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 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 30, 2014 

Rodeo school ropes in students

Ropers were practicing their sport at the rodeo school Tuesday in preparation for this week's rodeo and to improve their skills in general. The rodeo school at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation at the... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 29, 2014

Long-time Hi-Line coach Robinson dies

Charlie Robinson, the girls basketball coach at Chinook High School, passed away Monday. Robinson has coached around the Hi-Line for over 40 years, beginning with boys basketball in Outlook in 1969.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 29, 2014

Rocky Boy playground construction begins

The ground was broken for the new playground at Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and volunteers were working hard Saturday. "It's been going great. Some of the guys have been here since 6 a.m.," said... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 29, 2014

Rocky Boy Powwow kicks off

The 50th Annual Rocky Boy Powwow and Celebration began today with the rodeo school and will be in full swing beginning Thursday. The powwow celebrations begin Thursday with the youth powwow at the Sybil Sangrey-Colliflower Memorial Arena to prepare...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 29, 2014

Jaycee awarded for her work

Chamene Plum, a local Jaycee member and national vice president of the organization, was given the Don Cavelli Memorial Award, which is a yearly award given to one Jaycee vice president for outstanding work. Plum was given the award at the United...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 27, 2014

Aagesons defend case in lawsuit

A Hill County family that sold land to the state in a controversial transaction has answered a lawsuit claiming they also failed to return $200,000 a neighbor invested in a joint sale. The answer to the lawsuit also claims the plaintiff killed a... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 25, 2014

Armed robber took 6,000 pills

A Havre woman is accused of stealing at gunpoint more than 6,000 pills from a Havre pharmacy Monday, and of selling almost 2,000 of them by the time police arrested her at a Havre hotel the next day. Arlene Morsette, 34, was in the Hill County jail... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 25, 2014

Internet killed the record store

The death of Havre's record store was announced this week, ending an almost two-decade run. Rick Linie, manager of Creative Leisure, said the record, movie rental, CD and book store will be closing... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 25, 2014

Colliflower indicted

The name of another Rocky Boy resident — and some returning names — are in a series of federal embezzlement indictments unsealed Thursday in federal court in Great Falls. They include: • Wade Colliflower pleaded not guilty to three counts in ea...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 25, 2014

Sunchild gets 3 years, restitution

A former Chippewa Cree Tribe health center employee will spend three years in custody, including more than a year in federal prison, and was ordered Thursday to pay back $19,735.77 he stole from the tribe. A federal jury convicted Wilford Harlan...

 By Pam Burke    Local    July 25, 2014

Chippewa Cree Rodeo to conduct school

The Chippewa Cree Rodeo Association, with the sponsorship of Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation, is conducting three days of rodeo schools at the Sybil Sangrey-Colliflower Memorial Arena three miles east of Box Elder A team roping,...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 25, 2014

Kellen ride will bring cyclists to park

The 5th Annual Kellen Memorial Bike Ride will bring bicyclists to Pepin Park Saturday. The ride begins at 10:30 a.m. at the park and registration to ride is at 9 a.m. or on their website at...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 25, 2014

Wind catches trailer, flips SUV near Big Sandy

Strong winds flipped a moving trailer, rolling the vehicle towing it, Thursday at 2 p.m. on U.S. Highway 87 south of Big Sandy. The vehicle was headed north on U.S. Highway 87 pulling an empty...

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 24, 2014

Fire levels Bear Paw home

A fire destroyed a home south of Havre Wednesday morning and the cause is uncertain. Josh Bebee, the fire chief of the Bear Paw Volunteer Fire Department, said the fire department was unable to... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 24, 2014

Good numbers at the fair

Great Northern Fairgrounds Manager Tim Solomon gave a positive report Tuesday on the annual fair held Wednesday through Sunday last week. "It was a great one as far as really mellow crowds, no big... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 24, 2014

Two killed in crash near Box Elder

A motor vehicle crash took the lives of two men near Box Elder Wednesday evening. Though the names were not released by the Chouteau County Sheriff’s Office this morning, Holland and Bonine Funeral Home sent obituaries for the two men. Jerod Reed... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 24, 2014

Concert raises $920 for Chuckwagon

Despite a relatively low turnout, due to the generosity of local sponsors a concert fundraiser for Hill County 4-H raised nearly $1,000 to help replace its Chuckwagon at the Great Northern... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 23, 2014

Jaycees want Saturday for demo derby next year

After a successful run for the Jaycees demolition derby run each year at the Great Northern Fair — including the addition of a new race — the service group is wanting to move to a more prime-time day. “We want to know if we could have …...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 23, 2014

Court sends Ghostbear back for felony rape sentencing

A man sentenced for a misdemeanor after a jury convicted him of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl who was visiting him in a homeless shelter is coming back to Havre to face a different sentence. Edward Harold Ghostbear, born in 1977, was... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 23, 2014

Armed robbery suspect arrested

Officers arrested a suspect in connection to the armed robbery of a Havre pharmacy Monday. Arlene Dawn Morsette, 30, has been arrested in connection to the robbery on charges of armed robbery, criminal possession of dangerous drugs, criminal... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 23, 2014

'Sympathy Jones' takes the stage Thursday

The youth production of the local acting troupe is bringing a musical-mystery-suspense thriller to Havre starting this week with its production of "Sympathy Jones: The new secret agent musical." The M... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 23, 2014

Redskins Foundation buys playground for Rocky Boy

Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation is getting a new playground for free to place on the reservation as part of a series of projects made possible by the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation.... Full story

 By John Paul Schmidt    Local    July 22, 2014

Police search for woman in pharmacy armed robbery

A Havre drugstore was robbed at gunpoint Monday afternoon, and police are still looking for the suspect. Employees at the Western Drug store on 5th Avenue were held at gunpoint by a woman who is said... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 22, 2014

Stidham not guilty plea denied

A Havre judge Monday ruled against a Havre woman’s request to back out of a plea agreement. Cindy Stidham, born in 1966, had moved to change her plea of no contest to an assault charge stemming from threatening her husband with his own gun, and... Full story

 By Eric Seidle    Local    July 22, 2014

Sheppards featured as Yard of the Week

As with many of the Yards of the Week, the yard of Jenne and Bobby Sheppard has a well-manicured lawn and colorful flowers, but there is more than meets the eye at the 6th Avenue house. A collection... Full story


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