Monthly archive

August, 2014

  •   Donald E. “Don” Donohew died on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in the Holy Rosary Extended Care Nursing Home in Miles City. Mr. Donohew was born on Oct. 8, 1939, in Jackson County, West Virginia, to Charlie Ray and Mona King Donohew. He grew up in West Virginia and attended school in Ripley. He attended two years of high school when he...
  •   Joe Stanley Hartse, 54, of Miles City died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Hartse was born Nov. 18, 1959, in Miles City, the son of James and Virginia Drennen Hartse. He lived with his family at various locations in North Dakota including Golva, New Salem and Dickinson. In 1985, they moved to Miles...
  •   Patients of Big Sky Smile Center have a new face to assist them with their dental needs. Dr. Emerson Godbolt has joined the staff, partnering with Dr. Barrie Matthews at the practice he founded six years ago. Matthews said he’s excited to have another doctor to work alongside him. “Dr. Godbolt has always displayed the utmost...
  •   Geraldine “Gerry” Willson Griffin McKeen, 89, of Columbus died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, surrounded by family and close friends. She was born in Miles City on Nov. 12, 1924, to Lionel and Esther Heaton Willson. She grew up on a ranch in the Pine Hills near Miles City. She loved that area and had...
  •   Dorothy Arlene Corean Madler, 80, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in the Holy Rosary Extended Care Facility in Miles City. Mrs. Madler was born in Spearfish, South Dakota on Feb. 1, 1934, to Tom and Alice Corean. She was raised and educated in Spearfish. She and Charles “Bud” Madler were married in 1951. Mr. and Mrs. Madler raised...
  •   The Miles City Zoning Commission voted 4-1 Wednesday to recommend approving the zone change requested by Brad Certain for his property along Highway 59 South. Commission chairwoman Amber Trenka hesitated for some time before voting yes, reflecting the complexity of the issue. The request now goes before the Miles City Council, which has...
  •   By MARLA PRELL                 Star Staff Writer Jim and Jeannette Lei of the Ashland area had an unwelcome house guest on July 28: a male black bear in the living room. “For about a month now he’s been around,” Jeannette said of the bear in a telephone interview Tuesday. “He...
  • Author D.E.L. Connor is in Miles City for a signing of her most recently published book, “Spirit Warriors: The Scarring,” on Friday afternoon. “Spirit Warriors: The Scarring” is the second book in Connor’s “Spirit Warriors” series that includes five books and a prequel. She also will have her first book...
  •   With some changes in this year’s Eastern Montana Fair, Fair Manager Gail Shaw wanted to explain how the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds and the fair are funded and why changes were made. While the fairgrounds is a county facility, the county is, as Shaw put it, “not exactly rolling in dough.” On average, she says, taxes that...
  • A son was born to Holly Ask and Tyler Brockway of Miles City on Friday, July 11, 2014 in the Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings.