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Articles from the August 23, 2013 edition

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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 23, 2013

MSU-Northern Provost resigns

Rosalyn Anstine Templeton, provost at Montana State University-Northern, has resigned her position. Templeton’s resignation from the number-two post on campus, will be effective Jan. 3. She has served as provost and vice chancellor for academic... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 23, 2013

Songs, cheers greet bison

The Fort Belknap community’s push for the relocation of 33 bison from Fort Peck Indian Reservation to Fort Belknap Indian Reservation came to fruition as the bison took their first steps onto the... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 23, 2013

Fairground vandals still at large

The Great Northern Fairgrounds manager said this week that vandals who rampaged on the fairgrounds in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 21, still are at large, and he still is working on repairing the damage. Manager Tim Solomon told the fair... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 23, 2013

Fair approves 4-H concessions, Chuckwagon Festival Days fundraisers

By not taking action, the Great Northern Fair Board this week seems to resolve an issue hanging since the summer of 2012: Can the local 4-H clubs provide concessions at the fairgrounds without paying the fair a commission? The board reached... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 23, 2013

Free spay and neuter clinics to visit reservations

A free clinic to spay, neuter and administer shots to dogs and cats will be held at Rocky Boy’s and Fort Belknap Indian Reservations this weekend. The Rocky Boy clinic will be today and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Old Post Plant on Oats... Full story

 
 Local    August 23, 2013

For the Record: August 23, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a 10:01 a.m. Thursday call about a noninjury car crash on Montana Avenue. ——— An officer arrested a 27-year-old Box Elder man for Justice or City court warrants after been waved over at Pepin Park... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 23, 2013

Steven T. Carrier

Steven T. Carrier, PhD passed away on Aug. 20, 2013 at Midwest Palliative and Hospice Care Center, Glenview, Ill. He was born on Nov. 8, 1938, in Havre, Mont., and graduated from Havre High School in 1957.  During high school he served in the United... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 23, 2013

Robert Henry Reed

Robert Henry Reed, 84, passed away Aug. 19, 2013. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Zurich Park in Zurich. Arrangements have been made with Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.... Full story

 
 Opinion    August 23, 2013

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, August 23, 2013

Laurel — Stuff the Bus is a program launched by Walmart, its employees and the Salvation Army to help provide needy children with the supplies they need to be a success at school. The program went well this year, and the students will be... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    August 23, 2013

Pamville News: Just put it all back on

For socially conscious people unsure of what cause to champion this weekend, HuffingtonPost.com reports that Sunday, Aug. 25, is Go Topless Day. The Go Topless event — which HuffPo reports has... Full story

 
 By Debbie Vandeberg    Opinion    August 23, 2013

Volunteers great at Sounds on the Square

Editor: On behalf of the Havre Area Chamber Chamber of Commerce and the Town Square Committee we would like to thank all the bands that made this summer’s Sounds on the Square a huge success. The time that each of the eight bands dedicated to each... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    August 23, 2013

Ponies geared up for Blue/White Saturday

The summer has already cruised by, and the start of the Havre High volleyball and football seasons are just days away. But before the official start of the regular season arrives, the Central A Blue... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 23, 2013

Next stop for the Lights is Dickinson State

At the beginning of the week, Montana State University-Northern head football coach Mark Samson said his team was going to grind through the second week of two-a-day practices. And that difficult... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 23, 2013

HHS golfers set for Great Falls Invite

The Havre High boys and girls golf teams got to start the high school golf season on a familiar course and against familiar opponents. But the second varsity golf tournament of the season will be... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 23, 2013

Havre High band camp prepares students for school year

Dave Johnke, band director at Havre High School, had nothing but good things to say about the students in his band during the school’s band camp this week. “The first couple of days are... Full story

 
 By MATT GOURAS Associated Press    State News    August 23, 2013

Court rules against law bucking federal gun rules

HELENA (AP) — A federal appeals court is ruling against state laws designed to buck federal gun rules. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday agreed with a lower court's decision that struck down the Montana Firearms Freedom Act. The 2009... Full story

 
 State News    August 23, 2013

Montana crews make progress on Lolo wildfires

LOLO (AP) — Fire crews took advantage of rain and cooler conditions Friday to work on a barrier meant to prevent a pair of wildfires from moving east toward houses and heavy timber outside the town of Lolo. The weather Thursday and early Friday... Full story

 
 State News    August 23, 2013

Convicted murderer dies at Montana State Prison

DEER LODGE (AP) — An inmate serving a life sentence for deliberate homicide has died at the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge. Prison spokeswoman Linda Moodry says inmate Cleveland Boyer was found in his cell in a high security housing unit... Full story

 
 State News    August 23, 2013

Update: Crews make progress on Lolo wildfires

LOLO (AP) — Fire crews bolstered a barrier meant to prevent a pair of wildfires from moving east toward houses and heavy timber outside the town of Lolo as light rain and cooler conditions helped efforts to contain the blazes. The Lolo Creek... Full story

 
 State News    August 23, 2013

Man pleads not guilty to impersonating officer

BUTTE (AP) — A Butte man who police say impersonated an officer has pleaded not guilty. The Montana Standard reports (http://bit.ly/18RkCxr) that 47-year-old James Richards Sr. made the plea at an arraignment hearing Thursday. He remains free on... Full story

 
 State News    August 23, 2013

FWP deputy director cited following altercation

HELENA (AP) — The deputy director of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has been cited with misdemeanor assault after police say he punched a man who made a derogatory comment about the woman accompanying the deputy director. Helena police tell the... Full story

 
 State News    August 23, 2013

Update: Montana firefighters work to protect power line

LOLO (AP) — Fire managers at the Lolo Creek Complex of fires near the town of Lolo focused Sunday on the northern edge of the fire that's heading toward a Bonneville Power Administration power line. Fire spokesman Thomas Kempton says contingency... Full story

 
 Local    August 23, 2013  
 Local    August 23, 2013