Monthly archive

November, 2014

  •   On Wednesday the Miles City Council will have a public hearing for an ordinance relating to creation of the Miles City Downtown Urban Renewal District and adoption of an Urban Renewal Plan, including a Tax Increment Provision. Creating a district is an effort to incentivize redevelopment in the city’s main business corridor. Tax...
  •   High school juniors and seniors from around the area on the fence about attending college will have a chance to get a taste of what the experience is like Monday, courtesy of Miles Community College. A yearly tradition since 2002, MCC will be hosting Pioneer Preview Day on Monday, November 10. The event is a chance for prospective students...
  •   County Commissioner Jason Strouf 1,983 Vicki Hamilton 1,943   Keith Holmlund 2,590 Bill Ellis 1,296   County Attorney Wyatt Glade 2,425 Joni Oja 1,513   Senate District 19  Frederick “Eric” Moore 1,977 Bill McChesney 1,742   Senate District 20 Duane Ankney 6,200 Hod O’Donnell 1,434   House...
  •   With a high voter turn-out of 57 percent for a mid-term election, more than 4,000 residents of Custer County cast their votes in Tuesday’s election. The county issued 1,561 absentee ballots. There are a total of 7,200 registered voters, including 5,893 active and 1,223 inactive voters. A total of 4,116 people cast votes in 14...
  •    Tami Gulden James, 65, of Miles City died Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at her home in Miles City. She was born May 30, 1949, to Victor and Carolyn Elizabeth “Bette” Hall Larson. Her parents met at The Galen Tuberculosis Sanitarium as patients. Her relationship with her father and a brother, Gary of Deer Lodge, was severed when...
  •   Leo W. Haagenson, 83, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at Our Lady of Peace Hospice Home. Mr. Haagenson was born in Baker on March 9, 1931, the son of Frank and Elsie Schulz Haagenson. He grew up in Miles City, served in the Montana, North Dakota and Minnesota Army and Air National Guard, worked for The Federal...
  •   City staff and members of Kadmas, Lee and Jackson Engineering met at Miles Community College Oct. 23 to report on the preliminary draft of the Miles City Flood Assessment Study for interested citizens, presenting several possible scenarios to deal with Miles City’s flooding issues. Molly Sullivan, Carl Johnson and Joel Paulsen of KLJ...
  •   On Tuesday voters will go out and decide state and county races along with a few ballot issues.  The Custer County Election Office reports that 1,736 absentee ballots were sent out but at presstime did not have a count on how many have been returned. Absentee voting at the courthouse closed at noon today. For those not voting absentee...
  •   Kenneth Eric “Kenny” Berge, 66, of Lemmon, South Dakota, died suddenly on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at his home in Lemmon. Mr. Berge was born Feb. 17, 1948, in Northfield, Minnesota, to Ernest and Marion Wood Berge. He attended Castle Rock Grade School and graduated from Northfield High School in 1966. He served in the Minnesota...
  •   Larry Lee Huckins, 73, of Amidon, North Dakota, died at Southwest Healthcare in Bowman, North Dakota, on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, where he had been hospitalized for nearly three years due to a stroke. Mr. Huckins was born in Broadus on Sept. 10, 1941, to Clifford and Alyne Huckins. He graduated from Broadus High School in 1959 where he played...