Monthly archive

October, 2013

  • Elizabeth (Betty) Matilda Frank died peacefully at Edgewood Vista Memory Care on Oct. 24, 2013, surrounded by her family. Betty was born on the farm in Bridger, on July 18, 1934, to Monica (Sticka) and Paul Kroll. Betty was the third child of thirteen brothers and sisters. While growing up on the farm, Betty worked alongside her parents raising...
  • Henry Joseph Bratsky passed away at age 86 on Oct. 23, 2013, and was welcomed into Heaven by his beautiful & smiling daughter, Shirley. He is now in the arms of the angels for all eternity. Henry (known by all as Hank) was born July 23, 1927, in Dry Creek, Montana to Frances Rosecky and Leopold Bratrosovsky, both emigrants from Czechoslovakia...
  • On the homestead ranch of Finnish immigrant grandparents, Kristian and Maria Nikula of Roberts, Lorraine Alice (Luoma) Jokela was born Jan. 11, 1928. She was the first child born to Alice Nikula and Theodore (Ted) Luoma, Red Lodge. Lorraine spent her early childhood in the Roberts/Red Lodge area with her parents and two younger sisters, LaVerne...
  • Angels sang and trumpets sounded on Oct. 23, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. when heaven welcomed home an angel we were privileged to have walk among us for just over 86 years. Her earthly name, Bertha Marie DeRudder (nickname Mole), was given by parents Marie (Delamonica), and Edward DeRudder (both from full Belgian descent). Bertha was born on their farm east...
  • Photo by Hank Nowak Joliet came back from a set down to defeat Big Timber, Oct. 22. The scores: 26-24, 25-23, 25-21, 25-16. Pictured BreAnna Kramer gets kill in against Big Timber.
  • Roberts Rockets took Reed Point Rapelje (RPR) to a five set thriller, losing out 3-2 over all: 25-23, 6-25, 25-22, 15-25, 14-16. During the first set they found themselves 5 points down at 17-22 but pulled back with 6 straight points, forcing errors from the RPR with some fake blocking moves. It was this determined footing and a gritty reliance...
  • The Joliet J-Hawks took Roundup to a 4th game last week in a tight pairing but Roundup came through in the end 3-1 winners; 25-18, 25,-18, 21-25, 25-18. For Joliet Sheridan Ruggles lead with 4 aces from 10; while Holly Nowak got all four blocks in and Kinna Olson supplied 30 out of 30 assists. Nicole Luoff got 15 of 68 digs and 10 of the 35 team...
  • Fromberg-Roberts were defeated by Reed Point-Rapelje 54-30 Thursday. RPR took the first half by storm, leading at half time 30 – 6. The second half presented a different story with Fromberg-Roberts tying up RPR and keeping both the 3rd and 4th quarters to 12 points apiece. Carter Moore scored three touchdowns off passes from Rye Kern, the...
  • The Red Lodge boys’ team finished first at the Roundup Invitational with a points tally of 23. Plenty Coup, their nearest competitors came in second with 104 points. The Rams girls team finished third with 103 points, the event being won by Glasgow on 42 points. The top ten runners included Logan Beck, Red Lodge, 17:13; Kryn Dykema, Red...
  • By Matt Gunn Sports Reporter On Saturday night, the Bridger Lady Scouts hosted the Absarokee Lady Huskies for “Pack the House in Pink”. The Huskies beat the Scouts in their last game in Absarokee, but on this night, the Scouts would get their revenge. Things didn’t start out as promising as coach Moorman may have liked, losing...