Monthly archive

December, 2014

  • A nursing home in Wibaux was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a natural gas outage and spotty power outages in the midst of an extreme cold snap. Electricity has since been restored in Wibaux, but the natural gas was not expected to be back on until Wednesday night, said Wibaux County Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator Frank Datta. Datta...
  •   Ethel Lee (Deibel) Hubbard, 67, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, of Multiple Myeloma. E. Lee Hubbard (known as Lee) was born the youngest of four children to Buster and Gladys Bird Deibel on Feb. 18, 1947, near Olive. She attended the Wolf Creek rural school until the school buses started to run in the spring of 1959. During her school years...
  •   Verne Kenneth Larimore, 86, of Terry, died on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings. Mr. Larimore was born on March 28, 1928, in Clarksburg, Missouri. He was the son of Marsh and Elvira Larimore. He moved to Montana early in life and worked as a ranch hand. He worked for Cuttings Sheet Metal for a period of time in...
  •   Robert “Bob” Allen Carroll, 87, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, of natural causes in the Powder River Manor in Broadus where he had resided since moving from Eagles Manor in Miles City in July 2014. Mr. Carroll was born June 17, 1927, to George Carroll and Lucille Foote Carroll Frandsen in Los Angeles, California. He was an only...
  •   Sanjel plans to invest in a $15 million expansion at its current location near the Baker Interchange, consisting of three new buildings on 34 acres of land. Currently the oilfield services company uses facilities on both sides of the highway, but with the expansion, all of Sanjel’s local operations will now be contained on the south...
  • A son was born to Courtney Smith and Dillon Smith of Miles City Thursday, December 4, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare.
  •   Many Southgate Meadows residents approached the Miles City Council Tuesday in an effort to be proactive in planned development in their area.  There were no agenda items Tuesday night related to a new Brawler Industries facility at Southgate, other than public comments, and no paperwork has been filed with the city yet, but Brawler...
  •   Three months ago Kristen Emeney, a Miles City native and mother of four, was having some rough luck as parts kept going out on her vehicle. As others learned of her struggles, they began helping her by coming up with parts or not charging for vehicle labor. “Every time I turned around, good things were happening,” she said. She...
  •   Irene Jo Spaniol, 98, of Farmington, Minnesota, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. Family and friends meant everything to her. She celebrated her Norwegian heritage through art, cooking and Norwegian rosemaling, and studying in Norway many times. She was active in the Presbyterian church sewing group for years making quilts, clothing, etc. for...
  •   Arthur J. “Art” Steadman, 90, died on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Renton, Washington. He was a loving and beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  Mr. Steadman was a pilot with Northwest Airlines for 35 years, and he served his country during World War II. He was a Mason and belonged to the American...