Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • A daughter was born to Amanda and John Kramme of Broadus on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A daughter was born to Jessica and Johnathan McIntare of Glendive on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A son was born to Shavon and Chad Harmon of Powderville on Tuesday,...
  •   The election for Miles Community College Board of Trustees will be Tuesday at MCC in room 106, with polls open from noon–8 p.m.  Absentee ballots are due at he college by noon on Monday. Three candidates are running for two open seats on the MCC Board of Trustees. The candidates are Garret McFarland (incumbent), Tad Torgerson and...
  •   The race for Montana’s lone seat in the U.S. House has become a crowded one, with five Republican candidates, two Democrats and one Libertarian all vying for the position. With the primary election just weeks away, candidates are canvassing the state in an effort to reach voters with their campaign platforms. One Democratic candidate...
  •   John William McKerlick, 80, of Jordan died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Billings Clinic Hospital after three weeks of Inpatient Cancer Care for acute myeloid leukemia. John and his son, Kenny, were out feeding their livestock when the doctor called with the possible diagnosis. John William McKerlick was born Feb. 2, 1934, in Miles City to...
  •   Despite the rain and cloudy skies, spring and warmer weather has finally come to Miles City. Like the snow melting into the ground, the supplies on the shelves of the Custer County Food Bank are dwindling away. “Just because the weather is nicer doesn’t mean that the food situation has changed,” said Bob Parker, director...
  •   Thad G. “Zeke” Plog, 42, of Miles City, formerly of Oshkosh, Neb., died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in St. Vincent’s HealthCare in Billings of injuries sustained Friday, April 18, 2014, while trimming trees. Mr. Plog was born Dec. 16, 1971, in Ft. Collins, Colo., to Terry and Paula Plog. He joined brother Scott and later...
  •   Dave Rapstad’s life was tragically cut short on Sunday evening April 27, 2014 in an automobile accident near Winston, Montana.  Dave was a happy, joyful, loving man who will be greatly missed by everyone who had the pleasure to meet him. Dave loved life, loved people, and never knew a stranger. He was full of...

April, 2014

  •   Dr. Seuss once wrote that “Like success, failure is many things to many people. With a positive mental attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.” Words to live by, to be certain, and words shared by Montana Gov. Steve Bullock as he...
  •   Norma T. Svihovec, 78, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Billings. Mrs. Svihovec was born Nov. 18, 1935, in Mott, N.D., to Henry H. and Rose C. Neuman Miller. She was raised on the farm and attended Timber Creek Country Grade School south of Mott. She attended school in New England, N.D., Oakland, Calif., and Sacred Heart School in Miles City...
  •   HAMILTON — Velma McDowell LeBlanc, 81, of Hamilton passed away April 27, 2014 in Missoula.  She was born August 2, 1932 in Denver, CO to Delbert and Vera McDowell. In 1950 Velma married Rudy LeBlanc, to that union five children were born and in 1986 the marriage ended. Velma then moved to Hamilton and made a home with William...