Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Report
The Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office responded to 48 calls between Feb. 18-26. Deputies responded to a report of a fire in Fort Kipp. They observed signs of a fire that was extinguished. The homeowner said that a cigarette accidentally created a small fire, but everything was now OK. Deputies told the Culbertson Fire Department that assistance wasn’t needed.
Roosevelt County Jail Roster
Prisoners housed in the Roosevelt County Detention Center over the past week included: Caeland Ackerman, 23, Billings, hold for other agency. Savas Baier-Howard, 27, Billings, hold for other agency. Ricky Bain, 65, Plentywood, sexual assault. Robert Biggs, 49, Portland, Ore., hold for other agency. Sam Birdtail Sr., 35, Wolf Point,...
Brockton Superintendent Mike Thomas Placed on Leave Amid School Violence, Budget Woes
Brockton Public Schools Superintendent Mike Thomas was shoved into the spotlight and onto paid leave, following an explosive school committee meeting yesterday night. Just as community members aired grievances over recent high school violence, Thomas, who had tendered his retirement amidst a glaring $14 million budget deficit, decided to walk it back, according to NBC Boston. He claimed his presence might have averted the chaos that unfolded at Brockton High. However, the committee was having none of it, swiftly voting to place him on paid administrative leave.
Hearing Date Set For County Road Dispute
A court hearing has been set for May 22 regarding the road dispute between Lynn Labatte and Roosevelt County. During a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20, Labatte noted that closing Road 1018 at the T going northsouth to 2058 would eliminate traffic going to his residence. Labatte is seeking the...
Bainville Council Talks Sidewalk Repairs
The regular meeting of the Bainville Town Council was called to order at 7 p.m. Feb. 12, at the Bainville town hall. Guests included Diane Panasuk, Eric Newton and Kari Glas. Council member Will Rathbun moved to approve regular meeting minutes for Jan. 8 and the motion passed unanimously. During...
Trustees Offer Contracts For Next School Year
The Culbertson School Board approved the contracts of administrators and teachers during its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Mike Olson was offered contracts to serve as junior high/high school principal and technology systems coordinator. Janessa Parenteau was offered contracts for elementary principal and curriculum director. Tenure teaching contracts renewed were...
Commissioners Consider Bids For Slab Project
Three bids were received for a project during a special meeting by Roosevelt County commissioners held on Thursday, Feb. 22. The project is for a slab replacement on County Road 2031, which is located between Wolf Point and Scobey about a quarter mile from the Roosevelt County and Daniels County border.
Eastern C girls: Defending champ Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale joins Plentywood, Scobey, Bainville in semifinals
GLASGOW — Defending Class C state champion Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale opened its Eastern C divisional girls basketball slate in style with a 66-16 win over Savage at Glasgow High School on Thursday. The Mavericks joined previous victors Plentywood, Scobey and Bainville as first-round winners, with all advancing to the semifinals. Plentywood...
Eldridges Honored Latest Recipients Of Above & Beyond Award
The Fairview Chamber of Commerce awarded its Above & Beyond for Fairview to Paul and Joan Eldridge in recognition of their tireless work for the chamber, the Friends of the Fairview Bridge and the community. The couple was instrumental in the creation of the Lighting of the Bridge and the...
Highschool Basketball | 28 February Circle Boys Game Notice
The Circle Boys Basketball team will have a Playoff game with Culbertson(Culbertson, MT) on 28 February, 2024, 6 PM. As of now, Wildcats has won 5 games and lost 3 games, and the winning rate is 0.625.
Shopping Spree Winner
Reynolds Market store manager Loren Kutzler congratulates Wade Hartle, Sidney, on his remarkable 4-minute shopping spree, where he gathered over $1,200 worth of groceries for the Richland County Food Bank. Wade's name was drawn as the winner during the Reynolds Market Holiday Open House in December. Despite the recent loss of his beloved wife, Daniela, to cancer, Wade chose to honor her memory by donating the spree's items to the food bank. Both Wade and Daniela shared a passion for helping others, making this heartfelt gesture especially meaningful. The celebration of Daniela's life will take place on Feb. 29 at Limitless Church (Assembly of God), with dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. followed by a service at 6:15 p.m. (Submitted photo)
Korejwo To Give Update On Bioenergy From Sugar Beets
Casey Korejwo, Greenwood Renewable Ventures COO and president, will speak at MonDak Ag Days at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 7, on the future of sugar beets as a biofuel and give an update on the progress being made to develop a renewable energy plant just north of Fairview. For almost...
Choices Limited In Richland County Primary Election
With the March 11 deadline for filing coming very quickly, primary election voters in Richland County have few options in local races. County Commissioner Duane Mitchell and Clerk of District Court Janice Klempel are, so far, running unopposed. With redistricting completed, Richland County has become two districts with Hwy. 200...
MonDak Ag Days & Trade Show March 7-8
MonDak Ag Days & Trade Show is scheduled for March 7-8 at the Richland County Event Center Sidney. The trade show will open Thursday at 8 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. and again on Friday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be vendors onsite with their information, products, and services. Breakfast will be served both days with the Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce hosting on Thursday and Richland County Farm Bureau hosting on Friday. Lunch will be available at the Event Center both days, as well. In leu of the traditional banquet, the MonDak Ag Days Committee invites the vendors and the ag community to join us in a pitchfork fondue! The Pitchfork Fondue will be onsite at the Richland County Event Center. In addition to a great meal, the Pitchfork Fondue will have a cash bar hosted by the Ranger Lounge and Casino and live music.
LYIP Hosts Annual Meeting Feb. 23
The Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project held its annual meeting Friday, Feb. 23 at the Sidney Moose Lodge guided by the irrepressible Richard Cayko, Board of Control and District 2 president. A delicious dinner was served by the Women of the Moose, with efficient table clean-up by members of the Fairview FFA. Fairview FFA members have been helping at the meeting for several years but this time capped off their projects during National FFA Week.
Improving Grazing Practices & How Ranchers Can Make Carbon Credits Work Panel To Speak At MonDak Ag Days March 7
Chris Mehus, Chelsea Phipps, Tara Povalish will take the stage on Thursday, March 7 at MonDak Ag Days to speak on improving grazing practices and how ranchers can make carbon credits work for their operation. Ag Days is held at the Richland County Event Center, and all educational speakers are...
K9 helps apprehend stolen vehicle suspects in Roosevelt County
WOLF POINT, Mont. - According to a release from Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office (RCSO), at approximately 5:00 p.m on Feb 20, RCSO, the McCone County Sheriff's Office, Montana Highway Patrol, and the Wolf Point Police Department called upon RSCO K9 Hati and her handler to provide crucial assistance in apprehending two suspects who allegedly had stolen a vehicle from a business in Wolf Point.
County Spelling Bee
Earning honors at the Roosevelt County Spelling Bee were (from left) Liberty Boadle of Poplar in first, Rhian Tumonong of Wolf Point in second, Jaden Eder of Poplar in third, Anessa Summers of Wolf Point in fourth and Soren Batt of Bainville in fifth. The competition was held at Frontier School on Friday, Feb. 18.
Livestock Risk Protection Subject Of Ag Days Presentation
Ranchers take risks every day, with their livelihood subject to weather, disease, and markets. On Thursday, March 7, Wendy Becker will speak about the new, more rancher friendly, Livestock Risk Protection insurance policy that is designed to insure against declining market prices. The federally subsidized program which is available through...
Froid/Lake Girls Lose To Savage, 38-34
After trailing by 16 points early in the third quarter, the Froid/Lake Red Hawks lost a tough 38-34 opening-round game against Savage in the first round of the girls’ tournament on Wednesday. Down by a 29-13 margin during the first couple minutes of the second half, the Red Hawks...