Monthly archive

March, 2017

  • Pauline Gaub, 101, of Fallon, died on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at the Glendive Medical Center in Glendive. Pauline Kalmback was born on Oct. 22, 1915, the daughter of Adam and Anna Necker Kalmback in Marsh.  A funeral service will be Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Hope American Church in Fallon. Interment will be at a later date....
  • Miles City Council members struggled as they tried to document the reasons for rejecting a zoning request at Tuesday night’s meeting. The issue before them was whether the old Dairy Queen land at 2110 Valley Drive East should be zoned highway commercial instead of general commercial. Land to the south of it is general commercial and north of...
  • The front page of the Saturday, Dec. 2, 1916 Miles City Daily Star was a bit grim. The headline stated “THREE VIOLENT DEATHS MAKE BUSY TIME FOR CORONER OF CUSTER COUNTY.” One man was killed in a fight at the county jail. One was killed when he fell off a runaway wagon. And one was murdered. All on Thanksgiving Day. The suspects in the...
  • They may no longer be division rivals, but when Dawson Community College comes to play Miles Community College, it’s usually a showstopper. Wednesday’s game was no exception. The Pioneers baseball team, coming off a 1-11 stretch with the lone win in that time coming March 25 at Western Nebraska, took advantage of five DCC errors to...
  • The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Colstrip is moving to Miles City, and Miles Community College (MCC) may be its new home. According to MCC President Stacy Klippenstein, college officials are working with SBDC on a contract for MCC to become the host location. During Monday’s Miles Community College Board of Trustees meeting...
  • After a four-and-a-half-hour emotionally charged meeting Tuesday the Miles City Council voted in favor of the utility rule, which states that unless property owners disconnect from their water and sewer service (which the Custer County Water and Sewer District has bought from the city and provides to its customers), they are consenting to...
  • On Wednesday, Leadership Montana met at the Sleep Inn in Miles City for part of their alumni gathering. The crowd that traveled from all around the state to learn about Miles City was treated to a presentation on what makes Miles City great. During the afternoon the group of about 50 heard from Miles City Area Economic Development Council...
  • The Miles Community College (MCC) Board of Trustees received an update Monday on the old National Guard Armory, which is now MCC’s Workforce Readiness Center (WRC). The WRC will house the heavy equipment operations and commercial drivers license (CDL) programs. MCC is working with Jackson Contractor Group (JCG), which has an office in Miles...
  • Chuck Carlson passed away peacefully on the afternoon of March 20th with his wife by his side. He was married to his sweetheart, Myrna, for 50 years and they shared a wonderful life together. He was adored by their two children, Tracy and Chad, and son-in-law Ben, as well as his three grandchildren, Makena, Kai, and Leif. Chuck was born in Miles...
  • Darlene E. Handley Russell, age 81, of Miles City passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City. Darlene started her journey in life on a spring day on May 24, 1935. She was born to Chester and Anna Handley. She shared her childhood with her two sisters, Annetta and Ethel in Miles City, Montana. She had one...