Wolf Point Herald

Chamber Urges Businesses To Join Organization

As area residents are getting into the swing of the new year, Wolf Point Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture officials stress the importance of being chamber members.
Chamber secretary Julie D’Ambrosio feels the chamber brings a sense of pride to the community and helps “build your community.”

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Students Learning Aspects Of Community Service

 

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A new class offered at Wolf Point High School is providing seniors a chance to get out and serve different parts of the community.
The community service class was started by Wolf Point High School principal Kim Hanks. Keri Sansaver, high school counselor, noted the class is for seniors who are heading for graduation and the class takes place seventh period each school day.

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Dog Saves Man’s Life During Bull Attack

When Patrick O’Brien was attacked by a bull on the Sunday after Christmas, he was awfully glad that his best friend was nearby.
“That’s how close you can get without being dead,” O’Brien, 80, said of the attack that was thwarted when his Australian shepherd/border collie mix, Reno, took charge.

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Shortage Of Pilots Leading to Cancellations Of Cape Air Flights

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Because of a shortage of pilots, Cape Air has been forced to cancel many flights throughout eastern Montana and that includes flights to and from Wolf Point.
“They’ve been quite a few [cancellations]. It’s been probably roughly the last month,” Rick Isle, Wolf Point’s public works director and airport manager, said. “They can’t get enough pilots. I feel for them. They have worked their butts off.”
Plans are being made for an Essential Air Service meeting to be held in Billings later this month.

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Experienced editor starts at the Herald-News

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Bill Vander Weele started as the new editor for The Herald-News and The Searchlight in Culbertson on Monday.
He comes to Wolf Point from the Sidney Herald where he worked for more than 30 years including the last 16 as the twice-weekly newspaper’s editor. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Lakeland College in Sheboygan, Wis.
“What attracted me about coming to Wolf Point is the opportunity to work for a family-run newspaper,” Vander Weele said. “Publisher Darla Downs is known throughout the state as a passionate and professional leader for her newspaper and her community. I’ve known her for many years through newspaper conventions and I look forward to having a great working relationship with her.”

 

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