Wolf Point Herald

Federal Indictment Accuses Brockton Man Of Sexual Contact With Child

A 48-year-olf Brockton man appeared in U.S. District Court in Great Falls Tuesday, Dec. 15, for an arraignment on a three-count federal indictment alleging sexual abuse of a child.
Silas John Drum pleaded not guilty to all three charges during an arraignment before U.S. Magistrate John Johnston in Great Falls Tuesday, Dec. 15.
The charges are two counts of aggravated sexual abuse and one count of abusive sexual contact.

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Two Indicted For Bank Embezzlement

A federal grand jury recently indicted two former employees of Independence Bank in Poplar on charges stemming from an alleged embezzlement.
Amanda Mikha Cheri St. Marks, 21, of Wolf Point and Paige Larann Demarce, 26, of Fort Kipp appeared for arraignments before U.S. Magistrate John Johnston in Great Falls Tuesday, Dec. 15.

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Interior Department Partners With Turtle Mountain, Other Tribes For Buy Back

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in North Dakota and Round Valley Indian Tribes of California recently signed agreements with the United States Department of the Interior to reduce land fractionation to begin implementation of the Land Buy-Back Program.

Discrepancy In Culbertson, Bainville And Froid School District Boundaries Resolved

The Roosevelt County Commissioners voted to resolve a discrepancy with school district boundaries of the Culbertson, Bainville and Froid districts Tuesday, Dec. 22.
Clayton Vine, Roosevelt County geographic information systems administrator, said legal description do not match.
The problem was discovered in 2013.

Letter To The Editor About Smoking

Dear Editor:
Every New Year’s Eve, thousands of people across Montana resolve to improve their lives, vowing to give up their bad habits in exchange for healthy lifestyles. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line wants to assist people who attempt to quit tobacco and has free programs designed for all Montanans. The Quit Line has expanded services and now offers a dedicated American Indian Quit Line, dedicated female coaches and additional incentives for pregnant and prenatal women, with electronic enrollment for all services.

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