Wolf Point Herald

Interior Department Partners With Turtle Mountain, Other Tribes For Buy Back

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in North Dakota and Round Valley Indian Tribes of California recently signed agreements with the United States Department of the Interior to reduce land fractionation to begin implementation of the Land Buy-Back Program.

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Discrepancy In Culbertson, Bainville And Froid School District Boundaries Resolved

The Roosevelt County Commissioners voted to resolve a discrepancy with school district boundaries of the Culbertson, Bainville and Froid districts Tuesday, Dec. 22.
Clayton Vine, Roosevelt County geographic information systems administrator, said legal description do not match.
The problem was discovered in 2013.

Letter To The Editor About Smoking

Dear Editor:
Every New Year’s Eve, thousands of people across Montana resolve to improve their lives, vowing to give up their bad habits in exchange for healthy lifestyles. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line wants to assist people who attempt to quit tobacco and has free programs designed for all Montanans. The Quit Line has expanded services and now offers a dedicated American Indian Quit Line, dedicated female coaches and additional incentives for pregnant and prenatal women, with electronic enrollment for all services.

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Kessner Receives Meritorious Award

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Montana Highway Patrol Col. Tom Butler (left) presented the Meritorious Service Award Dec. 2 to Rick Kessner of Culbertson, who retired from the MHP in
2011 after 21½ years.   (Submitted photos)

Even in retirement, one local former Montana Highway Patrol trooper is still answering the call of duty, when needed. Because of that, he’s still adding to his prestigious collection of service awards.

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Roosevelt County Jail Roster For Dec. 24, 2015

(Editor’s Note: The Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office distributes an inmate roster each week with charges and communities of residence. Names on the jail roster are those of everyone incarcerated and persons booked into the jail during the previous week and does not necessarily mean there is a new charge or conviction. Some individuals might be serving time for a previous conviction.)

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