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Articles from the August 19, 2013 edition

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 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 19, 2013

Healy sentenced to nearly 50 years for assault, rape

A Hays resident was sentenced to more than 27 years in federal prison followed by 20 years probation for assaulting and raping a woman in his home on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation. Louis Michael Healy, 40, was convicted April 17 after a... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 19, 2013

Rocky Boy man sentenced for throwing 1-month-old

A Rocky Boy man was sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for causing severe injuries to a 1-month-old baby. Jourden St. Marks, 23, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen in federal court in Great Falls last week for his previous... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 19, 2013

Torres gets nearly five years for cocaine, meth

A Havre man will spend four-and-a-half years in federal prison for possessing large amounts of methamphetamine and cocaine. Christopher Pete Torres Jr., 37, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Great Falls last week to 54 months in prison for his... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    August 19, 2013

Jobs picture on Hi-Line gets better

Montana's jobless rate declined again during July, and the job picture on the Hi-Line improved considerably. The state's job rate was 5.3 percent in July, a full 2 points lower than the national average. “Montana’s unemployment rate is... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 19, 2013

Rena Ann Gardipee

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

 
 Local    August 19, 2013

For the Record: August 19, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a two-vehicle, noninjury crash on 2nd Street at 8:53 a.m. Friday. ——— Officers investigated a 10:33 a.m. Friday call about prescription medications that were stolen from a 2nd Street residence.... Full story

 
 By Lindsay Brown    Local    August 19, 2013

Stand-alone photo: Postcards from Havre

Kris Martens poses with her Postcards from Havre exhibit Friday evening at Artitudes Gallery.... Full story

 
 By Bruce Nelson and Anthony Preite    Opinion    August 19, 2013

Comprehensive immigration reform: Pro-growth and pro-agriculture

Earlier this year, the U.S. Senate passed a commonsense immigration reform measure in a strongly bipartisan fashion. This was an important step in the right direction — especially for producers, farm workers and rural communities.   The historic l... Full story

 
 Opinion    August 19, 2013

Our View: Hill County has a chance to improve its health

Hill County has many health problems. People here tend to drink more alcohol, eat more unhealthy foods, smoke more and exercise less than the rest of Montana and the rest of the country. The groups drafting the county’s Health Improvement Plan... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 19, 2013

Pony golfers primed for a new season

Of all the fall sports, the high school golf season comes fast and furious. And that’s the case for the Havre High golf teams. Practice began just last Thursday, and already, Blue Pony golfers will... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    August 19, 2013

Lights brighten training camp

Summer two-a-days do a lot for the growth of a football team like the Montana State University-Northern Lights, but with the regular season in sight, a scrimmage can do even more. The regular season... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 19, 2013

Skylights swept in opener

If the Montana State University-Northern Skylights want to be challenged during their non-conference volleyball season, they certainly got that and more in their season opener. Friday afternoon, at... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Breaking News    August 19, 2013

Northern chancellor finalist for Louisiana post

Montana State University Chancellor James Limbaugh is one of six finalists for president of Nicholls State University in Louisiana. The Louisiana State University system made the announcement Monday afternoon. All six candidates will be visiting the... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    August 19, 2013

Scalia: Court shouldn't 'invent new minorities'

BOZEMAN (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is making decisions that should be left to Congress or the people, from wiretapping to "inventing" new classes of minorities, Justice Antonin Scalia said Monday. In an apparent reference to the court's recent... Full story

 
 By The Associated Press    State News    August 19, 2013

B-1B bomber crashes in Broadus, crew ejects

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A B-1B bomber crashed in a remote area of southeastern Montana on Monday, but its four crew members survived after ejecting from the South Dakota-based aircraft, Air Force officials said. Two pilots and two weapons system... Full story