Wolf Point Herald

Elks Hold Successful Fundraiser Banquet

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A lively game of Heads or Tails was played at the second annual Elks fundraiser dinner Saturday, Jan. 2. Five-year-old Paightyn Stensland was the last one standing and won.

The Wolf Point Elks Lodge #1764 honored the area’s many veterans during their second annual fundraising banquet, held Saturday, Jan. 2.
Lodge officers have deemed the event successful, due to the overwhelming support received from area businesses who donated items for the event and the community members who attended the banquet and purchased tickets for the many prizes.

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School District, Unions ready for round 1

By John Plestina
The Wolf Point School District hopes to avoid a repeat of last year’s more than four months of chaotic negotiations between representatives of the school district and the unions that represent teachers and support staff.

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Roosevelt County Jail Roster For Jan. 7, 2016

(Editor’s Note: The Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office distributes an inmate roster each week with charges and communities of residence to The Herald-News and The Searchlight to help keep the public informed and to illustrate that the jail has been dealing with overcrowding issues in the 17-bed facility. 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.)
As of Jan. 5, there are 11 prisoners in the Roosevelt County facility. Valley County is holding three females and one male.
•John Menz, 31, Poplar: DUI criminal child, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal endangerment, DUI - detectable level of intoxication, driver under the influence of any drug (narcotics);
•Jason Daugherty, 37, Wolf Point: criminal possession of dangerous drugs and resisting arrest warrant;

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Grant for Art


Grant For Art
Instructor Vivian Schultz and Wolf Point’s art department has received a $500 Karen Cox Memorial Grant. Cox was a dedicated Billings teacher who lost her life in a car accident in 2004. The grant program honors her commitment to Montana children and their education. The funds will be used to purchase an i-Pad Pro in order to rework “Coyote stories” to share with young children.  
(Photo by Bill Vander Weele)

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Wolf Point Police and Fire Blotter for Jan. 5

(Editor’s Note: The following blotter is a partial list of activities involving the Wolf Point police and volunteer fire departments between Dec. 28 and Jan. 3. All those arrested or cited are presumed innocent.)
Dec. 28
4:41 p.m., officers reported to a report of a hit-and-run accident at Town Pump. There was minor damage to the vehicle. There were no reported injuries. The incident remains under investigation.
Dec. 29
11 a.m., suspicious activity was reported in the 300 block of Benton Street. Nothing was reported missing. The incident remains under investigation.
11:53 a.m., Joseph Bauer, 21, Wolf Point, was arrested on authority of an outstanding warrant.

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