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Articles from the August 16, 2013 edition

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 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 16, 2013

Community asked to help improve Hill County's health

A coalition of health care providers is asking Hill County residents to help prepare a plan to improve the health of county residents. The groups drafting the Hill County Health Improvement Plan have... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 16, 2013

West Nile virus detected on the Hi-Line

The state government has confirmed that West Nile season has hit the state, with the virus found in six counties, including Blaine County, although no human infections have yet been detected. Hill County Mosquito District Coordinator Terry Turner sai... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 16, 2013

Chamber looking for ag appreciation nominees

The Havre Area Chamber of Commerce Agri-business Committee is looking for possible nominees for the 14th Annual Ag Producer and Advocate Awards. They will give the awards to the winners at the Agriculture Appreciation Banquet Sept. 28 at the Havre... Full story

 
 Local    August 16, 2013

For the Record: August 16, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a 12:29 p.m. Thursday complaint at the police station about money that was sent to Billings for a deposit on an apartment that received no response. ——— Officers investigated a 5:32 p.m. Thursday... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 16, 2013

Iris C. White

Iris C. White, 94, well-known Hi-Line pianist/organist and former Inverness postmistress, 1971-92, died Wednesday in Great Falls. Rosary prayers will be 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Inverness. Funeral Mass will be 10... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 16, 2013

Havre of the Past: More fallout from the Silver Panic

Emily Mayer In last week’s article, I mentioned the Silver Panic of 1893. One of the reasons behind the economic disaster was the government repealing the Sherman Silver Purchase Act of 1890, which flooded the market with silver; however, when the... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    August 16, 2013

Tale of the fingertip and the trauma

If you are really squeamish about icky boo-boos, you should just skip to the heartwarming ending in the last paragraph right now. If you’re only kind of squeamish, you should know that the finger... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 16, 2013

Frontier Preview: Frontier venues are historic and unique

There’s a lot of history when it comes to Frontier Conference football. Great players, great teams, national championships, memorable games and, of course, historic campuses around the Treasure Stat... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 16, 2013

Excited Skylights open NAIA season today in Great Falls

The Montana State University-Northern volleyball team has been together since the beginning of August. The Skylights, who are coming off their best season in a decade, have been through two-a-day... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 16, 2013

Lights hold first fall scrimmage Saturday

The Montana State University-Northern football team has been hard at work since Sunday morning, preparing to begin the 2013 season. And by the end of today, the Lights will have already gotten in 12 f... Full story

 
 By Keith J. Doll    Local    August 16, 2013

Historic Havre: Photographers, churches and Oddfellows

Keith J. Doll Havre/Hill County Historic Preservation Commission This is part 1 of 2 parts. Oct. 14, 1892, Judge Dudley DuBose for the state of Montana, sold lots 19 and 20 in Block 20 in the Original Townsite of Havre for $28. These lots are where... Full story

 
 State News    August 16, 2013

3 groups awarded grants to help insure Montanans

HELENA (AP) — Planned Parenthood and two other groups have been awarded a combined $738,000 in federal grants to help uninsured Montanans sign up for new subsidized, private coverage under the health care overhaul law. At the same time, the state's... Full story

 
 Local    August 16, 2013  
 State News    August 16, 2013

Crow Tribe hopes to have its own currency

BILLINGS (AP) — The director of the Crow Tribe's business development department hopes creating a tribal currency will spur tribal members to spend money on the reservation and encourage the creation of more businesses. The tribe is minting... Full story

 
 State News    August 16, 2013

Billings man arrested in assault on nuns

BILLINGS (AP) — Police in Billings have arrested a man in connection with two home-invasion robberies in which three elderly women were assaulted, including two nuns. Officers say Christopher Pine of Billings is believed to have been involved in... Full story

 
 By MATT GOURAS Associated Press    State News    August 16, 2013

Many in offender registry remain unverified

HELENA — More than two years after an audit that showed nearly a quarter of the sexual and violent offenders were unaccounted for on the state registry things have improved — but the whereabouts for about one in eight are still unverified... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 16, 2013

Rena Ann Gardipee

  Rena Ann Gardipee, 74, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 at Benefis Hosptial in Great Falls, Montana of natural causes. Her wake service will begin Saturday at the Old Senior Center and continue... Full story

 
 Local    August 16, 2013