Monthly archive

March, 2015

  •   The Miles City Area Economic Development Council is taking aggressive steps to get information about the organization out to the public, including devising an action plan illustrating MCAEDC’s roles in past and upcoming projects. Speaking at Thursday’s monthly meeting of the MCAEDC Board of Directors, Past President Mark...
  •    Clarence William Rogge, 98, of Jordan died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at the Garfield County Health Center in Jordan. Mr. Rogge was born on Feb. 9, 1917, to Herman and Anna Rogge at the family home north of Jordan. He was the eldest of six siblings. He grew up on the family ranch, helping care for livestock, breaking horses and farming....
  •   Nels Edwin Boe, 84, of Circle died Friday, March 6, 2015, at his home in Circle. Mr. Boe was born July 6, 1930, in Glendive. He was the third son of Nels R. Boe and Ella Murphy Boe and grew up on their ranch on Dry Creek in northern Wibaux County. The family moved to Beach or Wibaux for school in the winter. When Mr. Boe was in the fourth...
  •   Miles City’s favorite eagles have returned and have at least one egg in the nest on Main Street. Wildlife Biologist Brandi Skone of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said the one egg was noticed on March 3, and the adults are definitely attending to it, with one adult in the nest most of the time.  There may be more eggs. Before...
  •   Lillian Louise (Duncan) Wohlgenant, 87, of Miles City died peacefully at Friendship Villa on Friday, March 6, 2015. She was surrounded by family at the time of her death.   Mrs. Wohlgenant was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, on March 16, 1927, to Edward and Lillian Mousley Duncan. She was the only daughter in her family and had two...
  •   Roberta “Bobbie” Lynn Ryum died unexpectedly in her home at Eagles Manor on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. She was born on June 1, 1953, in Miles City, the daughter of Cecil and Betty Ryum. She attended school in Miles City, graduating from Custer County District High School in 1971.  Following high school graduation she moved...
  •   Kathleen Sloan Combs, born Aug. 5, 1944, in South Dakota and reared and educated in Montana, died Sunday, March 8, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her mother, six siblings, a daughter, a son, and four grandchildren. She was the second of eight children born to Irene (Kearin) Sloan and Arnold Sloan. Her mother,...
  •   Students from the University of Minnesota are joining college students from all over the United States in a spring break program called “Pay It Forward,” which involves a volunteering all around the country. Janelle Grant of “Keep Miles City Beautiful” coordinated with 36 students from Morris, Minn., who came on...
  • In 1915, war was raging across much of Europe. The United States was staying determinedly neutral. However, starting even before war was declared in 1914, the horse buyers from France and England were in Montana, buying horses.   However, even though horses were in demand, selling prices were not great.  “Horse growers who have...
  • A son was born to Kayla Stark and Victor Sturdevant of Miles City on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare.   A daughter was born to Rachel and Seth Svennungsen of Kalispell on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare.