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Articles from the April 17, 2014 edition

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 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 17, 2014

Huston asks judge to dismiss charges

A flurry of legal documents have been flying into federal court — including requests that the judge dismiss charges — in yet another case alleging fraud, bribery and embezzlement at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation. Shad Huston’s attorney, Mich... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 17, 2014

Pam Tillis takes stage at Northern

Pam Tillis, perhaps best known for her hits "Maybe it was Memphis" and "Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)," walked onstage to perform an acoustic set at Montana State University-Northern Wednesday night. W... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 17, 2014

New signs going up at border crossings

The border crossings north of Havre will have new welcoming looks starting Friday. Havre Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Debbie Vandeberg said new “Welcome to Montana” signs will go up Friday at the border at the ports of Wild Horse a...

 
 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion    April 17, 2014

Return of the native to the Hi-Line

Feels good to be back in Montana in the springtime. One thing for certain, spring in eastern Montana is reliably brown. Other places, other climes, daffodils are popping up their cheery heads, lilacs... Full story

 
 By Mark Douglass    Opinion    April 17, 2014

The too-high cost of child abuse

As we observe National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April — and especially Childhood Exposure to Violence Week this week — I am particularly mindful of the lifelong cost of child abuse. In 2012, researchers released a landmark study about the... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Local    April 17, 2014

Pony tennis teams start phase two

The Havre High tennis teams have already played in Cut Bank this season. But the Blue Ponies are about to go back there for an even bigger challenge. Friday and Saturday, the Pony netters will be on... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    April 17, 2014

Chinook's Molyneaux heading to Rocky Mountain College

It was never a question whether or not Chinook's Zach Molyneaux was going to play college football. It was simply a waiting game, as college coaches and fans patiently awaited his final destination... Full story

 
 By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press    State News    April 17, 2014

Bullock proposes $45 million in oil patch grants

BILLINGS — Gov. Steve Bullock proposed a $45 million grant program Thursday to ease strains on water and sewer systems in eastern Montana towns that have struggled to keep pace with the demands of the fast-growing Bakken oil patch. The proposal... Full story

 
 State News    April 17, 2014

Brother of victim of police shooting arrested

BILLINGS AP) — One of the brothers of a man who was shot by Billings police Monday night has been arrested. Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Rod Ostermiller tells The Billings Gazette (http://bit.ly/1pdtv0v) that members of the Montana Violent Offender... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 17, 2014

Thomas Murphy Walker Jr

Thomas Murphy Walker Jr., 28, of Harlem, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Wake services will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014, at... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    April 17, 2014

Court rejects attempt to alter initiative wording

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an attempt by opponents of Medicaid expansion and Attorney General Tim Fox to rewrite the language of a proposed ballot initiative and void all the signed petitions that backers have gathered... Full story