Wolf Point Herald

Hoffart Wins County Showdown Second Year In A Row

Showdown Winners
The winners of the 17th annual KVCK Country Showdown were (left to right) Adrian Hanson, Karissa Hoffart, Pieter Van Heerden and Jarred Hanson. Hoffart took first, Van Heerden took second and the Hanson brothers took third as a duo.
(Photo by Tyler Manning)

Karissa Hoffart of Minton, Sask., Canada, has won the KVCK Country Showdown for a second year in a row. The 21-year-old Canadian won the 2016 country showdown and has added the 17th annual country showdown to her repertoire.

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Wild Pony Race A Crowd-Pleaser Again This Year

When J.D. Stensland introduced the Wild Pony Race — a fan favorite at Canadian rodeos — to the Wild Horse Stampede one year ago, he was starting a tradition in Wolf Point or at least an annual crowd- pleaser.

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WPVFD Fights Four Fires At Once Over Weekend

Over the last week, the Wolf Point Volunteer Fire Department answered a lot of fire calls. July 1-9, the department responded to at least 30 different calls. One instance, in particular, was taxing for the department when they had four calls across Wolf Point in a span of 10 minutes.

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County Commissioners Grant Cost-Of-Living Adjustment, Accept Gravel Crushing Bid

At the regular public meeting, July 11, of the Roosevelt County Commissioners several business items were approved including a cost-of-living adjustment for county employees and accepting a gravel crushing bid.

County Health Board Discusses Animal Control, Alcohol Training And Uncommon Disease Cases

At the regularly scheduled meeting of the Roosevelt County Board of Health July 10, several items of interest were discussed by the group.