Monthly archive

May, 2017

  • Leo F. Grasky, 81, of Sheridan, passed away at his home on Thursday, May 4, 2017. His wife, children and grandchildren were at his side during this final journey. Leo was tired after a long battle with Parkinsons. He was lovingly cared for by Tracy Newbold of Newbold Homecare for the last 2 years. He was very grateful for Tracy. Leo was born...
  • Funeral Services for Tyler L. Markuson, 55, of Ekalaka will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at the Carter County High School Gymnasium in Ekalaka with Pastor Steve DeFord officiating. Burial will take place at a later date. Family will be receiving friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the Stevenson Funeral Home...
  • Garth Sleight, associate dean of academic affairs at Miles Community College, has attended countless commencement ceremonies. He said Saturday’s 77th Annual Commencement at MCC was something special. “I’ve never taken notes until today,” Sleight said, advising the graduates to heed the advice delivered by State Sen. Eric...
  • The potential for exports continues to brighten for Montana cattle producers. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Thursday that the first shipment of U.S. beef in 13 years had arrived in Brazil, marking the official reopening of a market of about 190 million people to American producers. And U.S. Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) and...
  • Miles-City based Stockman Bank has purchased the former First Interstate Bank building at 1115 Main St. in Miles City. The purchase was announced last week, not long after First Interstate locked the doors and reopened in a new building at 2909 Dickinson St., just off Haynes Avenue in Miles City. According to a Stockman Bank press release, the 10,...
  • With the Lord taking his hand, Harold passed away at the ripe ol’ age of 92. He was born in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, the 7th child of Jesse and Mary Jerrel. In 1927 the family of ten made their journey to Knowlton, Montana to homestead and raise their family.  It only took 20 days to get there. Later they homesteaded at Bonfield, Montana,...
  • Jack Chapweske, age 74 of Miles City, passed away on May 5, 2017 at Holy Rosary Extended Care.  Jack was born December 27, 1942 in Fargo, ND to John and Kathryn (Falconer) Chapweske. The family moved to Miles City in the fall of 1955. Jack attended Sacred Heart Schools and graduated in 1960. Following graduation, he enlisted in the US Air...
  • Jeannie M. Bird, 75, passed away peacefully at CHI St. Alexius Health, Bismarck, on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Services will be held at 10:00 am Monday, May 8, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 615 E Turnpike Ave., Bismarck. Visitation will be held from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Sunday, May 7, at Parkway Funeral Service, 2330 Tyler Parkway, Bismarck, where a...
  • Miles Community College has added a host of new athletes to the rosters for the next school year, including the Most Valuable Player in the 2017 Montana State Basketball tournament, Nate Costin of Saco, Montana. The women’s basketball program and the Pioneer golf program also announced a pair of new recruits each in news releases. MCC men...
  • The Custer County District High School boys and girls track teams hosted the annual John Polich Memorial Invitational on Saturday at the Miles Community College track, with eight individual athletes taking home first-place honors, and 34 new personal records logged in the books. Fifteen teams competed in the girls’ division, and 14 in the...