Monthly archive

May, 2016

  • The school election is May 3 at the Custer County District High School gymnasium. Polls are open from noon to 8 p.m. To vote absentee, you can go to the school administrative office, 1604 Main St., until noon on Monday, May 2. On the ballot is a proposed building reserve levy for Custer County District High School. The levy would generate $100,000...
  • Miles City is home to many clubs and organizations, which are actively supported by local and area residents who belong to and/or assist them in some way. Many of these groups are nonprofits with members who volunteer their time to raise funds to support each organization’s goals. Seeing a need to help these groups with their fundraising,...

April, 2016

  • About 50 local actors will be downtown over the next few days for the filming of a promotional video called “The Heart of Home.”  The video will be used for commercials that will air around eastern Montana. They will also appear on YouTube and social media. People are welcome to come watch. A few extras may even be asked to...
  • In Monday’s meeting of the Miles Community College Board of Trustees, the progress of the Ag Advancement Center was discussed. The center is slowly becoming more of a reality, with the most recent donation pushing the college over $2 million toward the construction.  The center at the MCC arena west of town will include classrooms,...
  • Everyone knows that maintenance projects can be pricey, but when you have to think about an entire school district, some seem impossible. In the upcoming May 3 school election, there is a proposed building reserve levy for Custer County District High School. The Miles City Unified Board of Trustees received good feedback on the Lincoln Elementary...
  • The room was full last Thursday for the Montana State Parks and Recreation Board meeting, which explored future management of Hell Creek State Park once the state relinquishes its role. Four people spoke during the public comment section in support of Hell Creek. The first speaker was State Rep. Ken Holmlund (R-HD-38). “I’ve had the...
  • Two storms early Sunday morning brought a record-breaking total of 2.89 inches of precipitation to Miles City, breaking the previous one-day record set June 18, 1964. Mother Nature decided to catch up on the moisture deficit starting Sunday around 2 a.m. when the thunder and lightning rolled by, followed by rain and hail in alternating waves. The...
  • Milton Rosseland, 73, died Friday, April 22, 2016, at his home west of Circle. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Kristian Rosseland, he was born in Glendive, on Aug. 13, 1942. He and Wanda Whitmer, the love of his life were married June 12, 1970. Mr. Rosseland is survived by his wife, Wanda; his children, Kristi (Sishir) Sekaran, Jeannie (Kenneth Hamilton)...
  • Word has been received of the death of Jake Schweigert of Glasgow. Mr. Schweigert died Monday morning, April 25, 2016, at the Faith Lutheran Rest Home in Wolf Point. He is the father and father-in-law of Mitchell and Julie Schweigert of Miles City.  
  • Funeral services for Charles “Charlie” Harlund Bastian, 82, of Dickinson, North Dakota, were Monday morning, April 25, 2016 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Dickinson with Pastor Larry Phalen officiating.  Mr. Bastian died Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck. He was born in Trail City, South Dakota, on...