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Articles from the April 25, 2014 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    April 25, 2014

Pony track teams ramp up in Belgrade

To start the season, the Havre High track and field program was focused on conditioning and getting kids into the right events for them, as well as the Blue Pony team. But heading into another competi... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    April 25, 2014

HHS netters face Central A rivals

Rain, rain go away. That’s what the Havre Blue Ponies are hoping for when it comes to Saturday. The HHS tennis teams are scheduled to travel to Lewistown Saturday for an all-important day of duals... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    April 25, 2014

Blue Ponies thump Browning yet again

For the second consecutive outing, the Havre High softball team made short work of the conference rival Browning Indians. Last weekend the Central A Blue Ponies defeated the Indians 21-0 in Havre....

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    April 25, 2014

The world has come to this

It is, perhaps, true that the world is going collectively crazy. Or maybe it’s just something about North America. ——— Canadians, they always seem like the nicest, most level-headed people in... Full story

 
 Opinion    April 25, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels

Laurel — At Montana State University-Northern, students took an active role in an effort to clean up the campus for Earth Day. Lots of students took part. They celebrated the day with a T-shirt and a barbecue. Among other things, the students... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 25, 2014

LaFromboise gets 13 years

Garret “Kirby” LaFromboise was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for his role in the death of his 11-month-old son Kaidynce Small on Oct. 21. The sentence was handed down by Judge Brian Morris in federal district court in Great Falls... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 25, 2014

TekNoXpo brings high schools to Havre

TekNoXpo brought high school students to take part in some hands-on experience in possible career choices or college pathways at Montana State University-Northern. Holly Haas, the Big Sky Pathways...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    April 25, 2014

Tree-planting honors retired library director

A crowd gathered Thursday evening around a recently planted tree in front of the Havre-Hill County Library and gave a round of applause to former library Director Bonnie Williamson. The tree was...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    April 25, 2014

School board candidates go head to head at forum

Havre school board candidates met Thursday night to answer questions at a forum at the Havre Middle School auditorium. Ericka Everly, Timothy Scheele, Bobbi Teasley and incumbents Curtis Smeby and Cindy Erickson answered 11 questions presented by... Full story

 
 Obituaries    April 25, 2014

Michael J. Mariani

Michael J. Mariani, 85, of Havre, passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at his residence, of natural causes. Cremation has taken place, and memorial Mass will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, April... Full story

 
 State News    April 25, 2014

2 bodies found in car in Billings irrigation ditch

BILLINGS (AP) — Firefighters in Billings have removed the bodies of two women from a car that was found submerged in an irrigation ditch. Sgt. Shane Winden says an employee with the city's parks department spotted the vehicle on its top in the... Full story

 
 By MATTHEW BROWN    State News    April 25, 2014

Prosecutors: Crow defendants to keep most proceeds

BILLINGS (AP) — Defendants in a corruption case on a Montana American Indian reservation won't have to repay most of the money they received through a fraudulent billing scheme, federal prosecutors said Friday. Seven defendants pleaded guilty or... Full story

 
 State News    April 25, 2014

Judge: Highway Patrol discrimination case should go ahead

HELENA . (AP) — Most of the claims by four Hispanic men who accuse the Montana Highway Patrol of engaging in systematic racial profiling during traffic stops should be allowed to proceed, a federal magistrate judge ruled. U.S. Magistrate Judge... Full story

 
 By GAIL SCHONTZLER Bozeman Daily Chronicle    State News    April 25, 2014

Cruzado oversees fundraising records at MSU

BOZEMAN (AP) — As Waded Cruzado came to Bozeman four years ago to become Montana State University's president, she sent out copies of a business management book she found inspiring. Entitled "Good to Great," the book could describe what Cruzado is... Full story

 
 State News    April 25, 2014

Oil train shipments in Montana raise concern

Rob Chaney, Missoulian MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — With scrutiny growing about the safety of moving crude oil by rail, western Montana residents wonder how increased shipments will be kept safe along sensitive places like the border of Glacier National...

 
 State News    April 25, 2014

Beach 'shocked' by governor's letter of support

HELENA (AP) — Barry Beach said he was shocked to learn about Gov. Steve Bullock's letter asking the state parole board to consider commuting his sentence for the 1979 beating death of a Poplar high-school classmate. Beach, who is serving a... Full story

 
 State News    April 25, 2014

Montana Supreme Court candidate struck from ballot

HELENA (AP) — A district judge ruled Friday that a candidate for the Montana Supreme Court does not meet the qualifications to run for the justice post and ordered Lawrence VanDyke's name removed from the ballot. District Judge Mike Menahan of... Full story