Monthly archive

August, 2016

  • Miles Community College will launch a free dual enrollment pilot program for Custer County District High School and Sidney High School.  The three-year pilot program, which will begin this fall, was revealed to the Miles Community College board at its meeting Monday by Jessie Dufner, MCC’s vice president of enrollment and student...
  • Funeral services for Marion Hartse, 92, of Baker, will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Stevenson Funeral Home, Baker, MT with Pastor Rod Kilsdonk officiating. Burial will follow at Bonnievale Cemetery.    Family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Stevenson Funeral Home....
  • The 2016 Pioneer Golf Scramble will be held Saturday at the Miles city Town and Country Club. Registration/check-in begins at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start is set for 9 a.m. The entry fee is $80 for members and $90 for non-members. Proceeds benefit MCC athletic scholarships. Twenty percent of each team’s handicap will be used for net score...
  • A daughter was born to Jordan and Collin Radakovish of Colstrip on Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, in the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A daughter was born to Charis Richardson and Austin Smith of Miles City on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A son was born to Heather and Dusty Kluesner of Kinsey on...
  • With August almost over, it’s time to start thinking seriously about the Eastern Montana Fair. Although, if you are in 4-H or on the Fair Board, you think about it all year. Gail Shaw, the fair manager, is definitely focusing on the Fair and wants to get the word out about improvements and events at the fairgrounds. The new livestock...
  • When Melissa Gardner of Miles City learned she had breast cancer in 2012, the diagnosis took her breath away. “You hope for the best but you fear the worst,” Gardner revealed on Friday. Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatment followed, and Gardner never lost hope. On Friday, she celebrated with about 45 other cancer survivors who...
  • Brian Keith Losett, loving husband, father & grandfather passed away with his wife at his side August 12, 2016 in Bozeman Deaconess Hospital after a short illness. He was 53 years old.  Brian was born in Miles City, MT on May 25, 1963, the youngest of three sons where he attended grade school and high school. He played baseball, tennis...
  • Dina Elizabeth “Betty” Hageman, 92, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at the Garfield County Health Center in Jordan. She was born to Baan and Miriam Houser Wille in Forsyth on April 4, 1924. Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan. Interment will follow in the...
  • As summer begins to wind down, hunting season in Montana is about to heat up. Taking to the woods with rifle or bow in hand is a hallowed tradition in our state. Secret spots are held sacred -- passed down from father or mother to daughter or son only in whispers or, better yet, the experience of a long day afield. And while we can’t give...
  • COLSTRIP — Dark clouds settled over Colstrip on Thursday during the 13th annual Energy Open, an event designed to promote the use of coal for electric power production. Perhaps it was appropriate, as the tiny Rosebud County town prepares to weather a partial decommissioning of the Colstrip Power Plant, where two of four electric generating...