The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Catherine Ellerton
Whitehall Ledger 

Ledger: Looking Back 25 Years: 7/3/1996


This edition of the paper contained the second of a two-part Ledger interview with Harrison area rancher and Montana State Legislator Karl Ohs. Following are brief excerpts from that article.

The FBI was looking for Montana State Legislator Karl Ohs. The name of the Harrison area rancher was on a short list of legislators that the Freemen on the “Justus Township” ranch said they felt they could trust. A long-time friend and ranch employee was the father of a young woman at the Freemen ranch. Ohs was prepared to offer his services as a mediator.

Only days after the 81-day standoff cam...

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