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Articles from the June 23, 2014 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 23, 2014

Wild Ride: Locals shine in Chinook

CHINOOK — A week of bad weather let up just in time for the first day of summer. And just in time for the first big rodeo of the summer. Friday and Saturday, Chinook was the sight of the annual... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 23, 2014

Optimist claims Babe Ruth title

It took an extra night to finish, but the Havre Youth Baseball Association’s Babe Ruth league has a champion for 2014. Friday night at Legion Field, Optimist defeated Wells Fargo 15-7 in the Babe... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 23, 2014

North Stars go 3-1 at Deer Lodge tournament

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club is in its busiest stretch of the season right now. And it’s about to get even busier. Havre returns home today to host doubleheaders against the...

 
 Local    June 23, 2014

For the Record, June 23, 2014

Havre Police Department Gloria Jean Brown, 43, of Chinook was issued a summons on a charge of shoplifting after officers responded to a 9:10 a.m. Friday call from a 1st Street business about a noncombative shoplifter. ——— Officers investigated... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 23, 2014

David Blackwolf Belcourt

Beloved husband, father, and friend David Blackwolf Belcourt died on June 13, 2014 after a tough battle with Lymphoma. David is a proud member of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy Montana. David leaves behind his wife, Tina Belcourt, and his four... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 23, 2014

Beverly J. Brostrom

Beverly J. Brostrom, 84, of Havre passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at the Northern Montana Care Center of natural causes.  Cremation has taken place, and memorial services will be held at 2... Full story

 
 Obituaries    June 23, 2014

Evelyn Eagleman

Evelyn Eagleman, 66, of Rocky Boy passed away on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at her residence of natural causes. Wake services began Friday evening, June 20, 2014, and continued until her funeral... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    June 23, 2014

Range Days to teach about outdoors

Range Days, a three-day event to teach students of all ages about identifying plants and assessing land for ranch use, begins today at Camp Kiwanis. Jennifer Kenck, administrator at Hill County Conservation District, said that this year is the... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    June 23, 2014

Day of Action prompts work, laughter

Eight people were standing at a table in the middle of the hall at Van Orsdel United Methodist church Saturday, packaging food for people in need. "One, two three," the team leader yelled out.... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 23, 2014

Vanzant to plead on hydrocodone charges

A man accused of having nearly 300 prescription painkillers he planned to sell in the Havre area has agreed to change his plea on the charges. Richard W. Vanzant III, born in 1984, is scheduled to change his plea next Monday in a case charging him...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    June 23, 2014

Hansen on probation for drug charges

A case against one man accused of selling drugs to a man who then was found “freaking out” has been resolved, with the trial of another defendant in the case still pending. Wesley J. Hansen, born in 1987, pleaded guilty in a plea agreement to...

 
 By Eric Seidle    Local    June 23, 2014

Quick Pic: Barber Ranch Archery shoot

Scotty McLean of Havre shoots at target during the 16th Annual Barber Ranch 2 day Archery Shoot on Saturday.... Full story

 
 Opinion    June 23, 2014

Our View: State's deal with Charter is a win for taxpayers

The people of Montana were the winners in an out-of-court settlement announced last week that let Charter Communications keep $9 million of the $34 million the state says it is owed. Going forth, Charter will pay a tax rate of 6 percent that the... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Opinion    June 23, 2014

Public has right to know the story

During the last two weeks, the story of an alleged sexual harassment at Montana State University-Northern was brought out in public. The general outline of what happened at Northern is not a surprise. Rumors of the incidents have been spreading in th... Full story

 
 State News    June 23, 2014

Judge strikes down Montana immigrant law

HELENA (AP) — A state judge has struck down most of a voter-approved law requiring government officials to conduct immigration checks on anybody seeking services from unemployment benefits to crime-victim assistance. The law aims to deny services... Full story

 
 Breaking News    June 23, 2014

Gas line break shuts down Highway 2 at Chester

Highway 2 in downtown Chester was closed to traffic Monday afternoon because of a gas line break. Traffic is now resumed on the highway. Stricks Ag was evacuated, though employers remained inside the business. Officials said they might evacuate... Full story

 
 By The Associated Press    State News    June 23, 2014

5 Things to Know in Montana for June 24

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. CHARGES IN FATAL AUGUSTA SHOOTING: An Augusta man has been charged with deliberate homicide in the shooting death of a neighbor. Joseph Campbell was charged... Full story