Monthly archive

July, 2014

  •   Students in the ROCKS summer enrichment program will be traveling in a little better style from now on. ROCKS was fortunate to receive a gift of a reconditioned bus, which the students and staff enthusiastically tried out on Friday. The bus was a gift from the New Holstein Transportation Company, in New Holstein, Wisc. The company run by...
  •       The news 100 years ago showed how Miles City had progressed from the early days. The houses of ill repute, which had been a part of Miles City since its earliest days, were finally to be permanently closed. Editorials in the Miles City Independent, Miles City Star and Yellowstone Journal had decried the prostitution and...
  • A daughter was born to Sadie and Adam Pinkey of Bellingham, Wash., on Friday, June 27, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcase.
  •   The big cottonwood tree on Pine Hills property that people often park under while eating lunch has been jokingly referred to as Pine Hills Park. Starting this spring, a genuine Pine Hills Park is under construction as part of the Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility’s efforts to give back to the community. Jeff Lee, unit manager at...
  •   Robert John “Rob” Schriver, 83, died on Friday, July 4, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Health Care in Billings. Mr. Schriver was born on June 24, 1931, on the family farm to Joseph and Margaret Schriver. He was the youngest of nine brothers and sisters, all of whom are deceased including his mother and father. Mr. Schriver went...
  •   Mary Ellen Makelky, 87, of El Paso, Texas, died unexpectedly on Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Houston, Texas. Mrs. Makelky graduated from Austin High School and the Texas College of Mines.  She worked in the computer field with Civil Service and as a teacher in both YISD and EPISD. She was an adventurer with a true love for life. She...
  •   Roberta L. Tilson, 66, of Miles City died Thursday, July 3, 2014 , in the Holy Rosary Extended Care Facility in Miles City. Mrs. Tilson was born on April 24, 1948, in Mott, North Dakota, the daughter of Vern and Delores Plunkett Raab. She grew up and attended schools in Mott, graduating from Mott High School in 1966. Following graduation,...
  • Dakota Durcholz and Dustin Benoit, both of Sheridan, Wyo., have announced their engagement.  She is the daughter of Pat and Debbie Durcholz of Sheridan and he is the son of Dan and Katie Benoit of Miles City.  A September 27 wedding is planned.
  •   Schedule of Events Friday, July 4 8 a.m. Cow Capital Babe Ruth League Tourney begins (see MCYBA on Facebook for game times through weekend 10 a.m. Lineup for People’s Parade at Historic Miles City Academy Before parade .....Boy Scout distribution of flags to parade-goers while they  last (fireworks donations welcome) 11 a.m....
  •   Those who attended the Martha Miles Memorial Roping event the end of May got a special look into the past: A Single Rider Roping contest. The contest was held both Saturday and Sunday afternoons - on Saturday before the roping event, and on Sunday after.  When cowboys first started watching cattle on wide-open range, they spent a lot...