Wolf Point Herald

Woman Wins $1,000 From H&R Block

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$1,000 Winner
Margaret Olson (right) is congratulated by H&R Block manager Kelly McDermott for being a $1,000 sweepstakes winner.    (Photo by Bill Vander Weele)

Getting her income taxes done early really paid off for Margaret Olson, Poplar, this year.
When Olson had her tax return completed by H&R Block, she was entered into the national company’s 1,000 win, $1,000 daily sweepstakes.

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Public Hearing Planned Regarding MDU’s Rate Increase Proposal

Montana Public Service commissioner Travis Kavulla is urging residents to let their feelings be known during an upcoming public hearing regarding a proposed 21 percent rate increase for MDU customers.
“Now, the next two or three weeks, is the time to comment to the PSC,” Kavulla said.

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Support Needed From Community For Gym Replacement Project

Wolf Point Superintendent of Schools Gary Scott told Wolf Point Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture board members recently that the public needs to play a major role for the replacement project of the school’s gym floor.
Construction on Wolf Point High School’s new gym floor is scheduled to begin with removal of the old flooring March 6.

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Wolf Point’s Young Boxers Enjoying Success, New Home

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Boxing Honors
Boxers earning awards at the fights in Helena were (from left) Katelyn Macdonald, Lance St. Germaine, Orion Garfield, Mason Garfield and Gabe Robinson.
(Photo by Bill Vander Weele)


Success is being created between the walls of the Blue Earth Boxing Club in Wolf Point.
About six months ago, the young boxers started to use the former boys and girls club facility as its gym. Coach Doug Garfield explains Rose Green made the decision to allow the boxers to utilize the Tribal building located on Main Street.
“This is kind of home now,” Garfield said.

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Man Stabbed To Death In Poplar

The Fort Peck Department of Criminal Investigation reports a man in his early 20s was stabbed to death by apparently his girlfriend during the morning hours of Monday, Feb. 1.
Kenny Trottier, the criminal investigations supervisor in Poplar, said the victim was Robert Todd Pinkerton Jr. Reports state that Pinkerton was stabbed once in the chest at about 9:30 a.m. at his residence on the 500 block of D Street East.

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