Wolf Point Herald

Fort Peck Summer Theatre Continues 47th Season With Man Of Lamancha

The Tony Award and Oscar-nominated musical Man of Lamancha follows the epic and timeless adventures of unlikely hero Quixote, as he searches for glory, love and victory. The score features The Impossible Dream, which is arguably the most cherished song ever written.

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Red Bottom Celebration A Little Different This Year With Gov. Bullock, Contests, Prizes And A Tour Bus

A few changes are planned for a long-standing tradition in Frazer. The annual Red Bottom Celebration will be held Friday through Sunday, June 17, 18 and 19, at the powwow grounds on the south side of U.S. Hwy. 2, about a mile east of Frazer and 17 miles west of Wolf Point.

Wolf Point, Froid Areas Report Highest Voter Turnout

Roosevelt County voter participation in the June 7 primary election was low with most precincts reporting less than 50 percent participation. Several precincts recorded fewer than 20 percent voting.

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New Jail Construction Begins

A substantial amount of the concrete has been poured for the new Roosevelt County Detention Center on the corner of Dawson Street and First Avenue South. The county commissioners accepted a construction bid of a little more than $11 million from Sletten Construction of Great Falls March 25. The new facility will be considerably larger than the current aging jail and is slated to begin housing inmates in the fall of 2017. At that time, remodeling will begin on the current jail and sheriff’s station adjacent to the construction project. That phase of the project is scheduled for completion in 2018 and will include new offices for the RCSO.

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School Board Approves Hires, Purchases, Superintendent Housing

The Wolf Point School board held a special board meeting on Wednesday, May 25, to approve personnel hires and several purchases.
The board approved offering a $93,000 per year two-year contract to newly hired superintendent Rob Osborne that included district-provided housing. A second option of $95,000/year plus $3,000/year in rent assistance had also been negotiated, but the board felt it was better to offer housing. Several board members were appointed going to begin the hunt for a home to purchase for the superintendent.

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