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Feds halt funds for $361M water project

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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 project to bring fresh drinking water to the reservation and parts of north-central Montana.

BOX ELDER — Federal officials temporarily stopped funding a $361 million water pipeline for Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation and parts of north-central Montana after learning that millions of project dollars were missing and a Chippewa Cree...


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