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Two-Term Governor Schwinden Reflects On Wolf Point Roots

The sign in Sherman Park reading: “Wolf Point Montana, home of Governor Ted Schwinden” serves as a reminder to young people that a person growing up in Wolf Point could ascend to high places.

 

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Gary And Shirley McCrae Selected As Stampede Grand Marshals

Each year, the Wolf Point Wild Horse Stampede committee selects an outstanding individual or couple to serve as grand marshal for the “granddaddy of Montana rodeos,” the Wild Horse Stampede, the oldest annual rodeo in Montana.

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Trump, Sanders, Bullock, Gianforte Primary Winners; Roosevelt County Public Safety Mill Levy Passes

Donald Trump with 73 percent of the Montana Republican vote won the GOP presidential primary and Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton with 51 percent in the Montana Primary Tuesday, June 7.
Trump and Clinton are presumptive nominees. Both major parties will hold nominating conventions in August.
Frank Smith of Poplar won the Democratic primary in State Senate District 16.
Roosevelt County voters approved the Public Safety Fund mill levy 1,027-578.
Unofficial results as of Wednesday, June 8, showed a 32 percent voter turnout in Roosevelt County. The Roosevelt County totals are shown first followed by statewide or district-wide totals.
Democratic presidential: Bernie Sanders, 63,168, 397 in Roosevelt County; Hillary Clinton, 55,194, 314 in Roosevelt County; no preference, 5,356, two in Roosevelt County.
Republican presidential: Donald Trump, 82,409, 712 in Roosevelt County; Ted Cruz, 14,476, 66 in Roosevelt County; John Kasich, 10,622, 26 in Roosevelt County; Marco Rubio, 5,113, 21 in Roosevelt County; Jeb Bush, 3,248, 14 in Roosevelt County; no Preference, 7,291, 41 in Roosevelt County.
Democratic gubernatorial: Steve Bullock, 109,567, 615 in Roosevelt County; Bill McChesney, 10,503, 103 in Roosevelt County.
Republican gubernatorial: Greg Gianforte, 110,079, 590 in Roosevelt County; Terry Nelson, 34,074, 207 in Roosevelt County.
Legislative
The following results are for Roosevelt County and district wide.
State Senate District 16 Democratic: Frank J. Smith, 657, 404 in Roosevelt County; Leann Montes, 494, 109 in Roosevelt County; Bobbi Favel, 320, 34 in Roosevelt County.
State Senate District 16 Republican: G. Bruce Meyers, 1,192, 342 in Roosevelt County.
State Senate District 17 Democrats: Douglas Adolphson, 1,307, 131 in Roosevelt County.
State Senate District 17 Republican: Mike L. Lang, 2,535, 263 in Roosevelt County; Wayne Stahl, 1,666, 134 in Roosevelt County.
State Representative District 31 Democratic: Bridget Smith, 661.
State Representative District 31 Republican: write-in votes, 31.
State Representative District 34 Democratic: Evelyn Carlisle, 709, 151 in Roosevelt County.
State Representative District 34 Republican: Austin Knudsen, 2,016, 425 in Roosevelt County.
Other races
U.S. Congress: Denise Juneau, Democrat, unopposed, 110,572, 696 in Roosevelt County; Ryan Zinke, Republican, unopposed, 142,780, 806 in Roosevelt County.
Attorney General: Larry Jent, Democrat, unopposed, 100,117, 629 in Roosevelt County; Tim Fox, Republican, unopposed, 138,279, 777 in Roosevelt County.
Secretary of State: Monica Lindeen, Democrat, unopposed, 109,374, 689 in Roosevelt County; Corey Stapleton, Republican, unopposed, 135,478, 759 in Roosevelt County.
State Auditor: Jesse Laslovich, Democrat, unopposed, 101,823, 622 in Roosevelt County; Matt Rosendale, Republican, unopposed, 131,151, 738 in Roosevelt County.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction: Melissa Romano, Democrat, unopposed, 101,840, 645 in Roosevelt County; Elsie Arntzen, Republican, unopposed, 128,153, 729 in Roosevelt County.
State Supreme Court [non-partisan]
Chief Justice: Mike McGrath, 233,893, 1,380 in Roosevelt County.
Justice No. 3: Kristen Juras, 99,176, 654 in Roosevelt County; Dirk Sandefur, 77,698, 320 in Roosevelt County; Eric Mills, 48,277, 235 in Roosevelt County.
Justice No. 6: Jim Shea, unopposed, 223,417, 1,327 in Roosevelt County.

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Request For Three Undersized Lots Not Supported By Board Of Adjustment

The Wolf Point Board of Adjustment met Thursday, May 26, regarding variances requested by Mark Armstrong for vacant lots on the corner of Hill Street and Second Avenue North.

WPHS Graduate Receives Army Commission After Graduating Near Top Of West Point Class

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After graduating at the top of Wolf Point High School’s Class of 2012, Dakota Robinson endured “plebe year” and intense education and military training, and graduated in the top 15 percent of his class from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., on Saturday, May 21.