Monthly archive

March, 2015

  •   Lillian Louise (Duncan) Wohlgenant, 87, of Miles City died peacefully at Friendship Villa on Friday, March 6, 2015. She was surrounded by family at the time of her death.   Mrs. Wohlgenant was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, on March 16, 1927, to Edward and Lillian Mousley Duncan. She was the only daughter in her family and had two...
  •   Roberta “Bobbie” Lynn Ryum died unexpectedly in her home at Eagles Manor on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. She was born on June 1, 1953, in Miles City, the daughter of Cecil and Betty Ryum. She attended school in Miles City, graduating from Custer County District High School in 1971.  Following high school graduation she moved...
  •   Kathleen Sloan Combs, born Aug. 5, 1944, in South Dakota and reared and educated in Montana, died Sunday, March 8, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her mother, six siblings, a daughter, a son, and four grandchildren. She was the second of eight children born to Irene (Kearin) Sloan and Arnold Sloan. Her mother,...
  •   Students from the University of Minnesota are joining college students from all over the United States in a spring break program called “Pay It Forward,” which involves a volunteering all around the country. Janelle Grant of “Keep Miles City Beautiful” coordinated with 36 students from Morris, Minn., who came on...
  • In 1915, war was raging across much of Europe. The United States was staying determinedly neutral. However, starting even before war was declared in 1914, the horse buyers from France and England were in Montana, buying horses.   However, even though horses were in demand, selling prices were not great.  “Horse growers who have...
  • A son was born to Kayla Stark and Victor Sturdevant of Miles City on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare.   A daughter was born to Rachel and Seth Svennungsen of Kalispell on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare.
  •   With a large crowd filling the Miles City Livestock Commission’s auction room Tuesday, a moment of silence was held before the auction so everyone could remember the hole that Owen Murnion’s untimely death has left in their community and in those family members left behind that this auction would benefit. MCLC held a Rollover...
  •   The Miles City Council approved paying $18,691 in overage expenses to the state for the Tatro Street project by passing Resolution No. 3778. They voted on the resolution on Feb. 24. The city will pay the amount under protest, subject to a review. It is making the payment to avoid the delay of funding and/or work on upcoming state-funded...
  •   After a short bout with cancer, Wayne Lathrop, 83, of Miles City peacefully passed away to join his Lord, surrounded by all his family on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Lathrop was born on Feb. 3, 1932, the son of Clifford and Donna Loop Lathrop. He attended school in Miles City until he graduated...
  • The 2015 Legislative session has reached the midway point, and local legislators are cautiously optimistic about the proceedings thus far. State Senator Eric Moore and Representative Ken Holmlund hosted a Town Hall meeting at Miles Community College Saturday to discuss issues affecting eastern Montana.  “It wasn’t a big turnout, a...