Monthly archive

September, 2014

  •   Jerome “Bob” Robert Gordon of Miles City died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Glendive. Mr. Gordon was born on April 21, 1953, in Lewistown to John and Ann Gordon, the fifth of six children. He went to school in Lewistown and graduated from Roundup High School in 1971. He excelled in sports throughout his schooling,...
  •   Nellie Mae Johnstone, 64, of Broadus died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. She was born on April 10, 1950, in Miles City to Charley and Nellie Grant. She was raised in Broadus and attended school in Broadus. On Oct. 10, 1966, she was blessed with a daughter, Cindy Mae. She worked at many different jobs,...
  •   Long-time employee Jenny Paxson is in the process of buying the Discovery Pond store and has many plans for its future.  “It’s going to be fun,” Paxson said with a smile. Much of it will be the same, including the educational toys, books, clothing, art, lunch/ice cream counter, consignment items and pets (mostly fish...
  •   One of two local men who was shot by a deputy during a high-speed chase in Laurel in February pleaded guilty Tuesday to five felonies and two misdemeanors in district court in Billings. Hayden Lowry, 20, was originally charged with assault on a police officer, attempted theft of a police car, criminal mischief for damages to the car and...
  •   Last week, the Custer County District High School volleyball team looked to be on the right path. They led Billings Central 2-0 before falling in five games, and then they swept Sidney at home on Thursday. But the Cowgirls went to Baker last night and were beaten in four games by the Class B Lady Spartans. “Basically, we let (Kaylie)...
  •   The Miles Community College rodeo teams enjoyed a much better weekend in the second week of the 2014 fall season.  At the Montana State University-Northern rodeo in Havre, the MCC men placed fourth and the MCC women placed fifth. MCC will be hosting the MCC Stampede this weekend at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. There will be...
  •   Anyone arriving at City Hall to do business Friday afternoon may have been a bit surprised when they spotted Connie Watts and many other employees dressed in turn-of-the-last-century apparel.  City Hall was celebrating, inside and out, its centennial of being at its current location. Outside was bedecked with red, white and blue...
  •   On Thursday Mitchell Greer of Rocky Mountain Engineering and Surveying provided site plans and 3-D renderings to the City Planning Board of what the new Water Science Technologies LLC building on Highway 12 will look like. WST plans to move from its site at 3206 Valley Drive East to the former Hartman Rental building near the Baker...
  •   George Adam Coon Jr. died surrounded by family on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.   Mr. Coon, the only son of George M. and Dorothy McBride Coon, was born on June 28, 1946, in Rosebud. He grew up on the family ranch where they raised cattle and hay. After attending Rosebud High School, he joined the United States Army in 1964, where he was...
  •   More than 600 farmers and ranchers from a nine-county region gathered Sept. 6 at the Ag Appreciation Dinner as guests of 65 local businesses and the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee. An annual event, the ag banquet has been in existence for many decades, and is an opportunity for the business community to show their...