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County Health Board Discusses Potential MOU With Tribes

The Roosevelt County Health Department could pursue a memorandum of understanding with the Fort Peck Tribes regarding sanitation officers in the area. Discussion took place at a meeting of the Roosevelt County health board, Aug. 20, with officials from both entities present.

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Storm Brings Severe Damage, Derails Train

Severe weather was seen in many areas across eastern Roosevelt County, Richland County, northern Valley County and Sheridan County on the afternoon of Saturday, July 21. The storm brought severe damage to the community of Froid and golf ball-sized hail in many areas throughout the region and caused the derailment of 11 double-stacked Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad cars east of Culbertson.

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Froid, Poplar School Districts Disagree On Land Acquisition

The Froid and Poplar school districts met in the Roosevelt County courthouse Thursday, Aug. 9, over a land acquisition dispute initiated by the Froid school district.

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Commissioners Approved Rural Fire Rotation, County Official Salaries

At the regular meeting of the Roosevelt County Commissioners July 24, salaries were set for county officials and a rotation for the rural fire departments was established. Additionally, Commissioner Gordon Oelkers sought a price estimate from Interstate Engineering for a cost assessment on bridge repairs.

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