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February, 2015

  •   Lola Beatrice Williams Schreiber, 97, of Miles City died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Miles City. Mrs. Schreiber was born on Dec. 15, 1917, in Miles City, the daughter of Art Williams and Ida May Osmer Williams. She was the fourth child. She attended, Washington and Garfield schools and graduated from Custer County High School in 1935. She...
  •   While Rachelle Weyerbacher is finishing up her high school career in Miles City, her thoughts are often with children in Uganda who aren’t lucky enough to attend school in a safe environment, and who don’t have clean water or medical supplies. But she isn’t content to just think about it; Rachelle is determined to make a...
  •   On January 31, 2015, Montana Pro Rodeo held their 12th Annual “Hall and Wall of Fame Banquet and Gathering” in Billings. The primary purpose of the event - aside from eating prime rib and chatting with friends - is to present several annual awards. This year’s awards presented the 100-plus-year-old Miles City Saddlery and...
  •   When Bryce Anderson and other volunteers at the Custer County Community Table came into their space at the Veterans Administration Medical Center after the weekend, they found that their freezer had failed over the week. “We came in this morning and the freezer was dripping,” Anderson said Monday. “The meat was completely...
  •   Bernice Imogene Eaton Canon, 95, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. She was born on Nov. 2, 1919, to Lena Grace Allen Eaton and John William Eaton Jr. at Moorcroft, Wyoming. She spent her younger years as an only child growing up on a homestead at the head of Dry Creek, just over the Wyoming line. Mrs. Canon...
  •   Viola Darlene Irion, 98, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at Prairie Community Nursing Home in Terry. She was born at home in Watkins to Fred and Anna Marie Malicote on Aug. 5, 1916. She graduated from Brockway High School and Eastern Montana College of Education in Billings. On Dec. 23, 1938, she married Albert Irion. They had a wonderful...
  •   Alice May Bickel, 86, died in her home on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. She was born Dec. 9, 1928, in Brusett, the third child to Amos and Iva (Heiss) Spracklin. She attended school in Garfield County. After obtaining her high school diploma, she took bookkeeping classes.  She and Ferdinand H. Bickel were married on Oct. 7, 1945. They farmed...
  •   With the weather looking to cooperate, the 23rd Annual Cowtown Beef Breeders Show looks to be one of the most successful in years when it opens on Friday, February 6. This year, there are 32 pens registered, with nine different breeds, and breeders coming from Montana, Wyoming and South Dakota expected. In addition to the pens of yearling...

January, 2015

  • Cindia Miller and Bill Ellis, both of Miles City, were united in marriage on Saturday morning, Nov. 22, 2014, at Grace Bible Church in Miles City.
  • Twin daughters were born in Billings on Monday, January 26, 2015 to Tanner and Christine Smith Schweigert.  Grandparents are Jim and Diane Schweigert and Leonard and Ardie Smith, all of Miles City.