Monthly archive

November, 2014

  •    Tami Gulden James, 65, of Miles City died Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at her home in Miles City. She was born May 30, 1949, to Victor and Carolyn Elizabeth “Bette” Hall Larson. Her parents met at The Galen Tuberculosis Sanitarium as patients. Her relationship with her father and a brother, Gary of Deer Lodge, was severed when...
  •   Leo W. Haagenson, 83, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at Our Lady of Peace Hospice Home. Mr. Haagenson was born in Baker on March 9, 1931, the son of Frank and Elsie Schulz Haagenson. He grew up in Miles City, served in the Montana, North Dakota and Minnesota Army and Air National Guard, worked for The Federal...
  •   City staff and members of Kadmas, Lee and Jackson Engineering met at Miles Community College Oct. 23 to report on the preliminary draft of the Miles City Flood Assessment Study for interested citizens, presenting several possible scenarios to deal with Miles City’s flooding issues. Molly Sullivan, Carl Johnson and Joel Paulsen of KLJ...
  •   On Tuesday voters will go out and decide state and county races along with a few ballot issues.  The Custer County Election Office reports that 1,736 absentee ballots were sent out but at presstime did not have a count on how many have been returned. Absentee voting at the courthouse closed at noon today. For those not voting absentee...
  •   Kenneth Eric “Kenny” Berge, 66, of Lemmon, South Dakota, died suddenly on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at his home in Lemmon. Mr. Berge was born Feb. 17, 1948, in Northfield, Minnesota, to Ernest and Marion Wood Berge. He attended Castle Rock Grade School and graduated from Northfield High School in 1966. He served in the Minnesota...
  •   Larry Lee Huckins, 73, of Amidon, North Dakota, died at Southwest Healthcare in Bowman, North Dakota, on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, where he had been hospitalized for nearly three years due to a stroke. Mr. Huckins was born in Broadus on Sept. 10, 1941, to Clifford and Alyne Huckins. He graduated from Broadus High School in 1959 where he played...
  •   LaVerne Mary Dilbeck, 87, died in Jim and Nancy Nielsen’s home on October 23, 2014, after a lengthy illness with family members by her side. She never complained, maintaining a brave and cheerful outlook. LaVerne was born in Fargo, ND on June 24, 1927 to Vern and Myrtle Pickart. She lived most of her youth in Miles City, Mt. and was...
  •                In a wild finish, the Custer County District High School Cowboy football team pulled out a thrilling 48-47 overtime win over Havre in their first-round playoff game today at Connors Stadium.                With 2:19...

October, 2014

  • Lee Randall, who is currently serving as Representative for Montana House District 39, is running for re-election this year in District 37. Randall is the Republican candidate for the office and first assumed office in the Montana House in 2009. Born and raised on a cattle ranch southwest of Broadus, Randall graduated from Powder River County...
  •   Dixie Rieger of Miles City is running for the Montana House District 37 seat on the Democratic ticket.  She is a graduate of Plevna High School and attended the University of North Dakota in Williston on a basketball scholarship, where she graduated with an associate of arts degree in education. Rieger transferred to Eastern Montana...