Monthly archive

June, 2014

  •   The City of Miles City will be forming a Tax Increment Finance District in the downtown area to revitalize the area. It has been successfully used in many other city and towns in Montana. There are a number of confusing things about a Tax Increment Finance District but the first is that the tax increment part doesn’t come into play...
  •   On June 14, 2014, Emilie Magdalina Moos Hout, age 92, left those she loved on earth to join her heavenly Father and those who have gone before her. She is beginning the glorious journey with God the Father. Emilie was born on May 25th, 1922 on a farm 3 miles south of Gackle, ND. The sixth daughter of John and Magdalina Klein Moos who were...
  •   Gary G. Gatlin, 71, died June 11, 2014 from complications related to a horse accident on June 3.  He was born June 18, 1942, to Grant and Betty (Peterson) Gatlin at the Miller Hospital in Broadus, the oldest of five children. His schooling began at the Mitchell school near Sonnette, and later he attended Hammond Valley School ...
  •   Jeffrey Wayne Fahrnow, 67, died on Dec. 27, 2013, at home south of Miles City, Montana. Mr. Fahrnow was born June 1, 1946, in Holden, Massachusetts, to Jack Frederick and Claire Pickering Fahrnow. His father was in the United States Army and Mr. Fahrnow lived in several Massachusetts towns and in Huntington and Lagro, Indiana, during his...
  •   Ronald Norman Robertson, 64, of Jordan died Monday, June 9, 2014, at the family ranch. He was born in Jordan on Sept. 3, 1949, the son of Kenneth Dee and Hazel Virginia Scott Robertson. He grew up and attended schools in Jordan, graduating as salutatorian for Garfield County High School in Jordan. Mr. Robertson enlisted in the National...
  •   Helen Shear Mathiason, 92, of Terry died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Terry. Mrs. Mathiason was born Sept. 17, 1921, in rural Mildred, the only child of Albert Shear and Floy Hill Shear. The Hill and Shear families came to Mildred from Burr Oak, Michigan.  Mrs. Mathiason graduated from Mildred High School, where she met and married...
  •   The KCBS was established in the mid-1980s and is the biggest society of barbeque enthusiasts in the world, according to Simmons. KCBS has more than 19,000 members and expects to have 20,000 before the end of the year. Last weekend there were KCBS-sanctioned barbeques in Kansas, Wisconsin, California, South Dakota, North Carolina, South...
  •   The aroma of smoked beef, pork and chicken will be drifting through downtown Saturday, tantalizing the senses, as top barbequers use their skills to try to win the Miles City Cowtown Cook-off Saturday. This is the first year for the cook-off, which is a part of the Miles City Mosquito Festival. It is a Kansas City Barbeque Society-...
  •   FORSYTH – When you think of a Montana cattle rancher, the first things that come to mind are wide-open spaces and a herd of cattle being pushed by cowboys from one pasture to the next. While this may be a true image of a cattle rancher, you won’t necessarily find 88-year-old J.R. Lee (Toppy) working the ranch on the...
  • Rhonda and Mike Hofmann of Worden have announced the engagement of their daughter, Cara Hofmann, of Billings, to Jason Patch, also of Billilngs.  He is the son of Nancey and Mike Patch of Miles City.  A September 6 wedding in Billings is planned by the couple.