Wolf Point Herald

Community Support Great For Elks Building Fundraiser

Heads Or Tails
Ken Wylie (left to right) and Karen Pedersen were the last two standing in the heads or tails game at the Elks banquet Saturday evening. Wylie won the game, winning a extra chance at all the major prizes of the evening. Elks Exalted Ruler Jude McTaggart (in red) and Brian Erwin (on stage) were the judges in the final rounds. (Photo by Tyler Manning)

Over the weekend, the Wolf Point Elks Lodge held their third annual fundraiser banquet in support of their building renovation fund. The banquet was held Saturday, Jan. 14, in the upstairs and downstairs of the Elks Lodge #1764.

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Wolf Point School Board Holds First Meeting Of The Year

The Wolf Point School board held their first meeting of 2017 Jan. 9. They hired a new school psychologist for the spring semester as well as further discussing the cold weather bus issues they are facing. They also hired coaches and other staff for spring sports and approved the senior trip for the class of 2017.

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Commissioners Pass 2017 Resolutions In Oelkers’ First Meeting

The Roosevelt County Commissioners had their first regular meeting of the year Jan. 3. It also marked the first meeting with new commissioner Gordon Oelkers, former Culbertson mayor, who took the place of Darrel Synan following the 2016 election.

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Leaking Water Tank Causes Slush Build-up On North Side

In the late evening of Wednesday, Dec. 28, the City of Wolf Point was alerted to a leak in the middle water tank on the 500 block of Indian Street. The tank, which was built in 1966, was dumping approximately 10 to 15 gallons of water per minute onto the streets on the northwest side of the community, according to Wolf Point Mayor Chris Dschaak.

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Northside Presents The Big Chill

On Thursday, Dec. 15, the Northside Elementary School fourth- and sixth-graders performed their winter concert in the Wolf Point High School auditorium.
This year’s presentation was called The Big Chill (Hoping for a Snow Day) and was basically about children in school hoping for a snow day.
The presentation was directed by Bridget Drummond, art and music teacher at Northside.
The presentation included several classic songs like Jingle Bell Rock and Frosty the Snowman along with various breaks from singing during which students would act out the parts of various characters such as weather reporters, teachers, a bus driver and students.
Overall, it was an accomplished production which delighted and entertained the crowd.

The fourth and sixth grade classes being directed by Mrs. Bridget Drummond, the art and music teacher at Northside, as they sing the opening number of the concert The Big Chill. (Photo by Tyler Manning)

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