Wolf Point Herald

Frontier School Board OKs 13 Out-Of District Students

Frontier School trustees approved 13 out-of-district enrollments during the monthly school board meeting, Monday, Aug. 11.
In other business, the board approved Austin Wortman as a custodian and bus driver, pending completion of a driver training program.
Marianne Rees was approved to coach volleyball and be athletic director.
The board also approved staff handbook changes.
Auditor Ross Stalcup made a presentation to the board.
The board will hold a special budget meeting Aug. 14 at 6 p.m.

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Council Authorizes $20K For Centennial

The Wolf Point City Council authorized a $20,000 donation, Monday, Aug. 11, to help fund the Centennial celebration, which will be held during the 2015 Wild Horse Stampede.
Funding will come from oil severance money.

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Child Killed In Sheridan County ATV Crash

A 4-year-old girl died Thursday, Aug. 7, in an ATV accident near Dagmar, in Sheridan County, about 40 miles northeast of Froid.
The Montana Highway Patrol reported that a 19-year-old man was driving a 2007 Polaris ATV across a field with the child riding as a passenger when the accident occurred at about 8:30 p.m.
According to the MHP, the driver made a sharp turn on a hill while going backwards and the ATV turned over onto its side.
The child was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was transported to a hospital with undisclosed injuries.
The names have not been released.

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No Local Candidates Among 42 Who Failed To File Campaign Finance Reports

The office of the Montana commissioner of political practices said none of the 42 candidates for state and local offices who failed to file campaign finance reports are from Roosevelt County.
The 42 candidates who didn’t meet filing deadlines were facing removal from the general election ballot if they didn’t file campaign finance reports by Wednesday, Aug. 13.
Commissioner Jonathan Motl issued his decision, Friday, July 8, in response to a complaint filed earlier last week by Bowen Greenwood, the executive director of the Montana Republican Party, that several Democratic candidates had not filed. There are Republicans on the list as well.
Sixteen legislative candidates and 26 local government candidates failed to file.

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Fort Peck Summer Theatre Concludes 45th Season With A Grand Night For Singing

Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals are amongst the most requested titles at the Fort Peck Summer Theatre and, in return, the company is pleased to present A Grand Night for Singing, featuring nearly 30 of their greatest songs, from such shows as South Pacific, The Sound of Music and The King and I.
This magical evening of song and dance debuted on Broadway to critical and audience praise in 1994.
The production marks the return of Shannon McMillan, whose many FPST roles include Rusty in Footloose, Roxie in Chicago and Penny in Hairspray, along with Jerome Jaymes, Em Laudeman and Mikaela Loya, all recently featured in Shrek, and artistic director Andy Meyers.
Joining the five-person cast is Lizzie Hatfield on piano, who also serves as musical director.
A Grand Night for Singing is directed by Heather Adams, who choreographed last season’s production of The Music Man.
The design staff is Mike Fink, scenic; Sarah Bell, costumes; Spencer Perry, lights; and Mike Rukstad, sound. Megan Wiltshire serves as stage manager for the production.
Performances are Aug. 15-31: Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinées at 4 p.m.
For tickets and more information, call the Fort Peck box office at 526- 9943.
A Grand Night for Singing concludes the record- breaking 45th season, but the staff and board is looking forward to a huge line-up of new and exciting productions for the 46th season.

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