Monthly archive

December, 2014

  •   When Donna Petroff decided to put her mother under hospice care at Holy Rosary Healthcare earlier this year, she didn’t know what to expect. What she discovered, however, was a program dedicated to making a patient’s last days as dignified and comfortable as possible. “My mom had dementia, and she wasn’t doing very...
  •   Wayne Richard Pawlowski, age 85, lifelong McCone County Farmer & Rancher passed away on December 12, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Williston, ND. Wayne was born on February 24, 1929 near Circle, MT, the son of Leonard & Lydia (Bartels) Pawlowski. At a very young age he lost his mother and was adopted  and raised by Irene (...
  • Phoebe Huffman Loendorf, 99, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Phoenix, Arizona. Mrs. Loendorf, the first of six children of Walter and Katherine Huffman, was born on July 11, 1915, at the family homestead near Minnewauken, North Dakota.  She married Lawrence Loendorf on Dec. 28, 1936, in the Presbyterian parsonage...
  •   Since record-keeping began in 1894, more than 1,700 ice jams have been reported in Montana. This is more than any other state in the continental United States, adding to other Montana extreme weather records.  According to National Weather Service information, Montana not only has the highest number of reported ice jams in the lower 48...
  •   Funeral Service for Nancy Holly, 95, of Ekalaka, MT, will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 19, 2014 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Ekalaka, MT with Pastor Steve DeFord officiating. Burial will be in the Beaver Lodge Cemetery in Ekalaka. Visitation for Nancy will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 19, 2014 at Stevenson Funeral...
  •   Nellie Jane Kirkpatrick Prochazka, 79, of Miles City, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, after a very short battle with cancer. Her death was very peaceful and she was surrounded by her family. Jane was born Sept. 15, 1935, in Grand Rapids, Mich., the second of three daughters born to Raymond and Alice Kirkpatrick. She led a very adventurous life...
  •   Evelyn M. Worlie, 85, of Miles City died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings. Mrs. Worlie was born Aug. 13, 1929, to Jerry and Mary Bushaw-Good Linsebigler in Melstone. She attended grade school in Bascom and graduated from high school in Melstone.   She married Gordon W. Lane in Melstone. She lived in...
  •   Dear editor, When are we going to realize that Republican ideology is disastrous for this country and Montana? The spending bill just passed by the Republican-led House gives away the farm to the big banks and Wall Street as usual. Again, derivative trading will be the norm and everything is in place to bail out the financial institutions...
  •   The Miles Community College basketball teams wrapped up the 2014 portion of their schedule with a pair of blowouts over Dawson Community College on Friday night at the MCC Centra. The Lady Pioneers hammered the Lady Bucs 103-61 and the Pioneers came back in the second half to beat the Bucs 72-57. The MCC women are now 9-5 on the year and...
  •   Custer County District High School junior Torrey Watts had himself a pretty good weekend. The 126-pounder had an undefeated run at the Forsyth Matador Invitational to win the event.  Watts got the weekend going with an impressive 18-8 win over Anthony James in their dual with Glendive on Thursday. At the Forsyth Invite, Watts won each...