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Heat For Froid Discussed At Library Board Meeting

Roosevelt County library director Andrea Hayes told The Searchlight that the decision to sort large print books into a special section at the main branch in Wolf Point has been popular with library regulars. The section is mainly fiction titles at this point, but plans are in the works to add to the nonfiction offerings.
Hayes was in attendance at the regular meeting of the Roosevelt County Library board at the main branch in Wolf Point Saturday, Jan. 26. She was joined by library chairperson Laurie Evans, trustee Pat Henry and vice chairperson Gloria Mason.

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Froid Neighborhood Watch Meeting Set For Jan. 29

The town of Froid will be implementing a Neighborhood Watch Program this month. The event kicks off with a community meeting on Tuesday, January 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Froid Community Center. Attendees will be presented with an overview of what the Neighborhood Watch is and what it is not. There will also be a line-up of expert speakers including Roosevelt County Attorney Austin Knudsen, Town of Froid Prosecuting Attorney Laura Christoffersen and a representative from the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Department. Families from Froid and Froid rural areas are encouraged to attend. If you have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Government Reopens For Now

The record-setting government shutdown is officially over, at least temporarily. President Donald Trump agreed Jan. 25 to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations continue over a proposed border wall and border security generally. The government was shut down for an unprecedented 35 days.

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Department Of Revenue Ends Lease With County

The Roosevelt County Commissioners held their regular public meeting at the commissioners office in Wolf Point Tuesday, Jan. 22. Commissioners Gary Macdonald and Gordon Oelkers were in attendance.
The Montana Department of Revenue terminated its lease with the county for a space in the courthouse building, according to a letter from department director Gene Walborn dated Jan. 14.

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