Monthly archive

June, 2014

  •   With summer classes underway and enrollment up from last year, administrators at Miles Community College are feeling cautiously optimistic the school is back on an enrollment upswing. Speaking at Monday’s meeting of the MCC Board of Trustees, Vice President of Student Success and Institutional Research Jessie Dufner and MCC...
  • (CORRECTED VERSION)   Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center’s Executive Director Frank Lane, his wife, Office Manager Pearl Lane, and their daughter, Deputy Director and Counselor Pam Colombik, were terminated on June 6. As a result, two temporary co-directors have been appointed to keep the center running smoothly. Frank...
  •   Paul John Holkup, 60, of Buffalo, Wyo., formerly of Miles City, died suddenly Saturday evening, Dec. 28, 2013, at his home in Buffalo. Mr. Holkup was born June 24, 1953, in Miles City, the third child and first son of John and Lillian Kupper Holkup. He grew up in Miles City, attending Sacred Heart Grade School and graduating from Custer...
  •   Frank P. “Bob” Robinson, 96, of Broadus died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. Frank P. Robinson, better known as Bob, was born April 13, 1918, in Douglas, Wyoming. He was the fifth child of George and Myrtle A. Robinson. The Robinsons lived on a ranch about half way between Douglas and Gillette,...
  •   Maurice Hilleman, a local Miles City boy who went on to become very successful in his chosen field, used to live in a small house, now abandoned, near the dike along the Yellowstone River. Documentary film director Donald Mitchell, director of photography Patricio Suarez, and still photographer Anthony Werhun were in Miles City recently...
  •   Allene Willson Pierce was born July 5, 1930 to Fred and Violet Willson at Noonan, North Dakota and she passed away on March 16, 2014 at Gig Harbor, WA.  She grew up in Williston, North Dakota; Choteau, Havre and  Bozeman, MT. She graduated from Bozeman High School and was an International Exchange Student to England for several...
  •   Almeada Fogle, 88, of Jordan died Thursday, June 19, 2014, at her home in Jordan, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Fogle was born in Jordan on May 31, 1926, the daughter of Thomas and Isabelle Clark Johnson. She attended Kester Country School and graduated from Garfield County High School. She married Earnest Fogle on Oct. 16, 1946, in Miles...
  •   Alice Elizabeth Kiel Grasby, 88, of Miles City died Friday, June 20, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare with her loving family by her side. Mrs. Grasby was born at Beebe on July 6, 1925, to Joe F. and Edna Kiel, the fifth of 13 children. She grew up on a homestead at Powderville and worked for Hank Dykes as a cook for a haying crew. She...
  •   Leadership Miles City is currently accepting applications for it’s 2014-2015 class. A nine-day (one day a month) program designed to develop leadership potential by providing a pool of well-trained, energized leaders, Leadership Miles City will begin Thursday, September 18.  “Leadership Miles City, sponsored by the Miles...
  •   Pete Knutson, 76, died Thursday, June 19, 2014, at his home in Clyde Park. Memorial services will take place Thursday, June 26, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the American Lutheran Church, 129 S. F St. in Livingston. Interment will follow the service, followed by a potluck reception at the Shields Valley Community Center on Miles Avenue in Clyde Park...