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Articles from the June 21, 2013 edition

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 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 21, 2013

Mosquitoes plaguing a waterlogged Hi-Line

A week sponsored to promote mosquito control is coming a little late for this region this year — with the heavy rainfall and standing water in the area, most local residents are very aware of the insect this year. June 23-29 is National Mosquito... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 21, 2013

FEMA considers individual assistance on flooding damage

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is asking people whose property was damaged in the flooding earlier this month to fill out a form, which could lead to those people qualifying for assistance... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 21, 2013

Parishioner, 95, celebrates Big Sandy church's 100th birthday

St. Margaret Mary Church in Big Sandy will celebrate its 100th anniversary Sunday, and Margaret Grubb will be front and center at the activities. The 95-year old has lived through most of the... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 21, 2013

$4,000 grant will fund new roof at fairgrounds schoolhouse

The 108-year-old Faber School, the one-room schoolhouse now preserved on the Great Northern Fairgrounds has gotten a new lease on life with a $4,000 grant from the Montana Historical Foundation. The school was in bad need of major roof repairs, and... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 21, 2013

Jobless picture looks good in state, Hi-Line

Montana’s jobless rate declined to 5.4 percent in May, continuing a downward trend, The jobless rate on the Hi-Line looked good as well. All Hi-Line counties had lower rates than the state as a whole. “Montana has added more than 2,500 jobs in... Full story

 
 Local    June 21, 2013

For the Record, June 21, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a report Thursday at 6:33 a.m. of a wallet stolen from a truck on Wilson Avenue. ——— A Washington Avenue caller at 7:17 a.m. Thursday reported find a wallet, and officers returned it to the owner.... Full story

 
 Opinion    June 21, 2013

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels

Laurel — “Winter in the Blood,” the movie filmed in Havre and other parts of the Hi-Line, received good reviews at the Los Angeles Film Festival and now is headed for Missoula. After that, it will stop on the Hi-Line, probably in September. Let... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    June 21, 2013

I believe I can mow anything

If I had known the experience would be so perfectly enlightening, I would’ve driven my new-to-me riding lawn mower sooner, but you never really can tell when your spirit will be lifted to the light... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    June 21, 2013

All in the Family: Lights wrestling camp is special

Without a good coach, a wrestling program, or even an individual wrestler, can only go so far. Knowing this, the Montana State University-Northern Lights wrestling program has used this idea to put... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    June 21, 2013

North Stars hitting the road

Moving forward, the Havre North Stars American Legion baseball team will continue to improve. Wins have not come easy for the North Stars this season, and with a tough road still ahead, finding ways... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 21, 2013

Rodeo time in Chinook

Every summer, there are two big pro rodeos which come to the Hi-Line. And while the Great Northern Stampede is still a month away, the first big rodeo hits Chinook this weekend. The annual Bear Paw... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 21, 2013

Havre of the Past: 100 years ago to the day

The Havre Plaindealer exactly 100 years ago today, June 21, 1913, was so full of local news, it was difficult to pick which articles to share with readers. R. X. Lewis was the president, with Sam Y.... Full story

 
 By Shelby Stormer    Local    June 21, 2013

Faith Alive: Vacation Bible School is in session

Children from preschool to sixth grade were invited to join St. Jude Thaddeus Church, Van Orsdel United Methodist Church, Messiah Lutheran Church and First Lutheran Church for Faith Alive Vacation... Full story

 
 State News    June 21, 2013

Rick Hill turns to court in dispute over donation

HELENA (AP) — Former Republican candidate for governor Rick Hill is asking a federal court to intervene in the complaint over a $500,000 campaign donation he received last year. Hill says he wants the court to block new Commissioner of Political... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    June 21, 2013

Blackfeet leaders held illegal hunts for musicians

HELENA (AP) — Three former Blackfeet tribal leaders will serve three years of probation for holding illegal big-game hunts for country musicians that were filming an outdoors television show on the northwestern Montana reservation. U.S. District... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Breaking News    June 21, 2013

Havre woman charged with attempted murder

A Havre woman is in the Hill County Detention Center, on charges that she tried to kill a family member. Cindy Stidham is being held without bond after she allegedly assaulted a family member on 1st Street Thursday morning. Details were sketchy and... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    Breaking News    June 21, 2013

State Sen. Augare charged with DUI, obstruction

HELENA (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Friday charged state Sen. Shannon Augare with drunken driving, obstructing a peace officer and reckless driving after the Browning Democrat allegedly told a sheriff's deputy last month he had no jurisdiction to... Full story

 
 State News    June 21, 2013

All 50 miles of Going-to-the-Sun Road open

WEST GLACIER (AP) — All 50 miles of Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park are open. The Missoulian reports (http://bit.ly/12huXwQ) that crews opened the last gates Friday morning allowing access to Logan Pass from both the west and east... Full story

 
 Local    June 21, 2013  
 State News    June 21, 2013

Rocky Boy health director suspended without pay

ROCKY BOY (AP) — Rocky Boy Indian Reservation officials have suspended without pay the Health Board Clinic director following a federal indictment on charges she stole more than $50,000 in federal and tribal money. Tribal officials announced the... Full story

 
 Local    June 21, 2013  
 Breaking News    June 21, 2013

South Africa: Mandela in critical condition

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African presidency says the health condition of Nelson Mandela has become critical. The office of President Jacob Zuma said that the president had visited the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader on Sunday evening and... Full story