Monthly archive

August, 2014

  •   Realizing time is of the essence, Amanda Curtis, the Montana Democratic Party’s choice to replace Senator John Walsh in November’s Senate election, is logging miles across the state to share her message with voters. She’ll be the first to admit there isn’t a very large learning curve. With less than three months to...
  •   Mass of Christian Burial for John “Jack” W. Geniesse, 99, of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, and Twin Lakes, Michigan, and former Miles City resident, was Monday morning, Aug. 18, 2014, in the Sacred Heart Church in Munising, Michigan. Interment was in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Munising. Mr. Geniesse died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at...
  •   The life of Marna Anne Derenburger Goddard was celebrated at an informal service on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at 102 Bridge St. in Reedpoint. A potluck lunch followed the service. Mrs. Goddard died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. She was born Feb. 2, 1946, to Martin and Clara Derenburger in Jordan. She grew up and attended school in Miles City. She and...
  •   James Brently “Brent” Murnion, 54, of Halliday, North Dakota, died unexpectedly and peacefully at his home with his wife Sabra by his side. There simply aren’t enough pages to describe the unique, beautiful human being he was. Mr. Murnion had two loves in his life. He was born with diesel in his blood. Trucking started for...
  •   Blanche Mae Wood, 64, passed away on Friday, August 8, 2014.  Blanche was born February 18, 1950 in Miles City, Montana, the daughter of Eugene and Mae Wood, of Stacey, Montana. She attended the South Stacey School through the eighth grade, graduating from Custer County High School in Miles City in 1968. She then attended Montana State...
  •   Funeral services for Patricia M. Susag, 71, of Scobey, were Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in the Scobey Lutheran Church with Pastors Paul Landeraaen and Charles Kelly officiating. Interment was at the family farm. Mrs. Susag died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the Daniels Memorial Healthcare Center in Scobey where she lost her battle with pancreatic...
  •   Edward Arthur Brown, 69, of Miles City died peacefully on the evening of Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, after a long battle with emphysema. He was being visited and comforted by family members at home.  Mr. Brown was born on Oct. 13, 1944, in Pontiac, Michigan. He was the son of Arthur and Francis Brown. He was a career naval officer who...
  •   Matt Brossman of the Jackson Contractor Group, Inc., said the biggest struggle his company faced with the new National Guard Readiness Center for Montana Department of Military Affairs in Miles City was the existing conditions.  “Tough, fat, expansive clays,” Bossman said, meaning they had to bring in thousands of yards of...
  •   On Sunday morning a Miles City man was apparently the victim of a train-pedestrian accident at the Fourth Street rail crossing.  According to Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh, authorities received a call around 6 a.m. that it appeared there was a body on the railroad tracks. Miles City Police, Miles City Fire & Rescue and Custer...
  • Randy and Katie Ward of Broadus have announced the engagement of their son, Abe Ward, to Shaye Murphy, daughter of Randy and Diane Murphy of Riveton, Utah.  The couple plan to marry September 4 in Sandy, Utah with a reception to be held in Broadus on September 19.