Monthly archive

October, 2014

  •   Saturday, Oct. 11 Miles City Garden Club Fall Festival Event, starting at 9 a.m., Pleasantries, corner of South Lake Avenue and Main Street. Baked goods, Redneck Bird Feeders, coloring contest Hay Day — Hay bale judging, vendors, bake sale and more, 1-4 p.m., South Haynes Avenue across from Wendy’s 100th Anniversary celebration...
  •   The 2014 Miles City Flood Mitigation Feasibility Report includes photographs from some of Miles City’s many floods. From the very earliest days of the town, having built on banks of two rivers proved to be something of a problem for the citizenry. One of the earliest flood photos was taken in the late 1800s by L. A. Huffman showing...
  •   Cindia Miller, R.N., public health emergency preparedness coordinator at OneHealth, said that the time for the annual flu shot is at hand. People looking into getting a shot locally, however, may find that many suppliers are still waiting for shipments of some types of vaccine or may be low on others for now. Vaccination is designed to help...
  •   Nadine R. Holter, 87, of Miles City, died on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mrs. Holter was born on Aug. 3, 1927, in Miles City, the daughter of L.R. and Cora Jackman. She attended grade school in Miles City and graduated from Custer County District High School in 1945.  Shortly after graduating,...
  •   Dixie Rieger, Ken Holmlund, Steven Muggli and Geraldine Custer are all running for local state House districts. The candidates spoke at the Sept. 25 Candidates Forum held at Miles Community College, telling voters of their background and views of certain issues.    House District  No. 37 Dixie Rieger For House District No. 37...
  •   Joanne A. Wootan, 83, formerly of Miles City, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at her granddaughter’s home in Lakeview, Oregon. Mrs. Wootan was born Nov. 12, 1930, in Pep, New Mexico, to Percer Glen and Ural Joanne Adair. As a young girl, she lived in Arkansas, New Mexico and Colorado. She graduated from high school in Cortez, Colorado....
  •   For 75 years, Miles Community College has been synonymous with Miles City and eastern Montana. To honor that storied affiliation, MCC is inviting residents, students and alumni to help celebrate the school’s diamond anniversary with an evening out, complete with dinner, music and fellowship. “We decided to do a big event to...
  • Many brave walkers weathered a blustery wind at the Sister Ruth Crop Hunger Walk on Sunday afternoon. Participants in the walk met at Wibaux Park, enjoyed music by the Wood & Wire Band, collected bright lime green tee-shirts and shared a prayer before taking off on a one-mile or three-mile walk to raise money for Church World Service and the...
  •   By JOSH SAMUELSON Star Sports Editor A dominant defensive effort and a time-consuming rushing attack helped the Custer County District High School Cowboy football team overcome 14 penalties in a 21-13 defeat of top-ranked Laurel on Friday night at Connors Stadium. The Cowboys rushed for 251 yards and held the ball for nearly 12 minutes...
  •   Megan Ryan and Deven Doughty have routinely been at the top of the leaderboard for the Custer County District High School golf teams this year. They wrapped up the season with impressive finishes at the Montana Class A Tournament in Hamilton. Ryan, a senior, ended her stellar career with a fifth-place finish at the state tournament,...