Monthly archive

June, 2014

  •   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...
  • At the first of their Fort Keogh tour, a group of Montana Stockgrowers get a lesson on latest research in range management Friday afternoon.  More stops and more lessons help keep the group current as the members plan on how to best run their operations now and into the future.  The Montana Stockgrowers Association held their annual...
  •   A garage was destroyed and two vehicles, two homes and a power pole were damaged in a fire Monday night at 416 S. Montana Ave. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Miles City Fire and Rescue’s Lt. Justin Russell reported the total damage is estimated at $150,000 for the houses, vehicles, garage and contents. Doug Emeline, the...
  •   Herb J. Johnson, 69, died June 14, 2014 at Billings Clinic after a short and courageous battle with cancer.  Mr. Johnson was born on March 21, 1945 to Ernest and Alma Johnson in Miles City. He graduated from Custer County High School in 1963 and from Montana State University in Bozeman in 1968 with a degree in electrical engineering....
  •   The City of Miles City will be forming a Tax Increment Finance District in the downtown area to revitalize the area. It has been successfully used in many other city and towns in Montana. There are a number of confusing things about a Tax Increment Finance District but the first is that the tax increment part doesn’t come into play...
  •   On June 14, 2014, Emilie Magdalina Moos Hout, age 92, left those she loved on earth to join her heavenly Father and those who have gone before her. She is beginning the glorious journey with God the Father. Emilie was born on May 25th, 1922 on a farm 3 miles south of Gackle, ND. The sixth daughter of John and Magdalina Klein Moos who were...
  •   Gary G. Gatlin, 71, died June 11, 2014 from complications related to a horse accident on June 3.  He was born June 18, 1942, to Grant and Betty (Peterson) Gatlin at the Miller Hospital in Broadus, the oldest of five children. His schooling began at the Mitchell school near Sonnette, and later he attended Hammond Valley School ...
  •   Jeffrey Wayne Fahrnow, 67, died on Dec. 27, 2013, at home south of Miles City, Montana. Mr. Fahrnow was born June 1, 1946, in Holden, Massachusetts, to Jack Frederick and Claire Pickering Fahrnow. His father was in the United States Army and Mr. Fahrnow lived in several Massachusetts towns and in Huntington and Lagro, Indiana, during his...
  •   Ronald Norman Robertson, 64, of Jordan died Monday, June 9, 2014, at the family ranch. He was born in Jordan on Sept. 3, 1949, the son of Kenneth Dee and Hazel Virginia Scott Robertson. He grew up and attended schools in Jordan, graduating as salutatorian for Garfield County High School in Jordan. Mr. Robertson enlisted in the National...