Monthly archive

August, 2014

  • Author D.E.L. Connor is in Miles City for a signing of her most recently published book, “Spirit Warriors: The Scarring,” on Friday afternoon. “Spirit Warriors: The Scarring” is the second book in Connor’s “Spirit Warriors” series that includes five books and a prequel. She also will have her first book...
  •   With some changes in this year’s Eastern Montana Fair, Fair Manager Gail Shaw wanted to explain how the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds and the fair are funded and why changes were made. While the fairgrounds is a county facility, the county is, as Shaw put it, “not exactly rolling in dough.” On average, she says, taxes that...
  • A son was born to Holly Ask and Tyler Brockway of Miles City on Friday, July 11, 2014 in the Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings.
  •   By DON COGGER              Star Staff Writer The Commercial Drivers License program at Miles Community College can now boast that it offers something no other CDL program in Montana can: The opportunity for students to train in a simulator. Delivered last week and financed by a grant provided by the...
  • A daughter was born to Elizabeth Aquirre and Gabe McBride of Miles City on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A daughter was born to Courtney Penn and Ben Hoyer of Miles City on Friday, August 1, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  •   The flood assessment study is close to being done to show what steps the City of Miles City can take to reduce the flood plain issue. KLJ Engineering is studying different options the city could take to lower flood insurance rates. Then the city will decide what option would be best for Miles City.  City Floodplain Administrator Sam...
  •   Monday’s monthly meeting of the Miles Community College Board of Trustees was one of updates and recaps, with departments weighing in on projects in development, as well as a discussion on enrollment numbers. Dr. Theodore Hanley, Vice President of Academic Affairs, started things off with a recap of the 2013-2014 academic year....
  •   Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Warden Capt. Jack Austin was bitten by a rattlesnake Thursday night south of town. Holy Rosary Staff confirmed that Austin was treated there and later transferred to a higher level of care. According to his wife, Karen, he was life-flighted to St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings Friday morning. His wife said...
  •   Robert L. “Bob” Tillery died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at his home with his family by his side. Mr. Tillery was born April 25, 1927, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Asa and Hazel Liston Tillery. He started working at an early age delivering messages for the postal telegraph. He rode his bike the seven miles to work, delivered telegraphs...

July, 2014

  •   Members of the Miles City Elks Lodge focused on giving back this week, dropping off donations Tuesday at both a local school and the county fire department. First the Elks showed up at Lincoln Elementary School with a check to help the school buy a mobile computer lab. With extra classes of students moving to newly renovated areas of...