Wolf Point Herald

Police Urge People To Lock Doors

The Wolf Point Police Department is urging people to lock their residences following several recent incidents where unlocked houses and apartments have been entered.
Several incidents occurred during the past week.
The WPPD is urging the public to call 911 and request the police if they see suspicious individuals near their homes.

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Senate, Congressional Candidates To Debate In Sidney October 21

The Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture and the Richland County Farm Bureau have announced that U.S. Senate and House of Representative candidates will debate at the Richland County Fair Event Center in Sidney in October.
U.S. Senate candidates Democrat Amanda Curtis and Republican Steve Daines both agreed to face each other in a debate, Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m.
Questions from the audience will be submitted to a moderator and read to the candidates.
U.S. House of Representatives candidates Democrat John Lewis and Republican Ryan Zinke have been invited to debate Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. Zinke has confirmed.

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Fall Clean Sweep Kicks Off This Saturday, Oct. 4

Wolf Point Beautification Committee, along with Fort Peck Housing Authority, reminds community members and organizations that fall 2014 Clean Sweep will take place the week of Oct. 6-11.
Pick up large trash bags at High Plains Motors and then take some time that week to clean up around your neighborhood, business and public areas.
Weeds are big problem, especially after the August rains. If you see unsightly weeds, pull them up or cut them off and get rid of them. The town will look so much better in the spring.
Wolf Point residents may place bagged trash and tree branches in separate piles by the curb for pick-up during that week. If you have the means, take your trash to the landfill. City of Wolf Point crews will not be able to collect large metal appliances or construction waste this fall.

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Letter About Local Healthcare

Dear Editor:
I experienced my first ambulance ride last week when my husband called 911 after a sleepless night of pain and inability to walk normally. The EMTs arrived promptly and did an efficient job of hauling me to the hospital and later to Poplar for a CT scan.
The purpose of this letter is not to tell of my physical problem [pinched nerve], but to say what a positive experience it was. The personnel at Trinity Hospital from the office workers, nurses and on to the doctor were outstanding. There wasn’t a bad one in the bunch. They all knew what they were doing and were very pleasant to deal with.
Carolyn Pilgrim
Wolf Point

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Guilty Plea Entered In Drugs By Deception Case

One half of the Michigan couple, accused of attempting to obtain narcotics by deception in Culbertson, withdrew not guilty pleas he entered in July and pleaded guilty to felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs under a plea agreement.
Jesse Allan Gottschalk, 22, of Algonac, Mich., and North Dakota, also signed a waiver of extradition. Gottschalk has been free on bond since August.
He admitted allegations against him in court
Judge David Cybulski found Gottschalk guilty and ordered a pre-sentencing report.
Gottschalk and Shelby Rider, 22, also of Algonac, Mich., and North Dakota, are alleged to have attempted to obtain drugs from Roosevelt Medical Center in Culbertson by making false claims.
Both entered not guilty pleas to felony possession of dangerous drugs, attempting to fraudulently obtain dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia in 15th District Court Wednesday, Aug. 13.
Rider is also free on bond. She had not withdrew her not guilty pleas as of Monday, Sept. 29.

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