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Articles from the August 30, 2013 edition

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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    August 30, 2013

Chancellor Limbaugh will stay at Northern

Montana State University-Northern Chancellor James M. Limbaugh said Thursday he won’t be going to Nicholls State University in Louisiana and he will be staying in Montana. Limbaugh sent out an email to the university staff and faculty at 11:30... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 30, 2013

Plans in place to help Hill County health

A group prioritizing action to improve health in Hill County set plans in three areas Thursday, narrowing the field to focus on alcohol abuse, teen pregnancy and mental health after a six-hour... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 30, 2013

West Nile continues to spread

West Nile virus is continuing to spread through Montana, with people warned to be cautious especially now that nine cases have been confirmed in horses, including in Blaine County. The Montana Department of Livestock has urged horse owners to... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 30, 2013

Cattle coming back on the park

People driving to or through Beaver Creek Park again will need to keep their eyes open and watch the road with cattle scheduled to start grazing there Tuesday, the day after Labor Day. In the fall grazing, the single largest source of revenue for... Full story

 
 By Lindsay Brown    Local    August 30, 2013

Stand-alone Photo: Filling the boot for muscular distrophy

Firefighter Aaron Triplett collects donations at 1st Street and 3rd Avenue Friday morning, a new location for the annual Fill the Boot campaign. Local 601 of the International Association Fire... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    August 30, 2013

Storm causes outages in Havre, Big Sandy, Box Elder

Thursday night’s storm caused power outages along the Hi-Line. The sudden storm struck the area at about 10 p.m., and heavy winds caused damage to electrical systems in Havre, Box Elder and Big Sandy said NorthWestern Energy spokesman Butch... Full story

 
 Obituaries    August 30, 2013

Marvin D. Katka Jr.

Marvin D. Katka Jr., 60, of Havre, passed away of natural causes on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at his residence. Cremation has taken place, and memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday,... Full story

 
 Local    August 30, 2013

For the Record: August 30, 2013

Havre Police Department A 60-year-old Havre man was arrested for disorderly conduct after officers investigated a 8:15 a.m. Thursday call from 16th Street West and Boulevard about a man yelling at kids. ——— Officers investigated a 3:14 p.m.... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 30, 2013

Havre, 1898: A busy time for courts, arsons, sales

The issues for The Havre Advertiser for this week in 1893 were not on microfilm, so for the next few weeks the year 1898 will be featured. The Milk River Eagle was the newspaper in 1898. Dudley Axtell... Full story

 
 By Pam Burke    Opinion    August 30, 2013

A door, a door, my kingdom for a door

If the eyes are the window to your soul, then the front door must be the big gaping hole to all your frustrations, and when you undertake the task of replacing it, it also becomes the symbol of all yo... Full story

 
 By Cub Scout Pack 4426    Opinion    August 30, 2013

Walleye Unlimited thanked for helping Cub Scouts

The Cub Scouts of the Hi-Line would like to thank the Fresno Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited for their first Annual Scout Fishing Day.   A total of seven boats and 15 members of the Fresno Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited took Cub Scouts and their... Full story

 
 Opinion    August 30, 2013

Our View: Hi-Line darts and laurels, August 30, 2013

Laurel — To the waitresses, pipe fitters, conductors, nurses, reporters, firefighters, supermarket clerks, secretaries, printers, radio announcers, 911 dispatchers, farmhands, public works employees and teachers: Have a great Labor Day, the day... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 30, 2013

Shutout: Lights darken Dickinson

Montana State University-Northern head coach Mark Samson emphatically stated that his team needed to start the 2013 season off on the right foot, right away. That meant playing well right from the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 30, 2013

MSU-N defense carries the torch

The Montana State University-Northern offense was all the rage leading up to Thursday night’s season-opening game at Dickinson State, while the MSU-N defense didn’t get the hype. But in Thursday... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 30, 2013

Blue Pony golf teams earn East Glacier team titles

The Havre High varsity golf teams had little time to rest before setting out for another 18 holes. Thursday afternoon, the Blue Ponies were at the East Glacier Lodge Golf Course for an 18-hole... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    August 30, 2013

Ponies open the season with rival Bulldogs

Whitefish and Havre High face off in the season opener every year in football, and with both programs splitting the series 1-1 over the last two seasons, the Central A Blue Ponies know they will have... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    August 30, 2013

HHS spikers head to Browning for opener

Facing the rival Browning Indians right out of the gate should mean a win for the Havre High volleyball team this weekend. But the Central A Blue Ponies are just excited to get the season started.... Full story

 
 By Associated Press    Sports    August 30, 2013

Bobcats dismantle Hawks

BOZEMAN (AP) — Montana State ran wild on Monmouth in the first half and cruised to a 42-24 win in the season opener for both teams Thursday night. MSU scored three touchdowns in the first quarter to go up 22-0, the last a 90-yard run by Shawn... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    August 30, 2013

Friday Night Lights: The Rubber Game

There are plenty of rivalry games kicking off the start of a new prep football season this weekend, but local fans won’t have to go far to find one of the more appealing matchups. Two-a-days are ove... Full story

 
 By Matthew Brown AP    State News    August 30, 2013

Billings judge's apology rejected by victim's mother

BILLINGS (AP) — The mother of a 14-year-old girl who was raped by her teacher and later committed suicide appeared at a raucous Thursday protest against the judge who sentenced the man to a month in jail and said the victim was "older than her... Full story

 
 Local    August 30, 2013

Milk River Ranch has new name, management rules

HELENA (AP) — The Milk River Ranch property purchased by the state in December has a new name and interim management rules that allow hunting and hiking, but no camping , fossil collecting or commercial use. The 2,992-acre property purchased by... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    August 30, 2013

Report: Jobs outlook good, productivity down

HELENA — Montana is on track to recover the jobs lost during the recession later this year, but low productivity and an aging workforce could threaten future economic growth, state officials said... Full story

 
 State News    August 30, 2013

Montana patrol chief retires, cites comments made

HELENA (AP) — The chief of the Montana Highway Patrol is retiring, citing remarks made to subordinates, but he did not elaborate what the remarks were when making the announcement Friday. "I regret that I have made inappropriate remarks to... Full story

 

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