Wolf Point Herald

Unemployment Rate Drops For Roosevelt County, State

The unemployment rate in Roosevelt County has declined during the past year, but the county still ranks in the bottom half compared to the other 55 counties in Montana.
Roosevelt County recorded an unemployment rate in December of 4.8 percent. That’s a decrease of 0.4 percent from a year ago. The Montana Department of Labor notes the county has 4,622 paid individuals which is an increase of 40 from December 2014.

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New McDonald’s Owners Want To Be Active In Town

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New Owners In Wolf Point
Gloria and Paul Ashenbrener were busy on their first day of operations in Wolf Point on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
(Photo by Bill Vander Weele)


Paul and Gloria Ashenbrener have enthusiastically taken over ownership of the Wolf Point McDonald’s and experienced their first business day in Wolf Point on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
“We’re just excited to be here and be part of the community,” Paul said. “It’s all about our customers and employees.”

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Wolf Point Students Place At Speech And Drama Divisional

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Jami Welch
Wolf Point’s Jami Welch provides a strong performance on Thursday, Jan. 21.
(Photo by Bill Vander Weele)

 

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Jacob Boysun
Wolf Point’s Jacob Boysun gives his humorous entry on Thursday, Jan. 21.
(Photo by Bill Vander Weele)

The Wolves took eight competitors to this year’s divisional meet held in Roundup on Friday, Jan. 22, and Saturday, Jan. 23. In HOI, Devin Northington finished in second and Jacob Boysun followed him with a fifth-place finish. In the DOI category, Jami Welch represented the Wolves in the finals, She finished in seventh place. Aeryn Martin and Rebecka Kuszmaul also participated in DOI coming up just a bit short of finals.
In pantomime, Jaki Harada finished in fourth place. Celeste Johnston was Wolf Point’s only entry in SPOI, finishing in fifth place. Haron Eymard participated in humorous solo, coming up a bit shy of making finals.

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High School Senior Learning Job Skills

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Learning On The Job
Wolf Point High School senior Andrew Heser reaches for an item during his work time at NAPA.
(Photo by Bill Vander Weele)

The School to Work program or Cooperative Education Class at Wolf Point High School has been successful putting senior students into area businesses where they could learn about the “real world.”
This semester, Wolf Point guidance counselor Keri Sansaver said 14 senior students are involved in the program. She explains students must work at least eight hours a week for the pass/fail course. One of the requirements of the course is that students write a paper regarding their experiences.

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Committee Recommends City Council Sign Contract For Rural Water System

The Wolf Point Water and Sewer Committee decided to make the recommendation to sign a contract to get connection with the Assiniboine and Sioux Rural Water System during a meeting on Monday, Jan. 25.

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