Emily Joyce McConnell, 73, of Wolf Point died at the Billings Clinic Intermediate Care Center on Sunday, Oct 16, 2022.
She was born at home in Frazer to Twila Marie Long Knife and James J. McConnell (aka Jimmy Skunk). She was the firstborn of 14 siblings. Her nickname was Apples.
She was a member of the Mormon Church and was a devout and faithful Christian. She loved reading the Bible and daily Bible readings.
She was always making donations to different ministries and save the children. She was very caring and loved to help others, as well as her family.
She was raised by her grandmothers, Helen Attacks Four Eagle and Rosaline Long Knife, and her parents. She attended school up to the 8th grade at Frazer. She attended High School in Pierre, S.D., through the 11th grade and later earned her GED. She furthered her education the Job Corps in Clinton, Neb.
She later returned home to Wolf Point where she lived all her life. She married Frank Birdsbill Jr. From this union, they had three sons.
She worked at the Living Good Motel in Summers in the earlier years and later worked as a housekeeper at Faith Home in Wolf Point.
She loved listening to the oldies, such as the Supremes,
The Wolf Point School board ratified a three-year collective bargaining contract during a special meeting on Monday, Nov. 21.
The three-year agreement calls for a 6.5 percent base salary increase for the 2022-2023 school, a 2 percent increase for 2023-2024 and a 2 percent increase for 2024-2025. In addition, there will be longevity pay of $1,750 for 20 or more years of ...
Despite hearing concerns from the public, the Roosevelt County Commissioners approved revising floodplain regulations during its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 22.
During a special public comment meeting regarding the matter, resident Bill Juve noted that if commissioners didnâ€™t pass the new regulations, that the current regulations would still be in effect. Juve also didnâ€...
A notice of application has been filed by Independence Bank to establish a branch office at the Agland Co-op site on the east side of Wolf Point. The official address filed on the application was 603 US Highway 2.
Formerly known as First Security Bank, Independence Bank was founded in 1972 by a group of Havre business owners. They currently have branch locations in Popl...
The Optimist Clubâ€™s annual Angel Tree radiothon will be held this Friday, Dec. 2, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.
The angel tree is a project that the Optimist Club does every year to help provide gifts to families and children who may not receive any gifts for Christmas.
The trees, which can be found around town, have pink and blue angels with childâ€™s age, gender, cloth...
U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., stressed his priority of slowing down fentanyl trafficking during a conference call with Montana media members on Thursday, Nov. 17.
The Securing Americaâ€™s Borders Against Fentanyl Act would provide $20 million to: Develop new technology to target and detect fentanyl being trafficked into the United States; Enhance targeting of counterf...