Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   Sam Edward Root, 83, of Miles City died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at his home in Miles City. Mr. Root was born on May 10, 1930, in Westmore, the son of Harry and Dora Root. The family moved to Miles City in 1933 where he attended school.  He enlisted in the United States Army on Nov. 25, 1947, and served in the Army for two years until his...
  •   On Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at 6:35 a.m., Bobbie Joseph Weyer died after losing his battle with Pneumonia at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Weyer was born on May 12, 1932, near Blue Mountain in rural Wibaux County to Joseph and Lucy Tarbell Weyer. He was the seventh of  10 children. He grew up on Beaver Creek and attended...
  •   Thursday morning the Montana Supreme Court “reversed and remanded” a district court dismissal of a challenge that county officials illegally received cash in lieu of health insurance premiums. The decision sends the case back to 16th Judicial District Court. The challenge was filed by Miles Citian Brian Schoof. According to...
  •   According to Cindia Miller, RN, Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Custer County Public Health department, there are now six confirmed cases of influenza in Custer County.   In the past week, 87 tests have been done on patients with influenza-like symptoms, and three were positive. This is in line with increasing...
  •     A new eight-week program will be starting soon to help people reach their fitness goals. Called Loser 804, Door 804 Fitness and Tanning is offering the program for men and women of all ages and all physical conditions.  It also is open to members and non-members alike. No one will be too old or too out of shape for the program...
  •   Charles Robert Kaufman, 88, of Alzada died on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at the Eastern Montana State Veterans Home in Glendive. Mr. Kaufman was born in Belle Fourche, S.D., on Feb. 11, 1925, the son of Herbert Edward and Mary Charensky Kaufman. He grew up and attended country schools near Hammond and graduated from Deadwood High School in...
  •   William Jon Plowman, 40, of Miles City died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Plowman was born on Feb. 15, 1973, in Fort Worth, Texas. At the age of two weeks, he became the son of Jon and Kathy McMillan Plowman. He attended grade school in Center, N.D. His freshman year he moved to Miles City where he...
  •   Lester E. Schied, former Miles City resident, died in Arizona on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. He was born in Long Lake, S.D., on Feb. 27, 1925. When he was five years of age, his family moved to Montana where he resided until 2002, when he moved to Arizona. He served in the Army from January 1944 through May 1946 in Europe.  On May 18, 1947...
  •   Word has been received of the death of Jack Dwight Morrow II of Mitchell, S.D., former Miles City resident. Mr. Morrow died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Mitchell. He has been cremated and no services are planned. Condolences may be sent to: Sharon Woodcock at 2706 Pleasant St., Miles City, MT 59301.