Monthly archive

November, 2014

  •   Barbara Ann Kibler, 86, of Jordan died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at the Garfield County Health Center in Jordan. Barbara Ann Thompson was born to George and Romaine Kearney Thompson on Oct. 9, 1928. She joined sisters Jean and Adele. Later little sister Kay joined the family. Her father was a coal miner and her mother was the secretary for...
  •   Lost dogs don’t always make it home, but there have been two happy endings to lost dog stories in the last few days. “Lady” was found at Fort Keogh, and “Tank” jumped out of his family’s truck near the Broadus interchange. Thanks to the Internet and determined helpers, both are happily home. Shelby Monk...
  •   Helen Fisher died peacefully, with family in attendance on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City at the age of 86 years. She was born July 7, 1928, in Butte, where she grew up and went to Butte schools.  From there, she attended Montana State University in Bozeman, where she met a handsome Irishman from Baker...
  •   Carl Beckman, 85, formerly of Miles City and Belgrade, died peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at the Yuma Medical Center in Yuma, Arizona, surrounded by his loved ones. Mr. Beckman was born April 11, 1929, to John and Effie Beckman. In his early years, Mr. Beckman worked at various shops in Miles City, starting at the Shoe Shop at age 14...
  • A son born to Andrea and Kelly Brown of Baker on Friday, October 31, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare. A daughter was born to Jaimi and Clay Espy on Monday, November 3, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare. A son was born to Josie and Scott Rieger of Ismay on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare.  
  •   Shop & Dine, the season’s largest shopping, dining and charity event in the area promoting a “buy local, support local businesses” message, will be Saturday, Nov. 22. “In a nutshell, 50-plus local businesses are involved in this event,” said Jacki Muri, Certified Fund Raising Executive, CGPA, MSL, and Holy...
  •   Miles Community College’s Heavy Equipment Program students got a good introduction of what’s it like to work in frigid temperatures this week. Three students were on the Spotted Eagle site Thursday putting their learning into action by smoothing the area around the latest new restroom secured by Walleyes Unlimited, and removing...
  •   Charles James Breen died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at the Prairie County Nursing Home in Terry.  He was born Nov. 20, 1921, to Thomas James Breen and Cecil Clark Breen at their home on Pennel Creek near Baker. Mr. Breen joined five older siblings, Nellie, Aileen, William “Ike,” John “Jack” and Robert “Bob....
  •   November’s meeting of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council’s Board was an informative one, with updates given on a variety of projects the MCAEDC is finally seeing come to fruition. Following a brief summary by Board Vice President Tyler Chapmon of a proposed strategy and work plan for the council, Executive Director...
  •   Will Cooney, 39, of Turah, a friend to so many, passed away on the morning of November 16, 2014, with his loving wife by his side.  He will always be remembered for his quick and sincere smile, contagious laugh and caring spirit. Countless people lost a person that could only be called a dear friend, for all who knew him counted him as...