Monthly archive

May, 2015

  •   A man from Jordan died in his vehicle when a suspected medical problem caused an accident Thursday night east of Miles City on Valley Drive East, according to Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh. John Cooley, 59, appeared to have died from the medical problem and not injuries from the accident, Harbaugh said. Cooley was pronounced dead at...
  •   Thomas “Tom” Stanton, 49, of Jordan died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at the Garfield County Health Center in Jordan. Mr. Stanton was born on Feb. 7, 1966, in Jordan, the son of Thomas Franklin and Claudia Ann Wright Stanton. He grew up and attended schools in Jordan. Mr. Stanton met the “LUV” of his life on July 4th of...
  •   Our beloved wife, mother, sister and friend, Brenda Lee Falconer, passed into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. Brenda was born to Barney and Pearl Gulbranson on June 22, 1964 in Glendive. Raised in Miles City, Brenda was down-to-earth, fun-loving and...
  •   Ida Mae O’Daniel, 66, was born on Nov. 16, 1948, in Dickinson, North Dakota, and died on Sunday, May 3, 2015, of natural causes at her home in Miles City. A beloved daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she leaves behind her children: Terrie (Vince) Stafford, Shawn Meissel and Dean Meissel; six grandchildren:...
  •    Norma L. Youngquist, 76, of Circle and recently of Bozeman, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, due to health problems related to dementia. Mrs. Youngquist was born May 30, 1938, to Norman and Lucille Olson of Garfield County. She grew up on the family ranch north of Jordan. After graduating from Garfield High School as valedictorian, she...
  • Julia "Jules" Kirsten Austill and Oliver "OC" Calvin Bucklin were united in marriage on Saturday, April 11, during a ceremony at the Chapel Theatre in the Columbus Center, Great Falls.  The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Diona Austill of Miles City.  Calvin and Jacqueline Bucklin of Great Falls are the parents of...
  •   The Washington Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade track teams traveled to Glendive Saturday for their last season meet, which was held in 80-plus-degree weather. The Washington Middle School eighth-grade boys ran away with the team title with 78 points, followed by Colstrip with 39 points, and Glasgow and Sidney, each of whom had 36...
  •   On an afternoon where the CCDHS Cowgirls softball team honored its four seniors, it was only fitting one of those seniors would provide the late-inning heroics. Hosting Eastern A rival Laurel (7-3) on Tuesday, the Cowgirls (5-5-1) found themselves down 15-12 heading into the bottom of the 7th inning. Both teams had their bats working, and...
  •   On Saturday, May 9, the 75th Annual Commencement will take place at Miles Community College in Miles City. The commencement will begin at 10 a.m. in the Kailey Gymnasium of the Centra on the MCC campus. Chuck Sawyer will present the processional at the beginning of commencement and the recessional at the end. Members of the Veterans of...
  •   The Pinning Ceremony for the Miles Community College Nursing Class of 2015 is Friday evening, May 8. The ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Kailey Gymnasium in the Centra on the MCC campus. A reception will follow the cermeony in the gymnasium. The class motto is “They are strong, yet compassionate. They often walk with...