Monthly archive

May, 2015

  •   Hogan Family Dental was recently recognized by the Montana Dental Association for its commitment to providing many opportunities for youths in Southeastern Montana to receive charitable dental care, and for its dental outreach efforts in area schools. The amount of donated services through Hogan Family Dental is $144,000 through the end...
  •   In 1962, the Bucking Horse Sale was only a decade old, and the formula of events was far from set. For starters, it was scheduled to take place on May 26 and 27, a Saturday and Sunday, later in the month than the current third weekend in May. On Friday, before the official beginning of the event, 150 Appaloosas and 100 Quarter Horses were...
  • The Miles City Police Department is moving its offices from a building on the Veterans Affairs campus to the first floor of the main VA building. Officers are so pleased with the new location and it’s single floor design that they volunteered to speed the process of moving by doing most of the relocation work themselves.  The new...
  •   Wayne Hirsch, a businessman in Billings who began his post-secondary education at Miles Community College, has been named the 2014-2015 MCC Distinguished Alumni recipient. Born and raised on a ranch outside of Miles City, Hirsch, currently serving as President  of the Mountain States Division for U.S. Bank, said his two years at MCC,...
  •   Fans of indoor plumbing should be happy as the long-awaited East Valley Waterline Project is, according to Andy Marum of Dowl Engineering, “very close to substantially complete.”   Some testing and surface restoration is all that is left for Phase One so Custer County commissioners and others can now focus on possibly...
  •   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...