Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • Dickinson State University and the University of Montana Western will take the field Saturday at 6:00 pm. The two teams decided to kick off their seasons in Miles City this year. With the help of Kelly Reid, DSU Head Coach Pete Stanton has been trying to play in Miles City for a few years.  Dickinson State always recruits CCDHS football...
  • With the stench of dead fish wafting off the Yellowstone River at Mallard’s Rest Tuesday morning, Gov. Steve Bullock addressed a gathering of Livingston-area residents about the Yellowstone River closure, now in its sixth day.  “It’s difficult to look at this river and not see people on it,” Bullock said.  The...
  • Officials at Miles Community College will take a new approach to combatting alcohol use that focuses on helping students instead of just punishing them. Aaron Stucker, director of housing and student life, proposed the new policy to the Residence Life Committee in early August. The policy will be adopted beginning this fall, the MCC board learned...
  • Former Miles City Mayor Butch Grenz was the only applicant for an open seat on the Miles City Council, but the council rejected his application by a vote of 6-2 Tuesday night at City Hall. The council has reopened the search for a new council member from Ward 2 to replace Rachel Sloan, who has resigned. Sloan was sworn in last October to fill the...
  • Ruby Alice (Kercheval) Olson, age 81, of Broadus passed away August 21, 2016 at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. A visitation will be held on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Broadus. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday August 27, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in...
  • Diann F. Suda, 71 of Miles City, MT passed away on Sunday August 21 at her home surrounded by her family.  Diann was born in Grafton ND on May 16, 1945, the daughter of Henry and Stephie (Helmowski) Wosick.  She grew up and attended school in Grafton.  Diann worked at the Lutheran Sunset Home for several years in Grafton. On...
  • Shelves are being stocked and construction is winding down at the largest Cenex Zip Trip in a seven-state area, which is about to open at 1815 S. Haynes Ave.  Store Manager Rick Crane said they are hoping to be able to open some day next week.  Zip Trip has 73 stores and operates in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho,...
  • The Miles City Council passed a $26.7 million city budget for 2016-17 Tuesday night.  The $23,668,213 spending plan includes $5 million in General Fund expenditures, nearly $900,000 in cash carryover and various enterprise funds like ambulance, water, sewer, airport and library..  Finance Committee Chairwoman Susanne Galbraith said the...
  • A Ferris wheel towering over the midway. Snorts, grunts and bellows from the livestock barns. The aroma of Greek, Chinese, Mexican and American food thick in the brisk, August air. The sights, sounds and smells of the Eastern Montana Fair were on full display Wednesday, opening day for the carnival and exhibits at the annual celebration of...
  • Edward (Eddy) Clare Halvorson of Bozeman passed away August 20, 2016 after fighting a valiant battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.  Mr. Halvorson was the youngest child of Edward O. and Clara Anderson Halvorson, born on June 26, 1935 in Miles City, MT.   Funeral services will be held on Friday, Aug. 26th at 11 am at Dokken-Nelson...