Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • Gilbert Hemauer, Capuchin Franciscan friar and priest, died on August 8, 2016 at the age of 78. Gil was born May 14, 1938 in Stockbridge, Wisconsin, son of the late Gilbert & Veronica (Leitner) Hemauer. He was invested in the Capuchin habit in 1956, perpetually professed in 1960, and ordained in 1964. Gil was involved in a variety of...
  • James “Jim” Edward Waddell, age 79, of Glendive, Montana passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at his home in Glendive. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, August 12, 2016 at Zion Lutheran Church in Glendive with Pastor Will Johnson officiating. Interment will be held Friday afternoon at the family ranch near Miles...
  • Mary Irene Treftz, 87, of Glendive, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at the Glendive Medical Center in Glendive, with her son by her side. Mary Irene Sellirickson was born Aug. 30, 1928, in Terry, the daughter of William and Emilia Ulrich Sellirickson. Eventually she began working at the Beanery in Glendive where she met her future husband, Gust Treftz...
  • The work of 74 artists will be on display during the 41st Annual Art Auction Exhibit at the WaterWorks Art Museum. The exhibit will open Saturday with a Members and Artists Preview from 6-9 p.m. in the galleries at the art museum, located west of Miles City on Waterplant Road. A public reception for the exhibit will be Sunday from 1-4 p.m., also...
  • The rivers in Montana are extremely low but locally the main problem it is causing is with irrigation. Miles City officials said they don’t foresee any water supply problems for the city. U.S. Geologic Survey (USGS) data shows that the Yellowstone River’s water flow at Miles City was less than half of what it normally is this time of...
  • It’s not just Montana’s state parks that are attracting record numbers of visitors this year. Glacier National Park had its busiest month ever in July, with more than 818,000 people visiting the Montana gem. The National Park Service said Monday that the previous single-month record was set in July 2014, when nearly 700,000 people...
  • There will be some new faces at the Holy Rosary Healthcare Clinic. Local health services provider Holy Rosary Healthcare, has announced the addition of a pair of internal medicine providers — Sylvia Lymburner, MD, and Michael Kecskés, MD — to the staff. As internal medicine providers, Kecskés and Lymburner specialize in...
  •  With falling water levels in the Yellowstone River due to hot and dry conditions, boaters should use caution when launching.  According to Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 Fishing Access Site Manager Jamie Hould, Amelia Island (near Hysham) boat ramp is fully exposed, and Stipek (seven miles northeast of Glendive) boat ramp is very...
  • After the arena dust settled, the stock was loaded, the prize money delivered and the street band had retired for the night, the seven members of the Ingomar Montana Rodeo committee (of a town whose population is 12) could finally take a moment to realize this year’s 2016 Ingomar Open Rodeo was one of the best ever.  The crowd was...
  • Jennie Pak stepped straight out of her car and into character at the Range Riders Museum on Saturday. Portraying 19th-century Montana pioneer Sarah Elizabeth Woody, Pak, dressed in the attire of the time, entertained and informed a crowd of about 20 history enthusiasts at a free Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau program. Pulling period pieces...