Wolf Point Herald

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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Unemployment Rate Drops For Roosevelt County, State

The unemployment rate in Roosevelt County has declined during the past year, but the county still ranks in the bottom half compared to the other 55 counties in Montana.
Roosevelt County recorded an unemployment rate in December of 4.8 percent. That’s a decrease of 0.4 percent from a year ago. The Montana Department of Labor notes the county has 4,622 paid individuals which is an increase of 40 from December 2014.

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New McDonald’s Owners Want To Be Active In Town

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New Owners In Wolf Point
Gloria and Paul Ashenbrener were busy on their first day of operations in Wolf Point on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
(Photo by Bill Vander Weele)


Paul and Gloria Ashenbrener have enthusiastically taken over ownership of the Wolf Point McDonald’s and experienced their first business day in Wolf Point on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
“We’re just excited to be here and be part of the community,” Paul said. “It’s all about our customers and employees.”

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