Monthly archive

May, 2016

  • Spring is a time of new beginnings. It also is the perfect time to sort out and get rid of unwanted items; clean up homes, garages and storage units; and tidy up yards, parks and other outdoor spaces. Local and area residents can take advantage of the warmer weather by getting outside on Friday and Saturday, May 13-14, and participating in the...
  • The Miles CC Pioneer baseball team traveled to Nebraska over the weekend to make up a series against McCook Community College, the outcome of which would decide whether or not the Pioneers would make their way to Trinidad for the Region IX playoffs. The Pioneers have been part of Region IX for two years, and Head Coach Jeff Brabant’s...
  • The Washington Middle School track team has been in the thick of competition over the past two weeks, getting close to breaking school records. They first competed at home, then traveled to Glendive, doing well in both meets. The 7th grade boys were second overall at home. The 7th grade girls were first with 69 points. The 8th grade boys took...
  • The CCDHS track team hosted their John Polich Cowgirl/Cowboy Invitational Saturday, at the MCC track. It was a beautiful day for running, the temperature right around 73 degrees. The overall winner for the boys was Sidney with 104 points, the Cowboys were 6th with 46 points. The girls’ winner was Laurel with 107 points, the Cowgirls were 5th...
  • In last Thursday’s Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) meeting the Development Committee gave a detailed update on several projects. According to the Development Committee chair Lew Vadheim, in their last meeting they discussed several main issues on their agenda. The first issue was the crisis center which is currently on...
  • Donald Vernon Evanenko, 82, of Post Falls, ID passed on May 1, 2016, at Hospice House of Coeur d’ Alene, ID, after a brief illness. Don was born on March 14, 1934 on the family farm in Butte, ND, where he grew up, farmed with his dad and later with his sons. Don left the farm taking a courier position with FedEx in December of 1984, which...
  • Kian Declan Gustad, infant son of Derek and Amanda Gustad, was born into the arms of angels on May 3rd 2016 at 11:05 PM already very loved by many, especially his brothers Kale and Kobe. Although Kian’s time with us was short he brought so much joy and filled the hearts of his mom and dad with more love than ever. He is now our angel in...
  • Alan Ray Shennum, 69, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at the Eastern Montana Veteran’s Home in Glendive, where he had been a resident for the past few years. Mr. Shennum was born Nov. 1, 1946, in Helena, the son of Merlin and Betty Shennum. After serving in the Army during Vietnam, Mr. Shennum and Connie Mason were married in Helena. They had...
  • Larry Olson, age 72, of Miles City passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at his home in Miles City.  Larry was born on September 13, 1943 in Terry, Montana to Alvin and Mildred (Wang) Olson.  Larry attended schools in 4 Buttes, Froid, Culbertson.  He went to University of Montana at Missoula where he received Bachelors in Business,...
  • Mary Alice Janssen Hardesty, age 88, of Miles City passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Billings Clinic. Mary was born in Coalwood, Montana, January 23, 1928 to Sam and Opal Janssen. She attended Divide Country School and Custer County High School, graduating in 1945.  In 1945, she enlisted as a Cadet in the U.S. Nurse Corps and enrolled...