Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   Charles Robert Kaufman, 88, of Alzada died on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at the Eastern Montana State Veterans Home in Glendive. Mr. Kaufman was born in Belle Fourche, S.D., on Feb. 11, 1925, the son of Herbert Edward and Mary Charensky Kaufman. He grew up and attended country schools near Hammond and graduated from Deadwood High School in...
  •   William Jon Plowman, 40, of Miles City died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Plowman was born on Feb. 15, 1973, in Fort Worth, Texas. At the age of two weeks, he became the son of Jon and Kathy McMillan Plowman. He attended grade school in Center, N.D. His freshman year he moved to Miles City where he...
  •   Lester E. Schied, former Miles City resident, died in Arizona on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. He was born in Long Lake, S.D., on Feb. 27, 1925. When he was five years of age, his family moved to Montana where he resided until 2002, when he moved to Arizona. He served in the Army from January 1944 through May 1946 in Europe.  On May 18, 1947...
  •   Word has been received of the death of Jack Dwight Morrow II of Mitchell, S.D., former Miles City resident. Mr. Morrow died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Mitchell. He has been cremated and no services are planned. Condolences may be sent to: Sharon Woodcock at 2706 Pleasant St., Miles City, MT 59301.  
  •   Catherine (“Cathy,” “Catfish,” “Cath”) Kalloch, 68, of Billings, formerly of Colstrip, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. She was born in Sidney on Sept. 21, 1945, to Clifford Nelson and Gaile Grimes. She was raised in Sidney where she attended high school.  Soon after school she met her cowboy and love of...
  •   Mass of Christian Burial for Paul Holkup, 60 year old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly Saturday evening, Dec. 28, 2013, at his home in Buffalo, was celebrated on Saturday, January 4th at 10:00 a.m. from the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson as celebrant. A vigil service and time of sharing was held...
  •   Dear editor, To all volunteers: A word is not enough to describe you. Don't say, “I'm just a volunteer!” You are giving your precious time and energy to bring help and kindness to so many. One doesn't realize how valuable you are unless you become a recipient. With thanks to all volunteers. You make our community a...
  •   A local man was found hanging at the former Custer County Detention Center Saturday and died Sunday at Holy Rosary Healthcare. According to a press release from Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh, 40-year-old William “Bill” Plowman was arrested Friday on a charge of partner/family member assault. Following his arrest, Plowman...
  •   A new era at Miles Community College began today, as the school welcomed its new president to his first official week in the position. Dr. Stacy Klippenstein, who accepted the position in November, previously served as vice chancellor of student affairs at Montana State University-Billings. He said he’s excited to begin this new...