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Articles from the September 16, 2013 edition

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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    September 16, 2013

Garden volunteers supply soup kitchen, food bank

AmeriCorps members donated impressive amounts of food to the local soup kitchen and food bank after harvesting the community vegetable garden. As of Monday, 90 pounds of food from the community... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    September 16, 2013

Police chief to retire

Havre Police Chief Kirk Fitch will retire Sept. 27. Fitch announced his retirement plans this morning. He was named chief in December 2011, replacing Jerry Nystrom. “After serving as an MP in the U.S. Army and continuing my law enforcement career... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    September 16, 2013

Health department sets date for flu shots and disaster planning

The Hill County Health Department is continuing to prepare for emergencies, both by providing influenza vaccinations and by testing its readiness for disasters. The department has a flu vaccination clinic slated for Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Havre... Full story

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    September 16, 2013

Clean-up and recycle day was a success

The idea of cleaning up Havre and recycling items seems to be gaining steam in Havre. Candi Zion, chair of Recycle Hi-Line, said she hauled four pickup truck loads of plastic from downtown Havre to... Full story

 
 Local    September 16, 2013

For the Record, September 16, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a 9:25 a.m. Friday call from the university about a purse that had been stolen. ——— A 30-year-old Malta woman was arrested for shoplifting after officers investigated a 3:40 p.m. Friday call from a... Full story

 
 Opinion    September 16, 2013

Our View: It's time to commute Barry Beach's sentence

Gov. Steve Bullock has an opportunity to show mercy, and we think display a sense of justice, by commuting the 100-year prison sentence of Barry Beach. Numerous investigative pieces, including a lengthy report on “Dateline NBC,” have questioned... Full story

 
 By Dave Mari    Opinion    September 16, 2013

Use of public lands should be balanced

As the Bureau of Land Management updates its management plans for central and eastern Montana, some people have expressed opposition to applying any conservation measures anywhere. But the discussion needs to focus on how the various uses on our... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 16, 2013

Shining Bright: Lights 45, Mounties 27

Three seasons is a long time to go without a victory over a conference rival. Six games without one will make it seem even longer. But the long wait for a win over the Eastern Oregon Mountaineers... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 16, 2013

Rematch no match at all

The rematch between the Montana State University-Northern Skylights and the Carroll College Fighting Saints didn’t go down to a dramatic fifth set. It wasn’t the blow-for-blow slugfest that last... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 16, 2013

Blue Ponies go low at BCGC

The Havre High boys and girls golf teams were fortunate and excited to have three home dates on the schedule this season. The season of those three home dates came Saturday when the Blue Ponies... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 16, 2013

MSU-Northern Game Day Notebook: Young running backs bust loose at home

In college football, often times running backs have to wait their turn, so to speak. Teams generally prefer to build depth with starting running backs as upperclassmen, while younger backs have time t... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 16, 2013

George Ferguson Column: Lights should revel in Saturday's complete game

I know all the football cliches: It’s only one win. It’s a long season. Just have to play ’em one game at a time. Yes, when you love football as much as I do, and you’ve covered coaches for... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    September 16, 2013

Eagles leave Blue Ponies still searching

Turnovers always find a way to impact a football game, especially late, and when playing from behind. That was the case on Friday night on the road, as the Havre High football team dropped to 0-2-1 on the season. In another non-conference matchup,... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    September 16, 2013

Blue Pony spikers get court time in Great Falls

It is no accident that the Electric City Classic volleyball tournament has grown into one of the toughest prep volleyball tournaments on a lot of teams’ schedules. This weekend, the Havre High volleyball team got a reminder of just how tough the... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    September 16, 2013

HHS harriers race fast in Malta

As the cross country season continues to march on, the Havre High boys and girls continue to show improvement. After running at the Cut Bank Time Trials last weekend, the Central A Blue Ponies’ season debut, the Ponies competed in Malta Saturday.... Full story

 
 By Associated Press    Sports    September 16, 2013

Griz get revenge; Cats roll at home

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Jordan Johnson threw five touchdown passes as Montana erased an early North Dakota lead to defeat the Green and White 55-17 on Saturday night at the Alerus Center. The No.... Full story

 
 Breaking News    September 16, 2013

At least 12 dead in D.C. shooting

Eds: Adds name of dead gunman. Restores background. With AP Photos. ≈ BRETT ZONGKER ERIC TUCKER LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as two gunmen launched an attack Monday morning inside the Washington Navy Yard, spraying gunfire on... Full story

 
 Local    September 16, 2013

Havre Festival Days schedule of events

Friday, Sept. 20 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Friends of the Library Book Sale, Havre-Hill County Library Meeting Room. Noon to 6 p.m. — Hi-Line Quilt Guild Festival of Quilts Show, Former Vets Club, corner of 4th Avenue and 2nd Street. 6 p.m. to Sunday 6... Full story

 
 State News    September 16, 2013

Rapes reported at 2 MSU fraternities

BOZEMAN (AP) — Two people reported being raped in separate incidents at two Montana State University fraternity houses. The university emailed an alert to students, faculty and staff on Monday afternoon detailing the reports. MSU police responded... Full story

 
 By MATT GOURAS Associated Press    State News    September 16, 2013

Big-business leaders talk tax code at Montana summit

BUTTE (AP) — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus said Monday that his effort to revamp the tax code helped attract some of the business world's biggest names to Montana for a jobs conference that touched on taxes, energy development and many other issues. Baucus... Full story

 
 State News    September 16, 2013

Racicot declines US Senate bid

HELENA (AP) — Former Montana Gov. Marc Racicot says he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Max Baucus. The Republican said Monday said he has been discussing the idea with supporters over the past few months, but ultimately... Full story

 
 By The Associated Press    Breaking News    September 16, 2013

13 killed in Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Navy reservist went on a shooting rampage Monday inside a building at the heavily secured Washington Navy Yard, firing from a balcony onto office workers in an atrium below, authorities and witnesses said. Thirteen people... Full story