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Articles from the February 5, 2014 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 5, 2014

Alfie Sees The 3

To a basketball fan, to the casual observer, the 3-point shot happens in the blink of an eye. From the time a player lets go of the ball, to the time it reaches its destination, it looks like warp... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    February 5, 2014

Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Morgan Jappe, Havre Swimming

It wasn’t too long ago that the Havre High girls swimming team was dominating the rest of the Class A at the state swim meet at the end of each season. But after bringing home 10 consecutive state t... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 5, 2014

Lights back in NAIA Top 25; Skylights hold steady

Winning back-to-back games against a nationally ranked rival, and another win on the road will certainly make you a team on the rise. And that’s the case with the Montana State University-Northern... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    February 5, 2014

Local Bowling Report: Sign up for Men's City Tourney at Hi-Line Lanes

The Men’s City Tournament is right around the corner with the team event being held Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. with doubles and singles and extra team events being held Feb. 15-16 at noon both days. The entry fee is $15 per person, per event,... Full story

 
 Sports    February 5, 2014

Hi-Line Sports Schedule

Thursday High School Basketball Big Sandy girls at Hobson, 6 p.m. Big Sandy boys at Hobson, 7:30 Harlem girls vs Glasgow, 6 p.m. Harlem boys vs Glasgow, 7:30 Friday High School Basketball Havre girls vs Fairfield, 7 p.m. Havre boys at Fairfield,... Full story

 
 Local    February 5, 2014

For the Record, February 5, 2014

Havre Police Department Two arrests were made at 9:27 a.m. Tuesday on 1st Street at a motor vehicle stop. No other information was available. ——— Officers investigated a 10:57 a.m. Tuesday call from 14th Street West about a hit and run into the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    February 5, 2014

Betty T. Zorn

Betty T. (Lakey) Zorn, 71, passed away peacefully on Monday (Feb. 3) in St. Paul, Minn. Her funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at United Methodist Church in Chester. Following burial at the Che... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 5, 2014

Board wants more time, input, on where park should go

After 2½ hours of sometimes contentious discussion Monday, the Hill County Park Board agreed to hold off on policy decisions in several areas, giving more time — and a chance for more public input — before deciding what should be changed. The... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 5, 2014

Lowrance sentenced to time served, fined, for shooting

A Havre man was sentenced Tuesday to eight days in jail, already served, and fined $25, for shooting a gun June 10 in a residential neighborhood in Havre after he inserted himself into an argument about a dog. James R. Lowrance, born in 1990, made pr... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 5, 2014

Rocky Boy works to solve drug problem

At a community meeting at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation Tuesday, more than 60 participants attempted to come up with a solution to the problem of drugs in the area. "Silence is not a Chippewa Cree... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 5, 2014

Northern students to decide on smoking ban

Many college campuses in Montana have made the decision to completely ban smoking from school property — not just in facilities, but on school grounds as well. Students at Montana State University-Northern will have a chance to vote for a similar... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    February 5, 2014

Student profile: Brad Shields - Native artist

"Art comes in all forms," said Brad Shields, an artist and student at Montana State University-Northern. Shields is a graphic design major and is in his fourth year of college. He transferred from Aan... Full story

 
 State News    February 5, 2014

Butte Catholic school teacher fired over pregnancy

BUTTE (AP) — An unmarried teacher at a Roman Catholic middle school in Montana who is a Havre native has been fired after getting pregnant, the Diocese of Helena confirmed. Patrick Haggarty, the superintendent of Catholic schools for Montana, said... Full story

 
 By Lindsay Brown    Local    February 5, 2014

Quick Pic: Library mural

Jenna Meldrum, left, and Kyra Cornelius high five during Saturday's mural reception at the Havre-Hill County Library. Two walls of the children's reading room in the basement of the Havre-Hill County... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    February 5, 2014

Montana Supreme Court allows voter registration referendum

HELENA (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court says a legislative referendum to end Election-Day voter registration can go on the 2014 ballot. But the justices ruled in a 5-1 decision Wednesday the attorney general's office must first revise the ballot... Full story

 
 State News    February 5, 2014

BNSF to invest $5 billion in its railroad in 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — BNSF plans to invest $5 billion in its railroad this year, including $900 million to expand capacity in the Northern Plains where crude oil shipments are surging. The railroad said Tuesday its 2014 spending plan is roughly $1... Full story

 
 State News    February 5, 2014

Competency hearing scheduled in Sherry Arnold case

BILLINGS (AP) — A Montana judge has scheduled a two-day competency hearing to determine if a Colorado man charged with killing a high school teacher is fit for trial. District Judge Richard Simonton scheduled the hearing in the case of Michael... Full story