2010
Mary E. Omlie died March 3, 2010, at Northern Montana Hospital of natural causes.  She was surrounded by her loving family during her final days.  Mary was born to George and Gladys Wrigh...


Robert’s Rules
March 4th, 2010
“You have an overdue book.” It was Bev at the Harlem Public Library.  “Oh my gosh.  I know right where it is.” I rustle through a month’s worth of papers and...


Dog warns owner about cat in danger
March 4th, 2010
They eat together.  They sleep together.  They're about the same size and look a bit alike, with similar coloring, although Chloe the 22-pound pug is almost as broad as she's tall and W...


State freeze on local money draws GOP criticism
March 4th, 2010
A move by Gov. Brian Schweitzer's administration to freeze a bunch of money spent on local projects came under fire Wednesday as lawmakers started looking at a budget situation that has prompted t...


Havre High students pledge to end the ‘R-word’
March 4th, 2010
Havre High School students joined a nationwide effort to stop derogatory language when the high school Key Club joined local Special Olympians to have people sign a computerized pledge to “En...


Shooting for state championship
March 4th, 2010
...


USDA rules encourage organic advocates
March 3rd, 2010
New federal rules that define what makes milk and meat organic have natural food advocates optimistic that the government is committed to ensuring the label means something.  U.S. consumers bo...


Lone holdout gives in, Senate Oks jobless benefits
March 3rd, 2010
Putting a lone senator's cantankerous challenge behind it, the Senate is back to work on a $100 billionplus bill reviving popular tax breaks and extending longer and more generous jobless benefits...


Round one: Lights take care of Warriors
March 3rd, 2010
If their first-round Frontier Conference playoff game was the last time the Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team will play in Havre this season, then the Lights gave their home...


Mixed City Tournament next up at Hi-Line Lanes
March 3rd, 2010
The Mixed City Tourney is set to begin this weekend, the first of two.  The cost is $15 per person per event for team, singles, and doubles.  Teams may consist of any combination of men a...


Rangel stepping down from chairmanship
March 3rd, 2010
Rep.  Charles Rangel announced this morning he will temporarily step down as chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, saying he didn't want his ethics controversy to jeopardiz...


DEREK ALLEN PETERSON obituary
March 3rd, 2010
Derek Allen Peterson, 27, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, at his home in Salt Lake City of natural causes.  Cremation has taken place and his memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 5, 2010...


Filling out 2010 Census form helps Montana
March 3rd, 2010
Soon every household across Big Sky Country will receive a 2010 Census form.  It's only 10 questions, and it will take about 10 minutes to complete.  The data will be used for the next 1...


Power plant obtains $85M in financing
March 3rd, 2010
Developers of a natural-gasfired power plant near Great Falls have secured $85 million in financing nearly six years after choosing a site for the plant to supply electricity for the city and a han...


Learning to love reading
March 3rd, 2010
"Every one of you is a winner," Sunnyside Intermediate School Principal Brian Barrows told fourth- and fifth-grade students, a piece of pie dripping from his chin.  Because the classes reach...


Medical marijuana here to stay, zoning can regulate
March 3rd, 2010
The question of whether to allow medical marijuana operations in Havre is obsolete under state law, but the city can use zoning to address residents' concerns.  The question was raised during...


Suspect in Elizabeth Smart case ruled competent
March 2nd, 2010
Brian David Mitchell, the man charged with snatching Elizabeth Smart nearly eight years ago, could finally face a jury after a federal judge ruled Monday that Mitchell was faking mental illness and...


Clinton in quake-hit Chile to offer support
March 2nd, 2010
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in earthquake- ravaged Chile this morning to offer the devastated country moral and material support as it recovers from the deadly disaster.&...


Down to state: Pony girls trip Rangers
March 2nd, 2010
Rebounding seems like such a simple thing in basketball.  But it's not a little thing, and what Havre High junior forward Paighton Gilman did on Monday night was no small feat either —...


LAVONA CHVILICEK obituary
March 2nd, 2010
Lavona Mae (Laue) Chvilicek, 87, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Northern Montana Care Center of natural causes.  Her viewing will be Saturday, March 6, from 3 to 7 p.m. and prayer vigil servic...


ARTHUR SVENNUNGSEN obituary BIG SANDY
March 2nd, 2010
Arthur John Svennungsen died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010, of natural causes at the Big Sandy Medical Center at the age of 91.  Survivors include his son, Jeffrey D. Svennungsen (Connie) o...


Some people need medical marijuana
March 2nd, 2010
OK, so Kim Cripps and others have deemed medical marijuana is not for Havre.  But why?  Medical marijuana is for people with real medical problems, such as cancer and chronic pain. ...


Ray of sunshine in the midst of winter's dark ages
March 2nd, 2010
Grim expressions, snippy answers and a pervading sense of lethargy attest that the doldrums of winter firmly grasp the plains and their inhabitants.  Talk of spring meets with an initial upris...


Great Falls 3-year-old dies, airman charged
March 2nd, 2010
An airman based at Malmstrom Air Force Base was charged Monday with deliberate homicide after a 3-year-old girl died from severe brain injuries.  Cascade County Attorney John Parker said Kaely...


State director to leave Rehberg staff
March 2nd, 2010
A member of Rep.  Denny Rehberg's staff who suffered a severe head injury in a Flathead Lake boat crash last summer has resigned, Rehberg said Monday.  Dustin Frost resigned as Rehberg'...


Meetings planned on pollution cleanup
March 2nd, 2010
Bear Paw Development Corp. is taking another step forward in identifying and cleaning up contaminated locations in order to open them up for economic development.  Bear Paw has set public meet...


Bear Paw touts $19.2 million brought to area in 2009
March 2nd, 2010
Bear Paw Development Corp. had a record year, despite an economic downturn, with $19.2 million brought into a five-county region, which encompasses Rocky Boy's and Fort Belknap Indian reservations...


On to state
March 2nd, 2010
...


JACK BALL obituary
March 1st, 2010
Jack Ball, 72, passed away Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, at the Northern Montana Care Center of natural causes.  His funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at the Holland & Bon...


Chile troops, police attack post-quake looting spree
March 1st, 2010
Rescuers found signs of life in a quake-toppled building this morning as the world offered aid to victims of a catastrophe that killed m o r e than 700 p e o p l e. T r o o p s a n d p o l i c e cr...


Inquest ordered in Missoula man’s death
March 1st, 2010
An inquest will be conducted into the death of a man who Missoula police say committed suicide when an officer tried to serve an arrest warrant, the Missoula County attorney said.  Fred Van Va...


A weekend full of basketball
March 1st, 2010
From Glasgow to Great Falls, and of course Havre, basketball reached a fever pitch this weekend for area high school and college teams.  In Glasgow, the Rocky Boy boys basketball team captured...


Highway 2 project: It’s more than tourism, experts say
March 1st, 2010
A four-lane U.S. Highway 2 would bring more tourists onto the Hi-Line, and the tourists would spend more money here.  That was the agreement of civic and economic development leaders attending...


Rejected in Mont., compost firm OK'd in N.D.
March 1st, 2010
A Montana man believes he has found the perfect place to compost oil sludge with cow manure and other organic waste: North Dakota.  Environmental regulators in Montana forced Dale Leivestad to...


Mont.  Iwo Jima soldier gets tribute
March 1st, 2010
The focus on Louis Charlo, when there's a focus at all, is how he helped raise the first flag on Iwo Jima and how he died there.  There is so much more to the story, and Jack Gladstone is det...


Havre may get epidemic of marijuana users
March 1st, 2010
If the city of Havre wants some reliable information about establishing a medical marijuana facility, all it needs to do is send a City Council member to San Francisco to see the terrible things th...


Challenging: Pony girls still alive
March 1st, 2010
After the Havre High girls basketball team lost to the Lewistown Golden eagles 50-43 on Thursday night, the Blue Ponies' state hopes took a big hit.  But taking the long way through the loser...


A miraculous run by Big Sandy ends another one by Chinook
March 1st, 2010
In boys Northern C action the Big Sandy Pioneers and Chinook Sugarbeeters have met four times this season.  And as history repeated itself once again, the Pioneers knocked off the Beeters in t...


Perfect Stars: Rocky Boy wins Northern B
March 1st, 2010
For the second time in two years, the Rocky Boy boys basketball team will go into a state tournament with a perfect record.  Only this weekend, the Stars (23-0) will do it at another level.&nb...





 

Contents of this site are © Copyright 2010 Havre Daily News. All rights reserved