Monthly archive

September, 2014

  •   Marilyn “Lyn” Neuhardt, 79, lost her battle with lung cancer on June 19, 2014 at her home in Everett, Washington.  Lyn was born on February 13, 1935 to Edward and Marie Alexander Neuhardt in Circle, Montana. She grew up on the family ranch in Circle, where her father raised cattle and they grew many of their own vegetables...
  •   Betty Daniels Arneson died May 22, 2014 while living in Miles City, MT at the age of 89.  She was born on the family farm in Richland County, MT July 22, 1924 to Charles Daniels and Ruby Esler Daniels. Betty was educated at nearby East Lone Butte country school and graduated from Sidney High School in Sidney, MT in 1942. She attended...
  • A daughter was born to Shiloh and Cameron Leonhardt of Forsyth on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Mariah Weekley and Jeramy Preston of Miles City on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Lydianne and David Jurica of Powderville on...
  • A son was born to Jessica and Kody Garza of Miles City on Monday, August 25, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare. A son was born to Amber and Aaron Arthur of Miles City on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare.
  •   The proposed Ag Advancement Center project at Miles Community College took a major step forward this week, courtesy of the largest single donation in school history. MCC issued a press release Tuesday, announcing an anonymous gift of $1 million toward the Ag Advancement Center. MCC President Stacy Klippenstein said he was overwhelmed by the...
  •   By Star Staff Kickoff events for the fifth “Out of Darkness Walk” in Miles City begin Friday, Sept. 5. The Out of Darkness Walk is an event to raise awareness about the tragedy of suicide and to collect funds toward prevention services. These events will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at the FamFest at Jaycee Park before the Custer...
  •   Once a month, the county commissioners approve the claims from the previous month. This is done today, but in 1914, some of the claims they paid seem rather amusing to modern eyes. For example, among the August claims of 1914 are “Arnold’s Inc., broom for jail, $.65.” The Arnolds were the Arnold brothers, who owned several...
  •   Jacklyn Ruth “Jackie” Gartner Gilman of Powell, Wyoming, died surrounded by her family on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.  She was born on Nov. 19, 1940, to Joseph “Joe” and Mary Kathryn Gartner in Sidney. She graduated from Sidney High School in 1958.  After graduation she attended cosmetology school and used...
  •   Betty Jane Stephenson Butler was born on Oct. 26, 1924, and died on the early evening of Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at the age of 89. She was born in Cass County, Missouri, and moved with her parents and three brothers to the west. She graduated from high school in Fromberg at the age of 16 years. She continued her education by going to nurses...
  •   Rhoda Rae Strait, 48, of Miles City died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. She was born June 6, 1966, to Francis John Strait and Barbara Ann Strait (Mulkey) in the small town of Ekalaka.  Her father was a hard working truck driver, who at one time ran and owned a feed store. Her mother was a cook at the school and later on continued cooking as...