Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • After 40 years of valiant strength against the cruel disease Lupus; Lorrie lost the battle on Tuesday April 22, 2014. She was preceded in death by her loving parents John and Helen Machina, of Buffalo, N.Y., and her beloved best friend and “second soul mate” Ardyce Bechler of Joliet. She was a student advocate and powerful Professor at...
  • Toivo ‘Toby’ Lantta, age 91, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014 while residing at The Willows assisted living center in Red Lodge. Toby was born Aug. 16, 1922 on his parents’ west bench farm near Red Lodge, the son of Andrew and Saima (Erving) Lantta. He attended elementary school at the rural Draper School and graduated from...
  • Mark T. “Ted” Day, 22, of Red Lodge, Montana died suddenly Tuesday, April 22, 2014. He was born March 3, 1992 in Red Lodge and was a lifelong area resident. In 2012 he received his GED and in 2013 completed one year at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming where he studied Criminal Justice. Ted had a passion for cooking and enjoyed...
  • Funeral services for Wilda (Wid) Colvin will be held at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Red Lodge, Montana on Saturday, May 3 at 11a.m. A viewing will be held at the church prior to the funeral mass from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Graveside services will be in Riverside Cemetery, Cody, Wyoming on Monday, May 5 at 11 a.m. Wilda Colvin, 85, of Red Lodge,...
  •  Jim Noe, (left), Beartooth Billings Clinic volunteer board member, receives the 2014 Karas Service Award from Steve Muth, President of the Memorial Hospital Association d.b.a. Beartooth Billings Clinic. The award recognizes Noe’s years of service to Beartooth and is given in honor of the late Dr. Ben Karas. Also pictured are Dr. Karas...
  • The Red Lodge City Council will consider rotating the street dances for future Beartooth Rallies after listening to Drew Porth, owner of Babcock and Miles situated on 12th Street. The issue came up after Carl Lauritzen, owner of the Snag Bar, requested the use of 12th Street for this year’s festivities. After hearing the request, which was...
  •  A membership drive for the newly created Red Lodge Builders Association saw approximately 60 people from builders to cabinetmakers to those working in masonry, flooring, banking and Realty, turn up to listen to Dustin Stewart, Executive Director, Montana Building Industry Association (MBIA) explain the benefits of belong to such an...
  • As the state mandated Election Day of May 6, approaches, I would like to clarify some questions that I have been asked in the past couple of weeks regarding the ballot. The walk in election will be held on May 6 at the Memorial Civic Center from noon to 8 p.m. Ballots will be counted and election results will be available later that evening. What...
  • To the Editor, Cooperative efforts are always the most rewarding. Last week, MSUB men’s soccer coach Alex Balog and his entire Men’s Yellowjacket team hosted a soccer clinic for our Red Lodge spring teams. Alex and his Yellowjacket team were prepared and full of high energy as they provided soccer instruction and drills for our U8...