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Articles from the July 21, 2014 edition

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 By Chris Peterson    Sports    July 21, 2014

Wild weekend in the dirt

If you did not attend the Great Northern Rodeo this weekend, you missed cowboys and cowgirls from across the state, and the country putting on a show at the arena inside the Great Northern... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 21, 2014

North Stars fall at Glacier Twins, twice

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club wrapped up Northern District play early last week in Canada. But the North Stars couldn’t turn their attention to the postseason until they...

 
 By Chris Peterson    Sports    July 21, 2014

Smash Hit: Demo derby thrills

In one of the most anticipated events of the Great Northern Fair, the annual Jaycees Demolition Derby lived up to the hype as mud flung through the air, the smell of burning rubber was rampant and... Full story

 
 By Hope Proctor    Opinion    July 21, 2014

Havre community helps with film project

Being a high school student, you would expect me to enjoy my summer days in blissful laziness, or be working at a surmner job. Quite the opposite; I have been scripting, designing and filming a documentary with the theme illustrating how fashion... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 21, 2014

Wildfires clouding air quality

Wildland fires two states away and in another country have been impacting weather in north-central Montana, with a local sanitarian warning people to be careful about the smoke in the air. “The biggest thing is, anybody who has lung problems is... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 21, 2014

4-H Queen crowned at fair

The 2014 4-H Queen was crowned at the Hill County Fair Thursday. Rinnah Kinsella, 16, was crowned as 4-H Queen in the Bigger Better Barn after the 4-H competition were wrapped up. Kinsella has been... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    July 21, 2014

Triangle jumps into smartphone market

Telephone cooperatives were designed to provide service to underserved rural areas the big companies weren't interested in. Today, some are taking on the big boys in providing Internet services and sm...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 21, 2014

Charter customers see Internet, cable, phone outages

For around four and a half hours Sunday, those using Charter Communications' services experienced a loss of secure connection. The problems began again around 10 a.m. this morning, despite work crews’ efforts to remedy the issue. Brian Anderson of...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 21, 2014

Farmer hits pole Saturday and takes out Hi-Line power

A farming accident took out power for 60 miles of the Hi-Line Saturday, although a power company representative said it was repaired quickly. Butch Larcombe of NorthWestern Energy said power went out from about Chester to the Fort Assinniboine area...

 
 Obituaries    July 21, 2014

Essie Rose St. Dennis

Essie Rose St. Dennis, 67, of Havre, passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her residence, of natural causes.  Cremation has taken place, and private family memorial services will be held at a... Full story

 
 Obituaries    July 21, 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

 
 Obituaries    July 21, 2014

Mark Haugen

Mark Haugen, 54, passed away July 18, 2014. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Chinook High School Auditorium. Arrangements have been made with Edwards Funeral Home in Chinook. Condolences may be left at... Full story

 
 Local    July 21, 2014

For the Record, July 21, 2014

Havre Police Department Officers investigated an 11:32 a.m. Friday call from 10th Street about vandalism to the calling party’s rock wall in the alley. ——— Tyler Kim Theboy, 23, of Havre was issued a summons on a charge of having an open... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Breaking News    July 21, 2014

Havre pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

Havre police are looking for a woman suspected of robbing a Havre pharmacy at gunpoint Monday. Havre Police Department Lt. Aaron Wittmer said a person brandished a handgun inside Western Drug in... Full story

 
 State News    July 21, 2014

Ex-Missoula lawmaker sentenced for illegal securities sale

HELENA (AP) — A former state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to selling securities in Montana without a license has been given a six-year deferred sentence and ordered to repay his victims the nearly $336,000 they lost. District Judge Mike Menahan... Full story

 
 State News    July 21, 2014

Mom captured after baby tested positive for meth

BUTTE (AP) — A woman who fled a Montana hospital after she and her newborn tested positive for methamphetamine was arrested Monday in Utah. Her baby is safe, state officials said. The more than monthlong search for Michelle Renee Yallup, 29, and... Full story

 
 By The Associated Press    State News    July 21, 2014

5 Things to Know in Montana for July 22

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. JUDGE TO BE CENSURED OVER RAPE VICTIM COMMENTS: The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday will publicly reprimand a judge who gave a lenient sentence to a rapist... Full story