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Articles from the July 12, 2013 edition

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 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 12, 2013

Texas, Quebec disasters prompt local planning

Recent disasters, including a train explosion in Canada and a fertilizer plant explosion in Texas, illustrate the need to be prepared. That’s what Hill County Disaster and Emergency Services... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    July 12, 2013

Relay for Life: Laughter, tears, hugs

Angela Twombly has had skin cancer three times. Since 2004, she has fought back by taking part in Relay for Life, the annual all-night effort to battle cancer. This year’s Relay will be tonight at... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 12, 2013

Giveaway House defendants respond

The group of people accused of improperly representing themselves as members of the board of the Giveaway House have responded to the lawsuit, saying the people who filed the lawsuit are not members of a legally formed board because the directors... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 12, 2013

Patricia (Kinder) Thornton Newcomb

(Editor's note: This obituary did not run on the scheduled date. The Havre Daily News apologizes for the error.) Patricia (Kinder) Thornton Newcomb, 71, “entered into eternal life” on April 27,... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 12, 2013

Richard 'Dick' McClelland Hurd

Richard "Dick" McClelland Hurd died June 29, 2013, in Yuma, Ariz., at the age of 78. He was born May 8, 1935, in Livingston, Mont., to Lillian (McClelland) Hurd and Herschell Dale Hurd. Dick had many... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 12, 2013

Ground breaks on Bullhook Clinic

Close to 60 local officials, residents and Bullhook Community Health Center employees and board members gathered across from Havre City Hall this morning to break ground on a multi-million dollar facility — a new state-of-the art clinic for the... Full story

 
 Local    July 12, 2013

For the Record, July 12, 2013

Havre Police Department A 1st Avenue caller reported Wednesday at 8:21 a.m. a rental broken into, and officers investigated. ——— Officers investigated an iPad theft reported Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the police station. ——— Wednesday at... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    July 12, 2013

Havre of the Past: More Independence Day festivities

The Fourth of July was well-recorded in the July 11, 1893 issue of The Havre Advertiser. This account describes the festivities at Fort Assinniboine. News From The Fort FORT ASSINNIBOINE, MONT., July 6, 1893. The glorious Forth was celebrated with a... Full story

 
 By Press release    Local    July 12, 2013

NorthWestern Energy warns about collection scam

NorthWestern Energy is again warning residential and business customers about an attempted scam involving collection on allegedly overdue utility bills. In recent days, an individual telephoned a NorthWestern Energy customer in Huron, S.D., claiming... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    July 12, 2013

Like a snake in the - what?!

While I hate to pass along blonde jokes that disparage me and my fair-haired people, there’s an old blonde joke that goes: A blonde and a brunette were walking along outside one day, and the brunett... Full story

 
 Opinion    July 12, 2013

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, July 12, 2013

Laurel — A tree was planted at Montana State University-Northern last week as a tribute to the late Harrison and Arlie Lane. The couple provided an endless amount of volunteers work — to say nothing of moral support — to the Havre community... Full story

 
 By Shelby Stormer    Local    July 12, 2013

Youth Day

Bear Paw Credit Union Youth Day was held Wednesday at Pepin Park from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. The credit union partnered with Havre Parks and Recreation to create a fun, carnival-like environment that was... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 12, 2013

Twenty years ago, seems like just yesterday

Remember when you were a kid, or if you’re a youngster now, and you counted down to Christmas or to your birthday? And because you wanted that day to come so badly, it seemed like the countdown... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 12, 2013

Bobcats, Grizzly players touted with major FCS preseason honors

A pair of Montana college football players have been named to prestigious preseason lists for the upcoming 2013 Football Championship Subdivision season. Montana State senior quarterback DeNarius McGh... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Breaking News    July 12, 2013

Tester, Daines at Senate hearing in Havre

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester convened a hearing in Havre today of the Senate Homeland Security subcommittee he chairs, with Rep. Steve Daines, a member of the House Homeland Security committee also attending. Hensler Auditorium in the Applied Technology Cent... Full story

 
 By MATT GOURAS Associated Press    Breaking News    July 12, 2013

Schweitzer rejects Senate bid

HELENA — Popular former Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Saturday morning that he will not run for Montana's open U.S. Senate seat in 2014, an announcement that complicates Democratic efforts to retain their majority in next year's elections. Schweitzer... Full story

 
 Local    July 12, 2013  
 Obituaries    July 12, 2013

Byron Keith Wright

Byron Keith Wright, 59, passed away Thursday evening at the Northern Montana Hospital of congestive heart failure. His wake service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the Rocky Boy Catholic... Full story

 
 By KEN THOMAS Associated Press    Breaking News    July 12, 2013

Schweitzer decision boosts GOP chances in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans received a boost in their attempt to win back the majority in the Senate next year when a former Democratic governor bowed out of Montana's open Senate race, a development that could further hamper President Barack... Full story

 
 Local    July 12, 2013  
 By KYLE HIGHTOWER MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press    Breaking News    July 12, 2013

Jurors clear George Zimmerman

SANFORD, Fla. — Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling,... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    July 12, 2013

Ousted tribal leader will show up to work Monday

HELENA (AP) — The ousted president of Montana's Northern Cheyenne tribe says he will show up at a tribal council hearing Monday to challenge its decision to remove him from office while he was in a Billings hospital having surgery. John Robinson wa... Full story

 
 State News    July 12, 2013

Hotshot killed in Ariz. remembered at Ekalaka funeral

EKALAKA (AP) — One of the 19 firefighters killed by a wildfire in Arizona has been buried in a cemetery in the tiny eastern Montana town where he spent most of his childhood. The Billings Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1aEZ4ZI) that more than... Full story

 
 Local    July 12, 2013