Monthly archive

November, 2014

  • Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Miles City Unified Board of Trustees was short and to the point, with much of the conversation centering on the date for Custer County District High School’s graduation in May. Initially, administrators had recommended Sunday, May 24 as the date for the graduating class of 2014. However, after a bit of...
  •   The monthly meeting of the Miles Community College Board of Trustees covered quite a bit of ground, as updates were given on a variety of projects, culminating in a tour of the campus for board members. Workforce partnerships and training as well as enrollment numbers were discussed at length. Once again, numbers indicate a stabilization in...
  •   World War I was known as “The Great War.” It ended officially in France in the Palace of Versailles, just outside the community of Versailles, on June 28, 1919, when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919.  The fighting had ended seven months before when an armistice went into effect between Germany and the...
  •   Local Montana Department of Transportation crews are working around the clock to improve the driving conditions, but the weather reports are not looking good with the continued cold temperatures. Sunday afternoon rain and sleet hit the area, followed by snow. MDT Miles City Maintenance Superintendent Mike Patch said crews went out Sunday...
  •   June Radke, 86, of Wibaux, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at the Wibaux County Nursing Home in Wibaux. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at the Wibaux County Fairgrounds in Wibaux. A Funeral Service will follow at 2 p.m. Monday at the Wibaux County Fairgrounds with the Rev. Ruth McKenzie officiating. Silha...
  •   A funeral service for Sue E. Kirschenheiter, 87 of Richardton, North Dakota, formerly of Taylor, North Dakota, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Richardton with Father Boniface Muggli OSB celebrating. Burial will follow at St. Elizabeth’s Cemetery in Lefor, North Dakota. Visitation will...
  •   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...