Monthly archive

September, 2014

  • Robert E. “Bob” White passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. He was born on May 1, 1924, to Robert “Bud” White and Oleta Walker White in the hospital at Bearcreek. They lived on a farm outside of Joliet at the time. At age 5, the family moved to Red Lodge, where Bob went to school and began working in the mountains and...
  • Keith Eldon McJunkin, 80, of Red Lodge, passed away on Sept. 20, 2014. Keith was born in Forsyth, on April 14, 1934. Keith was married to Shirley Lambrecht on May 3, 1957 and they had 56 wonderful years together. Keith was a veteran, who served in Korea. He also owned Keith's Electronics for many years in Red Lodge. Keith is survived by...
  • David Everett Mathis, of Joliet, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 at the age of 68. Dave was born March 24, 1946 in Billings. He was the fifth child of Thomas J. and Edith M. (Sanderson) Mathis. Dave grew up on the family farm in Laurel and graduated from Laurel High School in 1964. Dave attended Eastern Montana College on a football...
  • Helen Frances Christopherson was born on a farm at Wessington Springs, S.D., Dec.18, 1914 to Jack and Leona Burchfield. She attended school at Wessington Springs, S.D. and Mitchell, S.D. She married Marvin Christopherson December, 1936, in Wolsey, S.D. They farmed there until WWII when they moved to California to work in a defense facility. After...
  • Kurt Norman Brenne, was born in 1927, March 12 in Cleveland, Ohio and died peacefully in his sleep Sept. 19, 2014. As a young boy growing up during the depression he learned how to work hard to reach his full potential. Kurt joined the Army and was assigned to the Military Police under General Hodges. Veteran’s benefits allowed him to...
  • Antique collector extraordinaire Mike Majerus is presently building an olde world Western store façade to a storage unit along Main Street, Bearcreek. The finished building will be accompanied later on by another storage unit disguised as a gas station. Majerus explained that instead of having a simple wooden building he decided to go with...
  • Beartooth Elks Post #534 in Red Lodge hosted candidates for state senate, representative and county sheriff. Running for the Montana Senate District 29 seat are David Howard and Susan “Elli” Elliott. Montana State Representative for House District 58 candidates are Mitzi Vorachek and Seth Berglee. Candidates for Carbon County Sheriff...
  • The recent appearance of the ADA ramps and sidewalks along Main Street, Red Lodge, has caused havoc with public opinion as to what exactly MDOT (Montana Department of Transportation) is doing. One City official, noting the 5-inch height of the ADA corners suggested they were nothing more than “drunk trippers” while other shave...
  • BOYS Team scores -- Red Lodge 50, Laurel 65, Hardin 77, Colstrip 134, Miles City 161, St. Labre 171, Sidney 226. Top 10 -- 1, Tyler Mogan, Lau, 16:17.85; 2, Tyus Mendoza, Colstrip, 16:24.13; 3, Virgial McCormick, StL, 16:52.05; 4, Kryn Dyrenna, RL, 16:56.54; 5, Logan Beck, RL, 17:03.81; 6, Caleb Ware, Har, 17:04.07; 7, Liam Gildehaus, RL, 17:20.5...
  • Photo by Alastair Baker Couples dance as local Red Lodge band, Daniel and the Blonde, play the Bayou Casino and Lounge, Billings, Sept. 11. A packed crowd partied into the late evening hours in this New Orleans setting that also serves up fine steaks and seafood. Daniel and the Blonde are playing one more gig at the Bayou, Sept. 19 from 9 p.m....