Written by John Plestina
Wolf Point students will be plugging in their cell phones and other electronic devices while on sports and other activity trips onboard a new activities bus that Wolf Point School District trustees approved the purchase of Monday, Dec. 14.
The cost of the 2016 Bluebird activity bus is $185,000. The district will trade the existing 2008 Bluebird, which is valued at $30,000, for a cost to the district of $155,500. The district’s Bus Depreciation Fund is the funding source.
Written by Herald-News
A 15-year-old boy was struck by an SUV on Fourth Avenue North in front of Northside Elementary School Monday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m.
No injuries were reported and the boy was taken in a private vehicle to Northeast Montana Health Services - Wolf Point Campus hospital.
Written by Herald-News
Wolf Point High School sophomore Jaki Harada with the hair that was cut off. (Submitted photo)
Wolf Point High School sophomore Jaki Harada has always had long hair and cut her hair only once in her lifetime until now.
A few years ago, she cut off several inches. After finding that it grew back rather quickly, Harada decided she wanted to donate her hair to a worthy cause. With the help of her parents, Jeff and Chelly Harada, several charitable organizations were researched. Harada decided to donate her hair to Wigs for Kids.
Written by Angela Rose Benson
The Roosevelt County Local Emergency Planning Committee held their monthly meeting Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the Fort Peck Tribal Building in Poplar.
During the light-agenda meeting, committee members expressed their concern for how difficult it will be to fill the DES coordinator position when it becomes vacant. While there is no retirement date set for Dan Sietsema, the current Disaster and Emergency Services coordinator, there has been talk that it could happen in the next year.
Written by Beth Pickthorn
Northeast Montana Health Services Charitable Foundation’s Festival of Trees has become a special holiday tradition. The first Festival of Trees fundraiser in 2012 successfully displayed nine donated trees in support of the foundation and hospitals. The community took the event to its heart and backed it enthusiastically at all levels from businesses to individuals to school children.