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Feds halt funding for $361M Rocky Boy pipeline

BOX ELDER — Federal officials temporarily stopped funding a $361 million water pipeline for a Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation after learning that millions of project dollars were missing and a Chippewa Cree leader, former State Rep. Tony Belcourt, D-Box Elder, in charge of the project steered federal dollars to a company he owns.

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Kenneth Blatt St. Marks sits at his home in Box Elder. St. Marks, the former chairman of the Chippewa Cree tribe, is participating in a federal investigation into corruption on the reservation that includes money missing from a $361 million pipeline...


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