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Articles from the November 5, 2013 edition

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 By George Ferguson    Sports    November 5, 2013

Hi-Line Volleyball Roundup: Beeters claim 6C East title

With three of the best teams in Class C volleyball, and only two spots into the Northern C Divisional available, it was no secret the 2013 District 6C East Tournament was going to be a dogfight. And f... Full story

 
 By Daniel Horton    Sports    November 5, 2013

Hi-Line Football Roundup: Knights, Hawks suffer playoff losses

It was a tough ending for the two local prep football teams that made it into the postseason. Both the Chester/J-I Hawks and the North Star Knights lost close, first-round games on the road Saturday.... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    November 5, 2013

Skylights pick up two wins in Spokane

With so many tough road games in the month of November, getting off to a good start at home was critical for the Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team. And the Skylights did just... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    November 5, 2013

MSU-N's Miller touted as the Frontier Player of the Week

The Montana State University-Northern Lights have their first Frontier Conference Player of the Week honor. Northern senior guard Alfie Miller was named Frontier Player of the Week on Monday. Miller,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    November 5, 2013

Hinebauch wins Cowboy Open title for the Lights

It’s early in the season, and the Montana State University-Northern wrestling team is a little banged up. But that didn’t stop several Lights from performing at a high level in Laramie, Wyo., over... Full story

 
 Sports    November 5, 2013

Hi-Line Athletes of the Week

Emily Dennis, Chinook Volleyball In the sport of volleyball, hitters and blockers seem to get all the glory. It's the nature of the game. But reliable defenders like Chinook senior Emily Dennis can... Full story

 
 Opinion    November 5, 2013

Our View: The holiday season near - give early and often

The holiday season is approaching, and soon church groups, civic agencies, service clubs and others will be approaching people asking for donations to continue their good work. While government assistance is helpful, much of the help needy people... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 5, 2013

Ronald W. Daniel

Ronald W. Daniel, 81, of Havre, passed away on Nov. 1, 2013, at the Care and Comfort Home of natural causes.  A rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at Holland &... Full story

 
 Obituaries    November 5, 2013

June Stremcha

June Stremcha, 93, of Havre passed away of natural causes on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at her residence.  Rosary services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Holland & Bonine... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 5, 2013

Board OKs higher Beaver Creek Park fees

The Hill County Park Board at its monthly meeting Monday in Havre approved raising fees on Beaver Creek Park from 2014 through 2016. The split vote came near the end of a two-hour meeting with lengthy discussion and attempts — some successful — t... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 5, 2013

Havre woman claims $250k scratch prize

Another Havre lottery winner was announced this morning after a woman scratched her way to a $250,000 prize. Mary Tofari won her prize by playing “$250,000 Cash Quest,” which is a scratch-off game. Lottery officials said Tofari was running... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    November 5, 2013

Moving forward on annexation

Havre City Council Monday gave tentative approval to annex areas west of Havre and then gave final approval to resolutions that annexed adjacent to the city. The ordinance and resolutions were split into two items the council had to vote for due to... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    November 5, 2013

Tester: Most will benefit from Obamacare

Montanans will benefit from the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — commonly called Obamacare — which takes full effect next year. That’s the view of Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont. However, he added, he is “frustrated... Full story

 
 By MATT GOURAS Associated Press    State News    November 5, 2013

Board brings back head to retirement agency

HELENA (AP) — The Montana Public Employees Retirement Board reversed course Tuesday and decided during a closed-door meeting to reinstate the head of the state pension agency less than two weeks after placing her on leave. The board had little to... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    November 5, 2013

Lawyer: Augare to plead guilty if fed charges stay

HELENA (AP) — State Sen. Shannon Augare will plead guilty to charges of drunken driving, reckless driving and obstruction of a peace officer if a magistrate judge rejects a request to dismiss the federal charges, his attorney said Tuesday in a... Full story

 
 Local    November 5, 2013  
 Local    November 5, 2013  
 By Tim Leeds John Paul Schmidt    Breaking News    November 5, 2013

Solomon beats Rice for Havre mayor

In preliminary results, released pending a recount, incumbent first-term Havre Mayor Tim Solomon, a Democrat, again won in a race against former mayor Republican Bob Rice. The first results showed Sol... Full story

 
 Local    November 5, 2013  
 By Tim Leeds    Breaking News    November 5, 2013

Boucher tops Datko in Ward 4

Republican Matt Boucher won the only contested Havre City Council race, defeating Democrat Karen Datko 225-173 in the race for the open four-year seat in Ward 4. Results for other uncontested races... Full story

 
 Local    November 5, 2013  
 By John Kelleher    Breaking News    November 5, 2013

Nonpartisan election proposal sails through

In the last 120 years, Havre City Council has had Republican, Democratic, Progressive and Socialist members. But no more. Voters Tuesday voted 1,938 to 577 to hold nonpartisan elections in the future. That means the people elected in Tuesday's... Full story