Monthly archive

June, 2014

  •   Allene Willson Pierce was born July 5, 1930 to Fred and Violet Willson at Noonan, North Dakota and she passed away on March 16, 2014 at Gig Harbor, WA.  She grew up in Williston, North Dakota; Choteau, Havre and  Bozeman, MT. She graduated from Bozeman High School and was an International Exchange Student to England for several...
  •   Almeada Fogle, 88, of Jordan died Thursday, June 19, 2014, at her home in Jordan, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Fogle was born in Jordan on May 31, 1926, the daughter of Thomas and Isabelle Clark Johnson. She attended Kester Country School and graduated from Garfield County High School. She married Earnest Fogle on Oct. 16, 1946, in Miles...
  •   Alice Elizabeth Kiel Grasby, 88, of Miles City died Friday, June 20, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare with her loving family by her side. Mrs. Grasby was born at Beebe on July 6, 1925, to Joe F. and Edna Kiel, the fifth of 13 children. She grew up on a homestead at Powderville and worked for Hank Dykes as a cook for a haying crew. She...
  •   Leadership Miles City is currently accepting applications for it’s 2014-2015 class. A nine-day (one day a month) program designed to develop leadership potential by providing a pool of well-trained, energized leaders, Leadership Miles City will begin Thursday, September 18.  “Leadership Miles City, sponsored by the Miles...
  •   Pete Knutson, 76, died Thursday, June 19, 2014, at his home in Clyde Park. Memorial services will take place Thursday, June 26, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the American Lutheran Church, 129 S. F St. in Livingston. Interment will follow the service, followed by a potluck reception at the Shields Valley Community Center on Miles Avenue in Clyde Park...
  •   Word was received that former Miles Citian, Lela Holmes, died May 29, 2014. She was the sister of Carol Syring. She will be buried at a later date with her late husband, Clinton Holmes, in the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, S.D. Only the family will attend.  
  •   The Pumpkin Creek Area, managed by the Bureau of Land Management, is experiencing something it hasn’t for a while: grazing cattle.  BLM’s local media relations spokesperson Mark E. Jacobsen said, “A lot of people locally want to know what we are doing about grazing out there.” Pumpkin Creek was consolidated to...
  •   Ruth Geraldine Thomson born August 2, 1918 to Earl and Vera (Fredine) Eastman in Platte, South Dakota, passed away at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa on June 16, 2014.  Ruth graduated from Platte High School and attended the University of South Dakota and University of Nebraska.  She taught second grade in Armour, South Dakota...
  •   Gladys Ronning Clark, 98, died on June 16, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was born on April 28, 1916, the first of five children born of Ed and Anna Ronning in their homestead cabin in Rock Springs.   She began riding horses about the same time she learned to walk, and could still remember the names of all the horses she had known...
  •   On Sunday, October 30, 1938, radio listeners tuning in late to the Mercury Theatre on the Air program with host Orson Welles were shocked to discover America was under attack by an enemy not of this Earth. What listeners were actually hearing was an adaption of the H.G. Wells sci-fi novel “The War of the Worlds.” Written and...