Monthly archive

November, 2014

  •   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...
  •    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...