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 Local    May 23, 2016

Plain Green on trial: Judge rejects tribal immunity claim, will allow lending suit

MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA — A federal judge in Vermont has rejected Montana tribal officials’ claims of sovereign immunity and said that he will hear a civil case alleging the tribe’s online payday lending company illegally preys on...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 23, 2016

Box Elder celebrates, graduates Class of 2016

There was a sense of delight in the air as people walked into the gym at Box Elder High School for graduation ceremonies Saturday. People carried wrapped gifts and helium-filled balloons reading...

 
 Opinion    May 23, 2016

Celebrating Box Elder spirit

If a year from now you are in need of a healthy dose of inspiration, drop into commencement ceremonies at Box Elder High School. This is a great time of the year for those of us in the news business. We get to cover graduation ceremonies at school...

 
 By Matt Volz    Local    May 20, 2016

Judge rejects tribal immunity in Plain Green case

HELENA (AP) — A federal judge in Vermont has rejected Montana tribal officials' claims of sovereign immunity and said that he will hear a civil case alleging the tribe's online payday lending company illegally preys on poor borrowers. U.S....

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 17, 2016

Rocky Boy voting office open and running

The Hill County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has reminded voters that, after coming to an agreement with the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation, it has opened each Wednesday on the reservation an alternative voting office for...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    May 13, 2016

Montes runs for state Senate

She has been a part of tribal government on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation for years, but LeAnn Montes hopes to enter the halls of state government in Helena as a lawmaker next year. Montes, the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    May 12, 2016

Favel vies for state Senate seat

In fewer than four weeks, the name Bobbi Jo Favel will appear on ballots from Box Elder to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. Favel, a Democrat, is hoping to be her party's standard bearer in the race...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    May 9, 2016

15 graduates honored at Stone Child

Stone Child College on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation held its graduation ceremony Friday in the Jon Morsette Vo-Tech Center on campus. The 15-member graduating class received degrees in elementary...

 
 Local    May 6, 2016

Stone Child business students earn leadership award

From American Indian Business Leaders The American Indian Business Leaders National Organization consists of 1,800 members from all over the United States. Each year, high school, college and university students compete within their own academic...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    May 5, 2016

Satellite voting office set for Rocky Boy

Hill and Chouteau counties have arrived at an agreement with the Chippewa Cree of Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation to have a temporary satellite election office in the lead up to this June's primary elections. The office, which will be operated by...

 
 By John Kelleher    Local    May 2, 2016

A step back to the early 20th century

Women attired in 1910 dresses with wide-brimmed, beautifully decorated hats walked in the door of the ballroom at Best Western Plus Havre Inn and Suites Saturday afternoon. They were escorted to their...

 
 Local    April 29, 2016

Agenda: Hill County Commission

MONDAY 11 a.m. — Bear Paw Development — grant review 2 p.m. — Havre Area Chamber of Commerce 5:30 p.m. — Park Board meeting TUESDAY 9:30 a.m. — Web program demonstration 10:30 a.m. — MACo safety visit 1 p.m. — Tax appeal board...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 28, 2016

Juneau stumps at Rocky Boy, Havre

While she launches her congressional campaign, Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau visited Stone Child College Wednesday, as students, faculty and tribal leaders crowded the...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    April 27, 2016

Gun found near Box Elder school, schools closed

Box Elder Public Schools have been closed today because a gun was found in the area of the school. Hill County Sheriff Don Brostrom said the gun was found "somewhere in the area of the school." Chippewa Cree Police, which patrol Rocky Boy’s Indian...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 26, 2016

Break-in reported at Rocky Boy clinic, drugs taken

The FBI and Rocky Boy Police are investigating a break-in at the Chippewa Cree Health Center Pharmacy. Two intruders allegedly broke into the health clinic and stole several medications over the...

 
 Local    April 22, 2016

Court denies Belcourt's appeal

HELENA (AP) — An appeals court has upheld a former Montana legislator's 7 ½-year prison sentence for his involvement in a corruption scheme on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation. Tony Belcourt had sought a lighter sentence and a reduction of the...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 19, 2016

New manager reaches out to Rocky Boy for fair

In an attempt to reach out to the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, Bob Horne, the new manager of the Great Northern Fairgrounds, introduced himself to members of the Chippewa Cree Business Committee...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 18, 2016

Meyers outlines policies before GOP group

Less than two years after state Rep. Bruce Meyers, R-Box Elder, was elected to the Montana House of Representatives, the freshman lawmaker is running for the state Senate. Meyers is mounting a...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 14, 2016

Sunchild's appeal on embezzlement sentence denied

A panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied Wednesday an appeal filed by a former chair of the Chippewa Cree tribal council saying he was sentenced too harshly for his role in corruption and...

 
 Local    April 13, 2016

Rocky Boy lending partner charged with kickback scheme

MATT VOLZ Associated Press HELENA — A grand jury has charged a former business partner of Montana’s Chippewa Cree Tribe with conspiring with tribal officials to skim millions of dollars from Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation’s successful online...

 
 By MATT VOLZ    Local    April 12, 2016

Encore, ex-partner in Rocky Boy lending company, is indicted

HELENA (AP) — A grand jury has charged a former business partner of Montana's Chippewa Cree Tribe with conspiring with tribal officials to skim millions of dollars from the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation's successful online payday lending company. En...

 
 Local    April 8, 2016

Agenda: Hill County Commission

MONDAY 10 a.m. – Hill County Tax Appeal Board meeting 1:30 p.m.– Building Manager Anez TUESDAY 10: a.m.– Semi Annual MDT road meeting 10:30 p.m. – LEPC meeting 1:30 p.m. – 911 Committee WEDNESDAY 3 p.m. – Park Board meeting THURSDAY 9:30...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 8, 2016

Stone Child looks at health care, four-year teacher degrees

A pilot program to train emergency medical technicians and plans for the college to offer its first baccalaureate program were some of the topics Stone Child College President Nate St. Pierre discussed with former Lt. Gov Angela McLean when she...

 
 By Alex Ross    Local    April 7, 2016

Box Elder Bots on their way to Billings competition

For six months the Box Elder Bots have been getting together twice a week to design, assemble and transform a box of wires and metal parts into a functioning robot. The Bots are a group of six high...

 
 By Paul Dragu    Local    March 30, 2016

New indictments unsealed on Rocky Boy corruption

Kevin David McGovern of Billings and former Chippewa Cree Tribal Business Committee member Brian Kelly Eagleman are the latest to be accused of being involved in the convoluted Rocky Boy embezzlement scandals that have already landed several people...

 

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