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Articles from the May 9, 2014 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    May 9, 2014

It's a big weekend for Pony softball

Havre has found recent success on the softball diamond due to some great bats. The Central A Blue Ponies were briefly cooled down Tuesday night in nonleague play in Great Falls, but heating the bats... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    May 9, 2014

Havre High track teams host Lewistown, Malta

Late season injuries can wreck a good track and field season. That is why the Havre High program isn’t taking any chances with divisionals and state just around the corner. Plenty of Central A Blue... Full story

 
 By Ken Brubaker    Sports    May 9, 2014

Local youth kegler shines at Pepsi Challenge

The Annual Pepsi Challenge Tournament was held in Butte at Star Lanes May 3-4. A total of four junior bowlers from Havre made the trip to the Mining City. Those participating were Brandon McLain, Max...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 9, 2014

6th person pleads in Rocky Boy scandal

A sixth defendant accused of conspiracy to embezzle funds at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation has pleaded guilty. The government has dismissed charges against her husband — saying it will pursue other more serious charges against him — and the... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 9, 2014

Wax museum brings history to still life

The fifth- and eighth-grade students of St. Jude Thaddeus School of Havre put on a living wax museum Thursday. This year's theme was "adventurers," and students were given a list of historical names... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 9, 2014

Gala set before last 'Chicago' production

Space could be tight at a special event before the last Montana Actors’ Theatre production of the musical “Chicago.” Co-director Audrey Barger said the production has been well-received, and tickets have been selling out. “The play has been g...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 9, 2014

New Beginnings Church relocates services

After cleaning out nearly 40 years of material, the New Beginnings Fellowship Church of the Nazarene is moved out of its church at 310 South Dell. The church will become the location of a new funeral home, operated by Kirkwood Funeral Home of Malta...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 9, 2014

Solar schools highlighted on the Hi-Line

Solar power experts will be on the Hi-Line next week to talk about the sun, education and opportunity. Representatives of the Hi-Line Solar Schools Education Project will be in Chester Tuesday and...

 
 Obituaries    May 9, 2014

Jeremy L. Borst

Jeremy L. "Gump" Borst, 35, of Havre passed away on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at his residence of natural causes. Cremation has taken place, and the family has planned a celebration of life gathering at... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    May 9, 2014

Small towns in focus: Kremlin

Kremlin sits between the towns of Havre and Hingham and has had a fairly long and varied history. Kremlin was established after James J. Hill built the Great Northern Railroad from Havre to Cut Bank i... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    May 9, 2014

Celebrating History: Scandal! Slavery and drugs in Havre

For this, the eighteenth installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, we refer to the May 9, 1914 issue of The Hill County Democrat. The big story on the front page was a...

 
 Opinion    May 9, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, May 9, 2014

Laurel — Members of the National Association of Letter Carriers will be adding to their duties Saturday. At post offices in Havre and throughout the Hi-Line, they will join colleagues around the nation in the Stamp Out Hunger campaign. People are... Full story

 
 By Havre High Close Up Students    Opinion    May 9, 2014

HHS Close Up students appreciate community backing

  Havre High Close Up students would like to send a big thank-you to all of the community members and businesses who helped make our breakfast fundraiser a success April 27. We would like to especially thank Tom and the Eagles Club for letting us... Full story

 
 By Don Mahlum    Opinion    May 9, 2014

Problems at veterans hospitals are disgusting

I and other local veterans are really disgusted with the reported action by the Department of Veterans Affairs in Arizona where, according to TV reports, the VA has had possibly up to some-40 veterans die awaiting medical treatment at the VA medical... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    May 9, 2014

Pamville News: Deterring crime 101

In an era when untold amounts of tax dollars are spent on steering kids away from a life of crime — both before and after the criminal behavior has begun — through education programs and... Full story

 
 State News    May 9, 2014

Blackfeet judge issues arrest warrant for senator

HELENA (AP) — A Blackfeet judge has issued an arrest warrant for a state senator and tribal leader for not paying his fine for a drunken and reckless driving conviction. Sen. Shannon Augare says the May 2 warrant issued by Judge Marshalene Last... Full story

 
 State News    May 9, 2014

Lawmakers, governor's staff meet on Medicaid

HELENA (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock's staff has been discussing Medicaid expansion options with some legislators and health-care and business representatives. The Democratic governor said Friday the discussions aren't driven by him but by lawmakers... Full story

 
 Breaking News    May 9, 2014

Search underway for plane missing near Yellowstone

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A search and rescue team is looking for a single-engine plane with two people on board that may have crashed near Yellowstone National Park. Park County sheriff's officials say the 1963 Mooney M20C was last seen Tuesday departing... Full story

 
 Obituaries    May 9, 2014

Janika Louise Doney

Janika Louise Doney, 19, of Harlem, her Assiniboine name was (Naza Wiya) Iron Woman, a college student, died Saturday, May 10, in an automobile accident on Fort Belknap.             Wake/Rosary will be 7 p.m., Monday, May 1,2 at the Red... Full story