Wolf Point Herald

Commissioners Pass 2017 Resolutions In Oelkers’ First Meeting

The Roosevelt County Commissioners had their first regular meeting of the year Jan. 3. It also marked the first meeting with new commissioner Gordon Oelkers, former Culbertson mayor, who took the place of Darrel Synan following the 2016 election.

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Leaking Water Tank Causes Slush Build-up On North Side

In the late evening of Wednesday, Dec. 28, the City of Wolf Point was alerted to a leak in the middle water tank on the 500 block of Indian Street. The tank, which was built in 1966, was dumping approximately 10 to 15 gallons of water per minute onto the streets on the northwest side of the community, according to Wolf Point Mayor Chris Dschaak.

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Northside Presents The Big Chill

On Thursday, Dec. 15, the Northside Elementary School fourth- and sixth-graders performed their winter concert in the Wolf Point High School auditorium.
This year’s presentation was called The Big Chill (Hoping for a Snow Day) and was basically about children in school hoping for a snow day.
The presentation was directed by Bridget Drummond, art and music teacher at Northside.
The presentation included several classic songs like Jingle Bell Rock and Frosty the Snowman along with various breaks from singing during which students would act out the parts of various characters such as weather reporters, teachers, a bus driver and students.
Overall, it was an accomplished production which delighted and entertained the crowd.

The fourth and sixth grade classes being directed by Mrs. Bridget Drummond, the art and music teacher at Northside, as they sing the opening number of the concert The Big Chill. (Photo by Tyler Manning)

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Chamber Discusses Next Year’s Events

On Tuesday, Dec. 20, the Wolf Point Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture discussed changes to upcoming events.

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Competency Hearing Ordered In Lieba Kidnapping And Rape Case

A competency hearing has been ordered for John William Lieba II who was charged in February for the kidnapping, rape, assault and ransom of a four-year-old on the Fort Peck Reservation in Wolf Point.

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