Monthly archive

May, 2014

  •   The streets will be filled with the sound of music Thursday through Sunday nights. Main Street will be closed from Fifth to Eighth streets, along with part of South Seventh and Eighth streets, on Thursday through Saturday nights. A “people corral” will be erected on Main Street, with various bands stationed along the street and...
  •   Lauren Wolfe-Petroff was the only senior for the Custer County District High School Cowgirl softball team and was honored for her four years of dedication to the program before last night’s game. She then went out and threw the game of her career in the final home game of the season. Wolfe-Petroff struck out 11, walked none and...
  •   By JOSH SAMUELSON  Star Sports Editor It wasn’t quite the Miles City Invite, but the Custer County District High School track teams were able to get in some competition last night at the Miles City Community Track. The Miles City Invite was scheduled for Saturday, but with torrential rains pounding Miles City that morning, the...
  •   Citizens have voiced their disapproval about trees being removed at Triangle Park, and the issue came up at Tuesday’s Miles City Council meeting. Several council members had mentioned hearing from people, and Mayor Butch Grenz said he had numerous comments on it. Six trees (four cottonwoods and two catalpas) were removed from the...
  •   Leon John Hardy, 53, of Coos Bay, Ore., formerly of Miles City, died Friday, May 9, 2014. Mr. Hardy was born on Sept. 26, 1960, in Waukesha, Wis., to Delano “Bing” Hardy and Marie “Toni” Woitkielewicz. He moved with the family to Miles City in 1966. He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1978. On July 30, 1986...
  •   To form an image in your mind and then create that very same image with your hands is a tremendous talent. Holy Rosary Healthcare has two remarkable associates who can accomplish just that. Clyde Leischner and Dave Thulesen both work in the Maintenance/Engineering Department at Holy Rosary. They also both can create amazing works of art...
  •   Helen Mattson was born on June 5, 1921 to John and Helja Mattson in the small lumber town of Lawler, Minnesota. Her father was a lumberjack, so her mother and family followed him from one lumber camp to another throughout her childhood. Her pets were the wild animals she loved and tamed, her playground was the woods. The main mode of...
  •   The 64th Annual Miles City Bucking Horse Sale will get off to a rocking start on Thursday night when Grammy Award-winning group Diamond Rio plays at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. The music gets started at 5:30 p.m., with Miles City local Andy Wemmer and Friends. Copper Mountain Band will play at 6 p.m., followed by Outshyne at 7:10 p.m....
  •   Bonnie June Branch Scanlan, 84, a longtime resident of rural Epping, N.D., formerly of Rosebud, died Thursday morning, Dec. 5, 2013, at the Bethel Lutheran Home in Williston, N.D. Her memorial service will be Saturday afternoon, May 17, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Bethel Lutheran Home Chapel in Williston. The Rev. Garvon Golden will officiate....
  •   Alvin L. Hennen, 91, of Billings, formerly of Miles City, died on Sunday, May 11, 2014, at St. John’s Lutheran Nursing Home in Billings. Mr. Hennen was born in Sidney on Jan. 12, 1923, to Lyman and Eva Hajny Hennen. He attended high school in Sidney.  In 1946 he married Alice Miller and they had six children: Donald, Robert, Rita...