Wolf Point Herald

Healing Ride Takes Place In Area By Dakota 38 Plus 2 Group

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Riders
The Dakota 38 Plus 2 riders head toward Wolf Point during their healing ride on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The group also completed a ride to Frazer during the week. (Photo by Bill Vander Weele)

 

As part of an effort for increased awareness of suicides and meth use in the area, the Dakota 38 Plus 2 organization rode on horseback between Poplar and Wolf Point on Wednesday, Feb. 24.
Courage Crawford, tribal parole officer, organized the ride as part of the Creator’s Gain’s winter camp. He explains that Dakota 38 Plus 2 was the vision of his uncle Jim Miller, who is a Lakota spiritual leader.

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Authorities Rescue Abducted Girl in Wolf Point Area

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A search that lasted more than 38 hours ended in happiness when Maci Lilley, who turned 5 on Sunday, Feb. 28, was found alive at about 11:20 a.m. Sunday, a few miles outside of Wolf Point. She was reported abducted from a Wolf Point park at about 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26.

 

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Veterans Honored During Local Ceremony

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Medals Awarded
Relatives (from left to right) Lance Fourstar, Judy Fourstar and Roger White Jr. accept a medal in honor of Robert Fourstar during a ceremony in Poplar on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the Poplar Cultural Center.
(Photo by Bill Vander Weele)

Tribal veterans were honored with medals and certificates during a ceremony held at Poplar Cultural Center on Wednesday, Feb. 24.
Charles Headdress, tribal vice chairman, said this was the third time during the last two years that such a ceremony took place.

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At Tournament Time, Former Coach Remembers Highlights On The Court

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Tournament Success
Poplar Superintendent of Schools Jim Baldwin’s coaching success has included a state championship in Wolf Point and several district titles in Lambert.    (Photo by Bill Vander Weele)

 

When Jim Baldwin was a senior at Minot State University, a small town near Minot, Deering, N.D., was in need of a basketball coach. The 21-year-old applied and the long coaching career of Baldwin started its path to many victories and tournament championships.

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School Works On Parking Lot, Track Repair Projects

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Parking Lot Problems
Vehicles skirt the “lakes” in  the Wolf Point High School parking lot during the Eastern C divisional basketball tournament.
(Photo by Bill Vander Weele)


Although raising funds for a new gym floor at the high school is in the spotlight, the gym floor is certainly not the only maintenance project on the horizon for Wolf Point High School.
Wolf Point School superintendent Gary Scott is in the process of applying for a Quality School Grant for $862,000 to help fund repairs on the high school’s parking lot.

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