Wolf Point Herald

Man Dies In Fatality Near Poplar

A Poplar man died from injuries suffered in a one-vehicle crash near Poplar on Monday, Feb. 29.
The Montana Highway Patrol reports that Jay D. Grandchamp, 25, was heading southbound on Dark Road at 6 p.m. when he went onto the east shoulder. The vehicle went over a hill and rolled multiple times.
The driver was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Alcohol use and speed are both considered factors that caused the accident. The man was not wearing a seat belt.
The accident marked Montana’s 22nd fatality on roads during 2016.

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Area Experiences Big Change In Weather During Four-Day Span

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Aaden Peterson, left, and Breyden Vrooman take advantage of the above 70-degree weather to blow bubbles at the playground of Northside Elementary School on Sunday, March 6.
(Photo by Bill Vander Weele)

Wolf Point and northeastern Montana experienced weather to its extreme recently as conditions went from a sizable snow fall on Wednesday, March 2, to temperatures in the 70s during the weekend.
The National Weather Service, Glasgow, reports that Wolf Point received 4 inches of snow on March 2. The record amount for that date was 5 inches in 1982.

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Smith Files For Senate Race

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A veteran legislator has thrown his hat into the ring for the State Senate District 16 race.
Smith, a Democrat, has been a member of both the Montana House of Representatives and Montana Senate.

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Task Force Points Out High Costs Of DUIs

Members of the Roosevelt County DUI Task Force had an opportunity to attend two large meetings during April to gain additional information regarding impaired drivers.

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Suspect makes not guilty pleas

A massive search for a 4-year-old girl who was abducted Friday evening from a park across the street from her West End home in Wolf Point ended in happiness more than 38 hours after the initial report. The child, who turned 5 on Sunday, Feb. 28, was found alive at 11:20 a.m. Sunday, a few miles outside of Wolf Point. She had been reported abducted from a Wolf Point park at about 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26.

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