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Multi-County Fire Jumps River Near Brockton

Multi-County Fire Jumps River Near Brockton


Roosevelt County Fire Warden Mike Olson told the Northern Plains Independent that agencies and resources from across the state were deployed to fight a large fire originating east of Poplar April 30. The fire jumped the Missouri River near Brockton Friday. Fire containment efforts in Roosevelt and Richland counties continued over the weekend. Approximately 4,997 acres burned, said Olson.

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Geno Trial Begins In Wolf Point

Geno Trial Begins In Wolf Point


A murder trial for Clovis Christopher Geno, 55, of Memphis, Tenn., began in the Roosevelt County Courthouse Monday. May 3. Geno was charged on Feb. 20, 2020, with deliberate homicide in the death of Ramona Hilton Naramore, 62. District judge David Cybulski is presiding. Jury selection took place April 28- 30. Naramore was found on Jan. 26, 2020, at the residence she shared with Geno in

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Appreciation Week  Highlights Local Clerks

Appreciation Week Highlights Local Clerks


Professional Municipal Clerks Week (May 2-8) extends appreciation to all municipal and deputy clerks for the services they provide their communities. Clerks serve as the professional link between the citizens, local governing bodies and government agencies. The International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), sponsor of the event, honors clerks for continually striving to improve the administration

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PSC Supports Broadband Expansion In State

PSC Supports Broadband Expansion In State


The Montana Public Service Commission has long recognized that access to a high-speed, reliable broadband network is crucial to Montana’s societal and economic health. The experience of the Covid-19 pandemic has echoed this sentiment. A robust, modern broadband network will enable the state to offer new job opportunities, improve options for health care and education, and generally connect

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Cowgirls Take Third Place  At Richey/Lambert Invite

Cowgirls Take Third Place At Richey/Lambert Invite


The Culbertson Cowgirls accounted for 65 points for third-place honors at the Richey/Lambert track invitational held in Lambert on Friday, April 30. Circle took first with 97 points while Plentywood placed second with 70 points. The top three teams in the boys’ division were Plentywood with 121, Circle with 76 and Fairview with 75.5. Culbertson took eighth with 16 points. Abbey Granbois