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Articles from the August 15, 2014 edition

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 By Chris Peterson    Sports    August 15, 2014

Onward: Lights return to the practice field

One day after the resignation of former Montana State University-Northern head football coach Mark Samson, the Lights were back on the practice field as they are set to open the 2014 season Aug. 30... Full story

 
 By Chris Peterson    Sports    August 15, 2014

British Soccer Camp growing the game

Soccer is a game that is becoming increasingly popular and with the The 2014 FIFA World Cup held earlier this summer, soccer fever spread across the United States and the world. Now that fever has... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 15, 2014

Belcourt: 7.5 years in prison

GREAT FALLS — At the end of a 3½ hour sentencing hearing that included extensive praise of the defendant, a U.S. district judge told a former state legislator and Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation tribal official he would have to pay the price for... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 15, 2014

State asks Huston attorney to remove himself

GREAT FALLS — In another twist in what was supposed to be a change of plea hearing, the federal government said in a hearing in Great Falls Thursday that it would file a motion to disqualify Shad Huston's attorney because he had represented a... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 15, 2014

Northern's new N-deavor

Montana State University-Northern is teaming up with the Havre Chamber of Commerce to kick-start its "Big N" contest. Business owners and residents may visit the chamber office on 5th Avenue to... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 15, 2014

Samson's audit report released

A report of the investigation into former Montana State University-Northern head football coach Mark Samson’s violation of university policies has been released. An auditor’s investigation the matter revealed that Samson “misappropriated...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    August 15, 2014

Optimistic GOP opens Havre headquarters

Hill County Republicans geared up for the November election with a grand opening of their new headquarters at 673 1st St., Thursday night. Republicans dined on hot dogs, hamburgers and a host of...

 
 Obituaries    August 15, 2014

Martha Burns

ZURICH - Martha Burns, 53, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls. Funeral services will be Aug. 19, 2014, at 11 a.m., in the... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 15, 2014

Mary Jane LaMere

Mary Jane LaMere, 85, of Rocky Boy, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Northern Montana Hospital of natural causes.  Wake services will begin at 5 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 15, 2014

Alta Mae Martin-Stuker

Alta Mae Martin-Stuker, 73, of Seattle, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, aug. 10th 2014, at the Queen Anne Healthcare Center. She was born April 21, 1941 in Fort Belknap. Montana, the daughter of... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 15, 2014

Donald "Don" J. Burtchett

Donald "Don" J. Burtchett, 64, of Havre, passed away on July 20, 2014, at his home. A memorial service will be held in Geraldine Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at 3 p.m. St. Margaret Catholic... Full story

 
 Local    August 15, 2014

For the Record, August 15, 2014

Havre Police Department Sean Patrick Hellems, 37, of Havre was issued a summons on two charges of endangering the welfare of children after officers responded to a 9:10 a.m. Thursday call from a 3rd Avenue business about an unattended crying baby in... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 15, 2014

Celebrating history: War aside, lots in the Hingham Review

The Hingham Review’s Aug. 14, 1914 issue had articles on the war in Europe (World War I), problems in Mexico and news from our nation’s capital. Closer to home, here are some entries for this 32 installment of this series celebrating the 150th...

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 15, 2014

Gnarly times in Big Sandy

The Annual Big Sandy BBQ and Skate Jam brought skaters from all over the western United States and even one from Costa Rica to take the bowl that the bassist for Pearl Jam had built for his old... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 15, 2014

Millicent M. Kihara

1925 - 2014 Millicent M Kihara, a longtime resident of both Boise and Pocatello, Idaho passed away on Wednesday Aug. 6, 2014. Millicent was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on March 2, 1925. Millicent received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education at... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    Breaking News    August 15, 2014

Dems tap Curtis for senate seat

HELENA (AP) - Montana Democrats selected a little-known state legislator named Amanda Curtis as their candidate for the U.S. Senate race after Sen. John Walsh dropped out amid plagiarism allegations f... Full story