Monthly archive

May, 2017

  • Miles-City based Stockman Bank has purchased the former First Interstate Bank building at 1115 Main St. in Miles City. The purchase was announced last week, not long after First Interstate locked the doors and reopened in a new building at 2909 Dickinson St., just off Haynes Avenue in Miles City. According to a Stockman Bank press release, the 10,...
  • With the Lord taking his hand, Harold passed away at the ripe ol’ age of 92. He was born in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, the 7th child of Jesse and Mary Jerrel. In 1927 the family of ten made their journey to Knowlton, Montana to homestead and raise their family.  It only took 20 days to get there. Later they homesteaded at Bonfield, Montana,...
  • Jack Chapweske, age 74 of Miles City, passed away on May 5, 2017 at Holy Rosary Extended Care.  Jack was born December 27, 1942 in Fargo, ND to John and Kathryn (Falconer) Chapweske. The family moved to Miles City in the fall of 1955. Jack attended Sacred Heart Schools and graduated in 1960. Following graduation, he enlisted in the US Air...
  • Jeannie M. Bird, 75, passed away peacefully at CHI St. Alexius Health, Bismarck, on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Services will be held at 10:00 am Monday, May 8, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 615 E Turnpike Ave., Bismarck. Visitation will be held from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Sunday, May 7, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, where a...
  • Miles Community College has added a host of new athletes to the rosters for the next school year, including the Most Valuable Player in the 2017 Montana State Basketball tournament, Nate Costin of Saco, Montana. The women’s basketball program and the Pioneer golf program also announced a pair of new recruits each in news releases. MCC men...
  • The Custer County District High School boys and girls track teams hosted the annual John Polich Memorial Invitational on Saturday at the Miles Community College track, with eight individual athletes taking home first-place honors, and 34 new personal records logged in the books. Fifteen teams competed in the girls’ division, and 14 in the...
  • Miles Community College announced that Dannette Cremer has been named the 2016-2017 Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame recipient. Inductees to the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame exhibit high professional achievement have established a legacy of community service, give evidence of lifetime achievement and service since they began their...
  • The 108 members of the Miles Community College Class of 2017 will receive their degrees and certificates during the 77th Annual Commencement on Saturday.  Commencement begins at 10 a.m. in the Kailey Gymnasium of the Centra on the MCC campus. Norma Jones will play the processional, according to the commencement program. Members of the...
  • Three Forks-based ranchers Kail and Renee Daniels-Mantle dropped off a load of hay for local producer Terry Haughian last year, and the first thing Renee said to Haughian was: “This looks like a good place for a fox hunt.” As Daniels-Mantle remembered: “I [was] driving in and out, delivering hay, and I’m just salivating...
  • Local lawmakers gave the local development corporation a lesson on the recently completed legislative session on Thursday. State Sen. Eric Moore and State Rep. Ken Holmlund, both Republicans from Miles City, updated the Miles City Area Economic Development Council.   Moore took his place at the whiteboard in Room 106 at Miles Community...