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Articles from the October 31, 2013 edition

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 By Daniel Horton    Sports    October 31, 2013

Ponies' Gruber packs a big-play punch

The wide receiver position at Havre High has been deep and star studded over the years. It seems like no matter who the Blue Ponies graduate the previous season, there is always a senior wide out read... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 31, 2013

Skylights put their streak on the line

It's getting late in the Frontier Conference season, and yet, the Montana State University-Northern volleyball team remains perfect. But even with a No. 24 ranking in the NAIA, a 12-0 conference... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 31, 2013

Frontier Notebook: Lights love to play after dark

Since Mark Samson took over as head coach of the Montana State University-Northern football program in 2004, the Lights have played five night games at Blue Pony Stadium. And in four of those,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 31, 2013

George Ferguson Column: Havre and Miles City were destined to finish

I’m a big believer in what the The Weather Channel tells me. Ask my friend and colleague Tim Leeds, he’ll tell you just how strictly I follow The Weather Channel and its prognostications. And on... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 31, 2013

Lights nationally ranked in hoops

Once again, the Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team is in the national spotlight. For the third straight season, the Lights begin a new year ranked inside the NAIA Coaches... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 31, 2013

Northern matmen ranked No. 2 in the NAIA

The Montana State University-Northern wrestling team didn't get off to the kind of start it was looking for, as the Lights dropped their season-opening dual to North Idaho College last Saturday in... Full story

 
 Sports    October 31, 2013

Prep Football and Volleyball Standings, Prep Football Power Polls

Prep Football Playoffs CLASS A First Round, Nov. 1-2 Polson (5-3) at Hamilton (6-3) Miles City (6-3) at Havre (5-4) Lewistown (2-6) at Laurel (6-3) Butte Central (5-4) at Whitefish (7-2) Quarterfinals, Nov. 8-9 Polson/Hamilton winner at Billings... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    October 31, 2013

Candidates push for votes in final days

In the final days before the the election of Havre’s mayor and Ward 4 councilperson, the candidates are wrapping up their campaigns by keeping up with voters and urging people who have not voted already to do so. Voters have until 8 p.m. Tuesday... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 31, 2013

Wild Horse Port reverts to winter hours Friday

The hours at the crossing into Canada north of Havre switch back to the 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. winter schedule Friday. What will happen in 2104 — again — is uncertain. U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency this year... Full story

 
 By Matthew Brown - Associated Press    Local    October 31, 2013

Judges send Fort Belknap voting case back to Mont.

BILLINGS — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has declined to settle a voting rights case in which American Indians in Montana sued to establish satellite voting offices on three reservations. Residents of Fort Belknap and other Indian... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    October 31, 2013

MDT director invited to Highway 2 meeting

A group advocating for widening U.S. Highway 2 to four lanes across Montana has invited Mike Tooley, the director of Montana Department of Transportation, to speak at its annual meeting, Friday, Nov. 8, in Havre. Highway 2 Association President Bob S... Full story

 
 By Lindsay Brown    Local    October 31, 2013

Quick Pic: Carving pumpkins

Addi Vaughn, 2, cleans a pumpkin Wednesday evening at Montana State University-Northern. MSU-Northern will be hosting a community children's Halloween costume party tonight beginning at 5:30 p.m.... Full story

 
 By Lindsay Brown    Local    October 31, 2013

Quick Pic: Library Story Time in costume

Lori Roberts reads "Click, Clack, Boo" Wednesday afternoon at the Havre-Hill County Library story time. Roberts wore a Mother Goose costume. Story Time happens every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30... Full story

 
 Local    October 31, 2013

For the Record, October 31, 2013

Havre Police Department Officers investigated an 8:07 a.m. Wednesday call from Wilson Avenue about a Jeep that was broken into and a toolbox that was taken from it. ——— Officers investigated a 1:05 p.m. Wednesday call from Bullhook Boulevard... Full story

 
 By Sondra Ashton    Opinion    October 31, 2013

Mall madness at kiddie playland

I will do anything to avoid any mall in any large city. I don't know what possessed me to suggest the mall. It was a nice day. My 5-year-old granddaughter Lexi and I could have hung out on the... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 31, 2013

Our View: State employees should be guaranteed a safe workplace

Workers at the Montana Department of Environmental Quality are back at work today, scattered in four locations around Helena. The employees were out of work starting Monday when the department shut down its headquarters building because tests showed... Full story

 
 By Renelle Braaten    Opinion    October 31, 2013

People should think twice about trapping

This letter is to address the concerns that Fran Buel had with me using my “opinion” while serving on the Hill County Park Board, as I wonder if she would still feel the same if I had the same opinion as she.   As I serve on the Park Board, I pl... Full story

 
 By Bill Thackeray    Opinion    October 31, 2013

Free gift card letter is a fraud

Recently, a number of my friends and I received cards in the mail supposedly offering a “$100 gift savings card good at Wal-Mart or Target!” All that was needed was to call “toll-free” to 1-866-903-0947, supplying a claim number provided on... Full story