Wolf Point Herald

County Approves Bid For Jail Project

Roosevelt County commissioners accepted the bid from Sletten Construction to serve as the contractor for the county’s new jail building project during a special meeting Friday, March 25.
Commission presiding officer Duane Nygaard made the motion for Sletten as he noted the importance of experience in such a project. Commissioners said Sletten has built about 20 jails, including larger ones than the Roosevelt County project.

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Lumberyard Seeks Abatement

A public meeting was conducted on Tuesday, March 22, to cover a tax abatement request by Farmers Union Lumber  as the co-op company makes plans to improve its business.
“The bigger we get, the better it is for everybody. We want to be a one-stop shop,” Dave Fyfe, manager at Farmers Union Lumber, said. “I know it’s highly needed in Wolf Point and will definitely improve our business.”

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Wolf Point Students Selected For HOBY

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HOBY Representatives
Wolf Point High School sophomores Anamarie Long and Tyler Smith (alternate) were selected for the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference that takes place in Bozeman on June 9-12.
(Photo by Bill Vander Weele)

 

Anamarie Long, a sophomore, has been selected as the Wolf Point High School delegate for this summer’s Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference. Tyler Smith, also a sophomore, was named as the alternate.
A committee goes through the application process to select the winners. Students write short essays as part of the process.

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City Council Approves Water Service Agreement

After receiving encouraging words from tribal officials, the Wolf Point City Council approved the water service agreement with the Assiniboine and Sioux Rural Water System during its monthly meeting Monday, March 21.

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Commission Approves Settlement Between MDU, Consumer Advocates

The Montana Public Service Commission issued an order Friday, March 25, approving an electricity rate settlement between Montana-Dakota Utilities, the Montana Consumer Counsel and the Large Customer Group.

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