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Northern enrollment dips, accounted for

Judge allows self defense, lesser offense, in Johnson murder trial

The judge in the Shane Johnson murder trial today, over objections from both sides of the case, instructed jurors both to consider whether Johnson acted in self defense in the Nov. 9 death of his brother, Travis Johnson, and to consider a lesser... Full story

For the Record, September 30, 2014

Havre Police Department A noninjury motor vehicle crash between a silver Jeep and green Dodge was investigated after officers responded to an 11:06 a.m. Monday call from 1st Street. —— Tammie Laforge, 47, of Great Falls was issued a summons on... Full story

Johnson takes stand in murder trial

The defense of a man accused of murdering his brother Nov. 9 called only two witnesses in his defense Monday, with the first being the defendant himself. Shane Johnson, born in 1968, took the stand in the trial of the accusation he shot and killed... Full story

Northern enrollment dips, accounted for

The headcount and full-time equivalent ratios are a little down this year at Montana State University-Northern as compared to last year's numbers. One FTE unit would be one student going to Northern... Full story

St. Jude Thaddeus revives history

Some of the boarded-up windows in the St. Jude Thaddeus School's historical building are being replaced. The BNSF Railway Foundation awarded a grant of $10,000 to the school in the summer of 2013,... Full story

Republican backs Jergeson in closely watched Senate race

Longtime Montana Republican elected official Bob Brown has endorsed Sen. Greg Jergeson, D-Havre, in the race for Montana Senate District 14. Jergeson faces two-term Rep. Kris Hansen, R-Havre, in the Nov. 4 race. Brown is a former legislator...

Obituary - Lloyd Haymaker

Lloyd Haymaker passed away Sept. 19, 2014, in Kalispell, Montana. He was born May 12, in Rudyard, Montana, to Emery and Edna Haymaker. Lloyd grew up on a farm north of Rudyard. Later on, he worked on ... Full story

Hi-Line Athletes of the Week

Shane Ketchum, Box Elder Football The Box Elder Bears are in the thick of the Class C Six-Man playoff race. And a 65-21 win at Heart Butte last weekend certainly helped. In that game, junior Shane... Full story

Rocky Boy, Harlem runners shine

Long distance runners from Rocky Boy and Harlem are having a good fall so far. And both teams were in action at different cross country meets this past weekend. Rocky Boy runners raced in the Cut...

Hi-Line Football Roundup: Sugarbeeters storm back to beat Simms

At this point in the high school football season, the playoffs get closer with each and every week. This past weekend, teams from along the Hi-Line with the playoff aspirations had some key... Full story

Four Frontier teams still ranked in Top 25

There wasn’t much of a shake up at the top of the newest NAIA Football Coaches Poll. But there was a shake up in the Frontier Conference that affected the poll. The New NAIA Top 25 was released...

Hi-Line Volleyball Roundup: North Star, Chinook sweep 6C matches

It was certainly a busy weekend of high school volleyball on the Hi-Line. And when the dust settled on the last three nights of action, area teams had reached the halfway point in the 2014 season.... Full story

Community Events Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 30 Fossil Festival 2015 organizational meeting will be at Box Cars at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in helping out with the event, which will be Labor Day weekend 2015, is invited to attend. For more information, call Margie at 265-7721.... Full story