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Articles from the July 18, 2014 edition

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 By Chris Peterson    Sports    July 18, 2014

Ride Em': Hi-Line Junior Rodeo is a hit

The Great Northern Fair offers fans a bevy of sporting events to enjoy over the course of the week but Thursday night, inside the arena at the Great Northern Fairgrounds, the participants in the... Full story

 
 By Chris Peterson    Sports    July 18, 2014

Great Northern Rodeo hits Havre tonight

If you’re a professional rodeo fan, then saddle up and head to the Great Northern Fairgrounds this weekend for the NRA Great Northern Stampede as the event promises to deliver two days of exciting... Full story

 
 By Chris Peterson    Sports    July 18, 2014

North Stars wrap up the regular season

The 2014 season is winding down for the Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club, but before they begin play in the Northern A District Tournament next Thursday, the North Stars will head to...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 18, 2014

Bullhook clinic to open Monday

The latest phase of a project 10 years in the making is coming to fruition, with the new Bullhook Community Health Center facility across from Havre City Hall on the 500 Block of 3rd Street opening... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 18, 2014

Lady Houdini escapes in Havre

Kristen Johnson has been traveling across the nation putting on her show for many years and is performing it at the Great Northern Fair until Saturday evening. Kevin Ridgeway, her presenter at her sho... Full story

 
 Local    July 18, 2014

Drug/DUI courts celebrate graduates

The Hill County Drug and DUI courts held a celebration of a major milestone Thursday following court: the first graduation of their participants. Josh Kaupang and JonAnn Roastingstick both graduated from the program, with congratulations and thanks...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 18, 2014

Miss Great Northern Rodeo 2014 crowned

The Miss Great Northern Rodeo Pageant crowned Sheridan O'Neil as the 2014 queen of the fair. The pageant saw two contestants this year: O'Neil and Rachel Bartlett. The two contestants went through a...

 
 Local    July 18, 2014

For the Record, July 18, 2014

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a 2:40 p.m. Thursday call from 3rd Street about a stolen mountain bike. ——— Officers investigated a 5:05 p.m. Thursday call from Smithville Road about someone hacking at a tree with an axe.... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    July 18, 2014

Celebrating History: Newspaper's Booster Edition

The July 18, 1914, issue of the Hill County Democrat was a very interesting one. It was a Booster Edition, full of columns boasting about how great Hill County, Havre and Montana were to live and...

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    July 18, 2014

Too real for action reels

Maybe I watch too many movies and I’ve become jaded, bored by the action movie formula, but thoughts of reality keep intruding on my action/adventure cinema experience. In a scene where thieves... Full story

 
 Opinion    July 18, 2014

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, June 18, 2014

It’s Fair Week, and everyone is in a good mood, so let’s stick to laurels. Laurel — The Montana Supreme Court has ruled what we thought was obvious. If you want to claim that you shot somebody in self-defense, you have to actually claim it.... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 18, 2014

Inside the mind of Marcus

Marcus Carter is an artist who lives in Havre who uses his art to communicate with other people. Carter is deaf and was speaking through an interpreter, Melissa Hendricks, at the Atrium Mall as he pai... Full story

 
 State News    July 18, 2014

NorthWestern CEO: $900 million dam plan is solid

HELENA (AP) — NorthWestern Energy CEO Bob Rowe is telling state regulators that the company's $900 million plan to purchase 11 hydroelectric dams and charge the cost to its electricity customers is solid. Rowe said Thursday the dams are an... Full story

 
 By LISA BAUMANN    State News    July 18, 2014

Fox fights to uphold MT gay marriage ban

HELENA (AP) — Montana's attorney general asked a federal court Thursday to uphold the state's constitutional same-sex marriage ban in response to a lawsuit that seeks to overturn it. Republican Attorney General Tim Fox in documents filed in... Full story

 
 By LISA BAUMANN Associated Press    State News    July 18, 2014

CAMPAIGN WATCH: This week in the race to November

HELENA — This week largely has been about the numbers as candidates filed second-quarter fundraising reports and information came out about their personal assets. Here's a look at the week's most interesting and important developments in Montana's... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Breaking News    July 18, 2014

Hazy conditions reach hazardous levels in much of Montana

Smoke from fires in state of Washington have created unhealthy hazy conditions in several Montana cities, especially those in the western part of the states. The Montana Department of Environmental Quality says that in Missoula, Butte and Hamilton... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Breaking News    July 18, 2014

Blackout hits much of Hi-Line

NorthWestern Energy reports that a large area between Chester east to the outskirts of Havre is without power. The company, in a Twitter feed, says that it believes high winds are to blame. Crews are en route.... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 18, 2014

Dorothy Jean (Bough) Majerus

On July 18, 2014, Dorothy Jean (Bough) Majerus, 88, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in the Central Montana Medical Center. A Vigil will be held Tuesday, July 22 at 7 p.m., and Mass will... Full story