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Former Fort Peck Fine Arts Council Director Accused Of Embezzlement, Money Laundering

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Mary Strand

The Valley County Attorney’s Office filed four felony charges of embezzlement and one for money laundering earlier this month against the former executive director of the Fort Peck Fine Arts Council.
Mary Strand, 58, formerly of Glasgow and currently of North Las Vegas, Nev., is accused of stealing more than $80,200 from the FPFAC, which operates the Fort Peck Summer Theatre.

Elks Donate “Koats For Kids”

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Wolf Point Elks Lodge No. 1764 held a “Koats For Kids” drive during November and December. All sizes of coats and jackets were collected for donations through area schools. Pictured are Elks Club manager Brandi Charette (left) and Northside Elementary School secretary Ann Landsrud during a recent coat delivery.   (Submitted photo)

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Lions Donate For Gym Floor

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The Wolf Point Lions Club donated $2,000 to the fund for the replacement of the aging Wolf Point High School gym floor Friday, Dec. 18. Pictured are Wolf Point School District superintendent Gary Scott (left) and Lions Club treasurer Gary Johnson.  (Photo by John Plestina)

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Transient Accused Of Auto Theft Pleads To Misdemeanor

One of the three transients accused of driving to Glasgow in a stolen pickup truck in August to visit a friend in jail withdrew a previously entered not guilty plea to a felony and pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor charge during a change of plea hearing before District Judge David Cybulski in 15th District Court Wednesday, Dec. 16.

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Poplar Woman Faces Federal Assault Charge

A Poplar woman could face a maximum of 10 years in prison following an indictment by a federal grand jury accusing her of assault with bodily injury.
Sioux Summer Necklace, 25, appeared before Magistrate Judge John Johnston for an arraignment in U.S. District Court in Great Falls Thursday, Dec. 24, and pleaded not guilty to felony assault resulting in serious bodily injury.

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