Monthly archive

March, 2016

  • A daughter was born to Dana and Kory Leininger of Flaxville on Monday, March 14, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Tiffani and Cory Cunningham of Miles City on Friday, March 18, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Amber and Gary Rolf of Miles City on Friday, March 18, 2016, at Holy Rosary...
  • Teams from across the eastern part of the state and Wyoming gathered in Miles City over the weekend to battle in the Cowtown Classic. The Classic hosts teams ranging from 5th-8th grade with different divisions for boys and girls. There were 56 different teams competing in the tournament run by Chase Tait and Miles Community College. The tournament...
  • John Laverne Baugatz, 72, of Miles City, died in the early morning of Sunday, March 20, 2016, at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings after a short battle with cancer.  He was born on Aug. 29, 1943, in Miles City to the late August and Mary Belle (Allen) Baugatz. Mr. Baugatz grew up in Miles City and worked as a garbage man for Miles...
  • When writing Stardust history columns, not only do I get an overview of history, I get to watch the style of newspaper writing evolve. And the earlier newspapers definitely had more style and panache than the dry news preferred today. For example, the Montana Stockgrowers Association was meeting in Miles City for the 31st time. Usually, a local...
  • A son was born to Ciara Fandek and Ryan Duncan of Miles City on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Kallie and Jordan DeCock of Forsyth and Dickinson, N.D., on Thursday, March 3, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Leslea and Jimmy Wade of Miles City on Thursday,...
  • Donald Lee Helm, 87, of Miles City passed away Saturday March 19, 2016, at the Riverstone Hospice Home in Billings. Don was born December 20, 1928 in Aberdeen, South Dakota the son of Nels and Grace Helm. Don entered the United States Army serving his country during the Korean War Conflict for which he received a purple heart. After he was...
  • Etta Flansburg, 71, of Miles City died Monday, March 21, 2016, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Born May 11, 1944, in Miles City, she was the daughter of Marvin and Eileen (Green) Pratt. She and John Flansburg were married on Nov. 27, 1978, and they made their home in Miles City where she remained until the time of her death. Her...
  • Henry Lee Helgeson, 74, died on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at Valley Health Care Center in Billings. He was born May 25, 1941 in Fort Belknap to Harold and Minnie (Noordam) Helgeson. He and his wife, Sharon, were married in Missoula in August 1962. He is survived by his wife, Sharon of 53 years; son, Ken (Rhonda) Helgeson of Shepherd; daughter,...
  • United States Sen. Steve Daines stopped in Miles City Monday evening to tour Miles Community College’s Heavy Equipment Operations program. Daines has been traveling around the state to promote made-in-Montana energy and the good-paying jobs it supports. The tour will include the Montana Energy Summit 2016 on March 29-31 in Billings. He...